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Before 1576 William Killigrew 1555-1622 (20) was appointed as Groom of the Privy Chamber .

Before 1576 John Leigh -1576 and Margery Saunders 1546- were married

Before 1576 Matthew Browne 1563-1603 (12) educated at Magdalen College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Around 1576 Unknown Artist . Portrait of William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester 1483-1572 wearing his Garter Collar and Lord Treasurer Staff of Office .

Around 1576 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Philip Sidney 1554-1586 (21) .

In 1576 . After Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (29) . Portrait of Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (33) .

In 1576 Pieter Bronckhorst -1583 . Portrait of Oliver St John 1st Baron St John Bletso 1522-1582 (54) .

In 1576 John "Jack for the King" Arundell 1576-1654 was born to John Arundell -1580 and Gertrude Denys .

In 1576 Thomas Browne 1535-1597 (41) was knighted

Around 1576 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (33) .

In 1576 Abigail Willoughby 1576-1654 was born to Francis Willoughby 1546-1596 (30) and Elizabeth Littleton

In 1576 Richard Bulkeley 1533-1621 (43) was knighted at Whitehall Palace, Westminster .

In 1576 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (36) and Elizabeth Ravenscroft 1544-1588 (32) were married (he was her first-cousin)

In 1576 John Ferrers 1514-1576 (62) died at Ashbourne, Derbyshire . He was buried at St Oswalds Church, Ashbourne, Derbyshire .

In 1576 Moyle Finch 1st Baronet Eastwell 1550-1614 (26) was appointed as MP Weymouth

In 1576 Heneage Finch 1576- was born to Moyle Finch 1st Baronet Eastwell 1550-1614 (26) and Elizabeth Heneage 1st Countess Winchelsea 1556-1634 (19) .

In 1576 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (29) , whilst in France , painted a portrait of Francis Bacon 1st Viscount St Alban 1561-1626 (14) who was attached to the English Embassy at the time.

In 1576 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (29) , whilst in France , painted a portrait of Francis Bacon 1st Viscount St Alban 1561-1626 (14) who was attached to the English Embassy at the time.

In 1576 John Scrope 1496-1576 (80) died at Hambledon, Buckinghamshire

Around 1576 Thomas Grey 15th Baron Grey Wilton 1576-1614 was born to Arthur Grey 14th Baron Grey Wilton 1536-1593 (40) and Jane Sibella Morrison Baroness Grey Wilton

Around 1576 Philip Grey 1576-1615 was born to Edward Grey 1550-1632 (26)

In 1576 Mary Neville Baroness Dacre Gilsland 1524-1576 (52) died .

In 1576 Anne Stanhope Countess Clare 1576-1651 was born to Thomas Stanhope 1540-1596 (36) and Margaret Port

In 1576 Thomas Stanley -1576 died

In 1576 Francis Courtenay 4th Earl Devon 1576-1638 was born to William Courtenay 3rd Earl Devon 1553-1630 (23) and Elizabeth Manners 1553-1590 (23) .

Around 1576 Edward Devereux 1576- was born to Edward Devereux 1st Baronet Devereux 1544-1622 (32) and Catherine Arden Baronetess Devereux .

In 1576 William Herbert 1523-1576 (53) died .

In 1576 Thomas Beaumont 1576-1614 was born .

Around 1576 Richard Boyle 1st Earl Cork 1566-1643 (9) educated at King's School, Canterbury, Kent

Around 1576 Jean Campbell 1576-1622 was born to Duncan Campbell 1550-1631 (25) and Janet Stewart 1557-1593 (19)

In 1576 Francis Valois-Angoulême Duke Anjou 1555-1584 (20) was appointed as Duke Anjou

Around 1576 Dorothy Huddlestone 1576- was born to Edmund Huddlestone 1550-1606 (26)

Around 1576 Maurice Berkeley 1576-1617 was born to Henry Berkeley -1601 .

In 1576 John Leigh -1576 died

In 1576 Thomas Leveson 1532-1576 (44) died

In 1576 Anne Lorraine 1569-1576 (7) died .

In 1576 Margaret or Margot Pigot 1487-1576 (89) died

In 1576 John Gordon 13th Earl Sutherland 1576-1615 was born to Alexander Gordon 12th Earl Sutherland 1552-1594 (24) .

Around 1576 John Stuart of Ardmaleish 1576-1619 was born to John Stewart of Ardmaleish 1550-1612 (26)

In 1576 William Tyrwhitt 1530-1591 (45) and Elizabeth Freschville were married

In 1576 Thomas Aylesbury 1st Baronet 1576-1657 was born to .

Around 1646 . William Dobson Painter 1611-1646 (34) . Portrait of Thomas Aylesbury 1st Baronet 1576-1657 (70) .

In 1576 Richard Bampfield of Poltimore and Bampfylde House 1526-1594 (50) was appointed Sheriff Devon .

In 1576 Amyas Bampfylde of Poltimore and North Molton 1560-1626 (50) studied law at the Middle Temple, Temple, City of London .

In 1576 Amyas Bampfylde of Poltimore and North Molton 1560-1626 (50) and Elizabeth Clifton were married .

In 1576 Nicholas Bullingham Bishop Lincoln 1520-1576 (56) died .

In 1576 Nicholas Bullingham Bishop Lincoln 1520-1576 (56) was buried in Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, Worcestershire .

Around 1576 Anthony Eyre of Laughton-en-le-Morthen and Rampton 1576-1658 was born to Gervase Eyre 1547-1626 (29)

In 1576 Thomas Moryson -1592 was appointed Mayor of Great Grimsby .

In 1576 Thomas Gorges of Longford Castle 1536-1610 (40) and Helena Snakenbourg Marchioness Northampton 1549-1635 (27) were married secretly.

In 1576 Edwin Sandys Archbishop York 1519-1588 (57) was consecrated Archbishop York .

In 1576 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (29) travelled to France where he stayed with the English Ambassdor to France Amyas Poulett 1457-1538 .

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 1576 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (29) , whilst in France , painted a portrait of Francis Bacon 1st Viscount St Alban 1561-1626 (14) who was attached to the English Embassy at the time.

In 1591 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (44) painted a portrait of Francis Drake 1540-1596 (51) .

In 1591 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (44) painted a portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (37) .

In 1591 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (44) painted a portrait of Francis Drake 1540-1596 (51) .

Around 1600 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (53) painted the portrait of James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625.

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

Around 1576 William Killigrew 1555-1622 (21) and Margery Saunders 1546- were married .

In 1576 Edward Morgan 1576- was born to Edward Morgan of Golden Grove

Jan 1576

09 Jan 1576

On 09 Jan 1576 Anne Brereton 1576- was born to Randle Brereton 1550-1611 (26) and Frances Throgmorton at Malpas, Cheshire .

23 Jan 1576

On 23 Jan 1576 James Pilkington Bishop of Durham 1520-1576 (56) died at Bishop Auckland, County Durham .

Feb 1576

12 Feb 1576

On 12 Feb 1576 John Albert Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1525-1576 (50) died

23 Feb 1576

On 23 Feb 1576 John Boteler 1513-1576 (63) died

Mar 1576

17 Mar 1576

On 17 Mar 1576 Richard Morrison 1513-1576 (63) died

18 Mar 1576

On 18 Mar 1576 Charles Hohenzollern 1516-1576 (60) died

May 1576

05 May 1576

On 05 May 1576 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (29) was given the monopoly on producing miniatures and engravings of James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 by the King.

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 1576 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (29) , whilst in France , painted a portrait of Francis Bacon 1st Viscount St Alban 1561-1626 (14) who was attached to the English Embassy at the time.

In 1591 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (44) painted a portrait of Francis Drake 1540-1596 (51) .

In 1591 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (44) painted a portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (37) .

In 1591 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (44) painted a portrait of Francis Drake 1540-1596 (51) .

Around 1600 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (53) painted the portrait of James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625.

20 May 1576

On 20 May 1576 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (25) became a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths

In 1608 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (57) . Portrait of Elizabeth D'Oyly nee Knightley.

In 1611 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (60) . Portrait of Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 in his Garter Robes and Leg Garter .

In 1611 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (60) . Portrait of Elizabeth Watson 1600-1624 (11) .She is wearing a draped mantle—embroidered with seed pearls in a pattern of ostrich plumes—and a matching turban. The mantle knotted on one shoulder was worn in Jacobean court masques.

In 1616 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (65) . Portrait of (possibly) Frances Cotton 1578-1620 (38) .

Before 1619 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (67) . Portrait of Anne Vavasour 1560-1650 (58) .

Before 1619 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (67) . Portrait of William Pope 1st Earl Downe 1573-1631 (45) .

After 20 May 1576 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (25) was in the pay of the Master of the Revels

In 1608 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (57) . Portrait of Elizabeth D'Oyly nee Knightley.

In 1611 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (60) . Portrait of Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 in his Garter Robes and Leg Garter .

In 1611 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (60) . Portrait of Elizabeth Watson 1600-1624 (11) .She is wearing a draped mantle—embroidered with seed pearls in a pattern of ostrich plumes—and a matching turban. The mantle knotted on one shoulder was worn in Jacobean court masques.

In 1616 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (65) . Portrait of (possibly) Frances Cotton 1578-1620 (38) .

Before 1619 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (67) . Portrait of Anne Vavasour 1560-1650 (58) .

Before 1619 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (67) . Portrait of William Pope 1st Earl Downe 1573-1631 (45) .

24 May 1576

On 24 May 1576 James Pilkington Bishop of Durham 1520-1576 was buried in front of the High Altar at Durham Cathedral, Durham, County Durham .

29 May 1576

On 29 May 1576 Christian Oldenburg 1576-1577 was born to Adolph Oldenburg 1526-1586 (50) and Christine Hesse 1543-1594 (32) .

Jun 1576

11 Jun 1576

On 11 Jun 1576 Anthony Cooke 1504-1576 (72) died

25 Jun 1576

Before 25 Jun 1576 Catherine Leigh Baroness Mountjoy 1532-1576 (44) died

On 25 Jun 1576 Catherine Leigh Baroness Mountjoy 1532-1576 was buried in St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, Hackney, Middlesex

Jul 1576

03 Jul 1576

On 03 Jul 1576 Anna Hohenzollern 1576-1625 was born to Albert Frderick Hohenzollern Duke Prussia 1553-1618 (23)

Aug 1576

Sep 1576

On Sep 1576 Frances Manners Baroness Bergavenny 1530-1576 (46) died at Birling, Kent

17 Sep 1576

On 17 Sep 1576 John Adolph Oldenburg 1576-1624 was born to John "Younger" Oldenburg 1545-1622 (31)

19 Sep 1576

On 19 Sep 1576 Edward Seymour 1st Baronet Seymour 1563-1613 (13) and Elizabeth Champernowne Baronetess Seymour were married

Oct 1576

12 Oct 1576

On 12 Oct 1576 Maximilian Habsburg-Spain II Holy Roman Emperor 1527-1576 (49) died . His son Rudolf Habsburg-Spain II Holy Roman Emperor 1552-1612 (24) succeeded as II Holy Roman Emperor .

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) .

Around 1567 Alonso Sánchez Coello 1531-1588 (36) . Portrait of Rudolf Habsburg-Spain II Holy Roman Emperor 1552-1612 (14) .

On 12 Oct 1576 Thomas Dudley 1576-1653 was born to Roger Dudley 1540-1587 (36) and Susannah Thorne 1560- .

19 Oct 1576

On 19 Oct 1576 George Gordon 5th Earl Huntley -1576 died . His son George Gordon 1st Marquess Huntly 1562-1636 (14) succeeded as 6th Earl Huntley .

On 19 Oct 1576 Roger Manners 5th Earl Rutland 1576-1612 was baptised at Kirk Deighton, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire

26 Oct 1576

On 26 Oct 1576 Frederick III Elector Palatine 1515-1576 (61) died

Dec 1576

14 Dec 1576

On 14 Dec 1576 Gilbert Kennedy 4th Earl Cassilis 1541-1576 (35) died . His son John Kennedy 5th Earl Cassilis 1575-1615 (1) succeeded as 5th Earl Cassilis .

20 Dec 1576

On 20 Dec 1576 John Carey 3rd Baron Hunsdon 1550-1617 (26) and Mary Hyde Baroness Hunsdon 1554-1627 (22) were married .