Biography of John Savage 1444-1544

EVENTS

In 1444 John Savage 1444-1544 was born to John Savage 1422-1495 (22) and Katherine Stanley 1430-1498 (14)

On 02 Feb 1461 at the Battle of Mortimer's Cross at Wigmore, Herefordshire the future Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) commanded the Yorkist forces including William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (30) , John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (61) , John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490 (35) , John Savage 1444-1544 (17) and Roger Vaughan 1410-1471 (51) . In the Lancastrian army Owen Tudor 1400-1461 (61) (captured by Roger Vaughan 1410-1471 (51) ) and his son Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (29) fought as well as James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde 1420-1461 (40) . Gruffydd ap Nicholas Deheubarth 1393-1461 (68) was killed.

In 1465 John Savage 1444-1544 (21) was appointed as Knight of the Bath

Before 1470 John Savage 1444-1544 and Dorothy Vernon 1452-1510 were married

In 1470 John Savage 1470-1527 was born to John Savage 1444-1544 (26) and Dorothy Vernon 1452-1510 (18)

On 04 May 1471 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (29) was victorious at the Battle of Tewkesbury at Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Richard III King England 1452-1485 (18) , Richard Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Powick 1435-1503 (36) , John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (46) , George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (31) , John Savage 1422-1495 (49) , John Savage 1444-1544 (27) , Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 (31) , John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490 (45) , Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh 1431-1496 (40) fought. William Brandon 1425-1491 (46) , George Browne 1440-1483 (31) , Ralph Hastings -1495, Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503 (38) , James Tyrrell 1455-1502 (16) , Roger Kynaston 1433-1495 (38) were knighted. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (40) commanded.

On 17 Apr 1483, the coffin of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 was carried to Westminster Abbey, Westminster by Edward Stanley 1st Baron Monteagle 1462-1524 (21) , John Savage 1444-1544 (39) , Thomas Wortley 1433-1514 (50) , Thomas Molyneux 1445-1483 (38) , probably John Welles 1st Viscount Welles 1450-1498 (33) who had married Edward's daughter Cecily), John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499 (41) , Walter Hungerford 1464-1516 (18) , Guy Wolston 1433-1490 (50) , John Sapcote 1448-1501 (35) , Thomas Tyrrell 1453-1512 (30) , John Risley, Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland 1467-1525 (15) , John Norreys, Louis de Bretelles and John Comyn 4th Lord Baddenoch 1294-1314.

Above the coffin was a canopy carried by:

Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 (43) , widow of Edward's sister Anne
William Parr 1434-1483
John Astley 1373-1488
William Stonor 1450-1494 (33)

At each corner of the canopy were carried banners:
Banner of the Holy Trinity carried by Henry Ferrers 1443-1500 (40)
Banner of Our Lady carried by James Radclyffe 1440-1484 (43)
Banner of St George carried by George Browne 1440-1483 (43)
Banner of Edward the Confessor carried by Gilbert Debenham
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (58) walked in front of the coffin with Edward's personal arms.

The procession of Lords Spritual was led by John Marlow Abbot Bermondsey followed by:
Thomas Kempe Bishop London 1382-1489
John Hales Bishop Coventry and Lichfield 1400- (83) (Bishop of Chester?)
Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (63)
Edward Story Bishop Chichester -1503
Richard Bell Bishop Carlisle -1496
James Goldwell Bishop Norwich -1499
William Dudley Bishop Durham 1425-1483 (58)
John Russell Bishop Rochester, Bishop Lincoln -1494
Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (63) (as Bishop Ely)
Edmund Audley Bishop Rochester, Bishop Hereford, Bishop Salisbury -1524 (as Bishop Rochester)
Peter Courtenay Bishop Exeter, Bishop Winchester -1492, and
Lionel Woodville Bishop Salisbury 1447-1484 (36)
Thomas Rotherham Archbishop York 1423-1500 (59) brought up the rear.
Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (65) , then Archbishop of Canterbury, took no part due to infirmity.

The Lords Temporal then followed:
John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (21) ; the King's nephew,
William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (52)
Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (28)
William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1451-1491 (32) (some sources say Earl of Huntingindon?)
William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492 (57)
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (48)
Richard Fiennes 7th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1415-1483 (68)
John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (82)
George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (43)
John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490 (57)
Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1432-1485 (51)
Edward Grey 1st Viscount Lisle 1432-1492 (51)
Henry Lovell 9th Baron Marshal, 8th Baron Morley 1476-1489 (6)
Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491 (30)
John Brooke 7th Baron Cobham 1447-1512 (35)
Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503 (50)
Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503 (50)
John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1438-1495 (45)
Thomas Bourchier -1492
Thomas Bourchier -1533.

On 20 Apr 1483 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 was buried at Altar, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire. Thomas Rotherham Archbishop York 1423-1500 (59) celebrated the mass. John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (58) attended. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (21) was chief mourner. John Savage 1444-1544 (39) and Edward Stanley 1st Baron Monteagle 1462-1524 (21) were pall-bearers.

On 22 Aug 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth those supporting Henry Tudor included:
John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy 1450-1485 (35)
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499 (43)
Richard Guildford 1450-1506 (35)
Walter Hungerford 1464-1516 (20)
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (50)
John Wingfield -1509
Edward Woodville -1488
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509
Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth 1449-1525 (36)
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53)
William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (47)
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1424-1508 (61)
William Stanley Lord Chamberlain 1435-1495 (50)
Roger Kynaston 1433-1495 (52)
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney 1447-1523 (38)
William Brandon 1456-1485 (29)
James Harrington 1430-1485 (55)
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (60)
John Sacheverell 1400-1485 (85) , and
Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath -1486.
William Norreys 1441-1507 (44) , Gilbert Talbot 1452-1517 (33) , John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (42) and John Savage 1444-1544 (41) commanded.
Robert Poyntz 1450-1520 (35) was knighted.

On 16 Nov 1488 John Savage 1444-1544 (44) was appointed 237th Knight Garter: Henry VII

After Oct 1492 John Savage 1444-1544 was buried at St Michael and All Angels Church, Macclesfield, Cheshire

In Jul 1544 English forces commenced the Siege of Boulogne at Boulogne-sur-Mer. John Chichester -1569, William Godolphin 1515-1570 (29) , Henry Dudley 1517-1568 (27) and Anthony Wingfield 1487-1552 (56) fought. John Savage 1444-1544 (100) and Henry Strangeways 1500-1544 (44) were killed.

ANCESTRY

Father: John Savage 1422-1495

GrandFather: John Savage 1370-1463

GrandMother: Eleanor Elizabeth Brereton 1388-1495

1G GrandFather: William Brereton 1347-1426

Mother: Katherine Stanley 1430-1498

GrandFather: Thomas Stanley 1st Baron Stanley 1405-1459

1G GrandFather: John Stanley 1386-1437

2G GrandFather: John Stanley 1350-1414

3G GrandFather: William Stanley 1319-1398

4G GrandFather: John Stanley 1292-

4G GrandMother: Mabel Hawkset

3G GrandMother: Alice Massey 1329-

2G GrandMother: Isabel Lathom 1364-1414

3G GrandFather: Thomas Lathom 1329-1382

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Harrington 1386-1485

2G GrandFather: Robert Harrington 3rd Baron Harington 1356-1406

3G GrandFather: John Harrington 2nd Baron Harington 1328-1363

4G GrandFather: Robert Harrington 1305-1334

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Multon 1306-

2G GrandMother: Isabel Loring Baroness Harington -1400

3G GrandFather: Neil Loring 1320-1386

GrandMother: Jane Goushill Baroness Stanley 1401-

1G GrandFather: Robert Goushill

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk 1366-1425

2G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey, 11th Earl Arundel 1346-1397

3G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376

4G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326

4G GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1318-1372

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345

4G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohun Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1350-1385

3G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton 1309-1361

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Plantagenet Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Count Holland 1282-1316

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere Countess Northampton 1313-1356

4G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322

4G GrandMother: Margaret Clare Baroness Badlesmere 1287-1333