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Frances Brandon

Female 1517 - 1559  (42 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Frances Brandon was born 16 Jul 1517, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England (daughter of Charles Brandon and Mary Tudor); died 11 Nov 1559, London, England.

    Frances married Henry Grey. Henry (son of Thomas Grey and Margaret Wotton) was born 17 Jan 1517; died 23 Feb 1554, Tower Hill, London, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Jane Grey, Queen of England was born Oct 1537, Bradgate, Leicestershire, England; died 12 Feb 1554, Tower Hill, London, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Charles Brandon was born 1484 (son of William Brandon and Elizabeth Bruyn); died 22 Aug 1545, Guildford Palace, Surrey, England; was buried , Windsor, Berkshire, England.

    Notes:

    1st Duke of Suffolk.

    Charles married Mary Tudor. Mary (daughter of Henry VII, King of England and Elizabeth of York, Queen Consort of England) was born 18 Mar 1496, Richmond Palace, Surrey, England; died 24 Jun 1533, Westhorpe, Suffolk, England; was buried 22 Jul 1533, Bury St. Edmunds Abbey, Suffolk, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Mary Tudor was born 18 Mar 1496, Richmond Palace, Surrey, England (daughter of Henry VII, King of England and Elizabeth of York, Queen Consort of England); died 24 Jun 1533, Westhorpe, Suffolk, England; was buried 22 Jul 1533, Bury St. Edmunds Abbey, Suffolk, England.
    Children:
    1. 1. Frances Brandon was born 16 Jul 1517, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England; died 11 Nov 1559, London, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  William Brandon (son of William Brandon and Elizabeth Wingfield); died 22 Aug 1485, Bosworth Field, Leicestershire, England.

    Notes:

    Killed at Bosworth Field.

    William married Elizabeth Bruyn Bef 4 Nov 1475. Elizabeth (daughter of Henry Bruyn and Elizabeth Darcy) died 7 Mar 1484. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Elizabeth Bruyn (daughter of Henry Bruyn and Elizabeth Darcy); died 7 Mar 1484.
    Children:
    1. 2. Charles Brandon was born 1484; died 22 Aug 1545, Guildford Palace, Surrey, England; was buried , Windsor, Berkshire, England.

  3. 6.  Henry VII, King of England was born 28 Jan 1457, Pembroke Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales (son of Edmund Tudor and Margaret Beaufort); died 21 Apr 1509, Richmond, Surrey, England; was buried , Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.

    Henry married Elizabeth of York, Queen Consort of England 18 Jan 1486, Westminster, Middlesex, England. Elizabeth (daughter of Edward IV, King of England and Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of England) was born 11 Feb 1466, Westminster Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England; died 11 Feb 1503, London, England; was buried , Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Elizabeth of York, Queen Consort of England was born 11 Feb 1466, Westminster Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England (daughter of Edward IV, King of England and Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of England); died 11 Feb 1503, London, England; was buried , Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.
    Children:
    1. Margaret Tudor was born 28 Nov 1489, Westminster, Middlesex, England; died 18 Oct 1541, Methven Castle, Perthshire, Scotland; was buried , Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.
    2. Henry VIII, King of England was born 28 Jun 1491, Greenwich, Kent, England; died 28 Jan 1547, Whitehall, London, England.
    3. 3. Mary Tudor was born 18 Mar 1496, Richmond Palace, Surrey, England; died 24 Jun 1533, Westhorpe, Suffolk, England; was buried 22 Jul 1533, Bury St. Edmunds Abbey, Suffolk, England.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William Brandon was born Abt 1425, of Henham, Suffolk, England; died Between 9 Apr 1491 and 17 Nov 1491.

    Notes:

    Marshal of the King's Bench; servant of the King's Household; Burgess (M.P.) for Shoreham; knight of the shire for Suffolk.

    He was a retainer and close advisor of John Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk. He was knighted in 1471 at the battle of Tewkesbury. He was present at the 1483 coronation of Richard III, but his sons William and Thomas joined Buckingham's rebellion in the same year, and some of his lands were seized by the Crown. He secured a pardon in 1484, but subsequently found himself out of favor; he took sanctuary in Gloucester until the battle of Bosworth.

    He may have been a son of Robert Brandon (d. ~1438), collector of customs at King's Lynn and Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, son of John Brandon, merchant of and collector of customs at King's Lynn.

    William Brandon and Elizabeth Wingfield were great-grandparents of Lady Jane Grey:

    William Brandon = Elizabeth Wingfield
    William Brandon = Elizabeth Bruyn
    Charles Brandon = Mary Tudor
    Frances Brandon = Henry Grey
    Jane Grey (d. 1554)

    William married Elizabeth Wingfield Bef Jan 1462. Elizabeth (daughter of Robert Wingfield and Elizabeth Goushill) died 28 Apr 1497. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Elizabeth Wingfield (daughter of Robert Wingfield and Elizabeth Goushill); died 28 Apr 1497.
    Children:
    1. Eleanor Brandon died Aft 1496.
    2. 4. William Brandon died 22 Aug 1485, Bosworth Field, Leicestershire, England.

  3. 10.  Henry Bruyn was born 1420, of South Ockenden, Essex, England (son of Maurice Bruyn and Elizabeth Retford); died 30 Nov 1461.

    Henry married Elizabeth Darcy. Elizabeth (daughter of Robert Darcy and Alice Fillongley) died 1471. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Elizabeth Darcy (daughter of Robert Darcy and Alice Fillongley); died 1471.
    Children:
    1. 5. Elizabeth Bruyn died 7 Mar 1484.

  5. 12.  Edmund Tudor was born Abt 1430, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England (son of Owen ap Maredudd ap Tudur and Catherine of Valois, Queen Consort of England); died 3 Nov 1456, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

    Notes:

    "[C]reated Earl of Richmond 1452 and the next year declared legitimate by Parliament, received large grants of land from his half-brother Hen Henry VI." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Edmund married Margaret Beaufort 1455. Margaret (daughter of John Beaufort and Margaret Beauchamp) was born 31 May 1443, Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England; died 29 Jun 1509, Westminster, Middlesex, England; was buried , Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Margaret Beaufort was born 31 May 1443, Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England (daughter of John Beaufort and Margaret Beauchamp); died 29 Jun 1509, Westminster, Middlesex, England; was buried , Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.

    Notes:

    "[S]trong partisan of the cause of her son King Henry VII, worthy and high-minded, patroness of learning and of the early printed book, founder of St. John's and Christ's College, Cambridge." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Children:
    1. 6. Henry VII, King of England was born 28 Jan 1457, Pembroke Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales; died 21 Apr 1509, Richmond, Surrey, England; was buried , Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.

  7. 14.  Edward IV, King of England was born 28 Apr 1442, Rouen, Normandy, France (son of Richard of York and Cecily Neville); died 9 Apr 1483, Westminster, Middlesex, England; was buried , Windsor, Berkshire, England.

    Edward married Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of England 1 May 1464. Elizabeth (daughter of Richard Woodville and Jacquetta of Luxembourg) was born 1437, Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England; died 8 Jun 1492, Bermondsey Priory, Surrey, England; was buried 12 Jun 1492, St. George's Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire, England. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of England was born 1437, Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England (daughter of Richard Woodville and Jacquetta of Luxembourg); died 8 Jun 1492, Bermondsey Priory, Surrey, England; was buried 12 Jun 1492, St. George's Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Aft 23 Mar 1437

    Notes:

    Through both of her husbands, she was a great-great grandmother of English monarchical footnote Lady Jane Grey, the nine-day queen (~1536-1554).

    Elizabeth Woodville = John Grey
    Thomas Grey = Cecily Bonville
    Thomas Grey = Margaret Wotton
    Henry Grey = Frances Brandon
    Jane Grey (d. 1554)

    Elizabeth Woodville = Edward IV
    Elizabeth of York = Henry VII
    Mary Tudor = Charles Brandon
    Frances Brandon = Henry Grey
    Jane Grey (d. 1554)

    Children:
    1. 7. Elizabeth of York, Queen Consort of England was born 11 Feb 1466, Westminster Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England; died 11 Feb 1503, London, England; was buried , Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.
    2. Edward V, King of England was born 2 Nov 1470, Westminster, Middlesex, England; died Abt 1483, London, England.