Biography of Henry VII King England and Ireland

Timeline

Around 07 Feb 1444 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (1) and Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond were married. The date somewhat suspect; possibly Jan 1450. Papal dispensation was granted on 18 August 1450 which supports the later date. Margaret never recognised this marriage, and considered her next husband her first;as confirmed by her 1472 will.

On 01 Nov 1455 Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond (25) and Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond (12) were married at Bletsoe Castle. Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond (12) by marriage 1st Countess Richmond (7C 1452).

On 03 Nov 1456 Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond (26) died of plague at Carmarthen Castle leaving his twelve year old wife Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond (13) pregnant with their child Henry VII King England and Ireland.

On 28 Jan 1457 Henry VII King England and Ireland was born to the late Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond and Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond (13) at Pembroke Castle.

On 03 Jan 1458 Henry Stafford and Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond (14) were married at Maxstoke Castle.

In 1471 Henry VII King England and Ireland (13) fled to at Brittany.

Around 12 Jun 1472 Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby (37) and Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond (29) were married. Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond (29) by marriage King Mann, Baron Stanley.

On 25 Dec 1483 Henry VII King England and Ireland (26) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (17) promised to marry when at Rennes Cathedral.

Execution of Roger Clifford

On 02 May 1485 Roger Clifford was beheaded at Tower Hill for supporting Henry VII King England and Ireland (28). .

Henry Tudor lands at Mill Bay

On 07 Aug 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland (28) landed at Mill Bay with John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy, John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne, Richard Guildford, John Welles 1st Viscount Welles, Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath and Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon all of whom were knighted. .

Battle of Bosworth

On 22 Aug 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland (28) succeeded VII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Battle of Bosworth fought at Ambion Hill. .

On 16 Oct 1485 Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath was created 1st Earl Bath (1C 1486) at Tower of London by Henry VII King England and Ireland (28) for having supported Henry' claim to the throne.

Coronation of Henry VII

On 27 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland (28) and Robert Fitzroger 5th Baron Warkworth (245) dined together at Lambeth Palace. .

On 29 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland (28) processed from Tower of London to Westminster Abbey. Ahead of him marched the heralds and serjeants-at-arms, the Esquire of the Body, the King's Secretary Richard Fox, almoner Christopher Urswick, the mayor of London and the Garter King of Arms. Also ahead of him were Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby (50), John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln (23), John Vere 13th Earl Oxford (43) and William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley (59). Following behind were the only two Dukes: Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford (53), created the day before, and John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (43). .

On 30 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland (28) was crowned VII King England and Ireland: Tudor by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier (67) at Westminster Abbey. Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond (42), his mother, attended.
Robert Dymoke attended as the Kings' Champion.
John Vere 13th Earl Oxford (43) carried the King's train. .

Marriage of Henry VII and Elizabeth York

On 18 Jan 1486 Henry VII King England and Ireland (28) and Elizabeth, Edward IV's eldest daughter were married at Westminster AbbeyWestminster Abbey. .

Stafford and Lovell Rebellion

Around Apr 1486 the Stafford and Lovell Rebellion was an armed uprising against Henry VII King England and Ireland (29). With the failure of the plot Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell fled to Margaret of Burgundy in Flanders.
On 08 Jul 1486 Humphrey Stafford and Thomas Stafford was executed at Tyburn.

On 20 Sep 1486 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland (29) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (20) at Winchester Cathedral Priory.

In 1488 Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond (44) was appointed Lady of the Garter by her son Henry VII King England and Ireland (30).

Yorkshire Rebellion

In 1489 Parliament granted Henry VII King England and Ireland (31) £10,000 taxes to pay for his support of Anne of Brittany Queen Consort France (11) 's claim to the throne of Brittany. The North rebelled claiming to have already paid through local taxes. .

On 28 Nov 1489 Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland (32) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (23) at Westminster Palace.

In Dec 1489 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (11) and Eleanor Percy Duchess Buckingham were married. Eleanor Percy Duchess Buckingham by marriage Duchess Buckingham (1C 1444). The executors of her father Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland, who had been hanged by rebels during the Northern Rebellion earlier in the year, having paid Henry VII King England and Ireland (32) £4000 for the privilege. His father, Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham (35), had been hanged for treason in 1483.

On 28 Jun 1491 Henry VIII was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland (34) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (25) at Palace of Placentia.

On 02 Jul 1492 Elizabeth Tudor was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland (35) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (26).

In 1493 James Ormond was knighted by Henry VII King England and Ireland (36).

On 18 Mar 1496 Mary Tudor Queen Consort France was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland (39) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (30).

On 04 Oct 1497 Henry VII King England and Ireland (40) received the surrender of the Cornish Army at Taunton.

Around 1498 Edward Tudor was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland (40) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (31). He is sometimes confused with his brother Edmund.

On 11 Sep 1498 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire (28) entertained Henry VII King England and Ireland (41) at Drayton House.

On 21 Feb 1499 Edmund Tudor 1st Duke Somerset was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland (42) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (33) at Palace of Placentia.

On 28 Nov 1499 Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick (24) was executed at Tower Hill. Documentation held in Spain apparently describes Catherine of Aragon's 's parents Ferdinand II King Aragon (47) and Isabella Trastámara Queen Castile (48) expressing concern that Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick (24) was a potential claimant to throne, and being reluctant for their daughter to marry Arthur Prince of Wales whilst there was a threat to his accession causing Henry VII King England and Ireland (42) to use Perkin Warbreck's attempted escape with Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick (24) as a means to an end. .

Trial of James Tyrrell

On 02 May 1502 James Tyrrell confessed to the murder of the Princes in the Tower at Guildhall during the Trial of James Tyrrell attended by Henry VII King England and Ireland (45) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (36).

On 02 Feb 1503 Katherine Tudor was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland (46) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (36).

On 11 Feb 1503 Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (37) died in childbirth at Tower of London. She was buried at Henry VII Chapel.

Death of Henry VII

On 21 Apr 1509 Henry VII King England and Ireland (52) died of tuberculosis at Richmond Palace. George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon (21), Richard Foxe Bishop Exeter, Bishop Bath and Wells, Bishop Durham, Bishop Winchester (60) and Richard Weston (44) were present. .

Funeral of Henry VII

On 11 May 1509 Henry VII King England and Ireland (52) was buried in the Henry VII Chapel. Henry Willoughby and Anthony Wingfield attended. The ladies given mantelets and kerchiefs were as follows:
Household of Mary Tudor:
Mary Tudor Queen Consort France (13)
Catherine York
Elizabeth Stafford Viscountess Fitzwalter. Possibly Margaret Whetehill.
Anne Percy or Anne Percy Countess Arundel
Elizabeth Hussey Countess Kent
Eleanor Pole
Mary Brandon
 Elizabeth Empson
 Elizabeth Powys Viscountess Sydney (-226)
Mary Scrope
 Jane Popincourt
 Alice Vaux
Household of the Princess of Wales Catherine of Aragon:
 Catherine of Aragon
 Agnes or Inez Vanegas
 Maria Salinas Baroness Willoughby Eresby
Household of Margaret Beaufort the King's Mother:
Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond (65)
 Joan Vaux "Mother Guildford" (46)
Mary Hussey Baroness Willoughby Eresby.

On 29 Jun 1509 Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond (66) died in the Deanery. She was buried at Henry VII Chapel. Her tomb was created by Pietro Torrigiano. The gilded bronze sculpture on the tomb depicts Margaret with her head resting on pillows and her hands raised in prayer, wearing garments characteristic of widowhood; the face was probably sculpted from a death mask. The black marble tomb is embellished with heraldic bronze insignia, including a Yale, her heraldic badge, at her feet.

Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck (10) is believed to have painted the porrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland (52).

Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck 1499-1525 is believed to have painted the porrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

Battle of the Spurs

On 16 Aug 1513 Henry VIII fought at Thérouanne during the Battle of the Spurs. Henry's army included George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford (45) (commanded), Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (36), Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham, Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (42) and Anthony Wingfield. John "Tilbury Jack" Arundell, William Compton, John Hussey 1st Baron Hussey Sleaford and William Hussey was knighted by Henry VII King England and Ireland (56). Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West and Andrew Windsor 1st Baron Windsor (46) was created as Knight Banneret.

Around 1520 Unknown Artist. Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland (63).

Around 1520 Unknown Artist.Netherlands.Portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

Death of Queen Elizabeth

On 24 Mar 1603 Elizabeth I died at Richmond Palace around three in the morning. Immediately following her death Robert Carey 1st Earl Monmouth (43) started on horseback for Edinburgh to inform James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland (36) arriving at Holyrood Palace, Holyrood late on the 26 Mar 1603. His conduct met with general disapproval and merited censure as contrary to all decency, good manners and respect. George Carew and Thomas Lake (41) were sent by the Council to formally inform James VI's death.
James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland (36) succeeded I King England Scotland and Ireland: Stewart. He was Elizabeth's second cousin being the son of Mary Queen of Scots who was the daughter of Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland (113) who was the daughter of Henry VII King England and Ireland (146).

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Tudor

Descendants Family Trees:

Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

Edward III King England 1312-1377

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 Grand Son of Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd 1055-1137

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 14 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 9 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 3 Grand Son of Edward III King England 1312-1377

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland 1031-1093

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great Grand Son of Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422

Ancestry

Father: Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond 1430-1456 Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandFather: Owen Tudor 1400-1461 Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: Maredudd Tudor Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Tudur ap Goronwy Tudor

Great x 3 GrandFather: Goronwy ap Tudur Hen Tudor

Great x 3 GrandMother: Gwerfyl verch Madog Hendwr 1285-

Great x 2 GrandMother: Marged verch Thomas -1340 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas ap Llywelyn 1299-1343 Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandMother: Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England 1401-1437 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great GrandFather: Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422 Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Charles V King France 1338-1380 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364 Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Bonne Luxembourg Queen Consort France 1315-1349 Great x 7 Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joanna Bourbon Queen Consort France 1338-1378 Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Peter Bourbon Duke Bourbon 1311-1356 Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella Valois Duchess Bourbon 1313-1383 Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great GrandMother: Isabeau Wittelsbach Queen Consort France 1370-1435 Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Stephen "Magnificient, Fop" Wittelsbach III Duke Bavaria 1337-1413 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Stephen Wittelsbach II Duke Bavaria 1319-1375 Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elisabeth Barcelona Duchess Bavaria 1310-1349 Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Taddea Visconti Duchess Bavaria 1351-1381

Great x 3 GrandFather: Bernabò Visconti 1323-1385

Great x 3 GrandMother: Beatrice Scala

Mother: Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377 Son Edward II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

Great x 3 GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales 1328-1385 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent 1350-1416 Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376 Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1318-1372 Great Granddaughter Henry III King England

GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1410-1482 Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Sibyl Pateshull Baroness Beauchamp Bletsoe 1319-1374

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joanne Clopton Baroness Beauchamp Bletsoe 1338-1382

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Clopton 1336-1377

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ivetta Grey

Great GrandMother: Edith Stourton Baroness Beauchamp Bletsoe Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Stourton Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Stourton Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England