GENERAL

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Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 6G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 10G Grandson Louis VII King Franks

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 14G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

Around 1484 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk was born to William Brandon (28) and Elizabeth Bruyn

In 1507 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (23) escorted Margaret Neville (41)

In 1507 Anne Brandon was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (23) and Anne Browne

Before 07 Feb 1507 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk and Margaret Neville were married

In 1508 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (24) married secretly Anne Browne at Stepney

After 1508 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk and Anne Browne were married at St Michael's Church

In 1510 Mary Brandon was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (26) and Anne Browne

In Feb 1511 on Day 2 of the tournament the Answerers included: Richard Tempest, Thomas Lucy, Henry Guildford, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (27) , Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, Earl Ormonde (34) , Richard Grey, Leonard Grey 1st Viscount Grane (32) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (38) , Edmund Howard (33) and Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire (32) . [Birth and Death of Prince Henry]

In 1513 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (29) was betrothed to Elizabeth Grey Baron Lisle (7)

In 1513 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (29) was created 1st Viscount Lisle (3C 1513) in reogniftion of his betrothal to Elizabeth Grey Baron Lisle (7) .

In 1513 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (29) was appointed 273rd Knight Garter: Henry VIII

In 1514 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (30) was created 1st Duke Suffolk (2C 1514)

On May 1515 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (31) and Mary Tudor Queen Consort France (19) were married

In 1516 Edmund Knyvet (8) wardship was sold to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (32) for £400.

On 11 Mar 1516 Henry Brandon was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (32) and Mary Tudor Queen Consort France (19)

On 16 Jul 1517 Frances Brandon was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (33) and Mary Tudor Queen Consort France (21)

In 1519 Eleanor Brandon was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (35) and Mary Tudor Queen Consort France (22)

Around 1523 Henry Brandon was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (39) and Mary Tudor Queen Consort France (26)

On 18 Jun 1525 Henry Fitzroy Tudor 1st Duke (6) was created 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, 1st Earl Lincoln (7C 1525) during the Knighting of Henry Fitzroy at Bridewell Palace by his father Henry VIII King England and Ireland (33) . Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland (32) was created 1st Earl Cumberland, Warden of the West Marches and Governor Carlisle Castle. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (29) was created 1st Marquess Exeter (1C 1525). Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland (33) was created 1st Earl Rutland (3C 1525). Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland (47) carried the Sword of State. Thomas More read the patents of nobility. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (41) , Thomas Grey Marquess Dorset (47) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (52) , William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel (49) and John Vere 14th Earl Oxford (25) attended.

On 01 Mar 1528 Catherine Willoughby 12th Baron Willoughby Eresby (8) ward of Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (44)

On 01 Sep 1532 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England (31) was created 1st Marquess Pembroke with Henry VIII King England and Ireland (41) performing the investiture at Windsor Castle. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, Earl Ormonde (55) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (48) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (59) , Eleanor Paston (37) , Jean Dinteville, Edward Lee Archbishop York, John Stokesley Bishop London were present. Stephen Gardiner Bishop Winchester read the Patent of Creation [Anne Boleyn's Investiture as Marquess of Pembroke].

On 07 Sep 1533 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (49) and Catherine Willoughby 12th Baron Willoughby Eresby (14) were married

On 10 Sep 1533 the future Elizabeth I King England and Ireland was christened at the Palace of Placentia. Gertrude Blount (29) , Walter Blount, Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury and Margaret Wotton were Godparents. Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, Count Eu carried the the covered gilt basin. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (49) escorted the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (16) carried the Salt. Elizabeth Stafford (36) carried the Chrisom. Agnes Tilney (56) carried Elizabeth I King England and Ireland. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (37) carried a taper of virgin wax. [Christening of Elizabeth I]

On 18 Sep 1535 Henry Brandon 2nd Duke Suffolk was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (51) and Catherine Willoughby 12th Baron Willoughby Eresby (16)

On 02 May 1536 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England (35) was charged with treason and accused of 'despising her marriage and entertaining malice against the King, and following daily her frail and carnal lust'. Elizabeth Browne (34) was the principal witness. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (52) , Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln (24) , Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland (21) , George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon (49) , Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland (44) , John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt (56) , Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland (38) , Henry Parker 11th Baron Marshal, Baron Morley (60) , Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby (26) , Thomas Stanley 2nd Baron Monteagle (28) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (65) , Thomas Wentworth 1st Baron Wentworth (35) , Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester (40) , Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland (58) , Thomas Burgh 7th Baron Cobham Sternborough, 5th Baron Strabolgi, 1st Baron Burgh (48) , Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (40) , William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel (60) , Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel (24) , Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon, Edward Powers Lord Powers, William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne, Thomas Ware, Andrew Windsor 1st Baron Windsor and George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham (39) were jurors at King's Hall. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (63) was appointed Lord High Steward and presided. Henry Howard (20) attended. Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu (44) was one of the judges. [Trial of Anne Boleyn].

On 19 May 1536 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England (35) was beheaded at Tower Green witnessed by Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (52) , Catherine Carey (12) and Henry Fitzroy Tudor 1st Duke (16) The first, and only, execution of a Queen Consort. [Execution of Anne Boleyn].

On 02 Jul 1536 three weddings between the Neville, and Manners and Vere families, were celebrated at one mass at Holywell. Those present included Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (63) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (52) , Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (19) , Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (40) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (65) and Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland (38) [Neville Triple Wedding]

In 1537 Charles Brandon 3rd Duke Suffolk was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (53) and Catherine Willoughby 12th Baron Willoughby Eresby (17)

On 15 Oct 1537 Edward VI King England and Ireland was christened by John Stokesley Bishop London at the Chapel Royal. Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury performed the Baptismal Rites, and was appointed Godfather. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (64) and Mary I King England and Ireland (21) were Godparents. Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, Count Eu carried the Salt. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (53) was Godfather and supported the Marchioness of Exeter. Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex (52) , Philip Boteler, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (66) and John Gage Lord Chamberlain (57) attended. Mary Scrope (61) carried Lady Mary's train. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (54) carried a covered basin. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (54) carried the canopy. Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset (37) helped his young niece the future Elizabeth I to carry the Crisom. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (41) supported his wife Gertrude Blount (33) to carry the child. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, Earl Ormonde (60) bore a taper of virgin wax. William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel (61) carried the train of the Prince's robe. The future Elizabeth I King England and Ireland (4) carried the Chrisom. Christopher Barker proclaimed the Prince's titles. [Christening Edward VI].

On 12 Nov 1537 Jane Seymour Queen Consort England (28) was buried at Henry VIII Vault. Mary I King England and Ireland (21) was Chief Mourner. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, Earl Ormonde (60) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (53) , John Gage Lord Chamberlain (58) , Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (20) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (64) , Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland (45) , Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland (39) , Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (54) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (66) and Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (41) attended. [Funeral of Jane Seymour]

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]

On 24 Apr 1545 Henry Wriothesley 2nd Earl Southampton was christened at St Andrew's Church. The godparents were Henry VIII King England and Ireland (53) , Mary I King England and Ireland (29) and Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (61) . [Christening of Henry Wriothesley]

On 22 Aug 1545 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (61) died

ANCESTRY

Father: William Brandon (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: William Brandon

2G GrandFather: Robert Brandon

2G GrandMother: Ada Calthorpe

3G GrandFather: John Calthorpe

GrandMother: Elizabeth Wingfield (4G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Robert Wingfield (10G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert Wingfield (9G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Wingfield

5G GrandFather: Thomas Wingfield

4G GrandMother: Margaret Hastings (8G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Hugh Hastings 6th Baron Hastings (7G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Everingham

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Goushill (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert Goushill

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey, Earl Arundel (2G Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohun (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton (Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

Mother: Elizabeth Bruyn