Biography of Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke

Timeline

On 30 Jan 1590 Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke was born to George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland and Margaret Russell Countess Cumberland.

On 30 Oct 1605 Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke succeeded 14th Baron Clifford.

On 10 Jan 1608 the Ben Johnson Masque of Beauty was performed at the Banqueting House to celebrate the completion of its refurburbishment. James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland attended.
The performers included:
Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland
Alethea Talbot Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey, 1st Countess Norfolk
Catherine Brydges Countess Bedford
Elizabeth Vere Countess Derby
Susan Vere Countess Montgomery
Lettice Perrot Baroness Chichester
Audrey Shelton
Catherine Somerset Baroness Windsor
Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke
Elizabeth Barkham Baronetess Garrard
Elizabeth Somerset
Elizabeth Cecil
Mary Neville 7th Baroness Bergavenny, 3rd Baroness Despencer
Catherine Somerset Baroness Windsor
Arbella Stewart.

On 27 Feb 1609 Richard Sackville 3rd Earl Dorset and Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke were married.

On 27 Feb 1609 Richard Sackville 3rd Earl Dorset succeeded 3rd Earl Dorset (4C 1604). Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke by marriage Countess Dorset (4C 1604).

Tethy's Festival Masque

On 05 Jun 1610 the Tethy's Festival Masque was performed at Whitehall Palace to celebrate the the investiture of Prince Frederick as Prince of Wales. The script was written by Samuel Daniel at the request of the Queen, who appeared in person as Tethys a goddess of the sea. Inigo Jones designed the staging and scenery.
Prince Charles took the part of Zephyrus,
Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia appeared as the companion or daughter of Tethys, the "Nymph of Thames",
Arbella Stewart took the part of the "Nymph of Trent",
Alethea Talbot Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey, 1st Countess Norfolk as "Nymph of Arun"
Elizabeth Vere Countess Derby as "Nymph of Derwent",
Frances Howard Countess Essex, Countess Somerset as "Nymph of Lee",
Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke as "Nymph of Air",
Susan Vere Countess Montgomery as "Nymph of Severn",
Elizabeth Radclyffe as "Nymph of Rother",
Elizabeth Talbot Countess Kent as "Nymph of Medway",
Four sisters, daughters of Edward Somerset 4th Earl Worcester and Elizabeth Hastings Countess Worcester, danced as the rivers of Monmouthshire:
Catherine Somerset Baroness Windsor the "Nymph of Usk"
Katherine Somerset Baroness Petre the "Nymph of Olwy"
Elizabeth Somerset the "Nymph of Dulesse" (Dulas), and
Mary Wintour the "Nymph of Wye".

On 02 Jul 1614 Margaret Sackville Countess Isle Thanet was born to Richard Sackville 3rd Earl Dorset and Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke.

Around 1616 William Larkin. Portrait of Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke.

Around 1616 William Larkin 1582-1619. Portrait of Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke 1590-1676.

On 06 Oct 1622 Isabella Sackville Countess Northampton was born to Richard Sackville 3rd Earl Dorset and Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke.

In 1630 Philip Herbert 1st Earl Montgomery, 4th Earl Pembroke and Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke were married.

On 10 Apr 1630 Philip Herbert 1st Earl Montgomery, 4th Earl Pembroke succeeded his brother 4th Earl Pembroke (10C 1551). Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke by marriage Countess Pembroke (10C 1551).

On 22 Mar 1676 Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke died.

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 22 Grand Daughter of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 13 Grand Daughter of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 19 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 14 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 7 Grand Daughter of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Daughter of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 9 Grand Daughter of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestry

Father: George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland Great x 6 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: Henry Clifford 2nd Earl Cumberland Great x 5 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry "Shepherd Lord" Clifford 10th Baron Clifford Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John "Butcher" Clifford 9th Baron Clifford Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Bromflete Baroness Clifford Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne St John Baroness Clifford Great x 8 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John St John Great x 7 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Bradshaigh

Great GrandMother: Margaret Percy Baroness Clifford Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland Great x 9 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Spencer Countess Northumberland Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Spencer

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Beaufort Countess Ormonde Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

GrandMother: Anne Dacre Countess Cumberland Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: William Dacre 3rd Baron Dacre Gilsland Great x 5 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mabel Parr Baroness Dacre Gilsland Great x 8 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Greystoke Baroness Dacre Gilsland Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Greystoke Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Talbot Baroness Dacre Gilsland Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Catherine Stafford Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings Great x 9 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Neville Baroness Bonville, Baroness Hastings Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Mother: Margaret Russell Countess Cumberland Great x 11 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

GrandFather: Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford

Great GrandFather: John Russell 1st Earl Bedford

Great x 2 GrandFather: James Russell

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Wise

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Wise

Great GrandMother: Anne Sapcote Countess Bedford

GrandMother: Margaret St John Countess Bedford Great x 10 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandFather: John St John Great x 9 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John St John Great x 8 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John St John Great x 7 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Bradshaigh

Great x 2 GrandMother: Sybil Unknown

Great x 3 GrandFather: Rhys ap Morgan Unknown

Great GrandMother: Margaret Waldegrave