Ralph Neville, 4th Earl of Westmorland

Ralph Neville, 4th Earl of Westmorland KG, PC (February 21 1497 - April 24 1549) was an English peer during the Medieval Period.

Early Life

Ralph Neville was born to Ralph Neville, Lord Neville and Edith Sandys, and the grandson of Ralph Neville, 3rd Earl of Westmorland and Isabel Booth. When his father died in 1497 he inherited the title of Lord Neville. Neville used this title until the death of his grandfather on February 6 1499 when he inherited the titles Earl of Westmorland and Lord Neville, of Raby. At age thirteen Ralph was put under the guardianship of the Duke of Buckingham.

Later Life and Death

Neville went with the English and fought the Scots from 1522 to 1523. He was knighted in Scotland by the Earl of Surrey in 1523. He would later become a Knight of the Garter, a member of the Privy Council, and was one of the peers who tried Anne Boleyn. Ralph died at the age of 52 at Holywell House.


Before June 1520 Neville married Lady Catherine Stafford the daughter of Edward Stafford and Lady Eleanor Percy. They had nine children together.

ee Also

*Earl of Westmorland
*Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham
*Lady Eleanor Percy


* [http://www.thepeerage.com/p919.htm#i9187|The Peerage]
* [http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/Bios/RalphNeville(4EWestmoreland).htm|Neville Family Information]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland — Sir Ralph Neville Earl of Westmorland Baron Neville de Raby Lord of Richmond Miniature of the Earl of Westmorland with his twelve children by Pol de Limbourg …   Wikipedia

  • Westmorland, Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of, 4th Baron Neville Of Raby — ▪ English noble Neville also spelled  Nevill   born c. 1364 died Oct. 21, 1425, Raby Castle, Durham, Eng.       English noble who, though created earl by King Richard II, supported the usurpation of the crown by Henry IV and did much to establish …   Universalium

  • Charles Neville, 6th Earl of Westmorland — Charles Neville Earl of Westmorland Spouse(s) Lady Jane Howard Issue Margaret Neville Catherine Neville Anne Neville Eleanor Neville unknown Neville, Lord Neville Noble family House of Neville Father Henry …   Wikipedia

  • Earl of Westmorland — The title of Earl of Westmorland has been created several times in the Peerage of England.The first creation had the subsidiary title Baron Neville de Raby. The current Earl has the subsidiary title Baron Burghersh (1624) in the same… …   Wikipedia

  • George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shrewsbury — and Waterford KG (c. 1468 ndash; July 26 1538) was the son of John Talbot, 3rd Earl of Shrewsbury and Catherine Stafford.His maternal grandparents were Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Anne Neville. Anne was a daughter of Ralph… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland — Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, (c. 1449 ndash; 28 April, 1489) son of Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland and his wife Eleanor Poynings, daughter of Richard Poynings, Lord Poynings.His father was first cousin to (among others)… …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas de Mowbray, 4th Earl of Norfolk — and 2nd Earl of Nottingham (1385 ndash; June 8, 1405), English nobleman and rebel, was the son of Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk and Lady Elizabeth FitzAlan.Upon the death of his father in Venice, he was allowed to succeed him as Earl of… …   Wikipedia

  • Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick — Richard Neville Warwick, from the Rous Roll. Born 22 November 1428(1428 11 22) Died 14 April 1471 …   Wikipedia

  • Earl of Richmond — The now extinct title of Earl of Richmond was created many times in the Peerage of England. The earldom of Richmond was held by various Bretons, Normans, the royal families of Plantagenet, Capet, Savoy, Tudor and Stuart. Contents 1 History 2… …   Wikipedia

  • Earl Marshal — Arms of Her Majesty s Government …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.