Harvey,  Blue-mantle Pursuivant in ordinary William

Harvey, Blue-mantle Pursuivant in ordinary William

Male 1510 - 1567  (~ 56 years)

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  • Name Harvey, William  [1, 2, 3
    Title Blue-mantle Pursuivant in ordinary 
    Born Jun 1510  Ashill, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Feb 1567  Thame, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Person ID I286  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 

    Father Harvey, Turner,   b. 1485, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1585, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 101 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Leigh, Mary,   b. 1492 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F201  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Harvey, William,   b. Jun 1560, Ashill, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)  []
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 21:29:03 
    Family ID F204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jun 1510 - Ashill, Somersetshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Feb 1567 - Thame, Oxfordshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    220px-William_Harvey_herald
    220px-William_Harvey_herald
    William Harvey - Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22
    William Harvey - Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22
    31205_Vol9-00113
    31205_Vol9-00113

    Documents
    William Harvey
    William Harvey
    North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000
    North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000

    Histories
    William Harvey Story
    William Harvey Story

  • Notes 
    • Stephen, Sir Leslie, ed, Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22 (London, England, Smith, Elder & Company, 1909), Google Books, page 93.

      1536 he was appointed Blue-mantle Pursuivant in ordinary. 1545 he was
      appointed Somerset Herald by King Henry VIII. In 1536 he was appointed
      Norry King of Arms by King Edward, at that time he traveled to Europe
      officially. In 1557 Queen Mary deputed him to go to France to delare
      War. In 1567 was appointed King of Arms at his death.

  • Sources 
    1. [S526] The Harvey book : giving the genealogies of certain branches of the American families of Harvey, Nesbitt, Dixon, and Jameson, Oscar Jewell Harvey, (Location: Wilksbarre, PA; Date: 1899;), pages 37-39.

    2. [S952] Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22, Stephen, Sir Leslie, ed, (Name: Smith, Elder & Company; Location: London, England; Date: 1909;), page 93.
      Record for William Harvey

    3. [S1099] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2016;), Book Title: The Harvey book : giving the genealogies of certain branches of the American families of Harvey, Nesbitt, Dixon and Jameson; and notes on many other families, together with numerous biographical sketches.

    4. [S1106] A biographical history of England, adapted to a methodical catalogue of engraved British heads, Volume 1, James Granger, (Location: London; Date: 1824;), Vol. 1, page 302.
      WILLIAM HERVEY, herald; with his autograph. C. Hall.
      William Harvey, or Hervey, was first patronised by William, lord Paget; and whilst Somerset herald attended in the king's coat at the funeral of the queen dowager of Henry VIII. and is the only one of the officers at arms who is mentioned at that solemnity. His abilities were thought of that consequence, that he was sent seven times to Germany, and deputed by Queen Mary to declare war against Henry II. He died at Thame, in Oxfordshire, 1666-7