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Before 1642 Gilbert Pickering 1st Baronet 1611-1668 (30) and Elizabeth Montagu were married .

Before 1642 Thomas Blagge 1613-1660 (28) was appointed as Groom of the Chamber .

Before 1642 William Spring 1st Baronet Spring 1613-1654 (28) and Elizabeth Strange Baronetess Spring were married

Before 1642 William Maynard 2nd Baron Maynard 1623-1689 (18) and Dorothy Banastre Baroness Maynard were married .

Around 1642 . William Dobson Painter 1611-1646 (30) . Portrait of Richard Neville 1615-1676 (26) .

In 1642 Gerrit van Honthorst 1592-1656 (49) . Portrait of Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia 1596-1662 (45) .

In 1642 Gerrit van Honthorst 1592-1656 (49) . Portrait of Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia 1596-1662 (45) .

In 1642 Gauthier de Costes Seigneur de la Calprenède 1610-1663 (32) published Cassandre .

In 1642 John Brydges 1642-1714 was born to John Brydges -1651 .

In 1642 Henry Clifford 1594-1642 (48) died at Banbury, Oxfordshire

Around 1642 Henry Compton Bishop 1632-1713 (10) educated at Queen's College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

In 1642 Robert Dillon 2nd Earl Roscommon -1642 died . His son James Dillon 3rd Earl Roscommon 1605-1642 (37) succeeded as 3rd Earl Roscommon .

In 1642 James Dillon 3rd Earl Roscommon 1605-1642 (37) died . His son Wentworth Dillon 4th Earl Roscommon 1637-1685 succeeded as 4th Earl Roscommon .

Around 1642 Heneage Finch 3rd Earl Winchelsea 1628-1689 (14) educated Queen's College.

In 1642 William Berkeley 1605-1677 (36) was appointed as Governor Virginia

In 1642 William Hervey 1587-1660 (55) and Penelope Darcy Baronetess Gage 1593-1661 (49) were married .

In 1642 Denzil Holles 1st Baron Holles 1599-1680 (42) and Jane Shirley Baroness Holles -1666 were married

In 1642 Reginald Mohun 1605-1642 (37) died

In 1642 John Burke 9th Earl Clanricard 1642-1722 was born to William Burke 7th Earl Clanricarde -1687 .

In 1642 Henry Noel 1642-1677 was born to Baptist Noel 3rd Viscount Campden 1611-1682 (31) and Hester Wotton Viscountess Campden 1615-1646 (27) .

Around 1642 William Noel 2nd Baronet Noel 1642-1675 was born to Varney Noel 1st Baronet Noel -1670 .

Around 1642 . William Dobson Painter 1611-1646 (30) . Portrait of Endymion Porter 1587-1649 (55) .

Around 1642 . William Dobson Painter 1611-1646 (30) . Portrait of Endymion Porter 1587-1649 (55) .

In 1642 Penelope Spencer 1642-1667 was born to Henry Spencer 1st Earl Sunderland 1620-1643 (21) and Dorothy Sidney Countess Sunderland 1617-1683 (25)

Around 1642 . William Dobson Painter 1611-1646 (30) . Portrait of Edward Dering 1st Baronet Dering 1598-1644 (44) .

Around 1642 . William Dobson Painter 1611-1646 (30) . Portrait of Edward Dering 1st Baronet Dering 1598-1644 (44) .

In 1642 William Spring 2nd Baronet Spring 1642-1684 was born to William Spring 1st Baronet Spring 1613-1654 (29) and Elizabeth Strange Baronetess Spring .

In 1642 Henry St John 1590-1642 (52) died .

In or before 1642 John St John 2nd Baronet St John Lydiard Tregoze 1642-1657 was born to Oliver St John 1613-1642 (29) and Catherine Vere Baroness Poulett (29) .

In 1642 Sharington Talbot 1577-1642 (64) died

In 1642 James II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1633-1701 (8) was appointed 439th Knight Garter: Charles I

In 1642 Henrietta Stewart Marchioness Huntly 1573-1642 (69) died .

Around 1642 . William Dobson Painter 1611-1646 (30) . Portrait of the future Charles II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (11) .

In 1642 Thomas Blagge 1613-1660 (29) was appointed as Governor Wallingford Castle .

In 1642 Lewis Boyle 1st Viscount Boyle 1619-1642 (23) died .

In 1642 Henry Cadogan 1642-1714 was born to William Cadogan 1601-1661 (41)

Around 1642 Elizabeth Calvert 1642-1712 was born to Cecil Calvert 2nd Baron Baltimore 1605-1675 (36) and Ann Arundell Baroness Baltimore 1616-1649 (26)

Around 1642 John Campbell 1580-1642 (62) and Jean Campbell 1576-1622 were married .

Around 1642 John Campbell 1580-1642 (62) died .

In 1642 Henri Valois II Duke Longueville 1595-1663 (46) and Anne Geneviève Bourbon-Condé Duchess Longueville 1619-1679 (23) were married . Anne Geneviève Bourbon-Condé Duchess Longueville 1619-1679 (23) by marriage Duchess Longueville .

In 1642 Elizabeth Fitzgerald 1642-1698 was born to George "Fairy Earl" Fitzgerald 16th Earl Kildare 1612-1660 (29) and Joan Boyle Countess Kildare 1611-1657 (31)

In 1642 John Gell 1st Baronet Gell 1593-1671 (48) was created 1st Baronet Gell of Hopton in Derbyshire . Elizabeth Willoughby Baronetess Gell -1644 by marriage Baronetess Gell of Hopton in Derbyshire .

In 1642 Margaret Hamilton -1642 died

In 1642 Robert Kemp 1st Baronet Kemp -1647 was created 1st Baronet Kemp of Gissing in Norfolk . Jane Browne Baronetess Kemp by marriage Baronetess Kemp of Gissing in Norfolk

In 1642 Henry Rich 1st Earl Holland 1590-1649 (51) was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Middlesex .

Around 1642 Banastre Maynard 3rd Baron Maynard 1642-1718 was born to William Maynard 2nd Baron Maynard 1623-1689 (19) and Dorothy Banastre Baroness Maynard .

In 1642 Richard Nugent 1st Earl Westmeath 1583-1642 (59) died

Around 1642 Henry Obrien 1642-1678 was born to Henry Obrien 7th Earl Thomond 1620-1691 (22) and Anne Obrien Countess Thomond -1645 .

In 1642 Robert Pye 1620-1701 (22) was knighted

In 1642 William Tyrwhitt 1598-1642 (44) died

Around 1642 Thomas Whitmore 1642-1682 was born .

Around 1675 John Greenhill 1644-1676 (31) . Portrait of Thomas Whitmore 1642-1682 (33) .

In 1642 Thomas Aylesbury 1st Baronet 1576-1657 (66) and his family moved to Antwerp following the execution of the King.

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

In 1642 Elizabeth Boughton Countess Devonshire 1568-1642 (74) died

Around 1642 . William Dobson Painter 1611-1646 (30) . Portrait of the Prince Rupert Palatinate-Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland 1619-1682 (22) , John Russell 1620-1687 (22) and Colonel William Murray.

Around 1642 . William Dobson Painter 1611-1646 (30) . Portrait of the Prince Rupert Palatinate-Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland 1619-1682 (22) , John Russell 1620-1687 (22) and Colonel William Murray.

In 1642 Elizabeth Pickering 1642-1728 was born to Gilbert Pickering 1st Baronet 1611-1668 (31) and Elizabeth Montagu .

In 1642 Patience Crewe Baronetess Curzon 1600-1642 (42) died .

Around 1642 Ann Dodington Baroness Brooke 1642-1691 was born to John Dodington

In 1642 Humphrey Edwin Lord Mayor 1642-1707 was born to William Edwin -1707 at Hereford, Herefordshire

In 1642 Thomas Hesketh 1642- was born

In 1642 Bridget Heveningham 1642- was born to William Heveningham 1604-1678 (38) and Katherine Wallop -1648 at Heveningham, Suffolk

In 1642 William Hewer 1642-1715 was born .

In 1689 Godfrey Kneller 1646-1723 . Portrait of William Hewer 1642-1715 (47) .

In 1642 Richard Jennings 1619-1668 (23) was elected as MP St Albans

In 1642 John Kaye 1st Baronet Kaye -1662 was created 1st Baronet Kaye of Woodsome Hall in Yorkshire

In 1642 John Smith 1593-1642 (49) died

Around 1642 Winifred Wells 1642- was born .

In 1642 Walter Wrottesley 1st Baronet 1606-1659 (36) was created 1st Baronet Wrottesley of Wrottesley in Staffordshire .

In 1642 Will Hewer 1642-1715 was born

In 1642 Henry Savile 1642-1687 was born to William Savile 3rd Baronet Savile 1612-1644 (30) and Anne Coventry Baronetess Savile 1612-1644 .

In 1642 Sarah Alston Duchess Somerset 1642-1692 was born to Edward Alston 1595-1669 (47) .

In 1642 Sarah Evelyn Viscountess Fanshawe and Castleton 1642-1717 was born to John Evelyn 1601-1685 (40) and Elizabeth Coxe .

In 1642 Sidney Grosvenor 1642- was born to Richard Grosvenor 2nd Baronet Grosvenor 1604-1665 (38)

In 1642 Thomas Lawley 1st Baronet Lawley 1581-1646 (61) was elected as Master of the Worshipful Company of Drapers

In 1642 Nicholas Monck Bishop Hereford 1610-1661 (32) and Susannah Payne were married

In 1642 John Strode of Parnham 1561-1642 (81) died .

In 1642 Prince Rupert Palatinate-Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland 1619-1682 (22) was appointed 440th Knight Garter: Charles I

Around 1642 . William Dobson Painter 1611-1646 (30) . Portrait of the Prince Rupert Palatinate-Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland 1619-1682 (22) , John Russell 1620-1687 (22) and Colonel William Murray.

Before 1656 Gerrit van Honthorst 1592-1656 (63) . Portrait of Prince Rupert Palatinate-Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland 1619-1682 (36) .

Around 1680 Simon Pietersz Verelst 1644-1710 . Portrait of Prince Rupert Palatinate-Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland 1619-1682 (60) .

After 1642 Vivian Molyneux 1596-1642 (46) died

Feb 1642

15 Feb 1642

On 15 Feb 1642 Endymion Porter 1587-1649 (55) was voted one of the dangerous counsellors, and specially excepted from pardon on 04 Oct 1642 and in the treaties of peace negotiated subsequently.

Around 1642 . William Dobson Painter 1611-1646 (30) . Portrait of Endymion Porter 1587-1649 (55) .

Around 1627 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (37) . Portrait of Endymion Porter 1587-1649 (40) .

23 Feb 1642

On 23 Feb 1642 Christian Saxe-Gotha 1642-1642 died at Gotha .

On 23 Feb 1642 Christian Saxe-Gotha 1642-1642 was born to Ernest "The Pious" Saxe-Gotha I Duke Saxe-Gotha 1601-1675 (40) and Elisabeth Sophie Saxe-Altenburg Duchess Saxe-Gotha at Gotha .

Mar 1642

On Mar 1642 Lawrence Hyde 1st Earl Rochester 1642-1711 was born to Edward Hyde 1st Earl Clarendon 1609-1674 (33) and Frances Aylesbury Countess Clarendon 1617-1667 (24)

22 Mar 1642

On 22 Mar 1642 Henry Hastings 1642-1697 was born to Henry Hastings 1605- and Jane Goodall

May 1642

03 May 1642

Long Parliament

On 03 May 1642 William Waller 1597-1668 (45) was elected as MP Andover during the Long Parliament

07 May 1642

On 07 May 1642 Charles Coote 1st Baronet Castle Cuffe 1581-1642 (61) was killed in Trim, County Meath during an Irish Confederacy counter-attack.

10 May 1642

On 10 May 1642 David Barry 1st Earl Barrymore 1604-1642 (37) he stormed Castle Careyville, Fermoy, County Cork hanging 40 of the rebels before breakfast.

Jun 1642

In Jun 1642 William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 (24) was with King Charles I (41) at York, Yorkshire

06 Jun 1642

On 06 Jun 1642 Robert Digby 1st Baron Digby 1599-1642 (43) died . On 06 Jun 1642 His son Kildare Digby 2nd Baron Digby 1631-1661 (11) succeeded as 2nd Baron Digby of Geashill in County Offaly .

12 Jun 1642

Before 12 Jun 1642 Charles Seton 1642-1677 was born to Charles Seton 2nd Earl Dunfermline 1615-1672 (26) and Mary Douglas Countess Dunfermline .

Around 1640 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (40) . Portrait of Charles Seton 2nd Earl Dunfermline 1615-1672 (24) .

On 12 Jun 1642 Alexander Seton 3rd Earl Dunfermline 1642-1677 was born to Charles Seton 2nd Earl Dunfermline 1615-1672 (26) and Mary Douglas Countess Dunfermline .

Around 1640 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (40) . Portrait of Charles Seton 2nd Earl Dunfermline 1615-1672 (24) .

20 Jun 1642

On 20 Jun 1642 Anne Oldenburg 1641-1642 died

23 Jun 1642

On 23 Jun 1642 William Parr Vicar 1617-1691 (25) commenced his Master of Arts .

Jul 1642

Battle of Liscarroll

In Jul 1642 David Barry 1st Earl Barrymore 1604-1642 (37) led a regiment at the Battle of Liscarroll .

03 Jul 1642

On 03 Jul 1642 Marie de Medici Queen Consort France 1575-1642 (67) died

17 Jul 1642

On 17 Jul 1642 Charles Kerr 1642- was born to William Kerr 1st Earl Lothian 1605-1675 (37)

20 Jul 1642

On 20 Jul 1642 William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 (24) was expelled from the House of Lords for having refused to come to the bar to answer charges of high crimes and misdemeanors.He left England, and his estates were sequestrated.

28 Jul 1642

On 28 Jul 1642 William Alington 1st Baron Alington 1611-1648 (31) was created 1st Baron Alington (1C 1642) . Elizabeth Tollemache Baroness Alington -1671 by marriage Baroness Alington (1C 1642) .

Aug 1642

On Aug 1642 John Jennings -1642 died

13 Aug 1642

On 13 Aug 1642 John Gordon 1st Baronet Gordon 1610-1644 (32) was created 1st Baronet Gordon of Haddo for suppressing the Conventers.

14 Aug 1642

On 14 Aug 1642 Cosimo III de Medici Prince Tuscany 1642-1723 was born .

24 Aug 1642

On 24 Aug 1642 Daniel Oxenbridge 1570-1642 (72) died .

Sep 1642

Siege of Portsmouth

In Sep 1642 William Waller 1597-1668 (45) concluded the Siege of Portsmouth

03 Sep 1642

On 03 Sep 1642 Elisabeth Orange-Nassau 1577-1642 (65) died

On 03 Sep 1642 Henry Winchcombe 1st Baronet Winchcombe 1642-1667 was born .

06 Sep 1642

On 06 Sep 1642 Thomas Thynne 1610-1669 (32) and Stuarta Balcanquhall were married

12 Sep 1642

On 12 Sep 1642 Colin Campbell 1607-1642 (35) died in Calder .

18 Sep 1642

Siege of Portsmouth

On 18 Sep 1642 Dutch Seafarer Abel Janszoon Tasman anchored his two ships near Wainui in Mohua (Golden Bay). He was the first European visitor to visit Aotearoa, New Zealand. Tasman is responsible for the name New Zealand ie Nieuw Zeeland. Tasman sent boats to gather water which were attacked by Māori; four of his men were killed.

23 Sep 1642

Battle of Powick Bridge

On 23 Sep 1642 Maurice Palatinate-Simmern 1621-1652 (21) was wounded at during the Battle of Powick Bridge .
Lawrence Carey -1642 was killed .
Charles Lucas 1613-1648 was wounded.

29 Sep 1642

On 29 Sep 1642 David Barry 1st Earl Barrymore 1604-1642 (37) died in Castlelyons, County Cork . He was buried in Youghal, Cork, County Cork. His son Richard Barry 2nd Earl Barrymore 1630-1694 (11) succeeded as 2nd Earl Barrymore .

On 29 Sep 1642 William Stanley 6th Earl Derby 1561-1642 (81) died . His son James Stanley 7th Earl Derby 1607-1651 (35) succeeded as 7th Earl Derby (3C 1485) . Charlotte Thouars Countess Derby 1599-1664 (42) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485) .

Oct 1642

On Oct 1642 Algernon Percy 10th Earl Northumberland 1602-1668 (40) and Elizabeth Howard Countess Northumberland -1705 were married .

23 Oct 1642

Battle of Edge Hill

On 23 Oct 1642 the Battle of Edge Hill was fought at Edge Hill, Warwickshire . The Royal army was commanded by Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (41) (with his son Charles II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (12) present), Prince Rupert Palatinate-Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland 1619-1682 (22) and Richard Spencer 1593-1661 (49) commanded the army that included Maurice Palatinate-Simmern 1621-1652 (21) , Richard Byron 2nd Baron Byron 1606-1679 (36) , Lucius Carey 2nd Viscount Falkland 1610-1643 (32) , Charles Cavendish 1620-1643 (22) , Spencer Compton 2nd Earl Northampton 1601-1643 (41) , Thomas Salusbury 2nd Baronet Salusbury Lleweni 1612-1643 (30) , John Byron 1st Baron Byron 1599-1652 (43) and William Feilding 1st Earl Denbigh 1587-1643 (55) .
George Stewart 1618-1642 (24) was killed .
Of the Parliamentary army Basil Feilding 2nd Earl Denbigh 1608-1675 (34) and Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (51) . Oliver St John 5th Baron St John Bletso 1603-1642 (39) was wounded.
Samuel Sandys 1615-1685 (27) commanded a troop of horse at the Battle of Edgehill.
Richard Sandys 1616-1642 (26) was killed
Robert Bertie 1582-1642 1st Earl Lindsey 1582-1642 (59) was killed . His son Montagu Bertie 2nd Earl Lindsey 1608-1666 (34) succeeded as 2nd Earl Lindsey , 15th Baron Willoughby Eresby . Martha Cockayne Countess Lindsey, Countess Holderness 1605-1641 by marriage Countess Lindsey .
Thomas Strickland 1621-1694 (20) was knighted on the field for his gallantry at the Battle of Edge Hill .
William Dugdale 1605-1686 (37) witnessed the battle and subsequently surveyed the battlefield.

Around 1642 . William Dobson Painter 1611-1646 (30) . Portrait of the Prince Rupert Palatinate-Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland 1619-1682 (22) , John Russell 1620-1687 (22) and Colonel William Murray.

Before 1656 Gerrit van Honthorst 1592-1656 (63) . Portrait of Prince Rupert Palatinate-Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland 1619-1682 (36) .

Around 1680 Simon Pietersz Verelst 1644-1710 . Portrait of Prince Rupert Palatinate-Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland 1619-1682 (60) .

After 23 Oct 1642 Richard Byron 2nd Baron Byron 1606-1679 (36) was knighted.

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

Nov 1642

Long Parliament

On Nov 1642 Roger Palmer 1577-1657 (65) was elected as MP Newton during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1642 Henry Killigrew 1613-1700 (29) was awarded as Doctor of Divinty .

On Nov 1642 Oliver St John 1613-1642 (29) died .

01 Nov 1642

On 01 Nov 1642 Thomas Tully Divine 1620-1676 (22) graduated Master of Arts .

14 Nov 1642

On 14 Nov 1642 Henry Wallop 1568-1642 (74) died