BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM BONVILLE 1ST BARON BONVILLE 1392-1461

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 7G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Descent French Royalty: 12G Grandson Henry I King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 12G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

Around Aug 1392 William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville was born to John Bonville (21) and Elizabeth Fitzroger at Shute

On 12 Dec 1414 William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville (22) and Margaret Grey were married

In 1420 William Bonville was born to William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville (27) and Margaret Grey

Before 09 Oct 1427 William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville and Elizabeth Courtenay were married

On 10 Mar 1449 William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville (56) was created 1st Baron Bonville

On 15 Dec 1455 the Courtenay family, Earls of Devon since 1355, and Bonville family resolved their differences at the Battle of Clyst Heath. Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon (41) defeated William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville (63) .

On 08 Feb 1461 William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville (68) was appointed 182nd Knight Garter: Henry VI

On 18 Feb 1461 after the Second Battle of St Albans William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville (68) and Thomas Kyriell were beheaded after having protected Henry VI King England, II King France (39) during the battle. Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England reneged on their immunity and tried them in front of her seven year old son Prince Edward who ordered them to be beheaded.

Philippa Bonville was born to William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville and Margaret Grey

Elizabeth Bonville was born to William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville and Margaret Grey

Margaret Bonville was born to William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville and Margaret Grey

ANCESTRY

Father: John Bonville

GrandFather: William Bonville

Mother: Elizabeth Fitzroger (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandFather: John Fitzroger (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry Fitzroger

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Holland (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holland

3G GrandMother: Maud Zouche (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Roger Zouche

5G GrandMother: Ela Longespée (1G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Segrave

5G GrandFather: Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave

5G GrandMother: Maud Lacy