Biography of Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586

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In 1517 [his father] William Sidney 1482-1554 (35) and [his mother] Anne Pakenham 1485-1544 (32) were married.

In 1529 Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 was born to [his father] William Sidney 1482-1554 (47) and [his mother] Anne Pakenham 1485-1544 (44).

On 22 Oct 1544 [his mother] Anne Pakenham 1485-1544 (59) died at Penshurst.

In 1551 Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 (22) and [his wife] Mary Dudley 1530-1586 (21) were married.

On 11 Feb 1554 [his father] William Sidney 1482-1554 (72) died at Penshurst. He was buried at St John the Baptist Church, Penshurst.

On 30 Nov 1554 [his son] Philip Sidney 1554-1586 was born to Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 (25) and [his wife] Mary Dudley 1530-1586 (24) at Penshurst Place, Penshurst.

Around 1576 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Philip Sidney 1554-1586 (21).

In 1555 Thomas Radclyffe 3rd Earl of Sussex 1525-1583 (30) and [his sister] Frances Sidney Countess Sussex 1531-1589 (24) were married.

Around Aug 1559 Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 (30) was appointed President of the Council of the Marches in Wales.

On 27 Oct 1561 [his daughter] Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke 1561-1621 was born to Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 (32) and [his wife] Mary Dudley 1530-1586 (31).

On 19 Nov 1563 [his son] Robert Sidney 1st Earl of Leicester 1563-1626 was born to Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 (34) and [his wife] Mary Dudley 1530-1586 (33).

Around 1588 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Robert Sidney 1st Earl of Leicester 1563-1626 (24).

In 1564 Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 (35) was appointed 350th Knight of the Garter by Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (30).

After 1585 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.

In 1565 Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 (36) was appointed Lord Deputy of Ireland.

In 1573 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 (44) wearing his Garter Collar.

In 1573 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 (44) wearing his Garter Collar.

In 1573 Pieter Bronckhorst Painter -1583. Portrait of Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 (44).

On 22 Feb 1574 [his son] Ambrosia Sidney -1574 died. Her father Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 (45) was President of the Council of the Marches in Wales and resided at Ludlow Castle, Ludlow. Monument in St Laurence's Church, Ludlow with her father's (45) arms top middle as follows: Sidney, Clunford, Barrington, Mercy, differenced with an escarbuncle, Chetwyn, Belhouse (the lions should be shown between three black cross-croslets), and (the lion's crown should be per pale Gules and Argent).
Bottom Left her father's arms impaled with 1 Dudley 2 Unknown 3 4 5 6 Neuborg Arms 7 Unknown 8 Unknown.
Bottom Right. As impaled Bottom Left; possibly some form of Duke of Northumberland.

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

In 1583 [his son] Philip Sidney 1554-1586 (28) and Frances Walsingham Countess Essex 1567-1633 (16) were married.

On 23 Sep 1584 [his son] Robert Sidney 1st Earl of Leicester 1563-1626 (20) and Barbara Gamage Countess Leicester 1563-1621 (21) were married. She her father's heir to his considerable fortune. He, the father, had died some twenty-five days before. The marriage took place apparently against the wishes of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (51).

On 05 May 1586 Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 (57) died.

[his daughter] Mary Margaret Sidney was born to Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 and [his wife] Mary Dudley 1530-1586.

[his daughter] Elizabeth Sidney was born to Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 and [his wife] Mary Dudley 1530-1586.

[his son] Ambrosia Sidney -1574 was born to Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586 and [his wife] Mary Dudley 1530-1586.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Sidney

Maternal Family Tree: Anne Pakenham 1485-1544

Ancestry

Father: William Sidney 1482-1554

GrandFather: Nicholas Sidney 1447-1512

Great GrandFather: William IV Sidney 1417-1477

GrandMother: Anne Brandon

Great GrandFather: William Brandon 1425-1491

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Brandon 1410-1485

Great x 2 GrandMother: Ada Calthorpe

Mother: Anne Pakenham 1485-1544

GrandFather: Hugh Pakenham 1470-1512

Great GrandFather: John Pakenham 1433-1485