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Before 1704 Jane Hamilton 1703-1753 was born to James Hamilton 6th Earl Abercorn 1661-1734 (42)

Before 1704 Mary Hamilton 1703- was born to James Hamilton 6th Earl Abercorn 1661-1734 (42)

Before 1704 Brabazon Ponsonby 1st Earl Bessborough 1679-1758 (24) and Sarah Margetson 1678-1733 (26) were married

Before 1704 Charles Howard 1681-1707 (22) and Catherine Batten -1711 were married

In 1704 John Egerton 1704-1719 was born to Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater 1681-1744 (22) and Elizabeth Churchill 4th Countess Bridgewater 1687-1714 (16) .

In 1704 Charles Finch 4th Earl Winchelsea 1672-1712 (31) was appointed as Custos Rotulorum Kent .

In 1704 Elizabeth Finch Countess Mansfield 1704-1784 was born to Daniel Finch 2nd Earl Nottingham, 7th Earl Winchelsea 1647-1730 (56) and Anne Hatton 2nd Countess Nottingham, 7th Countess Winchelsea -1743

In 1704 Sidney Godolphin 1st Earl Godolphin 1645-1712 (58) was appointed 514th Knight Garter: Anne I .

Around 1704 Jane Leveson-Gower 1704-1726 was born to John Leveson-Gower 1st Baron Gower 1675-1709 (28) and Catherine Manners Baroness Gower 1675-1722 (28)

In 1704 Henry Grey 1st Duke Kent 1671-1740 (33) was appointed as Privy Council

In 1704 Henry Grey 1st Duke Kent 1671-1740 (33) was appointed as Lord Chamberlain

In 1704 George Hastings 8th Earl Huntingdon 1677-1704 (27) died . His brother Theophilus Hastings 9th Earl Huntingdon 1696-1746 (7) succeeded as 9th Earl Huntingdon (7C 1529) , 11th Baron Hastings (2C 1430) .

In 1704 Anne Cavendish Countess Exeter 1649-1704 (55) died .

In 1704 Philip Howard 1704-1741 was born to Charles Howard 1681-1707 (23) and Catherine Batten -1711

Around 1704 George Legge 1704-1732 was born to William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 (31) and Anne Finch Countess Dartmouth -1751 .

In 1704 Richard Newport 2nd Earl Bradford 1644-1723 (59) was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Shropshire

In 1704 Benjamin Bathurst 1639-1704 (65) died

Around 1704 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson 1667-1745 (36) . Portrait of John Sheffield 1st Duke Buckingham and Normandby 1648-1721 (55) .

In 1704 William Russell 1704-1707 was born to Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford 1680-1711 (23) and Elizabeth Howland Duchess Bedford 1682-1724 (22) .

Around 1704 Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers 1677-1729 (26) and Mary Levinge Countess Ferrers -1740 were married .

Around 1704 . Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (45) . Portrait of Mary Levinge Countess Ferrers -1740 .

In 1704 Elizabeth Shirley 1704-1734 was born to Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers 1677-1729 (26) and Mary Levinge Countess Ferrers -1740

Around 1704 . Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (45) . Portrait of Mary Levinge Countess Ferrers -1740 .

In 1704 George Shirley 1704- was born to Robert Shirley 1st Earl Ferrers 1650-1717 (53) and Selina Finch Countess Ferrers 1681-1762 (22)

In 1704 Elizabeth Spencer Countess Clancarty 1671-1704 (33) died .

In 1704 Mary Stanhope 1674-1704 (30) died .

Around 1704 Henrietta Stewart 1640-1704 (64) died .

In 1704 Marie Thérèse Bruce 1704-1736 was born to Thomas Bruce 3rd Earl Elgin, 2nd Earl Ailesbury 1656-1741 (48) and Charlotte Argenteau Countess Elgin, Countess Ailesbury 1678-1710 (25)

In 1704 Barbara Calvert 1704- was born to Benedict Calvert 4th Baron Baltimore 1679-1715 (24) and Charlotte Lee Baroness Baltimore 1679-1721 (24)

In 1704 Robert Campbell of Borland 1660-1704 (44) died .

In 1704 Colin Campbell of Carwhin 1704- was born to Robert Campbell of Borland 1660-1704 (44) .

Around 1704 Henry Carew -1704 died .

In 1704 Charlotte Cornwallis 1704- was born to Charles Cornwallis 4th Baron Cornwallis 1675-1722 (29) and Charlotte Butler Baroness Cornwallis 1679-1725 (25)

In 1704 Mary Fairfax 1638-1704 (66) died

In 1704 Thomas Fitzwilliam 4th Viscount Merrion 1640-1704 (64) died .

In 1704 Richard Fitzwilliam 5th Viscount Merrion 1677-1743 (27) succeeded as 5th Viscount Merrion of Dublin (1629) .

In 1704 William Ponsonby 2nd Earl Bessborough 1704-1793 was born to Brabazon Ponsonby 1st Earl Bessborough 1679-1758 (25) and Sarah Margetson 1678-1733 (26) .

Around 1704 . Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (45) . Portrait of Mary Levinge Countess Ferrers -1740 .

Around 1704 . Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (45) . Portrait of Mary Levinge Countess Ferrers -1740 .

In 1704 Frederik Gyldenlove Oldenburg 1704-1705 was born to Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway 1671-1730 (32)

In 1704 Henry Yelverton 1st Viscount Longueville -1704 died . His son Talbot Yelverton 1st Earl Sussex 1690-1731 (13) succeeded as 2nd Viscount Longueville . Lucy Pelham Countess Sussex by marriage Viscountess Longueville .

In 1704 Mary Edwards 1704-1743 was born

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 1742 William Hogarth 1697-1764 (44) . Portrait of Mary Edwards 1704-1743 (38) .

In 1704 Henry Harris Actor 1634-1704 (70) died .

In 1704 Samuel Pytts 1674-1729 (30) was appointed High Sheriff Worcestershire

In 1704 Anne Boscawen Baronetess Bishopp 1704-1739 was born to Hugh Boscawen 1st Viscount Falmouth 1680-1734 (24) and Charlotte Godfrey Viscountess Falmouth -1754 .

In 1704 George Savile 7th Baronet Thornhill 1678-1743 (25) succeeded as 7th Baronet Thornhill

In 1704 Mary Booth Countess Stamford 1704-1772 was born to George Booth 2nd Earl Warrington 1675-1758 (28) and Mary Oldbury Countess Warrington 1682-1740 (22)

Jan 1704

02 Jan 1704

On 02 Jan 1704 Frederick William Mecklenburg-Schwerin I Duke Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1675-1713 (28) and Sophie Charlotte Hesse-Kassel Duchess Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1678-1749 (25) were married . Sophie Charlotte Hesse-Kassel Duchess Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1678-1749 (25) by marriage Duchess Mecklenburg-Schwerin .

06 Jan 1704

Before 06 Jan 1704 Thomas Lyon 8th Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne 1704-1753 was born to John Lyon 4th Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne 1663-1712 (41) and Elizabeth Stanhope Countess Strathmore and Kinghorne 1663-1723 (40) .

21 Jan 1704

On 21 Jan 1704 Louis François Bourbon-Condé-Conti 1703-1704 died .

28 Jan 1704

On 28 Jan 1704 Louis Lorraine 1704-1711 was born to Leopold Lorraine Duke Lorraine 1679-1729 (24) and Élisabeth Charlotte Bourbon Duchess Lorraine 1676-1744 (27) .

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

Feb 1704

05 Feb 1704

On 05 Feb 1704 Anne Christine Wittelsbach 1704-1723 was born .

09 Feb 1704

On 09 Feb 1704 Charles Boyle 2nd Earl Burlington 1668-1704 (35) died . His son Richard Boyle 3rd Earl Burlington 1694-1753 (9) succeeded as 3rd Earl Burlington (1C 1664) , 4th Baron Clifford .

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

17 Feb 1704

On 17 Feb 1704 Johann August Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg 1704-1767 was born to Frederick Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg II Duke Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg 1676-1732 (27) and Magdalena Augusta Anhalt-Zerbst Anhaltzerbst Duchess Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg at Gotha

On 17 Feb 1704 Francis Seymour-Conway 1679-1732 (24) and Mary Hyde -1709 were married

Mar 1704

12 Mar 1704

On 12 Mar 1704 George Oldenburg 1703-1704 (1) died

14 Mar 1704

On 14 Mar 1704 William Boothby 1st Baronet Boothby 1638-1704 (66) died at Ashbourne Hall, Ashbourne, Derbyshire . His grnadson His grandson Henry Boothby 2nd Baronet Boothby 1682-1710 (22) succeeded as his grand-father 2nd Baronet Boothby of Broadlow Ash in Derbyshire .

20 Mar 1704

On 20 Mar 1704 Hugh Boscawen 2nd Viscount Falmouth 1704-1782 was born to Hugh Boscawen 1st Viscount Falmouth 1680-1734 (24) and Charlotte Godfrey Viscountess Falmouth -1754 .

Jun 1704

07 Jun 1704

On 07 Jun 1704 Henry Vane 1st Baronet 1728-1794 (-24) died . His son Henry Vane-Tempest 2nd Baronet 1771-1813 (-67) succeeded as 2nd Baronet Vane of Long Newton in County Durham .

25 Jun 1704

On 25 Jun 1704 Louis Bourbon Duke Brittany 1704-1705 was born to Louis Bourbon Duke Burgundy 1682-1712 (21) and Maria Adelaide Savoy 1685-1712 (18) .

1710 . Pierre Gobert 1662-1744 (48) . Portrait of Maria Adelaide Savoy 1685-1712 (24) .

Jul 1704

On Jul 1704 Allen Bathurst 1st Earl Bathurst Sussex 1684-1775 (19) and Catherine Apsley Countess Bathurst Sussex were married (he was her half first-cousin)

02 Jul 1704

Battle of Schellenberg

On 02 Jul 1704 John Mordaunt 1681-1710 (23) fought at Donauwörth during the Battle of Schellenberg .

09 Jul 1704

On 09 Jul 1704 Johanna Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg 1680-1704 (23) died

21 Jul 1704

On 21 Jul 1704 Elisabeth Alexandrine Felicite Charlotte Gotfriede Salm 1704-1739 was born to Louis Otto Salm Count Salm-Salm 1674-1738 (29) and Albertine Johannette Nassau-Hadamar Count Salm-Salm 1674-1738 (29) .

Aug 1704

09 Aug 1704

On 09 Aug 1704 Richard Bulkeley 3rd Viscount Bulkeley -1704 died . His son Richard Bulkeley 4th Viscount Bulkeley -1724 succeeded as 4th Viscount Bulkeley of Cashel in Tipperary . Bridget Bertie Viscountess Bulkeley 1682-1753 (21) by marriage Viscountess Bulkeley of Cashel in Tipperary .

13 Aug 1704

Battle of Blenheim

On 13 Aug 1704 John Mordaunt 1681-1710 (23) fought losing his left-arm at Blenheim during the Battle of Blenheim .

Sep 1704

07 Sep 1704

On 07 Sep 1704 John Hope 2nd Earl Hopetoun 1704-1781 was born to Charles Hope 1st Earl Hopetoun 1681-1742 (23) .

10 Sep 1704

On 10 Sep 1704 Leopold Hesse-Kassel 1684-1704 (19) died

12 Sep 1704

On 12 Sep 1704 Stephen Fox-Strangeways 1st Earl Ilchester 1704-1776 was born to Stephen Fox 1627-1716 (77)

16 Sep 1704

On 16 Sep 1704 Ann Kidder -1704 died

Oct 1704

05 Oct 1704

On 05 Oct 1704 Lucius Carey 6th Viscount Falkland 1687-1730 (17) and Dorothy Molyneux Viscountess Falkland -1722 were married . Dorothy Molyneux Viscountess Falkland -1722 by marriage Viscountess Falkland .

07 Oct 1704

Before 07 Oct 1704 Charles Gounter Nicoll 1704-1733 was born to George Gounter

On 07 Oct 1704 Charles Gounter Nicoll 1704-1733 was baptised

19 Oct 1704

On 19 Oct 1704 Elizabeth Gell -1704 died . St Mary's Church, Wirksworth, Derbyshire . Monument to Elizabeth Gell -1704 .

On 19 Oct 1704 Elizabeth Gell -1704 died . St Mary's Church, Wirksworth, Derbyshire . Monument to Elizabeth Gell -1704 .

20 Oct 1704

On 20 Oct 1704 Mary Fairfax Duchess Buckingham 1638-1720 (66) died .

On 20 Oct 1704 Elizabeth Cholmeley Baronetess Dering -1704 died

30 Oct 1704

On 30 Oct 1704 Frederica Amalia Oldenburg 1649-1704 (55) died .