Joan Beaufort. Cecily Neville (3 May 1415 – 31 May 1495) was an English noblewoman, the wife of Richard, Duke of York (1411–1460), and the mother of two kings of England — Edward IV and Richard III. Cecily Neville was known as "the Rose of Raby", because she was born at Raby Castle in Durham, and "Proud Cis", because of her pride and a ...
"Cecily Neville, Duchess of York (3 May 1415 – 31 May 1495) was the wife of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and the mother of two Kings of England, Edward IV and Richard III. Lady Cecily Neville was a daughter of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland, and Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmorland.
Cecily Neville was the great-granddaughter of one king, Edward III of England (and his wife Philippa of Hainault); the wife of a would-be king, Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York; and the mother of two kings: Edward IV and Richard III, Through Elizabeth of York, she was the great-grandmother of Henry VIII and an ancestor to the Tudor rulers.
It is known that in 1494 Cecily appeared in documents as a legatee under the will of her grandmother and namesake Cecily Neville, Dowager Duchess of York. Widowhood. In 1498 (or 1499 according to other sources) Cecily, who was about thirty years old, was widowed.
Lady Cicely Neville. Family Tree. Buy from our shop From £2.99. Cicely (or Cecily) Neville, Duchess of York, was the mother of Edward IV and Richard III, grandmother of Elizabeth of York and great-grandmother to Henry VIII.
Cecily Neville, Duchess of York. Posted on April 6, 2018. Cecily, the youngest child of Joan Beaufort and Ralph Neville, was born on 3 May 1415 at Raby Castle. Like the rest of her siblings an advantageous marriage was arranged for her by her parents. She was possibly married by 1427 to Richard of York when she reached the age of twelve ...
Cecily Neville was an important figure in England's Wars of the Roses. She and her husband, Richard, 3rd duke of York, founded the House of York, and helped two of their sons become kings.
Cecily Neville, Duchess of York Born: May 3, 1415 Staindrop, Durham, England Died: May 31, 1495 Berkhamsted, Herfordshire, England (Age 80) Duchess of York in History Cecily Neville's fortunes did not appear to be particularly promising when her life began in 1415.
Cecily Neville Duchess of York Female1415–1495 • 18 October 1429Conisbrough Castle, Yorkshire, England Anne of York Duchess Of Exeter 1439–1475 Henry of York 1441–1441 Edward IV King of England 1442–1483 •
Cecily Neville (3 May 1415 – 31 May 1495) was an English noblewoman, the wife of Richard, Duke of York (1411–1460), and the mother of two kings of England — Edward IV and Richard III.