GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: Grandson Edward IV King England

Descent French Royalty: 6G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

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

EVENTS

Around 1496 Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter was born to William Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (21) and Catherine York (16)

In Feb 1511 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (19) celebrated the birth of his son by holding a magnificient tournament at Westminster. The challengers included Henry VIII King England and Ireland (19) who fought as Cuere Loyall, Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (15) as Bon Vouloir, Edward Neville (40) as Joyeulx Penser, Thomas Knyvet (26) as Valiant Desyr and Thomas Tyrrell. [Birth and Death of Prince Henry]

On 09 Jun 1511 Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (15) succeeded 2nd Earl Devon (4C 1511)

After Jun 1515 Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter and Elizabeth Grey her father 5th Baron Lisle were married

On 25 Oct 1519 Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (23) and Gertrude Blount (15) were married

In 1521 Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (25) was appointed 278th Knight Garter: Henry VIII

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 his father 2nd Marquess Dorset (47) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (52) , William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel (49) and John Vere 14th Earl Oxford (25) attended.

Before 1527 Henry Courtenay was born to Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter and Gertrude Blount

Around 1527 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon was born to Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (31) and Gertrude Blount (23)

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, 3rd 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 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 09 Jan 1539 Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu (47) and Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (43) were beheaded at Tower Hill. [Exeter Conspiracy]

ANCESTRY

Father: William Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward Courtenay (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Bohun (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Margaret Carminow

Mother: Catherine York (Daughter Edward IV King England)

GrandFather: Edward IV King England (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard York 3rd Duke York (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge (Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York (Son Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

5G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Ivrea (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Peter "Cruel" I King Castile (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Maria Padilla

3G GrandMother: Anne Mortimer (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 4th Earl March, 6th Earl Ulster (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 3rd Earl March, 5th Earl Ulster (6G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Philippa Plantagenet 5th Earl Ulster (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Alice Audley (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Percy (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

5G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

5G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England (6G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

3G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke

4G GrandFather: John Woodville

3G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

4G GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

4G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

5G GrandFather: John Beauchamp

2G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Luxembourg (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Guy Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol, I Count Ligny (8G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Mathilde Châtillon (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

3G GrandMother: Margherita Baux (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria

4G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Nicholas Orsini Count (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Jeanne Sabran