Biography of Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601

1586 Trial of Mary Queen of Scots


Family Trees

Descent

Ancestry

In 1528 [his father] William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (27) and [his mother] Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552 (12) were married.

Around 1590 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552.

After 1538 Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 was born to [his father] William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 and [his mother] Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552.

Around 1550 Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (11) educated at Peterhouse College.

On 11 Oct 1551 [his father] William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (50) was created 1st Earl Pembroke (10C 1551). [his mother] Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552 (36) by marriage Countess Pembroke (10C 1551).

On 20 Feb 1552 [his mother] Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552 (36) died at Baynard's Castle. She was was buried at Old St Paul's Cathedral.

After 20 Feb 1552 [his father] William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 and Anne Talbot Countess Pembroke 1523-1588 were married. Anne Talbot Countess Pembroke 1523-1588 by marriage Countess Pembroke (10C 1551).

On 21 May 1553 Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (15) and [his wife] Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (12) were married.

Around 1555 [his daughter] Dorothy Herbert 1555-1615 was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (16) and [his wife] Catherine Talbot Countess Pembroke at Gravesend.

Before 25 Dec 1560 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 and [his wife] Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 were married at Hertford House, Canon Row. Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 by marriage Countess Hertford (3C 1559).

On 21 Sep 1561 [his son] Edward Herbert 1561-1612 was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (23) and [his wife] Catherine Talbot Countess Pembroke.

On 11 Feb 1563 [his son] Thomas Herbert 1563-1600 was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (25) and [his wife] Catherine Talbot Countess Pembroke.

On 17 Feb 1563 Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (25) and [his wife] Catherine Talbot Countess Pembroke were married.

In 1565 [his son] Kathryn Herbert 1565-1570 was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (26) and [his wife] Catherine Talbot Countess Pembroke.

In 1570 [his son] Kathryn Herbert 1565-1570 (5) died.

On 17 Mar 1570 [his father] William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (69) died at Hampton Court Palace. His son Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (32) succeeded 2nd Earl Pembroke (10C 1551). [his wife] Catherine Talbot Countess Pembroke by marriage Countess Pembroke (10C 1551).

In 1574 Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (35) was appointed 360th Knight of the Garter: Elizabeth I.

On 21 Apr 1577 Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (39) and [his wife] Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke 1561-1621 (15) were married. Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke 1561-1621 (15) by marriage Countess Pembroke (10C 1551).

On 21 Jan 1579 [his son] Mary Herbert 1579-1634 was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (41) and [his wife] Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke 1561-1621 (17).

On 08 Apr 1580 [his son] William Herbert 3rd Earl Pembroke 1580-1630 was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (42) and [his wife] Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke 1561-1621 (18).

In 1581 [his son] Katherine Herbert 1581-1584 was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (42) and [his wife] Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke 1561-1621 (19).

In 1583 [his son] Anne Herbert 1583-1640 was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (44) and [his wife] Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke 1561-1621 (21) at Wilton House, Wilton.

In 1584 [his son] Katherine Herbert 1581-1584 (3) died.

On 10 Oct 1584 [his son] Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke, 1st Earl Montgomery 1584-1650 was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (46) and [his wife] Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke 1561-1621 (22) at Wilton House, Wilton.

Around 1615 Unknown Artist. Posthumous portrait of Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke, 1st Earl Montgomery 1584-1650 (30) wearing his Garter Robes and Garter Collar.

In 1586 [his daughter] Dorothy Herbert 1586-1615 was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (47) and [his wife] Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke 1561-1621 (24) at Gravesend.

Trial of Mary Queen of Scots

On 14 Oct 1586 Henry Compton 1st Baron Compton 1544-1589 (42), Lewis Mordaunt 3rd Baron Mordaunt 1538-1601 (48), Henry Wentworth 3rd Baron Wentworth 1558-1593 (28), Christopher Wray 1524-1592 (62), John Stourton 9th Baron Stourton 1553-1588 (33) and Edward Zouche 11th Baron Zouche Harringworth 1556-1625 (30) sat in judgement on Mary Queen of Scots (43) in the Presence Chamber, Fotheringay Castle.
Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592, George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (28), Henry Clinton 2nd Earl Lincoln 1539-1616 (47), Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent 1541-1615 (45), Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (37), Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby 1531-1593 (55), Ambrose Dudley 3rd Earl Warwick 1530-1590 (56), George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford 1528-1590 (58), Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (36), William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (60), William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (66), Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (48) and Thomas Bromley Lord Chancellor 1530-1587 (56) were present on the side of the Presence Chamber, Fotheringay Castle.
John St John 2nd Baron St John Bletso -1596 was present on the left side of the Presence Chamber, Fotheringay Castle.
John Stourton 9th Baron Stourton 1553-1588 (33) was a juror.

In 1568 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Henry Wentworth 3rd Baron Wentworth 1558-1593 (9).

In 1582 Seventtenth Century copy.Unknown Artist. Portrait of Christopher Wray 1524-1592 (58).

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

Around 1590 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Unknown Man. Possibly George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (31).

08 Feb 1587.Robert Beale Clerk 1541-1601 (46) was an eye-witness to the Execution of Mary Queen of Scots. Those indicted include 1 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford 1528-1590 (59), 2 Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent 1541-1615 (46), 3 Amyas Poulett 1457-1538. The drawing appears to show three event rather than a moment in time: her being led into the Hall, her being disrobed and being beheaded.

Around 1575 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby 1531-1593 (43).

Around 1650 based on a work of 1575.Unknown Artist. Portrait of Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604.

Between 1557 and 1587. Unknown Artist. The Almain Armourers' Album. Armour of William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (31).

Around 1565 Unknown Artist. Portrait of William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (44). His right-hand is holding the Lord Treasurer Staff of Office.

After 1590 Unknown Artist. Portrait of William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598. His left-hand is holding the Lord Treasurer Staff of Office.

In 1594 [his daughter] Elizabeth Herbert 1594-1632 was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (55) and [his wife] Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke 1561-1621 (32).

On 08 Aug 1600 [his son] Thomas Herbert 1563-1600 (37) died.

On 19 Jan 1601 Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (63) died. His son [his son] William Herbert 3rd Earl Pembroke 1580-1630 (20) succeeded 3rd Earl Pembroke (10C 1551).

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Herbert

Maternal Family Tree: Joan Beauchamp

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 21 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 18 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 6 Grand Son of King Edward III England

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 12 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 8 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Ancestry

Father: William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 Herbert Arms

GrandFather: Richard Herbert 1442-1510 Herbert Arms

Great GrandFather: William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1423-1469 Herbert Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert 1380-1445 Herbert Arms

Great x 2 GrandMother: Gwladys ferch Dafydd Gam "Star of Abergavenny" Brecon

Great x 3 GrandFather: Dafydd Gam Brecon 1380-1415

Great x 4 GrandFather: Llewellyn Brecon

GrandMother: Margaret Cradock

Mother: Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552 5 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England Parr Arms

GrandFather: Thomas Parr 1483-1517 4 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England Parr Arms

Great GrandFather: William Parr KG 1434-1483 8 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Parr Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Parr 1407-1464 7 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Parr Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Parr 1383-1408 Parr Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Parr 1352-1405 Parr Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Ros Ros Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Agnes Crophull 1371-1436 6 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Crophull 1335-1382 5 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Tunstall 1405-1490

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Tunstall 1358-1415

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Tunstall 1336-1387

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella Harrington 1364-1414 Harrington Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Nicholas Harrington of Hornby 1346-1404 Harrington Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Isabel English

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzhugh Baroness Vaux Harrowden 3 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England Fitzhugh Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Fitzhugh 5th Baron Fitzhugh 1429-1472 7 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Fitzhugh Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Fitzhugh 4th Baron Fitzhugh 1399-1452 6 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Fitzhugh Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh 1358-1425 Fitzhugh Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey Baroness Fitzhugh -1427 5 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Grey Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margery Willoughby Baroness Fitzhugh 1397-1452 7 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Willoughby Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Willoughby 5th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1370-1409 7 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Willoughby Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Lucy Strange Baroness Willoughby Eresby 6 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Strange Arms

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Neville Baroness Fitzhugh 1430-1503 2 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England Neville Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 Great Grandson of King Edward III England Neville Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 5 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Neville Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 Granddaughter of King Edward III England Beaufort Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury 1407-1462 3 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Montagu Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 3 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Montagu Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Eleanor Holland 1386-1413 2 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Holand Arms

GrandMother: Maud Green Baroness Vaux Harrowden 1492-1531 7 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: Thomas Green 1461-1506 6 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Green 1421-1462 5 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Green 1400-1462 4 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Green 1369-1417

Great x 4 GrandMother: Mary Talbot 1383-1433 3 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Talbot Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Ferrers 1386- 4 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Ferrers Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Robert Ferrers 5th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1358-1413 3 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Ferrers Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Margaret Despencer Baroness Ferrers Chartley -1415 3 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Despencer Arms

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Throckmorton -1496 Throckmorton Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Throckmorton of Fladbury 1382-1445 Throckmorton Arms

Great GrandMother: Joan Fogge

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Fogge 1417-1490

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Haute

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Haute 1390-1462

Great x 4 GrandFather: Nicholas Haute 1357-1417

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Woodville 1409-1462 Woodville Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1385-1441 Woodville Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate 1390-1448