Name: Ralph Neville
Suffix: 4th Earl of Westmoreland
Birth: 21 FEB 1498
Death: 24 APR 1549 in Holywell House, Shoreditch, Middlesex
Burial: St Leonard's, Shoreditch, Middlesex 1
Change Date: 19 APR 2006
Styled as Lord Neville from 1498 to 1499.
He succeeded to the title of 4th Lord Neville [E., 1459]; 4th Earl of Westmorland [E., 1397]; 7th Lord Neville of Raby [E., 1295] on 6 Feb 1498/99.
On 9 Jul 1510 he was made a ward of the Duke of Buckingham.
Present at the Field of the Cloth of Gold, 1522.
He fought in the campaigns against the Scots from 1522 to 1523.
He was invested as a Knight in 1523 at Scotland, by the Earl of Surrey.
He was invested as a Knight of the Garter on 25 Jun 1525. He held the office of Chief Commissioner to treat with the Scots on 27 Aug 1525. He held the office of Vice Warden of the East and Middle Marches, under the Duke of Richmond between Oct 1525 and Sep 1526. He held the office of Deputy Captain of Berwick between Oct 1525 and Sep 1526. On 15 Jan 1525/6 at Berwick, he concluded a truce with the Earl of Angus.
He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) before 5 Feb 1525/6. He held the office of Commissioner to enquire into treasons in Cumberland on 23 May 1534. He held the office of Commissioner to suppress disorders in Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmorland between Jun 1535 and Jul 1535.
On 15 May 1536 he was one of the Peers who tried Queen Anne Boleyn.
He was in command of the East and Middle Marches, while Hertford invaded Scotland in May 1544.
Or died 24 Apr 1550? Buried 17 May 1555.
Worth looking at Whittemore, P., 'Monumental Brasses formerly in the Church of St Leonard, Shoreditch', in Church Monuments vol 17 (2002), 54-67.?
Father: Ralph Neville b: ABT 1468
Mother: Elizabeth or Edith Sandys b: ABT 1471 in Sherborne St John, Hants
Catherine Stafford b: ABT 1449 in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
- Henry Neville
- Margaret Neville
- Elizabeth Neville
- Dorothy Neville
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