BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM FITZALAN 18TH EARL ARUNDEL 1476-1544

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: FITZALAN

Descent English Royalty: 4G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 7G Grandson Philip "Bold" III King France

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

EVENTS

In 1476 William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel was born to Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel (26) and Margaret Woodville

After 1501 William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel and Elizabeth Willoughby were married

On 15 Feb 1510 William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel (34) and Anne Percy (24) were married

On 23 Apr 1512 Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel was born to William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel (36) and Anne Percy (26)

On 25 Oct 1524 William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel (48) succeeded 18th Earl Arundel (Sussex), 8th Baron Maltravers (1C 1330), 8th Baron Arundel (1C 1377)

In 1525 William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel (49) was appointed 285th 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 (47) read the patents of nobility. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (41) , Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (47) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (52) , William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel (49) and John Vere 14th Earl Oxford (25) attended.

In 1526 William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel (50) was appointed as Lord Chamberlain

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, 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 (48) , Edward Powers Lord Powers, William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne (66) , Thomas Ware, Andrew Windsor 1st Baron Windsor (69) 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 15 Oct 1537 Edward VI King England and Ireland was christened by John Stokesley Bishop London (62) at the Chapel Royal. Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury (48) performed the Baptismal Rites, and was appointed Godfather. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (64) and Mary Tudor I Queen 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. Richard Long (43) was knighted. Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex (52) , Philip Boteler (44) , 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 Tudor I Queen England and Ireland (4) carried the Chrisom. Christopher Barker proclaimed the Prince's titles. [Christening Edward VI].

On 23 Jan 1544 William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel (68) died

After 23 Jan 1544 William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel was buried at Arundel Castle

ANCESTRY

Father: Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandFather: William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: John Fitzalan 13th Earl Arundel (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: John Fitzalan 2nd Baron Maltravers, 2nd Baron Arundel (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: John Fitzalan 1st Baron Maltravers, 1st Baron Arundel (2G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Maltravers 2nd Baroness Maltravers (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Maltravers (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Gwenllian Unknown

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

3G GrandFather: Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

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

4G GrandMother: Anne Ferrers (6G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Burghesh 3rd Baroness Burghesh (6G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Cecily Weyland

1G GrandMother: Eleanor Berkeley (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: John Berkeley (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Eva Zouche

3G GrandMother: Katherine Clivedon

4G GrandFather: John Clivedon

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bettershorne

GrandMother: Joan Neville (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

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

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

4G GrandMother: Alice Audley (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Maud Percy (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

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

2G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

4G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

4G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

1G GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, 3rd Baron Monthermer

4G GrandMother: Margaret Monthermer 3rd Baroness Monthermer (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Maud Francis

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

3G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princessss Wales (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

Mother: Margaret Woodville (6G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

1G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke

2G GrandFather: John Woodville

1G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

2G GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

2G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

3G GrandFather: John Beauchamp

4G GrandFather: Hugh Beauchamp

4G GrandMother: Idonea Lisle

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

1G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: John Luxembourg (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Guy Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol, I Count Ligny (8G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Luxembourg (7G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alix Dampierre

3G GrandMother: Mathilde Chatillon (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Jean Chatillon Count Saint-Pol (1G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Jeanne Fiennes (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

1G GrandMother: Margherita Baux (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria

2G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

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

4G GrandFather: Roberto Orsini Count (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Sueva del Balzo

3G GrandMother: Jeanne Sabran