William Bosville

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William Bosville (son of John Bosville and Joan Radcliff).

    William — Agnes Beiston. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Alice Bosville

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Bosville (son of John Bosville and Elizabeth Amyas).

    John — Joan Radcliff. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Joan Radcliff (daughter of Richard Radcliff and unnamed spouse).
    Children:
    1. 1. William Bosville


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Bosville

    John — Elizabeth Amyas. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Elizabeth Amyas (daughter of Percival Amyas, o and Elizabeth Soothill).
    Children:
    1. 2. John Bosville

  3. 6.  Richard Radcliff

    Richard — unnamed spouse. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  unnamed spouse
    Children:
    1. 3. Joan Radcliff


Generation: 4

  1. 10.  Percival Amyas, o

    Percival — Elizabeth Soothill. [Group Sheet]


  2. 11.  Elizabeth Soothill (daughter of Thomas Soothill and Alice Nevill).
    Children:
    1. 5. Elizabeth Amyas


Generation: 5

  1. 22.  Thomas Soothill (son of John Sothill, Knight and Elizabeth Plumpton).

    Thomas — Alice Nevill. [Group Sheet]


  2. 23.  Alice Nevill (daughter of Robert Neville, of Liversedge and unnamed spouse).
    Children:
    1. 11. Elizabeth Soothill


Generation: 6

  1. 44.  John Sothill, Knight was born Abt 1440, Stockfaston, Leicestershire, England; died 7 Oct 1494, Stockfaston, Leicestershire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alt Death: Bef 1495, Stockfaston, Leicestershire, England

    Notes:

    John's ahnentafel (no sources) ...http://www.wikitree.com/genealogy/Sothill-Family-Tree-6

    John married Elizabeth Plumpton Abt 1475. Elizabeth (daughter of William Plumpton and Elizabeth Clifford) was born Abt 1453, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England; died 21 Sep 1507, (Stockfaston, Leicestershire, England). [Group Sheet]


  2. 45.  Elizabeth Plumpton was born Abt 1453, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England (daughter of William Plumpton and Elizabeth Clifford); died 21 Sep 1507, (Stockfaston, Leicestershire, England).
    Children:
    1. Christina Sothill was born 0___ 1465, Stockfaston, Leicestershire, England; died 8 Apr 1540; was buried Grey Friars Church, London, Middlesex, England.
    2. Barbara Sothill was born ~ 1474, Everingham, Yorkshire, England; died 14 Sep 1545; was buried Drax Priory, Everingham, Yorkshire, England.
    3. 22. Thomas Soothill

  3. 46.  Robert Neville, of Liversedge

    Robert — unnamed spouse. [Group Sheet]


  4. 47.  unnamed spouse
    Children:
    1. 23. Alice Nevill


Generation: 7

  1. 90.  William Plumpton was born 28 Feb 1435, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England (son of William Plumpton and Elizabeth Stapleton); died 29 Mar 1461, Battle of Towton, Ferrybridge, Yorkshire, England.

    William married Elizabeth Clifford 0___ 1453. Elizabeth (daughter of Thomas Clifford, 8th Baron de Clifford and Joan Dacre, Baroness Clifford) was born Cal 1441, (Conisborough Castle, Doncaster, England); died Aft 1479. [Group Sheet]


  2. 91.  Elizabeth Clifford was born Cal 1441, (Conisborough Castle, Doncaster, England) (daughter of Thomas Clifford, 8th Baron de Clifford and Joan Dacre, Baroness Clifford); died Aft 1479.
    Children:
    1. 45. Elizabeth Plumpton was born Abt 1453, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England; died 21 Sep 1507, (Stockfaston, Leicestershire, England).


Generation: 8

  1. 180.  William Plumpton was born 0___ 1404, (Plumpton Hall, Yorkshire) England (son of Robert Plumpton, Knight and Alice Foljambe); died 15 Oct 1480.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Seneschal of Knaresborough Castle
    • Military: French War 1427-1430
    • Military: War of the Roses
    • Occupation: 0___ 1447; High Sheriff of Yorkshire
    • Occupation: 0___ 1453; High Sheriff of Derbyshire

    Notes:

    Sir William Plumpton (1404 - 15 October 1480) was a 15th-century English aristocrat, landowner and administrator.

    He was the grandson of Sir William Plumpton executed in 1405 for treason by Henry IV and the son of Sir Robert Plumpton of Plumpton Hall, Yorkshire. On the death of his father in 1421 he became the ward of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland.

    He served in the French war 1427-30 and was knighted. On his return to England he was appointed by Northumberland as Seneschal of Knaresborough Castle and Steward of Northumberland's Spofforth estates.

    Plumpton's own estates included Plumpton Hall, Yorkshire, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire and Hassop Hall, Derbyshire. He represented Nottinghamshire in the Parliament of 1436. He served as High Sheriff of Yorkshire in 1447 and High Sheriff of Derbyshire in 1453.

    During the War of the Roses he fought on the Lancastrian side at the Battle of Towton in 1461, where his son William and his benefactor Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland were slain. Plumpton was captured but later was pardoned by Edward IV and regained his offices in 1471.

    He married firstly in 1430, Elizabeth Stapleton of Carlton, Yorkshire and secondly in 1451 Joan Winteringham. He is a part-of the Worsley Family Tree.

    References

    This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. Please improve this article by introducing more precise citations. (April 2012)

    Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Keith Dockray 2004
    The Plumpton Letters and Papers Joan Kirby 1996. Google Books.

    William married Elizabeth Stapleton 0___ 1430, (Yorkshire) England. Elizabeth (daughter of Bryan Stapleton, Knight and Cecily Bardolf) was born 0___ 1406, Cartlon, Yorkshire, England; died ~ 1451, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 181.  Elizabeth Stapleton was born 0___ 1406, Cartlon, Yorkshire, England (daughter of Bryan Stapleton, Knight and Cecily Bardolf); died ~ 1451, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England.
    Children:
    1. 90. William Plumpton was born 28 Feb 1435, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England; died 29 Mar 1461, Battle of Towton, Ferrybridge, Yorkshire, England.

  3. 182.  Thomas Clifford, 8th Baron de CliffordThomas Clifford, 8th Baron de Clifford was born 25 Mar 1414, Cumbria, England (son of John Clifford, Knight, 7th Baron Clifford and Elizabeth Percy); died 22 May 1455, First Battle of St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England; was buried St. Albans Abbey, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: High Sheriff of Westmorland
    • Also Known As: 8th Lord of Skipton

    Notes:

    Thomas Clifford, 8th Baron de Clifford, also 8th Lord of Skipton (25 March 1414 22 May 1455), was the elder son of John, 7th Baron de Clifford, and Elizabeth Percy, daughter of Henry "Hotspur" Percy and Elizabeth Mortimer.

    Family

    Thomas Clifford was born 25 March 1414, the elder son and heir of John, Lord de Clifford by Elizabeth Percy, daughter of Henry 'Hotspur' Percy and Elizabeth Mortimer, daughter of Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March. He had a younger brother, Henry Clifford,[1] and two sisters, Mary and Blanche.[2] [3] The Clifford family was seated at Skipton from 1310 to 1676.

    Career

    Clifford inherited the barony and the title of High Sheriff of Westmorland at the age of seven upon his father's death at the Siege of Meaux on 13 March 1422.[2][3] He made proof of age in 1435/6.[2]

    In 1435 Clifford campaigned with the Duke of Bedford in France, and about 1439 led the English forces which defended Pontoise against Charles VII of France.[4] In 1450/51 he was sent as an embassy for King James III of Scotland.[2]

    Clifford was slain fighting on the Lancastrian side at the First Battle of St Albans on 22 May 1455, the first battle in the Wars of the Roses, and was buried at St Alban's Abbey.[4] He was succeeded by his elder son, John, 9th Baron de Clifford.

    Marriage and issue

    After March 1424 Clifford married Joan Dacre, the daughter of Thomas, 6th Baron Dacre of Gilsland, by Philippa, daughter of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland, by whom he had four sons and five daughters:[5]

    John Clifford, 9th Baron de Clifford, who married Margaret Bromflete, by whom he had two sons, Henry Clifford, 10th Baron de Clifford, and Richard Clifford, esquire, and a daughter, Elizabeth, who married Robert Aske. He was slain at Ferrybridge 24 March 1461 on the eve of the Battle of Towton.[5]

    Sir Roger Clifford, who married Joan Courtenay (born c.1447), the eldest daughter of Thomas Courtenay, 13th Earl of Devon, by Margaret Beaufort, the daughter of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset. Sir Roger Clifford was beheaded in 1485, and his widow married secondly, Sir William Knyvet of Buckenham, Norfolk.[4][6]

    Sir Robert Clifford (d. 15 March 1508), who married Elizabeth (nee Barley), widow of Sir Ralph Jocelyn (d. October 25, 1478), twice Lord Mayor of London, and daughter of William Barley of Aspenden, Hertfordshire by Elizabeth Darcy. Both

    Sir Robert Clifford and his father-in-law, William Barley, were supporters of the pretender to the Crown, Perkin Warbeck.[4][7][8]

    Sir Thomas Clifford.

    Elizabeth Clifford, who married firstly, Sir William Plumpton of Knaresborough, Yorkshire,[9] slain at the Battle of Towton, and secondly, John Hamerton.[4][10]

    Maud Clifford, who married firstly Sir John Harrington of Hornby, Lancashire, slain at the Battle of Wakefield in 1460, and secondly, Sir Edmund Sutton of Dudley, Staffordshire.[4][11]

    Anne Clifford, who married firstly, Sir Richard Tempest, and secondly, William Conyers, esquire.[4]

    Joan Clifford, who married Sir Simon Musgrave.[4]

    Margaret Clifford, who married Robert Carre ( 12 April 1467) [4]

    Shakespeare and Thomas Clifford

    According to Shakespeare's, Henry VI, Part 3 following Hall's Chronicle and Holinshed's Chronicles, it was Thomas Clifford's son and heir, John Clifford, 9th Baron de Clifford, who slew, in cold blood after the Battle of Wakefield, the young Edmund, Earl of Rutland, son of Richard, 3rd Duke of York, cutting off his head and sending it crowned with paper to Henry VI's wife, Margaret of Anjou, although later authorities state that Lord Rutland had been slain during the battle.[2]

    Thomas married Joan Dacre, Baroness Clifford 0___ 1424. Joan (daughter of Thomas Dacre, 6th Baron Dacre of Gilsland and Philippa Neville, Baroness Dacre) was born Naworth Castle, Brampton, Cumberland, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 183.  Joan Dacre, Baroness Clifford was born Naworth Castle, Brampton, Cumberland, England (daughter of Thomas Dacre, 6th Baron Dacre of Gilsland and Philippa Neville, Baroness Dacre).

    Notes:

    Birth:
    Naworth Castle, also known as, or recorded in historical documents as "Naward", is a castle in Cumbria, England, near the town of Brampton. It is adjacent to the A69 about two miles east of Brampton. It is on the opposite side of the River Irthing to, and just within sight of, Lanercost Priory. It was the seat of the Barons Dacre and is now that of their cognatic descendants, the Earls of Carlisle. It is a grade I listed building.

    Children:
    1. John Clifford, 9th Baron Clifford was born 8 Apr 1435, Conisborough Castle, Doncaster, England; died 28 Mar 1461, Battle of Ferrybridge, Yorkshire, England.
    2. 91. Elizabeth Clifford was born Cal 1441, (Conisborough Castle, Doncaster, England); died Aft 1479.