Earl William Herbert

Earl William Herbert

Male 1506 - 1570  (64 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name William Herbert 
    Prefix Earl 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 1506 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Mar 1570  Hampton Court Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St.Paul's Cathedral, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I33343  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 

    Father Richard Herbert,   d. 12 Sep 1510 
    Mother Margaret Cradock,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Family ID F14082  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Parr,   b. 1514,   d. 20 Feb 1552, Baynard's Castle Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married Abt 1538 
    Children 
    +1. Earl Henry Herbert,   b. 1534,   d. 19 Jan 1601, Wilton House, Wilton, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +2. Edward Herbert,   d. 23 Mar 1595
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2001 
    Family ID F13432  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne Talbot,   b. 1520,   bur. 8 Aug 1588  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 
    Family ID F14089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1st Earl of Pembroke; Welsh, killed a man in a brawl in Bristol, escaped to France, returned to England 1534 and mar soon after [according to Wilton House video, but their guide book says 2nd Earl born 1534]
      rose with the Parrs when Catherine mar Henry VIII 1543, knighted 1543, had been granted Wilton Abbey and lands by Henry VIII by 1544 [Wilton Abbey, on the River Nadder, nr Salisbury, Wiltshire (see map), 9th cent. nunnery, replaced by 12th cent. Abbey, Benedictine nuns, dissolved 1536], he pulled down Abbey, built first Wilton House 1540s, was a guardian of the young Edward VI after death of Henry VIII 1547, K.G. 1549, cr 1st Earl of Pembroke by Edward VI 1551 by the influence of his fellow Protestant John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland, married his son to Lady Catherine Grey 1553 while Dudley married his son to Lady Jane, managed to distance himself from Grey family after their fall [later in 1577 his son married Dudley's grand-daughter]


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