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Before 1776 Capel Molyneux 3rd Baronet Castle Dillon 1717-1797 (58) was elected MP Dublin University .

In 1740 . James Latham 1696-1747 (44) . Portrait of Capel Molyneux 3rd Baronet Castle Dillon 1717-1797 (23) .

In 1776 Joshua Reynolds 1723-1788 (52) . Portrait of Seymour Dorothy Fleming 1758-1818 (17) .

In 1776 Joshua Reynolds 1723-1788 (52) . Portrait of Seymour Dorothy Fleming 1758-1818 (17) .

Around 1776 George Romney 1734-1802 (41) . Portrait of Charles Lennox 3rd Duke Richmond 1735-1806 (40) .

Around 1776 George Romney 1734-1802 (41) . Portrait of George Parker 4th Earl Macclesfield 1755-1842 (20) .

Around 1776 George Romney 1734-1802 (41) . Portrait of George Parker 4th Earl Macclesfield 1755-1842 (20) .

1776 Angelica Kauffmann 1741-1807 (34) . Portrait of Edward Smith-Stanley 12th Earl Derby 1752-1834 (23) , Elizabeth Hamilton Countess Derby 1753-1797 (22) and their son Edward Smith-Stanley 13th Earl Derby 1775-1851 .

In 1776 Charles Bingham 1st Earl Lucan 1735-1799 (40) was created 1st Baron Lucan of Castlebar in Mayo . Margaret Smith Countess Lucan 1740-1814 (36) by marriage Baroness Lucan of Castlebar in Mayo .

In 1776 Bladon Thomas Capell 1776-1853 was born to William Anne Capell 4th Earl Essex 1732-1799 (43) and Harriet Bladen Countess Essex 1735-1821 (41) .

In 1776 Robert Carteret 3rd Earl Granville 1721-1776 (55) died .

In 1776 Henry Augustus Berkeley Craven 1776- was born to William Craven 6th Baron Craven 1738-1791 (37) and Elizabeth Berkeley Margrave Brandenburg-Ansbach 1750-1828 (25) .

In 1776 George Finch-Hatton 1747-1823 (28) was elected as Fellow of the Royal Society

In 1776 Henry Grey 1776-1799 was born to George Grey 5th Earl Stamford, 1st Earl Warrington 1737-1819 (38) and Henrietta Bentinck Countess Stamford, Countess Warrington 1737-1827 (38)

In 1776 Francis Hastings 1770-1776 (6) died

In 1776 Ferdinando Hastings 1776-1801 was born to George Hastings 1735-1802 (40) and Sarah Fowler

In 1776 Susan Maria Howard 1776-1783 was born to Frederick Howard 5th Earl Carlisle 1748-1825 (27) and Margaret Caroline Leveson-Gower Countess Carlisle -1824

In 1776 Anne Margaret Dutton 1776-1852 was born to James Dutton 1st Baron Sherborne 1744-1820 (31) and Elizabeth Coke Baroness Sherborne 1753-1824 (23)

In 1776 Hester Lucy Stanhope 1776-1839 was born to Charles Stanhope 3rd Earl Stanhope 1753-1816 (22) and Hester Pitt Countess Stanhope 1755-1780 (20) .

In 1776 Edward Smith-Stanley 12th Earl Derby 1752-1834 (23) was appointed Lord Lieutenant Lancashire

In 1776 John Chetwynd-Talbot 1st Earl Talbot 1749-1793 (26) and Charlotte Augusta Hill Countess Talbot -1804 were married .

In 1776 Francis Vernon 1st Earl Shipbrook 1715-1783 (61) was created 1st Viscount Orwell . Alice Ibbetson Countess Shipbrook by marriage Viscountess Orwell .

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

In 1776 Henry Vernon 1717-1776 (59) died

In 1776 John Vernon 1776-1818 was born to Henry Vernon 1717-1776 (59)

In 1776 Georgiana Frances Stewart 1776-1804 was born to John Stewart 7th Earl Galloway 1736-1806 (39) and Anne Dashwood Countess Galloway 1743-1830 (33) .

In 1776 Georgiana Beauclerk 1776-1791 was born to Aubrey Beauclerk 5th Duke St Albans 1740-1802 (35) and Catherine Ponsonby Duchess St Albans 1742-1789 (33) .

In 1776 Henry Cecil 1st Marquess Exeter 1754-1804 (21) and Emma Vernon were married .

In 1776 Thomas Wynn 1st Baron Newborough 1736-1807 (40) was created 1st Baron Newborough of Newborough in County Wexford (2C 1776) . Catherine Perceval Baroness Newborough -1782 by marriage Baroness Newborough of Newborough in County Wexford (2C 1776) .

In 1776 Peter Burrell 21st Baron Willoughby Eresby, 1st Baron Gwydyr 1754-1820 (21) was elected at MP Haslemere .

In 1776 John Creighton 1st Earl Erne 1731-1828 (45) and Mary Caroline Hervey Countess Erne 1753-1842 (23) were married .

In 1776 Christopher Crowe 1716-1776 (60) died .

In 1776 Brownlow Cust 1st Baron Brownlow 1744-1807 (31) was created 1st Baron Brownlow of Belton in Lincolnshire in recognition of his father's services; the name of his title refers to his paternal grandmother Anne Brownlow.Frances Bankes Baroness Brownlow by marriage Baroness Brownlow of Belton in Lincolnshire .

In 1776 Brownlow Cust 1st Baron Brownlow 1744-1807 (31) was elected as Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London .

In 1776 Richard Fitzgerald 1733-1776 (43) was killed in a duel by his daughter's father-in-law Edward King 1st Earl Kingston 1726-1797 (49) .

In 1776 Louisa Fitzgerald 1772-1776 (4) died

In 1776 John Hobart 2nd Earl Buckinghamshire 1723-1793 (52) was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Ireland .

Before 02 Aug 1788 Thomas Gainsborough 1727-1788 (61) . Portrait of John Hobart 2nd Earl Buckinghamshire 1723-1793 (64) .

In 1780 Thomas Gainsborough 1727-1788 (52) . Portrait of John Hobart 2nd Earl Buckinghamshire 1723-1793 (56) .

In 1776 William Mordaunt Milner 3rd Baronet Milner 1754-1811 (21) and Diana Sturt were married .

After 1798 John Hoppner 1758-1810 (39) . Portrait of William Mordaunt Milner 3rd Baronet Milner 1754-1811 (43) .

In 1776 Richard Philipps 1st Baron Milford 1744-1823 (32) was created 1st Baron Milford .

Around 1776 Charlotte Primrose Countess Effingham 1776-1864 was born to Neil Primrose 3rd Earl Rosebery 1729-1814 (47) .

In 1776 Charlotte Percy Countess Ashburham 1776-1862 was born to Algernon Percy 1st Earl Beverley 1750-1830 (25) and Isabella Susan Burrell Countess Beverley 1750-1812 (25) .

In 1776 John Staples 1776-1859 was born to John Staples 1736-1820 (39) and Henrietta Molesworth -1813

In 1776 Elizabeth 1721-1788 (54) was tried for bigamy at Westminster Hall, Westminster Palace, Westminster

In 1776 Anne Plumer Countess Abercorn 1690-1776 (86) died

In 1776 Richard Terrick Bishop 1710-1777 (66) refused the Archbishop York on the grounds of ill health.

In 1776 William Eden 1st Baron Auckland 1745-1814 (30) and Eleanor Elliot were married .

In 1776 Pompeo Batoni 1708-1787 (67) . Portrait of George Edward Henry Arthur Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1755-1801 (20) .

In 1776 Capel Molyneux 3rd Baronet Castle Dillon 1717-1797 (59) was appointed to the Privy Council Ireland .

In 1740 . James Latham 1696-1747 (44) . Portrait of Capel Molyneux 3rd Baronet Castle Dillon 1717-1797 (23) .

In 1776 Jemima Hay 1776-1822 was born to James Hay 15th Earl Erroll 1726-1778 (49) and Isabella Carr Countess Erroll

In 1776 Anthony Hamilton Archdeacon 1739-1812 (37) became Rector of Much Hadham, Hertfordshire .

After 1776 . All Saints Church, Spelsbury, Oxfordshire .Monument to Robert Lee 4th Earl Lichfield 1706-1776 (69) and Charlotte Fitzroy Countess Lichfield 1664-1718 .

Feb 1776

05 Feb 1776

On 05 Feb 1776 Fredericka Louise Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg 1741-1776 (35) died .

24 Feb 1776

On 24 Feb 1776 Elizabeth Hesketh Countess Derby 1694-1776 (81) died

Mar 1776

02 Mar 1776

On 02 Mar 1776 William Henry Hoare 1776-1819 was born to Henry Hoare 1750-1828 (25)

04 Mar 1776

On 04 Mar 1776 Mary Ponsonby Countess Grey 1776-1861 was born to William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby 1744-1806 (31) and Louisa Molesworth Countess Fitzwilliam 1749-1824 (27) .

06 Mar 1776

On 06 Mar 1776 Francis Saxe-Coburg-Gotha I Duke Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1750-1806 (25) and Sophie Saxe-Hildburghausen Duchess Saxe-Coburg-Gotha were married . Sophie Saxe-Hildburghausen Duchess Saxe-Coburg-Gotha by marriage Duchess Saxe-Coburg-Gotha .

07 Mar 1776

On 07 Mar 1776 John Lyon 9th Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne 1737-1776 (38) died . His son John Lyon 10th Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne 1769-1820 (6) succeeded as 10th Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne .

15 Mar 1776

On 15 Mar 1776 Joan Scott 1776- was born to John "Pawky Scott" Scott 1725-1775

Apr 1776

10 Apr 1776

After 10 Apr 1776 . St Giles' Church, Wrexham, Denbighshire, North-East Wales . Monument to Philip Puleston. Sculpted by Charles Bromfield 1739- .

After 10 Apr 1776 . St Giles' Church, Wrexham, Denbighshire, North-East Wales . Monument to Philip Puleston. Sculpted by Charles Bromfield 1739- .

After 10 Apr 1776 . St Giles' Church, Wrexham, Denbighshire, North-East Wales . Monument to Philip Puleston. Sculpted by Charles Bromfield 1739- .

11 Apr 1776

On 11 Apr 1776 Wenman Coke 1717-1776 (59) died

17 Apr 1776

On 17 Apr 1776 Edward Southwell 20th Baron Clifford 1738-1777 (37) abeyance terminated 20th Baron Clifford .

28 Apr 1776

On 28 Apr 1776 William Tatton 1703-1776 (72) died .

On 28 Apr 1776 Charles Augustus Bennet 5th Earl Tankerville 1776-1859 was born to Charles Bennet 4th Earl Tankerville 1743-1822 (32) and Emma Colebrooke Countess Tankerville 1752-1836 (24) .

May 1776

03 May 1776

On 03 May 1776 John Savile Foljambe 1776-1805 was born to Francis Ferrand Foljambe 1749-1814 (27)

20 May 1776

On 20 May 1776 Elizabeth Gunning Countess Argyll 1733-1790 (42) was created 1st Baron Hamilton of Hamilton in Leicestershire by George III King Great Britain and Ireland 1738-1820 (37) .

On 20 May 1776 George Pitt 1st Baron Rivers 1721-1821 (55) was created 1st Baron Rivers (3C 1776) of Stratfield Saye in Hampshire

Before 17 Dec 1806 Thomas Beach 1738-1806 (68) . Portrait of George Pitt 1st Baron Rivers 1721-1821 (85) .

On 20 May 1776 Thomas Foley 1st Baron Foley 1716-1777 (59) was created 1st Baron Foley of Kidderminster in Worcestershire (2C 1776) . Frace Grenville Baroness Foley by marriage Baroness Foley of Kidderminster in Worcestershire (2C 1776) .

On 20 May 1776 Francis Ingram-Seymour-Conway 2nd Marquess Hertford 1743-1822 (33) and Isabella Anne Ingram Marchioness Hertford 1759-1834 (16) were married .

In 1781 Joshua Reynolds 1723-1788 (57) . Portrait of Isabella Anne Ingram Marchioness Hertford 1759-1834 (21) .

Around 1784 John Hoppner 1758-1810 (25) . Portrait of Isabella Anne Ingram Marchioness Hertford 1759-1834 (24) .

25 May 1776

On 25 May 1776 Richard Fitzwilliam 6th Viscount Merrion 1711-1776 (64) died .

29 May 1776

On 29 May 1776 Henry Belasyse 2nd Earl Fauconberg 1742-1802 (34) and Charlotte Lamb Countess Fauconberg were married

On 29 May 1776 Jane Bond -1776 died

Jul 1776

03 Jul 1776

On 03 Jul 1776 Henry Parnell 1st Baron Congleton 1776-1842 was born

19 Jul 1776

On 19 Jul 1776 Thomas Vesey 1st Viscount Vesci -1804 was created 1st Viscount Vesci of Abbeyleix in Queen's County .

On 19 Jul 1776 Edward Ligonier 1st Earl Ligonier 1740-1782 (36) was created 1st Earl Ligonier .

22 Jul 1776

On 22 Jul 1776 John Stratford 1st Earl Aldborough 1698-1777 (77) was created 1st Viscount Aldborough of Belan in Kildare .

27 Jul 1776

On 27 Jul 1776 James Agar 1st Viscount Clifden 1734-1789 (42) was created 1st Viscount Clifden of Gowran in County Kilkenny .

Aug 1776

01 Aug 1776

On 01 Aug 1776 Archibald Acheson 2nd Earl Gosford 1776-1849 was born to Arthur Acheson 1st Earl Gosford 1745-1807 (31) at Markethill, County Armagh.

07 Aug 1776

On 07 Aug 1776 Amalie Charlotte Wilhelmine Louise Nassau-Weilburg 1776-1841 was born to Charles Christian Nassau-Weilburg 1735-1788 (41) and Carolina Orange-Nassau 1743-1787 (33) .

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

14 Aug 1776

On 14 Aug 1776 Christian Hesse-Kassel 1776-1814 was born to Charles Hesse-Kassel 1744-1836 (31) and Louise Oldenburg 1750-1831 (26)

15 Aug 1776

In 15 Aug 1776 John Damer 1744-1776 (32) committed suicide having shot himself in the Bedford Arms, Covent Garden, Westminster being heavily in debt.

19 Aug 1776

On 19 Aug 1776 Charles Dillon-Lee 12th Viscount Dillon 1745-1813 (30) and Henrietta Maria Phipps Viscountess Dillon 1757-1782 (19) were married .

31 Aug 1776

On 31 Aug 1776 Thomas Reynolds-Moreton 1st Earl Ducie 1776-1840 was born to Francis Reynolds-Moreton 3rd Baron Ducie 1739-1808 (37) .

On 31 Aug 1776 Peter King 7th Baron King 1776-1833 was born to Peter King 6th Baron King 1736-1793 (40) .

Sep 1776

06 Sep 1776

On 06 Sep 1776 James Lenox Dutton 1713-1776 (63) died . He was buried at Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Sherborne, Gloucestershire . Monument to James Lenox Dutton 1713-1776 (63) and his second wife Jane Bond -1776 sculpted by Richard "The Elder" Westmacott 1747-1808 (29) in 1791. Remarkble for the quality of the carving and the stone (probably Carrara Marble) and the skeleton. Believed to be called Immortality Trampling Death. Life-sized angel leans on a medallion with profiles of the deceased, underfoot a prostrate skeleton (representing death).

On 06 Sep 1776 James Lenox Dutton 1713-1776 (63) died . He was buried at Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Sherborne, Gloucestershire . Monument to James Lenox Dutton 1713-1776 (63) and his second wife Jane Bond -1776 sculpted by Richard "The Elder" Westmacott 1747-1808 (29) in 1791. Remarkble for the quality of the carving and the stone (probably Carrara Marble) and the skeleton. Believed to be called Immortality Trampling Death. Life-sized angel leans on a medallion with profiles of the deceased, underfoot a prostrate skeleton (representing death).

On 06 Sep 1776 James Lenox Dutton 1713-1776 (63) died . He was buried at Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Sherborne, Gloucestershire . Monument to James Lenox Dutton 1713-1776 (63) and his second wife Jane Bond -1776 sculpted by Richard "The Elder" Westmacott 1747-1808 (29) in 1791. Remarkble for the quality of the carving and the stone (probably Carrara Marble) and the skeleton. Believed to be called Immortality Trampling Death. Life-sized angel leans on a medallion with profiles of the deceased, underfoot a prostrate skeleton (representing death).

26 Sep 1776

On 26 Sep 1776 Stephen Fox-Strangeways 1st Earl Ilchester 1704-1776 (72) died . His son Henry Thomas Fox-Strangeways 2nd Earl Ilchester 1747-1802 (29) succeeded as 2nd Earl Ilchester , 2nd Baron Ilchester and Stavordale of Redlynch in Somerset , 2nd Baron Strangways Woodford in Dorset , 2nd Baron Ilchester of Ilchester in Somerset

Before 1802 Thomas Beach 1738-1806 (63) . Portrait of Henry Thomas Fox-Strangeways 2nd Earl Ilchester 1747-1802 (54) .

Nov 1776

06 Nov 1776

On 06 Nov 1776 Henry Flower 4th Viscount Ashbrook 1776-1847 was born to William Flower 2nd Viscount Ashbrook 1744-1780 (32) .

12 Nov 1776

On 12 Nov 1776 Mark Robert Kerr 1776-1840 was born to William John Kerr 5th Marquess Lothian 1737-1815 (39) and Elizabeth Fortescue 5th Marchioness Lothian 1745-1780 (31)

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

16 Nov 1776

Dec 1776

10 Dec 1776

On 10 Dec 1776 Robert Hay-Drummond Archbishop York 1711-1776 (65) died at Bishopthorpe, York, Yorkshire.

In or before 1771 Andrea Soldi 1703-1771 (68) . Portrait of Robert Hay-Drummond Archbishop York 1711-1776 (59) .

17 Dec 1776

On 17 Dec 1776 Catherine Furnese Countess Guilford, Countess Rockingham -1776 died

27 Dec 1776

On 27 Dec 1776 Louisa Gordon Marchioness Cornwallis 1776-1850 was born to Alexander Gordon 4th Duke Gordon 1743-1827 (33) and Jane Maxwell Duchess Gordon 1748-1812 (28) .

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) .

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) .

1772 Angelica Kauffmann 1741-1807 (30) . Portrait of Jane Maxwell Duchess Gordon 1748-1812 (24) .

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

30 Dec 1776

On 30 Dec 1776 Thomas Onslow 2nd Earl Onslow 1754-1827 (22) and Arabella Mainwaring Ellerker Countess Onslow 1755-1782 (21) were married .