Eleanor Neville, Countess of Northumberland

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Lady Eleanor Neville
Countess of Northumberland
Spouse(s) Richard le Despenser, 4th Baron Burghersh
Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland
Issue
Family House of Neville
Father Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland
Mother Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmorland
Born c.1398
Raby, Durham, England
Died 1472
Raby, Durham, England

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:

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