William Harvey was born in Jun 1510 in Ashill, Somersetshire, England .He died on 27 Feb 1567 in Thame, Oxfordshire.
Service to the Crown
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 declare War. In 1567 was appointed King of Arms at his death.
About 1545 he was appinted by Henry VII to the office of Somerset Herald which had just been created by the King.
4 Feb 1550, William Harvey was appointed by Edward VI, Norroy King of Arms, and while holding this office he paid seven visits to Germany.
7 June 1557, Queen Mary deputed him to go to France to delare war
21 Nov 1557, he was appointed by the Queen Clarencieux King of Arms - the duties of which he performed until his death.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree:
William Harvey :
Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 111 markers, haplogroup E-FT86986, FTDNA kit #19310 +
Y-Chromosome Test 838 markers, haplogroup E-FT86986, MitoYDNA ID T13717[compare]