Events in ... 1558 ...

Before 1558 Gerlach Flicke 1520-1558 (37). Portrait of Peter Carew 1514-1575 (44).

Before 1558 Gerlach Flicke 1520-1558 (37). Portrait of Peter Carew 1514-1575 (44).

Before 1558 Anne Bassett 1520-1558 (37) died.

Before 1558 Ferdinand Habsburg-Spain II Archduke Austria 1529-1595 (28) and Philippine Welser Archduchess Austria 1527-1580 (30) were married.

In 1558 John Arundell -1580 was elected as MP Mitchell Cornwall.

In 1558 Thomas Astley 1501-1558 (57) died in Patshull, Staffordshire.

In 1558 John Arundell 1530-1590 (28) was elected as MP Cornwall.

In 1558 Gerlach Flicke 1520-1558 (38) died.

In 1558 John Thynne 1515-1580 (43) was appointed as Justice of the Peace: Wiltshire.

In 1558 Thomas Willoughby -1558 died.

Around 1558 Edmund Carey 1558-1637 was born to Henry Carey 1st Baron Hunsdon 1526-1596 (31) and Anne Morgan Baroness Hunsdon 1529-1607 (29).

In 1558 Wilburga Catesby 1528-1558 (30) died.

In 1558 John 7th Lord Glamis Lyon 1521-1558 (37) died.

In 1558 Humphrey Ferrers 1558-1608 was born to John Ferrers 1514-1576 (44) and Barbara Cockayne at Tamworth Castle, Tamworth, Staffordshire.

In 1558 Gregory Fiennes 10th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1539-1594 (18) was restored 10th Baron Dacre Gilsland (1C 1321).

In 1558 Anne Fitzherbert 1558-1614 was born to William Fitzherbert 1520-1559 (38) and Elizabeth Swynnerton at Hamstall Ridware, Staffordshire.

In 1558 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (21) and Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 (18) were married. Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 (18) by marriage Duchess Norfolk (3C 1483), Earl Surrey (3C 1483).

In 1562 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (42). Portrait of Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 (22). The Arms top left not Audley. Neither is the motto partially showing.

In 1558 William Howard 1st Baron Howard 1510-1573 (48) was appointed as Privy Council.

Around 1558 John Hungerford 1558-1636 was born to Walter Hungerford -1565 at Cadnam, Northamptonshire.

In 1558 Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland 1525-1563 (33) was appointed as Lieutenant General North of the Trent.

Around 1558 Andrew Noel 1558-1607 was born to Andrew Noel 1512-1563 (46) and Elizabeth Hopton 1515-1564 (43) at Dalby, Leicestershire.

Around 1558 Christina North Countess Worcester -1558 died.

In 1558 Christopher Paston 1558-1611 was born to William Paston 1528-1610 (30).

Around 1558 Henry Pole 1507-1558 (51) died.

In 1558 Giles Strangeways 1528-1562 (29) was elected as MP Dorset.

In 1558 Ursula Vere -1558 died.

Around 1558 Guildford Walsingham 1558-1587 was born to Thomas Walsingham 1526-1584 (32) and Dorothy Guildford at Scadbury Park, Scadbury, Chislehurst, Kent.

Around 1558 Edmund Walsingham 1558-1589 was born to Thomas Walsingham 1526-1584 (32) and Dorothy Guildford at Scadbury Park, Scadbury, Chislehurst, Kent.

Around 1558 Jane West 1558-1606 was born to William West 1st Baron De La Warr 1526-1595 (32) and Elizabeth Strange Baroness De La Warr 1524-1579 (34).

In 1558 John Wyndham of Orchard 1558-1645 was born to John Wyndham 1516-1572 (42) and Florence Wadham 1538-1596 (20) at Orchard Wyndham, Watchet, Somerset.

In 1558 Elizabeth Plantagenet 1516-1558 (42) died.

In 1558 Bridget York 1513-1558 (45) died.

Around 1558 Thomas Burgh 9th Baron Cobham Sternborough, 7th Baron Strabolgi, 3rd Baron Burgh 1558-1597 was born to William Burgh 8th Baron Cobham Sternborough, 6th Baron Strabolgi, 2nd Baron Burgh 1533-1584 (25) and Katherine Clinton Baroness Cobham Sternborough, Baroness Strabolgi, Baroness Burgh 1538-.

Around 1558 Margaret Babthorpe 1558-1628 was born to William Babthorpe 1529-1581 (29) and Barbara Constable 1530-1561 (28).

In 1558 Nicholas Bacon 1510-1579 (47) was appointed Lord Keeper of the Great Seal following Elizabeth I's accession.He was supported in the appointment by his brother-in-law William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (37).

In 1558 Nicholas Bacon 1st Baronet Bacon 1540-1624 (18) was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (24) in Norwich, Norfolk.

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Pelican Portrait" of Elizabeth I (38).
The Pelican being the pendant hung from her necklace of pearls; pearls a symbol of virginity.Pelicans traditionally used as sign of self-sacrifice since the Pelican was believed to peck at her own breast to feed her young; the symbolism meaning Elizabeth had sacrificed herself for England.
Other details include the highly decorated armlet above her elbow and many jewels over her red velvet gown and headress.The two cherries tucked into her right ear possibly refer to her virginity; possibly an over-interpretation of the modern use of cherry.
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Phoenix Portrait.

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Phoenix Portrait" of Elizabeth I (38).
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Pelican Portrait.

In 1558 Hugh Calveley 1504-1558 (54) died.

In 1558 George Carew Archdeacon Totnes, Archdeacon Exeter 1498-1583 (60) was appointed as Dean Bristol.

In 1558 George Carew Archdeacon Totnes, Archdeacon Exeter 1498-1583 (60) was appointed as Dean Chapel Royal.

In 1558 Joanna Hepburn Lady Seton -1558 died.

In 1558 John Cheney -1567 was elected as MP Winchelsea.

Around 1558 Roger Copley 1473-1558 (85) died.

In 1558 David Douglas 7th Earl Angus 1515-1558 (43) died. His son Archibald Douglas 8th Earl Angus, 5th Earl Morton 1555-1558 (3) succeeded as 8th Earl Angus, 5th Earl Morton.

Around 1558 Antonis Mor 1517-1577 (41). Portrait of (probably) Jane Dormer Duchess Feria 1538-1612 (19).

In 1558 Richard St Lawrence 7th Baron Howth 1510-1558 (48) died.

In 1558 Nicholas Pelham 1517-1560 (41) was elected as MP Sussex.

In 1558 John Baker 1488-1558 (70) died.

In 1558 John Brocket 1513-1558 (45) died.

In 1558 Thomas Butler 1st Baron Cahir -1558 died. His son Edmund Butler 2nd Baron Cahir -1560 succeeded as 2nd Baron Cahir.

In 1558 John Drake -1558 died.

In 1558 Peter Freschville 1513-1558 (45) died.

In 1558 Edward Hopton 1497-1558 (61) died.

In 1558 Henry Long 1507-1558 (51) died.

In 1558 John Lyttelton 1500-1533 purchased the manor of Halesowen, Shropshire from Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester 1532-1588 (25).

In 1558 Robert Oxenbridge 1508-1574 (50) was elected as MP Sussex.

In 1558 Robert Oxenbridge 1508-1574 (50) bought at Hurstbourne Priors, Whitchurch, Hampshire.

Around 1558 Richard Reynell 1558-1633 was born to Richard Reynell 1519-1585 (39).

Around 1558 Thomas Smythe 1558-1625 was born to Thomas "Customer" Smythe 1522-1591 (36).

In 1558 Thomas Gerard 1512-1558 (46) died.

In 1558 Thomas Felton 1495-1558 (63) died.

Around 1558 Anne Knyvet 1492-1558 (66) died.

Around 1558 Thomas Knyvet 1558-1594 was born to Henry Knyvet 1540-1598 (18) and Elizabeth Stumpe at Charlton, Wiltshire.

In 1558 Michael Throckmorton -1558 died.

In 1558 Gómez Suárez de Figueroa y Córdoba 1st Duke of Feria 1520-1571 (38) was created 1st Duke Feria. Jane Dormer Duchess Feria 1538-1612 (19) by marriage Duchess Feria.

After 1558 Henry Vavasour of Tadcaster and Copmanthorpe 1537-1565 (21) and Margaret Knyvet 1537-1565 (21) were married.

After 1558 Thomas Constable 1504-1558 (54) died.

After 1558 Mary Carew 1517-1558 (41) died.

Feb 1558

14 Feb 1558

On 14 Feb 1558 Edmund Croftes 1520-1558 (38) died.

18 Feb 1558

On 18 Feb 1558 George Barne Lord Mayor -1558 died. He was buried at St Bartholomew-by-the-Exchange, Bartholomew Lane, Threadneedle Street, City of London.

24 Feb 1558

On 24 Feb 1558 Ferdinand Habsburg-Spain I Holy Roman Emperor 1503-1564 (54) succeeded as I Holy Roman Emperor. Anne Jagiellon Holy Roman Empress by marriage Holy Roman Emperor.

25 Feb 1558

On 25 Feb 1558 Eleanor Habsburg-Spain Queen Consort France, Queen Consort Portugal 1498-1558 (59) died.

Mar 1558

Before Mar 1558 Anne Calthorpe -1558 died.

12 Mar 1558

On 12 Mar 1558 George Gordon 5th Earl Huntley -1576 and Anne Hamilton Countess Huntley 1535-1574 (23) were married (he was her half second-cousin).

Apr 1558

03 Apr 1558

On 03 Apr 1558 Humphrey Coningsby 1516-1558 (42) died.

14 Apr 1558

On 14 Apr 1558 Thomas Gell 1532-1594 (26) and Millicent Sacheverell were married in Kirk Ireton, Derbyshire.

May 1558

04 May 1558

On 04 May 1558 Thomas Boughton 1519-1558 (39) died.

07 May 1558

Before 07 May 1558 Anne Barley -1558 died.

10 May 1558

On 10 May 1558 Elizabeth Wrottesley 1514-1558 (44) died.

17 May 1558

On 17 May 1558 James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy 1533-1582 (25) and Catherine Leigh Baroness Mountjoy 1532-1576 (26) were married. Catherine Leigh Baroness Mountjoy 1532-1576 (26) by marriage Baroness Mountjoy.

Jul 1558

03 Jul 1558

On 03 Jul 1558 Edward Eyre 1487-1558 (71) died.

27 Jul 1558

On 27 Jul 1558 Frances Giffard 1520-1558 (38) died at Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire.

31 Jul 1558

On 31 Jul 1558 Thomas Holcroft 1505-1558 (53) died.

Aug 1558

01 Aug 1558

On 01 Aug 1558 Richard Brydges 1500-1558 (58) died.

After 01 Aug 1558 Simon Harcourt 1517-1577 (41) and Jane Spencer 1519-1593 (39) were married.

04 Aug 1558

On 04 Aug 1558 Archibald Douglas 8th Earl Angus, 5th Earl Morton 1555-1558 (3) died at Smeaton, East Linton, Haddington, Haddingtonshire. His second-cousin once-removed William Douglas 9th Earl Angus 1533-1591 (25) succeeded as 9th Earl Angus. Giles Graham Countess Angus by marriage Countess Angus.

06 Aug 1558

On 06 Aug 1558 Richard Wilbraham 1502-1558 (56) died.

19 Aug 1558

On 19 Aug 1558 François Bourbon-Condé Prince Conti 1558- was born to Louis Bourbon-Condé Prince Condé 1530-1569 (28) and Eléanor de Roucy de Roye Roucy De Roy Princess Condé.

31 Aug 1558

On 31 Aug 1558 James Calthorpe 1558-1615 was born to Christopher Calthorpe 1535-1562 (23).

Sep 1558

02 Sep 1558

On 02 Sep 1558 Mary Fitzwilliam 1510-1558 (48) died.

10 Sep 1558

On 10 Sep 1558 David Lindsay 9th Earl Crawford 1503-1558 (55) died.

21 Sep 1558

On 21 Sep 1558 Charles Habsburg-Spain V Holy Roman Emperor 1500-1558 (58) died at Yuste. His son Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (31) succeeded as II King Spain.

Around 1573 Sofonisba Anguissola 1532-1625 (41). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (45).

Around 1560 Antonis Mor 1517-1577 (43). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (32).

29 Sep 1558

On 29 Sep 1558 George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham 1497-1558 (61) died. His son William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597 (30) succeeded as 10th Baron Cobham. Dorothy Neville Baroness Cobham by marriage Baroness Cobham.

Around 1538 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (41). Drawing of George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham 1497-1558 (41).

Oct 1558

12 Oct 1558

On 12 Oct 1558 Maximilian King Poland 1558-1618 was born to Maximilian Habsburg-Spain II Holy Roman Emperor 1527-1576 (31) and Maria Habsburg-Spain Holy Roman Empress 1528-1603 (30).

Around 1544. William Scrots 1517-1553 (27). Portrait of Maximilian Habsburg-Spain II Holy Roman Emperor 1527-1576 (16).

Around 1566. Nicolas Neufchâtel 1527-1590 (39). Portrait of Maximilian Habsburg-Spain II Holy Roman Emperor 1527-1576 (38).

On 12 Oct 1558 Robert Constable 1494-1558 (63) died.

18 Oct 1558

On 18 Oct 1558 Mary Habsburg-Spain Queen Consort Hungary 1505-1558 (53) died.

Nov 1558

In Nov 1558 Geoffrey Pole 1501-1558 (56) died. He was buried at Stourton Church, Stourton, Leicestershire.

On Nov 1558 Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk 1497-1558 (61) died.

On Nov 1558 Henry Carey 1st Baron Hunsdon 1526-1596 (32) was knighted.

12 Nov 1558

Before 12 Nov 1558 John Shelton 1503-1558 (55) and Margaret Parker were married.

On 12 Nov 1558 John Shelton 1503-1558 (55) died.

15 Nov 1558

On 15 Nov 1558 Gilbert Kennedy 3rd Earl Cassilis 1515-1558 (43) died at Dieppe, Seine Maritime, Haute Normandie. His son Gilbert Kennedy 4th Earl Cassilis 1541-1576 (17) succeeded as 4th Earl Cassilis.

17 Nov 1558

On 17 Nov 1558 Cardinal Reginald Pole 1500-1558 (58) died at London. He was buried at North Side Corona, Corona, Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent.

On 17 Nov 1558 William Howard 1st Baron Howard 1510-1573 (48) was appointed as Lord Chamberlain.

Death of Mary I

On 17 Nov 1558 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (42) died of smallpox at St James' Palace, St James', Westminster. Her sister Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (25) succeeded as I King England and Ireland: Tudor. William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597 (31) was deputed with informing Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (31).

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Pelican Portrait" of Elizabeth I (38).
The Pelican being the pendant hung from her necklace of pearls; pearls a symbol of virginity.Pelicans traditionally used as sign of self-sacrifice since the Pelican was believed to peck at her own breast to feed her young; the symbolism meaning Elizabeth had sacrificed herself for England.
Other details include the highly decorated armlet above her elbow and many jewels over her red velvet gown and headress.The two cherries tucked into her right ear possibly refer to her virginity; possibly an over-interpretation of the modern use of cherry.
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Phoenix Portrait.

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Phoenix Portrait" of Elizabeth I (38).
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Pelican Portrait.

Around 1573 Sofonisba Anguissola 1532-1625 (41). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (45).

Around 1560 Antonis Mor 1517-1577 (43). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (32).

After 17 Nov 1558 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 was buried at Westminster Abbey.

Second Act of Supremacy

After 17 Nov 1558 the Second Act of Supremacy re-instated Elizabeth, and her heirs, as Supreme Head of the Church of England (after had rescinded the original act of her father of 1553).

24 Nov 1558

On 24 Nov 1558 George Leslie 4th Earl Rothes 1484-1558 (74) died. His son Andrew Leslie 5th Earl Rothes 1540-1611 (17) succeeded as 5th Earl Rothes.

Dec 1558

In Dec 1558 John Astley Master of the Jewel House 1507-1595 (51) was appointed Master of the Jewel House. Katherine "Kat" Champernowne 1502-1565 (56) was appointed Chief Lady of the Bedchamber to .

02 Dec 1558

On 02 Dec 1558 Archibald Campbell 4th Earl Argyll 1507-1558 (51) died. His son Archibald Campbell 5th Earl Argyll 1534-1573 (24) succeeded as 5th Earl Argyll.

04 Dec 1558

On 04 Dec 1558 Jane Conyers -1558 died.

16 Dec 1558

Before 16 Dec 1558 John Cheney -1558 died.

On 16 Dec 1558 Elizabeth Jenks Baroness Rich Leez 1510-1558 (48) died.

Around 1537 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (40). Drawing of Elizabeth Jenks Baroness Rich Leez 1510-1558 (27).

On 16 Dec 1558 Thomas Cheney 1485-1558 (73) died.

18 Dec 1558

On 18 Dec 1558 James Fleming 4th Lord Fleming 1534-1558 (24) died. His brother John Fleming 5th Lord Fleming 1529-1572 (29) succeeded as 5th Lord Fleming.