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In 1653 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Ardglass 1594-1653 (58) died . His son Wingfield Cromwell 2nd Earl Ardglass 1624-1668 (28) succeeded as 2nd Earl Ardglass
In 1653 Thomas Lake 1593-1653 (60) died
Around 1653 Anne Morice Baronetess Pole 1653- was born to William Morice 1602-1676 (50)
In 1653 Stephen Bachiler 1561-1656 (91) returned at England
Around 1653 Catherine Hamilton 1653-1723 was born to James Hamilton 1635-1669 (18) and Catherine Lenthall .
In 1653 Elizabeth Meverell Countess Ardglass -1653 died
Around 1653 Ralph Gore 1653-1721 was born to John Gore 1637-1697 (15) .
In 1653 Mary Smith 1621-1653 (32) died
In 1653 William Vernon of Caldewell 1653-1708 was born to William Vernon 1627-1706 (26)
In 1653 Thomas Wroth 2nd Baronet 1653-1677 was born to John Wroth 1st Baronet 1627-1664 (26) .
In 1653 Walter Yonge 3rd Baronet Yonge 1653-1731 was born to Walter Yonge 2nd Baronet Yonge 1625-1670 (28) .
In 1653 William III King England, Scotland and Ireland 1650-1702 (2) was appointed 456th Knight Garter: Charles II
01 Jan 1653
01 Jan 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Jan . I set apart in preparation for the Blessed Sacrament, which the next day Mr. Owen administered to me and all my family in Sayes Court , preaching on John vi. 32 , 33 , showing the exceeding benefits of our blessed Savior taking our nature upon him. He had christened my son and churched my wife in our own house as before noticed.
05 Jan 1653
On 05 Jan 1653 Lewis Watson 1st Baron Rockingham 1587-1653 (65) died . His son Edward Watson 2nd Baron Rockingham 1630-1689 (22) succeeded as 2nd Baron Rockingham . Anne Wentworth Baroness Rockingham 1629-1696 (23) by marriage Baroness Rockingham .
On 05 Jan 1653 Christian Saxe-Gotha Duke Saxe-Eisenburg 1653-1707 was born to Ernest "The Pious" Saxe-Gotha I Duke Saxe-Gotha 1601-1675 (51) and Elisabeth Sophie Saxe-Altenburg Duchess Saxe-Gotha at Gotha
On 05 Jan 1653 Lewis Watson 1st Baron Rockingham 1587-1653 (65) was created 1st Baron Rockingham for having served the King during the Civil War. Eleanor Manners Baroness Rockingham 1600-1679 (53) by marriage Baroness Rockingham .
13 Jan 1653
On 13 Jan 1653 David Wemyss 2nd Earl Wemyss 1610-1679 (42) and Margaret Leslie Countess Buccleuch, Countess Wemyss -1688 were married .
17 Jan 1653
17 Jan 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Jan . I began to set out the oval garden at Sayes Court , which was before a rude orchard, and all the rest one entire field of 100 acres, without any hedge, except the hither holly hedge joining to the bank of the mount walk. This was the beginning of all the succeeding gardens, walks, groves, inclosures, and plantations there.
21 Jan 1653
On 21 Jan 1653 John Digby 1st Earl Bristol 1580-1653 (72) died in Paris . His son George Digby 2nd Earl Bristol 1612-1677 (40) succeeded as 2nd Earl Bristol (1C 1622) . Anne Russell Countess Bristol -1697 by marriage Countess Bristol (1C 1622) .
30 Jan 1653
30 Jan 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Jan . At our own parish church, a stranger preached. There was now and then an honest orthodox man got into the pulpit, and, though the present incumbent was somewhat of the Independent, yet he ordinarily preached sound doctrine, and was a peaceable man; which was an extraordinary felicity in this age.
01 Feb 1653
02 Feb 1653
On 02 Feb 1653 Henrietta Kerr 1653-1741 was born to William Kerr 1st Earl Lothian 1605-1675 (48)
19 Feb 1653
22 Feb 1653
22 Feb 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Feb . Was perfected the sealing, livery, and seisin of my purchase of Sayes Court . My brother (35) , George Glanville, Mr. Scudamore, Mr. Offley, Co. William Glanville (son to Sergeant Glanville, sometime Speaker of the House of Commons), Co. Stephens, and several of my friends dining with me. I had bargained for £3,200, but I paid £3,500.
03 Mar 1653
04 Mar 1653
Around Apr 1653 Mary Radclyffe Baronetess Gell 1605-1653 (48) died .
02 Apr 1653
On 02 Apr 1653 George Oldenburg 1st Duke Cumberland 1653-1708 was born to Frederick III King Denmark 1609-1670 (44) and Sophie Amalie Hanover Queen Consort Denmark 1628-1685 (25) at Copenhagen Castle .
06 Apr 1653
On 06 Apr 1653 Frederick Louis Oldenburg I Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck 1653-1728 was born to August Philipp Oldenburg I Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck 1612-1675 (40) and Marie Sibylle Nassau-Saarbrücken Duchess Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
11 Apr 1653
On 11 Apr 1653 Louis Bourbon-Condé 1652-1653 died .
11 Apr 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Apr . I went to take the air in Hyde Park , where every coach was made to pay a shilling, and horse sixpence, by the sordid fellow who had purchased it of the state, as they called it.
14 Apr 1653
On 14 Apr 1653 Henry Carey 4th Viscount Falkland 1634-1663 (19) and Rachel Hungerford Viscountess Falkland 1635-1718 (18) were married at Black Bourton, Bampton, Oxfordshire . Rachel Hungerford Viscountess Falkland 1635-1718 (18) by marriage Viscountess Falkland .
16 Apr 1653
On 16 Apr 1653 Magdelane Purefoy Countess Kent 1572-1653 (81) died
18 Apr 1653
On 18 Apr 1653 Thomas Belasyse 1st Viscount Faunconberg 1577-1653 (76) died . His grandson Thomas Belasyse 1st Earl Fauconberg 1627-1700 (26) succeeded as 2nd Viscount Faunconberg . Mary Cromwell Countess Fauconberg 1637-1713 (16) by marriage Viscountess Faunconberg .
22 Apr 1653
28 Apr 1653
On 28 Apr 1653 James Hamilton 2nd Earl Abercorn -1670 and Catherine Lenthall were married .
10 May 1653
On 10 May 1653 Henry Cromwell 1628-1674 (25) and Elizabeth Russell -1687 were married
11 May 1653
12 May 1653
On 12 May 1653 Friedrich Palatinate-Simmern 1653-1653 was born to Charles Louis Palatinate-Simmern 1617-1680 (35) and Charlotte Hesse-Kassel 1627-1686 (25)
13 May 1653
On 13 May 1653 Friedrich Palatinate-Simmern 1653-1653 died
17 May 1653
17 May 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 May . My servant Hoare, who wrote those exquisite several hands, fell of a fit of an apoplexy, caused, as I suppose, by tampering with mercury about an experiment in gold.
21 May 1653
On 21 May 1653 Eleonora Maria Habsburg-Spain 1653-1697 was born to Ferdinand King Bohemia, III Holy Roman Emperor 1608-1657 (44) and Eleonora Gonzaga Queen Consort Bohemia 1630-1686 (23)
22 May 1653
25 May 1653
On 25 May 1653 John Hay 1st Earl Tweeddale 1593-1653 (60) died . His son John Hay 1st Marquess Teviotdale 1625-1697 (27) succeeded as 2nd Earl Tweeddale . Jean Scott Marchioness Teviotdale by marriage as Earl Tweeddale .
29 May 1653
29 May 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 May . I went to London, to take my last leave of my honest friend, Mr. Barton, now dying; it was a great loss to me and to my affairs. On the sixth of June, I attended his funeral.
30 May 1653
Before 30 May 1653 Ferdinand Charles Habsburg-Spain 1628-1662 (25) and Anna de Medici 1616-1676 (36) were married (he was her half first-cousin)
08 Jun 1653
On 08 Jun 1653 William Wyndham 1st Baronet Wyndham 1632-1683 (21) and Frances Hungerford 1635-1696 (18) were married .
08 Jun 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Jun . Came my brother George (35) , Captain Evelyn, the great traveler, Mr. Muschamp, my cousin, Thomas Keightly, and a virtuoso, fastastical Simons, who had the talent of embossing so to the life.
09 Jun 1653
09 Jun 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Jun . I went to visit my worthy neighbor, Sir Henry Newton (35) [at Charlton], and consider the prospect, which is doubtless for city, river, ships, meadows, hill, woods, and all other amenities, one of the most noble in the world; so as, had the house running water, it were a princely seat. Mr. Henshaw and his brother-in-law came to visit me, and he presented me with a seleniscope.
16 Jun 1653
19 Jun 1653
20 Jun 1653
On 20 Jun 1653 Richard Maitland 4th Earl Lauderdale 1653-1695 was born to Charles 3rd Earl Lauderdale -1691 .
21 Jun 1653
23 Jun 1653
27 Jun 1653
27 Jun 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Jun . Monsieur Roupel sent me a small phial of his aurum potabile, with a letter, showing the way of administering it, and the stupendous cures it had done at Paris; but, ere it came to me, by what accident I know not, it was all run out.
04 Jul 1653
18 Jul 1653
On 18 Jul 1653 George Coventry 3rd Baron Coventry 1628-1680 (25) and Margaret Tufton Baroness Coventry 1636-1729 (17) were married . Margaret Tufton Baroness Coventry 1636-1729 (17) by marriage Baroness Coventry .
25 Jul 1653
On 25 Jul 1653 Nathaniel Barnardiston 1588-1653 (65) died
26 Jul 1653
On 26 Jul 1653 Theresia Maria Josefa Habsburg-Spain Archduchess Austria 1652-1653 (1) died
14 Aug 1653
17 Aug 1653
17 Aug 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Aug . I went to visit Mr. Hyldiard, at his house at Horsley (formerly the great Sir Walter Raleigh's , where met me Mr. Oughtred, the famous mathematician; he showed me a box, or golden case, of divers rich and aromatic balsams, which a chemist, a scholar of his, had sent him out of Germany.
21 Aug 1653
21 Aug 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Aug . I heard that good old man, Mr. Higham, the parson of the parish of Wotton where I was born, and who had baptized me, preach after his very plain way on Luke, comparing this troublesome world to the sea, the ministers to the fishermen, and the saints to the fish.
22 Aug 1653
22 Aug 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Aug . We all went to Guildford, to rejoice at the famous inn, the Red Lion , and to see the hospital, and the monument of Archbishop Abbot, the founder, who lies buried in the chapel of his endowment.
24 Aug 1653
28 Aug 1653
In Sep 1653 Robert Needham 2nd Viscount Kilmorey -1653 died
03 Sep 1653
11 Oct 1653
11 Oct 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Oct . My son, John Stansfield , was born, being my second child, and christened by the name of my mother's father, that name now quite extinct, being of Cheshire. Christened by Mr. Owen, in my library, at Sayes Court , where he afterward churched my wife, I always making use of him on these occasions, because the parish minister dared not have officiated according to the form and usage of the Church of England, to which I always adhered.
19 Oct 1653
On or before 19 Oct 1653 Francis Stonehouse 1654-1738 was born .
25 Oct 1653
25 Oct 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Oct . Mr. Owen preached in my library at Sayes Court on Luke xviii. 7, 8, an excellent discourse on the unjust judge, showing why Almighty God would sometimes be compared by such similitudes. He afterward administered to us all the Holy Sacrament.
On Nov 1653 John Kennedy 7th Earl Cassilis 1653-1701 was born to John Kennedy 6th Earl Cassilis -1668 and Margaret Hay Countess Cassilis
21 Nov 1653
21 Nov 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Nov . I went to London, to speak with Sir John Evelyn, my kinsman, about the purchase of an estate of Mr. Lambard's at Westeram, which afterward Sir John himself bought for his son-in-law, Leech.
23 Nov 1653
29 Nov 1653
In Dec 1653 Margaret Crouch Countess Manchester 1605-1653 (48) died .
04 Dec 1653
04 Dec 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Dec . Going this day to our church, I was surprised to see a tradesman, a mechanic, step up; I was resolved yet to stay and see what he would make of it. His text was from 2 Sam. xxiii. 20: "And Benaiah went down also and slew a lion in the midst of a pit in the time of snow"; the purport was, that no danger was to be thought difficult when God called for shedding of blood, inferring that now the saints were called to destroy temporal governments; with such feculent stuff; so dangerous a crisis were things grown to.
16 Dec 1653
21 Dec 1653
On 21 Dec 1653 Elisabeth Oldenburg 1580-1653 (73) died