1545-1550-Edward VI

27 Feb 1545 Battle of Ancrum Moor (Jedburgh)

On 27 Feb 1545 a Scottish army defeated an English army at the Battle of Ancrum Moor at Jedburgh. The Scots Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus 1489-1557 (56) and James Hamilton 1st Duke Châtellerault 1516-1575 (29) fought. Brian Leyton -1545 were killed. Of the English. Ralph Eure -1545 was killed.

24 Apr 1545 Christening of Henry Wriothesley (St Andrew's Church, Holborn, Greater London)

On 24 Apr 1545 Henry Wriothesley 2nd Earl Southampton 1545-1581 was christened at St Andrew's Church, Holborn, Greater London. The godparents were Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (53), Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (29) and Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (61)

19 Jul 1545 Sinking of the Mary Rose (Solent, Hampshire)

On 19 Jul 1545 George Carew 1503-1545 (41) died at Solent, Hampshire during the Sinking of the Mary Rose

28 Jan 1547 Death of Henry VIII (Whitehall Palace, Westminster)

On 28 Jan 1547 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (55) died at Whitehall Palace, Westminster during the Death of Henry VIII

16 Feb 1547 Funeral of King Henry VIII (Quire, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire)

On 16 Feb 1547 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 was buried in the Henry VIII Vault, Quire, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire. John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 (67)

16 Feb 1547 Henry VIII's Will

On 16 Feb 1547 Edward Montagu 1530-1602 (17) and Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton 1505-1550 (41) were executors of Henry VIII's Will.

Jul 1549 Kett's Rebellion (Norfolk)

In Jul 1549 Kett's Rebellion was a revolt in Norwich, Norfolk in response to the enclosure of land. The revolt was suppressed by Thomas Tresham -1559 who received £272, 19.6 for his services.

On 27 Aug 1549 the rebels were defeated by an army led by John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (45). Henry Willoughby 1517-1549 (32) killed at Mousehold Heath, Norwich, Norfolk during the Kett's Rebellion

20 Feb 1547 Coronation Edward VI (Westminster Abbey, Westminster)

On 20 Feb 1547 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (9) was crowned VI King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey, Westminster. John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555 (62) was appointed as Lord High Steward. Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (34) was appointed as Lord High Constable. Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592 (18) and William Sharington 1495-1553 (52) were created Knight of the Bath. Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon 1514-1561 (33), Edward Courtenay 1385-1418, William Sharington 1495-1553 (52) and Walter Buckler -1556 were knighted. Edward Dymoke 1508-1566 (39)

10 Sep 1547 Battle of Pinkie Cleugh (Musselburgh)

On 10 Sep 1547 an English army commanded by Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (47) defeated a Scottish army commanded by James Hamilton 1st Duke Châtellerault 1516-1575 (31) and Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus 1489-1557 (58) at the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh at Musselburgh. The English army included John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (43), Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford 1500-1560 (47) and Thomas Wentworth 2nd Baron Wentworth 1525-1584 (22). John Thynne 1515-1580 (32) and Edmund Brydges 2nd Baron Chandos -1573 were knighted. William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (26) accompanied Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (47).

On 10 Sep 1547 at the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh the Scottish army included John Gordon 11th Earl Sutherland 1525-1567 (22) who commanded the Rearguard and Gilbert Kennedy 3rd Earl Cassilis 1515-1558 (32). John Stewart -1547, Robert Douglas 1505-1547 (41), Malcolm Fleming 3rd Lord Fleming 1494-1547 (53), John Livingston -1547 and Hugh Montgomerie -1547 were killed.

20 Mar 1549 Trial and Execution of Thomas Seymour (Tower Hill, City of London)

On 16 Jan 1549 Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley 1508-1549 (41), the King's uncle, was caught trying to break in to the King's apartments at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, Surrey. He entered the privy garden and awoke one of the King's pet spaniels. In response to the dog's barking, he shot and killed it. He was arrested and taken to the Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

On 18 Jan 1549 agents were sent to interrogate co-conspirators including Elizabeth Tudor 1492-1495

On 22 Feb 1549 Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley 1508-1549 (41)

On 20 Mar 1549 Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley 1508-1549 (41) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London

In Nov 1549 Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley 1508-1549