Eleanor Neville, Countess of Northumberland

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Lady Eleanor Neville
Countess of Northumberland
Bornc. 1398
Raby, Durham, England
Died1472 (aged 73–74)
Raby, Durham, England
Noble familyNeville
Spouse(s)Richard le Despenser, 4th Baron Burghersh
Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland
FatherRalph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland
MotherJoan Beaufort, Countess of Westmorland

Lady Eleanor Neville (c. 1397–1472)[1] was the second daughter of Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland (died 1425), by his second wife, Joan Beaufort, daughter of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster and Katherine Swynford.

Marriage and children[edit]

She was married first to Richard le Despenser, 4th Baron Burghersh, a grandson of Gaunt's younger brother Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York. After his early death without issue, she married Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland (killed at the First Battle of St Albans, 1455).

Eleanor and Henry had 10 children:


External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Person Page". www.thepeerage.com.