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1596 King Henry IV of France invested in the Order of the Garter

Before 1596 Henry Fanshawe 1569-1616 (26) and Elizabeth Smythe 1572-1631 were married .

Before 1596 George Gower 1540-1596 (55) . Portrait of Lettice Knollys Countess Essex 1543-1634 (52) with the with Elephant Crest on her right.

Before 1596 George Gower 1540-1596 (55) . Portrait of Elizabeth Knollys 1549-1605 (46) with Elephant Crest the on her right.

Before 1596 Margaret Lindsay Countess Atholl 1559-1596 (37) died

Before 1596 Reginald Mohun 1st Baronet Mohun 1564-1639 (31) and Philippa Hele Baronetess Mohun were married

In 1596 Francis Willoughby 1546-1596 (50) died

In 1596 Ann Clinton 1596-1632 was born to Thomas Clinton 3rd Earl Lincoln 1571-1619 (25) and Elizabeth Knyvet Countess Lincoln 1578-1638 (18) .

In 1596 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (56) and Elizabeth More were married

In 1596 Moyle Finch 1st Baronet Eastwell 1550-1614 (46) was appointed as High Sheriff Kent

In 1596 Heneage Finch 1580-1631 (16) was awarded Bachelor of Arts at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire .

Around 1596 Walter Hungerford -1596 (69) died .

In 1596 Edward Hungerford 1596-1648 was born to Anthony Hungerford of Black Bourton 1567-1627 (28) and Lucy Hungerford .

In 1596 James Sinclair of Mey Baronet 1596-1662 was born to William Sinclair of Mey 1580-1643

In 1596 William Knollys 1st Earl Banbury 1544-1632 (52) was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Berkshire .

In 1596 Thomas Knollys -1596 died

In 1596 Francis Knollys -1596 died

King Henry IV of France invested in the Order of the Garter

In 1596 William Segar 1554-1663 accompanied Gilbert Talbot 7th Earl Shrewsbury, 7th Earl Waterford 1552-1616 (43) on his trip to invest Henry IV King France 1553-1610 (42) with the Order of the Garter.

Around 1596 Vivian Molyneux 1596-1642 was born to Richard Molyneux 1st Baronet Molyneux 1560-1622 (36) and Frances Gerard Baronetess Molyneux 1569-1620 (27)

In 1596 William Neville 1596-1640 was born to Henry Neville 1564-1615 (32) and Anne Killegrew -1632

In 1596 Roger North 2nd Baron North 1530-1600 (66) was appointed Treasurer of the Household

In 1596 Robert Pierrepoint 1st Earl Kingston 1584-1643 (11) by marriage Oriel College

In 1596 John Stanhope 1st Baron Stanhope 1549-1621 (47) was knighted

In 1596 Margaret Stanley -1596 died .

Around 1596 Robert Dudley 1574-1649 (21) and Alice Leigh 1st Duchess Dudley 1578-1669 (18) were married .

Around 1596 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636 (34) . Portrait of Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (30) .

Around 1596 Roger Townshend 1st Baronet Townshend 1596-1637 was born to John Townshend 1568-1603 and Anne Bacon 1573-1622 (23)

In 1596 Elizabeth Walsingham -1596 died

Around 1596 Thomas Willoughby 1538-1596 (58) died at Bore Place, Kent .

In 1596 Piers Butler -1596 died

In 1596 James Butler -1596 died

In 1596 Richard Herbert 1557-1596 (39) died .

In 1596 Frances Herbert 1596- was born to Richard Herbert 1557-1596 (39) and Magdalen Newport .

In 1596 Elizabeth Bayntun 1596-1648 was born to Henry Bayntun .

In 1596 Robert Bradford -1596 died

In 1596 Arthur Carew -1596 died .

Around 1596 Richard Carew 1st Baronet Carew 1580-1643 (16) educated at Middle Temple, Temple, City of London .

In 1596 Philippa Fitzwilliam 1544-1596 (52) died .

In 1596 Thomas Holcroft 1596-1626 was born to Thomas Holcroft 1557-1620 (39) .

In 1596 Thomas Palmer 1st Baronet Palmer 1540-1626 (56) was knighted

Around 1596 Elizabeth Gordon 1596-1616 was born to George Gordon 1st Marquess Huntly 1562-1636 (34) and Henrietta Stewart Marchioness Huntly 1573-1642 (23)

Around 1596 Mattathia St Paul 1596-1597 was born to George St Paul Baronet St Paul 1562-1613 (34) and Frances Wray Countess Warwick -1634

Around 1596 Gyles Symonds -1596 died

In 1596 Florence Wadham 1538-1596 (58) died

In 1596 John Wooley -1596 died

Around 1596 Thomas Aylesbury 1st Baronet 1576-1657 (20) was appointed Secretary to Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (60) .

In 1596 Cuthbert Clifton 1535-1596 (61) died

In 1596 William Hicks 1st Baronet Beverston 1596-1680 was born to Michael Hicks 1543-1612 (52) and Elizabeth Colston 1556-1634 (40)

In 1596 John Lindsay 1st Earl Lindsay, 17th Earl Crawford 1596-1678 was born .

In 1596 Henry Talbot 1563-1596 (33) died .

In 1596 Richard Love 1596-1661 was born .

In 1596 John Lyon 2nd Earl Kinghorne 1596-1646 was born to Patrick Lyon 1st Earl Kinghorne 1575-1615 (21) .

In 1596 Jeanne Montmorency 1528-1596 (68) died

In 1596 John Vaughan 1st Earl Carbery 1575-1634 (21) admitted at Inner Temple, Temple, City of London

In 1596 Thomas Wenman 2nd Viscount Wenman 1596-1664 was born to Richard Wenman 1st Viscount Wenman 1573-1640 (23) .

In 1596 Penelope Wenman 1596-1664 was born to Thomas Wenman 2nd Viscount Wenman 1596-1664 .

Before 1710 Simon Pietersz Verelst 1644-1710 (attributed). Portrait of Penelope Wenman 1596-1664 .

In 1596 William Sandys -1628 and Elizabeth Cornwallis Viscountess Lumley -1658 were married .

Around 1596 William Strickland 1st Baronet Strickland 1596-1673 was born to Walter Strickland 1554-1635 (42) .

In 1596 George Gower 1540-1596 (56) died .

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 .

Around 1577 George Gower 1540-1596 (37) . Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42) .
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: . Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a chief gules three cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a fess argent two mullets sable ; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a chief indented sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven argent and sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant argent crowned gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, two chevrons sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

In 1596 Thomas Fanshawe 1st Viscount Fanshawe 1596-1665 was born to Henry Fanshawe 1569-1616 (27) and Elizabeth Smythe 1572-1631 .

In 1596 Thomas Southwell 1596-1643 was born to Robert Southwell 1569-1598 (27) and Elizabeth Howard Countess Carrick 1564-1646 (31) .

In 1596 Arthur Throckmorton 1557-1626 (39) was knighted at Cadiz

In 1596 George Hay 2nd Earl Kinnoul 1596-1644 was born to George Hay 1st Earl Kinnoul 1570-1634 (26) .

In 1596 Thomas Hay -1596 died .

In 1596 William Forbes of Corse 1530-1596 (66) died .

After 1596 Bridget Hungerford 1596- was born to Anthony Hungerford of Black Bourton 1567-1627 (28) and Lucy Hungerford at Black Bourton, Bampton, Oxfordshire .

After 1596 Robert Monson and Mary Tyrwhitt were married

Jan 1596

06 Jan 1596

On 06 Jan 1596 Hugh "The Elder" Cholmondeley 1513-1596 (83) died . He was buried at St Oswald's Church, Malpas, Cheshire

On 15 Aug 1625 Mary Holford 1562-1625 (63) died at Vale Royal, Cheshire . On 06 Jan 1596 Hugh "The Younger" Cholmondeley 1552-1596 (73) died . Jacobean Period monument in St Oswald's Church, Malpas, Cheshire . She wearing a Bongrace .

15 Jan 1596

On 15 Jan 1596 Henry Carey 2nd Earl Monmouth 1596-1661 was born to Robert Carey 1st Earl Monmouth 1560-1639 (36) and Elizabeth Trevannion Countess Monmouth 1563-1641 (33) at Denham, Buckinghamshire .

28 Jan 1596

On 28 Jan 1596 Francis Drake 1540-1596 (56) died .

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 Francis Drake 1540-1596 (51) .

In 1581 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Francis Drake 1540-1596 (41) .

In 1581 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Francis Drake 1540-1596 (41) .

Feb 1596

02 Feb 1596

On 02 Feb 1596 Carew Mildmay 1596-1676 was born to William Mildmay -1615 .

19 Feb 1596

On 19 Feb 1596 Elisabeth Hohenzollern 1551-1596 (44) died

Mar 1596

01 Mar 1596

On 01 Mar 1596 Frederick Wettin 1596-1622 was born to Johann Wettin II Duke Saxe-Weimar 1570-1605 (25) and Dorothea Maria Anhalt at Altenburg

Jun 1596

On Jun 1596 Philip Wray 1596- was born to William Wray 1st Baronet Glentworth 1555-1617 (41) and Lucy Montagu .

13 Jun 1596

Sack of Cadiz

On 13 Jun 1596 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (30) departed from Plymouth, Devon with a fleet of 150 English and Dutch ships divided into four squads with 6,360 private soldiers, 1,000 English volunteers, and 6,772 sailors.
Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (60) was admiral in command. Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (30) commanded the land forces.Edward Conway 1st Viscount Conway 1564-1631 (32) commanded a foot Regiment.
Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk 1561-1626 (34) ,Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (42) , Francis Vere 1561-1609 (36) each commanded a squadron.
Anthony Ashley 1st Baronet St Giles Wimborne St Giles 1561-1628 (35) represented Queen Elizabeth (62) .

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

In 1598 William Segar 1554-1663 . Portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (44) .

In 1585 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (31) .

In 1588 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (34) .

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.

14 Jun 1596

On 14 Jun 1596 Maud aka Magdelan Longford -1596 died at North Cadbury, Somerset

22 Jun 1596

On 22 Jun 1596 William Cockayne 1561-1626 (35) and Mary Morris Countess Dover -1648 were married .

29 Jun 1596

Sack of Cadiz

On 29 Jun 1596 the fleet arrived in Cádiz, Spain .In the Bay of Cádiz some 40 Spanish ships, ranging from galleys to galleons, as well as 16 other vessels from the Spanish convoy, which were disarmed and ready to depart for the West Indies. These unarmed vessels immediately fled to Puerto Real for refuge.

30 Jun 1596

Sack of Cadiz

On 30 Jun 1596 at two in the morning the Anglo-Dutch fleet could be seen from Cádiz, Spain , but it could not enter the bay due to bad weather. At five o'clock in the morning, both sides commenced an intense artillery barrage. After two hours, the Spanish fleet, outnumbered by the English, had to retreat to the interior of the bay. In the fray, the Spanish galleons San Andrés and San Mateo were captured, while the San Felipe and Santo Tomás sank, set fire by their captains in the face of possible capture by the Anglo-Dutch forces. They entered the bay at eight o'clock in the morning.

Jul 1596

14 Jul 1596

Sack of Cadiz

On 14 Jul 1596 the English burned Cádiz and the next day they left the bay, taking the hostages with them since the Spanish authorities had not been able to pay the ransom.The sacking of Cádiz in 1596 was one of the worst Spanish defeats in the course of the war, together with the attack on Cádiz of 1587 and the loss of the Armada in 1588. The economic losses produced by the Earl of Essex's expedition against the city and the anchored fleet in the port, estimated at 5 million ducats,contributed to the bankruptcy of the royal treasury that same year.The city of Cádiz remained devastated; in addition to the churches and hospitals, 290 out of a total of 1,303 houses burned.

23 Jul 1596

On 23 Jul 1596 Elizabeth Spencer Baroness Hunsdon, Baroness Eure 1552-1618 (44) by marriage 2nd Baron Hunsdon

Death of Henry Carey 1st Baron Hunsdon

On 23 Jul 1596 Henry Carey 1st Baron Hunsdon 1526-1596 (70) died at Somerset House, Strand, Westminster. Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (62) was present. She, apparently, proposed he be made Earl Wiltshire . He refused saying ... "Madam, as you did not count me worthy of this honour in life, then I shall account myself not worthy of it in death". His son George Carey 2nd Baron Hunsdon 1547-1603 (49) succeeded as 2nd Baron Hunsdon . Elizabeth Spencer Baroness Hunsdon, Baroness Eure 1552-1618 (44) by marriage Baroness Hunsdon .

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.

Aug 1596

On Aug 1596 William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597 (68) was appointed as Lord Chamberlain .

12 Aug 1596

Around 12 Aug 1596 Mary Caryll Viscountess Molyneux 1596-1639 was born to Thomas Caryll of Bentons, Shipley, West Sussex 1572-1617 (24) in Bentons, Shipley, West Sussex, Sussex

On 12 Aug 1596 Henry Carey 1st Baron Hunsdon 1526-1596 was buried at Westminster Abbey .

19 Aug 1596

On 19 Aug 1596 Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia 1596-1662 was born to James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (30) and Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland 1574-1619 (21) at Falkland Palace, Falkland, Fife

26 Aug 1596

On 26 Aug 1596 Frederick Palatinate-Simmern V Elector Palatine Rhine 1596-1632 was born to Frederick Palatinate-Simmern IV Elector Palatine Rhine 1574-1610 (22) and Louise Juliana Orange-Nassau Elector Palatine Rhine 1576-1644 (20)

In 1635 Gerrit van Honthorst 1592-1656 (42) . Portrait of Frederick Palatinate-Simmern V Elector Palatine Rhine 1596-1632 .

Sep 1596

10 Sep 1596

On 10 Sep 1596 Peter Hay 1528-1596 (68) died

Dec 1596

02 Dec 1596

On 02 Dec 1596 William Lenthall 1552-1596 (44) died .

14 Dec 1596

On 14 Dec 1596 Blanch Killigrew 1535-1596 died