Person:Catherine de Neville (2)

Lady Catherine de Neville
d.aft 1483
Facts and Events
Name Lady Catherine de Neville
Alt Name Katherine Neville
Gender Female
Birth[1] abt 1397 Raby, Durham, England
Marriage Abt 12 Jan 1411-1412 Raby with Keverstone, Staindrop, Durham, Englandto John de Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk
Religion? 1420 Received a papal indult for plenary remission
Marriage 1423 Raby, Durham, Englandto Thomas Strangeways, Knt.
Alt Marriage Bef 27 Jan 1441-1442 to Thomas Strangeways, Knt.
Marriage Jan 1465 Ofto Sir John Woodville
Death[1] aft 1483
Ancestral File Number 8XHS-GG

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Katherine Neville or Catherine de Neville (born c. 1400 – died after 1483) was the eldest daughter of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland (1364–1425), and Joan Beaufort (c. 1379-1440), daughter of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, by his mistress (later, 3rd wife) Katherine Swynford.

On 12 January 1412, Katherine was married at the age of 12 to John Mowbray, 2nd Duke of Norfolk (1392–1432). Their only known child was John de Mowbray, 3rd Duke of Norfolk (1415–1461).

Katherine married for a second time to Thomas Strangeways (c. 1395-before 1442) - they had 2 daughters:

She married for a third time to John, Viscount Beaumont, who was killed in 1460.

Her fourth and last marriage was infamous, known by contemporaries as the "diabolical marriage"[1] - she married John Woodville, brother of Elizabeth Woodville, wife of King Edward IV. He was 19 years old at the time of their marriage - she was 65. Nonetheless, she survived even him; he was executed in 1469 during the brief period of time that her nephew Richard, Earl of Warwick, usurped the authority of the crown. Whether or not she was forced into this final marriage against her will is unclear. She was still alive in 1483, having survived all her children.[1]

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  2.   Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), vol. 2 p. 62, 134, Primary quality.
  3.   Faris, David. Plantagenet ancestry of Seventeenth-Century colonists: the descent from the later Plantagenet Kings of England, Henry III, Edward I, Edward II, and Edward III, of emigrants from England and Wales to the North American colonies before 1701. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., c1996), p. 294 .
  4.   Lady Katherine Neville, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.