Westminster Abbey

Eleanor Plantagenet 1269- was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 05 Jan 1066 Edward "Confessor" King England 1003-1066 (63) died. He was buried the same day at Westminster Abbey.


On 06 Jan 1066 Harold II King England 1022-1066 (44) was crowned II King England (Wessex) probably Westminster Abbey. Harold quick to be crowned the day after the death and burial of Edward the Confessor. He had chosen himself.


On 25 Dec 1066 William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 (38) was crowned I King England: Norman at Westminster Abbey by Ealdred Unknown Archbishop York -1069.


On 11 May 1068 Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England 1031-1083 (37) was crowned as Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey


Coronation of Henry I

Around 25 Jul 1101 Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135 (33) was crowned I King England: Norman by Maurice Unknown Bishop London -1107 at Westminster Abbey.


On 01 May 1118 Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England 1080-1118 (38) died at Westminster Palace, Westminster.She was buried at Westminster Abbey.


Coronation of Stephen

On 22 Dec 1135 Stephen I King England 1094-1154 (41) was crowned I King England: Blois at Westminster Abbey.


Coronation of Henry and Eleanor

On 19 Dec 1154 Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 (21) was crowned II King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Westminster Abbey. Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks Queen Consort England 1122-1204 (32) was crowned Queen Consort England. Theobald of Bec Archbishop Canterbury 1090-1161 (64) presided.


Coronation of Richard I

On 03 Sep 1189 Richard "Lionheart" I King England 1157-1199 (31) was crowned I King England: Plantagenet Angevin by Baldwin Avigo Archbishop Canterbury 1125-1190 (64) at Westminster Abbey. Geoffrey Mandeville 3rd Earl Essex, Count Aumale -1189 carried the Crown.The Coronation of Richard I was marred by violence against London's Jewish population.Prior to his Coronation Richard had issued a proclamation forbidding Jews to attend.When some did a riot broke out, which spread.


Coronation of King John

On 27 May 1199 John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 (32) was crowned I King England: Plantagenet Angevin by Hubert Walter Archbishop Canterbury 1160-1205 (39) at Westminster Abbey.


On 08 Oct 1200 Isabella Angoulême Queen Consort England 1188-1246 (12) was crowned as Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey.


Westminster Coronation of Henry III

On 17 May 1220 Henry III King England 1207-1272 (12) was crowned III King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Westminster Abbey during the Westminster Coronation of Henry III since the Pope didn't consider the earlier Gloucester Coronation of Henry III to have been performed correctly. Stephen Langton Archbishop Canterbury 1150-1228 (70) presided.


Crowning of Eleanor of Provence

On 14 Jan 1236 Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291 (13) was crowned as Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey..


Christening of Edward I

On 22 Jun 1239 Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 was christened at Westminster Abbey.Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford, 1st Earl Essex 1204-1275 (35) as godfather.He was named after Edward "Confessor" King England 1003-1066


On 23 Nov 1243 Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall 1209-1272 (34) and Sanchia Provence Queen Consort Germany 1228-1261 (15) were married at Westminster Abbey.Sanchia Provence Queen Consort Germany 1228-1261 (15) by marriage Countess Cornwall (4C 1225).


On 13 Oct 1272 Edmund "Almain" Cornwall 2nd Earl Cornwall 1249-1300 (22) was knighted by King Henry III of England at Westminster Abbey.


Coronation Edward I

On 19 Aug 1274 Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 (35) was crowned I King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Westminster Abbey. Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290 (33) was crowned as Queen Consort England..


On 19 Aug 1284 Alfonso Plantagenet 1273-1284 died at Windsor, Berkshire.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.


On 05 Jun 1296 Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster 1245-1296 (51) died at Bayonne.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.


On 14 Nov 1302 Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322 (26) and Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan Plantagenet Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Count Holland 1282-1316 (20) were married (they were third-cousins x 2) at Westminster Abbey.Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan Plantagenet Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Count Holland 1282-1316 (20) by marriage Countess Essex (3C 1239), Earl Hereford (6C 1199).


After 07 Jul 1307 Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 25 Feb 1308 Edward II King England 1284-1327 (23) was crowned II King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Westminster Abbey by Henry Woodlock, Bishop Winchester. Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358 (13) was crowned as Queen Consort England.
Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 carried the Royal Crown.
William Marshal 1st Baron Marshal 1277-1314 (30) carried the Gilt Spurs.
Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322 (32) carried the Royal Sceptre.
Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (27) carried the Royal Rod.
Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322 (30) carried the sword Curtana (the sword of Edward the Confessor).
Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March 1287-1330 (20) carried the table bearing the Royal Robes.
Thomas Grey 1280-1344 and Robert Fitzwalter 1st Baron Fitzwalter 1247-1326 (61) attended.


On 23 Jun 1324 Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (49) died.He was buried at Westminster Abbey


Coronation of Edward III

On 01 Feb 1327 Edward III King England 1312-1377 (14) was crowned III King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Westminster Abbey by Walter Reynolds, Archbishop Canterbury..


After 19 Mar 1330 Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent 1301-1330 was buried at Westminster Abbey.


On 30 Sep 1336 John Plantagenet 1st Earl Cornwall 1316-1336 (20) died at Perth.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.


Coronation of Richard II

On 16 Jul 1377 Richard II King England 1367-1400 (10) was crowned II King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Westminster Abbey by Simon Sudbury Archbishop Canterbury 1316-1381 (61).
On 16 Jul 1377 at the Coronation of Richard II Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey, 11th Earl Arundel 1346-1397 (31) carried the Crown.
Guichard Angle 1st Earl Huntingdon -1380 was appointed 1st Earl Huntingdon (3C 1377).
Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York 1373-1415 (4) and Robert Harrington 3rd Baron Harington 1356-1406 were knighted.
Roger Scales 4th Baron Scales 1354-1386 (23) attended.
John Mowbray 1st Earl Nottingham 1365-1383 (11) was created 1st Earl Nottingham (1C 1377).


Marriage of Richard II and Anne of Bohemia

On 20 Jan 1382 Richard II King England 1367-1400 (15) and Anne of Bohemia Queen Consort England 1366-1394 (15) were married at Westminster Abbey.Arranged by Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk 1330-1389 (52) the marriage not popular since it brought no dowry and little prospect of increased trade since Bohemia not a primary English trade partner


On 03 Oct 1399 Eleanor Bohun Duchess Albemarle aka Aumale, Duchess Gloucester 1366-1399 (33) died.She was buried at Westminster Abbey


Coronation of Henry IV

On 13 Oct 1399 Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (32) was crowned IV King England: Plantagenet Lancaster at Westminster Abbey by Thomas Fitzalan Archbishop York, Archbishop Canterbury 1353-1414 (46).
Robert Braybrooke Bishop London -1404 carried the sacraments and said mass.
The future Henry V King England 1386-1422 (13) carried the Sword Curtana. Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick 1338-1401 (61) and/or John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410 (26) carried a sword wrapped in red and bound with golden straps symbolising two-fold mercy. Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland 1341-1408 carried the Lancaster Sword.
Thomas Percy 1st Earl Worcester 1343-1403 carried the Steward's baton. Thomas Erpingham 1355-1428 (44) carried a Sword.
Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford 1378-1403 (21) was appointed as Knight of the Bath. John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 (10), John Arundell 1366-1435 and Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (17) were knighted.
Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 (49) attended.


Coronation of Henry V

On 09 Apr 1413 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (26) was crowned V King England: Plantagenet Lancaster by Thomas Fitzalan Archbishop York, Archbishop Canterbury 1353-1414 (60) at Westminster Abbey.
Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (31) was appointed Lord High Steward. Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh 1358-1425 was appointed Lord High Constable..
In 1414 John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 (23) was created 1st Duke Bedford (1C 1414), 1st Earl Richmond (6C 1414), 1st Earl Kendal (1C 1414)..


Coronation of Catherine of Valois

On 23 Feb 1421 Catherine of Valois (19) was crowned Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey. Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1385-1452 was appointed as Chief Butler of England. James I (26) attended, and was honoured by sitting immediately on the queen's left at the coronation banquet.


Funeral of Henry V

On 07 Nov 1422 Henry V King England 1386-1422 was buried at Westminster Abbey. John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (21) attended as Chief Mourner and Standard Bearer .


English Coronation of Henry VI

On 06 Nov 1429 Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (7) was crowned VI King England: Plantagenet Lancaster by Cardinal Henry Beaufort 1375-1447 (54) at Westminster Abbey. Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick 1425-1446 (4) carried the child King. John Mowbray 3rd Duke Norfolk 1415-1461 (14) attended. John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont 1409-1460 was knighted.


Loveday

On 24 Mar 1458 Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (40) presided at Westminster Abbey at a ceremony known as the "Loveday". John "Butcher" Clifford 9th Baron Clifford 1435-1461, Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 (58), Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (30), Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 (22), Richard 3rd Duke York 1411-1460 (46), Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland 1421-1461, Thomas Percy 1st Baron Egremont 1422-1460 and Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (28) attended in an attempt to reconcile the Lancastrian and Yorkist factions.


Around 1460 Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 (3) spent his childhood at Middleham Castle, Middleham, Yorkshire.He was buried at Westminster Abbey


Coronation of Edward IV

On 28 Jun 1461 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (19) was crowned IV King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (43) who was assisted by William Booth Archbishop York 1388-1464 at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of Edward IV


Coronation of Elizabeth Woodville

On 26 May 1465 Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (28) was crowned as Queen Consort England by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (47) at Westminster Abbey. Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (23) attended. John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499, Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers 1440-1483 (25) and Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491 (12) were appointed Knight of the Bath..


On 11 Dec 1472 Margaret York 1472-1472 died.She was buried at Westminster Abbey.


Funeral of Edward IV

On 17 Apr 1483 the coffin of Edward IV was carried to Westminster Abbey by Edward Stanley 1st Baron Monteagle 1462-1524, John Savage 1444-1492, Thomas Wortley 1433-1514 (50), Thomas Molyneux 1445-1483 (38), probably John Welles 1st Viscount Welles 1450-1498 who had married Edward's daughter Cecily), John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499, Walter Hungerford 1464-1516, Guy Wolston 1433-1490 (50), John Sapcote 1448-1501 (35), Thomas Tyrrell 1453-1512, John Risley, Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland 1467-1525, John Norreys, Louis de Bretelles and John Comyn 4th Lord Baddenoch 1294-1314.
Those in the procession included:
Thomas St Leger 1440-1483, widow of Edward's sister Anne
William Parr KG 1434-1483
John Astley 1373-1488
William Stonor 1450-1494
Henry Ferrers 1443-1500
James Radclyffe 1440-1484
George Browne 1440-1483
Gilbert Debenham
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (58) walked in front of the coffin with Edward's personal arms.
John Marlow Abbot Bermondsey followed by:
Thomas Kempe Bishop London 1390-1489 (93)
John Hales Bishop Coventry and Lichfield 1400- (83) (Bishop of Chester?)
Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (63)
Edward Story Bishop Chichester -1503
Richard Bell Bishop Carlisle -1496
James Goldwell Bishop Norwich -1499
William Dudley Bishop Durham 1425-1483
John Russell Bishop Rochester, Bishop Lincoln -1494
Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (63) (as Bishop Ely)
Edmund Tuchet Bishop Rochester, Bishop Hereford, Bishop Salisbury 1443-1524 (as Bishop Rochester)
Peter Courtenay Bishop Exeter, Bishop Winchester -1492, and
Lionel Woodville Bishop Salisbury 1447-1484
Thomas Rotherham Archbishop York 1423-1500 (59) brought up the rear.
Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (65), then Archbishop of Canterbury, took no part due to infirmity.
John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (21) ; the King's nephew,
William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (52)
Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (28)
William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1451-1491 (32) (some sources say Earl of Huntingindon?)
William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492 (57)
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (48)
Richard Fiennes 7th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1415-1483
John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (82)
George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492
John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490
Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1432-1485
Edward Grey 1st Viscount Lisle 1432-1492
Henry Lovell 9th Baron Marshal, 8th Baron Morley 1476-1489
Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491 (30)
John Brooke 7th Baron Cobham 1447-1512 (35)
Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503
John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1438-1495
Thomas Bourchier -1492
Thomas Bourchier -1533.


Coronation of Richard III

On 06 Jul 1483 Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) was crowned III King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (65) at Westminster Abbey. Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 (27) by marriage Queen Consort England.See Coronation of Richard III.
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (58) was appointed as Lord High Steward. William Brandon 1425-1491, Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524 (33), Thomas St Leger 1440-1483, Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503, Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (46), Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (39), Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1451-1508 (32) and Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland 1424-1485 attended.
Robert Dymoke 1461-1544 attended as the Kings' Champion.
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (66) carried The Pointed Sword of Justice. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (40) carried the Crown. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (27) carried the Third Sword of State. John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (40) carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (21) carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (28) carried the king's train. Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (13) bore the Queen's Crown.
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (48) carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (40) held Queen Anne's train. Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527 carried The Blunt Sword of Mercy. Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1453-1499 was appointed as Knight of the Bath.
Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 (68) refused to attend the Coronation of Richard III.History doesn't record her reason.


On 29 Nov 1483 William Dudley Bishop Durham 1425-1483 died.He was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 29 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (28) processed from Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London to Westminster Abbey.Ahead of him marched the heralds and serjeants-at-arms, the Esquire of the Body, the King's Secretary Richard Fox, almoner Christopher Urswick, the mayor of London and the Garter King of Arms.Also ahead of him were Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (50), John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (23), John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (43) and William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492 (59).Following behind were the only two Dukes: Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53), created the day before, and John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (43).


On 30 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (28) was crowned VII King England and Ireland: Tudor by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (67) at Westminster Abbey. Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (42), his mother, attended.
Robert Dymoke 1461-1544 attended as the Kings' Champion.
John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (43) carried the King's train.


On 18 Jan 1486 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (28) and Elizabeth, Edward IV's eldest daughter (19) were married (they were third-cousins x 2) at Westminster Abbey.


Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck 1499-1525 (10) is believed to have painted the porrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

Around 1675 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503. From a work of 1500.

On 18 Jan 1486 Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (19) was appointed as Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey during the Marriage of Henry VII and Elizabeth Plantagenet 1516-1558


On 25 Nov 1487 Elizabeth of York (21) was crowned as Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey.
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1451-1508 (36), Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (17), Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1453-1499, Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1451-1508 (36), Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491 (34), William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1451-1491 (36) and Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524 (37), who carried the Rod and Dove, attended as did Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507.


On 19 Jun 1500 Edmund Tudor 1st Duke Somerset 1499-1500 (1) died.He was buried at Westminster Abbey


Apr 1509.Letters and Papers Foreign and Domestic Henry VIII Volume 1 1509-1514.Will of Henry VII (52):
At his manor of Richmond March 24 Hen. VII., the King (52) makes his last will, commending his soul to the Redeemer with the words he has used since his first "years of discretion," Domine Jesu Christe, qui me ex nichilo creasti, fecisti, redemisti et predestinasti ad hoc quod sum, Tu scis quid de me facere vis, fac de me secundum voluntatem Tuam cum misericordia, trusting in the grace of His Blessed Mother in whom, after Him, has been all his (testator's) trust, by whom in all his adversities he has had special comfort, and to whom he now makes his prayer (recited), as also to all the company of Heaven and especially his "accustumed avoures" St. Michael, St. John Baptist, St. John Evangelist, St. George, St. Anthony, St. Edward, St. Vincent, St. Anne, St. Mary Magdalene and St. Barbara, to defend him at the hour of death and be intercessors for the remission of his sins and salvation of his soul.
Desires to be buried at Westminster, where he was crowned, where lie buried many of his progenitors, especially his granddame Katharine wife to Henry V and daughter to Charles of France, and whereto he means shortly to translate the remains of Henry IV in the chapel which he has begun to build (giving full directions for the placing and making of his tomb and finishing of the said chapel according to the plan which he has "in picture delivered" to the prior of St. Bartholomew's beside Smithfield, master of the works for the same); and he has delivered beforehand to the abbot, &c., of Westminster, 5,000l., by indenture dated Richmond, 13 April 23 Hen VII, towards the cost.
His executors shall cause 10,000 masses in honor of the Trinity, the Five Wounds, the Five Joys of Our Lady, the Nine Orders of Angels, the Patriarchs, the Twelve Apostles and All Saints (numbers to each object specified) to be said within one month after his decease, at 6d. each, making in all 250l, and shall distribute 2,000l. in alms; and to ensure payment he has left 2,250l. with the abbot, &c., of West-minster, by indenture dated His debts are then to be paid and reparation for wrongs made by his executors at the discretion of the following persons, by whom all complaints shall be tenderly weighed, viz, the abp of Canterbury (59), Richard bp of Winchester (61), the bps of London and Rochester (39), Thomas Earl of Surrey (66), Treasurer General, George Earl of Shrewsbury (41), Steward of the House, Sir Charles Somerset Lord Herbert (49), Chamberlain, the two Chief Justices, Mr. John Yong (44), Master of the Rolls, Sir Thos. Lovell (30), Treasurer of the House, Mr. Thomas Routhall, secretary, Sir Ric Emson (59), Chancellor of the Duchy, Edmund Dudley 1462-1510, the King's attorney at the time of his decease, and his confessor, the Provincial of the Friars Observants, and Mr. William Atwater, dean of the Chapel, or at least six of them and three of his executors.
His executors shall see that the officers of the Household and Wardrobe discharge any debts which may be due for charges of the same.
Lands to the yearly value of above 1,000 mks have been "amortised" for fulfilment of certain covenants (described) with the abbey of Westminster.
For the completion of the hospital which he has begun to build at the Savoie place beside Charingcrosse, and towards which 10,000 mks in ready money has been delivered to the dean and chapter of St. Paul's, by indenture dated Certain cathedrals, abbeys, &c., named in a schedule hereto annexed [not annexed now] have undertaken to make for him orisons, prayers and suffrages "while the world shall endure," in return for which he has made them large confirmations, licences and other grants; and he now wishes 6s. 8d. each to be delivered soon after his decease to the rulers of such cathedrals, &c., 3s. 4d. to every canon and monk, being priest, within the same and 20d. to every canon, monk, vicar and minister not being priest. His executors shall bestow 2,000l. upon the repair of the highways and bridges from Windsor to Richmond manor and thence to St. George's church beside Southwark, and thence to Greenwich manor, and thence to Canterbury.
To divers lords, as well of his blood as other, and also to knights, squires and other subjects, he has, for their good service, made grants of lands, offices and annuities, which he straitly charges his son, the Prince (17), and other heirs to respect; as also the enfeoffments of the Duchy of Lancaster made by Parliaments of 7 and 19 Hen. VII. for the fulfilment of his will.
Bequests for finishing of the church of the New College in Cambridge and the church of Westminster, for the houses of Friars Observants, for the altar within the King's grate (i.e. of his tomb), for the high altar within the King's chapel, for the image of the King to be made and set upon St. Edward's shrine, for the College of Windsor, for the monastery of Westminster, for the image of the King to be set at St. Thomas's shrine at Canterbury, and for chalices and pixes of a certain fashion to be given to all the houses of Friars and every parish church not suitably provided with such.
Bequest of a dote of 50,000l. for the marriage of Lady Mary (13) the King's daughter with Charles Prince of Spain (9), as contracted at Richmond Prince (17), his Council and our said executors."


Coronation of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

On 24 Jun 1509 Henry VIII (17) was crowned VIII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey. Catherine of Aragon (24) was created Queen Consort England.
Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham 1478-1521 (31), Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (32) and Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (66) attended. Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland 1493-1542 (16) was knighted. Robert Dymoke 1461-1544 attended as the Kings's Champion. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (26) was created Knight of the Bath and served as Lord Sewer.


On 22 Feb 1511 Henry Tudor Duke Cornwall 1511-1511 died.. He was buried at Westminster Abbey.


Wolsey receives his Cardinal's Hat

In 1515 Cardinal Thomas Wolsey 1473-1530 received his Cardinal's hat at a ceremony attended by Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape 1468-1530 and Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (32) at Westminster Abbey.


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 (16) carried the Salt. Margaret Wotton Marchioness Dorset 1487-1535 (46) rode in the procession. William Coffin MP 1495-1538 (38) was appointed as Master of the Horse. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (50) served as Lord Sewer. Henry Parker 1513-1552 and William Coffin MP 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 (46) 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.


On 20 Feb 1547 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (9) was crowned VI King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey.
John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555 (62) was appointed as Lord High Steward. Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (34) was appointed as Lord High Constable.
Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592 (18) and William Sharington 1495-1553 (52) were created Knight of the Bath.
Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon 1514-1561 (33), Edward Courtenay 1385-1418, William Sharington 1495-1553 (52),John Shelton 1503-1558 (44) and Walter Buckler -1556 were knighted.


On 20 Feb 1547 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (9) was crowned VI King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey


On 01 Oct 1553 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37) was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey.
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon 1527-1556 (26) carried the Sword of State.
John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 (73) bore the queen's train. Edward Dymoke 1508-1566 attended as the Queen's Champion. James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy 1533-1582 and Henry Parker 12th Baron Marshal, 11th Baron Morley 1533-1577 were created Knight of the Bath. Thomas Hastings 1515- and John Leigh 1502-1564 (51) were knighted. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (80) and Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland 1525-1563 (28) attended.


On 16 Jul 1557 Anne of Cleves (41) died at Chelsea Manor, Chelsea, Kensington and Chelsea.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.


After 17 Nov 1558 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 was buried at Westminster Abbey.


Coronation of Elizabeth I

On 15 Jan 1559 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (25) was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor by Owen Oglethorpe Bishop Carlisle 1507-1559 (52) at Westminster Abbey.
Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 (19) carried the train. Nicholas Heath Archbishop York 1501-1578 (58) censed. Edward Dymoke 1508-1566 attended as the Queen's Champion. Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (22), Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford 1500-1560 (59), Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (46), Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter 1542-1623 (16) and William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (58) attended.


After 20 Apr 1578 Mary Grey 1545-1578 funeral was held at Westminster Abbey


On 01 Sep 1582 Elizabeth Berkeley Countess Ormonde, Countess Ossory 1534-1582 (47) died.She was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 11 Apr 1587 Thomas Bromley Lord Chancellor 1530-1587 (57) died. He was buried at Westminster Abbey.


On 12 Aug 1596 Henry Carey 1st Baron Hunsdon 1526-1596 was buried at Westminster Abbey


Funeral of Elizabeth I

On 28 Apr 1603 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 was buried at Westminster Abbey.
Helena Snakenbourg Marchioness Northampton 1549-1635 (54) was Chief Mourner in the procession since Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 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 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 Norrey King of Arms


Coronation of James I

On 25 Jul 1603 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (37) was crowned I King England Scotland and Ireland: Stewart at Westminster Abbey.
Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (67) was appointed as Lord High Steward.
Robert Chichester 1578-1627 was appointed Knight of the Bath at the Coronation of James I.
William Pope 1st Earl Downe 1573-1631 (29), Gervase Clifton 1st Baronet Clifton 1587-1666 (15), Thomas Berkeley 1575-1611, Edward Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1563-1644 and William Herbert 1st Baron Powis 1573-1655 (30) were appointed Knight of the Bath.


On 19 Apr 1608 Thomas Sackville 1st Earl Dorset 1536-1608 (72) died suddenly at the council table, having apparently suffered a stroke.His funeral was held at Westminster Abbey.He was buried in the Sackville Chapel, St Michael's Church, Withyham, East Sussex, Sussex.


On 28 Aug 1609 Francis Vere 1561-1609 died.He was buried at Westminster Abbey


In 1612 Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 was reburied at Westminster Abbey.


Funeral of Prince Frederick

On 07 Dec 1612 Henry Frederick Stewart Prince Wales 1594-1612 was buried at Westminster Abbey. Francis Manners 6th Earl Rutland 1578-1632 (34) carried the shield.


On 29 Sep 1615 Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 08 Feb 1617 Edward Talbot 8th Earl Shrewsbury, 8th Earl Waterford 1561-1617 (55) died.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.


On 02 Mar 1618 Elizabeth Spencer Baroness Hunsdon, Baroness Eure 1552-1618 was buried at Westminster Abbey.


On 10 Sep 1619 Christopher Hatton 1581-1619 (38) died intestate.He was buried in Westminster Abbey.


On 16 Feb 1624 Ludovic Stewart 2nd Duke Lennox, 1st Duke Richmond 1574-1624 (49) died.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.


On 07 May 1625 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 was buried at Westminster Abbey


English Coronation of Charles I

On 02 Feb 1626 Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (25) was crowned I King England Scotland and Ireland: Stewart at Westminster Abbey.His wife Henrietta Maria Bourbon Queen Consort England 1609-1669 (16) was not crowned since she being Catholic refused to attend an Anglican service.She watched Charles at a discreet distance.
Robert Radclyffe 5th Earl Sussex 1573-1629 (52) carried the Orb. Francis Talbot 11th Earl Shrewsbury, 11th Earl Waterford 1623-1667 (3) bore the Second Sword of State. Philip Herbert 1st Earl Montgomery, 4th Earl Pembroke 1584-1650 (41) carried the Spurs. Francis Manners 6th Earl Rutland 1578-1632 (48) bore the Rod with the Dove.
William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 (8),James Stanley 7th Earl Derby 1607-1651 (19), Roger Palmer 1577-1657 (49) and Mildmay Fane 2nd Earl Westmoreland 1602-1666 (24), John Maynard 1592-1658 were appointed Knight of the Bath.


On 10 Mar 1627 Elizabeth Vere Countess Derby 1575-1627 (51) died at Richmond.He was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 23 Aug 1628 George Villiers 1st Duke Buckingham 1592-1628 (35) was murdered at Greyhound Pub, Portsmouth, Hampshire by a disgruntled soldier John Felton. He was buried at Westminster Abbey. His son George Villiers 2nd Duke Buckingham 1628-1687 succeeded as 2nd Duke Buckingham (2C 1623), 2nd Earl Buckingham (5C 1617), 19th Baron Ros Helmsley


Around Jan 1631 Bridget Vere Baroness Norreys Rycote 1564-1631 (66) died.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.


On 19 Apr 1632 Mary Beaumont 1st Countess Buckingham 1570-1632 died.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.


On 09 Apr 1634 Thomas Carey 1616-1634 died. He was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 08 May 1635 Horace Vere 1st Baron Vere Tilbury 1565-1635 was buried at Westminster Abbey.


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


John Evelyns's Diary 1641.On the 27th [April], came over out of Holland the young William Orange-Nassau II Prince Orange 1626-1650, with a splendid equipage, to make love to his Majesty's eldest Mary Stewart Princess Orange 1631-1660, the now Princess Royal.
That evening, was celebrated the pompous funeral of the Duke of Richmond, who was carried in efigy, with all the ensigns of that illustrious family, in an open chariot, in great solemnity, through London to Westminster Abbey.


On 14 Sep 1646 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (55) died.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.The Earldom Earl Essex (8C 1572) became extinct.Walter Devereux 5th Viscount Hereford 1575-1656 succeeded as 5th Viscount Hereford


06 Mar 1652. John Evelyns's Diary 1652. Saw the magnificent funeral of that arch-rebel, Ireton, carried in pomp from Somerset House to Westminster, accompanied with divers regiments of soldiers, horse and foot; then marched the mourners, General Cromwell (52) (his father-in-law), his mock-parliament-men, officers, and forty poor men in gowns, three led horses in housings of black cloth, two led in black velvet, and his charging horse, all covered over with embroidery and gold, on crimson velvet; then the guidons, ensigns, four heralds, carrying the arms of the State (as they called it), namely, the red cross and Ireland, with the casque, wreath, sword, spurs, etc.; next, a chariot canopied of black velvet, and six horses, in which was the corpse; the pall held up by the mourners on foot; the mace and sword, with other marks of his charge in Ireland (where he died of the plague), carried before in black scarfs. Thus, in a grave pace, drums covered with cloth, soldiers reversing their arms, they proceeded through the streets in a very solemn manner. This Ireton was a stout rebel, and had been very bloody to the King's party, witness his severity at Colchester, when in cold blood he put to death those gallant gentlemen, Sir Charles Lucas and Sir George Lisle. My cousin, Richard Fanshawe 1st Baronet Fanshawe 1608-1666, came to visit me, and informed me of many considerable affairs. Henry Herbert Master of the Revels 1594-1673 presented me with his brother, my Lord Cherbury's book, "De Veritate."


Coronation Charles II

On 20 Apr 1660 Edward Hyde 1st Earl Clarendon 1609-1674 (51) was created 1st Earl Clarendon (1C 1661) at Westminster Abbey on the occasion of the Coronation Charles II.Frances Aylesbury Countess Clarendon 1617-1667 (42) by marriage Countess Clarendon (1C 1661).


On 14 Nov 1660 Thomas Blagge 1613-1660 (47) died.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.


Coronation Charles II

On 23 Apr 1661 Charles II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (30) was crowned II King England Scotland and Ireland: Stewart at Westminster Abbey.
John Bennet 1st Baron Ossulston 1616-1695 (44),Francis Fane -1691 and Edward Hungerford 1632-1711 (28) were appointed Knight of the Bath.
Francis Godolphin 1605-1667 was knighted.
Josceline Percy 11th Earl Northumberland 1644-1670 attended.


On 06 May 1661 Charles Stewart 1660-1661 was buried at Westminster Abbey.


On 20 Dec 1661 Nicholas Monck Bishop Hereford 1610-1661 was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 13 Feb 1662 Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia 1596-1662 died of pneumonia shortly after midnight.She was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 20 Jun 1667 James Stewart 1st Duke Cambridge 1663-1667 (3) died at Richmond Palace, Richmond, Surrey.He was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 15 Jul 1669 Robert Staypylton -1669 was buried near the vestry door in Westminster Abbey.


On 01 Apr 1671 Mary Gardiner -1671 was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 20 Nov 1671 Henry de Vic 1599-1671 (72) died. He was buried in Westminster Abbey.


On 04 Jan 1675 Edward Hyde 1st Earl Clarendon 1609-1674 was buried at Westminster Abbey.


On 27 Mar 1676 John Brownlow 3rd Baronet Brownlow 1659-1697 and Alice Sherard Baronetess Brownlow 1659-1721 (17) were married at Westminster Abbey.


Around 1685. John Riley 1646-1691 (39). Portrait of Alice Sherard Baronetess Brownlow 1659-1721 (26).

Around 1685 John Closterman 1660-1711 (25). Portrait of Alice Sherard Baronetess Brownlow 1659-1721 (26).

Before 10 Sep 1687 Willem Wissing 1656-1687 (31). Portrait of Alice Sherard Baronetess Brownlow 1659-1721 (28).

On 25 Dec 1676 William Cavendish 1st Duke Newcastle upon Tyne 1592-1676 (84) died at Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire. He was buried at Westminster Abbey


In 1677 John Ashburnham 1st Baron Ashburnham 1656-1710 (20) and Bridget Vaughan Baroness Ashburnham were married at Westminster Abbey.


On 21 Feb 1680 Denzil Holles 1st Baron Holles 1599-1680 was buried at Westminster Abbey


On Jan 1681 Frances Seymour Countess Southampton 1618-1681 (63) died. He was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 18 Jan 1681 Charles "Don Carlo" Fitzcharles 1st Earl Plymouth 1657-1680 was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 12 Feb 1682 Thomas "Tom of Ten Thousand" Thynne 1648-1682 was shot and killed while riding in his coach along Pall Mall, St James', Westminster, by three men, Christopher Vratz, John Stern and Charles George Borosky who were believed to be acting for her lover the Swedish Count Karl Johann von Königsmark.He was buried at Westminster Abbey


On Feb 1685 Edward Villiers 1620-1689 (64) and Martha Love were married at Westminster Abbey


Death of Charles II

On 14 Feb 1685 Charles II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 was buried without any manner of pomp at Westminster Abbey.


Coronation James II

On 23 Apr 1685 James II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1633-1701 (51) was crowned II King England Scotland and Ireland: Stewart by William Sancroft Archbishop Canterbury 1617-1693 (68).Mary of Modena Queen Consort England, Scotland and Ireland 1658-1718 (26) crowned Queen Consort England, Scotland and Ireland.
John Ashburnham 1st Baron Ashburnham 1656-1710 (29) carried the canopy being one of the Barons of the Cinque Ports at Westminster Abbey.
Henry Fitzroy 1st Duke Grafton 1663-1690 (21) was appointed as Lord High Constable.


Coronation William III and Mary II

On 11 Apr 1689 William III King England, Scotland and Ireland 1650-1702 and Mary Stewart II Queen England, Scotland and Ireland 1662-1694 (26) were crowned II King England Scotland and Ireland: William and Mary at Westminster Abbey.[Coronation William III and Mary II]!John Ashburnham 1st Baron Ashburnham 1656-1710 (33) carried the canopy being one of the Barons of the Cinque Ports
George Compton 4th Earl Northampton 1664-1727 (24) bore the King's sceptre and cross at Westminster Abbey.


On 02 Jul 1689 Edward Villiers 1620-1689 was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 04 Jul 1689 Christopher Monck 2nd Duke Albermarle 1653-1688 was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 24 May 1694 Anthony Carey 5th Viscount Falkland 1656-1694 died of smallpox.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.His second-cousin Lucius Carey 6th Viscount Falkland 1687-1730 succeeded as 6th Viscount Falkland


On 03 Sep 1698 Robert Howard 1626-1698 died.He was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 23 Apr 1702 Anne Stewart I Queen England, Scotland and Ireland 1665-1714 (37) was crowned I King England Scotland and Ireland: Stewart at Westminster Abbey


On 11 Feb 1704 Catherine Greville Duchess Buckingham and Normandby -1704 was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 13 Nov 1708 George Oldenburg 1st Duke Cumberland 1653-1708 was buried at Westminster Abbey.


On 09 Mar 1709 Ralph Montagu 1st Duke Montagu 1638-1709 (70) died.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.His son John Montagu 2nd Duke Montagu 1690-1749 (19) succeeded as 2nd Duke Montagu (1C 1705), 4th Baron Montagu of Boughton in Northamptonshire (1C 1621).Mary Churchill 2nd Duchess Montagu 1689-1751 (19) by marriage 2nd Duke Montagu (1C 1705).


On 19 Dec 1712 John Berkeley 4th Viscount Fitzhardinge 1650-1712 died at Windsor, Berkshire.He was buried in Westminster Abbey


On 20 Oct 1714 George I King Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727 (54) was crowned I King Great Britain and Ireland: Hanover at Westminster Abbey.
Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (30) was appointed as Lord High Steward


On 10 May 1726 Charles Beauclerk 1st Duke St Albans 1670-1726 (56) died at Bath, Somerset.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.His son Charles Beauclerk 2nd Duke St Albans 1696-1751 (30) succeeded as 2nd Duke St Albans (1C 1684), 2nd Earl Burford, 2nd Baron Heddington.Lucy Werden Duchess St Albans 1699-1752 (27) by marriage Duchess St Albans (1C 1684).


On 28 Mar 1727 Isaac Newton 1642-1727 was buried in Westminster Abbey.The service was performed by Samuel Bradford Bishop Carlisle and Rochester 1652-1731[Bishop Rochester].
Before the funeral his body lay in state in the Jerusalem Chamber, Cheyneygates, Westminster Abbey.His coffin was followed by most of the Fellows of the Royal Society.
The Pall Bearers were the Lord Chancellor Peter King 1st Baron King 1669-1734 (58), James Graham 1st Duke Montrose 1680-1742 (47), Robert Ker 2nd Duke Roxburghe 1709-1755 (18), Thomas Herbert 8th Earl Pembroke, 5th Earl Montgomery 1656-1733 (71), Talbot Yelverton 1st Earl Sussex 1690-1731 (36) and Thomas Parker 1st Earl Macclesfield 1666-1732 (60).
The Chief Mourner was Michael Newton 4th Baronet 1695-1743 (32); his third cousin.
Voltaire observed, “He was buried like a king who had done well by his subjects.”


On 11 Oct 1727 John Hobart 1st Earl Buckinghamshire 1693-1756 (34) was created 1st Baron Hobart at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of George II.Judith Britiffe Countess Buckinghamshire by marriage Baroness Hobart


On 22 Oct 1727 George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760 (43) was crowned II King Great Britain and Ireland: Hanover at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of George II


On 09 Sep 1729 John Finch 6th Earl Winchelsea 1683-1729 (46) died.He was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 17 May 1731 Samuel Bradford Bishop Carlisle and Rochester 1652-1731 (78) died in the Deanery, Westminster Abbey.He was buried in Westminster Abbey


On 28 Aug 1731 Charles Boyle 4th Earl Cork 4th Earl Orrery 1674-1731 (57) died at Westminster.He was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 07 Sep 1731 Daniel Pulteney 1684-1731 (47) died in Harefield, Middlesex.He was buried in Westminster Abbey


On 20 Jan 1734 Henry Newport 3rd Earl Bradford 1683-1734 (51) was buried at Westminster Abbey


Before 11 Sep 1734 Elizabeth "Mad Duchess" Cavendish Duchess Albermarle, Duchess Montagu 1654-1734 (80) died.On 11 Sep 1734 she was buried at Westminster Abbey


In 1739 Charlotte Rowe 1716-1739 (23) was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 13 Apr 1751 Frederick Louis Hanover 1707-1751 was buried at Westminster Abbey.


On 27 Jul 1751 Charles Beauclerk 2nd Duke St Albans 1696-1751 (55) died.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.His son George Beauclerk 3rd Duke St Albans 1730-1786 (21) succeeded as 3rd Duke St Albans (1C 1684), 3rd Earl Burford, 3rd Baron Heddington


On 22 Sep 1761 George William Frederick III King Great Britain and Ireland 1738-1820 (23) was crowned III King Great Britain and Ireland: Hanover at Westminster Abbey.
Charles Compton 7th Earl Northampton 1737-1763 (24) was the Bearer of the Ivory Rod with the Dove.
William Talbot 1st Earl Talbot 1710-1782 (51) was appointed as Lord High Steward.


In Mar 1763 William Pulteney 1731-1763 was buried in Westminster Abbey


On 21 Jun 1814 Gilbert Elliot 1st Earl Minto 1751-1814 (63) died. He was buried in Westminster Abbey.


On 19 Jul 1821 Kenneth Alexander Howard 1st Earl Effingham 1767-1845 (53) attended as Deputy Earl Marshall as a result of Henry Howard-Molyneux-Howard 1766-1824 being ill at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of William IV


On 19 Jul 1821 William Cavendish 6th Duke Devonshire 1790-1858 (31) carried the Orb at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of George IV.


On 19 Jul 1821 George IV King Great Britain and Ireland 1762-1830 (58) was crowned IV King United Kingdom: Hanover at Westminster Abbey at the Coronation of William IV


On 19 Jul 1821 James Wandesford Butler 1st Marquess Ormonde 1777-1838 (44) was created 1st Baron Ormonde of Llanthony in Monmouthshire at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of George IV.Grace Louisa Staples Marchioness Ormonde -1860 by marriage Baroness Ormonde of Llanthony in Monmouthshire.


On 12 Feb 1824 Jane Fleming Countess Harrington 1755-1824 was buried at Westminster Abbey


On 08 Sep 1831 William Hanover Duke Clarence and St Andrews 1765-1837 (66) was crowned IV King United Kingdom: Hanover at Westminster Abbey


On 27 Jul 1866 Charlotte Herbert Duchess Northumberland 1787-1866 (78) died at Twickenham, Richmond, Surrey.She was buried at Westminster Abbey.


On 05 Nov 1874 Richard Grosvenor 1st Baron Stalbridge 1837-1912 and Beatrice Charlotte Elizabeth Vesey Baroness Stalbridge -1876 were married at Westminster Abbey.Beatrice Charlotte Elizabeth Vesey Baroness Stalbridge -1876 by marriage Baroness Stalbridge.


On 09 Aug 1902 Edward Windsor 1841-1910 (60) was crowned VII King United Kingdom: Saxe-Coburg-Gotha aka Windsor at Westminster Abbey


On 27 Feb 1919 Alexander Ramsay 1881-1972 (37) and Victoria Patricia "Patsy" Windsor 1886-1974 (32) were married at Westminster Abbey


On 28 Feb 1922 Henry Lascelles 6th Earl Harewood 1882-1947 (39) and Mary Windsor Countess Harewood 1897-1965 (24) were married at Westminster Abbey


On 26 Apr 1923 George Windsor 1895-1952 (27) and Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon 1900-2002 (22) were married at Westminster Abbey


On 26 Apr 1923 Mary Elphinstone 1911-1980 (12) attended as a Bridesmaid at Westminster Abbey during the Wedding of George V and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon


On 26 Apr 1923 Cecilia Bowes-Lyon 1912-1947 (11) attended as a Bridesmaid at Westminster Abbey during the Wedding of George V and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon


On 12 Oct 1934 George Windsor 1st Duke Kent 1897-1942 (37) and Marina Glücksburg Duchess Kent 1906-1968 (27) were married (they were second-cousins x 2) at Westminster Abbey.Marina Glücksburg Duchess Kent 1906-1968 (27) by marriage Duchess Kent (2C 1934).


On 12 May 1937 George Windsor 1895-1952 (41) was crowned VI King United Kingdom: Saxe-Coburg-Gotha aka Windsor at Westminster Abbey


On 20 Nov 1947 Philip Mountbatten Duke Edinburgh 1921- and Elizabeth Windsor 1926- were married (they were third-cousins x 2, second-cousins once-removed x 2) at Westminster Abbey


On 01 Jun 1954 John Spencer 8th Earl Spencer 1924-1992 (30) and Frances Roth Roche Countess Spencer 1936-2004 (18) were married at Westminster Abbey


Abbey House, Westminster Abbey

Epiphany Rising

On 17 Dec 1399 the conspirators met at Abbey House, Westminster Abbey including Thomas Blount 1352-1400, Thomas Despencer 1st Earl Gloucester 1373-1400 (26), Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey 1374-1400 (25), John Holland 1st Duke Exeter 1352-1400 (47), Ralph Lumley 1st Baron Lumley 1360-1400, John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 (49), Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York 1373-1415 (26), Bernard Brocas 1354-1400 (45). They plotted to capture Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (32) at a Tournament in Windsor, Berkshire on the Feast of Epiphany hence the Epiphany Rising.


Chancel, Westminster Abbey

Ambulatory, Chancel, Westminster Abbey

On 03 May 1257 Katherine Plantagenet 1253-1257 died at Swallowfield, Berkshire.She buried in the Ambulatory, Chancel, Westminster Abbey


Chapels, Westminster Abbey

Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey

In 1503 Hugh Oldham Bishop Exeter 1452-1519 (51) was present at the placing of the foundation stone of the Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey.


On 11 Feb 1503 Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (37) died in childbirth at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London.She was buried at Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey.


Apr 1509.Letters and Papers Foreign and Domestic Henry VIII Volume 1 1509-1514.Will of Henry VII (52):
At his manor of Richmond March 24 Hen. VII., the King (52) makes his last will, commending his soul to the Redeemer with the words he has used since his first "years of discretion," Domine Jesu Christe, qui me ex nichilo creasti, fecisti, redemisti et predestinasti ad hoc quod sum, Tu scis quid de me facere vis, fac de me secundum voluntatem Tuam cum misericordia, trusting in the grace of His Blessed Mother in whom, after Him, has been all his (testator's) trust, by whom in all his adversities he has had special comfort, and to whom he now makes his prayer (recited), as also to all the company of Heaven and especially his "accustumed avoures" St. Michael, St. John Baptist, St. John Evangelist, St. George, St. Anthony, St. Edward, St. Vincent, St. Anne, St. Mary Magdalene and St. Barbara, to defend him at the hour of death and be intercessors for the remission of his sins and salvation of his soul.
Desires to be buried at Westminster, where he was crowned, where lie buried many of his progenitors, especially his granddame Katharine wife to Henry V and daughter to Charles of France, and whereto he means shortly to translate the remains of Henry IV in the chapel which he has begun to build (giving full directions for the placing and making of his tomb and finishing of the said chapel according to the plan which he has "in picture delivered" to the prior of St. Bartholomew's beside Smithfield, master of the works for the same); and he has delivered beforehand to the abbot, &c., of Westminster, 5,000l., by indenture dated Richmond, 13 April 23 Hen VII, towards the cost.
His executors shall cause 10,000 masses in honor of the Trinity, the Five Wounds, the Five Joys of Our Lady, the Nine Orders of Angels, the Patriarchs, the Twelve Apostles and All Saints (numbers to each object specified) to be said within one month after his decease, at 6d. each, making in all 250l, and shall distribute 2,000l. in alms; and to ensure payment he has left 2,250l. with the abbot, &c., of West-minster, by indenture dated His debts are then to be paid and reparation for wrongs made by his executors at the discretion of the following persons, by whom all complaints shall be tenderly weighed, viz, the abp of Canterbury (59), Richard bp of Winchester (61), the bps of London and Rochester (39), Thomas Earl of Surrey (66), Treasurer General, George Earl of Shrewsbury (41), Steward of the House, Sir Charles Somerset Lord Herbert (49), Chamberlain, the two Chief Justices, Mr. John Yong (44), Master of the Rolls, Sir Thos. Lovell (30), Treasurer of the House, Mr. Thomas Routhall, secretary, Sir Ric Emson (59), Chancellor of the Duchy, Edmund Dudley 1462-1510, the King's attorney at the time of his decease, and his confessor, the Provincial of the Friars Observants, and Mr. William Atwater, dean of the Chapel, or at least six of them and three of his executors.
His executors shall see that the officers of the Household and Wardrobe discharge any debts which may be due for charges of the same.
Lands to the yearly value of above 1,000 mks have been "amortised" for fulfilment of certain covenants (described) with the abbey of Westminster.
For the completion of the hospital which he has begun to build at the Savoie place beside Charingcrosse, and towards which 10,000 mks in ready money has been delivered to the dean and chapter of St. Paul's, by indenture dated Certain cathedrals, abbeys, &c., named in a schedule hereto annexed [not annexed now] have undertaken to make for him orisons, prayers and suffrages "while the world shall endure," in return for which he has made them large confirmations, licences and other grants; and he now wishes 6s. 8d. each to be delivered soon after his decease to the rulers of such cathedrals, &c., 3s. 4d. to every canon and monk, being priest, within the same and 20d. to every canon, monk, vicar and minister not being priest. His executors shall bestow 2,000l. upon the repair of the highways and bridges from Windsor to Richmond manor and thence to St. George's church beside Southwark, and thence to Greenwich manor, and thence to Canterbury.
To divers lords, as well of his blood as other, and also to knights, squires and other subjects, he has, for their good service, made grants of lands, offices and annuities, which he straitly charges his son, the Prince (17), and other heirs to respect; as also the enfeoffments of the Duchy of Lancaster made by Parliaments of 7 and 19 Hen. VII. for the fulfilment of his will.
Bequests for finishing of the church of the New College in Cambridge and the church of Westminster, for the houses of Friars Observants, for the altar within the King's grate (i.e. of his tomb), for the high altar within the King's chapel, for the image of the King to be made and set upon St. Edward's shrine, for the College of Windsor, for the monastery of Westminster, for the image of the King to be set at St. Thomas's shrine at Canterbury, and for chalices and pixes of a certain fashion to be given to all the houses of Friars and every parish church not suitably provided with such.
Bequest of a dote of 50,000l. for the marriage of Lady Mary (13) the King's daughter with Charles Prince of Spain (9), as contracted at Richmond Prince (17), his Council and our said executors."


Funeral of Henry VII

On 11 May 1509 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 was buried in the Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey. Henry Willoughby 1451-1528 (58) and Anthony Wingfield 1487-1552 (21) attended.The ladies given mantelets and kerchiefs were as follows:
Household of Mary Tudor:
Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 (13)
Catherine York 1479-1527
Elizabeth Stafford Viscountess Fitzwalter 1479-1532.Possibly Margaret Whetehill.
Anne Percy 1444-1522 or Anne Percy Countess Arundel 1485-1552
Elizabeth Hussey Countess Kent -1516
Eleanor Pole 1462-
Mary Brandon
 Elizabeth Empson
Mary Scrope 1476-1548
 Jane Popincourt -1516
 Alice Vaux -1543
Household of the Princess of Wales Catherine of Aragon:
 Catherine of Aragon (24)
 Agnes or Inez Vanegas
 Maria Salinas Baroness Willoughby Eresby
Household of Margaret Beaufort the King's Mother:
Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (65)
 Joan Vaux "Mother Guildford" 1463-1538 (46)
Mary Hussey Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1484-


On 29 Jun 1509 Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (66) died in the Deanery, Westminster Abbey.She was buried at Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey.Her tomb was created by Pietro Torrigiano.The gilded bronze sculpture on the tomb depicts Margaret with her head resting on pillows and her hands raised in prayer, wearing garments characteristic of widowhood; the face was probably sculpted from a death mask.The black marble tomb is embellished with heraldic bronze insignia, including a Yale[Heraldic Badge], her heraldic badge, at her feet.


After 06 Jul 1553 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 was buried at Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey.


On 23 Sep 1607 Princess Mary Stewart 1605-1607 was buried in the Henry VII Chapel in Westminster Abbey opposite her sister Sophia Stewart 1607-1607 tomb in a private ceremony.Her effigy, created by Maximillian Colt -1641, represented a young girl, clad in a mature dress, with the traditional ruff, carved in ivory.


On 13 May 1619 Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland 1574-1619 was buried in the Henry VII Chapel in Westminster Abbey.
Anne Carey 1592-1627 and Mary Woodhouse -1756 walked in the procession.
As Keeper of the Wardrobe Lionel Cranfield 1st Earl Middlesex 1575-1645 (44) supervised the spending of £20,000 on the funeral.


In 1628 Edward Boscawen 1628-1685 was born to Hugh Boscawen 1578-1641 (50) and Margaret Rolle 1600-1635 (28) in the Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey.


On 10 Aug 1658 Elizabeth Cromwell 1629-1658 was buried in the Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey.


On 23 Nov 1684 William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 (67) died at his house in Roehampton,Surrey.He was buried in the Henry VII Chapel in Westminster Abbey.His son William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (44) succeeded as 4th Earl Devonshire.Mary Butler Duchess Devonshire 1646-1710 (38) by marriage Countess Devonshire.


On 31 Oct 1765 William Augustus Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland 1721-1765 (44) died.He was buried at Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey


Richmond Vault, Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey

South Side Henry VII Chapel, Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey

On 21 Sep 1660 Henry Fitzjames 1st Duke Gloucester 1640-1660 was buried at South Side Henry VII Chapel, Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey


On 24 Sep 1714 Anne Stewart I Queen England, Scotland and Ireland 1665-1714 was buried at South Side Henry VII Chapel, Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey


Vault of the Dukes of Ormonde, Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey

On 04 Jul 1726 Henry Bentinck 1st Duke Portland 1682-1726 (44) died in Spanish Town, Jamaica, Greater Antilles, Antilles, Caribbean.His body was returned to England.On 03 Nov 1726 he was buried in the Vault of the Dukes of Ormonde, Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey.His son William Bentinck 2nd Duke Portland 1709-1762 (17) succeeded 2nd Duke Portland.


Islip Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey

In 1715 William Pulteney -1715 died.He was buried in the Islip Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey with monument by Joseph Wilton.


Chapel of St Edmund, Chapels, Westminster Abbey

After 14 Apr 1471 Humphrey Bourchier 1431-1471 was buried at Chapel of St Edmund, Chapels, Westminster Abbey


Funeral of Frances Brandon

On 05 Dec 1559 Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset 1517-1559 was buried in St Edmund's Chapel in Westminster Abbey at a ceremony conducted by John Jewel Bishop Salisbury 1522-1571 (37).Her daughter Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (19) was Chief Mourner. Mary Grey 1545-1578 was present.Her effigy was paid for by Adrian Stokes: recumbent effigy is dressed in the ermine robes signifying she was a duchess with a pendant around her neck possibly designed by Cornelius Cure.


In Apr 1570 Catherine Carey 1524-1569 was buried at Chapel of St Edmund, Chapels, Westminster Abbey.


On 09 Dec 1678 Edward Herbert 3rd Baron Herbert Chirbury 1633-1678 died.He was buried at Chapel of St Edmund, Chapels, Westminster Abbey


Chapel of St Edward the Confessor, Chapels, Westminster Abbey

On 17 Dec 1290 Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290 was buried at Chapel of St Edward the Confessor, Chapels, Westminster Abbey


On 21 Jun 1377 Edward III King England 1312-1377 (64) died of a stroke at Sheen Palace, Sheen, Richmond, Surrey. He was buried at Chapel of St Edward the Confessor, Chapels, Westminster Abbey.
His grandson Richard II King England 1367-1400 (10) succeeded as II King England: Plantagenet Angevin.


Funeral of Anne of Bohemia

On 03 Aug 1394 Anne of Bohemia Queen Consort England 1366-1394 was buried at Chapel of St Edward the Confessor, Chapels, Westminster Abbey with Thomas Fitzalan Archbishop York, Archbishop Canterbury 1353-1414 (41) presiding. Richard II King England 1367-1400 (27) attended. Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey, 11th Earl Arundel 1346-1397 (48), brother of the presiding Archbishop, and his wife Philippa Mortimer Countess Pembroke, Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1375-1400 (18), arrived late causing Richard, in a rage, to snatch a wand and strike FitzAlan in the face drawing blood.


In 1413 Richard II King England 1367-1400 was reburied at Chapel of St Edward the Confessor, Chapels, Westminster Abbey


Chapel of St Erasmus of Formiae, Chapels, Westminster Abbey

On 19 Nov 1481 Anne Mowbray 8th Countess Norfolk 1472-1481 (8) died at Greenwich, Kent.He was buried at Chapel of St Erasmus of Formiae, Chapels, Westminster Abbey.


Chapel of St John the Baptist's, Chapels, Westminster Abbey

Chapel of St Nicholas, Chapels, Westminster Abbey

On 17 Jul 1431 Philippa Mohun Duchess Albemarle aka Aumale, Duchess York -1431 died at Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.She was buried at Chapel of St Nicholas, Chapels, Westminster Abbey


Before 19 Nov 1618 Elizabeth Spencer 1589-1618 died.He was buried at Chapel of St Nicholas, Chapels, Westminster Abbey.


Chapel of St Paul, Chapels, Westminster Abbey

On 09 Mar 1589 Frances Sidney Countess Sussex 1531-1589 (58) died.On 15 Apr 1589 she was buried in Chapel of St Paul, Chapels, Westminster Abbey


On 17 May 1808 John Delaval 1st Baron Delaval 1728-1808 (80) died.He was buried at Chapel of St Paul, Chapels, Westminster Abbey


Cheyneygates, Westminster Abbey

Jerusalem Chamber, Cheyneygates, Westminster Abbey

Death of King Henry IV

On 20 Mar 1413 Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (45) died in the Jerusalem Chamber, Cheyneygates, Westminster Abbey in Westminster Abbey confirming a prophesy that he would die in Jerusalem.His sons Henry V King England 1386-1422 (26) and Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester 1390-1447 (22) were present. He Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (45) was buried in the Chancel, Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent of Canterbury Cathedral.


On 28 Mar 1727 Isaac Newton 1642-1727 was buried in Westminster Abbey.The service was performed by Samuel Bradford Bishop Carlisle and Rochester 1652-1731[Bishop Rochester].
Before the funeral his body lay in state in the Jerusalem Chamber, Cheyneygates, Westminster Abbey.His coffin was followed by most of the Fellows of the Royal Society.
The Pall Bearers were the Lord Chancellor Peter King 1st Baron King 1669-1734 (58), James Graham 1st Duke Montrose 1680-1742 (47), Robert Ker 2nd Duke Roxburghe 1709-1755 (18), Thomas Herbert 8th Earl Pembroke, 5th Earl Montgomery 1656-1733 (71), Talbot Yelverton 1st Earl Sussex 1690-1731 (36) and Thomas Parker 1st Earl Macclesfield 1666-1732 (60).
The Chief Mourner was Michael Newton 4th Baronet 1695-1743 (32); his third cousin.
Voltaire observed, “He was buried like a king who had done well by his subjects.”


Crypt, Westminster Abbey

On 29 Nov 1682 Prince Rupert Palatinate-Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland 1619-1682 (62) died at Westminster.He was buried in the Crypt, Westminster Abbey


Deanery, Westminster Abbey

On 29 Jun 1509 Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (66) died in the Deanery, Westminster Abbey.She was buried at Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey.Her tomb was created by Pietro Torrigiano.The gilded bronze sculpture on the tomb depicts Margaret with her head resting on pillows and her hands raised in prayer, wearing garments characteristic of widowhood; the face was probably sculpted from a death mask.The black marble tomb is embellished with heraldic bronze insignia, including a Yale[Heraldic Badge], her heraldic badge, at her feet.


On 17 May 1731 Samuel Bradford Bishop Carlisle and Rochester 1652-1731 (78) died in the Deanery, Westminster Abbey.He was buried in Westminster Abbey


Gatehouse Prison, Westminster Abbey

After 15 Feb 1627 John Wray 2nd Baronet Glentworth 1586-1655 (40) was imprisoned for declining to act under the commission, to contribute to the loan, or to give security for his appearance before the council at Gatehouse Prison, Westminster Abbey


Hyde Vault, Westminster Abbey

On 08 Aug 1667 Frances Aylesbury Countess Clarendon 1617-1667 (50) died. She was buried in the Hyde Vault, Westminster Abbey.


North Transept, Westminster Abbey

On 14 Jul 1809 Charles Agar 1st Earl Normanton 1736-1809 (72) died.He was buried at North Transept, Westminster Abbey.


Northumberland Vault, Westminster Abbey

On 07 Feb 1750 Algernon Seymour 7th Duke Somerset 1684-1750 (65) died. He was buried at Northumberland Vault, Westminster Abbey.His sixth cousin Edward Seymour 8th Duke Somerset 1695-1757 (55) succeeded 8th Duke Somerset (4C 1547).Mary Webb Duchess Somerset 1697-1768 (53) by marriage Duchess Somerset (4C 1547).His daughter Elizabeth Seymour Duchess Northumberland 1716-1776 (33) succeeded as 2nd Baron Percy


In 1779 Elizabeth Percy 1777-1779 died.She was buried at Northumberland Vault, Westminster Abbey.


In 1796 Louisa Margaret Percy 1796-1796 died.She was buried at Northumberland Vault, Westminster Abbey.


In 1805 Algernon James Percy 1803-1805 died.He was buried at Northumberland Vault, Westminster Abbey.


In 1809 Henry Algernon Pitt Percy 1806-1809 died.He was buried at Northumberland Vault, Westminster Abbey.


In 1810 Margaret Percy 1805-1810 died.She was buried at Northumberland Vault, Westminster Abbey.


On 24 Jan 1812 Isabella Susan Burrell 1st Countess Beverley 1750-1812 (61) died.She was buried in the Northumberland Vault, Westminster Abbey.


On 28 Apr 1820 Frances Julia Burrell Duchess Northumberland 1752-1820 (67) died at Syon House, Syon Park, Isleworth, Middlesex.He buried in the Northumberland Vault, Westminster Abbey.


On 17 Jan 1837 Elizabeth Anne Burrell Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon 1757-1837 (79) died.He was buried in the Northumberland Vault, Westminster Abbey.


On 23 Feb 1847 Hugh Percy 3rd Duke Northumberland 1785-1847 was buried at Northumberland Vault, Westminster Abbey.


On 02 Jan 1899 Algernon George Percy 6th Duke Northumberland 1810-1899 (88) died.He was buried at Northumberland Vault, Westminster Abbey.


Poets Corner, Westminster Abbey

On 25 Oct 1400 Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400 died.He was buried at Poets Corner, Westminster Abbey


Sanctuary, Westminster Abbey

Edward V born in Sanctuary

On 02 Nov 1470 the future Edward V was born to Edward IV (28) and Elizabeth Woodville (33) in Sanctuary, Westminster Abbey.His father was abroad in Flanders.His Godparents included the Abbot and Prior of Westminster, and Elizabeth St John Baroness Scrope Bolton, Baroness Zouche Harringworth -1494.


Elizabeth Woodville takes Sanctuary at Westminster Abbey

Around 03 May 1483 Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (46) took Sanctuary, Westminster Abbey with Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk 1473- and Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (28).Her brother Lionel Woodville Bishop Salisbury 1447-1484 was with her.


On 16 Jun 1483 Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (65) removed Edward IV's youngest son Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk 1473- from Sanctuary in Westminster Abbey to the Tower of London so that he could join his brother in preparation for his Coronation.. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (28) was present.


In Mar 1484 Richard III King England 1452-1485 (31) attempted to persuade Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (47) to leave Sanctuary in Westminster Abbey by promising to secure suitable marriages for her daughters.


St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey

After 22 May 1455 William Cotton 1410-1455 was buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey.


After 28 Nov 1489 Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland 1489-1541 was baptised at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey


On 31 Oct 1494 Thomas Hungerford 1444-1494 died at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey


After 14 Mar 1500 Mary Folville 1423-1500 was buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey


In 1522 Anne Percy 1444-1522 died.He was buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey.


On 19 Mar 1553 Richard Cecil 1495-1553 died at Canon Row, Westminster.He was buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey


Before 03 Jul 1560 George Tuchet 9th Baron Audley Heighley -1560 died. He was buried on 03 Jul 1560 in St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey.


On 12 Jul 1586 Edward Dudley 4th Baron Dudley 1525-1586 died.He was buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey.


On 10 Nov 1599 Margaret Radclyffe of Ordsall Hall 1573-1599 (26) died at Richmond Palace. She had never recovered from the news of her twin brother Alexander's death earlier in the year.Margaret was buried in St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey with all the ceremonies of a great lady's obsequies. Elizabeth I (66) ordered the Court into mourning.A magnificent monument was erected over her grave at the Queen's expense, and Ben Jonson wrote the inscription for it:
Marble weep, for thou dost cover
A dead beauty underneath thee,
Rich as nature could bequeath thee:
Grant, then, no rude hand remove her.
All the gazers on the skies
Read not in fair heaven's story
Expresser truth or truer glory,
Than they might in her bright eyes.

Rare as wonder was her wit;
And like nectar ever flowing:
Till time, strong by her bestowing,
Conquered have both life and it.
Life whose grief was out of fashion
In these times. Few have so rued
Fate in a brother. To conclude,
For wit, feature, and true passion
Earth, thou hast not such another.
The monument is no longer extant.


On 08 Aug 1600 Thomas Seymour 1562-1600 died.He was buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey.


On 05 Feb 1605 Edward Stafford 1552-1605 died.He was buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey


On 29 Oct 1618 Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (64) was beheaded at Old Palace Yard, Westminster Palace, Westminster.He was buried in St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey


On 15 Jul 1619 Henry Jerningham of Cotesby Hall 1533-1619 (86) died.He was buried in St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey


On 19 May 1639 Charles Weston 3rd Earl Portland 1639-1665 was christened at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey


On 27 Nov 1640 Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 was born to William Villiers 2nd Viscount Grandison 1614-1643 (26) and Mary Bayning Countess Anglesey at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey


Around 1664 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (45). Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 (23) and her son Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke SouthamptonAs Madonna and Child.

In 1666 Carew Raleigh 1605-1666 (61) died at his home in St Martin's Lane, Westminster.He was buried in St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey


On 15 Nov 1666 John Glynne 1602-1666 (64) died. He was buried in his own vault under the alter at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey


On 20 Jan 1695 Francis Scott 2nd Duke Buccleuch 1695-1751 was baptised at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey


On 17 Oct 1706 Charles Rich 3rd Baronet Rich 1680-1706 (26). He was buried in St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey. His brother Robert Rich 4th Baronet Rich 1685-1768 succeeded as 4th Baronet Rich of London.


On 28 Dec 1708 Thomas Culpepper 1637-1708 was buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey.


On 26 May 1723 John West 6th Baron De La Warr 1663-1723 died.He was buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey.His son John West 1st Earl De La Warr 1693-1766 (30) succeeded 7th Baron De La Warr (2C 1570).Charlotte Maccarthy Baroness De La Warr by marriage Baroness De La Warr (2C 1570).


On 14 Jul 1727 George Neville 1st Earl Abergavenny 1727-1785 was christened at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey.


On 29 Jun 1770 Robert Jenkinson 2nd Earl Liverpool 1770-1828 was baptised at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey


On 30 Nov 1777 John West 2nd Earl De La Warr 1729-1777 was buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey


On 26 Apr 1911 Algernon Strutt 3rd Baron Belper 1883-1956 and Eva Isabel Marion Bruce Baroness Belper 1892-1987 (18) were married at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey.


On 14 Nov 1933 Walter Francis David Long 1911- and Frances Laura Charteris Duchess Marlborough 1915-1990 (18) were married at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey