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Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1485. This 1485 was great death of the died of sweating sickness; and the The Cross, Cheapside new made; and a great taske and disme grawnted to the Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (27).

Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck 1499-1525 (10) is believed to have painted the portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

Around 1520 Unknown Artist.Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1486. This 1486 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 was borne at Windsor Castle.

Coronation of Elizabeth of York

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1487. This 1487 the Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (20) was crowned. Note. See Coronation of Elizabeth of York
The Earle of Lincolne, the Lord Lovell, and one Martin Swarte, a staraunger, slayne all in a Battle of Stoke Field that they made againste the Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (29).

Around 1675 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503. From a work of 1500.

Yorkshire Rebellion

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1489. This 1489 the Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (31) sent manye knightes with seaven thowsand men into Brytane.
Th' Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland 1449-1489 (40) in the Northe. See Yorkshire Rebellion
A Cap of Maintenance brought from Rome to the Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (31).

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1490. This 1490 Cripplegate, Cripplegate Ward was new made, and E. Francke and other put to death.

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1491. This 1491, 28 Jun 1491, Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 was borne at Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, which was second sonne to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (33), named Duke of Yorke. Robert Chamberlayne 1438-1491 (53) beheaded. A conduict begon at St Benet Gracechurch. Note. Christ Churche is believed to be a typo for Grace Church.

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 made a drawing of the death of Henry VII (he wasn't present). The drawing shows those present and in some cases provides their arms by which they can be identified. From top left clockwise:

1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39). Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44).

1540 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (43).Miniature portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (48).

Around 1525 Unknown Artist.Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (33).

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1492. This 1492 the Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (34) went to Calais with a great armie againste France, but the peace was made without battell. The Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (55) deceased, and the Lowers [sic:Towers] set upon Guildhall, Cheapside.

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1493. This 1493 was a risinge of yonge men againste the Steelyard, Dowgate Ward.

Perkin Warbreck Plot

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1495. This 1495 was beheaded William Stanley Lord Chamberlain 1435-1495 (60), Simon Montfort -1495 and his sonne, and manye other that landed in the Downes, to the number of viii, that came from Perkin Warbreck Plot, callinge himselfe King Edwardes sonne. Note. Unclear as to which son of Simon Montfort is being referred to.

Battle of Blackheath aka Cornish Rebellion

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1498. This 1498 was Blackheath, Greenwich feild in 22 Jun 1498. The James Tuchet 7th Baron Audley Heighley 1463-1497 chiefe capteyn with 30,000 Cornishe men. The capteynes put to death, and in Aug 1498 Perkin Warbreck 1474-1499 (24) landed in Whitesand Bay, and by pursuit fledd to Beaulieu , but by appoyntment he came to the Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (40), followinge the Courte. See Battle of Blackheath aka Cornish Rebellion.

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1498. This 1498 was borne the Edward Tudor 1498-1499 of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (41) named Edmunde Duke of Somersett, at Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, the 22 Feb 1498.

Trial and Execution of Perkin Warbreck and Edward Earl of Warwick

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1499. This yeare, in June, deceased the Edward Tudor 1498-1499 (1) named Duke of Somersett and was buried at Westminster. Perkin Warbreck 1474-1499 (25) putt to death at Tyburn Note. 22 Nov 1499; and the Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (23), Sonne to the George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478, who had bene kept in the Tower of London from the age of 11 years unto the end of 14 yeares, was beheaded at the Tower Hill Note. See Trial and Execution of Perkin Warbreck and Edward Earl of Warwick. A great pestilence throughout all England.

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1500. This 1500 the Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (42) buylded new his manner at Sheen Palace, Sheen, Richmond, and chaunged the name and named it Eichmonde;^ and buylded new his place called the Baynard's Castle, Castle Baynard, in London; and repayred his place in Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, with muche new buyldinge.

Marriage of Arthur Tudor and Catherine of Aragon

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1501. This 1501, the 14 Nov 1501, Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 (14) was married at Old St Paul's Cathedral, in London, to the Ferdinand II King Aragon 1452-1516 (48) third daughter, named Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (15). And in Easter weeke followinge the saide Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 (14) deceased at Ludlowe, in Wales, and was buried at Chantry Chapel of Prince Arthur. See Marriage of Arthur Tudor and Catherine of Aragon, Death of Prince Arthur.

Around 1492. Juan de Flandes 1440-1519 (32). Portrait of Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (6).

Around 1520 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (34).

Death of Elizabeth of York Queen Consort

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1503. This 1503, in 11 Feb 1503, died Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (36) at the Tower of London, lyeinge in childebedd of a daughter named Katherine Tudor 1503-1503 (the 8th day after her birth), and was buried at Henry VII Chapel, Westminster Abbey; and on Passion Sundaye a peace made betwene the Maximilian Habsburg I Holy Roman Emperor 1459-1519 (43) and the Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (45) duringe their lyves, solemnized upon a great oathe at the High Alter, Choir, Old St Paul's Cathedral. See Death of Elizabeth of York Queen Consort.

Around 1735. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. The Interior of the Henry VII Chapel, Westminster Abbey.

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1504. This yeare the Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors sued to the Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (46) to be called Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors. And this yeare was a great fier at the ende of London Bridge next to St Magnus the Martyr Church, Bridge.

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1505. This 1505 was a great strife for th' election of the sheriffs in the Guildhall, Cheapside. One parte woulde have William Fitzwilliam Sheriff London 1460-1534 (45) marchante taylor, and another Roger Grove, grocer, who at length was admitted for one of the eheriffes.

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1506. This 1506 a great parte of the cittie of Norwich was burnt, and the towne of Berkeley more then halfe burnt. Also a great fier in London betwene the Customs House, All Hallows, Barking and Billinsgate Ward, that did great hurte.

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1507. This 1507, about the latter ende of Jan 1507, the Philip "Handsome, Fair" King Castile 1478-1506 and his Joanna "The Mad" Trastámara Queen Castile 1479-1555 (28) were driven into Englande, and had here great cheare. The King was made Knight of the Garter at Windsor Castle. Note. possibly 1506 rather tan 1507?.

Around 1498. Juan de Flandes 1440-1519 (38). Portrait of Joanna "The Mad" Trastámara Queen Castile 1479-1555 (19).

Marriage of King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VII. 1509. This 1509, in 21 Apr 1509, died Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (51) at Richmond Palace, Richmond; and his Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (17) was proclaymed Kinge on 23 Apr 1509, in the same moneth. And in 23 Jun 1509 follwinge the Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (17) was married to Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (23), late wife of his brother Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502, and were both crowned on 24 Jun 1509. See Marriage of King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, Coronation of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VIII

Coronation of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VIII. 1509. The coronation of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (17), which was the 24th of June, A.D. 1509. See Coronation of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.
This yeare, Henry Tudor Duke Cornwall 1511-1511, the Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (19) first sonne, was borne at Richmonde on 01 Jan 1511, and on 23 Feb 1511 [Note. 23 Feb] after the saide Henry Tudor Duke Cornwall 1511-1511 died, and was buried at Westminster Abbey.

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 made a drawing of the death of Henry VII (he wasn't present). The drawing shows those present and in some cases provides their arms by which they can be identified. From top left clockwise:

1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39). Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44).

1540 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (43).Miniature portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (48).

Around 1525 Unknown Artist.Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (33).

Around 1747. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. View across the River Thames to Westminster Abbey and Westminster Hall.

1749. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. Westminster Abbey with a procession of Knights of the Bath. St Margaret's Church adjacent with the flag.

Around 1750. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. Westminster from near the Terrace of Somerset House, Strand In the distance the Banqueting House, Whitehall Palace, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Bridge.

Around 1801. Benjamin West Painter 1738-1820 (62). Milkmaids in St James' Park, St James' with Westminster Abbey Beyond.

Execution of Richard Empson and Edmund Dudley

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VIII. 1510. This 1510, in 17 Aug 1510, Richard Empson 1450-1510 (60) and Edmund Dudley 1462-1510 (48) were beheaded at the Tower Hill. See Execution of Richard Empson and Edmund Dudley.
Two heretiques burned in Smithfield on 18 Oct 1510.

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VIII. 1512. This yeare the Regent of England, a shippe, and a carike of France, were burnt in Bristowe haven, and Thomas Knyvet 1485-1512 (27) in her with all his men. Note. This engagement, one of the most striking recorded in the annals of the English nayy, was fought off Brest Harbour on the 10 Aug 1512, in which the Regent of England, a first-class English ressel, commanded by Sir Thomas Knyvett, Master of the Horse, and the French vessel Cordeliere, commanded by Primanget, called by the English chroniclers Sir Piers Morgan, were blown up with the loss of all their men. Hall's Chronicle, pp. 634-6. A letter of Wolsey, describing the loss of the Regent, may be seen in MS. Cotton. Vitcl. B. ii. p. 180.

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VIII. 1512. This yeare, at a Parlement kept at Westminster, was grawnted to the Kinge two fifteens and four dimes, and head money for everie man; for a Duke 10 markes, for an Earle 5l., for a Lorde 4l., a knight 4 marks, and so after lower degrees; he that might spend 40s. to pay 12d.; and everie man was valued that was worth in goodes 800l. to pay 4 marks, 400l. 4 nobles, 200l. 2 nobles, 40l. a noble, 20l. to pay 40d., and everie man valued worth 40s. [wages] to pay 12d., and servantes, prentises, weomen, and all other [of 15 years and upwards] to pay 4d. a peece.

Battle of Flodden

Wriothesley's Chronicle Volume 1 Henry VIII. 1513. This 1513, on the 30 Apr 1513, Edmund Pole 3rd Duke Suffolk 1471-1513 (42) was beheaded on Tower Hill.
This yeare allso, on the day of th' 14 Sep 1513, Te Deum was sungen in Old St Paul's Cathedral for the victorie of the Battle of Flodden, where James IV King Scotland 1473-1513 (39) was slayne. The Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (21) that tjrme lyenge at seege before Tournai in France, and wan it and Turwjm also.
A Parlement kept at Westminster, where was graunted to the Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (21) of all men's goodes 6d. in the pownde. A peace betwene the Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (21) and Louis XII King France 1462-1515 (52) duringe both their lives; and the Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 (18), sister to the King, married to the French King, at Abbeville, in Picardye, in 09 Oct 1514.

In 1544 Master John Painter. Portrait of Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533.