03 Jan 1540 Anne of Cleves Arrival at London (Blackheath)

On 30 Jan 1540 Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England arrived at Blackheath. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (23) carried the Sword of State. William Holles Lord Mayor (69) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (56) , Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (57) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (69) , John Vere 16th Earl Oxford (24) and Catherine Willoughby 12th Baron Willoughby Eresby (20) were present. [Anne of Cleves Arrival at London]

06 Jan 1540 Anne of Cleves Marriage (Palace of Placentia)

On 06 Jan 1540 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (48) and Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England were married by Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury at Palace of Placentia during the Anne of Cleves Marriage

09 Jul 1540 Anne of Cleves Annulment

On 06 Jan 1540 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (48) 's marriage to Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England was annulled. Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon arranged. [Anne of Cleves Annulment]

01 May 1540 May Day Jousting (Westminster)

On 01 May 1540 a tournament was held at Westminster. Gregory Cromwell 1st Baron Cromwell Oakham (20) , Thomas Poynings 1st Baron Poynings (28) , Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley (32) , John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland (36) , Richard Cromwell (45) and George Carew were challengers. [May Day Jousting]

Catherine Howard

28 Jul 1540 Execution of Thomas Cromwell (Tower Hill)

On 28 Jul 1540 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex (55) was beheaded at Tower Hill. [Execution of Thomas Cromwell]

28 Jul 1540 Marriage of Catherine Howard (Oatlands Palace)

On 28 Apr 1540 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (48) and Catherine Howard Queen Consort England (17) were married at Oatlands Palace. Catherine Howard Queen Consort England (17) was appointed as Queen Consort England. [Marriage of Catherine Howard]

27 June 1541 Trial of Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre

On 20 Jun 1541 Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland (26) was tried for the murder of John Busbrig, servant of Nicholas Pelham on whose land they were poaching. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (68) was appointed as Lord High Steward. [Trial of Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre]

On 29 Jun 1541 Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland (26) hanged at Tyburn. [Trial of Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre]

07 Nov 1541 Catherine Howard Trial (Winchester Palace)

On 01 Nov 1541 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (50) received a warrant for Catherine's arrest from Archbishop Cranmer at Chapel Royal. [Catherine Howard Trial]

On 07 Nov 1541 Catherine Howard Queen Consort England (18) interrogated by Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury and John Gresham Lord Mayor (46) at Winchester Palace. [Catherine Howard Trial]

10 Dec 1541 Catherine Howard Tyburn Executions

On 10 Dec 1541 Francis Dereham was hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn. Thomas Culpepper (27) was beheaded. [Catherine Howard Tyburn Executions]

13 Feb 1542 Catherine Howard Tower of London Executions (Tower Green)

On 13 Feb 1542 Catherine Howard Queen Consort England (19) and Jane Parker 2nd Viscount Rochford (37) were beheaded at Tower Green. Henry Howard (26) attended. [Catherine Howard Tower of London Executions]

25 Nov 1542 Battle of Solway Moss

On 25 Nov 1542 Thomas Wharton 1st Baron Wharton commanded the English forces at Battle of Solway Moss at Solway Moss. John Thynne (27) fought. Of the Scottish army Malcolm Fleming 3rd Lord Fleming, Gilbert Kennedy 3rd Earl Cassilis and Laurence Oliphant 3rd Lord Oliphant fought.

In 1544 Thomas Wharton 1st Baron Wharton was created 1st Baron Wharton for his success at the Battle of Solway Moss.

Catherine Parr

Marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine Parr

On 12 Jul 1543 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (52) and Catherine Parr Queen Consort England (30) were married at Hampton Court Palace. Catherine Parr Queen Consort England (30) was crowned as Queen Consort England. Margaret Douglas attended. [Marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine Parr]

1543 Rough Wooing

In 1543 Nicholas Poyntz (33) was captain of the warship Great Galley during the Rough Wooing

1544 Capture of Edinburgh

In 1544 Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln (32) was knighted by Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset (44) at Edinburgh during the Capture of Edinburgh

Jul 1544 Siege of Boulogne (Boulogne-sur-Mer)

In Jul 1544 English forces commenced the Siege of Boulogne at Boulogne-sur-Mer. John Chichester, William Godolphin (29) , Henry Dudley (27) and Anthony Wingfield (56) fought. John Savage (100) and Henry Strangeways (44) were killed.