George Nevill, 4th Baron Bergavenny

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George Neville
Baron Bergavenny
Spouse(s) Margaret Fenne
Elizabeth (surname unknown)

Issue

George Neville, 5th Baron Bergavenny
John Neville
William Neville
Sir Edward Neville
Sir Thomas Neville
Sir Richard Neville
Elizabeth Neville
Noble family House of Neville
Father Edward Neville, 3rd Baron Bergavenny
Mother Elizabeth Beauchamp
Born c.1440
Died 20 September 1492

George Neville, or Nevill, 4th and de jure 2nd Baron Bergavenny (c.1440 – 20 September 1492) was an English nobleman.

Career[edit]

George Neville was the son of Edward Neville, 3rd Baron Bergavenny and Elizabeth Beauchamp. He was knighted by Edward IV on 9 May 1471,[1] after fighting for the King at the Battle of Tewkesbury. He succeeded his father in 1476.

Marriages and issue[edit]

Neville married firstly, before 1 May 1471, Margaret Fenne (d. 28 September 1485), the daughter and heiress of Hugh Fenne, Treasurer of the Household to King Henry VI, Escheator of Norfolk & Suffolk, by whom he had six sons and a daughter:[2][3]

  • John Neville.[4]
  • William Neville.[4]
  • Sir Thomas Neville (c.1484–1542), Speaker of the House of Commons, who married firstly Katherine Dacre, and secondly Elizabeth Bryce.[6]
  • Sir Richard Neville[6] (bef. 1485 – c.1515).
  • Elizabeth Neville, who married firstly Thomas Berkeley, esquire, of Avon, Hampshire, and secondly Richard Covert, esquire, of Slaugham, Sussex.[6]

He married secondly a wife named Elizabeth whose surname is unknown. She was the widow successively of Richard Naylor, Sir Robert Bassett, and John Stokker. There were no issue of his second marriage.[2][3]

Bergavenny was a captain in the English forces at Calais in 1490, and died in 1492.[1]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • Cokayne, George Edward (1910). The Complete Peerage, edited by Vicary Gibbs I. London: St. Catherine Press. pp. 30–1. 
  • Davies, Catharine (2004). "Neville, Sir Thomas (b. in or before 1484, d. 1542)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/19964.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  • Richardson, Douglas (2011). Everingham, Kimball G., ed. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families I (2nd ed.). Salt Lake City. ISBN 1449966373. 

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Ancestry[edit]

Peerage of England
Preceded by
Edward Nevill
Baron Bergavenny
1476–1492
Succeeded by
George Nevill