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Before 1670 Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke Southampton, 2nd Duke Cleveland 1662-1730 (7) was created 1st Baron Limerick . Mary Wood Duchess Southampton by marriage Baroness Limerick .

Before 1670 William Hamilton -1669 died .

Before 1670 James Hamilton 1635-1669 (34) died .

Before 1670 Alexander Stewart 3rd Earl Galloway -1690 and Mary Douglas Countess Galloway were married .

Before 1670 William Byron 1669- was born to William Byron 3rd Baron Byron 1636-1695 (33) and Elizabeth Chaworth Baroness Byron 1632-1683 (37)

Before 1670 Edward Montagu 2nd Earl Sandwich 1648-1688 (21) and Mary Anne Boyle Countess Sandwich -1671 were married .

Before 1670 Henry Howard 5th Earl Suffolk 1627-1709 (42) and Mary Stewart were married .

Before 1670 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696 (36) . Portrait of William Legge -1670 (copy after original).

Around 1670 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (51) . Portrait of Horatio Townshend 1st Viscount Townsend 1630-1687 (39) .

Around 1670 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (51) . Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough 1646-1690 (24) .

Around 1670 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696 (37) . Portrait of Catherine of Braganza Queen Consort England 1638-1705 (31) .

Around 1670 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696 (37) . Portrait of Catherine of Braganza Queen Consort England 1638-1705 (31) .

Around 1670 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696 (37) . Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 (53) .

Around 1670 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696 (37) . Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 (53) .

Around 1670 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696 (37) . Portrait of Samuel Barnardiston 1st Baronet Brightwell 1620-1707 (49) .

Around 1670 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696 (37) . Portrait of Samuel Barnardiston 1st Baronet Brightwell 1620-1707 (49) .

Around 1670 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696 (37) . Portrait of Mary Langham Countess Warrington 1652-1691 (17) .

Around 1670 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696 (37) . Portrait of Mary Langham Countess Warrington 1652-1691 (17) .

In 1670 Henri Gascar 1635-1701 (35) . Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734 (20) .

In 1670 Henri Gascar 1635-1701 (35) . Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734 (20) .

In 1670 Richard Annesley 3rd Baron Altham 1655-1701 (15) graduated as Master of Arts: Oxford University at Magdalen College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire .

In 1670 Elizabeth Cavendish Baronetess Wentworth North Emstal 1670-1741 was born to William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (29) and Mary Butler Duchess Devonshire 1646-1710 (24) .

In 1670 Elizabeth Dashwood 1653-1670 (17) died

In 1670 John Egerton 2nd Earl Bridgewater 1623-1686 (46) was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Cheshire

In 1670 John Egerton 2nd Earl Bridgewater 1623-1686 (46) was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Lancashire

In 1670 Henry Fox 1670-1719 was born

In 1670 Sidney Godolphin 1st Earl Godolphin 1645-1712 (24) was appointed as Groom of the Bedchamber .

In 1670 Katherine Leveson-Gower Baronetess Wyndham 1670- was born to William Leveson-Gower 4th Baronet Gower 1647-1691 (23) and Jane Grenville Baronetess Gower -1696 .

Around 1670 Henry Hastings 1615-1670 (55) died .

Around 1670 Henry Howard 7th Duke Norfolk 1655-1701 (14) educated Magdalen College.

Around 1670 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (51) . Portrait of Anna Maria Brudenell Countess Shrewsbury.

Around 1670 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (51) . Portrait of Anna Maria Brudenell Countess Shrewsbury.

In 1670 Henry Howard 6th Earl Suffolk 1670-1718 was born to Henry Howard 5th Earl Suffolk 1627-1709 (42) and Mary Stewart at London

In 1670 Frances Howard 1627-1670 (43) died

Around 1670 Pieter Borsseler 1634-1687 (36) (possibly).Portrait of William Shakespeare known as the Chesterfield Portrait.

Around 1670 Pieter Borsseler 1634-1687 (36) (possibly).Portrait of William Shakespeare known as the Chesterfield Portrait.

In 1670 Lewis Mordaunt 1670-1713 was born to John Mordaunt 1st Viscount Mordaunt 1626-1675 (43) and Elizabeth Carey Viscountess Mordaunt .

In 1670 Richard Neville 1615-1676 (54) was elected Knigh of the Shire: Berkshire.

In 1670 Richard Newport 2nd Earl Bradford 1644-1723 (25) was elected as MP Shropshire

In 1670 Varney Noel 1st Baronet Noel -1670 died . His son William Noel 2nd Baronet Noel 1642-1675 (28) succeeded as 2nd Baronet Noel .

In 1670 Edward Spencer 1609-1670 (61) died at Rendlesham, Suffolk

In 1670 Dorothy Spencer 1640-1670 (30) died

Around 1670 George Talbot 1670-1733 was born to Gilbert Talbot 1631-1711 (39) and Jane Flatsbury .

Around 1670 Henry Tyrrell 4th Baronet Tyrrell 1670-1708 was born to Thomas Tyrrell 3rd Baronet Tyrrell 1633-1705 (36) .

Around 1670 Pieter Borsseler 1634-1687 (36) . Portrait of Orlando Bridgeman 1st Baronet Bridgeman 1606-1674 (63) . Chirk Castle.

Around 1670 Pieter Borsseler 1634-1687 (36) . Portrait of Anne Yate 1638-1706 (32) .

Around 1670 Pieter Borsseler 1634-1687 (36) . Portrait of Anne Yate 1638-1706 (32) .

In 1670 Marie Hohenzollern 1670-1739 was born to Frederick William "Great Elector" Hohenzollern Elector Brandenburg 1620-1688 (49) and Sophia Dorothea Oldenburg 1636-1691 (33)

In 1670 Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke Southampton, 2nd Duke Cleveland 1662-1730 (7) and Mary Wood Duchess Southampton were married .

Around 1670 . John Riley 1646-1691 (24) . Portrait of James Scott 1st Duke Monmouth, 1st Duke Buccleuch 1649-1685 (20) .

In 1670 Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke Southampton, 2nd Duke Cleveland 1662-1730 (7) was created 1st Earl Southampton (3C 1670) . Mary Wood Duchess Southampton by marriage Countess Southampton (3C 1670) .

In 1670 Daniel Campbell 1st of Islay 1670-1753 was born

In 1670 Johnathan Cope -1670 died

In 1670 William Fitzwilliam 3rd Viscount Merrion 1610-1670 (60) succeeded as 3rd Viscount Merrion of Dublin (1629) .

In 1670 William Fitzwilliam 3rd Viscount Merrion 1610-1670 (60) died .

In 1670 Thomas Fitzwilliam 4th Viscount Merrion 1640-1704 (30) succeeded as 4th Viscount Merrion of Dublin (1629) .

In 1670 Christopher Guise 1st Baronet Guise 1617-1670 (53) died . His son John Guise 2nd Baronet Guise 1654-1695 (16) succeeded as 2nd Baronet Guise of Elmore in Gloucestershire .

In 1670 Johann Leopold Habsburg-Spain 1670- was born to Leopold Habsburg-Spain I Holy Roman Emperor 1640-1705 (29) and Margaret Theresa Habsburg-Spain Holy Roman Empress 1651-1673 (18)

In 1670 James Hamilton 2nd Earl Abercorn -1670 died . His son George Hamilton 3rd Earl Abercorn 1636-1682 (34) succeeded as 3rd Earl Abercorn . His brother Claud Hamilton 2nd Baron Hamilton of Strabane 1605-1638 succeeded as 2nd Baron Hamilton of Strabane .

In 1670 Mary Cradock 1633-1699 (36) . Portrait of Courtenay Pole 2nd Baronet Pole 1619-1695 (51) .

In 1670 Mary Cradock 1633-1699 (36) . Portrait of Courtenay Pole 2nd Baronet Pole 1619-1695 (51) .

Around 1670 Gilbert Soest 1605-1681 (65) . Portrait of either John Darcy 1659-1689 (11) or Robert Darcy 3rd Earl Holderness 1681-1721 (-12) .

In 1670 James Hayes 1637-1694 (33) was knighted

In 1670 William Hesse-Kassel 1651-1670 (19) died . His brother Charles Hesse-Kassel 1654-1730 (15) succeeded as Landgrave Hesse-Kassel

Around 1670 Frances Legh 1670-1728 was born to Piers Legh 1631-1671 (39)

In 1670 Nicolas Lorraine II Duke Lorraine 1609-1670 (61) died .

In 1670 Charles Mildmay 18th Baron Fitzwalter 1670-1728 was born to Benjamin Mildmay 17th Baron Fitzwalter 1646-1679 (24) and Catherine Fairfax 1644-1725 (26)

Around 1670 Alexander Popham 1670-1705 was born to Francis Popham 1646-1674 (24) .

In 1670 John Russell 1670-1735 was born to John Russell 3rd Baronet Russell 1640-1669 and Frances Cromwell Baronetess Russell 1638-1720 (32) .

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

Around 1658 John Michael Wright 1617-1694 (40) . Portrait of Frances Cromwell Baronetess Russell 1638-1720 (20) .

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

Around 1670 Charles Gordon 2nd Earl Aboyne 1670-1702 was born to Charles Gordon 1st Earl Aboyne 1638-1681 (32) and Elizabeth Lyon Countess Aboyne -1681 (45) .

In 1670 Dugald Stuart 2nd Baronet of Bute 1630-1670 (40) died

In 1670 Anthony Thorold -1670 died

In 1670 Robert Hesketh 1670-1769 was born to Thomas Hesketh 1642- and Sidney Grosvenor 1642-

Around 1670 Thomas Windsor 1st Viscount Windsor 1670-1738 was born to Thomas Hickman-Windsor 1st Earl Plymouth 1627-1687 (43)

Around 1670 Arthur Kaye 3rd Baronet Kaye 1670-1726 was born to John Kaye 2nd Baronet Kaye 1641-1706 (29)

In 1670 Martin Lister 1603-1670 (67) died .

In 1670 Anne Lucas 1670-1709 was born to Charles Lucas 2nd Baron Lucas Shenfield -1688 .

In 1670 Lewis Philips Lawyer -1670 died .

In 1670 Anne Ramsay Countess Home -1670 died in Anne Arundel County, Maryland .

In 1670 Thomas Sprat Bishop 1635-1713 (35) was appointed Rector of Uffington Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire .

In 1670 Thomas Tenison Archbishop Canterbury 1636-1715 (33) was presented with the living of Church of St Peter Mancroft, Norwich, Norfolk .

In 1670 John Tillotson Archbishop Canterbury 1630-1694 (39) was appointed Prebendary Canterbury .

In 1734 William Hogarth 1697-1764 (36) .Titled "Edwards Hamilton family on a Terrace" the subjects are Anne Hamilton 1709-1748 (24) and Mary Edwards 1704-1743 (30) and their child Gerard Edwardes of Welham Grove 1734-1773 .In her left hand she holds Addison’s Spectator No.580 that describes the need to fill the mind with an awareness of the Divine Being.The books on the table beside her include poetry or sermons of Edward Young, the works of Swift, Pope’s translation of the Iliad, and the devotional writings of Damuel Bowens and Archbishop Tillotson .

In 1670 Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 (29) was created 1st Duke Cleveland (1C 1670)

Around 1670 Thomas Foley 1670-1737 was born to Paul Foley Ironmaster 1645-1699 (25) .

In 1670 Christopher Monck 2nd Duke Albermarle 1653-1688 (16) was appointed 471st Knight Garter: Charles II

Around 1670 Robert Worsley 4th Baronet 1670-1747 was born to Robert Worsley 3rd Baronet Worsley of Appuldurcombe 1643-1675 (27) and Mary Herbert Countess Gainsborough -1693

In 1670 Charles Hay 3rd Marquess Teviotdale 1670-1715 was born to John Hay 2nd Marquess Teviotdale 1645-1713 (25) and Mary Maitland Marchioness Teviotdale .

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

Around 1675 Mary Cradock 1633-1699 (41) . Portrait of Lady Norwich.Probably Mary Maitland Marchioness Teviotdale .

Around 1670 Harry Innes 4th Baronet Innes 1670-1721 was born

In 1670 Margaret Kerr 1670- was born to Robert Kerr 1st Marquess Lothian 1636-1703 (33) and Jean Campbell -1700

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

In 1670 Albertine Luise Hohenzollern 1646-1670 (24) died

After 1670 James Stewart 5th Earl Galloway 1670-1746 was born to Alexander Stewart 3rd Earl Galloway -1690 and Mary Douglas Countess Galloway

Jan 1670

08 Jan 1670

On 08 Jan 1670 Brooke Boothby 1670-1727 was born to William Boothby 1st Baronet Boothby 1638-1704 (32) .

On 08 Jan 1670 Alexander Stewart 1670-1690 was born to Alexander Stewart 3rd Earl Galloway -1690 and Mary Douglas Countess Galloway

27 Jan 1670

On 27 Jan 1670 Anne Clarges Duchess Albermarle 1619-1670 (50) died

Feb 1670

09 Feb 1670

On 09 Feb 1670 Frederick III King Denmark 1609-1670 (60) died . His son Christian V King Denmark and Norway 1646-1699 (23) succeeded as V King Denmark and Norway . Charlotte Amalie Hesse-Kassel Queen Consort Denmark and Norway 1650-1714 (19) by marriage Queen Consort Denmark and Norway .

14 Feb 1670

On 14 Feb 1670 Samuel Grimston 3rd Baronet of Bradfield 1643-1700 (27) and Elizabeth Finch were married

22 Feb 1670

On 22 Feb 1670 James Rushout 1st Baronet Rushout Northwick Park 1644-1698 (25) was elected MP Evesham in a by-election.

Mar 1670

09 Mar 1670

On 09 Mar 1670 Frances Jennings 1647-1670 (23) died

31 Mar 1670

On 31 Mar 1670 Louis Auguste Bourbon Duke Maine 1670-1736 was born illegitimately to Louis "Sun King" XIV King France 1638-1715 (31) and Françoise-Athénaïs Marquise Montespan Montespan .

On 31 Mar 1670 John Egerton 1668-1670 (2) died .

May 1670

02 May 1670

On 02 May 1670 Kajetan Maria Franz Wittelsbach 1670-1670 was born to Ferdinand Maria Wittelsbach 1636-1679 (34) and Henriette Adelaide Savoy .

On 02 May 1670 John Cecil 5th Earl Exeter 1648-1700 (22) and Anne Cavendish Countess Exeter 1649-1704 (21) were married .

26 May 1670

On 26 May 1670 Titus Oates 1649-1705 (20) was ordained.

Jun 1670

In Jun 1670 Walter Bagot 3rd Baronet Bagot 1644-1704 (26) and Jane Salusbury Baronetess Bagot -1695 were married .

04 Jun 1670

On 04 Jun 1670 Christopher Hatton 1st Baron Hatton 1605-1670 (64) died .

22 Jun 1670

Before 22 Jun 1670 Clifford Clifton 1626-1670 (44) died . On 22 Jun 1670 Clifford Clifton 1626-1670 (44) was buried at Clifton, Nottinghamshire .

30 Jun 1670

On 30 Jun 1670 Henrietta Stewart Duchess Orléans 1644-1670 (26) died .

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.

Jul 1670

05 Jul 1670

On 05 Jul 1670 Henri Bourbon-Condé 1667-1670 (2) died .

07 Jul 1670

On 07 Jul 1670 Henry Booth 1st Earl Warrington 1652-1694 (18) and Mary Langham Countess Warrington 1652-1691 (18) were married .

Around 1670 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696 (37) . Portrait of Mary Langham Countess Warrington 1652-1691 (17) .

Before 23 Mar 1691 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696 (58) . Portrait of Mary Langham Countess Warrington 1652-1691 (39) .

Sep 1670

In Sep 1670 John Flamsteed Astronomer 1646-1719 (24) visited Cambridge and entered his name as an undergraduate at Jesus College . While it seems he never took up full residence, he was there for two months in 1674, and had the opportunity to hear Isaac Newton's (27) Lucasian Lectures.

07 Sep 1670

On 07 Sep 1670 James Douglas 2nd Marquess Douglas 1646-1700 (24) and Barbara Erskine Marchioness Douglas were married . Barbara Erskine Marchioness Douglas by marriage Marchioness Douglas .

16 Sep 1670

On 16 Sep 1670 Admiral William Penn 1621-1670 (49) died

28 Sep 1670

On 28 Sep 1670 Orlando Bridgeman 1st Baronet Bridgeman 1649-1701 (20) and Mary Cave Baronetess Bridgeman -1701 were married .

Oct 1670

20 Oct 1670

On 20 Oct 1670 Frances Bennett Countess Salisbury 1670-1713 was born to Simon Bennett 1624-1682 (46)

21 Oct 1670

On 21 Oct 1670 Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 (72) died at his home in Tottenham High Cross, Middlesex. His son Jerome Smithson 2nd Baronet Smithson 1632-1684 (38) succeeded as 2nd Baronet Smithson of Stanwick in Yorkshire .

After 21 Oct 1670 Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 was buried in the Church of St John the Baptist, Stanwick, Yorkshire .Monument to Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 and Dorothy Royston sculpted by William Stanton 1639-1705 (31) .Note whilst both alabaster the effigies appears to have been sourced differently since hers has no mottling.

After 21 Oct 1670 Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 was buried in the Church of St John the Baptist, Stanwick, Yorkshire .Monument to Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 and Dorothy Royston sculpted by William Stanton 1639-1705 (31) .Note whilst both alabaster the effigies appears to have been sourced differently since hers has no mottling.

After 21 Oct 1670 Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 was buried in the Church of St John the Baptist, Stanwick, Yorkshire .Monument to Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 and Dorothy Royston sculpted by William Stanton 1639-1705 (31) .Note whilst both alabaster the effigies appears to have been sourced differently since hers has no mottling.

After 21 Oct 1670 Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 was buried in the Church of St John the Baptist, Stanwick, Yorkshire .Monument to Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 and Dorothy Royston sculpted by William Stanton 1639-1705 (31) .Note whilst both alabaster the effigies appears to have been sourced differently since hers has no mottling.

After 21 Oct 1670 Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 was buried in the Church of St John the Baptist, Stanwick, Yorkshire .Monument to Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 and Dorothy Royston sculpted by William Stanton 1639-1705 (31) .Note whilst both alabaster the effigies appears to have been sourced differently since hers has no mottling.

After 21 Oct 1670 Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 was buried in the Church of St John the Baptist, Stanwick, Yorkshire .Monument to Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 and Dorothy Royston sculpted by William Stanton 1639-1705 (31) .Note whilst both alabaster the effigies appears to have been sourced differently since hers has no mottling.

After 21 Oct 1670 Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 was buried in the Church of St John the Baptist, Stanwick, Yorkshire .Monument to Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 and Dorothy Royston sculpted by William Stanton 1639-1705 (31) .Note whilst both alabaster the effigies appears to have been sourced differently since hers has no mottling.

After 21 Oct 1670 Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 was buried in the Church of St John the Baptist, Stanwick, Yorkshire .Monument to Hugh Smithson 1st Baronet Smithson 1598-1670 and Dorothy Royston sculpted by William Stanton 1639-1705 (31) .Note whilst both alabaster the effigies appears to have been sourced differently since hers has no mottling.

Nov 1670

11 Nov 1670

On 11 Nov 1670 Anne Bourbon-Condé 1670-1675 was born to Henri Jules Bourbon-Condé Prince Condé 1643-1709 (27) and Anne Henriette Bavaria Princess Condé .

17 Nov 1670

21 Nov 1670

On 21 Nov 1670 Walter Yonge 2nd Baronet Yonge 1625-1670 (45) died . His son Walter Yonge 3rd Baronet Yonge 1653-1731 (17) succeeded as 2nd Baronet Yonge .

25 Nov 1670

On 25 Nov 1670 John Lovelace 2nd Baron Lovelace 1616-1670 (54) died . His son John Lovelace 3rd Baron Lovelace 1641-1693 (29) succeeded as 3rd Baron Lovelace .

Dec 1670

04 Dec 1670

On 04 Dec 1670 James Livingston 1st Earl Newburgh 1622-1670 (48) died .

07 Dec 1670

On 07 Dec 1670 Kajetan Maria Franz Wittelsbach 1670-1670 died .

20 Dec 1670

22 Dec 1670

On 22 Dec 1670 Anna Sophie Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg 1670-1728 was born to Frederick Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg I Duke Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg 1646-1691 (24) and Magdalena Sibylle Saxe-Weissenfels Duchess Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg at Gotha .