1600-1619-Essex Rebellion, Gunpowder Plot

Feb 1601 Essex Rebellion

On Feb 1601 Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton 1573-1624 (27) was sentenced to death during the Essex Rebellion. Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (67) on the advice of Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury 1563-1612 (37) commuted the punishment to life imprisonment.

On 08 Feb 1601 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (61) and three others were held hostage by Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (35) at Essex House, Strand, Westminster. Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (61) attempted to rouse London but his support never materialised. When he returned to Essex House, Strand, Westminster he found the hostages gone. Essex House, Strand, Westminster was besieged by the Queen's men under Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (65). Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (35) and Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton 1573-1624 (27) surrendered. Charles Danvers 1568-1601 (33) and Christopher Blount 1565-1601 (36) took part. Roger Manners 5th Earl Rutland 1576-1612 (24)

On 25 Feb 1601 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (35) was beheaded at Tower Green, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London during the Essex Rebellion

On 05 Mar 1601 Charles Danvers 1568-1601 (33) and Christopher Blount 1565-1601 (36) stood trial for high treason for their part in the Essex Rebellion; both were found guilty.

On 18 Mar 1601 Charles Danvers 1568-1601 (33) and Christopher Blount 1565-1601 (36) was beheaded for their part in the Essex Rebellion.

24 Mar 1603 Death of Queen Elizabeth

On 24 Mar 1603 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (69) died at Richmond Palace, Richmond, Surrey around three in the morning. Immediately following her death Robert Carey 1st Earl Monmouth 1560-1639 (43) started on horseback for Edinburgh to inform James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (36) arriving at Holyrood Palace, Holyrood late on the 26 Mar 1603. His conduct met with general disapproval and merited censure as contrary to all decency, good manners and respect. George Carew -1612 and Thomas Lake 1561-1630 (41)

25 Jul 1603 Coronation of James I (Westminster Abbey, Westminster)

On 23 Jul 1603 Thomas Gresham 1547-1630 (56) and George Fane 1581- (22) were knighted at Royal Gardens, Whitehall Palace, Westminster

On 25 Jul 1603 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (37) was crowned I King England, Scotland and Ireland: Stewart at Westminster Abbey, Westminster. Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (67) was appointed as Lord High Steward

On 25 Jul 1603 Thomas Berkeley 1575-1611 (28), Edward Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1563-1644 (40) and William Herbert 1st Baron Powis 1573-1655 (30) were appointed Knight of the Bath at Westminster Abbey, Westminster

On 25 Jul 1603 Gervase Clifton 1587-1666 (15) was created as Knight of the Bath at Westminster Abbey, Westminster

On 27 Jul 1603 William Wrey -1636 was knighted at Whitehall Palace, Westminster during the Coronation of James I

Jul 1603 Main and Bye Plot

In Jul 1603 the Main and Bye Plot led by Henry Brooke 11th Baron Cobham 1564-1618 (38) and Thomas Grey 15th Baron Grey Wilton 1576-1614 (27) sought to replace James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (37) with Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (28)

In Jul 1603 Thomas Grey 15th Baron Grey Wilton 1576-1614 (27) was sentenced to death, attainted, and imprisoned in the Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London during the Main and Bye Plot which planned to kidnap James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (37).

On 19 Jul 1603 Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (49) arrested during the Main and Bye Plot

c Nov 1605 Gunpowder Plot (Westminster Palace, Westminster)

In Oct 1605 the Gunpowder Plot sought to blow up Parliament, with James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (39) and his MPs. The conspirators included Robert Catesby 1572-1605 (33), Anthony-Maria Browne 2nd Viscount Montague 1574-1629 (31) and Edward Stourton 10th Baron Stourton 1555-1633 (50).

On 26 Oct 1605 William Parker 4th Baron Monteagle, 14th Baron Marshal, 13th Baron Morley 1575-1622 (30) received a letter warning of the Gunpowder Plot and showed it to Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury 1563-1612 (42) who then showed it to the King at Hoxton, Hackney, Middlesex

On 04 Nov 1605 William Parker 4th Baron Monteagle, 14th Baron Marshal, 13th Baron Morley 1575-1622 (30) searched the basement with Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk 1561-1626 (44) and discovered the gunpowder and explosives at Westminster Palace, Westminster

On 08 Nov 1605 Robert Catesby 1572-1605 (33) killed at Holbeche House, Kingswinford, Staffordshire

On 30 Jan 1606 Everard Digby 1578-1606 (28) hanged, drawn and quartered at Old St Paul's Cathedral Churchyard, Old St Paul's Cathedral, Castle Baynard, City of London

1610 Prince Henry invested as Prince of Wales and Earl Chester

On 01 Jun 1610 Henry Frederick Stewart Prince Wales 1594-1612 (16) was created as Prince Wales and Earl Chester (10C 1610). Peregrine Bertie 1584-1639 (26) was appointed as Knight of the Bath

22 May 1611 Creation of the First Baronets

On 22 May 1611 John St John 1585-1648 (25) was created 1st Baronet St John Lydiard Tregoze in Wiltshire. Nicholas Bacon 1540-1624 (71) was created 1st Baronet Redgrave (Premier). Lionel Tollemache 1562-1621 (48) was created 1st Baronet Talmash of Helmingham in Suffolk

07 Dec 1612 Funeral of Prince Frederick (Westminster Abbey, Westminster)

On 07 Dec 1612 Henry Frederick Stewart Prince Wales 1594-1612 was buried at Westminster Abbey, Westminster. Francis Manners 6th Earl Rutland 1578-1632 (34)

05 Apr 1614 Addled Parliament

In 1614 during the Addled Parliament Charles Thynne 1568-1652 (46) was elected as MP Lymington. John "Black Sir John" Egerton 1551-1614 (63) was elected as MP Lichfield. Mervyn Tuchet 2nd Earl Castlehaven 1593-1631 (21) was elected as MP Dorset. Richard Edgecumbe 1570-1639 (44) was elected as MP Bodmin.

04 Nov 1616 Investiture of Charles as Prince of Wales

On 04 Nov 1616 Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (15) was appointed Prince of Wales. Robert Radclyffe 5th Earl Sussex 1573-1629 (43) carried the Purple Ermined Robe. James Wriothesley 1605-1624 (11), brothers Robert Howard 1624- and William Howard, George Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley 1601-1658 (15) and John Cavendish -1618 were appointed Knight of the Bath