03 Jan is in January.
On 03 Jan 1437 Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England (age 35) died at Bermondsey Abbey [Map]. She had been married aged eighteen to King Henry V of England for two years three months. Their son was King Henry VI of England and II of France (age 15).
After Henry V died she disappears somewhat from the records other than for Parliament to legislate against her marrying without permission, which she then duly did, to Owen Tudor (age 37), and had two sons, the elder of which was father to King Henry VII of England and Ireland.
After a prolonged legal dispute between her three half-aunts, Margaret Beauchamp Countess Shrewsbury and Waterford (age 44), Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset (age 39), Elizabeth Beauchamp Baroness Latimer (age 31) and her full aunt Anne Beauchamp 16th Countess Warwick (age 21), the courts decided her full aunt Anne Beauchamp (age 21) should succeed. Anne Beauchamp (age 21) succeeded 16th Countess Warwick. Her husband Richard Neville (age 19) by marriage Earl Warwick 1C 1088; the first step on his journey to becoming Kingmaker.
The decision of the court was not subscribed to by Edmund Beaufort Earl Somerset (age 42) who was married to Anne's (age 21) half-sister Eleanor (age 39); he wanted his share of the considerable Beauchamp inheritance.
On 03 Jan 1458 Henry Stafford (age 33) and Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond (age 14) were married probably at Maxstoke Castle [Map]. Her third marriage (second if you don't include the one annulled) aged fourteen and already the mother of the future King Henry VII. She had no further issue. She the daughter of John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset and Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset (age 48). He the son of Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke of Buckingham (age 55) and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham (age 50). They were second 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.
On 03 Jan 1541 Bishop John Clerk died.
Edward Conway 1st Viscount Conway: Around 1564 he was born to John Conway of Arrow (age 29) and Helen Greville (age 25). Around 1625 Edward Conway 1st Viscount Conway (age 61) was created 1st Baron Conway of Ragley in Warwickshire 1C 1624 Ireland. In 1627 Edward Conway 1st Viscount Conway (age 63) was created 1st Viscount Conway of Conway Castle. On 03 Jan 1631 Edward Conway 1st Viscount Conway (age 67) died in St Martin's Lane. His son Edward Conway 2nd Viscount Conway (age 36) succeeded 2nd Viscount Conway of Conway Castle. Frances Popham Viscountess Conway (age 34) by marriage Viscountess Conway of Conway Castle.
On 03 Jan 1645 King Charles I (age 44) rewarded his supporters with Baronies ...
Pepy's Diary. 03 Jan 1666. Up, and all the morning till three in the afternoon examining and fitting up my Pursers' paper and sent it away by an Expresse. Then comes my wife, and I set her to get supper ready against I go to the Duke of Albemarle (age 57) and back again; and at the Duke's with great joy I received the good news of the decrease of the plague this week to 70, and but 253 in all; which is the least Bill hath been known these twenty years in the City. Through the want of people in London is it, that must make it so low below the ordinary number for Bills.
On 03 Jan 1670 George Monck 1st Duke Albemarle (age 61) died. His son Christopher Monck 2nd Duke Albemarle (age 16) succeeded 2nd Duke Albemarle 2C 1660, 2nd Earl Torrington in Devon. Elizabeth "Mad Duchess" Cavendish Duchess Albermarle Duchess Montagu (age 15) by marriage Duchess Albemarle.
On 03 Jan 1672 David Erskine 9th Earl Buchan was born.
Before 03 Jan 1719 William Feilding 4th Earl Desmond 5th Earl Denbigh (age 22) and Isabella Jong Countess Desmond and Denbigh were married. She by marriage Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh. He the son of Basil Feilding 3rd Earl Desmond 4th Earl Denbigh and Hester Firebrace Countess Desmond and Denbigh (age 42).
On 03 Jan 1719 Basil Feilding 5th Earl Desmond 6th Earl Denbigh was born to William Feilding 4th Earl Desmond 5th Earl Denbigh (age 22) and Isabella Jong Countess Desmond and Denbigh.
On 03 Jan 1759 John Campbell 5th Duke Argyll (age 35) and Elizabeth Gunning Duchess Hamilton and Argyll (age 25) were married. He the son of John Campbell 4th Duke Argyll (age 66) and Mary Drummond Bellenden.
On 03 Jan 1792 Jacobo Fitz James Stuart 11th Duke Veragua 6th Duke Berwick was born to Jacobo Fitz James Stuart 10th Duke Veragua 5th Duke Berwick (age 18) and María Teresa Fernández Silva Duchess Veragua Duchess Berwick (age 19).
After 03 Jan 1857. Monument at St Mary the Virgin Church, Overton to Mary Fletcher relict of Captain Richard Walker of Fulmer in Buckinghamshire and daughter of Phillips Lloyd Fletcher.
Mary Fletcher: Captain Richard Walker of Fulmer in Buckinghamshire and she were married. She was born to Phillips Lloyd Fletcher and Eleanor Wynne. On 03 Jan 1857 she died.
On 03 Jan 1874 William Amelius Aubrey Beauclerk 10th Duke St Albans (age 33) and Grace Bernal Duchess St Albans (age 26) were married at Newtown Anner, County Tipperary. She by marriage Duchess St Albans. He the son of William Beauclerk 9th Duke St Albans and Elizabeth Catherine Gubbins Duchess St Albans (age 56). He a great x 4 grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.
On 03 Jan 1875 Rowland Hill 2nd Viscount Hill (age 74) died. His son Rowland Hill aka Clegg-Hill 3rd Viscount Hill (age 41) succeeded 3rd Viscount Hill of Hawkestone and Hardwicke in Shropshire, 3rd Baron Hill of Almaraz and of Hawkestone in Shropshire 2C 1816, 5th Baronet Hill of Hawkestone in Shropshire. Mary Madax Viscountess Hill by marriage Viscountess Hill of Hawkestone and Hardwicke in Shropshire.
On 03 Jan 1883 William Charles Arcedeckne Vanneck 5th Baron Huntingfield was born to William Arcedeckne Vanneck (age 37).
On 03 Jan 1894 Hungerford Crewe 3rd Baron Crewe (age 81) died of influenza unmarried. Baron Crewe of Crewe in Cheshire extinct. His estates were inherited by his nephew Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe Milnes 1st Marquess of Crewe (age 35) who adopted the additional surname Crewe.
On 03 Jan 1913 James Hamilton 2nd Duke Abercorn (age 74) died. His son James Albert Edward Hamilton 3rd Duke Abercorn (age 43) succeeded 3rd Duke Abercorn. Rosalind Cecilia Caroline Bingham Duchess Abercorn (age 43) by marriage Duchess Abercorn.
After 03 Jan 1917. St Leonard's Church, Ribbesford [Map]. War grave of Lance Corporal Ernest Henry Moles of the Worcestershire Regiment. Son of Thomas and Sarah Moles; husband of Fanny Elizabeth Moles, of 25, Severn Side South, Bewdley, Worcs. Served in the South African War. His son, Arthur Leonard Moles was born on the 26th May 1911, served with the 3rd Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery and died while a prisoner of war of the Japanese on 27th September 1943.
On 03 Jan 1934 Victor Albert Francis Spencer 1st Viscount Churchill (age 69) died of pneumonia. His son Victor Alexander Spencer 2nd Viscount Churchill (age 44) succeeded 2nd Viscount Churchill of Rolleston in Leicestershire, 4th Baron Churchill Wychwood in Oxfordshire.
On 03 Jan 1979 William Edward Harcourt 2nd Viscount Harcourt (age 70) died. Viscount Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt in Oxfordshire 2C 1917 extinct.
On 03 Jan 1994 Katharine Tennant Baroness Elliot of Harwood (age 90) died.