Biography of John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540

Timeline

Around 1471 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 was born to John Vere 1433-1480 and Alice Colbroke

In 1480 John Vere 1433-1480 died at Somerset

Before 04 Nov 1498 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (27) and Christian Foderingay Countess Oxford 1481-1498 (17) were married

Before 04 Nov 1498 Christian Foderingay Countess Oxford 1481-1498 (17) died

Before 1512 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (40) and Elizabeth Trussell Countess Oxford were married. Elizabeth Trussell Countess Oxford by marriage Countess Oxford (2C 1141).

Around 1512 Elizabeth Vere Baroness Darcy Chiche 1512- was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (41) and Elizabeth Trussell Countess Oxford

Battle of the Spurs

On 16 Aug 1513 Henry VIII (22) fought at Thérouanne during the Battle of the Spurs. Henry's army included George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538 (45) (commanded), Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (36), Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham -1529, Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu -1540, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (42) and Anthony Wingfield 1487-1552. John "Tilbury Jack" Arundell 1495-1561, William Compton 1482-1528, John Hussey 1st Baron Hussey Sleaford 1465-1537 and William Hussey 1472-1531 was knighted by Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509. Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West 1457-1525 and Andrew Windsor 1st Baron Windsor 1467-1543 (46) was created as Knight Banneret.

On 25 Sep 1513 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (42) was knighted by Henry VIII (22) at Tournai

In 1516 John Vere 16th Earl Oxford 1516-1562 was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (45) and Elizabeth Trussell Countess Oxford

Around 1517 Frances Vere 1517-1577 was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (46) and Elizabeth Trussell Countess Oxford at Suffolk

Field of the Cloth of Gold

On Jun 1520 Henry VIII (28) hosted Field of the Cloth of Gold at Balinghem.
Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (42) carried the Sword of State.
John Stokesley Bishop London 1475-1539 (45) attended as Henry VIII's chaplain.
Edmund Braye 1st Baron Braye 1484-1539 (36), Gruffydd ap Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth 1478-1521 (42), Anthony Poyntz 1480-1533, William Coffin Master 1495-1538 (25), William "Great" Courtenay 1477-1535 (43), Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542, William Paston 1479-1554, William Denys 1470-1533 (50), Richard Cecil 1495-1553 (25), William Parr 1st Baron Parr Horton 1483-1547, Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (22), John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt 1480-1562, Henry Guildford 1489-1532, Marmaduke Constable 1480-1545, William Compton 1482-1528, William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy 1478-1534, Thomas Cheney 1485-1558, Henry Willoughby 1451-1528 (69), John Rodney 1461-1528 (59), John Marney 2nd Baron Marney 1484-1525 (34), William Sidney 1482-1554, John Vere 14th Earl Oxford 1499-1526 (20), John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (49), Edmund Walsingham 1480-1550, Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West 1457-1525, Robert Willoughby 2nd Baron Willoughby Broke, 10th Baron Latimer 1472-1521, Anthony Wingfield 1487-1552 and Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham -1529 attended.
William Carey 1500-1528 jousted. Margaret Dymoke 1500-1545 attended.
William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne 1470-1540 (50) organised.
Jane Parker Viscountess Rochford 1505-1542 attended.
Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 was present.

Around 1520 Robert Vere 1520- was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (49) and Elizabeth Trussell Countess Oxford

Around 1522 Anne Vere Baroness Montagu 1522-1572 was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (51) and Elizabeth Trussell Countess Oxford

Henry VIII Meeting with Charles V Holy Roman Emperor

On May 1522 Henry VIII (30) met with Charles Habsburg-Spain V Holy Roman Emperor 1500-1558 (22) at Dover, Kent. William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy 1478-1534, William Compton 1482-1528, John Marney 2nd Baron Marney 1484-1525 (36) and John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (51) were present. Henry VIII Meeting with Charles V Holy Roman Emperor

On 14 Jul 1526 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (55) succeeded 15th Earl Oxford (2C 1141). Christian Foderingay Countess Oxford 1481-1498 by marriage Countess Oxford (2C 1141).

On 19 Dec 1526 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (55) was appointed as Lord Great Chamberlain

On 21 Oct 1527 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (56) was appointed 293rd Knight Garter: Henry VIII

Before 22 Mar 1531 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (60) was appointed as Privy Council

Coronation of Anne Boleyn

On 01 Jun 1533 the six months pregnant Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England 1501-1536 (32) was crowned Queen Consort England by Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (43) at Westminster Abbey. See Coronation of Anne Boleyn.
John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (62) bore the Crown. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (15) carried the Salt. Margaret Wotton Marchioness Dorset 1487-1535 rode in the procession. William Coffin Master 1495-1538 (38) was appointed as Master of the Horse. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 served as Lord Sewer. Henry Parker 1513-1552 and William Coffin Master 1495-1538 (38) were knighted. Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley 1505-1534 and Thomas Stanley 2nd Baron Monteagle 1507-1560 were created Knight of the Bath. Margaret Wotton Marchioness Dorset 1487-1535 rode in the procession. Arthur Hopton 1489-1555 (44) attended.
Thomas More Chancellor Speaker 1478-1535 (55) refused to attend. Shortly thereafter, More was charged with accepting bribes, but the charges had to be dismissed for lack of any evidence.

Trial of Anne Boleyn

On 15 May 1536 Queen Anne Boleyn (35) tried at the King's Hall in the Tower of London. .
Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (62) was appointed Lord High Steward and presided. Henry Howard 1516-1547 (20) attended. Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu 1492-1539 was one of the judges. Elizabeth Browne Countess Worcester 1502-1565 was the principal witness.
The jurors were:
Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545,
Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln 1512-1585,
Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1515-1541
George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (48),
Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (44),
John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt 1480-1562,
Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (38),
Henry Parker 11th Baron Marshal, 10th Baron Morley 1476-1556,
Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby 1509-1572 (27),
Thomas Stanley 2nd Baron Monteagle 1507-1560,
John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (65),
Thomas Wentworth 1st Baron Wentworth 1501-1551,
Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester 1496-1549 (40),
Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527,
Thomas Burgh 7th Baron Cobham Sternborough, 5th Baron Strabolgi, 1st Baron Burgh 1488-1550,
Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (40),
William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 (60),
Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (24),
Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (48),
Edward Powers Lord Powers,
William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne 1470-1540 (66),
Thomas Ware,
Andrew Windsor 1st Baron Windsor 1467-1543 (69), and
George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham 1497-1558 (39).

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.

Birth and Christening Edward VI

On 15 Oct 1537 the future Edward VI was christened by John Stokesley Bishop London 1475-1539 (62) at the Chapel Royal in Hampton Court Palace. Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (48) performed the Baptismal Rites, and was appointed Godfather. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (63) and Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (21) were Godparents.
Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu -1540 carried the Salt. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 was Godfather and supported the Marchioness of Exeter. Richard Long 1494-1546 (43) was knighted. Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540, Philip Boteler 1492-1545 (44), John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (66) and John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 attended. Mary Scrope 1476-1548 carried Lady Mary's train. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 carried a covered basin. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 carried the canopy.
Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (37) helped his young niece the future Elizabeth I to carry the Crisom. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (41) supported his wife Gertrude Blount Marchioness Exeter 1503-1558 (33) to carry the child. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (60) bore a taper of virgin wax. William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 (61) carried the train of the Prince's robe. Christopher Barker -1550 proclaimed the Prince's titles. Arthur Hopton 1489-1555 (48) attended. .
Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (37) was created 1st Earl Hertford (2C 1537), 1st Viscount Beauchamp.
Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 was created as Duke Cornwall, Earl Chester (9C 1537).
Nicholas Carew KG 1496-1539, Francis Bryan, Anthony Browne 1500-1548 and John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555 (52) surrounded the font.
Henry Knyvet of Charlton Wiltshire 1510-1547, Edward Neville 1471-1538, Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley 1508-1549 (28), Richard Long 1494-1546 (43) and John Wallop 1490-1551 (47) carried the canopy.

Funeral of Jane Seymour

On 12 Nov 1537 Jane Seymour Queen Consort England 1509-1537 was buried in the Henry VIII Vault in St George's Chapel in Windsor.
Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (21) was Chief Mourner.
Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (60), Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545, John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556, Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (20), Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (64), Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (45), Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (39), Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (66) and Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (41) attended.

Exeter Conspiracy

Before Aug 1538 the Exeter Conspiracy was an attempt to overthrow Henry VIII (47) and replace him with Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (42), grandson of Edward VI, Henry's first cousin. Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (50) presided. John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (67) sat in judgement. Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1515-1541 was juror.
The Exeter Conspiracy was an attack by Henry VIII (47) on Cardinal Reginald Pole 1500-1558 (38). He, Cardinal Pole, was safe in Rome. Instead Henry destroyed mnost of the Pole family in England.

Anne of Cleves Arrival at London

On 30 Jan 1540 Anne of Cleves (24) arrived at Blackheath, Greenwich, Kent. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (22) carried the Sword of State. William Holles Lord Mayor 1471-1542, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545, Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (69), John Vere 16th Earl Oxford 1516-1562 (24) and Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk 1519-1580 (20) were present.

On 21 Mar 1540 John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (69) died. His son John Vere 16th Earl Oxford 1516-1562 (24) succeeded as 16th Earl Oxford (2C 1141)

Geoffrey Vere was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 and Elizabeth Trussell Countess Oxford

Aubrey Vere was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 and Elizabeth Trussell Countess Oxford

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Vere

Descent

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

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth, King Powys, King Gwynedd -999

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 15 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 12 Grand Son of Llywelyn ap Seisyll King Gwynedd, King Powys, King Deheubarth 1022-1023

Kings England: Great x 5 Grand Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland 1031-1093

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

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

Ancestry

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

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

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Aubrey Vere 10th Earl Oxford 1338-1400 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Vere 7th Earl Oxford 1312-1360

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Badlesmere Countess Oxford 1310-1366 Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Fitzwalter Countess Oxford -1401 Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Fitzwalter 3rd Baron Fitzwalter 1315-1361 Great x 3 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great GrandMother: Alice Sergeaux Countess Oxford

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

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward Courtenay 1331-1372 Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Bohun Countess Devon 1311-1391 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Mother: Alice Colbroke