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Wills WRIGHT

Age Date

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Abt 1520 He was born
7 1527 Formal proceedings instituted for an annulment of the King's marriage to Catharine
13 Sat 25 Jan 1533 Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn were secretly married
13 May 1533 Archbishop Cranmer declared Henry's marriage to Catharine of Aragon invalid
13 Jun 1533 Anne Boleyn was crowned Queen
13 Sun 7 Sep 1533 Elizabeth I born at Greenwich Palace only child of Henry VIII & Anne Boleyn
14 Wed 22 Apr 1534 Silver Jubilee of Henry VIII
16 Fri 7 Jan 1536 Catharine of Aragon mother of Mary I died at Kimbolton Palace
16 Fri 19 May 1536 Anne Boleyn second wife of Henry VIII executed on Tower Green
16 Tue 30 May 1536 Henry VIII married his third wife Jane Seymour in Whitehall
17 Fri 12 Oct 1537 Jane Seymour died giving birth to Edward VI at Hampton Court
18 1538 Clergy told to keep Register of Baptisms Marriages & Burials
22 Mon 13 Feb 1542 Catherine Howard 5th wife of Henry VIII executed on Tower Green
23 Thu 12 Jul 1543 Henry VIII married his sixth wife Catherine Parr
27 Fri 28 Jan 1547 Accession of Edward VI on death of Henry VIII at Whitehall Palace
27 Sun 20 Feb 1547 Coronation of Edward VI (age 9) in Westminster Abbey
31 1551 He married Elizabeth TRAFFORD

3

Thu 6 Jul 1553

Throne claimed by Jane on death of Edward VI at Greenwich

3

Wed 19 Jul 1553

Accession of Mary I on removal of Jane

8

Thu 17 Nov 1558

Accession of Elizabeth I on death of Mary I at St. James's Palace

9

Sun 15 Jan 1559

Coronation of Elizabeth I

16

Wed 19 Jun 1566

Birth of James I of England at Edinburgh Castle only son of Mary Queen of Scots & Darnley

58 1578 His wife, Elizabeth TRAFFORD was born

62

Sat 24 Feb 1582

Pope Gregory XIII enacted a new calendar. Ten days were omitted and the last years of centuries were not to be leap years unless divisible by 400

62

Thu 4 Oct 1582

Last day when Julian calendar was in use in Rome

62

Fri 5 Oct 1582

Became 15 Oct 1582 in Portugal and Spain

62

Fri 5 Oct 1582

Became 15 Oct 1582 in Rome and most of Italy

62

Mon 22 Oct 1582

Became 1 Nov 1582 in Hungary

62

10 Dec 1582

Became 20 Dec 1582 in France and French Colonies

62

Sat 22 Dec 1582

Became 1 Jan 1583 in Belgium, Flanders, Catholic Netherlands, Holland and Zealand

63

Thu 14 Feb 1583

Became 24 Feb 1583 in Augsburg (Germany)

63

Sun 6 Oct 1583

Became 16 Oct 1583 in Austria (Tyrol) and Bavaria

63

Sun 17 Nov 1583

Silver Jubilee of Elizabeth I

64

Tue 7 Jan 1584

Became 17 Jan 1584 in Bohemia

64

Sun 12 Jan 1584

Became 22 Jan 1584 in Roman Catholic Switzerland

64

Mon 13 Jan 1584

Became 23 Jan 1584 in Lousitz and Silesia (Germany)

65

Thu 17 Jun 1585

Became 27 Jun 1585 in Paderborn (Germany)

67

Wed 8 Feb 1587

Execution of Mary Queen of Scots at Fotheringhay Castle

68

Mon 29 Jul 1588

Defeat of the Spanish Armada sent by Philip II to invade England

78

1598

Parish registers required on parchment. Entries from 1558 copied

80 Abt 1600 His son, Richard WRIGHT was born

83

Thu 24 Mar 1603

Accession of James I (of England) previously James VI of Scotland

83

Thu 24 Mar 1603

Death of Elizabeth I in Richmond Palace aged 69

83

Thu 28 Apr 1603

Funeral of Elizabeth I at Westminster Abbey

83

Mon 25 Jul 1603

Coronation of James I

92 Sun 23 Aug 1612 Became 2 Sep 1612 in Prussia
95 Thu 14 Dec 1615 Became 24 Dec 1615 in Pfalz-Neuberg (Germany)
100 Abt 1620 His grandson, Samuel WRIGHT was born

100

He was probably dead by now

DERIVED INFORMATION
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MARRIED ONCE
1520 He was born to unknown parents
1541 He came of age at 21
1551 When he was 31 he married Elizabeth TRAFFORD, aged -27
1600 When he was 80 his first child (of 1), Richard WRIGHT was born
1620 When he was 100 his first grandchild (of 1), Samuel WRIGHT was born

SELECTED KIN ALIVE AT 1830
Elizabeth TRAFFORD wife 52
Richard WRIGHT son 30
Samuel WRIGHT grandson 10


THE FOLLOWING ARE INCLUDED IF THEY WERE BORN BEFORE END OF BIOGRAPH:
1 Child
1 Spouse
1 Grandchild