Events in ... 1601 ...

Before 1601 Richard Wilbraham 1st Baronet Wilbraham 1579-1643 (21) and Grace Savage 1585-1661 (15) were married.

Before 1601 Francis Legh 1579-1625 (21) and Mary Egerton 1579- were married.

Before 1601 Thomas Butler 1600-1606 was born to Thomas "Black Tom" Butler 10th Earl Ormonde, 3rd Earl Ossory 1532-1614 (68) and Elizabeth Sheffield Countess Ormonde, Countess Ossory.

Before 1601 Giles Alington 1572-1638 (28) and Dorothy Cecil were married.

Before 1601 John Talbot -1607 and Eleanor Baskerville were married.

Before 1601 Henry Neville 9th Baron Bergavenny 1579-1641 (21) and Mary Sackville 1584-1613 (16) were married at Buckhurst, Withyham, Sussex.

Before 1601 Thomas Berkeley 1575-1611 (25) and Elizabeth Carey 1576-1635 (24) were married.

Before 1601 John "Black Sir John" Egerton 1551-1614 (49) was elected as MP Staffordshire.

In 1601 Elizabeth Dashwood 1601- was born to Samuel Dashwood 1574-1638 (27).

In 1601 George Fane of Burston 1581-1640 (20) was elected as MP Dover.

In 1601 Moyle Finch 1st Baronet Eastwell 1550-1614 (51) was appointed as MP Winchelsea.

In 1601 Richard Curzon 1601- was born to John Curzon 1551-1632 (50) and Millicent Sacheverell.

In 1601 Henry Berkeley -1601 died.

In 1601 Fulk Greville 13th Baron Latimer, 5th Baron Willoughby Broke, 1st Baron Brooke 1554-1628 (46) was elected as MP Warwickshire.

In 1601 Robert Grey 1535-1601 (66) died.

In 1601 Henry Hyde 1563-1634 (38) was elected as MP Old Sarum.

In 1601 William Knollys 1st Earl Banbury 1544-1632 (57) was elected as MP Oxfordshire.

In 1601 Robert Knollys 1548-1619 (53) was elected as MP Breconshire.

In 1601 Thomas Lake 1561-1630 (39) was elected as MP New Romney.

In 1601 Cromwell Lee -1601 died.

In 1601 Thomas Culpepper 1561-1613 (40) was elected as MP Rye.

In 1601 Robert Pierrepoint 1st Earl Kingston 1584-1643 (16) was elected as MP Nottinghamshire.

In 1601 John Spring -1601 died.

In 1601 Oliver St John 1st Earl Bolingbroke 1580-1646 (21) was elected MP Bedfordshire.

In 1601 Michael Stanhope 1549-1621 (52) was elected as MP Ipswich.

In 1601 William Stanley 6th Earl Derby 1561-1642 (40) was appointed 391st Knight Garter: Elizabeth I.

In 1601 Edward Talbot 8th Earl Shrewsbury, 8th Earl Waterford 1561-1617 (39) was appointed as Sheriff Northumberland.

Around 1601 Margaret Carteret 1601- was born to Philippe Carteret 3rd Seigneur Sark 1584-1643 (16) and Anne Dowse -1644.

In 1601 John Talbot 10th Earl Shrewsbury, 10th Earl Waterford 1601-1654 was born to John Talbot -1607 and Eleanor Baskerville.

In 1601 Job Throckmorton 1545-1601 (56) died.

In 1601 Nicholas Carew -1644 was elected as MP Lyme Regis.

In 1601 Henry Carey 1st Viscount Falkland 1575-1633 (26) was elected as MP Hertfordshire.

In 1601 Christopher Wray 1601-1646 was born to William Wray 1st Baronet Glentworth 1555-1617 (46) and Frances Drury Baronetess Glentworth 1576-1637 (24).

In 1601 Thomas "Black Tom" Butler 10th Earl Ormonde, 3rd Earl Ossory 1532-1614 (69) and Eleanor Barry Countess Ormonde, Countess Ossory were married. Eleanor Barry Countess Ormonde, Countess Ossory by marriage Countess Ormonde (1C 1328), Earl Ossory.

In 1601 Matthew Browne 1563-1603 (38) was elected as MP Gatton.

In 1601 Piers FitzThomas Butler -1601 died.

In 1601 Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter 1542-1623 (58) was appointed 392nd Knight Garter: Elizabeth I.

In 1601 Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter 1542-1623 (58) was created 1st Earl Exeter. Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter 1548-1609 (53) by marriage Countess Exeter.

In 1601 Edward Cecil 1st Viscount Wimbledon 1572-1638 (28) and Theodosia Noel 1585- were married.

In 1601 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury 1563-1612 (37) was elected as MP Hertfordshire.

In 1601 Anthony Bacon 1549-1601 (52) died.

In 1601 Jerome Bowes was elected as MP Lancaster.

In 1601 William Cadogan 1601-1661 was born to Henry Cadogan 1555-1638 (46).

In 1601 Agnes Campbell 1526-1601 (75) died.

In 1601 François Valois III Count Saint-Pol 1570-1631 (31) was created III Count Saint-Pol.

In 1601 Charles Bourbon-Condé Count Soissons 1566-1612 (34) and Anne Montafié Count Soissons were married. Anne Montafié Count Soissons by marriage Count Soissons.

In 1601 Marie Bourbon 1539-1601 (62) died.

Around 1601 Thomas Carew 1601-1656 was born to John Carew of Haccombe 1580-1626 (21).

In 1601 George Carew -1612 was elected as MP St Germans.

In 1601 Martha Cranfield Countess Monmouth 1601- was born to Lionel Cranfield 1st Earl Middlesex 1575-1645 (26) and Elizabeth Sheppard -1617.

In 1601 Eleanor Danvers -1601 died.

Around 1601 Mary Douglas 6th Countess Buchan 1601-1628 was born to James Douglas 5th Earl Buchan 1580-1601 (21).

In 1601 William Douglas 1st Marquess Douglas 1589-1660 (12) and Margaret Hamilton Countess Angus were married.

In 1601 Thomas Fleming 10th Baron Slane 1577-1601 (23) died.

In 1601 Thomas Thynne 1578-1639 (23) was elected as MP Hindon.

In 1601 Francis Legh 1579-1625 (22) was elected as MP Oxford.

In 1601 John Marchin 1601-1673 was born.

In 1601 Thomas Palmer 1st Baronet Palmer 1540-1626 (61) was elected as MP Arundel.

In 1601 Herbert Palmer 1601-1647 was born to Thomas Palmer 2nd Baronet Palmer -1656.

In 1601 Henry Wallop 1568-1642 (32) was elected as Knight of the Shire: Hampshire.

In 1601 Robert Wallop 1601-1667 was born to Henry Wallop 1568-1642 (32).

In 1601 Nicholas Tufton 1st Earl Isle Thanet 1578-1631 (22) was elected as MP Peterborough.

In 1601 Henry Brouncker Lord President Munster 1550-1607 (51) was elected MP Dorchester.

In 1601 Christopher Hatton 1581-1619 (19) was elected MP Buckingham.

Around 1601 Arthur Hill 1601-1663 was born to Moyses Hill Marshall of Ulster 1554-1630.

In 1601 Robert More 1581-1626 (19) was elected as MP Guildford.

In 1601 John Thynne 1555-1604 (45) was elected as MP Heytesbury.

In 1601 Thomas Wilbraham 2nd Baronet Wilbraham 1601-1660 was born to Richard Wilbraham 1st Baronet Wilbraham 1579-1643 (21) and Grace Savage 1585-1661 (16).

In 1601 Richard Corbet 1564-1601 (37) died.

In 1601 Thomas Fanshawe 1580-1631 (21) was elected to MP Bedford.

In 1601 Robert Killigrew 1580-1633 (21) was appointed as Privy Council.

In 1601 Robert Killigrew 1580-1633 (21) was elected as MP St Mawes.

In 1601 Ulrick Burke 3rd Earl Clanricarde -1601 died. His son Richard Burke 4th Earl Clanricarde 1572-1635 (29) succeeded as 4th Earl Clanricarde.

Around 1660 to 1601 Charles Gerard 1st Earl Macclesfield 1618-1694 (42) lived at 1 Great Piazza, Covent Garden, Westminster.

Jan 1601

Before Jan 1601 Thomas Culpepper 1561-1613 (40) and Anne Slaney were married.

On Jan 1601 Elizabeth Culpepper 1601-1683 was born to Thomas Culpepper 1561-1613 (40) and Anne Slaney at Great Wigsell, Salehurst, East Sussex, Sussex.

04 Jan 1601

On 04 Jan 1601 William Laud Archbishop Canterbury 1573-1645 (27) was ordained Deacon.

In 1631 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (41). Portrait of William Laud Archbishop Canterbury 1573-1645 (57).

Around 1636 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (36). Portrait of William Laud Archbishop Canterbury 1573-1645 (62).

28 Jan 1601

On 28 Jan 1601 Thomas Kitson 1540-1601 (60) died.

29 Jan 1601

On 29 Jan 1601 Louise Lorraine Queen Consort France 1553-1601 (47) died in Château de Moulins, Moulins.

Feb 1601

Before Feb 1601 Richard Montpesson -1627 and Elizabeth Oglethorpe were married.

08 Feb 1601

Essex Rebellion

On 08 Feb 1601 Thomas Smythe 1558-1625 (43) was visited by Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (35) at his house Gracechurch Street, City of London. Smythe was later accused of complicity in the Essex Rebellion, he was examined before the Privy Council. He was fired from his office of sheriff and committed to the Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London.

On 08 Feb 1601 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (61) and three others were held hostage by Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (35) at Essex House, Strand, Westminster. Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (61) attempted to rouse London but his support never materialised.When he returned to Essex House, Strand, Westminster he found the hostages gone. Essex House, Strand, Westminster was besieged by the Queen's men under Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (65). Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (35) and Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton 1573-1624 (27) surrendered. Charles Danvers 1568-1601 (33) and Christopher Blount 1565-1601 (36) took part. Roger Manners 5th Earl Rutland 1576-1612 (24) was implicated and was imprisoned for several months.He was fined £30000; a staggering amount three times more than any other conspirator..

After 08 Feb 1601 Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton 1573-1624 (27) was sentenced to death during the Essex Rebellion. Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (67) on the advice of Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury 1563-1612 (37) commuted the punishment to life imprisonment.

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.

24 Feb 1601

On 24 Feb 1601 William Carew 1548-1601 (53) died.

Mar 1601

05 Mar 1601

Essex Rebellion

On 05 Mar 1601 Charles Danvers 1568-1601 (33) and Christopher Blount 1565-1601 (36) stood trial for high treason for their part in the Essex Rebellion ; both were found guilty.

18 Mar 1601

Essex Rebellion

On 18 Mar 1601 Charles Danvers 1568-1601 (33) and Christopher Blount 1565-1601 (36) was beheaded for their part in the Essex Rebellion.

22 Mar 1601

On 22 Mar 1601 John Scudamore 1st Viscount Scudamore 1601-1671 was born to James Scudamore 1568-1619 (33) and Mary Throckmorton 1540-1608 (61).

Apr 1601

05 Apr 1601

On 05 Apr 1601 William Laud Archbishop Canterbury 1573-1645 (27) was ordained priest.

In 1631 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (41). Portrait of William Laud Archbishop Canterbury 1573-1645 (57).

Around 1636 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (36). Portrait of William Laud Archbishop Canterbury 1573-1645 (62).

12 Apr 1601

On 12 Apr 1601 Bernhard Oldenburg 1601-1601 was born to John "Younger" Oldenburg 1545-1622 (56).

26 Apr 1601

On 26 Apr 1601 William Pargiter 1578-1662 (23) and Abigail Willoughby 1576-1654 (25) were married.

On 26 Apr 1601 Bernhard Oldenburg 1601-1601 died.

Jun 1601

10 Jun 1601

Before 10 Jun 1601 George Carey of Clovelly 1543-1601 (58) and Elizabeth Bampfield were married.

On 10 Jun 1601 George Carey of Clovelly 1543-1601 (58) died.

11 Jun 1601

On 11 Jun 1601 Francoise Valois Princess Condé 1549-1601 (52) died.

14 Jun 1601

On 14 Jun 1601 John Salusbury 1567-1612 (34) was knighted.

21 Jun 1601

On 21 Jun 1601 Archduchess Habsburg-Spain 1601-1601 died.

25 Jun 1601

On 25 Jun 1601 Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1555-1601 (45) died at Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland. His son Robert Bertie 1582-1642 1st Earl Lindsey 1582-1642 (18) succeeded as 14th Baron Willoughby Eresby. He was buried at St James' Church, Spilsby, Lincolnshire.
On 15 Feb 1610 Catherine Bertie 1595-1610 (6) died in childbirth. She was buried at St James' Church, Spilsby, Lincolnshire.
Monument Elizabethan Period. Tall sideboard tomb with reclining hooded figure of Lady Katherine, daughter of Peregrine, with chrisom child in the crib at her feet. Above a standing figure of Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1555-1601 (45) in a niche, with strapwork embellishments, all supported on composite columns with a dentillated cornice.

On 25 Jun 1601 Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1555-1601 (45) died at Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland. His son Robert Bertie 1582-1642 1st Earl Lindsey 1582-1642 (18) succeeded as 14th Baron Willoughby Eresby. He was buried at St James' Church, Spilsby, Lincolnshire.
On 15 Feb 1610 Catherine Bertie 1595-1610 (6) died in childbirth. She was buried at St James' Church, Spilsby, Lincolnshire.
Monument Elizabethan Period. Tall sideboard tomb with reclining hooded figure of Lady Katherine, daughter of Peregrine, with chrisom child in the crib at her feet. Above a standing figure of Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1555-1601 (45) in a niche, with strapwork embellishments, all supported on composite columns with a dentillated cornice.

On 25 Jun 1601 Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1555-1601 (45) died at Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland. His son Robert Bertie 1582-1642 1st Earl Lindsey 1582-1642 (18) succeeded as 14th Baron Willoughby Eresby. He was buried at St James' Church, Spilsby, Lincolnshire.
On 15 Feb 1610 Catherine Bertie 1595-1610 (6) died in childbirth. She was buried at St James' Church, Spilsby, Lincolnshire.
Monument Elizabethan Period. Tall sideboard tomb with reclining hooded figure of Lady Katherine, daughter of Peregrine, with chrisom child in the crib at her feet. Above a standing figure of Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1555-1601 (45) in a niche, with strapwork embellishments, all supported on composite columns with a dentillated cornice.

26 Jun 1601

On 26 Jun 1601 Dorothea Wettin 1601-1675 was born to Friedrich Wilhelm Wettin I Duke Saxe-Weimar 1562-1602 (39).

Jul 1601

Essex Rebellion

In Jul 1601 John Lyttelton 1561-1601 (40) died in the Queen's Bench Prison, Southwark, Surrey havign been tried for high treason for involvement in the Essex Rebellion.

In Jul 1601 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (54) wrote to Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury 1563-1612 (38), asking permission to retire from London and live more cheaply in the countryside.He explained that he had trained apprentices who now competed with him in the private painting market.Hilliard asked that Cecil employ his son as a clerk, because he could not keep him in his own trade.

29 Jul 1601

On 29 Jul 1601 Dorothy Biston -1601 died.

Aug 1601

26 Aug 1601

On 26 Aug 1601 James Douglas 5th Earl Buchan 1580-1601 (21) died. His daughter Mary Douglas 6th Countess Buchan 1601-1628 succeeded as 6th Earl Buchan (3C 1469).

Sep 1601

In Sep 1601 Thomas Gerard of Bryn 1535-1601 (66) died.

In Sep 1601 John Garrard Lord Mayor 1546-1625 (55) was elected Lord Mayor of London for one year.

In 1618 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (28). Portrait of John Garrard Lord Mayor 1546-1625 (72).

18 Sep 1601

On 18 Sep 1601 Maurice Christian Palatinate-Simmern 1601-1605 was born to Frederick Palatinate-Simmern IV Elector Palatine Rhine 1574-1610 (27) and Louise Juliana Orange-Nassau Elector Palatine Rhine 1576-1644 (25).

22 Sep 1601

On 22 Sep 1601 Anne Habsburg-Spain Queen Consort France 1601-1666 was born to Philip III King Spain 1578-1621 (23) and Margaret Habsburg-Spain Queen Consort Spain 1584-1611 (16).

Around 1568 Alonso Sánchez Coello 1531-1588 (37). Portrait of Philip III King Spain 1578-1621 (-11).

Around 1580 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Philip III King Spain 1578-1621 (1).

27 Sep 1601

On 27 Sep 1601 Louis XIII King France 1601-1643 was born to Henry IV King France 1553-1610 (47) and Marie de Medici Queen Consort France 1575-1642 (26).

Oct 1601

Before Oct 1601 John Croke 1553-1620 (48) was elected MP City of London.

In Oct 1601 John Croke 1553-1620 (48) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

27 Oct 1601

After 27 Oct 1601 Alexander Seton 1st Earl Dunfermline 1555-1622 (46) and Grizel Leslie Countess Dunfermline were married.

Dec 1601

On Dec 1601 John Salusbury 1567-1612 (34) was elected as MP Denbighshire.

09 Dec 1601

On 09 Dec 1601 William Bassett 1551-1601 (50) died at Blore Hall, Blore, Staffordshire. He was buried in St Bartholomew's Church, Blore, Staffordshire. The Bassett Tomb. William Bassett 1551-1601 (50) (centre), his wife Judith Corbet (his left), Henry Howard 1592-1616 (9) (his right) and kneeling Catharine aka Elizabeth Howard 1616- and Elizabeth Bassett Countess Newcastle upon Tyne 1592-1643 (9). Sculpted by Jasper Hollemans. Elizabethan Period.