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On this Day in History ... 17 January

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1469 Execution of Warwick's Supporters

1537 Bigod's Rebellion

On 17 Jan 1168 Thierry Metz Count Flanders 1099-1168 (69) died .

On 17 Jan 1221 Walter Clifford 2nd Baron Clifford 1160-1221 (61) died . On 17 Jan 1221 His son Walter Clifford 3rd Baron Clifford 1181-1263 (40) succeeded as 3rd Baron Clifford (Feudal) . Margred verch Llewellyn Aberffraw Baroness Clifford -1268 by marriage Baroness Clifford (Feudal) .

On 17 Jan 1240 Isabel Marshal Countess Cornwall, Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford 1200-1240 (39) died .

On 17 Jan 1240 Nicholas Cornwall 1240-1240 was born to Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall 1209-1272 (31) and Isabel Marshal Countess Cornwall, Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford 1200-1240 (39) at Berkhamstead Castle, Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire . He was a Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216.

On 17 Jan 1342 Philip "Bold" Valois-Burgundy II Duke Burgundy 1342-1404 was born to John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364 (22) and Bonne Luxembourg Queen Consort France 1315-1349 (26) at Pontoise .

On 17 Jan 1400 Bryan Cornwall 4th Baron Burford 1355-1400 (44) died at Burford, Shropshire . His brother Richard Cornwall 5th Baron Burford 1360-1443 (39) succeeded as 5th Baron Burford (1C) .

Execution of Warwick's Supporters

On 17 Jan 1469 Warwick's supporters were executed in Salisbury Marketplace in the presence of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (26) :
Thomas Hungerford -1469 was beheaded . His daughter Mary Hungerford 4th Baroness Hungerford 1468-1533 (1) succeeded as 4th Baron Hungerford .
Henry Courtenay -1469 was beheaded .

On 17 Jan 1512 Sybille Marck 1512-1554 was born to John Marck III Duke Cleves 1490-1538 (21) and Maria J├╝lich-Berg Duchess Cleves

Bigod's Rebellion

On 17 Jan 1537 Thomas Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Templehurst 1467-1537 (70) wrote to Robert Aske and Robert Constable 1478-1537 (59) ... Of Sir Fras Bigod (29) I heard, this day at dinner, as you wrote; and more, that Hallum was taken at Hull yesterday with a letter in his purse from Sir Francis Bigod (29) promising that he and all the West Base_Countries would rise and come forward. This day with my servant, Alan Gefreyson, I sent you my news which are of such bruits, rages, and furies as the like I have not read nor heard of. I sent to my cousin Ellerker and Whartton for the premises concerning Hull. My advice is that you stay the people till the coming of my lord of Norfolk (64) , which, I hear, shall be shortly, and all the gentlemen that is above of the North with him. He brings gracious answers of the Parliament and petitions. Good Mr. Aske, where you write desiring me to stay my quarters; there has yet been no stir in my rooms and lands, but what was caused by other wild countries and dales. I shall do my duty, and play my part therein, though I lie in my bed. I hear my lord of Cumberland is likely to have business for two prisoners he keeps.

On 17 Jan 1600 Katherine Vere Baroness Windsor 1540-1600 (60) died

On 17 Jan 1607 William Segar 1554-1663 received a great patent seal confirming him as

On 17 Jan 1611 Lettice Cholmondeley 1585-1611 (26) died .

Around 1605 Unknown Artist . Portrait known as the "Cholmondeley Ladies". Probably Mary Cholmondeley 1585-1616 (20) and Lettice Cholmondeley 1585-1611 (20) who may have been twins. The inscription in gold lettering to the bottom left of the painting states it shows "Two Ladies of the Cholmondeley Family, Who were born the same day, Married the same day, And brought to Bed the same day."

On 17 Jan 1636 Maria Anna "Mariana" Habsburg-Spain 1636-1636 was born to Philip IV King Spain 1605-1665 (30) and Elisabeth Bourbon Queen Consort Spain 1602-1644 (33) .

On 17 Jan 1639 Francis Lee 4th Baronet Lee 1639-1667 was born to Francis Lee 2nd Baronet Lee 1616-1639 .

17 Jan 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Jan . I began to set out the oval garden at Sayes Court , which was before a rude orchard, and all the rest one entire field of 100 acres, without any hedge, except the hither holly hedge joining to the bank of the mount walk. This was the beginning of all the succeeding gardens, walks, groves, inclosures, and plantations there.

On 17 Jan 1658 Francis Seymour 5th Duke Somerset 1658-1678 was born to Charles Seymour 2nd Baron Seymour Trowbridge 1621-1665 (37) and Eizabeth Alington 2nd Baroness Seymour Trowbridge 1635-1691 (22)

Around 1664 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (45) . Portrait of Eizabeth Alington 2nd Baroness Seymour Trowbridge 1635-1691 (28) .

On 17 Jan 1665 Thomas Aston 3rd Baronet 1665-1724 was born to Willoughby Aston 2nd Baronet Aston 1640-1702 (24) .

On 17 Jan 1695 Edward Seymour 8th Duke Somerset 1695-1757 was christened at Easton Royal, Wiltshire

On 17 Jan 1695 Edward Seymour 8th Duke Somerset 1695-1757 was born to Edward Seymour 5th Baronet Seymour 1661-1740 (34) and Laetitia Popham Baronetess Seymour -1738

On 17 Jan 1709 Thomas Lyttelton 2nd Baron Frankley 1744-1779 was born to George Lyttelton 1st Baron Frankley in Worcestershire 1709-1773 and Lucy Fortescue -1747 .

Before 1773 . Unknown Artist . Portrait of George Lyttelton 1st Baron Frankley in Worcestershire 1709-1773 (63) .

On 17 Jan 1709 Margaret Rolle Countess Orford 1709-1781 was born to Samuel Rolle -1717 .

On 17 Jan 1709 George Lyttelton 1st Baron Frankley in Worcestershire 1709-1773 was born to Thomas Lyttelton 4th Baronet 1686-1751 (23) .

Before 1773 . Unknown Artist . Portrait of George Lyttelton 1st Baron Frankley in Worcestershire 1709-1773 (63) .

On 17 Jan 1718 John Maitland 7th Earl Lauderdale 1718-1789 was born to Charles Maitland 6th Earl Lauderdale 1688-1744 (30) and Elizabeth Ogilvy Countess Lauderdale 1692-1778 (25) .

Before 07 Jun 1731 William Aikman 1682-1731 (48) . Portrait of Charles Maitland 6th Earl Lauderdale 1688-1744 (43) .

On 17 Jan 1732 St Andrew St John 1732-1795 was born to John St John 11th Baron St John Bletso 1688-1757 (44) at Bletsoe, Bedfordshire .

On 17 Jan 1733 George Byng 1st Viscount Torrington 1663-1733 (69) died . His son Pattee Byng 2nd Viscount Torrington 1699-1747 (33) succeeded as 2nd Viscount Torrington . Charlotte Montagu Viscountess Torrington 1705-1759 (28) by marriage Viscountess Torrington .

On 17 Jan 1733 Gilbert Heathcote 1st Baronet Heathcote 1652-1733 (81) was created 1st Baronet Heathcote

On 17 Jan 1736 Mary Villiers Baroness Lansdowne -1736 died

On 17 Jan 1755 Augustus Berkeley 4th Earl Berkeley 1715-1755 was buried at Berkeley, Gloucestershire

On 17 Jan 1758 James Hamilton 6th Duke Hamilton, 3rd Duke Brandon -1758 (33) died . His son James Hamilton 7th Duke Hamilton, 4th Duke Brandon 1755-1769 (2) succeeded as 7th Duke Hamilton , 4th Duke Brandon of Suffolk , 4th Baron Dutton of Cheshire .

On 17 Jan 1764 Hamilton Boyle 6th Earl Cork 1730-1764 (33) died . His brother Edmund Boyle 7th Earl Cork 1742-1798 (21) succeeded as 7th Earl Cork .

On 17 Jan 1766 Francis Godolphin 2nd Earl Godolphin 1678-1766 (87) died . His first-cousin Francis Godolphin 2nd Baron Goldolphin 1706-1785 (59) succeeded as 2nd Baron Goldolphin .

On 17 Jan 1797 Anne Speke Countess Guilford 1740-1797 (57) died

On 17 Jan 1800 Frances Vane-Tempest Marchioness Londonderry 1800-1865 was born to Henry Vane-Tempest 2nd Baronet 1771-1813 (28) at St James' Church, St James', Westminster .

On 17 Jan 1801 Elizabeth Fitzclarence Countess Erroll 1801-1856 was born illegitimately to William IV King United Kingdom 1765-1837 (35) and Dorothea Bland 1761-1816 (39) .

Around 1788 John Hoppner 1758-1810 (29) . Portrait of Dorothea Bland 1761-1816 (26) playing the character ' Viola ' in Twelth Night .

In 1791 John Hoppner 1758-1810 (32) . Portrait of Dorothea Bland 1761-1816 (29) as Hypolita

On 17 Jan 1803 Caroline Campbell Countess Elgin, Countess Ailesbury 1721-1803 (82) died

On 17 Jan 1805 Henry Charles Somerset 6th Duke Beaufort 1766-1835 (38) was appointed 626th Knight Garter: George III .

On 17 Jan 1805 John Hamilton 1st Marquess Abercorn 1756-1818 (48) was appointed 627th Knight Garter: George III .

On 17 Jan 1822 Maria Janetta Nelthorpe Duchess St Albans -1822 died .

On 17 Jan 1824 Thomas Maitland 1760-1824 (63) died of apoplexy .

Before 23 Jan 1810 John Hoppner 1758-1810 (51) . Portrait of Thomas Maitland 1760-1824 (49) .

On 17 Jan 1824 William Henry Legh 2nd Baron Leigh 1824-1905 was born to Chandos Legh 1st Baron Leigh 1791-1850 (32)

On 17 Jan 1825 Jane Frederica Harriet Mary Grimston 1825-1888 was born to James Walter Grimston 1st Earl Verulam 1775-1845 (49) and Charlotte Jenkinson Countess Verulam -1863

On 17 Jan 1832 Wilbraham Egerton 1st Earl Egerton 1832-1909 was born to Wilbraham Egerton 1st Baron Egerton Tatton 1806-1883 (25) and Charlotte Elizabeth Loftus Baroness Egerton Tatton .

On 17 Jan 1837 Elizabeth Anne Burrell Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon 1757-1837 (79) died . He was buried in the Northumberland Vault, Westminster Abbey .

On 17 Jan 1838 Charles Long 1st Baron Farnborough 1760-1838 (78) died

On 17 Jan 1839 Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville 1st Duke Buckingham and Chandos 1776-1839 (62) died . His son Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville 2nd Duke Buckingham and Chandos 1797-1861 (41) succeeded as 2nd Duke Buckingham and Chandos (3C 1703) . Mary Campbell Duchess Buckingham and Chandos 1795-1862 (43) by marriage Duchess Buckingham and Chandos (3C 1703) .

On 17 Jan 1848 Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1785-1848 (62) died at Powis Castle, Radnorshire, Welsh March accidentally shot during a pheasant hunt by his son Robert Charles Herbert 1827-1902 (20) . His son Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1818-1891 (29) succeeded as 2nd Earl Powis (3C 1804) .

1839 Francis Grant 1803-1878 (35) . Portrait of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1785-1848 (53) .

1844 Francis Grant 1803-1878 (40) . Portrait of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1785-1848 (58) .

1845 Francis Grant 1803-1878 (41) . Portrait of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1785-1848 (59) .

1845 Francis Grant 1803-1878 (41) . Portrait of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1785-1848 (59) .

1845 Francis Grant 1803-1878 (41) . Portrait of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1818-1891 (26) .

On 17 Jan 1851 Spencer Compton 2nd Marquess Northampton 1790-1851 (61) died . His son Charles Compton 3rd Marquess Northampton 1816-1877 (35) succeeded as 3rd Marquess Northampton (2C 1812) , 11th Earl Northampton (5C 1618)

On 17 Jan 1853 Frederick George Wynn 1853-1932 was born to Spencer Bulkeley Wynn 3rd Baron Newborough 1803-1888 (49) and Frances Maria De Winton Baroness Newborough .

On 17 Jan 1856 Louisa Augusta Beatrice Montagu Countess Gosford 1856-1944 was born to William Drogo Montagu 7th Duke Manchester 1823-1890 (32) and Louisa Frederica Augusta Vonalten Duchess Devonshire, Duchess Manchester 1832-1911 (23)

On 17 Jan 1861 Walter Henry Montagu-Douglas-Scott 1861-1886 was born to William Henry Walter Montagu-Douglas-Scott 6th Duke Buccleuch, 8th Duke Queensberry 1831-1914 (29) and Louisa Jane Hamilton Duchess Buccleuch, Duchess Queensbury 1836-1912 (25)

On 17 Jan 1884 Gerald Fitzgerald 5th Duke Leinster 1851-1893 (32) and Hermione Wilhelmina Duncombe Duchess Leinster 1864-1895 (19) were married .

On 17 Jan 1896 William Walter Montagu-Douglas-Scott 1896-1958 was born to John Charles Montagu-Douglas-Scott 7th Duke Buccleuch, 9th Duke Queensberry 1864-1935 (31) and Margaret Alice "Molly" Bridgeman Duchess Buccleuch, Duchess Queensbury 1872-1954 (23) .

On 17 Jan 1900 Schomberg Henry Kerr Kerr 9th Marquess Lothian 1833-1900 (66) died . His daughter Robert Schomberg Henry Kerr 10th Marchioness Lothian -1930 succeeded as 10th Marquess Lothian .

On 17 Jan 1918 George Josslyn L'Estrange Howard 11th Earl Carlisle 1895-1963 (23) and Bridget Monckton Countess Carlisle were married . Bridget Monckton Countess Carlisle by marriage Countess Carlisle (3C 1661) .