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Marriage: Children:
  1. Elizabeth Wydevill: Birth: ABT 1437 in Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England. Death: 08 JUN 1492 in Bermondsey, Surrey, England

  2. Anne Wydevill: Birth: ABT 1439. Death: 30 JUL 1489

  3. Margaret Wydevill: Birth: ABT 1439. Death: BEF 06 MAR 1490/91

  4. ANTHONY WYDEVILL: Birth: ABT 1442. Death: 25 JUN 1483 in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England

  5. John Wydevill: Birth: ABT 1445. Death: 12 AUG 1469 in Warwickshire, England

  6. Jacquette Wydevill: Birth: ABT 1445. Death: 1509

  7. Lionel Wydevill: Birth: ABT 1446. Death: 1484

  8. Mary Wydevill: Birth: 1447. Death: BET 1485 AND 1487

  9. Katherine Wydevill: Birth: ABT 1458. Death: 18 MAY 1497

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  11. Edward Wydevill: Death: 27 APR 1488 in Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier, Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France

  12. Richard Wydevill: Death: 06 MAR 1489/90

  13. Joan Wydevill: Death: BEF 04 AUG 1492

  14. Richard Wydevill: Death: 06 MAR 1489/90

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Sources
1. Title:   "The Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom"
Page:   Vol XI:19-22
Author:   George Edward Cockayne
Publication:   Name: St Catherine Press, London;;; Location: London;
Name:   University of Georgia Library
Givenname:   University of Georgia Library
RepositoryId:   R6
Repository:   R3
CallNumber:   CS55.W4/1999
Note continued:   Source Medium: Book Thirteen volumes published over a range of years
2. Title:   "Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families"
Page:   p. 783
Author:   Douglas Richardson
Publication:   Name: Genealogical Publishing Company; Location: Baltimore, MD; Date: 2002;
Name:   Prokasy Library
Givenname:   Prokasy Library
RepositoryId:   R3
Repository:   R3
CallNumber:   CS71.L154
Note continued:   Source Medium: Book

Notes
a. Note:   From "Plantagenet Ancestry", p. 783 "Knt,, K.O., of Grafton Regis, Pamshall, and Wicken, Northamptonshire, and London, king's knight. Privy Councillor, Lieutenant of Calais, Constable and Treasurer of England, son and heir of Richard Wydeville, Knt., of Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire and the Mote, near Maidstone, Kent, King's esquire, Seneschal of Normandy, treasurer-general of Normandy, Captain of Guines and Caen, Lieutenant of Calais, Constable of the Tower of London and Rochester Castle, by Joan, daughter of Thomas Bittlesgate. He fought in the French wars under King Henry V and John, Duke of Bedford. He was knighted in 1426 at Leicester by King Henry VI. In 1435 he was a knight bachelor in the Regent's court and is said to have been captured by the French at Gerberoy. He was in the Earl of Suffolk's retinue in 1436. He took part in the attempt to relieve Meaux in 1439. In 1440 he and his wife were part of the escort of Margaret of Anjou coming to England for her marriage. He was created Lord Rivers 9 May 1448 in tail male. In 1461 he was taken prisoner at the Battle of Towton, but soon obtained a pardon from King Edward IV. On 24 May 1466 he was created Earl of Rivers. SIR RICHARD WYDEVILLE, 1st Earl Rivers, was executed after the Battle of Edgecote without trial outside Coventry, Warwickshire 12 August 1469. He was buried at Pontefract, Yorkshire."


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