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Before 1612 Thomas Wentworth 1st Earl Cleveland 1591-1667 (20) and Anne Crofts Countess Cleveland -1637 were married (he was her second-cousin once-removed). Anne Crofts Countess Cleveland -1637 by marriage Baroness Wentworth .

Before 1612 Gervase Clifton 1st Baronet Clifton 1587-1666 (24) and Penelope Rich Baronetess Clifton were married . Penelope Rich Baronetess Clifton by marriage Baronetess Clifton of Clifton in Nottinghamshire

Before 1612 John Eyre 1580-1639 (31) was appointed Gentleman of the Privy Chamber and received a gift of £500 from James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (45) . He served to at least 1632.

Before 1612 Mervyn Tuchet 2nd Earl Castlehaven 1593-1631 (18) and Elizabeth Barnham Countess Castlehaven 1592-1622 (19) were married .

Before 1612 Antony Hastings 1611-1667 was born to Henry Hastings 1555-1640 (56) and Mabel Faunt -1618 .

In 1612 James Hay 2nd Earl Carlisle 1612-1660 was born to James Hay 1st Earl Carlisle 1580-1636 (32) and Honora Denny -1614

Around 1638 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (38) . Portrait of James Hay 2nd Earl Carlisle 1612-1660 (26) .

In 1612 William Hervey 1587-1660 (25) and Susan Jermyn 1590-1637 were married .

In 1612 Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk 1582-1640 (29) and Elizabeth Home Countess Suffolk were married

In 1612 Anne Howard 1612- was born to Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (76) and Margaret Stewart 1st Countess Nottingham 1591-1639 (21) .

Around 1612 Edward Montagu 2nd Earl Manchester 1602-1671 (10) educated at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

In 1612 Charles Paget 1546-1612 (66) died

In 1612 Anne Parker -1612 died .

In 1612 Edward Sackville 4th Earl Dorset 1591-1652 (21) and Mary Curzon Countess Dorset 1590-1645 (22) were married

In 1612 Henry Seymour 1612-1686 was born to Edward Seymour 2nd Baronet Seymour 1580-1659 (32) and Dorothy Killegrew Baronetess Seymour -1643

In 1612 Elizabeth Sidney 1585-1612 (27) died

In 1612 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways 1585-1666 (26) was appointed as Sheriff Dorset

In 1612 George Throckmorton 1533-1612 (79) died

In 1612 Mary Digby Countess Donegal 1612-1648 was born to John Digby 1st Earl Bristol 1580-1653 (31) .

In 1612 Elizabeth Vere Countess Derby 1575-1627 (36) was created as Lord Mann

Around 1612 Edward Villiers 1585-1626 (27) and Barbara St John -1672 were married .

Around 1612 Henry Constable 1st Viscount Dunbar 1588-1645 (23) and Mary Tufton Viscountess Dunbar were married .

Around 1612 Francis Wyndham 1st Baronet Trent 1612-1676 was born to Thomas Wyndham 1575-1631 (37) .

In 1612 Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 was reburied at Westminster Abbey .

In 1612 Anne Brydges 1612- was born to Grey Brydges 5th Baron Chandos 1580-1621 (32) and Anne Stanley Countess Castlehaven 1580-1647 (31) .

In 1612 Gervase Clifton 2nd Baronet Clifton 1612-1675 was born to Gervase Clifton 1st Baronet Clifton 1587-1666 (24) and Penelope Rich Baronetess Clifton .

In 1612 Anthony Cope 1st Baronet Hanwell 1548-1614 (64) entertained James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (45) at Hanwell, Oxfordshire

In 1612 Walter Cope 1553-1614 (59) was appointed as Keeper of Hyde Park .

In 1612 Daniel Gookin 1612-1687 was born

In 1612 Margaret Hamilton Countess Lindsay, Countess Crawford 1612-1666 was born to James Hamilton 2nd Marquess Hamilton 1589-1625 (23) and Ann Cunningham Marchioness Hamilton 1585-1647 (27)

In 1623 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (33) . Portrait of James Hamilton 2nd Marquess Hamilton 1589-1625 (34) with his Lord Treasurer Staff of Office .

In 1623 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (33) . Portrait of James Hamilton 2nd Marquess Hamilton 1589-1625 (34) .

In 1612 Nicholas Leke 2nd Earl Scarsdale 1612-1681 was born to Francis Leke 1st Earl Scarsdale 1581-1655 (31) and Anne Carey Countess Scarsdale

In 1612 Hugh Montgomerie 5th Earl Eglinton -1612 died

In 1612 Elizabeth Rayner 1556-1612 (56) died

Around 1612 John Rushworth 1612-1690 was born to Lawrence Rushworth at Acklington Park, Warkworth, Northumberland

In 1612 Edmund Waller Poet 1606-1687 (5) claimed he was elected MP Amersham but that constituency wasn't established until 1624 by which time he was already MP Ilchester .

Around 1687 . John Riley 1646-1691 (41) . Portrait of Edmund Waller Poet 1606-1687 (80) .

In 1612 Ferdinand Wittelsbach Archbishop Cologne 1577-1650 (34) was appointed as Archbishop Cologne .

In 1612 Albert VI Wittelsbach 1584-1666 (28) and Mechthilde Leuchtenberg Leuchtenburg were married .

In 1612 William Morgan 1560-1655 (52) was appointed Sheriff Monmouthshire

In 1612 Thomas Allin 1st Baronet 1612-1685 was born .

In 1612 William Boreman 1612-1686 was born .

In 1612 Frances Bourchier 1587-1612 (25) died

In 1612 Patrick Gray 6th Lord Gray 1565-1612 (47) died . His son Andrew Gray 7th Lord Gray 1590-1663 (22) succeeded as 7th Lord Gray .

In 1612 Edward Griffin -1612 died .

In 1612 Thomas Hanmer 2nd Baronet Hamner 1612-1678 was born to John Hamner 1st Baronet Hamner 1590-1624 (22)

Around 1638 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (38) . Portrait of Thomas Hanmer 2nd Baronet Hamner 1612-1678 (26) .

In 1612 Nicholas Lanier The Elder -1612 died .

In 1612 Oliph Lee -1612 died

In 1612 Henry Long -1612 died

In 1612 John Portman 1st Baronet Portman 1575-1612 (37) died .

Around 1612 John Pretyman 1st Baronet 1612-1676 was born .

Around 1612 Judith Brereton 1612-1688 was born to John Bererton 1591-1629 (20) .

In 1612 William Gerard 3rd Baronet Bryn 1612-1681 was born to Thomas Gerard 2nd Baronet Bryn 1584-1630 (28) and Frances Molyneux

In 1612 William Savile 3rd Baronet Savile 1612-1644 was born to George Savile .

In 1612 Richard Grenville 1612-1663 was born to Richard Greville of Wotton Underwood 1567-1618 (45)

In 1612 Anthony St Leger 1535-1612 (77) died

In 1612 Elizabeth Wilmot 1612-1635 was born to Charles Wilmot 1st Viscount Wilmot 1572-1644 (40) and Sarah Anderson 1598-1615 (14) .

Around 1612 John Glynne 1602-1666 (10) educated at Westminster School, Westminster .

In 1612 Maurice Orange-Nassau I Prince Orange 1567-1625 (44) was appointed 409th Knight Garter: James I

After 1612 Ralph Eure 3rd Baron Eure 1558-1617 (53) and Elizabeth Spencer Baroness Hunsdon, Baroness Eure 1552-1618 (59) were married . Elizabeth Spencer Baroness Hunsdon, Baroness Eure 1552-1618 (59) by marriage Baroness Eure .

After 1612 Cordelia Alington 1572-1612 (40) died .

Jan 1612

On Jan 1612 John Brooke 1st Baron Cobham 1575-1660 (36) was knighted

17 Jan 1612

On 17 Jan 1612 Thomas Fairfax 3rd Lord Fairfax 1612-1671 was born at Denton Hall, West Riding, Yorkshire

20 Jan 1612

On 20 Jan 1612 Rudolf Habsburg-Spain II Holy Roman Emperor 1552-1612 (59) died .

Around 1567 Alonso Sánchez Coello 1531-1588 (36) . Portrait of Rudolf Habsburg-Spain II Holy Roman Emperor 1552-1612 (14) .

23 Jan 1612

On 23 Jan 1612 George "Fairy Earl" Fitzgerald 16th Earl Kildare 1612-1660 was born to Edward Fitzgerald .

Feb 1612

07 Feb 1612

On 07 Feb 1612 Thomas Killigrew 1612-1683 was born to Robert Killigrew 1580-1633 (32) and Mary Woodhouse -1756 .

After 07 Feb 1612 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia 1596-1662 (15) .Elizabeth's standing collar of reticella is worked with the Royal coat of arms with its lion and unicorn supporters. She wears a gown of Italian silk brocade. The black armband is thought to be a sign of mourning for her brother Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (17) who died on 07 Feb 1612.

After 07 Feb 1612 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia 1596-1662 (15) .Elizabeth's standing collar of reticella is worked with the Royal coat of arms with its lion and unicorn supporters. She wears a gown of Italian silk brocade. The black armband is thought to be a sign of mourning for her brother Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (17) who died on 07 Feb 1612.

09 Feb 1612

On 09 Feb 1612 Vincenzo Gonzaga III Duke Mantua 1562-1612 (49) died

11 Feb 1612

On 11 Feb 1612 Gerald Fitzgerald 14th Earl Kildare -1612 died at Maynooth, County Kildare. His son Gerald Fitzgerald 15th Earl Kildare 1611-1620 (1) succeeded as 15th Earl Kildare .

17 Feb 1612

On 17 Feb 1612 Ernest Wittelsbach 1554-1612 (57) died .

24 Feb 1612

On 24 Feb 1612 Edward Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1563-1644 (49) and Frances Cotton 1578-1620 (34) were married at Weekley, Northamptonshire

In 1616 Robert "The Elder" Peake 1551-1619 (65) . Portrait of (possibly) Frances Cotton 1578-1620 (38) .

Apr 1612

03 Apr 1612

On 03 Apr 1612 Thomas Crofts 1540-1612 (71) died

13 Apr 1612

On 13 Apr 1612 Bridget Chudleigh Baronetess Carew 1584-1612 (28) died

Aug 1612

On Aug 1612 Francis Lascelles 1612-1667 was born to William Lascelles -1623 at Stank Hall, Northallerton, Yorkshire

06 Aug 1612

On 06 Aug 1612 John Rodney 1551-1612 (61) died

15 Aug 1612

On 15 Aug 1612 Michael Hicks 1543-1612 (68) died . He was buried in St Mary's Church, Leyton, Essex .

29 Aug 1612

On 29 Aug 1612 Margaret Fitton 1529-1612 (83) died .

Sep 1612

16 Sep 1612

On 16 Sep 1612 Alphonse Maurice Habsburg-Spain 1611-1612 died .

28 Sep 1612

On 28 Sep 1612 William Lowther MP 1612-1688 was born to John Lowther of Lowther Hall 1582-1637 (30) .

Oct 1612

On Oct 1612 Louis Bourbon-Vendôme 2nd Duke Vendôme 1612-1669 was born to César Bourbon-Vendôme 1st Duke Vendôme 1594-1665 (18) and Françoise Lorraine Duchess Vendôme

Around Oct 1612 James Graham 1st Marquess Montrose 1612-1650 was born

On Oct 1612 Francis Manners 6th Earl Rutland 1578-1632 (34) was appointed as Constable Nottingham Castle

16 Oct 1612

On 16 Oct 1612 Thomas Shirley 1542-1612 (70) died

Around 1625 Unknown Artist .Double Portrait of Thomas Shirley 1542-1612 and his Cicassian wife.He wears the exotic Persian clothes which so impressed his European hosts upon his return to Europe from Persia; she wears her native style of dress but also holds a flintlock pistol and a pocket watch, symbols of the technologies Europe was introducing to Persia.

20 Oct 1612

On 20 Oct 1612 Richard Boyle 2nd Earl Cork, 1st Earl Burlington 1612-1698 was born to Richard Boyle 1st Earl Cork 1566-1643 (46) and Catherine Fenton Countess Cork 1585-1629 (27) at The College, Youghal, Cork, County Cork.

On 20 Oct 1612 John Culpepper 1531-1612 (81) died

26 Oct 1612

On 26 Oct 1612 Henry Wilmot 1st Earl Rochester 1612-1658 was born to Charles Wilmot 1st Viscount Wilmot 1572-1644 (40) and Sarah Anderson 1598-1615 (14) .

Nov 1612

On Nov 1612 Francis Stewart 5th Earl Bothwell 1562-1612 (49) died .

01 Nov 1612

On 01 Nov 1612 Charles Bourbon-Condé Count Soissons 1566-1612 (45) died .

02 Nov 1612

On 02 Nov 1612 Henry Sydney -1612 died

11 Nov 1612

On 11 Nov 1612 August Philipp Oldenburg I Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck 1612-1675 was born to Alexander Oldenburg I Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg 1573-1627 (39) and Dorothea Unknown Duchess Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg at Sønderborg

13 Nov 1612

On 13 Nov 1612 George Carew -1612 died

25 Nov 1612

On 25 Nov 1612 Reginald Mohun 1st Baronet Mohun 1564-1639 (48) was created 1st Baronet Mohun . Philippa Hele Baronetess Mohun by marriage Baronetess Mohun .

Dec 1612

07 Dec 1612

Before 07 Dec 1612 Henry Montagu 1st Earl Manchester 1563-1642 (49) and Catherine Spencer 1586-1612 (26) were married .

On 07 Dec 1612 Catherine Spencer 1586-1612 (26) died

Funeral of Prince Frederick

On 07 Dec 1612 Henry Frederick Stewart Prince Wales 1594-1612 was buried at Westminster Abbey .
His body had lain in state for a month at St James' Palace, St James', Westminster . Two thousand mourners attended in the procession and people of all ages lined the streets. Archbishop Abbott gave the funeral sermon. A magnificent hearse was erected on which was placed his richly clothed funeral effigy. The robes were those worn by the Prince at his creation as Princes of Wales in 1610. This effigy was made by Richard Norris with the plaster face modelled by Abraham Van der Doort.
Francis Manners 6th Earl Rutland 1578-1632 (34) carried the shield.

After 07 Feb 1612 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia 1596-1662 (15) .Elizabeth's standing collar of reticella is worked with the Royal coat of arms with its lion and unicorn supporters. She wears a gown of Italian silk brocade. The black armband is thought to be a sign of mourning for her brother Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (17) who died on 07 Feb 1612.

15 Dec 1612

On 15 Dec 1612 Thomas Mildmay -1612 died .

28 Dec 1612

Discovery of Neptune by Galileo

On 28 Dec 1612 Galileo discovered Neptune although he thought it a star rather than a Planet and is not, therefore, credited with the discovery of Neptune which eventually occurred some two-hundred and fifty years later.