Note: NI34994 RESEARCH NOTES: beheaded at Northampton Aug 12 1469 [Ref: CP IX p607, CP II p62] Note: John was executed after the Battle of Edgecot, Buckinghamshire, England. JOHN WOODVILLE 20-year-old John Woodville married Lady Katherine Neville. She was the daughter of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland by Joan Beaufort, widow of John Mowbray, 2nd Duke of Norfolk and dowager Duchess of Norfolk. Katherine had been widowed three times and was nearly 80 years old but very wealthy. After the king's defeat after the Battle of Edgecote Moor on 26 July 1469, Rivers and his second son, John, were taken prisoners at Chepstow. After a hasty trial, they were decapitated at Kenilworth. (Wikipedia) Source: R. C. Karnes, Rootsweb.com Updated January 2008
Note: Sources for this Information: father: [Ref: CP II p62], sister: Queen Elizabeth wife of Edward IV [Ref: CP IX p607]
Note: Sources for this Information: date: [Ref: CP II p62, CP IX p607], place: [Ref: CP IX p607] Sources with Inaccurate Information: place: Kenilworth [Ref: CP II p62]
Note: Sources for this Information: date: shortly after 1460 [Ref: CP IX p607] shortly after 1464 [Ref: CP II p62]
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