1540-1549-Anne of Cleves, Catherine Parr

03 Jan 1540 Anne of Cleves Arrival at London (Blackheath, Greenwich, Kent)

On 30 Jan 1540 Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England 1515-1557 (24) arrived at Blackheath, Greenwich, Kent. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (23) carried the Sword of State. William Holles Lord Mayor 1471-1542 (69), Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (56), Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (57), John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (69), John Vere 16th Earl Oxford 1516-1562 (24) and Catherine Willoughby 12th Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1519-1580 (20)

06 Jan 1540 Anne of Cleves Marriage (Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent)

On 06 Jan 1540 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (48) and Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England 1515-1557 (24) were married by Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (50) at Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent during the Anne of Cleves Marriage

09 Jul 1540 Anne of Cleves Annulment

On 06 Jan 1540 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (48)'s marriage to Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England 1515-1557 (24) was annulled. Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (52)

01 May 1540 May Day Jousting (Westminster)

On 01 May 1540 a tournament was held at Westminster. Gregory Cromwell 1st Baron Cromwell Oakham 1520-1551 (20), Thomas Poynings 1st Baron Poynings 1512-1545 (28), Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley 1508-1549 (32), John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (36), Richard Cromwell 1495-1544 (45) and George Carew 1503-1545 (36)

Catherine Howard

28 Jul 1540 Execution of Thomas Cromwell (Tower Hill, City of London)

On 28 Jul 1540 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 (55) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London

28 Jul 1540 Marriage of Catherine Howard (Oatlands Palace, Surrey)

On 28 Apr 1540 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (48) and Catherine Howard Queen Consort England 1523-1542 (17) were married at Oatlands Palace, Surrey. Catherine Howard Queen Consort England 1523-1542 (17) was appointed as Queen Consort England

27 June 1541 Trial of Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre

On 20 Jun 1541 Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1515-1541 (26) was tried for the murder of John Busbrig, servant of Nicholas Pelham 1517-1560 (24) on whose land they were poaching. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (68) was appointed as Lord High Steward

On 29 Jun 1541 Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1515-1541 (26) hanged at Tyburn, Middlesex

07 Nov 1541 Catherine Howard Trial (Winchester Palace, Southwark, Surrey)

On 01 Nov 1541 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (50) received a warrant for Catherine's arrest from Archbishop Cranmer at Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, Surrey

On 07 Nov 1541 Catherine Howard Queen Consort England 1523-1542 (18) interrogated by Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (52) and John Gresham Lord Mayor 1495-1556 (46) at Winchester Palace, Southwark, Surrey

10 Dec 1541 Catherine Howard Tyburn Executions (Tyburn, Middlesex)

On 10 Dec 1541 Francis Dereham 1513-1541 (28) was hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn, Middlesex. Thomas Culpepper 1514-1541 (27) was beheaded

13 Feb 1542 Catherine Howard Tower of London Executions (Tower Green, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London)

On 13 Feb 1542 Catherine Howard Queen Consort England 1523-1542 (19) and Jane Parker 2nd Viscountess Rochford 1505-1542 (37) were beheaded at Tower Green, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London. Henry Howard 1516-1547 (26)

25 Nov 1542 Battle of Solway Moss (Solway Moss, Cumberland)

On 25 Nov 1542 Thomas Wharton 1st Baron Wharton 1495-1568 (47) commanded the English forces at Battle of Solway Moss at Solway Moss, Cumberland. John Thynne 1515-1580 (27) fought. Of the Scottish army Malcolm Fleming 3rd Lord Fleming 1494-1547 (48), Gilbert Kennedy 3rd Earl Cassilis 1515-1558 (27) and Laurence Oliphant 3rd Lord Oliphant -1566 fought.

In 1544 Thomas Wharton 1st Baron Wharton 1495-1568 (49) was created 1st Baron Wharton for his success at the Battle of Solway Moss.

Catherine Parr

Marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine Parr

On 12 Jul 1543 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (52) and Catherine Parr Queen Consort England 1512-1548 (30) were married at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, Surrey. Catherine Parr Queen Consort England 1512-1548 (30) was crowned as Queen Consort England. Margaret Douglas 1515-1578 (27)

1543 Rough Wooing

In 1543 Nicholas Poyntz 1510-1556 (33) was captain of the warship Great Galley during the Rough Wooing

1544 Capture of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, Scotland)

In 1544 Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln 1512-1585 (32) was knighted by Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (44) at Edinburgh, Scotland during the Capture of Edinburgh

Jul 1544 Siege of Boulogne (Boulogne-sur-Mer)

In Jul 1544 English forces commenced the Siege of Boulogne at Boulogne-sur-Mer. John Chichester -1569, William Godolphin 1515-1570 (29), Henry Dudley 1517-1568 (27) and Anthony Wingfield 1487-1552 (56) fought. John Savage 1444-1544 (100) and Henry Strangeways 1500-1544 (44) were killed.