Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471)

the Kingmaker

Born / Died

Birth Date: 1428-11-22
Death Date: 1471-04-14

Notes

Attainted 20 Nov. 1459; attainder reversed Oct. 1460

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: after 1434
    Union ended: n.d.
    Note: year of betrothal

Offspring

From Beauchamp, Anne de (1426 - 1492)

  1. Female offspring: Neville, Isabel (1451 - 1476)

Primary Title

16th Earl of Warwick

Titles

  • Knight
    Assumed Before 1445-08-06
  • 16th Earl of Warwick
    Assumed 1448/9-01-03 (patent of confirmation 23 July 1449)
    Vacated 1471-04-14
  • Lord Bergavenny
    Assumed 1449
    Vacated 1471-04-14
  • 11th Earl of Salisbury
    Assumed 1460-12-30 (possibly succeeded to title on 31 Dec. 1460)
    Vacated 1471-04-14

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Master Forester, Lancashire 1445-8-6 n.d. Held jointly
Steward, Yorkshire: West Riding 1445-8-6 n.d. Held jointly
Warden, Marches towards Scotland, West March 1446-4-4 n.d. Held jointly
Warden, Cumberland 1446-4-4 n.d. Held jointly
Chamberlain of the Exchequer, England 1450-12-6 n.d.
Sheriff, Worcestershire 1450-7-28 1470 Hereditary office
JP, Warwickshire 1452 1455
Privy Councillor, England by 1453-12-6 n.d.
Warden, Marches towards Scotland, West March 1453-12-20 n.d. Held jointly
JP, Northamptonshire 1454 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1454 n.d.
JP, Leicestershire 1454 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: East Riding 1454 1462
JP, Derbyshire 1454 1458
JP, Worcestershire 1454 n.d.
JP, Westmorland 1454 n.d.
JP, Gloucestershire 1454 1458
JP, Staffordshire 1454 n.d.
JP, Nottinghamshire 1454 1463
JP, Cumberland 1454 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1454/5 1459
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1455 n.d.
Steward, Monmouthshire 1455-5-31 n.d.
JP, Staffordshire 1455/6 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1456 n.d.
JP, Leicestershire 1456 1458
JP, Westmorland 1456 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1456/7 n.d.
JP, Warwickshire 1457 1461
JP, Northamptonshire 1458 1471
JP, Worcestershire 1458 1459
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1458 n.d.
JP, Staffordshire 1458/9 n.d.
JP, Westmorland 1459 n.d.
Chief Steward, Duchy of Lancaster 1460-12-1 n.d. Held jointly
Governor, Channel Isles 1460-8-8 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1460 1462
JP, Gloucestershire 1460 n.d.
JP, Oxfordshire 1460 1462
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1460 1462
JP, Cornwall 1460 n.d.
JP, Norfolk 1460 1466
JP, Kent 1460 1461
JP, Derbyshire 1460 1463
JP, Lincolnshire 1460 1461
JP, Leicestershire 1460 1461
Keeper, Monmouthshire 1460-11-4 n.d.
Keeper, Brecon 1460-11-4 n.d.
Steward, Leicestershire 1460-11-18 n.d.
Chamberlain of England, England 1460/1-1-22 n.d.
Chamberlain of England, England 1461-5-7 n.d.
Chief Steward, Duchy of Lancaster 1461-12-15 n.d.
Constable, Kent 1461-5-7 n.d.
Constable & Steward, Staffordshire 1461-11-4 n.d.
JP, Bedfordshire 1461 n.d.
JP, Hertfordshire 1461 n.d.
JP, Surrey 1461 n.d.
JP, Worcestershire 1461 n.d.
JP, Wiltshire 1461 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1461 n.d.
JP, Sussex 1461 1464
JP, Essex 1461 1465
JP, Suffolk 1461 1468
JP, Southampton 1461 n.d.
JP, Dorset 1461 n.d.
JP, Somerset 1461 1463
JP, Rutland 1461 n.d.
JP, Westmorland 1461 n.d.
JP, Buckinghamshire 1461 1464
JP, Staffordshire 1461 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1461 1463
JP, Devon 1461 1466
JP, Cambridgeshire 1461 1466
JP, Northumberland 1461 n.d.
JP, Huntingdonshire 1461 1462
Keeper, Monmouthshire 1461-5-7 n.d.
Master Forester, Derbyshire 1461-11-4 n.d.
Master Forester, Staffordshire 1461-11-4 n.d.
Steward, Worcestershire 1461-5-7 n.d.
Steward, Yorkshire: West Riding 1461-12-15 n.d.
Warden, Marches towards Scotland 1461-7-31 n.d. East & West Marches
Warden, Kent 1461-5-7 n.d. Cinque Ports also in Sussex
JP, Gloucestershire 1461/2 n.d.
JP, Cornwall 1461/2 n.d.
Lord High Admiral, England 1461/2-2-13 1462-07
Capt, Cumberland 1462-4-5 n.d.
JP, Lincolnshire 1462/3 1471
JP, Westmorland 1462/3 n.d.
JP, Staffordshire 1463 1465
JP, Wiltshire 1463 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1463 n.d.
JP, Southampton 1463 1468
JP, Dorset 1463 n.d.
JP, Worcestershire 1463/4 n.d.
JP, Rutland 1463/4 n.d.
JP, Northumberland 1464 n.d.
JP, Leicestershire 1464 n.d.
JP, Huntingdonshire 1464 1466
JP, Warwickshire 1464 1466
JP, Hertfordshire 1464 1465
JP, Surrey 1464 n.d.
JP, Berkshire 1464 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1464 1468
JP, Gloucestershire 1464 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1464 1468
JP, Kent 1464 1465
JP, Yorkshire: East Riding 1464/5 1467
JP, Cornwall 1465 1467
JP, Dorset 1465 1470
Sheriff, Westmorland 1465-4-11 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1465/6 n.d.
JP, Sussex 1465/6 n.d.
JP, Somerset 1465/6 n.d.
JP, Wiltshire 1465/6 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1465/6 n.d.
Chief Justice in Eyre, North of Trent 1466-11-21 n.d.
JP, Nottinghamshire 1466 1468
JP, Oxfordshire 1466 n.d.
JP, Surrey 1466 n.d.
JP, Buckinghamshire 1466 n.d.
JP, Derbyshire 1466/7 n.d.
JP, Bedfordshire 1466/7 1471
JP, Staffordshire 1466/7 1470
JP, Berkshire 1466/7 n.d.
JP, Kent 1467 n.d.
JP, Leicestershire 1467 n.d.
JP, Essex 1467 1470
Constable & Steward, Kenilworth 1467/8-2-14 n.d.
JP, Gloucestershire 1467/8 1470
JP, Devon 1467/8 1471
JP, Warwickshire 1467/8 1470
JP, Oxfordshire 1467/8 1470
JP, Sussex 1467/8 1470
JP, Surrey 1467/8 1470
JP, Somerset 1468 1470
JP, Cambridgeshire 1468 n.d.
JP, Buckinghamshire 1468 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1468 1470
JP, Norfolk 1468/9 1470
JP, Cornwall 1469 1471
JP, Derbyshire 1469 1471
JP, Kent 1469 1471
JP, Worcestershire 1469 n.d.
JP, Leicestershire 1469 1470
JP, Yorkshire: East Riding 1470 n.d.
JP, Berkshire 1470 n.d.
JP, Southampton 1470 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1470 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1470 n.d.
JP, Rutland 1470 n.d.
JP, Wiltshire 1470 n.d.
JP, Nottinghamshire 1470 n.d.
JP, Cambridgeshire 1470 n.d.
JP, Buckinghamshire 1470 1471
JP, Huntingdonshire 1470 1471
JP, Hertfordshire 1470 n.d.
JP, Suffolk 1470 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1470 n.d.
JP, Worcestershire 1470/1 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1470/1 n.d.
JP, Westmorland 1470/1 n.d.
JP, Middlesex 1470/1 n.d.
JP, Oxfordshire 1470/1 n.d.
Keeper, Monmouthshire 1470/1-2-21 n.d.
Keeper, Brecon 1470/1-2-14 n.d. Held jointly
Lord High Admiral, England 1470/1-1-2 n.d.

Details of Properties

Residence

  • Middleham, Yorkshire: North Riding
  • Sheriff Hutton, Yorkshire: North Riding

Lands

  • Cumberland
  • Monmouthshire: Abergavenny Castle & Honour
    Acquired: 1449
    Acquired via marriage
  • Wales
  • Westmorland
  • Yorkshire

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1465-1466 Sandwich (Unknown), Sandwich , Kent Earl of Warwick's Bearward
Performance 1470-1470 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Earl of Warwick's Bearward
Performance 1470-1471 Launceston (Unknown), Launceston , Cornwall Earl of Warwick's Bearward
Performance 1470-1471 Hythe (Unknown), Hythe , Kent Earl of Warwick's Bearwards
Performance 1466-1467 Corpus Christi College, Cambridge , Cambridgeshire Earl of Warwick's Entertainer
Performance 1465-1466 Guildhall, Sandwich , Kent Earl of Warwick's Entertainers
Performance 1470-1471 Launceston (Unknown), Launceston , Cornwall Earl of Warwick's Fool
Performance 1466-1467 Lydd (Unknown), Lydd , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel
Performance 1467-1468 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel
Performance 1429-1430 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1451-1452 Worcester (Unknown), Worcester , Worcestershire Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1454-1454 Rye (Unknown), Rye , Sussex Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1458-1458 Rye (Unknown), Rye , Sussex Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1459-1459 Guildhall, Sandwich , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1462-1463 Guildhall (1), Barnstaple , Devon Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1463-1464 Lydd (Unknown), Lydd , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1464-1465 Guildhall (1), Barnstaple , Devon Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1464-1465 Canterbury (Unknown), Canterbury , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1465-1466 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1468-1469 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1468-1469 Guildhall, Sandwich , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1469-1470 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1470-1471 Hythe (Unknown), Hythe , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1470-1470 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1454-1455 Guildhall (1), Barnstaple , Devon Earl of Warwick's Minstrels
Performance 1460-1460 Rye (Unknown), Rye , Sussex Earl of Warwick's Minstrels
Performance 1461-1461 Rye (Unknown), Rye , Sussex Earl of Warwick's Minstrels
Performance 1462-1462 Rye (Unknown), Rye , Sussex Earl of Warwick's Minstrels
Performance 1462-1463 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrels
Performance 1463-1463 Guildhall, Sandwich , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrels
Performance 1464-1465 Guildhall, Sandwich , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrels
Performance 1465-1465 Rye (Unknown), Rye , Sussex Earl of Warwick's Minstrels
Performance 1466-1467 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrels
Performance 1467-1468 Hythe (Unknown), Hythe , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrels
Performance 1468-1469 Guildhall (1), Barnstaple , Devon Earl of Warwick's Minstrels
Performance 1466-1467 King's College, Cambridge , Cambridgeshire Earl of Warwick's Performer
Performance 1469-1469 King's College, Cambridge , Cambridgeshire Earl of Warwick's Performer/s
Performance 1461-1461 Lydd (Unknown), Lydd , Kent Earl of Warwick's Performers
Performance 1463-1464 Guildhall (1), Barnstaple , Devon Earl of Warwick's Performers
Performance 1465-1466 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Earl of Warwick's Taborer
Performance 1462-1462 Lydd (Unknown), Lydd , Kent Lord Warden's Minstrel
Performance 1470-1471 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Lord Warden's Minstrel/s

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Earl of Warwick's Bearward Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471) Performing Animals 3
Earl of Warwick's Bearwards Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471) Performing Animals 1
Earl of Warwick's Entertainer Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Earl of Warwick's Entertainers Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Earl of Warwick's Fool Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Earl of Warwick's Minstrel Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471) Entertainers/Minstrels 2
Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471) Entertainers/Minstrels 15
Earl of Warwick's Minstrels Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471) Entertainers/Minstrels 11
Earl of Warwick's Performer Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Earl of Warwick's Performer/s Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Earl of Warwick's Performers Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471) Entertainers/Minstrels 2
Earl of Warwick's Taborer Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471) Musicians 1
Lord Warden's Minstrel Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Lord Warden's Minstrel/s Neville, Richard (1428 - 1471) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

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)