On this Day in History ... 14th August

14 Aug is in August.

1528 Sweating Sickness Outbreak

1557 Battle of St Quentin

1662 St Marcellus' Flood

1666 St James' Day Battle

1727 General Election

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Events on the 14th August

On 14 Aug 1040 Duncan "The Sick" I King Scotland (age 39) was killed in action by the army of King Macbeth of Scotland (age 35). King Macbeth of Scotland (age 35) succeeded King Scotland.

On 14 Aug 1349 Walram Jülich Archbishop Cologne (age 46) died.

On 14 Aug 1433 King John I of Portugal (age 81) died at Lisbon. His son Edward "The Philosopher" I King Portugal (age 41) succeeded I King Portugal.

On 14 Aug 1473 Margaret York Countess of Salisbury was born to George York 1st Duke of Clarence (age 23) and Isabel Neville Duchess Clarence (age 21) at Farleigh Hungerford Castle [Map]. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Edward III of England. Coefficient of inbreeding 5.36%.

Calendars. 14 Aug 1483 Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell (age 27) was appointed Chief Butler of England. King Richard III of England (age 30). Westminster Palace [Map]. Grant for life to the king's kinsman Francis Lovell (age 27), knight, Viscount Lovel, the king's chamberlain, of the office of Chief Butler of England, void by the death of Anthony, late earl Rivers, receiving fees of 100l yearly from the customs and prises of wines and other issues of his office, with all other profits. By p.s.

Letters and Papers 1528. 14 Aug 1528. R. O. 4633. The Sweating Sickness.

Number of the persons who died with the plague, or otherwise, in the city of London, from 5 to 12 Aug. Also, of the parishes clear from the infection.

ii. Similar list for the 14th Aug.

Pp. 10. Endd.: "So appeareth there be dead within the city of London, of the plague and otherwise, from the 6th day of this month of August to the 14th day, which be 8 days complete, the full number of 152 persons. And this day se'night your mastership shall be certified of the number that shall chance to depart in the meantime. Yours, as I am bound, John Champeneys."

On 14 Aug 1539 Ralph Sacheverell (age 33) died at Ratcliffe on Soar, Nottinghamshire [Map]. He was buried at Holy Trinity Church Ratcliffe on Soar [Map].

On 27 Jun 1538 Cecilia Durance (age 30) died. She was buried at Holy Trinity Church Ratcliffe on Soar [Map].

Decorated Gabled Headress. Lancastrian Esses Collar with Big Esses with Tudor Rose Pendant. Possibly second hand monuments. Gabled Headress.

Ralph Sacheverell: Ralph Sacheverell and Anna Unknown were married. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III of England. Ralph Sacheverell and Cecilia Durance were married. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III of England. In 1506 he was born to Richard Sacheverell Baron Hungerford, Botreaux and Moleyns and Mary Hungerford Baroness Hastings, 4th Baroness Hungerford, 5th Baroness Botreaux and 2nd Baroness Moleyns at Ratcliffe on Soar, Nottinghamshire.

Cecilia Durance: In 1508 she was born to John Durance at Isham, Northamptonshire.

Henry Machyn's Diary. 14 Aug 1557. The xiiij day of August cam tydynges from beyond the see that the Kyng (age 30) our master had taken mony nobull men of France gohyng to vetell Sant Qwynten, the constabull of Fransse and a vj m. presonares taken, and vj .. cartes and wagens laden with tresur and vetell, at a plasse callyd Sant Qwynten, and ther my lord Hare Dudley (deceased) was slayn at the wynnyng of ytt.

On 14 Aug 1621 Maria Margaret Habsburg Spain was born to Philip IV King Spain (age 16) and Elisabeth Bourbon Queen Consort Spain (age 18). Coefficient of inbreeding 4.39%.

On 14 Aug 1653 Christopher Monck 2nd Duke Albemarle was born to George Monck 1st Duke Albemarle (age 44) and Anne Clarges Duchess Albermarle (age 34) seven months after his parents were married.

Pepy's Diary. 14 Aug 1662. Up early and to look on my works, and find my house to go on apace. So to my office to prepare business, and then we met and sat till noon, and then Commissioner Pett (age 52) and I being invited, went by Sir John Winter's (age 62) coach sent for us, to the Mitre [Map], in Fenchurch street, to a venison-pasty; where I found him a very worthy man; and good discourse. Most of which was concerning the Forest of Dean, and the timber there, and iron-workes with their great antiquity, and the vast heaps of cinders which they find, and are now of great value, being necessary for the making of iron at this day; and without which they cannot work: with the age of many trees there left at a great fall in Edward the Third's time, by the name of forbid-trees1, which at this day are called vorbid trees.

Note 1. TT. Possibly forbidden trees. Trees that were felled in a great storm of 1362 which miners were forbidden from taking.

Evelyn's Diary. 14 Aug 1662. This afternoon, the Queen-Mother (age 52), with the Earl of St. Alban's (age 57) and many great ladies and persons, was pleased to honor my poor villa with her presence, and to accept of a collation. She was exceedingly pleased, and staid till very late in the evening.

Pepy's Diary. 14 Aug 1664. Lord's Day. After long lying discoursing with my wife, I up, and comes Mr. Holliard (age 55) to see me, who concurs with me that my pain is nothing but cold in my legs breeding wind, and got only by my using to wear a gowne, and that I am not at all troubled with any ulcer, but my thickness of water comes from my overheat in my back. He gone, comes Mr. Herbert, Mr. Honiwood's man, and dined with me, a very honest, plain, well-meaning man, I think him to be; and by his discourse and manner of life, the true embleme of an old ordinary serving-man.

Pepy's Diary. 14 Aug 1666. Thanksgiving Day1. Up, and comes Mr. Foley and his man, with a box of a great variety of carpenter's and joyner's tooles, which I had bespoke, to me, which please me mightily; but I will have more. Then I abroad down to the Old Swan [Map], and there I called and kissed Betty Michell, and would have got her to go with me to Westminster, but I find her a little colder than she used to be, methought, which did a little molest me.

Note 1. A proclamation ordering August 14th to be observed in London and Westminster, and August 23rd in other places, as a day of thanksgiving for the late victory at sea over the Dutch, was published on August 6th.

On 14 Aug 1671 John Lewis 1st Baronet (age 56) died without male issue. Baronet Lewis of Ledstone extinct. His daughters Elizabeth Lewis Countess Huntingdon (age 17) and Mary Lewis Countess Scarsdale (age 13) inherited his estates.

He and his wife Sarah Foote Lady Lewis (age 43) were buried at All Saints Church, Ledsham [Map]. Hand On Skull. Sculpted by Thomas Cartwright (age 36).

Elizabeth Lewis Countess Huntingdon: In 1654 she was born to John Lewis 1st Baronet. Evelyn's Diary. 24 Jun 1670. Came the Earl of Huntington and Countess, with the Lord Sherard, to visit us. On 19 Feb 1672 Theophilus Hastings 7th Earl Huntingdon and she were married. She by marriage Countess Huntingdon. He the son of Ferdinando Hastings 6th Earl Huntingdon and Lucy Davies Countess Huntingdon. He a great x 5 grandson of King Henry VII of England and Ireland. In 1688 she died.

Mary Lewis Countess Scarsdale: In 1658 she was born to John Lewis 1st Baronet. On 11 Feb 1672 Robert Leke 3rd Earl Scarsdale and she were married. He the son of Nicholas Leke 2nd Earl Scarsdale and Frances Rich Countess Scarsdale. On 27 Jan 1681 Nicholas Leke 2nd Earl Scarsdale died. His son Robert Leke 3rd Earl Scarsdale succeeded 3rd Earl Scarsdale, 3rd Baron Deincourt of Sutton, 3rd Baronet Leke of Sutton in Derbyshire. She by marriage Countess Scarsdale. In 1684 she died.

On 14 Aug 1688 Frederick William "Soldier King" I King Prussia was born to Frederick I King Prussia (age 31) and Sophia Charlotte Hanover Queen Consort Prussia (age 19). He a great x 2 grandson of King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland. Coefficient of inbreeding 1.96%.

On 14 Aug 1727 Stephen Cornwallis (age 23) was elected MP Eye.

On 14 Aug 1727 Thomas Frankland 3rd Baronet (age 42) was elected MP Thirsk.

After 14 Aug 1775. St Margaret's Church, Wrenbury [Map]. Monument to Lynch Salusbury Cotton 4th Baronet (deceased) and Elizabeth Abigail Cotton Lady Cotton (age 62).

Lynch Salusbury Cotton 4th Baronet: Around 1705 he was born to Thomas Cotton 2nd Baronet and Philadelphia Lynch Lady Cotton. In or before 1739 Lynch Salusbury Cotton 4th Baronet and Elizabeth Abigail Cotton Lady Cotton were married. She by marriage Lady Cotton of Combermere in Cheshire. On 27 Aug 1748 Robert Salusbury Cotton 3rd Baronet died. His brother Lynch Salusbury Cotton 4th Baronet succeeded 4th Baronet Cotton of Combermere in Cheshire. On 14 Aug 1775 Lynch Salusbury Cotton 4th Baronet died. His son Robert Salusbury Cotton 5th Baronet succeeded 5th Baronet Cotton of Combermere in Cheshire.

Elizabeth Abigail Cotton Lady Cotton: In 1713 she was born to Rowland Cotton. Combermere Papers. 1745. Sir Thomas was succeeded by his son Sir Robert who married Lady Betty Tollemache daughter of the Earl of Dysart and dying in 1748 without issue was succeeded by his brother Lynch. He married his cousin Miss Cotton of Ethwall and died in 1775 leaving behind him besides other issue Robert who succeeded him and was the father of Lord Combermere Roland an Admiral in the Royal Navy and father of General Sir Willoughby Cotton GCB at one time Commander in Chief at Bombay; Lynch; George, Dean of Chester; Thomas; William; Richard, an officer in the Army killed in action; Henry; and Calveley, Captain 1st Life Guards who married Miss Lockwood by whom he had Major General Sir Sidney Cotton KCB Admiral Frank Cotton and Major General Sir Arthur Cotton Kt., Madras Engineers, celebrated for his irrigation labours in India. On 04 Jan 1777 Elizabeth Abigail Cotton Lady Cotton died.

On 14 Aug 1846 Giuseppe Calì was born in Valetta, Malta.

On 28 Jun 1853 Francis Charteris 8th Earl Wemyss Douglas 4th Earl March (age 81) died. His son Francis Charles Charteris 9th Earl Wemyss (age 56) succeeded 9th Earl Wemyss. Louisa Bingham Countess Wemyss (age 55) by marriage Countess Wemyss.

His obituary in the Gentleman's Magazine by Sylvanus Urban Volume XL reads as follows:

THE EARL OF WEMYSS AND MARCH June 28 At Gosford House East Lothian in his 81st year the Right Hon Francis Wemyss Charteris Wemyss sixth Earl of Wemyss and Lord Elcho and Methel 1633 Baron Wemyss of Elcho 1628 Earl of March Viscount of Peebles and Lord Niedpath, Lyne and Munard 1697 all dignities in the peerage of Scotland Baron Wemyss of Wemyss co Fife 1821 and Lord Lieutenant of Peebleshire.

He was born on the 15th April 1772 the only son of Francis Lord Elcho son and heir apparent of the fifth Earl by Miss Susan Tracy Keck one of the Maids of Honour to Queen Charlotte the second daughter of Anthony Tracy Keck esq of Great Tew co Oxford by Lady Susan Hamilton fourth daughter of James fourth Duke of Hamilton and first Duke of Brandon KG and KT.

In early life his lordship had a commission in the army and from 1793 to 1797 was aide de camp to his grand uncle Lord Adam Gordon Commander in chief of the forces in Scotland He quitted the army in 1797.

His father Lord Elcho died on the 20th June 1808 and his grandfather on the 24th August following whereupon he succeeded to the Earldom of Wemyss and its attendant titles. On the death of William fourth Duke of Queensberry in Dec 1810 he inherited the barony of Niedpath and the extensive property which had belonged to his Grace in the county of Peebles in pursuance of the terms of the marriage contract of the first Earl of March his Grace's grandfather. He also succeeded to the dignities of Earl of March, Viscount of Peebles and Lord Douglas of Niedpath, Lyne and Munard the patent of creation being to Lord William Douglas et heredes masculos de ejus corpore quibus deficientibus alios ejus hæredes masin culos et talliæ contentos in ejus infeofa mentis terrarum et dominii de Niedpath.

His Lordship was created a peer of the united kingdom by the title of Baron Wemyss at the Coronation of King George IV by patent dated 17 Jul 1821. He supported the Conservative party in parliament but took but little interest in politics.

He married May 31 1794 Margaret fourth daughter of Walter Campbell esq of Shawfield by his first wife Eleanor daughter of Robert Kerr of Newfield eldest son of Lord Charles Kerr second son of Robert first Marquess of Lothian. By that lady who died in 1850 he had issue two sons and nine daughters 1 Francis his successor (age 56) 2 Lady Eleanor married in 1820 to Walter Frederick Campbell of Woodhall co Lanark (age 55) esq eldest son of Colonel John Campbell by Lady Charlotte (age 78) daughter of John fifth Duke of Argyle and died in 1832 3 the Hon Walter died 1818 4 Susan who died in infancy 5 Lady Margaret married in 1824 to Lieut Colonel John Wildman and died in 1825 6 Lady Katharine married in 1824 to her cousin George Harry Lord Grey of Groby who died in 1835 and she died in 1844 leaving issue the present Earl of Stamford and Warrington (age 26) and Lady Margaret Milbanke 7 Lady Charlotte (age 58) married in 1825 to Andrew Fletcher esq of Salton Castle East Lothian 8 Lady Louisa Antoinetta (age 58) married in 1832 to William Forbes esq of Callendar co Stirling late MP for Stirlingshire 9 Lady Harriet (age 58) married in 1829 to Sir George Grant Suttie Bart 10 Lady Jane and 11 Lady Caroline. The present Earls (age 56) in 1796 married in 1817 Lady Louisa Bingham (age 55) fourth daughter of Richard 2d Earl Lucan by whom he has issue Francis Lord Elcho (age 34) four other sons and daughters.

On 14 Aug 1905 Simeon Solomon (age 64) died from complications brought on by alcholism.

After 14 Aug 1916. St Peter's Church, Edensor [Map]. Memorial to Andrew Pepys Cockerell, 2nd Lieutenant 2nd Battalion The Kings Royal Rifle Corps, who was killed in action aged nineteen on 14 Aug 1916 at Mametz Wood.

After 14 Aug 1925. Monument to Reverend John Otter Stephens (deceased) at St Oswald's Church, Blankney.

Reverend John Otter Stephens: On 26 Apr 1832 he was born. In 1879 he was appointed Rector of St Oswald's Church, Blankney which office he held until 1903. On 16 Jun 1887 he and Emma Charlotte Leslie-Melville were married. On 14 Aug 1925 he died.

Births on the 14th August

On 14 Aug 1383 John St John was born to Oliver St John (age 37) and Elizabeth Barre at Faumont.

On 14 Aug 1411 Joan Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay (age 52) at Haccombe, Devon. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England.

On 14 Aug 1473 Margaret York Countess of Salisbury was born to George York 1st Duke of Clarence (age 23) and Isabel Neville Duchess Clarence (age 21) at Farleigh Hungerford Castle [Map]. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Edward III of England. Coefficient of inbreeding 5.36%.

On 14 Aug 1499 John de Vere 14th Earl of Oxford was born to George de Vere (age 56) and Margaret Stafford (age 49).

On 14 Aug 1510 Dorothy Booth was born to William Booth (age 37).

On 14 Aug 1597 Margaret Spencer was born to Robert Spencer 1st Baron Spencer (age 27) and Margaret Willoughby (age 30).

On 14 Aug 1621 Maria Margaret Habsburg Spain was born to Philip IV King Spain (age 16) and Elisabeth Bourbon Queen Consort Spain (age 18). Coefficient of inbreeding 4.39%.

On 14 Aug 1642 Cosimo III de Medici Prince Tuscany was born.

On 14 Aug 1649 John Vernon was born to Edward Vernon (age 69).

On 14 Aug 1653 Christopher Monck 2nd Duke Albemarle was born to George Monck 1st Duke Albemarle (age 44) and Anne Clarges Duchess Albermarle (age 34) seven months after his parents were married.

On 14 Aug 1677 William Twysden 5th Baronet was born to William Twysden 3rd Baronet (age 41).

On 14 Aug 1687 Maria Anna Savoy was born to Victor Amadeus King Sardinia (age 21) and Anne Marie Bourbon Queen Consort Sardinia (age 17) at Turin. She a great granddaughter of King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. Coefficient of inbreeding 4.95%.

On 14 Aug 1688 Frederick William "Soldier King" I King Prussia was born to Frederick I King Prussia (age 31) and Sophia Charlotte Hanover Queen Consort Prussia (age 19). He a great x 2 grandson of King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland. Coefficient of inbreeding 1.96%.

On 14 Aug 1688 Mary Osborne Duchess Beaufort was born to Peregrine Osborne 2nd Duke Leeds (age 29) and Bridget Hyde Duchess Leeds (age 26).

On 14 Aug 1694 James Hamilton 1st Earl Clanbrassil was born to James Hamilton and Anne Mordaunt (age 28).

On 14 Aug 1720 Frederick Hesse-Kassel was born to William Hesse-Kassel (age 38) at Kassel.

On 14 Aug 1722 John Dyke Acland 7th Baronet was born to Hugh Acland 6th Baronet (age 25) and Cicely Wroth.

On 14 Aug 1727 Louise Elisabeth of France was born to Louis XV King France (age 17) and Marie Leszczyńska Queen Consort France (age 24). She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland.

On 14 Aug 1743 Mary Aston Lady Blount was born to James Aston 5th Baronet (age 20) and Barbara Maria Talbot (age 23).

On 14 Aug 1747 August Saxe Coburg Altenburg was born to Duke Frederick III of Saxe Coburg Altenburg III (age 48) and Luise Dorothea Saxe Meiningen Duchess Saxe Gotha Altenburg (age 37) at Gotha.

On 14 Aug 1749 Thomas Egerton 1st Earl Wilton was born to Thomas Egerton 6th Baronet (age 28).

On 14 Aug 1769 Richard Barry 7th Earl Barrymore was born to Richard Barry 6th Earl Barrymore (age 24) and Amelia Stanhope Countess Barrymore (age 20). He a great x 3 grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 14 Aug 1776 Christian Hesse-Kassel was born to Charles Hesse-Kassel (age 31) and Louise Oldenburg (age 26). He a great grandson of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland. Coefficient of inbreeding 6.89%.

On 14 Aug 1779 Hans Francis Hastings 12th Earl Huntingdon was born to George Hastings (age 44) and Sarah Fowler.

On 14 Aug 1785 George Allanson-Winn was born to George Winn aka Allanson-Winn 1st Baron Headley (age 60) and Jane Blennerhassett.

On or before 14 Aug 1797 Reverend Robert Behoe Radcliffe was born to Kemeys Radcliffe (age 31). His middle name from his maternal uncle Behoe Tealing, who rose to the rank of Chief Mate in the East India Company and who died around the time of Robert's birth.

On 14 Aug 1797 Anne Legge was born to George Legge 3rd Earl Dartmouth (age 41) and Frances Finch Countess Dartmouth (age 36).

On 14 Aug 1801 Augusta Boyle was born to George Boyle 4th Earl Glasgow.

On 14 Aug 1801 Lewen Powell Glyn 3rd Baronet was born to George Glynn 2nd Baronet (age 62).

On 14 Aug 1806 Harriot Mary Anne Bloomfield was born to Benjamin Bloomfield 1st Baron Bloomfield (age 38).

On 14 Aug 1810 George Harris 3rd Baron Harris was born to William Harris 2nd Baron Harris (age 28).

On 14 Aug 1819 Agénor 10th Duc de Gramont was born to Antoine Héraclius Agénor 9th Duc de Gramont (age 30).

On 14 Aug 1824 William Parker 2nd Baronet was born to Admiral William Parker 1st Baronet (age 42) and Frances Anne Biddulph (age 40).

On 14 Aug 1846 Giuseppe Calì was born in Valetta, Malta.

On 14 Aug 1862 Prince Henry Hohenzollern was born to Frederick III King Prussia (age 30) and Victoria Empress Germany Queen Consort Prussia (age 21). He a grandson of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.

On 14 or 16 Aug 1887 Kenelm Edward Lee Guinness was born to Benjamin Lee Guinness (age 45).

On 14 Aug 1928 Richard La Touche Colthurst 9th Baronet was born to Richard St John Jefferyes Colthurst 8th Baronet (age 41).

On 14 Aug 1931 George Ponsonby was born to Vere Brabazon Ponsonby 9th Earl Bessborough (age 51).

On 14 Aug 1948 Annabel Jones Viscountess Astor was born to Timothy Angus Jones and Patricia David Pandora Jones (age 18).

Marriages on the 14th August

On 14 Aug 182 Archibald Motteux Calvert and Constance Maria Georgiana Peters were married.

Before 14 Aug 1418 John Scrope 4th Baron Scrope Masham (age 30) and Elizabeth Chaworth Baroness Scrope Masham (age 27) were married. She by marriage Baroness Scrope Masham. They were fourth cousins.

Before 14 Aug 1499 George de Vere (age 56) and Margaret Stafford (age 49) were married. He the son of John de Vere 12th Earl of Oxford and Elizabeth Howard Countess of Oxford. They were fourth cousins.

Before 14 Aug 1535 Thomas Vaux 2nd Baron Vaux Harrowden and Elizabeth Cheney Baroness Vaux Harrowden (age 30) were married. She by marriage Baroness Vaux Harrowden. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

Before 14 Aug 1545 John Jenyns (age 65) and Elizabeth Gage were married.

On 14 Aug 1610 Anthony Abdy (age 30) and Abigail Campbell (age 26) were married at the Church of St Mary Aldermary.

Before 14 Aug 1671 John Lewis 1st Baronet (age 56) and Sarah Foote Lady Lewis (age 43) were married.

After 14 Aug 1671 Denzil Onslow of Pyrford (age 29) and Sarah Foote Lady Lewis (age 43) were married.

On 14 Aug 1684 Thomas Tufton 6th Earl of Thanet (age 39) and Catherine Cavendish Countess Isle Thanet (age 19) were married. She by marriage Countess of Thanet. The difference in their ages was 20 years. She the daughter of Henry Cavendish 2nd Duke Newcastle upon Tyne (age 54) and Frances Pierrepont Duchess Newcastle upon Tyne (age 53). He the son of John Tufton 2nd Earl of Thanet and Margaret Sackville Countess Isle Thanet.

On 14 Aug 1693 Uvedale Corbet 3rd Baronet (age 25) and Mildred Cecil Baroness Hotham were married. She the daughter of James Cecil 3rd Earl Salisbury and Margaret Manners Countess of Salisbury.

On 14 Aug 1759 Thomas Middleton Trollope (age 38) and Isabella Thorold (age 28) were married.

On 14 Aug 1762 John Stewart 7th Earl Galloway (age 26) and Charlotte Mary Greville (age 17) were married. She the daughter of Francis Greville 1st Earl Brooke Warwick Castle 1st Earl Warwick (age 42) and Elizabeth Hamilton Countess Brooke Warwick Castle and Warwick (age 42). He the son of Alexander Stewart 6th Earl Galloway (age 68) and Catherine Cochrane Countess Galloway (age 53).

On 14 Aug 1800 Brook William Bridges 4th Baronet (age 33) and Eleanor Foote (age 29) were married. She by marriage Lady Bridges of Goodneston in Kent.

On 14 Aug 1828 John Barker aka Barker-Mill 1st Baronet (age 24) and Jane Swinburne Lady Barker-Mill (age 30) were married at Keynsham, Somerset.

On 14 Aug 1832 William Forbes of Callander and Louisa Antoinetta Charteris (age 37) were married. She the daughter of Francis Charteris 8th Earl Wemyss Douglas 4th Earl March (age 60).

On 14 Aug 1850 or 16 Sep 1850 George Cavendish-Bentinck (age 29) and Prudence Penelope Cavendish-Bentinck nee Leslie (age 23) were married at St George's Church, Hanover Square.

On 14 Aug 1855 John William Cradock-Hartopp 4th Baronet (age 26) and Charlotte Frances Howard Lady Cradock-Hartopp were married. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 14 Aug 1860 Sackville George Lane-Fox 15th Baron Darcy of Knayth 12th Baron Conyers (age 32) and Mary Curteis were married.

On 14 Aug 1924 William Cecil (age 69) and Violet Maud Freer were married. He the son of William Alleyne Cecil 3rd Marquess Exeter.

On 14 Aug 1948 Angus Josslyn Gore-Booth 8th Baronet (age 28) and Rosemary Myra Vane were married.

Deaths on the 14th August

On 14 Aug 1040 Duncan "The Sick" I King Scotland (age 39) was killed in action by the army of King Macbeth of Scotland (age 35). King Macbeth of Scotland (age 35) succeeded King Scotland.

On 14 Aug 1196 Henry "Blind" Namur IV Count Luxemburg I Count Namur (age 84) died. His daughter Erminsende Namur Countess of Bar (age 9) succeeded Countess Luxemburg.

On 14 Aug 1241 Matilda Lusignan Countess Hereford and Essex (age 31) died.

On 14 Aug 1297 Frederick Hohenzollern Burgrave Nuremburg (age 77) died. His son Frederick Hohenzollern (age 10) succeeded IV Burgrave Nuremberg.

Before 14 Aug 1317 John Montagu died. On 14 Aug 1317 John Montagu was buried at Lincoln Cathedral [Map].

On 14 Aug 1343 Thomas ap Llywelyn (age 44) died.

On 14 Aug 1349 Walram Jülich Archbishop Cologne (age 46) died.

On 14 Aug 1369 William Boteler 3rd Baron Wem and Oversley (age 59) died. Baron Wem and Oversley abeyant between his two daughters Alice Boteler (age 29) and Elizabeth Boteler Baroness Ferrers Wem (age 24).

On 14 Aug 1385 Diego Gómez Sarmiento (age 30) died.

On 14 Aug 1390 John Fitzalan Baron Maltravers 2nd Baron Arundel (age 25) died. He was buried at Missenden Abbey [Map]. His son John Fitzalan 13th Earl of Arundel (age 5) succeeded 3rd Baron Arundel.

On 14 Aug 1414 Guy Montfort Baron Laval (age 29) died of plague following his return from the Holy Land.

On 14 Aug 1422 Margaret Courtenay (age 70) died.

On 14 Aug 1422 Thomas Peverell (age 82) died.

On 14 Aug 1433 John Aviz (age 3) died.

On 14 Aug 1433 King John I of Portugal (age 81) died at Lisbon. His son Edward "The Philosopher" I King Portugal (age 41) succeeded I King Portugal.

On 14 Aug 1476 Jean of Laval (age 39) died.

On 14 Aug 1501 Louis Bourbon (age 18) died.

On 14 Aug 1539 Ralph Sacheverell (age 33) died at Ratcliffe on Soar, Nottinghamshire [Map]. He was buried at Holy Trinity Church Ratcliffe on Soar [Map].

On 27 Jun 1538 Cecilia Durance (age 30) died. She was buried at Holy Trinity Church Ratcliffe on Soar [Map].

Decorated Gabled Headress. Lancastrian Esses Collar with Big Esses with Tudor Rose Pendant. Possibly second hand monuments. Gabled Headress.

Ralph Sacheverell: Ralph Sacheverell and Cecilia Durance were married. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III of England. Ralph Sacheverell and Anna Unknown were married. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III of England. In 1506 he was born to Richard Sacheverell Baron Hungerford, Botreaux and Moleyns and Mary Hungerford Baroness Hastings, 4th Baroness Hungerford, 5th Baroness Botreaux and 2nd Baroness Moleyns at Ratcliffe on Soar, Nottinghamshire.

Cecilia Durance: In 1508 she was born to John Durance at Isham, Northamptonshire.

On 14 Aug 1539 Peter Edgecombe (age 70) died.

On 14 Aug 1539 John Durance died.

Before 14 Aug 1545 John Jenyns (age 65) died.

On 14 Aug 1587 William Gonzaga I Duke Mantua (age 49) died. His son Vincenzo Gonzaga III Duke Mantua (age 24) succeeded III Duke Mantua.

On 14 Aug 1589 Frances Holles died.

On 14 Aug 1604 Margaret Grey (age 45) died at Little Hadham, Hertfordshire [Map].

On 14 Aug 1616 Richard Alleyne (age 70) died.

On 14 Aug 1620 Katherine Dudley Countess Huntingdon (age 82) died.

On 14 Aug 1620 Henry Sacheverell died.

On 14 Aug 1632 Augustus Count Palatine of Sulzbach (age 49) died.

On 14 Aug 1638 Christopher Allen (age 77) died.

On 14 Aug 1660 Maria Gonzaga Duchess of Montferrat (age 51) died.

On 14 Aug 1671 John Lewis 1st Baronet (age 56) died without male issue. Baronet Lewis of Ledstone extinct. His daughters Elizabeth Lewis Countess Huntingdon (age 17) and Mary Lewis Countess Scarsdale (age 13) inherited his estates.

He and his wife Sarah Foote Lady Lewis (age 43) were buried at All Saints Church, Ledsham [Map]. Hand On Skull. Sculpted by Thomas Cartwright (age 36).

Elizabeth Lewis Countess Huntingdon: In 1654 she was born to John Lewis 1st Baronet. Evelyn's Diary. 24 Jun 1670. Came the Earl of Huntington and Countess, with the Lord Sherard, to visit us. On 19 Feb 1672 Theophilus Hastings 7th Earl Huntingdon and she were married. She by marriage Countess Huntingdon. He the son of Ferdinando Hastings 6th Earl Huntingdon and Lucy Davies Countess Huntingdon. He a great x 5 grandson of King Henry VII of England and Ireland. In 1688 she died.

Mary Lewis Countess Scarsdale: In 1658 she was born to John Lewis 1st Baronet. On 11 Feb 1672 Robert Leke 3rd Earl Scarsdale and she were married. He the son of Nicholas Leke 2nd Earl Scarsdale and Frances Rich Countess Scarsdale. On 27 Jan 1681 Nicholas Leke 2nd Earl Scarsdale died. His son Robert Leke 3rd Earl Scarsdale succeeded 3rd Earl Scarsdale, 3rd Baron Deincourt of Sutton, 3rd Baronet Leke of Sutton in Derbyshire. She by marriage Countess Scarsdale. In 1684 she died.

On or before 14 Aug 1675 Anne Cleland died. She was buried at Greyfriars, Edinburgh.

On 14 Aug 1680 John Ferrers (age 51) died at Tamworth, Staffordshire [Map].

On 14 Aug 1698 Margaret Burke Lady Muskerry died.

On 14 Aug 1724 Anne Cochrane Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon (age 18) died in childbirth.

On 14 Aug 1728 Ernest Augustus Hanover 1st Duke of York and Albany (age 53) died at Osnabrück, Lower Saxony. Duke York and Albany extinct.

On 14 Aug 1735 Richard Towneley (age 46) died.

On 14 Aug 1738 Mary Bruce (age 28) died.

On 14 Aug 1754 Maria Anna Habsburg Spain (age 70) died.

Before 14 Aug 1764 Margaret Evelyn (age 90) died.

On 14 Aug 1771 Andrew Agnew 5th Baronet (age 83) died. His son Stair Agnew 6th Baronet (age 37) succeeded 5th Baronet Agnew of Lochnaw in Wigtownshire.

On 14 Aug 1776 Charles Cathcart 9th Lord Cathcart (age 55) died.

On 14 Aug 1778 Thomas Cecil (age 50) died.

On 14 Aug 1782 Rebecca May Lady Hoskyns died.

On 14 Aug 1814 Barbara St Aubyn Lady Molesworth (age 84) died.

On 14 Aug 1814 Edward Hussey Delaval (age 85) died. Sarah Delaval (age 34) inherited Doddington Hall [Map].

On 14 Aug 1818 Jane Biddulph Lady Biddulph (age 91) died.

On 14 Aug 1824 Georgiana Stanhope died.

On 14 Aug 1837 Robert Brudenell 6th Earl Cardigan (age 68) died at Marylebone. His son James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan (age 39) succeeded 7th Earl Cardigan. Elizabeth Tollemache Countess Cardigan (age 39) by marriage Countess Cardigan.

On 14 Aug 1838 Simon Thomas Scrope (age 79) died.

On 28 Jun 1853 Francis Charteris 8th Earl Wemyss Douglas 4th Earl March (age 81) died. His son Francis Charles Charteris 9th Earl Wemyss (age 56) succeeded 9th Earl Wemyss. Louisa Bingham Countess Wemyss (age 55) by marriage Countess Wemyss.

His obituary in the Gentleman's Magazine by Sylvanus Urban Volume XL reads as follows:

THE EARL OF WEMYSS AND MARCH June 28 At Gosford House East Lothian in his 81st year the Right Hon Francis Wemyss Charteris Wemyss sixth Earl of Wemyss and Lord Elcho and Methel 1633 Baron Wemyss of Elcho 1628 Earl of March Viscount of Peebles and Lord Niedpath, Lyne and Munard 1697 all dignities in the peerage of Scotland Baron Wemyss of Wemyss co Fife 1821 and Lord Lieutenant of Peebleshire.

He was born on the 15th April 1772 the only son of Francis Lord Elcho son and heir apparent of the fifth Earl by Miss Susan Tracy Keck one of the Maids of Honour to Queen Charlotte the second daughter of Anthony Tracy Keck esq of Great Tew co Oxford by Lady Susan Hamilton fourth daughter of James fourth Duke of Hamilton and first Duke of Brandon KG and KT.

In early life his lordship had a commission in the army and from 1793 to 1797 was aide de camp to his grand uncle Lord Adam Gordon Commander in chief of the forces in Scotland He quitted the army in 1797.

His father Lord Elcho died on the 20th June 1808 and his grandfather on the 24th August following whereupon he succeeded to the Earldom of Wemyss and its attendant titles. On the death of William fourth Duke of Queensberry in Dec 1810 he inherited the barony of Niedpath and the extensive property which had belonged to his Grace in the county of Peebles in pursuance of the terms of the marriage contract of the first Earl of March his Grace's grandfather. He also succeeded to the dignities of Earl of March, Viscount of Peebles and Lord Douglas of Niedpath, Lyne and Munard the patent of creation being to Lord William Douglas et heredes masculos de ejus corpore quibus deficientibus alios ejus hæredes masin culos et talliæ contentos in ejus infeofa mentis terrarum et dominii de Niedpath.

His Lordship was created a peer of the united kingdom by the title of Baron Wemyss at the Coronation of King George IV by patent dated 17 Jul 1821. He supported the Conservative party in parliament but took but little interest in politics.

He married May 31 1794 Margaret fourth daughter of Walter Campbell esq of Shawfield by his first wife Eleanor daughter of Robert Kerr of Newfield eldest son of Lord Charles Kerr second son of Robert first Marquess of Lothian. By that lady who died in 1850 he had issue two sons and nine daughters 1 Francis his successor (age 56) 2 Lady Eleanor married in 1820 to Walter Frederick Campbell of Woodhall co Lanark (age 55) esq eldest son of Colonel John Campbell by Lady Charlotte (age 78) daughter of John fifth Duke of Argyle and died in 1832 3 the Hon Walter died 1818 4 Susan who died in infancy 5 Lady Margaret married in 1824 to Lieut Colonel John Wildman and died in 1825 6 Lady Katharine married in 1824 to her cousin George Harry Lord Grey of Groby who died in 1835 and she died in 1844 leaving issue the present Earl of Stamford and Warrington (age 26) and Lady Margaret Milbanke 7 Lady Charlotte (age 58) married in 1825 to Andrew Fletcher esq of Salton Castle East Lothian 8 Lady Louisa Antoinetta (age 58) married in 1832 to William Forbes esq of Callendar co Stirling late MP for Stirlingshire 9 Lady Harriet (age 58) married in 1829 to Sir George Grant Suttie Bart 10 Lady Jane and 11 Lady Caroline. The present Earls (age 56) in 1796 married in 1817 Lady Louisa Bingham (age 55) fourth daughter of Richard 2d Earl Lucan by whom he has issue Francis Lord Elcho (age 34) four other sons and daughters.

On 14 Aug 1856 Reverend Henry Palmer (age 76) died.

On 14 Aug 1869 Reverend James Alexander Barnes (age 71) died at Gilling East.

On 14 Aug 1876 Cosmo Lewis Duff Gordon (age 64) died.

On 14 Aug 1877 Blanche Mary Boyd died at Boulogne sur Mer [Map]. Her son Henry Cyril "Toppy" Paget 5th Marquess Anglesey (age 2) was fostered by her sister Edith Marion Boyd until he was eight years old. She, Edith, subsequently married Gustavce Coquelin, brother of Toppy's putative father Benoît Constant Coquelin (age 36).

On 14 Aug 1884 Henry Charles Knightley (age 70) died.

On 14 Aug 1885 Ernest McDonnell Vane-Tempest (age 49) died.

On 14 Aug 1893 Bishop William Clifford (age 69) died.

On 11 Aug 1902 or 14 Aug 1902 George Truefitt (age 78) died at Old House, Worthing.

On 14 Aug 1905 Simeon Solomon (age 64) died from complications brought on by alcholism.

On 14 Aug 1910 William Archer Amherst 3rd Earl Amherst (age 74) died without issue as a result of an operation he received three months prior for a throat infection at Montreal Park, Sevenoaks. His brother Hugh Amherst 4th Earl Amherst (age 54) succeeded 4th Earl Amherst, 5th Baron Amherst of Montreal in Kent.

On 14 Aug 1910 Helen Guendolen Seymour (age 64) died.

On 14 Aug 1913 Henry William Paget Butler (age 82) died.

On 14 Aug 1914 Frederick Compton Howard (age 67) died.

On 14 Aug 1914 Eleanor Warren Lady Leighton (age 73) died.

On 14 Aug 1921 Edward Feetham Coates 1st Baronet (age 68) died. His son Edward Clive Milnes-Coates 2nd Baronet (age 42) succeeded 2nd Baronet Milnes Coates of Helperby Hall in the North Riding of Yorkshire. Celia Hermione Crewe Milnes Lady Milnes-Coates (age 37) by marriage Lady Milnes Coates of Helperby Hall in the North Riding of Yorkshire.

On 14 Aug 1925 Reverend John Otter Stephens (age 93) died.

On 14 Aug 1937 James Ian Macpherson 1st Baron Strathcarron (age 57) died. His son David William Anthony Blyth Macpherson 2nd Baron Strathcarron (age 13) succeeded 2nd Baron Strathcarron of Banchor in Invernessshire.

On 14 Aug 1960 Elizabeth Maude Guinness died at 7 Lime Gardens Bath.

On 14 Aug 1991 Mark Robin Cubitt (age 55) died.