Neville, George (1432 - 1476)

Born / Died

Birth Date: 1432
Death Date: 1476-06-08

Notes

Resident at Balliol College, Oxford University, probably by 1448; BA supplicated 1450, determined 1451; MA 15 May 1452; ordained 21 Dec. 1454. Arrested and imprisoned in the Tower after 11 April 1471; pardoned 16 April 1461; released 4 June 1461. Arrested and imprisoned in the Tower 26 April 1472; transferred to Hammes Castle, Calais; pardoned and released 11 Nov. 1475

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Vicar, Westmorland 1449/50-3-3 By 1451-08
Rector, Buckinghamshire 1451-8-1 By 1454-11
Rector, Lancashire 1451-6-5 By 1458-11
Archdeacon, Durham Diocese by 1452-4-15 1456
Chancellor, Oxford University, Oxfordshire 1453-6-9 1457-07-6
Archdeacon, Lincoln Diocese 1454-8-17 1456
Bishop, Exeter Diocese 1455-10-8 (date elected) 1464/5-03-15 (date translated to Archbishopric of York) Provided 4 Feb. 1455/6; temporalities restored 21 March 1455/6; consecrated after 29 Nov. 1458
Master, St Leonard's Hospital, York 1455/6-1-24 after 1458
Chancellor of England, England 1460-7-25 1467-06-8 Reappointed 10 March 1460/1
JP, Devon 1460 1465
JP, Cornwall 1460 n.d.
Chancellor, Oxford University, Oxfordshire 1461-5-15 n.d.
JP, Oxfordshire 1461 n.d.
JP, Middlesex 1461 n.d.
JP, Hertfordshire 1461 n.d.
JP, Southampton 1461 n.d.
JP, Surrey 1461 n.d.
JP, Oxfordshire 1461 1462
JP, Cornwall 1461/2 1463
Master, St Leonard's Hospital, York 1462 n.d.
JP, Buckinghamshire 1462/3 1464
Chancellor, Oxford University, Oxfordshire 1463-5-20 (probably held office from this year) 1472-06
JP, Southampton 1463/4 1465
JP, Surrey 1464 n.d.
JP, Hertfordshire 1464 1465
Archbishop, Province of York 1464/5-3-15 (date translated) 1476-06-8 Temporalities restored 17 June 1465; enthroned 22 Sept. 1465
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1465 1468
JP, Middlesex 1465 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1465/6 1468
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Nottinghamshire 1466 n.d.
JP, Oxfordshire 1466 n.d.
JP, Nottinghamshire 1466 1468
JP, Surrey 1466 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: East Riding 1466 1467
JP, Buckinghamshire 1466 n.d.
JP, Middlesex 1466/7 n.d.
JP, Derbyshire 1466/7 n.d.
JP, Oxfordshire 1467/8 1471
JP, Buckinghamshire 1468 n.d.
JP, Derbyshire 1469 1471
Chancellor of England, England 1470-9-29 1471-04
JP, Yorkshire: East Riding 1470 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1470 n.d.
JP, Nottinghamshire 1470 n.d.
JP, Hertfordshire 1470 n.d.
JP, Bedfordshire 1470 1471
JP, Buckinghamshire 1470 1471
JP, Gloucestershire 1470 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1470 n.d.
JP, Westmorland 1470/1 n.d.
JP, Middlesex 1470/1 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1470/1 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1471/2 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1471/2 n.d.
Abbot, Westminster 1475-11-6 1476-06-8

Details of Properties

Residence

  • York Place, (city) in Middlesex
    Lost 1467; regained 1469
    Acquired: After 1465
    Divested: 1476-06-08
  • Moor Park, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
    Lost 1467; regained 1469
    Acquired: After 1465
    Divested: 1476-06-08
  • Exeter Episcopal House, London (city-county)
    House in St Clement Danes parish 'without the bar of the New Temple'
    Acquired: 1455-10-08
    Divested: 1464/5-03-15
  • Oxford, Oxfordshire
    Divested: 1458
  • St Leonard Hospital, (city-county) in Yorkshire
    An occasional residence
  • Bishop's Palace, Exeter, Exeter (city-county) in Devon
    In residence by 10 March 1458/9 to 4 Nov. 1459 and possibly in 1462 and 1464
    Acquired: 1455/6-02-04
    Divested: 1476-06-08

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1461-1462 Guildhall (1), Barnstaple , Devon Lord Chancellor's Minstrel
Performance 1464-1465 Canterbury (Unknown), Canterbury , Kent Lord Chancellor's Minstrel/s

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Lord Chancellor's Minstrel Neville, George (1432 - 1476) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Lord Chancellor's Minstrel/s Neville, George (1432 - 1476) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Bishop's Palace Exeter (city-county) in Devon Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edward IV – Henry VI [1467–77]. London: HMSO, 1900.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edward IV [1461–7]. London: HMSO, 1897.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry VI [1422–61]. 6 vols. London: HMSO, 1901–11.
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.
Emden, A.B. A Biographical Register of the University of Oxford to A.D. 1500. 1957. 3 vols. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1989.
Le Neve, John. Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300–1541. 1716. 12 vols. London: Athlone Press, 1962–7.
Oliver, George. Lives of the Bishops of Exeter and a History of the Cathedral. Exeter: W. Roberts, 1861.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (http://www.oxforddnb.com)