GENERAL

Photographs:  

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 2G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 4G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

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

EVENTS

On 02 Oct 1452 Richard III King England was born to Richard York 3rd Duke York (41) and Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville (37) at Fotheringay Castle

In 1461 Richard III King England (8) was created 1st Duke Gloucester (3C 1461)

Around Jun 1461 Edward IV King England (19) and Eleanor Talbot (25) were possibly secretly married by Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells. The marriage came to light after Edward's death. Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells provided the information to the future Richard III King England (8) in 1483; Richard used the information to justify his succeeding to be King since Edward IV King England (19) 's children with Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England (24) were therefore illegitimate as a result of their marriage being bigamous and George York 1st Duke Clarence (11) 's children were barred from the throne as a consequence of his attainder.

In 1465 Richard III King England (12) was appointed 198th Knight Garter: Edward IV

On 06 Sep 1465 George Neville Archbishop York (33) was enthroned as Archbishop York at Cawood Castle during the George Neville's Enthronement as Archbishop York. Attended by Isabel Neville (14) , Anne Neville Queen Consort England (9) and Richard III King England (12) .

On 14 Apr 1471 Edward IV King England (28) commanded at Barnet during the Battle of Barnet supported by George York 1st Duke Clarence (21) , Richard III King England (18) , John Babington (48) , William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (40) (commanded), Ralph Hastings, William Norreys (30) , William Parr (37) , John Savage (49) , Thomas St Leger (31) , John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet (45) , Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh (40) and Thomas Strickland. The Yorkists William Blount, Humphrey Bourchier (40) , Humphrey Bourchier (36) and Thomas Parr were killed. The Lancastrians Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury (43) , John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu (40) , William Fiennes 2nd Baron Saye and Sele (43) and William Tyrrell were killed. Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter (40) commanded the left flank, was badly wounded and left for dead, Henry Stafford (46) and John Paston (27) were wounded, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford (28) commanded, and John Paston (29) and William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont fought.

On 04 May 1471 Edward IV King England (29) was victorious at the Battle of Tewkesbury at Tewkesbury. Richard III King England (18) , Richard Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Powick (36) , John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (46) , George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny (31) , John Savage (49) , John Savage (27) , Thomas St Leger (31) , John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet (45) , Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh (40) fought. William Brandon (46) , George Browne (31) , Ralph Hastings, Richard Hastings 9th Baron Willoughby Eresby (38) , James Tyrrell (16) , Roger Kynaston were knighted. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (40) commanded.

On 05 May 1471 Humphrey Tuchet (37) was tried by John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (46) and Richard III King England (18) (as Duke Gloucester) at Market Square

Before 1472 John York was born to Richard III King England

Before 1472 Katherine York was born to Richard III King England

On 12 Jul 1472 Richard III King England (19) and Anne Neville Queen Consort England (16) were married at St Stephen's Chapel Anne Neville Queen Consort England (16) by marriage 1st Duke Gloucester (3C 1461). [Marriage of Richard Duke of Gloucester and Anne Neville]

On Dec 1473 Edward York Prince Wales was born to Richard III King England (21) and Anne Neville Queen Consort England (17) at Middleham Castle

In 1474 Parliament declared Anne Neville legally dead (she lived until 1492) so that the two younger brothers of Edward IV King England (31) , who had married her daughters, George York 1st Duke Clarence (24) and the future Richard III King England (21) , could enjoy her significant inheritance.

On 29 Aug 1475 Edward IV King England (33) received a pension of 50,000 crowns per year as a result of having signed the Treaty of Picquigny; in effect a non-agression pact. Cardinal Thomas Bourchier (57) arbitrated on behalf of Edward. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (44) received a pension of 2000 crowns per year. John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (50) and Thomas Montgomery 1200 each, Thomas Rotherham Archbishop York 1000, Cardinal John Morton 600. Richard III King England (22) opposed the Treaty considering it dishonourable.

On 24 Aug 1482 Edward Stanley 1st Baron Monteagle (20) was knighted by Richard III King England (29) at Berwick on Tweed during the Capture of Berwick

On 29 Apr 1483 Richard III King England (30) arrived in Nottingham. [Richard York travels South]

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 at Stony Stratford. Edward V King England (12) was taken under his uncle Richard's Protection to London. [Arrest of the Woodville Affinity]

On 04 May 1483 George Neville 1st Duke Bedford (22) died. He being the son of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu (52) , the nephew of Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury (55) who should, perhaps, have inherited the Earldoms of Warwich and Salisbury that had been appropriated by George Neville 1st Duke Bedford (22) and Richard III King England (30) . [Death of George Neville]

Before 08 May 1483 Richard III King England was appointed as Lord Protector. [Richard III appointed Lord Protector]

On 13 Jun 1483 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (52) was beheaded having been accused of treasonable conspiracy with the Queen at the earlier Council Meeting convened by Richard III King England (30) and attended by Henry Stafford his grandfather 2nd Duke Buckingham (28) at Tower Green. Cardinal John Morton and Thomas Rotherham Archbishop York were arrested. [Execution of Hastings]

On 26 Jun 1483 Richard III King England (30) accepted the invitation of the citizens of London to become King. [Richard III elected King by the Three Estates]

On 28 Jun 1483 John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (58) was created 1st Duke Norfolk (3C 1483) by Richard III King England (30) . William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley (57) was created 1st Earl Nottingham (4C 1483). Significant insofar as both men were heirs to the vast Mowbray estates that had been inherited by Anne Mowbray 8th Earl Norfolk (10) who had then been married to Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk (9) . Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk (9) 's father Edward IV King England (41) had attempted by very flawed legal process to legislate so that even in the event of Anne's death his son Richard would continue to benefit from the inheritance. Richard III King England (30) was restoring John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (58) and William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley (57) to their rightful inheritance. [Richard III Rewards his Supporters]

On 06 Jul 1483 Richard III King England (30) was crowned III King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier (65) at Westminster Abbey. Anne Neville Queen Consort England (27) was appointed as Queen Consort England. John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (58) was appointed as Lord High Steward. William Brandon (58) , Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel (33) , Thomas St Leger (43) , Richard Hastings 9th Baron Willoughby Eresby (50) , Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England (46) , Elizabeth York (39) , Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney and Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (59) attended. Robert Dymoke (22) attended as the Kings's Champion. Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (66) carried The Pointed Sword of Justice. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (40) carried the Crown. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell (27) carried the Third Sword of State. John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (40) carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln (21) carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford his grandfather 2nd Duke Buckingham (28) carried the king's train. Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire (13) bore the Queen's Crown. Thomas King Mann (48) carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort (40) held Queen Anne's train. Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland (5) carried The Blunt Sword of Mercy. Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby (30) was appointed as Knight of the Bath. [Coronation of Richard III]

Around Aug 1483 Edward V King England (12) and his brother Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk (9) disappeared from the Tower of London. Thomas More reports, sometime after the event, that Richard III King England (30) requested Robert Brackenbury undertake the murder of the children. Upon Brackenbury's refusal Richard III King England (30) instructed Robert Brackenbury give the keys to the Tower to James Tyrrell (28) who would then undertake the task. [Disappearance of the Princes in the Tower]

On 08 Sep 1483 Edward York Prince Wales (9) was created Prince Wales, Earl Chester (6C 1483) at York Minster at an event attended by Richard III King England (30) , Anne Neville Queen Consort England (27) and Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire (13) . Edward "Last Plantagenet" York his mother 17th Earl Warwick (8) and John York (11) were knighted [Edward of Middleham created Prince of Wales].

Around Oct 1483 Buckingham's Rebellion was an attempt to replace Richard III King England (30) with Henry VII King England and Ireland (26) .

In 1484 Titulus Regius was the Act of Parliament that justified Richard III King England (31) succession.

In Mar 1484 Richard III King England (31) attempted to persuade Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England (47) to leave Sanctuary by promising to secure suitable marriages for her daughters. [Richard III Secure Elizabth Woodville's Daughters]

On 09 Apr 1484 Edward York Prince Wales (10) died at Middleham Castle leaving his father Richard III King England (31) without an heir.

On 30 Mar 1485 Richard III King England (32) publicly rebutted rumours in front of the Mayor and citizens of London that he intended to marry his niece Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (19) .

After 22 Aug 1485 Richard III King England was buried at Greyfriars Church

On 22 Aug 1485 Richard III King England (32) was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth. John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby (47) , John Conyers, Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland (17) , William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley (59) , Richard Fitzhugh 5th Baron Fitzhugh (28) , John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (48) , Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham (26) , Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor (50) , Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (68) , Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland (29) , John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln (23) , Humphrey Stafford (59) , George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford (17) fought for Richard on the defeated Yorkist side. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (42) was wounded. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell (29) fought and escaped. John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth (26) was captured. John Babington (62) , William Brandon (29) , James Harrington (55) , John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (60) , John Sacheverell (85) , William Alington, Robert Mortimer, Robert Brackenbury, Richard Ratclyffe and Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley (53) were killed

On 22 Aug 1485 Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland (36) betrayed Richard III King England (32) by not commitng his forces at the Battle of Bosworth.

On 26 Mar 2015 Richard III King England (562) was reburied at Leicester Cathedral

ANCESTRY

Father: Richard York 3rd Duke York (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge (Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York (Son Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England (Son Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan I King Navarre (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

5G GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland (3G Grandson Stephen I King England)

5G GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg (5G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Capet (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Isabella Ivrea (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Peter "Cruel" I King Castile (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Alfonso "Avenger" XI King Castile (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Ferdinand IV King Castile, IV King Leon (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Constance Burgundy (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Constanza Manuel

3G GrandMother: Maria Padilla

4G GrandFather: Juan García Padilla 1st Lord Villagera

5G GrandFather: Garcia Padilla

4G GrandMother: María González Henestrosa

5G GrandFather: Fernán González Henestrosa

GrandMother: Anne Mortimer (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 4th Earl March, 6th Earl Ulster (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 3rd Earl March, 5th Earl Ulster (6G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 2nd Earl March (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Philippa Montagu

5G GrandFather: William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury

5G GrandMother: Catherine Grandison

3G GrandMother: Philippa Plantagenet 5th Earl Ulster (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence (Son Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

5G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Burgh 4th Earl Ulster (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: William Donn Burgh 3rd Earl Ulster (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Maud Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holland

5G GrandMother: Maud Zouche (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Wake 3rd Baron Wake Liddell (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

Mother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby

5G GrandFather: Robert Neville

4G GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Robert Fitzroger 5th Baron Warkworth

5G GrandMother: Margaret Zouche (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Alice Audley (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: James Audley

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

4G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Maud Percy (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy

5G GrandFather: Henry Percy 7th Baron Percy Topcliffe

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Warenne

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo

3G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford

5G GrandFather: Roger Clifford

5G GrandMother: Isabella Vipont

4G GrandMother: Maud Clare (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Thomas Clare (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandMother: Joan Beaufort (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England (Son Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan I King Navarre (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

5G GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland (3G Grandson Stephen I King England)

5G GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg (5G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Capet (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

3G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet