Wednesday, May 5, 2010

G17: 118838

118838. Sir Henry Norreys & 118839. Mary Fiennes {Bond}

By 1487, Henry born in England, 2nd s/o 237676. Sir Edward Norreys & 237677. Frideswide Holland.

~1495, Mary born in England, d/o 237678. Thomas Fiennes & 237679. Anne Bourchier.

Henry went to court as a youth and was eventually appointed Gentleman of the King’s Chamber.

Henry became a friend of Henry VIII.

1514, Mary appointed a maid of honor to Princess Mary Tudor and accompanied her to France for her marriage. [Her cousin, future Queen Anne Boleyn was also a maid.] Queen Mary’s husband, Louis XII, died early the next year.

Mary remained in France and became a maid to Queen consort Claude, Louis XII’s eldest daughter.

6/8/1515, Henry, Keeper of the Park of Foliejon in Winkfield, Berkshire.

2/17/1518, Henry, weigher at the common beam at Southampton, then the great mart of the Italian merchants.

Henry 1st married Anne Lovell.

1520, Henry at the “Field of the Cloth of Gold” in France at the meeting between Henry VIII & Francois I of France.

~1521, Henry married Mary.

9/12/1523, Henry received the Keepership of Langley New Park in Buckinghamshire and was made Bailiff of Watlington.

1528, Henry survived the “sweating sickness”.

1528, Henry received a grant of £100 a year from the revenues of the See of Winchester and was soon promoted to be Groom of the Stole.

Bef. 1530, Mary died.

2/2/1531, George Jenour to … Henry Norrys the elder, esq. … the manors of Herstmonceux, Buckholt [in Bexhill], Hurstpierpoint, Westmeston, Streat, Ewhurst and Berwick, in which they were lately all enfeoffed by Thomas Fenys, kt, Lord Dacre. (S) UKNA.

1531, Henry made Chamberlain of North Wales.

1534, Henry appointed Constable of Beaumaris Castle.

1535, Henry received various properties formerly owned by Sir Thomas Moore.

11/29/1535, Henry granted the Constableship of Wallingford Castle.

5/1/1536, Henry took part in a tournament at Greenwich.

5/17/1536, Henry, implicated in the fall of Anne Boleyn, was attained and then beheaded at the Tower; buried in the churchyard. “The Chardges of certayne Prisoners in the Tower. The Lady Anne Hungerford … Rys app Gryffyth … The Lord Dacres … The Bysshope of Rochest’ … Syr Thomas More … The Lady Anne, my lord of Rocheford, frat’ Weston, Mast’ Henry Norrys, … Thes persons before namyd had lands and guds suffycyent of ther owne.”

(S) A Gen. Hist. of the Dormant …, Burke, 1866, P171. (S) Dictionary of National Biography, P567.

Children of Henry and Mary:

i. John Norreys, born ? in England.
John, Chief Usher to the privy chamber of Queen Mary.
10/21/1564, John died with heirs.

ii. Edward Norreys, born ? in England.
7/16/1514, Edward died: Here lyeth Edward Norrys late the seconde son of Henry Norrys Esquire and Mary Ffynes, his wife, daughter of Lord Dacres, which Henry was seconde son to Sir Edwarde Norrys, Knt., and of Dame Fuldwithe his wyfe, and Father to the Lord Lovell, which Edwarde was son and heyre to Sir William Norrys, Knight. The said Edwarde deceased at his Manor of Fyne-Perys the XVI day of July the yere of our Lord God M.CCCCCXIV, “ On whose soule Jesu, have mercy ”. (S) Ewelme – A Romantic Village Its Past and Present.

iii. Henry Norreys, born ? in England.
Henry, heir and Lord Norreys of Rycote.

iv. Mary Norris (59418), born ~1527 in England.

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