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died of a heart attack
On 20 Nov 1863 James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 (52) died of a heart attack while crossing a swinging rope and wood bridge over the river Chadly, on the lap between Kullu and Lahul in Himachal Pradesh . He was buried at St John in the Wilderness Church, Dharamshala. His son Victor Bruce 13th Earl Kincardine, 9th Earl Elgin 1849-1917 (14) succeeded as 13th Earl Kincardine , 9th Earl Elgin
died of apoplexy
On 08 Aug 1805 Richard Worsley 7th Baronet 1751-1805 (54) died of apoplexy at Appuldurcombe House, Appuldercombe, Wroxall, Isle of Wight, Hampshire . He was buried at All Saint's Church, Godshill, Isle of Wight, Hampshire .
died of blood poisoning
died of cancer
died of cholera
died from diabetes
On 26 Mar 1889 Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville 3rd Duke Buckingham and Chandos 1797-1889 (65) died from diabetes at 2 Queen Anne Street aka Chandos House, Queen Anne Street, Marylebone, Westminster . His nephew William Stephen Gore-Langton 4th Earl Temple 1847-1902 (41) succeeded as 4th Earl Temple of Stowe .
died of dysentery
On 17 Sep 1415 Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 (54) died of dysentery . His son Michael Pole 3rd Earl Suffolk 1394-1415 (21) succeeded as 3rd Earl Suffolk (3C 1385) . Elizabeth Mowbray Countess Suffolk 1394-1423 (21) by marriage Countess Suffolk (3C 1385) .
On 19 Oct 1595 Philip Howard 20th Earl Arundel 1557-1595 (38) died of dysentery at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London . He was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London , reburied at Arundel Cathedral, Arundel, Sussex and then reburied in the Fitzalan Chapel, Arundel Castle, Arundel, Sussex . His son Thomas Howard 21st Earl Arundel, 4th Earl Surrey, 1st Earl Norfolk 1586-1646 (9) succeeded as 21st Earl Arundel (Sussex) , 4th Earl Surrey (3C 1483) , 11th Baron Maltravers (1C 1330) , 11th Baron Arundel (1C 1377)
On 17 Oct 1680 Charles "Don Carlo" Fitzcharles 1st Earl Plymouth 1657-1680 (23) died of dysentery at Tangier during the Siege of Tangier .
died of gaol fever
a virulent outbreak of gaol fever occurred during the Assizes in
. The cause according to modern medical opinion was typhus transmitted by the human body-louse. Among the dead victims were eight judges, eleven of the twelve jurors, several constables, and the surrounding population which was ravaged by the disease for several months.
Edward Flowerdew -1586 died of gaol fever .
In 1592 Robert Denys -1592 died of gaol fever contracted whilst serving as a magistrate at the Lent Black Assizes of Exeter in 1586, which accounted for a number of deaths, including several other prominent Devonshire magistrates and visiting circuit judges.
died of gout
In Mar 1691 John Riley 1646-1691 (45) died of gout . He was buried in St Botolph's without Bishopgate, Bishopsgate, City of London .
On 23 May 1828 Cecil Weld-Forester 1st Baron Forester 1767-1828 (61) died of gout at Belgrave Square, Belgravia, Westminster . His son John Weld-Forester 2nd Baron Forester 1801-1874 (26) succeeded as 2nd Baron Forester of Willey Park in Shropshire
died from lung disease
On 17 Mar 1867 Henry Peter Pitt-Rivers 5th Baron Rivers 1849-1867 (17) died from lung disease in Torquay, Devon . His uncle George Pitt-Rivers 6th Baron Rivers 1814-1880 (52) succeeded as 6th Baron Rivers (4C 1802) .
died of measles
died of plague
arrived in England.The first of many occurrences. It is estimated to have killed between 25 to 60 percent of the population of around six million. The outbreak lasted through 1349 recurring in 1362, 1369 and regularly thereafter until its last significant outbreak in The Great Plague of 1666.
On 11 Sep 1349 Bonne Luxembourg Queen Consort France 1315-1349 (33) died of plague in Maubisson, Pontoise.
On 05 Oct 1361 Reginald Cobham 1st Baron Cobham Sternborough 1295-1361 (66) died of plague at Lingfield, Surrey . He was buried at Lingfield, Surrey . His son Reginald Cobham 2nd Baron Cobham Sternborough 1348-1403 (13) succeeded as 2nd Baron Cobham Sternborough in Kent (4C 1347) .
On 07 Sep 1362 Joan Plantagenet Queen Consort Scotland 1321-1362 (41) died of plague at Hertford Castle, Hertford, Hertfordshire . He was buried at Greyfriars Church, Farringdon Within, City of London .
On 07 Jun 1394 Anne of Bohemia Queen Consort England 1366-1394 (28) died of plague (probably) at Sheen Palace, Sheen, Richmond, Surrey . Richard II King England 1367-1400 (27) was so distraught at her death he ordered the destruction of Sheen Palace, Sheen, Richmond, Surrey .
On 22 Sep 1399 Thomas Mowbray 1st Duke Norfolk 1368-1399 (31) died of plague in Venice . His son Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham 1385-1405 (14) succeeded as 4th Earl Norfolk (3C 1312) , 2nd Earl Nottingham (2C 1383) , 7th Baron Mowbray (1C 1283) , 8th Baron Segrave (1C 1295) and Earl Marshal . In 1425 His son John Mowbray 2nd Duke Norfolk 1392-1432 (7) succeeded as 2nd Duke Norfolk (1C 1397) . Katherine Neville Duchess Norfolk 1400-1483 (-1) by marriage Duchess Norfolk (1C 1397) .
On 03 Nov 1456 Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond 1430-1456 (26) died of plague at Carmarthen Castle, Carmarthen, Camarthenshire, South West Wales leaving his twelve year old wife Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (13) pregnant with their child Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (-1) .
John Sutherland died of plague .
died of pleurisy
On 19 Feb 1625 Arthur Chichester 1st Baron Chichester 1563-1625 (61) died of pleurisy . He was buried in St Nicholas' Church, Carrickfergus, County Antrim.
died of pneumonia
On 16 Sep 1607 Princess Mary Stewart 1605-1607 (2) died of pneumonia at the Stanwell Park, Stanwell, Surrey home of Thomas Knyvet 1st Baron Knyvet 1545-1622 (62) in whose care she had been placed.As soon as Mary died, the Earl of Worcester (57) , the Earl of Leicester (43) and the Earl of Totnes (52) went to Hampton Court Palace , to inform the Queen (32) of her daughter's death. Seeing the three men before her, Queen Anne realized what had happened and spared the men the task of telling her.
On 14 Jan 1892 Albert Victor Windsor 1864-1892 (28) died of pneumonia at Sandringham House, Sandringham Estate, Sandringham, Norfolk
died of consumption
On 05 Jun 1807 Charles Gough-Calthorpe 2nd Baron Calthorpe 1786-1807 (21) died of consumption unmarried at Flushing, Cornwall . On 05 Jun 1807 His brother George Gough-Calthorpe 3rd Baron Calthorpe 1787-1851 (19) succeeded as 3rd Baron Calthorpe .
died of scarlet fever
died of smallpox
On 17 Nov 1558 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (42) died of smallpox at St James' Palace, St James', Westminster . Her sister Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (25) succeeded as I King England and Ireland: Tudor . William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597 (31) was deputed with informing Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (31) .
On 25 Sep 1621 Mary Sidney Countess Pembroke 1561-1621 (59) died of smallpox at Herbert Townhouse, Aldersgate Street, Aldersgate, City of London . Her funeral was held at Old St Paul's Cathedral, Castle Baynard, City of London .She was buried at Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire
On 10 Aug 1660 Esmé Stewart 2nd Duke Richmond, 5th Duke Lennox 1649-1660 (11) died of smallpox at Paris . He was buried in on 04 Sep 1660 in the Richmond Vault, Westminster Abbey. His first-cousin Charles Stewart 6th Duke Lennox, 3rd Duke Richmond 1639-1672 (21) succeeded as 6th Duke Lennox , 3rd Duke Richmond (2C 1641) .
On 02 Mar 1675 Justinian Isham 2nd Baronet Isham 1610-1675 (65) died of smallpox at Oxford, Oxfordshire . He was buried at Church of All Saints, Lamport, Northamptonshire . His son Thomas Isham 3rd Baronet Isham 1657-1681 (17) succeeded as 3rd Baronet Isham of Lamport in Northamptonshire
In 1676 William Brydges 7th Baron Chandos 1621-1676 (55) died of smallpox with no male isse. His third-cousin James Brydges 8th Baron Chandos 1642-1714 (33) succeeded as 8th Baron Chandos of Sudeley . Elizabeth Barnard Baroness Chandos by marriage Baroness Chandos of Sudeley .
Around 18 Apr 1686 John Dolben Archbishop 1625-1686 (61) died of smallpox . He had been returned from York to London when he came into contact with a person infected with small-pox. Becoming infected himself he died a few days later.
On 24 May 1694 Anthony Carey 5th Viscount Falkland 1656-1694 (38) died of smallpox . He was buried at Westminster Abbey . His second-cousin Lucius Carey 6th Viscount Falkland 1687-1730 (6) succeeded as 6th Viscount Falkland
28 Dec 1694
Mary Stewart II Queen England, Scotland and Ireland 1662-1694 (32)
died of smallpox
shortly after midnight at
Kensington Palace, Kensington, Kensington
. Her body lay in state at the
Banqueting House, Whitehall Palace, Westminster
On 05 Mar 1695 she was buried in Westminster Abbey . Thomas Tenison Archbishop Canterbury 1636-1715 (58) preached the semon.
She had reigned for five years. Her husband William III King England, Scotland and Ireland 1650-1702 (44) continued to reign for a further eight years.
In Nov 1695 John Guise 2nd Baronet Guise 1654-1695 (41) died of smallpox . He was buried in Church of St John the Baptist, Elmore, Gloucestershire .
On 25 Feb 1699 Robert Shirley 1673-1699 (25) died of smallpox . His brother Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers 1677-1729 (21) succeeded as 2nd Earl Ferrers . Mary Levinge Countess Ferrers -1740 by marriage Countess Ferrers .
On 16 Jun 1710 William Ashburnham 2nd Baron Ashburnham 1679-1710 (31) died of smallpox at Ashburnham, Sussex . His brother John Ashburnham 1st Earl Ashburham 1687-1737 (23) succeeded as 3rd Baron Ashburnham of Ashburnham in Sussex .
On 02 Jul 1742 Robert Petre 8th Baron Petre 1713-1742 (29) died of smallpox at Ingatestone Hall, Ingatestone, Blackmore, Essex . His son Robert Edward Petre 9th Baron Petre 1742-1801 succeeded as 9th Baron Petre .
died of sweating sickness
On 14 Jul 1551 Henry Brandon 2nd Duke Suffolk 1535-1551 (15) and Charles Brandon 3rd Duke Suffolk 1537-1551 (14) died of sweating sickness in the Bishop of Lincoln's Palace, Buckden, Cambridgeshire . Henry's brother Charles Brandon 3rd Duke Suffolk 1537-1551 (14) succeeded as 3rd Duke Suffolk (2C 1514) although he too died an hour later.
died of typhoid
On 01 Dec 1871 George Philip Cecil Arthur Stanhope 7th Earl Chesterfield 1831-1871 (40) died of typhoid . His half third-cousin George Philip Stanhope 8th Earl Chesterfield 1822-1883 (49) succeeded as 8th Earl Chesterfield .
died of typhus
died of tuberculosis
On 21 Apr 1509 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (52) died of tuberculosis at Richmond Palace, Richmond, Surrey . His son Henry VIII (17) succeeded as VIII King England and Ireland: Tudor .