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Events in ... 1799 ...

In 1799 William Robinson Portrait Painter 1799-1839 was born .

In 1799 John Hoppner 1758-1810 (40) . Portrait of Jane Elizabeth Scott 1774-1824 (25) .

In 1799 John Hoppner 1758-1810 (40) . Portrait of Jane Elizabeth Scott 1774-1824 (25) .

In 1799 Richard "The Younger" Westmacott 1799-1892 was born to Richard Westmacott 1775-1856 (23)

In 1799 Charles Finch 1799- was born to Heneage Finch 4th Earl Aylesford 1751-1812 (47) and Louisa Thynne Countess Aylesford 1760-1832 (38)

In 1799 Granville Leveson-Gower 1st Earl Granville 1773-1846 (25) was elected as MP Staffordshire .

In 1799 Henrietta Charlotte Grey 1799-1866 was born to George Grey 6th Earl Stamford, 2nd Earl Warrington 1765-1845 (33) and Henrietta Charteris Countess Stamford, Countess Warrington

In 1799 Henry Grey 1776-1799 (23) died

In 1799 Francis Lascelles 1744-1799 (54) died .

In 1799 Caroline Tollemache 1799-1825 was born to William Tollemache 1766-1833 (32)

In 1799 Arthur Perceval 1799-1858 was born to Charles George Perceval 2nd Baron Arden, 1st Baron Arden Arden 1756-1840 (42) .

In 1799 George John Spencer 2nd Earl Spencer 1758-1834 (40) was appointed 621st Knight Garter: George III

In 1799 George Spencer 1799-1864 was born to George John Spencer 2nd Earl Spencer 1758-1834 (40) and Lavinia Bingham Countess Spencer 1762-1831 (37) .

In 1799 Richard Wellesley 1st Marquess Wellesley 1760-1842 (38) was created 1st Marquess Wellesley . Hyacinthe-Gabrielle Roland Marchioness Wellesley 1766-1816 (33) by marriage Marchioness Wellesley .

In 1799 Frederick Richard West 1799-1862 was born to Frederick West 1767-1852 (32) at Hanover Square, Parish of St George's Church, Mayfair, Westminster .

In 1799 Ernest Augustus King Hanover 1771-1851 (27) was created 1st Duke Cumberland and Teviotdale .

In 1799 William Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1777-1859 (21) called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn, Holborn, Camden, City of London

In 1799 Caroline Stewart 1799-1857 was born to George Stewart 8th Earl Galloway 1768-1834 (30) and Jane Paget Countess Galloway 1774-1842 (24)

In 1799 Charles Littleton Anson 1799-1812 was born to Thomas Anson 1st Viscount Anson 1767-1818 (31) and Anne Margaret Coke Viscountess Anson 1779-1843 (19) .

Around 1815 Thomas Barber 1771-1843 (44) . Portrait of Anne Margaret Coke Viscountess Anson 1779-1843 (35) .

In 1799 Archibald Hamilton 9th Duke Hamilton, 6th Duke Brandon 1740-1819 (58) was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Lanarkshire

In 1799 Catherine Gordon Duchess Gordon 1718-1799 (81) died

In 1799 Robert Hobart 4th Earl Buckinghamshire 1760-1816 (38) and Eleanor Agnes Eden Countess Buckinghamshire 1777-1851 (22) were married .

In 1799 Francis Osborne 1st Baron Godolphin 1777-1850 (21) was elected as MP Helston .

In 1799 John Jeffreys Pratt 1st Marquess Camden 1759-1840 (40) was appointed 622nd Knight Garter: George III

In 1799 Valentine Richard Wyndham-Quin 1st Viscount Mount Earl, 1st Earl Dunraven and Mount Earl 1752-1824 (46) was elected as MP Kilmallock

In 1799 John Frederick Gordon 1799-1878 was born to George Gordon 9th Marquess Huntly 1761-1853 (37) and Charlotte Anne Cope Marchioness Huntly .

In 1799 Bennet Sherard 3rd Earl Harborough 1719-1799 (80) died . His brother Robert Sherard 4th Earl Harborough 1719-1799 (80) succeeded as 4th Earl Harborough (1C 1719) , 4th Viscount Sherard , 4th Baron Sherard of Harborough .

In 1799 Robert Sherard 4th Earl Harborough 1719-1799 (80) died . His son Philip Sherard 5th Earl Harborough 1767-1807 (32) succeeded as 5th Earl Harborough (1C 1719) , 5th Viscount Sherard , 5th Baron Sherard of Harborough .

In 1799 Henry Wodehouse 1799-1834 was born to John Wodehouse 2nd Baron Wodehouse 1771-1846 (27) and Charlotte Norris Baronetess Woodhouse -1845 .

In 1799 Marie Württemberg Duchess Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1799-1860 was born to Alexander Württemberg Duke Württemberg 1771-1833 (27) and Antoinette Ernestine Amalie Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Duchess Württemberg 1779-1824 (19) .

Around 1799 Margaret Williams 1799-1880 was born to John William 1st Baronet Bodelwyddan 1761-1830 (38) .

In 1799 George Frederick Hotham 1799-1856 was born to Beaumont Hotham 1768-1799 (30)

In 1799 Charles Marsham 1st Earl Romney 1744-1811 (54) entertained when the King reviewed about six thousand of the Kentish Volunteers at The Mote, Maidstone, Kent .

In 1799 Anthony Hamilton Archdeacon 1778-1851 (20) was appointed Private Secretary to Thomas Bruce 11th Earl Kincardine, 7th Earl Elgin 1766-1841 (32) .

After 1799 . The sad story of Sarah Fletcher. Having waited years for her husband to return from sea she discovered him in the process of marrying another woman, bigamously, driving her to suicide. The church agreed she had 'Died a Martyr to Excessive Sensibility' allowing her to be buried in consecrated ground. Her ghost is said to haunt their family home Courtiers House, Clifton Hampden near Oxford. Dorchester Priory, Dorchester, Oxfordshire .

After 1799 . The sad story of Sarah Fletcher. Having waited years for her husband to return from sea she discovered him in the process of marrying another woman, bigamously, driving her to suicide. The church agreed she had 'Died a Martyr to Excessive Sensibility' allowing her to be buried in consecrated ground. Her ghost is said to haunt their family home Courtiers House, Clifton Hampden near Oxford. Dorchester Priory, Dorchester, Oxfordshire .

Feb 1799

12 Feb 1799

On 12 Feb 1799 George Augustus Clavering-Cowper 1776-1799 (22) died . His brother Peter Leopold Louis Francis Nassau Clavering-Cowper 4th Earl Cowper 1778-1837 (20) succeeded as 5th Earl Cowper .

On 12 Feb 1799 Georgiana Villiers 1799-1799 was born to George Villiers 1759-1827 (39) and Theresa Parker 1775-1840 (24)

28 Feb 1799

On 28 Feb 1799 Charles Arbuthnot 1767-1850 (31) and Marcia Clapcote-Lisle 1774-1806 (24) were married at Cholmondeley House, Piccadilly, Westminster .

Mar 1799

04 Mar 1799

On 04 Mar 1799 William Beauclerk 8th Duke St Albans 1766-1825 (32) and Maria Janetta Nelthorpe Duchess St Albans -1822 were married .

On 04 Mar 1799 William Anne Capell 4th Earl Essex 1732-1799 (66) died at St James' Palace, St James', Westminster . His son George Capell-Coningsbury 5th Earl Essex 1757-1839 (41) succeeded as 5th Earl Essex (9C 1641) . Sarah Bazett Countess Essex 1759-1838 (39) by marriage Countess Essex .

In 1816 . Charles Turner 1774-1857 (41) . Mezzotint. Portrait of Sarah Bazett Countess Essex 1759-1838 (56) .

29 Mar 1799

On 29 Mar 1799 Edward Smith-Stanley 14th Earl Derby 1799-1869 was born to Edward Smith-Stanley 13th Earl Derby 1775-1851 (23) and Charlotte Margaret Hornby Countess Derby

On 29 Mar 1799 Charles Bingham 1st Earl Lucan 1735-1799 (63) died . His son Richard Bingham 2nd Earl Lucan 1764-1839 (34) succeeded as 2nd Earl Lucan of Castlebar in Mayo , 2nd Baron Lucan of Castlebar in Mayo . Elizabeth Belasyse Duchess Norfolk 1770-1819 (29) by marriage Countess Lucan of Castlebar in Mayo .

30 Mar 1799

On 30 Mar 1799 James Archibald Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie 1st Baron Wharncliffe 1776-1845 (22) and Elizabeth Caroline Mary Creighton Baroness Wharncliffe were married .

Aug 1799

In Aug 1799 Beaumont Hotham 1768-1799 (30) died

02 Aug 1799

On 02 Aug 1799 Douglas Hamilton 8th Duke Hamilton, 5th Duke Brandon 1756-1799 (43) died at Hamilton Palace, Hamilton. His uncle Archibald Hamilton 9th Duke Hamilton, 6th Duke Brandon 1740-1819 (59) succeeded as 9th Duke Hamilton , 6th Duke Brandon of Suffolk , 6th Baron Dutton of Cheshire . Harriet Stewart Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon -1788 by marriage Duchess Hamilton , Duke Brandon of Suffolk .

On 02 Aug 1799 Charles Culling Smith 1775-1853 (24) and Anne Wellesley 1768-1844 (31) were married

On 02 Aug 1799 George William Campbell 6th Duke Argyll 1768-1839 (30) succeeded as 3rd Baron Hamilton of Hamilton in Leicestershire .

05 Aug 1799

On 05 Aug 1799 Richard Howe 1st Earl Howe 1726-1799 (73) died . His daughter Sophia Howe 2nd Baroness Howe -1835 succeeded as 2nd Baron Howe . His brother William Howe 5th Viscount Howe 1729-1814 (69) succeeded as 5th Viscount Howe . Frances Conolly Viscountess Howe by marriage Viscountess Howe .

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.

08 Aug 1799

On 08 Aug 1799 William Feilding 1760-1799 (39) died .

11 Aug 1799

On 11 Aug 1799 James Drummond 1791-1799 (7) died

Sep 1799

07 Sep 1799

On 07 Sep 1799 Thomas Baring 1799-1873 was born to Thomas Baring 2nd Baronet Baring 1772-1848 (27) and Mary Ursula Sealy Sealy Baronetess Baring Sealy Baronetess Baring 1774-1846 (25)

09 Sep 1799

On 09 Sep 1799 James Duff 4th Earl Fife 1776-1857 (22) and Maria Caroline Manners Countess Fife -1805 were married

14 Sep 1799

On 14 Sep 1799 Elizabeth Prentiss Countess Ferrers -1799 died

16 Sep 1799

On 16 Sep 1799 William Obrien 2nd Marquess Thomond 1765-1846 (34) and Rebecca Trotter Marchioness Thomond 1775-1852 (24) were married

20 Sep 1799

On 20 Sep 1799 William Lennox 1799-1881 was born to Charles Lennox 4th Duke Richmond 1764-1819 (35) and Charlotte Gordon Duchess Richmond 1768-1842 (31) .

24 Sep 1799

On 24 Sep 1799 Margaret Steuart 1755-1799 (44) died .

In 1785 Pompeo Batoni 1708-1787 (76) . Portrait of Margaret Steuart 1755-1799 (30) .

28 Sep 1799

On 28 Sep 1799 Robert Shirley 7th Earl Ferrers 1756-1827 (43) and Elizabeth Mundy Countess Ferrers -1827 were married . Elizabeth Mundy Countess Ferrers -1827 by marriage Countess Ferrers .

Oct 1799

14 Oct 1799

On 14 Oct 1799 Frederica Hohenzollern 1799-1800 was born to Frederick William II King Prussia 1770-1840 (29)

27 Oct 1799

On 27 Oct 1799 Cospatrick Alexander Douglas-Home 11th Earl Home 1799-1881 was born to Alexander Ramey-Home 10th Earl Home 1769-1841 (29) and Elizabeth Scott Countess Home at Dalkeith House, Dalkeith

Nov 1799

03 Nov 1799

On 03 Nov 1799 Richard White 1st Earl Bantry 1767-1851 (32) and Margaret Anne Hare Countess Bantry -1835 were married .