Dudley, John (1504 - 1553)

Born / Died

Birth Date: ca. 1504 (possibly born 1502 [CP IX, 722])
Death Date: 1553-08-22

Notes

Restored in blood 1512. Imprisoned in the Tower 25 July 1553; beheaded

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: 1525
    Union ended: n.d.

Offspring

From Guildford, Jane (1508/9 - 1554/5)

  1. Male offspring: Dudley, John (1527 - 1554)
  2. Female offspring: Dudley, Mary (1530 - 1586)
  3. Male offspring: Dudley, Henry (1531 - 1557)

Primary Title

7th Baron Lisle
19th Earl of Warwick
1st Duke of Northumberland
Knight

Titles

  • Knight
    Assumed Circa 1523-11-06
  • 7th Baron Lisle
    Assumed Circa 1530
    Vacated 1553-08-22
  • 7th Viscount Lisle
    Assumed 1540/1-03-12
    Vacated 1553-08-22
  • 19th Earl of Warwick
    Assumed 1546/7-02-16
    Vacated 1553-08-22
  • 1st Duke of Northumberland
    Assumed 1551-10-11
    Vacated 1553-08-22

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
MP, Kent 1529 n.d.
JP, Sussex 1531 1532
JP, Surrey 1531 1532
Constable, Warwickshire 1531/2-3-16 n.d. Held jointly
JP, Warwickshire 1532 n.d.
Sheriff, Staffordshire 1536-11-27 n.d.
Vice Admiral, England 1536/7-2 1542/3-01
JP, Kent 1537 1539
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Kent 1538 n.d.
JP, Staffordshire 1538 n.d.
JP, Sussex 1538 n.d.
JP, Surrey 1538 1539
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Staffordshire 1540 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Worcestershire 1540 n.d.
JP, Worcestershire 1540 n.d.
JP, Staffordshire 1540 n.d.
JP, Surrey 1541 n.d.
MP, Staffordshire 1542 n.d.
Warden, Marches towards Scotland 1542-11-8 1543-03
Lord High Admiral, England 1542/3-1-26 1546/7-02-17
Keeper & Steward, Worcestershire 1543-8-3 n.d.
Privy Councillor, England 1543-4-23 1553-07
Steward, Worcestershire 1543-8-3 n.d.
Chamberlain of the Household, England 1546/7-2-17 1549/50-02-1
JP, Shropshire 1547 n.d.
JP, Worcestershire 1547 n.d.
JP, Warwickshire 1547 n.d.
JP, Gloucestershire 1547 n.d.
JP, Staffordshire 1547 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1547 n.d.
Lieut of the North, England 1547-7-17 n.d.
Constable, Anglesey by 1548 1553-08-22 (held office until death)
Council President, Marches of Wales 1549 1550
Lord High Admiral, England 1549-10-28 1550-05-14
President, Privy Council, England 1549/50-2 1553-07
Steward of the Household, England 1549/50-2-20 1553
Governor, Northumberland 1550-5-27 1553-07
Lord Lieut, Warwickshire 1550 n.d.
Warden, Marches towards Scotland 1550-5-27 1553-07
Earl Marshal, England 1551-4-20 n.d.
Chancellor, Cambridgeshire 1552 1553
Chief Steward of the Exchequer, Westmorland 1553-5-2 1553-07
Chief Steward of the Exchequer, Yorkshire 1553-5-2 1553-07
Chief Steward of the Exchequer, Cumberland 1553-5-2 1553-07
Chief Steward of the Exchequer, Northumberland 1553-5-2 1553-07

Details of Properties

Residence

  • Halden, Kent
  • Chelsea, Middlesex
  • Durham House, Middlesex
  • Syon, Middlesex
  • Dudley Castle, Staffordshire

Lands

  • Herefordshire
  • Huntingdonshire
  • Northamptonshire
  • Rutland
  • Shropshire
  • Warwickshire
  • Worcestershire

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1552-1552 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Duke of Northumberland's Minstrels
Performance 1551-1552 Guildhall (2), Barnstaple , Devon Duke of Northumberland's Players
Performance 1551-1552 Town Hall, Bridgwater , Somerset Duke of Northumberland's Players
Performance 1552-1552 St James Church, Poole , Dorset Duke of Northumberland's Players
Performance 1552-1553 Guildhall (2), Barnstaple , Devon Duke of Northumberland's Players
Performance 1549-1550 Guildhall, Plymouth , Devon Earl of Warwick's Minstrels
Performance 1548-1549 Cambridge (Unknown), Cambridge , Cambridgeshire Earl of Warwick's Trumpeters
Performance 1544-1545 Lyme Regis (Unknown), Lyme Regis , Dorset Lord Admiral's Players
Performance 1532-1532 Guildhall, Bristol , Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire Lord Lisle's Players
Performance 1533-1533 Guildhall, Bristol , Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire Lord Lisle's Players
Performance 1536-1536 Guildhall, Bristol , Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire Lord Lisle's Players

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Duke of Northumberland's Minstrels Dudley, John (1504 - 1553) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Duke of Northumberland's Players Dudley, John (1504 - 1553) Players 4
Earl of Warwick's Minstrels Dudley, John (1504 - 1553) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Earl of Warwick's Trumpeters Dudley, John (1504 - 1553) Musicians 1
Lord Admiral's Players Dudley, John (1504 - 1553) Players 1
Lord Lisle's Players