Hover the mouse over the coloured text for more information, click to go to the Pages. Hover over paintings for larger versions. Click on the Arms to go to the Heraldry pages. Click on Home in the Menu above to go to today's On This Day in History page.

Biography of Henry V King England 1386-1422

1399 Coronation of Henry IV

1401 Parliament Henry IV 2: 31 The Names of the Lords Present

1403 Battle of Shrewsbury

1413 Coronation of Henry V

1413 Death of King Henry IV

1414 Fire and Faggot Parliament

1415 Southampton Plot

1415 Siege of Harfleur

1415 Battle of Agincourt

1420 Marriage of Henry V and Catherine of Valois

1420 Treaty of Troyes

1421 Siege of Meaux

1422 Funeral of Henry V

1422 Death of Henry V

1437 Death of Dowager Queen Consort Catherine of Valois

1441 Trial and Punishment of Eleanor Cobham


Family Trees

Descent

Ancestry

On 23 Apr 1377 Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (10) was appointed 62nd Knight Garter: Edward III.

On 05 Feb 1381 Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (13) and Mary Bohun Duchess Lancaster 1368-1394 (13) were married (he was her Second-Cousin) at Arundel Castle, Arundel.

On 09 Aug 1386 Henry V King England 1386-1422 was appointed Duke Cornwall.

On 09 Aug 1386 Henry V King England 1386-1422 was born to Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (19) and Mary Bohun Duchess Lancaster 1368-1394 (18) at Monmouth Castle, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales.

On 04 Jun 1394 Mary Bohun Duchess Lancaster 1368-1394 (26) died in childbirth at Peterborough Castle, Peterborough. She was buried at Church of the Annunciation of our Lady of the Newarke, Leicester.

In 1399 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (12) was appointed 93rd Knight Garter: Henry IV.

In 1399 Thomas Lancaster 1st Duke Clarence 1388-1421 was appointed 94th Knight Garter: Henry IV.

In 1399 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (12) was created 1st Duke Lancaster (3C 1399).

Coronation of Henry IV

On 13 Oct 1399 Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (32) was crowned IV King England: Plantagenet Lancaster at Westminster Abbey by Thomas Fitzalan Archbishop York, Archbishop Canterbury 1353-1414 (46).
Robert Braybrooke Bishop London -1404 carried the sacraments and said mass.
The future Henry V King England 1386-1422 (13) carried the Sword Curtana. Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick 1338-1401 (61) and/or John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410 (26) carried a sword wrapped in red and bound with golden straps symbolising two-fold mercy. Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland 1341-1408 (57) carried the Lancaster Sword.
Thomas Percy 1st Earl Worcester 1343-1403 (56) carried the Steward's baton. Thomas Erpingham 1355-1428 (44) carried a Sword.
Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford 1378-1403 (21) was appointed Knight of the Bath. John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 (10), John Arundell 1366-1435 (33) and Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (17) were knighted.
Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 (49) attended.

Around 1747. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. View across the River Thames to Westminster Abbey and Westminster Hall.

1749. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. Westminster Abbey with a procession of Knights of the Bath. St Margaret's Church adjacent with the flag.

Around 1750. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. Westminster from near the Terrace of Somerset House, Strand In the distance the Banqueting House, Whitehall Palace, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Bridge.

Around 1801. Benjamin West Painter 1738-1820 (62). Milkmaids in St James' Park, St James' with Westminster Abbey Beyond.

In 1400 John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 (10) was appointed 95th Knight Garter: Henry IV.

Around 1400 Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester 1390-1447 (9) was appointed 96th Knight Garter: Henry IV.

Parliament Henry IV 2: 31 The Names of the Lords Present

After 07 Jan 1401. The names of the lords who were present at the said declaration are as follows:
Henry V King England 1386-1422
Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York 1341-1402
Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York 1373-1415
Thomas Fitzalan 10th Earl Surrey, 12th Earl Arundel 1381-1415
John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410
Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford 1378-1403
Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland 1341-1408
Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425
Thomas Percy 1st Earl Worcester 1343-1403
Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415
Richard Grey 4th Baron Grey Codnor 1371-1418
Thomas Berkeley 9th Baron Berkeley, 3rd Baron Lisle 1352-1417
John, Lord Charlton
Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn 1362-1440
Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys 1351-1421
Thomas Neville 5th Baron Furnivall 1362-1406
Robert Scales 5th Baron Scales 1372-1402
John, Lord Beaumont
William Willoughby 5th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1370-1409
Hugh Burnell 2nd Baron Burnell 1347-1420
William Ferrers 5th Baron Ferrers Groby 1372-1445
William Beauchamp 1st Baron Bergavenny 1343-1411
John Lovell 5th Baron Lovel 1341-1408
Robert Harrington 3rd Baron Harington 1356-1406
Richard Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Bolton 1327-1403.

Battle of Shrewsbury

On 21 Jul 1403 Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (36), with his son the future Henry V King England 1386-1422 (16), defeated the rebel army of Henry "Hotspur" Percy 1364-1403 (39) at the Battle of Shrewsbury at the site now known as Battlefield, Shrewsbury. Henry V King England 1386-1422 (16) took an arrow to the side of his face leaving him severely scarred. John Stanley 1350-1414 (53) was wounded in the throat. Thomas Strickland 1367-1455 (36) fought and was awarded £38 and two of the rebel Henry's horses. Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (21) fought for the King. Walter Blount 1348-1403 (55), the King's Standard Bearer, was killed by Archibald Douglas 1st Duke Touraine 1372-1424 (31).
Edmund Cockayne 1356-1403 (47) was killed.
Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford 1378-1403 (25) was killed. His Son Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 succeeded 6th Earl Stafford (1C 1351), 7th Baron Stafford (1C 1299). Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham by marriage Baroness Stafford (1C 1299).
Hugh Shirley 1351-1403 (52) was killed; he was one of four knights dressed as Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (36).
Of the rebels, Henry "Hotspur" Percy 1364-1403 (39), Madog Kynaston 1360-1403 (43) and John Clifton -1403 were killed. Thomas Percy 1st Earl Worcester 1343-1403 (60) was beheaded after the battle. Richard Vernon 1355-1403 (48) was hanged.

On 26 Oct 1406 Philippa Lancaster Queen Consort Denmark 1394-1430 (12) was appointed Queen Consort Denmark.

On 26 Oct 1406 Eric King Norway, King Denmark, King Sweden 1381-1459 (25) and Philippa Lancaster Queen Consort Denmark 1394-1430 (12) were married.

1412. Letter XXXIII. Catherine Daughter of John of Gaunt Queen of Castile and Leon to her brother Henry IV. 1412. Letter XXXIII. Catherine of Lancaster Queen Consort Castile 1373-1418 (38), to her brother Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (44).
Most high and powerful Don Henry, by God's grace king of England and France, lord of Ireland, my most dear and beloved, and with all my heart, and with my entire mind, most cherished brother and lord, I, undoubted Queen of Castile and Leon, mother of the king and his guardian, and governor of his realms, send to recommend myself to your favour and benediction, and much to salute you as him, to whom I pray that God would give as much health and life with honour as you yourself desire.
Most dear and beloved brother and lord, I entreat that by all means, as continually as you can, you will certify and let me know of your health, and life, and good estate and of the Joanna of Navarre Queen Consort England 1370-1437 (42) your companion, my dearest and best-loved sister; and of the Henry V King England 1386-1422 (25), and the other princes your sons, my dearest and best-loved nephews; by which you will do me most singular pleasure and honour, and it will be a thing which will greatly please me, since it ia one of the most principal things of this world at which my heart is most joyous and consoled. And since, dearest and best-loved brother and lord, I know well that you will be pleased with the same thing, I certify and let you know, that, at the time when this letter was written, the said John II King Castile 1405-1454 (6), your dearest and best-loved nephew, and I, and the infantas Maria Trastámara Queen Consort Aragon 1401-1458 (10) and Donna Catalina my daughters, your dearest and best-loved nieces, are well, and in good disposition of our persons; praise to God, who thus grant us to continue, and by his same grace grant it to you at all times.
Moreover, dearest and best-loved brother and lord, we give you to know that, having seen your writing which you sent me by John de Samora, your messenger, and understood its contents, whereas I find there how you complain that the truce was past some days before a prolongation was fixed for another following year, according as he will make relation to you. About this, and, moreover, about the coming of your ambassadors, who should come to join themselves with those whom the king my son should send, to see and detErmine upon the damage and mischief which those who are injured have received of their own goods, f send to you the said John de Samora, who will speak of some things that he will have to say to you from me, and of others which have been already confirmed in my name, which he will tell you. Wherefore, dearest and best-beloved brother and lord, I request you that it would please you to give faith and credence to the things that he will say to you on my part in this matter. Dearest and best-loved brother and lord, may the Holy Trinity ever have you in his holy keeping! Written in the city of Valladolid, the 30th day of July. I THE Queen.

In 1412 Thomas Lancaster 1st Duke Clarence 1388-1421 was created 1st Duke Clarence (2C 1412). Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence 1385-1439 (27) by marriage Duchess Clarence (2C 1412).

Death of King Henry IV

On 20 Mar 1413 Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (45) died in the Jerusalem Chamber, Cheyneygates, Westminster Abbey in Westminster Abbey confirming a prophesy that he would die in Jerusalem. His Son Henry V King England 1386-1422 (26) succeeded V King England: Plantagenet Lancaster. His sons Henry V King England 1386-1422 (26) and Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester 1390-1447 (22) were present. He Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (45) was buried in the Chancel, Canterbury Cathedral of Canterbury Cathedral.

Coronation of Henry V

On 09 Apr 1413 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (26) was crowned V King England: Plantagenet Lancaster by Thomas Fitzalan Archbishop York, Archbishop Canterbury 1353-1414 (60) at Westminster Abbey.
Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (31) was appointed Lord High Steward. Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh 1358-1425 (55) was appointed Lord High Constable. .
In 1414 John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 (24) was created 1st Duke Bedford (1C 1414), 1st Earl Richmond (6C 1414), 1st Earl Kendal (1C 1414). .

Fire and Faggot Parliament

In 1414 Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester 1390-1447 (23) was created 1st Duke Gloucester (2C 1414), 1st Earl Pembroke (5C 1414). .

In 1414 Nicholas IV Longford 1373-1415 (41) indented to serve with Henry V King England 1386-1422 (27) in France with a retinue of 50 archers.

Southampton Plot

On 31 Jul 1415, when Henry V King England 1386-1422 (28) was in Portchester Castle preparing to invade France, Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster 1391-1425 (23) revealed the Southampton Plot to Henry V King England 1386-1422 (28). Henry Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope Masham 1373-1415 (42), Thomas Grey 1384-1415 (30), and Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge 1385-1415 (30) were intending to replace Henry V King England 1386-1422 (28) with Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster 1391-1425 (23) as King of England based on Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster 1391-1425 (23) having a better claim to the throne being descended from Edward III's second son Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence 1338-1368 whereas Henry V King England 1386-1422 (28) was descended from the third son John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399.
Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1385-1452 (30), Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford 1385-1417 (29), Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (27) and Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys 1351-1421 (64) sat in judgement.

On 13 Aug 1415 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (29) landed at Normandy.

Siege of Harfleur

In Sep 1415 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (29) commenced his invasion of France by undertaking the Siege of Harfleur to provide himself with a port from which to supply future operations. John Mowbray 2nd Duke Norfolk 1392-1432 (23), John Fastolf 1380-1459 (35) and Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434 (48) fought. William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450 (18) was wounded. Benedict Nichols Bishop St David's -1433 was present.

Battle of Agincourt

On 25 Oct 1415 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (29) defeated the French army at the Battle of Agincourt. Henry V King England 1386-1422 (29) commanded the Main Battle. Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys 1351-1421 (64) commanded the Rearguard.
Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford 1385-1417 (30) commanded. Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester 1390-1447 (25) was wounded, and was protected by his brother Henry V King England 1386-1422 (29). Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York 1373-1415 (42), commander of the Vanguard, was killed; the most senior English casualty.
John Fortescue 1380-1415 (35), Dafydd Gam Brecon 1380-1415 (35) and Edward Burnell -1415, were killed.
Michael Pole 3rd Earl Suffolk 1394-1415 (21) was killed. His Brother William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450 (19) succeeded 4th Earl Suffolk (3C 1385).
The English included: Louis Robbessart 1390-1430 (25), Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (33), William Botreaux 3rd Baron Botreaux 1389-1462 (26), William Bourchier 1st Count Eu 1374-1420 (41), John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope, 1st Baron Milbroke 1364-1443 (51), Edward Courtenay 1385-1418 (30), Ralph Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell 1403-1456 (12), Thomas Dutton 1396-1431 (19), Edmund Ferrers 6th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1386-1435 (29), Roger Fiennes 1384-1449 (31), Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh 1358-1425 (57), John Grey 1387-1439 (28), John Grey 1st Earl Tankerville 1384-1421 (31), William Harrington 1373-1440 (42) as the King's Standard Bearer, Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (37), Piers Legh 1389-1422 (wounded), Alfred Longford, Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (27), Thomas Morley 6th Baron Marshal, 5th Baron Morley 1393-1435 (22), John Rodney -1417, Richard Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope Bolton 1393-1420 (22), Robert Strelley 1397-1430 (18), James Tuchet 5th Baron Audley Heighley 1398-1459 (17), Robert Umfraville 1363-1437 (52), Thomas West 2nd Baron West 1380-1416 (35), Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1385-1452 (30). Thomas Erpingham 1355-1428 (60) commanded the archers. Thomas Rempston 1389-1458 (26) was present. Thomas Strickland 1367-1455 (48) carried the Banner of St George.
The Welsh included: William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert 1380-1445 (35), Walter Sais, Roger Vaughan and his son Roger Vaughan -1471. Owen Tudor 1400-1461 (15) is believed to have been present as a squire.
The French army suffered significant casualties. Charles Albret 1368-1415 (46), Robert Bar Count Soissons, Count Marle 1390-1415 (25), Philip Valois-Burgundy II Count Nevers 1389-1415 (26), John Bar 1380-1415 (35), Jacques Chatillon 1367-1415 (48), David Rambures 1364-1415 (51) and his three sons: Jean Rambures -1415, Hugues Rambures -1415 and Philippe Rambures -1415, Waleran Luxembourg 1355-1415 (60) were killed. Charles Valois Duke Orléans 1394-1465 (20), John Bourbon I Duke Bourbon 1381-1434 (34) and Charles Artois Count Eu 1394-1472 (21) were captured.
Thomas Tunstall 1358-1415 (57) was killed.
Edward Bar III Duke Bar 1377-1415 (38) was killed. His Brother Cardinal Louis Bar 1377-1430 (38) succeeded I Duke Bar.
John Valois-Alençon I Duke Alençon -1415 was killed. His Son Jean Valois-Alençon II Duke Alençon 1409-1476 (6) succeeded II Duke Alençon.
Frederick Metz I Count Vaudémont 1368-1415 (47) was killed. His Son Antoine Metz Count Vaudémont 1400-1458 (15) succeeded Count Vaudémont.
Anthony Valois-Burgundy Duke Brabant 1384-1415 (31) was killed. His Son John Valois-Burgundy IV Duke Brabant 1403-1427 (12) succeeded IV Duke Brabant. Jacqueline Wittelsbach Duchess Brabant 1401-1436 (14) by marriage Duchess Brabant.

In 1419 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (16) fought in his cousin Henry V King England 1386-1422 (32) campaigns in France.

Treaty of Troyes

On 21 May 1420 the Treaty of Troyes was signed at Troyes. Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter 1377-1426 (43) and Ralph Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell 1403-1456 (17) negotiated the terms which included the marriage of Henry V King England 1386-1422 (33) and Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England 1401-1437 (18), daughter of Charles "Victorious" VII King France 1403-1461 (17), and the acknowledgement of Henry V King England 1386-1422 (33) as Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422 (51) heir disinheriting the Charles "Victorious" VII King France 1403-1461 (17).

Marriage of Henry V and Catherine of Valois

On 02 Jun 1420 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (33) and Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England 1401-1437 (18) were married at Troyes Cathedral.
After 10 Aug 1420 Thomas Fitzgerald 5th Earl Desmond 1386-1420 (34) was buried in ParisFuneral of Thomas Fitzgerald. Henry V King England 1386-1422 (33) and Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422 (51) were present.

Siege of Meaux

In Dec 1421 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (35) commenced the Siege of Meaux. John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope, 1st Baron Milbroke 1364-1443 (57) fought. John Cornwall 1403-1421 (18) was killed; his head being blown off by a cannon ball witnessed by his father. Meaux was eventually captured on 11 May 1422.

On 06 Dec 1421 Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 was born to Henry V King England 1386-1422 (35) and Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England 1401-1437 (20) at Windsor Castle.

Death of Henry V

On 31 Aug 1422 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (36) died at Château de Vincennes, Vincennes possibly from dysentry, possibly from heatstroke. John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (21) brought the body of Henry V King England 1386-1422 (36) back to England. His Son Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 succeeded VI King England: Plantagenet Lancaster. .

Funeral of Henry V

On 07 Nov 1422 Henry V King England 1386-1422 was buried at Westminster Abbey. John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (21) attended as Chief Mourner and Standard Bearer .

Death of Dowager Queen Consort Catherine of Valois

On 03 Jan 1437 Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England 1401-1437 (35) died. She had been married aged eighteen to Henry V King England 1386-1422 for two years three months. Their son was Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (15).
After Henry V died she disappears somewhat from the records other than for Parliament to legislate against her marrying without permission, which she then duly did, to Owen Tudor 1400-1461 (37), and have two sons, the elder of which was father Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck 1499-1525 (10) is believed to have painted the portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

Around 1520 Unknown Artist.Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

Trial and Punishment of Eleanor Cobham

In 1441 Eleanor Cobham 1400-1452 (41), wife of the heir presumptive Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester 1390-1447 (50), brother of the deceased Henry V King England 1386-1422, uncle of Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (19), was tried for predicting the future of the King; in reality a veiled attack on her husband who had over-reached himself. She had consulted two astrologers Thomas Southwell and Roger Bolingbroke.All three were arrested, tried and found guilty. Eleanor denied most of the charges but conFessd to obtaining potions from Margery Jourdemayne, 'the Witch of Eye'.Thomas Southwell died whilst in the Tower of London.
Margery Jourdemayne was burned at the stake.
Eleanor was sentenced to do public penance, divorce her husband and remain confined for the remainder of her life.

Letters and Papers Foreign and Domestic Henry VIII Volume 1 1509-1514. Apr 1509. Will of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (52):
At his manor of Richmond March 24 Hen. VII., the Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (52) makes his last will, commending his soul to the Redeemer with the words he has used since his first "years of discretion," Domine Jesu Christe, qui me ex nichilo creasti, fecisti, redemisti et predestinasti ad hoc quod sum, Tu scis quid de me facere vis, fac de me secundum voluntatem Tuam cum misericordia, trusting in the grace of His Blessed Mother in whom, after Him, has been all his (testator's) trust, by whom in all his adversities he has had special comfort, and to whom he now makes his prayer (recited), as also to all the company of Heaven and especially his "accustumed avoures" St. Michael, St. John Baptist, St. John Evangelist, St. George, St. Anthony, St. Edward, St. Vincent, St. Anne, St. Mary Magdalene and St. Barbara, to defend him at the hour of death and be intercessors for the remission of his sins and salvation of his soul.
Desires to be buried at Westminster Abbey, where he was crowned, where lie buried many of his progenitors, especially his granddame Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England 1401-1437 wife to Henry V King England 1386-1422 and daughter to Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422, and whereto he means shortly to translate the remains of Henry IV King England 1367-1413 in the Henry VII Chapel, Westminster Abbey which he has begun to build (giving full directions for the placing and making of his tomb and finishing of the said chapel according to the plan which he has "in picture delivered" to the prior of St. Bartholomew's beside Smithfield, master of the works for the same); and he has delivered beforehand to the abbot, &c., of Westminster, 5,000l., by indenture dated Richmond, 13 April 23 Hen VII, towards the cost.
His executors shall cause 10,000 masses in honor of the Trinity, the Five Wounds, the Five Joys of Our Lady, the Nine Orders of Angels, the Patriarchs, the Twelve Apostles and All Saints (numbers to each object specified) to be said within one month after his decease, at 6d. each, making in all 250l, and shall distribute 2,000l. in alms; and to ensure payment he has left 2,250l. with the abbot, &c., of West-minster, by indenture dated (blank) day of (blank) in the (blank) year of his reign.
His debts are then to be paid and reparation for wrongs made by his executors at the discretion of the following persons, by whom all complaints shall be tenderly weighed, viz, the William Warham Archbishop Canterbury 1450-1532 (59), Richard Foxe Bishop 1448-1528 (61), the bps of Richard Fitzjames Bishop -1522 and John Fisher Bishop Rochester 1469-1535 (39), Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (66), Treasurer General, George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538 (41), Steward of the House, Charles Somerset 1st Earl Worcester 1460-1526 (49), Chamberlain, the two Chief Justices, John Yonge Master of the Rolls 1465-1516 (44), Master of the Rolls, Thomas Lovell 1478-1524 (30), Treasurer of the House, Mr. Thomas Routhall, secretary, Richard Empson 1450-1510 (59), Chancellor of the Duchy, Edmund Dudley 1462-1510 (47), the King's attorney at the time of his decease, and his conFessor, the Provincial of the Friars Observants, and Mr. William Atwater, dean of the Chapel, or at least six of them and three of his executors.
His executors shall see that the officers of the Household and Wardrobe discharge any debts which may be due for charges of the same.
Lands to the yearly value of above 1,000 mks have been "amortised" for fulfilment of certain covenants (described) with the abbey of Westminster.
For the completion of the hospital which he has begun to build at the Savoie place beside Charingcrosse, and towards which 10,000 mks in ready money has been delivered to the dean and chapter of St. Paul's, by indenture dated (blank), his executors shall deliver any more money which may be necessary; and they shall also make (if he has not done it in his lifetime) two similar hospitals in the suburbs of York and Coventry.
Certain cathedrals, abbeys, &c., named in a schedule hereto annexed [not annexed now] have undertaken to make for him orisons, prayers and suffrages "while the world shall endure," in return for which he has made them large confirmations, licences and other grants; and he now wishes 6s. 8d. each to be delivered soon after his decease to the rulers of such cathedrals, &c., 3s. 4d. to every canon and monk, being priest, within the same and 20d. to every canon, monk, vicar and minister not being priest. His executors shall bestow 2,000l. upon the repair of the highways and bridges from Windsor to Richmond manor and thence to St. George's church beside Southwark, and thence to Greenwich manor, and thence to Canterbury.
To divers lords, as well of his blood as other, and also to knights, squires and other subjects, he has, for their good service, made grants of lands, offices and annuities, which he straitly charges his son, the Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (17), and other heirs to respect; as also the enfeoffments of the Duchy of Lancaster made by Parliaments of 7 and 19 Hen. VII. for the fulfilment of his will.
Bequests for finishing of the church of the New College in Cambridge and the church of Westminster, for the houses of Friars Observants, for the altar within the King's grate (i.e. of his tomb), for the high altar within the King's chapel, for the image of the King to be made and set upon St. Edward's shrine, for the College of Windsor, for the monastery of Westminster, for the image of the King to be set at St. Thomas's shrine at Canterbury, and for chalices and pixes of a certain fashion to be given to all the houses of Friars and every parish church not suitably provided with such.
Bequest of a dote of 50,000l. for the marriage of Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 (13) the King's daughter with Charles Habsburg-Spain V Holy Roman Emperor 1500-1558 (9), as contracted at Richmond (blank) Dec. 24 Hen. VIII., or (if that fail) her marriage with any prince out of the realm by "consent of our said son the Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (17), his Council and our said executors.".

Around 1735. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. The Interior of the Henry VII Chapel, Westminster Abbey.

Before 1532 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543. Portrait of William Warham Archbishop Canterbury 1450-1532.

Around 1620 based on a work of 1526.Unknown Artist. Portrait of William Warham Archbishop Canterbury 1450-1532.

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 made a drawing of the death of Henry VII (he wasn't present). The drawing shows those present and in some cases provides their arms by which they can be identified. From top left clockwise:

Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck 1499-1525 (10). Portrait of Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 in the Masters Lodge, St John's College, Oxford University, Oxford.Commissioned by John Fisher Bishop Rochester 1469-1535 (40). Note the Beaufort Arms on the wall beneath which is the Beafort Portcullis. Repeated in the window.She is wearing widow's clothes, or possibly that of a convent; Gabled Headress with Lappets. On 29 Mar 2019, St John's College, Oxford University, Oxford, which she founded, announced the portrait was original work by Wewyck.

1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39). Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44).

1540 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (43).Miniature portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (48).

Around 1525 Unknown Artist.Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (33).

In 1544 Master John Painter. Portrait of Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533.

1548. Titian Painter 1488-1576 (60). Equestrian Portrait of Charles Habsburg-Spain V Holy Roman Emperor 1500-1558 (47).

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Plantagenet

Maternal Family Tree: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke Countess Buckingham 1145-1188

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

King Edward III England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 16 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 14 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 10 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Son of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland 1031-1093

Kings Franks: Great x 7 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 3 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Ancestry

Father: Henry IV King England 1367-1413 Grandson of King Edward III England

GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 Son of King Edward III England John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 Arms

Great GrandFather: King Edward III England Son of King Edward II of England Plantagenet Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: King Edward II of England Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Plantagenet Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Son of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Plantagenet Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry III King England 1207-1272 Son of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Plantagenet Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291 Provence Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290 2 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290 Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Ferdinand III King Castile, III King Leon 1199-1252 Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Ivrea Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Joan Dammartin Queen Consort Castile, Queen Consort Leon 1220-1279

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358 4 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Capet Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314 3 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Capet Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285 2 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Capet Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona Queen Consort France 1248-1271

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Blois I Queen Navarre 1273-1305 3 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Blois Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry I King Navarre 1244-1274 4 x Great Grandson of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 Blois Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Blanche Capet Queen Navarre 1248-1302 2 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Capet Arms

Great GrandMother: Philippa of Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369 5 x Great Granddaughter of Stephen I King England 1094-1154 Hainault Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337 4 x Great Grandson of Stephen I King England 1094-1154 Hainault Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland 1247-1304 3 x Great Grandson of Stephen I King England 1094-1154 Hainault Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Hainault I Count Hainault 1218-1257 4 x Great Grandson of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 Hainault Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Adelaide Gerulfing Count Hainault 1230-1284 2 x Great Granddaughter of Stephen I King England 1094-1154

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg Count Hainault, Count Holland 1252-1311 5 x Great Granddaughter of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry "Great" Luxembourg V Count Luxembourg, III Count Namur 1216-1281

Great x 4 GrandMother: Margaret Bar Count Luxembourg, Count Namur 1220-1275 4 x Great Granddaughter of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault 1294-1342 4 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Valois Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois 1270-1325 3 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Valois Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285 2 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Capet Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona Queen Consort France 1248-1271

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Capet Count Valois 1273-1299 3 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Capet Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Charles II King Naples 1254-1309 2 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Capet Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Mary of Hungary Queen Consort Naples 1257-1323

GrandMother: Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster 1345-1368 2 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 Arms

Great GrandFather: Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster 1310-1361 Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster 1245-1296 Son of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Plantagenet Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry III King England 1207-1272 Son of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Plantagenet Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291 Provence Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Blanche Capet Queen Navarre 1248-1302 2 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Capet Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Robert Capet 1216- Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Capet Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Matilda Reginar Count Saint-Pol 1224-1288 2 x Great Granddaughter of Stephen I King England 1094-1154

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 Chaworth Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth 1250-1283 Chaworth Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth 1218-1258 Chaworth Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp Baroness Monthermer 1263-1306 Beauchamp Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick 1237-1298 Beauchamp Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn Countess Warwick 1238-1301

Great GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont Duchess Lancaster 1320-1361 4 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Beaumont Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan 1279-1340 3 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Beaumont Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Louis Brienne Viscount Beaumont 1227-1297 2 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandFather: John de Brienne I King Jerusalem 1170-1237

Great x 4 GrandMother: Beregaria Ivrea 1204-1237 Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Ivrea Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Agnes Beaumont-Sarthe 2 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Raoul Beaumont-Sarthe I Viscount 1172-1239 Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 GrandMother: Agnes de La Flèche Flèche Viscountess

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Comyn Baroness Beaumont 7 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alexander Comyn -1308 6 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Alexander Comyn 2nd Earl Buchan 1217-1289

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Quincy Countess Buchan 5 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joanna Latimer 1269-1320

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Latimer 1st Baron Latimer Corby 1243-1304

Great x 4 GrandMother: Alicia Ledet Baroness Latimer Corby 1251-1316

Mother: Mary Bohun Duchess Lancaster 1368-1394 2 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Bohun Arms

GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 7th Earl Hereford, 6th Earl Essex, 2nd Earl Northampton 1341-1373 Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Bohun Arms

Great GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton 1309-1361 Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Bohun Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322 Bohun Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex 1249-1298 Bohun Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 1225-1265 Bohun Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Eleanor Braose 1228-1251 Braose Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Fiennes Countess Essex, Countess Hereford 1254-1298 Fiennes Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Enguerrand Ingleram Fiennes 1210-1265 Fiennes Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Isabel Provence Provence Arms

Great x 2 GrandMother: Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan Plantagenet Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Countess Holland 1282-1316 Daughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Plantagenet Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Son of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Plantagenet Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry III King England 1207-1272 Son of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Plantagenet Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291 Provence Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290 2 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290 Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Ferdinand III King Castile, III King Leon 1199-1252 Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Ivrea Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Joan Dammartin Queen Consort Castile, Queen Consort Leon 1220-1279

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere Countess Northampton 1313-1356 4 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Badlesmere Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322 Badlesmere Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Gunselin Badlesmere -1301 Badlesmere Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Fitzbernard

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Baroness Badlesmere 1287-1333 3 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Clare Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Clare 1245-1287 4 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Clare Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Richard Clare 6th Earl Gloucester, 5th Earl Hertford 1222-1262 3 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Clare Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Maud Lacy Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford 4 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Lacy Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald 1266-1300 2 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandFather: Maurice Fitzgerald 4th Lord Offaly 1238-1277

Great x 4 GrandMother: Emmeline Longespée Lady Offaly 1250-1291 Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Countess Northampton 1347-1419 2 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Fitzalan Arms

Great GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376 5 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Fitzalan Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326 4 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Fitzalan Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302 3 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Fitzalan Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Fitzalan 7th Earl Arundel 1246-1272 5 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Fitzalan Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Isabella Mortimer Countess Arundel -1291 2 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Mortimer Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo Countess Arundel -1292 6 x Great Granddaughter of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 Saluzzo Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas I Marquess Saluzzo 1239-1296 5 x Great Grandson of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 Saluzzo Arms

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel Warenne Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Warenne -1286 Warenne Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 Warenne Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Alice Lusignan Countess Surrey 1224-1256 Lusignan Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Vere Vere Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford 1240-1296 Vere Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Alice Sandford Countess Oxford

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1318-1372 Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster 1245-1296 Son of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Plantagenet Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry III King England 1207-1272 Son of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Plantagenet Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291 Provence Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Blanche Capet Queen Navarre 1248-1302 2 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Capet Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Robert Capet 1216- Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Capet Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Matilda Reginar Count Saint-Pol 1224-1288 2 x Great Granddaughter of Stephen I King England 1094-1154

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 Chaworth Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth 1250-1283 Chaworth Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth 1218-1258 Chaworth Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp Baroness Monthermer 1263-1306 Beauchamp Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick 1237-1298 Beauchamp Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn Countess Warwick 1238-1301