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Charles Brandon

Male 1484 - 1545  (61 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  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.

    Family/Spouse: 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]

    Children:
    1. Frances Brandon was born on 16 Jul 1517 in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England; died on 11 Nov 1559 in London, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  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. 3.  Elizabeth Bruyn (daughter of Henry Bruyn and Elizabeth Darcy); died on 7 Mar 1484.
    Children:
    1. 1. Charles Brandon was born in 1484; died on 22 Aug 1545 in Guildford Palace, Surrey, England; was buried in Windsor, Berkshire, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  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. 5.  Elizabeth Wingfield (daughter of Robert Wingfield and Elizabeth Goushill); died on 28 Apr 1497.
    Children:
    1. Eleanor Brandon died after 1496.
    2. 2. William Brandon died on 22 Aug 1485 in Bosworth Field, Leicestershire, England.

  3. 6.  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. 7.  Elizabeth Darcy (daughter of Robert Darcy and Alice Fillongley); died in 1471.
    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth Bruyn died on 7 Mar 1484.


Generation: 4

  1. 10.  Robert Wingfield was born in 1403 in of Letheringham, Suffolk, England (son of Robert Wingfield and Elizabeth Russell); died between 6 Oct 1453 and 21 Nov 1454; was buried in Letheringham, Suffolk, England.

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Hertfordshire, 1449-50.

    Robert married Elizabeth Goushill before 1 Dec 1419. Elizabeth (daughter of Robert Goushill and Elizabeth Fitz Alan) was born about 1402. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 11.  Elizabeth Goushill was born about 1402 (daughter of Robert Goushill and Elizabeth Fitz Alan).
    Children:
    1. 5. Elizabeth Wingfield died on 28 Apr 1497.
    2. John Wingfield was born in in of Letheringham, Suffolk, England; died on 11 May 1481; was buried in Letheringham, Suffolk, England.

  3. 12.  Maurice Bruyn was born about 1386 in of South Ockenden, Essex, England; died on 8 Nov 1466.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 14 Sep 1386

    Maurice married Elizabeth Retford. Elizabeth died on 20 May 1471. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 13.  Elizabeth Retford died on 20 May 1471.
    Children:
    1. 6. Henry Bruyn was born in 1420 in of South Ockenden, Essex, England; died on 30 Nov 1461.

  5. 14.  Robert Darcy was born in in of Maldon, Essex, England (son of Thomas Darcy and (Unknown) Torell); died on 3 Sep 1448; was buried in All Saints, Maldon, Essex, England.

    Notes:

    Keeper of the Writs of Common Pleas. Knight of the shire for Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1401. Knight of the shire for Essex, Mar 1416, 1419, May 1421, 1423, 1425, 1426, 1432, 1439, 1445. Burgess to Parliament for Maldon, Essex, 1422. Justice of the peace for Essex, 1410-13, 1414-24, 1427 to his death. Sheriff of Essex and Hertfordshire 1419-20.

    Robert married Alice Fillongley. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 15.  Alice Fillongley (daughter of Henry Filongley).

    Notes:

    Also called Alice FitzLangley.

    Children:
    1. Margaret Darcy
    2. 7. Elizabeth Darcy died in 1471.