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On this Day in History ... 19 January

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1729 Exchange of the Princesses

On 19 Jan 914 García I King Leon 871-914 (43) died . His brother Ordoño II King Galicia, II King Leon 873-924 (41) succeeded as II King Leon

On 19 Jan 1383 Hugh Burnell 2nd Baron Burnell 1347-1420 (36) succeeded as 2nd Baron Burnell . Philippa Pole Baroness Burnell 1356-1386 (27) by marriage as Baron Burnell .

On 19 Jan 1503 Richard Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Powick 1435-1503 (68) died at Bath, Somerset

On 19 Jan 1511 John Stewart 3rd Earl Lennox 1490-1526 (21) and Isabel or Elizabeth Stewart Countess Lennox 1495-1564 (16) were married (he was her half first-cousin twice-removed). Isabel or Elizabeth Stewart Countess Lennox 1495-1564 (16) by marriage Countess Lennox (2C 1488) . She was a Great x 3 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377.

On 19 Jan 1544 Francis King Consort Scotland, II King France 1544-1560 was born to Henry II King France 1519-1559 (24) and Catherine Medici Queen Consort France 1519-1589 (24)

On 19 Jan 1547 Henry Howard 1516-1547 (31) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London . He was buried at Church of St Michael the Archangel, Framlingham, Suffolk . He had follisshly added the arms of Edward the Confessor to his own arms. he was charged with treasonably quartering the royal arms. His father survived sentence since the King died the day before it was due to take place.

On 19 Jan 1558 Edward Hastings 1st Baron Hastings Loughborough 1521-1571 (37) was created 1st Baron Hastings Loughborough

On 19 Jan 1578 Nicholas Tufton 1st Earl Isle Thanet 1578-1631 was born to John Tufton 1st Baronet Tufton 1544-1624 (34) and Christian Browne Baronetess Tufton at Terling, Essex .

On 19 Jan 1587 Friedrich Wettin 1586-1587 died at Weimar . His brother Johann Philipp Wettin Duke Saxe-Altenburg 1597-1639 (-11) succeeded as Duke Saxe-Altenburg

On 19 Jan 1599 Richard Bingham 1528-1599 (71) died .

In 1564 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Richard Bingham 1528-1599 (36) .

On 19 Jan 1601 Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (63) died . His son William Herbert 3rd Earl Pembroke 1580-1630 (20) succeeded as 3rd Earl Pembroke (10C 1551) .

On 19 Jan 1607 Anne Morgan Baroness Hunsdon 1529-1607 (78) died .

On 19 Jan 1626 Edward Wotton 1st Baron Wotton 1548-1626 (78) died . His son Thomas Wotton 2nd Baron Wotton 1587-1630 (39) succeeded as 2nd Baron Wotton (1C 1603)

On 19 Jan 1628 Charles Stanley 8th Earl Derby 1628-1672 was born to James Stanley 7th Earl Derby 1607-1651 (20) and Charlotte Thouars Countess Derby 1599-1664 (28)

On 19 Jan 1636 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636 (74) died

On 19 Jan 1644 Thomas Bulkeley 1st Viscount Bulkeley 1585-1659 (58) was created 1st Viscount Bulkeley of Cashel in Tipperary . Blanche Cotymore Viscountess Bulkeley by marriage Viscountess Bulkeley of Cashel in Tipperary .

On 19 Jan 1662 Alexander Bruce 6th Earl Kincardine 1662-1721 was born to Alexander Bruce 4th Earl Kincardine -1706

On 19 Jan 1667 Percy Herbert 2nd Baron Powis 1598-1667 (69) died . His son William Herbert 1st Marquess Powis 1626-1696 (41) succeeded as 3rd Baron Powis of Powis Castle in Powys . Elizabeth Somerset Marchioness Powis 1635-1691 (32) by marriage Baroness Powis of Powis Castle in Powys .

On 19 Jan 1685 Simon Digby 4th Baron Digby 1657-1685 (28) died . His brother William Digby 5th Baron Digby 1661-1752 (23) succeeded as 5th Baron Digby of Geashill in County Offaly

On 19 Jan 1707 Stephen Anderson 1st Baronet Anderson 1644-1707 (63) died . His son Stephen Anderson 2nd Baronet Anderson 1678-1741 (28) succeeded as 2nd Baronet Anderson of Eyeworth Bedfordshire . Anne Lumley Baronetess Anderson by marriage Baronetess Anderson of Eyeworth Bedfordshire .

On 19 Jan 1728 Frederick Keppel Bishop Exeter 1728-1777 was born to William Anne Keppel 2nd Earl Albermarle 1702-1754 (25) and Anne Lennox Countess Albermarle 1703-1789 (24) . He was a Great Grandson of Charles II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685.

Exchange of the Princesses

On 19 Jan 1729 a double wedding was conducted known as "Exchange of the Princesses" ....
Joseph I King Portugal 1714-1777 (14) and Infante Mariana Victoria of Spain 1718-1781 (10) were married .
Ferdinand VI King Spain 1713-1759 (15) and Barbara Queen Consort Spain 1711-1758 (17) were married . Barbara Queen Consort Spain 1711-1758 (17) by marriage Queen Consort Spain .

1723 . Jean Ranc 1674-1735 (48) . Portrait of Ferdinand VI King Spain 1713-1759 (9) .

On 19 Jan 1757 John Townshend 1757-1833 was born to George Townshend 1st Marquess Townshend 1724-1807 (32) and Charlotte Compton 15th Baroness Ferrers Chartley, 7th Baroness Compton -1770 .

On 19 Jan 1759 Thomas Drury 1st Baronet Drury 1712-1759 (46) died

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

On 19 Jan 1760 Jane Cornwallis 1703-1760 (57) died at her house in Upper Brook Street, Mayfair, Westminster

In 1735 John Vanderbank 1694-1739 (40) (attributed).Portrait of Jane Cornwallis 1703-1760 (32) .

On 19 Jan 1761 Charlotte Aglaé Bourbon 1700-1761 (60) died .

1720 . Pierre Gobert 1662-1744 (58) . Portrait of Charlotte Aglaé Bourbon 1700-1761 (19) as Hebe .

1725 . Pierre Gobert 1662-1744 (63) . Portrait of Charlotte Aglaé Bourbon 1700-1761 (24) .

Around 1725 . Pierre Gobert 1662-1744 (63) . Portrait of Charlotte Aglaé Bourbon 1700-1761 (24) .

On 19 Jan 1797 William Ashburnham 1797-1797 was born to George Ashburnham 3rd Earl Ashburham 1760-1830 (36) and Charlotte Percy Countess Ashburham 1776-1862 (21) .

On 19 Jan 1820 Wilhelmina Caroline Oldenburg 1747-1820 (72) died

1791 . Wilhelm Bottner 1758-1810 (38) . Portrait of William Elector of Hesse 1743-1821 (47) and his family including his wife Wilhelmina Caroline Oldenburg 1747-1820 (43) and their children Wilhelm Hesse-Kassel 1777-1847 (13) , Marie Friederike Hesse-Kassel 1768-1839 (22) and Karoline Amalie Hesse-Kassel Duchess Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg 1771-1848 (19) .

On 19 Jan 1845 William Eliot 2nd Earl St Germans 1767-1845 (77) died . His son Edward Granville Eliot 3rd Earl St Germans 1798-1877 (46) succeeded as 3rd Earl St Germans . Jemima Cornwallis 4th Countess St Germans 1803-1856 (41) by marriage 4th Countess St Germans .

On 19 Jan 1874 Thomas Dundas 1874-1874 was born to Lawrence Dundas 1844-1929 (29) and Lilian Selina Elizabeth Lumley Marchioness Zetland 1851-1943 (22)

On 19 Jan 1912 David Charteris 12th Earl Wemyss 1912-2008 was born to Hugo Francis Charteris 1884-1916 (28) and Violet Catherine Manners 1888-1971 (24) at Belgravia, Westminster

On 19 Jan 1914 Henry Arthur Mornington Wellesley 3rd Earl Cowley 1866-1919 (48) and Clare Florence Mary Stapleton Countess Cowley -1949 were married . Clare Florence Mary Stapleton Countess Cowley -1949 by marriage Countess Cowley (1C 1857) .

On 19 Jan 1918 Mary Patricia Beatrice Rose Paget 1918-1996 was born to Charles Henry Alexander Paget 6th Marquess Anglesey 1885-1947 (32) and Victoria Marjorie Harriet Manners Marchioness Anglesey 1883-1946 (35) .

On 19 Jan 1934 Charles Lindley Wood 2nd Viscount Halifax 1839-1934 (95) died . His son Edward Frederick Lindley Wood 1st Earl Halifax 1881-1959 (52) succeeded as 3rd Viscount Halifax .