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Governors

Governor Bamburgh Castle

Ralph Grey 1432-1464 was appointed Governor Bamburgh Castle.

Governor Berwick on Tweed

In 1539 William Eure 1st Baron Eure 1483-1548 (56) was appointed Governor Berwick on Tweed.

On 25 Aug 1568 Henry Carey 1st Baron Hunsdon 1526-1596 (42) was appointed Governor Berwick on Tweed.

John Conyers 3rd Baron Conyers 1524-1557 was appointed Governor Berwick on Tweed.

Governor Brest

In 1388 Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey, 11th Earl Arundel 1346-1397 (42) was appointed Governor Brest. He was buried at Church of Augustin Friars, Bread Street.

Governor Bristol Castle

In 1307 Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322 (31) was appointed Governor Bristol Castle.

Governor Caernarfon Castle

Governor Calais

In 1377 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (46) was appointed Governor Calais.

Governor Carlisle Castle

On Oct 1265 Roger Leybourne 1215-1271 (50) was appointed Governor Carlisle Castle.

After 1296 Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 was appointed Governor Carlisle Castle.

In 1484 Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland 1424-1485 (60) was appointed Governor Carlisle Castle.

Knighting of Henry Fitzroy

On 18 Jun 1525 Henry Fitzroy (6), Henry VIII's illegitimate son, was created 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, 1st Earl Lincoln (7C 1525) at Bridewell Palace by his father Henry VIII (33).
Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland 1493-1542 (32) was created 1st Earl Cumberland, Warden of the West Marches and Governor Carlisle Castle.
Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (29) was created 1st Marquess Exeter (1C 1525).
Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (33) was created 1st Earl Rutland (3C 1525).
Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527 (47) carried the Sword of State. Thomas More Chancellor Speaker 1478-1535 (47) read the patents of nobility. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (41), Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (47),
Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (52), William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 (49) and John Vere 14th Earl Oxford 1499-1526 (25) attended.
Around 18 Jun 1525 Henry Clifford 2nd Earl Cumberland 1517-1570 (8) and Eleanor Brandon 1519-1547 (6) were married (he was her Half Third-Cousin) at Bridewell Palace. .

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:

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).

1527 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (30). Portrait of Thomas More Chancellor Speaker 1478-1535 (48) wearing a Lancastrian Esses Collar with Beaufort Portcullis and Tudor Rose Pendant.

Around 1543 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (59).

John Conyers 3rd Baron Conyers 1524-1557 was appointed Governor Carlisle Castle.

Governor Channel Isles

In 1247 Nicholas Moels 1195-1268 (52) was appointed Governor Channel Isles.

Richard Grey 1202-1271 was appointed Governor Channel Isles.

Governor of Dover Castle

John Evelyn's Diary 1686 Apr. 02 Apr 1686. Sir Edward Hales (41), a papist, made Governor of Dover Castle .

Around 1685. John Riley 1646-1691 (39). Believed to be a portrait of Frances Windebank wife of Edward Hales 3rd Baronet Hales Woodchurch and Tunstall 1645-1695 (40).

Governor Framlingham Castle

In 1314 John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort 1265-1324 (49) was appointed Governor Framlingham Castle.

Governor Isle of White

In 1791 Thomas Orde-Powlett 1st Baron Bolton 1740-1807 (50) was appointed Governor Isle of White.

Governor Newark Castle

Robert Pierrepoint -1334 was appointed Governor Newark Castle.

Governor Pendennis Castle

In 1629 William Killigrew 1606-1695 (23) was appointed Governor Pendennis Castle.

Around 1638 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (38). Portrait of William Killigrew 1606-1695 (32).

John Killigrew 1502-1567 was appointed Governor Pendennis Castle.

Governor Queensborough Castle

Francis Cheney 1481-1513 was appointed Governor Queensborough Castle.

Governor Rochester Castle

William Saye 1209- was appointed Governor Rochester Castle.

Governor St Briavels Castle

In 1291 John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort 1265-1324 (26) was appointed Governor St Briavels Castle.

Governor Scarborough Castle

In 1273 John Vesci -1289 was appointed Governor Scarborough Castle.

Governor Scilly Isles

In 1608 William Godolphin 1567-1613 (41) was appointed Governor Scilly Isles.

On 18 Apr 1733 Francis Godolphin 2nd Earl Godolphin 1678-1766 (54) was appointed Governor Scilly Isles.

Around 1725 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson 1667-1745 (57). Portrait of Francis Godolphin 2nd Earl Godolphin 1678-1766 (46).

In 1766 Francis Godolphin 2nd Baron Goldolphin 1706-1785 (59) was appointed Governor Scilly Isles.

Thomas Godolphin was appointed Governor Scilly Isles.

William Godolphin was appointed Governor Scilly Isles.

Sidney Godolphin was appointed Governor Scilly Isles.

Lieutenant Governor of the Scilly Isles

In 1597 William Godolphin 1567-1613 (30) was appointed Lieutenant Governor of the Scilly Isles.

In 1739 Francis Godolphin 2nd Baron Goldolphin 1706-1785 (32) was appointed Lieutenant Governor of the Scilly Isles.

Governor Wallingford Castle

In 1642 Thomas Blagge 1613-1660 (29) was appointed Governor Wallingford Castle.