BIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD VI KING ENGLAND AND IRELAND 1537-1553

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Tudor

Descent English Royalty: Son Henry VIII King England and Ireland

Descent French Royalty: 3G Grandson Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France

EVENTS

1536. Hans "The Younger" Holbein 1497-1543 (39) . Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (-2) .

On 12 Oct 1537 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 was born to Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (46) and Jane Seymour Queen Consort England 1509-1537 (28) at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, Surrey

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. .

On 15 Oct 1537 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 was created as Duke Cornwall, Earl Chester (9C 1537) at Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, Surrey

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 Paulet 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 John Carey 1491-1552 (56) was knighted by Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (9)

On 28 Jan 1547 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (9) succeeded VI King England and Ireland: Tudor

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

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) attended as the King's Champion.

On 06 Jul 1553 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (15) died at Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent.

After 06 Jul 1553 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 was buried at Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey, Westminster

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (Son Henry VII King England and Ireland)

GrandFather: Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond 1430-1456 (6G Grandson Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Owen Tudor 1400-1461

3G GrandFather: Maredudd Tudor 1360-1406

4G GrandFather: Tudur ap Goronwy Tudor -1367

4G GrandMother: Marged verch Tomos Unknown

2G GrandMother: Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England 1401-1437 (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422 (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Charles V King France 1338-1380 (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Joanna Bourbon 1338-1378 (3G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandMother: Isabeau Wittelsbach 1370-1435 (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Stephen "Magnificient, Fop" Wittelsbach III Duke Bavaria 1337-1413 (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Taddea Visconti

1G GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort 1443-1509 (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410 (Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (Son Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Katherine Roet 1350-1403

3G GrandMother: Margaret Holland 1385-1439 (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397 (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan 1350-1416 (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp 1410-1482 (7G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 3rd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe 1362-1413 (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe 1361-1406 (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joanne Clopton

3G GrandMother: Edith Stourton 1390- (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John Stourton

4G GrandMother: Jane Basset 1368-1394 (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandMother: Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (Daughter Edward IV King England)

1G GrandFather: Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales 1411-1460 (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge 1385-1415 (Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York 1341-1402 (Son Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella of Castile 1355-1392 (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Anne Mortimer 1390-1411 (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 4th Earl March, 6th Earl Ulster 1374-1398 (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland 1370-1405 (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville 1415-1495 (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Percy (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort 1379-1440 (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (Son Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Katherine Roet 1350-1403

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (6G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

3G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke 1385-1441

4G GrandFather: John Woodville 1341-1403

3G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate 1390-1448

4G GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate 1350-

4G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

2G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg 1415-1472 (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol 1390-1433 (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Luxembourg 1370-1397 (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

3G GrandMother: Margherita Baux 1394-1469 (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria 1330-1422

4G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini 1360-1430 (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

Mother: Jane Seymour Queen Consort England 1509-1537 (6G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

GrandFather: John Seymour 1474-1536 (13G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

1G GrandFather: John Seymour 1450-1491 (12G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandFather: John Seymour 1425-1463 (11G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Seymour 1400-1464 (10G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Seymour 1370-1420 (9G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Esturney

3G GrandMother: Isabel Williams

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Coker

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Darrell

GrandMother: Margery Wentworth (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Henry Wentworth 5th Baron Despencer 1448-1501 (4G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer 1424-1464 (8G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Roger Wentworth 1395-1462

4G GrandFather: John Wentworth 1369-1425

4G GrandMother: Agnes Dronsfield

3G GrandMother: Margery Despencer 3rd Baroness Despencer (7G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Philip Despencer 2nd Baron Despencer 1365-1424 (8G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Tiptoft (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Mary Clifford 1422-1464 (3G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: John Clifford 7th Baron Clifford 1389-1422 (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Clifford 6th Baron Clifford 1363-1391 (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Ros (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Percy 1395-1436 (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry "Hotspur" Percy 1364-1403 (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Mortimer 1371-1417 (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

1G GrandMother: Anne Saye (8G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: John Saye 1430-1478 (8G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Saye 1380-1468 (7G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Saye 1343-1382 (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Boteler 1345-1411 (6G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney 1422-1473 (7G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Lawrence Cheney 1396-1461

4G GrandFather: William Cheney 1368-1399

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Cockayne 1394-1422 (6G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Cockayne Chief Baron 1360-1429

4G GrandMother: Ida Grey 1368-1426 (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)