Events in ... 1701 ...

Before 1701 Thomas Wynn 1677-1749 (23) and Frances Glynn were married.

Before 1701 William Neville 16th Baron Bergavenny 1700-1744 was born to Edward Neville 1664-1701 (36) and Hannah Thorp.

In 1701 John Arundell 1613-1701 (88) died.

In 1701 John Curzon 3rd Baronet Curzon 1674-1727 (27) was elected as MP Derbyshire.

In 1701 Mary Finch 1701-1761 was born to Daniel Finch 2nd Earl Nottingham, 7th Earl Winchelsea 1647-1730 (53) and Anne Hatton 2nd Countess Nottingham, 7th Countess Winchelsea -1743.

Around 1701 Sackville Fox 1701-1760 was born to Henry Fox 1670-1719 (31) and Frances Lane.

In 1701 Henrietta Godolphin Duchess Newcastle-under-Lyne 1701-1776 was born to Francis Godolphin 2nd Earl Godolphin 1678-1766 (22) and Henrietta Churchill 2nd Duchess Marlborough 1681-1733 (19).

In 1701 James Annesley 2nd Baron Altham -1701 died. His uncle Richard Annesley 3rd Baron Altham 1655-1701 (46) succeeded as 3rd Baron Altham (1C 1681). Dorothy Davey Baroness Altham by marriage Baroness Altham (1C 1681).

In 1701 Henry Hastings 1701-1786 was born to Richard Hastings 1645-1714 (55) and Sarah Sleath.

In 1701 Dorothy Howard 1651-1701 (50) died.

In 1701 Elizabeth Anne Howard 1701-1739 was born to Charles Howard 3rd Earl Carlisle 1669-1738 (32) and Anne Capell 3rd Countess Carlisle 1674-1752 (27).

Around 1701 Catherine Hyde Duchess Queensbury 1701-1777 was born to Henry Hyde 2nd Earl Rochester, 4th Earl Clarendon 1672-1753 (28) and Jane Leveson-Gower Countess Rochester, Countess Clarendon -1725.

In 1701 John Mordaunt 1681-1710 (20) was elected as MP Chippenham.

In 1701 Edward Neville 1664-1701 (37) died at Virginia.

In 1701 Baptist Leveson-Gower 1701-1782 was born to John Leveson-Gower 1st Baron Gower 1675-1709 (25) and Catherine Manners Baroness Gower 1675-1722 (25).

In 1701 Richard Newport 2nd Earl Bradford 1644-1723 (56) was appointed as Custos Rotulorum Montgomeryshire.

In 1701 Diana Russell Baroness Latimer, Baroness Willoughby Broke, Baroness Alington 1652-1701 (48) died.

In 1701 George I King Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727 (40) was appointed 509th Knight Garter: William III.

In 1701 Margarethe Gertrud von Oeynhausen Schulenburg 1701-1726 was born illegitimately to George I King Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727 (40) and Melusine Schulenburg 1st Duchess Munster, 1st Duchess Kendal 1667-1743 (33).

In 1701 William Courtenay 6th Earl Devon 1676-1735 (24) was elected as MP Devon.

In 1701 Richard Butler of Kilcash 1615-1701 (86) died.

In 1701 Thomas Hudson 1701-1779 was born.

In 1701 Henrietta Boyle Countess Shannon 1701-1746 was born to Charles Boyle 2nd Earl Burlington 1668-1704 (32) and Juliana Noel Countess Burlington 1672-1750 (29).

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

In 1701 Archibald Campbell 1st Duke Argyll 1658-1703 (42) was created 1st Duke Argyll. Elizabeth Tollemache Duchess Argyll 1659-1735 (41) by marriage Duchess Argyll.

In 1701 Philippa Cooper Baronetess Browne -1701 died.

In 1701 James Douglas 2nd Duke Queensberry 1662-1711 (38) was appointed 510th Knight Garter: William III.

Around 1701 Charlotte Hamilton 1701-1774 was born to James Hamilton 4th Duke Hamilton, 1st Duke Brandon 1658-1712 (42) and Elizabeth Gerard Duchess Brandon 1680-1743 (21).

In 1701 Basil Hamilton 1671-1701 (30) died.

In 1701 Henrietta Hobart Countess Suffolk 1689-1767 (12) became a ward of Henry Howard 5th Earl Suffolk 1627-1709 (73).

Before 1720 Thomas Gibson 1680-1751 (39). Portrait of Henrietta Hobart Countess Suffolk 1689-1767 (30).

In 1732 Charles Jervas 1675-1739 (57). Portrait of Henrietta Hobart Countess Suffolk 1689-1767 (43).

In 1701 Edward Lovett 1627-1701 (74) died.

In 1701 James Obrien 1701-1771 was born to William Obrien 3rd Earl Inchiquin 1662-1719 (39) and Mary Villiers Countess Inchiquin -1753.

In 1701 Robert Pye 1620-1701 (81) died. He was buried at All Saints' Church, Faringdon, Oxfordshire.

In 1701 Charles Russell 1701-1754 was born to John Russell 1670-1735 (31).

In 1701 Alexander Montgomerie 8th Earl Eglinton -1701 died. His son Alexander Montgomerie 9th Earl Eglinton 1660-1729 (41) succeeded as 9th Earl Eglinton. Susanna Kennedy Countess Winton 1690-1780 (11) by marriage Countess Winton.

Before 07 Jun 1731 William Aikman 1682-1731 (48). Portrait of Susanna Kennedy Countess Winton 1690-1780 (41).

In 1701 Bennet Sherard 1st Earl Harborough 1675-1732 (26) was elected MP Leicestershire.

In 1701 John Wodehouse 4th Baronet Woodhouse 1669-1754 (31) was elected MP Thetford.

In 1701 John Creed -1701 died.

In 1701 Francis Edwardes 3rd Baronet -1701 died. His son Francis Edwardes 4th Baronet 1699-1734 (1) succeeded as 3rd Baronet Edwardes of Shrewsbury.

In 1701 Charles Grenville 2nd Earl Bath 1661-1701 (40) died.

In 1701 Elizabeth Hudson 1701-1778 was born.

In 1701 Catherine Lee Baroness Seymour Trowbridge -1701 died.

In 1701 Henry Puckering 3rd Baronet 1618-1701 (82) died.

In 1701 Thomas Wroth 3rd Baronet Wroth 1674-1721 (27) was elected MP Bridgwater.

From 1701 William Stanton 1639-1705 (62) was working at Stoneyhurst, Clitheroe, Lancashire.

In 1701 Fitton Gerard 3rd Earl Macclesfield 1663-1701 (38) died.

In 1701 John Savile -1701 died.

In 1701 Elizabeth Killigrew -1701 died.

In 1701 Robert Marsham 1st Baron Romney 1685-1724 (15) was educated at St John's College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire.

In 1701 Nathaniel Rich of Stondon -1701 died.

In 1701 Henry Slingsby 1638-1701 (62) died.

In 1701 Robert Walpole 2nd Earl Orford 1701-1751 was born to Robert Walpole Prime Minister 1st Earl Orford 1676-1745 (24).

In 1701 William Morgan 1640-1680 was elected MP Monmouthshire.

In 1701 John Morgan of Tredegar 1671-1720 (29) was elected MP Monmouthshire.

In 1701 Edward Moore 5th Earl Drogheda 1701-1758 was born.

In 1701 James Ogilvy 1st Earl Seafield, 4th Earl Findlater 1663-1730 (37) was created 1st Earl Seafield.

Jan 1701

On Jan 1701 Thomas Newport 1st Baron Torrington 1655-1719 (46) was elected as MP Winchelsea but irregularities in the vote resulted in the Mayor being imprisoned and the election declared void on 27 Feb 1701.

01 Jan 1701

Before 01 Jan 1701 Henri Gascar 1635-1701 (66). Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734 (51).

Before 01 Jan 1701 Henri Gascar 1635-1701 (66). Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734 (51).

Before 01 Jan 1701 Henri Gascar 1635-1701 (66). Portrait of Diana Grey Countess Elgin.

Before 01 Jan 1701 Henri Gascar 1635-1701 (66). Portrait of Diana Grey Countess Elgin.

Before 01 Jan 1701 Henri Gascar 1635-1701 (66). Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 (60).

Before 01 Jan 1701 Henri Gascar 1635-1701 (66). Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734 (51).

Before 01 Jan 1701 Henri Gascar 1635-1701 (66). Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734 (51).

On 01 Jan 1701 Henri Gascar 1635-1701 (66) died.

18 Jan 1701

On 18 Jan 1701 Frederick I King Prussia 1657-1713 (43) was created I King Prussia. Sophia Charlotte Hanover Queen Consort Prussia 1668-1705 (32) by marriage Queen Consort Prussia.

Mar 1701

On Mar 1701 Thomas Fane 8th Earl Westmoreland 1701-1771 was born to Henry Fane 1669-1726 (32) and Anne Scrope.

05 Mar 1701

On 05 Mar 1701 Richard Coote 1st Earl Bellomont 1636-1701 (65) died. His son Nanfan Coote 2nd Earl Castlehaven 1681-1708 (20) succeeded as 2nd Earl Castlehaven.

08 Mar 1701

Before 08 Mar 1701 Robert Dashwood 1701-1710 was born to Robert Dashwood 1665-1759 (36) and Mary Garner.

12 Mar 1701

On 12 Mar 1701 Wilhelm Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg 1701-1777 was born to Frederick Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg II Duke Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg 1676-1732 (24) and Magdalena Augusta Anhalt-Zerbst Anhaltzerbst Duchess Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg at Gotha.

May 1701

08 May 1701

09 May 1701

On 09 May 1701 Robert Bertie 3rd Earl Lindsey 1630-1701 (70) died. His son Robert Bertie 1st Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1660-1723 (40) succeeded as 4th Earl Lindsey, 17th Baron Willoughby Eresby. Albinia Farington Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven by marriage Countess Lindsey.

16 May 1701

On 16 May 1701 Scrope Howe 1st Viscount Howe 1648-1713 (52) was created 1st Viscount Howe, 1st Baron Glenawley. Juliana Alington Viscountess Howe 1649-1747 (52) by marriage Viscountess Howe.

Around 1695. Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (36). Portrait of Juliana Alington Viscountess Howe 1649-1747 (46). Petworth House.

20 May 1701

On 20 May 1701 Christine Oldenburg 1634-1701 (66) died.

26 May 1701

On 26 May 1701 Auguste Oldenburg Duchess Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg 1633-1701 (67) died.

Jun 1701

In Jun 1701 Charles Hamilton 5th Earl Abercorn 1660-1701 (41) died in Strabane without issue. His second-cousin once-removed James Hamilton 6th Earl Abercorn 1661-1734 (40) succeeded as 6th Earl Abercorn.

On Jun 1701 Richard Edgecumbe 1st Baron Edgcumbe 1680-1758 (21) was elected as MP Cornwall.

Around Jun 1701 Mary Cave Baronetess Bridgeman -1701 died.

08 Jun 1701

On 08 Jun 1701 Thomas Cookes 2nd Baronet Courten Aldington 1648-1701 (53) died.

Before 1726. Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (66). Portrait of Thomas Cookes 2nd Baronet Courten Aldington 1648-1701.

09 Jun 1701

On 09 Jun 1701 Philip Bourbon I Duke Orléans 1640-1701 (60) died. His son Philippe Bourbon II Duke Orléans 1674-1723 (26) succeeded as II Duke Orléans.

10 Jun 1701

On 10 Jun 1701 Thomas Cookes 2nd Baronet Courten Aldington 1648-1701 was buried in St Bartholomew's Church, Tardebigge, Worcestershire.

Before 1726. Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (66). Portrait of Thomas Cookes 2nd Baronet Courten Aldington 1648-1701.

14 Jun 1701

On 14 Jun 1701 Bernard Grenville 1631-1701 (70) died.

16 Jun 1701

On 16 Jun 1701 Tristram Beresford 1669-1701 (32) died.

23 Jun 1701

On 23 Jun 1701 Robert Kerr 1st Marquess Lothian 1636-1703 (65) was created 1st Marquess Lothian.

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

Jul 1701

Around Jul 1701 Bridget Stanhope Countess Desmond 1615-1701 (86) died.

18 Jul 1701

On 18 Jul 1701 William Leman 2nd Baronet Leman 1637-1701 (63) died.

Around 1729 William Aikman 1682-1731 (46). Portrait of William Leman 2nd Baronet Leman 1637-1701.

23 Jul 1701

On 23 Jul 1701 John Kennedy 7th Earl Cassilis 1653-1701 (47) died.

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

Aug 1701

In Aug 1701 John Hamner 3rd Baronet Hamner -1701 (53) died. His nephew Thomas Hanmer 4th Baronet Hamner 1677-1746 (23) succeeded as 4th Baronet Hamner of Hamner in Flintshire. Isabella Bennet Duchess Grafton 1655-1723 (46) by marriage as Baronet Hamner of Hamner in Flintshire.

17 Aug 1701

On 17 Aug 1701 Thomas Leigh -1701 died in Upton, Farnworth, Widnes, Lancashire.

On 17 Aug 1701 Henry Fitzroy 1701-1709 was born to Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke Southampton, 2nd Duke Cleveland 1662-1730 (39) and Anne Pulteney Duchess Southampton, Duchess Cleveland 1663-1746 (37).

20 Aug 1701

On 20 Aug 1701 Charles Sedley 5th Baronet 1639-1701 (62) died.

21 Aug 1701

On 21 Aug 1701 George Bowes 1701-1760 was born to William Bowes 1657-1707 (44) and Elizabeth Blakiston.

22 Aug 1701

On 22 Aug 1701 John Grenville 1st Earl Bath 1628-1701 (72) died. His son Charles Grenville 2nd Earl Bath 1661-1701 succeeded as 2nd Earl Bath (3C 1661).

31 Aug 1701

On 31 Aug 1701 Edward Nosworthy 1637-1701 (63) died in Dunkirk.

On 31 Aug 1701 Edward Henry Calvert 1701-1730 was born to Benedict Calvert 4th Baron Baltimore 1679-1715 (22) and Charlotte Lee Baroness Baltimore 1679-1721 (22) at Epsom, Surrey.

Oct 1701

03 Oct 1701

On 03 Oct 1701 Joseph Williamson 1633-1701 (68) died in Cobham, Kent. He was buried in Westminster Abbey. He left £6,000 and his library to Queen's College, Oxford.

17 Oct 1701

Before 17 Oct 1701 James Drummond 1st Duke Perth 1648-1716 (53) was created 1st Duke Perth.

23 Oct 1701

On 23 Oct 1701 Frederik Charles Oldenburg 1701-1702 was born to Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway 1671-1730 (30).

On 23 Oct 1701 Timothy Tyrrell 1617-1701 (84) died at Shotover House, Wheatley, Oxfordshire.

Nov 1701

In Nov 1701 Samuel Pytts 1674-1729 (27) stood for MP Hereford but gave up after a disatorous first day.

03 Nov 1701

On 03 Nov 1701 Philippe V King Spain 1683-1746 (17) and Maria Luisa Savoy 1688-1714 (13) were married (he was her second-cousin).

1723.Jean Ranc 1674-1735 (48). Portrait of Philippe V King Spain 1683-1746 (39).

1723.Jean Ranc 1674-1735 (48). Portrait of Philippe V King Spain 1683-1746 (39).

13 Nov 1701

On 13 Nov 1701 Louise Christine Lorraine 1701-1701 was born to Leopold Lorraine Duke Lorraine 1679-1729 (22) and Élisabeth Charlotte Bourbon Duchess Lorraine 1676-1744 (25).

Around 1700.Pierre Gobert 1662-1744 (38). Portrait of Élisabeth Charlotte Bourbon Duchess Lorraine 1676-1744 (23).

18 Nov 1701

On 18 Nov 1701 Louise Christine Lorraine 1701-1701 died.

19 Nov 1701

On 19 Nov 1701 Richard Annesley 3rd Baron Altham 1655-1701 (46) died.