Biography of John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553

Timeline

Around 1494 Edmund Dudley 1462-1510 and Anne Windsor Baroness Grey Groby 1547-1614 (-53) were married

Around 1502 Edmund Dudley 1462-1510 and Elizabeth Grey Viscountess Lisle 1480-1525 were married

In 1504 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 was born to Edmund Dudley 1462-1510 and Elizabeth Grey Viscountess Lisle 1480-1525

On 17 Aug 1510 Edmund Dudley 1462-1510 was executed at Tower Hill, City of London

In 1525 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (21) and Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555 were married. They had grown up together since John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (21) had become her father's ward.

On 22 Jan 1525 Elizabeth Grey Viscountess Lisle 1480-1525 died

In 1527 John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick 1527-1554 was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (23) and Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555

Around 1530 Mary Dudley 1530-1586 was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (26) and Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555

In 1530 Ambrose Dudley 3rd Earl Warwick 1530-1590 was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (26) and Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555

Around 1531 Henry Dudley 1531-1557 was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (27) and Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555

On 24 Jun 1532 Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester 1532-1588 was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (28) and Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555

In 1534 Richard Clement of Ingham Mote 1482-1538 was imprisoned in the Fleet Prison_Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, Middlesex for having used excessive force in his roile as Justice of the Peace: Kent during a property dispute in Shipbourne_Kent between the rector and Robert Brenner of Hadlow, a servant of Edward Guildford 1474-1534 who was the father-in-law of John Dudley 1504-1553 (30), the future Duke of Northumberland.

Around 1535 Guildford Dudley 1535-1554 was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (31) and Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555

Around 1538 . Some sources say around 1544. Katherine Dudley Countess Huntingdon 1538-1620 was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (34) and Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555

May Day Jousting

On 01 May 1540 a tournament was held at Westminster. Gregory Cromwell 1st Baron Cromwell Oakham 1520-1551, Thomas Poynings 1st Baron Poynings 1512-1545, Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley 1508-1549 (31), John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (36), Richard Cromwell 1495-1544 (45) and George Carew 1503-1545 (36) were challengers.

In 1543 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (39) was created 1st Viscount Lisle (5C 1543)

Death of Henry VIII

On 30 Dec 1546 Henry VIII (55) 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 1537-1553 (9), Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (30) and Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (13).
The will appointed sixteen executors: Anthony Browne 1500-1548, Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (57), Anthony Denny 1501-1549, John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (42), William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (45), Edward Montagu 1485-1557, Edward North 1st Baron North 1496-1564, William Paget 1st Baron Paget Beaudasert 1506-1563, William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester 1483-1572, John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555 (61), Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (46), Cuthbert Tunstall Bishop Durham 1474-1559 (72), Edward Paternal 1489-1551, Nicholas Paternal 1497-1567 and Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton 1505-1550.

In 1547 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (43) 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 1500-1552 (47) defeated a Scottish army commanded by James Hamilton 1st Duke Ch√Ętellerault 1516-1575 (31) and Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus 1489-1557 (58) at the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh at Musselburgh. The English army included John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (43), Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford 1500-1560 (47) and Thomas Wentworth 2nd Baron Wentworth 1525-1584. John Thynne 1515-1580 (32) and Edmund Brydges 2nd Baron Chandos -1573 were knighted.
William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (26) accompanied Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (47).
John Forbes 6th Lord Forbes 1475-1547 (82) was killed
John Thynne 1515-1580 (32) was knighted after the battle.
The Scottish army included John Gordon 11th Earl Sutherland 1525-1567 (22) who commanded the Rearguard and Gilbert Kennedy 3rd Earl Cassilis 1515-1558 (32). John Stewart -1547, Robert Douglas 1505-1547 (41), Malcolm Fleming 3rd Lord Fleming 1494-1547 (53), John Livingston -1547, Thomas Hamilton of Priestfield -1547 and Hugh Montgomerie -1547 were killed. John Hay 4th Lord Hay -1556 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 1504-1553 (45). Henry Willoughby 1517-1549 (31) killed at Mousehold Heath, Norwich, Norfolk during Kett's Rebellion.

Edward VI's 16th Birthday

11 Oct 1551 , the day before his fourteenth birthday, King Edward VI (13) celebrated at Hampton Court Palace_Richmond_Surrey by rewarding his guardians; it may have been a case of his guardians rewading themselves.
John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (47), leader of the Council, was created 1st Duke Northumberland (1C 1551)
His son Henry Dudley 1517-1568 was knighted.
Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (34) was created 1st Duke Suffolk (3C 1551) for having married King Edward VI's (13) first cousin Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset 1517-1559.
William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester 1483-1572, Master of the Kings Wards, was created 1st Marquess Winchester. His wife Elizabeth Capell Marchioness Winchester -1558 by marriage Marchioness Winchester.
William Herbert (50), his guardian, was created 1st Earl Pembroke (10C 1551). His wife Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552 (36) by marriage Countess Pembroke (10C 1551).
The King's (13) uncle Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (51) attended.

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.

Trial and Execution of Lady Jane Grey's Supporters

On 25 Jul 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (49), John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick 1527-1554 (26), Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester 1532-1588 (21), Guildford Dudley 1535-1554, Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (26) and Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon 1514-1561 (39) were imprisoned for supporting Lady Jane Grey at Beauchamp Tower, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London.

On 18 Aug 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (49) and John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick 1527-1554 (26) were tried at Westminster Hall, Westminster Palace, Westminster.

On 22 Aug 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (49) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London.

After 22 Aug 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

In 1555 Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555 died.

Temperance Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 and Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555

John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 was appointed 310th Knight Garter: Henry VIII

Margaret Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 and Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555

Katherine Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 and Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555

Charles Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 and Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555

Henry Dudley -1557 was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 and Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555

Thomas Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 and Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland 1509-1555

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Sutton

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 19 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 10 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 16 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 11 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

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

Kings Scotland: Great x 10 Grand Son of David I King Scotland 1084-1153

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

Kings France: Great x 8 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285

Ancestry

Father: Edmund Dudley 1462-1510 Great x 7 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

GrandFather: John Dudley 1427- Great x 6 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great GrandFather: John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 Great x 10 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Sutton 4th Baron Sutton Dudley 1380-1406

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Sutton 3rd Baron Sutton Dudley 1361-1396

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Unknown Baroness Sutton Dudley

Great x 2 GrandMother: Constance Blount Baroness Sutton Dudley 1380-1432 Great x 9 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Blount 1348-1403 Great x 8 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandMother: Sancha Toledo

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley Baroness Cherleton, Baroness Dudley Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Berkeley 1352-1428 Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley 1296-1361 Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Clivedon Baroness Berkeley 1310-1385

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Bettershorne

GrandMother: Elizabeth Bramshott

Mother: Elizabeth Grey Viscountess Lisle 1480-1525 Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandFather: Edward Grey 1st Viscount Lisle 1432-1492 Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: Edward Grey 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1415-1457 Great x 6 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn 1362-1440 Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey Ruthyn 1322-1388 Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alianore Strange Baroness Grey Ruthyn 1331-1396 Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Astley Baroness Grey Ruthyn 1366-1448 Great x 8 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Astley 4th Baron Astley 1340-1404 Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Willoughby Baroness Astley 1345-1413 Great x 8 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Ferrers 6th Baroness Ferrers Groby 1419-1483 Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Ferrers 1394-1425 Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Ferrers 5th Baron Ferrers Groby 1372-1445 Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Clifford Baroness Ferrers Groby 1372-1415 Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabel Mowbray Baroness Berkeley 1400- Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Mowbray 1st Duke Norfolk 1368-1399 Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk 1366-1425 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandMother: Elizabeth Talbot Viscountess Lisle -1487 Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: John Talbot 1st Viscount Lisle 1426-1453 Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: John "Old Talbot" Talbot 1st Earl Shrewsbury, 1st Earl Waterford 1383-1453 Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Talbot 7th Baron Strange Blackmere, 4th Baron Talbot 1361-1396 Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ankaret Strange 7th Baroness Strange Blackmere, Baroness Talbot 1361-1413 Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp Baroness Strange Blackmere, Baroness Talbot 1404-1468 Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley Countess Warwick 1386-1422 Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandMother: Joan Cheddar Viscountess Lisle 1425-

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Cheddar