BIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD VI KING ENGLAND AND IRELAND 1537-1553

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Tudor

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. Arthur Hopton 1489-1555 (48) attended. .

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 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 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.

In Jul 1552 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (14) visited Cowdray House, Cowdray, Midhurst, Sussex.

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

GrandFather: Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

1G GrandFather: Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond 1430-1456

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

3G GrandFather: Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422

4G GrandFather: Charles V King France 1338-1380

4G GrandMother: Joanna Bourbon 1338-1378

3G GrandMother: Isabeau Wittelsbach 1370-1435

4G GrandFather: Stephen "Magnificient, Fop" Wittelsbach III Duke Bavaria 1337-1413

4G GrandMother: Taddea Visconti

1G GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort 1443-1509

2G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444

3G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410

4G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399

4G GrandMother: Katherine Roet 1350-1403

3G GrandMother: Margaret Holland 1385-1439

4G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397

4G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan 1350-1416

2G GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp 1410-1482

3G GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 3rd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe 1362-1413

4G GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe 1361-1406

4G GrandMother: Joanne Clopton 1338-1382

3G GrandMother: Edith Stourton 1390-

4G GrandFather: John Stourton

4G GrandMother: Jane Basset 1368-1394

GrandMother: Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503

1G GrandFather: Edward IV King England 1442-1483

2G GrandFather: Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales 1411-1460

3G GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge 1385-1415

4G GrandFather: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York 1341-1402

4G GrandMother: Isabella of Castile 1355-1392

3G GrandMother: Anne Mortimer 1390-1411

4G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 4th Earl March, 6th Earl Ulster 1374-1398

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland 1370-1405

2G GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville 1415-1495

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425

4G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388

4G GrandMother: Maud Percy

3G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort 1379-1440

4G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399

4G GrandMother: Katherine Roet 1350-1403

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492

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

3G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol 1390-1433

4G GrandFather: John Luxembourg 1370-1397

4G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

3G GrandMother: Margherita Baux 1394-1469

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

4G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini 1360-1430

Mother: Jane Seymour Queen Consort England 1509-1537

GrandFather: John Seymour 1474-1536

1G GrandFather: John Seymour 1450-1491

2G GrandFather: John Seymour 1425-1463

3G GrandFather: John Seymour 1400-1464

4G GrandFather: Roger Seymour 1370-1420

4G GrandMother: Maud Esturney

3G GrandMother: Isabel Williams

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Coker

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Darrell

GrandMother: Margery Wentworth

1G GrandFather: Henry Wentworth 5th Baron Despencer 1448-1501

2G GrandFather: Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer 1424-1464

3G GrandFather: Roger Wentworth 1395-1462

4G GrandFather: John Wentworth 1369-1425

4G GrandMother: Agnes Dronsfield

3G GrandMother: Margery Despencer 3rd Baroness Despencer

4G GrandFather: Philip Despencer 2nd Baron Despencer 1365-1424

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Tiptoft

2G GrandMother: Mary Clifford 1422-1464

3G GrandFather: John Clifford 7th Baron Clifford 1389-1422

4G GrandFather: Thomas Clifford 6th Baron Clifford 1363-1391

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Ros

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Percy 1395-1436

4G GrandFather: Henry "Hotspur" Percy 1364-1403

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Mortimer 1371-1417

1G GrandMother: Anne Saye

2G GrandFather: John Saye 1430-1478

3G GrandFather: John Saye 1380-1468

4G GrandFather: John Saye 1343-1382

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Boteler 1345-1411

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney 1422-1473

3G GrandFather: Lawrence Cheney 1396-1461

4G GrandFather: William Cheney 1368-1399

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Cockayne 1394-1422

4G GrandFather: John Cockayne Chief Baron 1360-1429

4G GrandMother: Ida Grey 1368-1426