Neville, Henry (1527 - 1586/7)

Born / Died

Birth Date: after 1527-00-00
Death Date: 1587-02-10

Siblings

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: before 1556-1-31
    Union ended: n.d.
  2. Type: marriage
    Union began: n.d.
    Union ended: n.d.

Offspring

From Manners, Frances ( - 1576)

  1. Female offspring: Neville, Mary (1554 - 1626)

Primary Title

6th Baron Bergavenny

Titles

  • 6th Baron Bergavenny
    Assumed 1535-16
    Vacated 1586/7-02-10

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
JP, Kent 1553/4 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Kent 1554 n.d.
JP, Kent 1561/2 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Surrey 1563/4 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Essex 1563/4 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Sussex 1563/4 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Hertfordshire 1563/4 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Kent 1563/4 n.d.
JP, Kent 1564 n.d.
Commissioner of Musters, Kent 1569 n.d.
Commissioner of Musters, Kent 1577 n.d.

Details of Properties

Residence

  • Abergavenny Castle, Monmouthshire
  • Birling, Kent
  • Eridge Place, Sussex
    Patrimony
    Acquired: 1535
    Divested: 1586/7

Lands

  • Kent
  • Shropshire
  • Surrey
  • Sussex

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1562-1563 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Lord Abergavenny's Bearward
Performance 1570-1571 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Lord Abergavenny's Players
Performance 1570-1571 Guildhall, Faversham , Kent Lord Abergavenny's Players
Performance 1570-1571 Canterbury (Unknown), Canterbury , Kent Lord Abergavenny's Players
Performance 1571-1571 Rye (Unknown), Rye , Sussex Lord Abergavenny's Players
Performance 1571-1572 Guildhall, Faversham , Kent Lord Abergavenny's Players
Performance 1571-1571 Guildhall, Bristol , Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire Lord Abergavenny's Players
Performance 1573-1573 New Romney (Unknown), New Romney , Kent Lord Abergavenny's Players
Performance 1575-1576 Ludlow (Unknown), Ludlow , Shropshire Lord Abergavenny's Players

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Lord Abergavenny's Bearward Neville, Henry (1527 - 1587) Performing Animals 1
Lord Abergavenny's Players Neville, Henry (1527 - 1587) Players 8

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Birling Kent Private Residence
Eridge Place Sussex Private Residence

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.
The Dictionary of National Biography. 1882–1901 (66 vols); 1908–9 (28 vols). 2 vols. London: Oxford UP, 1975.
Eeles, Henry S. Frant: A Parish History. Tunbridge Wells: Courier Co., 1947.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (http://www.oxforddnb.com)