Biography of Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Anjou

EVENTS

On 20 Mar 1469 Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 was born to Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (26) and Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (32) at Westminster Palace, Westminster

On 15 Jan 1478 Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk 1473- (4) and Anne Mowbray 8th Countess Norfolk 1472-1481 (5) were married at St Stephen's Chapel, Westminster Palace, Westminster. An attractive match for Edward IV's second son since Anne Mowbray had inherited the vast Mowbray inheritance in 1476 when her father John Mowbray 4th Duke Norfolk 1444-1476 died. The ceremony was attended by Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (11) , Mary York 1467-1482 (10) and Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 (8) . The day before Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (35) was knighted In 1483 Parliament changed the succession so Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk 1473- (4) would continue to enjoy her inheritance (she died in 1481) effectively dis-inheriting William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492 (52) (who was subsequently created Earl and Marquess) and John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (53) (who would become an ardent supporter of Richard III following Edward's death. Fourth Cousin, Fifth Cousin

After Mar 1484 Ralph Scrope 9th Baron Scrope Masham -1515 and Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 were marriedFifth Cousin

After Mar 1484 Ralph Scrope 9th Baron Scrope Masham -1515 and Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 were married. Fifth Cousin

On 24 Sep 1486 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 was christened at Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire. Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 (71) held held the child. His godparents included Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (51) , William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (68) , John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (44) , Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524 (36) , Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (49) and Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 (17) . Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491 (33) was present. (Christening of Arthur Prince of Wales).

On Dec 1487 John Welles 1st Viscount Welles 1450-1498 (37) and Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 (18) were married. Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 (18) by marriage Viscount Welles.

On 14 Nov 1501 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 (15) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (16) were married at St Paul's Cathedral, Castle Baynard, City of London by Henry Deane Archbishop Canterbury -1503 assisted by William Warham Archbishop Canterbury 1450-1532 (51) and a further eighteen bishops. Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 (32) bore the train, Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (24) was Chief Answerer. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (18) and Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham 1478-1521 (23) attended. Fourth Cousin Once Removed

Around 1503 Thomas Kymbe and Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 (33) were married

On 24 Aug 1507 Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 (38) died

Around 1512 Ralph Scrope 9th Baron Scrope Masham -1515 succeeded 9th Baron Scrope Masham. Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 by marriage Baron Scrope Masham.

The ceremony was attended by Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1424-1508, Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499, Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1453-1499, Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1424-1508, Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491, William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1451-1491 and Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524 who carried the Rod and Dove. Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 attended.

ANCESTRY

Father: Edward IV King England 1442-1483

GrandFather: Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales 1411-1460

1G GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge 1385-1415

2G GrandFather: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York 1341-1402

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England 1284-1327

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369

4G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault 1294-1342

2G GrandMother: Isabella of Castile Duchess York 1355-1392

3G GrandFather: Peter "Cruel" I King Castile 1334-1369

4G GrandFather: Alfonso "Avenger" XI King Castile 1311-1350

4G GrandMother: Constanza Manuel Queen Consort Castile

3G GrandMother: Maria Padilla 1344-1361

4G GrandFather: Juan García Padilla 1st Lord Villagera -1350

4G GrandMother: María González Henestrosa Lady Villagera -1356

1G GrandMother: Anne Mortimer Countess Cambridge 1390-1411

2G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 4th Earl March, 6th Earl Ulster 1374-1398

3G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 3rd Earl March, 5th Earl Ulster 1352-1381

4G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 2nd Earl March 1328-1360

4G GrandMother: Philippa Montagu Countess March 1332-1381

3G GrandMother: Philippa Plantagenet Countess March, 5th Countess Ulster 1355-1382

4G GrandFather: Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence 1338-1368

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Burgh 4th Countess Ulster 1332-1363

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland Countess March, Countess Ulster 1370-1405

3G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397

4G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent 1314-1360

4G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales 1328-1385

3G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent 1350-1416

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1318-1372

GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495

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

2G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby 1291-1367

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1262-1331

4G GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering Baroness Neville Raby 1267-1329

3G GrandMother: Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby 1304-1374

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley 1267-1347

4G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer Baroness Audley Stratton Audley 1270-

2G GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby

3G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy 1299-1352

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan Baroness Percy

3G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy

4G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314

4G GrandMother: Maud Clare Baroness Clifford, Baroness Welles 1276-1327

1G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440

2G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England 1284-1327

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369

4G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault 1294-1342

2G GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

3G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet 1310-1380

Mother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492

GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

1G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1385-1441

2G GrandFather: John Woodville 1341-1403

1G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate 1390-1448

2G GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate 1350-

2G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

3G GrandFather: John Beauchamp 1330-1396

4G GrandFather: Hugh Beauchamp 1290-1338

4G GrandMother: Idonea Lisle 1293-1359

GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472

1G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol 1390-1433

2G GrandFather: John Luxembourg 1370-1397

3G GrandFather: Guy Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol, I Count Ligny 1340-1371

4G GrandFather: John Luxembourg

4G GrandMother: Alix Dampierre 1322-1346

3G GrandMother: Mathilde Chatillon 1335-1373

4G GrandFather: Jean Chatillon Count Saint-Pol 1292-1344

4G GrandMother: Jeanne Fiennes 1307-1353

2G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

1G GrandMother: Margherita Baux 1394-1469

2G GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria 1330-1422

2G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini 1360-1430

3G GrandFather: Nicholas Orsini Count

4G GrandFather: Roberto Orsini Count 1295-1345

4G GrandMother: Sueva del Balzo

3G GrandMother: Jeanne Sabran