Biography of Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604

Timeline

Neville Triple Wedding

On 02 Jul 1536 three weddings between the Neville, and Manners and Vere families, were celebrated at one mass at Holywell, Shoreditch, Hackney, Middlesex.Those present included Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (48), Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (62), Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545, Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (18), Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (40), John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (65) and Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (38).
Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland 1525-1563 (11) and Anne Manners 1527-1549 were married,
Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (9) and Margaret Neville -1559 were married, and
John Vere 16th Earl Oxford 1516-1562 (20) and Dorothy Neville -1546 were married.

On 01 Aug 1548 John Vere 16th Earl Oxford 1516-1562 (32) and Margery Golding Countess Oxford 1526-1568 (22) were married at Belchamp St Paul, Essex.Margery Golding Countess Oxford 1526-1568 (22) by marriage Countess Oxford (2C 1141).

On 12 Apr 1550 Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 was born to John Vere 16th Earl Oxford 1516-1562 (34) and Margery Golding Countess Oxford 1526-1568 (24)

On 03 Aug 1562 John Vere 16th Earl Oxford 1516-1562 (46) died.His son Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (12) succeeded as 17th Earl Oxford (2C 1141)

On 06 Apr 1564 Bridget Vere Baroness Norreys Rycote 1564-1631 was born to Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (13) and Anne Cecil Countess Oxford 1556-1588 (7) at Theobalds House, Cedars Park, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

On 02 Dec 1568 Margery Golding Countess Oxford 1526-1568 (42) died.

In 1571 Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (20) and Anne Cecil Countess Oxford 1556-1588 (14) were separated.

On 16 Dec 1571 Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (21) and Anne Cecil Countess Oxford 1556-1588 (15) were married at Whitehall Palace, Westminster.Anne Cecil Countess Oxford 1556-1588 (15) by marriage Countess Oxford (2C 1141).

On 02 Jul 1575 Elizabeth Vere Countess Derby 1575-1627 was born to Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (25) and Anne Cecil Countess Oxford 1556-1588 (18) at Theobalds House, Cedars Park, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

Around 1580 Anne Vavasour 1560-1650 (20) became the mistress of Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (30).The affair led to open skirmishes and duels in the streets of London, between Oxford and Anne's uncle, Thomas Knyvet 1st Baron Knyvet 1545-1622, which on one occasion led to the wounding of both men, and the death of one of Oxford's men

On 23 Mar 1581 Edward Vere 1581- was born illegitimately to Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (30) and Anne Vavasour 1560-1650 (21).Both parents were imprisoned in Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London the by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (47) as a consequence.Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (30) was released several months later but banished from court until 1583.

Around 1582 Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (31) and Anne Cecil Countess Oxford 1556-1588 (25) were reconciled.

Around 1583 Frances Vere 1583-1583 was born to Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (32) and Anne Cecil Countess Oxford 1556-1588 (26)

On 06 May 1583 Henry Vere 18th Earl Oxford 1583-1583 was born to Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (33) and Anne Cecil Countess Oxford 1556-1588 (26)

Trial of Mary Queen of Scots

On 14 Oct 1586 Henry Compton 1st Baron Compton 1544-1589, Lewis Mordaunt 3rd Baron Mordaunt 1538-1601, Henry Wentworth 3rd Baron Wentworth 1558-1593, Christopher Wray 1524-1592 (62), John Stourton 9th Baron Stourton 1553-1588 and Edward Zouche 11th Baron Zouche Harringworth 1556-1625 sat in judgement on Mary Queen of Scots (43) in the Presence Chamber, Fotheringay Castle, Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire.
Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592 (57), George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (28), Henry Clinton 2nd Earl Lincoln 1539-1616, Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent 1541-1615 (45), Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (37), Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby 1531-1593 (55), Ambrose Dudley 3rd Earl Warwick 1530-1590 (56), George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford 1528-1590 (58), Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (36), William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (60), William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (66), Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (48) and Thomas Bromley Lord Chancellor 1530-1587 (56) were present on the side of the Presence Chamber, Fotheringay Castle, Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire.
John St John 2nd Baron St John Bletso -1596 was present on the left side of the Presence Chamber, Fotheringay Castle, Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire.
John Stourton 9th Baron Stourton 1553-1588 was a juror.

On 26 May 1587 Susan Vere Countess Montgomery 1587-1628 was born to Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (37) and Anne Cecil Countess Oxford 1556-1588 (30)

On 05 Jun 1588 Anne Cecil Countess Oxford 1556-1588 (31) died

On 24 Jun 1604 Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (54) died at his home in King Street, Covent Garden, Westminster

Around 1650 based on a work of 1575.Unknown Artist. Portrait of Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604.

Around 1650 based on a work of 1575.Unknown Artist. Portrait of Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Vere

Descent

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

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 15 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth, King Powys, King Gwynedd -999

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 17 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 14 Grand Son of Llywelyn ap Seisyll King Gwynedd, King Powys, King Deheubarth 1022-1023

Kings England: Great x 7 Grand Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Kings Scotland: Great x 10 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 12 Grand Son of Louis "Fat" VI King France 1081-1137

Ancestry

Father: John Vere 16th Earl Oxford 1516-1562 Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandFather: John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: John Vere 1433-1480 Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Vere 1410-1461 Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford 1385-1417 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Sergeaux Countess Oxford

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Courtenay 1411-1501 Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 1359-1425 Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandMother: Alice Colbroke

GrandMother: Elizabeth Trussell Countess Oxford Great x 11 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great GrandFather: Edward Trussell 1478-1499

Great GrandMother: Margaret Donne 1480- Great x 10 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Donne 1430-1505

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Hastings 1450-1508 Great x 9 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: Leonard Hastings 1396-1455

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Camoys Great x 8 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Mother: Margery Golding Countess Oxford 1526-1568