05 Mar is in March.
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 1052. At this time Griffin, the Welsh king, plundered in Herefordshire till he came very nigh to Leominster; and they gathered against him both the landsmen and the Frenchmen from the castle; and there were slain very many good men of the English, and also of the French. This was on the same day thirteen years after that Edwine Mercia was slain with his companions.
On 05 Mar 1451 William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Huntingdon was born to William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke (age 28) and Anne Devereux (age 21).
Has heard from the Lord Steward that there is some doubt whether the King will return towards London: he has had no commandment as yet to make provision but by the ways specified "in such gists as he hath send unto your grace." He knows no reason why the King's mind is changed. Thinks the King must leave this for London, as they cannot abide here, and there is no horse meat at Woodstock. The King wishes to know from Wolsey whether any of the royal palaces near London are infected with the sickness. Abyndon, 5 March.
Hol., p. 1. Add.
Letters and Papers 1518. 05 Mar 1518. Er. Ep. App. 263. 3993. ERASMUS to BOVILL.
Was glad that he escaped the detestable sickness. Congratulates Croke and the University. Is surprised that any should be found there to take the part of Faber. Would have acted otherwise had it been Standish and not Faber: "longo aliter belluam accepissem." Has completed the New Testament. Has received a letter from Grey, dated Paris. Begs his compliments to Vaughan, Humphrey, Brian, Watson and Gerard. Louvain, 5 March 1518.
On 05 Mar 1580 Robert Stewart 1st Earl Lennox 1st Earl March (age 58) resigned Earl Lennox 4C 1578. On the same day he was created 1st Earl March 3C 1581. Elizabeth Stewart Countess Arran Countess Lennox and March (age 31) by marriage Countess March.
On the same day Esme Stewart 1st Duke Lennox (age 38) was created 1st Earl Lennox 5C 1580 by King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland (age 13) for being his favourite. Catherine Balsac Duchess Lennox by marriage Lord Aubigny.
On 05 Mar 1588 Henri Bourbon Condé Prince Condé (age 35) died.
On 05 Mar 1607 Oliver Plunkett 4th Baron Louth died. His son Matthew Plunkett 5th Baron Louth succeeded 5th Baron Louth 1C 1541.
On 05 Mar 1675 John Paulet 5th Marquess Winchester (age 77) died. His son Charles Paulet 1st Duke Bolton (age 45) succeeded 6th Marquess Winchester, 6th Earl Wiltshire, 6th Baron St John 1C 1539. Mary Scrope 6th Marchioness Winchester by marriage Marchioness Winchester.
On 28 Dec 1694 Mary Stewart II Queen England Scotland and Ireland (age 32) died of smallpox shortly after midnight at Kensington Palace. Her body lay in state at the Banqueting House [Map].
She had reigned for five years. Her husband King William III of England, Scotland and Ireland (age 44) continued to reign for a further eight years.
Evelyn's Diary. 05 Mar 1695. I went to see the ceremony. Never was so universal a mourning; all the Parliament men had cloaks given them, and four hundred poor women; all the streets hung and the middle of the street boarded and covered with black cloth. There were all the nobility, mayor, aldermen, judges, etc.
Minutes of the Society of Antiquaries. 05 Mar 1718. It was ordered by the Society that all Members to be admitted into the same, be balloted for, and that a Balloting Box be prepared for that purpose.
On 05 Mar 1726 Evelyn Pierrepont 1st Duke Kingston upon Hull (age 71) died. He was buried at the Church of St Edmund Holme Pierrepont [Map]. His grandson Evelyn Pierrepont 2nd Duke Kingston upon Hull (age 15) succeeded 2nd Duke Kingston upon Hull, 2nd Marquess Dorchester 2C 1706, 6th Earl Kingston upon Hull, 6th Viscount Newark 1C 1627, 6th Baron Pierrepont of Holme Pierrepont 1C 1627.
On 05 Mar 1737 Charles Emmanuel III King Sardinia (age 35) and Elisabeth Therese Lorraine Queen Consort Sardinia (age 25) were married. Elisabeth Therese Lorraine Queen Consort Sardinia by marriage Queen Consort Sardinia. She the daughter of Leopold Duke of Lorraine and Élisabeth Charlotte Bourbon Duchess Lorraine (age 60). He the son of Victor Amadeus King Sardinia and Anne Marie Bourbon Queen Consort Sardinia. They were half first cousins. He a great grandson of King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland.
On 05 Mar 1752 George Coventry 6th Earl Coventry (age 29) and Maria Gunning Countess Coventry (age 19) were married. She by marriage Countess Coventry. He the son of William Coventry 5th Earl Coventry.
On 05 Mar 1761 George Richard St John 4th Viscount St John 3rd Viscount Bolingbroke was born to Frederick St John 3rd Viscount St John 2nd Viscount Bolingbroke (age 28) and Diana Spencer Viscountess St John and Bolingbroke (age 26).
On 05 Mar 1818 George Bridgeman 2nd Earl Bradford (age 28) and Georgina Elizabeth Moncrieffe Countess Bradford (age 27) were married. He the son of Orlando Bridgeman 1st Earl Bradford (age 55) and Lucy Elizabeth Byng Countess Bradford (age 51).
On 05 Mar 1840 George Spencer-Churchill 5th Duke Marlborough (age 73) died. His son George Spencer-Churchill 6th Duke Marlborough (age 46) succeeded 6th Duke Marlborough, 6th Marquess of Blandford, 6th Earl of Marlborough 2C 1689, 6th Baron Churchill of Sandridge in Hertfordshire, 8th Earl of Sunderland 2C 1643, 10th Baron Spencer Wormleighton. Jane Stewart Duchess Marlborough (age 42) by marriage Duchess Marlborough.
On 05 Mar 1936 Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice 6th Marquess of Lansdowne (age 64) died. His son Charles Petty-Fitzmaurice 7th Marquess of Lansdowne (age 19) succeeded 7th Marquess Lansdowne, 8th Earl Shelburne in County Wexford 2C 1753, 8th Earl Kerry.