William Warham, Archbishop of Canterbury 1450 – 1532

Born – c.1450 Died – 22nd August 1532 Father – Robert Warham (c.1408 – 1487) Mother – Elizabeth (c.1410 – 1487) Spouse – None Children – None Archbishop of Canterbury 1503 – 1532 1450 (around) William Warham was born to Robert Warham of Malshanger and his wife Elizabeth in Oakley, Hampshire. William had a number … Read more

King Henry VIII of England, Wales and Ireland 1491 – 1547

Born – 28th June 1491 Died – 28th January 1547 Father – King Henry VII (1457 – 1509) Mother – Elizabeth of York (1466 – 1503) Spouses – m. 1509 – Catherine of Aragon (1485 – 1536), m. 1533 – Anne Boleyn (1501 – 1536), m. 1536 – Jane Seymour (1507 – 1537), m. 1540 … Read more

Catherine of Aragon 1485 – 1536

Born – 16th December 1485 Died – 7th January 1536 Royal House – Trastamara Father – King Ferdinand of Aragon (1452 – 1516) Mother – Queen Isabella of Castile (1451 – 1504) Spouse – Arthur Tudor (m. 1501), King Henry VIII (m. 1509) Children – Henry (1511), Mary (1516 – 1558) Queen Consort – 1509 … Read more

Battle Abbey 1066 – Present

This timeline is a chronology of Battle Abbey in East Sussex, UK. William of Normandy ordered the abbey to be built on the site of the Battle of Hastings The completed abbey consisted of the Dorter (sleeping area), Reredorter (toilet area), Gatehouse (entrance), Cloister (covered walkway), Refectory (eating area and kitchens) and Abbey church. 1066 … Read more

John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland 1504 – 1553

Born – 1504 Died – 22nd August 1553 (executed) Father – Edmund Dudley (1462 – 1510) Mother – Elizabeth Grey (1482 – 1526) Spouse – Jane Guildford (1508 – 1555) Children – Henry (d. young), Thomas (d. young), John (1527 – 1554), Mary (1529 – 1586), Ambrose (1530 – 1590), Henry (1531 – 1557), Robert … Read more

Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset 1500 – 1552

Born – c. 1500 Died – 22nd January 1552 (executed) Father – John Seymour (1474 – 1536) Mother – Margery Wentworth (1478 – 1550) Spouses – m. 1526 – Catherine Filiol (1507 – 1535), m. 1535 – Anne Stanhope Children – by Catherine: John (1527 – 1552), Edward (1528 – 1593); by Anne: Edward (1537 … Read more

Kings and Queens of England and Britain 827 – Present Day

This timeline details all Kings and Queens of England and Britain from 827 to present day From 1327 England and Wales have shared Kings and Queens From 1603 England, Wales and Scotland have shared Kings and Queens  The Kings and Queens of England also ruled Ireland from 1254 to 1936 when the Republic of Ireland … Read more

Thomas Seymour 1508 – 1549

Born – 1508 Died – 20th March 1549 (executed) Father – John Seymour (1474 – 1536) Mother – Margery Wentworth (1478 – 1550) Spouse – m. 1547 – Katherine Parr (1512 – 1548) Children – Mary (1548 – 1550) 1508 (around) Thomas Seymour was born to Sir John Seymour and Margery Wentworth at Wulfhall, Wiltshire. … Read more

Pilgrimage of Grace 1536 – 1537

This timeline is a chronology of the main events of the protest against religious changes and the closure of the monasteries known as the Pilgrimage of Grace. Background 1534 (Summer) The small order of Friars Observant in London was closed and their seven houses acquired by the crown. Father Forrest from the Greenwich Friars Observant was … Read more

Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1489 – 1556

Born – 2nd July 1489 Died – 21st March 1556 (executed) Father – Thomas Cranmer (d. 1501) Mother – Agnes Hatfield  Spouses – m. 1515 – Joan (d.1516), m. 1532 – Margarete Hetzel (d. 1571) Children – Margaret (b. 1536), Thomas (b. 1538) Archbishop of Canterbury – 1533 – 1555 Preceded by – William Warham … Read more

John Fisher Bishop of Rochester 1469 – 1535

Born – 1469 Died – 22nd June 1535 (executed) Father – Robert Fisher (d. 1477) Mother – Agnes Fisher Spouse – None Children – None Bishop of Rochester – 1504 – 1535 1469 (during) John Fisher was born the son of Robert Fisher and his wife Agnes in Beverley, Yorkshire. His father was a merchant. … Read more

Thomas Howard 3rd Duke of Norfolk 1473 – 1554

Born – 1473 Died – 25th August 1554 Father – Thomas Howard 2nd Duke of Norfolk (1443 – 1524) Mother – Elizabeth Tilney (1445 – 1497) Spouses – m. 1495 – Anne of York (1475 – 1511), m. 1513 – Elizabeth Stafford Children – by Anne of York – Thomas (1496 – 1508); by Elizabeth … Read more

Tudor Executions 1485 – 1603

It is estimated that around 85,000 people were executed during the reigns of the Tudor Monarchs. This timeline details the most notable Tudor executions. See also: The Tudor Period 1485 – 1603 Tudor executions during the reign of King Henry VII 1485 – 1509 1485 (25th August) William Catesby aged about 35 years William Catesby … Read more

Margaret Douglas 1515 – 1578

Born – 8th October 1515 Died – 7th March 1578 Father – Archibald Douglas  (c. 1489 – 1577) Mother – Margaret Tudor (1489 – 1541) Spouse – m. 1544 – Matthew Stuart (1516 – 1571) Children – Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545 – 1567); Charles Stuart, Earl of Lennox (1557 – 1576) Known to History … Read more

Thomas Cromwell 1485 – 1540

Born – 1485 Died – 28th July 1540 (executed) Father – Walter Cromwell  Mother – Katherine Maverell Spouse – m c1515 – Elizabeth Wyckes (d. 1529) Children – by Elizabeth – Gregory (1520 – 1551), Anne (1522 – 1529), Grace (1523 – 1529), illegitimate – Jane (b. 1535) 1485 (around) Thomas Cromwell was born to … Read more

Charles Brandon Duke of Suffolk 1484 – 1585

Born – c 1485 Died – 22nd August 1545 Father – William Brandon (1456 – 1485) Mother – Elizabeth Bruyn (d. 1494) Spouses – m. c.1505, anul 1507 – Margaret Neville (b. 1466); m. 1508 – Anne Browne (d. 1510); m. 1515 – Mary Tudor (1496 – 1533); m. 1533 – Catherine Willoughby (1519 – … Read more

Margery Seymour nee Wentworth 1478 – 1550

Born – 1478 Died – 18th October 1550 Father – Henry Wentworth (1448 – 1500) Mother – Anne Say Spouse – m. 1494 – John Seymour 1474 – 1536) Children – John (1497 – 1510), Edward (1500 – 1552), Henry (1503 – 1578), Thomas (1508 – 1549), Jane (1507 – 1537), Margery (1516 – 1528), … Read more

King James IV of Scotland 1473 – 1513

Born – 17th March 1473 Died – 9th September 1513 Father – King James III (1451 – 1488) Mother – Margaret of Denmark (1456 – 1486) Spouse – m. 1503 –Margaret Tudor (1489 – 1541) Children – James (1507 – 1508), Arthur (1509 – 1510), James V (1512 – 1542) King of Scotland – 1488 … Read more

Thomas Boleyn Earl of Wiltshire 1477 – 1539

Born – c.1477 Died – 12th March 1539 Father – William Boleyn (1451 – 1505) Mother – Margaret Butler (1454 – 1539) Spouse – m.1498 – Elizabeth Howard (1480 – 1538) Children – Mary (1499 – 1543), Anne (1501 – 1536), George (1504 – 1536) Known to History – Father of Anne Boleyn 1477 (around) … Read more