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On this Day in History ... 21 January

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1560 Consecration of new Bishops

1793 Execution of Louis XIV

On 21 Jan 1264 Alexander Dunkeld Prince Scotland 1264-1284 was born to Alexander III King Scotland 1241-1286 (22) and Margaret Plantagenet 1240-1275 (23) at Jedburgh . He was a Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272.

On 21 Jan 1300 Roger Clifford 2nd Baron Clifford 1300-1322 was born to Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 (25) and Maud Clare Baroness Clifford, Baroness Welles 1276-1327 (24) .

On 21 Jan 1352 John Berkeley 1352-1428 was born to Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley 1296-1361 (56) and Katherine Clivedon Baroness Berkeley 1310-1385 (42) at Corston, Leicestershire .

On 21 Jan 1397 Albert Wittelsbach II Duke Bavaria-Straubing 1369-1397 (28) died .

On 21 Jan 1398 Frederick Hohenzollern V Burgrave Nuremburg 1333-1398 (64) died . His son John Hohenzollern Burgrave Nuremburg 1369-1420 (29) succeeded as III Burgrave Nuremberg .

On 21 Jan 1495 Magdalena Valois Count Foix 1443-1495 (51) died .

On 21 Jan 1524 Alexander Gordon 3rd Earl Huntley -1524 died at Perth . His grandson George Gordon 4th Earl Huntley 1514-1562 (10) succeeded as 4th Earl Huntley .

Consecration of new Bishops

On 21 Jan 1560 Thomas Young Archbishop York 1507-1568 (53) was consecrated Bishop St David's at Lambeth Palace, Lambeth, Surrey by Matthew Parker Archbishop Canterbury 1504-1575 (55) .

On 21 Jan 1560 Nicholas Bullingham Bishop Lincoln 1520-1576 (40) was consecrated Bishop Lincoln .

On 21 Jan 1568 Catherine Gonzaga Duchess Longueville 1568-1629 was born to Louis Gonzaga Duke Nevers 1539-1595 (28) .

On 21 Jan 1579 Mary Herbert 1579-1634 was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (41) and Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke 1561-1621 (17) .

On 21 Jan 1582 Elizabeth Cavendish Countess Lennox 1555-1582 (26) died .

On 21 Jan 1630 John Bourchier 1630-1631 was born to Edward Bourchier 4th Earl Bath 1590-1636 (39) and Dorothy St John Countess Bath, Count Eu -1632 .

On 21 Jan 1640 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (43) participated with Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (39) in the extravagant masque on the theme of Philogenes, royal Lover of the People.

On 21 Jan 1645 Susan Rowe Countess Warwick 1582-1645 (63) died .

On 21 Jan 1653 John Digby 1st Earl Bristol 1580-1653 (72) died in Paris . His son George Digby 2nd Earl Bristol 1612-1677 (40) succeeded as 2nd Earl Bristol (1C 1622) . Anne Russell Countess Bristol -1697 by marriage Countess Bristol (1C 1622) .

21 Jan 1653 . John Evelyn's Diary 1653 Jan . I went to London, and sealed some of the writings of my purchase of Sayes Court .

On 21 Jan 1674 Edward Bagot 4th Baronet Bagot 1674-1712 was born to Walter Bagot 3rd Baronet Bagot 1644-1704 (29) and Jane Salusbury Baronetess Bagot -1695 .

On 21 Jan 1683 Anthony Ashley-Cooper 1st Earl Shaftesbury 1621-1683 (61) died . His son Anthony Ashley-Cooper 2nd Earl Shaftesbury 1652-1699 (31) succeeded as 2nd Earl Shaftesbury . Dorothy Manners Countess Shaftesbury 1656-1698 (27) by marriage Countess Shaftesbury .

On 21 Jan 1700 Henry Somerset 1st Duke Beaufort 1629-1700 (71) died at Badminton, Gloucestershire . He was buried at Beaufort Chapel, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire . His grandson Henry Somerset 2nd Duke Beaufort 1684-1714 (15) succeeded as 2nd Duke Beaufort (1C 1682) .

On 21 Jan 1702 Dorothea Franziska Agnes Salm 1702-1751 was born to Louis Otto Salm Count Salm-Salm 1674-1738 (27) and Albertine Johannette Nassau-Hadamar Count Salm-Salm 1674-1738 (27) . She was a Great x 3 Granddaughter of James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625.

On 21 Jan 1702 James Annesley 3rd Earl Anglesey 1674-1702 (27) died . His brother John Annesley 4th Earl Anglesey 1676-1710 (26) succeeded as 4th Earl Anglesey (2C 1661) , 4th Baron Annesley Newport Pagnell Buckinghamshire .

Before 21 Jan 1709 Nathaniel Napier 2nd Baronet Napier 1636-1709 (73) and Blanche Wyndham were married .

On 21 Jan 1709 Nathaniel Napier 2nd Baronet Napier 1636-1709 (73) died . His son Nathaniel Napier 3rd Baronet Napier 1668-1728 (41) succeeded as 3rd Baronet Napier . Catherine Alington Baronetess Napier 1685- by marriage Baronetess Napier .

On 21 Jan 1710 John Ashburnham 1st Baron Ashburnham 1656-1710 (54) died at Southampton Street, Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, Camden, City of London . His son William Ashburnham 2nd Baron Ashburnham 1679-1710 (30) succeeded as 2nd Baron Ashburnham of Ashburnham in Sussex . Catherine Taylor -1710 by marriage Baroness Ashburnham of Ashburnham in Sussex .

Before 21 Jan 1717 Henry John Carey 1717- was born to Lucius Carey 6th Viscount Falkland 1687-1730 (29) and Dorothy Molyneux Viscountess Falkland -1722 .

On 21 Jan 1721 Frances Lee 1721-1761 was born to George Henry Lee 2nd Earl Lichfield 1690-1743 (30) and Frances Hales Countess Lichfield 1697-1769 (24) . She was a Great Granddaughter of Charles II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62) . Portrait of Frances Hales Countess Lichfield 1697-1769 (-16) .

On 21 Jan 1722 Charles Paulet 2nd Duke Bolton 1661-1722 (61) died . His son Charles Powlett 3rd Duke Bolton 1685-1754 (36) succeeded as 3rd Duke Bolton , 8th Marquess Winchester .

On 21 Jan 1750 Algernon Percy 1st Earl Beverley 1750-1830 was born to Hugh Percy 1st Duke Northumberland 1715-1786 (34) and Elizabeth Seymour Duchess Northumberland 1716-1776 (33) .

On 21 Jan 1772 Amelia Hume Baroness Farnborough 1772-1837 was born to Abraham Hume 1749-1838 (22) and Amelia Egerton 1751-1809 (20) at Wormley, Hertfordshire .

On 21 Jan 1773 Charlotte Finch Duchess Somerset 1693-1773 (80) died .

On 21 Jan 1783 Mary Chambers Baroness Vere 1714-1783 (69) died .

Execution of Louis XIV

On 21 Jan 1793 Louis XVI King France 1754-1793 (38) was guillotined in Paris .

On 21 Jan 1811 James Hamilton 1st Duke Abercorn 1811-1885 was born to James Hamilton 1786-1814 (24) and Harriet Douglas 1792-1833 (18) at Seymour Place, Mayfair, Westminster .

On 21 Jan 1871 Henry Algernon George Percy 1871-1909 was born to Henry George Percy 7th Duke Northumberland 1846-1918 (24) and Edith Campbell Duchess Northumberland 1849-1913 (21) .

On 21 Jan 1878 George Vivian 4th Baron Vivian 1878-1940 was born .

On 21 Jan 1887 Henry Edwyn Chandos Scudamore-Stanhope 9th Earl of Chesterfield 1821-1887 (65) died . His son Edwyn Scudamore-Stanhope 10th Earl of Chesterfield 1854-1933 (32) succeeded as 10th Earl Chesterfield .

On 21 Jan 1900 Francis Teck 1837-1900 (62) died . His son Adolphus Cambridge Duke Teck 1868-1927 (31) succeeded as Duke Teck . Margaret Evelyn Grosvenor Duchess Teck 1873-1929 (26) by marriage Duchess Teck .

On 21 Jan 1904 Reginald Herbert 15th Earl Pembroke, 12th Earl Montgomery 1880-1960 (23) and Beatrice Eleanor Paget Countess Pembroke, Countess Montgomery 1883-1973 (20) were married .

On 21 Jan 1934 Friedrich Ferdinand Glücksburg Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg 1855-1934 (78) died . His son Wilhelm Friedrich Christian Glücksburg Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg 1891-1965 (42) succeeded as Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg . Marie Melita Hohenlohe-Langenburg Duchess Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg 1899-1967 (35) by marriage Duchess Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg .

On 21 Jan 1940 Henry Robin Ian Russell 14th Duke Bedford 1940-2003 was born to John Ian Robert Russell 13th Duke Bedford 1917-2002 (22) and Clare Hollway Duchess Bedford at Ritz Hotel, Piccadilly, Westminster .

On 21 Jan 1955 Anne Mary Somerset 1955- was born to David Fitzroy 11th Duke Beaufort and Caroline Jane Thynne 11th Duchess Beaufort 1928-1995 (27) .

On 21 Jan 1956 John Astor 1st Baron Astor 1886-1971 (69) was created 1st Baron Astor (1C 1956) . Violet Mary Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound Baroness Astor 1889-1965 (66) by marriage Baroness Astor (1C 1956) .

On 21 Jan 1967 Dorothea Maria Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Duchess Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg 1881-1967 (85) died .

On 21 Jan 1970 Constance Edwina "Shelagh" Cornwallis-West Duchess Westminster 1875-1970 (94) died .