1500-1519 Death of Prince Arthur
Marriage of Arthur Tudor and Catherine of Aragon
On 14 Nov 1501 Arthur Prince of Wales (15) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 were married at St Paul's Cathedral by Henry Deane Archbishop Canterbury -1503 assisted by William Warham Archbishop Canterbury 1450-1532 (51) and a further eighteen bishops.
Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 bore the train, Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (24) was Chief Answerer. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 and Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham 1478-1521 (23) attended.
Thomas Englefield Speaker of the House of Commons 1453-1514 was appointed Knight of the Bath
Immediately after their marriage Arthur Prince of Wales (15) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 resided at Tickenhill Manor, Bewdley, Worcestershire for a month.
Thereafter they travelled to Ludlow, Shropshire.
Death of Prince Arthur
On 02 Apr 1502 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 (15) died at Ludlow Castle, Ludlow, Shropshire. . The cause of death unknown other than being reported as "a malign vapour which proceeded from the air". Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 had recovered.
On 23 Apr 1502 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 's funeral was held at St Laurence's Church, Ludlow, Shropshire presided over by William Smyth Bishop Lincoln 1460-1514 (41). George Grey 2nd Earl Kent 1454-1505 (48), George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538 (33), Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent 1481-1524 (21), John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Powis 1485-1504 (16) and Richard Pole 1462-1504 attended. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (59) was Chief Mourner. Edward Howard 1476-1513 and Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 carried The Canopy.
On 25 Apr 1502. Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 was buried in the Chantry Chapel of Prince Arthur in Worcester Cathedral.
William Smyth Bishop Lincoln 1460-1514 presided.
George Grey 2nd Earl Kent 1454-1505 and George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538 received Arthur's Coat of Arms, Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent 1481-1524 received Arthur's shield, John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Powis 1485-1504 received Arthur's sword, pommel forwards. Gruffydd ap Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth 1478-1521 carried Prince Arthur's banner.
Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 rode Arthur's courser as the Man at Arms, in Arthur's full armour, carrying Arthur's poleaxe, pointed down, through the Nave to the Altar where he was stripped of Arthur's clothes.
The Chapel is to the right of the High Altar in the Chancel. It is decorated with heraldic carvings symbolising the houses of York, Lancaster, Beaufort and Catherine of Aragon’s Pomegranite. His Purbeck marble tomb chest is decorated with the arms of England. Heis buried beneath the cathedral’s floor several feet away from the tomb that visitors can see.
Trial of James Tyrrell
On 02 May 1502 James Tyrrell 1455-1502 confessed to the murder of the Princes in the Tower at Guildhall, Cheapside, City of London during the Trial of James Tyrrell attended by Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (45) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (36).
On 06 May 1502 James Tyrrell 1455-1502 was executed.
Margaret Tudor's journey to Scotland
On 27 Jun 1503 Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland 1489-1541 (13) left for Scotland at Richmond Palace accompanied by Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (26), Edward Howard 1476-1513, Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape 1468-1530 and Ralph Ogle 3rd Baron Ogle 1468-1512 (34).
Marriage of James IV of Scotland and Margaret Tudor
On 08 Aug 1503 Robert Cunningham 2nd Earl Glencairn 1451-1490 was restored 2nd Earl Glencairn at Holyrood Abbey, Holyrood.
On 08 Aug 1503 James IV King Scotland 1473-1513 (30) and Margaret Tudor (13) were married at Holyrood Abbey, Holyrood. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (60) and James Hamilton 1st Earl Arran 1475-1529 were present.
Henry Tudor created Prince of Wales
On 18 Feb 1504 Henry VIII (12) was created as Prince Wales and Earl Chester (8C 1504). John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt 1480-1562 was created as Knight of the Bath. Richard Empson 1450-1510 (54) was knighted.
Death of Henry VII
On 21 Apr 1509 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (52) died of tuberculosis at Richmond Palace. George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (21), Richard Foxe Bishop Exeter, Bishop Bath and Wells, Bishop Durham, Bishop Winchester 1448-1528 (60) and Richard Weston 1465-1541 (44) were present.
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, Westminster. Henry Willoughby 1451-1528 and Anthony Wingfield 1487-1552 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-
Elizabeth Powys Viscountess Sydney 1736-1826 (-227)
Mary Scrope 1476-1548
Jane Popincourt -1516
Alice Vaux -1543
Household of the Princess of Wales Catherine of Aragon:
Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536
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
Mary Hussey Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1484-