Biography of William Segar 1554-1663

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1596 King Henry IV of France invested in the Order of the Garter

1603 Funeral of Elizabeth I


Around 1554 William Segar 1554-1663 was born.

Around 1585 William Segar 1554-1663.Ermine Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (51).

In 1587 William Segar 1554-1663. Portrait of Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester 1532-1588 (54).

In 1589 William Segar 1554-1663 was appointed Somerset Herald.

In 1590 William Segar 1554-1663 anonymously published The Booke of Honour and Armes.

In 1590 William Segar 1554-1663. Portrait of Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (24).

In 1593 William Segar 1554-1663 was appointed .

In 1595 William Segar 1554-1663. Portrait of Elizabeth Throckmorton 1565-1647 (29).

King Henry IV of France invested in the Order of the Garter

In 1596 William Segar 1554-1663 accompanied Gilbert Talbot 7th Earl Shrewsbury, 7th Earl Waterford 1552-1616 (43) on his trip to invest Henry IV King France 1553-1610 (42) with the Order of the Garter.

In 1598 William Segar 1554-1663. Portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (44).

In 1598 William Segar 1554-1663. Portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (44).

In 1603 William Segar 1554-1663 was appointed to invest Christian IV King Denmark 1577-1648 (25) with the Order of the Garter.

Funeral of Elizabeth I

On 28 Apr 1603 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland was buried at Westminster Abbey.
Helena Snakenbourg Marchioness Northampton 1549-1635 (54) was Chief Mourner in the procession since Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (28) refused to take part. She was supported by Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter 1542-1623 (60) and Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (67).
George Bourchier 1535-1605 (68) carried the Standard of the Dragon.
Philip Herbert 1st Earl Montgomery, 4th Earl Pembroke 1584-1650 (18) carried the Standard of the Greyhound.
Thomas Somerset -1648 carried the Standard of the Lyon.
William Segar 1554-1663 carried the Sword of State as .

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Pelican Portrait" of Elizabeth I (38).
The Pelican being the pendant hung from her necklace of pearls; pearls a symbol of virginity.Pelicans traditionally used as sign of self-sacrifice since the Pelican was believed to peck at her own breast to feed her young; the symbolism meaning Elizabeth had sacrificed herself for England.
Other details include the highly decorated armlet above her elbow and many jewels over her red velvet gown and headress.The two cherries tucked into her right ear possibly refer to her virginity; possibly an over-interpretation of the modern use of cherry.
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Phoenix Portrait.

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Phoenix Portrait" of Elizabeth I (38).
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Pelican Portrait.

In Jan 1604 William Segar 1554-1663 was appointed .

On 17 Jan 1607 William Segar 1554-1663 received a great patent seal confirming him as .

On 05 Nov 1616 William Segar 1554-1663 was knighted.

In 1663 William Segar 1554-1663 died.

William Segar 1554-1663.