BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM BERKELEY 1ST MARQUESS BERKELEY 1426-1492

EVENTS

In 1426 William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley was born to James Berkeley 1st Baron Berkeley and Isabel Mowbray at Berkeley Castle

On 22 Oct 1463 William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley succeeded 2nd Baron Berkeley (2C 1421)

In 1466 William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley and Elizabeth West were married

On Nov 1468 William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley and Joan Strangeways were married

On 20 Mar 1470 William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley fought at Nibley Green during the Battle of Nibley Green: Berkeley

On 21 Apr 1481 William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley was created 1st Viscount Berkeley

On 28 Jun 1483 William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley was created 1st Earl Nottingham (4C 1483)

On 19 Feb 1485 William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley was appointed as Earl Marshal

On 22 Aug 1485 Richard III King England was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: York. John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers, John Conyers, Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland, William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley, Richard Fitzhugh 5th Baron Fitzhugh, John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton, Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham, Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey, Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent, Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland, John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln, Humphrey Stafford, George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford fought for Richard on the defeated Yorkist side. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk was wounded. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell fought and escaped. John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth was captured.

Around 1486 William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley and Anne Fiennes were married

On 28 Jan 1489 William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley was created 1st Marquess Berkeley

On 14 Feb 1492 William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley died

ANCESTRY

Father: James Berkeley 1st Baron Berkeley

GrandFather: James Berkeley

2G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley

3G GrandFather: Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley

4G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley

5G GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley

5G GrandMother: Joan Ferrers

4G GrandMother: Eva Zouche

5G GrandFather: Eudo Zouche

5G GrandMother: Millicent Cantilupe

3G GrandMother: Margaret Mortimer

4G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March

5G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore

5G GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes

4G GrandMother: Joan Geneville

5G GrandFather: Piers Geneville

5G GrandMother: Jeanne Lusignan

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer

3G GrandFather: Hugh Despencer

4G GrandFather: Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester

5G GrandFather: Hugh Despencer 1st Baron Despencer

5G GrandMother: Aline Bassett

4G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp

5G GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick

5G GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Clare

4G GrandFather: Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 6th Earl Hertford, 7th Earl Gloucester

5G GrandFather: Richard Clare 5th Earl Hertford, 6th Earl Gloucester

5G GrandMother: Maud Lacy

4G GrandMother: Joan Plantagenet

5G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Ivrea

GrandMother: Elizabeth Bluet

Mother: Isabel Mowbray

GrandFather: Thomas Mowbray 1st Duke Norfolk

2G GrandFather: John Mowbray 4th Baron Mowbray, 5th Baron Segrave

3G GrandFather: John Mowbray 3rd Baron Mowbray

4G GrandFather: John Mowbray 2nd Baron Mowbray

5G GrandFather: Roger Mowbray 1st Baron Mowbray

5G GrandMother: Rohese Clare

4G GrandMother: Aline Brewes

3G GrandMother: Joan Plantagenet

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster

5G GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster

5G GrandMother: Blanche Capet

4G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

5G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

5G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Segrave 5th Baron Segrave

3G GrandFather: John Segrave 4th Baron Segrave

4G GrandFather: Stephen Segrave 3rd Baron Segrave

5G GrandFather: John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave

5G GrandMother: Christiana Plessey

3G GrandMother: Margaret Plantagenet 2nd Earl Norfolk

4G GrandFather: Thomas Plantagenet 1st Earl Norfolk

5G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England

5G GrandMother: Margaret Capet

4G GrandMother: Alice Hales

5G GrandFather: Roger Hales

GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzalan

2G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 11th Earl Arundel, 9th Earl Surrey

3G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey

4G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel

5G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel

5G GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo

4G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

5G GrandFather: William Warenne

5G GrandMother: Joan Vere

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster

5G GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster

5G GrandMother: Blanche Capet

4G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

5G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

5G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohun

3G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex

5G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex

5G GrandMother: Maud Fiennes

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Plantagenet

5G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Ivrea

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere

4G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

5G GrandFather: Gunselin Badlesmere

5G GrandMother: Joan Fitzbernard

4G GrandMother: Margaret Clare

5G GrandFather: Thomas Clare

5G GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald