Biography of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: /Wales/Families/Tudor[Family_Trees].html#Mary_Tudor_I_Queen_England_and_Ireland_1516-1558

Descendants Family Trees:

Henry VII King England and Ireland

Edward IV King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 20 Grand Daughter of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 11 Grand Daughter of Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 16 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg

Kings Powys: Great x 11 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Daughter of Henry VIII King England and Ireland

Kings Scotland: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 10 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 4 Grand Daughter of Charles V King France

Timeline

On 18 Feb 1516 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 was born to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon at Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent. Margaret Bourchier 1st Baroness Bryan 1468-1552 was created 1st Baron Bryan.

On 15 Oct 1537 the future Edward VI was christened by John Stokesley Bishop London 1475-1539 at the Chapel Royal in Hampton Court Palace. Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 performed the Baptismal Rites, and was appointed Godfather. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 and Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 were Godparents.
Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu -1540 carried the Salt. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 was Godfather and supported the Marchioness of Exeter. Richard Long 1494-1546 was knighted. Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540, Philip Boteler 1492-1545, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 and John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 attended. Mary Scrope 1476-1548 carried Lady Mary's train. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 carried a covered basin. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 carried the canopy.
Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 helped his young niece the future Elizabeth I to carry the Crisom. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 supported his wife Gertrude Blount Countess Devon 1503-1558 to carry the child. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 bore a taper of virgin wax. William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 carried the train of the Prince's robe.Christopher Barker -1550 proclaimed the Prince's titles. Arthur Hopton 1489-1555 attended..
Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 was created 1st Earl Hertford (2C 1537), 1st Viscount Beauchamp.
Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 was created as Duke Cornwall, Earl Chester (9C 1537).
Nicholas Carew, Francis Bryan, Anthony Browne 1500-1548 and John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555 surrounded the font.
Henry Knyvet 1510-1547, Edward Neville Master 1471-1538, Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley 1508-1549, Richard Long 1494-1546 and John Wallop 1490-1551 carried the canopy.

On 12 Nov 1537 Jane Seymour Queen Consort England 1509-1537 was buried in the Henry VIII Vault in St George's Chapel in Windsor. Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 was Chief Mourner. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545, John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556, Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554, Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543, Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549, Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 and Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 attended.

Wyatt's Rebellion

In 1544 Wyatt's Rebellion was a popular uprising against the marriage of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 and Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 led by Thomas Wyatt 1521-1554.William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597 sided with the rebels. John Brydges 1st Baron Chandos 1492-1557 suppressed the rebellion.

On 24 Apr 1545 Henry Wriothesley, the future 2nd Earl Southamptin, was christened at St Andrew's Church, Holborn, Greater London.His godparents were Henry VIII, Henry's daughter Mary Tudor and Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk.

On 30 Dec 1546 Henry VIII 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, Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 and Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603.
The will appointed sixteen executors: Anthony Browne 1500-1548, Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556, Anthony Denny 1501-1549, John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553, William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570, Edward Montagu 1485-1557, Edward North 1st Baron North 1496-1564, William Paget 1st Baron Paget Beaudasert 1506-1563, William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester 1483-1572, John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555, Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552, Cuthbert Tunstall Bishop Durham 1474-1559, Edward Paternal 1489-1551, Nicholas Paternal 1497-1567 and Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton 1505-1550.

On 18 Jul 1553 Thomas Tresham -1559 proclaimed as queen Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 and accompanied her to London at Northampton, Northamptonshire

On 19 Jul 1553 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 succeeded I King England and Ireland: Tudor

On 24 Jul 1553 Robert Wingfield 1513-1561 hosted Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 during her journey to London to claim the throne from Lady Jane Grey at Ipswich, Suffolk

On 01 Oct 1553 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor[Queen of England and Ireland] at Westminster Abbey.
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon 1527-1556 carried the Sword of State.
John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 bore the queen's train. Edward Dymoke 1508-1566 attended as the Queen's Champion. James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy 1533-1582 and Henry Parker 12th Baron Marshal, 11th Baron Morley 1533-1577 were created Knight of the Bath. Thomas Hastings 1515- and John Leigh 1502-1564 were knighted. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 and Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland 1525-1563 attended.

In 1554 John Brydges 1st Baron Chandos 1492-1557 was given Sudeley Castle, Sudeley, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire by Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558.

In 1554 Hans Eworth 1520-1574. Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558.

On 25 Jul 1554 Prince Philip of Spain and Queen Mary were married at Winchester Cathedral. John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 bore the queen's train. Magdalene Grey Viscountess Montague walked in the bridal procession.

Around 1556 Hans Eworth 1520-1574. Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558.

On 17 Nov 1558 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 died at St James' Palace, St James', Westminster. William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597 was deputed with informing Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598.

After 17 Nov 1558 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 was buried at Westminster Abbey, Westminster

Ancestry

Father: /Wales/People/Henry_VIII_King_England_and_Ireland_1491-1547.html

GrandFather: /Wales/People/Henry_VII_King_England_and_Ireland_1457-1509.html

Great GrandFather: /Wales/People/Edmund_Tudor_1st_Earl_Richmond_1430-1456.html

Great Great GrandFather: /Wales/Families/Tudor[Family_Trees].html#Owen_Tudor_1400-1461

Great Great GrandMother: Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England

Great GrandMother: /France/People/Margaret_Beaufort_Marchioness_Suffolk_1443-1509.html

Great Great GrandFather: /France/People/John_Beaufort_1st_Duke_Somerset_1403-1444.html

Great Great GrandMother: /England/Families/Beauchamp[PFT].html#Margaret_Beauchamp_Duchess_Somerset_1410-1482

GrandMother: /France/People/Elizabeth_York_Queen_Consort_England_1466-1503.html

Great GrandFather: /France/People/Edward_IV_King_England_1442-1483.html

Great Great GrandFather: /France/People/Richard_3rd_Duke_York_Prince_Wales_1411-1460.html

Great Great GrandMother: /England/People/Cecily_Rose_of_Raby_Neville_Duchess_York_1415-1495.html

Great GrandMother: /England/People/Elizabeth_Woodville_Queen_Consort_England_1437-1492.html

Great Great GrandFather: /England/People/Richard_Woodville_1st_Earl_Rivers_1405-1469.html

Great Great GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford

Mother: Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England

GrandFather: Ferdinand II King Aragon

Great GrandFather: John II King Aragon

Great Great GrandFather: Ferdinand I King Aragon

Great Great GrandMother: Eleanor Ivrea Queen Consort Aragon

Great GrandMother: Juana Enríquez Queen Consort Aragon

Great Great GrandFather: Fadrique Enríquez Count Melgar

Great Great GrandMother: Mariana Fernández Count Melgar

GrandMother: Isabella Trastámara Queen Castile

Great GrandFather: John II King Castile

Great Great GrandFather: Henry III King Castile

Great Great GrandMother: /France/Families/Anjou_aka_Plantagenet[Paternal].html#Catherine_of_Lancaster_Queen_Consort_Castile_1373-1418

Great GrandMother: Maria Trastámara Queen Consort Castile

Great Great GrandFather: Ferdinand I King Aragon

Great Great GrandMother: Eleanor Ivrea Queen Consort Aragon