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Frances Brandon

Female 1517 - 1559  (42 years)


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Generation: 1

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

    Family/Spouse: Henry Grey. Henry (son of Thomas Grey and Margaret Wotton) was born on 17 Jan 1517; died on 23 Feb 1554 in Tower Hill, London, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Jane Grey, Queen of England was born in Oct 1537 in Bradgate, Leicestershire, England; died on 12 Feb 1554 in Tower Hill, London, England.
    2. Katherine Grey was born about 1540; died on 27 Jan 1568 in Yoxford, Sussex, England; was buried in Yoxford, Sussex, England.

Generation: 2

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

    Notes:

    1st Duke of Suffolk.

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


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


Generation: 3

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

    Notes:

    Killed at Bosworth Field.

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


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

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

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


  4. 7.  Elizabeth of York, Queen Consort of England was born on 11 Feb 1466 in Westminster Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England (daughter of Edward IV, King of England and lord of Ireland and Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of England); died on 11 Feb 1503 in London, England; was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.
    Children:
    1. Arthur, Prince of Wales was born on 19 Sep 1486 in St. Swithun's Priory, Winchester, Hampshire, England; died on 2 Apr 1502 in Ludlow, Shropshire, England; was buried in Worcester Cathedral, Worcestershire, England.
    2. Margaret Tudor was born on 28 Nov 1489 in Westminster, Middlesex, England; died on 18 Oct 1541 in Methven Castle, Perthshire, Scotland; was buried in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.
    3. Henry VIII, King of England was born on 28 Jun 1491 in Greenwich, Kent, England; died on 28 Jan 1547 in Hampton Court Palace, Richmond upon Thames, London, England; was buried in St. George's Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire, England.
    4. 3. Mary Tudor was born on 18 Mar 1496 in Richmond Palace, Surrey, England; died on 24 Jun 1533 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, England; was buried on 22 Jul 1533 in Bury St. Edmunds Abbey, Suffolk, England.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William Brandon was born about 1425 in 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 before Jan 1462. Elizabeth (daughter of Robert Wingfield and Elizabeth Goushill) died on 28 Apr 1497. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


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

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

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


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

  5. 12.  Edmund Tudor was born about 1430 in Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England (son of Owen ap Maredudd ap Tudur and Catherine of Valois, Queen Consort of England); died on 3 Nov 1456 in 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 King Henry VI." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

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


  6. 13.  Margaret Beaufort was born on 31 May 1443 in Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England (daughter of John Beaufort and Margaret Beauchamp); died on 29 Jun 1509 in Westminster, Middlesex, England; was buried in 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 and lord of Ireland was born on 28 Jan 1457 in Pembroke Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales; died on 21 Apr 1509 in Richmond, Surrey, England; was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.

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

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


  8. 15.  Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of England was born in 1437 in Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England (daughter of Richard Woodville and Jacquetta of Luxembourg); died on 8 Jun 1492 in Bermondsey Priory, Surrey, England; was buried on 12 Jun 1492 in 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 on 11 Feb 1466 in Westminster Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England; died on 11 Feb 1503 in London, England; was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.
    2. Edward V, King of England was born on 2 Nov 1470 in Westminster, Middlesex, England; died about 1483 in London, England.