Biography of Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621

Timeline

In 1527 Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (27) and Catherine Filliol 1507-1535 (20) were married

Before 09 Mar 1535 Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (35) and Anne Stanhope Duchess Somerset 1497-1587 were married

On 22 May 1539 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (39) and Anne Stanhope Duchess Somerset 1497-1587 at Wulf Hall, Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire

In 1540 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 disinherited

In 1545 Thomas Wharton 2nd Baron Wharton 1520-1572 (24) was knighted by Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (5)

Edward Seymour's Execution

On 22 Jan 1552 Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (52) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London. He was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London. . His nephew King Edward VI (14) noted in his diary . . . "the duke of Somerset had his head cut off upon Tower Hill between eight and nine o'clock in the morning".
On 26 Feb 1552 Thomas Arundell of Wardour Castle 1502-1552 and Michael Stanhope 1507-1552 were beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London for plotting to assassinate John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (48). Both men protested their innocence to the end.
Thomas Arundell of Wardour Castle 1502-1552 was was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London.

In 1559 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (19) was created 1st Earl Hertford (3C 1559)

In 1559 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (19) was created 1st Baron Beauchamp of Hatch Beauchamp in Somerset

Before 25 Dec 1560 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (21) and Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (20) were married at Hertford House, Canon Row, Westminster. Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (20) by marriage Countess Hertford (3C 1559).

On 21 Sep 1561 Edward Seymour 1561-1612 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (22) and Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (21) at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

In 1562 Thomas Seymour 1562-1600 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (22) and Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (21) at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

In 1563 Edward Seymour 1563-1600 was born to Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (23) and Frances Howard Countess Hertford

On 26 Jan 1568 Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (27) died at Cockfield Hall, Yoxford, Suffolk

In 1582 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (42) and Frances Howard Countess Hertford were married. Frances Howard Countess Hertford by marriage Countess Hertford (3C 1559).

On 16 Apr 1587 Anne Stanhope Duchess Somerset 1497-1587 died

Elizabeth's Royal Progress 1591

On 22 Oct 1591 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (58) arrived in Elvetham Hall, Harley Wintney, Hampshire where she was entertained in magnificent style by Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (52).

On 27 May 1601 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (62) and Frances Howard Duchess Lennox, Duchess Richmond 1578-1639 (22) were married. Frances Howard Duchess Lennox, Duchess Richmond 1578-1639 (22) by marriage Countess Hertford (3C 1559).

On 07 Jul 1606 William Larkin 1582-1619 (24) became a Freeman of Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers under the patronage of Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 and Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (67).

On 06 Apr 1621 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (81) died. He was buried at Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire. His son William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (32) succeeded 2nd Earl Hertford (3C 1559). Frances Devereux Duchess Somerset by marriage Countess Hertford (3C 1559).

On 08 Oct 1639 Frances Howard Duchess Lennox, Duchess Richmond 1578-1639 (61) died at Exeter House, Strand, Westminster. She was buried at Westminster Abbey, Westminster

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Seymour

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 21 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 18 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 5 Grand Son of Edward III King England 1312-1377

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 11 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 7 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Ancestry

Father: Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 Great x 6 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

GrandFather: John Seymour 1474-1536 Great x 13 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great GrandFather: John Seymour 1450-1491 Great x 12 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Seymour 1425-1463 Great x 11 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Seymour 1400-1464 Great x 10 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabel Williams

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Coker

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Darell

GrandMother: Margery Wentworth Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great GrandFather: Henry Wentworth 5th Baron Despencer 1448-1501 Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandFather: Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer 1424-1464 Great x 8 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Wentworth 1395-1462

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margery Despencer 3rd Baroness Despencer, Baroness Ros Helmsley Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandMother: Mary Clifford Baroness Despencer 1422-1464 Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Clifford 7th Baron Clifford 1389-1422 Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Percy Countess Westmoreland 1395-1436 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great GrandMother: Anne Saye Baroness Despencer Great x 8 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Saye 1430-1478 Great x 8 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Saye 1380-1468 Great x 7 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney 1422-1473 Great x 7 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Lawrence Cheney 1396-1461

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Cockayne 1394-1422 Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Mother: Anne Stanhope Duchess Somerset 1497-1587 Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

GrandFather: Edward Stanhope 1462-1487

Great GrandFather: Thomas Stanhope 1450-1474

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Stanhope 1420-1493

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Stanhope 1394-1432

Great GrandMother: Margaret or Mary Jerningham

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Jerningham -1503

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabel Clifton

Great x 3 GrandFather: Gervase Clifton 1405-1471

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabel Herbert

GrandMother: Elizabeth Bourchier 1472-1557 Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great GrandFather: Fulk Bourchier 10th Baron Fitzwarin 1445-1479 Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Bourchier 9th Baron Fitzwarin 1415-1474 Great Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Bourchier 1st Count Eu 1374-1420

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne of Gloucester Plantagenet Count Eu, Countess Stafford 1383-1438 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandMother: Thomasine Hankford 1423-1453 Great x 11 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Hankford 1397-1431

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzwarin 8th Baroness Fitzwarin 1403-1427 Great x 10 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135