Biography of Lettice Knollys Countess Essex

Timeline

On 08 Nov 1543 Lettice Knollys Countess Essex was born to Francis Knollys and Catherine Carey.

Around 1561 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex were married. Lettice Knollys Countess Essex by marriage Viscount Hereford.

On Jan 1563 Penelope Devereux Countess Devonshire was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex at Chartley Castle.

Around 1564 Dorothy Devereux Countess Northumberland was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex.

On 10 Nov 1565 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex.

On 28 Jan 1571 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex succeeded 8th Baron Bourchier. Lettice Knollys Countess Essex by marriage Baron Bourchier.

On 17 Jun 1572 Lettice Knollys Countess Essex by marriage 1st Earl Essex (8C 1572).

On 17 Jun 1572 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex was created 1st Earl Essex (8C 1572). Lettice Knollys Countess Essex by marriage Earl Essex (8C 1572).

On 21 Sep 1578 Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex were married secretly much to the anguish of Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland who developed a deep hatred of Lettice Knollys Countess Essex. Roger North 2nd Baron North was present.

On 21 Sep 1578 Lettice Knollys Countess Essex by marriage 1st Earl Leicester (3C 1564).

Around Apr 1589 Christopher Blount and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex were married.

Around 1592 Nicholas Hilliard painted a portrait of Lettice Knollys Countess Essex.

Around 1592 Nicholas Hilliard 1547-1619 painted a portrait of Lettice Knollys Countess Essex 1543-1634.

Around 1595 Marcus Gheeraerts. Portrait believed to be of Lettice Knollys Countess Essex.

Around 1595 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636. Portrait believed to be of Lettice Knollys Countess Essex 1543-1634.

Before 1596 George Gower. Portrait of Lettice Knollys Countess Essex.

Before 1596 George Gower 1540-1596. Portrait of Lettice Knollys Countess Essex 1543-1634.

On 25 Dec 1634 Lettice Knollys Countess Essex died.

Frances Devereux Duchess Somerset was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex.

Walter Devereux was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Knollys

Maternal Family Tree: Eleanor Vitre Countess Salisbury

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 6 Grand Daughter of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of William "Lion" I King Scotland

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

Kings France: Great x 8 Grand Daughter of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Francis Knollys

GrandFather: Robert Knollys

Great GrandFather: Robert Knollys

Great Great GrandFather: Richard Knollys

Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Doyley

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Troutbeck

Great Great GrandFather: John Troutbeck

Mother: Catherine Carey

GrandFather: William Carey

Great GrandFather: Thomas Carey

Great Great GrandFather: William Carey

Great Great Great GrandFather: Philip Carey

Great Great Great GrandMother: Christiana Orchard

Great Great GrandMother: Anna Fulford

Great Great Great GrandFather: Baldwin Fulford

Great GrandMother: Margaret Spencer

Great Great GrandFather: Robert Spencer

Great Great GrandMother: Eleanor Beaufort Countess Ormonde

Great Great Great GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset

Great Great Great GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset

GrandMother: Mary Boleyn

Great GrandFather: Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde

Great Great GrandFather: William Boleyn

Great Great Great GrandFather: Geoffrey Boleyn Lord Mayor

Great Great Great GrandMother: Ann Hoo

Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Butler

Great Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Butler 7th Earl Ormonde

Great Great Great GrandMother: Anne Hankford Countess Ormonde

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Howard Countess Wiltshire, Countess Ormonde

Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk

Great Great Great GrandFather: John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk

Great Great Great GrandMother: Katherine Moleyns

Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey

Great Great Great GrandFather: Frederick Tilney

Great Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney