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

Henry Stafford 1425 – 1471

Born – c1425 Died – 4th October 1471 Father – Humphrey Stafford Duke of Buckingham (1402 – 1460) Mother – Anne Neville (1414 – 1480) Spouse – m. 1458 – Margaret Beaufort (1443 – 1509) Children – None Known to History – Son of Duke of Buckingham, husband of Margaret Beaufort 1425 (around) Henry Stafford … Read more

Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk 1517 – 1554

Born – 17th January 1517 Died – Executed 23rd February 1554 Father – Thomas Grey, Marquess of Dorset (1477 – 1530) Mother – Margaret Wotton (1485 – 1535) Spouse – Frances Brandon (1517 – 1559) Children – Jane (1537 – 1554), Katherine (1540 – 1568), Mary (1545 – 1578); by Adrian Stokes – Elizabeth (1555 … 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