02 Feb is in February.
On 02 Feb 617 Archbishop Laurence died.
On 02 Feb 962 Otto I King Germany I King Italy Holy Roman Emperor (age 49) was created Holy Roman Emperor. Adelaide Welf Holy Roman Empress (age 31) by marriage Holy Roman Empress.
Florence of Worcester Continuation. 02 Feb 1141. Stephen made prisoner at the battle of Lincoln. Stephen, king of England, after long toils and sieges of castles, in which he had struggled during five years and six weeks for the peace of the kingdom, at last, on the day of the Purification of St. Mary [2nd February], which fell on Sexagesima Sunday, was, by the just judgment of God, outmaneuvred and taken prisoner at the siege of Lincoln castle by Robert, earl of Gloucester, his uncle's son, and Ranulph, earl of Cheser1, and, being first brought to Gloucester on Quinquagesima Sunday [9th February], was then conducted to the city of Bristol and placed in custody. Many of his adherents were taken with him and thrown into prison.
Note 1. The best account of the battle of Lincoln is given by Henry of Huntingdon, who was a canon of that church, and most probably resident there at the time of the battle. See his History, pp. 273–280, Antiq. Lib. The account in "Gesta Stephani" is singularly deficient in details, ibid, p. 378. Roger of Wendover's is rather more circumstantial, ibid, vol. i., p. 492.
On 02 Feb 1141 the army of Empress Matilda (age 38) commanded by Robert Normandy 1st Earl Gloucester (age 42) defeated the army of King Stephen I England (age 47). Matilda's army included Ranulf Gernon 4th Earl Chester (age 42) and Madog ap Maredudd Mathrafal Prince Powys. King Stephen I England (age 47), Gilbert Gaunt 1st Earl Lincoln (age 15), William "The Younger" Peverell (age 61) and Ilbert Lacy 3rd Baron Pontefract were captured. William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albemarle aka Aumale 1st Earl York (age 40) fought for Stephen, his cousin.
On 02 Feb 1283 Arnoul Guines III Count Guînes (age 53) died at Guines Castle, Guines.
On 02 Feb 1286 Joan Geneville Baroness Mortimer 2nd Baroness Geneville was born to Piers Geneville (age 30) and Jeanne Lusignan (age 26).
John of Fordun's Chronicle. In revenge for the foregoing outrages, the king of England (age 63), with a very large force, both by sea and by land, entered Scotland, in the year 1303, with the deliberate design of once for all fully bringing it, and the dwellers therein, under his yoke; or, of sweeping out the inhabitants altogether, and reducing the land itself to an utter and irreclaimable wilderness. Having, therefore, scoured the hills and plains, both on this side of the hills and beyond them, he, in person, reached Lochindorb [Map]; and, after making some stay there, he received the submission of the northern districts, and appointed officers of his in all the castles and fortified towns surrendered to him. Returning thence leisurely, he received the submission of all the communities, as well as fortresses and castles they passed through, with none to withstand or attack him; and, after much winding about through the land, he got to Dunfermline [Map], where he lingered a long time, wintering there until Candlemas. The same year, his son and heir, Edward of Carnarvon (age 18), Prince of Wales, made a long stay in the town of Perth [Map]. Food was in such plenty there, for the whole of the aforesaid time, that a laggen, Scottish measure, of good wine sold for fourpence.
Calendars. 09 Feb 1308 King Edward II of England (age 23). Dover [Map]. To Alice Hainault Countess Norfolk, late wife of Roger Bigod, Earl of Norfolk and Marshall of England. Order to meet the king at Dover [Map] on his return from France with his consort about Sunday next after the Feast of the Purification of St Mary. Witnessed by Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall (age 24).
The like to:
Henry de Lancastre (age 27).
Robert de Monte Alto.
Almaric de Sancto Amando[Ibid].
To the Sheriff of Surrey. Order to proclaim in market towns, etc., that no knight, esquire, or other shall, under pain of forfeiture, pressure to tourney or make jousts or bordices (torneare, justos seu burdseicas facere), or otherwise go armed at Croydon, Surrey [Map] or elsewhere before the king's coronation.
On 02 Feb 1347 Bishop Thomas Bek (age 65) died.
On 02 Feb 1380 King John I of Aragon (age 29) and Yolande of Bar Queen Consort Aragon (age 15) were married. Yolande of Bar Queen Consort Aragon by marriage Queen Consort Aragon. She the daughter of Robert of Bar 1st Duke of Bar (age 35) and Marie Valois Duchess Bar (age 35). He the son of Peter IV King Aragon (age 60) and Eleanor Barcelona Queen Consort Aragon. They were third cousin once removed. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England.
On 02 Feb 1387 John "Good Great" I King Portugal (age 35) and Philippa Lancaster Queen Consort Portugal (age 26) were married. She by marriage Queen Consort Portugal. She the daughter of John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (age 46) and Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster. He the son of Peter I King Portugal and Inês Castro of. They were half fourth cousins. He a great x 5 grandson of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England. She a granddaughter of King Edward III of England.
Before 02 Feb 1461 John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon (age 26) and Laura Bourchier Countess Devon (age 21) were married. She the daughter of Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu 1st Earl Essex (age 57) and Isabel York Countess Eu and Essex (age 52). He the son of Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon and Margaret Beaufort Countess Devon. They were third cousins. He a great x 2 grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 2 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.
Chronicle of Gregory 1461. 02 Feb 1461. Alle so Edwarde Erle of Marche (age 18), the Duke of Yorke ys sone and heyre, hadde a gre jornaye at Mortymer ys Crosse in Walys the secunde day of Februar nexte soo folowynge, and there he put to flyght the Erle of Penbroke (age 29), the Erle of Wylteschyre (age 40). And there he toke and slowe of knyghtys and squyers, and of the,a to the nomber of iij M1  ., &c.
Ande in that jornay was Owyn Tetyr (age 61) take and brought unto Herforde este, an he was be heddyde at the market place [Map], and hys hedde sette a-pone the hygheyste gryce of the market crosse, and a madde woman kembyd hys here and wysche a way the blode of hys face, and she gate candellys and sette a-boute hym brennynge, moo then a C [Note. One hundred]. Thys Owyne Tytyr (age 61) was fadyr unto the Erle of Penbroke (age 29), and hadde weddyd Quene Kateryn, Kyng Harry the VI (age 39). ys modyr, wenyng and trustyng all eway that he shulde not be hedyd tylle he sawe the axe and the blocke, and whenn that he was in hys dobelet he trustyd on pardon and grace tylle the coler of hys redde vellvet dobbelet was ryppyd of. Then he sayde, "That hede shalle ly on the stocke that was wonte to ly on Quene Kateryns lappe," and put hys herte and mynde holy unto God, and fulle mekely toke hys dethe.
Alle soo the same day that the Erle of Marche (age 18) shulde take hys jornaye towarde Mortymer ys Crosse fro Herforde esteb, he mousterd hys many with owte the towne wallys in a mersche that ys callyd Wyg mersche. And ovyr hym men sayc iij  sonnys schynyng.[This a reference to the Parhelion which occurred on the morning of the Battle of Mortimer's Cross.]
Note a. So in MS.
Note b. Haverfordwest.
Note c. saw.
On 02 Feb 1461 following the battle Owen Tudor (age 61) was beheaded in the Market Place Hereford [Map]. He was buried thereafter in Greyfriars Church Hereford in a tomb paid for by his son David Owen (age 2). Somewhat curious that his other son Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford (age 29) didn't contribute although the political situation may have made it difficult to do so.
Owen Tudor: Around 1400 he was born to Maredudd Tudor (age 40). Around 1430 Owen Tudor (age 30) and Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England (age 28) were married. She the daughter of Charles "Beloved Mad" VI King France and Isabeau Wittelsbach Queen Consort France (age 60). He a great x 4 grandson of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Henry III of England.
David Owen: Around 1459 he was born illegitimately to Owen Tudor (age 59) at Pembroke Castle. Before 1493 David Owen (age 34) and Mary Bohun (age 24) were married by which Owen came into possession of Cowdray House when Mary inherited it from her father John Bohun. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England. Around 1520 David Owen (age 61) began construction of Cowdray House on the site of the former manor house that he had inherited from his wife Mary Bohun.
On 02 Feb 1461 at the Battle of Mortimer's Cross at Mortimer's Cross Wigmore [Map] the future King Edward IV of England (age 18) commanded the Yorkist forces including William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (age 30), John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock (age 61), John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley, 3rd Baron Tuchet (age 35), John Savage (age 17) and Roger Vaughan (age 51).
In the Lancastrian army Owen Tudor (age 61) (captured by Roger Vaughan (age 51)) and his son Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford (age 29) fought as well as James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire 5th Earl Ormonde (age 40) and Henry Roos. Gruffydd ap Nicholas Deheubarth (age 68) was killed. Watkin Vaughan (age 66) and Henry Wogan (age 59) were killed.
On 02 Feb 1503 Katherine Tudor was born to King Henry VII of England and Ireland (age 46) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (age 36) at the Tower of London [Map]. She died eight days later on 10 Feb 1503.
Hall's Chronicle 1522. 02 Feb 1522. The second day of February, the King (age 30) being at Greenwich, came thither the Cardinal with a Legation from Leo bishop of Rome, and also his ambassador, on who waited many a nobleman, the King met them at his chamber door welcoming them as though they had both come from Rome. Then said the Cardinal, high and victorious King it hath pleased our Lord God to indue your grace with a great multitude of manifold graces as a King elect in favour of the high heaven, and so appears presently by your noble person, so formed and figured in shape and stature with force and pulchritude, which signifies the present pleasure of our Lord God wrought in your noble grace. And further he praised his wisdom, prudence and learning, with many other goodly words in the praise of his most noble grace. And finally, the Cardinal declared how the said Bishop of Rome had sent his highness an Act in Bull under lead, declaring therein his grace to be the Defender of the Christian Faith, and his successors for evermore.
And when his grace had received the said Bull and caused it to be read and published, he went to his chapel to hear Mass accompanied with many nobles of his realm and also with Ambassadors of sundry princes, the Cardinal being requested to sing masse, the Erle of Essex brought the Bason with water, the Duke of Suffolk (age 38) gave the assay, the Duke of Norfolk (age 49) held the towel, and so preceded to Masse. And that done gave to all them that heard the masse clean remission and blessed the King and the Queen and all the people: then was the Bull eftsoons declared, and trumpets blew, the shalmes and saggebuttes played in honour of the King’s new style. Thus, his highness went to dinner in the midst whereof the King of Heralds and his company began the larges, crying Henricus dei gratia rex Anglie, and Francie, defensor fidei; and dominus Hibernie thus ended the dinner, with much abundance of vittels and wine, to all manner of people.NOTEXT
Before 02 Feb 1559 Edward Windsor 3rd Baron Windsor (age 27) and Katherine Vere Baroness Windsor (age 19) were married. Katherine Vere Baroness Windsor by marriage Baroness Windsor of Stanwell in Buckinghamshire. She the daughter of John de Vere 16th Earl of Oxford (age 43) and Dorothy Neville Countess of Oxford.
On 02 Feb 1575 Bishop John Parkhurst (age 63) died.
On 02 Feb 1626 King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland (age 25) was crowned I King England Scotland and Ireland at Westminster Abbey [Map]. His wife Henrietta Maria Bourbon Queen Consort England (age 16) was not crowned since she being Catholic refused to attend an Anglican service. She watched Charles at a discreet distance.
Robert Radclyffe 5th Earl of Sussex (age 52) carried the Orb.
Francis Talbot 11th Earl of Shrewsbury (age 3) bore the Second Sword of State.
Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Montgomery (age 41) carried the Spurs.
Francis Manners 6th Earl of Rutland (age 48) bore the Rod with the Dove.
William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire (age 8), James Stanley 7th Earl of Derby (age 19), James Howard 3rd Earl Suffolk (age 6), Roger Palmer (age 49) and Mildmay Fane 2nd Earl of Westmoreland (age 24), John Maynard (age 34) were appointed Knight of the Bath.NOTEXT
John Rayney 1st Baronet (age 25) was knighted.
Before 02 Feb 1629 Robert Spencer 1st Viscount Teviot was born to William Spencer 2nd Baron Spencer (age 38) and Penelope Wriothesley Baroness Spencer Wormleighton (age 30) at Althorp House [Map].
On 02 Feb 1645 Duncan Campbell 2nd Baronet (age 48) was captured and killed at the 1645 Battle of Inverlochy possibly in retaliation for his killing of members of the MacDonald clan at Rathlin Island three years before. His son Dugald Campbell 3rd Baronet (age 20) succeeded 3rd Baronet Campbell of Auchinbreck.
On 02 Feb 1675 John Flamsteed Astronomer (age 28) arrived in London. He stayed at the Tower of London [Map] with Jonas Moore (age 57). He was taken by Silius Titus (age 52) to meet King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland (age 44).
Evelyn's Diary. 02 Feb 1683. I made my court at St. James's [Map], when I saw the sea charts of Captain Collins (age 40), which that industrious man now brought to show the Duke (age 49), having taken all the coasting from the mouth of the Thames, as far as Wales, and exactly measuring every creek, island, rock, soundings, harbors, sands, and tides, intending next spring to proceed till he had finished the whole island, and that measured by chains and other instruments: a most exact and useful undertaking. He affirmed, that of all the maps put out since, there are none extant so true as those of Joseph Norden, who gave us the first in Queen Elizabeth's time; all since him are erroneous.
On 02 Feb 1685 King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland (age 54) suffered a sudden apoplectic fit.
Evelyn's Diary. 04 Feb 1685. I went to London, hearing his Ma* (age 54) had ben the Monday before (02 Feb 1685) surpriz'd in his bed-chamber with an apoplectic fit, so that if, by God's providence, Dr. King (that excellent chirurgeon as well as physitian) had not ben accidentally present to let him blood (having his lancet in his pocket) his Ma* had certainly died that moment, which might have ben of direful consequence, there being nobody else present with the King (age 54) save this Doctor and one more, as I am assur'd. It was a mark of the extraordinary dexterity, resolution, and presence of mind in the Dr, to let him bloud in the very paroxysm, without staying the coming of other physitians, which regularly should have ben don, and for want of which he must have a regular pardon, as they tell me *. This rescu'd his Ma* for the instant, but it was only a short reprieve. He still complain'd, and was relapsing, often fainting, with sometimes epileptic symptoms, till Wednesday, for which he was cupp'd, let bloud in both jugulars, had both vomit and purges, which so rellev'd him that on Thursday hopes of recovery were signified in the publiq Gazette, but that day, about noone, the physitians thought him feaverish. This they seem'd glad of, as being more easily allay'd and methodically dealt with than his former fits; so as they prescrib'd the famous Jesuits powder: but it made him worse, and some very able Doctors who were present did not think it a fever, but the effect of his frequent bleeding and other sharp operations us'd by them about his head, so that probably the powder might stop the circulation, and renew his former fits, which now made him very weake. Thus he pass'd Thursday night with greate difficulty, when complaining of a paine in his side, they drew 12 ounces more of bloud from him; this was by 6 in the morning on Friday, and it gave him reliefe, but it did not continue, for being now in much paine, and strugling for breath, he lay dozing, and after some conflicts, the physitians despairing of him, he gave up the ghost at halfe an houre after eleven in the morning, being the sixth of February 1685, in the 36th yeare of his reigne, and 54th of his age.
On 02 Feb 1761 Bishop Shute Barrington (age 26) and Diana Beauclerk (age 15) were married. She the daughter of Charles Beauclerk 2nd Duke St Albans and Lucy Werden Duchess St Albans. She a great granddaughter of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.
On 02 Feb 1775 John Rushout 4th Baronet (age 89) died. His son John Rushout 1st Baron Northwick (age 36) succeeded 5th Baronet Rushout of Northwick Park in Worcestershire.
On 02 Feb 1802 Armar Lowry-Corry 1st Earl Belmore (age 61) died at Bath [Map]. His son Somerset Lowry-Corry 2nd Earl Belmore (age 27) succeeded 2nd Earl Belmore in the County of Fermanagh, Viscount Belmore of Fermanagh and Baron Belmore of Castle Coole in the County of Fermanagh. Juliana Butler Countess Belmore (age 18) by marriage Countess Belmore in the County of Fermanagh.
On 02 Feb 1821 James Brownlow William Gascoyne-Cecil 2nd Marquess Salisbury (age 29) and Frances Mary Gascoyne Marchioness Salisbury (age 15) were married. He the son of James Cecil 1st Marquess Salisbury (age 72) and Mary Amelia Hill Marchioness Salisbury (age 70).
On 02 Feb 1833 George Pitt-Rivers 4th Baron Rivers (age 22) and Susan Georgiana Leveson-Gower Baroness Rivers (age 23) were married at British Embassy, Paris. She by marriage Baroness Rivers of Stratfield Saye in Hampshire. She the daughter of Granville Leveson-Gower 1st Earl Granville (age 59) and Harriet Cavendish Countess Granville (age 47).
Times Newspaper Marriages. 02 Feb 1874. THE MARRIAGE FESTIVITIES IN RUSSIA. ST. PETERSBURIG. Jan 31 Yesterday the Duke (age 29) and Maria Holstein Gottorp Romanov (age 20), the Prince (age 32) and Princess of Wales (age 29), and Prince Arthur (age 23) were present with all the Imperial family at the ball given by the Cesarewvitch. The Prince of Wales (age 32) wore the uniform of the Norfolk Militia and Prince Arthur (age 23) that of the Rifle Brigade. This evening a grand dinner, to which 400 guests are invited, will be given by the British Ambassador to the Crown Prince and Princess of Germany and Prince Arthur. Later on in the evening all the English Princes will go to the ball given at the Hall of the Nobles at 9:30.
On 02 Feb 1876 James Butler 3rd Marquess Ormonde (age 31) and Elizabeth Harriet Grosvenor Marchioness Ormonde (age 19) were married. She by marriage Marchioness Ormonde. She the daughter of Hugh Lupus Grosvenor 1st Duke Westminster (age 50) and Constance Leveson-Gower Duchess Westminster (age 41). He the son of John Butler 2nd Marquess Ormonde and Frances Paget Marchioness Ormonde (age 59).
On 02 Feb 1880 George Hamilton Seymour-Conway (age 82) died. In 1882. Church of St Nicholas, Alcester [Map]. Monument to George Hamilton Seymour-Conway (age 82) sculpted by Prince Victor of Hohenlohe Langenburg Count Gleichen (age 46). Seated figure on Pedestal.
Prince Victor of Hohenlohe Langenburg Count Gleichen: On 11 Dec 1833 he was born to Ernst Christian Carl Hohenlohe Langenburg I Prince (age 39) and Anna Feodora Auguste Charlotte Wilhelmine Leiningen Princess. On 24 Jan 1861 Prince Victor of Hohenlohe Langenburg Count Gleichen (age 27) and Princess Laura Williamina Seymour (age 28) were married. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King James II of England Scotland and Ireland. On 31 Dec 1891 Prince Victor of Hohenlohe Langenburg Count Gleichen (age 58) died.
On 02 Feb 1902 Geoffrey George Gordon Fitzclarence 3rd Earl Munster (age 42) died. His brother Aubrey Fitzclarence 4th Earl Munster (age 39) succeeded 4th Earl Munster.
Times Newspaper Court Circulars. 02 Feb 1905.
His Royal Highness Prince Charles of Denmark (age 32) left the Palace to-day to rejoin tho Danish Cruiser "Heindal," at Southampton, on his return to Denmark.
Mr. Victor Cavendish, M.P, Financial Scretary to the Treasury, Mr. F. P. Horner, Cormnissionor of Woods and Forests, and Lieut. Colonel R. F. Maunsell, R.A., Military Attache at Constantinople, had the honour-of being received by The King (age 63).
On 02 Feb 1906 Samuel Cunliffe Lister 1st Baron Masham (age 91) died. His son Samuel Cunliffe Lister 2nd Baron Masham (age 49) succeeded 2nd Baron Masham of Swinton.
Times Newspaper Court Circulars. 02 Feb 1907.
Their Majesties the King (age 65) and Queen (age 62), attended by the Countess of Gosford (age 51), the Hon. Charlotte Knollys (age 72), Captain the Hon. Seymour Fortescue, R.N (age 50), and Major F. Ponsonby, left the Palace this morning for the British Embassy, Paris.
Princess Victoria Windsor (age 38) accompanied Their Majesties to Calais [Map], and proceeded to Christiania on a visit to Their Majesties the King (age 34) and Maud Windsor Queen Consort Norway (age 37).
Lady Eva Dugdale and Colonel Sir Henry Knollys (age 66) (Comptroller and Private Secretary to Her Majesty the Queen of Norway (age 66) were in attendance upon Her Royal Highness. The King and Queen are travelling u the Duke and Duchess of Lancaster. The Countess of Gosford has succeeded Lady Alice Stanley as Lady in Waiting to Her Majesty.
The Prince of Wales (age 41), accompanied by Prince Edward of Wales (age 12), was present at Victoria Station, and took leave of the King (age 65) and Queen (age 62) on Their Majesties' departure for Paris. The Derek William George Keppel (age 43) was in attendance.
On 02 Feb 1907 Colonel Charles Hughes-Hunter 1st Baronet (age 62) died. He was buried at St Edwen's Church, Llanedwen [Map]. His son William Bulkeley Hughes Hughes-Hunter 2nd Baronet (age 27) succeeded 2nd Baronet Hunter of Plâs Côch in Anglesey.
Colonel Charles Hughes-Hunter 1st Baronet: In Jul 1844 he was born to James Hunter and Jane Gordon (age 33). Before 1880 Colonel Charles Hughes-Hunter 1st Baronet (age 35) and Sarah Elizabeth Hughes (age 25) were married.
William Bulkeley Hughes Hughes-Hunter 2nd Baronet: In 1880 he was born to Colonel Charles Hughes-Hunter 1st Baronet (age 35) and Sarah Elizabeth Hughes (age 26). In 1951 William Bulkeley Hughes Hughes-Hunter 2nd Baronet (age 71) died. Baronet Hunter of Plâs Côch in Anglesey extinct.
On 02 Feb 1933 George Frederick Laurence Hyde Villiers 7th Earl Clarendon was born to George Herbert Arthur Edward Hyde Villiers (age 26) and Marion Feodorovna Louise Glyn (age 32).
On 02 Feb 1937 Walter Shirley 11th Earl Ferrers (age 72) died. His son Robert Shirley 12th Earl Ferrers (age 42) succeeded 12th Earl Ferrers, 18th Baronet Shirley of Staunton Harold in Leicestershire.