Biography of Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Neville

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Daughter of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 Grand Daughter of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 15 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 10 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 3 Grand Daughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Daughter of Duncan "The Sick" I King Scotland 1001-1040

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 5 Grand Daughter of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Timeline

On 11 Jun 1456 Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 was born to Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 and Anne Beauchamp 16th Countess Warwick 1426-1492

Around 1460 Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 spent his childhood at Middleham Castle, Middleham, Yorkshire

George Neville's Enthronement as Archbishop York

On 06 Sep 1465 George Neville Archbishop York 1432-1476 was enthroned as Archbishop York at Cawood Castle, Cawood, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire during the George Neville's Enthronement as Archbishop York attended by Isabel Neville 1451-1476, Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 and Richard III King England 1452-1485.

Angers Agreement

On 22 Jul 1470 Warwick the Kingmaker, Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 and Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 signed the Angers Agreement at Angers Cathedral. The agreement had been brokered by King Louis XI of France. Edward Lancaster Prince Wales 1453-1471 and Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 were formally betrothed as part of the Agreement.

Marriage of Edward of Westminster to Anne Neville

On 13 Dec 1470 Edward Lancaster Prince Wales 1453-1471 and Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 were married at Angers Cathedral, Angers. Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 was appointed as Princess Wales.

Marriage of Richard Duke of Gloucester and Anne Neville

On 12 Jul 1472 Richard III King England 1452-1485 and Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 were married at St Stephen's Chapel, Westminster Palace, Westminster Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 by marriage 1st Duke Gloucester (3C 1461).

On Dec 1473 Edward York Prince Wales 1473-1484 was born to Richard III King England 1452-1485 and Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 at Middleham Castle, Middleham, Yorkshire

Coronation of Richard III

On 06 Jul 1483 Richard III King England 1452-1485 was crowned III King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 at Westminster Abbey. Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 by marriage Queen Consort England.See Coronation of Richard III.
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 was appointed as Lord High Steward. William Brandon 1425-1491, Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524, Thomas St Leger 1440-1483, Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503, Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492, Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503, Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1424-1508 and Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland 1424-1485 attended.
Robert Dymoke 1461-1544 attended as the Kings' Champion.
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 carried The Pointed Sword of Justice. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 carried the Crown. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 carried the Third Sword of State. John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 carried the king's train. Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 bore the Queen's Crown.
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort Marchioness Suffolk 1443-1509 held Queen Anne's train. Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527 carried The Blunt Sword of Mercy. Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1453-1499 was appointed as Knight of the Bath.
Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 refused to attend the Coronation of Richard III.History doesn't record her reason.

Edward of Middleham created Prince of Wales

On 08 Sep 1483 Edward York Prince Wales 1473-1484 was created Prince Wales, Earl Chester (6C 1483) at York Minster at an event attended by Richard III, Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 and Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499. Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 and John York 1471-1499 were knighted .

On 16 Mar 1485 Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 died at Westminster Palace, Westminster.Probably of tuberculosis.The day she died there was an eclipse; a bad omen to some.There were, of course, rumours of foul play.#[Queen Anne Dies]

After 16 Mar 1485 Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 was buried at Westminster Abbey, Westminster

Anne Neville declared Legally Dead

In 1474 Parliament declared Anne Beauchamp 16th Countess Warwick 1426-1492 legally dead (she lived until 1492) so that Edward IV's two younger brothers George and the Richard, who had married Anne Beauchamp's daughters, Isabel and Anne respectively, could enjoy the significant Beauchamp inheritance after her husband Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 had been killed at the Battle of Barnet in 1471.!Some of the inhertance should have been given to George Neville 1st Duke Bedford 1461-1483 but he was only thirteen at the time; his father John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471, younger brother of Warwick the Kingmaker, had also been killed at the Battle of Barnet.He, George Neville 1st Duke Bedford 1461-1483, died in 1483 aged twenty-one somewhat conveniently after the death of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 and before Richard III King England 1452-1485 acceded to the throne.Curiously the Act of Parliament described Richard III King England 1452-1485 enjoying the inheritance as long as there were Neville living heirs male.Upon the death of George Neville 1st Duke Bedford 1461-1483 the Neville heir male was Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape 1468-1530 born 1468 whose wardship was held by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486.

Ancestry

Father: Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471

GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460

Great GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425

Great Great GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388

Great Great GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby

Great GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440

Great Great GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399

Great Great GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury 1407-1462

Great GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428

Great Great GrandFather: John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400

Great Great GrandMother: Maud Francis Countess Salisbury

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Holland 1386-1413

Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397

Great Great GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent 1350-1416

Mother: Anne Beauchamp 16th Countess Warwick 1426-1492

GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439

Great GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick 1338-1401

Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick 1313-1386

Great Great GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer Countess Warwick 1314-1369

Great GrandMother: Margaret Ferrers Countess Warwick

Great Great GrandFather: William Ferrers 3rd Baron Ferrers Groby 1333-1372

Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Umfraville Baroness Ferrers Groby

GrandMother: Isabel Despencer Countess Warwick, Countess Worcester 1400-1439

Great GrandFather: Thomas Despencer 1st Earl Gloucester 1373-1400

Great Great GrandFather: Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375

Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Burghesh Countess Kildare 1342-1402

Great GrandMother: Constance York Countess Gloucester 1374-1416

Great Great GrandFather: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York 1341-1402

Great Great GrandMother: Isabella of Castile Duchess York 1355-1392