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Before 1603 Richard Wortley -1603 and Elizabeth Boughton Countess Devonshire 1568-1642 (34) were married

Before 1603 Thomas Lucas 1559-1625 (43) was exiled for duelling with a Mr Brooks. He was pardoned by James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (36) and returned to England in 1603.

Before 1603 Michael Stanhope 1549-1621 (53) was appointed as Gentleman of the Privy Chamber to Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (69) .

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 1603 John Thynne 1555-1604 (47) was knighted

In 1603 James Hay 1st Earl Carlisle 1580-1636 (23) was appointed as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber to James IV King Scotland 1473-1513 .

In 1603 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (50) was appointed as Justice of the Peace: Derbyshire

In 1603 Henry Craven 1543-1603 (60) died

In 1603 Thomas Culpepper 1543-1603 (60) died

In 1603 Edmund Culpepper 1543-1603 (60) died

In 1603 Francis Dashwood 1603-1683 was born to Samuel Dashwood 1574-1638 (29)

In 1603 Kenelm Digby 1603-1665 was born to Everard Digby 1578-1606 (25)

In 1603 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (63) was appointed as Lord Chancellor

In 1603 William Feilding 1st Earl Denbigh 1587-1643 (16) was educated at Queen's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

In 1603 Elizabeth Fiennes 1523-1603 (80) died

In 1603 Thomas Foljambe -1604 and Anne Harington were married

In 1603 Henry Grey 1st Baron Grey Groby 1547-1614 (56) was created 1st Baron Grey Groby . Anne Windsor Baroness Grey of Groby 1466-1500 by marriage Baroness Grey Groby .

Around 1603 Edward Hastings 1541-1603 (62) died at Abbey Gate, Leicestershire .

In 1603 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk 1561-1626 (41) was created 1st Earl Suffolk (4C 1603) . Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk 1564-1638 (39) by marriage Countess Suffolk (4C 1603) .

In 1603 Henry Howard 1st Earl Northampton 1540-1614 (62) was appointed as Privy Council

In 1603 Elizabeth Howard Countess Peterborough 1603-1671 was born to William Howard 1577-1615 (25) and Anne St John .

In 1603 William Knollys 1st Earl Banbury 1544-1632 (59) was created 1st Baron Knollys . Dorothy Braye Baroness Chandos, Baroness Knollys 1524-1605 (79) by marriage Baroness Knollys .

Around 1603 Walter Montagu 1603-1677 was born to Henry Montagu 1st Earl Manchester 1563-1642 (40) and Catherine Spencer 1586-1612 (17) .

In 1603 Francis Newport 1555-1623 (48) was knighted

In 1603 Henry Pierrepoint 1546-1616 (57) was appointed as Recorder of Nottingham

In 1603 Anne Russell Countess Warwick 1548-1603 (55) died .

In 1603 William Russell 1st Baron Russel Thornhaugh 1560-1613 (43) was created 1st Baron Russel Thornhaugh . Elizabeth Long Baroness Russel Thornhaugh by marriage Baroness Russel Thornhaugh .

In 1603 Oliver St John 1st Earl Bolingbroke 1580-1646 (23) was elected MP Bedfordshire .

In 1603 Oliver St John 5th Baron St John Bletso 1603-1642 was born to Oliver St John 1st Earl Bolingbroke 1580-1646 (23) and Elizabeth Paulet Countess Bolingbroke .

In 1603 Edward Stanhope 1540-1603 (63) died

In 1603 Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire 1563-1606 (40) was created 1st Earl Devonshire .

In 1603 Mary Throckmorton -1603 died .

In 1603 Anne Throckmorton 1540-1603 (63) died .

In 1603 John Ashburnham 1603-1671 was born to John Ashburnham -1620 .

In 1603 Ambrose Willoughby was knighted.

In 1603 Edward Zouche 11th Baron Zouche Harringworth 1556-1625 (46) was appointed as Privy Council .

Around 1603 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (11) educated at Eton College, Eton, Windsor, Berkshire .

In 1603 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (11) and Frances Howard Countess Essex, Countess Somerset 1590-1632 (12) were married .

In 1603 Ludovic Stewart 2nd Duke Lennox, 1st Duke Richmond 1574-1624 (28) was appointed 395th Knight Garter: James I

In 1603 Richard Cecil 1570-1633 (32) and Elizabeth Cope were married .

In 1603 Dorothy Cecil 1603-1652 was born to Edward Cecil 1st Viscount Wimbledon 1572-1638 (30) and Theodosia Noel 1585- .

In 1603 William Herbert 3rd Earl Pembroke 1580-1630 (22) was appointed 398th Knight Garter: James I .

In 1603 Edward Bruce 1st Lord Kinloss 1548-1611 (55) was appointed as Privy Council

In 1603 Edward Bruce 1st Lord Kinloss 1548-1611 (55) was appointed as Master of the Rolls

In 1603 Louise Bourbon-Condé Duchess Longueville 1603-1637 was born to Charles Bourbon-Condé Count Soissons 1566-1612 (36) and Anne Montafié Count Soissons .

In 1603 Anthony Cope 1st Baronet Hanwell 1548-1614 (55) was appointed as High Sheriff Oxfordshire

In 1603 Walter Cope 1553-1614 (50) travelled to to welcome James I at his procolamation as King of England at Edinburgh .

In 1603 Walter Cope 1553-1614 (50) was knighted at Worksop, Nottinghamshire

In 1603 John Erskine 19th Earl Mar 1562-1634 (41) was appointed 397th Knight Garter: James I .

In 1603 James Hamilton 2nd Marquess Hamilton 1589-1625 (14) and Ann Cunningham Marchioness Hamilton 1585-1647 (18) were married

In 1623 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (33) . Portrait of James Hamilton 2nd Marquess Hamilton 1589-1625 (34) with his Lord Treasurer Staff of Office .

In 1623 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (33) . Portrait of James Hamilton 2nd Marquess Hamilton 1589-1625 (34) .

In 1603 Simon Harcourt 1603-1643 was born to Robert Harcourt 1592-1608 (11) in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire .

In 1603 Henry Hobart 1st Baronet Hobart 1560-1625 (43) was knighted.

In 1624 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (34) . Portrait of Henry Hobart 1st Baronet Hobart 1560-1625 (64) .

In 1603 Francis Legh 1579-1625 (24) was knighted

In 1603 Christian IV King Denmark 1577-1648 (25) was appointed 394th Knight Garter: James I .

In 1603 Joan Wadham -1603 died

In 1603 Henry Wallop 1568-1642 (34) was appointed as High Sheriff Hampshire

In 1603 Thomas Armstrong 1603-1662 was born to William "Christie's Will" Armstrong 1565-1646 (38)

From 1603 to 1604 Amyas Bampfylde of Poltimore and North Molton 1560-1626 (77) was appointed Sheriff Devon .

In 1603 Henry Brouncker Lord President Munster 1550-1607 (53) was appointed Lord President of Munster .

In 1603 Christopher Hatton 1581-1619 (21) was knighted with the Order of the Bath .

In 1603 Arthur Hopton was appointed as Knight of the Bath

In 1603 Charles Hoskins 1603-1657 was born .

In 1603 Henry Killegrew 1528-1603 (75) died

In 1603 Martin Lister 1603-1670 was born to Michael Lister 1564-1618 (39)

Around 1603 Walter Long 1st Baronet Long 1603-1672 was born to Henry Long -1612 .

In 1603 Henry West 4th Baron De La Warr 1603-1628 was born to Thomas West 3rd Baron De La Warr 1577-1624 (25) and Cecily Shirley Baroness De La Warr .

In 1603 Richard Montpesson -1627 was knighted.

In 1603 Richard Burke 4th Earl Clanricarde 1572-1635 (31) and Frances Walsingham Countess Essex 1567-1633 (36) were married .

In 1603 Henry Poole of Sapperton 1541-1616 (62) was appointed High Sheriff Gloucestershire

In 1603 Charles Moore 2nd Viscount Moore 1603-1643 was born to Garret Moore 1st Viscount Moore 1564-1627 (39) .

In 1603 Thomas Morgan 1534-1603 (69) died

In 1603 Philippa Sheldon 1603- was born to Thomas Sheldon of Howley in Leicestershire

In 1603 Thomas Smythe 1558-1625 (45) was elected Governor of the East India Company which office he held, bar a break in 1606-1607, until Jul 1621.

Around 1603 Theobald Taffe 1st Earl Carlingford 1603-1677 was born .

In 1603 George Tattershall 1603-1691 was born

In 1603 William Turpin of Knaptoft -1617 was knighted.

In 1603 William Segar 1554-1663 was appointed to invest Christian IV King Denmark 1577-1648 (25) with the Order of the Garter

In 1603 Richard Wortley -1603 died

In 1603 Thomas Allen 1603-1681 was born to Edward Allen 1571-1626 (32) .

In 1603 Richard Edgecumbe 1570-1639 (33) was knighted.

In 1603 Thomas Gerard 1st Baron Gerard 1564-1618 (39) was created 1st Baron Gerard of Gerard's Bromley

In 1603 Anne Dormer 1525-1603 (78) died .

In 1603 William Killigrew 1555-1622 (48) was knighted.

In 1603 Robert Killigrew 1580-1633 (23) was knighted by James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (36) .

Around 1603 Elizabeth Norreys 3rd Baroness Norreys Rycote 1603-1645 was born to Francis Norreys 1st Earl Berkshire 1579-1622 (23) and Bridget Vere Baroness Norreys Rycote 1564-1631 (38)

In 1603 John Petre 1st Baron Petre 1549-1613 (53) was created 1st Baron Petre

In 1603 Edward Wotton 1st Baron Wotton 1548-1626 (55) was created 1st Baron Wotton (1C 1603)

Around 1603 Adriaen Hanneman 1603-1671 was born .

After 1603 Richard Montpesson -1627 retired to Salsibury where he largely rebuilt the house known as Arundells House, Cathedral Close, Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire .

After 1603 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (50) and Elizabeth Boughton Countess Devonshire 1568-1642 (35) were married

After 1603 Nathaniel Pope 1603-1660 was born to William Pope 1st Earl Downe 1573-1631 (29) and Anne Hopton Baroness Wentworth 1561-1625 (42) at Gloucestershire .

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

Around 1590 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636 (28) . Portrait of Anne Hopton Baroness Wentworth 1561-1625 (29) .

After 1603 Anne Ratclyffe 1539-1603 (64) died at Chew Magna, Somerset

Jan 1603

01 Jan 1603

09 Jan 1603

Before 09 Jan 1603 Dorothy Alington 1603-1643 was born to Giles Alington 1572-1638 (30) and Dorothy Cecil .

Before 1643 Adriaen Hanneman 1603-1671 (39) . Portrait of Dorothy Alington 1603-1643 (39) . Portrait.

27 Jan 1603

On 27 Jan 1603 Harbottle Grimston 2nd Baronet of Bradfield 1603-1685 was born to Harbottle Grimston 1st Baronet of Bradfield 1569-1648 (34)

Before 1685 . John Riley 1646-1691 (38) . Portrait of Harbottle Grimston 2nd Baronet of Bradfield 1603-1685 (81) .

31 Jan 1603

On 31 Jan 1603 the will of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (68) was proved.He asked to be buried in St George's Church, Esher, Surrey . He appointed his son Francis Drake -1634 as his executor.He left his widow Ursula Stafford 1553- the lease on the manor of Walton-on-Thames, Elmbridge, Surrey , as well as a house on Fetter Lane, Farringdon Without, City of London and his coach and horses.

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

Feb 1603

01 Feb 1603

On 01 Feb 1603 Maria Habsburg-Spain 1603-1603 was born to Philip III King Spain 1578-1621 (24) and Margaret Habsburg-Spain Queen Consort Spain 1584-1611 (18) .

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) .

02 Feb 1603

On 02 Feb 1603 Maria Habsburg-Spain 1603-1603 died .

07 Feb 1603

On 07 Feb 1603 Frederick William Wettin 1603-1619 was born to Johann Wettin II Duke Saxe-Weimar 1570-1605 (32) and Dorothea Maria Anhalt at Weimar

12 Feb 1603

On 12 Feb 1603 Friedrich Wilhelm Wettin II Duke Saxe-Altenburg 1603-1669 was born to Friedrich Wilhelm Wettin I Duke Saxe-Weimar 1562-1602 at Weimar

24 Feb 1603

On 24 Feb 1603 Eleonore Sophie Oldenburg 1603-1675 was born to John "Younger" Oldenburg 1545-1622 (57) .

25 Feb 1603

On 25 Feb 1603 Joachim Sigismund Hohenzollern 1603-1625 was born to John Sigismund Hohenzollern 1572-1619 (30) and Anna Hohenzollern 1576-1625 (26)

On 25 Feb 1603 John Savage 2nd Earl Rivers 1603-1654 was born to Thomas Savage 1st Viscount Savage 1586-1635 (17) and Elizabeth Darcy 2nd Countess Rivers 1581-1650 (22)

26 Feb 1603

On 26 Feb 1603 Maria Habsburg-Spain Holy Roman Empress 1528-1603 (74) died at Madrid .

Mar 1603

14 Mar 1603

On 14 Mar 1603 Ulrich Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1527-1603 (76) died

22 Mar 1603

On 22 Mar 1603 Robert Seton 2nd Earl Winton 1584-1634 (18) abdicated 2nd Earl Winton . Ann Maitland Countess Winton 1589-1609 (14) by marriage Countess Winton .

On 22 Mar 1603 Robert Seton 1st Earl Winton 1553-1603 (50) died .

24 Mar 1603

On 24 Mar 1603 Henry Frederick Stewart Prince Wales 1594-1612 (9) was created as Duke Cornwall

After 07 Feb 1612 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia 1596-1662 (15) .Elizabeth's standing collar of reticella is worked with the Royal coat of arms with its lion and unicorn supporters. She wears a gown of Italian silk brocade. The black armband is thought to be a sign of mourning for her brother Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (17) who died on 07 Feb 1612.

Death of Queen Elizabeth

On 24 Mar 1603 Elizabeth I (69) died at Richmond Palace, Richmond, Surrey around three in the morning.
Her first-cousin twice-removed James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (36) succeeded as I King England Scotland and Ireland: Stewart . He was Elizabeth's second cousin being the son of Mary Queen of Scots who was the daughter of Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland 1489-1541 who was the daughter of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 .
Immediately following her death Robert Carey 1st Earl Monmouth 1560-1639 (43) started on horseback for Edinburgh to inform James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (36) arriving at Holyrood Palace, Holyrood late on the 26 Mar 1603. His conduct met with general disapproval and merited censure as contrary to all decency, good manners and respect. George Carew -1612 and Thomas Lake 1561-1630 (41) were sent by the Council to formally inform James VI's death.

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 1525 Unknown Artist .French.Portrait of an Unknown Woman formerly known as Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland 1489-1541 (35) .

Apr 1603

On Apr 1603 Henry Pierrepoint 1546-1616 (57) was knighted

28 Apr 1603

Funeral of Elizabeth I

On 28 Apr 1603 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 was buried at Westminster Abbey .
Helena Snakenbourg Marchioness Northampton 1549-1635 (54) was Chief Mourner in the procession since Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (28) refused to take part. She was supported by Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter 1542-1623 (60) and Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (67) .
George Bourchier 1535-1605 (68) carried the Standard of the Dragon.
Philip Herbert 1st Earl Montgomery, 4th Earl Pembroke 1584-1650 (18) carried the Standard of the Greyhound.
Thomas Somerset -1648 carried the Standard of the Lyon.
William Segar 1554-1663 carried the Sword of State as

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

May 1603

01 May 1603

On 01 May 1603 Robert Seton 2nd Earl Winton 1584-1634 (19) and Ann Maitland Countess Winton 1589-1609 (14) were married .

11 May 1603

On 11 May 1603 John Astley Master of the Revels -1641 was knighted at Charterhouse.

13 May 1603

On 13 May 1603 Thomas Smythe 1558-1625 (45) was knighted.

After 13 May 1603 Thomas Smythe 1558-1625 (45) was elected MP Dunwich .

25 May 1603

On 25 May 1603 Charles Habsburg-Spain 1603-1603 died

On 25 May 1603 Charles Habsburg-Spain 1603-1603 was born to Ferdinand Habsburg-Spain II Holy Roman Emperor 1578-1637 (24) and Maria Anna Wittelsbach Holy Roman Empress 1574-1616 (28)

31 May 1603

On 31 May 1603 Richard Drake 1535-1603 (68) made his will.

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

Jun 1603

On Jun 1603 Nicholas Carew -1644 was knighted at Beddington, Surrey

02 Jun 1603

On 02 Jun 1603 Thomas Grimes -1624 was knighted at Hanworth, Middlesex

13 Jun 1603

On 13 Jun 1603 sailed from Gravesend, Kent arriving in Arkhangelsk on 22 Jul 1603 .

14 Jun 1603

On 14 Jun 1603 Henry Frederick Stewart Prince Wales 1594-1612 (9) was appointed 393rd Knight Garter: James I

After 07 Feb 1612 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia 1596-1662 (15) .Elizabeth's standing collar of reticella is worked with the Royal coat of arms with its lion and unicorn supporters. She wears a gown of Italian silk brocade. The black armband is thought to be a sign of mourning for her brother Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (17) who died on 07 Feb 1612.

25 Jun 1603

The Entertainment at Althorp

On 25 Jun 1603 the Ben Johnson 1572-1637 Masque the The Entertainment at Althorp was performed at Althorp House, Daventry, Northamptonshire to welcome the new Royal Family on their journey from Edinburgh to London following the death of Queen Elizabeth.The performance was attended by Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland 1574-1619 (28) and her son Henry Frederick Stewart Prince Wales 1594-1612 (9) .

Around 1605 John Critz 1551-1642 (54) . Portrait of Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland 1574-1619 (30) .

After 07 Feb 1612 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia 1596-1662 (15) .Elizabeth's standing collar of reticella is worked with the Royal coat of arms with its lion and unicorn supporters. She wears a gown of Italian silk brocade. The black armband is thought to be a sign of mourning for her brother Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (17) who died on 07 Feb 1612.

Jul 1603

On Jul 1603 John Harrington 1st Baron Harington 1540-1613 (63) was created 1st Baron Harington of Exton . Anne Keilway Baroness Harington 1554-1620 (49) by marriage Baroness Harington of Exton .

Main and Bye Plot

In Jul 1603 the Main and Bye Plot led by Henry Brooke 11th Baron Cobham 1564-1618 (38) and Thomas Grey 15th Baron Grey Wilton 1576-1614 (27) sought to replace James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (37) with Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (28)
Thomas Grey 15th Baron Grey Wilton 1576-1614 (27) was sentenced to death, attainted, and imprisoned in the Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London .

09 Jul 1603

On 09 Jul 1603 Amyas Bampfylde of Poltimore and North Molton 1560-1626 (77) was knighted at Windsor, Berkshire .

11 Jul 1603

Before 11 Jul 1603 Richard Drake 1535-1603 (68) and Ursula Stafford 1553- were married

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

On 11 Jul 1603 Richard Drake 1535-1603 (68) died

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

19 Jul 1603

Main and Bye Plot

On 19 Jul 1603 Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (49) arrested for his part in the Main and Bye Plot

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) .

20 Jul 1603

Around 20 Jul 1603 William Douglas 1st Earl Queensberry 1582-1640 (21) and Isabel Kerr Countess Queensberry were married .

22 Jul 1603

On 13 Jun 1603 sailed from Gravesend, Kent arriving in Arkhangelsk on 22 Jul 1603 .

25 Jul 1603

On 25 Jul 1603 Richard Boyle 1st Earl Cork 1566-1643 (36) and Catherine Fenton Countess Cork 1585-1629 (18) were married

James 1st Crowned

On 25 Jul 1603 James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (37) was crowned I King England Scotland and Ireland: Stewart at Westminster Abbey .
Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (67) was appointed as Lord High Steward .
Robert Chichester 1578-1627 (25) was appointed Knight of the Bath .
Francis Fane 1st Earl Westmoreland 1580-1629 (23) was appointed Knight of the Bath .
William Pope 1st Earl Downe 1573-1631 (29) , Gervase Clifton 1st Baronet Clifton 1587-1666 (15) , Thomas Berkeley 1575-1611 (28) , Edward Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1563-1644 (40) and William Herbert 1st Baron Powis 1573-1655 (30) were appointed Knight of the Bath .

27 Jul 1603

James 1st Crowned

On 27 Jul 1603 William Wrey 1st Baronet Wrey -1636 was knighted at Whitehall Palace, Westminster .

30 Jul 1603

James 1st Crowned

On 30 Jul 1603 Richard Preston 1st Earl Desmond was knighted at Whitehall Palace, Westminster .

Oct 1603

On Oct 1603 Edward Norreys 1550-1603 (53) died .

02 Oct 1603

On 02 Oct 1603 John Yonge 1st Baronet Yonge 1603-1663 was born .

04 Oct 1603

On 04 Oct 1603 John Conway of Arrow 1535-1603 (68) died .

On 04 Oct 1603 Helen Greville 1539-1603 (64) died at Arrow, Warwickshire . The date somewhat suspicious since the same as her husband's death.

Nov 1603

17 Nov 1603

On 17 Nov 1603 Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (49) was tried by Henry Montagu 1st Earl Manchester 1563-1642 (40) at Great Hall, Winchester Castle, Winchester, Hampshire

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) .

Dec 1603

05 Dec 1603

Main and Bye Plot

On 05 Dec 1603 George Brooke 1568-1603 (35) was executed for his part in the Main and Bye Plot .

19 Dec 1603

On 19 Dec 1603 Mary Southwell -1603 died

31 Dec 1603

On 31 Dec 1603 Jerome Weston 1556-1603 (47) died