GENERAL

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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 28 Jun 1491 Henry VIII King England and Ireland was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland (34) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (25) at Palace of Placentia

On 28 Jun 1491 Henry VIII King England and Ireland was created as Duke Cornwall

In 1494 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (2) was created 1st Duke York (3C 1494)

On 18 Feb 1504 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (12) was created as Prince Wales and Earl Chester (8C 1504). John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt (24) was created as Knight of the Bath. Richard Empson was knighted. [Henry Tudor created Prince of Wales]

On 21 Apr 1509 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (17) succeeded VIII King England and Ireland: Tudor

On 23 Jun 1509 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (17) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England were married at the Church of the Observant Friars.

On 24 Jun 1509 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (17) was crowned VIII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey. Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England was created Queen Consort England. Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (31) , Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, Earl Ormonde (32) and Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (66) attended. Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland (16) was knighted. Robert Dymoke (48) attended as the Kings's Champion. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (26) was created Knight of the Bath and served as Lord Sewer. [Coronation of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon].

Before Oct 1509 Richard Empson was imprisoned by Henry VIII King England and Ireland for constructive treason

On 01 Jan 1511 Henry Tudor Duke Cornwall was born to Henry VIII King England and Ireland (19) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England at Richmond Palace. Henry Tudor Duke Cornwall was appointed as Duke Cornwall. [Birth and Death of Prince Henry]

In Feb 1511 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (19) celebrated the birth of his son by holding a magnificent 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 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 Earl Shrewsbury, Earl Waterford (45) (commanded), Thomas Grey Marquess Dorset (36) , Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham, Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 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, 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

On 18 Feb 1516 Mary I King England and Ireland was born to Henry VIII King England and Ireland (24) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England at Palace of Placentia. Margaret Bourchier 1st Baron Bryan (48) was created 1st Baron Bryan. [Birth of Princess Mary]

On 15 Jun 1519 Henry Fitzroy Tudor 1st Duke was born to Henry VIII King England and Ireland (27) and Elizabeth "Bessie" Blount (17) at Augustinian Priory of St Lawrence

On Jun 1520 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (28) hosted Field of the Cloth of Gold at Balinghem. Thomas Grey 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, 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 organised. Jane Parker 2nd Viscount Rochford (15) attended.

On 17 May 1521 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (43) was executed at Tower Hill for no specific reason other than his having a significant amount of Plantagenet blood and was, therefore, considered a threat by Henry VIII King England and Ireland (29) . [Trial and Execution of the Duke of Buckingham]

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

On 19 Oct 1526 Catherine Willoughby 12th Baron Willoughby Eresby (7) ward of Henry VIII King England and Ireland (35)

In 1529 John Mundy Lord Mayor was knighted by Henry VIII King England and Ireland (37)

On 11 Nov 1530 Giles Alington was knighted by Henry VIII King England and Ireland (39) at Whitehall Palace

On Dec 1531 Rhys ap Gruffydd Deheubarth (23) was executed by Henry VIII King England and Ireland (40) for treason for purportedly for inscribing the name Fitz Uryan on his armour at City of London

On 01 Sep 1532 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England (31) was created 1st Marquess Pembroke with Henry VIII King England and Ireland (41) performing the investiture at Windsor Castle. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, Earl Ormonde (55) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (48) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (59) , Eleanor Paston (37) , Jean Dinteville, Edward Lee Archbishop York, John Stokesley Bishop London were present. Stephen Gardiner Bishop Winchester read the Patent of Creation [Anne Boleyn's Investiture as Marquess of Pembroke].

Around Nov 1532 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (41) met with Francis I King France at Calais. Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England (31) and Henry Howard (16) attended. [Henry and Anne Visit France]

In 1533 William Holles Lord Mayor (62) was knighted by Henry VIII King England and Ireland (41)

On 25 Jan 1533 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (41) and Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England (32) were married by Rowland Leigh Bishop Coventry and Lichfield at Whitehall Palace during the Marriage of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Thomas Heneage (53) and Henry Norreys (51) witnessed.

After 25 Jan 1533 Henry VIII King England and Ireland natural Elizabeth Browne

In Mar 1533 Parliament enacted the Statute in Restraint of Appeals by which Henry VIII King England and Ireland (41) forbade all appeals to the Pope in Rome on religious or other matters, making the King the final legal authority in all such matters in England, Wales, and other English possessions. Considered to be a cornerstone of the English Reformation.

On 23 May 1533 Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury declared the marriage of Henry VIII King England and Ireland (41) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England invalid. [Cranmer declares Henry and Catherine's Marriage Invalid]

On 07 Sep 1533 Elizabeth I King England and Ireland was born to Henry VIII King England and Ireland (42) and Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England (32)

On 03 Nov 1534 Parliament enacted the First Act of Supremacy by which Henry VIII King England and Ireland (43) and his heirs were declared to be Supreme Head of the Church of England. Henry had now abandoned Rome completely.

On 21 Aug 1535 Nicholas Poyntz (25) visited by Henry VIII King England and Ireland (44) and Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England (34) at Acton Court

In 1536 the North rose against religious policies of Henry VIII King England and Ireland (44) . Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon condemned the traitors. John Neville 3rd Baron Latimer Snape (42) was implicated. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (63) , Henry Howard (20) and Edmund Knyvet (28) undertook the suppression of the rebels. [Pilgrimage of Grace]

On 24 Jan 1536 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (44) held a tournament at the Palace of Placentia some two weeks after Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England died. Henry VIII King England and Ireland (44) was injured. Apparently badly causing him to suffer with a wound in his leg thereafter. It is reported the injury caused a change in Henry's character thereafter becoming increasingly despotic. [Henry VIII Tournament]

On 29 Jan 1536 Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England was buried at Chancel at a service for a Princess rather than Queen. Eleanor Brandon (17) was Chief Mourner. Henry VIII King England and Ireland (44) refused their daughter Henry VIII King England and Ireland (44) permission to attend. On the same day Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England (35) miscarried a boy; regarded as the start of Anne's demise. [Funeral of Catherine of Aragon]

On 20 May 1536 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (44) and Jane Seymour Queen Consort England (27) were betrothed the day after Anne Boleyn had been beheaded. [Betrothal of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour].

On 30 May 1536 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (44) and Jane Seymour Queen Consort England (27) were married at Whitehall Palace by Stephen Gardiner Bishop Winchester. Jane Seymour Queen Consort England (27) was appointed as Queen Consort England. [Marriage of Henry VII and Jane Seymour]

In Jan 1537 Bigod's Rebellion was a rebellion in Cumberland and Westmoreland against Henry VIII King England and Ireland (45) .

On 12 Oct 1537 Edward VI King England and Ireland was born to Henry VIII King England and Ireland (46) and Jane Seymour Queen Consort England (28) at Hampton Court Palace

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 06 Jan 1540 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (48) and Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England were married by Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury at Palace of Placentia during the Anne of Cleves Marriage

On 06 Jan 1540 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (48) 's marriage to Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England was annulled. Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon arranged. [Anne of Cleves Annulment]

On 10 Mar 1540 Thomas Jermyn (58) was knighted by Henry VIII King England and Ireland (48)

On 28 Apr 1540 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (48) and Catherine Howard Queen Consort England (17) were married at Oatlands Palace. Catherine Howard Queen Consort England (17) was appointed as Queen Consort England. [Marriage of Catherine Howard]

On 01 Nov 1541 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (50) received a warrant for Catherine's arrest from Archbishop Cranmer at Chapel Royal. [Catherine Howard Trial]

In 1542 Hugh "The Elder" Cholmondeley (29) was knighted by Henry VIII King England and Ireland (50)

On 12 Jul 1543 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (52) and Catherine Parr Queen Consort England (30) were married at Hampton Court Palace. Catherine Parr Queen Consort England (30) was crowned as Queen Consort England. Margaret Douglas attended. [Marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine Parr]

On 24 Apr 1545 Henry Wriothesley 2nd Earl Southampton was christened at St Andrew's Church. The godparents were Henry VIII King England and Ireland (53) , Mary I King England and Ireland (29) and Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (61) . [Christening of Henry Wriothesley]

On 21 May 1545 Robert Townshend was knighted by Henry VIII King England and Ireland (53) at Hampton Court Palace

On 30 Dec 1546 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (55) made his last revision to his will signed using the Dry Stamp that was used increasingly commonly. The will confirmed the succession as Edward VI King England and Ireland (9) , Mary I King England and Ireland (30) and Elizabeth I King England and Ireland (13) . The will appointed sixteen executors: , Anthony Browne (46) , Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury, Anthony Denny (45) , John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland (42) , William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke (45) , Edward Montagu (61) , Edward North 1st Baron North (50) , William Paget 1st Baron Paget Beaudasert (40) , William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester (63) , John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (61) , Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset (46) , Cuthbert Tunstall Bishop Durham, Edward Wotton, Nicholas Wotton and Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton (41) .

On 28 Jan 1547 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (55) died at Whitehall Palace during the Death of Henry VIII

On 16 Feb 1547 Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton (41) was created 1st Earl Southampton (2C 1547) in accordance with Henry VIII King England and Ireland (55) 's will for which he was nominated executor.

On 16 Feb 1547 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (55) was buried in the Henry VIII Vault. John Gage Lord Chamberlain (67) attended. [Funeral of King Henry VIII]

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)

2G GrandFather: Owen Tudor

3G GrandFather: Maredudd Tudor

4G GrandFather: Tudur ap Goronwy Tudor

5G GrandFather: Goronwy ap Tudur Hen Tudor

5G GrandMother: Gwerfyl verch Madog Hendwr

4G GrandMother: Marged verch Tomos Unknown

2G GrandMother: Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Charles V King France (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: John "The Good" II King France (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Bonne Luxembourg (7G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joanna Bourbon (3G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Peter Bourbon Duke Bourbon (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Isabella Valois (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandMother: Isabeau Wittelsbach (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Stephen "Magnificient, Fop" Wittelsbach III Duke Bavaria (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Stephen Wittelsbach II Duke Bavaria (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Elisabeth Barcelona (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Taddea Visconti

5G GrandFather: Bernabò Visconti

5G GrandMother: Beatrice Scala

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

2G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, Marquess Dorset (Grandson 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

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

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

5G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

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

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

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp (7G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

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

4G GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Sibyl Pateshull

4G GrandMother: Joanne Clopton

3G GrandMother: Edith Stourton (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John Stourton

4G GrandMother: Jane Basset (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Ralph Basset 3rd Baron Basset Drayton (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G 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)

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, 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