Posts Tagged ‘Woodville Family’

7
Nov

7 NOVEMBER 1485

   Posted by: Lawrence Osborn    in Events in History

By this date Katherine Woodville is married to Henry Tudor’s uncle, Jasper Tudor.  Katherine was the sister of Elizabeth Woodville and the widow of Henry Stafford, second duke of Buckingham.

Source: ODNB on Henry Stafford, Henry, second duke of Buckingham

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18
May

18 MAY 1497

   Posted by: Lawrence Osborn    in Events in History

Death of Katherine Woodville, sister of Elizabeth Woodville.  She was first married to Henry Stafford, second duke of Buckingham.  Her second husband was Jasper Tudor.  Her marriage to her third husband,  Richard Wingfield, in 1496 was not licenced by the king and her eldest son had to pay her fine after her death.  Wingfield  requested in his will of 1525 masses for Katherine’s soul.  According to the ODNB, Jasper Tudor had not mention her at all in his will, but this is incorrect.

Source: ODNB on Henry Stafford, Henry, second duke of Buckingham

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10
May

10 MAY 1483

   Posted by: Lawrence Osborn    in Events in History

Order to Sir Edward Woodville (brother of Elizabeth Woodville) to disband the fleet.  The Marquess of Dorset (Elizabeth Woodville’s son from her 1st marriage) had immediately after Edward IV’s death arranged to appoint Sir Edward Woodville as commander of the fleet.  The king’s treasure was divided between the queen, Dorset and Edward Woodville.  This was possible as the Treasurer of England, Earl Essex, had died just 5 days before Edward IV on 4 April 1483.  Richard now promised a pardon to all involved, and all but two ships returned to England.  Woodville, however, fled with the treasure to Brittany and Henry Tudor.

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30
Apr

30 APRIL 1483

   Posted by: Dorothea Preis    in Events in History

Earl Rivers (brother of Elizabeth Woodville), Sir Richard Grey (son from Elizabeth Woodville’s first marriage) and Sir Thomas Vaughan (chamberlain of Prince Edward) were arrested after the failed meeting in Northampton.

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