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  • ID: I2959
  • Name: Richard Neville
  • Suffix: 1st Earl of Salisbury, KG
  • Sex: M 1
  • Birth: 1400
  • Death: 31 DEC 1460
  • Burial: Pontefract, then Bisham Abbey, Berkshire
  • HONO: 1429
  • Note: Cr Earl: revival of his wife's family title
  • Occupation: Father of ?Warwick the Kingmaker?
  • Cause: Beheaded following capture at battle of Wakefield
  • MEM: Burghfield Church, Berks: alabaster effigy with worn or mutilated face
  • Note: 2

    Yorkist leader in War of Roses with his son Richard, Earl of Warwick.
    Captured at Battle of Wakefield (Lancastrian victory) and beheaded Dec 1460.
    For some unknown reason, Burghfield Church houses the superb alabaster effigy of Richard Neville, the Earl of Salisbury. Father of the all-powerful Warwick the Kingmaker, he fought for the Yorkist cause, during the War of the Roses, and was executed after the Battle of Wakefield (1460).
    He was buried first at Pontefract, but his son transferred his body to the family mausoleum at Bisham Abbey in East Berkshire. This is where his effigy originated. It was supposedly dragged to Burghfield 'from Newbury' behind two wild horses sometime after the Dissolution of the Monasteries! The lady alongside him is not of the right date to be his wife, but she is, no doubt, one of the other Countesses of Salisbury buried at Bisham.
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  • Change Date: 3 MAY 2013

    Father: Ralph Neville b: 1364 in Raby, co Durham
    Mother: Joan Beaufort b: ABT 1379 in Chateau De Beauf, Meuse-Et-Loire, France

    Marriage 1 Alice Montacute
    • Married: 1425
    1. Has Children John Neville b: 1431 in Salisbury, Wilts
    2. Has Children Richard ?The Kingmaker? Neville
    3. Has Children George Neville b: ABT 1432
    4. Has No Children Thomas Neville
    5. Has Children Katherine Neville
    6. Has Children Eleanor Neville
    7. Has No Children Margaret Neville
    8. Has Children Joan Neville
    9. Has Children Alice Neville
    10. Has No Children Cecily Neville b: ABT 1426

    1. Type: Gedcom File
      Title: Buell gedcom
      Date: 9/3/01
    2. Type: Web Site
      Title: Berkshire History
      Author: Nash Ford Publishing 2005. All Rights Reserved.
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