BIOGRAPHY OF CHARLES BRANDON 1ST DUKE SUFFOLK 1484-1545

GENERAL

Descent French Royalty: 10G Grandson Louis VII King Franks

EVENTS

Around 1484 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 was born to William Brandon 1456-1485 (28) and Elizabeth Bruyn -1494

In 1507 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (23) escorted Margaret Neville 1466-1528 (41)

In 1507 Anne Brandon 1507-1557 was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (23) and Anne Browne

Before 07 Feb 1507 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 and Margaret Neville 1466-1528 were marriedFourth Cousin Once Removed

In 1508 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (24) married secretly Anne Browne at Stepney, City of London

After 1508 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 and Anne Browne were married at St Michael's Church, Cornhill, City of LondonFifth Cousin

In 1510 Mary Brandon 1510-1542 was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (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 1484-1545 (27) , Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (34) , Richard Grey, Leonard Grey 1st Viscount Grane 1479-1541 (32) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (38) , Edmund Howard 1478-1539 (33) and Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire 1479-1523 (32) .

In 1513 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (29) was betrothed to Elizabeth Grey 5th Baroness Lisle 1505-1519 (7)

In 1513 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (29) was created 1st Viscount Lisle (3C 1513) in reogniftion of his betrothal to Elizabeth Grey 5th Baroness Lisle 1505-1519 (7) .

In 1513 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (29) was appointed 273rd Knight Garter: Henry VIII

In 1514 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (30) was created 1st Duke Suffolk (2C 1514)

On May 1515 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (31) and Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 (19) were marriedFifth Cousin

In 1516 Edmund Knyvet 1508-1551 (8) wardship was sold to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (32) for £400.

On 11 Mar 1516 Henry Brandon 1516-1522 was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (32) and Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 (19)

On 16 Jul 1517 Frances Brandon 1517-1559 was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (33) and Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 (21)

In 1519 Eleanor Brandon 1519-1547 was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (35) and Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 (22)

Around 1523 Henry Brandon 1523-1534 was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (39) and Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 (26)

On 18 Jun 1525 Henry Fitzroy Tudor 1st Duke 1519-1536 (6) was created 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, 1st Earl Lincoln (7C 1525) during the Knighting of Henry Fitzroy at Bridewell Palace, City of London by his father Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (33) . Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland 1493-1542 (32) was created 1st Earl Cumberland, Warden of the West Marches and Governor Carlisle Castle. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (29) was created 1st Marquess Exeter (1C 1525). Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (33) was created 1st Earl Rutland (3C 1525). Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527 (47) carried the Sword of State. Thomas More 1478-1535 (47) read the patents of nobility. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (41) , Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (47) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (52) , William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 (49) and John Vere 14th Earl Oxford 1499-1526 (25) attended.

On 01 Mar 1528 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (36) sold the wardship of Catherine Willoughby 12th Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1519-1580 (8) to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (44) who subsequently married her.

On 01 Sep 1532 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England 1501-1536 (31) was created 1st Marquess Pembroke with Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (41) performing the investiture at Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (55) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (48) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (59) , Eleanor Paston 1495-1551 (37) , Jean Dinteville, Edward Lee Archbishop York 1482-1544 (50) , John Stokesley Bishop London 1475-1539 (57) were present. Stephen Gardiner Bishop Winchester 1483-1555 (49) read the Patent of Creation .

On 07 Sep 1533 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (49) and Catherine Willoughby 12th Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1519-1580 (14) were married

On 10 Sep 1533 the future Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 was christened at the Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent. Gertrude Blount 1503-1558 (29) , Walter Blount, Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (44) and Margaret Wotton 1487-1535 (46) were Godparents. Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu -1540 carried the covered gilt basin. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (49) escorted the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (16) carried the Salt. Elizabeth Stafford 1497-1558 (36) carried the Chrisom. Agnes Tilney 1477-1545 (56) carried Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (37) carried a taper of virgin wax.

On 18 Sep 1535 Henry Brandon 2nd Duke Suffolk 1535-1551 was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (51) and Catherine Willoughby 12th Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1519-1580 (16)

On 02 May 1536 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England 1501-1536 (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 1502-1565 (34) was the principal witness. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (52) , Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln 1512-1585 (24) , Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1515-1541 (21) , George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (49) , Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (44) , John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt 1480-1562 (56) , Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (38) , Henry Parker 11th Baron Marshal, 10th Baron Morley 1476-1556 (60) , Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby 1509-1572 (26) , Thomas Stanley 2nd Baron Monteagle 1507-1560 (28) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (65) , Thomas Wentworth 1st Baron Wentworth 1501-1551 (35) , Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester 1496-1549 (40) , Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527, Thomas Burgh 7th Baron Cobham Sternborough, 5th Baron Strabolgi, 1st Baron Burgh 1488-1550 (48) , Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (40) , William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 (60) , Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (24) , Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (48) , Edward Powers Lord Powers, William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne 1470-1540 (66) , Thomas Ware, Andrew Windsor 1st Baron Windsor 1467-1543 (69) and George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham 1497-1558 (39) were jurors at King's Hall, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (63) was appointed Lord High Steward and presided. Henry Howard 1516-1547 (20) attended. Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu 1492-1539 (44) was one of the judges. .

On 19 May 1536 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England 1501-1536 (35) was beheaded at Tower Green, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London witnessed by Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (52) , Catherine Carey 1524-1569 (12) and Henry Fitzroy Tudor 1st Duke 1519-1536 (16) . The first, and only, execution of a Queen Consort. .

On 02 Jul 1536 three weddings between the Neville, and Manners and Vere families, were celebrated at one mass at Holywell, Shoreditch, Hackney, Greater London. Those present included Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (48) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (63) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (52) , Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (19) , Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (40) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (65) and Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (38)

In 1537 Charles Brandon 3rd Duke Suffolk 1537-1551 was born to Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (53) and Catherine Willoughby 12th Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1519-1580 (17)

On 15 Oct 1537 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 was christened by John Stokesley Bishop London 1475-1539 (62) at the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, Surrey. Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (48) performed the Baptismal Rites, and was appointed Godfather. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (64) and Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (21) were Godparents. Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu -1540 carried the Salt. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (53) was Godfather and supported the Marchioness of Exeter. Richard Long 1494-1546 (43) was knighted. Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 (52) , Philip Boteler 1492-1545 (44) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (66) and John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 (57) attended. Mary Scrope 1476-1548 (61) carried Lady Mary's train. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (54) carried a covered basin. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (54) carried the canopy. Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (37) helped his young niece the future Elizabeth I to carry the Crisom. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (41) supported his wife Gertrude Blount 1503-1558 (33) to carry the child. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (60) bore a taper of virgin wax. William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 (61) carried the train of the Prince's robe. The future Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (4) carried the Chrisom. Christopher Barker -1550 proclaimed the Prince's titles. Arthur Hopton 1489-1555 (48) attended. .

On 12 Nov 1537 Jane Seymour Queen Consort England 1509-1537 was buried at Henry VIII Vault, Quire, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire. Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (21) was Chief Mourner. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (60) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (53) , John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 (58) , Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (20) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (64) , Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (45) , Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (39) , Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (54) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (66) and Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (41) attended.

On 30 Jan 1540 Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England 1515-1557 (24) arrived at Blackheath, Greenwich, Kent. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (23) carried the Sword of State. William Holles Lord Mayor 1471-1542 (69) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (56) , Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (57) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (69) , John Vere 16th Earl Oxford 1516-1562 (24) and Catherine Willoughby 12th Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1519-1580 (20) were present.

On 24 Apr 1545 Henry Wriothesley 2nd Earl Southampton 1545-1581 was christened at St Andrew's Church, Holborn, Greater London. The godparents were Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (53) , Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (29) and Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (61) .

On 22 Aug 1545 Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (61) died

ANCESTRY

Father: William Brandon 1456-1485

GrandFather: William Brandon 1425-1491

1G GrandFather: Robert Brandon 1410-1485

1G GrandMother: Ada Calthorpe 1415-1439

2G GrandFather: John Calthorpe 1389-1421

GrandMother: Elizabeth Wingfield -1497

1G GrandFather: Robert Wingfield 1403-1454

2G GrandFather: Robert Wingfield 1378-1409

3G GrandFather: John Wingfield 1345-1389

4G GrandFather: Thomas Wingfield 1328-

3G GrandMother: Margaret Hastings 1355-1386

4G GrandFather: Hugh Hastings 6th Baron Hastings 1336-1369

4G GrandMother: Margaret Everingham

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Goushill 1402-

2G GrandFather: Robert Goushill

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzalan 1366-1425

3G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey, 11th Earl Arundel 1346-1397

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet 1318-1372

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohun 1350-1385

4G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton 1309-1361

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere 1313-1356

Mother: Elizabeth Bruyn -1494