Biography of John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland

Timeline

In 1504 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland was born to Edmund Dudley and Elizabeth Grey Viscountess Lisle.

In 1525 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and Jane Guildford were married.

In 1527 John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and Jane Guildford.

In 1530 Ambrose Dudley 3rd Earl Warwick was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and Jane Guildford.

Around 1530 Mary Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and Jane Guildford.

Around 1531 Henry Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and Jane Guildford.

On 24 Jun 1532 Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and Jane Guildford.

Around 1535 Guildford Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and Jane Guildford.

Around 1538 . Some sources say around 1544. Katherine Dudley Countess Huntingdon was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and Jane Guildford.

May Day Jousting

On 01 May 1540 a tournament was held at Westminster. Gregory Cromwell 1st Baron Cromwell Oakham, Thomas Poynings 1st Baron Poynings, Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley, John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland, Richard Cromwell and George Carew were challengers. .

In 1543 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland was created 1st Viscount Lisle (5C 1543).

Death of Henry VIII

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, Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland and Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland.
The will appointed sixteen executors: Anthony Browne, Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury, Anthony Denny, John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland, William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke, Edward Montagu, Edward North 1st Baron North, William Paget 1st Baron Paget Beaudasert, William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester, John Russell 1st Earl Bedford, Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset, Cuthbert Tunstall Bishop Durham, Edward Paternal, Nicholas Paternal and Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton.

In 1547 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland was created 1st Earl Warwick (2C 1547).

Battle of Pinkie Cleugh

On 10 Sep 1547 an English army commanded by Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset defeated a Scottish army commanded by James Hamilton 1st Duke Ch√Ętellerault and Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus at the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh at Musselburgh. The English army included John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland, Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford and Thomas Wentworth 2nd Baron Wentworth. John Thynne and Edmund Brydges 2nd Baron Chandos were knighted. William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley accompanied Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset.
The Scottish army included John Gordon 11th Earl Sutherland who commanded the Rearguard and Gilbert Kennedy 3rd Earl Cassilis. John Stewart, Robert Douglas, Malcolm Fleming 3rd Lord Fleming, John Livingston, Thomas Hamilton of Priestfield and Hugh Montgomerie were killed. John Hay 4th Lord Hay was captured but soon released.

Kett's Rebellion

On 27 Aug 1549 the rebels were defeated by an army led by John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland. Henry Willoughby killed at Mousehold Heath during Kett's Rebellion.

In 1551 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland was created 1st Duke Northumberland (1C 1551).

On 26 Feb 1552 Michael Stanhope was beheaded having been convicted of conspiring to assassinate John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and stoutly maintaining his innocence at Tower Hill.

Trial and Execution of Lady Jane Grey's Supporters

On 25 Jul 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland, John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick, Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester, Guildford Dudley, Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland and Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon were imprisoned for supporting Lady Jane Grey at Beauchamp Tower. .

On 18 Aug 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick were tried at Westminster Hall. .

On 22 Aug 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland was beheaded at Tower Hill. .

After 22 Aug 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church.

Margaret Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and Jane Guildford.

Thomas Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and Jane Guildford.

John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland was appointed 310th Knight Garter: Henry VIII.

Temperance Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and Jane Guildford.

Henry Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and Jane Guildford.

Katherine Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and Jane Guildford.

Charles Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and Jane Guildford.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Sutton including Dudley

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 19 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 10 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 16 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

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

Kings England: Great x 7 Grand Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 10 Grand Son of David I King Scotland

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

Kings France: Great x 8 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestry

Father: Edmund Dudley Great x 7 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

GrandFather: John Dudley Great x 6 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandFather: John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley Great x 10 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Sutton 4th Baron Sutton Dudley

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Sutton 3rd Baron Sutton Dudley

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Unknown Baroness Sutton Dudley

Great x 2 GrandMother: Constance Blount Baroness Sutton Dudley Great x 9 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Blount Great x 8 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Sancha Toledo

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley Baroness Cherleton, Baroness Dudley Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Berkeley Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Clivedon Baroness Berkeley

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Bettershorne

GrandMother: Elizabeth Bramshott

Mother: Elizabeth Grey Viscountess Lisle Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandFather: Edward Grey 1st Viscount Lisle Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: Edward Grey 6th Baron Ferrers Groby Great x 6 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey Ruthyn Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alianore Strange Baroness Grey Ruthyn Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Astley Baroness Grey Ruthyn Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Astley 4th Baron Astley Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Willoughby Baroness Astley Great x 8 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Ferrers 6th Baroness Ferrers Groby Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Ferrers Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Ferrers 5th Baron Ferrers Groby Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Clifford Baroness Ferrers Groby Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabel Mowbray Baroness Berkeley Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Mowbray 1st Duke Norfolk Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

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

GrandMother: Elizabeth Talbot Viscountess Lisle Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: John Talbot 1st Viscount Lisle Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John "Old Talbot" Talbot 1st Earl Shrewsbury, 1st Earl Waterford Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Talbot 7th Baron Strange Blackmere, 4th Baron Talbot Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ankaret Strange 7th Baroness Strange Blackmere, Baroness Talbot Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp Baroness Strange Blackmere, Baroness Talbot Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley Countess Warwick Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandMother: Joan Cheddar Viscountess Lisle

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Cheddar