Biography of Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde

Timeline

Around 1477 Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde was born to William Boleyn and Margaret Butler at Hever Castle.

In 1498 Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde and Elizabeth Howard Countess Wiltshire, Countess Ormonde were married.

Around 1499 Mary Boleyn was born to Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde and Elizabeth Howard Countess Wiltshire, Countess Ormonde.

Around 1501 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England was born to Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde and Elizabeth Howard Countess Wiltshire, Countess Ormonde.

Around 1503 George Boleyn 2nd Viscount Rochford was born to Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde and Elizabeth Howard Countess Wiltshire, Countess Ormonde at Blickling Hall.

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. .

Coronation of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

On 24 Jun 1509 Henry VIII was crowned VIII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey. Catherine of Aragon was created Queen Consort England.
Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham, Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde and Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk attended. Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland was knighted. Robert Dymoke attended as the Kings's Champion. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex was created Knight of the Bath and served as Lord Sewer.

In 1511 Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde was appointed as Sheriff Kent.

Birth and Death of Prince Henry

In Feb 1511 Henry VIII celebrated the birth of his son by holding a magnificent tournament at Westminster. The challengers included Henry VIII who fought as Cuere Loyall, Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter as Bon Vouloir, Edward Neville as Joyeulx Penser, Thomas Knyvet as Valiant Desyr and Thomas Tyrrell.
On Day 1 of the tournament the Answerers included: William Parr 1st Baron Parr Horton, Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent, Thomas Cheney, Richard Blount and Robert Morton.
On Day 2 of the tournament the Answerers included: Richard Tempest, Thomas Lucy, Henry Guildford, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk, Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde, Richard Grey, Leonard Grey 1st Viscount Grane, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, Edmund Howard and Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire.

In 1523 Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde was appointed 281st Knight Garter: Henry VIII.

On 08 Dec 1529 Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde was created 1st Earl Wiltshire (6C 1529), 1st Earl Ormonde (6C 1529), 1st Viscount Rochford. Elizabeth Howard Countess Wiltshire, Countess Ormonde by marriage Countess Wiltshire (6C 1529), Earl Ormonde (6C 1529).

In 1530 Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde was appointed as Lord Privy Seal.

Anne Boleyn's Investiture as Marchioness of Pembroke

On 01 Sep 1532 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England was created 1st Marquess Pembroke with Henry VIII performing the investiture at Windsor Castle. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, Eleanor Paston Baroness Ros Helmsley, Jean Dinteville, Edward Lee Archbishop York, John Stokesley Bishop London were present. Stephen Gardiner Bishop Winchester read the Patent of Creation. .

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. .

Christening Edward VI

On 15 Oct 1537 the future Edward VI was christened by John Stokesley Bishop London at the Chapel Royal in Hampton Court Palace. Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury performed the Baptismal Rites, and was appointed Godfather. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk and Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland were Godparents.
Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu carried the Salt. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk was Godfather and supported the Marchioness of Exeter. Richard Long was knighted. Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex, Philip Boteler, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford and John Gage Lord Chamberlain attended. Mary Scrope carried Lady Mary's train. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex carried a covered basin. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex carried the canopy.
Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset helped his young niece the future Elizabeth I to carry the Crisom. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter supported his wife Gertrude Blount Marchioness Exeter to carry the child. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde bore a taper of virgin wax. William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel carried the train of the Prince's robe. Christopher Barker proclaimed the Prince's titles. Arthur Hopton attended. .
Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset was created 1st Earl Hertford (2C 1537), 1st Viscount Beauchamp.
Edward VI King England and Ireland was created as Duke Cornwall, Earl Chester (9C 1537).
Nicholas Carew, Francis Bryan, Anthony Browne and John Russell 1st Earl Bedford surrounded the font.
Henry Knyvet, Edward Neville, Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley, Richard Long and John Wallop carried the canopy.

Funeral of Jane Seymour

On 12 Nov 1537 Jane Seymour Queen Consort England was buried in the Henry VIII Vault in St George's Chapel in Windsor.
Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland was Chief Mourner.
Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk, John Gage Lord Chamberlain, Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland, Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland, Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford and Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter attended. .

On 12 Mar 1539 Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde died.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Boleyn

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 6 Grand Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England

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

Kings Franks: Great x 10 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 8 Grand Son of Louis "Lion" VIII King France

Ancestry

Father: William Boleyn

GrandFather: Geoffrey Boleyn Lord Mayor

Great GrandFather: Geoffrey Boleyn

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Boleyn

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Bracton

Great GrandMother: Alice Unknown

GrandMother: Ann Hoo

Great GrandFather: Thomas Hoo 1st Baron Hoo and Hastings

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Hoo

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Hoo

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Wychingham

Mother: Margaret Butler Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandFather: Thomas Butler 7th Earl Ormonde Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: James "White Earl" Butler 4th Earl Ormonde Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: James Butler 3rd Earl Ormonde Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: James Butler 2nd Earl Ormonde Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Darcy Countess Ormonde

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Welles Countess Ormonde Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Welles 4th Baron Welles

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Ros Baroness Welles Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp Countess Ormonde Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Beauchamp 1st Baron Bergavenny Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer Countess Warwick Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan Baroness Bergavenny Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey, 11th Earl Arundel Great x 2 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohun Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandMother: Anne Hankford Countess Ormonde Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: Richard Hankford

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Hankford

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Hankford

Great x 3 GrandMother: Cristina Unknown

Great GrandMother: Anne Montagu Duchess Exeter Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, 3rd Baron Monthermer

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Monthermer Baroness Montagu, 3rd Baroness Monthermer Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Francis Countess Salisbury