Biography of Henry Danvers 1st Earl Danby 1573-1644


On 28 Jun 1573 Henry Danvers 1st Earl Danby 1573-1644 was born to John Danvers 1540-1594 (33) and Elizabeth Neville 1550-1630 (23) at Dauntsey, Wiltshire

On 19 Dec 1594 John Danvers 1540-1594 (54) died said to have been of a broken heart following the disgrace of his sons Charles Danvers 1568-1601 (26) and Henry Danvers 1st Earl Danby 1573-1644 (21) .

On 05 Jan 1626 Henry Danvers 1st Earl Danby 1573-1644 (52) was created 1st Earl Danby

On 07 May 1633 Henry Danvers 1st Earl Danby 1573-1644 (59) was appointed 434th Knight Garter: Charles I

Around 1639. Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (39) . Portrait of Henry Danvers 1st Earl Danby 1573-1644 (65) in his Garter Robes.


On 20 Jan 1644 Henry Danvers 1st Earl Danby 1573-1644 (70) died at Earl of Danby's House, Cornbury Park, Charlbury, Oxfordshire

After 20 Jan 1644 Henry Danvers 1st Earl Danby 1573-1644 was reburied at St James' the Great Church, Dauntsey, Wiltshire


Father: John Danvers 1540-1594

GrandFather: Sylvester Danvers 1518-1549

1G GrandFather: Thomas Danvers 1488-1532

2G GrandFather: John Danvers 1452-1514

3G GrandFather: Richard Danvers 1428-1489

4G GrandFather: John Danvers 1382-1448

GrandMother: Elizabeth Mordaunt

1G GrandFather: John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt 1480-1562

2G GrandFather: John Mordaunt 1455-1504

3G GrandFather: William Mordaunt 1432-1481

2G GrandMother: Edith Latimer 1450-1504

3G GrandFather: Nicholas Latimer 1432-1505

4G GrandFather: John Latimer 1385-1460

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Vere Baronetess Molyneux -1561

2G GrandFather: Henry Vere

Mother: Elizabeth Neville 1550-1630

GrandFather: John Neville 4th Baron Latimer Snape 1520-1577

1G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Latimer Snape 1493-1543

2G GrandFather: Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape 1468-1530

3G GrandFather: Henry Neville 1437-1469

4G GrandFather: George Neville 1st Baron Latimer Snape 1407-1469

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Beauchamp 1417-1480

3G GrandMother: Joan Bourchier

4G GrandFather: John Bourchier 1st Baron Berners 1416-1474

4G GrandMother: Margery Berners Baroness Berners

2G GrandMother: Anne Stafford 1471-

3G GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1426-1486

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1400-1450

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Aylesbury 1406-1478

3G GrandMother: Catherine Fray

1G GrandMother: Dorothy Vere Baroness Latimer Snape

2G GrandFather: George Vere 1428-1503

3G GrandFather: John Vere 12th Earl Oxford 1408-1462

4G GrandFather: Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford 1385-1417

4G GrandMother: Alice Sergeaux Countess Oxford

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Howard Countess Oxford 1410-1475

4G GrandFather: John Howard 1380-1410

4G GrandMother: Joan Walton 1393-1424

2G GrandMother: Margaret Stafford

GrandMother: Lucy Somerset Baroness Latimer Snape 1524-1583

1G GrandFather: Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester 1496-1549

2G GrandFather: Charles Somerset 1st Earl Worcester 1460-1526

3G GrandFather: Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464

4G GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468

3G GrandMother: Joan Hill

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Herbert 3rd Baroness Herbert Raglan 1476-1507

3G GrandFather: William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1451-1491

4G GrandFather: William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1423-

4G GrandMother: Anne Devereux 1430-1486

3G GrandMother: Mary Woodville Countess Pembroke

4G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

4G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Browne Countess Worcester 1502-1565

2G GrandFather: Anthony Browne 1443-1506

3G GrandFather: Thomas Browne Lord Treasurer, Lord Chancellor 1402-1460

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan

4G GrandFather: Thomas Fitzalan -1430

4G GrandMother: Joan Moyns

2G GrandMother: Lucy Neville 1468-1534

3G GrandFather: John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471

4G GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460

4G GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury 1407-1462

3G GrandMother: Isabel Ingaldsthorpe 1441-1476

4G GrandFather: Edmund Ingaldsthorpe 1410-1456

4G GrandMother: Joan Tiptoft 1425-1494