Biography of William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487

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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 Countess Arundel 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 Countess Arundel 1423-1462 were married. Joan Neville Countess Arundel 1423-1462 by marriage Earl Arundel (Sussex).

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

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 Countess Arundel 1423-1462

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

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

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

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

ANCESTRY

Father: John Fitzalan 13th Earl Arundel 1385-1421

GrandFather: John Fitzalan 2nd Baron Maltravers, 2nd Baron Arundel 1364-1390

1G GrandFather: John Fitzalan 2nd Baron Maltravers, 1st Baron Arundel 1348-1379

2G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376

3G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302

4G GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo Countess Arundel

3G GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel

4G GrandFather: William Warenne -1286

4G GrandMother: Joan Vere

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1318-1372

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

4G GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster 1245-1296

4G GrandMother: Blanche Capet Queen Navarre 1248-1302

3G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322

4G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth 1250-1283

4G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp Baroness Monthermer 1263-1306

1G GrandMother: Eleanor Maltravers Baroness Cobham Sternborough, 2nd Baroness Maltravers, Baroness Arundel 1345-1405

2G GrandFather: John Maltravers -1350

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

4G GrandFather: John Maltravers 1266-1343

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Gorges

3G GrandMother: Milicent Berkeley

4G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley 1271-1326

4G GrandMother: Eva Zouche 1281-1314

2G GrandMother: Gwenllian Unknown

GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer Baroness Zouche Harringworth, Baroness Maltravers, Baroness Arundel -1408

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

2G GrandFather: Edward Despencer 1310-1342

3G GrandFather: Hugh "Younger" Despencer 1286-1326

4G GrandFather: Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester 1261-1326

4G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp Baroness Monthermer 1263-1306

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Clare Baroness Zouche Mortimer 1292-

4G GrandFather: Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295

4G GrandMother: Joan of Acre Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford 1272-1307

2G GrandMother: Anne Ferrers 1299-

3G GrandFather: William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby 1272-1325

4G GrandFather: William Ferrers 1240-1287

4G GrandMother: Anne Despencer 1252-

3G GrandMother: Ellen or Margaret Segrave Baroness Ferrers Groby 1282-1318

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

4G GrandMother: Christiana Plessey Baroness Segrave

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Burghesh Countess Kildare 1342-1402

2G GrandFather: Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh 1328-1369

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

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

4G GrandMother: Maud Badlesmere Baroness Burghesh 1265-1306

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Verdun Baroness Burghesh 1306-1360

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

4G GrandMother: Maud Mortimer Lady Verdun 1286-1312

2G GrandMother: Cecily Weyland Baroness Burghesh

Mother: Eleanor Berkeley Countess Arundel 1382-1455

GrandFather: John Berkeley 1352-1428

1G GrandFather: Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley 1296-1361

2G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley 1271-1326

3G GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley 1245-1321

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

4G GrandMother: Isabella Plantagenet Baroness Berkeley

3G GrandMother: Joan Ferrers Baroness Berkeley -1309

4G GrandFather: William Ferrers 5th Earl Derby 1193-1254

4G GrandMother: Margaret Quincy Countess Derby

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 Baroness Berkeley 1310-1385

2G GrandFather: John Clivedon 1284-1373

GrandMother: Elizabeth Bettershorne