Biography of Edward Chamberlayne 1484-1543

1520 Field of the Cloth of Gold

1536 Death of Catherine of Aragon

Before 1478 [his father] Richard Chamberlayne of Shirburn (age 40) and [his mother] Sybilla Fowler (age 29) were married.

Around 1484 Edward Chamberlayne was born to Richard Chamberlayne of Shirburn (age 46) and Sybilla Fowler (age 35).

On 28 Aug 1496 [his father] Richard Chamberlayne of Shirburn (age 58) died.

Before 1504 Edward Chamberlayne (age 20) and Cecily Verney (age 18) were married.

Before 1504 [his son] Leonard Chamberlain was born to Edward Chamberlayne (age 19).

In 1509 Edward Chamberlayne (age 25) was appointed Esquire to the Body.

In Jul 1517 Edward Chamberlayne (age 33) served at a Royal Banquet at Greenwich, Kent [Map].

Field of the Cloth of Gold

In Jun 1520 Henry VIII (age 28) hosted Field of the Cloth of Gold at Balinghem [Map].

Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset (age 42) carried the Sword of State.

Bishop John Stokesley (age 45) attended as Henry VIII's chaplain.

Edmund Braye 1st Baron Braye (age 36), Gruffydd ap Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth (age 42), Anthony Poyntz (age 40), William Coffin (age 25), William "Great" Courtenay (age 43), Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl of Sussex (age 37), William Paston (age 41), William Denys (age 50), Richard Cecil (age 25), William Parr 1st Baron Parr of Horton (age 37), Ralph Neville 4th Earl of Westmoreland (age 22), John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt (age 40), Henry Guildford (age 31), Marmaduke Constable (age 40), William Compton (age 38), William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy (age 42), Thomas Cheney (age 35), Henry Willoughby (age 69), John Rodney (age 59), John Marney 2nd Baron Marney (age 36), William Sidney (age 38), John de Vere 14th Earl of Oxford (age 20), John de Vere 15th Earl of Oxford (age 49), Edmund Walsingham (age 40), William Skeffington (age 55) and Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr 5th Baron West (age 63) attended.

William Carey (age 20) jousted.

William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne (age 50) organised.

Jane Parker Viscountess Rochford (age 15) attended.

Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham (age 50), Robert Willoughby 2nd Baron Willoughby 10th Baron Latimer (age 48), Anthony Wingfield (age 33), William Scott (age 61), Thomas Wriothesley (age 32), Bishop Thomas Ruthall (age 48), Margaret Dymoke aka Mistress Coffin (age 20) and Edward Chamberlayne (age 36) were present.

In 1525 [his mother] Sybilla Fowler (age 76) died.

On 08 May 1525 [his brother-in-law] Ralph Verney (age 43) died.

In 1529 Edward Chamberlayne (age 45) was elected MP Wallingford.

Before 1533 [his son] Leonard Chamberlain (age 29) and [his daughter-in-law] Dorothy Newdigate were married.

Death of Catherine of Aragon

Letters 1536. 07 Jan 1536. R. O. St. P. I. 452. 37. Sir Edward Chamberleyn (age 52) and Sir Edm. Bedyngfeld (age 57) to Cromwell (age 51).

This 7th Jan., about 10 a.m., the Lady Dowager (age 50) was annealed with the Holy ointment, Chamberleyn and Bedyngfeld being summoned, and before 2 p.m. she died. Wishes1 to know the King's (age 44) pleasure concerning the house, servants, and other things. The groom of the Chamber here can cere her. Will send for a plumber to close the body in lead.

Note 1. The letter, though signed by two, is written throughout in the first person singular,— apparently by Bedingfield, who was steward of Catharine's household, though he signs second.

Around 1543 Edward Chamberlayne (age 59) died.

Ralph Verney and Anne Weston were married.

Ancestors of Edward Chamberlayne 1484-1543

Great x 2 Grandfather: Richard Chamberlain

Great x 1 Grandfather: Richard Chamberlain

GrandFather: Richard Chamberlain

Father: Richard Chamberlayne of Shirburn

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Knyvet

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Knyvet

Great x 1 Grandfather: John Knyvet

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Botetort

Great x 2 Grandmother: Joan Botetort

GrandMother: Margaret Knyvet

Great x 1 Grandmother: Elizabeth Clifton

Edward Chamberlayne

GrandFather: Richard Fowler

Mother: Sybilla Fowler

Great x 4 Grandfather: Simon Danvers

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Danvers

Great x 2 Grandfather: Richard Danvers

Great x 1 Grandfather: John Danvers

GrandMother: Joan Danvers