Earl Pembroke

Earl Pembroke is in Earldoms of England Alphabetically.

1359 Double Royal Wedding

1389 Christmas Court

1414 Henry V awards his brothers Dukedoms

1447 Death of Humphrey of Lancaster

1450 Murder of William de la Pole

1469 Battle of Edgecote Moor

1495 Death of Jasper Tudor Duke Bedford

1551 Edward VI's 14th Birthday

Earl Pembroke (1st Creation)

In or before 1130 Gilbert de Clare 1st Earl Pembroke (age 30) and Isabel Beaumont Countess Pembroke were married. She by marriage Countess Pembroke. She the daughter of Robert Beaumont 1st Earl of Leicester Count Meulan and Elizabeth Capet Countess Leicester, Meulan and Surrey (age 44).

In 1138 Gilbert de Clare 1st Earl Pembroke (age 38) was created 1st Earl Pembroke by King Stephen I England (age 44) leading to doubt as to its authenticity when King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England (age 4) ascended the throne.

On 06 Jan 1148 Gilbert de Clare 1st Earl Pembroke (age 48) died. His son Richard "Strongbow" Clare 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 18) succeeded 2nd Earl Pembroke. Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke and Buckingham (age 3) by marriage Countess Pembroke.

On 20 Apr 1176 Richard "Strongbow" Clare 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 46) died at Dublin [Map]. He was buried at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, Dublin [Map]. His son Gilbert Clare 3rd Earl Pembroke succeeded 3rd Earl Pembroke although being a minor he was never invested with the title.

In 1185 Gilbert Clare 3rd Earl Pembroke (age 8) died. Earl Pembroke extinct. It is possible his sister Isabel Clare Countess Pembroke (age 13) inherited the title. Her husband William Marshal 1st Earl Pembroke (age 39) was created 1st Earl of Pembroke in 1199 which suggests she didn't inherit the title.

Earl Pembroke (2nd Creation)

In 1199 William Marshal 1st Earl Pembroke (age 53) was created 1st Earl Pembroke.

On 14 May 1219 William Marshal 1st Earl Pembroke (age 73) died. On 14 May 1219 His son William "The Younger" Marshal 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 29) succeeded 2nd Earl Pembroke.

On 23 Apr 1224 William "The Younger" Marshal 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 34) and Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Pembroke and Leicester (age 9) were married. She by marriage Countess Pembroke. The difference in their ages was 25 years. She the daughter of King John "Lackland" of England and Isabella of Angoulême Queen Consort England (age 36). He the son of William Marshal 1st Earl Pembroke and Isabel Clare Countess Pembroke.

On 06 Apr 1231 William "The Younger" Marshal 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 41) died. On 06 Apr 1231 His brother Richard Marshal 3rd Earl Pembroke (age 40) succeeded 3rd Earl Pembroke. Gervase Dinant Countess Pembroke by marriage Countess Pembroke.

On 16 Apr 1234 Richard Marshal 3rd Earl Pembroke (age 43) died from wounds at Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny. His brother Gilbert Marshal 4th Earl Pembroke (age 37) succeeded 4th Earl Pembroke.

On 01 Aug 1235 Gilbert Marshal 4th Earl Pembroke (age 38) and Marjorie Dunkeld Countess Pembroke (age 35) were married at Berwick on Tweed [Map]. She by marriage Countess Pembroke. She the daughter of William "Lion" I King Scotland and Ermengarde Beaumont Sarthe Queen Consort Scotland. He the son of William Marshal 1st Earl Pembroke and Isabel Clare Countess Pembroke. They were half second cousin once removed. She a great x 2 granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England.

On 27 Jun 1241 Gilbert Marshal 4th Earl Pembroke (age 44) was killed in a tournament at Ware, Hertfordshire [Map]. He was buried at Temple Church, London [Map] next to his father. His brother Walter Marshal 5th Earl Pembroke (age 42) succeeded 5th Earl Pembroke; he had also attended the tournament. The King King Henry III of England (age 33) had expressly forbidden the tournament leading to anger at his disobeying the King's orders.

On 06 Jan 1242 Walter Marshal 5th Earl Pembroke (age 43) and Margaret Quincy 3rd Countess Lincoln and Pembroke (age 36) were married. She by marriage Countess Pembroke. He by marriage Earl Lincoln. A dynastic marriage that brought together the Earldom's of Pembroke and Lincoln. She the daughter of Robert Quincy Earl Lincoln and Hawise Gernon 2nd Countess Lincoln. He the son of William Marshal 1st Earl Pembroke and Isabel Clare Countess Pembroke. They were third cousin once removed. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England.

On 27 Nov 1245 Walter Marshal 5th Earl Pembroke (age 46) died at Goodrich Castle, Gloucestershire [Map]. He was buried at Tintern Abbey [Map] next to his mother Isabel Clare Countess Pembroke His brother Anselm Marshal 6th Earl Pembroke (age 37) succeeded 6th Earl Pembroke although he only enjoyed the title for one month dying on 23 Dec 1245.

On 23 Dec 1245 Anselm Marshal 6th Earl Pembroke (age 37) died at Chepstow Castle [Map]. He was buried at Tintern Abbey [Map] next to his brother Walter Marshal 5th Earl Pembroke (deceased), who had died only a month before, and mother Isabel Clare Countess Pembroke. Earl Pembroke extinct.

Earl Pembroke (3rd Creation)

In 1247 William de Valence 1st Earl Pembroke was created 1st Earl Pembroke. Joan Munchensi Countess Pembroke (age 17) by marriage Countess Pembroke.

On 20 Sep 1307 Joan Munchensi Countess Pembroke (age 77) died. Her son Aymer de Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 32) succeeded 2nd Earl Pembroke.

In 1321 Aymer de Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 46) and Marie Chatillon Countess Pembroke (age 18) were married. She by marriage Countess Pembroke. The difference in their ages was 28 years. She the daughter of Guy Chatillon IV Count Saint Pol and Marie Capet (age 53). He the son of William de Valence 1st Earl Pembroke and Joan Munchensi Countess Pembroke. They were half first cousin twice removed. She a great granddaughter of King Henry III of England.

On 23 Jun 1324 Aymer de Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 49) died. He was buried at Westminster Abbey [Map] where his tomb effigy can still be seen as a splendid example of late gothic architecture. Earl Pembroke extinct.

Earl Pembroke (4th Creation)

In 1339 Laurence Hastings 1st Earl Pembroke (age 19) was created 1st Earl Pembroke. Agnes Mortimer Countess of Pembroke (age 22) by marriage Countess Pembroke.

On 20 Aug 1348 Laurence Hastings 1st Earl Pembroke (age 29) died at Abergavenny Castle [Map]. He was buried at Abergavenny Priory [Map]. His son John Hastings 2nd Earl Pembroke succeeded 2nd Earl Pembroke, 4th Baron Hastings, 15th Baron Bergavenny Feudal Creation.

On 19 May 1359 , or thereabouts, a double-royal wedding celebration took place at Reading Abbey, Berkshire [Map] whereby two children of King Edward III of England (age 46) were married:

John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (age 19) and Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster (age 14) were married. She by marriage Countess Richmond. She the daughter of Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster (age 49) and Isabel Beaumont Duchess Lancaster (age 39). He the son of King Edward III of England (age 46) and Philippa of Hainault Queen Consort England (age 44). They were half second cousin once removed. She a great x 2 granddaughter of King Henry III of England.

John Hastings 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 11) and Margaret Plantagenet Countess of Pembroke (age 12) were married. At the time John Hastings 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 11) was a ward of King Edward III of England (age 46) who would enjoy the benefit of the substantial revenue of the Earldom of Pembroke until John came of age nine years later in 1368. She died two or so years later probably of plague. She the daughter of King Edward III of England (age 46) and Philippa of Hainault Queen Consort England (age 44). He the son of Laurence Hastings 1st Earl Pembroke and Agnes Mortimer Countess of Pembroke (age 42). They were half fourth cousins. He a great x 5 grandson of King John "Lackland" of England.

In Jul 1368 John Hastings 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 20) and Anne Manny Countess Pembroke were married. She by marriage Countess Pembroke. She the daughter of Walter Manny 1st Baron Manny (age 58) and Margaret Plantagenet 2nd Countess Norfolk. He the son of Laurence Hastings 1st Earl Pembroke and Agnes Mortimer Countess of Pembroke. They were half fourth cousins. He a great x 5 grandson of King John "Lackland" of England. She a great granddaughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England.

On 16 Apr 1375 John Hastings 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 27) died. He was buried at Hereford [Map]. His son John Hastings 3rd Earl Pembroke (age 2) succeeded 3rd Earl Pembroke, 5th Baron Hastings, 16th Baron Bergavenny Feudal Creation.

On 24 Jun 1380 John Hastings 3rd Earl Pembroke (age 7) and Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter (age 17) were married at Kenilworth Castle [Map]. She by marriage Countess Pembroke. She the daughter of John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (age 40) and Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster. He the son of John Hastings 2nd Earl Pembroke and Anne Manny Countess Pembroke. They were half third cousins. He a great x 2 grandson of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England. She a granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

Around 1388 John Hastings 3rd Earl Pembroke (age 15) and Philippa Mortimer Countess Pembroke, Arundel and Surrey (age 12) were married. She by marriage Countess Pembroke. She the daughter of Edmund Mortimer 3rd Earl March, Earl Ulster and Philippa Plantagenet Countess March 5th Countess Ulster. He the son of John Hastings 2nd Earl Pembroke and Anne Manny Countess Pembroke. They were second cousin once removed. He a great x 2 grandson of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England. She a great granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

Earl Pembroke (5th Creation)

On 16 May 1414 King Henry V of England (age 27) created Dukedoms for his two brothers:

Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (age 23) was created 1st Duke Gloucester, 1st Earl Pembroke.

John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford (age 24) was created 1st Duke Bedford, 1st Earl Kendal.

On 20 Feb 1447 Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (age 56) was arrested on a charge of treason by John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont (age 37), Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke of Buckingham (age 44), Edmund Beaufort 1st or 2nd Duke of Somerset (age 41), Richard Neville Earl Salisbury (age 47) and Ralph Boteler 6th and 1st Baron Sudeley (age 58).

On 23 Feb 1447 Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (age 56) died at Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk [Map]. He was possibly poisoned although more likely he died from a stroke. He was buried at St Alban's Cathedral [Map]. Duke Gloucester, Earl Pembroke extinct. His death left England with no heir to the throne in a direct line. Richard Plantagenet 3rd Duke of York (age 35) became heir presumptive until the birth of Edward of Westminster Prince of Wales six years later.

Earl Pembroke (6th Creation)

In 1447 William "Jackanapes" de la Pole 1st Duke of Suffolk (age 50) was created 1st Earl Pembroke. Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk (age 43) by marriage Countess Pembroke.

On 01 May 1450 William "Jackanapes" de la Pole 1st Duke of Suffolk (age 53) was beheaded at sea whilst travelling into exile his ship having been intercepted by the Nicholas of the Tower, or by Admiral Nicholas of the Tower. His son John de la Pole 2nd Duke of Suffolk (age 7) succeeded 2nd Marquess Suffolk 1C, 5th Earl Suffolk. Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond (age 6) by marriage Marchioness Suffolk 1C. Earl Pembroke forfeit.

Earl Pembroke (7th Creation)

On 25 Nov 1452 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford (age 21) was created 1st Earl Pembroke.

On 07 Nov 1485 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford (age 54) and Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham Duchess Bedford (age 27) were married. She by marriage Countess Pembroke. The difference in their ages was 26 years. She the daughter of Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta of Luxemburg Duchess Bedford. He the son of Owen Tudor and Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England.

On 21 Dec 1495 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford (age 64) died at Thornbury Manor without legitimate issue. Duke Bedford, Earl Pembroke extinct.

Earl Pembroke (8th Creation)

On 27 May 1468 William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke (age 45) was created 1st Earl Pembroke.

On 27 Jul 1469 William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke (age 46) was executed following his capture at the Battle of Edgecote Moor the day before. His son William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Huntingdon (age 18) succeeded 2nd Earl Pembroke, 2nd Baron Herbert of Raglan, 2nd Baron Herbert of Powis. Mary Woodville Countess Pembroke and Huntingdon (age 13) by marriage Countess Pembroke.

His brother Richard Herbert (age 46) was also beheaded on the same day.

In 1479 William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Huntingdon (age 27) was compelled to relinquish the Earldom of Pembroke by King Edward IV (age 36) who gave it to his son.

Edward Prince of Wales (age 8) was created 1st Earl Pembroke.

In compensation William (age 27) was created 1st Earl Huntingdon. Mary Woodville Countess Pembroke and Huntingdon (age 23) by marriage Countess Huntingdon.

Earl Pembroke (9th Creation)

Earl Pembroke is also in Earldoms of England Chronologically.

In 1479 William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Huntingdon (age 27) was compelled to relinquish the Earldom of Pembroke by King Edward IV (age 36) who gave it to his son.

Edward Prince of Wales (age 8) was created 1st Earl Pembroke.

In compensation William (age 27) was created 1st Earl Huntingdon. Mary Woodville Countess Pembroke and Huntingdon (age 23) by marriage Countess Huntingdon.

Earl Pembroke (10th Creation)

11 Oct 1551, the day before his fourteenth birthday, King Edward VI (age 13) celebrated at Hampton Court Palace [Map] by rewarding his guardians; it may have been a case of his guardians rewarding themselves.

John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland (age 47), leader of the Council, was created 1st Duke Northumberland. Jane Guildford Duchess Northumberland (age 42) by marriage Duchess Northumberland. His son Henry Dudley (age 25) was knighted.

Henry Grey 1st Duke of Suffolk (age 34) was created 1st Duke Suffolk for having married King Edward VI's (age 13) first cousin Frances Brandon Duchess of Suffolk (age 34). Frances Brandon Duchess of Suffolk (age 34) by marriage Duchess Suffolk.

William Paulet (age 68), Master of the Kings Wards, was created 1st Marquess Winchester. Elizabeth Capell Marchioness Winchester by marriage Marchioness Winchester.

His guardian William Herbert (age 50) was created 1st Earl Pembroke. Anne Parr Countess Pembroke (age 36) by marriage Countess Pembroke.

Edward Seymour 1st Duke of Somerset (age 51), the King's (age 13) uncle attended.

Henry Dudley (age 25) was knighted at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond [Map].

After 20 Feb 1552 William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke (age 51) and Anne Talbot Countess Pembroke (age 28) were married. She by marriage Countess Pembroke. The difference in their ages was 22 years. She the daughter of George Talbot 4th Earl of Shrewsbury and Elizabeth Walden (age 61). She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

On 17 Mar 1570 William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke (age 69) died at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond [Map]. His son Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 32) succeeded 2nd Earl Pembroke. Catherine Talbot Countess Pembroke (age 20) by marriage Countess Pembroke.

On 21 Apr 1577 Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 39) and Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke (age 15) were married. She by marriage Countess Pembroke. The difference in their ages was 23 years. He the son of William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke and Anne Parr Countess Pembroke.

On 19 Jan 1601 Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke (age 63) died. His son William Herbert 3rd Earl Pembroke (age 20) succeeded 3rd Earl Pembroke.

On 04 Nov 1604 William Herbert 3rd Earl Pembroke (age 24) and Mary Talbot Countess Pembroke (age 10) were married at Shrewsbury, Shropshire [Map]. She by marriage Countess Pembroke. She the daughter of Gilbert Talbot 7th Earl of Shrewsbury (age 51) and Mary Cavendish Countess Shrewsbury and Waterford (age 48). He the son of Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke and Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke (age 43).

On 10 Apr 1630 William Herbert 3rd Earl Pembroke (age 50) died at Baynard's Castle [Map]. His brother Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Montgomery (age 45) succeeded 4th Earl Pembroke. Anne Clifford Countess Dorset and Pembroke (age 40) by marriage Countess Pembroke.

On 23 Jan 1650 Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Montgomery (age 65) died at Whitehall Palace [Map]. He was buried at Salisbury Cathedral [Map]. His son Philip Herbert 5th Earl Pembroke 2nd Earl Montgomery (age 29) succeeded 5th Earl Pembroke, 2nd Earl Montgomery.

On 11 Dec 1669 Philip Herbert 5th Earl Pembroke 2nd Earl Montgomery (age 48) died. His son William Herbert 6th Earl Pembroke 3rd Earl Montgomery (age 28) succeeded 6th Earl Pembroke, 3rd Earl Montgomery.

On 17 Dec 1674 Philip "Infamous Earl" Herbert 7th Earl Pembroke 4th Earl Montgomery (age 22) and Henrietta Kéroualle Countess Pembroke and Montgomery were married. She by marriage Countess Pembroke, Countess Montgomery. He the son of Philip Herbert 5th Earl Pembroke 2nd Earl Montgomery and Catherine Villiers Countess Pembroke and Montgomery (age 53).

In 1684 Thomas Herbert 8th Earl Pembroke 5th Earl Montgomery (age 28) and Margaret Sawyer Countess Pembroke and Montgomery were married. She by marriage Countess Pembroke, Countess Montgomery. He the son of Philip Herbert 5th Earl Pembroke 2nd Earl Montgomery and Catherine Villiers Countess Pembroke and Montgomery.

On 22 Jan 1733 Thomas Herbert 8th Earl Pembroke 5th Earl Montgomery (age 77) died. His son Henry Herbert 6th Earl Montgomery 9th Earl Pembroke (age 39) succeeded 6th Earl Montgomery, 9th Earl Pembroke.

On 28 Aug 1733 Henry Herbert 6th Earl Montgomery 9th Earl Pembroke (age 40) and Mary Fitzwilliam Countess Pembroke and Montgomery (age 25) were married. She by marriage Countess Pembroke, Countess Montgomery. He the son of Thomas Herbert 8th Earl Pembroke 5th Earl Montgomery and Margaret Sawyer Countess Pembroke and Montgomery.

On 26 Jan 1794 Henry Herbert 10th Earl Pembroke 7th Earl Montgomery (age 59) died. His son George Augustus Herbert 11th Earl Pembroke 8th Earl Montgomery (age 34) succeeded 11th Earl Pembroke8th Earl Montgomery.

On 25 Jan 1808 George Augustus Herbert 11th Earl Pembroke 8th Earl Montgomery (age 48) and Yekaterina Semyonovna Vorontsova Countess Pembroke and Montgomery (age 23) were married. She by marriage Countess Pembroke, Countess Montgomery. The difference in their ages was 25 years. He the son of Henry Herbert 10th Earl Pembroke 7th Earl Montgomery and Elizabeth Spencer Countess Pembroke and Montgomery (age 70).

On 30 Mar 1913 Sidney Herbert 14th Earl Pembroke 11th Earl Montgomery (age 60) died in Rome, Italy. His son Reginald Herbert 15th Earl Pembroke 12th Earl Montgomery (age 32) succeeded 15th Earl Pembroke, 12th Earl Montgomery, 4th Baron Herbert Lea. Beatrice Eleanor Paget Countess Pembroke and Montgomery (age 29) by marriage Countess Pembroke, Countess Montgomery.