Biography of Anne Vavasour

Timeline

Around 1560 Anne Vavasour was born to Henry Vavasour of Tadcaster and Copmanthorpe and Margaret Knyvet.

In 1580 Anne Vavasour was appointed Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth.

Around 1580 Anne Vavasour became the mistress of Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford. The affair led to open skirmishes and duels in the streets of London, between Oxford and Anne's uncle, Thomas Knyvet 1st Baron Knyvet, which on one occasion led to the wounding of both men, and the death of one of Oxford's men.

On 23 Mar 1581 Edward Vere was born to Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford and Anne Vavasour. Both parents were imprisoned in Tower of London the by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland as a consequence. Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford was released several months later but banished from court until 1583.

Before 1590 Anne Vavasour became the mistress of Henry Lee.

In Sep 1592 Henry Lee and Anne Vavasour were visisted by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland at their home in Ditchley.

Around 1605 John Critz. Portrait of Anne Vavasour.

Around 1605 John Critz 1551-1642. Portrait of Anne Vavasour 1560-1650.

Before 1619 Robert "The Elder" Peake. Portrait of Anne Vavasour.

Before 1619 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619. Portrait of Anne Vavasour 1560-1650.

Around 1650 Anne Vavasour died.

Thomas Lee was born to Henry Lee and Anne Vavasour.

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 23 Grand Daughter of Egbert King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 14 Grand Daughter of Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 19 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 14 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 7 Grand Daughter of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 13 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 9 Grand Daughter of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Henry Vavasour of Tadcaster and Copmanthorpe Great x 6 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: William Vavasour of Hazlewood Great x 5 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: John Vavasour of Hazlewood Great x 9 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Vavasour Great x 8 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Vavasour

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Gascoigne Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Anne Scrope Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Bolton Great x 7 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth St John Baroness Scrope Bolton, Baroness Zouche Harringworth Great x 7 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Percy Baroness Scrope Bolton Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Mother: Margaret Knyvet Great x 8 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandFather: Henry Knyvet of Charlton Wiltshire Great x 7 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: Thomas Knyvet Great x 9 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Knyvet Great x 8 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Knyvet

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Grey Great x 7 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandMother: Muriel Howard Viscountess Lisle Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Moleyns

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey Great x 8 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Frederick Tilney

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney Great x 7 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

GrandMother: Anne Pickering

Great GrandFather: Christopher Pickering