Biography of Henry Sidney KG 1529-1586
In 1555 Thomas Radclyffe 3rd Earl of Sussex 1525-1583 (30) and [his sister] Frances Sidney Countess Sussex 1531-1589 (24) were married.
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).
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).
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.
Paternal Family Tree: Sidney
Maternal Family Tree: Anne Pakenham 1485-1544
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