Events in ... 1591 ...

Before 1591 James Stewart 3rd Earl Moray 1590-1638 was born to James "The Bonnie Earl" Stewart 2nd Earl Moray 1565-1592 (25) and Elizabeth Stewart 2nd Countess Moray 1565-1591 (25).

Before 1591 Henry Wentworth 3rd Baron Wentworth 1558-1593 (32) and Anne Hopton Baroness Wentworth 1561-1625 (29) were married. Anne Hopton Baroness Wentworth 1561-1625 (29) by marriage Baroness Wentworth.

In 1591 Anthony-Maria Browne 2nd Viscount Montague 1574-1629 (16) and Jane Sackville Viscountess Montague 1573-1652 (18) were married.

In 1591 Richard Cheney 1524-1591 (67) died at Gwithean, Cornwall.

In 1591 Hugh Cholmondeley 1591-1665 was born to Hugh "The Younger" Cholmondeley 1552-1596 (39) and Mary Holford 1562-1625 (28) at Holford, Somerset.

In 1591 Frances Darcy 1591-1663 was born to Thomas Darcy 1560-1593 (31).

In 1591 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (44) painted a portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (37).

In 1591 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (44) painted a portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (37).

Around 1591 Lucy Sidney 1520-1591 (71) died at Exton, Rutlandshire.

Around 1591 Robert Dudley 1574-1649 (16) and Mary Cavendish were married.

In 1591 Thomas Townshend 1534-1591 (57) died.

Around 1591 John Villiers 1st Viscount Purbeck 1591-1658 was born to George Villiers of Brokesby 1544-1606 (47) and Mary Beaumont 1st Countess Buckingham 1570-1632 (21).

In 1591 Edward Sackville 4th Earl Dorset 1591-1652 was born to Robert Sackville 2nd Earl Dorset 1561-1609 (30) and Margaret Howard 1562-1591 (29).

In 1591 Thomas Wentworth 1st Earl Cleveland 1591-1667 was born to Henry Wentworth 3rd Baron Wentworth 1558-1593 (32) and Anne Hopton Baroness Wentworth 1561-1625 (30).

In 1591 Andrew Stewart 2nd Lord Ochiltree 1521-1591 (70) died. His grandson Andrew Stewart 1st Baron Castle Stuart 1560-1629 (31) succeeded as 3rd Lord Ochiltree.

In 1591 Margaret Stewart 1st Countess Nottingham 1591-1639 was born to James "The Bonnie Earl" Stewart 2nd Earl Moray 1565-1592 (26) and Elizabeth Stewart 2nd Countess Moray 1565-1591 (25).

In 1591 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (44) painted a portrait of Francis Drake 1540-1596 (51).

In 1591 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (44) painted a portrait of Francis Drake 1540-1596 (51).

In 1591 Sherington Talbot 1591-1677 was born to Sharington Talbot 1577-1642 (13).

In 1591 Richard Cecil 1570-1633 (20) educated Gray's Inn.

In 1591 Edward Herbert Attorney General 1591-1658 was born to Charles Herbert of Aston.

In 1591 William Danvers 1591-1656 was born.

In 1591 Duncan Douglas -1591 died.

In 1591 Rowland Hayward Lord Mayor 1520-1593 (71) was appointed as Lord Mayor of London.

In 1591 Robert Kemp 1st Baronet Kemp -1647 and Jane Browne Baronetess Kemp were married.

In 1591 Thomas Penyston 1st Baronet Penyston 1591-1644 was born.

In 1591 Richard Shireburn 1591-1667 was born to Richard Shireburn 1547-1629 (44).

In 1591 John Tracy -1591 died.

In 1591 William Webbe Lady Mayor -1599 was elected as Lord Mayor of London.

Around 1591 John Acland 1st Baronet 1591-1647 was born to Arthur Acland 1573-1610 (18) and Eleanor Mallet 1573-1645 (18).

Around 1644. Robert Walker 1599-1658 (45). Portrait of John Acland 1st Baronet 1591-1647 (53).

In 1591 Olivia Beresford 1591-1614 was born to Edward Beresford.

In 1591 Gervase Clifton 1st Baron Clifton 1570-1618 (21) and Katherine Darcy 1571-1637 (20) were married.

In 1591 Thomas Coningsby 1550-1625 (40) travelled to Rouen to be in attendance on Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (25).

Around 1591 Richard Drake 1535-1603 (56) was appointed Justice of the Peace: Surrey.

Around 1577 George Gower 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: . Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a chief gules three cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a fess argent two mullets sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a chief indented sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven argent and sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant argent crowned gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, two chevrons sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

In 1591 William Eyre of Great Chalfield Wiltshire 1556-1629 (34) was appointed High Sheriff Wiltshire.

In 1591 Thomas Gardiner 1591-1652 was born to Michael Gardiner 1552-1630 (38).

In 1591 John Goodwin 1500-1591 (91) died.

In 1591 Anne Leybourne 1532-1591 (59) died.

In 1591 Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (37) and Elizabeth Throckmorton 1565-1647 (25) were married in secret she probably being pregnant with their first child.When Queen Eizabeth (57) found out they had married without permission she placed them underhouse arrest then sent them to Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London.

In 1591 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (44) painted a portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (37).

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

In 1585 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (31).

In 1588 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (34).

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 1591 Thomas "Customer" Smythe 1522-1591 (69) died.

In 1591 Thomas Turner Dean Canterbury 1591-1672 was born in Reading, Berkshire.

In 1591 Edwin Sandys 1591-1623 was born to Samuel Sandys 1560-1623 (30) and Mercy Culpepper 1562-1629 (29).

In 1591 Anne Stanley 1532-1591 (59) died.

In 1591 Robert Dormer 1st Baron Dormer 1551-1616 (39) was knighted.

After 1591 William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter 1566-1640 (25) and Elizabeth Drury Countess Buchan 1578- were married.

Feb 1591

06 Feb 1591

On 06 Feb 1591 Anna Sophia Hohenzollern 1527-1591 (63) died.

08 Feb 1591

Before 08 Feb 1591 Walter Bagot 1557-1623 (34) and Elizabeth Cave were married.

On 08 Feb 1591 Hervey Bagot 1st Baronet Bagot 1591-1660 was born to Walter Bagot 1557-1623 (34) and Elizabeth Cave in Checkley, Staffordshire.

25 Feb 1591

On 25 Feb 1591 John Bererton 1591-1629 was born to William Brereton 1st Baron Brereton 1550-1631 (41) and Margaret Savage 1549-1597 (42).

Mar 1591

Before Mar 1591 George Curzon -1591 and Katherine Babington 1515-1605 (76) were married.

In Mar 1591 George Curzon -1591 died.

07 Mar 1591

On 07 Mar 1591 Thomas Kempe 1513-1591 (78) died.

10 Mar 1591

Around 10 Mar 1591 William Hay 6th Lord Hay 1561-1591 (30) died. His nephew John Hay 1st Earl Tweeddale 1593-1653 (-2) succeeded as 7th Lord Hay of Yester.

26 Mar 1591

Before 26 Mar 1591 Robert Carr 1591-1606 was born to Robert Carr 1511-1590.

On 26 Mar 1591 Edward Carr 1st Baronet Carr 1591-1618 was born to Robert Carr 1511-1590.

Jun 1591

In Jun 1591 William Lenthall Speaker 1591-1662 was born to William Lenthall 1552-1596 (39).

On Jun 1591 Thomas Manners 1537-1591 (54) died. He was buried at Uffington Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire.

Jul 1591

On Jul 1591 Nathaniel Wray 1591-1591 died.

01 Jul 1591

On 01 Jul 1591 William Douglas 9th Earl Angus 1533-1591 (58) died at Glenbervie. His son William Douglas 10th Earl Angus 1552-1611 (39) succeeded as 10th Earl Angus.

18 Jul 1591

On 18 Jul 1591 William Tyrwhitt 1530-1591 (60) died.

Aug 1591

02 Aug 1591

Elizabeth's Royal Progress 1591

On 02 Aug 1591 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (57) left at Nonsuch Palace, Nonsuch Park, Cheam, Surrey to commence her Royal Progress.She travelled south to Mansion House, Leatherhead, Surrey ; the home of Edmund Tilney 1536-1610 (55).

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.

After 02 Aug 1591 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (57) arrived at East Horsley, Surrey where she stayed with Thomas Cornwallis 1518-1604.

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.

15 Aug 1591

On 15 Aug 1591 Lionel Tollemache 2nd Baronet Talmash 1591-1640 was baptised at Church of St Mary, Helmingham, Suffolk.

Elizabeth's Royal Progress 1591

On 15 Aug 1591 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (57) arrived at Cowdray House, Cowdray, Midhurst, Sussex the home of Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592 (62) and Magdalen Dacre Viscountess Montague 1538-1608 (53).She was welcomed by a breakfast for some 300 guests. George Browne -1615 was knighted. Henry Browne organised the hunting.Elizabeth stayed until the 21 Aug 1591..

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.

22 Aug 1591

Elizabeth's Royal Progress 1591

On 22 Aug 1591 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (57) arrived in Chichester, West Sussex, Sussex as a guest of John Lumley 1st Baron Lumley 1533-1609 (58).She is believed to haved stayed at The Punch House, The Cross, West Sussex, Sussex. .

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.

On 22 Aug 1591 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (57) arrived in Chichester, West Sussex, Sussex as a guest of John Lumley 1st Baron Lumley 1533-1609 (58).She is believed to haved stayed at The Punch House, The Cross, West Sussex, Sussex. .

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.

After 22 Aug 1591 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (57) arrived in Titchfield, Hampshire as a guest of Henry Wriothesley 2nd Earl Southampton 1545-1581. .

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.

Sep 1591

10 Sep 1591

Battle of Flores

On 10 Sep 1591 Richard Grenville 1542-1591 (49) died from wounds received at the Battle of Flores.

In 1571 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Richard Grenville 1542-1591 (28).

25 Sep 1591

On 25 Sep 1591 Christian Wettin I Elector Saxony 1560-1591 (30) died.

29 Sep 1591

On 29 Sep 1591 Thomas Windsor 6th Baron Windsor 1591-1641 was born to Henry Windsor 5th Baron Windsor 1562-1605 (29).

Oct 1591

02 Oct 1591

On 02 Oct 1591 Margherita Gonzaga Duchess Lorraine 1591-1632 was born to Vincenzo Gonzaga III Duke Mantua 1562-1612 (29).

On 02 Oct 1591 Thomas Fitzherbert 1514-1591 (77) died at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London.

09 Oct 1591

On 09 Oct 1591 Richard Brownlow 1553-1638 (38) was appointed Chief Prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas which office he held until heis death which made him a very wealthy.

22 Oct 1591

On 22 Oct 1591 Alfonso Este IV Duke Modena 1591-1644 was born to Cesare Este Duke Modena 1562-1628 (29).

Elizabeth's Royal Progress 1591

On 22 Oct 1591 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (58) arrived in Elvetham Hall, Harley Wintney, Hampshire where she was entertained in magnificent style by Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (52). .

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.

26 Oct 1591

Elizabeth's Royal Progress 1591

On 26 Oct 1591 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (58) arrived in Oatlands Palace, Weybridge, Surrey. .

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.

Nov 1591

02 Nov 1591

12 Nov 1591

On 12 Nov 1591 Robert Constable -1591 died.

20 Nov 1591

On 20 Nov 1591 Christopher Hatton 1540-1591 (51) died.

In 1589 17th Century copy.Unknown Artist. Portrait of Christopher Hatton 1540-1591 (49).