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Around 1459 Edward Blount 1459- was born to Humphrey Blount 1421-1477 (38) and Elizabeth Winnington

Around 1459 Elizabeth Boleyn 1459- was born to Geoffrey Boleyn Lord Mayor 1406-1463 (53) and Ann Hoo 1425-1484 (34) .

In 1459 John Bourchier 1st Baron Berners 1416-1474 (43) was appointed 179th Knight Garter: Henry VI

Around 1459 Elizabeth Brugge 1459-1535 was born to Thomas Brugge 5th Baron Chandos 1427-1493 (32) and Florence Darell Baroness Chandos .

In 1459 Edward Cheney 1459- was born to John Cheney 1415-1467 (44) at Shurland House, Shurland, Eastchurch, Kent

Around 1459 Ralp Constable 1459-1498 was born to John Constable 1425-1477 (34)

In 1459 Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland 1412-1461 (47) was created 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (2C 1459)

Around 1459 Elizabeth Fiennes 1420-1459 (39) died at Herstmonceux, East Sussex, Sussex

Around 1459 Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham 1459-1493 was born to Thomas Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Masham 1429-1483 (30) and Elizabeth Greystoke Baroness Scrope Masham 1436-1490 (23)

In 1459 Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (28) was released.

In 1459 Robert Manners 1408-1462 (51) was elected as MP Northumberland

In 1459 John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 (28) was appointed as Steward of the Honour of Pontefract

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 (21) 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:
Richard Foxe Bishop 1448-1528 (61)
Two tonsured clerics
George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (22)
Richard Weston of Sutton Place 1465-1541 (44)
Richard Clement of Ingham Mote 1482-1538 (27)
Matthew Baker Governor Jersey -1513
John Sharpe of Coggleshall in Essex -1518
Physician holding urine bottle
William Tyler
Hugh Denys
William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) closing the King's eyes.There is doubt as to whether the person shown is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) given his age of around nineteen at the King's death. He appears to be holding a Staff of Office although sources state he wasn't appointed Gentleman Usher, in which role he would have a Staff of Office, until Henry VIII's Coronation in Jun 1509.
The Arms below him are Quarterly 1 Lozengy argent & gules (FitzWilliam); 2 Arms of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 3 Quartered 1 possibly Plantagent with white border ie Holland 2 and 3 Tibetot, 4 Unknown, overall a star for difference indicating third son. William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was his father's third son, and his mother was Lucy Neville 1468-1534 (41) daughter of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 . It appears correct that the person represented is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) . William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was the childhood companion of Henry VIII (17) .
Physician holding urine bottle

In 1459 Edward Poynings 1459-1521 was born to Robert Poynings 1419-1461 (40)

Around 1459 James Poyntz 1459- was born to John Poyntz -1466 and Alice Cox -1507

In 1459 John Stanley 1423-1474 (36) was appointed as Sheriff Staffordshire

In 1459 Edward Dudley 2nd Baron Dudley 1459-1532 was born to Edmund Dudley 1425-1483 (34) and Joyce Tiptoft 1425-1470 (33) .

In 1459 Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 (39) was appointed as MP Northamptonshire

Around 1459 William Wingfield 1459- was born to John Wingfield 1428-1481 (31) and Elizabeth Fitzlewis 1431-1500 (28)

In 1459 Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469 (54) was appointed as Warden of the Cinque Ports .

Around 1574 George Gower 1540-1596 (34) . Portrait of Charles Somerset 1587-1665 (-13) . Armorial top left quarterly 1&4 with a yellow band top and bottom 2 Unknown Arms 3 his great x 4 grandfather Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469 .

In 1459 Margaret Zouche 1459- was born to William Zouche 6th Baron Zouche Harringworth 1432-1469 (27) .

In 1459 John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth 1459-1526 was born to William Zouche 6th Baron Zouche Harringworth 1432-1469 (27) .

Around 1459 John Percy 1459- was born illegitimately to Thomas Percy 1st Baron Egremont 1422-1460 (36)

In 1459 James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde 1420-1461 (38) was appointed 177th Knight Garter: Henry VI .

In 1459 Andrew Stewart 1st Lord Avondale 1420-1488 (39) was created 1st Lord Avondale (1C 1459)

In 1459 Christian Stewart 1377-1459 (82) died

Around 1459 John Stewart 1st Earl Atholl 1440- (19) and Margaret "Fair Lady of Galloway" Douglas Countess Atholl, Countess Douglas, Countess Avondale 1435-1475 (24) were married . Margaret "Fair Lady of Galloway" Douglas Countess Atholl, Countess Douglas, Countess Avondale 1435-1475 (24) by marriage Countess Atholl (8C 1457) .

Around 1459 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (27) was appointed 180th Knight Garter: Henry VI .

Around 1459 David Owen 1459-1535 was born illegitimately to Owen Tudor 1400-1461 (59) at Pembroke Castle, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire .

In 1459 Hugh Calveley 1414-1459 (45) died .

In 1459 Charles Valois-Orleans Count Angoulême 1459-1496 was born to John Valois-Orleans 1399-1467 (59) and Marguerite Rohan

In 1459 Isabella Aviz 1459-1521 was born to Ferdinand Aviz 1433-1470 (25) and Beatrice Aviz 1430-1506 (29) .

In 1459 James Aviz 1434-1459 (25) died .

In 1459 James Fitzgerald 8th Earl Desmond 1459-1487 was born to Thomas Fitzgerald 7th Earl Desmond -1468 and Ellice Barry Countess Desmond .

In 1459 John Jerningham -1503 and Isabel Clifton were married

In 1459 Isabel Kempe -1459 died

In 1459 David Lindsay 1st Duke Montrose 1440-1495 (19) and Elizabeth Hamilton Duchess Montrose 1442-1517 (17) were married . Elizabeth Hamilton Duchess Montrose 1442-1517 (17) by marriage Countess Crawford

In 1459 William Sinclair 2nd Earl Caithness 1459-1513 was born to William Sinclair 3rd Earl Orkney, 1st Earl Caithness 1410-1484 (49) and Marjory Sutherland Countess Orkney, Countess Caithness at Ravenscraig Castle .

In 1459 Margaret Threlkeld 1459-1502 was born to Lancelot Threlkeld 1435-1493 (24) and Margaret Bromflete Baroness Clifford 1436-1493 (23)

In 1459 Robert Eyre 1392-1459 (67) died

In 1459 Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford 1400-1459 (59) died . He was buried at Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire . His son Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (28) succeeded as 3rd Baron Hungerford . Eleanor Moleyns Baroness Hungerford by marriage Baroness Hungerford . Monument in Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire . Fluted Period . Superbly carved. Angels supporting his head. Feet on dog. Hands clasped in prayer. Some damage to the nose otherwise intact.

In 1459 Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford 1400-1459 (59) died . He was buried at Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire . His son Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (28) succeeded as 3rd Baron Hungerford . Eleanor Moleyns Baroness Hungerford by marriage Baroness Hungerford . Monument in Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire . Fluted Period . Superbly carved. Angels supporting his head. Feet on dog. Hands clasped in prayer. Some damage to the nose otherwise intact.

Around 1459 John Ludlow 1459-1495 was born to Richard Ludlow 1420-1478 (39) at Hodnet, Shropshire

In 1459 Margery Venables 1369-1459 (90) died

After 1459 Nicholas Byron 1418-1459 (41) died .

Mar 1459

21 Mar 1459

On 21 Mar 1459 Nicholas Eyre 1374-1459 (85) died

22 Mar 1459

On 22 Mar 1459 Maximilian Habsburg I Holy Roman Emperor 1459-1519 was born to Frederick "Peaceful or Fat" Habsburg III Holy Roman Emperor 1415-1493 (43) and Eleanor Aviz Holy Roman Empress 1434-1467 (24) .

Apr 1459

May 1459

15 May 1459

On 15 May 1459 John I Count Palatinate Simmern 1459-1509 was born to Frederick I Count Palatine Simmern 1417-1480 (41)

On 15 May 1459 James Douglas 1st Earl Morton -1493 and Joan Stewart Countess Morton 1428-1486 (31) were married (he was her first-cousin once-removed). Joan Stewart Countess Morton 1428-1486 (31) by marriage Countess Morton .

Jul 1459

15 Jul 1459

On 15 Jul 1459 Joachim Valois 1459-1459 was born to Louis "Father of the People" XI King France 1423-1483 (36) and Charlotte Savoy Queen Consort France 1441-1483 (17)

Aug 1459

24 Aug 1459

Around 24 Aug 1459 John Boteler 1459-1514 was born to John Boteler 1435-1489 (24)

Sep 1459

14 Sep 1459

On 14 Sep 1459 Henry Fenwick 1401-1459 (57) died at Alnwick, Northumberland

20 Sep 1459

On 20 Sep 1459 John Hales Bishop Coventry and Lichfield 1400- (59) was elected Bishop Coventry and Lichfield

23 Sep 1459

On 23 Sep 1459 Eleanor Holland Baroness Audley Heighley 1406-1459 (53) died at Heleigh, Staffordshire

On 23 Sep 1459 Richard Molyneux 1396-1459 (62) died at Madeley, Staffordshire

On 23 Sep 1459 John Troutbeck 1412-1459 (47) died

Battle of Blore Heath

On 23 Sep 1459 John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (58) attempted to ambush John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 (28) whilst he was travelling to Ludlow to join up with the main Yorkist army; the Battle of Blore Heath .Forewarned by scouts he arranged his troops into battle order. The Yorkist army included John Conyers Sheriff of Yorkshire 1411-1490 (48) , Thomas Harrington 1400-1460 (59) , James Harrington 1430-1485 (29) , Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 (59) , William Stanley Lord Chamberlain 1435-1495 (24) , Roger Kynaston of Myddle and Hordley 1433-1495 (26) , John Savile, Walter Strickland 1411-1467 (48) and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (59) .
The Lancastrian army included brothers John Dutton -1459 , Thomas Dutton 1421-1459 (38) and Peter Dutton -1459 who were killed .
James Tuchet 5th Baron Audley Heighley 1398-1459 (61) was killed by Roger Kynaston of Myddle and Hordley 1433-1495 (26) . His son John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490 (33) succeeded as 6th Baron Audley Heighley in Staffordshire , 3rd Baron Tuchet . Anne Echingham Baroness Audley Heighley 1420-1498 (39) by marriage Baroness Audley Heighley in Staffordshire , Baron Audley Heighley in Staffordshire .
John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (58) and Edmund Dudley 1425-1483 (34) were captured. Lionel Welles 6th Baron Welles 1406-1461 (53) fought.
Richard Molyneux of Sefton 1420-1459 (39) was killed .
John Egerton 1404-1459 (55) was killed .
Adam Bostock 1413-1475 (46) was killed .
After the battle James Harrington 1430-1485 (29) , John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 (28) and Thomas Neville 1430-1460 (28) were captured at Acton Bridge, Tarporley, Cheshire and imprisoned at Chester Castle, Chester, Cheshire having been detached from the main Yorkist force.
William Troutbeck 1436-1459 (23) was killed

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 (21) 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:
Richard Foxe Bishop 1448-1528 (61)
Two tonsured clerics
George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (22)
Richard Weston of Sutton Place 1465-1541 (44)
Richard Clement of Ingham Mote 1482-1538 (27)
Matthew Baker Governor Jersey -1513
John Sharpe of Coggleshall in Essex -1518
Physician holding urine bottle
William Tyler
Hugh Denys
William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) closing the King's eyes.There is doubt as to whether the person shown is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) given his age of around nineteen at the King's death. He appears to be holding a Staff of Office although sources state he wasn't appointed Gentleman Usher, in which role he would have a Staff of Office, until Henry VIII's Coronation in Jun 1509.
The Arms below him are Quarterly 1 Lozengy argent & gules (FitzWilliam); 2 Arms of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 3 Quartered 1 possibly Plantagent with white border ie Holland 2 and 3 Tibetot, 4 Unknown, overall a star for difference indicating third son. William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was his father's third son, and his mother was Lucy Neville 1468-1534 (41) daughter of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 . It appears correct that the person represented is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) . William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was the childhood companion of Henry VIII (17) .
Physician holding urine bottle

After 23 Sep 1459 James Tuchet 5th Baron Audley Heighley 1398-1459 was buried at Darley Abbey, Darley, Derbyshire .

24 Sep 1459

On 24 Sep 1459 Eric King Norway, King Denmark, King Sweden 1381-1459 (78) died

On 24 Sep 1459 Thomas Harrington 1400-1460 (59) was captured at Acton, Cheshire

Oct 1459

07 Oct 1459

09 Oct 1459

Parliament of the Devils

On 09 Oct 1459 Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 (39) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons at Coventry, Warwickshire . . The primary purpose of the Parliament was to attaint the Yorkist leaders:
Richard 3rd Duke York 1411-1460 (48) , his sons Edward Earl of March (17) , Edmund Earl of Rutland (16) were attainted, as were ...
Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 (59) and his sons Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (31) and John Neville 1431-1471 (28) .

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 (21) 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:
Richard Foxe Bishop 1448-1528 (61)
Two tonsured clerics
George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (22)
Richard Weston of Sutton Place 1465-1541 (44)
Richard Clement of Ingham Mote 1482-1538 (27)
Matthew Baker Governor Jersey -1513
John Sharpe of Coggleshall in Essex -1518
Physician holding urine bottle
William Tyler
Hugh Denys
William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) closing the King's eyes.There is doubt as to whether the person shown is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) given his age of around nineteen at the King's death. He appears to be holding a Staff of Office although sources state he wasn't appointed Gentleman Usher, in which role he would have a Staff of Office, until Henry VIII's Coronation in Jun 1509.
The Arms below him are Quarterly 1 Lozengy argent & gules (FitzWilliam); 2 Arms of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 3 Quartered 1 possibly Plantagent with white border ie Holland 2 and 3 Tibetot, 4 Unknown, overall a star for difference indicating third son. William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was his father's third son, and his mother was Lucy Neville 1468-1534 (41) daughter of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 . It appears correct that the person represented is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) . William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was the childhood companion of Henry VIII (17) .
Physician holding urine bottle

18 Oct 1459

On 18 Oct 1459 Margaret Mowbray Baroness Grey Ruthyn 1388-1459 (71) died at Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk .

Nov 1459

Around Nov 1459 Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (31) fled to Calais

Around Nov 1459 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (17) fled to Calais

Around Nov 1459 Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 (59) fled to Calais

After Nov 1459 Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 (23) was appointed as Captain Calais .

05 Nov 1459

On 05 Nov 1459 John Fastolf 1380-1459 (79) died at Caister, Norfolk . He was buried at St Benet's Abbey, Holmes, Norfolk .

25 Nov 1459

On 25 Nov 1459 John Hales Bishop Coventry and Lichfield 1400- (59) was consecrated Bishop Coventry and Lichfield

29 Nov 1459

On 29 Nov 1459 Joachim Valois 1459-1459 died