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

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Tudor

Descent English Royalty: Daughter Henry VIII King England and Ireland

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. .

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) .

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 1520-1598 (43) . William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (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.

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

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) .

On Aug 1591 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (57) visited at 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 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

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.

After 24 Mar 1603 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 was buried at 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: Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England 1501-1536 (7G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (6G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

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 (5G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Butler 7th Earl Ormonde 1426-1515 (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: James "White Earl" Butler 4th Earl Ormonde 1393-1452 (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: James Butler 3rd Earl Ormonde 1359-1405 (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Anne Welles 1360-1397 (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: William Beauchamp 1st Baron Bergavenny 1343-1411 (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Anne Hankford 1431-1485 (4G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Richard Hankford 1397-1431

4G GrandFather: Richard Hankford -1419

3G GrandMother: Anne Montagu -1457 (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Francis

GrandMother: Elizabeth Howard 1480-1538 (6G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert Howard 1385-1437 (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Howard 1366-1437 (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Tendring

3G GrandMother: Margaret Mowbray 1388-1459 (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Mowbray 1st Duke Norfolk 1368-1399 (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzalan 1366-1425 (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Katherine Moleyns

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Tilney 1444-1497 (8G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Frederick Tilney 1416-1445

3G GrandFather: Philip Tilney 1400-1453

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)