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Oxford

1312 Execution of Piers Gaveston

1355 St Scholastica Day Riot

1400 Epiphany Rising

1566 Elizabeth I's visit to Oxford University

1681 Oxford Parliament (5C2)

1682 Sinking of HMS Gloucester

1688 Glorious Revolution

On 17 Mar 1040 Harold "Harefoot" King England 1016-1040 (24) died at Oxford. His Brother Harthacnut Knýtlinga King England 1018-1042 (22) succeeded King England: Denmark.

Around 1232 Lora Vere 1232-1292 was born to Hugh Vere 4th Earl Oxford 1208-1263 (24) and Hawise Quincy Countess Oxford at Oxford.

Around 1234 Margaret Vere 1234- was born to Hugh Vere 4th Earl Oxford 1208-1263 (26) and Hawise Quincy Countess Oxford at Oxford.

On 26 Jun 1294 Phillip Burnell 1264-1294 (29) died at Oxford.

Execution of Piers Gaveston

On 19 Jun 1312 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) was taken to Blacklow Hill, Leek Wooton where he was beheaded. Blacklow Hill, Leek Wooton being outside of the Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315 (40) 's lands.Gaveston's body was left where it lay eventually being recovered by Dominican friars who took it to Oxford.

St Scholastica Day Riot

On 10 Feb 1355, St Scholatica's Day, the St Scholastica Day Riot took place in Oxford. What started as a disagreement between students and the landlord over the quality of the wine at the Swindlestock Tavern, Carfax, Oxford grew into a three day riot in which around thirty townspeople and sixty students were killed.

Around 1400 Robert Babington 1400-1464 was born to Arnold Babington 1363-1455 (37) at Oxford.

Epiphany Rising

On 12 Jan 1400 Thomas Blount 1352-1400 (48) was hanged at Oxford by Thomas Erpingham 1355-1428 (45). .

On 16 Apr 1644 Henry Wood 1597-1671 (47) was knighted at Oxford.

On 27 Jan 1645 John Belasyse 1st Baron Belasyse 1614-1689 (30) was created 1st Baron Belasyse of Worlaby in Lincolnshire at Oxford by Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (44). Anne Paulett Viscountess Ipswich -1694 by marriage Viscountess Ipswich.

Around 1634 Gilbert Jackson 1595-1648 (39). Portrait of John Belasyse 1st Baron Belasyse 1614-1689 (19).

Around 1763. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. Northumberland House looking towards Strand. Note the Percy Lion; crest of the Duke Northumberland. And the statue of Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 which remains in situ on the corner of what is now the south-east corner of Trafalgar Square.

In 1666 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (69) died at Oxford. His Son Mountjoy Blount 2nd Earl Newport -1675 succeeded 2nd Earl Newport in the Isle of Wight.

Around 1637 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (37). Portrait of Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (40).

Around 1640 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (40). Portrait of Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (43).

On 02 Mar 1675 Justinian Isham 2nd Baronet Isham 1610-1675 (65) died of smallpox at Oxford. He was buried at Church of All Saints, Lamport. His Son Thomas Isham 3rd Baronet Isham 1657-1681 (17) succeeded 3rd Baronet Isham of Lamport in Northamptonshire.

Oxford Parliament (5C2)

On 21 Mar 1681 Edward Hungerford 1632-1711 (48) was elected MP Chippenham at Oxford during the Oxford Parliament (5C2).

Glorious Revolution

John Evelyn's Diary 1688 Dec. 02 Dec 1688. Dr. Tenison (52) preached at St Martin's in the Fields, Charing Cross on Psalm xxxvi. 5, 6, 7, concerning Providence. I received the blessed Sacrament. Afterward, visited my Lord Godolphin (48), then going with the Marquis of Halifax (55) and Earl of Nottingham (41) as Commissioners to the Prince of Orange (38); he told me they had little power. Plymouth declared for the Prince (38). Bath, York, Kingston upon Hull, East Riding, Bristol, and all the eminent nobility and persons of quality through England, declare for the Protestant religion and laws, and go to meet the Prince (38), who every day sets forth new Declarations against the Papists. The great favorites at Court, Priests and Jesuits, fly or abscond. Everything, till now concealed, flies abroad in public print, and is cried about the streets. Expectation of the Prince (38) coming to Oxford. The Prince of Wales and great treasure sent privily to Portsmouth, the Earl of Dover (52) being Governor. Address from the Fleet not grateful to his Majesty (55). The Papists in offices lay down their commissions, and fly. Universal consternation among them; it looks like a revolution..

John Evelyn's Diary 1688 Dec. 07 Dec 1688. My son went toward Oxford. I returned home.

In 1743 Thomas Rowney of Dean Farm Oxfordshire MP 1693-1759 (50) was appointed High Steward of Oxford for life.

In 1745 Adrien Carpentiers 1713-1778 (32). Portrait of Thomas Rowney of Dean Farm Oxfordshire MP 1693-1759 (52).

On 08 Aug 1908 John Strange "Jack" Spencer-Churchill 1880-1947 (28) and Gwendoline Theresa Mary "Goonie" Bertie -1941 were married at Oxford.

On 11 Nov 1931 Archie Primrose 1910-1931 (21) died of blood poisoning at Oxford.

Beaumont Palace, Oxford

On 08 Sep 1157 Richard "Lionheart" I King England 1157-1199 was born to Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 (24) and Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks Queen Consort England 1122-1204 (35) at Beaumont Palace, Oxford.

Carfax, Oxford

Swindlestock Tavern, Carfax, Oxford

St Scholastica Day Riot

On 10 Feb 1355, St Scholatica's Day, the St Scholastica Day Riot took place in Oxford. What started as a disagreement between students and the landlord over the quality of the wine at the Swindlestock Tavern, Carfax, Oxford grew into a three day riot in which around thirty townspeople and sixty students were killed.

Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

On Aug 1345 Elizabeth Montfort Baroness Furnivall, Baroness Montagu 1275-1345 (70) died at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford.

In 1493 Richard Mayew Bishop Hereford 1440-1516 (53) was appointed Archdeacon Oxford.

In 1504 Christopher Urswick 1448-1522 (56) was appointed Archdeacon Oxford.

In 1559 George Carew Archdeacon Totnes, Archdeacon Exeter 1498-1583 (61) was appointed Dean of Oxford.

After 23 Oct 1642 George Stewart 1618-1642 was buried at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford.

John Evelyn's Diary 1654 Jul. 12 Jul 1654. We went to St. John's, saw the library and the two skeletons, which are finely cleansed and put together; observable is here also the store of mathematical instruments, chiefly given by the late Archbishop Laud, who built here a handsome quadrangle.
Thence we went to New College, where the chapel was in its ancient garb, notwithstanding the scrupulosity of the times. Thence, to Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, in whose library was shown us an Office of Henry VIII., the writing, miniatures, and gilding whereof is equal, if not surpassing, any curiosity I had seen of that kind; it was given by their founder, Cardinal Wolsey. The glass windows of the cathedral (famous in my time) I found much abused. The ample hall and column, that spreads its capital to sustain the roof as one goes up the stairs, is very remarkable.
Next we walked to Magdalen College, where we saw the library and chapel, which was likewise in pontifical order, the altar only I think turned tablewise, and there was still the double organ, which abominations (as now esteemed) were almost universally demolished; Mr. Gibbon, that famous musician, giving us a taste of his skill and talents on that instrument.
Hence, to the Physic Garden, where the sensitive plant was shown us for a great wonder. There grew canes, olive trees, rhubarb, but no extraordinary curiosities, besides very good fruit, which, when the ladies had tasted, we returned in our coach to our lodgings.

In 1671 Nathaniel Crew Bishop 1633-1721 (37) was appointed Bishop Oxford.

In 1674 Henry Compton Bishop 1632-1713 (42) was appointed Bishop Oxford.

Around 1675 Godfrey Kneller Painter 1646-1723. Portrait of Henry Compton Bishop 1632-1713 (43).

In 1686 Samuel Parker Bishop Oxford 1640-1688 (46) was appointed Bishop Oxford by James II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1633-1701 (52).

In 1699 William Talbot Bishop Oxford, Bishop Salisbury, Bishop of Durham 1658-1730 (41) was appointed Bishop Oxford.

In 1816 Edward Legge Bishop Oxford 1756-1827 (60) was appointed Bishop Oxford.

In 1829 Richard Bagot Bishop Oxford, Bishop Bath and Wells 1782-1854 (46) was appointed Bishop Oxford.

On 17 Oct 1911 Charles Gore Bishop 1853-1932 (58) was elected Bishop Oxford.

Cumnor, Oxford

Chawley, Cumnor, Oxford

On 11 Apr 1646 Edward Sackville -1646 was murdered by Parliamentary forces at Chawley, Cumnor, Oxford.

Green Ditch, Oxford

Greyfriars, Oxford

On 13 Jun 1455 William Lovell 7th Baron Lovel 4th Baron Holand 1397-1455 (58) died at Minster Lovell, Witney. He was buried at Greyfriars, Oxford. On 13 Jun 1455 His Son John Lovell 8th Baron Lovel 5th Baron Holand 1433-1463 (22) succeeded 8th Baron Lovel of Titchmarsh, 5th Baron Holand.

John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

On 11 Nov 2005 Thomas Patrick John Anson 5th Earl Lichfield 1939-2005 (66) died at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

Oseney Abbey, Oxford

In 1152 Edith Forne 1080-1152 (72) died at Oseney Abbey, Oxford.

Oxford University, Oxford

Around 1260 Thomas Clare 1245-1287 (15) educated at Oxford University, Oxford.

In 1524 Edward Carne 1500-1561 (24) was awarded as Doctor of Divinty at Oxford University, Oxford.

Elizabeth I's visit to Oxford University

In 1566 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (32) visited Oxford University, Oxford. William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (45) was created Master of Arts: Oxford University.

Around 1546. William Scrots 1517-1553 (29). Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (12) before her accession painted for her father.

Around 1570 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (50). Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (36).

Around 1592 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636 (30).The Ditchley Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (58).

Around 1563 Steven van der Meulen Painter -1564. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (29).

After 1585 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636 (attributed). Portrait of William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598. His right-hand is holding the Lord Treasurer Staff of Office.

In 1568 Thomas Fitzherbert 1552-1640 (16) educated at Oxford University, Oxford.

In 1572 Ferdinando Stanley 5th Earl Derby 1559-1594 (13) was educated at Oxford University, Oxford.

In 1588 Thomas Clinton 3rd Earl Lincoln 1571-1619 (17) was awarded as Master of Arts at Oxford University, Oxford.

In 1594 Philippe Carteret 3rd Seigneur Sark 1584-1643 (9) was educated at Oxford University, Oxford.

Around 1626 Charles Howard 3rd Earl Nottingham 1610-1681 (15) educated at Oxford University, Oxford.

On 01 Jul 1642 Thomas Strode of Parnham Sergeant at Law 1628-1698 (14) matriculated Oxford University, Oxford.

In 1702 Peregrine Bertie 2nd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1686-1741 (15) graduated at Oxford University, Oxford.

In 1706 William Glynne 3rd Baronet Bicester aka Bisseter 1663-1721 (42) was awarded as Doctor of Civil Law at Oxford University, Oxford.

On 18 Apr 1745 Francis Scott 2nd Duke Buccleuch 1695-1751 (50) was awarded as Doctor of Civil Law at Oxford University, Oxford.

Henry Despencer Bishop Norwich 1341-1406 educated at Oxford University, Oxford.

See All Souls College, Oxford University, Oxford

See Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford

See Brasenose College, Oxford University, Oxford

See Broadgates Hall, Oxford University, Oxford

See Corpus Christi College, Oxford University, Oxford

See Christ Church College, Oxford University, Oxford

See Exeter College, Oxford University, Oxford

See Hertford College, Oxford University, Oxford

See Jesus College, Oxford University, Oxford

See Lincoln College, Oxford University, Oxford

See Magdalen College

See Magdalen Hall, Oxford University, Oxford

See Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford

See New College, Oxford University, Oxford

See Oriel College, Oxford University, Oxford

See Pembroke College, Oxford University, Oxford

See Queen's College, Oxford University, Oxford

See St Edmund Hall, Oxford University, Oxford

See St John's College, Oxford University, Oxford

See St Mary Hall, Oxford University, Oxford

See Trinity College, Oxford University, Oxford

See University College, Oxford University, Oxford

See Wadham College, Oxford University, Oxford

St Giles' Church, Oxford

In 1623 Thomas Turner Dean Canterbury 1591-1672 (32) was presented to the vicarage of St Giles' Church, Oxford.