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Before 1770 Thomas Hudson 1701-1779 (68) . Portrait of Dorothy Cust 1729-1770 (40) .

Before 1770 Henry Watson 1770- was born

1770 . Alexander Roslin Painter 1718-1793 (51) . Portrait of his wife Marie-Suzanne Giroust 1734-1772 (35) .

Around 1770 Thomas Gainsborough 1727-1788 (42) . Portrait of John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771 (59) .

In 1770 Joshua Reynolds 1723-1788 (46) . Portrait of Augustus John Hervey 3rd Earl Bristol 1724-1779 (45) .

Around 1770 Joshua Reynolds 1723-1788 (46) . Portrait of John Manners 1721-1770 (48) .

Around 1770 Joseph Wright of Derby 1734-1797 (35) . Portrait of Brownlow Cust 1st Baron Brownlow 1744-1807 (25) .

In 1770 Daniel Gardner 1750-1805 (20) Travelled to London and became a student at the Royal Academy of Arts where he was taught by Johan Joseph Zoffany 1733-1810 (36) .

Around 1780 Daniel Gardner 1750-1805 (30) . Portrait of Jane Maxwell Duchess Gordon 1748-1812 (32) wearing a green riding habit.

Around 1765 Johan Joseph Zoffany 1733-1810 (31) . Portrait of Mary Lepell Baroness Hervey 1700-1768 (65) .

Around 1766 Johan Joseph Zoffany 1733-1810 (32) . Portrait of Charlotte Mecklenburg-Strelitz Queen Consort England 1744-1818 (21) .

Around 1775 Johan Joseph Zoffany 1733-1810 (41) .The Gore Family with George Nassau Clavering-Cowper 3rd Earl Cowper 1738-1789.

Around 1770 . Nathaniel Dance-Holland Painter 1735-1811 (34) . Portrait of Robert Clive 1725-1774 (44) .

In 1770 Joseph Nollekens 1737-1823 (32) set up as a maker of busts and monuments in 9 Mortimer Street, Fitzrovia .

In 1770 Nicholas Bayly 2nd Baronet Plas Newydd Anglesey 1709-1782 (61) was elected as MP Anglesey

In 1770 Henry Carteret 1st Baron Carteret 1735-1826 (35) was appointed as Privy Council .

In 1770 Thomas Edward Capell 1770-1855 was born to William Anne Capell 4th Earl Essex 1732-1799 (37) and Harriet Bladen Countess Essex 1735-1821 (35) .

In 1770 Francis Hastings 1770-1776 was born to George Hastings 1735-1802 (34) and Sarah Fowler

Around 1770 Charles Manners 4th Duke Rutland 1754-1787 (15) educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

In 1770 Frederick North 2nd Earl Guilford 1732-1792 (37) was appointed as Prime Minister

In 1770 John Ponsonby 1st Viscount Ponsonby 1770-1855 was born to William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby 1744-1806 (25) and Louisa Molesworth Countess Fitzwilliam 1749-1824 (21) .

Around 1770 George Ponsonby 1755-1817 (14) educated at Kilkenny College, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny.

In 1770 Henry John Spencer-Churchill 1770-1795 was born to George Spencer 4th Duke Marlborough 1739-1817 (30) and Caroline Russell Duchess Marlborough 1743-1811 (26)

1770 . Alexander Roslin Painter 1718-1793 (51) . Portrait of Anne Vallayer-Coster Painter 1744-1818 (25) .

In 1770 Thomas Brand 1717-1770 (53) died

Around 1770 John Campbell 4th of Islay 1770-1809 was born to Walter Campbell 3rd of Islay 1741-1816 (28)

In 1770 Brownlow Cust 1st Baron Brownlow 1744-1807 (25) and Jocosa Drury Baronetess Cust -1771 were married . Jocosa Drury Baronetess Cust -1771 by marriage Baronetess Cust of Stamford in Lincolnshire .

In 1770 Dorothy Cust 1729-1770 (41) died .

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 1770 George Robert "Fighting Fitzgerald" Fitzgerald 1748-1786 (22) and Jane Conolly were married

In 1770 Fanny Fitzgerald 1770-1775 was born to James Fitzgerald 1st Duke Leinster 1722-1773 (48) and Emilia Mary Lennox Duchess Leinster 1731-1814 (38)

In 1770 William Fitzwilliam 4th Earl Fitzwilliam 1748-1833 (21) and Charlotte Ponsonby Countess Fitzwilliam -1822 were married .

In 1770 Gilbert Heathcote 3rd Baronet Heathcote 1720-1785 (49) and Elizabeth Hudson Baronetess Heathcote 1755-1813 (15) were married . Elizabeth Hudson Baronetess Heathcote 1755-1813 (15) by marriage as Baronet Heathcote .

In 1770 John Obrien 1770-1833 was born to Edward Dominic Obrien 1735-1801 (35)

In 1770 Elizabeth Gordon -1770 died

In 1770 Henrietta Margaret Staples Countess Clancarty 1770-1847 was born to John Staples 1736-1820 (33) and Harriet Conolly

In 1770 Mary Whitbread 1770-1858 was born to Samuel Whitbread 1720-1796 (49) and Mary Cornwallis 1736-1770 (33) .

In 1770 Commodore Arthur Forrest -1770 died .

In 1770 Elizabeth Araminta Gore 1770-1845 was born to Arthur Saunders Gore 2nd Earl Arran 1734-1809 (35) and Catherine Annesley 2nd Countess Arran -1770 .

In 1769 Pompeo Batoni 1708-1787 (60) . Portrait of Arthur Saunders Gore 2nd Earl Arran 1734-1809 (34) and Catherine Annesley 2nd Countess Arran -1770 .

In 1770 Matthew Moreton 2nd Baron Ducie Moreton -1770 died unmarried . Baron Ducie Moreton (1C 1720) became extinct. Thomas Reynolds 2nd Baron Ducie Totworth 1733-1785 (36) succeed as 2nd Baron Ducie Tortworth (1C 1720)

In 1770 Randle Wilbraham of Rode Hall Cheshire 1694-1770 (76) died .

In 1770 Timothy Shelley 1700-1770 (70) died

In 1770 Elizabeth Belasyse Duchess Norfolk 1770-1819 was born to Henry Belasyse 2nd Earl Fauconberg 1742-1802 (27) and Charlotte Lamb Countess Fauconberg

In 1770 Thomas Willoughby 4th Baron Middleton 1728-1781 (41) and Georgina Chadwick Baroness Middleton were married .

In 1770 Anthony Joseph Browne 7th Viscount Montague 1730-1787 (40) commissioned Capability Brown to landscape Cowdray House, Cowdray, Midhurst, Sussex .

In 1770 Anthony Hamilton Archdeacon 1739-1812 (31) was appointed Archdeacon London .

In 1770 George Hay 5th Marquess Tweedale 1758-1770 (12) died . His uncle George Hay 6th Marquess Tweedale 1700-1787 (70) succeeded as 6th Marquess Tweedale , 7th Earl Tweeddale .

Jan 1770

15 Jan 1770

On 15 Jan 1770 John Edwards 1st Baronet Edwards 1770-1850 was born to John Edwards -1789 .

Feb 1770

02 Feb 1770

On 02 Feb 1770 George Gordon 5th Duke Gordon 1770-1836 was born to Alexander Gordon 4th Duke Gordon 1743-1827 (26) .

Around 1778 George Romney 1734-1802 (43) . Portrait of Jane Maxwell Duchess Gordon 1748-1812 (30) and her son George Gordon 5th Duke Gordon 1770-1836 (7) .

Before 1830 . Thomas Lawrence 1769-1830 (60) . Portrait of George Gordon 5th Duke Gordon 1770-1836 (59) .

Around 1764 Pompeo Batoni 1708-1787 (55) . Portrait of Alexander Gordon 4th Duke Gordon 1743-1827 (20) .

1774 Angelica Kauffmann 1741-1807 (32) . Portrait of Alexander Gordon 4th Duke Gordon 1743-1827 (30) .

05 Feb 1770

On 05 Feb 1770 Alan Hyde Gardner 2nd Baron Gardner 1770-1815 was born to Alan Gardner 1st Baron Gardner 1742-1809 (27)

On 05 Feb 1770 Walter Butler 1st Marquess Ormonde 1770-1820 was born to John Butler 17th Earl Ormonde, 11th Earl Ossory 1740-1795 (29) .

14 Feb 1770

On 14 Feb 1770 Penelope Cooke Countess Cardigan 1770-1826 was born to George John Cooke 1736-1785 (34)

On 14 Feb 1770 Karoline Luise Friederike Nassau-Weilburg 1770-1828 was born to Charles Christian Nassau-Weilburg 1735-1788 (35) and Carolina Orange-Nassau 1743-1787 (26) .

1780 . Wilhelm Bottner 1758-1810 (27) . Portrait of Charles Christian Nassau-Weilburg 1735-1788 (44) .

15 Feb 1770

On 15 Feb 1770 John Loftus 2nd Marquess Ely 1770-1845 was born to Charles Loftus 1st Marquess Ely 1738-1806 (32) .

17 Feb 1770

On 17 Feb 1770 William Morden 1st Baronet Harbord 1696-1770 (74) died . His son Harbord Harbord 1st Baron Suffield 1734-1810 (36) succeeded as 2nd Baronet Harbord . Mary Assheton Baroness Suffield by marriage Baronetess Harbord .

27 Feb 1770

On 27 Feb 1770 Ernest Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg 1770-1779 was born to Ernest Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg Duke Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg 1745-1804 (25) and Charlotte Saxe-Meiningen Duchess Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg at Gotha

Mar 1770

In Mar 1770 Thomas Fortescue 1744-1779 (25) and Mary Pakenham 1749-1775 (21) were married .

Around 1767 Pompeo Batoni 1708-1787 (58) . Portrait of Thomas Fortescue 1744-1779 (22) .

In Mar 1770 George Bussy Villiers 4th Earl Jersey 1735-1805 (34) and Frances Twysden 1753-1821 (17) were married .She just past her 17th birthday, he twice her age.

15 Mar 1770

On 15 Mar 1770 Cecil Hamilton Baronetess Copley Sprotborough 1770-1819 was born to George Hamilton 1718-1787 (51) .

19 Mar 1770

On 19 Mar 1770 Stephen Moore 2nd Earl Mount Cashell 1770-1822 was born to Stephen Moore 1st Earl Mount Cashell 1730-1790 (39) and Helena Rawdon Countess Mount Cashell .

31 Mar 1770

On 31 Mar 1770 Edwin Lascelles 1st Baron Harewood 1713-1795 (57) and Jane Coleman Baroness Harewood 1731-1813 (39) were married

Apr 1770

11 Apr 1770

On 11 Apr 1770 George Canning 1770-1827 was born

In 1810 . Thomas Lawrence 1769-1830 (40) . Portrait of George Canning 1770-1827 (39) .

On 11 Apr 1770 John Montagu 1735-1770 (35) died

20 Apr 1770

On 20 Apr 1770 George Keppel 3rd Earl Albermarle 1724-1772 (46) and Anne Miller Countess Albermarle -1824 were married at Bagshot Park, Bagshot, Berkshire . Anne Miller Countess Albermarle -1824 by marriage Countess Albermarle (1C 1697) .

24 Apr 1770

On 24 Apr 1770 Robert Douglas 6th Baronet 1694-1770 died

26 Apr 1770

On 26 Apr 1770 Robert Waller Otway 1770-1846 was born

On 26 Apr 1770 Wilhelm Ludwig Nassau-Weilburg 1761-1770 (8) died .

28 Apr 1770

On 28 Apr 1770 Jean Louis Ligonier 1st Earl Ligonier 1680-1770 (89) died .

Jun 1770

03 Jun 1770

On 03 Jun 1770 Charlotte Werden 1702-1770 (68) died .

07 Jun 1770

On 07 Jun 1770 Robert Jenkinson 2nd Earl Liverpool 1770-1828 was born to Charles Jenkinson 1st Earl Liverpool 1729-1808 (41) and Amelia Watts (19) .His mother died one month later.

Around 1825 . Thomas Lawrence 1769-1830 (55) . Portrait of Robert Jenkinson 2nd Earl Liverpool 1770-1828 (54) .

1819 . George Hayter 1792-1871 (26) . Portrait of Robert Jenkinson 2nd Earl Liverpool 1770-1828 (48) .

13 Jun 1770

On 13 Jun 1770 Lucy Courtenay 1770-1822 was born to William Courtenay 8th Earl Devon 1742-1788 (27) and Frances Clack Countess Devon -1782 .

21 Jun 1770

On 21 Jun 1770 William Beckford 1760-1844 (9) inherted a fortune from his father.

On 21 Jun 1770 William Beckford 1709-1770 (60) died

29 Jun 1770

On 29 Jun 1770 Robert Jenkinson 2nd Earl Liverpool 1770-1828 was baptised at St Margaret's Church, Westminster .

Around 1825 . Thomas Lawrence 1769-1830 (55) . Portrait of Robert Jenkinson 2nd Earl Liverpool 1770-1828 (54) .

1819 . George Hayter 1792-1871 (26) . Portrait of Robert Jenkinson 2nd Earl Liverpool 1770-1828 (48) .

Jul 1770

In Jul 1770 Amelia Watts (19) died from childbirth

03 Jul 1770

On 03 Jul 1770 Anna Maria Bowes 1770-1832 was born to John Lyon 9th Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne 1737-1776 (32) and Mary 1749-1800 (21)

16 Jul 1770

Before 16 Jul 1770 Francis Cotes 1726-1770 (44) . Portrait of Laura Walpole -1813 .

Before 16 Jul 1770 Francis Cotes 1726-1770 (44) . Portrait of Charlotte Walpole Countess Dysart .

Before 16 Jul 1770 Francis Cotes 1726-1770 (44) . Portrait of Elizabeth Cust -1779 .

Before 16 Jul 1770 Francis Cotes 1726-1770 (44) . Portrait of Alice Ibbetson Countess Shipbrook .

Before 16 Jul 1770 Francis Cotes 1726-1770 (44) . Portrait of Alice Ibbetson Countess Shipbrook .

Before 16 Jul 1770 Francis Cotes 1726-1770 (44) . Portrait of Harry Powlett 6th Duke Bolton 1720- .

Before 16 Jul 1770 Francis Cotes 1726-1770 (44) . Portrait of Brownlow Cust 1st Baron Brownlow 1744-1807 (25) .

On 16 Jul 1770 Francis Cotes 1726-1770 (44) died .

Aug 1770

03 Aug 1770

On 03 Aug 1770 Frederick William II King Prussia 1770-1840 was born to Frederick William II King Prussia 1744-1797 (25) .

Sep 1770

02 Sep 1770

On 02 Sep 1770 William Annesley 1st Viscount Glerawly 1710-1770 (60) died .

12 Sep 1770

On 12 Sep 1770 Francis Annesley 1628-1770 died .

30 Sep 1770

On 30 Sep 1770 Thomas Robinson 1st Baron Grantham 1695-1770 (75) died . His son Thomas Robinson 2nd Baron Grantham 1738-1786 (31) succeeded as 2nd Baron Grantham .

Oct 1770

04 Oct 1770

On 04 Oct 1770 Charles William Oldenburg 1770-1771 was born to Frederick Christian Oldenburg I Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg 1721-1794 (49) and Charlotte Amalie Wilhelmine Unknown Duchess Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg

12 Oct 1770

On 12 Oct 1770 Harriet Kerr 1770- was born to William John Kerr 5th Marquess Lothian 1737-1815 (33) and Elizabeth Fortescue 5th Marchioness Lothian 1745-1780 (25)

Before 02 Aug 1788 Joshua Reynolds 1723-1788 (65) . Portrait of Elizabeth Fortescue 5th Marchioness Lothian 1745-1780 .

On 12 Oct 1770 Thomas Fermor 4th Earl Pomfret 1770-1833 was born to George Fermor 2nd Earl Pomfret 1722-1785 (48) .

15 Oct 1770

On 15 Oct 1770 Norborne Berkeley 4th Baron Botetort 1717-1770 (53) died in Williamsburg, Virginia .Having no legitimate male issue the title Baron Botetort became extinct.

Nov 1770

05 Nov 1770

On 05 Nov 1770 William Charles Colyear 3rd Earl Portmore 1745-1823 (25) and Mary Leslie Countess Portmore were married .

09 Nov 1770

On 09 Nov 1770 John Campbell 4th Duke Argyll 1693-1770 (77) died . His son John Campbell 5th Duke Argyll 1723-1806 (47) succeeded as 5th Duke Argyll . Elizabeth Gunning Countess Argyll 1733-1790 (36) by marriage Countess Argyll .

Around 1740 Gavin Hamilton 1723-1798 (17) . Portrait of John Campbell 5th Duke Argyll 1723-1806 (16) .

Around 1740 Gavin Hamilton 1723-1798 (17) . Portrait of Elizabeth Gunning Countess Argyll 1733-1790 (6) .