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Charles Brandon

Male 1484 - 1545  (61 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  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]

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

Generation: 2

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


Generation: 3

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

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


Generation: 4

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

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Hertfordshire, 1449-50.

    Robert married Elizabeth Goushill Bef 1 Dec 1419. Elizabeth (daughter of Robert Goushill and Elizabeth Fitz Alan) was born Abt 1402. [Group Sheet]


  2. 11.  Elizabeth Goushill was born Abt 1402 (daughter of Robert Goushill and Elizabeth Fitz Alan).
    Children:
    1. 5. Elizabeth Wingfield died 28 Apr 1497.

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

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 14 Sep 1386

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


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

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


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

    Notes:

    Also called Alice FitzLangley.

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