May 1536-1540-Jane Seymour, Catholic Rebellions

Betrothal of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour

On 20 May 1536 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44) and Jane Seymour Queen Consort England 1509-1537 (27) were betrothed the day after Anne Boleyn had been beheaded. .

Marriage of Henry VII and Jane Seymour

On 30 May 1536 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44) and Jane Seymour Queen Consort England 1509-1537 (27) were married at Whitehall Palace, Westminster by Stephen Gardiner Bishop Winchester 1483-1555 (53) . Jane Seymour Queen Consort England 1509-1537 (27) was appointed as Queen Consort England.

Neville Triple Wedding

On 02 Jul 1536 three weddings between the Neville, and Manners and Vere families, were celebrated at one mass at Holywell, Shoreditch, Hackney, Greater London. Those present included Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (48) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (63) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (52) , Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (19) , Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (40) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (65) and Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (38)

On 02 Jul 1536 Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland 1525-1563 (11) and Anne Manners 1527-1549 (9) were married. Half Fourth Cousin Once Removed

On 02 Jul 1536 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (9) and Margaret Neville -1559 were married. Half Fourth Cousin

On 02 Jul 1536 John Vere 16th Earl Oxford 1516-1562 (20) and Dorothy Neville -1546 were married.

Pilgrimage of Grace

In 1536 the North rose against religious policies of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44) . Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (48) condemned the traitors. John Neville 3rd Baron Latimer Snape 1493-1543 (42) was implicated. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (63) , Henry Howard 1516-1547 (20) and Edmund Knyvet 1508-1551 (28) undertook the suppression of the rebels.

On 02 Jun 1537 George Lumley -1537 was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London. Francis Bigod 1507-1537 (29) hanged at Tyburn, Middlesex. Robert Constable 1478-1537 (59) was executed at Kingston upon Hull, East Riding, Yorkshire.

Before 30 Jun 1537 Thomas Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Darcy Templehurst 1467-1537 convicted of High Treason during the Pilgrimage of Grace

On 28 Jul 1540 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1503-1540 (37) was beheaded during the Pilgrimage of Grace

Bigod's Rebellion

In 1537 John Hussey 1st Baron Hussey Sleaford 1465-1537 (72) was beheaded at Lincoln, Lincolnshire during the Bigod's Rebellion

In Jan 1537 Bigod's Rebellion was a rebellion in Cumberland and Westmoreland against Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (45) .

On 25 May 1537 Margaret Stafford 1511-1537 (26) burned at the stake at Smithfield, Faringdon Without, City of London.

On 02 Jun 1537 Thomas Percy 1504-1537 (33) hanged, drawn and quartered. John Bulmer -1537 and Ralph Bulmer -1537 hanged. Both at Tyburn, Middlesex.

On 30 Jun 1537 Thomas Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Darcy Templehurst 1467-1537 (70) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London.

On 12 Jul 1537 Robert Aske 1500-1537 (37) hanged at York, Yorkshire. George Lumley -1537, William Lumley -1537 and Nicholas Tempest -1537 hanged at Tyburn, Middlesex. Thomas Moigne -1537 hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn, Middlesex.

Execution of the Fitzgeralds

On 03 Feb 1537 the six Fitzgeralds, nephew and five uncles, all brothers, Thomas "Silken" Fitzgerald 10th Earl Kildare 1513-1537 (24) , James Fitzgerald 1496-1537 (41) , Oliver Fitzgerald 1496-1537 (41) , Richard Fitzgerald -1537, John Fitzgerald -1537 and Walter Fitzgerald 1496-1537 (41) were executed at Tyburn, Middlesex.

Christening Edward VI

On 15 Oct 1537 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 was christened by John Stokesley Bishop London 1475-1539 (62) at the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, Surrey. Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (48) performed the Baptismal Rites, and was appointed Godfather. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (64) and Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (21) were Godparents. Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu -1540 carried the Salt. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (53) was Godfather and supported the Marchioness of Exeter. Richard Long 1494-1546 (43) was knighted. Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 (52) , Philip Boteler 1492-1545 (44) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (66) and John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 (57) attended. Mary Scrope 1476-1548 (61) carried Lady Mary's train. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (54) carried a covered basin. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (54) carried the canopy. Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (37) helped his young niece the future Elizabeth I to carry the Crisom. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (41) supported his wife Gertrude Blount Countess Devon 1503-1558 (33) to carry the child. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (60) bore a taper of virgin wax. William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 (61) carried the train of the Prince's robe. The future Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (4) carried the Chrisom. Christopher Barker -1550 proclaimed the Prince's titles. Arthur Hopton 1489-1555 (48) attended. .

On 15 Oct 1537 Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (37) was created 1st Earl Hertford (2C 1537), 1st Viscount Beauchamp at the Christening Edward VI.

On 15 Oct 1537 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 was created as Duke Cornwall, Earl Chester (9C 1537) at Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, Surrey

On 15 Oct 1537 Nicholas Carew Master 1496-1539 (41) , Francis Bryan, Anthony Browne 1500-1548 (37) and John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555 (52) surrounded the font at Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, Surrey

On 15 Oct 1537 Henry Knyvet 1510-1547 (27) , Edward Neville Master 1471-1538 (66) , Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley 1508-1549 (29) , Richard Long 1494-1546 (43) and John Wallop 1490-1551 (47) carried the canopy.

Death of Jane Seymour

On 24 Oct 1537 Jane Seymour Queen Consort England 1509-1537 (28) died at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, Surrey at two in the morning as a result of complications arising childbirth.

Funeral of Jane Seymour

On 12 Nov 1537 Jane Seymour Queen Consort England 1509-1537 was buried at Henry VIII Vault, Quire, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire. Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (21) was Chief Mourner. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (60) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (53) , John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 (58) , Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (20) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (64) , Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (45) , Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (39) , Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (54) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (66) and Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (41) attended.

Exeter Conspiracy

In Nov 1538 the Exeter Conspiracy was an attempt to overthrow Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (47) and replace him with Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (42) . Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (50) presided. John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (67) sat in judgement. Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1515-1541 (23) was juror.

On Nov 1538 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon 1527-1556 (11) and Gertrude Blount Countess Devon 1503-1558 (34) were imprisoned at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London.

On 08 Dec 1538 Edward Neville Master 1471-1538 (67) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London.

In Jan 1539 Cardinal Reginald Pole 1500-1558 (38) was attainted in absentia.

On 09 Jan 1539 Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu 1492-1539 (47) and Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (43) were beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London.

On 03 Mar 1539 Nicholas Carew Master 1496-1539 (43) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London.

On 27 May 1541 Margaret York 8th Countess Salisbury 1473-1541 (67) was executed at Tower Green, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London.