Biography of William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570

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Before 1482 Richard Herbert 1442-1510 and Margaret Cradock were married

Around 1501 William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 was born to Richard Herbert 1442-1510 and Margaret Cradock

On 12 Sep 1510 Richard Herbert 1442-1510 died

In 1528 William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (27) and Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552 (12) were married

After 1538 Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 was born to William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (37) and Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552 (22)

In 1544 William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (43) was knighted

Death of Henry VIII

On 30 Dec 1546 Henry VIII (55) 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 1537-1553 (9), Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (30) and Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (13).
The will appointed sixteen executors: Anthony Browne 1500-1548, Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (57), Anthony Denny 1501-1549, John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (42), William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (45), Edward Montagu 1485-1557, Edward North 1st Baron North 1496-1564, William Paget 1st Baron Paget Beaudasert 1506-1563, William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester 1483-1572, John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555 (61), Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (46), Cuthbert Tunstall Bishop Durham 1474-1559 (72), Edward Paternal 1489-1551, Nicholas Paternal 1497-1567 and Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton 1505-1550 (41).

Around 1547 Edward Herbert 1547-1594 was born to William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (46) and Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552 (31) at Welshpool, Radnorshire, Welsh March

In 1549 William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (48) was appointed 325th Knight Garter: Edward VI

In 1550 Anne Herbert 1550-1592 was born to William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (49) and Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552 (34).

Edward VI's 16th Birthday

11 Oct 1551 , the day before his fourteenth birthday, King Edward VI (13) celebrated at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, Surrey by rewarding his guardians; it may have been a case of his guardians rewading themselves.
John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (47), leader of the Council, was created 1st Duke Northumberland (1C 1551)
His son Henry Dudley 1517-1568 was knighted.
Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (34) was created 1st Duke Suffolk (3C 1551) for having married King Edward VI's (13) first cousin Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset 1517-1559.
William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester 1483-1572, Master of the Kings Wards, was created 1st Marquess Winchester. His wife Elizabeth Capell Marchioness Winchester -1558 by marriage Marchioness Winchester.
William Herbert (50), his guardian, was created 1st Earl Pembroke (10C 1551). His wife Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552 (36) by marriage Countess Pembroke (10C 1551).
The King's (13) uncle Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (51) attended.

On 11 Oct 1551 William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (50) was created 1st Earl Pembroke (10C 1551). Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552 (36) by marriage Countess Pembroke (10C 1551).

On 20 Feb 1552 Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552 (36) died at Baynard's Castle, Castle Baynard, City of London. She was was buried at Old St Paul's Cathedral, Castle Baynard, City of London

After 20 Feb 1552 William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (51) and Anne Talbot Countess Pembroke 1523-1588 (28) were married. Anne Talbot Countess Pembroke 1523-1588 (28) by marriage Countess Pembroke (10C 1551).

Coronation of Elizabeth I

On 15 Jan 1559 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (25) was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor by Owen Oglethorpe Bishop Carlisle 1507-1559 (52) at Westminster Abbey, Westminster.
Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 (19) carried the train. Nicholas Heath Archbishop York 1501-1578 (58) censed. Edward Dymoke 1508-1566 attended as the Queen's Champion. Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (22), Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford 1500-1560 (59), Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (46), Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter 1542-1623 (16) and William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (58) attended.

1562 News Years Day Gift Giving

On 01 Jan 1562 the New Years Gift Giving was held. Those who gave gifts provide an interesting who's who of the Elizabethan Court soon after Elizabeth I's Coronation. Queen Elizabeth (28) was present since a number are described as "With the Qene her Majestie. ".
For 'dimy' read 'demi' ie half-sovereigns.
Neweeyeur's Gyftes gevon to the Quene her Majestie by those Parsons whose Names hereafter ensue, the first of January, the Yere above wrytten.
By the Lady Margaret Strainge (22), a little round mounte of golde to conteyne a pomaunder in it. With the Qene her Majestie. Note. Lady Margaret Strange married Henry Stanley Lord Strange (30) on 07 Feb 1555. In 1561 he had not succeeded to Earldom of Derby and was known by the courtesy title Lord Strange. She is listed first since she was one of the few remaining direct descendants of Henry VII (104), being a great-granddaughter by his daughter Mary Tudor (65). Margaret Clifford (22) was first in line to succeed in 1568 but died in 1596 before Elizabeth I.
Dukes, Marquises and Earls
By the Duke of Norfolke (25), in a purse of purple silke and golde knit, in sundry coynes of golde £20 0s 0d.
By the William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester 1483-1572, High Threasourer of Englande, in a purse of crymsen satten, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Marquis of Northampton (50), in a purse of crymsen silke and gold knit, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Arundell (49), Lord Steward, in a paper, in angels, £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Shrewesburye (34), in a red silke purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Darbye (52), in a purse of crymsen satten, embraudered with golde, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Pembroke (61), in a purse of black silk and silver knit, in new angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Bedforde (35), in a purse of black silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Rutlande (35), in a purse of red silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraigns and angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Huntingdon (48), in a red silk purse, in angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Westmerlande (37), in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Oxforde (46), in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Thomas Percy 7th Earl Northumberland 1528-1572{Earle of Northumberlande}, in a purse of black silke and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d. With the Quene her Highness.
By the Earle of Warwike (32), a smocke wrought with black silk, a peire of slevis, and a partelett wrought with gold, silver, and black silke. Delivered to the Lady Cobham (23).
By the Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592, in a purse of cloth of golde, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Bishops. The list of Bishops ends with "With her said Majestie"; unclear whether this refers to all the Bishops listed.
By the Archbusshop of Caunterbury (57), in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £40 0s 0d.
By the Archbusshop of York (61), in soveraigns £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Duresme (41), in a purse of crymson silk and gold knytt, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Ely (68), in a red vellat purse, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Wynchester (52), in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt and set with pearles, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of London (42), in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Salisbury (39), in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Edwin Sandys Archbishop York 1519-1588, in a black vellat purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lyncoln (41), in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chychester (64), in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Norwich (50), in a blew silk purse £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Hereforde (52), in a green silk purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lychfield and Coventry (48), in a red satten purse, in angells £13 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Rochester (48), in a red purse, in gold £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Saint Davies (55), in a red silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Bathe, in a purse of red silk, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Exetour, in a blew silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Peterborowe, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chester, in a red purse, in angells and soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Duchesses and Countesses
By the Duchess of Norfolke (22), in a prse of crymsen silk and gold knyt, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Anne Stanhope Duchess Somerset 1497-1587, in a purse of silver and black silk, in royalls and ducketts £14 0s 0d. Probably the Dowager Duchess of Somerset since her husband Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (62) had been executed in 1552, and their children disinherited as a result.
By the Frances Vere 1583-1583, in a purse of tawny silk and gold, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d. Dowager since her husband Henry Howard 1516-1547, by courtesy Earl Surrey, had been executed in 1547.
By the Countess of Pembroke (38), in a cherry bag of crymsen satten, in new angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Bridget Hussey Countess Bedford 1526-1601, in a purse of crymsen silk and silver knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Darby, in a purse of crymson sattin embrodred with gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Oxford (36), in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Shrewisbury, Dowager, in a purse of black silk knytt, in dimy soveraignes £12 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Shrewisbury (37), in a red silk purse knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Huntingdon, Dowager (51), in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Huntingdon (24), in a red purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Northumberland (24), in a purse of black silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Margaret St John Countess Bedford 1533-1562, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
Viscountesses
By the Vicountess Hereford, Dowager (41), six hankercheffes edged with gold. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham (23).
By the Magdalen Dacre Viscountess Montague 1538-1608, in a purse of cloth of gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Lordes
By the Lorde Keeper of the Great Seale, Nicholas Bacon 1510-1579, in a purse of silver knytt, in angells £13 6s 8d.
By the William Howard 1st Baron Howard 1510-1573, in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d
By the William Paget 1st Baron Paget Beaudasert 1506-1563, in a greene purse in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
By the Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln 1512-1585, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Richard Rich 1st Baron Rich Leez 1497-1567, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Edward North 1st Baron North 1496-1564, in a purse of purple silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the John Lumley 1st Baron Lumley 1533-1609, in a paper, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Edward Hastings 1st Baron Hastings Loughborough 1521-1571, in a red silk purse, in French crowns £13 0s 0d.
By the Henry Stafford 1st Baron Stafford 1501-1563, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Windsor (29), in a purse of crymsn silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By John Grey 1524-1564, a haunce pott of allabaster garnished with silver gilt. Delivered in charge to John Asteley, Esq. Master and Threasourer of her Highnes Jewels and Plate. Lord John Grey assumed to be a courtesy title his father being Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (84).
By the Henry Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley 1534-1613, in a red purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy 1533-1582, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Edward Neville 7th Baron Bergavenny 1526-1588, in a purse of red silke, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Henry Scrope 9th Baron Scrope Bolton 1534-1592, in a purse of blak silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Henry Carey 1st Baron Hunsdon 1526-1596, in a purse of crymsen silk, in double ducketts £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde Strainge (30), in a purse of red silk and gold, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d. Lord Strange being the courtesy title for the Earldom of Derby. He wouldn't inherit until 1572.
By the John Darcy 2nd Baron Darcy Chiche -1581, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes, £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Shefild (24), in a red silk purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Edmund Brydges 2nd Baron Chandos -1573, in a blak silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Ladyes
By the Lady Howarde (47), in a purse of crymsen silk and knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Elizabeth "The Fair Geraldine" Fitzgerald Countess Lincoln 1527-1590, a peire of sleevis of gold, pulled out with lawne. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham (23).
By the Lady Pagett, in gold £6 13s 4d.
By the Katherine Howard Baroness Berkeley 1538-1596, Lord Barkeley's wife, in gold £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Mountejoye (29), in a red silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lady Abergavenny, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Caree of Hundesdon (33), in a blak purse knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Margaret Skipwith Baroness Tailboys{Lady Taylboyes}, Sir Peter Carewe's (48) wyfe, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Cobham (23), a partelett and a peire of sleeves of sypers wrought with silver and blak silke. Re-delivered to herself.
By the Margaret Fiennes 11th Baroness Dacre Gilsland 1541-1612, a warming ball of gold, per oz. 3 oz. dim. With her said Majestie.
By the Douglas Howard Baroness Sheffield 1542-1608, a paire of sleeves wrought with fringe of blak silk and lozeng of gold. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Margaret Howard Baroness Scrope Bolton{Lady Scrope}, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in angells £7 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Shandowes (37), a peire of sleeves and a partlett of gold and silver knytt, cawle fashion. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham
By the Catherine Carey 1524-1569, a feyne carpett of needleworke, theverende frienged and buttoned with gold and silk. Delivered to John Torneworth, Groom of the Privy Chamber.
By the Lady Butler, in a little white purse, in French crowns £6 0s 0d. With her said Majestie. Unclear as to who Lady Butler refers to.
By the Frances Radclyffe -1602, a peire of sleeves of cameryk, all over sett with purle, and two sweet bags. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.

On 17 Mar 1570 William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (69) died at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, Surrey

On 18 Jul 1588 Anne Talbot Countess Pembroke 1523-1588 (65) died.

On 18 Apr 1850 William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (349) was buried at Old St Paul's Cathedral, Castle Baynard, City of London

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Herbert

Ancestry

Father: Richard Herbert 1442-1510

GrandFather: William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1423-1469

Great GrandFather: William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert 1380-1445

Great GrandMother: Gwladys ferch Dafydd Gam "Star of Abergavenny" Brecon

Great x 2 GrandFather: Dafydd Gam Brecon 1380-1415

Great x 3 GrandFather: Llewellyn Brecon

Mother: Margaret Cradock