BIOGRAPHY OF ARTHUR TUDOR PRINCE WALES 1486-1502

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: TUDOR

Descent English Royalty: Son Henry VII King England and Ireland

Descent French Royalty: 2G Grandson Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France

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

EVENTS

On 20 Sep 1486 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland (29) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (20) at Winchester Cathedral

On 20 Sep 1486 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales was created as Duke Cornwall

On 24 Sep 1486 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales was christened at Winchester Cathedral. Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville (71) held held the child. His godparents included Thomas King Mann (51) , William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel (68) , John Vere 13th Earl Oxford (44) , Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel (36) , Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England (49) and Cecily York (17) . Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers (33) was present. (Christening of Arthur Prince of Wales).

On 29 Nov 1489 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales (3) was appointed as Knight of the Bath

On 29 Nov 1489 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales (3) was created as Earl Chester (7C 1489)

On 27 Feb 1490 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales (3) was appointed as Prince Wales at Westminster Palace during the Arthur Tudor created Prince of Wales

On 08 May 1491 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales (4) was appointed 240th Knight Garter: Henry VII at St George's Chapel

On 28 Nov 1499 Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick (24) was executed at Tower Hill. Documentation held in Spain apparently describes Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England (14) 's parents Ferdinand II King Aragon (47) and Isabella Trastámara Queen Castile (48) expressing concern that Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick (24) was a potential claimant to throne, and being reluctant for their daughter Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England (14) to marry Arthur Tudor Prince Wales (13) whilst their was a threat to Arthur Tudor Prince Wales (13) 's accession causing Henry VII King England and Ireland (42) to use Perkin Warbreck's attempted escape with Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick (24) as a means to an end. [Execution of Perkin Warbreck and Edward Earl of Warwick]

On 14 Nov 1501 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales (15) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England (16) were married at St Paul's Cathedral by Henry Deane Archbishop Canterbury assisted by William Warham Archbishop Canterbury (51) and a further eighteen bishops. Cecily York (32) bore the train, Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (24) was Chief Answerer. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (18) and Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (23) attended. [Marriage of Arthur Tudor and Catherine of Aragon]

After 1502. Chantry of Arthur Tudor Prince Wales. [Prince Arthur's Chantry]

On 02 Apr 1502 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales (15) died at Ludlow Castle. [Death of Prince Arthur]

After 02 Apr 1502 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales was buried at Prince Arthur's Chantry. William Smyth Bishop Lincoln presided. George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford received Arthur's Coat of Arms, Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent received Arthur's shield, John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Powis received Arthur's sword, pommel forwards. Gruffydd ap Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth carried Prince Arthur's banner. Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare rode as the Man at Arms, Arthur's courser, in Arthur's full armour, carrying Arthur's poleaxe, pointed down, through the Nave of Worcester to the Altar where he was stripped of Arthur's clothes. [Death of Prince Arthur]

On 23 Apr 1502 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales's funeral was held at St Laurence's Church presided over by William Smyth Bishop Lincoln (42) . George Grey 2nd Earl Kent (48) , George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford (34) , Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent (21) , John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Powis (17) and Richard Pole (40) attended. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (59) was Chief Mourner. Edward Howard (26) and Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (19) carried The Canopy. [Death of Prince Arthur]

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry VII King England and Ireland (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond (6G Grandson Henry III King England)

1G GrandFather: Owen Tudor

2G GrandFather: Maredudd Tudor

3G GrandFather: Tudur ap Goronwy Tudor

4G GrandFather: Goronwy ap Tudur Hen Tudor

4G GrandMother: Gwerfyl verch Madog Hendwr

3G GrandMother: Marged verch Tomos Unknown

1G GrandMother: Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Charles V King France (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John "The Good" II King France (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Bonne Luxembourg (7G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Joanna Bourbon (3G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Peter Bourbon Duke Bourbon (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Valois (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandMother: Isabeau Wittelsbach (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Stephen "Magnificient, Fop" Wittelsbach III Duke Bavaria (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Stephen Wittelsbach II Duke Bavaria (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Elisabeth Barcelona (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Taddea Visconti

4G GrandFather: Bernabò Visconti

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Scala

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

1G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset (Grandson 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

2G GrandMother: Margaret 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)

1G GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp (7G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 3rd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Sibyl Pateshull

3G GrandMother: Joanne Clopton

2G GrandMother: Edith Stourton (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: John Stourton

3G GrandMother: Jane Basset (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Basset 3rd Baron Basset Drayton (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

Mother: Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (Daughter Edward IV King England)

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

1G GrandFather: Richard York Prince Wales (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge (Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York (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: Isabella of Castile (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Peter "Cruel" I King Castile (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Maria Padilla

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

3G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 4th Earl March, 6th Earl Ulster (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 3rd Earl March, 5th Earl Ulster (6G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Philippa Plantagenet 5th Countess Ulster (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

1G GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville (1G Granddaughter 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

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

1G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

2G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke

3G GrandFather: John Woodville

2G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

3G GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

3G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

4G GrandFather: John Beauchamp

1G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

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

4G GrandFather: Guy Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol, I Count Ligny (8G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Mathilde Châtillon (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

2G GrandMother: Margherita Baux (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria

3G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Nicholas Orsini Count (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Jeanne Sabran