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Constable England

In 1199 Henry Bohun 1st Earl Hereford 1176-1220 (23) was appointed Constable England.

In 1404 John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410 (31) was appointed Constable England.

In 1445 John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont 1409-1460 (35) was appointed Constable England.

After 25 May 1455 Richard 3rd Duke York 1411-1460 was appointed Constable England.

On 24 Aug 1467 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469 (62) was appointed Constable England.

Around 1574 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (34). Portrait of Charles Somerset 1587-1665. Armorial top left quarterly 1&4 Beaufort Arms with a yellow band top and bottom 2 Unknown Arms 3 Woodville Arms his great x 4 grandfather Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469.

Close Rolls Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. 15 Jul 1483 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (28) was appointed Constable England. Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30). Westminster.Grant for life to the king's kinsman Henry, duke of Buckingham (28), of divers specified offices and powers in North and South Wales and the marches.
The like to the same of the office of constable of England, with the accustomed fees.By p.s.

Humphrey Bohun 1123-1181 was appointed Constable England.

Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford, 1st Earl Essex 1204-1275 was appointed Constable England.

Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex 1249-1298 was appointed Constable England.

Miles Gloucester 1st Earl Hereford -1143 was appointed Constable England.

Lord High Constable

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). .

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 1462 John "Butcher of England" Tiptoft 1st Earl Worcester 1427-1470 (34) was appointed Lord High Constable.

On 07 Feb 1462 John "Butcher of England" Tiptoft 1st Earl Worcester 1427-1470 (34) was appointed Lord High Constable.

Before 06 Jul 1483 Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 was appointed Lord High Constable.

Coronation Edward VI

On 20 Feb 1547 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (9) was crowned VI King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey.
John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555 (62) was appointed Lord High Steward. Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (34) was appointed Lord High Constable.
Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592 (18) and William Sharington 1495-1553 (52) were created Knight of the Bath.
Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon 1514-1561 (33), Edward Courtenay 1385-1418, William Sharington 1495-1553 (52),John Shelton 1503-1558 (44) and Walter Buckler -1556 were knighted.
Edward Dymoke 1508-1566 (39) attended as the King's Champion.

Around 1540 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (43). Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (2)

Around 1546 Unknown Artist. After William Scrots 1517-1553 (29). Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (8).

Around 1547 Master John PainterWorkshop. Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (9).

In 1550 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (30). Portrait Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (37) with the motto Invidia Torquet Autorem meaning Let envy torment its author.

Around 1565 Unknown Artist.Anglo-Netherlandish. Portrait of Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (52).

In 1559 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (39). Portrait of Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592 (30) wearing a Garter Collar and St George Pendant.

Around 1542 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (45).Drawing of William Sharington 1495-1553 (47).

Coronation James II and Mary

On 23 Apr 1685 James II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1633-1701 (51) was crowned II King England Scotland and Ireland: Stewart by William Sancroft Archbishop Canterbury 1617-1693 (68). Mary of Modena Queen Consort England, Scotland and Ireland 1658-1718 (26) crowned Queen Consort England, Scotland and Ireland.
Francis Turner Bishop 1637-1700 (47) preached the sermon.
John Ashburnham 1st Baron Ashburnham 1656-1710 (29) carried the canopy being one of the Barons of the Cinque Ports at Westminster Abbey.
Henry Fitzroy 1st Duke Grafton 1663-1690 (21) was appointed Lord High Constable.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of James II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1633-1701 (31) and Anne Hyde Queen Consort England 1637-1671 (27).

Before 04 Jan 1674 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of James II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1633-1701 wearing his Garter Robes.

Around 1672 Henri Gascar 1635-1701 (37). Portrait of James II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1633-1701 (38).

In 1687 Studio of Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Mary of Modena Queen Consort England, Scotland and Ireland 1658-1718 (28).

In 1698. Fran├žois de Troy 1645-1730 (52). Portrait of Mary of Modena Queen Consort England, Scotland and Ireland 1658-1718 (39).

Around 1685 Willem Wissing 1656-1687 (29). Portrait of Mary of Modena Queen Consort England, Scotland and Ireland 1658-1718 (26).

Around 1680 Simon Pietersz Verelst 1644-1710. Portrait of Mary of Modena Queen Consort England, Scotland and Ireland 1658-1718 (21).

Castles

Constable Bamburgh Castle

In 1489 Thomas Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Templehurst 1467-1537 (22) was appointed Constable Bamburgh Castle.

Constable Beaumaris Castle

In 1440 William Bulkeley 1418-1488 (22) was appointed Constable Beaumaris Castle.

Constable Bristol Castle

On 01 Apr 1616 George Chaworth 1st Viscount Chaworth 1554-1639 (62) was appointed Constable Bristol Castle.

Constable Calais

In 1493 Thomas Fiennes 8th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1472-1534 (21) was appointed Constable Calais.

Anthony Browne 1443-1506 was appointed Constable Calais.

Constable Canterbury Castle

In 1247 Nicholas Moels 1195-1268 (52) was appointed Constable Canterbury Castle.

Constable Cardigan Castle

On 16 Feb 1470 Roger Vaughan 1410-1471 (60) was appointed Constable Cardigan Castle.

Constable Castle Rising

In 1542 William Sharington 1495-1553 (47) was appointed Constable Castle Rising.

Around 1542 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (45).Drawing of William Sharington 1495-1553 (47).

Constable Chester

Constable Chinon Castle

Before 1202 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent 1170-1243 was appointed Count Mortain (Mortagne), and as Constable Dover Castle, Constable Windsor Castle, Constable Chinon Castle.

Constable Corfe Castle

In 1247 Nicholas Moels 1195-1268 (52) was appointed Constable Corfe Castle.

On 24 Sep 1329 John Maltravers 1st Baron Maltravers 1290-1365 (39) was appointed Constable Corfe Castle.

Roger Damory 1st Baron Damory -1322 was appointed Constable Corfe Castle.

Constable Denbigh Castle

In 1454 Roger Kynaston of Myddle and Hordley 1433-1495 (21) was appointed Constable Denbigh Castle.

Constable Devizes Castle

Richard Grey 1202-1271 was appointed Constable Devizes Castle.

Constable Dover Castle

Before 1202 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent 1170-1243 was appointed Count Mortain (Mortagne), and as Constable Dover Castle, Constable Windsor Castle, Constable Chinon Castle.

In 1246 Nicholas Moels 1195-1268 (51) was appointed Constable Dover Castle.

In 1324 Henry Cobham 1st Baron Cobham 1260-1339 (64) was appointed Constable Dover Castle.

In 1370 Richard Pembridge 1320-1375 (50) was appointed Constable Dover Castle.

In 1373 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (42) was appointed Constable Dover Castle.

In 1384 Simon Burley 1340-1388 (44) was appointed Constable Dover Castle.

On 12 Mar 1388 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (51) was appointed Constable Dover Castle.

In 1392 John Beaumont 4th Baron Beaumont 1361-1396 (31) was appointed Constable Dover Castle.

In Feb 1397 John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410 (24) was appointed Admiral of the Irish Fleet, Constable Dover Castle and Warden of the Cinque Ports.

Patent Rolls.Edward IV.1461. 07 May 1461. Middleham Castle, Middleham.Grant for life to the king's kinsman Richard (33), earl of Warwick, of the office of constable of the king's castle of Dover, and al rents and services called 'castelwarde', and herbage and advowsons pertaining to the same, and the wardenship of the Cinque Ports and all forfeitures, 'shares', wreck of sea and other profits; and also 300l yearly for the sustenances of himself and priests, servants, watchmen, and other officers there, in the same manner as Humphey, late Duke of Gloucester, viz 146l frin the wards pertaining to the castle and 154l from the fee farm of the town of Southampton. By other latters patent.

Richard Grey 1202-1271 was appointed Constable Dover Castle.

Thomas Fitzalan 10th Earl Surrey, 12th Earl Arundel 1381-1415 was appointed Constable Dover Castle.

Constable Dublin Castle

After 12 Nov 1555 Jacques Wingfield 1519-1587 was appointed Constable Dublin Castle and Master of the Ordnance.

Constable Dudley Castle

In 1553 John Lyttelton 1500-1533 was appointed Constable Dudley Castle.

Constable Flint Castle

On Mar 1750 Other Lewis Windsor 4th Earl Plymouth 1731-1771 (18) was appointed Constable Flint Castle.

Constable Gilgerran Castle

In 1247 Nicholas Moels 1195-1268 (52) was appointed Constable Gilgerran Castle.

Constable Castle

Constable Haverfordwest Castle

In 1247 Nicholas Moels 1195-1268 (52) was appointed Constable Haverfordwest Castle.

Constable Hertford Castle

In 1554 John Mordaunt 2nd Baron Mordaunt 1508-1571 (46) was appointed Constable Hertford Castle.

Constable Kenilworth Castle

Constable Knaresborough Castle

In 1485 George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster 1460-1504 (25) was appointed Constable Pontefract Castle and Constable Knaresborough Castle.

Constable Launceston Castle

In 1576 William Killigrew 1555-1622 (21) was appointed Constable Launceston Castle.

Constable Leeds Castle

In 1312 Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322 (36) was appointed Constable Leeds Castle.

On 01 Mar 1378 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (41) was appointed Constable Leeds Castle.

Ralph St Leger 1430-1470 was appointed Constable Leeds Castle.

Constable Norham Castle

In 1319 Thomas Grey 1280-1344 (39) was appointed Constable Norham Castle.

Constable Norwich Castle

Patent Rolls.Edward IV.1461. 21 Jul 1461. Westminster. The like to John Howard (36), king's knight, the office of the constableship and custody of Norwich Castle from Exeter lats, with the fees as in the times of Edward III and Richard II from the issues of the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk.

Thomas Burgh was appointed Constable Norwich Castle.

Constable Nottingham Castle

On Sep 1266 Roger Leybourne 1215-1271 (51) was appointed Constable Nottingham Castle.

In 1343 John Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Knayth 1280-1347 (63) was appointed Constable Nottingham Castle.

On 11 Mar 1489 Thomas Lovell 1478-1524 (10) was appointed Constable Nottingham Castle.

On Oct 1612 Francis Manners 6th Earl Rutland 1578-1632 (34) was appointed Constable Nottingham Castle.

Constable Pembroke Castle

In 1247 Nicholas Moels 1195-1268 (52) was appointed Constable Pembroke Castle.

Constable Pevensey Castrle

In 1550 Robert Oxenbridge 1508-1574 (42) was appointed Constable Pevensey Castrle.

Constable Pontefract Castle

In 1485 George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster 1460-1504 (25) was appointed Constable Pontefract Castle and Constable Knaresborough Castle.

Constable Queensborough Castle

In 1477 William Cheney 1444-1487 (33) was appointed Constable Queensborough Castle.

Constable Raglan Castle

On 22 Jul 1509 Richard Herbert 1442-1510 (67) was appointed Constable Raglan Castle.

Constable Rochester Castle

In 1247 Nicholas Moels 1195-1268 (52) was appointed Constable Rochester Castle.

In 1304 Henry Cobham 1st Baron Cobham 1260-1339 (44) was appointed Constable Rochester Castle.

John Cobham Chief Baron 1240-1300 was appointed Constable Rochester Castle.

Constable Sandal Castle

Edward Stanhope 1462-1511 was appointed Constable Sandal Castle.

Constable of Scarborough Castle

Close Rolls Edward II 1307-1313. 24 Jan 1308 King Edward II of England (23). Westminster. To John Sampson (61), constable of the king's Scarborough Castle, Scarborough, North Yorkshire. Order to permit Henry Percy (34) and his consort and their household to dwell in the houses within the said castle, provided that the castle be safely guarded.

Constable Tenby Castle

In 1247 Nicholas Moels 1195-1268 (52) was appointed Constable Tenby Castle.

Constable Tonbridge Castle

In 1324 Henry Cobham 1st Baron Cobham 1260-1339 (64) was appointed Constable Tonbridge Castle.

Constable Tower of London

In 1220 Stephen Segrave 1171-1241 (49) was appointed Constable Tower of London.

In 1345 John Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Knayth 1280-1347 (65) was appointed Constable Tower of London.

In 1361 Richard Vache -1366 was appointed Constable Tower of London.

On 07 Oct 1399 Thomas Rempston -1406 was appointed Constable Tower of London.

In 1413 John Abrichecourt -1415 was appointed Constable Tower of London.

In 1420 John Holland 2nd Duke Exeter 1395-1447 (24) was appointed Constable Tower of London.

In 1433 Richard Woodville 1385-1441 (48) was appointed Constable Tower of London.

Patent Rolls.Edward IV.1461. 02 Dec 1461. Westminster. Grant for life to the king's (19) kinsman John, earl of Worcester (34), of the office of the constable of the Tower of London, with the accustomed fees.

Robert Brackenbury appointed Constable of the Tower of London

On 17 Jul 1483 Robert Brackenbury -1485 was appointed Constable Tower of London for life meaning he was in direct care of The Princes in the Tower: Edward V King England 1470- and his brother Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk 1473-. .

Close Rolls Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. On 09 Mar 1484 Richard III King England 1452-1485 (31). Westminster.Grant for life to the king's servant Robert Brackenbury -1485 of the office of Constable Tower of London and 100l.yearly for his wages from the issues of the manors or lordships of Wrottell, Haveryng, Boyton, Hadlegh, Raylegh and Rocheford, co Essex, and Tunbrich, Penshurste, Middleton and Merdon and the hundred of Middleton, co Kent, with arrears from 17 July last, in lieu of a grant to him by letters patent of that date surrendered.By p.s.

In 1540 John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 (60) was appointed Constable Tower of London.

In 1685 George Legge 1st Baron Dartmouth 1647-1691 (38) was appointed Constable Tower of London.

Geoffrey Mandeville -1100 was appointed Constable Tower of London.

William Mandeville -1129 was appointed Constable Tower of London.

Piers Mauley 6th Baron Mauley 1331-1383 was appointed Constable Tower of London.

Constable Tutbury Castle

On 28 Mar 1484 Marmaduke Constable 1457-1518 (27) was appointed Constable Tutbury Castle.

Constable Southampton Castle

In 1361 Richard Pembridge 1320-1375 (41) was appointed Constable Southampton Castle.

Constable Vernon

On Apr 1422 John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (22) was appointed Constable Vernon.

Constable Wallingford Castle

In 1216 Richard Fitzroy 1190-1246 (26) was appointed Constable Wallingford Castle.

In 1375 Aubrey Vere 10th Earl Oxford 1338-1400 (37) was appointed Constable Wallingford Castle.

In 1434 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450 (37) was appointed Constable Wallingford Castle.

Around 1465 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (22) was appointed Constable Wallingford Castle.

In 1482 Richard Grey 1457-1483 (25) was appointed Constable Wallingford Castle.

Constable Warwick Castle

Richard Cecil 1495-1553 was appointed Constable Warwick Castle.

Constable Wicklow Castle

In 1486 George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster 1460-1504 (26) was appointed Constable Wicklow Castle and Chief Justice for the Duchy of Lancaster.

Constable Winchester Castle

In 1247 Nicholas Moels 1195-1268 (52) was appointed Constable Winchester Castle.

Constable Windsor Castle

Before 1202 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent 1170-1243 was appointed Count Mortain (Mortagne), and as Constable Dover Castle, Constable Windsor Castle, Constable Chinon Castle.

In 1328 Thomas Foxley 1305-1360 (23) was appointed Constable Windsor Castle which position he held for life.

In 1377 Simon Burley 1340-1388 (37) was appointed Constable Windsor Castle.

In 1461 John Bourchier 1st Baron Berners 1416-1474 (45) was appointed Constable Windsor Castle.

In 1628 Henry Rich 1st Earl Holland 1590-1649 was appointed Constable Windsor Castle.

In 1634 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (44). Portrait of Henry Rich 1st Earl Holland 1590-1649.

In 1730 Charles Beauclerk 2nd Duke St Albans 1696-1751 (33) was appointed Constable Windsor Castle and Warden of the Windsor Forest.

In 1791 James Brudenell 5th Earl Cardigan 1725-1811 (65) was appointed Constable Windsor Castle.

Constable Wressle Castle

In 1513 William Babthorpe 1489-1555 (24) was appointed Constable Wressle Castle.

Lieutenant Carisbroke Castle

In 1469 Simon Montfort -1495 was appointed Lieutenant Carisbroke Castle.