Neville, Cecily (1415 - 1495)

Born / Died

Birth Date: 1415-05-03
Death Date: after 1495-05-31 ([CP] date of will )

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: before 1424-10-18
    Union ended: n.d.
    Note: Union produced at least 5 other children who did not survive infancy

Offspring

From York, Richard of (1411 - 1460)

  1. Female offspring: York, Anne of (1439 - 1477)

Primary Title

King's Mother
Duchess of York

Titles

  • Duchess of York
    Assumed Before 1424-10-18 (date married)
    Vacated 1495-05-31
  • King's Mother
    Assumed 1471
    Vacated 1485

Details of Properties

Residence

  • Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire
  • Baynard's Castle, London (city-county)
  • Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1467-1467 King's College, Cambridge , Cambridgeshire Duchess of York's Entertainer
Performance 1469-1469 King's College, Cambridge , Cambridgeshire Duchess of York's Entertainers
Performance 1477-1478 Canterbury (Unknown), Canterbury , Kent Duchess of York's Entertainers
Performance 1479-1480 Canterbury (Unknown), Canterbury , Kent Duchess of York's Entertainers
Performance 1482-1483 Canterbury (Unknown), Canterbury , Kent Duchess of York's Entertainers
Performance 1483-1484 Canterbury (Unknown), Canterbury , Kent Duchess of York's Entertainers
Performance 1426-1427 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Duchess of York's Harper
Performance 1426-1427 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrel
Performance 1427-1428 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrel
Performance 1468-1469 Guildhall, Sandwich , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrel/s
Performance 1476-1476 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrel/s
Performance 1478-1478 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrel/s
Performance 1480-1480 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrel/s
Performance 1467-1468 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrels
Performance 1468-1469 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrels
Performance 1469-1470 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrels
Performance 1480-1481 Lydd (Unknown), Lydd , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrels
Performance 1480-1481 Canterbury (Unknown), Canterbury , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrels
Performance 1482-1482 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrels
Performance 1484-1485 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrels
Performance 1484-1484 Rye (Unknown), Rye , Sussex Duchess of York's Minstrels
Performance 1485-1486 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrels
Performance 1486-1486 St Mary's Church, Rye , Sussex Duchess of York's Minstrels
Performance 1487-1487 Rye (Unknown), Rye , Sussex Duchess of York's Minstrels
Performance 1487-1488 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Duchess of York's Minstrels
Performance 1467-1468 King's Hall, Cambridge , Cambridgeshire Duchess of York's Performer
Performance 1468-1469 King's College, Cambridge , Cambridgeshire Duchess of York's Performer
Performance 1480-1481 New Romney (Unknown), New Romney , Kent Duchess of York's Performers
Performance 1484-1485 Lydd (Unknown), Lydd , Kent Duchess of York's Performers
Performance 1484-1484 Guildhall, Cambridge , Cambridgeshire Duchess of York's Servant/s (Minstrel/s?)
Performance 1476-1476 Rye (Unknown), Rye , Sussex King's Mother's Minstrels
Performance 1480-1480 Rye (Unknown), Rye , Sussex King's Mother's Minstrels
Performance 1480-1481 Guildhall, Sandwich , Kent King's Mother's Minstrels
Performance 1481-1481 Rye (Unknown), Rye , Sussex King's Mother's Minstrels
Performance 1482-1482 Rye (Unknown), Rye , Sussex King's Mother's Minstrels

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Duchess of York's Entertainer Neville, Cecily (1415 - 1495) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Duchess of York's Entertainers Neville, Cecily (1415 - 1495) Entertainers/Minstrels 5
Duchess of York's Harper Neville, Cecily (1415 - 1495) Musicians 1
Duchess of York's Minstrel Neville, Cecily (1415 - 1495) Entertainers/Minstrels 2
Duchess of York's Minstrel/s Neville, Cecily (1415 - 1495) Entertainers/Minstrels 4
Duchess of York's Minstrels Neville, Cecily (1415 - 1495) Entertainers/Minstrels 12
Duchess of York's Performer Neville, Cecily (1415 - 1495) Entertainers/Minstrels 2
Duchess of York's Performers Neville, Cecily (1415 - 1495) Entertainers/Minstrels 2
Duchess of York's Servant/s (Minstrel/s?) Neville, Cecily (1415 - 1495) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
King's Mother's Minstrels Neville, Cecily (1415 - 1495) Entertainers/Minstrels 5

Bibliographic Sources

The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. 1887–98 (8 vols); 1910–59 (13 vols). 6 vols. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1982.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (http://www.oxforddnb.com)