George Nevill, 5th and de jure 3rd Baron Bergavenny KG, PC (c. 1469 - 28 September 1535) was an Engl…

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George Nevill, 5th and de jure 3rd Baron Bergavenny KG, PC (c. 1469 - 28 September 1535) was an English courtier. He held the office of Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports. He was born in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales the son of George Nevill, 4th Baron Bergavenny and Margaret Fenne, daughter of Sir Hugh Fenne, sub-treasurer of England. Margaret was born around 1444 at Sculton Burdeleys in Norfolk. She was the second of the three wives of the 4th Lord Bergavenny, and is recorded as having died on 28 September 1485. Nevill fought in the Battle of Blackheath on 17 June 1497, against the Cornish Rebels. At the coronation of King Henry VIII in 1509, he held the office of Chief Larderer. On 18 December 1512, King Henry VIII granted him the castle and lands of Abergavenny. From 1521 to 1522 he was imprisoned on suspicion of conspiring with his father-in-law, the Duke of Buckingham. At the coronation of Anne Boleyn in 1533, Nevill once again held the honour of Chief Larderer and was allowed to officiate. He was an elder brother of Sir Edward Nevill who was executed in 1540 on order of King Henry VIII, charged with devising to maintain, promote, and advance King Henry's cousin, Cardinal Reginald Pole, late Dean of Exeter, enemy of the King, beyond the sea, and to deprive the King. They had two sisters, Jane and Elizabeth. Jane (d. before 26 October 1538) married Henry Pole, 1st Baron Montagu, the elder brother of Reginald Pole, who was executed in 1539. Sir George Nevill was buried before 24 January 1536 in Birling, Kent, England. Lord Bergavenny was married three times. He married firstly, Lady Joan FitzAlan, daughter of Thomas FitzAlan, 17th Earl of Arundel and Lady Margaret Woodville (younger sister of queen consort Elizabeth Woodville) before 1494; one daughter was born to this union, Hon. Elizabeth (born before 1495). He married secondly, Margaret Brent, daughter of William Brent and Anne Rosmoderes, before 21 December 1495; no issue. He married thirdly, Lady Mary Stafford, daughter of Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Lady Eleanor Percy around June 1519. From the marriage with Lady Mary Stafford had Henry Neville (b.1527), Thomas (d. in infancy), John (d. in childhood), and 5 daughters. His daughter, Lady Ursula, married Warham St Leger. Another daughter, Lady Mary married Thomas Fiennes, 9th Baron Dacre, who was executed after being found guilty of murder. He was succeeded by his son Henry Nevill, 6th Baron Bergavenny.

Given names Surname Sosa Birth Place Death Age Place Last change
George Neville
553 Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales
1 September 28, 1535
487 66 Birling, Kent, England
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