BIOGRAPHY OF JASPER TUDOR 1ST DUKE BEDFORD 1431-1495

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Tudor

EVENTS

Around Nov 1431 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 was born to Owen Tudor 1400-1461 (31) and Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England 1401-1437 (30) at Bishop's Hatfield, Hertfordshire

On 25 Nov 1452 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (21) was created 1st Earl Pembroke (7C 1452)

On 05 Jan 1453 John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 (22) , Thomas Neville 1430-1460 (22) , William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1423- (30) , brothers Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond 1430-1456 (22) and Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (21) and Roger Lewkenor were knighted by Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (31) at Greenwich, Kent during the Knighting at Greenwich

Around 1459 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (27) was appointed 180th Knight Garter: Henry VI

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.

On May 1471 Roger Vaughan 1410-1471 was captured by Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (39)

On 22 Aug 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (28) succeeded VII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Ambion Hill, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire during the Battle of Bosworth. John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy 1450-1485 (35) , John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499 (43) , Richard Guildford 1450-1506 (35) , Walter Hungerford -1516, Thomas King Mann 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 1451-1508 (34) , 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 fought for Henry Tudor. 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 28 Oct 1485 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53) was created 1st Duke Bedford (5C 1485) by his nephew Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (28) for having supported his claim to the throne. Thomas King Mann 1435-1504 (50) was created 1st Earl Derby (3C 1485). Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509 was created 1st Earl Devon (3C 1485). Reginald Bray 1440-1503 (45) John Fitzwalter, Thomas Cokesge, Roger Lewkenor, Henry Haydon and John Verney were appointed as Knight of the Bath.

On 29 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (28) processed from Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London to Westminster Abbey, Westminster. Ahead of him marched the heralds and serjeants-at-arms, the Esquire of the Body, the King's Secretary Richard Fox, almoner Christopher Urswick, the mayor of London and the Garter King of Arms. Also ahead of him were Thomas King Mann 1435-1504 (50) , John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (23) , John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (43) and William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492 (59) . Following behind were the only two Dukes: Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53) , created the day before, and John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (43) .

On 07 Nov 1485 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (54) and Catherine Woodville were married

On 16 Jun 1487 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (55) fought at East Stoke, Nottinghamshire during the Battle of Stoke Field: Lancaster

On 21 Dec 1495 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (64) died

ANCESTRY

Father: Owen Tudor 1400-1461

GrandFather: Maredudd Tudor 1360-1406

1G GrandFather: Tudur ap Goronwy Tudor -1367

2G GrandFather: Goronwy ap Tudur Hen Tudor -1331

3G GrandFather: Tudur "Hen aka Elder" Tudor 1268-1311

4G GrandFather: Goronwy ab Ednyfed Tudor 1205-1268

2G GrandMother: Gwerfyl verch Madog Hendwr 1285-

3G GrandFather: Madog ab Iorwerth Hendwr 1260-1321

4G GrandFather: Iorwerth ap Madog Hendwr

1G GrandMother: Marged verch Tomos Unknown

Mother: Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England 1401-1437

GrandFather: Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422

1G GrandFather: Charles V King France 1338-1380

2G GrandFather: John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364

3G GrandFather: Philip "Fortunate" VI King France 1293-1350

4G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois 1270-1325

4G GrandMother: Margaret Capet 1273-1299

3G GrandMother: Joan "Lame" Burgundy 1293-1349

4G GrandFather: Robert Burgundy II Duke Burgundy 1248-1306

4G GrandMother: Agnes Capet

2G GrandMother: Bonne Luxembourg 1315-1349

3G GrandFather: John I King Bohemia 1296-1346

4G GrandFather: Henry Luxembourg VII Holy Roman Emperor Luxembourg 1275-1313

4G GrandMother: Margaret Brabant

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohemia

1G GrandMother: Joanna Bourbon 1338-1378

2G GrandFather: Peter Bourbon Duke Bourbon 1311-1356

3G GrandFather: Louis Bourbon I Duke Bourbon 1279-1341

4G GrandFather: Robert Bourbon 1st Count Clermont 1256-1317

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Burgundy 1257-1310

3G GrandMother: Mary Hainault 1280-1354

4G GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland 1247-1304

4G GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg 1252-1311

2G GrandMother: Isabella Valois 1313-1383

3G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois 1270-1325

4G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285

4G GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona 1248-1271

3G GrandMother: Mahaut Chatillon 1293-1358

4G GrandFather: Guy Chatillon IV Count Saint-Pol 1254-1317

4G GrandMother: Marie Capet 1268-1339

GrandMother: Isabeau Wittelsbach 1370-1435

1G GrandFather: Stephen "Magnificient, Fop" Wittelsbach III Duke Bavaria 1337-1413

2G GrandFather: Stephen Wittelsbach II Duke Bavaria 1319-1375

3G GrandFather: Louis Wittelsbach IV Holy Roman Emperor 1282-1347

4G GrandFather: Louis "Strict" Wittelsbach II Duke Upper Bavaria 1229-1294

4G GrandMother: Matilda Habsburg 1253-1304

3G GrandMother: Beatrix Świdnica

2G GrandMother: Elisabeth Barcelona 1310-1349

3G GrandFather: Frederick III King Sicily 1272-1337

4G GrandFather: Peter III King Aragon 1240-1285

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Capet

4G GrandFather: Charles II King Naples 1254-1309

4G GrandMother: Mary Unknown

1G GrandMother: Taddea Visconti

2G GrandFather: Bernabò Visconti

2G GrandMother: Beatrice Scala