A One-Name Study
for the BARNUM/BARNHAM Surname
Notes for George NEVILLE
Sir George Nevill, 4th and de jure 2nd Baron Bergavenny (c. 1440 – 20 September 1492) was an English nobleman.
George was the son of Edward Nevill, 3rd Baron Bergavenny and Elizabeth de Beauchamp, Lady of Abergavenny. He was knighted by Edward IV on 9 May 1471, after fighting for the King at the Battle of Tewkesbury. He succeeded his father in 1476.
His first wife was Margaret Fenne, by whom he had seven children:
1)George Nevill, 5th Baron Bergavenny (c.1469–c.1535)
2) William Neville
3) Sir Edward Neville (1471–1538)
4) Sir Thomas Nevill (c.1480–1542), Speaker of the House of Commons
5) Jane Nevill (bef. 1485 – c.1538), married Henry Pole, 1st Baron Montagu.
6) Sir Richard Nevill (bef. 1485 – c.1515)
7) Elizabeth Nevill, married first Thomas Berkeley and second Richard Covert
By his second marriage, to Elizabeth (surname unknown), he had no children.
Bergavenny was a captain in the English forces at Calais in 1490, and died in 1492.
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