BIOGRAPHY OF ELIZABETH TUDOR I QUEEN ENGLAND AND IRELAND 1533-1603

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Tudor

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

EVENTS

On 07 Sep 1533 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 was born to Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (42) and Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England 1501-1536 (32) .

On 10 Sep 1533 the future Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 was christened at the Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent. Gertrude Blount 1503-1558 (29) , Walter Blount, Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (44) and Margaret Wotton 1487-1535 (46) were Godparents. Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu -1540 carried the covered gilt basin. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (49) escorted the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (16) carried the Salt. Elizabeth Stafford 1497-1558 (36) carried the Chrisom. Agnes Tilney 1477-1545 (56) carried Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (37) carried a taper of virgin wax.

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 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) .

On Jan 1554 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (20) was interrogated.

On 18 Mar 1554 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (20) was imprisoned at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

On 22 May 1554 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (20) was imprisoned at Woodstock Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire

On 17 Nov 1558 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (25) succeeded I King England and Ireland: Tudor

In 1559 William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597 (31) entertained Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (25) at Cobham Hall, Cobham, Kent

On 15 Jan 1559 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (25) was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor by Owen Oglethorpe Bishop Carlisle 1507-1559 (52) at Westminster Abbey, Westminster. Margaret Audley 1540-1564 (19) carried the train. Nicholas Heath Archbishop York 1501-1578 (58) censed. Edward Dymoke 1508-1566 (51) attended as the Queen's Champion. Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (22) , Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford 1500-1560 (59) , Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (46) , Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter 1542-1623 (16) and William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (58) attended.

On 08 Sep 1560, the day of the Abingon Fair, Amy Robsart -1560 died from falling down stairs at Cumnor Place, Abingdon, Berkshire. She was wife of Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester 1532-1588 (28) who was favourite of Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (27) . Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester 1532-1588 (28) was with Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (27) at Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire at the time. Foul play was suspected but not proven. The event was regarded suspciaously by many. The Queen's reputation being tarnished she could not risk a marriage with Dudley.

In Aug 1564 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (30) visited Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire accompanied by William Howard 1st Baron Howard 1510-1573 (54) and William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520- (43) . William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520- (43) was created as Master of Arts: Cambridge University.

In 1566 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (32) visited at St Mary and All Saints, Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire

On Sep 1566 Henry Norreys 1st Baron Norreys Rycote 1525-1601 (41) visited by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (32) at Rycote, Oxfordshire

In 1568 Henry Norreys 1st Baron Norreys Rycote 1525-1601 (43) visited by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (34) at Rycote, Oxfordshire

In 1570 Henry Norreys 1st Baron Norreys Rycote 1525-1601 (45) visited by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (36) at Rycote, Oxfordshire

Around 1570 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (50) . Portrait of Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (36) .

On Jan 1570 George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (11) succeeded 3rd Earl Cumberland, 13th Baron Clifford, 13th Lord Skipton. Being underage his wardship went to Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (36) who gave it to Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford 1527-1585 (43) whose daughter George subsequently married.

After 28 Oct 1571 William Parr 1st Marquess Northampton 1512-1571 was buried with his funeral being paid for by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 at Chancel, St Mary's Church, Warwick, Warwickshire.

In 1572 Henry Norreys 1st Baron Norreys Rycote 1525-1601 (47) visited by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (38) at Rycote, Oxfordshire

Around 1572 Nicholas Hilliard 1547-1619 (25) painted the Pelican portrait of Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (38) .

In 1577 George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (18) and Margaret Russell 1560-1616 (17) were married, she being the daughter of Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford 1527-1585 (50) who had been given George's wardship by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (43) .Fourth Cousin, Half Fourth Cousin

On 21 Sep 1578 Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester 1532-1588 (46) and Lettice Knollys 1543-1634 (34) were married secretly much to the anguish of Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (45) who developed a deep hatred of Lettice Knollys 1543-1634 (34) . Roger North 2nd Baron North 1530-1600 (48) was present.Fifth Cousin

In 1579 George Gower 1540-1596 (39) painted The Plimton Sieve Portrait of Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (45) .

In 1580 Thomas St Paul -1582 was knighted by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (46) at Richmond, Surrey

On 23 Mar 1581 Edward Vere 1581- was born to Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (30) and Anne Vavasour 1560-1650 (21) . Both parents were imprisoned in Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London the by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (47) as a consequence.

On 22 May 1582 Edward Hoby 1560-1617 (22) was knighted by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (48)

Around 1585. William Segar 1554-1663 (31) . Portrait of Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (51) known as the Ermine Portrait.

In 1586 Thomas Heneage 1532-1595 (54) sent by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (52) at Low Countries

On 06 Jul 1586 Anthony Babington 1561-1586 (24) wrote to Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (43) , telling her that he and a group of friends were planning to assassinate Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (52) .

In Aug 1591 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (57) visited Cowdray House, Cowdray, Midhurst, Sussex.

In 1592 Giles Brydges 3rd Baron Chandos 1548-1594 (44) entertained Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (58)

Around 1592 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636 (30) painted The Ditchley Portrait of Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (58) .

On Sep 1592 Henry Norreys 1st Baron Norreys Rycote 1525-1601 (67) visited by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (58) at Rycote, Oxfordshire

In 1593 Anthony Cope 1st Baronet Hanwell 1548-1614 (45) was knighted by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (59)

On 23 Jul 1596 Henry Carey 1st Baron Hunsdon 1526-1596 (70) died at Somerset House, Strand, Westminster during the Death of Henry Carey 1st Baron Hunsdon. Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (62) was present. She, apparently, proposed he be made Earl Wiltshire. He refused saying Madam, as you did not count me worthy of this honour in life, then I shall account myself not worthy of it in death.

Around 03 Jul 1597 Henry Norreys 1st Baron Norreys Rycote 1525-1601 (72) received a letter from Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (63) offering condolences on the death of their son John

On 30 Oct 1600 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (34) was refused the renewal of his lucrative monopoly on Sweet Wine by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (67) effectively bankrupting him.

On Feb 1601 Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton 1573-1624 (27) was sentenced to death during the Essex Rebellion. Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (67) on the advice of Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury 1563-1612 (37) commuted the punishment to life imprisonment.

On 24 Mar 1603 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (69) died at Richmond Palace, Richmond, Surrey around three in the morning. Immediately following her death Robert Carey 1st Earl Monmouth 1560-1639 (43) started on horseback for Edinburgh to inform James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (36) arriving at Holyrood Palace, Holyrood late on the 26 Mar 1603. His conduct met with general disapproval and merited censure as contrary to all decency, good manners and respect. George Carew -1612 and Thomas Lake 1561-1630 (41) were sent by the Council to formally inform James VI's death.

On 28 Apr 1603 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 was buried at Westminster Abbey, Westminster.
George Bourchier 1535-1605 (68) carried the Standard of the Dragaon
Philip Herbert 1st Earl Montgomery, 4th Earl Pembroke 1584-1650 (18) carried the Standard of the Greyhound
Thomas Somerset -1648 carried the Standard of the Lyon.

On 22 May 1611 Nicholas Bacon 1st Baronet Bacon 1540-1624 (71) was knighted by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 in Norwich, Norfolk.

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: Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England 1501-1536

GrandFather: Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539

1G GrandFather: William Boleyn 1451-1505

2G GrandFather: Geoffrey Boleyn Lord Mayor 1406-1463

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey Boleyn 1380-1440

4G GrandFather: Thomas Boleyn 1350-1411

4G GrandMother: Anne Bracton

3G GrandMother: Alice Unknown

2G GrandMother: Ann Hoo 1424-

3G GrandFather: Thomas Hoo 1st Baron Hoo and Hastings 1396-1455

4G GrandFather: Thomas Hoo 1370-1420

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Wychingham

1G GrandMother: Margaret Butler 1465-1537

2G GrandFather: Thomas Butler 7th Earl Ormonde 1426-1515

3G GrandFather: James "White Earl" Butler 4th Earl Ormonde 1393-1452

4G GrandFather: James Butler 3rd Earl Ormonde 1359-1405

4G GrandMother: Anne Welles 1360-1397

3G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

4G GrandFather: William Beauchamp 1st Baron Bergavenny 1343-1411

4G GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan

2G GrandMother: Anne Hankford 1431-1485

3G GrandFather: Richard Hankford 1397-1431

4G GrandFather: Richard Hankford -1419

3G GrandMother: Anne Montagu -1457

4G GrandFather: John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400

4G GrandMother: Maud Francis

GrandMother: Elizabeth Howard 1480-1538

1G GrandFather: Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524

2G GrandFather: John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485

3G GrandFather: Robert Howard 1385-1437

4G GrandFather: John Howard 1366-1437

4G GrandMother: Alice Tendring

3G GrandMother: Margaret Mowbray 1388-1459

4G GrandFather: Thomas Mowbray 1st Duke Norfolk 1368-1399

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzalan 1366-1425

2G GrandMother: Katherine Moleyns

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Tilney 1444-1497

2G GrandFather: Frederick Tilney 1416-1445

3G GrandFather: Philip Tilney 1400-1453

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