BIOGRAPHY OF ANTHONY WOODVILLE 2ND EARL RIVERS 1440-1483

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: WOODVILLE

Descent English Royalty: 6G Grandson Henry III King England

Descent French Royalty: 9G Grandson Louis VII King Franks

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 13G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

Around 1440 Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (35) and Jacquetta Luxembourg (25)

In 1446 Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers (6) was appointed 199th Knight Garter: Edward IV

On 15 Jan 1460 Yorkist forces commanded by John Dinham 1st Baron Dinham (27) and Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury (32) raided Sandwich capturing a number of Lancastrian ships. In addition, the Woodville family: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (55) , his wife Jacquetta Luxembourg (45) and their son Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers (20) were captured. [Battle of Sandwich]

On 26 May 1465 Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England (28) was crowned as Queen Consort England by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier (47) at Westminster Abbey. Edward IV King England (23) attended. John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne (23) , Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers (25) , Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers (12) and William Calthorpe (55) were appointed Knight of the Bath. [Coronation of Elizabeth Woodville].

On 12 Aug 1469 Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers (29) succeeded 2nd Earl Rivers (1C 1466)

On 29 Jul 1476 Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York, Richard York Prince Wales and Edmund York 1st Earl Rutland were reburied at St Mary and All Saints in a ceremony attended by Edward IV King England (34) , George York 1st Duke Clarence (26) , Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset (21) , William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (45) , Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers (36) [Reburial of Richard and Edmund of York, and Edward of Norwich].

On 23 Apr 1483 Edward V King England (12) left Ludlow with his uncle Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers (43) . [Edward V leaves Ludlow]

On 30 Apr 1483 Richard III King England (30) met Richard Grey (26) and Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers (43) at Stony Stratford who were accompanying Edward V King England (12) to from Ludlow to London. All three had dinner together. [Richard III's Dinner with the Woodvilles]

On 01 May 1483 Richard III King England (30) arrested Richard Grey (26) , Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers (43) and Thomas Vaughan (73) at Stony Stratford. Edward V King England (12) was taken under his uncle Richard's Protection to London. [Arrest of the Woodville Affinity]

On 25 Jun 1483 Richard Grey (26) , Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers (43) and Thomas Vaughan (73) were beheaded at Pontefract Castle. [Execution of the Woodvilles and their Affinity]

On 14 Aug 1483 Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell (27) was appointed Chief Butler of England. Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (30) . Westminster. Grant for life to the king's kinsman Francis Lovell[1] (27) , knight, viscount Lovel, the king's chamberlain, of the office of Chief Butler of England, void by the death of Anthony[2], late earl Rivers, receiving feses of 100l. yearly from the customs and prises of wines and other issues of his office, with all other profits. By p.s.

Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers natural Gwenlina Stradling

Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers and Elizabeth Scales 8th Baroness Scales were married

Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers by marriage 8th Baron Scales

Margaret Woodville was born to Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers and Gwenlina Stradling

ANCESTRY

Father: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke

1G GrandFather: John Woodville

GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

1G GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

1G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

2G GrandFather: John Beauchamp

3G GrandFather: Hugh Beauchamp

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Beauchamp

3G GrandMother: Idonea Lisle

4G GrandFather: William Lisle

Mother: Jacquetta Luxembourg (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

1G GrandFather: John Luxembourg (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Guy Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol, I Count Ligny (8G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Luxembourg (7G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Waleran Luxembourg (6G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Alix Dampierre

2G GrandMother: Mathilde Châtillon (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Jean Châtillon Count Saint-Pol (1G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Guy Châtillon IV Count Saint-Pol (3G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandMother: Marie Capet (Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandMother: Jeanne Fiennes (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Jean Fiennes (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabelle Dampierre (5G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

1G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

GrandMother: Margherita Baux (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria

1G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Nicholas Orsini Count (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Roberto Orsini Count (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Romano Orsini

4G GrandMother: Anastasia Montfort (1G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Sueva del Balzo

2G GrandMother: Jeanne Sabran