John Neville, 1st Baron Neville de Raby

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John Neville
Baron Neville de Raby

Issue

Ralph Neville, 3rd Earl of Westmorland
Noble familyHouse of Neville
FatherJohn Neville, Lord Neville
MotherElizabeth Holland
Born1410
Died29 March 1461
 
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John Neville
Baron Neville de Raby

Issue

Ralph Neville, 3rd Earl of Westmorland
Noble familyHouse of Neville
FatherJohn Neville, Lord Neville
MotherElizabeth Holland
Born1410
Died29 March 1461

John Neville, 1st Baron Neville de Raby (c. 1410 – 29 March 1461) was an English nobleman and soldier.

The younger son of Sir John Neville, Lord Neville and Elizabeth Holland.

Sometime after 1451, he married Anne Holland, daughter of John Holland, 2nd Duke of Exeter and his nephew's widow; they had one son:

Originally a supporter of Richard, Duke of York, he went over to the Lancastrians just before the Battle of Wakefield (1460). Richard gave battle, thinking Neville would arrive to reinforce him, but being attacked instead was defeated and slain. Neville's half-uncle, the Earl of Salisbury, was killed shortly after the battle, and by his testament Neville became Constable of Middleham Castle and Sheriff Hutton Castle.

He was one of the Lancastrian commanders at the Battle of Ferrybridge, and was killed shortly thereafter at the Battle of Towton. He was attainted in November, but his son Ralph obtained a reversal of the attainder and succeeded him in 1472.

Peerage of England
Preceded by
New Creation
Baron Neville de Raby
1459–1461
Succeeded by
Ralph Neville

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