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Before 1559 Margaret Lindsay Countess Atholl 1559-1596 was born to David Lindsay 9th Earl Crawford 1503-1558 .Birth date based on date of father's death.

Before 1559 Warham St Leger 1559-1600 was born to William St Leger -1559

Before 1559 John Markham 1500-1558 (58) died

Before 1559 Robert Rich 2nd Baron Rich Leez 1537-1581 (21) and Elizabeth Baldry Baroness Rich Leez were married

Before 1559 John Strode of Parnham 1524-1581 (34) and Katherine Cromwell 1541- were married .

In 1559 John Thynne 1515-1580 (44) was elected as MP Wiltshire

In 1559 William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597 (31) entertained Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (25) at Cobham Hall, Cobham, Kent .

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 1559 Charles Brydges 1526-1619 (33) and Jane Carne were married .

In 1559 John Chichester -1569 was elected as MP Barnstaple

In 1559 Francis Clifford 4th Earl Cumberland 1559-1641 was born to Henry Clifford 2nd Earl Cumberland 1517-1570 (42) and Anne Dacre Countess Cumberland -1581 .

In 1559 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (19) graduated as Bachelor of Arts at Brasenose College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Around 1559 William Fitzherbert 1520-1559 (39) died at Swynnerton, Staffordshire

Around 1559 Henry Grey 1st Baron Grey Groby 1547-1614 (12) educated Christ Church College.

In 1559 Margaret Grey 1559-1604 was born to John Grey 1524-1564 (35) and Mary Browne at Pirgo, Essex

In 1559 Thomas Heneage 1532-1595 (27) was appointed as MP Arundel .

In 1559 Thomas Howard 1st Viscount Howard Bindon 1520-1582 (39) was created 1st Viscount Howard Bindon

In 1559 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (32) was appointed 341st Knight Garter: Elizabeth I

In 1559 Francis Babington 1559-1622 was born to Henry Babington 1530-1571 (29) and Mary Darcy 1543-

Around 1559 John Manners 4th Earl Rutland 1559-1588 was born to Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (32) and Margaret Neville -1559

In 1559 Henry Paget 2nd Baron Paget Beaudasert 1539-1568 (20) was elected as MP Lichfield .

In 1559 Henry Paget 2nd Baron Paget Beaudasert 1539-1568 (20) was elected as MP Lichfield .

In 1559 Nicholas Poyntz 1528-1585 (31) was appointed as MP Totnes

Around 1559 Edward Radclyffe 6th Earl Sussex 1559-1643 was born to Humphrey Radclyffe 1509-1566 (50) and Isabel Harvey 1510-1594 (49)

In 1559 Matthew Arundell 1533-1598 (26) and Margaret Willoughby 1543-1591 (16) were married (he was her second-cousin).

In 1559 Christopher Sackville 1519-1559 (40) died

In 1559 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (19) was created 1st Baron Beauchamp of Hatch Beauchamp in Somerset .

In 1559 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (19) was created 1st Earl Hertford (3C 1559) .

Around 1559 Thomas Shirley 1542-1612 (16) and Anne Kempe 1544-1622 (14) were married

Around 1625 Unknown Artist .Double Portrait of Thomas Shirley 1542-1612 and his Cicassian wife.He wears the exotic Persian clothes which so impressed his European hosts upon his return to Europe from Persia; she wears her native style of dress but also holds a flintlock pistol and a pocket watch, symbols of the technologies Europe was introducing to Persia.

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 .

In 1559 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (39) . Portrait of Mary Neville Baroness Dacre Gilsland 1524-1576 (35) and her son Gregory Fiennes 10th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1539-1594 (19) .

In 1559 Anne Stafford 1517-1559 (42) died

In 1559 John Stanhope 1559-1611 was born to Thomas Stanhope 1540-1596 (19) and Margaret Port

In 1559 Ferdinando Stanley 5th Earl Derby 1559-1594 was born to Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby 1531-1593 (27) and Margaret Clifford Countess Derby 1540-1596 (19)

In 1559 Giles Strangeways 1528-1562 (30) was elected as MP Dorset

In 1559 Andrew Dudley 1507-1559 (52) died

In 1559 George Tuchet 9th Baron Audley Heighley -1560 and Joan Platt Baroness Audley Heighley were married at Chester, Cheshire . Joan Platt Baroness Audley Heighley by marriage Baroness Audley Heighley in Staffordshire .

In 1559 Thomas Walsingham 1526-1584 (33) was appointed as Justice of the Peace: Kent

In 1559 Francis Walsingham 1532-1590 (27) was elected as MP Bossiney

In 1559 Humphrey Welles 1501- was appointed as Sheriff Staffordshire

In 1559 Thomas Willoughby -1559 died

In 1559 Elizabeth Percy 1559-1643 was born to Thomas Percy 7th Earl Northumberland 1528-1572 (31) and Anne Somerset Countess Northumberland 1538-1596 (21) .

In 1559 Elizabeth Gascoigne Baroness Kyme 1471-1559 (88) died at Lincoln, Lincolnshire .She was buried at Lincoln Cathedral .

Around 1559 Thomas "Black Tom" Butler 10th Earl Ormonde, 3rd Earl Ossory 1532-1614 (27) and Elizabeth Berkeley Countess Ormonde, Countess Ossory 1534-1582 (24) were married . Elizabeth Berkeley Countess Ormonde, Countess Ossory 1534-1582 (24) by marriage Countess Ormonde (1C 1328) , Earl Ossory .

In 1559 Walter Butler 11th Earl Ormonde, 4th Earl Ossory 1559-1633 was born to Edward Butler and Mary Burke

In 1559 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (38) was elected as Knight of the Shire: Lincolnshire

In 1559 William Cecil 1559-1559 was born to William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (38) and Mildred Cooke 1526-1589 (33) .

In 1559 William Cecil 1559-1559 died .

Around 1559 Benedict Barnham 1559-1598 was born to Francis Barnham -1575

In 1559 David Brooke -1559 died

In 1559 George Carew Archdeacon Totnes, Archdeacon Exeter 1498-1583 (61) was appointed as Dean of Oxford

In 1559 Richard Fitzwilliam 1559-1595 was born to Thomas Fitzwilliam 1532-1592 (27) probably at Merrion Castle, Mount Merrion, Dublin, County Dublin.

In 1559 Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (31) and Elizabeth Valois-Angoulême Queen Consort Spain 1545-1568 (13) were married . Elizabeth Valois-Angoulême Queen Consort Spain 1545-1568 (13) by marriage Queen Consort 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) .

Around 1563 Sofonisba Anguissola 1532-1625 (31) . Portrait of Elizabeth Valois-Angoulême Queen Consort Spain 1545-1568 (17) .

Around 1599 Sofonisba Anguissola 1532-1625 (67) . Portrait of Elizabeth Valois-Angoulême Queen Consort Spain 1545-1568 .

In 1559 Margaret Holcroft 1510-1559 (49) died .

In 1559 John Jerningham -1559 died

In 1559 Margaret Jerningham -1559 died

In 1559 Anne Jerningham -1559 died

In 1559 Oliver St John 1st Viscount Grandison 1559-1630 was born to Nicholas St John 1525-1589 (33) and Elizabeth Blount 1540-1597 (19)

In 1559 Conn Oneill 1st Earl Tyrone 1480-1559 (79) died

In 1559 William Pitt 1559-1636 was born .

In 1559 William Barlow Bishop St Asaph, St Davids, Chichester, Bath and Wells 1498-1568 (61) was consecrated Bishop Chichester .

In 1559 Thomas Bentham Bishop Coventry and Lichfield 1514-1579 (45) was appointed Bishop Coventry and Lichfield.

In 1559 Richard Cox Bishop Ely 1493-1581 (66) was appointed Bishop Ely where he remained for twenty-one years.

In 1571 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Richard Cox Bishop Ely 1493-1581 (78) .

In 1577 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Richard Cox Bishop Ely 1493-1581 (84) .

In 1559 Owen Hopton 1519-1595 (40) was elected as MP Suffolk

In 1559 John King Bishop Norwich 1559-1621 was born in Worminghall, Buckinghamshire .

In 1622 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (32) . Portrait of John King Bishop Norwich 1559-1621 .

Around 1559 François Clouet Portrait Painter 1510-1572 (49) . Portrait of Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (16) .

In 1559 Thomas Lucas 1559-1625 was born to Thomas Lucas 1531-1611 .

In 1559 Thomas Moryson -1592 and Elizabeth Moigne were married .

In 1559 Robert Salusbury -1550 died

In 1559 John Scory Bishop of Rochester, Chichester, Hereford 1510-1585 (49) was elected Bishop Hereford .

In 1559 John St Lo 1500-1559 (59) died

In 1559 William Wroughton of Broad Hinton 1510-1559 (49) died

Around 1559 Christopher Roper 1506-1559 (53) died

In 1559 Edwin Sandys Archbishop York 1519-1588 (40) was consecrated Bishop Worcester .

In 1559 George Paulett 1492-1559 (67) died

In 1559 Lorenzo Suárez de Figueroa y Córdoba 1559-1607 was born to Gómez Suárez de Figueroa y Córdoba 1st Duke of Feria 1520-1571 (39) and Jane Dormer Duchess Feria 1538-1612 (20)

After 1559 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (32) and Bridget Hussey Countess Bedford 1526-1601 (33) were married

Jan 1559

In Jan 1559 James Dyer Speaker 1510-1582 (49) was appointed Chief Justice of the Common Pleas

01 Jan 1559

Christian III King Denmark succeeded by Frederick II

On 01 Jan 1559 Christian III King Denmark 1503-1559 (55) died . His son Frederick II King Denmark 1534-1588 (24) succeeded as II King Denmark .

15 Jan 1559

Coronation of Elizabeth I

On 15 Jan 1559 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (25) was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor by Owen Oglethorpe Bishop Carlisle 1507-1559 (52) at Westminster Abbey .
Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 (19) carried the train. Nicholas Heath Archbishop York 1501-1578 (58) censed. Edward Dymoke 1508-1566 (51) attended as the Queen's Champion. Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (22) , Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford 1500-1560 (59) , Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (46) , Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter 1542-1623 (16) and William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (58) attended.

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 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 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) .

25 Jan 1559

On 25 Jan 1559 Christian II King Denmark, II King Norway 1481-1559 (77) died .

Feb 1559

On Feb 1559 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (38) was elected as Chancellor University of Cambridge

On Feb 1559 Benedict Lee -1559 died .

02 Feb 1559

Before 02 Feb 1559 Edward Windsor 3rd Baron Windsor 1532-1575 (27) and Katherine Vere Baroness Windsor 1540-1600 (19) were married . Katherine Vere Baroness Windsor 1540-1600 (19) by marriage Baroness Windsor .

On 02 Feb 1559 Frederick Windsor 4th Baron Windsor 1559-1585 was born to Edward Windsor 3rd Baron Windsor 1532-1575 (27) and Katherine Vere Baroness Windsor 1540-1600 (19) .

07 Feb 1559

On 07 Feb 1559 Catherine Bourbon 1559-1604 was born to Antoine King Navarre 1518-1562 (40) and Jeanne Albret III Queen Navarre 1528-1572 (30) .

19 Feb 1559

On 19 Feb 1559 Edwin Sandys Archbishop York 1519-1588 (40) and Cecily Wilford were married

25 Feb 1559

On 25 Feb 1559 Philip Draycott 1482-1559 (76) died

On 25 Feb 1559 Catherine Blount 1518-1559 (41) died .

Mar 1559

08 Mar 1559

On 08 Mar 1559 Thomas Tresham -1559 died .

14 Mar 1559

On 14 Mar 1559 Anne Sapcote Countess Bedford 1479-1559 (80) died .

May 1559

10 May 1559

On 10 May 1559 Margaret Troutbeck 1492-1559 (67) died

On 10 May 1559 Katharina Guelph 1534-1559 (25) died

21 May 1559

On 21 May 1559 Edmund Quincy 1559-1628 was born to John Quincy 1528-1597 (31) in Wigsthorpe, Northamptonshire .

31 May 1559

On 31 May 1559 Arthur Porter 1505-1559 (54) died

Jul 1559

After Jul 1559 Edmund Grindal Archbishop York 1519-1583 (40) was consecrated Bishop London .

10 Jul 1559

On 10 Jul 1559 Henry II King France 1519-1559 (40) died . His son Francis King Consort Scotland, II King France 1544-1560 (15) succeeded as II King France: Capet Valois Angoulême . Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (16) by marriage Queen Consort France .

On 10 Jul 1559 Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (16) was appointed as Queen Consort France .

17 Jul 1559

On 17 Jul 1559 David Hamilton arrested

After 17 Jul 1559 David Hamilton was imprisoned at Château de Vincennes, Vincennes

Aug 1559

Around Aug 1559 Henry Sidney 1529-1586 (30) was appointed as President of the Council of the Marches in Wales

01 Aug 1559

On 01 Aug 1559 Matthew Parker Archbishop Canterbury 1504-1575 (54) was elected Archbishop Canterbury . He was helped by his friend Nicholas Bacon 1510-1579 (48) .

20 Aug 1559

On 20 Aug 1559 William Willoughby 1st Baron Willoughby Parham 1515-1570 (44) and Margaret Garneys Viscountess Hereford 1520-1599 (39) were married . Margaret Garneys Viscountess Hereford 1520-1599 (39) by marriage Baroness Willoughby Parham .

26 Aug 1559

On 26 Aug 1559 William Brereton 1520-1559 (39) died .

27 Aug 1559

Around 27 Aug 1559 William St Lo 1518-1565 (41) and Bess of Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford 1527-1608 (32) were married

Sep 1559

10 Sep 1559

Before 10 Sep 1559 James Hamilton 3rd Earl Arran 1532-1609 (27) travelled to France at Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland

On 10 Sep 1559 James Hamilton 3rd Earl Arran 1532-1609 (27) met his father James Hamilton 1st Duke Châtellerault 1516-1575 (43) at Hamilton Palace, Hamilton

Oct 1559

Around Oct 1559 James Hamilton 3rd Earl Arran 1532-1609 (27) attacked at Falkland Palace, Falkland, Fife

Around Oct 1559 James Hamilton 3rd Earl Arran 1532-1609 (27) attacked at Crichton Castle

03 Oct 1559

On 03 Oct 1559 Ercole Este II Duke Ferrara 1508-1559 (51) died . His son Alfonso Este II Duke Ferrara 1533-1597 (25) succeeded as II Duke Ferrara .

13 Oct 1559

On 17 Sep 1563 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (36) died . His son Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (14) succeeded as 3rd Earl Rutland (3C 1525) , 14th Baron Ros Helmsley .
On 13 Oct 1559 Margaret Neville -1559 died . She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire .
Monument an unusual Table Tomb with their effigies beneath surmounted by effigies on their children, and the Arms of Manners and Neville. He wearing a Leg Garter .
His arms showing quarterly:
    1&4: . Paternal Great Great Grandfather Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464
 2nd:
  Top Row:
   
   
   Trusbutt [or Belvoir]
  Bottom Row:
   Todeni [Albini ancient]
   
    . Possibly a reference to Maudit.
 3rd Quarterly:
  1st: .
  2nd: . Paternal Great Grandmother Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487 .
  3rd: Unknown
  4th:

On 17 Sep 1563 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (36) died . His son Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (14) succeeded as 3rd Earl Rutland (3C 1525) , 14th Baron Ros Helmsley .
On 13 Oct 1559 Margaret Neville -1559 died . She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire .
Monument an unusual Table Tomb with their effigies beneath surmounted by effigies on their children, and the Arms of Manners and Neville. He wearing a Leg Garter .
His arms showing quarterly:
    1&4: . Paternal Great Great Grandfather Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464
 2nd:
  Top Row:
   
   
   Trusbutt [or Belvoir]
  Bottom Row:
   Todeni [Albini ancient]
   
    . Possibly a reference to Maudit.
 3rd Quarterly:
  1st: .
  2nd: . Paternal Great Grandmother Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487 .
  3rd: Unknown
  4th:

On 17 Sep 1563 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (36) died . His son Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (14) succeeded as 3rd Earl Rutland (3C 1525) , 14th Baron Ros Helmsley .
On 13 Oct 1559 Margaret Neville -1559 died . She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire .
Monument an unusual Table Tomb with their effigies beneath surmounted by effigies on their children, and the Arms of Manners and Neville. He wearing a Leg Garter .
His arms showing quarterly:
    1&4: . Paternal Great Great Grandfather Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464
 2nd:
  Top Row:
   
   
   Trusbutt [or Belvoir]
  Bottom Row:
   Todeni [Albini ancient]
   
    . Possibly a reference to Maudit.
 3rd Quarterly:
  1st: .
  2nd: . Paternal Great Grandmother Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487 .
  3rd: Unknown
  4th:

On 17 Sep 1563 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (36) died . His son Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (14) succeeded as 3rd Earl Rutland (3C 1525) , 14th Baron Ros Helmsley .
On 13 Oct 1559 Margaret Neville -1559 died . She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire .
Monument an unusual Table Tomb with their effigies beneath surmounted by effigies on their children, and the Arms of Manners and Neville. He wearing a Leg Garter .
His arms showing quarterly:
    1&4: . Paternal Great Great Grandfather Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464
 2nd:
  Top Row:
   
   
   Trusbutt [or Belvoir]
  Bottom Row:
   Todeni [Albini ancient]
   
    . Possibly a reference to Maudit.
 3rd Quarterly:
  1st: .
  2nd: . Paternal Great Grandmother Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487 .
  3rd: Unknown
  4th:

On 17 Sep 1563 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (36) died . His son Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (14) succeeded as 3rd Earl Rutland (3C 1525) , 14th Baron Ros Helmsley .
On 13 Oct 1559 Margaret Neville -1559 died . She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire .
Monument an unusual Table Tomb with their effigies beneath surmounted by effigies on their children, and the Arms of Manners and Neville. He wearing a Leg Garter .
His arms showing quarterly:
    1&4: . Paternal Great Great Grandfather Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464
 2nd:
  Top Row:
   
   
   Trusbutt [or Belvoir]
  Bottom Row:
   Todeni [Albini ancient]
   
    . Possibly a reference to Maudit.
 3rd Quarterly:
  1st: .
  2nd: . Paternal Great Grandmother Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487 .
  3rd: Unknown
  4th:

On 17 Sep 1563 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (36) died . His son Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (14) succeeded as 3rd Earl Rutland (3C 1525) , 14th Baron Ros Helmsley .
On 13 Oct 1559 Margaret Neville -1559 died . She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire .
Monument an unusual Table Tomb with their effigies beneath surmounted by effigies on their children, and the Arms of Manners and Neville. He wearing a Leg Garter .
His arms showing quarterly:
    1&4: . Paternal Great Great Grandfather Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464
 2nd:
  Top Row:
   
   
   Trusbutt [or Belvoir]
  Bottom Row:
   Todeni [Albini ancient]
   
    . Possibly a reference to Maudit.
 3rd Quarterly:
  1st: .
  2nd: . Paternal Great Grandmother Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487 .
  3rd: Unknown
  4th:

14 Oct 1559

On 14 Oct 1559 John Williams 1st Baron Williams 1500-1559 (59) died . Isabel Williams 1522-1587 (37) inherited Thame, Oxfordshire .

Nov 1559

09 Nov 1559

On 09 Nov 1559 James Hamilton 3rd Earl Arran 1532-1609 (27) raided at Palace of the Bishop of Dunblane, Dunblane, Perth

15 Nov 1559

On 15 Nov 1559 Albert Habsburg-Spain VII Archduke Austria 1559-1621 was born to Maximilian Habsburg-Spain II Holy Roman Emperor 1527-1576 (32) and Maria Habsburg-Spain Holy Roman Empress 1528-1603 (31)

Around 1577 Alonso Sánchez Coello 1531-1588 (46) . Portrait of Albert Habsburg-Spain VII Archduke Austria 1559-1621 (17) .

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) .

18 Nov 1559

On 18 Nov 1559 Cuthbert Tunstall Bishop of Durham 1474-1559 (85) died in Lambeth Palace, Lambeth, Surrey .

25 Nov 1559

On 25 Nov 1559 Nicholas Bullingham Bishop Lincoln 1520-1576 (39) was elected Bishop Lincoln .

Dec 1559

In Dec 1559 John Holcroft 1496-1559 (63) died .

On Dec 1559 Robert Rich 1st Earl Warwick 1559-1619 was born to Robert Rich 2nd Baron Rich Leez 1537-1581 (22) and Elizabeth Baldry Baroness Rich Leez

05 Dec 1559

Funeral of Frances Brandon

On 05 Dec 1559 Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset 1517-1559 was buried in St Edmund's Chapel in Westminster Abbey at a ceremony conducted by John Jewel Bishop Salisbury 1522-1571 (37) . Her daughter Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (19) was Chief Mourner. Mary Grey 1545-1578 (14) was present. Her effigy was paid for by Adrian Stokes : recumbent effigy is dressed in the ermine robes signifying she was a duchess with a pendant around her neck possibly designed by Cornelius Cure.

17 Dec 1559

Consecration of Matthew Parker as Archbishop Canterbury

On 17 Dec 1559 Matthew Parker Archbishop Canterbury 1504-1575 (55) was consecrated Archbishop Canterbury at Lambeth Palace, Lambeth, Surrey by William Barlow Bishop St Asaph, St Davids, Chichester, Bath and Wells 1498-1568 (61) .

19 Dec 1559

28 Dec 1559

On 28 Dec 1559 Gerald Fitzgerald Baron Offaly 1559-1580 was born to Gerald "Wizard Earl" Fitzgerald 11th Earl Kildare 1525-1585 (34) and Mabel Browne Countess Kildare .

31 Dec 1559

On 31 Dec 1559 Owen Oglethorpe Bishop Carlisle 1507-1559 (52) died .