GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 9G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Descent French Royalty: 12G Grandson Henry I King France

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

EVENTS

Around 1471 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford was born to John Vere (38) and Alice Colbroke

Before 04 Nov 1498 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford and Christian Foderingay were married

Before 1512 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford and Elizabeth Trussell were married

Around 1512 Elizabeth Vere was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (41) and Elizabeth Trussell

On 16 Aug 1513 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (22) fought at Thérouanne during the Battle of the Spurs. Henry's army included George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford (45) (commanded), Thomas Grey his father 2nd Marquess Dorset (36) , Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham, Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (42) and Anthony Wingfield (25) . John "Tilbury Jack" Arundell (18) , William Compton (31) , John Hussey 1st Baron Hussey Sleaford (48) and William Hussey (40) was knighted by Henry VII King England and Ireland (56) . Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West (56) and Andrew Windsor 1st Baron Windsor was created as Knight Banneret.

On 25 Sep 1513 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (42) was knighted by Henry VIII King England and Ireland (22) at Tournai

In 1516 John Vere 16th Earl Oxford was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (45) and Elizabeth Trussell

Around 1517 Frances Vere was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (46) and Elizabeth Trussell at Suffolk

Around 1520 Robert Vere was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (49) and Elizabeth Trussell

On Jun 1520 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (28) hosted Field of the Cloth of Gold at Balinghem. Thomas Grey his father 2nd Marquess Dorset (42) carried the Sword of State. John Stokesley Bishop London attended as Henry VIII's chaplain. Edmund Braye 1st Baron Braye, Gruffydd ap Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth (42) , Anthony Poyntz (40) , William Coffin, William "Great" Courtenay (43) , Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (37) , William Paston (41) , William Denys, Richard Cecil (25) , William Parr 1st Baron Parr Horton (37) , Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland (22) , John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt (40) , Henry Guildford (31) , Marmaduke Constable (40) , William Compton (38) , William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy (42) , Thomas Cheney (35) , Henry Willoughby (69) , John Rodney (59) , John Marney 2nd Baron Marney, William Sidney (38) , John Vere 14th Earl Oxford (20) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (49) , Edmund Walsingham (40) , Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West (63) , Robert Willoughby 2nd Baron Willoughby Broke, 10th Baron Latimer (48) , Anthony Wingfield (32) and Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham attended. William Carey (20) jousted. Margaret Dymoke (20) attended. William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne orgainised. Jane Parker 2nd Viscount Rochford (15) attended.

Around 1522 Anne Vere was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (51) and Elizabeth Trussell

On May 1522 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (30) met with Charles Habsburg-Spain V Holy Roman Emperor at Dover. William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy (44) , William Compton (40) , John Marney 2nd Baron Marney and John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (51) were present. Henry VIII Meeting with Charles V Holy Roman Emperor

On 14 Jul 1526 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (55) succeeded 15th Earl Oxford (2C 1141)

On 19 Dec 1526 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (55) was appointed as Lord Great Chamberlain

On 21 Oct 1527 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (56) was appointed 293rd Knight Garter: Henry VIII

Before 22 Mar 1531 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford was appointed as Privy Council

On 01 Jun 1533 the six months pregnant Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England (32) was crowned Queen Consort England by Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury at Westminster Abbey. John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (62) bore the Crown. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (16) carried the Salt. Margaret Wotton rode in the procession. William Coffin was appointed as Master of the Horse. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (50) served as Lord Sewer. Henry Parker (19) and William Coffin were knighted. Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley (28) and Thomas Stanley 2nd Baron Monteagle (26) were created Knight of the Bath. [Coronation of Anne Boleyn]

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, 10th 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 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]

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, 3rd 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, 1st 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, 1st 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]

In Nov 1538 the Exeter Conspiracy was an attempt to overthrow Henry VIII King England and Ireland (47) and replace him with Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (42) . Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon presided. John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (67) sat in judgement. Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland (23) was juror.

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 21 Mar 1540 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (69) died

Aubrey Vere was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford and Elizabeth Trussell

Geoffrey Vere was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford and Elizabeth Trussell

ANCESTRY

Father: John Vere (8G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandFather: Robert Vere (7G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford (6G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Aubrey Vere 10th Earl Oxford (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John Vere 7th Earl Oxford

5G GrandFather: Alphonse Vere

5G GrandMother: Jane Foliot

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

5G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

5G GrandMother: Margaret Clare (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Alice Fitzwalter

2G GrandMother: Alice Sergeaux

GrandMother: Joan Courtenay

Mother: Alice Colbroke