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On 17 Jul 1119 Baldwin Flanders VII Count Flanders 1093-1119 (26) was killed. His First-Cousin Charles Estrigen I Count Flanders 1084-1127 (35) succeeded I Count Flanders. Marguerite Clermont Count Flanders 1105-1145 (14) by marriage Count Flanders.

Death of Charles VI of France Sucession of Philip VI

On 01 Feb 1328 Charles IV King France 1294-1328 (33) died. On 01 Apr 1328 His First-Cousin Philip "Fortunate" VI King France 1293-1350 (35) succeeded VI King France: Capet Valois. The succession somewhat complicated by Charles' wife Blanche Ivrea Queen Consort France 1297-1326 being pregnant. The child Blanche Capet 1328-1382 was born two months later on 01 Apr 1328. A girl child therefore excluded from the succession confirming Philip's as King. Charles the last of the House of Capet. Philip the first of the House of Valois.

On 30 Mar 1463 David Fleming 6th Baron Slane 1423-1463 (40) died. His First-Cousin James Fleming 7th Baron Slane 1441-1492 (21) succeeded 7th Baron Slane. Elizabeth Welles Countess Kildare -1506 by marriage Countess Kildare.

Before 23 Jan 1475 Joan Welles 9th Baroness Willoughby Eresby -1475 died. Her First-Cousin Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1453-1499 succeeded 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby. Margaret Jenney Baroness Willoughby Eresby by marriage Baroness Willoughby Eresby.

On 25 Oct 1495 John II King Portugal 1455-1495 (40) died. On 25 Oct 1495 His First-Cousin Manuel "Fortunate" I King Portugal 1469-1521 (26) succeeded I King Portugal.

On 10 Feb 1587 Henry Neville 6th Baron Bergavenny 1530-1587 (57) died. His Daughter Mary Neville 7th Baroness Bergavenny, 3rd Baroness Despencer 1554-1626 (33) succeeded 7th Baron Bergavenny (1C 1392). His First-Cousin Edward Neville 7th Baron Bergavenny 1526-1588 (61) succeeded 7th Baron Bergavenny (1C 1392).

On Apr 1599 William Fitzgerald 13th Earl Kildare -1599 drowned. His First-Cousin Gerald Fitzgerald 14th Earl Kildare -1612 succeeded 14th Earl Kildare. Elizabeth Nugent Countess Kildare by marriage Countess Kildare.

On 03 May 1627 Edward Russell 3rd Earl Bedford 1572-1627 (54) died at Moor Park. His First-Cousin Francis Russell 4th Earl Bedford 1593-1641 (34) succeeded 4th Earl Bedford (3C 1551). Catherine Brydges Countess Bedford 1580-1657 (47) by marriage Countess Bedford (3C 1551).

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 6th Duke Lennox, 3rd Duke Richmond (2C 1641).

Around 1668 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (49). Portrait of Charles Stewart 6th Duke Lennox, 3rd Duke Richmond 1639-1672 (28).

In 1673 Charles Rich 4th Earl Warwick 1615-1673 (58) died. His First-Cousin Robert Rich 5th Earl Warwick 1619-1675 (54) succeeded 5th Earl Warwick (3C 1618).

Around Oct 1687 William Wray 3rd Baronet Ashby, 7th Baronet Glentworth -1687 died. His First-Cousin Baptist Edward Wray 8th Baronet Glentworth -1689 succeeded 8th Baronet Glentworth.

On 08 Mar 1702 William III King England, Scotland and Ireland 1650-1702 (51) died. His First-Cousin Anne I Queen England, Scotland and Ireland 1665-1714 (37) succeeded I King England Scotland and Ireland: Stewart.

Around 1680 Willem Wissing 1656-1687 (24). Portrait of William III King England, Scotland and Ireland 1650-1702 (29) wearing his Garter Collar.

In 1703 John Closterman 1660-1711 (43). Portrait of Anne I Queen England, Scotland and Ireland 1665-1714 (37).

Before 24 May 1711 John Closterman 1660-1711. Possibly school of. Portrait of Anne I Queen England, Scotland and Ireland 1665-1714.

In 1686 Willem Wissing 1656-1687 (30). Portrait of Anne I Queen England, Scotland and Ireland 1665-1714 (20).

Around 1705. Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (46). Portrait of Anne I Queen England, Scotland and Ireland 1665-1714 (39).

On 09 Nov 1707 John Fitzgerald 18th Earl Kildare 1661-1707 (46) died. His First-Cousin Robert Fitzgerald 19th Earl Kildare 1675-1743 (32) succeeded 19th Earl Kildare.

On 01 Feb 1718 Charles Talbot 1st Duke Shrewsbury 1660-1718 (57) died. His First-Cousin Gilbert Talbot 13th Earl Shrewsbury, 13th Earl Waterford 1673-1743 (45) succeeded 14th Earl Shrewsbury (2C 1442), 14th Earl Waterford. Elizabeth Dormer Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford 1724-1809 by marriage Countess Shrewsbury (2C 1442) Countess Waterford.

Before 1718. Michael Dahl 1659-1743. Portrait of Charles Talbot 1st Duke Shrewsbury 1660-1718.

On 31 Jan 1720 Thomas Grey 2nd Earl Stamford 1654-1720 (66) died. On 31 Jan 1720 His First-Cousin Harry Grey 3rd Earl Stamford 1685-1739 (34) succeeded 3rd Earl Stamford, 4th Baron Grey Groby. Dorothy Wright Countess Stamford -1738 by marriage Countess Stamford.

Before 1738 Enoch "The Younger" Seeman 1694-1744. Portrait of Dorothy Wright Countess Stamford -1738.

On 31 Mar 1723 Edward Hyde 3rd Earl Clarendon 1661-1723 (61) died. His First-Cousin Henry Hyde 2nd Earl Rochester, 4th Earl Clarendon 1672-1753 (50) succeeded 4th Earl Clarendon (1C 1661). Jane Leveson-Gower Countess Rochester, Countess Clarendon -1725 by marriage Countess Clarendon (1C 1661).

On 09 Oct 1724 Edward Neville 15th Baron Bergavenny 1705-1724 (19) died. His First-Cousin William Neville 16th Baron Bergavenny 1700-1744 (23) succeeded 16th Baron Bergavenny (1C 1392).

On 01 Apr 1737 Arthur Annesley 5th Earl Anglesey 1680-1737 (57) died. His First-Cousin Richard Annesley 6th Earl Anglesey 1693-1761 (44) succeeded 6th Earl Anglesey (2C 1661), 6th Baron Annesley Newport Pagnell Buckinghamshire.

On 15 Apr 1761 Archibald Campbell 3rd Duke Argyll 1682-1761 (78) died. His First-Cousin John Campbell 4th Duke Argyll 1693-1770 (68) succeeded 4th Duke Argyll.

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 2nd Baron Goldolphin.

Around 1725 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson 1667-1745 (57). Portrait of Francis Godolphin 2nd Earl Godolphin 1678-1766 (46).

On 02 Nov 1781 Thomas Willoughby 4th Baron Middleton 1728-1781 (52) died. His First-Cousin Henry Willoughby 5th Baron Middleton 1726-1800 (54) succeeded 5th Baron Middleton. Dorothy Cartright Baroness Middleton by marriage Baroness Middleton.

In 1808 Henry Arundell 8th Baron Arundel Wardour 1740-1808 (68) died. His First-Cousin James Everard Arundell 9th Baron Arundel Wardour 1763-1817 (44) succeeded 9th Baron Arundel Wardour in Wiltshire.

In 1764 Joshua Reynolds 1723-1788 (40). Portrait of Henry Arundell 8th Baron Arundel Wardour 1740-1808 (24).

On 19 Apr 1824 George "Lord Byron" 6th Baron Byron 1788-1824 (36) died at Missolonghi. He was buried at Hucknall-Torkard. His First-Cousin George Byron 7th Baron Byron 1789-1868 (35) succeeded 7th Baron Byron of Rochdale in Lancashire.

On 19 Jun 1835 Henry Willoughby 6th Baron Middleton 1761-1835 (74) died. His First-Cousin Digby Willoughby 7th Baron Middleton 1769-1856 (65) succeeded 7th Baron Middleton.

On 31 Dec 1855 George Ferrars Townshend 3rd Marquess Townshend 1778-1855 (77) died in Genoa. His First-Cousin John Townshend 4th Marquess Townshend 1798-1863 (57) succeeded 4th Marquess Townshend.

On 04 May 1859 Francis Godolphin Osborne 7th Duke Leeds 1798-1859 (60) died. He was buried at Osbourne Family Chapel, All Hallows' Church, Harthill. His First-Cousin George Godolphin Osborne 8th Duke Leeds 1802-1872 (56) succeeded 8th Duke Leeds, 15th Baron Darcy Knayth, 12th Baron Conyers. Harriet Emma Leveson-Gower Duchess Leeds 1800-1852 by marriage Duchess Leeds. His Nephew Sackville George Lane-Fox 15th Baron Darcy Knayth, 12th Baron Conyers 1827-1888 (31) succeeded 15th Baron Darcy Knayth, 12th Baron Conyers.

On 12 Feb 1865 Algernon Percy 4th Duke Northumberland 1792-1865 (72) died. His First-Cousin George Percy 5th Duke Northumberland 1778-1867 (86) succeeded 5th Duke Northumberland (3C 1766).

Before 05 Oct 1878 Francis Grant 1803-1878. Portrait of Algernon Percy 4th Duke Northumberland 1792-1865.

On 07 Oct 1869 George Rice-Trevor 4th Baron Dynevor 1795-1869 (74) died at Malvern. His First-Cousin Francis Rice-Trevor 5th Baron Dynevor -1862 succeeded 5th Baron Dynevor of Dynevor in Camarthenshire.

On 27 May 1872 William Russell 8th Duke Bedford 1809-1872 (62) died. His First-Cousin Francis Russell 9th Duke Bedford 1819-1891 (52) succeeded 9th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 9th Marquess Tavistock.

On 14 Mar 1905 Henry Cyril "Toppy" Paget 5th Marquess Anglesey 1875-1905 (29) died. His First-Cousin Charles Henry Alexander Paget 6th Marquess Anglesey 1885-1947 (19) succeeded 6th Marquess Anglesey, 7th Earl Uxbridge (2C 1784).

On 14 Feb 1918 Fitzalan Charles John Foley 6th Baron Foley 1852-1918 (65) died. On 14 Feb 1918 His First-Cousin Gerard Foley 7th Baron Foley 1898-1927 (19) succeeded 7th Baron Foley of Kidderminster in Worcestershire (2C 1776).

On 06 May 1927 Henry Alexander Gordon Howard 4th Earl Effingham 1866-1927 (60) died. His First-Cousin Gordon Howard 5th Earl Effingham 1873-1946 (54) succeeded 5th Earl Effingham (2C 1837).

On 16 Mar 1930 Robert Schomberg Henry Kerr 10th Marchioness Lothian -1930 died. Her First-Cousin Philip Kerr 11th Marquess Lothian 1882-1940 (47) succeeded 11th Marquess Lothian. Her First-Cousin Once-Removed Peter Francis Walter Kerr 12th Marquess Lothian 1922-2004 (7) succeeded 12th Marquess Lothian.

On 19 Jul 1953 Hugh Richard Arthur "Bendor" Grosvenor 2nd Duke Westminster 1879-1953 (74) died. His First-Cousin William Grosvenor 3rd Duke Westminster 1894-1963 (58) succeeded 3rd Duke Westminster.

On 11 Sep 1963 Montagu Henry Edmund Cecil Towneley-Bertie 8th Earl Abingdon, 13th Earl Lindsey 1887-1963 (75) died. His First-Cousin Richard Bertie 14th Earl Lindsey, 9th Earl Abingdon 1931- succeeded 14th Earl Lindsey, 9th Earl Abingdon.

In 1971 James Arthur Norman Butler 6th Marquess Ormonde 1893-1971 (78) died. His First-Cousin James Hubert Theobald Charles Butler 7th Marquess Ormonde 1899-1997 (71) succeeded 7th Marquess Ormonde (3C 1825), 25nd Earl Ormonde, 19th Earl Ossory, 7th Baron Ormonde of Llanthony in Monmouthshire.

In 1975 Charles Marsham 6th Earl Romney 1892-1975 (83) died. His First-Cousin Michael Marsham 7th Earl Romney 1910-2004 (64) succeeded 7th Earl Romney (2C 1801), 7th Viscount Marsham, 8th Baron Romney.

On 05 Dec 1993 Frederick Edward Neuflize Ponsonby 10th Earl Bessborough 1913-1993 (80) died. His First-Cousin Arthur Mountifort Longfield Ponsonby 11th Earl Bessborough 1912-2002 (80) succeeded 11th Earl Bessborough.

First-Cousin Once-Removed

Death of King Stephen

On 25 Oct 1154 Stephen I King England 1094-1154 (60) died at Priory of St Martin, Dover. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 (21) succeeded II King England: Plantagenet Angevin. His Son Eustace Blois IV Count Boulogne 1130-1153 succeeded IV Count Boulogne.

On 13 Oct 1415 Thomas Fitzalan 10th Earl Surrey, 12th Earl Arundel 1381-1415 (34) died. His First-Cousin Once-Removed John Fitzalan 13th Earl Arundel 1385-1421 (30) succeeded 13th Earl Arundel (Sussex), 3rd Baron Maltravers (1C 1330), 3rd Baron Arundel (1C 1377). Eleanor Berkeley Countess Arundel 1382-1455 (33) by marriage Countess Arundel (Sussex).

Louis XII King France succeeded by Francis I

On 01 Jan 1515 Louis XII King France 1462-1515 (52) died. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Francis I King France 1494-1547 (20) succeeded I King France: Capet Valois Angoulême.

On 11 Apr 1541 William Hay 6th Earl Erroll 1521-1541 (20) died. His First-Cousin Once-Removed George Hay 7th Earl Erroll 1508-1573 (33) succeeded 7th Earl Erroll. Margaret Robertson Countess Erroll by marriage Countess Erroll.

Death of Edward VI

On 06 Jul 1553 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (15) died at Palace of Placentia, Greenwich. . His First-Cousin Once-Removed Lady Jane Grey (17) succeeded I King England and Ireland: Grey (Disputed).

Around 1540 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (43). Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (2)

Around 1546 Unknown Artist. After William Scrots 1517-1553 (29). Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (8).

Around 1547 Master John PainterWorkshop. Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (9).

Around 1590 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Jane "Nine Day Queen" Grey I Queen England and Ireland 1536-1554.

On 19 Jul 1553 Lady Jane Grey (17) abdicated I King England and Ireland: Grey (Disputed). Her First-Cousin Once-Removed Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37) succeeded I King England and Ireland: Tudor.

Around 1554 Antonis Mor 1517-1577 (37). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37).

In 1554 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (34). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37).

Around 1556 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (36). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (39).

In 1578 James Fleming 9th Baron Slane -1578 died. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Thomas Fleming 10th Baron Slane 1577-1601 succeeded 10th Baron Slane.

On 27 Jun 1618 William Cecil 16th Baron Ros Helmsley 1590-1618 (28) died. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Francis Manners 6th Earl Rutland 1578-1632 (40) succeeded 17th Baron Ros Helmsley. Cecily Tufton Countess Rutland by marriage Baroness Ros Helmsley.

On 30 Sep 1628 Fulk Greville 13th Baron Latimer, 5th Baron Willoughby Broke, 1st Baron Brooke 1554-1628 (73) was killed at his house in London by servant Ralph Haywood who believed that he had been cheated in his master's will; Haywood then turned the knife on himself. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Warwick. His Sister Margaret Greville 14th Baroness Latimer, 6th Baroness Willoughby Broke 1561-1632 (67) succeeded 14th Baron Latimer, 6th Baron Willoughby Broke. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Robert Greville 2nd Baron Brooke 1607-1643 (21) succeeded 2nd Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court.

On 22 Sep 1629 Robert Radclyffe 5th Earl Sussex 1573-1629 (56) died at Clerkenwell. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Edward Radclyffe 6th Earl Sussex 1559-1643 (70) succeeded 6th Earl Sussex.

Around 1580 based on a work of 1565.Unknown Artist. Portrait of Robert Radclyffe 5th Earl Sussex 1573-1629 (6) wearing his Garter Collar and holding the Lord Treasurer Staff of Office.

On 31 Mar 1636 Edward Bourchier 4th Earl Bath 1590-1636 (46) died. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Henry Bourchier 5th Earl Bath 1587-1654 (49) succeeded 5th Earl Bath (2C 1536).

On 29 Apr 1675 John Seymour 4th Duke Somerset 1645-1675 (29) died. He was buried at Salisbury Cathedral. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Francis Seymour 5th Duke Somerset 1658-1678 (17) succeeded 5th Duke Somerset (4C 1547).

Before 1683 George Hamilton 3rd Earl Abercorn 1636-1682 died in Padua on his way to Rome. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Claud Hamilton 4th Earl Abercorn 1659-1691 succeeded 4th Earl Abercorn.

On 31 Oct 1734 William North 6th Baron North 1678-1734 (55) died in Madrid. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Francis North 1st Earl Guilford 1704-1790 (30) succeeded 7th Baron North. Lucy Montagu Baroness Guildford, Baroness North -1734 by marriage Baroness North.

In 1736 John Vanderbank 1694-1739 (41). Portrait of Francis North 1st Earl Guilford 1704-1790 (31) in the robes of an Earl.

On 01 Feb 1786 George Beauclerk 3rd Duke St Albans 1730-1786 (55) died at Brussels. His First-Cousin Once-Removed George Beauclerk 4th Duke St Albans 1758-1787 (27) succeeded 4th Duke St Albans (1C 1684), 4th Earl Burford, 4th Baron Heddington.

In 1787 George Hay 6th Marquess Tweedale 1700-1787 (87) died. His First-Cousin Once-Removed George Hay 7th Marquess Teviotdale 1753-1804 (34) succeeded 7th Marquess Teviotdale, 8th Earl Tweeddale. Hannah Maitland Marchioness Teviotdale 1750-1804 (37) by marriage Marchioness Teviotdale.

On 10 Feb 1787 George Beauclerk 4th Duke St Albans 1758-1787 (28) died unmarried and without issue. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Aubrey Beauclerk 5th Duke St Albans 1740-1802 (46) succeeded 5th Duke St Albans (1C 1684), 5th Earl Burford, 5th Baron Heddington. Catherine Ponsonby Duchess St Albans 1742-1789 (44) by marriage Duchess St Albans (1C 1684).

On 08 Mar 1803 Francis Egerton 3rd Duke Bridgewater 1736-1803 (66) died unmarried. Duke Bridgewater became extinct. His First-Cousin Once-Removed John William Egerton 7th Earl Bridgewater -1823 succeeded 7th Earl Bridgewater (2C 1617).

On 04 Mar 1807 John Evans 5th Baron Carbery 1738-1807 (69) died. His First-Cousin Once-Removed John Evans 6th Baron Carbery 1765-1845 (41) succeeded 6th Baron Carbery. Charlotte Gore Baroness Carbery 1766-1852 (40) by marriage Baroness Carbery.

On 14 Feb 1815 George Frederick Sackville 4th Duke Dorset 1793-1815 (21) died. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Charles Sackville 5th Duke Dorset 1767-1843 (47) succeeded 5th Duke Dorset (1C 1720), 11th Earl Dorset (4C 1604). Frances Cranfield 5th Countess Dorset 1622-1687 by marriage 5th Duchess Dorset (1C 1720), 11th Earl Dorset (4C 1604).

Before 09 Dec 1641 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641. Portrait of Frances Cranfield 5th Countess Dorset 1622-1687.

Before 1652 John Weesop -1652. Portrait of Frances Cranfield 5th Countess Dorset 1622-1687.

On 02 Aug 1826 George Finch 9th Earl Winchelsea, 4th Earl Nottingham 1752-1826 (73) died. His First-Cousin Once-Removed George Finch-Hatton 5th Earl Nottingham, 10th Earl Winchelsea 1791-1858 (35) succeeded 5th Earl Nottingham (7C 1681), 10th Earl Winchelsea.

On 29 Oct 1856 John Lumley-Savile 8th Earl Scarborough 1788-1856 (68) died. On 29 Oct 1856 His First-Cousin Once-Removed Richard Lumley 9th Earl Scarborough 1813-1884 (43) succeeded 9th Earl Scarborough.

On 05 Nov 1856 Digby Willoughby 7th Baron Middleton 1769-1856 (86) died. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Henry Willoughby 8th Baron Middleton 1817-1877 (39) succeeded 8th Baron Middleton. Julia Louisa Bosville Baroness Middleton 1824-1901 (32) by marriage Baroness Middleton.

On 18 Jan 1858 William Cavendish 6th Duke Devonshire 1790-1858 (67) died at Hardwick Hall. He was buried in the Cavendish Plot, St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth. His First-Cousin Once-Removed William Cavendish 7th Duke Devonshire 1808-1891 (49) succeeded 7th Duke Devonshire, 10th Earl Devonshire.

Before 1868. Reuben Thomas William Sayers Painter 1815-1888. Portrait of Harriet Elizabeth Georgiana Howard Duchess Sutherland 1806-1868. An inscription on the back of this picture states that it was painted after a portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence. However, the only portrait of the Duchess that has been recorded is a double portrait with her daughter Elizabeth (in the collection of the Duke of Sutherland). The picture is currently at Hardwick Hall.

On 25 Jul 1863 William Richard Arthur Pole-Tylney-Long-Wellesley 5th Earl Mornington 1813-1863 (49) died in Paris. He was buried at Draycott Cerne, Chippenham. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Arthur Wellesley 2nd Duke Wellington 1807-1884 (56) succeeded 6th Earl Mornington (1C 1760), 6th Viscount Wellesley of Dangan Castle. Elizabeth Hay Duchess Wellington 1820-1904 (42) by marriage Countess Mornington (1C 1760).

On 06 Dec 1879 William John Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck 5th Duke Portland 1800-1879 (79) died at his London residence Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, Marylebone. He was buried in Kensal Green Cemetery, Kensal Green. His First-Cousin Once-Removed William Cavendish-Bentinck 6th Duke Portland 1857-1943 (21) succeeded 6th Duke Portland.

On 16 Mar 1930 Robert Schomberg Henry Kerr 10th Marchioness Lothian -1930 died. Her First-Cousin Philip Kerr 11th Marquess Lothian 1882-1940 (47) succeeded 11th Marquess Lothian. Her First-Cousin Once-Removed Peter Francis Walter Kerr 12th Marquess Lothian 1922-2004 (7) succeeded 12th Marquess Lothian.

1936 Limerick Grand Prix

On 04 Aug 1936 John Charles William Fitzroy 9th Duke Grafton 1914-1936 (22) was killed racing his Bugatti at Limerick, County Limerick during the Limerick Grand Prix. His First-Cousin Once-Removed Charles Alfred Euston Fitzroy 10th Duke Grafton 1892-1970 (44) succeeded 10th Duke Grafton.

First-Cousin Twice-Removed

On 19 Nov 1481 Anne Mowbray 8th Countess Norfolk 1472-1481 (8) died at Greenwich. He was buried at Chapel of St Erasmus of Formiae, Chapels, Westminster Abbey. Her First-Cousin Twice-Removed John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (56) succeeded 12th Baron Mowbray (1C 1283), 13th Baron Segrave (1C 1295). Margaret Chedworth Baroness Mowbray, Baroness Segrave 1436-1494 (45) by marriage Baroness Mowbray (1C 1283), Baron Segrave (1C 1295).

On 03 Aug 1515 Thomas Butler 7th Earl Ormonde 1426-1515 (89) died. His First-Cousin Twice-Removed Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde, 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 (48) succeeded 8th Earl Ormonde (1C 1328). Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde, Countess Ossory by marriage Countess Ormonde (1C 1328).

Death of Queen Elizabeth

On 24 Mar 1603 Elizabeth I (69) died at Richmond Palace, Richmond around three in the morning.
Her First-Cousin Twice-Removed James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625 (36) succeeded I King England Scotland and Ireland: Stewart. He was Elizabeth's second cousin being the son of Mary Queen of Scots who was the daughter of Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland 1489-1541 who was the daughter of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.
Immediately following her death Robert Carey 1st Earl Monmouth 1560-1639 (43) started on horseback for Edinburgh to inform James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625 (36) arriving at Holyrood Palace, Holyrood late on the 26 Mar 1603. His conduct met with general disapproval and merited censure as contrary to all decency, good manners and respect. George Carew -1612 and Thomas Lake 1561-1630 (41) were sent by the Council to formally inform James VI's death.

Around 1546. William Scrots 1517-1553 (29). Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (12) before her accession painted for her father.

Around 1570 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (50). Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (36).

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Pelican Portrait" of Elizabeth I (38).
The Pelican being the pendant hung from her necklace of pearls; pearls a symbol of virginity.Pelicans traditionally used as sign of self-sacrifice since the Pelican was believed to peck at her own breast to feed her young; the symbolism meaning Elizabeth had sacrificed herself for England.
Other details include the highly decorated armlet above her elbow and many jewels over her red velvet gown and headress.The two cherries tucked into her right ear possibly refer to her virginity; possibly an over-interpretation of the modern use of cherry.
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Phoenix Portrait.

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Phoenix Portrait" of Elizabeth I (38).
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Pelican Portrait.

Around 1592 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636 (30).The Ditchley Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (58).

After 1585 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.

Around 1563 Steven van der Meulen Painter -1564. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (29).

Around 1605 John Critz 1551-1642 (54). Portrait of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625 (38) with Garter Collar and Leg Garter.

In 1621 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (31). Portrait of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625 (54) wearing his Garter Collar and Leg Garter.

Around 1632 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (32). Portrait of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625.

In 1583 Pieter Bronckhorst -1583. Portrait of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625 (16).

Around 1559 François Clouet Portrait Painter 1510-1572 (49). Portrait of Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (16).

Around 1576 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (33).

Around 1525 Unknown Artist.French. Portrait of an Unknown Woman formerly known as Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland 1489-1541 (35).

Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck 1499-1525 (10) is believed to have painted the portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

Around 1520 Unknown Artist.Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

On 04 Aug 1637 Henry Stafford 5th Baron Stafford 1621-1637 (15) died. His First-Cousin Twice-Removed Roger Stafford 6th Baron Stafford 1572-1640 (65) succeeded 6th Baron Stafford.

On 26 Apr 1681 Charles Howard 3rd Earl Nottingham 1610-1681 (70) died. His First-Cousin Twice-Removed Francis Howard 5th Baron Howard 1643-1695 (37) succeeded 5th Baron Howard of Effingham (1C 1554). Philadelphia Pelham Baroness Howard by marriage Baroness Howard of Effingham (1C 1554).

On 05 Feb 1984 Henry Hugh Arthur Fitzroy Somerset 10th Duke Beaufort 1900-1984 (83) died at Badminton House, Badminton without issue. He was buried at St Michael and all Angels Church, Badminton. His First-Cousin Twice-Removed David Fitzroy 11th Duke Beaufort succeeded 11th Duke Beaufort (1C 1682).

First-Cousin Three-times-Removed

Half First-Cousin

After 12 Oct 633Eadfrith Deira -633 was killed. His Half First-Cousin Eanfrith King Bernicia 590-634 succeeded King Bernicia.

In 900 Donald II King Alba -900 died. His Half First-Cousin Constantine II King Alba succeeded King Alba.

On 03 Jun 1253 Margaret Beaumont 7th Countess Warwick -1253 died. Her Half First-Cousin William Maudit 8th Earl Warwick 1220-1268 (33) succeeded 8th Earl Warwick (1C 1088). Alice Segrave Countess Warwick by marriage Countess Warwick (1C 1088).

On Jul 1657 Ulick Burke 1st Marquess Clanricarde 1604-1657 (53) died. His Half First-Cousin Richard Burke 6th Earl Clanricarde -1666 succeeded 6th Earl Clanricarde.

In 1674 Thomas Dillon 5th Viscount Dillon -1674 died. His Half First-Cousin Lucas Dillon 6th Viscount Dillon -1682 succeeded 6th Viscount Dillon of Costello-Gallen in Mayo.

On 12 Sep 1685 Edmund Bacon 4th Baronet Bacon 1633-1685 (52) died. His Half First-Cousin Robert Bacon 5th Baronet Bacon 1652-1704 (33) succeeded 5th Baronet Bacon of Redgrave.

In 1686 William Clifton 3rd Baronet Clifton 1663-1686 (22) died. His Half First-Cousin Gervase Clifton 4th Baronet Clifton 1666-1731 (20) succeeded 4th Baronet Clifton of Clifton in Nottinghamshire.

On 21 Sep 1690 Wriothesley Baptist Noel 2nd Earl Gainsborough 1661-1690 (29) died. His Half First-Cousin Baptist Noel 3rd Earl Gainsborough 1684-1714 (6) succeeded 3rd Earl Gainsborough (1C 1682).

On 10 Nov 1705 Alexander Bruce 3rd Earl Kincardine 1666-1705 (39) died. His Half First-Cousin Alexander Bruce 4th Earl Kincardine -1706 succeeded 4th Earl Kincardine.

In 1737 Richard Dillon 9th Viscount Dillon -1737 died. His Half First-Cousin Charles Dillon 10th Viscount Dillon -1741 succeeded 10th Viscount Dillon of Costello-Gallen in Mayo.

On 16 Jun 1741 Edward Harley 2nd Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1689-1741 (52) died. His Half First-Cousin Edward Harley 3rd Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1699-1755 (42) succeeded 4th Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer. Susanna Archer Countess Oxford and Countess Mortimer 1728- by marriage Countess Oxford and Countess Mortimer.

Before 1723 Godfrey Kneller Painter 1646-1723. Portrait of Edward Harley 2nd Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1689-1741.

After 1727. Michael Dahl 1659-1743. Portrait of Edward Harley 2nd Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1689-1741.

Around 1728. Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (69). Portrait of Edward Harley 2nd Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1689-1741 (38).

In 1747 Robert Worsley 4th Baronet 1670-1747 (77) died. His Half First-Cousin James Worsley 5th Baronet 1672-1756 (75) succeeded 5th Baronet Worsley of Appuldurcombe.

On 10 Mar 1791 William Wentworth 2nd Earl Strafford 1722-1791 (68) died. His Half First-Cousin Frederick Wentworth 3rd Earl Strafford 1732-1799 (59) succeeded 3rd Earl Strafford (2C 1711).

On 09 Dec 1826 John Evelyn Pierrepont Dormer 10th Baron Dormer 1771-1826 (55) died. His Half First-Cousin Joseph Thaddeus Dormer 11th Baron Dormer 1790-1871 (36) succeeded 11th Baron Dormer.

On 17 Jul 1827 George Douglas 16th Earl Morton 1761-1827 (66) died. His Half First-Cousin George Sholto Douglas 17th Earl Morton 1789-1858 (37) succeeded 17th Earl Morton.

On 29 Aug 1852 George Boscawen 2nd Earl Falmouth 1811-1852 (41) died without issue. Earl Falmouth (2C 1821) extinct. His Half First-Cousin Evelyn Boscawen 6th Viscount Falmouth 1819-1889 (33) succeeded 6th Viscount Falmouth.

In 1887 George Lewis Wilmot 5th Baronet Wilmot 1825-1887 (62) died. His Half First-Cousin Robert Rodney Wilmot 6th Baronet Wilmot 1853-1931 (33) succeeded 6th Baronet Wilmot of Osmaston in Derbyshire.

On 22 Feb 1963 William Grosvenor 3rd Duke Westminster 1894-1963 (68) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Eccleston. His Half First-Cousin Gerald Hugh Grosvenor 4th Duke Westminster 1907-1967 (56) succeeded 4th Duke Westminster.

Half First-Cousin Twice-Removed

Christmas Court

On 30 Dec 1389 Richard II King England 1367-1400 (22) held his Christmas Court at Woodstock Palace, Woodstock.
John Hastings 3rd Earl Pembroke 1372-1389 (17) was killed in a tournament. His Half First-Cousin Twice-Removed Hugh Hastings 6th Baron Hastings 1336-1369 succeeded 6th Baron Hastings (1C 1295). Margaret Everingham Baroness Hastings 1331-1375 by marriage Baroness Hastings (1C 1295).

On 14 Sep 1646 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (55) died. He was buried at Westminster Abbey. The Earldom Earl Essex (8C 1572) became extinct. His Half First-Cousin Twice-Removed Walter Devereux 5th Viscount Hereford 1575-1656 (71) succeeded 5th Viscount Hereford.

Around 1747. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. View across the River Thames to Westminster Abbey and Westminster Hall.

1749. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. Westminster Abbey with a procession of Knights of the Bath. St Margaret's Church adjacent with the flag.

Around 1750. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. Westminster from near the Terrace of Somerset House, Strand In the distance the Banqueting House, Whitehall Palace, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Bridge.

Around 1801. Benjamin West Painter 1738-1820 (62). Milkmaids in St James' Park, St James' with Westminster Abbey Beyond.

Half First-Cousin Three-times-Removed

On 09 Apr 1697 William Craven 1st Earl Craven 1608-1697 (88) died. His Half First-Cousin Three-times-Removed William Craven 2nd Baron Craven 1668-1711 (28) succeeded 2nd Baron Craven.

Before 1656 Gerrit van Honthorst 1592-1656. Portrait of William Craven 1st Earl Craven 1608-1697.

Half First-Cousin Once-Removed

Death of Carloman II King West Francia

On 12 Dec 884 Carloman II King West Francia 866-884 (18) died. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed Charles "Fat" King East Francia, Holy Roman Emperor, III King West Francia, King Aquitaine 839-888 (45) succeeded III King West Francia, King Aquitaine.

Before 1130 Robert Lacy 2nd Baron Pontefract 1075-1129 died. His Son Ilbert Lacy 3rd Baron Pontefract -1141 succeeded 3rd Baron Pontefract. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed Gilbert Lacy 3rd Baron Pontefract -1163 succeeded 3rd Baron Pontefract. There is some confusion here as to whether Ilbert and Gilbert are the same person?.

On 19 Feb 1672 Bethel Wray 5th Baronet Glentworth 1623-1672 (49) died. He was buried at St Giles in the Fields, Camden. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed Christopher Wray 2nd Baronet Ashby, 6th Baronet Glentworth 1652-1679 (20) succeeded 6th Baronet Glentworth.

On Oct 1674 Gilbert Hay 11th Earl Erroll 1631-1674 (43) died. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed John Hay 12th Earl Erroll -1704 succeeded 12th Earl Erroll.

On 25 Aug 1691 John Hotham 3rd Baronet Hotham 1655-1691 (36) died. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed Charles Hotham 4th Baronet Hotham 1663-1723 (28) succeeded 4th Baronet Hotham of Scorborough in Yorkshire.

On 27 Sep 1693 John Lovelace 3rd Baron Lovelace 1641-1693 (52) died. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed John Lovelace 4th Baron Lovelace 1672-1709 (21) succeeded 4th Baron Lovelace.

On 22 Oct 1725 Henry Cavendish Harley 1725-1725 died. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed Edward Harley 3rd Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1699-1755 (26) succeeded 3rd Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer. Martha Morgan Countess Oxford and Countess Mortimer 1699-1744 (26) by marriage Countess Oxford and Countess Mortimer.

On 16 Oct 1732 Bennet Sherard 1st Earl Harborough 1675-1732 (57) died. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed Philip Sherard 2nd Earl Harborough 1680-1750 (52) succeeded 2nd Earl Harborough (1C 1719), 2nd Viscount Sherard, 2nd Baron Sherard of Harborough.

On 01 Feb 1741 Henry Robartes 3rd Earl Radnor 1695-1741 (46) died unmarried in Paris. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed John Robartes 4th Earl Radnor 1686-1757 (55) succeeded 4th Earl Radnor (1C 1679) 4th Viscount Bodmin, 4th Baron Robartes, 4th Baronet Robartes.

Around 1730. Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (71). Portrait of Mary Booth Countess Stamford 1704-1772 (26) with her son Henry Robartes 3rd Earl Radnor 1695-1741 (35).

In Nov 1745 Robert Williams 7th Baronet Penrhyn Caernarfonshire 1709-1745 (35) died. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed Hugh Williams 8th Baronet Penrhyn Caernarfonshire 1718-1794 (27) succeeded 8th Baronet Williams of Penrhyn.

On 15 Apr 1787 William Boothby 4th Baronet Boothby 1721-1787 (65) died. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed Brooke Boothby 5th Baronet Boothby 1710-1789 (76) succeeded 5th Baronet Boothby of Broadlow Ash in Derbyshire. Phoebe Hollins Baronetess Boothby 1716-1788 (70) by marriage Lady Boothby of Broadlow Ash in Derbyshire.

On 14 Oct 1827 Frederick North 5th Earl Guilford 1766-1827 (61) died. On 14 Oct 1827 His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed Dudley North 6th Earl Guilford 1829-1860 succeeded 6th Earl Guilford, 12th Baron North, 8th Baron Guildford.

On 30 Oct 1840 Charles Elphinstone 14th Lord Elphinstone 1774-1840 (66) died. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed William Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone 15th Lord Elphinstone 1828-1893 (11) succeeded 15th Lord Elphinstone. Constance Euphemia Woronzow Murray Lady Elphinstone 1838-1922 (1) by marriage Lord Elphinstone.

On 23 Jan 1841 Henry Perceval 5th Earl Egmont 1796-1841 (45) died. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed George Perceval 6th Earl Egmont 1794-1874 (46) succeeded 6th Earl Egmont, 2nd Baron Arden Arden in Warwickshire, 3rd Baron Arden of Lohort Castle in County Cork.

On 04 Sep 1844 Robert Johnson Eden 5th Baronet West Auckland 1774-1844 (69) died without issue. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed William Eden 4th Baronet Maryland 6th Baronet West Auckland 1803-1873 (41) succeeded 6th Baronet Eden of West Auckland.

On 12 May 1856 Edward Digby 2nd Earl Digby 1773-1856 (83) died without issue. Earl Digby became extinct. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed Edward St Vincent Digby 9th Baron Digby 1806-1889 (49) succeeded 9th Baron Digby of Geashill in County Offaly, 3rd Baron Digby of Sherbourne in Dorset. Theresa Anna Maria Fox-Strangeways Baroness Digby 1814-1874 (42) by marriage Countess Digby.

On 05 Sep 1897 Charles George Perceval 7th Earl Egmont 1845-1897 (52) died. His Half First-Cousin Once-Removed Augustus Perceval 8th Earl Egmont 1856-1910 (41) succeeded 8th Earl Egmont, 5th Baron Arden of Lohort Castle in County Cork, 4th Baron Arden Arden in Warwickshire.

Half First-Cousin Three-Removed