1500-1519 Death of Prince Arthur
Marriage of Arthur Tudor and Catherine of Aragon
On 14 Nov 1501 Arthur Prince of Wales and Catherine of Aragon were married at St Paul's Cathedral by Henry Deane Archbishop Canterbury assisted by William Warham Archbishop Canterbury and a further eighteen bishops.
Cecily York Viscountess Welles bore the train, Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset was Chief Answerer. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex and Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham attended.
Immediately after their marriage Arthur Prince of Wales and Catherine of Aragon resided at Tickenhill Manor for a month.
Thereafter they travelled to Ludlow.
Death of Prince Arthur
On 02 Apr 1502 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales died at Ludlow Castle. . The cause of death unknown other than being reported as "a malign vapour which proceeded from the air". Catherine of Aragon had recovered.
On 23 Apr 1502 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 's funeral was held at St Laurence's Church presided over by William Smyth Bishop Lincoln. George Grey 2nd Earl Kent, George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford, Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent, John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Powis and Richard Pole attended. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk was Chief Mourner. Edward Howard and Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex carried The Canopy. .
On 25 Apr 1502. Arthur Tudor Prince Wales was buried in the Chantry Chapel of Prince Arthur in Worcester Cathedral.
William Smyth Bishop Lincoln presided.
George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford received Arthur's Coat of Arms, Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent received Arthur's shield, John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Powis received Arthur's sword, pommel forwards. Gruffydd ap Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth carried Prince Arthur's banner.
Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare rode Arthur's courser as the Man at Arms, in Arthur's full armour, carrying Arthur's poleaxe, pointed down, through the Nave to the Altar where he was stripped of Arthur's clothes.
The Chapel is to the right of the High Altar in the Chancel. It is decorated with heraldic carvings symbolising the houses of York, Lancaster, Beaufort and Catherine of Aragon’s Pomegranite. His Purbeck marble tomb chest is decorated with the arms of England. Heis buried beneath the cathedral’s floor several feet away from the tomb that visitors can see.
Trial of James Tyrrell
On 02 May 1502 James Tyrrell confessed to the murder of the Princes in the Tower at Guildhall during the Trial of James Tyrrell attended by Henry VII King England and Ireland and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England.
On 06 May 1502 James Tyrrell was executed. .
Margaret Tudor's journey to Scotland
On 27 Jun 1503 Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland left for Scotland at Richmond Palace accompanied by Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde, Edward Howard, Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape and Ralph Ogle 3rd Baron Ogle. .
Marriage of James IV of Scotland and Margaret Tudor
On 08 Aug 1503 James IV King Scotland and Margaret Tudor were married at Holyrood Abbey, Holyrood. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk and James Hamilton 1st Earl Arran were present. .
Henry Tudor created Prince of Wales
On 18 Feb 1504 Henry VIII was created as Prince Wales and Earl Chester (8C 1504). John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt was created as Knight of the Bath. Richard Empson was knighted. .
Death of Henry VII
On 21 Apr 1509 Henry VII King England and Ireland died of tuberculosis at Richmond Palace. George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon, Richard Foxe Bishop Exeter, Bishop Bath and Wells, Bishop Durham, Bishop Winchester and Richard Weston were present. .
Funeral of Henry VII
On 11 May 1509 Henry VII King England and Ireland was buried in the Henry VII Chapel. Henry Willoughby and Anthony Wingfield attended. The ladies given mantelets and kerchiefs were as follows:
Household of Mary Tudor:
Mary Tudor Queen Consort France
Elizabeth Stafford Viscountess Fitzwalter. Possibly Margaret Whetehill.
Anne Percy or Anne Percy Countess Arundel
Elizabeth Hussey Countess Kent
Elizabeth Powys Viscountess Sydney
Household of the Princess of Wales Catherine of Aragon:
Catherine of Aragon
Agnes or Inez Vanegas
Maria Salinas Baroness Willoughby Eresby
Household of Margaret Beaufort the King's Mother:
Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond
Mary Hussey Baroness Willoughby Eresby.