Biography of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Tudor

Descendants Family Trees:

Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

Edward III King England 1312-1377

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 Grand Son of Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 14 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 9 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 3 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 12 Grand Son of Duncan "The Sick" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great Grand Son of Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France

Timeline

On 28 Jan 1457 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 was born to Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond 1430-1456 and Margaret Beaufort Marchioness Suffolk 1443-1509 at Pembroke Castle, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire.His father had died of the plague the year before leaving Margaret a widow, pregnant, aged twelve.

In 1471 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 fled to at Brittany

Buckingham's Rebellion

In Oct 1483 Buckingham's Rebellion was an attempt to replace Richard III King England 1452-1485 with Henry Tudor.Richard Haute -1487 took part.He escaped execution, and was subsequently pardoned.
Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491 was attainted.
On 02 Nov 1483 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 was beheaded in Salisbury Marketplace for his part in the rebellion.
On 08 Nov 1483 Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 was executed at Exeter Castle, Exeter, Devon.
Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 and Eleanor Bohun Countess Ormonde 1304-1363 escaped to Henry VII in Brittany. Walter Hungerford 1464-1516, Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1424-1508 and Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509 took part.!The rebellion was suppressed by Richard Guildford 1450-1506 and Robert Willoughby 1st Baron Willoughby Broke 1452-1502.
On 04 Dec 1483 George Browne 1440-1483 was beheaded at Tower Hill.

On 25 Dec 1483 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 promised to marry at Rennes Cathedral

Execution of Roger Clifford

On 02 May 1485 Roger Clifford 1437-1485 was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London for supporting Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

Henry Tudor lands at Mill Bay

On 07 Aug 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 landed at Mill Bay, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire with John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy 1450-1485, John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499, Richard Guildford 1450-1506, John Welles 1st Viscount Welles 1450-1498, Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath -1486 and Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509 all of whom were knighted.

Battle of Bosworth

On 22 Aug 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 succeeded VII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Battle of Bosworth fought at Ambion Hill, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire.

On 16 Oct 1485 Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath -1486 was created 1st Earl Bath (1C 1486) at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London by Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 for having supported Henry' claim to the throne.

Coronation of Henry VII

On 27 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Robert Fitzroger 5th Baron Warkworth 1240-1310 dined together at Lambeth Palace, Lambeth, Surrey.

Coronation of Henry VII

On 29 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 processed from Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London to Westminster Abbey.Ahead of him marched the heralds and serjeants-at-arms, the Esquire of the Body, the King's Secretary Richard Fox, almoner Christopher Urswick, the mayor of London and the Garter King of Arms.Also ahead of him were Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504, John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 and William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492.Following behind were the only two Dukes: Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495, created the day before, and John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492.

Henry VII's Coronation

On 30 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 was crowned VII King England and Ireland: Tudor by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster. Margaret Beaufort Marchioness Suffolk 1443-1509, his mother, attended. Robert Dymoke 1461-1544 attended as the Kings' Champion. Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 carried the Sword of State. John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 carried the King's train.

Marriage of Henry VII and Elizabeth York

On 18 Jan 1486 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503, Edward IV's eldest daughter, were married at Westminster Abbey, WestminsterWestminster Abbey.

Stafford and Lovell Rebellion

Around Apr 1486 the Stafford and Lovell Rebellion was an armed uprising against Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.With the failure of the plot Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 fled to Margaret of Burgundy 1446-1503 in Flanders.
On 08 Jul 1486 Humphrey Stafford 1426-1486 and Thomas Stafford -1486 was executed at Tyburn, Middlesex.

On 20 Sep 1486 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 at Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire

On 28 Nov 1489 Margaret Tudor Countess Angus 1489-1541 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 at Westminster Palace, Westminster

In Dec 1489 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham 1478-1521 and Eleanor Percy Duchess Buckingham -1530 were married. Eleanor Percy Duchess Buckingham -1530 by marriage Duke Buckingham (1C 1444).The executors of her father Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland 1449-1489, who had been hanged by rebels during the Northern Rebellion earlier in the year, having paid Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 £4000 for the privilege.His father, Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483, had been hanged for treason in 1483.

On 28 Jun 1491 Henry VIII was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 at Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent

On 02 Jul 1492 Elizabeth Tudor 1492-1495 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503

In 1493 James Ormond -1497 was knighted by Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

On 18 Mar 1496 Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503

On 04 Oct 1497 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 received the surrender of the Cornish Army at Taunton, Devon

Around 1498 Edward Tudor 1498-1499 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503.He is sometimes confused with his brother Edmund.

On 11 Sep 1498 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 entertained Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 at Drayton House, Drayton, Lowick, Northamptonshire

On 21 Feb 1499 Edmund Tudor 1st Duke Somerset 1499-1500 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 at Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent

On 28 Nov 1499 Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 was executed at Tower Hill, City of London.Documentation held in Spain apparently describes Catherine of Aragon's 's parents Ferdinand II King Aragon 1452-1516 and Isabella Trastámara Queen Castile 1451-1504 expressing concern that Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 was a potential claimant to throne, and being reluctant for their daughter to marry Arthur Prince of Wales whilst there was a threat to his accession causing Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 to use Perkin Warbreck's attempted escape with Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 as a means to an end.

Trial of James Tyrrell

On 02 May 1502 James Tyrrell 1455-1502 confessed to the murder of the Princes in the Tower at Guildhall, Cheapside, City of London during the Trial of James Tyrrell attended by Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503.

On 02 Feb 1503 Katherine Tudor 1503-1503 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503

Death of Henry VII

On 21 Apr 1509 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 died of tuberculosis at Richmond Palace. George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544, Richard Foxe Bishop Exeter, Bishop Bath and Wells, Bishop Durham, Bishop Winchester 1448-1528 and Richard Weston 1465-1541 were present.

Funeral of Henry VII

On 11 May 1509 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 was buried in the Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey, Westminster. Henry Willoughby 1451-1528 and Anthony Wingfield 1487-1552 attended..The ladies given mantelets and kerchiefs were as follows:

Battle of the Spurs

On 16 Aug 1513 Henry VIII fought at Thérouanne during the Battle of the Spurs.Henry's army included George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538 (commanded), Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530, Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham -1529, Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu -1540, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 and Anthony Wingfield 1487-1552. John "Tilbury Jack" Arundell 1495-1561, William Compton 1482-1528, John Hussey 1st Baron Hussey Sleaford 1465-1537 and William Hussey 1472-1531 was knighted by Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509. Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West 1457-1525 and Andrew Windsor 1st Baron Windsor 1467-1543 was created as Knight Banneret.

Around 1520 Unknown Artist.Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

Henry VII Rewards his Supporters

On 28 Oct 1485, the day before Henry VII's coronation:
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 was created 1st Duke Bedford (5C 1485) by his nephew Henry VII for having supported Henry's claim to the throne. Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford 1458-1497 by marriage Duke Bedford (5C 1485)
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 was created 1st Earl Derby (3C 1485)Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509 was created 1st Earl Devon (3C 1485)Reginald Bray 1440-1503 John Fitzwalter, Thomas Cokesge, Roger Lewkenor, Henry Haydon and John Verney were appointed as Knight of the Bath.

Yorkshire Rebellion

In 1489 Parliament granted Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 £10,000 taxes to pay for his support of Anne of Brittany Queen Consort France 1477-1514 's claim to the throne of Brittany.The North rebelled claiming to have already paid through local taxes.

Ancestry

Father: Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond

GrandFather: Owen Tudor

Great GrandFather: Maredudd Tudor

Great Great GrandFather: Tudur ap Goronwy Tudor

Great Great GrandMother: Marged verch Tomos Unknown

GrandMother: Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England

Great GrandFather: Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France

Great Great GrandFather: Charles V King France

Great Great GrandMother: Joanna Bourbon Queen Consort France

Great GrandMother: Isabeau Wittelsbach Queen Consort France

Great Great GrandFather: Stephen "Magnificient, Fop" Wittelsbach III Duke Bavaria

Great Great GrandMother: Taddea Visconti Duchess Bavaria

Mother: Margaret Beaufort Marchioness Suffolk

GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset

Great GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset

Great Great GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster

Great Great GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Great GrandMother: Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence

Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent

Great Great GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent

GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset

Great GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 3rd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe

Great Great GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe

Great Great GrandMother: Joanne Clopton Baroness Beauchamp Bletsoe

Great GrandMother: Edith Stourton Baroness Beauchamp Bletsoe

Great Great GrandFather: John Stourton

Great Great GrandMother: Jane Basset