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1653 Barebones Parliament

Before 1653 William Wray 1st Baronet Ashby 1625-1669 (27) and Olympia Tufton Baronetess Ashby were married .

Barebones Parliament

In 1653 Philip Sidney 3rd Earl Leicester 1619-1698 (33) was elected as MP Kent during the Barebones Parliament

In 1653 Patrick Carey 1623-1657 (30) and Susan Uvedale -1658 were married .

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 Elizabeth Dashwood 1653-1670 was born to Robert Dashwood 1602-1690 (51)

In 1653 George Digby 2nd Earl Bristol 1612-1677 (40) was appointed 453rd Knight Garter: Charles II .

In 1653 Edward Grey 1608-1653 (44) died

In 1653 Ann Howard 1653-1720 was born to William Howard 1622-

In 1653 Thomas Lake 1593-1653 (60) died

Around 1653 Dorothy Manners -1653 died .

Around 1653 Anne Morice Baronetess Pole 1653- was born to William Morice 1602-1676 (50)

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of Anne Morice Baronetess Pole 1653- .

Before 1696 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696 (62) . Portrait of Anne Morice Baronetess Pole 1653- .

Before 12 Dec 1676 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696 (43) . Portrait of William Morice 1602-1676 (74) .

Around 1653 Frances Paget 1653- was born to William Paget 5th Baron Paget Beaudasert 1609-1678 (43) and Frances Rich Baroness Paget Beaudasert 1617-1672 (36)

In 1653 Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford 1653-1727 was born to Edward Russell -1665 and Penelope Hill 1602-1694 (51)

In 1653 . Robert Walker 1599-1658 (54) . Portrait of Elizabeth Bourchier 1598-1665 (55) .

In 1653 . Robert Walker 1599-1658 (54) . Portrait of Elizabeth Bourchier 1598-1665 (55) .

In 1653 Edward Butler 1st Viscount Galmoye -1653 died

In 1653 Henry Stewart 1st Duke Gloucester 1640-1660 (12) was appointed 454th Knight Garter: Charles II .

In 1653 Stephen Bachiler 1561-1656 (91) returned at England

Around 1653 Godfrey Copley 2nd Baronet Copley Sprotborough 1653-1709 was born to Godfrey Copley 1st Baronet Copley Sprotborough 1623-1678 (29) .

In 1653 Richard Cust 1st Baronet Cust 1622-1700 (30) was elected as MP Lincolnshire .

Around 1653 Robert Davers 2nd Baronet Davers 1653-1722 was born to Robert Davers 1st Baronet Davers 1620-1685 (33) at Barbados, Lesser Antilles, Antilles, Caribbean

In 1653 Robert Fortescue 1617-1677 (36) and Susanna Northcote 1633- were married

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 Catherine Osborne 1653-1708 was born to Thomas Osborne 1st Duke Leeds 1632-1712 (20) and Bridget Bertie Duchess Leeds 1629-1704 (24)

In 1653 Thomas Pelham 1st Baron Pelham Laughton 1653-1712 was born to John Pelham 3rd Baronet Pelham Laughton 1623-1703 (30) and Lucy Sidney Baronetess Pelham Laughton 1627-1685 (26)

In 1653 Lewis Gordon 3rd Marquess Huntly 1626-1653 (27) died . His son George Gordon 1st Duke Gordon 1643-1716 (10) succeeded as 4th Marquess Huntly , 9th Earl Huntley .

In 1653 Henri Tremoille 1598-1674 (54) was appointed 455th Knight Garter: Charles II

In 1653 Bourchier Wrey 4th Baronet Wrey 1653-1696 was born to Chichester Wrey 3rd Baronet Wrey 1628-1668 (25) and Anne Bourchier Countess Middlesex 1631- .

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 or before 1653 . Circle of Adriaen Hanneman 1603-1671 (50) . Entitled "Wife of the First Duke of Bolton (23) " ie Christian Freschville 1633-1653 (19) .

In or before 1653 . Circle of Adriaen Hanneman 1603-1671 (50) . Entitled "Wife of the First Duke of Bolton (23) " ie Christian Freschville 1633-1653 (19) .

In 1653 Adriaen Hanneman 1603-1671 (50) . Self-Portrait.

In 1653 James Christopher Allen 1583-1653 (69) died in Gloucester Counry, Virginia .

Barebones Parliament

In 1653 Colonel Thomas Blount 1604- was elected MP Kent in the Barebones Parliament .

In 1653 William Parr Vicar 1617-1691 (36) was appointed Vicar of Camberwell, Surrey .

Around 1653 John Coke 1653-1692 was born to Thomas Coke 1610-1656 (43) in Melbourne, Derbyshire .

From 1653 to 1654 Lionel Tollemache 3rd Baronet Talmash 1624-1669 (28) lived at 6-7 Great Piazza, Covent Garden, Westminster .

In 1653 William III King England, Scotland and Ireland 1650-1702 (2) was appointed 456th Knight Garter: Charles II

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Elizabeth Meverell Countess Ardglass -1653 . Elizabethan Period .

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Elizabeth Meverell Countess Ardglass -1653 . Elizabethan Period .

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Elizabeth Meverell Countess Ardglass -1653 . Elizabethan Period .

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Elizabeth Meverell Countess Ardglass -1653 . Elizabethan Period .

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Robert Meverell -1628 and Elizabeth Fleming -1628 . Elizabethan Period .

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Robert Meverell -1628 and Elizabeth Fleming -1628 . Elizabethan Period .

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Robert Meverell -1628 and Elizabeth Fleming -1628 . Elizabethan Period .

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Robert Meverell -1628 and Elizabeth Fleming -1628 . Elizabethan Period .

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Robert Meverell -1628 and Elizabeth Fleming -1628 . Elizabethan Period .

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Robert Meverell -1628 and Elizabeth Fleming -1628 . Elizabethan Period .

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Robert Meverell -1628 and Elizabeth Fleming -1628 . Elizabethan Period .

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Robert Meverell -1628 and Elizabeth Fleming -1628 . Elizabethan Period .

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Robert Meverell -1628 and Elizabeth Fleming -1628 . Elizabethan Period .

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Robert Meverell -1628 and Elizabeth Fleming -1628 . Elizabethan Period .

After 1653 . Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Staffordshire . Monument to Robert Meverell -1628 and Elizabeth Fleming -1628 . Elizabethan Period .

Jan 1653

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.

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.

Feb 1653

01 Feb 1653

01 Feb 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Feb . Old Alexander Rosse (author of "Virgilius Evangelizans," and many other little books) presented me with his book against Mr. Hobbes's "Leviathan."

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

19 Feb 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Feb . I planted the orchard at Sayes Court ; new moon, wind west.

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.

Mar 1653

25 Mar 1653

25 Mar 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Mar . Came to see me that rare graver in taille-douce, Monsieur Richett, he was sent by Cardinal Mazarine to make a collection of pictures.

Apr 1653

Around Apr 1653 Mary Radclyffe Baronetess Gell 1605-1653 (48) died .

Around 1610 William Larkin 1582-1619 (28) ; possibly a follower.Portrait of Mary Radclyffe Baronetess Gell 1605-1653 (5) .

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 .

Before 28 Oct 1708 John Closterman 1660-1711 (48) . Portrait of George Oldenburg 1st Duke Cumberland 1653-1708 (55) .

Around 1705 . Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (46) . Portrait of George Oldenburg 1st Duke Cumberland 1653-1708 (51) . Walmer Castle, Walmer, Kent .

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.

16 Apr 1653

On 16 Apr 1653 Magdelane Purefoy Countess Kent 1572-1653 (81) died

28 Apr 1653

On 28 Apr 1653 James Hamilton 2nd Earl Abercorn -1670 and Catherine Lenthall were married .

29 Apr 1653

On or before 29 Apr 1653 Thomas Tipping 1st Baronet Tipping 1653-1718 was born to Thomas Tipping 1615-1693 (37) . On 29 Apr 1653 Thomas Tipping 1st Baronet Tipping 1653-1718 was baptised.

Around 1660 Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (55) . Portrait of a Gentleman with a Dog, probably Thomas Tipping 1615-1693 (44) .

May 1653

In May 1653 Unamed Paulet 1653-1653 died . Buried at Staveley, Derbyshire .

On May 1653 Unamed Paulet 1653-1653 was born to Charles Paulet 1st Duke Bolton 1630-1699 (23) and Christian Freschville 1633-1653 (19) .

In or before 1653 . Circle of Adriaen Hanneman 1603-1671 (50) . Entitled "Wife of the First Duke of Bolton (23) " ie Christian Freschville 1633-1653 (19) .

10 May 1653

On 10 May 1653 Henry Cromwell 1628-1674 (25) and Elizabeth Russell -1687 were married

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)

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

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 Christopher Vane 1st Baron Barnard 1653-1723 was born to Henry "Younger" Vane 1613-1662 (40) .

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

On 22 May 1653 Christian Freschville 1633-1653 (19) died in childbirth .She was buried at Staveley, Derbyshire

In or before 1653 . Circle of Adriaen Hanneman 1603-1671 (50) . Entitled "Wife of the First Duke of Bolton (23) " ie Christian Freschville 1633-1653 (19) .

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 .

Around 1728 William Aikman 1682-1731 (45) . Portrait of John Hay 1st Marquess Teviotdale 1625-1697 .

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)

31 May 1653

On 31 May 1653 Ferdinand King Bohemia (19) succeeded as IV King Romans

Jun 1653

08 Jun 1653

On 08 Jun 1653 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways 1585-1666 (67) and Judith Throckmorton were married

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.

19 Jun 1653

19 Jun 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Jun . This day, I paid all my debts to a farthing; oh, blessed day!

20 Jun 1653

On 20 Jun 1653 Richard Maitland 4th Earl Lauderdale 1653-1695 was born to Charles 3rd Earl Lauderdale -1691 .

Before 1695 Godfrey Kneller 1646-1723 . Portrait of Richard Maitland 4th Earl Lauderdale 1653-1695 (41) .

21 Jun 1653

21 Jun 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Jun . My Lady Gerrard , and one Esquire Knight, a very rich gentleman, living in Northamptonshire, visited me.

23 Jun 1653

23 Jun 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Jun . Mr. Lombart, a famous graver, came to see my collections.

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.

28 Jun 1653

On 28 Jun 1653 Johann Christian Oldenburg I Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg 1607-1653 (46) died . His brother Alexander Heinrich Oldenburg I Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg 1608-1657 (44) succeeded as I Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg .

Jul 1653

04 Jul 1653

On 04 Jul 1653 Walter Clarges 1st Baronet 1653-1706 was born in Kingsey, Buckinghamshire

05 Jul 1653

On 05 Jul 1653 Thomas "Diamond" Pitt 1653-1726 was born at Blandford Forum, Dorset

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

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.

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) .

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.

28 Aug 1653

Sep 1653

In Sep 1653 Robert Needham 2nd Viscount Kilmorey -1653 died

28 Sep 1653

28 Sep 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Aug . At Greenwich preached that holy martyr, Dr. Hewer, on Psalm xc. 11, magnifying the grace of God to penitents, and threatening the extinction of his Gospel light for the prodigious impiety of the age.

Oct 1653

11 Oct 1653

On 11 Oct 1653 John Stansfield Evelyn 1653-1654 was born to John Evelyn Diarist 1620-1706 (32) and Mary Browne 1635-1708 (18)

Around 1644 . Robert Walker 1599-1658 (45) . Portrait of John Evelyn Diarist 1620-1706 (23) .

In 1689 Godfrey Kneller 1646-1723 . Portrait of John Evelyn Diarist 1620-1706 (68) .

Around 1650 Adriaen Hanneman 1603-1671 (47) . Portrait of John Evelyn Diarist 1620-1706 (29) .

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.

28 Oct 1653

28 Oct 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Oct . Went to London, to visit my Lady Gerrard , where I saw that cursed woman called the Lady Norton, of whom it was reported that she spit in our King's face as he went to the scaffold. Indeed, her talk and discourse was like an impudent woman.

Nov 1653

On Nov 1653 John Kennedy 7th Earl Cassilis 1653-1701 was born to John Kennedy 6th Earl Cassilis -1668 and Margaret Hay Countess Cassilis

Before 1694 John Michael Wright 1617-1694 (76) . Portrait of John Kennedy 7th Earl Cassilis 1653-1701 (40) .

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.

Dec 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.

21 Dec 1653

On 21 Dec 1653 Elisabeth Oldenburg 1580-1653 (73) died

On 21 Dec 1653 Francis Legh 1st Earl Chichester 1598-1653 (55) died

25 Dec 1653

25 Dec 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Dec . Christmas day. No churches, or public assembly. I was fain to pass the devotions of that Blessed day with my family at home.