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On 26 Jul 1691 Henry Cavendish 2nd Duke Newcastle upon Tyne 1630-1691 (61) died at Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire . Duke Newcastle upon Tyne (1C 1665) became extinct. On 23 Sep 1695 Frances Pierrepoint Duchess Newcastle upon Tyne 1630-1695 (60) died . In 1728 J Bird sculpted the Monument to Henry Cavendish 2nd Duke Newcastle upon Tyne 1630-1691 (61) , Frances Pierrepoint Duchess Newcastle upon Tyne 1630-1695 (60) and their daughter Margaret Cavendish Duchess Newcastle upon Tyne 1661-1716 (29) , Charles Cavendish 1626-1659 and Charles Cavendish -1671 in the Church of St Mary and St Laurence, Bolsover, Derbyshire

Before 1728 Thomas Clifton 1696-1734 (31) and Mary Molyneux -1752 were married

Before 1728 Harriet Bisshop -1825 was born to Cecil Bisshop 6th Baronet Bishopp 1700-1778 (27) and Anne Boscawen Baronetess Bishopp 1704-1739 (23) .

Before 1728 Susanna Archer Countess Oxford and Countess Mortimer 1728- was born to William Archer 1677-1739 (50)

Around 1728 William Aikman 1682-1731 (45) . Portrait of Mary Savile Countess Isle Thanet -1751 . Chiswick House.

Around 1728 William Aikman 1682-1731 (45) . Portrait of Henry Harpur 5th Baronet Harpur 1708-1748 (19) .

Around 1728 William Aikman 1682-1731 (45) . Portrait of Henry Harpur 5th Baronet Harpur 1708-1748 (19) .

Around 1728 William Aikman 1682-1731 (45) . Portrait of Dorothy Savile Countess Burlington 1699-1758 (29) . Chiswick House.

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

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

In 1728 Enoch "The Younger" Seeman 1694-1744 (34) . Portrait of Susannah Poulett -1788 .

In 1728 John Vanderbank 1694-1739 (33) . Portrait of John Michael Rysbrack 1694-1770 (33) .

In 1728 Philip Bertie 1664-1728 (64) died

In 1728 Elizabeth Peregrine Bertie 1728-1804 was born to Willoughby Bertie 3rd Earl Abingdon 1692-1760 (35)

In 1728 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (55) was created 1st Baron Wilmington .

In 1728 Esme Howard 1645-1728 (83) died

Around 1728 Mary Lee 1728- was born to George Henry Lee 2nd Earl Lichfield 1690-1743 (37) and Frances Hales Countess Lichfield 1697-1769 (31)

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

In 1728 Corbetta Manners 1728-1760 was born to William Manners 1697-1772 (30) .

In 1728 Baptist Noel 4th Earl Gainsborough 1708-1751 (20) and Elizabeth Chapman Countess Gainsborough 1708-1771 (20) were married . Elizabeth Chapman Countess Gainsborough 1708-1771 (20) by marriage Countess Gainsborough (1C 1682) .

In 1728 Francis North 1st Earl Guilford 1704-1790 (23) and Lucy Montagu Baroness Guildford, Baroness North -1734 were married

In 1728 Mary Seymour-Conway 1705-1728 (22) died

In 1728 John Tyrrell 5th Baronet Tyrrell 1728-1766 was born to John Tyrrell 3rd Baronet Tyrrell Springfield 1685-1729 (43) .

In 1728 William Watson 1728-1739 was born to Thomas Watson 1st Marquess Rockingham 1693-1750 (34) .

In 1728 Henrietta Scott 1728- was born to Henry Scott 1st Earl Deloraine 1676-1730 (52) and Mary Howard Countess Deloraine 1700-1744 (28) .

Around 1728 Thomas Cecil 1728-1778 was born to Brownlow Cecil 8th Earl Exeter 1701-1754 (26)

Around 1728 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson 1667-1745 (60) . Portrait of Nathaniel Curzon 4th Baronet Curzon 1676-1758 (52) , Mary Assheton Baronetess Curzon and their son Nathaniel Curzon 1st Baron Scarsdale 1726-1804 (2) . Cromwell Museum .

In 1728 John Bligh 1st Earl Darnley 1687-1728 (41) died . His son Edward Bligh Earl Darnley 1715-1747 (13) succeeded as 2rd Earl Darnley (3C 1725) .

In 1728 Archer Croft 2nd Baronet Croft 1683-1753 (44) was elected as MP Winchelsea

In 1728 Archer Croft 2nd Baronet Croft 1683-1753 (44) was elected as MP Bere Alston

In 1728 Harbord Harbord 1675-1742 (53) was elected as MP Norfolk

In 1728 Frederic Hamilton 1728-1811 was born to Archibald Hamilton 1673-1754 (54) .

Around 1728 Thomas Drury 1st Baronet Drury 1712-1759 (15) educated at Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

In 1754 Thomas Hudson 1701-1779 (53) . Portrait of Thomas Drury 1st Baronet Drury 1712-1759 (41) .

In 1728 Charles Mildmay 18th Baron Fitzwalter 1670-1728 (58) died without issue.

In 1728 Benjamin Mildmay 1st Earl Fitzwalter 1672-1756 (55) succeeded as 19th Baron Fitzwalter

In 1728 Robert Moore -1728 died

In 1728 John Murray 1728-1729 was born to James Murray 2nd Duke Atholl 1690-1764 (37) .

In 1728 George Obrien 1727-1728 (1) died

In 1728 John Obrien 1728-1788 was born to James Obrien 1701-1771 (27)

In 1728 Frances Pelham 1728-1824 was born to Henry Pelham 1694-1754 (33) and Catherine Manners -1780

In 1728 David Colyear 1698-1728 (30) died .

In 1728 Eleonora Maria Teresa Savoy 1728-1781 was born to Charles Emmanuel III King Sardinia 1701-1773 (26) and Polyxena Hesse-Rotenburg Queen Consort Sardinia 1706-1735 (21)

In 1728 John Gordon 1728-1778 was born to John Gordon 3rd Earl Aboyne -1732 and Grace Lockhart Countess Aboyne 1706-1738 (21)

Around 1728 James Waldegrave 2nd Earl Waldegrave 1715-1763 (12) educated at Eton College, Eton, Windsor, Berkshire .

Around 1728 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson 1667-1745 (60) .Self-portrait.

In 1728 Anne Bisshop 1728-1803 was born to Cecil Bisshop 6th Baronet Bishopp 1700-1778 (27) and Anne Boscawen Baronetess Bishopp 1704-1739 (24) .

Around 1728 . Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (69) . Portrait of Edward Harley 2nd Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1689-1741 (38) .

Around 1728 . Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (69) . Portrait of Edward Harley 2nd Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1689-1741 (38) .

Around 1728 Hester Edwardes 1728-1794 was born to Francis Edwardes 4th Baronet 1699-1734 (28)

Around 1728 Anne Cecil 1728-1752 was born to James Cecil 5th Earl Salisbury 1691-1728 (36) and Anne Tufton Countess Exeter -1757 .

In 1728 Sarah Penn Baronetess Curzon 1655-1728 (73) died

In 1728 John Speke 1652-1728 (76) died

In 1728 Henry Vane 1st Baronet 1728-1794 was born to George Vane of Long Newton .

In or before 1728 Thomas Gisbson 1680-1751 (48) . Portrait of Sarah Alston Duchess Somerset 1642-1692 .

In 1728 George Savile 7th Baronet Thornhill 1678-1743 (49) was elected as Knight of the Shire: Yorkshire

In 1728 George Byng 1728-1730 was born to Pattee Byng 2nd Viscount Torrington 1699-1747 (28) and Charlotte Montagu Viscountess Torrington 1705-1759 (23)

In 1728 Robert Byng 1703-1740 (25) was elected as MP Plymouth .

In 1728 Richard Walpole 1728-1798 was born to Horatio Walpole 1st Baron Walpole 1678-1757 (49) .

In 1650 . Unknown Artist . Portrait of unknown person previously believed to be Horatio Walpole 1st Baron Walpole 1678-1757 (-29) .

In 1728 Francis Wood 1st Baronet 1728-1795 was born to Francis Wood 1696-1775 (31)

In 1728 Margaret Lowther Countess Darlington 1728-1800 was born to Robert Lowther Governor Barbados 1681-1745 (46) and Katherine Pennington -1764 .

In 1728 Mary Lowther -1728 died

Mar 1728

07 Mar 1728

On 07 Mar 1728 Frederick Louis Oldenburg I Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck 1653-1728 (74) died . On 07 Mar 1728 His son Frederick William Oldenburg II Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck 1687-1749 (40) succeeded as William II Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck

17 Mar 1728

On 17 Mar 1728 John Delaval 1st Baron Delaval 1728-1808 was born to Francis Blake Delaval 1692-1752 (35) and Rhoda Apreece -1759

In 1751 . Arthur Pond 1705-1758 (46) . Portrait of Rhoda Delaval 1725-1757 (25) and her siblings Francis Blake Delaval 1727-1771 (23) , Edward Hussey Delaval 1729-1814 (22) , John Delaval 1st Baron Delaval 1728-1808 (22) , Anne Hussey Delaval 1743- and Sarah Delaval Countess Mexborough 1742-1821 (9) .

In 1750 . Arthur Pond 1705-1758 (45) . Portrait of Rhoda Apreece -1759 .

Around 1725 John Vanderbank 1694-1739 (30) . Portrait of Rhoda Apreece -1759 .

22 Mar 1728

On 22 Mar 1728 Anton Raphael Mengs 1728-1779 was born .

1752 . Anton Raphael Mengs 1728-1779 (23) . Portrait of Richard Wilson 1714-1787.

1757 . Anton Raphael Mengs 1728-1779 (28) . Portrait of William Fermor 1737-1806 (20) .

1757 . Anton Raphael Mengs 1728-1779 (28) . Portrait of Robert Stewart 1st Marquess Londonderry 1739-1821 (17) .

1764 . Anton Raphael Mengs 1728-1779 (35) . Portrait of Infanta Maria Luisa of Spain 1745-1792 (18) .

Around 1765 . Anton Raphael Mengs 1728-1779 (36) . Portrait of Infanta Maria Josefa of Spain 1744-1801 (20) .

1765 . Anton Raphael Mengs 1728-1779 (36) . Portrait of Charles III King Spain 1716-1788 (48) .

1765 . Anton Raphael Mengs 1728-1779 (36) . Portrait of Charles IV King Spain 1748-1819 (16) .

1780 . Anton Raphael Mengs 1728-1779 . Portrait of Infanta Maria Luisa of Spain 1745-1792 (34) .

Apr 1728

10 Apr 1728

On 10 Apr 1728 William Watts 1728-1812 was born

May 1728

On May 1728 Louisa Margaret Lennox 1725-1728 (2) died .

11 May 1728

On 11 May 1728 Charles Lyon 6th Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne 1699-1728 (28) was killed accidently. Two days previously he had been attending a funeral after which, drunk, he and friends adjourned to a tavern. During a scuffle resulting from high spirits he was accidently wounded by a sword thrust intended for his friend who he had pushed aside dying forty nine hours later. The subsquent murder trial established the "not guilty" verdict (in addition to "proven" and "not proven") in Scots Law and the right of Scots juries to try the whole case and not just the facts known as Jury Nullification.
His brother James Lyon 8th Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne 1702-1735 (25) succeeded as 7th Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne .

14 May 1728

On 14 May 1728 Louise Marie Bourbon 1726-1728 (1) died .

24 May 1728

On 24 May 1728 Henry Dawkins 1728-1814 was born in Clarendon, Jamaica, Greater Antilles, Antilles, Caribbean

Sep 1728

25 Sep 1728

On 25 Sep 1728 William Blackett 2nd Baronet Newcastle-upon Tyne1690-1728 (38) died without issue.He was buried in St Nicholas' Church, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland .

29 Sep 1728

On 29 Sep 1728 Charles Sloane Cadogan 1st Earl Cadogan 1728-1807 was born to Charles Cadogan 2nd Baron Cadogan 1685-1776 (43) and Elizabeth Sloane Baroness Cadogan .

On 29 Sep 1728 John Harley Bishop Hereford 1728-1788 was born to Edward Harley 3rd Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1699-1755 (29) and Martha Morgan Countess Oxford and Countess Mortimer 1699-1744 (29)

On 29 Sep 1728 Robert Dashwood 1687-1728 (41) died at Paris .

Oct 1728

07 Oct 1728

On 07 Oct 1728 Theophilus Henry Hastings 1728-1804 was born to Henry Hastings 1701-1786 (27) and Elizabeth Hudson 1701-1778 (27)

15 Oct 1728

On 15 Oct 1728 James Hamilton 1st Earl Clanbrassil 1694-1758 (34) and Harriet Bentinck Countess Clanbrassil 1705-1792 (22) were married

Nov 1728

On Nov 1728 John Bingham 1728-1750 was born to John Bingham 1690-1749 (38) .

10 Nov 1728

On 10 Nov 1728 Anna Sophie Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld 1727-1728 (1) died at Coburg

28 Nov 1728

On 28 Nov 1728 Lewis Watson 1st Baron Sondes 1728-1795 was born to John Monson 1st Baron Monson 1693-1748 (35) and Margaret Watson 1695-1751 (33)

On 28 Nov 1728 Alexander Gordon 2nd Duke Gordon 1678-1728 (50) died . His son Cosmo George Gordon 3rd Duke Gordon 1720-1752 (8) succeeded as 3rd Duke Gordon , 6th Marquess Huntly , 11th Earl Huntley .

Dec 1728

10 Dec 1728

On 10 Dec 1728 Elizabeth Sandys Baronetess Lee -1728 died

21 Dec 1728

On 21 Dec 1728 Henry Brydges 2nd Duke Chandos 1708-1771 (20) and Mary Bruce Duchess Chandos 1710-1738 (18) were married .

28 Dec 1728

On 28 Dec 1728 Anna Sophie Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg 1670-1728 (58) died at Rudolstadt .