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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

23086 Knevet-Pickering

23086. Sir Henry Knevet & 23087. Anne Pickering 

~1510, Henry born in England, s/o 46172. Thomas Knyvet & 46173. Muriel Howard.

12/1512, Henry and his siblings sent to live with their maternal grandmother after the death of their parents.

8/23/1517, Anne born in England, heir & d/o 46174. Christopher Pykering & 46175. Jane Lewknor.

1518, at her father's IPM, Anne "aged 1 year and 4 days old."

10/5/1523, Anne, heir to Pickering & Moresby estates on the death of her grandmother Anne Moresby [her father having died in 1518.]

1/26/1525-6, Anne’s wardship was granted to Sir Richard Weston of Sutton Place.

5/1530, Anne 1st married Sir Francis Weston, s/o Sir Richard.

1533, Sir Francis made a Knight Companion of the Order of the Bath at the coronation of Queen Anne Boleyn.

5/17/1536, Sir Francis beheaded for committing adultery with Queen Anne Boleyn, treason, and plotting to kill the King.

8/1/1537, Henry arrived at Calais and traveled into France.

9/21/1538, Sir Henry Knevet at Otfford to Lord Lisle, Deputy of Calais: “My friend Killygrave … Commend me to my lady my mot[her].”
Henry, of East Horsley in co. Surrey & Buckenham in co. Norfolk, married Anne.

1540-41, “Indenture Parties: Sir Henry Knyvet, kt., and Anne his wife; Thomas, Lord Audley, Lord Chancellor; Thomas [Howard] Duke of Norfolk, Lord Treasurer; Sir Richard Ryche, kt., Chancellor of the Court of Augmentations, and Edward North esq., Treasurer.”

1541, Kirkham, on the eastern banks of the Derwent, a Priory of Cannons with 7 Churches “granted to Sir Henry Knevet, Knight, and Ann, his wife.”

5/3/1542, Henry an Ambassador to Emperor Charles V of Germany: “ … when Sir Henry Knevet was sent ambassadour from the mighty Prince Henry the VIII to the Emperour Charles the fift, … At which time the said Charles the V passing over from Genoa and Corsica to Alger in Africa in warlike sort, with a mighty army by sea, that honorable Knevet the kings ambassadour, Thomas Chaloner, Henry Knolles, and Henry Isham, right worthy persons, of their owne accord accompanied him in that expedition, & served him in that warre.” (S) Navigations Voyages Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, Vol – V, Univ. of Glascow. [Original in Latin.]

1538-44, “Henry knevet, knight, and Anne his wife, daughter and heir of Christopher Pekeryng, knight, v. James pykeryng of Crosby, esquire.: Lordship of Killington and Firbank in Kirkby Lonsdale (Keryngton and Frythebank), and manor of Old Hulton.”

5/14/1545, “Sir Henry Knevet, marshal, has in prest upon wages of himself and 40 horsemen 200l. from 1 May, and is also paid for their coats and conduct, and must be allowed such wages as the Master of the Horse had when marshal, and for his horsemen 9d. a day.”

7/17/1546, Henry in Paris, France.
Henry, master of the jewel office to Queen Elizabeth. (S) The Genesis of the United States, 1890, Borwn, P844.

11/27/1568, Henry an overseer of the will of Henry, 2nd Lord Paget, who at the time was married to his daughter Catherine.
Henry died.

1572, Anne married John Vaughn. “William Clyfton and Austen Salvage v. John Vaughan and his wife Dame Anne, late wife of Sir Henry Knyvet, deceased.”

(S) Old Yorkshire, William Smith, 1890. (S) UKNA. (S) Historical Notes. 1509-1714, 1856, Sheppard, P178. (S) Letter and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII.

Children of Henry and Anne:

i. Katherine Knevet (11543), born ~1540 in England.

ii. Henry Knevet, born ? in England. [Heir]
Catherine Knevet, born 1564 in Charlton, Wiltshire.
She married Admiral Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk. [13 children.]

iii. Sir Thomas Knevet, born ? in England.
1592, Thomas Master of Arms and M.P. of Thetford.
7/21/1597, Thomas married Elizabeth Hayward, widow of Richard Warren.
1603-4, Thomas knighted.
11/1605, Thomas famous for foiling “The Gundpowder Plot”, attempted assignation of King James I.
1607, Thomas, Baron Knyvet, a M.P.

Children of John and Anne:

i. Francis Vaughn, born ? in England. [Heir]
7/15/1597, Francis, lord of Sutton on Derwent, slain in battle in Ireland.