Events in ... 1586 ...

Around 1586 Thomas Arundell 2nd Baron Arundel Wardour 1586-1643 was born to Thomas Arundell 1st Baron Arundel Wardour 1560-1639 (26) and Mary Wriothesley Baroness Arundel Wardour.

In 1586 John Thynne 1555-1604 (30) was elected as MP Heytesbury.

In 1586 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (33) was elected as MP Liverpool.

Around 1586 Henry Clifford 1561-1599 (25) and Jane Harlack were married at Bobbing Court, Bobbing, Kent.

In 1586 Elizabeth Denny 1586- was born to Edward Denny 1547-1600 (39) and Margaret Edgecombe 1560-1648 (26).

In 1586 George Digby 1550-1629 (35) was knighted.

In 1586 Ralph Eure 3rd Baron Eure 1558-1617 (27) was appointed as Warden of the Middle March.

In 1586 Mary Berkeley 1511-1586 (75) died.

In 1586 Thomas Heneage 1532-1595 (54) sent by Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (52) at Low Base.

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 1586 William Knollys 1st Earl Banbury 1544-1632 (42) was knighted by Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester 1532-1588 (53).

Around 1586 Thomas Manners 1586-1627 was born to Charles Manners 1571- and Margaret Lee.

In 1586 Richard Molyneux 1st Baronet Molyneux 1560-1622 (26) was knighted.

In 1586 Thomas Sackville 1st Earl Dorset 1536-1608 (50) conveyed to Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (43) the sentence of death confirmed by the English Parliament.

Around 1586 Thomas Savage 1st Viscount Savage 1586-1635 was born to John Savage 1st Baronet Savage 1550-1615 (36).

In 1586 Edward Seymour 1586-1618 was born to Edward Seymour 1561-1612 (24) and Honora Rogers.

In 1586 Catherine Spencer 1586-1612 was born to William Spencer 1549-1609 (37) in Yarnton, Oxfordshire.

In 1586 William St Leger President of Munster 1586-1642 was born to Warham St Leger 1559-1600 (27).

In 1586 Mary Dudley Countess Home 1586-1645 was born to Edward Dudley 5th Baron Dudley 1567-1643 (18) and Theodosia Harrington Baroness Dudley.

In 1586 Thomas Windham 1586-1654 was born to John Wyndham of Orchard 1558-1645 (28) and Joan Portman.

Around 1586 Howarda Devereux 1586-1619 was born to Edward Devereux 1st Baronet Devereux 1544-1622 (42) and Catherine Arden Baronetess Devereux.

In 1586 Margaret Stewart Countess Erroll 1569-1586 (16) died.

Around 1586 William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter 1566-1640 (20) educated Gray's Inn.

In 1586 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury 1563-1612 (22) was elected as MP Westminster.

In 1586 Dorothy Herbert 1586-1615 was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (47) and Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke 1561-1621 (24) at Gravesend, Kent.

In 1586 Stephen Bachiler 1561-1656 (24) graduated at St John's College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire.

Around 1586 Walter Balcanquhall 1586-1645 was born.

In 1586 Winifred Brydges Marchioness Winchester -1586 died.

Around 1586 Barbara Calthorpe 1586- was born to Henry Calthorpe 1560-1605 (26) in Bromley, Kent.

In 1586 Henri Valois-Angoulême 1551-1586 (35) died.

In 1586 Richard Carew 1555-1620 (30) was appointed as High Sheriff Cornwall.

In 1586 George Carew -1612 was elected as MP Saltash.

In 1586 Anthony Cope 1st Baronet Hanwell 1548-1614 (38) was elected as MP Banbury.

Around 1586 Alvery Copley 1586-1631 was born to Edward Copley 1550-1615 (36) in Batley, Yorkshire.

In 1586 Margaret Fleming Countess Atholl 1529-1586 (57) died.

In 1586 John Glanville 1542-1600 (44) was elected as MP Tavistock.

In 1586 John Glanville 1586-1661 was born to John Glanville 1542-1600 (44) and Alice Skirret 1545-1632 (41).

In 1586 Greville Verney 15th Baron Latimer, 7th Baron Willoughby Broke 1586-1642 was born to Richard Verney 14th Baron Latimer, 6th Baron Willoughby Broke 1563-1630 (23) and Margaret Greville 14th Baroness Latimer, 6th Baroness Willoughby Broke 1561-1632 (25).

In 1586 Hugh Montgomerie 4th Earl Eglinton 1563-1586 (23) died.

In 1586 Hugh Montgomerie 5th Earl Eglinton -1612 succeeded as 5th Earl Eglinton.

In 1586 Margaret Morley Baronetess Tufton 1586-1667 was born to Herbert Morley 1562-1610 (24).

In 1586 Thomas Palmer 1st Baronet Palmer 1540-1626 (46) was elected as MP Arundel.

In 1586 Thomas Pelham 1st Baronet Pelham Laughton -1624 was elected as MP Sussex.

Around 1586 Robert Phelips 1586-1638 was born to Edward Phelips 1557-1614 (29).

In 1586 George Seton 7th Lord Seton 1531-1586 (55) died.

In 1586 Tristram Tyrwhitt 1530-1590 (56) was elected as MP Great Grimsby.

In 1586 John Wemyss 1st Earl Wemyss 1586-1649 was born.

In 1586 John Acland 1552-1620 (34) was elected MP Saltash.

In 1586 John Bampylde 1586-1657 was born to Amyas Bampfylde of Poltimore and North Molton 1560-1626 (60) and Elizabeth Clifton.

In 1586 Henry Brouncker Lord President Munster 1550-1607 (36) was elected MP Devizes.

In 1586 Nicholas Cooke of Linstead Suffolk 1542-1586 (44) died.

In 1586 Robert Crane 1st Baronet Crane 1586-1643 was born.

In 1586 Martha Garrard 1586-1617 was born to William Garrard 1508-1607 (78) at Dorney Court, Dorney, Buckinghamshire.

In 1586 Elizabeth Kitson 1511-1586 (75) died.

In 1586 Frances Kitson -1586 died.

In 1586 Mary Pole 1586- was born to William Pole of Colcombe House 1561-1635 (24).

Around 1586 Mary Rolle 1586-1649 was born to Robert Rolle of Heanton 1560-1633 (26).

In 1586 Thomas Gorges of Longford Castle 1536-1610 (50) was knighted at Beddington, Surrey.

In 1586 John Salusbury 1567-1612 (19) and Ursula Stanley were married.

In 1586 Elizabeth Smythe 1586-1669 was born to John Smythe.

In 1586 Edward Vernon 1586-1666 was born to Richard Vernon 1549-1627 (36).

In 1586 Richard Edgecumbe 1570-1639 (16) was elected as MP Liskeard.

In 1586 Samuel Sandys 1560-1623 (25) and Mercy Culpepper 1562-1629 (24) were married at Southwell Minster, Southwell, Nottinghamshire.

Around 1586 Jane Corbet 1586- was born to Richard Corbet 1564-1601 (22).

In 1586 Thomas Throckmorton of Tortworth 1516-1586 (70) died.GENI says 01 Mar 1568.

In 1586 Thomas Vavasour 1560-1620 (26) was elected MP Wootton Bassety.

After 1586 Robert Maxwell 1st Earl Nithsdale 1586-1646 was born to John Maxwell 1st Earl Morton 1553-1593 (32) and Elizabeth Douglas Countess March.

Jan 1586

02 Jan 1586

Before 02 Jan 1586 Francis Annesley 1st Viscount Valentia 1586-1660 was born to Robert Annesley. On 02 Jan 1586 Francis Annesley 1st Viscount Valentia 1586-1660 was baptised.

09 Jan 1586

On or before 09 Jan 1586 Edward Lawley 1586-1623 was born to Thomas Lawley 1547-1622 (39).

18 Jan 1586

On 18 Jan 1586 Margaret Habsburg-Spain 1522-1586 (63) died.

Around 1562 Antonis Mor 1517-1577 (45). Portrait of Margaret Habsburg-Spain 1522-1586 (39).

26 Jan 1586

On 26 Jan 1586 Kunigunde Jakobäa Palatinate-Simmern 1556-1586 (29) died.

Feb 1586

11 Feb 1586

On 11 Feb 1586 Augustus Wettin 1526-1586 (59) died.

12 Feb 1586

Before 12 Feb 1586 William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597 (58) was appointed as Privy Council.

Mar 1586

Exeter Black Assizes 1586

In Mar 1586 a virulent outbreak of gaol fever occurred during the Assizes in Exeter, Devon. The cause according to modern medical opinion was typhus transmitted by the human body-louse. Among the dead victims were eight judges, eleven of the twelve jurors, several constables, and the surrounding population which was ravaged by the disease for several months.
Edward Flowerdew -1586 died of gaol fever.

01 Mar 1586

On 01 Mar 1586 Amalia Marck 1517-1586 (68) died at Dusseldorf.

20 Mar 1586

On 20 Mar 1586 Richard Maitland Lord Lethington 1496-1586 (90) died.

28 Mar 1586

Exeter Black Assizes 1586

On 28 Mar 1586 Thomas Carew of Haccombe 1516-1586 (70) died of gaol fever.

31 Mar 1586

On 31 Mar 1586 Thomas Kerr 9th of Ferniehirst 1529-1586 (56) died.

Exeter Black Assizes 1586

On 31 Mar 1586 John Chichester -1586 died of gaol fever.

Jun 1586

23 Jun 1586

On 23 Jun 1586 Henry Cheeke 1548-1586 (38) died.

Jul 1586

06 Jul 1586

Babington Plot

On 06 Jul 1586 Anthony Babington 1561-1586 (24) wrote to Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (43), telling her that he and a group of friends were planning to assassinate Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (52).

In 1571 François Clouet Portrait Painter 1510-1572 (61). Portrait known as "Lady in her Bath" believed to depict Diane de Poitiers or Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (28).

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.

Aug 1586

04 Aug 1586

Babington Plot

On 04 Aug 1586 John Ballard -1586 was arrested and, under torture, he conFessd and implicated Anthony Babington 1561-1586 (24).

After 04 Aug 1586 Christopher Wray 1524-1592 (62) passed sentence of death on those implicated.

In 1582 Seventtenth Century copy.Unknown Artist. Portrait of Christopher Wray 1524-1592 (58).

19 Aug 1586

Before 19 Aug 1586 William Hay 5th Lord Hay 1538-1586 (48) died. His son William Hay 6th Lord Hay 1561-1591 (25) succeeded as 6th Lord Hay of Yester.

22 Aug 1586

On 22 Aug 1586 Giles Alington 1499-1586 (87) died.

Sep 1586

09 Sep 1586

On 09 Sep 1586 Dorothea Marie Wettin 1584-1586 (2) died at Weimar.

20 Sep 1586

Babington Plot

On 20 Sep 1586 Anthony Babington 1561-1586 (24), John Ballard -1586, Henry Donn -1586, Thomas Salusbury 1564-1586 (22) and Chideock Tichbourne 1562-1586 (24) were hanged at St Giles' Field, Holborn, Middlesex for their involvement.

21 Sep 1586

On 21 Sep 1586 Cardinal Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle 1517-1586 (69) died.

Around 1549 Antonis Mor 1517-1577 (32). Portrait of Cardinal Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle 1517-1586 (31).

Babington Plot

On 21 Sep 1586 Robert Gage -1586 was executed for his involvement in the Babington Plot.

22 Sep 1586

Battle of Zutphen

On 22 Sep 1586 Robert Sidney 1st Earl Leicester 1563-1626 (22) fought at the Battle of Zutphen. William Russell 1st Baron Russel Thornhaugh 1560-1613 (26) distinguished himself being noted for maintaining an effective fighting force in difficult circumstances.

26 Sep 1586

On 26 Sep 1586 Friedrich Wettin 1586-1587 was born to Friedrich Wilhelm Wettin I Duke Saxe-Weimar 1562-1602 (24) at Weimar.

Oct 1586

01 Oct 1586

On 01 Oct 1586 Adolph Oldenburg 1526-1586 (60) died.

After 01 Oct 1586 Walter "Bold Buccleuch" Scott 1565-1611 (21) and Mary Kerr 1567-1611 (19) were married.

09 Oct 1586

On 09 Oct 1586 Leopold Habsburg-Spain V Archduke Austria 1586-1632 was born to Charles Habsburg-Spain II Archduke Austria 1540-1590 (46) and Maria Anna Wittelsbach 1551-1608 (35).

14 Oct 1586

On 14 Oct 1586 Elizabeth Oldenburg 1524-1586 (62) died.

Trial of Mary Queen of Scots

On 14 Oct 1586 Henry Compton 1st Baron Compton 1544-1589 (42), Lewis Mordaunt 3rd Baron Mordaunt 1538-1601 (48), Henry Wentworth 3rd Baron Wentworth 1558-1593 (28), Christopher Wray 1524-1592 (62), John Stourton 9th Baron Stourton 1553-1588 (33) and Edward Zouche 11th Baron Zouche Harringworth 1556-1625 (30) sat in judgement on Mary Queen of Scots (43) in the Presence Chamber, Fotheringay Castle, Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire.
Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592 (57), George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (28), Henry Clinton 2nd Earl Lincoln 1539-1616 (47), Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent 1541-1615 (45), Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (37), Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby 1531-1593 (55), Ambrose Dudley 3rd Earl Warwick 1530-1590 (56), George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford 1528-1590 (58), Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (36), William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (60), William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (66), Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (48) and Thomas Bromley Lord Chancellor 1530-1587 (56) were present on the side of the Presence Chamber, Fotheringay Castle, Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire.
John St John 2nd Baron St John Bletso -1596 was present on the left side of the Presence Chamber, Fotheringay Castle, Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire.
John Stourton 9th Baron Stourton 1553-1588 (33) was a juror.

In 1582 Seventtenth Century copy.Unknown Artist. Portrait of Christopher Wray 1524-1592 (58).

In 1571 François Clouet Portrait Painter 1510-1572 (61). Portrait known as "Lady in her Bath" believed to depict Diane de Poitiers or Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (28).

15 Oct 1586

On 15 Oct 1586 Elizabeth Oldenburg 1524-1586 (62) died.

20 Oct 1586

After 20 Oct 1586 Henry Clinton 2nd Earl Lincoln 1539-1616 (47) and Elizabeth Morrison Countess Lincoln -1611 were married. Elizabeth Morrison Countess Lincoln -1611 by marriage Countess Lincoln (8C 1572).

Dec 1586

28 Dec 1586

On 28 Dec 1586 Edward Ellerker 1537-1586 (49) died.