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Events in ... 1655 ...

Before 1655 Simon Luttrell 1600-1655 (54) and Mary Preston 1614-1666 (40) were married

Before 1655 Charles Stanley 8th Earl Derby 1628-1672 (26) and Dorothea Helena Kirkoven Countess Derby 1630-1673 (24) were married . Dorothea Helena Kirkoven Countess Derby 1630-1673 (24) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485) .

Around 1655 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (36) . Portrait of (probably) Anne Percy 2nd Countess Chesterfield 1635-1654 .A three quarter-length portrait of a young woman, seated, looking slightly to the left, her right hand on the head of a sculptured dolphin-fountain and wearing a grey dress, with an old-gold mantle against a foliage background.

Around 1655 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (36) . Portrait of (probably) Anne Percy 2nd Countess Chesterfield 1635-1654 .A three quarter-length portrait of a young woman, seated, looking slightly to the left, her right hand on the head of a sculptured dolphin-fountain and wearing a grey dress, with an old-gold mantle against a foliage background.

Around 1655 . Unknown Artist . Portrait of William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (14) .

The Monasticon Anglicanum was first published by William Dugdale 1605-1686 (49) in 1655 . Originally in Latin it was translated and published in English in 1693 .

In 1655 Richard Annesley 3rd Baron Altham 1655-1701 was born to Arthur Annesley 1st Earl Anglesey 1614-1686 (40) and Elizabeth Altham Countess Anglesey 1620-1698 (34) .

In 1655 Mary Bertie Countess Carnarvon 1655-1709 was born to Montagu Bertie 2nd Earl Lindsey 1608-1666 (47) and Bridget Wray Countess Lindsey 1627-1657 (28)

In 1655 Henry Bertie -1655 died .

In 1655 Juliana Chaworth 1655-1692 was born to Patrick Chaworth 3rd Viscount Chaworth 1635-1693 (19) and Grace Manners Viscountess Chaworth -1700

In 1655 Catherine Howard 1634-1655 (21) died

In 1655 William Howard 1st Viscount Stafford 1614-1680 (40) was appointed as Fellow of the Royal Society

Around 1655 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (36) . Portrait of Frances Cromwell Baronetess Russell 1638-1720 (17) .

Around 1655 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (36) . Portrait of Frances Cromwell Baronetess Russell 1638-1720 (17) .

In 1655 Anne Manners 1655- was born to John Manners 8th Earl Rutland 1604-1679 (50) and Frances Montagu Countess Rutland 1614-1671 (41)

In 1655 William Molyneux 4th Viscount Molyneux 1655-1718 was born to Caryll Molyneux 3rd Viscount Molyneux 1624-1700 (31) and Mary Barlow Viscountess Molyneux .

Around 1655 Oliver Montagu 1655-1689 was born to Edward Montagu 1st Earl Sandwich 1625-1672 (29) and Jemima Crew Countess Sandwich 1625-1674 (30)

Around 1655 John Montagu 1655-1729 was born to Edward Montagu 1st Earl Sandwich 1625-1672 (29) and Jemima Crew Countess Sandwich 1625-1674 (30)

In 1655 Anne Mordaunt -1655 died .

Around 1655 Thomas Newport 1st Baron Torrington 1655-1719 was born to Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford 1620-1708 (34) and Diana Russell -1695 at High Ercall, Shropshire

Around 1655 Penelope Paget 1655- was born to William Paget 5th Baron Paget Beaudasert 1609-1678 (45) and Frances Rich Baroness Paget Beaudasert 1617-1672 (38)

Around 1655 Evelyn Pierrepoint 1655-1726 was born to Robert Pierrepoint -1666 and Elizabeth Evelyn .

Around 1655 Elizabeth Seymour Countess Elgin, Countess Ailesbury 1655-1697 was born to Henry Seymour 1626-1654 and Mary Capell Duchess Beaufort 1630-1715 (24)

In 1655 Charles Stanhope 1655-1712 was born to Arthur Stanhope 1627-1694 (28) at Shelford, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire .

In 1655 Lettice Knollys Baroness Paget Beaudasert 1583-1655 (72) died

Around 1655 William Stanley 9th Earl Derby 1655-1702 was born to Charles Stanley 8th Earl Derby 1628-1672 (26) and Dorothea Helena Kirkoven Countess Derby 1630-1673 (25)

In 1655 James Courtenay 1655-1727 was born to William Courtenay 5th Earl Devon 1628-1702 (26) and Margaret Waller Countess Devon -1694

In 1655 Mary Bowes 1655- was born to George Bowes 1620-1656 (35) and Mary Burdett

In 1655 Philippe "Le Last" Bourbon-Vendôme 3rd Duke Vendôme 1655-1727 was born to Louis Bourbon-Vendôme 2nd Duke Vendôme 1612-1669 (42) and Laura Macini Duchess Vendôme .

In 1655 Thomas Stafford 1574-1655 (81) died . He was buried at Clopton Chantry Chapel, Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire .

In 1655 Robert Carew 1655-1708 was born to Robert Carew 1605-1673 (50)

Around 1655 Lionel Cranfield 3rd Earl Middlesex 1625-1674 (30) and Rachael Fane Countess Bath, Count Eu, Countess Middlesex 1613- were married . Rachael Fane Countess Bath, Count Eu, Countess Middlesex 1613- by marriage Countess Middlesex (1C 1622) .

Around 1655 Pury Cust 1655-1698 was born to Richard Cust 1st Baronet Cust 1622-1700 (32) and Beatrice Pury Baronetess Dering .

In 1655 George Evans 1655-1720 was born .

Around 1655 Wentworth Fitzgerald 17th Earl Kildare 1634-1664 (21) and Elizabeth Holles Countess Kildare were married .

In 1655 James Hamilton 3rd Baron Hamilton of Strabane 1633-1655 (22) drowned in the River Mourne near Strabane . His brother George Hamilton 4th Baron Hamilton of Strabane 1634-1688 (21) succeeded as 4th Baron Hamilton of Strabane .

In 1655 Francis Leke 1st Earl Scarsdale 1581-1655 (74) died . In 1655 His son Nicholas Leke 2nd Earl Scarsdale 1612-1681 (43) succeeded as 2nd Earl Scarsdale . Frances Rich Countess Scarsdale by marriage Countess Scarsdale .

In 1655 William Morgan 1560-1655 (95) died

Around 1655 Edward Osborne 1655-1689 was born to Thomas Osborne 1st Duke Leeds 1632-1712 (22) and Bridget Bertie Duchess Leeds 1629-1704 (26) .

Around 1655 James Praed 1655-1706 was born to James Praed -1687

In 1655 Thomas Savage 1623-1655 (32) died

Around 1655 John Tracy 3rd Viscount Tracy 1617-1687 (38) and Elizabeth Leigh Viscountess Tracy -1688 were married .

Around 1655 John Webb 3rd Baronet Webb 1655-1745 was born to John Webb 2nd Baronet Webb -1700 and Mary Blomer Baronetess Webb -1709 in Hatherop, Gloucestershire .

In 1655 John Acland 3rd Baronet -1655 died . His son Arthur Acland 4th Baronet 1655-1672 succeeded as 4th Baronet Acland of Columb John .

Around 1655 Frances Apsley 1655-1727 was born to Captain Allen Apsley 1616-1683 (39)

In 1655 Jane Eyre Baronetess Clifton 1619-1655 (35) died

In 1655 William Heveningham 1604-1678 (51) and Mary Carey 1631-1696 (24) were married

In 1655 John Ivory 1655-1695 was born

Around 1655 Robert Jenkinson 2nd Baronet Jenkinson 1655-1710 was born to Robert Jenkinson 1st Baronet Jenkinson 1621-1677 (34) .

In 1655 Sarah Penn Baronetess Curzon 1655-1728 was born to William Penn

In 1655 Dorothy Ferrers Countess Arran 1655-1716 was born to John Ferrers 1629-1680 (25)

Around 1655 John Hoskins 1590-1664 (65) . Portrait of Henry Capell 1st Baron Capell Tewkesbury 1638-1696 (16) .

In 1655 Simon Luttrell 1600-1655 (55) died

Around 1655 Henry Luttrell 1655-1717 was born to Thomas Luttrel of Luttrellstown 1634-1674 (20)

In 1655 Thomas Killigrew 1612-1683 (42) and Charlotte Hesse 1629-1716 (26) were married .

In 1655 Edward Radclyffe 2nd Earl Derwentwater 1655-1705 was born to Francis Radclyffe 1st Earl Derwentwater 1625-1697 (30)

In 1655 Henry "Elder" Vane 1589-1655 (66) died .

Around 1655 John Maitland 5th Earl Lauderdale 1655-1710 was born to Charles 3rd Earl Lauderdale -1691 .

After 1655 Richard Leke 1655-1687 was born to Nicholas Leke 2nd Earl Scarsdale 1612-1681 (43) and Frances Rich Countess Scarsdale .His birth date derived from his elder brother's.

Mar 1655

On Mar 1655 Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685 (37) and Elisabeth Nassau-Beverweert Countess Arlington 1633-1718 (21) were married .

Penruddock Uprising

On Mar 1655 Andrew Newport 1620-1699 (35) was imprisoned for supporting the King. during the Penruddock Uprising

After Mar 1655 Isabella Bennet Duchess Grafton 1655-1723 was born to Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685 (37) and Elisabeth Nassau-Beverweert Countess Arlington 1633-1718 (21) .

23 Mar 1655

On or before 23 Mar 1655 Richard Hill of Hawkstone 1655-1727 was born to Rowland Hill 1623-1709 (31) . He was baptised on 23 Mar 1655.

In 1700 . Charles D'Agar 1669-1723 (31) . Portrait of Richard Hill of Hawkstone 1655-1727 (44) .

On 23 Mar 1655 Richard Myddleton 3rd Baronet Myddleton 1655-1716 was born to Thomas Myddleton 1st Baronet Myddleton 1624-1665 (30) .

28 Mar 1655

On 28 Mar 1655 Maria Eleonora Hohenzollern 1599-1655 (55) died

Apr 1655

16 Apr 1655

On 16 Apr 1655 John Danvers 1588-1655 (66) died

25 Apr 1655

Before 25 Apr 1655 John Lowther -1729 and Elizabeth Bellingham were married

On 25 Apr 1655 John Lowther 1st Viscount Lonsale 1655-1700 was born to John Lowther -1729 and Elizabeth Bellingham

27 Apr 1655

27 Apr 1655 .
Sir (34) ,

From a letter this day come to my hand from a Shipp of ours (the little Gift ) that in a Conflict with a Hollander on the Irish Coast (wherein shoe though much over matched hath acquitted her selfe very well) hath had severall Men wounded, who are putt on shoare for care at Galloway, give me leave to aske you whether any Provision for sick and wounded men is made in Ireland, not with respect to theis Men only, but to the future ocasions in Generall which wee may Probably have of useing it there. You will Pardon this enquiry from one that hath soe little Right to offer you trouble as.

Your humble servant

S:P
Source: NMM Letter-Book 8, 199

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) .

Jun 1655

On Jun 1655 Mary Kerridge Baronetess Kemp -1655 died

12 Jun 1655

On 12 Jun 1655 Ernest Saxe-Gotha 1655-1715 was born to Ernest "The Pious" Saxe-Gotha I Duke Saxe-Gotha 1601-1675 (53) and Elisabeth Sophie Saxe-Altenburg Duchess Saxe-Gotha at Gotha .

26 Jun 1655

On 26 Jun 1655 Edward Conway 2nd Viscount Conway 1594-1655 (60) died in Lyons, France .

27 Jun 1655

On 27 Jun 1655 Robert Montagu 3rd Earl Manchester 1634-1683 (21) and Anne Yelverton Countess Manchester, Countess Halifax were married at St Giles in the Fields, Camden, City of London .

Oct 1655

23 Oct 1655

Around 23 Oct 1655 Elizabeth Vaughan 1615-1655 (40) died

24 Oct 1655

On 24 Oct 1655 Philip Ernest Oldenburg 1655-1677 was born to Ernest Günther Oldenburg I Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg 1609-1689 (46) and Auguste Oldenburg Duchess Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg 1633-1701 (22)

Nov 1655

19 Nov 1655

On 19 Nov 1655 William Robinson 1st Baronet 1655-1736 was born

24 Nov 1655

On 24 Nov 1655 Charles XI King Sweden 1655-1697 was born .

Dec 1655

On Dec 1655 William Murray 1st Earl Dysart 1600-1655 (55) died . His daughter Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (29) succeeded as 2nd Earl Dysart .

Around 1641 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (22) . Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (14) .

Around 1648 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (29) . Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (21) .

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46) . Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (38) .

Around 1675 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (56) . Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 (58) and Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (48) .

Around 1647 John Weesop -1652 . Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (20) .

Around Dec 1655 Robert Bacon 3rd Baronet Bacon 1570-1655 (85) died . He was buried in Ryburgh, Norfolk . His grandson Edmund Bacon 4th Baronet Bacon 1633-1685 (22) succeeded as 4th Baronet Bacon of Redgrave . Susan Alington Baronetess Bacon 1605-1681 (50) by marriage Baronetess Bacon of Mildenhall .

01 Dec 1655

On 01 Dec 1655 Samuel Pepys Diarist 1633-1703 (22) and Elizabeth de St Michel 1640-1669 (15) were married at St Margaret's Church, Westminster by Richard Sherwyn, Esq, a Westminster Justice of the Peace, an arrangement for civil marriages put in place by Cromwell’s government.

04 Dec 1655

On 04 Dec 1655 Sampson Hele 1582-1655 (73) died

07 Dec 1655

On 07 Dec 1655 Sophie Amalie Oldenburg 1654-1655 (1) died

On 07 Dec 1655 Maria Ambrosia Habsburg-Spain 1655-1655 was born to Philip IV King Spain 1605-1665 (50) and Maria Anna Habsburg-Spain Queen Consort Spain 1634-1696 (20) .

09 Dec 1655

10 Dec 1655

On 10 Dec 1655 Samuel Pepys Diarist 1633-1703 (22) and Elizabeth de St Michel 1640-1669 (15) were remarried in a religious ceremony.

On 10 Dec 1655 William Forester 1655-1718 was born to Francis Forester of Dothill 1623-1684 and Mary Newport

14 Dec 1655

On 14 Dec 1655 Philipp Hesse-Kassel 1655-1721 was born to Wilhelm "The Just" Hesse-Kassel 1629-1663 (26) and Hedwig Sophia Hohenzollern 1623-1683 (32) .

21 Dec 1655

On 21 Dec 1655 Maria Ambrosia Habsburg-Spain 1655-1655 died .