Biography of Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502

Timeline

Marriage of Henry VII and Elizabeth York

On 18 Jan 1486 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (28) and Elizabeth, Edward IV's eldest daughter (19) were married at Westminster Abbey.

On 20 Sep 1486 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 was created as Duke Cornwall

On 20 Sep 1486 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (29) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (20) at Winchester Cathedral Priory, Winchester, Hampshire

Christening of Arthur Prince of Wales

On 24 Sep 1486 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 was christened at Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire. Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 (71) held held the child.
His godparents included Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (51), William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (68), John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (44), Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524 (36), Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (49) and Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507.
Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491 (32) was present.

In 1489 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 was appointed Wallingford Pursuivant in the service of Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 (2).

On 29 Nov 1489 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 (3) was created as Earl Chester (7C 1489)

On 29 Nov 1489 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 (3) was appointed as Knight of the Bath

Arthur Tudor created Prince of Wales

On 27 Feb 1490 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 (3) was created Prince Wales at Westminster Palace, Westminster during the Arthur Tudor created Prince of Wales
Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West 1457-1525 was appointed as Knight of the Bath.

On 08 May 1491 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 (4) was appointed 240th Knight Garter: Henry VII at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire

On 28 Nov 1499 Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (24) was executed at Tower Hill, City of London.
Documentation held in Spain apparently describes Catherine of Aragon's (14) parents Ferdinand II King Aragon 1452-1516 (47) and Isabella Trastámara Queen Castile 1451-1504 (48) expressing concern that Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (24) was a potential claimant to throne, and being reluctant for their daughter to marry Arthur Prince of Wales (13) whilst there was a threat to his (13) accession causing Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (42) to use Perkin Warbreck's attempted escape with Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (24) as a means to an end.

Marriage of Arthur Tudor and Catherine of Aragon

On 14 Nov 1501 Arthur Prince of Wales (15) and Catherine of Aragon (16) 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 (16) 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 (16) 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 23 Apr 1502 Arthur's body was transported from Ludlow, Shropshire to Worcester Cathedral via the River Servern "in a "special wagon upholstered in black and drawn by six horses, also caparisoned in black. "

On 11 Feb 1503 Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (37) died in childbirth at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London. She was buried at Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey.

Death of Henry VII

On 21 Apr 1509 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (52) died of tuberculosis at Richmond Palace_Richmond_Surrey.

Death of Catherine of Aragon

On 07 Jan 1536 Catherine of Aragon (50) died at Kimbolton Castle, Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire in the arms of her great friend Maria Salinas Baroness Willoughby Eresby.

Death of Prince Arthur

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Tudor

Descendants Family Trees:

Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

Edward IV King England 1442-1483

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 19 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 10 Grand Son of Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd 1055-1137

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 15 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 10 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Son of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

Kings Scotland: Great x 12 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland 1031-1093

Kings Franks: Great x 10 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 2 Grand Son of Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422

Ancestry

Father: Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

GrandFather: Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond 1430-1456 Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: Owen Tudor 1400-1461 Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Maredudd Tudor 1360-1406 Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Tudur ap Goronwy Tudor -1367

Great x 3 GrandMother: Marged verch Thomas -1340 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandMother: Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England 1401-1437 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 2 GrandFather: Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422 Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandFather: Charles V King France 1338-1380 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joanna Bourbon Queen Consort France 1338-1378 Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabeau Wittelsbach Queen Consort France 1370-1435 Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Stephen "Magnificient, Fop" Wittelsbach III Duke Bavaria 1337-1413 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Taddea Visconti Duchess Bavaria 1351-1381

GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 Great Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 Son Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence 1385-1439 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397 Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent 1350-1416 Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1410-1482 Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 3rd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe 1362-1413 Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe 1361-1406 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joanne Clopton Baroness Beauchamp Bletsoe 1352-1382

Great x 2 GrandMother: Edith Stourton Baroness Beauchamp Bletsoe 1390-1441 Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Stourton 1334- Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Mother: Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 Daughter Edward IV King England 1442-1483

GrandFather: Edward IV King England 1442-1483 Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great GrandFather: Richard 3rd Duke York 1411-1460 Great Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge 1385-1415 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York 1341-1402 Son Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella of Castile Duchess York 1355-1392 Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Mortimer Countess Cambridge 1390-1411 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 4th Earl March, 6th Earl Ulster 1374-1398 Great Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Holland Countess March, Countess Ulster 1370-1405 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 Great Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388 Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 Son Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1385-1441

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Woodville 1341-1403

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate 1390-1448

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate 1350-

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp 1370-

Great GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 2 GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol 1390-1433 Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Luxembourg 1370-1397 Great x 3 Grandson Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Brienne 1365-

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margherita Baux 1394-1469 Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria 1330-1422

Great x 3 GrandMother: Sueva Orsini 1360-1430 Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216