Events in ... 1617 ...

Before 1617 Thomas Jermyn 1617-1659 was born to Thomas Jermyn 1573-1645 (43) and Catherine Killigrew 1579-.

Before 1617 Robert Seton 2nd Earl Winton 1584-1634 (32) resigned 2nd Earl Winton. George Seton 3rd Earl Winton 1584-1650 (32) succeeded as 3rd Earl Winton. Anne Hay Countess Winton by marriage Countess Winton.

Before 1617 Catharine aka Elizabeth Howard 1616- was born to Henry Howard 1592-1616 and Elizabeth Bassett Countess Newcastle upon Tyne 1592-1643 (24).

In 1617 Elizabeth Brydges 1578-1617 (39) died.

In 1617 Thomas Brydges 1617-1705 was born to Edward Brydges 1590-1639 (27) at Keynsham, Gloucestershire.

In 1617 Henry Carey 1st Viscount Falkland 1575-1633 (42) was appointed Comptroller of the Household and to the Privy Council.

In 1617 Philippe Carteret 3rd Seigneur Sark 1584-1643 (32) was knighted.

In 1617 Gideon Carteret 1617-1643 was born to Philippe Carteret 3rd Seigneur Sark 1584-1643 (32) and Anne Dowse -1644.

In 1617 George Dashwood 1617-1683 was born to Samuel Dashwood 1574-1638 (43).

Around 1617 Dorothy Denny 1569-1617 (48) died.

In 1617 Roland Egerton 1st Baronet Egerton and Oulton -1646 was knighted at Whitehall Palace, Westminster.

In 1617 Maurice Berkeley 1576-1617 (41) died.

Around 1617 Edward Gage 1st Baronet Gage 1617-1707 was born to John Gage 1st Baronet Gage 1570-1663 (47) and Penelope Darcy Baronetess Gage 1593-1661 (24) at Firley, East Sussex, Sussex.

In 1617 Edward Hastings -1617 died.

In 1617 John Hoskins 1590-1664 (27). Portrait of Hamon Strange 1583-1654 (34).

Around 1617 Richard Molyneux 2nd Viscount Molyneux 1617-1654 was born to Richard Molyneux 1st Viscount Molyneux 1594-1636 (23) and Mary Caryll Viscountess Molyneux 1596-1639 (20).

In 1617 Henry Rich 1st Earl Holland 1590-1649 (26) was appointed as Captain of the Yeoman of the Guard.

Around 1617 Frances Rich Baroness Paget Beaudasert 1617-1672 was born to Henry Rich 1st Earl Holland 1590-1649 (26) and Isabel Cope Countess Holland -1655.

In 1617 Thomas Savage 1st Viscount Savage 1586-1635 (31) was knighted.

In 1617 Dorothy Sidney Countess Sunderland 1617-1683 was born to Robert Sidney 2nd Earl Leicester 1595-1677 (21) and Dorothy Percy Countess Leicester 1598-1659 (19).

In 1617 Elizabeth I gave Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (70) £400 for having made a second Great Seal.

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Pelican Portrait" of Elizabeth I (38).
The Pelican being the pendant hung from her necklace of pearls; pearls a symbol of virginity.Pelicans traditionally used as sign of self-sacrifice since the Pelican was believed to peck at her own breast to feed her young; the symbolism meaning Elizabeth had sacrificed herself for England.
Other details include the highly decorated armlet above her elbow and many jewels over her red velvet gown and headress.The two cherries tucked into her right ear possibly refer to her virginity; possibly an over-interpretation of the modern use of cherry.
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Phoenix Portrait.

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Phoenix Portrait" of Elizabeth I (38).
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Pelican Portrait.

In 1617 Roger Townshend 1st Baronet Townshend 1596-1637 (21) was created 1st Baronet Townshend.

In 1617 George Tuchet 1st Earl Castlehaven 1551-1617 (66) died. His son Mervyn Tuchet 2nd Earl Castlehaven 1593-1631 (24) succeeded as 2nd Earl Castlehaven, 12th Baron Audley Heighley in Staffordshire, 9th Baron Tuchet, 2nd Baron Audley of Orier. Elizabeth Barnham Countess Castlehaven 1592-1622 (25) by marriage Countess Castlehaven.

Around 1617 James Tuchet 3rd Earl Castlehaven 1617-1686 was born to Mervyn Tuchet 2nd Earl Castlehaven 1593-1631 (24) and Elizabeth Barnham Countess Castlehaven 1592-1622 (25).

In 1617 Frances Tuchet 1617- was born to Mervyn Tuchet 2nd Earl Castlehaven 1593-1631 (24) and Elizabeth Barnham Countess Castlehaven 1592-1622 (25).

In 1617 Timothy Tyrrell 1617-1701 was born to .

Around 1617 George Villiers 4th Viscount Grandison 1617-1699 was born to Edward Villiers 1585-1626 (32) and Barbara St John -1672.

In 1617 George Hanover Duke Brunswick-Lüneburg 1582-1641 (34) and Anne Eleonore Hesse-Darmstadt Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg were married. Anne Eleonore Hesse-Darmstadt Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg by marriage Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg.

In 1617 Leicester Devereux 6th Viscount Hereford 1617-1676 was born to Walter Devereux 5th Viscount Hereford 1575-1656 (42).

In 1617 Francis Stewart 1616-1617 (1) died.

In 1617 Frances Stewart Countess Portland 1617-1694 was born to Esmé Stewart 3rd Duke Lennox 1579-1624 (38) and Katherine Clifton Duchess Lennox 1592-1637 (25).

In 1617 John Bodvel 1617-1663 was born to John Bodvel -1631.

In 1617 James Douglas 1617-1645 was born to William Douglas 1st Marquess Douglas 1589-1660 (28) and Margaret Hamilton Countess Angus.

In 1617 Robert Fortescue 1617-1677 was born to Hugh Fortescue 1592-1661 (25) and Mary Rolle 1586-1649 (31).

Around 1617 Christopher Guise 1st Baronet Guise 1617-1670 was born.

In 1617 Henry Huddlestone -1617 died.

Around 1617 Ann Lovett Countess Bath, Count Eu 1617- was born to Robert Lovett 1577-1643 (40).

In 1617 Robert Maxwell 1st Earl Nithsdale 1586-1646 (30) succeeded as 10th Lord Maxwell.

In 1617 Anthony Mildmay -1617 died.

In 1617 William Talbot 1617-1686 was born to Sharington Talbot 1577-1642 (39) and Mary Washbourne -1661.

Around 1617 Alice Sleigh 1617-1694 was born to Richard Sleigh.

In 1617 Walter Stewart 1st Lord Blantyre -1617 died.

In 1617 John Tracy 3rd Viscount Tracy 1617-1687 was born.

In 1617 Robert Tyrwhitt 1573-1617 (44) died.

In 1617 Seth Ward Bishop Exeter, Bishop Salisbury 1617-1689 was born.

Around 1617 Bulstrode Whitelocke 1605-1675 (11) educated at Eton College, Eton, Windsor, Berkshire.

In 1634. Unknown Artist. Portrait of Bulstrode Whitelocke 1605-1675 (28).

In 1650. Unknown Artist. Portrait of Bulstrode Whitelocke 1605-1675 (44).

In 1617 Susan Cotton Countess Kent -1617 died.

In 1617 Thomas Forster of Adderstone 1617-1637 was born to Matthew Forster of Adderstone Sheriff Northumberland 1592-1631 (25).

Around 1617 James Long 2nd Baronet Long 1617-1692 was born to Walter Long 1594-1637 (23).

In 1617 Edward Neville Poole 1617-1673 was born to Neville Poole 1592-1661 (25).

In 1617 Humphrey Pruideaux 1573-1617 (44) died.

In 1617 James Hay 1st Earl Carlisle 1580-1636 (37) and Lucy Percy Countess Carlisle 1600-1660 (17) were married.

In 1617 Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (63) was pardoned.

In 1591 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (44) painted a portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (37).

In 1598 William Segar 1554-1663. Portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (44).

In 1585 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (31).

In 1588 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Walter Raleigh 1554-1618 (34).

In 1617 Henry Rolle -1617 died.

In 1617 Elizabeth Sheppard -1617 died.

In 1617 William Turpin of Knaptoft -1617 died.

In 1617 William Parr Vicar 1617-1691 was born in Fermoy.

In 1617 Thomas Foley 1617-1677 was born.

In 1617 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (70) was briefly imprisoned in Ludgate Prison, Ludgate, Middlesex after standing surety for the debt of another, and being unable to produce the amount.

In 1617 Francis Throckmorton 1545-1617 (72) died.

In 1617 John Williams Archbishop York 1582-1650 (34) was appointed Chaplain to King James I (50).

In 1617 Albert Hohenzollern 1617- was born to Joachim Ernst Hohenzollern 1583-1625 (33).

After 1617 George Purefoy 1583-1628 (34) and Dorothy Denny 1569-1617 were married.

Jan 1617

On Jan 1617 Richard Drury 1561-1617 (56) died.

06 Jan 1617

On 06 Jan 1617 Dorothea Oldenburg Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg 1546-1617 (70) died.

12 Jan 1617

On 12 Jan 1617 Elizabeth Fitzgerald Countess Thomond -1617 died.

30 Jan 1617

On 30 Jan 1617 William Sancroft Archbishop Canterbury 1617-1693 was born in Ufford Hall, Fressingfield, Suffolk.

On 30 Jan 1617 Thomas Caryll of Bentons, Shipley, West Sussex 1572-1617 (45) died.

Feb 1617

12 Feb 1617

On 12 Feb 1617 William Cecil 16th Baron Ros Helmsley 1590-1618 (26) and Anne Lake Baroness Ros Helmsley 1600-1630 (17) were married. Anne Lake Baroness Ros Helmsley 1600-1630 (17) by marriage Baroness Ros Helmsley.

Mar 1617

Around Mar 1617 Elizabeth Wray 1615-1617 (1) died.

01 Mar 1617

On 01 Mar 1617 Edward Hoby 1560-1617 (57) died at Queenborough Castle, Queenborough, Isle of Sheppey, Kent.

On 01 Mar 1617 Edward Watson of Rockingham Castle 1549-1617 (68) died at Rockingham, Corby, Northamptonshire.

11 Mar 1617

On 11 Mar 1617 Margaret Frances Habsburg-Spain 1610-1617 (6) died.

17 Mar 1617

On 17 Mar 1617 Gervase Clifton 1st Baron Clifton 1570-1618 (47) was prosecuted by the Star Chamber and moved to Fleet Prison.

Apr 1617

On Apr 1617 Anne Wray 1617-1621 was born to John Wray 2nd Baronet Glentworth 1586-1655 (30) and Grisilla Bethell Baronetess Glentworth.

06 Apr 1617

On 06 Apr 1617 Francis Manners 6th Earl Rutland 1578-1632 (39) was appointed as Privy Council.

10 Apr 1617

On 10 Apr 1617 David Barry 5th Viscount Buttevant 1550-1617 (67) died. His grandson David Barry 1st Earl Barrymore 1604-1642 (12) succeeded as 6th Viscount Buttevant.

On 10 Apr 1617 Henri Valois II Duke Longueville 1595-1663 (22) and Louise Bourbon-Condé Duchess Longueville 1603-1637 (14) were married (he was her second-cousin) at Paris. Louise Bourbon-Condé Duchess Longueville 1603-1637 (14) by marriage Duchess Longueville.

11 Apr 1617

On Dec 1584 Godfrey Foljambe 1527-1584 (57) died at Chesterfield, Derbyshire. On 11 Apr 1617 Troth Tyrwhitt 1534-1617 (50) died at Aldwark, North Riding, Yorkshire. Monument in Church of St Mary and All Saints, Chesterfield, Derbyshire to Godfrey Foljambe 1527-1584 (57) and Troth Tyrwhitt 1534-1617 (50).

25 Apr 1617

Before 25 Apr 1617 Frances Aylesbury Countess Clarendon 1617-1667 was born to Thomas Aylesbury 1st Baronet 1576-1657 (41). She was baptisd before 25 Apr 1617.

Around 1646. William Dobson Painter 1611-1646 (34). Portrait of Thomas Aylesbury 1st Baronet 1576-1657 (70).

May 1617

In May 1617 John Michael Wright 1617-1694 was born.

03 May 1617

On 03 May 1617 Roger Pepys Lawyer 1617-1688 was born to Talbot Pepys MP 1583-1666 (34).

On 03 May 1617 John Pulteney of Misterton Leicestershire 1581-1617 (36) died.

08 May 1617

On 08 May 1617 James Hamilton 2nd Earl Abercorn -1670 was created 1st Baron Hamilton of Strabane.

13 May 1617

On 13 May 1617 John Aston 1577-1617 (40) died in Aston-juxta-Sutton, Runcorn, Cheshire.

23 May 1617

On 23 May 1617 Elias Ashmole 1617-1692 was born in Breadmarket Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire.

Around 1682. John Riley 1646-1691 (36). Portrait of Elias Ashmole 1617-1692 (64).

In 1687. John Riley 1646-1691 (41). Portrait of Elias Ashmole 1617-1692 (69).

Jun 1617

01 Jun 1617

On 01 Jun 1617 Martha Garrard 1586-1617 (31) died.

18 Jun 1617

On 18 Jun 1617 George Evelyn 1617-1699 was born to Richard Evelyn of Watton 1587-1640 (30).

24 Jun 1617

On 24 Jun 1617 Robert Cromwell 1563-1617 (54) died at Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire.

28 Jun 1617

On 28 Jun 1617 Sophie Katharina Oldenburg 1617-1696 was born to Alexander Oldenburg I Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg 1573-1627 (44) and Dorothea Unknown Duchess Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg.

29 Jun 1617

On 29 Jun 1617 Christopher Lowther 1557-1617 (59) died.

Aug 1617

On Aug 1617 Arthur Lake Bishop Bath and Wells 1569-1626 (47) was knighted.

13 Aug 1617

On 13 Aug 1617 William Wray 1st Baronet Glentworth 1555-1617 (62) died. His son John Wray 2nd Baronet Glentworth 1586-1655 (30) succeeded as 2nd Baronet Glentworth. Grisilla Bethell Baronetess Glentworth by marriage Baronetess Glentworth.

Sep 1617

13 Sep 1617

On 13 Sep 1617 Louise Charlotte Hohenzollern 1617-1676 was born to George William Hohenzollern 1595-1640 (21) and Elisabeth Charlotte Palatinate-Simmern 1597-1660 (19).

18 Sep 1617

On 18 Sep 1617 John Oxenbridge 1552-1617 (65) died.

22 Sep 1617

On 22 Sep 1617 Charles Louis Palatinate-Simmern 1617-1680 was born to Frederick Palatinate-Simmern V Elector Palatine Rhine 1596-1632 (21) and Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia 1596-1662 (21) at Heidelburg.

Before 1656 Gerrit van Honthorst 1592-1656 (63). Portrait of Charles Louis Palatinate-Simmern 1617-1680 (38).

In 1635 Gerrit van Honthorst 1592-1656 (42). Portrait of Frederick Palatinate-Simmern V Elector Palatine Rhine 1596-1632.

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.

Dec 1617

Around Dec 1617 Dorothy Rich 1616-1617 (1) died.

30 Dec 1617

On 30 Dec 1617 Gervase Clifton 1st Baron Clifton 1570-1618 (47) was imprisoned in the Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London for having threatened Francis Bacon 1st Viscount St Alban 1561-1626 (56) when Francis ordered a survey of Gervase's lands.

In 1576 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (29), whilst in France, painted a portrait of Francis Bacon 1st Viscount St Alban 1561-1626 (14) who was attached to the English Embassy at the time.