Events in ... 1697 ...

In 1697 John Closterman 1660-1711 (37). Portrait of William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (56).

In 1697 John Baring 1697-1748 was born.

In 1697 William Bentinck 1st Earl Portland 1649-1709 (47) was appointed 505th Knight Garter: William III.

In 1697 Elizabeth Carteret 1653-1697 (43) died at Somerset, New Jersey.

In 1697 Elizabeth Carteret 1602-1697 (95) died.

In 1697 Anne Chichester Countess Gowran -1697 died.

In 1697 Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry 1629-1699 (68) was created 1st Earl Coventry.

In 1697 William Feilding 4th Earl Desmond, 5th Earl Denbigh 1697-1755 was born to Basil Feilding 3rd Earl Desmond, 4th Earl Denbigh 1668-1717 (29) and Hester Firebrace Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh.

In 1697 John Feilding 1641-1697 (56) died.

In 1697 Edward Finch-Hatton 1697-1771 was born to Daniel Finch 2nd Earl Nottingham, 7th Earl Winchelsea 1647-1730 (49) and Anne Hatton 2nd Countess Nottingham, 7th Countess Winchelsea -1743.

Around 1697 George Fox-Lane 1st Baron Bingley 1697-1763 was born to Henry Fox 1670-1719 (27) and Frances Lane.

In 1697 Henry Hastings 1642-1697 (54) died.

In 1697 Mary Hyde -1697 died.

Around 1697 Henriette Scott 1682-1730 (15) became the mistress of Charles Paulet 2nd Duke Bolton 1661-1722 (36).

In 1697 Edward Rich 6th Earl Warwick 1673-1710 (24) and Charlotte Myddleton Countess Warwick 1680-1731 (17) were married. Charlotte Myddleton Countess Warwick 1680-1731 (17) by marriage Countess Warwick (3C 1618).

In 1697 Francis Seymour 1697-1761 was born to Edward Seymour 5th Baronet Seymour 1661-1740 (36) and Laetitia Popham Baronetess Seymour -1738.

In 1697 Elizabeth Seymour Countess Elgin, Countess Ailesbury 1655-1697 (42) died.

In 1697 William Spring 4th Baronet Spring 1697-1736 was born to Thomas Spring 3rd Baronet Spring 1672-1704 (25) and Merelina Jermyn Baronetess Gage, Baronetess Spring.

Around 1697 Charles Talbot 1st Baron Talbot 1685-1737 (12) educated Oriel College.

In 1697 Edward Villiers 1st Earl Jersey 1656-1711 (41) was created 1st Earl Jersey. Barbara Chiffinch Countess Jersey 1663-1735 (34) by marriage Countess Jersey.

In 1697 Anne Wentworth 7th Baroness Wentworth, Baroness Lovelace -1697 died.

Around 1697 Diana Beauclerk 1697- was born to Charles Beauclerk 1st Duke St Albans 1670-1726 (26) and Diana Vere Duchess St Albans.

In 1697 John Cecil 6th Earl Exeter 1674-1721 (22) and Anabella Grey -1698 were married.

Around 1697 Juliana Boyle 1697-1739 was born to Charles Boyle 2nd Earl Burlington 1668-1704 (28) and Juliana Noel Countess Burlington 1672-1750 (25).

Around 1683 Godfrey Kneller 1646-1723. Portrait of Charles Boyle 2nd Earl Burlington 1668-1704 (14).

In 1697 Charles Hamilton 1697-1732 was born to Thomas Hamilton 6th Earl Haddington 1680-1735 (16) and Helen Hope Countess Haddington 1677-1768 (19).

Around 1697 George Hamilton 1697-1775 was born to James Hamilton 6th Earl Abercorn 1661-1734 (36) and Elizabeth Reading.

In 1697 John Pye 1st Baronet Pye 1626-1697 (71) died.

In 1697 Mary Pye 1640-1697 (56) died.

In 1697 William George Sutton 1697-1713 was born to Robert Sutton 2nd Baron Lexington 1662-1723 (34) and Margaret Hungerford Baroness Lexington -1703.

In 1697 Barbara Webb Viscountess Montague 1697-1779 was born to John Webb 3rd Baronet Webb 1655-1745 (42) and Barbara Belasyse Baronetess Webb -1740.

Around 1697 Mary Webb Duchess Somerset 1697-1768 was born to Daniel Webb of Monkton Farleigh 1661-1716 (35) in Seend, Melksham, Wiltshire.

In 1697 Blanche Wodehouse -1697 died.

In 1697 John Brown Instrument Maker -1697 died.

Around 1697 Camilla Colville Countess Tankerville 1697-1775 was born to Edward Colville.

In 1697 Humphrey Edwin Lord Mayor 1642-1707 (55) was appointed as Lord Mayor of London.

In 1697 John Gore 1637-1697 (59) died.

In 1697 Frances Hales Countess Lichfield 1697-1769 was born to John Hales 4th Baronet Hales Woodchurch and Tunstall 1672-1744 (25).

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Frances Hales Countess Lichfield 1697-1769 (-16).

Around 1697 Finetta Poole 1697-1738 was born to Henry Poole 1673-1726 (24).

In 1697 Richard Edgecumbe 1st Baron Edgcumbe 1680-1758 (16) admitted at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

In 1697 William Gerard 6th Baronet Bryn 1697-1732 was born to William Gerard 5th Baronet Bryn 1662-1721 (35).

In 1697 John Roper 6th Baron Teynham -1697 died. His brother Christopher Roper 7th Baron Teynham -1699 succeeded as 7th Baron Teynham of Teynham in Kent.

In 1697 Adam Felton 3rd Baronet Felton 1649- (47) died. His brother Thomas Felton 4th Baronet Felton 1649-1709 (47) succeeded as 4th Baronet Felton of Playford in Suffolk.

In 1697 William Duff 1st Earl Fife 1697-1763 was born.

Jan 1697

12 Jan 1697

On 12 Jan 1697 Henry Nassau 1st Earl Grantham 1673-1754 (24) and Henrietta Butler Countess Grantham -1724 were married.

13 Jan 1697

On 13 Jan 1697 Elizabeth Cutler Countess Radnor -1697 died.

18 Jan 1697

Before 18 Jan 1697 Erasmus Philipps 3rd Baronet Philips 1623-1697 (74) and Catherine Darcy Baronetess Philips 1641-1713 (56) were married.

Before 18 Jan 1697 Erasmus Philipps 3rd Baronet Philips 1623-1697 (74) and Cecily Finch were married.

On 18 Jan 1697 Erasmus Philipps 3rd Baronet Philips 1623-1697 (74) died. His son John Philipps 4th Baronet Philips 1666-1737 (31) succeeded as 4th Baronet Philips of Picton Castle.

26 Jan 1697

On 26 Jan 1697 Hugh Acland 6th Baronet 1697-1728 was born to John Acland MP 1674-1703 (23).

On 26 Jan 1697 Anne Russell Countess Bristol -1697 died.

Mar 1697

28 Mar 1697

On 28 Mar 1697 Grace Fitzroy Countess Darlington 1697-1763 was born to Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke Southampton, 2nd Duke Cleveland 1662-1730 (34) and Anne Pulteney Duchess Southampton, Duchess Cleveland 1663-1746 (33).

Apr 1697

In Apr 1697 Francis Radclyffe 1st Earl Derwentwater 1625-1697 (72) died.

05 Apr 1697

On 05 Apr 1697 Charles XI King Sweden 1655-1697 (41) died.

08 Apr 1697

On 08 Apr 1697 Grace Fitzroy Countess Darlington 1697-1763 was christened St James' Church.

16 Apr 1697

Before 16 Apr 1697 Mary Lyon 1697-1780 was born to John Lyon 4th Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne 1663-1712 (34) and Elizabeth Stanhope Countess Strathmore and Kinghorne 1663-1723 (33).

23 Apr 1697

On 23 Apr 1697 George Anson 1697-1762 was born to William Anson 1656-1720 (41) at Colwich, Staffordshire.

In 1680 Mary Cradock 1633-1699 (46). Portrait of William Anson 1656-1720 (24). Shugborough Hall.

28 Apr 1697

Before 28 Apr 1697 William Davenport 1697- was born to William Davenport 1663-1706 (33) and Margaret Warren.

On 28 Apr 1697 William Davenport 1697- was baptised.

Jun 1697

03 Jun 1697

On 03 Jun 1697 Christiane Sophie Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld 1681-1697 (15) died at Saalfield.

28 Jun 1697

On 28 Jun 1697 Christian Oldenburg 1697-1698 was born to Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway 1671-1730 (25).

Jul 1697

In Jul 1697 John Scudamore 2nd Viscount Scudamore 1650-1697 (47) died. His son James Scudamore 3rd Viscount Scudamore 1684-1716 succeeded as 3rd Viscount Scudamore.

16 Jul 1697

On 16 Jul 1697 John Brownlow 3rd Baronet Brownlow 1659-1697 (38) committed suicide after suffering from severe gout. His brother William Brownlow 4th Baronet Brownlow 1665-1701 (31) succeeded as 4th Baronet Brownlow of Humby in Lincolnshire. Dorothy Mason Baronetess Brownlow 1667-1700 (30) by marriage Baronetess Brownlow of Humby in Lincolnshire.
Monument in St Peter and St Paul Church, Belton House, Belton, Grantham, Lincolnshire sculpted by William Stanton 1639-1705 (58).

Aug 1697

02 Aug 1697

On 02 Aug 1697 William Frankland 1st Baronet Thirkleby 1640-1697 (57) died. His son Thomas Frankland 2nd Baronet Thirkleby 1665-1726 (32) succeeded as 2nd Baronet Thirkleby. Elizabeth Russell Baronetess Thirkleby 1664-1733 (33) by marriage Baronetess Thirkleby.

11 Aug 1697

On 11 Aug 1697 John Hay 1st Marquess Teviotdale 1625-1697 (71) died at Edinburgh. His son John Hay 2nd Marquess Teviotdale 1645-1713 (52) succeeded as 2nd Marquess Teviotdale, 3rd Earl Tweeddale. Mary Maitland Marchioness Teviotdale by marriage as Marquess Teviotdale.

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

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.

27 Aug 1697

On 27 Aug 1697 Alexander Campbell 1662-1697 (35) died on the Isle of Islay. His son John Campbell 1695-1777 (2) succeeded as 18th Thane of Cawdor.

Sep 1697

20 Sep 1697

After 20 Sep 1697 Samuel Edwin 1671-1722 (26) and Catherine Montagu were married.

25 Sep 1697

On 25 Sep 1697 Francis Josias Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld Duke Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld 1697-1754 was born to John Ernest Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld IV Duke Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld 1658-1729 (39) and Charlotte Johanna Waldeck-Wildungen Duchess Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld at Saalfield.

Oct 1697

16 Oct 1697

On 16 Oct 1697 Marie Anne Bourbon-Condé 1697-1741 was born to Louis Bourbon-Condé 1668-1710 (28) and Louise Françoise Bourbon 1673-1743 (24).

Nov 1697

10 Nov 1697

On 10 Nov 1697 William Hogarth 1697-1764 was born.

19 Nov 1697

On 19 Nov 1697 Mademoiselle d'Alais Bourbon-Condé-Conti 1697-1699 was born to François Louis "Le Grand Conti" Bourbon-Condé-Conti Prince Conti 1664-1709 (33) and Marie Thérèse Bourbon-Condé 1666-1732 (31).

30 Nov 1697

On 30 Nov 1697 Thomas Crew 2nd Baron Crew 1624-1697 (73) died. His brother Nathaniel Crew Bishop 1633-1721 (64) succeeded as 3rd Baron Crew.

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

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

In 1698 Godfrey Kneller 1646-1723. Portrait of Nathaniel Crew Bishop 1633-1721 (64).

Around 1675 John Greenhill 1644-1676 (31) (attributed).Portrait of Nathaniel Crew Bishop 1633-1721 (41).

Dec 1697

On Dec 1697 Mary Fielding Countess Kingston upon Hull 1668-1697 (29) died.

07 Dec 1697

On 07 Dec 1697 Peter August Oldenburg I Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck 1697-1775 was born to Frederick Louis Oldenburg I Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck 1653-1728 (44) and Louise Charlotte Oldenburg Duchess Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck 1658-1740 (39).

17 Dec 1697

On 17 Dec 1697 Eleonora Maria Habsburg-Spain 1653-1697 (44) died.

20 Dec 1697

On 20 Dec 1697 Arthur Gore 1st Baronet Gore 1629-1697 (68) died. His grandson Arthur Gore 1685-1742 (12) succeeded as 2nd Baronet Gore of Newtown in County Mayo.