Biography of Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby

Timeline

On 10 May 1509 Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby was born to Thomas Stanley 2nd Earl Derby and Anne Hastings Countess Derby.

On 23 May 1521 Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby succeeded 3rd Earl Derby (3C 1485), 11th Baron Strange Knockin (2C 1299), 7th Baron Mohun Dunster, 4th Baron Stanley. Katherine Howard Countess Derby by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

Before Sep 1531 Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby and Dorothy Howard Countess Derby were married. Dorothy Howard Countess Derby by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On Sep 1531 Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby was born to Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby and Dorothy Howard Countess Derby at Lathom.

In 1533 Elizabeth Stanley Baroness Marshal, Baroness Morley was born to Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby and Dorothy Howard Countess Derby.

Christening of Elizabeth I

On 10 Sep 1533 the future the future Elizabeth I was christened at the Palace of Placentia.
Gertrude Blount Marchioness Exeter, Walter Blount, Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury and Margaret Paternal Marchioness Dorset were Godparents.
Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu carried the covered gilt basin. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk escorted the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk carried the Salt. Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk carried the Chrisom. Agnes Tilney Duchess Norfolk carried Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter carried a taper of virgin wax.
Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby, Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde, Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent and George Boleyn 2nd Viscount Rochford supported the train of the mantle.
Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, William Howard 1st Baron Howard and John Hussey 1st Baron Hussey Sleaford carried the canopy. .

Trial of Anne Boleyn

On 15 May 1536 Queen Anne Boleyn tried at the King's Hall in the Tower of London. .
Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk was appointed Lord High Steward and presided. Henry Howard attended. Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu was one of the judges. Elizabeth Browne Countess Worcester was the principal witness.
The jurors were:
Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk,
Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln,
Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland
George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon,
Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland,
John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt,
Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland,
Henry Parker 11th Baron Marshal, 10th Baron Morley,
Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby,
Thomas Stanley 2nd Baron Monteagle,
John Vere 15th Earl Oxford,
Thomas Wentworth 1st Baron Wentworth,
Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester,
Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland,
Thomas Burgh 7th Baron Cobham Sternborough, 5th Baron Strabolgi, 1st Baron Burgh,
Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter,
William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel,
Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel,
Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon,
Edward Powers Lord Powers,
William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne,
Thomas Ware,
Andrew Windsor 1st Baron Windsor, and
George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham.

In 1547 Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby was appointed 319th Knight Garter: Edward VI.

1562 News Years Day Gift Giving

On 01 Jan 1562 the New Years Gift Giving was held. Those who gave gifts provide an interesting who's who of the Elizabethan Court soon after Elizabeth I's Coronation. Queen Elizabeth was present since a number are described as "With the Qene her Majestie. ".
For 'dimy' read 'demi' ie half-sovereigns.
Neweeyeur's Gyftes gevon to the Quene her Majestie by those Parsons whose Names hereafter ensue, the first of January, the Yere above wrytten.
By the Lady Margaret Strainge, a little round mounte of golde to conteyne a pomaunder in it. With the Qene her Majestie. Note. Lady Margaret Strange married Henry Stanley Lord Strange on 07 Feb 1555. In 1561 he had not succeeded to Earldom of Derby and was known by the courtesy title Lord Strange. She is listed first since she was one of the few remaining direct descendants of Henry VII, being a great-granddaughter by his daughter Mary Tudor. Margaret Clifford was first in line to succeed in 1568 but died in 1596 before Elizabeth I.
Dukes, Marquises and Earls
By the Duke of Norfolke, in a purse of purple silke and golde knit, in sundry coynes of golde £20 0s 0d.
By the Marquis of Winchester, High Threasourer of Englande, in a purse of crymsen satten, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Marquis of Northampton, in a purse of crymsen silke and gold knit, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Arundell, Lord Steward, in a paper, in angels, £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Shrewesburye, in a red silke purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Darbye, in a purse of crymsen satten, embraudered with golde, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Pembroke, in a purse of black silk and silver knit, in new angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Bedforde, in a purse of black silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Rutlande, in a purse of red silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraigns and angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Huntingdon, in a red silk purse, in angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Westmerlande, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Oxforde, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Thomas Percy 7th Earl NorthumberlandEarle of Northumberlande, in a purse of black silke and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d. With the Quene her Highness.
By the Earle of Warwike, a smocke wrought with black silk, a peire of slevis, and a partelett wrought with gold, silver, and black silke. Delivered to the Lady Cobham.
By the Viscounte Mountague, in a purse of cloth of golde, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Bishops. The list of Bishops ends with "With her said Majestie"; unclear whether this refers to all the Bishops listed.
By the Archbusshop of Caunterbury, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £40 0s 0d.
By the Archbusshop of York, in soveraigns £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Duresme, in a purse of crymson silk and gold knytt, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Ely, in a red vellat purse, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Wynchester, in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt and set with pearles, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of London, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Salisbury, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Worcester, in a black vellat purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lyncoln, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chychester, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Norwich, in a blew silk purse £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Hereforde, in a green silk purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lychfield and Coventry, in a red satten purse, in angells £13 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Rochester, in a red purse, in gold £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Saint Davies, in a red silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Bathe, in a purse of red silk, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Exetour, in a blew silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Peterborowe, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chester, in a red purse, in angells and soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Duchesses and Countesses
By the Duchess of Norfolke, in a prse of crymsen silk and gold knyt, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Duchess of Somerset, in a purse of silver and black silk, in royalls and ducketts £14 0s 0d. Proably the Dowager Duchess of Somerset since her husband Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset had been executed in 1552, and their children disinherited as a result.
By the Countess of Surrey, in a purse of tawny silk and gold, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d. Dowager since her husband Henry Howard 1516-1547, by courtesy Earl Surrey, had been executed in 1547.
By the Countess of Pembroke, in a cherry bag of crymsen satten, in new angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Bedford, in a purse of crymsen silk and silver knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Darby, in a purse of crymson sattin embrodred with gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Oxford, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Shrewisbury, Dowager, in a purse of black silk knytt, in dimy soveraignes £12 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Shrewisbury, in a red silk purse knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Huntingdon, Dowager, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Huntingdon, in a red purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Northumberland, in a purse of black silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Rutland, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
Viscountesses
By the Vicountess Hereford, Dowager, six hankercheffes edged with gold. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Vicountess Mountague, in a purse of cloth of gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Lordes
By the Lorde Keeper of the Great Seale, Bacon, in a purse of silver knytt, in angells £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde William Howard, Lord Chamberlen, in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d
By the Lorde Pagett, in a greene purse in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde Clynton, Lord Admyrall, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Riche, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde North, in a purse of purple silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Lumley, in a paper, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Hastings of Loughboro, in a red silk purse, in French crowns £13 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Stafford, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Windsor, in a purse of crymsn silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By Lorde John Graye, a haunce pott of allabaster garnished with silver gilt. Delivered in charge to John Asteley, Esq. Master and Threasourer of her Highnes Jewels and Plate. Lord John Grey assumed to be a courtesy title his father being Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset.
By the Lorde Barkeley, in a red purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Mountejoye, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Abergavennye, in a purse of red silke, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Scrowpe, in a purse of blak silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Caree of Hundesdon, in a purse of crymsen silk, in double ducketts £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde Strainge, in a purse of red silk and gold, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d. Lord Strange being the courtesy title for the Earldom of Derby. He wouldn't inherit until 1572.
By the Lorde Darcey of Chichey, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes, £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Shefild, in a red silk purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Shandowes, in a blak silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Ladyes
By the Lady Howarde, in a purse of crymsen silk and knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Clinton, a peire of sleevis of gold, pulled out with lawne. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Lady Pagett, in gold £6 13s 4d.
By the Lady Barkeley, Lord Barkeley's wife, in gold £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Mountejoye, in a red silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lady Abergavenny, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Caree of Hundesdon, in a blak purse knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lady Taylboyes, Sir Peter Carewe's wyfe, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Cobham, a partelett and a peire of sleeves of sypers wrought with silver and blak silke. Re-delivered to herself.
By the Lady Dakers, a warming ball of gold, per oz. 3 oz. dim. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Shefilde, a paire of sleeves wrought with fringe of blak silk and lozeng of gold. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Lady Scrope, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in angells £7 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Shandowes, a peire of sleeves and a partlett of gold and silver knytt, cawle fashion. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham
By the Lady Knowlles, a feyne carpett of needleworke, theverende frienged and buttoned with gold and silk. Delivered to John Torneworth, Groom of the Privy Chamber.
By the Lady Butler, in a little white purse, in French crowns £6 0s 0d. With her said Majestie. Unclear as to who Lady Butler refers to.
By the Lady Raclyef, a peire of sleeves of cameryk, all over sett with purle, and two sweet bags. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.

On 24 Oct 1572 Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby died at Lathom.

In 1625 Thomas Stanley was born to Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby.

Margaret Stanley was born to Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby and Katherine Howard Countess Derby.

Anne Stanley Baroness Stourton was born to Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby and Dorothy Howard Countess Derby.

Thomas Stanley was born to Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby and Dorothy Howard Countess Derby.

Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby and Katherine Howard Countess Derby were married without the King's permission.

Jane Stanley Baroness Dudley was born to Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby and Dorothy Howard Countess Derby.

Mary Stanley Baroness Stafford was born to Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby and Dorothy Howard Countess Derby.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Stanley

Descent

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

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 18 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 5 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 11 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 7 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Thomas Stanley 2nd Earl Derby Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Stanley 1st Baron Stanley

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Stanley

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Harrington

Great x 2 GrandMother: Jane Goushill Baroness Stanley Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Goushill

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Neville Baroness Stanley Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Holland Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandMother: Joan Strange 9th Baroness Strange Knockin, 5th Baroness Mohun Dunster Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great GrandFather: John Strange 8th Baron Strange Knockin, 4th Baron Mohun Dunster Great x 8 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Strange 3rd Baron Mohun Dunster, 7th Baron Strange Knockin Great x 7 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Strange 6th Baron Strange Knockin Great x 6 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Mohun Baroness Strange Knockin Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Cobham Baroness Strange Knockin, Baroness Mohun Dunster Great x 7 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Reginald Cobham 3rd Baron Cobham Sternborough Great x 6 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Culpepper Baroness Cobham Sternborough

Great GrandMother: Jacquetta Woodville Baroness Strange Knockin, Baroness Mohun Dunster Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Woodville

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

Great x 2 GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margherita Baux Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Mother: Anne Hastings Countess Derby Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

GrandFather: Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Leonard Hastings

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Hastings

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Sutton

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Camoys Great x 8 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Louches Baroness Camoys

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Holland Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandMother: Mary Hungerford Baroness Hastings, 4th Baroness Hungerford Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Thomas Hungerford Great x 7 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford Great x 6 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford Great x 9 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Botreaux 1st Baroness Hungerford Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Moleyns 1st Baroness Hungerford

Great GrandMother: Anne Percy Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Neville Countess Northumberland Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Poynings Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Berkeley Countess Arundel Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England