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.
Before 23 Mar 1437 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta Luxembourg were married
In 1459 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (54) was appointed as Warden of the Cinque Ports
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.
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.
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