Biography of Henry Fitzroy Tudor 1st Duke Richmond and Somerset 1519-1536

Timeline

On 15 Jun 1519 Henry Fitzroy Tudor 1st Duke Richmond and Somerset 1519-1536 was born illegitimately to Henry VIII (27) and Elizabeth "Bessie" Blount Baroness Clinton, Baroness Tailboys 1502-1539 at Augustinian Priory of St Lawrence, Ingatestone, Blackmore, Essex

In 1525 Henry Fitzroy Tudor 1st Duke Richmond and Somerset 1519-1536 (5) was appointed 287th Knight Garter: Henry VIII

Knighting of Henry Fitzroy

On 18 Jun 1525 Henry Fitzroy (6), Henry VIII's illegitimate son, was created 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, 1st Earl Lincoln (7C 1525) at Bridewell Palace by his father Henry VIII (33).
Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland 1493-1542 (31) was created 1st Earl Cumberland, Warden of the West Marches and Governor Carlisle Castle.
Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (29) was created 1st Marquess Exeter (1C 1525).
Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (33) was created 1st Earl Rutland (3C 1525).
Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527 carried the Sword of State. Thomas More Chancellor Speaker 1478-1535 (47) read the patents of nobility. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545, Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (47),
Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (51), William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 (49) and John Vere 14th Earl Oxford 1499-1526 (25) attended.
Around 18 Jun 1525 Henry Clifford 2nd Earl Cumberland 1517-1570 (7) and Eleanor Brandon 1519-1547 were married at Bridewell Palace.

Marriage of Henry Fitzroy and Mary Howard

On 28 Nov 1533 Henry Fitzroy Tudor 1st Duke Richmond and Somerset 1519-1536 (14) and Mary Howard Duchess Richmond and Somerset 1519-1557 (14) were married. Mary Howard Duchess Richmond and Somerset 1519-1557 (14) by marriage Duchess of Richmond and Somerset. Another coup for the Howard Family especially in view of Henry Fitzroy being considered by some as a possible heir in view of Anne Boleyn's

Execution of Anne Boleyn

On 19 May 1536 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England 1501-1536 (35) was beheaded at Tower Green, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London. Unusually a sword was used. Her execution was witnessed by Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545, Catherine Carey 1524-1569 and Henry Fitzroy Tudor 1st Duke Richmond and Somerset 1519-1536 (16).
Anne's last words, as reported by Edward Hall, were as follows:
Good Christian People, I am come hither to die, for according to the law, and by the law I am judged to die, and therefore I will speak nothing against it. I am come hither to accuse no man, nor to speak any thing of that, whereof I am accused and condemned to die, but I pray God save the king and send him long to reign over you, for a gentler nor a more merciful prince was there never; and to me was he ever a good, a gentle and sovereign lord. And if any person will meddle of my cause, I require them to judge the best. And thus I take my leave of the world and of you all, and I heartily desire you all to pray for me. O Lord, have mercy on me, to God I commend my soul. "
To Christ I commend my soul, Jesu receive my soul.
She was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

On 23 Jul 1536 Henry Fitzroy Tudor 1st Duke Richmond and Somerset 1519-1536 (17) died at St James' Palace, St James', Westminster. He was buried at Church of St Michael the Archangel, Framlingham, Suffolk

On 06 Feb 1539 Elizabeth "Bessie" Blount Baroness Clinton, Baroness Tailboys 1502-1539 died

On 28 Jan 1547 Henry VIII (55) died at Whitehall Palace. {Death of Henry VIII}

On 07 Dec 1557 Mary Howard Duchess Richmond and Somerset 1519-1557 (38) died

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 20 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 11 Grand Son of Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd 1055-1137

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 16 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 11 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Son of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547

Kings Scotland: Great x 13 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland 1031-1093

Kings Franks: Great x 11 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 3 Grand Son of Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422

Ancestry

Father: Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 Son Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

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

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Owen Tudor 1400-1461 Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

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

Great x 2 GrandMother: Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England 1401-1437 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandFather: Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422 Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabeau Wittelsbach Queen Consort France 1370-1435 Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 Great Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence 1385-1439 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1410-1482 Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

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

Great x 3 GrandMother: Edith Stourton Baroness Beauchamp Bletsoe 1390-1441 Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

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

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard 3rd Duke York 1411-1460 Great Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge 1385-1415 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Mortimer Countess Cambridge 1390-1411 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 Great Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1385-1441

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate 1390-1448

Great x 2 GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol 1390-1433 Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margherita Baux 1394-1469 Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Mother: Elizabeth "Bessie" Blount Baroness Clinton, Baroness Tailboys 1502-1539

GrandFather: John Blount 1469-1531

Great GrandFather: Thomas Blount 1455-1524

Great x 2 GrandFather: Humphrey Blount 1421-1477

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Blount 1377-1443

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Bere

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Winnington

Great GrandMother: Anne Croft 1458-1549

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard "The Elder" Croft -1509

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Croft 1393-1428

GrandMother: Catherine Peshall -1540

Great GrandFather: Hugh Peshall