BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM FITZALAN 16TH EARL ARUNDEL 1417-1487

GENERAL

Descent English Royalty: 5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 9G Grandson Louis VII King Franks

EVENTS

On 23 Nov 1417 William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 was born to John Fitzalan 13th Earl Arundel 1385-1421 (32) and Eleanor Berkeley 1382-1455 (35)

On 24 Apr 1438 William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (20) succeeded 16th Earl Arundel (Sussex), 6th Baron Maltravers (1C 1330), 6th Baron Arundel (1C 1377)

Before 1450 William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 and Joan Neville 1423-1462 were marriedThird Cousin, Half Fifth Cousin

In 1450 Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524 was born to William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (32) and Joan Neville 1423-1462 (27)

On 12 Oct 1459 the Battle of Ludford Bridge nearly took place at Ludford Bridge, Ludlow, Shropshire. In the event a large number of the Calais garrison refused to fight against Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (37) who was present. The Yorkist leaders left overnight: Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales 1411-1460 (48) , the future Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (17) , Edmund York 1st Earl Rutland 1443-1460 (16) , Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (31) , Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 (59) and John Dinham 1st Baron Dinham 1433-1501 (26) . Thomas Parr 1407-1464 (52) was present. The Lancastrian army included Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 (57) and William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (41) .

On 18 Feb 1461 at the Second Battle of St Albans the Yorkist army included Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (33) , William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (43) , John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (61) and Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (57) . John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 (30) was captured. Robert Poynings 1419-1461 (42) and James Luttrell Baron Dunster 1427-1461 (34) were killed.

In 1471 William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (53) was appointed 202nd Knight Garter: Edward IV

In 1471 William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (53) was appointed as Warden of the Cinque Ports

In 1483 William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (65) was appointed as Warden of the Cinque Ports

On 24 Sep 1486 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 was christened at Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire. Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville 1415-1495 (71) held held the child. His godparents included Thomas King Mann 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 1469-1507 (17) . Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491 (33) was present. (Christening of Arthur Prince of Wales).

In 1487 William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (69) died

Around 1487 William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (69) was buried at Fitzalan Chapel, Arundel Castle, Arundel, Sussex

William Fitzalan was born to William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 and Joan Neville 1423-1462

George Fitzalan was born to William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 and Joan Neville 1423-1462

John Fitzalan was born to William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 and Joan Neville 1423-1462

Mary Fitzalan was born to William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 and Joan Neville 1423-1462

Thomas Fitzalan was born to William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 and Joan Neville 1423-1462

ANCESTRY

Father: John Fitzalan 13th Earl Arundel 1385-1421 (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: John Fitzalan 2nd Baron Maltravers, 2nd Baron Arundel 1364-1390 (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

1G GrandFather: John Fitzalan 1st Baron Maltravers, 1st Baron Arundel 1348-1379 (2G Grandson Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376 (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326 (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302 (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo

3G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

4G GrandFather: William Warenne -1286

4G GrandMother: Joan Vere

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet 1318-1372 (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster 1245-1296 (Son Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Blanche Capet 1248-1302 (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322

4G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth 1250-1283

4G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp 1263-1306

1G GrandMother: Eleanor Maltravers 2nd Baroness Maltravers 1345-1405 (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: John Maltravers -1350 (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Maltravers 1st Baron Maltravers 1290-1365

4G GrandFather: John Maltravers 1266-1343

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Gorges

3G GrandMother: Milicent Berkeley (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley 1271-1326 (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Eva Zouche 1281-1314

2G GrandMother: Gwenllian Unknown

GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer -1408 (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Edward Despencer 1310-1342 (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Hugh "Younger" Despencer 1286-1326 (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester 1261-1326 (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp 1263-1306

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Clare 1292- (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan of Acre 1272-1307 (Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Anne Ferrers 1299- (6G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby 1272-1325 (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: William Ferrers 1240-1287 (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Anne Despencer 1252- (4G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Ellen or Margaret Segrave 1282-1318

4G GrandFather: John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave 1256-1325

4G GrandMother: Christiana Plessey

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Burghesh 3rd Baroness Burghesh 1342-1402 (6G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh 1328-1369 (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Bartholomew "The Elder" Burghesh 1st Baron Burghesh 1287-1355

4G GrandFather: Robert Burghesh 1st Baron Burghesh 1254-1306

4G GrandMother: Maud Badlesmere 1265-1306

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Verdun 1306-1360 (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Theobald Verdun 2nd Lord Verdun 1278-1316

4G GrandMother: Maud Mortimer 1286-1312 (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Cecily Weyland

Mother: Eleanor Berkeley 1382-1455 (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

GrandFather: John Berkeley 1352-1428 (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley 1296-1361 (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley 1271-1326 (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley 1245-1321 (1G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 5th Baron Berkeley 1218-1281

4G GrandMother: Isabella Plantagenet (Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Ferrers -1309 (4G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: William Ferrers 5th Earl Derby 1193-1254 (3G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Quincy

2G GrandMother: Eva Zouche 1281-1314

3G GrandFather: Eudo Zouche 1244-1279

4G GrandFather: Roger Zouche 1175-1238

4G GrandMother: Margaret Bisset

3G GrandMother: Millicent Cantilupe -1299

4G GrandFather: William Cantilupe -1254

4G GrandMother: Eva Braose 1227-1255

1G GrandMother: Katherine Clivedon 1310-1385

2G GrandFather: John Clivedon 1284-1373

GrandMother: Elizabeth Bettershorne