Earl Hertford

Earl Hertford is in Earl.

In Aug 1750 Francis Seymour-Conway 1st Marquess Hertford 1718-1794 (32) was created 1st Earl Hertford. Isabella Fitzroy Countess Hertford 1726-1782 (24) by marriage Countess Hertford.

1785. Joshua Reynolds 1723-1788. Portrait of Francis Seymour-Conway 1st Marquess Hertford 1718-1794. 1765. Alexander Roslin Painter 1718-1793. Portrait of Isabella Fitzroy Countess Hertford 1726-1782.

Earl Hertford 1C 1138

Earl Hertford 2C 1537

On 15 Oct 1537 the future Edward VI was christened by John Stokesley Bishop of London 1475-1539 (62) at the Chapel Royal in Hampton Court Palace. Thomas Cranmer Archbishop of Canterbury 1489-1556 (48) performed the Baptismal Rites, and was appointed Godfather. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (64) and Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (21) were Godparents.

Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex 3rd Count Eu -1540 carried the Salt. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (53) was Godfather and supported the Marchioness of Exeter. Richard Long 1494-1546 (43) was knighted. Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540 (52), Philip Boteler 1492-1545 (45), John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (66) and John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 (57) attended. Mary Scrope 1476-1548 (61) carried Lady Mary's train. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl of Sussex 1483-1542 (54) carried a covered basin. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl of Sussex 1483-1542 (54) carried the canopy.

Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (37) helped his young niece the future Elizabeth I to carry the Crisom. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1538 (41) supported his wife Gertrude Blount Marchioness Exeter 1503-1558 (34) to carry the child. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire and Ormonde 1477-1539 (60) bore a taper of virgin wax. William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 (61) carried the train of the Prince's robe. Christopher Barker Garter King of Arms -1550 proclaimed the Prince's titles. Arthur Hopton 1489-1555 (48) attended.

Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (37) was created 1st Earl Hertford 2C 1537.

Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 was created as Duke Cornwall, Earl Chester 9C 1537.

Nicholas Carew (41), Francis Bryan, Anthony Browne 1500-1548 (37) and John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555 (52) surrounded the font.

Henry Knyvet of Charlton Wiltshire 1510-1547 (27), Edward Neville 1471-1538 (66), Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley 1508-1549 (29), Richard Long 1494-1546 (43) and John Wallop 1490-1551 (47) carried the canopy.

Bishop Robert Parfew aka Warton -1557 and Bishop John Bell -1556 attended.

William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl of Southampton 1490-1542 (47) was created 1st Earl of Southampton 1C 1537. Mabel Clifford Countess Southampton 1482-1550 (55) by marriage Countess of Southampton.

Around 1540 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 Around 1546 Unknown Painter. After William Scrots Painter 1517-1553. Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553. Around 1547. Workshop of Master John Painter. Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553. 1533 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Portrait of Thomas Cranmer Archbishop of Canterbury 1489-1556. In 1544 Gerlach Flicke Painter 1520-1558. Portrait of Thomas Cranmer Archbishop of Canterbury 1489-1556. Around 1554 Antonis Mor Painter 1517-1577. Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558. Around 1556 Hans Eworth Painter 1520-1574. Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558. Around 1543 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545. Around 1625 based on a work of 1532.Unknown Painter. Portrait of Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540. Around 1538 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Drawing of the wife of Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl of Sussex 1483-1542. He had three wives. The sitter is believed to his third wife. Before 1537 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Portrait of Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire and Ormonde 1477-1539. Around 1527 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Drawing of Nicholas Carew of Beddington in Surrey KG 1496-1539. Around 1536 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Portrait of William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl of Southampton 1490-1542.

Wriothesley's Chronicle Henry VIII 1536 27th Year. 18 Oct 1837. Also, on Saint Lukes daiec, being Thursdaie, the Prince was proclaymed at the court "Edward, sonne and heire to King Henrie the Eight, Prince of Wales, Duke of Comewall, and Earle of Chesterd." Also the King made that daie tow earles and six knightes, that is to saie: Mr. Fittes Williams, Lord Admirall and Vice-Treasorer, was made Earle of Hamptone, and the Queenes brother, Viscount Beawchamp, was made Earle of Hertfordef and Mr. Powlett was made Vice-Treasorer,a and Sir John Russell, Controler of the Kinges howse, Mr. Henageb, Mr. Longc, and Mr. Knevett of the Kinges Privie Chamber, knightes, and Mr. Coffin, and Mr. Listred, knightes and Mr. Semere, the Queenes brother, knight.

c. October 18th.

d. This passage would seem to countenance the common account that the infant prince was almost immediately invested with these titles, whereas he himself tells us in his journal that he was only about to be created so when his father died, in which he is confirmed by Burnet, who says that Edward was called Prince of Wales, as the heirs to this crown are, yet he was not invested with that dignity by a formal creation.

e. William Fitzwilliam, descended from the ancestor of the present Earl Fitswilliam, was created Earl of Southampton, October 18th, 1537.

f. By which title he is known until the accession, in 1547, of his nephew Edward VI. when he was created Duke of Somerset, and was made Lord Protector of the Kingdom.

a. Sir William Poulet, Comptroller of the Household, was made Treasurer of the Household in 1587, when the Comptrollership was conferred on Sir John Russell, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber, who eventually became first Earl of Bedford.

b. Thomas Hennage.

c. Richard Long, Master of the Buckhonnds.

d. Richard Lister, Chief Baron of the Exchequer.

e. The Queen's younger brother, Thomas Seymour.

Around 1576 Unknown Painter. Portrait of William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester 1483-1572 wearing his Garter Collar and Lord Treasurer Staff of Office.

Earl Hertford 3C 1559

In 1559 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (19) was created 1st Earl Hertford 3C 1559, 1st Baron Beauchamp of Hatch Beauchamp in Somerset.

In 1582 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (42) and Frances Howard Countess Hertford 1554-1598 (28) were married. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III England. She by marriage Countess Hertford.

On 27 May 1601 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (62) and Frances Howard Duchess Lennox Duchess Richmond 1578-1639 (22) were married. They were half third cousins. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III England. She by marriage Countess Hertford.

Before 1636 Marcus Gheeraerts Painter 1562-1636. Portrait of Frances Howard Duchess Lennox Duchess Richmond 1578-1639.

On 06 Apr 1621 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (81) died. He was buried at Salisbury Cathedral. His grandson William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (33) succeeded 2nd Earl Hertford 3C 1559. Frances Devereux Duchess of Somerset 1599-1674 (21) by marriage Countess Hertford. On 26 Jan 1568 Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (27) died at Cockfield Hall Yoxford. She placed higher than her husband given her Royal descent.

Before 09 Dec 1641 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Frances Devereux Duchess of Somerset 1599-1674.