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1661 Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

Before 1661 John Webb 1st Baronet Webb -1680 and Mary Caryll Baronetess Webb -1661 were married .

Before 1661 Robert Douglas 12th Earl Morton 1660-1730 was born to James Douglas 10th Earl Morton -1686

Around 1661 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (42) . Portrait of Charles Stewart 6th Duke Lennox in his Garter Robes and Garter Collar .

Around 1661 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (42) . Portrait of Charles Stewart 6th Duke Lennox in his Garter Robes and Garter Collar .

Around 1661 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (42) . Portrait of Anne Hyde Queen Consort England 1637-1671 (23) .

In 1661 Thomas Street 1621-1689 (39) published Astronomia Carolina or A New Theory of the Celestial Motions (Caroline Tables).

Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 John Bennet 1st Baron Ossulston 1616-1695 (44) was elected as MP Wallingford during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 James Thynne 1605-1670 (56) was elected as MP Wiltshire during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Adam Browne 2nd Baronet Browne 1626-1690 (35) was elected as MP Surrey during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Henry Cavendish 2nd Duke Newcastle upon Tyne 1630-1691 (30) was elected as MP Northumberland during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 William Compton 1625-1663 (36) was elected as MP Cambridge during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry 1629-1699 (32) was elected as MP Camelford during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Charles Berkeley 2nd Viscount Fitzhardinge 1599-1668 (61) was elected as MP Bath and Heytesbury during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Edward Hungerford 1632-1711 (28) was elected as MP Chippenham during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Robert Pierrepoint 1638-1681 (23) was elected as MP Nottingtham during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways 1585-1666 (75) was elected as MP Weymouth during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Giles Strangeways 1615-1675 (45) was elected as MP Dorset during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 John Strangeways 1636-1676 (24) was elected as MP Bridport during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 William Wyndham 1st Baronet Wyndham 1632-1683 (29) was elected as MP Taunton during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 James Herbert 1623-1667 (38) was elected MP Queenborough in the Cavalier Parliament (2C2) .

In 1661 William Alington 3rd Baron Alington 1640-1685 (20) was elected as MP Cambridge during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 William Bowes 1657-1707 (3) was elected as MP Durham during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Robert Brooke 1637-1669 (24) was elected as MP Aldeburgh during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Josiah Child Merchant 1631-1699 (29) was elected as MP Dartmouth during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Gervase Clifton 1st Baronet Clifton 1587-1666 (73) was elected as MP Nottinghamshire during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Thomas Crew 2nd Baron Crew 1624-1697 (37) was elected as MP Brackley during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

Around 1707 . Charles D'Agar 1669-1723 (38) . Portrait of Thomas Crew 2nd Baron Crew 1624-1697 .

In 1661 Richard Jennings 1619-1668 (42) was elected as MP St Albans during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Robert Kemp 2nd Baronet Kemp 1628-1710 (32) was elected as MP Norfolk during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Edward Phelips 1613-1680 (48) was elected as MP Somerset during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

Before 06 Aug 1658 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696 (25) . Portrait of Edward Phelips 1613-1680 (45) .

In 1661 Robert Robartes 1634-1682 (26) was elected as MP Bossiney during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Hender Robartes 1635-1688 (25) was elected as MP Bodmin during the Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Nicholas Arundell 1623-1666 (38) was elected as MP Truro .

In 1661 Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685 (43) was appointed as Keeper of the Privy Purse .

In 1661 Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685 (43) was elected as MP Callington .

In 1661 Montagu Bertie 2nd Earl Lindsey 1608-1666 (53) was appointed 463rd Knight Garter: Charles II .

In 1661 James Thynne 1605-1670 (56) was appointed as High Sheriff Wiltshire

In 1661 Ambrose Browne 1st Baronet Browne -1661 died . His son Adam Browne 2nd Baronet Browne 1626-1690 (35) succeeded as 2nd Baronet Browne of Betchworth Castle in Surrey .

Around 1661 John Michael Wright 1617-1694 (43) . Portrait of Charles II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (30) in his coronation robes.

In 1661 Robert Cholmondeley 1st Viscount Cholmondley 1651-1681 (15) was created 1st Viscount Cholmondley of Kells in County Meath .

In 1661 Robert Craven 1574-1661 (87) died

Around 1661 Heneage Finch 1st Earl Aylesford 1649-1719 (12) educated at Westminster School, Westminster

Around 1661 Charles Berkeley 2nd Earl Berkeley 1649-1710 (11) educated at Christ Church College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire .

In 1661 Richard Berkeley -1661 died

In 1661 Maurice Berkeley 3rd Viscount Fitzhardinge 1628-1690 (32) was elected as MP Wells .

In 1661 Thomas Gower 2nd Baronet Gower 1605-1672 (56) was elected as MP Malton .

In 1661 Charles Howard 1st Earl Carlisle 1629-1685 (32) was created 1st Earl Carlisle (3C 1661)

In 1661 Edward Hungerford 1632-1711 (28) was appointed as Lieutenant-Colonel .

Around 1661 Edward Hungerford 1661-1689 was born to Edward Hungerford 1632-1711 (28) and Jane Hele -1664 .

In 1661 Edward Montagu 2nd Earl Manchester 1602-1671 (59) was appointed 464th Knight Garter: Charles II

In 1661 William Morice 1st Baronet Morice 1628-1690 (33) was created 1st Baronet Morice

In 1661 Andrew Newport 1620-1699 (40) was elected as MP Montgomeryshire

Around 1661 Edward Noel 1st Earl Gainsborough 1641-1689 (20) and Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough 1646-1690 (15) were married

Around 1661 Wriothesley Baptist Noel 2nd Earl Gainsborough 1661-1690 was born to Edward Noel 1st Earl Gainsborough 1641-1689 (20) and Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough 1646-1690 (15)

Around 1661 Anne Paget 1605-1661 (56) died .

In 1661 Charles Paulet 2nd Duke Bolton 1661-1722 was born to Charles Paulet 1st Duke Bolton 1630-1699 (31) and Mary Scrope 6th Marchioness Winchester -1680 .

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) .

Around 1661 Grace Savage 1585-1661 (76) died .

In 1661 Edward Seymour 4th Baronet Seymour 1633-1708 (28) was elected as MP Hindon .

Around 1661 Edward Seymour 5th Baronet Seymour 1661-1740 was born to Edward Seymour 4th Baronet Seymour 1633-1708 (28) and Margaret Wale

In 1661 Walter St John 3rd Baronet St John Lydiard Tregoze 1622-1708 (38) was elected as MP Wootton Bassett .

In 1661 Giles Strangeways 1615-1675 (45) and Susanna Edwards were married

Around 1661 John Villiers 3rd Viscount Grandison -1661 died . His brother George Villiers 4th Viscount Grandison 1617-1699 (44) succeeded as 4th Viscount Grandison . Mary Legh Viscountess Grandison by marriage Viscountess Grandison .

In 1661 William Wentworth 2nd Earl Strafford 1626-1695 (34) was appointed 465th Knight Garter: Charles II .

In 1661 Frederick Augustus Hanover 1661-1690 was born to Ernest Augustus Hanover Elector Brunswick-Lüneburg 1629-1698 (31) and Sophia Palatinate-Simmern 1630-1714 (30) .

In 1651 Gerrit van Honthorst 1592-1656 (58) . Portrait of Sophia Palatinate-Simmern 1630-1714 (20) .

In 1661 James Cecil 3rd Earl Salisbury 1648-1683 (13) and Margaret Manners Countess Salisbury -1682 were married .

In 1661 Mary Herbert Viscountess Montague 1661-1744 was born to William Herbert 1st Marquess Powis 1626-1696 (35) and Elizabeth Somerset Marchioness Powis 1635-1691 (26) .

In 1661 William Boevey -1661 died

In 1661 Charles Murray 1st Earl Dunmore 1661-1710 was born to John Murray 1st Marquess Atholl Stanley 1631-1703 (29)

In 1661 William Cadogan 1601-1661 (60) died

In 1661 Louis Armand Bourbon-Condé-Conti Prince Conti 1661-1685 was born to Armand Bourbon-Condé-Conti Prince Conti 1629-1666 (31) and Anne Marie Martinozzi .

In 1661 John Carew 3rd Baronet Carew 1635-1692 (25) was elected as MP Bodmin .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of John Carew 3rd Baronet Carew 1635-1692 (55) .

In 1661 Mary Caryll Baronetess Webb -1661 died

In 1661 Frederick Cornwallis 1st Baron Cornwallis 1611-1662 (49) was created 1st Baron Cornwallis .

In 1661 Theodosia Capell Countess Clarendon -1661 died .

In 1661 John Fitzgerald 18th Earl Kildare 1661-1707 was born to Wentworth Fitzgerald 17th Earl Kildare 1634-1664 (27) and Elizabeth Holles Countess Kildare .

Around 1661 Hugh Fortescue 1592-1661 (69) died

Around 1661 James Hamilton 6th Earl Abercorn 1661-1734 was born to James Hamilton 1630-1673 (31) and Elizabeth Culpepper 1632-1709 (28) .

In 1661 Charles Howe 1661-1742 was born to John Grobham Howe 1625-1679 (36) and Annabella Scrope 1629-1703 (32)

Around 1661 Alicia Leigh Baroness Altham 1661- was born to Charles Leigh

In 1661 Sophia Osborne Baroness Leominster 1661-1746 was born to Thomas Osborne 1st Duke Leeds 1632-1712 (28) and Bridget Bertie Duchess Leeds 1629-1704 (32)

Around 1661 Henry Pelham 1661-1721 was born to John Pelham 3rd Baronet Pelham Laughton 1623-1703 (38) and Lucy Sidney Baronetess Pelham Laughton 1627-1685 (34)

Around 1661 Richard Philipps 1661-1750 was born to Richard Philipps .

In 1661 Alexander Montgomerie 6th Earl Eglinton 1588-1661 (73) died . His son Hugh Montgomerie 7th Earl Eglinton 1613-1669 (48) succeeded as 7th Earl Eglinton .

In 1661 John Sutherland 16th Earl Sutherland 1661-1733 was born to George Gordon 15th Earl Sutherland 1633-1703 (27) and Jean Wemyss Countess Sutherland .

In 1661 Henry Waldegrave 1st Baron Waldegrave Chewton Somerset 1661-1689 was born to Charles Waldegrave 3rd Baronet Waldegrave -1684 .

In 1661 Seth Ward Bishop Exeter, Bishop Salisbury 1617-1689 (44) was appointed to the living of St Lawrence Jewry, City of London by Charles II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (30) .

In 1661 Seth Ward Bishop Exeter, Bishop Salisbury 1617-1689 (44) was appointed Dean Exeter .

In 1661 Seth Ward Bishop Exeter, Bishop Salisbury 1617-1689 (44) was appointed Chancellor of the Order of the Garter .

Around 1661 John Riley 1646-1691 (15) studied under Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (56) from whom he learned a forcible, straightforward style of portraiture which rendered his portraits noteworthy.

On 29 Jan 1663 . John Riley 1646-1691 (17) . Portrait of Robert Sanderson Bishop Lincoln 1587-1663 (75) .

In 1682 . John Riley 1646-1691 (36) . Portrait of Mary Morice Baronetess Carew 1671-1698 (10) .

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

Before 16 Apr 1685 . John Riley 1646-1691 (39) . Portrait of Thomas Otway 1652-1685 .

Around 1685 . John Riley 1646-1691 (39) . Portrait of Dorothy Mason Baronetess Brownlow 1667-1700 (18) .

Around 1685 . John Riley 1646-1691 (39) . Believed to be a portrait of Frances Windebank wife of Edward Hales 3rd Baronet Hales Woodchurch and Tunstall 1645-1695 (40) .

Around 1685 . John Riley 1646-1691 (39) . Portrait of Alice Sherard Baronetess Brownlow 1659-1721 (26) .

Around 1687 . John Riley 1646-1691 (41) . Portrait of Edmund Waller Poet 1606-1687 (80) .

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

In 1689 . John Riley 1646-1691 (43) . Portrait of Robert Boyle 1627-1691 (62) .

Before 16 May 1680 . John Riley 1646-1691 (34) and John Closterman 1660-1711 (20) . Portrait of William Blackett 1st Baronet 1621-1680 (59) .

Before 1685 . John Riley 1646-1691 (38) . Portrait of Harbottle Grimston 2nd Baronet of Bradfield 1603-1685 (81) .

Before 1690 . John Riley 1646-1691 (43) . Portrait of Mary Lake 1668-1712 (21) . Frequently described as 'Mary Lake Duchess of Chandos' Mary died two years before her husband James Brydges 1st Duke Chandos 1673-1744 (16) was created Duke on 19 Oct 1714 .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of Elizabeth Sherard 1679-1747 (11) .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of Nathaniel Crew Bishop 1633-1721 (57) .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of Anne Weston 1640-1702 (50) .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of John Sherard 1st Baronet Lobthorpe 1662-1724 (28) .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of John Carew 3rd Baronet Carew 1635-1692 (55) .

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

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of John Dryden Poet 1631-1700 (59) .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of Frances Cromwell Baronetess Russell 1638-1720 (52) .

Around 1646 Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (41) . Portrait Thomas Fairfax 2nd Viscount Fairfax 1599-1641 and Elizabeth Smith .

Around 1647 Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (42) . Portrait William Pole 1614-1649 (33) .

Around 1650 Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (45) (attribued).Portrait Alice Pulteney Baronetess Brownlow 1604-1676 (46) .

Around 1650 Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (45) . Portrait Urith Shapcote Baronetess Pole . Belton House.

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

Around 1660 Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (55) . Portrait of William Shakespeare .

Around 1675 Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (70) . Portrait of Margaret Hay Countess Roxburghe -1753 .

Around 1679 Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (74) (style of).Portrait of Ursula Woodcock 1659-1684 (20) . Belton House.

Before 1680 Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (74) . Portrait of Thomas Cartwright Bishop Chester 1634-1689 (45) .

Before 1681 Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (75) . Portrait of William Fuller Bishop Limerick.

Before 1681 Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (75) . Portrait of John Hay 2nd Marquess Teviotdale 1645-1713 (35) .

Before 1681 Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (75) . Portrait of Alice Pulteney Baronetess Brownlow 1604-1676 . Belton House.

After 26 Apr 1682 Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (circle of).Portrait of Anna Dorothea Warren 1682-1754 .

In 1661 Mary Wynn 1661-1689 was born to Richard Wynn 1625-1674 (36)

In 1661 Henry Brouncker 3nd Viscount Brounckner 1627-1688 (34) and Rebecca Rodway were married .

In 1661 John Denham 1615-1669 (46) was elected MP Old Sarum .

In 1661 John Dolben Archbishop 1625-1686 (36) was appointed Prebendary London .

Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 Clement Fisher 2nd Baronet 1613-1683 (48) was elected MP Coventry in the Cavalier Parliament (2C2) .

In 1661 Ralph Gore 2nd Baronet Gore 1608-1661 (53) died . His son William Gore 3rd Baronet Gore -1703 succeeded as 3rd Baronet Gore of Magherabegg in County Donegal .

In 1661 John Grenville 1st Earl Bath 1628-1701 (32) was created 1st Earl Bath (3C 1661) .

In 1661 Charles Grenville 2nd Earl Bath 1661-1701 was born to John Grenville 1st Earl Bath 1628-1701 (32) .

In 1661 Henry Harris Actor 1634-1704 (27) joined William Davenant's (55) company at the Lincoln's Inn Theatre, Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, Camden, City of London .

In 1661 James Hope of Hopetoun 1614-1661 (47) died .

In 1661 Justinian Isham 2nd Baronet Isham 1610-1675 (51) was elected as MP Northamptonshire

In 1661 John Kendrick Lord Mayor -1661 died .

In 1661 Thomas Lee 1st Baronet Lee 1635-1691 (25) was created 1st Baronet Lee of Hartwell in Buckinghamshire

Around 1661 Thomas Lee 2nd Baronet Lee 1661-1702 was born to Thomas Lee 1st Baronet Lee 1635-1691 (25)

In 1661 Frances Leveson Baronetess Gower 1614-1661 died

Around 1661 Elizabeth Tulse 1661-1718 was born

Around 1680 Godfrey Kneller 1646-1723 . Portrait of Elizabeth Tulse 1661-1718 (19) .

Cavalier Parliament (2C2)

In 1661 William Portman 6th Baronet 1643-1690 (17) was elected MP Taunton in the Cavalier Parliament (2C2) .

In 1661 John Power 1597-1661 (64) died in Virginia .

In 1661 John Pretyman 1st Baronet 1612-1676 (49) was elected MP Leicester .

In 1661 George Saunderson 5th Viscount Castleton 1631-1714 (29) was elected MP Linconshire in the Cavalier Parliament which seat he held until 1698.

In 1661 John Vaughan 3rd Earl Carbery 1639-1713 (21) was elected as MP Carmarthen

Around 1661 Richard Samwell of Upton -1661 died .

In 1661 Samuel Sandys 1615-1685 (45) was elected MP Worcestershire in the Cavalier Parliament

In 1661 Samuel Sandys 1615-1685 (45) was elected MP Droitwich in the Convention Parliament.

In 1661 Walter Strickland 1623-1671 (38) was elected MP Thirsk .

In 1661 Henry Belasyse 1639-1667 (22) was created Knight of the Bath .

In 1661 Henry Coke 1591-1661 (69) died .

In 1661 Anthony St Leger 1594-1661 (67) died .

In 1661 Miles Stapleton 1st Baronet Stapleton 1626-1707 (34) and Elizabeth Bertie Baronetess Stapleton -1684 were married

From 1661 to 1662 Thomas Killigrew 1612-1683 (48) lived at 8 Great Piazza, Covent Garden, Westminster .

In 1661 William Boyd 1st Earl Kilmarnock 1646-1692 (15) was created 1st Earl Kilmarnock

In 1661 William Kerr 2nd Marquess Lothian 1661-1722 was born to Robert Kerr 1st Marquess Lothian 1636-1703 (24) and Jean Campbell -1700 .

Around 1678 Simon Pietersz Verelst 1644-1710 . Portrait of Robert Kerr 1st Marquess Lothian 1636-1703 (41) .

In 1661 Dorothea Charlotte Hohenzollern 1661-1705 was born to Albert Hohenzollern 1620-1667 (40)

After 1661 Orlando Bridgeman 1st Baronet Bridgeman 1649-1701 (11) educated at Westminster School, Westminster .

Jan 1661

On Jan 1661 Robert Kerr 1st Marquess Lothian 1636-1703 (24) and Jean Campbell -1700 were married

Around 1678 Simon Pietersz Verelst 1644-1710 . Portrait of Robert Kerr 1st Marquess Lothian 1636-1703 (41) .

11 Jan 1661

27 Jan 1661

On 27 Jan 1661 Edward Worth Bishop Killaloe 1620-1669 (41) was consecrated as Bishop Killaloe at St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, County Dublin

30 Jan 1661

On 30 Jan 1661 the remains of Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector 1599-1658 , Henry Ireton 1611-1651 and John Bradshaw were exhumed from and mutilated in a posthumous execution.

Around 1650 . Robert Walker 1599-1658 (51) . Portrait of Henry Ireton 1611-1651 (39) .

Feb 1661

In Feb 1661 Richard Love 1596-1661 (65) died .

25 Feb 1661

On 25 Feb 1661 Anne Fitzroy Countess Sussex 1661-1722 was born illegitimately to Charles II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (30) and Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 (20) at Westminster .

Mar 1661

11 Mar 1661

On 11 Mar 1661 Mary Scott 3rd Countess Buccleuch 1647-1661 (13) died . Her sister Anne Scott Duchess Monmouth, Duchess Buccleuch 1651-1732 (10) succeeded as 4th Earl Buccleuch .

27 Mar 1661

After 27 Mar 1661 Robert Pierrepoint 1638-1681 (23) and Anne Murray were married

31 Mar 1661

On 31 Mar 1661 Philip Bourbon I Duke Orléans 1640-1701 (20) and Henrietta Stewart Duchess Orléans 1644-1670 (16) were married (he was her first-cousin). Henrietta Stewart Duchess Orléans 1644-1670 (16) by marriage Duchess Orléans .

Around 1672 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (53) . Postumous portrait of Henrietta Stewart Duchess Orléans 1644-1670 Commissioned by her brother Charles II King Scotland and presented by him in the Council ChamberWhere it still hangs today, in recognition of her birth in Bedford House, Exeter, the town house of the William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (55) Who had given her mother refuge during the dangerous years before her father's execution in 1649.

Apr 1661

In Apr 1661 Margaret Carnegie -1661 died

On Apr 1661 John Vaughan 3rd Earl Carbery 1639-1713 (21) was knighted

On Apr 1661 John Vaughan 3rd Earl Carbery 1639-1713 (21) was invested as Knight of the Bath

On Apr 1661 Anne Kingsmill Countess Winchelsea 1661-1720 was born to William Kingsmill -1661 at Sydmontham, Hampshire

14 Apr 1661

On 14 Apr 1661 Thomas Molyneux 1st Baronet Castle Dillon 1661-1773 was born to Samuel Molyneux of Castle Dillon .

20 Apr 1661

On 20 Apr 1661 Arthur Annesley 1st Earl Anglesey 1614-1686 (46) was created 1st Earl Anglesey (2C 1661) , 1st Baron Annesley Newport Pagnell Buckinghamshire . Elizabeth Altham Countess Anglesey 1620-1698 (41) by marriage Countess Anglesey (2C 1661) .

On 20 Apr 1661 Arthur Capell 1st Earl Essex 1631-1683 (30) was created 1st Earl Essex (9C 1641) . Elizabeth Percy Countess Essex 1636-1718 (25) by marriage Countess Essex (9C 1641) .

On 20 Apr 1661 Denzil Holles 1st Baron Holles 1599-1680 (61) was created 1st Baron Holles . Jane Shirley Baroness Holles -1666 by marriage Baroness Holles .

On 20 Apr 1661 Oliver Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Tyrconnel 1609-1667 (51) was created 1st Earl Tyrconnel . Eleanore Holles Countess Tyrconnel by marriage Countess Tyrconnel .

On 20 Apr 1661 John Crew 1st Baron Crew 1598-1679 (63) was created 1st Baron Crew . Jemima Waldegrave Baroness Crew by marriage Baroness Crew .

In 1620 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (26) . Portrait of Jemima Waldegrave Baroness Crew .

On 20 Apr 1661 George Booth 1st Baron Delamer 1622-1684 (38) was created 1st Baron Delamer (1C 1661) . Elizabeth Grey Baroness Delamer 1622- by marriage Baroness Delamer (1C 1661) .

Investiture of new Peers

On 20 Apr 1661 Thomas Brudenell 1st Earl Cardigan 1583-1663 (78) was created 1st Earl Cardigan by Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 personally a couple of days before Charles's coronation on the 23rd, with Charles investing the newly created earl with a mantle, a sword and belt, and a cap and coronet at Banqueting House, Whitehall Palace, Westminster during the Investiture of new Peers . Mary Tresham Countess Cardigan -1664 by marriage Countess Cardigan .

May 1661

06 May 1661

On 06 May 1661 Anne Calvert 1636-1661 (24) died

On 06 May 1661 Charles Stewart 1660-1661 was buried at Westminster Abbey .

18 May 1661

On 18 May 1661 Robert Jenkinson 1st Baronet Jenkinson 1621-1677 (40) was created 1st Baronet Jenkinson .

20 May 1661

On 20 May 1661 William Glynne 1st Baronet Bicester aka Bisseter 1638-1690 (23) was created 1st Baronet Bicester aka Bisseter in Oxfordshire

23 May 1661

On 23 May 1661 Henry Ingram 1st Viscount Irvine 1640-1666 (21) was created 1st Viscount Irvine .

27 May 1661

On 27 May 1661 Archibald Campbell 1st Marquess Argyll 1607-1661 (54) was beheaded for his perceived treason on the restoration of Charles II at Edinburgh . He was buried at Kilmun Church, Kilmun, Cowal Peninsular, Argyll

Jun 1661

Before Jun 1661 Treviana Carey 1634-1661 (27) died .

Before Jun 1661 Theophilia Carey 1637-1661 (24) died .

Before Jun 1661 Magdalena Carey 1639-1661 (22) died .

Before Jun 1661 Philadelphia Carey 1628-1661 (33) died .

In Jun 1661 Isaac Newton Scientist 1642-1727 (18) entered Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire which become his home for the next thirty-five years.

05 Jun 1661

On 05 Jun 1661 Mary Wilbraham Countess Bradford 1661-1737 was born to Thomas Wilbraham 3rd Baronet Wilbraham 1630-1692 (31) in Weston Park, Weston, Staffordshire .

Before 1694 John Michael Wright 1617-1694 (76) . Portrait of Mary Wilbraham Countess Bradford 1661-1737 (32) at Weston Park, Weston, Staffordshire .

After 05 Jun 1661 Grace Wilbraham Countess Dysart 1661-1740 was born to Thomas Wilbraham 3rd Baronet Wilbraham 1630-1692 (31) in Weston Park, Weston, Staffordshire .

Around 1675 John Michael Wright 1617-1694 (57) . Portrait of Grace Wilbraham Countess Dysart 1661-1740 (13) .

07 Jun 1661

On 07 Jun 1661 Henry Ingram 1st Viscount Irvine 1640-1666 (21) and Essex Montagu Viscountess Irvine -1677 were married . Essex Montagu Viscountess Irvine -1677 by marriage Viscountess Irvine .

14 Jun 1661

On 14 Jun 1661 Henry Moore 1st Earl Drogheda -1676 was created 1st Earl Drogheda .

On 14 Jun 1661 Frances Ramsden -1696 was baptised

17 Jun 1661

On 17 Jun 1661 James Rushout 1st Baronet Rushout Northwick Park 1644-1698 (17) was created 1st Baronet Rushout of Northwick Park Worcestershire aged only seveneteen.

On 17 Jun 1661 Griffith Williams 1st Baronet Penrhyn Caernarfonshire -1663 was created 1st Baronet Penrhyn Caernarfonshire

On 17 Jun 1661 Godfrey Copley 1st Baronet Copley Sprotborough 1623-1678 (38) was created 1st Baronet Copley Sprotborough (1C 1671) .

18 Jun 1661

On 18 Jun 1661 Henry Winchcombe 1st Baronet Winchcombe 1642-1667 (18) was created 1st Baronet Winchcombe of Bucklebury in Berkshire .

29 Jun 1661

Before 29 Jun 1661 Neville Poole 1592-1661 (69) died .

Jul 1661

01 Jul 1661

On 01 Jul 1661 Henry Mildmay 1593-1668 (68) was sentenced and degraded from his honours and titles and to be drawn every year on the anniversary of the king's sentence (27 Jan) upon a sledge through the streets to and under the gallows at Tyburn, Middlesex , with a rope about his neck, and so back to the Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London , there to remain a prisoner during his life.

10 Jul 1661

On 10 Jul 1661 Christopher Guise 1st Baronet Guise 1617-1670 (44) was created 1st Baronet Guise of Elmore in Gloucestershire .

11 Jul 1661

On 11 Jul 1661 Kildare Digby 2nd Baron Digby 1631-1661 (30) died . His son Robert Digby 3rd Baron Digby 1654-1677 (7) succeeded as 3rd Baron Digby of Geashill in County Offaly .

25 Jul 1661

On 25 Jul 1661 Bernard Nogaret 1592-1661 (69) died

Aug 1661

02 Aug 1661

On 02 Aug 1661 Thomas Carew 1st Baronet Carew 1632-1673 (29) was created 1st Baronet Carew of Haccombe in Devon .

05 Aug 1661

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) . Portrait of Anne Harrison Baronetess Fanshawe 1625-1680 (36) . Valence House Museum.

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) . Portrait of Anne Harrison Baronetess Fanshawe 1625-1680 (36) . Valence House Museum.

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) . Portrait of Thomas Hales 1695-1762 (-33) and John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 (45) . Ham House, Ham, Richmond, Surrey .

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) . Portrait of Thomas Hales 1695-1762 (-33) and John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 (45) . Ham House, Ham, Richmond, Surrey .

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) . Portrait of Oliver St John 1st Viscount Grandison 1559-1630 . Lydiard House.

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) . Portrait of Bridget Cromwell 1624-1662 (37) .

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) . Portrait of Bridget Cromwell 1624-1662 (37) .

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) . Portrait of Thomas Cotton 2nd Baronet Cotton 1594-1662 (67) .

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) . Portrait of Thomas Cotton 2nd Baronet Cotton 1594-1662 (67) .

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) died .

In 1620 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (26) . Portrait of Jemima Waldegrave Baroness Crew .

In 1629 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (35) . Portrait of Robert Bruce Cotton 1st Baronet Cotton 1571-1631 (57) .

In 1631 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (37) . Portrait of Margaret Holliday -1672 .

Around 1638 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (44) . Portrait of Diana Cecil Countess Oxford.

Around 1638 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (44) . Portrait of Thomas Bruce 1st Earl Elgin 1599-1663 (39) . Kenwood House.

Before 1647 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (53) . Portrait of Lettice Moryson Viscountess Falkland . Montacute House.

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) . Portrait of Anne Harrison Baronetess Fanshawe 1625-1680 (36) . Valence House Museum.

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) . Portrait of Thomas Hales 1695-1762 (-33) and John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 (45) . Ham House, Ham, Richmond, Surrey .

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) . Portrait of Bridget Cromwell 1624-1662 (37) .

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) . Portrait of Thomas Cotton 2nd Baronet Cotton 1594-1662 (67) .

Before 05 Aug 1661 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (67) . Portrait of Thomas Coventry 1st Baron Coventry 1578-1640 .

On 05 Aug 1661 Mary Copley -1661 died .

13 Aug 1661

On 13 Aug 1661 Henry Johnson 1661-1719 was born to Henry Johnson 1623-1683 (38)

16 Aug 1661

On 16 Aug 1661 Thomas Fuller Author 1608-1661 (53) died of typhus at his lodgings in Covent Garden, Westminster . He was buried in Cranford Church, Cranford, Middlesex .

Sep 1661

Around Sep 1661 Elizabeth Ingram Countess Warwick 1623-1661 (38) died

On Sep 1661 William Kingsmill -1661 died .

07 Sep 1661

On 07 Sep 1661 Edward Seymour 4th Baronet Seymour 1633-1708 (28) and Margaret Wale were married .

13 Sep 1661

19 Sep 1661

On 19 Sep 1661 Daniel Webb of Monkton Farleigh 1661-1716 was born to Robert Webb 1640-1700 (21) .

26 Sep 1661

On 26 Sep 1661 John Yonge 1st Baronet Yonge 1603-1663 (57) was created 1st Baronet Yonge .

Nov 1661

In Nov 1661 Stephen Fox 1627-1716 (34) was elected MP Salisbury .

01 Nov 1661

On 01 Nov 1661 Louis "Le Grand Dauphin" Bourbon Duke Burgundy 1661-1711 was born to Louis "Sun King" XIV King France 1638-1715 (23) and Maria Theresa Habsburg-Spain Queen Consort France 1638-1683 at Palace of Fontainebleau, Fontainebleau, Seine et Marne.

On 01 Nov 1661 Louis "Le Grand Dauphin" Bourbon Duke Burgundy 1661-1711 was created as Duke Burgundy .

On 01 Nov 1661 Philip Prospero Habsburg-Spain Prince Asturias 1657-1661 (3) died .

On 01 Nov 1661 Richard Spencer 1593-1661 (68) died

06 Nov 1661

On 06 Nov 1661 Charles "Bewitched" II King Spain 1661-1700 was born to Philip IV King Spain 1605-1665 (56) and Maria Anna Habsburg-Spain Queen Consort Spain 1634-1696 (26) .

08 Nov 1661

On 08 Nov 1661 Elisabeth Henriëtte Hesse-Kassel 1661-1683 was born to Wilhelm "The Just" Hesse-Kassel 1629-1663 (32) and Hedwig Sophia Hohenzollern 1623-1683 (38) .

16 Nov 1661

On 16 Nov 1661 Johann Philip Saxe-Gotha 1661-1662 was born to Ernest "The Pious" Saxe-Gotha I Duke Saxe-Gotha 1601-1675 (59) and Elisabeth Sophie Saxe-Altenburg Duchess Saxe-Gotha at Gotha

Dec 1661

In Dec 1661 Simon Harcourt 1st Viscount Harcourt 1661-1727 was born to Philip Harcourt 1637-1688 (24) in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire .

04 Dec 1661

On 04 Dec 1661 James Annesley 2nd Earl Anglesey 1645-1690 (16) was educated at Christ Church College.

05 Dec 1661

On 05 Dec 1661 Robert Harley 1st Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1661-1724 was born to Edward Harley 1624-1700 (37) at Bow Street, Covent Garden, Westminster .

In 1711 Godfrey Kneller 1646-1723 . Portrait of Robert Harley 1st Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1661-1724 (49) .

Before 1724 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson 1667-1745 (56) . Portrait of Robert Harley 1st Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1661-1724 (62) .

11 Dec 1661

On 11 Dec 1661 Roger Palmer 1st Earl Castlemaine 1634-1705 (27) was created 1st Earl Castlemaine , 1st Baron Limerick by Charles II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (31) to Roger Palmer 1st Earl Castlemaine 1634-1705 (27) in gratitude for allowing his wife Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 (21) to become the King's mistress. Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 (21) by marriage Countess Castlemaine

13 Dec 1661

Around 13 Dec 1661 Christian Leslie Marchioness Montrose 1661-1710 was born to John Leslie 1st Duke Rothes 1630-1681 (31) and Anne Lindsay Duchess Rothes -1689 .

17 Dec 1661

Before 17 Dec 1661 Charles Coote 1st Earl Mountrath 1610-1661 (51) and Jane Hannay were married .

On 17 Dec 1661 Charles Coote 1st Earl Mountrath 1610-1661 (51) died of smallpox . He was buried in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin