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On this Day in History ... 22 January
22 Jan 1308 Close Rolls Edward II 1307-1313 . Edward II King England 1284-1327 (23) . Dover, Kent To the Sheriff of Kent.Order to provide 75 thousands of wood and 200 quarters of charcoal for the expenses of the King's household on his return from parts beyond the sea, so that he have at Dover, Kent against the King's return 25 thousands of wood and 30 quarters of coal, and at Canterbury, Kent 30 thousands of wood and 100 quarters of coal, and at Rochester, Kent (Rofham) 20 thousands of wood and 70 quarters of coal; to be delivered by indenture to John de Sumery, scullion (scutell') of the king's household, or such as supply his place.Witness: Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (24) .
22 Jan 1308 Close Rolls Edward II 1307-1313 . Edward II King England 1284-1327 (23) . Dover, Kent .Robert Terry, of Whytefield, imprisoned at Northampton for the death of Galianus de Bek, has letters to the Sheriff of Nottingham to bail him until the first assize.Witness: Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (24) .
On 22 Jan 1355 William Dampierre 1355-1418 was born to William "Rich" Dampierre I Marquis Namur 1324-1391 (31) and Jeanne Hainault Marquis Namur . He was a Great x 3 Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272.
On 22 Jan 1397 Louis Valois 1397-1415 was born to Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422 (28) and Isabeau Wittelsbach Queen Consort France 1370-1435 (27)
On 22 Jan 1519 John Sharpe of Coggleshall in Essex -1518 died .
On 22 Jan 1522 Charles Valois-Angoulême 1522-1545 was born to Francis I King France 1494-1547 (27) and Claude Valois-Orleans Queen Consort France 1499-1524 (22) .
On 22 Jan 1533 Thomas Berkeley 5th Baron Berkeley 1472-1533 (61) died . His son Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley 1505-1534 (28) succeeded as 6th Baron Berkeley (2C 1421) . Mary Hastings Baroness Berkeley 1514-1532 by marriage Baroness Berkeley (2C 1421) .
22 Jan 1552
Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (52)
Tower Hill, City of London
. He was buried at
St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London
King Edward VI (14)
noted in his diary ... "the duke of Somerset had his head cut off upon Tower Hill between eight and nine o'clock in the morning".
On 26 Feb 1552 Thomas Arundell of Wardour Castle 1502-1552 (50) and Michael Stanhope 1507-1552 (44) were beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London for plotting to assassinate John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (48) .Both men protested their innocence to the end.
Thomas Arundell of Wardour Castle 1502-1552 (50) was was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London .
On 22 Jan 1575 James Hamilton 1st Duke Châtellerault 1516-1575 (59) died
On 22 Jan 1592 Elisabeth Habsburg-Spain Queen Consort France 1554-1592 (37) died .
Before 22 Jan 1663 Mary Obrien Countess Kildare 1663-1683 was born to Henry Obrien 1642-1678 (21) .
On 22 Jan 1663 Katherine Obrien Countess Clarendon 1663-1706 was born to Henry Obrien 1642-1678 (21) .
22 Jan 1669
Alice Leigh 1st Duchess Dudley 1578-1669 (91)
St Giles in the Fields, Camden, City of London
. She was buried at
The Church of the Virgin Mary, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire
Monument to Alice Leigh 1st Duchess Dudley 1578-1669 (91) and her daughter. A large elaborate memorial in black and white marble erected in 1668. Has two recumbent female figures under a canopy supported on eight Ionic columns and on either side an angel with trumpet holding back curtains.
Around 22 Jan 1671 Katherine Packer of Shelingford Baronetess Gell 1624-1671 (46) died .
On 22 Jan 1674 Dorothea Marie Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg 1674-1713 was born to Frederick Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg I Duke Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg 1646-1691 (27) and Magdalena Sibylle Saxe-Weissenfels Duchess Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg at Gotha .
On 22 Jan 1685 William Blackett 1st Baronet Newcastle-upon Tyne1657-1705 (27) and Julia Conyers 1669-1722 (16) were married at St Nicholas' Church, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland .
On 22 Jan 1692 James Long 2nd Baronet Long 1617-1692 (75) died . His half third-cousin three-times-removed Robert Long 3rd Baronet Long 1673-1692 (19) succeeded as 3rd Baronet Long of Westminster in London .
1715 General Election
On 22 Jan 1719 Mary Webb Countess Waldegrave 1695-1719 (24) died .
On 22 Jan 1719 Mary Thompson Countess Anglesey -1719 died
On 22 Jan 1733 Thomas Herbert 8th Earl Pembroke, 5th Earl Montgomery 1656-1733 (77) died . His son Henry Herbert 6th Earl Montgomery, 9th Earl Pembroke 1693-1749 (39) succeeded as 6th Earl Montgomery , 9th Earl Pembroke (10C 1551) .
On 22 Jan 1736 Mary Kerr Marchioness Douglas 1674-1736 (62) died
On 22 Jan 1752 Robert Smith 1st Baron Carrington 1752-1838 was born to Abel Smith 1717-1768 (34)
On 22 Jan 1761 Henry Agar 2nd Viscount Clifden 1761-1836 was born in Gowran Castle, Gowran, County Kilkenny.
On 22 Jan 1816 Richard White 1st Earl Bantry 1767-1851 (48) was created 1st Earl Bantry . Margaret Anne Hare Countess Bantry -1835 by marriage Countess Bantry .
On 22 Jan 1816 Richard Butler 1st Earl Glengall 1775-1819 (40) was created 1st Earl Glengall
On 22 Jan 1823 Constance Henrietta Paget Countess Nottingham 1823-1878 was born to Henry Paget 2nd Marquess Anglesey 1797-1869 (25) and Eleanora Campbell -1828 .
On 22 Jan 1831 Frederick Christian Oldenburg 1831-1917 was born to Christian August Oldenburg II Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg 1798-1869 (32) and Louise Sophie Danneskiold-Samsøe Duchess Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg at Augustenborg, Als Island. He was a Great x 3 Grandson of George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760.
On 22 Jan 1858 Walter Fitzgerald 1858-1923 was born to Charles William Fitzgerald Fitzgerald 4th Duke Leinster 1819-1887 (38) and Caroline Leveson-Gower Duchess Leinster 1827-1887 (30) .
On 22 Jan 1872 Nicholas Glücksburg 1872-1938 was born to George I King Greece 1845-1913 (26) and Olga Constantinovna Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov Queen Consort Greece 1851-1926 (20)
Death of Queen Victoria
On 22 Jan 1901 Victoria Hanover Queen United Kingdom 1819-1901 (81) died at Osborne House, Isle of Wight, Hampshire . Her son Edward VII King United Kingdom 1841-1910 (59) succeeded as VII King United Kingdom: Saxe-Coburg-Gotha aka Windsor .
On 22 Jan 1902 Rachel Cavendish 1902-1977 was born to Victor Christian William Cavendish 9th Duke Devonshire 1868-1938 (33) and Evelyn Emily Mary Petty-Fitzmaurice Duchess Devonshire 1870-1960 (31) .