Bastard of Fauconberg


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  • Fauconberg, Thomas, Bastard of Fauconberg —    see Neville, Thomas, Bastard of Fauconberg …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Neville, Thomas, Bastard of Fauconberg — (d. 1471)    Thomas Neville, a cousin and supporter of Richard NEVILLE, earl of Warwick, led the last serious act of resistance against EDWARD IV in 1471.    Known as the Bastard of Fauconberg, Thomas Neville was an illegitimate son of William… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Bastard — A bastard is an illegitimate child, and the word is also used as a derogatory term for an unpleasant person. Bastard may also refer to: * Bastard (Law of England and Wales), a child born to parents who are not married to one another * Bastard… …   Wikipedia

  • Fauconberg — (Falconbridge), Thomas, Bastard von, ein illegitimer Neffe des »Königmachers« Warwick (s.d.), der im engl ischen Bürgerkrieg 1471 als Anhänger des Königs Heinrich VI. London belagerte, aber von Eduard IV. von York gefangen genommen und, obgleich… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Neville, William, Lord Fauconberg and Earl of Kent — (d. 1463)    Brother of Richard NEVILLE, earl of Salisbury, and uncle of Richard NEVILLE, earl of Warwick, William Neville, Lord Fauconberg, was a key Yorkist leader during the first phase of the WARS OF THE ROSES.    Knighted by HENRY VI in 1426 …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Thomas Neville — (? 1471) was a Lancastrian leader in the War of the Roses.The illegitimate son of William Neville of Fauconberg, Earl of Kent, Thomas Neville was more often referred to as (Thomas) The Bastard of Fauconberg (also Falconberg or Falconbridge), Lord …   Wikipedia

  • William Neville, 1st Earl of Kent — KG (c. 1410 ndash;1463) and jure uxoris 6th Baron Fauconberg, was an English nobleman and soldier.Early lifeBorn circa 1410, he was the second son of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland and his second wife, Joan Beaufort.His mother was the… …   Wikipedia

  • Calais —    An English possession since 1347, the French Channel town of Calais was of immense military importance during the WARS OF THE ROSES. Whoever held Calais controlled the town’s 1,000 man garrison, the largest permanent military establishment… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • History of the Arrival of Edward IV —    The anonymous work entitled, in full, History of the Arrival of Edward IV in England and the Final Recovery of His Kingdoms from Henry VI is the most important narrative source for the events that occurred during EDWARD IV’s campaign to regain …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • London —    Because London was the political and economic heart of the kingdom, the city’s friendship and support were vital to both sides during a civil conflict like the WARS OF THE ROSES. Concerned with prosperity, stability, and their own rights and… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses


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