Person:Jacquetta of Luxembourg (1)

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Jacquetta of Luxumbourg
b.bet 1415 and 1416
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Name Jacquetta of Luxumbourg
Alt Name[2] Jacquette de Luxembourg
Alt Name Jacqueline van Luxemburg St Pol
Gender Female
Birth[1] bet 1415 and 1416
Marriage 20 Apr 1433 Thérouanne, Pas-de-Calais, Franceto John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford
Marriage bet 6 Feb 1435/6 and 23 Mar 1436/7 to Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers
Alt Marriage 1438 Grafton Regis,,Northamptonshire,Englandto Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers
Death[1] 30 May 1472 Grafton,Engalnd,Northamptonshire,England
Ancestral File Number 9F96-3G


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Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Countess Rivers (1415/1416 – 30 May 1472) was the elder daughter of Peter I, Count of Saint-Pol, Conversano and Brienne and his wife Margaret de Baux (Margherita del Balzo of Andria). She was a relatively long-lived figure in the Wars of the Roses. Through her short-lived first marriage to the Duke of Bedford, brother of King Henry V, she was firmly allied to the House of Lancaster. However, following the emphatic Lancastrian defeat at the Battle of Towton she sided closely with the House of York. Three years after the battle and the accession of Edward IV of England, her eldest daughter Elizabeth Woodville married the new King to become his Queen Consort. Jacquetta bore 14 children (all with her second husband) and withstood a trial or possibly two at court for witchcraft.

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