1600-1619-Essex Rebellion, Gunpowder Plot
Feb 1601 Essex Rebellion
On Feb 1601 Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton (27) was sentenced to death during the Essex Rebellion. Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland (67) on the advice of Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (37) commuted the punishment to life imprisonment.
On 08 Feb 1601 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (61) and three others were held hostage by Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex (35) at Essex House. Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (61) attempted to rouse London but his support never materialised. When he returned to Essex House he found the hostages gone. Essex House was besieged by the Queen's men under Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham (65) . Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex (35) and Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton (27) surrendered. Charles Danvers (33) and Christopher Blount (36) took part. Roger Manners 5th Earl Rutland (24) was implicated and was imprisoned for several months. He was fined £30000; a staggering amount three times more than any other conspirator.[Essex Rebellion]
28 Mar 1603 James I informed of Elizabeth I's Death
25 Jul 1603 Coronation of James I (Westminster Abbey)
Jul 1603 Main and Bye Plot
In Jul 1603 the Main and Bye Plot led by Henry Brooke 11th Baron Cobham (38) and Thomas Grey 15th Baron Grey Wilton (27) sought to replace James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland (37) with Arbella Stewart (28)
In Jul 1603 Thomas Grey 15th Baron Grey Wilton (27) was sentenced to death, attainted, and imprisoned in the Tower of London during the Main and Bye Plot which planned to kidnap James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland (37) .
On 19 Jul 1603 Walter Raleigh (49) arrested during the Main and Bye Plot
c Nov 1605 Gunpowder Plot (Westminster Palace)
In Oct 1605 the Gunpowder Plot sought to blow up Parliament, with James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland (39) and his MPs. The conspirators included Robert Catesby (33) , Anthony-Maria Browne 2nd Viscount Montague (31) and Edward Stourton 10th Baron Stourton (50) .
On 26 Oct 1605 William Parker 4th Baron Monteagle, 14th Baron Marshal, 13th Baron Morley (30) received a letter warning of the Gunpowder Plot and showed it to Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (42) who then showed it to the King at Hoxton. [Gunpowder Plot]
On 04 Nov 1605 William Parker 4th Baron Monteagle, 14th Baron Marshal, 13th Baron Morley (30) searched the basement with Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk (44) and discovered the gunpowder and explosives at Westminster Palace. [Gunpowder Plot]
1610 Prince Henry invested as Prince of Wales and Earl Chester
On 01 Jun 1610 Henry Frederick Stewart Prince Wales (16) was created as Prince Wales and Earl Chester (10C 1610). Peregrine Bertie (26) was appointed as Knight of the Bath [Prince Henry invested as Prince of Wales and Earl Chester].
22 May 1611 Creation of the First Baronets
On 22 May 1611 John St John (25) was created 1st Baronet St John Lydiard Tregoze in Wiltshire. Nicholas Bacon (71) was created 1st Baronet Redgrave (Premier). Lionel Tollemache (48) was created 1st Baronet Helmingham Hall. [Creation of the First Baronets]
07 Dec 1612 Funeral of Prince Frederick (Westminster Abbey)
05 Apr 1614 Addled Parliament
In 1614 during the Addled Parliament Charles Thynne (46) was elected as MP Lymington. John "Black Sir John" Egerton (63) was elected as MP Lichfield. Mervyn Tuchet 2nd Earl Castlehaven (21) was elected as MP Dorset. Richard Edgecumbe (44) was elected as MP Bodmin.
04 Nov 1616 Investiture of Charles as Prince of Wales
On 04 Nov 1616 Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland (15) was appointed Prince of Wales. Robert Radclyffe 5th Earl Sussex (43) carried the Purple Ermined Robe. James Wriothesley (11) , brothers Robert Howard and William Howard, George Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley (15) and John Cavendish were appointed Knight of the Bath. [Investiture of Charles as Prince of Wales]