In 1571 [her father] Charles Stewart 5th Earl Lennox 1557-1576 (13) was created 1st Earl Lennox 3C 1571 by older brother King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland 1566-1625 (4) who had inherited the Earl Lennox 2C 1488 when he became King.
On 04 Sep 1571 [her grandfather] Matthew Stewart 4th Earl Lennox 1516-1571 (54) died at Stirling Castle. On 04 Sep 1571 His son Charles Stewart 5th Earl Lennox 1557-1576 (14) succeeded 5th Earl Lennox 2C 1488.
In 1574 [her father] Charles Stewart 5th Earl Lennox 1557-1576 (16) and Elizabeth Cavendish Countess Lennox 1555-1582 (18) were married. He a great grandson of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509. She by marriage Countess Lennox.
In 1575 Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 was born to [her father] Charles Stewart 5th Earl Lennox 1557-1576 (17) and Elizabeth Cavendish Countess Lennox 1555-1582 (19). She a great x 2 granddaughter of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.
In Apr 1576 [her father] Charles Stewart 5th Earl Lennox 1557-1576 (18) died.
On 21 Jan 1582 [her mother] Elizabeth Cavendish Countess Lennox 1555-1582 (26) died.
Helena Snakenbourg Marchioness Northampton 1549-1635 (54) was Chief Mourner in the procession since Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (28) refused to take part. She was supported by Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter 1542-1623 (60) and Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (67).
George Bourchier 1535-1605 (68) carried the Standard of the Dragon.
Thomas Somerset -1648 carried the Standard of the Lyon.
PAINTINGS/UNKNOWN/Funeral_of_Elizabeth_I.jpgAdmiral_Richard_Leveson_1570_1605 was one of the six knights who carried the canopy.
In Jul 1603 the Main and Bye Plots led by Henry Brooke 11th Baron Cobham 1564-1618 (38) and Thomas Grey 15th Baron Grey Wilton 1576-1614 (27) sought to replace King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland 1566-1625 (37) with Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (28).
Diary of Anne Clifford Chapter VI The Early Days of Anne. . Later on, the Court seems to have gone to Basingstoke, and Lady Cumberland (43) and her daughter (13) and Lady Bath went to reside at Sir Francis Palme's (49) house, Launce Levell, but they often went to Basingstoke to see the Queen (28) and Lady Arabella (28), who was then with her. On one occasion the Queen (28) went from Basingstoke to dine with Sir Henry Wallop (34)18, where Lady Anne, her mother and her aunt had been two or three nights before, and they helped to entertain the royal party. As they rode home from Lady Wallop's to Launce Levell, quite late in the evening, she records the fact that she saw "a strange comet in the night like a cannopie in the aire," and that it was observed all over England. At that time Lady Bedford (23) was beginning to lose favour with the royal party. "Now was my Lady Ritch (40) growen great with the Queene," she says, " in so much as my Lady of Bedford was somethinge out with hir, and when she came to Hampton Court was entertayned but even indifferentlie and yet continued to be of the bedchamber."
18. Son of Queen Elizabeth's Treasurer (63).
In Aug 1603 during a plague in London the royal court moved to Basing House. Francis Palmes of Lindley 1554-1613 (49) entertained courtiers at his house nearby at Lancelevy, Sherfield on Loddon. The party included Lady Anne Clifford (13), her mother Margaret Clifford (43), Countess of Cumberland and Elizabeth Bourchier, Countess of Bath, who used Lancelevy as a base to visit Anne of Denmark (28) and Arbella Stuart (28).
In 1605 Robert "The Elder" Peake Painter 1551-1619 (54). Portrait of Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (30).
On 05 May 1605 Princess Mary Stewart 1605-1607 was christened at the Palace of Placentia. Elizabeth Vere Countess Derby 1575-1627 (29) carried the child. The infant's clothing, a train of purple velvet, embroidered with gold and furred with Ermines, was supported by two countesses, being so long that it fell to the ground. Richard Bancroft Archibishop Canterbury 1544-1610 (60) performed the christening. The Queen's (30) brother Prince Ulrik Oldenburg 1578-1624 (26), the King's (38) first cousin Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (30) and Dorothy Devereux Countess Northumberland 1564-1619 (41) were godparents. The King (38) presented Queen Anne (30) (who was not present) with new jewelry.
On 07 Jul 1606 William Larkin Painter 1582-1619 (24) became a Freeman of Worshipful Company of Painter Stainers under the patronage of Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (31) and Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (67).
On 10 Jan 1608 the Ben Johnson Playwright 1572-1637 (36) Masque of Beauty was performed at the Banqueting House to celebrate the completion of its refurburbishment. King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland 1566-1625 (41) attended.
The performers included:
Anne of Denmark (33).
Lettice Perrot Baroness Chichester 1560-1620 (48).
On 05 Jun 1610 the Tethy's Festival Masque was performed at Whitehall Palace to celebrate the the investiture of Prince Frederick (16) as Prince of Wales. The script was written by Samuel Daniel at the request of the Queen (35), who appeared in person as Tethys a goddess of the sea. Inigo Jones Architect 1573-1652 (36) designed the staging and scenery.
Prince Charles (9) took the part of Zephyrus,.
Princess Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia 1596-1662 (13) appeared as the companion or daughter of Tethys, the "Nymph of Thames",.
Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (35) took the part of the "Nymph of Trent",.
Alethea Talbot Countess Arundel, Surrey and Norfolk 1585-1654 (25) as "Nymph of Arun".
Elizabeth Vere Countess Derby 1575-1627 (34) as "Nymph of Derwent",.
Frances Howard Countess Essex and Somerset 1590-1632 (20) as "Nymph of Lee",.
Anne Clifford Countess Dorset and Pembroke 1590-1676 (20) as "Nymph of Air",.
Susan Vere Countess Montgomery 1587-1628 (23) as "Nymph of Severn",.
Elizabeth Talbot Countess Kent 1582-1651 (28) as "Nymph of Medway",.
Mary Wintour the "Nymph of Wye".
On 22 Jun 1610 [her husband] William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (22) and Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (35) were married in secret at Palace of Placentia. They were third cousins once removed. He a great x 3 grandson of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509. She a great x 2 granddaughter of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509. For having married without permission King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland 1566-1625 (44) had Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (35) imprisoned in Sir Thomas Perry's House Lambeth and he in the Tower of London.
On 25 Sep 1615 Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (40) died at Tower of London from illnesses exacerbated by her refusal to eat.
On 29 Sep 1615 Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (40) was buried at Westminster Abbey.
On 03 Mar 1617 [her husband] William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (29) and Frances Devereux Duchess of Somerset 1599-1674 (17) were married at Drayton Bassett. They were fourth cousins. He a great x 3 grandson of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.