Biography of Edward VI King England and Ireland

Timeline

On 12 Oct 1537 Edward VI King England and Ireland was born to Henry VIII and Jane Seymour Queen Consort England at Hampton Court Palace.

Christening Edward VI

On 15 Oct 1537 the future Edward VI was christened by John Stokesley Bishop London at the Chapel Royal in Hampton Court Palace. Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury performed the Baptismal Rites, and was appointed Godfather. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk and Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland were Godparents.
Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu carried the Salt. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk was Godfather and supported the Marchioness of Exeter. Richard Long was knighted. Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex, Philip Boteler, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford and John Gage Lord Chamberlain attended. Mary Scrope carried Lady Mary's train. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex carried a covered basin. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex carried the canopy.
Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset helped his young niece the future Elizabeth I to carry the Crisom. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter supported his wife Gertrude Blount Marchioness Exeter to carry the child. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde bore a taper of virgin wax. William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel carried the train of the Prince's robe. Christopher Barker proclaimed the Prince's titles. Arthur Hopton attended. .
Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset was created 1st Earl Hertford (2C 1537), 1st Viscount Beauchamp.
Edward VI King England and Ireland was created as Duke Cornwall, Earl Chester (9C 1537).
Nicholas Carew KG, Francis Bryan, Anthony Browne and John Russell 1st Earl Bedford surrounded the font.
Henry Knyvet, Edward Neville, Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley, Richard Long and John Wallop carried the canopy.

Around 1540 Hans Holbein The Younger. Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland

Around 1540 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543. Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553

Around 1546 Unknown ArtistAfter William Scrots. Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland.

Around 1546 Unknown ArtistAfter William Scrots.Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553.

Death of Henry VIII

On 30 Dec 1546 Henry VIII made his last revision to his will signed using the Dry Stamp that was used increasingly commonly. The will confirmed the succession as Edward VI King England and Ireland, Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland and Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland.
The will appointed sixteen executors: Anthony Browne, Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury, Anthony Denny, John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland, William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke, Edward Montagu, Edward North 1st Baron North, William Paget 1st Baron Paget Beaudasert, William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester, John Russell 1st Earl Bedford, Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset, Cuthbert Tunstall Bishop Durham, Edward Paternal, Nicholas Paternal and Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton.

Around 1547 Master JohnWorkshop. Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland.

Around 1547 Master JohnWorkshop.Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553.

In 1547 John Carey was knighted by Edward VI King England and Ireland.

On 28 Jan 1547 Edward VI King England and Ireland succeeded VI King England and Ireland: Tudor.

On 20 Feb 1547 Edward VI King England and Ireland was crowned VI King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey.

Coronation Edward VI

On 20 Feb 1547 Edward VI King England and Ireland was crowned VI King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey.
John Russell 1st Earl Bedford was appointed as Lord High Steward. Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel was appointed as Lord High Constable. Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague and William Sharington were created Knight of the Bath. Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon, Edward Courtenay, William Sharington and Walter Buckler were knighted. Edward Dymoke attended as the King's Champion.

In Jul 1552 Edward VI King England and Ireland visited Cowdray House.

Death of Edward VI

On 06 Jul 1553 Edward VI King England and Ireland died at Palace of Placentia. .

After 06 Jul 1553 Edward VI King England and Ireland was buried at Henry VII Chapel.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Tudor

Maternal Family Tree: Eleanor Vitre Countess Salisbury

Descendants Family Trees:

Henry VII King England and Ireland

Edward IV King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 20 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 11 Grand Son of Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 16 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 11 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Son of Henry VIII King England and Ireland

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 11 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 3 Grand Son of Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France

Ancestry

Father: Henry VIII King England and Ireland Son Henry VII King England and Ireland

GrandFather: Henry VII King England and Ireland Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond Great x 6 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Owen Tudor

Great x 3 GrandFather: Maredudd Tudor

Great x 2 GrandMother: Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabeau Wittelsbach Queen Consort France Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 3rd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Edith Stourton Baroness Beauchamp Bletsoe Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

GrandMother: Elizabeth York Queen Consort England Daughter Edward IV King England

Great GrandFather: Edward IV King England Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Mortimer Countess Cambridge Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Woodville

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

Great x 2 GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margherita Baux Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Mother: Jane Seymour Queen Consort England Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward III King England

GrandFather: John Seymour Great x 13 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandFather: John Seymour Great x 12 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Seymour Great x 11 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Seymour Great x 10 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabel Williams

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Coker

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Darell

GrandMother: Margery Wentworth Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Henry Wentworth 5th Baron Despencer Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer Great x 8 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Wentworth

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margery Despencer 3rd Baroness Despencer, Baroness Ros Helmsley Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Mary Clifford Baroness Despencer Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Clifford 7th Baron Clifford Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Percy Countess Westmoreland Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandMother: Anne Saye Baroness Despencer Great x 8 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Saye Great x 8 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Saye Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney Great x 7 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Lawrence Cheney

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Cockayne Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England