BIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD SEYMOUR 1ST DUKE SOMERSET 1500-1552

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Seymour

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EVENTS

In 1500 Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 was born to John Seymour 1474-1536 (26) and Margery Wentworth

In 1527 Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (27) and Catherine Filliol were married

In 1527 John Seymour 1527-1552 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (27) and Catherine Filliol at Wulf Hall, Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire

In 1529 Edward Seymour 1529-1593 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (29) and Catherine Filliol at Wulf Hall, Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire

Before 09 Mar 1535 Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 and Anne Stanhope 1497-1587 were married

On 12 Oct 1537 Edward Seymour 1537-1539 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (37) and Anne Stanhope 1497-1587 (40)

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 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.

In 1538 Anne Seymour 1538-1588 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (38) and Anne Stanhope 1497-1587 (41)

On 22 May 1539 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (39) and Anne Stanhope 1497-1587 (42) at Wulf Hall, Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire

Around 1540 Henry Seymour 1540-1588 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (40) and Anne Stanhope 1497-1587 (43) at Wulf Hall, Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire

In 1540 Margaret Seymour 1540- was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (40) and Anne Stanhope 1497-1587 (43)

In 1541 Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (41) was appointed 306th Knight Garter: Henry VIII

In 1541 Jane Seymour 1541-1561 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (41) and Anne Stanhope 1497-1587 (44)

In 1544 Robert Constable 1494-1558 (49) was knighted by Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (44) at Butterdean, Coldingham

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

On May 1544 Nicholas Poyntz 1510-1556 (34) sent by the Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (44) to burn at Kinghorn, Fife

On 30 Dec 1546 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (55) made his last revision to his will signed using the Dry Stamp that was used increasingly commonly. The will confirmed the succession as Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (9) , Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (30) and Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (13) . The will appointed sixteen executors: Bromley (16) , Anthony Browne 1500-1548 (46) , Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (57) , Anthony Denny 1501-1549 (45) , John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (42) , William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (45) , Edward Montagu 1485-1557 (61) , Edward North 1st Baron North 1496-1564 (50) , William Paget 1st Baron Paget Beaudasert 1506-1563 (40) , William Paulett 1st Marquess Winchester 1483-1572 (63) , John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555 (61) , Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (46) , Cuthbert Tunstall Bishop Durham 1474-1559 (72) , Edward Wotton 1489-1551 (57) , Nicholas Wotton 1497-1567 (49) and Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton 1505-1550 (41) .

In 1547 Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (47) was created 1st Duke Somerset (4C 1547)

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- (26) accompanied Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (47) .

In 1548 Edward Seymour 1548-1574 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (48) and Anne Stanhope 1497-1587 (51)

In 1552 Mary Seymour 1552- was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (52) and Anne Stanhope 1497-1587 (55)

In 1552 Elizabeth Seymour 1552-1602 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (52) and Anne Stanhope 1497-1587 (55)

On 22 Jan 1552 Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (52) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London

After 22 Jan 1552 Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

John Constable 1491-1555 was knighted by Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552

Catherine Seymour was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 and Anne Stanhope 1497-1587

ANCESTRY

Father: John Seymour 1474-1536

GrandFather: John Seymour 1450-1491

1G GrandFather: John Seymour 1425-1463

2G GrandFather: John Seymour 1400-1464

3G GrandFather: Roger Seymour 1370-1420

4G GrandFather: William Seymour -1390

3G GrandMother: Maud Esturney

2G GrandMother: Isabel Williams

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Coker

GrandMother: Elizabeth Darrell

Mother: Margery Wentworth

GrandFather: Henry Wentworth 5th Baron Despencer 1448-1501

1G GrandFather: Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer 1424-1464

2G GrandFather: Roger Wentworth 1395-1462

3G GrandFather: John Wentworth 1369-1425

4G GrandFather: John Wentworth 1330-1413

4G GrandMother: Joan Tyas

3G GrandMother: Agnes Dronsfield

2G GrandMother: Margery Despencer 3rd Baroness Despencer

3G GrandFather: Philip Despencer 2nd Baron Despencer 1365-1424

4G GrandFather: Philip Despencer 1st Baron Despencer 1342-1402

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Unknown

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Tiptoft

4G GrandFather: Robert Tiptoft 3rd Baron Tibetot 1341-1372

4G GrandMother: Margaret Deincourt 1344-1380

1G GrandMother: Mary Clifford 1422-1464

2G GrandFather: John Clifford 7th Baron Clifford 1389-1422

3G GrandFather: Thomas Clifford 6th Baron Clifford 1363-1391

4G GrandFather: Roger Clifford 5th Baron Clifford 1333-1389

4G GrandMother: Maud Beauchamp 1335-1403

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Ros

4G GrandFather: Thomas Ros 4th Baron Ros Helmsley 1335-1384

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Stafford 1341-1415

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Percy 1395-1436

3G GrandFather: Henry "Hotspur" Percy 1364-1403

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland 1341-1408

4G GrandMother: Margaret Neville 1329-1372

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Mortimer 1371-1417

4G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 3rd Earl March, 5th Earl Ulster 1352-1381

4G GrandMother: Philippa Plantagenet 5th Countess Ulster 1355-1382

GrandMother: Anne Saye

1G GrandFather: John Saye 1430-1478

2G GrandFather: John Saye 1380-1468

3G GrandFather: John Saye 1343-1382

4G GrandFather: Geoffrey Saye 2nd Baron Say 1309-1359

4G GrandMother: Maud Beauchamp 1310-1366

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Boteler 1345-1411

4G GrandFather: William Boteler 3rd Baron Wem and Oversley 1295-1369

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney 1422-1473

2G GrandFather: Lawrence Cheney 1396-1461

3G GrandFather: William Cheney 1368-1399

4G GrandFather: John Henry Cheney 1340-1367

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Cockayne 1394-1422

3G GrandFather: John Cockayne Chief Baron 1360-1429

4G GrandFather: John Cockayne 1325-1369

4G GrandMother: Cecilia Vernon 1330-

3G GrandMother: Ida Grey 1368-1426

4G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey Ruthyn 1322-1388

4G GrandMother: Alianore Strange 1331-1396