Person:Jacquetta of Luxembourg (1)

Jacquetta of Luxumbourg
b.Bet 1415 and 1416
Facts and Events
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
Other  Speculative child?: Agnes Woodville (1) 
with Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers
Marriage 20 Apr 1433 Thérouanne, Pas-de-Calais, Franceto John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford
Marriage Bet 6 Feb 1435/36 and 23 Mar 1436/37 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
Reference Number? Q448289?

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Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Countess Rivers (1415 or 1416 – 30 May 1472) was the eldest daughter of Peter I of Luxembourg, Count of Saint-Pol, Conversano and Brienne, and his wife Margaret of Baux (Margherita del Balzo of Andria). She was a prominent, though often overlooked, 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 and her second husband Richard Woodville sided closely with the House of York. Three years after the battle and the accession of Edward IV of England, Jacquetta's eldest daughter Elizabeth Woodville married him and became Queen consort of England. Jacquetta bore Woodville 14 children and stood trial on charges of witchcraft, of which she was exonerated.

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