Hover the mouse over the coloured text for more information, click to go to the Pages. Hover over paintings for larger versions. Click on the Arms to go to the Heraldry pages. Click on Home in the Menu above to go to today's On This Day in History page.



On 08 Feb 1617 Edward Talbot 8th Earl Shrewsbury, 8th Earl Waterford 1561-1617 (55) died. He was buried at Westminster Abbey. His Fourth-Cousin George Talbot 9th Earl Shrewsbury, 9th Earl Waterford 1566-1630 (50) succeeded 9th Earl Shrewsbury (2C 1442), 9th Earl Waterford.

1586. Hieronimo Custodis Painter -1593. Portrait of Edward Talbot 8th Earl Shrewsbury, 8th Earl Waterford 1561-1617 (24).

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.

On 26 Jul 1912 Sewallis Edward Shirley 10th Earl Ferrers 1847-1912 (65) died. On His Fourth-Cousin Walter Shirley 11th Earl Ferrers 1864-1937 (48) succeeded 11th Earl Ferrers. Mary Jane Moon Countess Ferrers -1944 by marriage Countess Ferrers.

Half Fourth-Cousin

On 17 Feb 1857 Godwin Philipps 10th Baronet Philips 1840-1857 (17) died unamarried. His Half Fourth-Cousin James Evans Philipps 11th Baronet Philips 1793-1873 (64) succeeded 11th Baronet Philips of Picton Castle.

Fourth-Cousin Once-Removed

On 10 Nov 1293 Isabella Redvers 8th Countess Devon, Countess Albermarle aka Aumale 1237-1293 (56) died. Her Fourth-Cousin Once-Removed Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1276-1340 (17) succeeded Baron Okehampton. Agnes St John Countess Devon 1275-1345 (18) by marriage Baroness Okehampton.

On 28 Nov 1823 Richard Philipps 1st Baron Milford 1744-1823 (79) died. His Fourth-Cousin Once-Removed Rowland Henry Philipps 8th Baronet Philips 1788-1832 (35) succeeded 8th Baronet Philips of Picton Castle.

On 28 May 1836 George Gordon 5th Duke Gordon 1770-1836 (66) died. His Fourth-Cousin Once-Removed George Gordon 9th Marquess Huntly 1761-1853 (74) succeeded 9th Marquess Huntly. Charlotte Anne Cope Marchioness Huntly by marriage Marchioness Huntly.

Around 1778 George Romney 1734-1802 (43). Portrait of Jane Maxwell Duchess Gordon 1748-1812 (30) and her son George Gordon 5th Duke Gordon 1770-1836 (7).

Before 1830. Thomas Lawrence 1769-1830. Portrait of George Gordon 5th Duke Gordon 1770-1836.