Person:Richard Neville (1)

Sir Richard de Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury, K.G., P.C.
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Name Sir Richard de Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury, K.G., P.C.
Gender Male
Birth? abt 1400 Raby Castle, Raby, Durham, EnglandHouse of Neville, Date> Said to have been born in 1400.
Marriage Abt Feb 1420-1421 Orléans, Loiret, Franceto Alice Montagu, Countess of Salisbury
Death[3][4][2][8] 30 Dec 1460 Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Combatant of Wakefield, Captured and beheaded - Potefract
Burial[2] 15 Jan 1461 Bisham, Berkshire, England
Reference Number[1] Q384856?
Other? Kinship: Younger son, being 1st son by 2nd wife.
Property? Was left the lordship of Middleham {Middleham, Yorkshire, England}, by his mother.
Property? Was left the lordship of Sheriff-Hutton {Sheriff Hutton, Yorkshire, England}, by his mother.
Probate? Will dated 1459 (PCC:20 Stokton).
Property? Given custody of the lands of his brother, George NEVILLE, Knight, when said George purportedly became a lunatic.
Title (nobility)? Seems to have been allowed the title Earl of Salisbury upon the death, in 1428, of his father-in-law, Thomas de MONTAGU, Earl of Salisbury, title was restored in 1409.
Other? Office: Lord Chancellor.
Other? Office: Warden of the West March of Scotland.
Other? Office: Constable of Pontefract Castle.
Other? Office: Chief Steward of the Duchy of Lancaster (Northern Parts).
Other? Honors: (K.G.) Knight of the Order of the Garter.
Other? Assignments: Acted as Deuputy Constable at the Coronation of King Henry VI, 1429
Other? Inheritance: A legatee in the 1440 will of his father.

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Richard Neville, jure uxoris 5th Earl of Salisbury and 7th and 4th Baron Montacute, KG, PC (1400 – 31 December 1460) was a Yorkist leader during the early parts of the Wars of the Roses.

Peerage of England
John Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury

Thomas's father

Thomas Montacute, 4th Earl of Salisbury

his father-in-law

Earl of Salisbury


Richard Neville, 6th Earl of Salisbury

his son

Edward Plantagenet, 7th Earl of Salisbury

his great-grandson

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  5.   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. 1 p. 249; vol. 2 p. 219, 264 fn. a, Primary quality.
  6.   Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  7.   RICHARD Neville, son of RALPH Neville Earl of Westmoreland & his second wife Joan Beaufort (1400-killed in battle Wakefield 30 Dec 1460, bur Bisham), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  8. Slain or beheaded at the battle of Wakefield on 30 Dec 1460, or was captured and beheaded shortly after the battle of Pontefract {Pontefract, Yorkshire, England}.