BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS CROMWELL 1ST EARL ESSEX 1485-1540

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Cromwell

Descent French Royalty: 16G Grandson Robert "Pious" II King France

EVENTS

Around 1485 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 was born to Walter Cromwell 1453-1510 (32) and Katherine Glossop at Putney, Surrey

Around 1515 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 (30) and Elizabeth Wyckes 1489- (26) were married

Around 1520 Gregory Cromwell 1st Baron Cromwell Oakham 1520-1551 was born to Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 (35) and Elizabeth Wyckes 1489- (31)

On 02 Jul 1536 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 (51) was appointed as Lord Privy Seal

On 08 Jul 1536 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 (51) was created 1st Baron Cromwell (2C 1375)

On 15 Aug 1537 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 (52) was appointed 300th Knight Garter: Henry VIII

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 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 18 Apr 1540 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 (55) was created 1st Earl Essex (6C 1540)

On 28 Jul 1540 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 (55) forfeit 1st Baron Cromwell (2C 1375)

On 28 Jul 1540 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 (55) forfeit 1st Earl Essex (6C 1540)

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

After 28 Jul 1540 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

On 23 Jan 1649 Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (48) was tried at Westminster Hall, Westminster Palace, Westminster by Henry Mildmay 1593-1668 (56) . Adrian Scrope 1601-1660 (48) , Thomas Grey 1623-1657 (26) , Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540, John Danvers 1588-1655 (60) and William Monson 1st Viscount Monson -1672 signed the Death Warrant.

Anne Cromwell -1529 was born to Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 and Elizabeth Wyckes 1489-

Grace Cromwell -1529 was born to Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 and Elizabeth Wyckes 1489-

ANCESTRY

Father: Walter Cromwell 1453-1510

GrandFather: John Cromwell 1444-1480

1G GrandFather: William Cromwell 1416-1472

2G GrandFather: Robert Cromwell 1390-1461

3G GrandFather: John Cromwell 1364-1461

4G GrandFather: Richard Cromwell 1338-1368

Mother: Katherine Glossop