16 Feb is in February.
On 16 Feb 1279 Alfonso III King Portugal (age 68) died.
On 16 Feb 1365 John Maltravers 1st Baron Maltravers (age 75) died. He was buried at Lytchett Maltravers. Baron Maltravers 1C 1330 abeyant between Eleanor Maltravers 2nd Baroness Maltravers Baroness Arundel and Cobham (age 20) and Joan Maltravers.
Gilbert Debenham (age 63) was attainted and condemned to death for treason for having supported Stanley. He remained in prison until 1499 when his sister Elizabeth Brewes, in return for paying a large fine, obtained a pardon for her brother and a promise that the attainder would be reversed.
On 16 Feb 1519 Henry Stafford 1st Baron Stafford (age 17) and Ursula Pole (age 15) were married. He the son of Edward Stafford 3rd Duke of Buckingham (age 41) and Eleanor Percy Duchess Buckingham. They were third cousin once removed. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.
On 16 Feb 1547 Henry VIII (deceased) was buried in the Henry VIII Vault Quire St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle [Map]. John Gage (age 67) attended.
On 16 Feb 1547, three weeks's after the death of King Henry VIII of England and Ireland (deceased), the new Council promoted themselves ...
Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl of Southampton (age 41) was created 1st Earl of Southampton 2C 1547 in accordance with Henry VIII's (deceased) will for which he was nominated executor. Jane Cheney Countess Southampton (age 38) by marriage Countess of Southampton.
Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset (age 47), the King's uncle, was created 1st Duke Somerset 4C 1547. Since he was Protector and head of the Privy Council at the time he effectively created himself Duke. Anne Stanhope Duchess Somerset (age 50) by marriage Duchess Somerset.
After 16 Feb 1547. The date uncertain but likely to be after the funeral of Henry VIII (deceased) King Edward VI of England and Ireland (age 9) made a number of new appointments although given King Edward VI of England and Ireland (age 9) was only nine years old at the time, the titles were, in effect, bestowed by Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset (age 47).
New Garter Knights:
318th Henry Grey 1st Duke of Suffolk (age 30).
319th Edward Stanley 3rd Earl of Derby (age 37).
320th Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour (age 39).
321st William Paget 1st Baron Paget Beaudasert (age 41).
On 16 Feb 1566 John Günther Schwarzburg 1st Count of Schwarzburg Sondershausen (age 33) and Anna of Oldenburg (age 27) were married.
On 16 Feb 1620 Frederick William "Great Elector" Hohenzollern Elector Brandenburg was born to George William Hohenzollern (age 24) and Elisabeth Charlotte Palatinate Simmern (age 22) at Berlin.
On 16 Feb 1624 Ludovic Stewart 2nd Duke Lennox 1st Duke Richmond (age 49) died. He was buried at Westminster Abbey [Map]. Duke Richmond 1C 1623 and Earl Newcastle upon Tyne 1C 1623 extinct. His brother Esmé Stewart 3rd Duke Lennox (age 45) succeeded 3rd Duke Lennox. Katherine Clifton Duchess Lennox (age 32) by marriage Duchess Lennox.
On 16 Feb 1645 Archbishop John Sharp was born.
On 16 Feb 1645 Robert Bruce 2nd Earl Elgin 1st Earl Ailesbury (age 18) and Diana Grey Countess Elgin and Ailesbury (age 15) were married. She the daughter of Henry Grey 1st Earl Stamford (age 46) and Anne Cecil Countess Stamford (age 49). He the son of Thomas Bruce 1st Earl Elgin (age 46) and Anne Chichester.
On 16 Feb 1646 the Royalist Army commanded by Ralph Hopton 1st Baron Hopton (age 49) was defeated at Great Torrington bringing to an end Royalist resistance in the West Counntry. The battle was brought to an end when eighty barrels of gunpowder stored in St Michael and All Angels Church exploded killing the prisoners held there and nearly killing Thomas Fairfax 3rd Lord Fairfax (age 34).
Evelyn's Diary. 16 Feb 1690. The Duchess of Monmouth's (age 39) chaplain preached at St. Martin's [Map] an excellent discourse exhorting to peace and sanctity, it being now the time of very great division and dissension in the nation; first, among the Churchmen, of whom the moderate and sober part were for a speedy reformation of divers things, which it was thought might be made in our Liturgy, for the inviting of Dissenters; others more stiff and rigid, were for no condescension at all. Books and pamphlets were published every day pro and con; the Convocation were forced for the present to suspend any further progress. There was fierce and great carousing about being elected in the new Parliament. The King (age 39) persists in his intention of going in person for Ireland, whither the French are sending supplies to King James (age 56), and we, the Danish horse to Schomberg (age 74).
Sherborne Abbey [Map]. On 12 Sep 1698 John Digby 3rd Earl Bristol (age 64) died without issue. Earl Bristol 1C 1622 extinct. In May 1658 Alice Bourne died. On 16 Feb 1709 Rachel Wyndham (age 64) died. William and Mary. Monument sculpted by John Nost.
Alice Bourne: She was born to Robert Bourne of Blake Hall in Essex. On 26 May 1656 John Digby 3rd Earl Bristol (age 22) and she were married. He the son of George Digby 2nd Earl Bristol (age 43) and Anne Russell Countess Bristol (age 36).
Rachel Wyndham: Around 1645 she was born to Hugh Wyndham Baron of the Exchequer (age 43) and Jane Wodehouse. After May 1658 John Digby 3rd Earl Bristol (age 24) and Rachel Wyndham (age 13) were married. He the son of George Digby 2nd Earl Bristol (age 45) and Anne Russell Countess Bristol (age 38).
On 16 Feb 1713 Anthony Ashley-Cooper 3rd Earl Shaftesbury (age 41) died. His son Anthony Ashley-Cooper 4th Earl Shaftesbury (age 2) succeeded 4th Earl Shaftesbury, 5th Baronet Cooper of Rockbourne in Southampton.
On 16 Feb 1818 Charles John Gardiner 1st Earl Blessington (age 36) and Marguerite Power Countess of Blessington (age 28) were married at St Mary's Church, Bryanston Square, Marylebone some four months after her first husband's death. She by marriage Countess Blessington.
On 16 Feb 1819 Archibald Hamilton 9th Duke Hamilton 6th Duke Brandon (age 78) died. His son Alexander Hamilton 10th Duke Hamilton 7th Duke Brandon (age 51) succeeded 10th Duke Hamilton, 7th Duke Brandon of Suffolk, 7th Baron Dutton of Cheshire. Susanna Euphemia Beckford Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon (age 32) by marriage Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon of Suffolk.
On 16 Feb 1860 Bishop George Murray (age 76) died.
On 16 Feb 1860 Henry Berkeley Fitzharding 3rd Viscount Portman was born to Henry Fitzharding 2nd Viscount Portman (age 30) and Mary Selina Wentworth-Fitzwilliam Viscountess Portman (age 24).
On 16 Feb 1892 Augustus Frederick Stafford-Jerningham 10th Baron Stafford (age 61) died. His brother Fitzherbert Edward Stafford-Jerningham 11th Baron Stafford (age 58) succeeded 11th Baron Stafford 5C 1640, 10th Baronet Jerningham of Cossey.
On 16 Feb 1896 Henry or Philip Sherard 9th Baron Sherard (age 91) died.
After 16 Feb 1896. Memorial at St Peter's Church, Tawstock [Map] to Marianne Sarah Sherard Lady Wrey (deceased). Sacred To the memory of The Honble Marianne Sarah Wrey, the beloved wife of Sir Henry Bourchier Toke Wrey (age 66) Bnrt and only child of the late Philip Castel (deceased) Lord Sherard. Born 4 April 1835, Died 16 Feb. 1896. She will ever be remembered as a a most affectionate wife, a devoted mother; and a sincere & constant friend; "Steadfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord." 1 Cor. XV. LVIII.
Marianne Sarah Sherard Lady Wrey: On 04 Apr 1835 she was born to Henry or Philip Sherard 9th Baron Sherard (age 31). On 06 Sep 1854 Henry Bourchier Toke Wrey 10th Baronet (age 25) and Marianne Sarah Sherard Lady Wrey (age 19) were married at Sidmouth. On 16 Feb 1896 Marianne Sarah Sherard Lady Wrey (age 60) died.
On 16 Feb 1901 Hugh Richard Arthur "Bendor" Grosvenor 2nd Duke Westminster (age 21) and Constance Edwina "Shelagh" Cornwallis-West Duchess Westminster (age 25) were married. She by marriage Duchess Westminster.
On 16 Feb 1904 Claude Bowes-Lyon 13th Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne (age 79) died at Bordighera, Imperia. His son Claude Bowes-Lyon 14th Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne (age 48) succeeded 14th Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne. Cecilia Nina Cavendish-Bentinck (age 41) by marriage Countess Strathmore and Kinghorne.
On 16 Feb 1926 John Fremantle 4th Baron Cottesloe (age 25) and Gloria Jean Irene Hill Baroness Cottesloe were married. She by marriage Baroness Cottesloe of Swanbourne and Hardwick in Buckinghamshire.
On 16 Feb 1929 William Trench 5th Earl of Clancarty (age 60) died.
On 16 Feb 1941 Myles Fitzhugh Ponsonby 12th Earl Bessborough was born to Arthur Mountifort Longfield Ponsonby 11th Earl Bessborough (age 28).