Dudley, Ambrose, Earl of Warwick (1528 -1590)

Ambrose Dudley was the third son of John Dudley, who was created Earl of Warwick in 1547, and Duke of Northumberland in 1551, and Jane, daughter of Sir Edward Guilford. In 1553, with his father and brothers, he was committed to the Tower of London for his part in the attempt to place Lady Jane Grey on the throne, but was released and pardoned in 1554. In 1555, on his mother's death, he became Lord Halesowen, in 1560 he was made Master of the Ordnance and Baron De Lisle, in 1561 Earl of Warwick, and in 1563 a Knight of the Garter. Warwick married three times, first, Anne, daughter and coheir of William Whorwood, second Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Gilbert Talboys. His third wife, whom he married 11 November 1565, was Lady Ann Russell, who died on 9 February 1604. He had an only son who died young.

Seat / Residence(s): North Hall, Northaw, Hertfordshie, Warwick Castle, Warwickshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Dudley, Ambrose, Earl of Warwick (1528 - 1590) (Stamp 1) Crest: On a mount a bear erect contourned chained supporting a ragged staff
Coronet: Earl
Heraldic Charges: bear, Heraldic Charges: staff, ragged
Dudley, Ambrose, Earl of Warwick (1528 - 1590) (Stamp 2) Crest: On a mount a bear erect contourned chained supporting a ragged staff
Heraldic Charges: bear, Heraldic Charges: staff, ragged