George Nevill, 4th Baron Bergavenny

IntroEnglish noble
Was Noble 
From United Kingdom 
Type Royals 
Gendermale
Birth 1 January 1440 
Death 20 September 1492 

(aged 52 years)
Family
Mother: Elizabeth de BeauchampLady of Abergavenny
Father: Edward Neville3rd Baron Bergavenny
Spouse: Margaret Fenne
Children: George Nevill5th Baron BergavennyThomas NevillEdward NevilleElizabeth NevilleSir Richard NevilleWilliam NevilleJohn Neville

George Neville, or Nevill, 4th and de jure 2nd Baron Bergavenny (c.1440 – 20 September 1492) was an English nobleman.

Career

George Neville was the son of Edward Neville, 3rd Baron Bergavenny and Elizabeth Beauchamp. He was knighted by Edward IV on 9 May 1471, after fighting for the King at the Battle of Tewkesbury. He succeeded his father in 1476.

Marriages and issue

Neville married firstly, before 1 May 1471, Margaret Fenne (d. 28 September 1485), the daughter and heiress of Hugh Fenne, Treasurer of the Household to King Henry VI, Escheator of Norfolk & Suffolk and Eleanor Fiennes, by whom he had six sons and a daughter:

  • George Neville, 5th Baron Bergavenny (c.1469–c.1535).
  • John Neville.
  • William Neville.
  • Sir Edward Neville (1471–1538), who married, before 6 April 1529, Eleanor (née Windsor), widow of Ralph Scrope, 9th Baron Scrope (d. 17 September 1515), and daughter of Andrew Windsor, 1st Baron Windsor.
  • Sir Thomas Neville (c.1484–1542), Speaker of the House of Commons, who married firstly Katherine Dacre, and secondly Elizabeth Bryce.
  • Sir Richard Neville (bef. 1485 – c.1515).
  • Elizabeth Neville, who married firstly Thomas Berkeley, esquire, of Avon, Hampshire, and secondly Richard Covert, esquire, of Slaugham, Sussex.

He married secondly a wife named Elizabeth whose surname is unknown. She was the widow successively of Richard Naylor, Sir Robert Bassett, and John Stokker. There were no issue of his second marriage.

Bergavenny was a captain in the English forces at Calais in 1490, and died in 1492.

Ancestry

Peerage of England
Preceded by
Edward Nevill
Baron Bergavenny
1476–1492
Succeeded by
George Nevill

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