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Biography of Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587

1536 Neville Triple Wedding

1586 Trial of Mary Queen of Scots


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Royal Ancestry

Royal Descendants

Ancestry

1536 Neville Triple Wedding

On 02 Jul 1536 three weddings between the Neville, and Manners and Vere families, were celebrated at one mass at Holywell Shoreditch Hackney. Those present included Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (48), Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (63), Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (52), Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (19), Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1538, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (65) and Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (38).
Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland 1525-1563 (11) and Anne Manners 1527-1549 (9) were married (he was her half fourth cousin),.
[his father] Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (9) and [his mother] Margaret Neville -1559 were married (he was her half fourth cousin), and.
John Vere 16th Earl Oxford 1516-1562 (20) and Dorothy Neville -1546 were married.

Around 1543 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (59).

On 20 Sep 1543 Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (51) died. He was buried in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford. Garter Robes with his Leg Garter.
His son [his father] Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (16) succeeded 2nd Earl Rutland 3C 1525, 13th Baron Ros Helmsley.

On 02 Jul 1549 Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 was born to [his father] Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (22) and [his mother] Margaret Neville -1559.

After 1559 [his father] Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 and Bridget Hussey Countess Bedford 1526-1601 were married (he was her fourth cousin).

On 17 Sep 1563 [his father] Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (36) died. His son Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (14) succeeded 3rd Earl Rutland 3C 1525, 14th Baron Ros Helmsley.
On 13 Oct 1559 [his mother] Margaret Neville -1559 died. She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford.
Monument an unusual Table Tomb with their effigies beneath surmounted by effigies of their children, and the Arms of Manners and Neville. He wearing a Leg Garter.
His arms showing quarterly: 1&4: . Paternal Great Great Grandfather Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 2nd: Top Row: , , Trusbutt [or Belvoir], Bottom Row: Todeni [Albini ancient], , . Possibly a reference to Maudit. 3rd Quarterly: 1 , 2 . Paternal Great Grandmother Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487, 3 Unknown 4 .

Before 1572 [his brother] John Manners 4th Earl Rutland 1559-1588 and Elizabeth Charlton Countess Rutland were married.

On 06 Jun 1573 Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (23) and [his wife] Isabel Holcroft Countess Rutland were married. [his wife] Isabel Holcroft Countess Rutland by marriage Countess Rutland 3C 1525, Baron Ros Helmsley.

Around Jan 1575 [his daughter] Elizabeth Manners 15th Baroness Ros Helmsley 1575-1591 was born to Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (25) and [his wife] Isabel Holcroft Countess Rutland.

In 1584 Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (34) was appointed 366th Knight of the Garter by Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (50).

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 (57), 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 Painter. Portrait of Henry Wentworth 3rd Baron Wentworth 1558-1593 (9).

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

Around 1576 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Mary Queen of Scots 1542-1587 (33).

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

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

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

Around 1574 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (34). Portrait of Charles Somerset 1587-1665. Armorial top left quarterly 1&4  with a yellow band top and bottom 2  3 . The attribution here possibly incorrect since Charles Somerset was born in 1587 ie before the 1574 date when painted. A possible subject is William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (48) who has the same armoiral in another

In 1569. Unknown Painter. Portrait of William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (43).

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

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

On 14 Apr 1587 Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (37) died. His daughter Elizabeth Manners 15th Baroness Ros Helmsley 1575-1591 (12) succeeded 15th Baron Ros Helmsley. [his brother] John Manners 4th Earl Rutland 1559-1588 (28) by marriage 4th Earl Rutland 3C 1525. Elizabeth Charlton Countess Rutland by marriage Countess Rutland 3C 1525.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Manners

Maternal Family Tree: Elizabeth Merbury

Descendants Family Trees:

Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415 1495

Jacquetta of Luxemburg Duchess Bedford 1415 1472

Royal Descent

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

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 13 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 19 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 14 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 12 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: Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 5 x great grandson of King Edward III England

GrandFather: Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 4 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: George Manners 11th Baron Ros Helmsley 1470-1513 6 x great grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Manners 1447-1495

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Manners 1408-1462

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Ros 5 x great granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 5 x great grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487 4 x great granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandMother: Anne St Leger Baroness Ros Helmsley 1476-1526 3 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 6 x great grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: John St Leger 1395-1441 5 x great grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margery Donet

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne York Duchess Exeter 1439-1476 2 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard 3rd Duke York 1411-1460 great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 great granddaughter of King Edward III England

GrandMother: Eleanor Paston Countess Rutland 1495-1551

Great GrandFather: William Paston 1479-1554

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Paston 1444-1504

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Paston 1421-1466

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Mautby

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margery Brewes -1495

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Brewes -1482

Great GrandMother: Bridget Heydon 1485-1554

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Heydon 1440-1504

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Boleyn 1440-1509

Great x 3 GrandFather: Geoffrey Boleyn Lord Mayor London 1406-1463

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ann Hoo 1425-1484

Mother: Margaret Neville -1559 6 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

GrandFather: Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 5 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: Ralph Neville -1498 4 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland 1456-1499 3 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1410-1461 3 x great grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Holland Countess Douglas Countess Avondale -1486 2 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabel Booth 1457-1478

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Booth 1396-1497

Great GrandMother: Edith Sandys Baroness Darcy Darcy Templehurst -1529

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Sandys 1440-1496

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Sandys 1410-1442

GrandMother: Katherine Stafford Countess Westmoreland 1499-1555 5 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: Edward Stafford 3rd Duke of Buckingham 1478-1521 4 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke of Buckingham 1454-1483 3 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1425-1458 2 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort 1437-1474 2 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham Duchess Bedford 1458-1497 6 x great granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jacquetta of Luxemburg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472 5 x great granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Percy Duchess Buckingham -1530 4 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Percy 4th Earl of Northumberland 1449-1489 3 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl of Northumberland 1421-1461 2 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland 1422-1480 6 x great granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland 1458-1485 9 x great granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1423-1469

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Devereux 1430-1486 8 x great granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216