Biography of James Tyrrell 1455-1502

1462 Vere Plot to Murder Edward IV

1471 Battle of Tewkesbury

1483 Disappearance of the Princes in the Tower

1502 Trial of James Tyrrell


Family Trees

Ancestry

Around 1455 James Tyrrell 1455-1502 was born to [his father] [his son] William Tyrrell 1408-1462 (47) and [his mother] Margaret Darcy 1425-1525 (30).

Vere Plot to Murder Edward IV

On 23 Feb 1462 [his father] [his son] William Tyrrell 1408-1462 (54), John Montgomery -1462 and Thomas Tuddenham 1401-1462 were beheaded at Tower Hill.

In 1469 James Tyrrell 1455-1502 (14) and [his wife] Anne Arundell were married.

Battle of Tewkesbury

On 04 May 1471 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (29) was victorious at the Battle of Tewkesbury.
His brother Richard (18), Richard Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Powick 1435-1503 (36), John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (46), George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (31), John Savage 1422-1495 (49), John Savage 1444-1492, Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 (31), John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490 (45), Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh 1431-1496 (40) fought. William Brandon 1425-1491 (46), George Browne 1440-1483 (31), Ralph Hastings -1495, Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503 (38), James Tyrrell 1455-1502 (16), Roger Kynaston of Myddle and Hordley 1433-1495 (38) were knighted. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (40) commanded.
Margaret of Anjou (41) was captured. Her son Edward of Westinster Prince Wales 1453-1471 (17) was killed. He was the last of the Lancastrian line excluding the illegitmate Charles Somerset 1st Earl Worcester 1460-1526 (11) whose line continues to the present.
John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon 1435-1471 (36), John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471, Humphrey Tuchet 1434-1471 and John Beaufort 1441-1471 were killed.
Edmund Beaufort 4th Duke Somerset 1439-1471 and Hugh Courtenay 1427-1471 were captured.
William Vaux of Harrowden 1436-1471 (35) was killed.

Disappearance of the Princes in the Tower

Around Aug 1483 Edward V King England 1470- (12) and his brother Richard of Shrewsbury 1st Duke York 1473- disappeared, presumably killed, from the Tower of London. Thomas More Chancellor Speaker 1478-1535 (5) reports, sometime after the event, that Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) requested Robert Brackenbury -1485 undertake the murder of the children. Upon Brackenbury's refusal Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) instructed Robert Brackenbury -1485 give the keys to the Tower to James Tyrrell 1455-1502 (28) who would then undertake the task. .

Close Rolls Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. On 05 Nov 1483 Richard III King England 1452-1485 (31). Bridport. Commission of array in Wales to the king's kinsman William, earl of Huntingdon, and James Tyrrell 1455-1502 (28), knight, for the resistance of the rebels. By K. by word of mouth.
The like to James Tyrell, knight.

Trial of James Tyrrell

On 02 May 1502 James Tyrrell 1455-1502 (47) confessd to the murder of the Princes in the Tower at Guildhall during the Trial of James Tyrrell attended by Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (45) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (36).

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

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

On 06 May 1502 James Tyrrell 1455-1502 (47) was executed.

After 06 May 1502 James Tyrrell 1455-1502 was buried at Austin Friars.

[his son] Thomas Tyrrell -1551 was born to James Tyrrell 1455-1502 and [his wife] Anne Arundell.

[his son] James Tyrrell -1539 was born to James Tyrrell 1455-1502 and [his wife] Anne Arundell.

[his son] William Tyrrell was born to James Tyrrell 1455-1502 and [his wife] Anne Arundell.

[his daughter] Anne Tyrrell Baroness Despencer was born to James Tyrrell 1455-1502 and [his wife] Anne Arundell.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Tyrrell

Ancestry

Father: William Tyrrell 1408-1462

GrandFather: John Tyrrell Speaker 1382-1437

Great GrandFather: Walter Tyrrell 1348-1406

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Tyrrell -1382

Great x 3 GrandFather: James Tyrrell 1290-1390

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Flambard 1361-1422

Great x 2 GrandFather: John or Edmund Flambard

Mother: Margaret Darcy 1425-1525

GrandFather: Robert Darcy 1376-1448

Great GrandFather: Thomas Darcy 1360-1405

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Darcy 1330-1359

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Darcy 1294-1338

Great x 4 GrandFather: Norman Darcy 1266-1296

Great GrandMother: Alice Tyrrell 1364-1396

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Tyrrell 1349-1406

Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Tyrrell 1320-1386

Great x 4 GrandFather: James Tyrrell 1290-1390