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From 1702 to 1726 Thomas Murray 1663-1735 (39) lived at 8 Great Piazza, Covent Garden, Westminster .

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

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

Before 1726 . Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (66) . Portrait of Charles Boyle 2nd Earl Burlington 1668-1704 , Evelyn Pierrepoint 1655-1726 (70) and John Berkeley 3rd Baron Berkeley 1663-1697 .

Before 1726 John Gordon 3rd Earl Aboyne -1732 and Grace Lockhart Countess Aboyne 1706-1738 (19) were married . Grace Lockhart Countess Aboyne 1706-1738 (19) by marriage Countess Aboyne .

Before 1726 . Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (66) . Portrait of Evelyn Pierrepoint 1655-1726 (70) .

Before 1726 Enoch "The Younger" Seeman 1694-1744 (31) . Portrait of William Brownlow 1699-1726 (26) .

Before 1726 William Beauclerk 1698-1733 (27) and Charlotte Werden 1702-1770 (23) were married .

In 1726 Edward Blount 1668-1726 (58) died .

Around 1726 Alicia Carpenter 1726-1794 was born to George Carpenter 2nd Baron Carpenter 1657-1749 (23) and Elizabeth Petty Baroness Carpenter

In 1726 James Cholmondeley 1708-1775 (17) and Penelope Barry 1708-1778 (17) were married

In 1726 Nathaniel Curzon 1st Baron Scarsdale 1726-1804 was born to Nathaniel Curzon 4th Baronet Curzon 1676-1758 (50) and Mary Assheton Baronetess Curzon .

In 1726 Henry Fane 1669-1726 (57) died

Around 1726 William Howard 1714- (11) educated at Eton College, Eton, Windsor, Berkshire

In 1726 Henrietta or Harriet Lee 1726-1752 was born to George Henry Lee 2nd Earl Lichfield 1690-1743 (35) and Frances Hales Countess Lichfield 1697-1769 (29) .

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

Around 1726 Frances Manners 1726-1739 was born to John Manners 3rd Duke Rutland 1696-1779 (29) and Bridget Sutton Duchess Rutland 1699-1734 (26) .

In 1726 Rebecca Paston 1681-1726 (45) died

In 1726 Francis Seymour 1726-1799 was born to Edward Seymour 8th Duke Somerset 1695-1757 (30) and Mary Webb Duchess Somerset 1697-1768 (29)

In 1726 Thomas Strangeways -1726 died

In 1726 Thomas Wyndham 1st Baron Wyndham 1681-1745 (44) was appointed Lord Chancellor of Ireland .

In 1726 Margarethe Gertrud von Oeynhausen Schulenburg 1701-1726 (25) died .

In 1726 Maximilian Hanover 1666-1726 (60) died .

Around 1726 Henry Reginald Courtenay 1714-1763 (11) educated at Westminster School, Westminster .

In 1726 Henry Scott 1st Earl Deloraine 1676-1730 (50) and Mary Howard Countess Deloraine 1700-1744 (26) were married . Mary Howard Countess Deloraine 1700-1744 (26) by marriage Countess Deloraine .

In 1726 Isabella Fitzroy Countess Hertford 1726-1782 was born to Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (42) and Henrietta Somerset Duchess Grafton 1690-1726 (35) .

In 1726 Charles Beauclerk 2nd Duke St Albans 1696-1751 (29) was appointed as Master of the Hawks .

In 1726 Henry Arundell 5th Baron Arundel Wardour -1726 died . His son Henry Arundell 6th Baron Arundel Wardour 1694-1746 (32) succeeded as 6th Baron Arundel Wardour in Wiltshire .

In 1726 Michael Burke 10th Earl Clanricarde 1686-1726 (40) died . His son John Smith Burgh 11th Earl Clanricarde 1720-1782 (5) succeeded as 11th Earl Clanricarde .

In 1726 Charles Lennox 2nd Duke Richmond 1701-1750 (24) was appointed 544th Knight Garter: George I . Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson 1667-1745 (58) painted his portrait with the Garter Star.

In 1726 Henry Archer 1700-1768 (26) called to the bar

In 1726 Henry Boyle 1st Earl Shannon 1682-1764 (44) and Henrietta Boyle Countess Shannon 1701-1746 (25) were married (he was her second-cousin once-removed).

In 1726 John Cole 1st Baron Mountflorence 1709-1767 (16) admitted at Trinity College, Dublin, County Dublin.

In 1726 Richard Cust 1726-1783 was born to Richard Cust 2nd Baronet Cust 1680-1734 (45) and Anne Brownlow Baronetess Cust 1694-1779 (32) .

In 1741 Enoch "The Younger" Seeman 1694-1744 (47) . Portrait of the Cust Family.From left to right … Francis Cockayne Cust 1722-1791 (19) , William Cust 1720-1748 (21) seated wearing a blue coat, Jane Cust 1725-1791 (16) , Peregrine Cust 1723-1785 (18) , Savile Cockayne Cust 1681-1772 (59) seated stroking a dalmatian, Richard Cust 1726-1783 (15) , John Cust 3rd Baronet Cust 1718-1770 (22) Holding a minature of his new wife Etheldreda Payne Baronetess Cust 1720-1775 (21) , Anne Brownlow Baronetess Cust 1694-1779 (47) Wears a black widow's hood and lace-trimmed kerchief, kept in place by a band attached to the robings of a closed blue damask gown, Lucy Cust 1732-1804 (9) , Jane Cust 1725-1791 (16) Pouring tea, and, lastly, Dorothy Cust 1729-1770 (12) .

In 1726 Thomas Frankland 2nd Baronet Thirkleby 1665-1726 (61) died . His son Thomas Frankland 3rd Baronet Thirkleby 1685-1747 (41) succeeded as 3rd Baronet Thirkleby . Dinah Topham Baronetess Thirkleby by marriage Baronetess Thirkleby .

In 1726 John Morden -1726 died

In 1726 Murrough Obrien 1st Marquess Thomond 1726-1808 was born to James Obrien 1701-1771 (25)

Around 1726 William Russell 7th Baronet Russell 1726-1758 was born to Francis Russell 6th Baronet Russell 1698-1750 (28) .

Before 05 Apr 1695 Mary Cradock 1633-1699 (62) . Portrait of William Russell 7th Baronet Russell 1726-1758 (-30) .

Before 23 Dec 1739 John Vanderbank 1694-1739 (45) . Portrait of William Russell 7th Baronet Russell 1726-1758 (13) .

In 1726 Victor Amadeus III King Sardinia 1726-1796 was born to Charles Emmanuel III King Sardinia 1701-1773 (24) and Polyxena Hesse-Rotenburg Queen Consort Sardinia 1706-1735 (19) .

In 1726 Adam Gordon 1726-1801 was born to Alexander Gordon 2nd Duke Gordon 1678-1728 (48) and Henrietta Mordaunt Duchess Gordon -1760 .

In 1726 . Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (67) . Portrait of John Dutton 2nd Baronet Dutton 1684-1743 (41) .

Around 1726 Charles Gordon 4th Earl Aboyne 1726-1794 was born to John Gordon 3rd Earl Aboyne -1732 and Grace Lockhart Countess Aboyne 1706-1738 (19)

In 1726 Cecil Bisshop 6th Baronet Bishopp 1700-1778 (25) and Anne Boscawen Baronetess Bishopp 1704-1739 (22) were married . Anne Boscawen Baronetess Bishopp 1704-1739 (22) by marriage Baronetess Bishopp of Parham Sussex .

In 1726 Elizabeth Brooke 1726-1766 was born to William Brooke 1694-1763 (32) .

Around 1760 Joseph Wright of Derby 1734-1797 (25) . Portrait of Elizabeth Brooke 1726-1766 (34) .

Around 1760 Joseph Wright of Derby 1734-1797 (25) . Portrait of William Brooke 1694-1763 (66) .

Around 1726 John Tylney 2nd Earl Tylney 1712-1784 (13) educated at Westminster School, Westminster

In 1726 Thomas Chudleigh -1726 (38) died

In 1726 William Crowe 1657-1726 (69) died

Around 1726 Edward Drax 1726-1791 was born to Henry Drax 1693-1755 (33)

In 1726 Stephen Fox-Strangeways 1st Earl Ilchester 1704-1776 (21) was elected as MP Shaftesbury

Around 1726 Thomas Hales 4th Baronet Hales 1726-1773 was born to Thomas Hales 3rd Baronet Hales 1695-1762 (31) .

Around 1726 Anne Lee 1726-1742 was born to Thomas Lee 3rd Baronet Lee 1687-1749 (39) and Elizabeth Sandys Baronetess Lee -1728

Around 1740 Thomas Hudson 1701-1779 (39) . Portrait of Anne Lee 1726-1742 (14) .

In 1726 Henry Poole 1673-1726 (53) died

In 1726 Thomas Trevor 1st Baron Trevor Bromham 1658-1730 (67) was appointed as Lord Privy Seal

Around 1710 Thomas Murray 1663-1735 (47) . Portrait of Thomas Trevor 1st Baron Trevor Bromham 1658-1730 (51) .

In 1726 John Wrottesley 4th Baronet 1682-1726 (44) died . His son Hugh Wrottesley 5th Baronet -1729 (4) succeeded as 6th Baronet Wrottesley of Wrottesley in Staffordshire .

In 1726 Charles Beauclerk 1726-1775 was born to William Beauclerk 1698-1733 (27) and Charlotte Werden 1702-1770 (24) .

In 1726 Robert Walpole Prime Minister 1st Earl Orford 1676-1745 (49) was appointed 545th Knight Garter: George I

In 1726 Jedediah Strutt 1726-1797 was born in South Normanton, Alfreton, Derbyshire .

Around 1780 Joseph Wright of Derby 1734-1797 (45) . Portrait of Jedediah Strutt 1726-1797 (54) .

Around 1726 Richard Temple 1726-1749 was born to Henry John Temple 1st Viscount Palmerston 1673-1757 (53)

In 1726 George Booth -1726 died

In 1726 Thomas Slingby 4th Baronet 1668-1726 (58) died . His son Henry Slingsby 5th Baronet Scriven 1693-1763 (33) succeeded as 5th Baronet Slingsby Scriven

In 1726 Henry Vane 1st Earl Darlington 1705-1758 (21) was appointed as MP Launceston .

In 1726 Henry Vane 2nd Earl Darlington 1726-1792 was born to Henry Vane 1st Earl Darlington 1705-1758 (21) and Grace Fitzroy Countess Darlington 1697-1763 (28) .

In 1726 Anne Vane 1726-1792 was born to Henry Vane 1st Earl Darlington 1705-1758 (21) and Grace Fitzroy Countess Darlington 1697-1763 (28) .

In 1726 William Lowther 1st Baronet of Little Preston 1707-1788 (18) educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

After 1726 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson 1667-1745 (58) . Portrait of Robert Walpole Prime Minister 1st Earl Orford 1676-1745 (49) .

After 1726 . Monument to William Brownlow in St Peter and St Paul Church, Belton House, Belton, Grantham, Lincolnshire .

After 1726 . Monument to Anne Drury in St Peter and St Paul Church, Belton House, Belton, Grantham, Lincolnshire .

Feb 1726

18 Feb 1726

On 18 Feb 1726 John Molesworth 2nd Viscount Molesworth 1679-1726 (47) died . His brother Richard Molesworth 3rd Viscount Molesworth 1680-1758 (46) succeeded as 3rd Viscount Molesworth of Swords

26 Feb 1726

On 26 Feb 1726 Maximilian Wittelsbach II Elector Bavaria 1662-1726 (63) died .

Mar 1726

On Mar 1726 Karl Oldenburg 1724-1726 (1) died .

02 Mar 1726

On 02 Mar 1726 Amabel Grey 1698-1726 (28) died .

Before 1723 . Charles D'Agar 1669-1723 (53) . Portrait of Amabel Grey 1698-1726 (24) .Whole length portrait. She stands to the right on a black and white paved floor in a blue dress, leaning on a stone balustrade. There is an architectural background to the left.

08 Mar 1726

On 08 Mar 1726 Richard Howe 1st Earl Howe 1726-1799 was born to Emanuel Howe 2nd Viscount Howe 1700-1735 (26) at Albermarle Street, Mayfair, Westminster

1794 John Singleton Copley 1738-1815 (55) . Portrait of Richard Howe 1st Earl Howe 1726-1799 (67) . He wears an admiral's undress uniform of 1783 to 1787, of a blue jacket with gold braid.

29 Mar 1726

On 29 Mar 1726 Dorothy Walpole Viscountess Townsend 1686-1726 (39) died although the circumstances are somewhat mysterious; possibly smallpox.

On 29 Mar 1726 Edward King 1st Earl Kingston 1726-1797 was born to Henry King 3rd Baronet 1681-1740 (45)

Apr 1726

10 Apr 1726

On 10 Apr 1726 William Brownlow 1726-1794 was born .

13 Apr 1726

On 13 Apr 1726 Johannette Antoinette Juliane Wettin 1698-1726 (28) died

20 Apr 1726

On 20 Apr 1726 James Hay 15th Earl Erroll 1726-1778 was born to William Boyd 4th Earl Kilmarnock 1705-1746 (20) and Anne Livingston Countess Kilmarnock .

24 Apr 1726

On 24 Apr 1726 Christian August Holstein-Gottorp 1673-1726 (53) died .

28 Apr 1726

On 28 Apr 1726 Edwin Sandys 2nd Baron Sandys Ombersley 1726-1797 was born to Samuel Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Ombersley 1695-1770 (30) and Letitia Tipping .

On 28 Apr 1726 Thomas "Diamond" Pitt 1653-1726 (72) died

May 1726

11 May 1726

On 11 May 1726 Johann Wilhelm Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld 1726-1745 was born to Francis Josias Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld Duke Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld 1697-1754 (28) and Anna Sophie Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt Duchess Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld at Coburg

18 May 1726

On 18 May 1726 Archibald Montgomerie 11th Earl Eglinton 1726-1796 was born to Alexander Montgomerie 9th Earl Eglinton 1660-1729 (66) and Susanna Kennedy Countess Winton 1690-1780 (36)

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

28 May 1726

On 28 May 1726 John Monson 1st Baron Monson 1693-1748 (33) was created 1st Baron Monson of Burton Lincolnshire . Margaret Watson 1695-1751 (31) by marriage Baroness Monson of Burton Lincolnshire .

Jun 1726

01 Jun 1726

On 01 Jun 1726 Frederik Christian Oldenburg 1726-1727 was born to Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway 1671-1730 (54)

11 Jun 1726

On 11 Jun 1726 Infanta Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain 1726-1746 was born to Philippe V King Spain 1683-1746 (42) and Elisabeth Farnese Queen Consort Spain 1692-1766 (33) .

Around 1745 Louis-Michel van Loo 1707-1771 (37) . Portrait of Infanta Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain 1726-1746 (18) .

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) .

In 1739 Louis-Michel van Loo 1707-1771 (31) . Portrait of Elisabeth Farnese Queen Consort Spain 1692-1766 (46) .

Jul 1726

On Jul 1726 George Perceval 1722-1726 (4) died

09 Jul 1726

On or before 09 Jul 1726 Arthur Palmer Acland 1722-1771 was born to Hugh Acland 6th Baronet 1697-1728 (29) and Cicely Wroth . On 09 Jul 1726 he was baptised.

10 Jul 1726

On 10 Jul 1726 Arthur Kaye 3rd Baronet Kaye 1670-1726 (56) died

17 Jul 1726

On 17 Jul 1726 William Cadogan 1st Earl Cadogan 1672-1726 (54) died without male issue. Earl Cadogan (1C 1718) became extinct. His brother Charles Cadogan 2nd Baron Cadogan 1685-1776 (41) succeeded as 2nd Baron Cadogan . Elizabeth Sloane Baroness Cadogan by marriage Baroness Cadogan .

Aug 1726

05 Aug 1726

On 05 Aug 1726 Louise Marie Bourbon 1726-1728 was born to Louis Bourbon Duke Orléans 1703-1752 (23) and Margravine Johanna Baden-Baden Duchess Orléans .

19 Aug 1726

On 19 Aug 1726 Jane Hamilton 1726-1771 was born to Archibald Hamilton 1673-1754 (53) .

On 19 Aug 1726 Robert Digby 1692-1726 (34) died

Oct 1726

15 Oct 1726

On 15 Oct 1726 Patrick Mcdouall-Crichton 6th Earl Dumfries 1726-1803 was born .

16 Oct 1726

On 16 Oct 1726 George Monson 1658-1726 (68) died

21 Oct 1726

On 21 Oct 1726 Maurice Ashley-Cooper 1675-1726 (51) died .