GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

EVENTS

In 1405 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers was born to Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke (20) and Joan Bittelsgate at Maidstone

In 1429 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (24) was appointed as Captain

In 1433 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (28) served at France

On 09 May 1435 a French force commanded by Étienne Vignolles heavily defeated an English force commanded by John Fitzalan 14th Earl Arundel (27) at the Battle of Gerberoy at Gerberoy. John Fitzalan 14th Earl Arundel (27) was killed. Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (30) fought.

Around 1437 Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (32) and Jacquetta Luxembourg at Grafton Regis

Before 23 Mar 1437 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta Luxembourg were married

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

Around 1445 John Woodville was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (40) and Jacquetta Luxembourg

On 09 May 1448 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (43) was created 1st Baron Rivers (2C 1448)

In 1450 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (45) was appointed 169th Knight Garter: Henry VI

In 1453 Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (48) and Jacquetta Luxembourg

In 1459 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (54) was appointed as Warden of the Cinque Ports

In 1460 John Dinham 1st Baron Dinham (27) captured Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (55) at Sandwich

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 and their son Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers (20) were captured. [Battle of Sandwich]

On 29 Mar 1461 at the Battle of Towton those who fought for the Lancaster included William Tailboys Baron Kyme (46) , John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley (60) , William Norreys (20) , Thomas Grey, Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford (30) , John Talbot Earl Shrewsbury, Earl Waterford (12) , Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles (33) , Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (56) , James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde (40) , John Butler 6th Earl Ormonde (12) , William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont and Thomas Tresham (41) . Cardinal John Morton was captured.

Before Mar 1466 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers was created 1st Earl Rivers (1C 1466)

On Mar 1466 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (61) was appointed as Lord Treasurer

On 24 Aug 1467 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (62) was appointed as Constable England

On 26 Jul 1469 the Yorkist army suffered a defeat against a Lancastrian army led by Robin of Redesdale. The Yorkist army was commanded by John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon (34) and William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke (46) . Thomas Vaughan (69) , John Wogan, Henry Neville (32) , John Conyers (49) and Oliver Sutton (32) were killed. Humphrey Stafford 1st Earl Devon (30) , John Conyers and William Parr (35) fought. Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (64) and John Woodville (24) were captured. Richard Herbert (46) was executed.

After 12 Aug 1469 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers head was displayed at Coventry

On 12 Aug 1469 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (64) and his son John Woodville (24) were beheaded at Kenilworth Castle. [Execution of the Woodvilles]

Lewis Woodville was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta Luxembourg

Anne Woodville was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta Luxembourg at Grafton Regis

Mary Woodville was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta Luxembourg

Jacquetta Woodville was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta Luxembourg

Lionel Woodville Bishop Salisbury was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta Luxembourg

Martha Woodville was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta Luxembourg

Eleanor Woodville was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta Luxembourg

Margaret Woodville was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta Luxembourg

Edward Woodville was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta Luxembourg

Catherine Woodville was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta Luxembourg

ANCESTRY

Father: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke

GrandFather: John Woodville

Mother: Joan Bittelsgate

GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

2G GrandFather: John Beauchamp

3G GrandFather: Hugh Beauchamp

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Beauchamp

5G GrandFather: Robert V Beauchamp

5G GrandMother: Alice Mohun

3G GrandMother: Idonea Lisle

4G GrandFather: William Lisle