1620-1639 Charles I Accedes

1614 Spanish Match

1620 Mayflower lands at Plymouth Rock

1621 Creation of Peerages

1622 Vere's Expedition to the Electorate of the Palatinate

1623 Charles I's Trip to Spain

1623 Happy Parliament

1625 Plague

1625 Death of James I

1625 Useless Parliament

1625 Proxy Marriage of Charles I and Henrietta Maria of France

1625 Charles I and Henrietta Maria's First Meeting

1626 English Coronation of Charles I

1627 Battle of the Pont du Feneau

1628 Muder of the Duke of Buckingham

1630 Knight of the Garter Appointments

1630 Baptism of future Charles II

1632 Siege of Maastricht

1633 Knight of the Garter Appointments

1620-1639 Charles I Accedes is in 17th Century Events.

Mayflower lands at Plymouth Rock

On 11 Dec 1620 the Maylower landed at Plymouth Rock Massachusetts and went to found Plymouth Colony. The first documented reference to the landing at Plyouth Rock was in 1741.

1621 Creation of Peerages

On 29 Jun 1621 ...
Edward Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1563-1644 (58) was created 1st Baron Montagu of Boughton in Northamptonshire 1C 1621.
Thomas Palmer 1st Baronet Palmer 1540-1626 (81) was created 1st Baronet Palmer of Wingham. Margaret Poley Lady Palmer 1542-1625 (79) by marriage Lady Palmer of Wingham.

Vere's Expedition to the Electorate of the Palatinate

In 1622 William Waller 1597-1668 (25) was knighted during the Vere's Expedition to the Electorate of the Palatinate.

Spanish Match

The "Spanish Match" was the proposed marriage between Prince Charles (13), the son of King James I of Great Britain (47), and Infanta Maria Anna of Spain (7), the daughter of Philip III of Spain (35). Negotiations took place over the period 1614 to 1623, and during this time became closely related to aspects of British foreign and religious policy, before breaking down completely.

In 1633 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Charles I King England Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 known as Charles I with M.De St Antoine.Around 1637 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Charles I King England Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649.Around 1600 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 painted the portrait of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625.Around 1605 John Critz Painter 1551-1642. Portrait of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625 with Garter Collar and Leg Garter.In 1621 Daniel Mijtens Painter 1590-1648. Portrait of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625 wearing his Garter Collar and Leg Garter.Around 1632 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625.In 1583 Pieter Bronckhorst Painter -1583. Portrait of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625.1630. Diego Velázquez Painter 1599-1660. Portrait of Maria Anna of Spain Holy Roman Empress 1606-1646.Around 1580 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Philip III King Spain 1578-1621.1606. Juan Pantoja de La Cruz Painter 1553–1608. Portrait of Philip III King Spain 1578-1621. Around 1617. Andrés López Polanco Painter -1641. Portrait of Philip III King Spain 1578-1621.

John Evelyn's Diary 1620 1636 Birth and Childhood. 1624. I was not initiated into any rudiments until near four years of age, and then one Frier taught us at the church-porch of Wotton; and I do perfectly remember the great talk and stir about Il Conde Gondomar (96), now Ambassador from Spain (for near about this time was the match of our Prince (23) with the Infanta (17) proposed); and the effects of that comet, 1618, still working in the prodigious revolutions now beginning in Europe, especially in Germany, whose sad commotions sprang from the Bohemians' defection from the Emperor Matthias; upon which quarrel the Swedes broke in, giving umbrage to the rest of the princes, and the whole Christian world cause to deplore it, as never since enjoying perfect tranquillity.

Charles I's Trip to Spain

On 07 Mar 1623 Charles I King England Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (22), accompanied by George Villiers 1st Duke of Buckingham 1592-1628 (30) and Endymion Porter 1587-1649 (36), arrived in Madrid, incognito, in an attempt to bring to a conclusion his betrothal to Maria Anna of Spain Holy Roman Empress 1606-1646 (16), much to the surprise of her brother Philip IV King Spain 1605-1665 (17) and the English ambassador John Digby 1st Earl Bristol 1580-1653 (43). The negotiations ultimately failed.

Before 1628 Michiel Janszoon van Mierevelt Painter 1566-1641. Portrait of George Villiers 1st Duke of Buckingham 1592-1628.In 1616 William Larkin Painter 1582-1619. Portrait of George Villiers 1st Duke of Buckingham 1592-1628 wearing his Garter Robes and Leg Garter.Around 1620 Daniel Mijtens Painter 1590-1648. Portrait of George Villiers 1st Duke of Buckingham 1592-1628.In 1619 Cornelius Johnson Painter 1593-1661. Portrait of George Villiers 1st Duke of Buckingham 1592-1628.Around 1625 Peter Paul Rubens Painter 1577-1640. Portrait of George Villiers 1st Duke of Buckingham 1592-1628. Around 1642. William Dobson Painter 1611-1646. Portrait of Endymion Porter 1587-1649.Around 1627 Daniel Mijtens Painter 1590-1648. Portrait of Endymion Porter 1587-1649.1623. Diego Velázquez Painter 1599-1660. Portrait of Philip IV King Spain 1605-1665.1621 to 1623. Diego Velázquez Painter 1599-1660. Portrait of Philip IV King Spain 1605-1665 in Brown and Silver.1644. Diego Velázquez Painter 1599-1660. Portrait of Philip IV King Spain 1605-1665.1656. Diego Velázquez Painter 1599-1660. Portrait of Philip IV King Spain 1605-1665.Around 1628. Gaspar de Crayer Painter 1584-1669. Portrait of Philip IV King Spain 1605-1665 in armour.

Happy Parliament

On 30 Dec 1623 the fourth Parliament of James I (57) known as the Happy Parliament was summoned.
On 19 Feb 1624 the Happy Parliament held its first session.
Roland Egerton 1st Baronet Egerton and Oulton 1594-1646 (29) was elected MP Wootton Bassett.
Arthur Lake 1598-1633 (25) was elected MP Minehead.
James Wriothesley 1605-1624 (18) was elected MP Winchester.
Richard Edgecumbe 1570-1639 (53) was elected MP Grampound.

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On 03 Feb 1624 Henry Mildmay 1593-1668 (31) was elected MP Westbury.

Death of James I

On 27 Mar 1625 James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625 (58) died at Theobalds House. His son Charles I King England Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (24) succeeded I King England Scotland and Ireland.

On 07 May 1625 James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625 (58) was buried at Westminster Abbey.

Useless Parliament

In 1625 Henry Mildmay 1593-1668 (32) was elected MP Maldon during the Useless Parliament.

In 1625 Hugh Portman 4th Baronet -1632 was elected MP Taunton in the Useless Parliament.

On 02 Apr 1625 the first Parliament of Charles I King England Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (24) known as the Useless Parliament sat.

1625 Plague

John Evelyn's Diary 1620 1636 Birth and Childhood. 1625. I was this year (being the first of the reign of King Charles (24)) sent by my father (38) to Lewes, in Sussex, to be with my grandfather, Standsfield (58), with whom I passed my childhood. This was the year in which the pestilence was so epidemical, that there died in London 5,000 a week, and I well remember the strict watches and examinations upon the ways as we passed; and I was shortly after so dangerously sick of a fever that (as I have heard) the physicians despaired of me.

In 1625 a plague killed around 40,000 Londoners.

Proxy Marriage of Charles I and Henrietta Maria of France

On 01 May 1625 Charles I King England Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (24) and Henrietta Maria Bourbon Queen Consort England 1609-1669 (15) were married by proxy at Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral. Henrietta Maria Bourbon Queen Consort England 1609-1669 (15) by marriage Queen Consort England. Proxy Marriage of Charles I and Henrietta Maria of France

Around 1625 John Hoskins Painter 1590-1664. Portrait of Henrietta Maria Bourbon Queen Consort England 1609-1669.Before 09 Dec 1641 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Henrietta Maria Bourbon Queen Consort England 1609-1669 and the dwarf Jeffrey Hudson.Before 09 Dec 1641 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Henrietta Maria Bourbon Queen Consort England 1609-1669 and her son Charles James Stewart 1629-1629.Before 09 Dec 1641 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Henrietta Maria Bourbon Queen Consort England 1609-1669.

Charles I and Henrietta Maria's First Meeting

On 13 Jun 1625 Charles I King England Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (24) and Henrietta Maria Bourbon Queen Consort England 1609-1669 (15) met for the first time at St Augustine's Abbey. Charles I and Henrietta Maria's First Meeting

English Coronation of Charles I

On 02 Feb 1626 Charles I King England Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (25) was crowned I King England Scotland and Ireland at Westminster Abbey. His wife Henrietta Maria Bourbon Queen Consort England 1609-1669 (16) was not crowned since she being Catholic refused to attend an Anglican service. She watched Charles at a discreet distance.
Robert Radclyffe 5th Earl of Sussex 1573-1629 (52) carried the Orb. Francis Talbot 11th Earl Shrewsbury 11th Earl Waterford 1623-1687 (3) bore the Second Sword of State. Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Montgomery 1584-1650 (41) carried the Spurs. Francis Manners 6th Earl Rutland 1578-1632 (48) bore the Rod with the Dove.
William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 (8), James Stanley 7th Earl Derby 1607-1651 (19), James Howard 3rd Earl Suffolk 1619-1689 (6), Roger Palmer 1577-1657 (49) and Mildmay Fane 2nd Earl Westmoreland 1602-1666 (24), John Maynard 1592-1658 (34) were appointed Knight of the Bath.

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Around 1580 based on a work of 1565.Unknown Painter. Portrait of Robert Radclyffe 5th Earl of Sussex 1573-1629 wearing his Garter Collar and holding the Lord Treasurer Staff of Office.Around 1615 William Larkin Painter 1582-1619. Portrait of Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Montgomery 1584-1650.In 1634 Daniel Mijtens Painter 1590-1648. Portrait of Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Montgomery 1584-1650 wearing his Leg Garter and Garter Collar.Around 1634 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Montgomery 1584-1650.Around 1615 Unknown Painter. Posthumous portrait of Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Montgomery 1584-1650 wearing his Garter Robes and Garter Collar.In 1631 Cornelius Johnson Painter 1593-1661. Portrait of William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684.Around 1647. Studio of Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 although the painting says somewhat curiously 2nd Earl Devonshire.In 1626 Michiel Janszoon van Mierevelt Painter 1566-1641 (attributed). Portrait of James Stanley 7th Earl Derby 1607-1651.Around 1640 Cornelius Johnson Painter 1593-1661. Portrait of James Stanley 7th Earl Derby 1607-1651. Tabley House.Around 1635 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of James Stanley 7th Earl Derby 1607-1651 and Charlotte Thouars Countess Derby 1599-1664 and their daughter.Before 1744 Enoch "The Younger" Seeman Painter 1694-1744. Portrait of James Howard 3rd Earl Suffolk 1619-1689.

Battle of the Pont du Feneau

On 08 Nov 1627 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (30) was captured at the Battle of the Pont du Feneau in Pont du Feneau, Île de Ré. He was released soon after.

Around 1637 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666.Around 1640 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666.

Muder of the Duke of Buckingham

On 23 Aug 1628 George Villiers 1st Duke of Buckingham 1592-1628 (35) was murdered at Greyhound Pub Portsmouth by a disgruntled soldier John Felton. He was buried at Westminster Abbey. His son George Villiers 2nd Duke of Buckingham 1628-1687 succeeded 2nd Duke of Buckingham 2C 1623, 2nd Earl Buckingham 5C 1617, 19th Baron Ros Helmsley.

Around 1675 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of George Villiers 2nd Duke of Buckingham 1628-1687 wearing his Garter Collar.

1630 Knight of the Garter Appointments

In 1630 Charles I King England Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (29) created four Knights of the Garter ...
Richard Weston 1st Earl of Portland 1577-1635 (52) was appointed 428th.
Robert Bertie 1582 1642 (47) was appointed 429th.
1630 William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter 1566-1640 (64) was appointed 430th.
1630 James Hamilton 1st Duke Hamilton 1606-1649 (23) was appointed 431st.

Before 27 Jun 1641 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Robert Bertie 1582 1642.

Baptism of future Charles II

On 27 Jun 1630 the future Charles II was baptised by William Laud Archbishop of Canterbury 1573-1645 (56) at Chapel Royal St James's Palace. Louis XIII King France 1601-1643 (28) and Marie de Medici Queen Consort France 1575-1642 (55) were godparents. Baptism of future Charles II
Robert Kerr 1st Earl Ancram 1578-1654 (52) was created 1st Earl Ancram.

Around 1642. William Dobson Painter 1611-1646. Portrait of the future Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685.Before 1691. John Riley Painter 1646-1691. Portrait of Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685.Around 1665 John Greenhill Painter 1644-1676. Portrait of Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 in his Garter Robes.Around 1661 John Michael Wright Painter 1617-1694. Portrait of Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 in his coronation robes.Before 11 Jul 1671 Adriaen Hanneman Painter 1603-1671. Portrait of Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685. 1675. Hendrick Danckerts Painter 1625-1680. Portrait of Royal Gardener John Rose presenting a pineappel to King Charles IIIn 1631 Daniel Mijtens Painter 1590-1648. Portrait of William Laud Archbishop of Canterbury 1573-1645.Around 1636 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of William Laud Archbishop of Canterbury 1573-1645. Wearing a black Chimere over his white Rochet.Before 1622. Frans Pourbus the Younger Painter 1569-1622. Portrait of Louis XIII King France 1601-1643. Around 1590. Santi di Tito Painter 1536-1603. Portrait of Marie de Medici Queen Consort France 1575-1642.Around 1610. Frans Pourbus the Younger Painter 1569-1622. Portrait of Marie de Medici Queen Consort France 1575-1642. 1616. Frans Pourbus the Younger Painter 1569-1622. Portrait of Marie de Medici Queen Consort France 1575-1642.

Siege of Maastricht

On 07 Aug 1632 Robert Vere 19th Earl Oxford 1575-1632 (56) was killed at the Siege of Maastricht. His son Aubrey Vere 20th Earl Oxford 1627-1703 (5) succeeded 20th Earl Oxford 2C 1141.

In 1629 Cornelius Johnson Painter 1593-1661. Portrait of Robert Vere 19th Earl Oxford 1575-1632.Around 1656 Gilbert Soest Painter 1605-1681. Portrait of Aubrey Vere 20th Earl Oxford 1627-1703.

1633 Knight of the Garter Appointments

In 1633 Charles I King England Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (32) created four Knights of the Garter ...
Charles Louis Palatinate Simmern 1617-1680 (15) was appointed 432nd.
James Stewart 4th Duke Lennox 1st Duke Richmond 1612-1655 (20) was appointed 433rd.
On 07 May 1633 Henry Danvers 1st Earl Danby 1573-1644 (59) was appointed 434th.
William Douglas 7th Earl Morton 1582-1648 (51) was appointed 435th.

Before 1656 Gerrit van Honthorst Painter 1592-1656. Portrait of Charles Louis Palatinate Simmern 1617-1680.Around 1639 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Henry Danvers 1st Earl Danby 1573-1644 in his Garter Robes.