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Sir Ralph de Neville
Birth: 1364
Staindrop
County Durham, England
Death: Oct. 24, 1425
Staindrop
County Durham, England

English nobility. A supporter of Henry IV against Richard II. He later married the King's half-sister, Joan Beaufort.

Bio supplied by Anne Shurtleff Stevens:
"4th Lord Neville of Raby/Earl of Salisbury. 1st Earl Westmorland, and Lord of Richmond. Knight of the Garter, of Raby, Brancepeth and Staindrop, Durham, of Middleham Yorkshire. Joint Keeper of the castle and city of Carlisle, Joint Warden of the West March towards Scotland, Joint Surveyor of Fortifications in the Marches, Keeper of the Forest beyond Trent, Constable of the Tower of London, Marshal of England, Privy Councillor, Keeper of Roxburgh Castle, Warden of Berwick and the East March, Warden of Carlisle and the West March, founder of the Collegiate Church at Staindrop, Durham.

Son and heir to Sir John de Neville and Maude de Percy; grandson of Sir Ralph de Neville and Alice de Audley.
Husband of Margaret Stafford, daughter of Sir Hugh de Stafford, descendant of King Henry II and Philippe Beauchamp, daughter of Thomas, Earl of Warwick. They married by papal dispensation dated 19 June 1382, being related in the 3rd degree. They had two sons and six daughters; Sir John, Sir Ralph, Maud, wife of Peter de Mauley VIII, Alice, Philippe, Elizabeth, Minoress nun, Anne, wife of Sir Gilbert Umfreville, Margaret.

Secondly, husband of Joan de Beaufort, daughter of John of Gaunt and Katherine Roet, widow of Sir Robert de Ferrers. They married before 29 Nov 1396 and had nine sons and five daughters; Richard, Henry, Thomas, Cuthbert, Robert, Bishop of Salisbury, Sir William Lord Fauconberge, SJohn, Sir George Lord Latimer, Sir Edward Lord Bergavenny, Joan, Katherine, Eleanor, Anne and Cecily.
Ralph was summoned to Parliament from 1389 to 1396 and was continually employed on the borders negotiating peace with Scotland until 1424. Ralph played a prominent part with his brother in King Richard II's abdication and the installation of the exiled Duke of Hereford, his wife's brother, to the throne as King Henry IV, and carried the scepter at Henry's coronation."

Ralph died at Raby Castle.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John de Neville (1328 - 1388)
  Maud de Percy Neville (1335 - 1379)
 
 Spouses:
  Joan Beaufort Neville (1375 - 1440)
  Margaret de Stafford Neville (1364 - 1396)*
 
 Children:
  Phillippa Neville Dacre*
  William de Neville (____ - 1463)*
  John de Neville (1387 - 1420)*
  Ralph de Neville (1392 - 1458)*
  Margaret Neville Scrope (1396 - 1463)*
  Katherine Neville Mowbray Strangeways Beaumont Woodville (1397 - ____)*
  Eleanor de Neville de Percy (1398 - 1472)*
  Richard Neville (1400 - 1460)*
  Robert de Neville (1404 - 1457)*
  George Neville, Lord Latimer (1407 - 1469)*
  George de Neville (1407 - 1469)*
  Anne de Neville Stafford (1411 - 1480)*
  Edward Neville (1412 - 1476)*
  Cecily de Neville Plantagenet (1415 - 1495)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas De Neville (1362 - 1406)*
  Ralph de Neville (1364 - 1425)
  John Neville (1382 - 1430)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
St Mary Churchyard
Staindrop
Durham Unitary Authority
County Durham, England
Plot: memorial in the church
 
Created by: julia&keld
Record added: Feb 16, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17955897
Sir Ralph de Neville
Added by: genealogybuff
 
 
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