17 Apr is in April.
On 17 Apr 1457 Wartislaw Griffins 9th Duke Pomerania died.
On 17 Apr 1483 the coffin of Edward IV (deceased) was carried to Westminster Abbey [Map] by Edward Stanley 1st Baron Monteagle (age 21), John Savage (age 39), Thomas Wortley (age 50), Thomas Molyneux (age 38), probably John Welles 1st Viscount Welles (age 33) who had married Edward's daughter Cecily), John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne (age 41), Walter Hungerford (age 19), Guy Wolston (age 50), John Sapcote (age 35), Thomas Tyrrell (age 30), John Risley, Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 15), John Norreys, Louis de Bretelles and John Comyn 4th Lord Baddenoch.
Those in the procession included:
Thomas St Leger (age 43), widow of Edward's sister Anne.
William Stonor (age 33).
Henry Ferrers (age 40).
James Radclyffe (age 43).
George Browne (age 43).
Gilbert Debenham (age 51).
John Howard 1st Duke of Norfolk (age 58) walked in front of the coffin with Edward's personal arms.
John Marlow Abbot Bermondsey followed by:
Bishop Thomas Kempe (age 93).
Bishop John Hales (age 83) (Bishop of Chester?).
Bishop Robert Stillington (age 63).
Bishop William Dudley (age 58).
Cardinal John Morton (age 63) (as Bishop of Ely).
Bishop Edmund Tuchet (age 40) (as Bishop of Rochester).
Bishop Lionel Woodville (age 36).
Archbishop Thomas Rotherham (age 59) brought up the rear.
Cardinal Thomas Bourchier (age 65), then Archbishop of Canterbury, took no part due to infirmity.
John de la Pole 1st Earl Lincoln (age 21); the King's nephew,.
William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (age 52).
Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset (age 28).
William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Huntingdon (age 32) (some sources say Earl of Huntingindon?).
William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley (age 57).
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl of Derby (age 48).
Richard Fiennes 7th Baron Dacre Gilsland (age 68).
John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley (age 82).
Edward Grey 1st Viscount Lisle (age 51).
Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers (age 30).
John Brooke 7th Baron Cobham (age 35).
Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby (age 50).
On 17 Apr 1573 Maximilian "The Great" Wittelsbach I Duke Bavaria I Elector Bavaria was born to William Wittelsbach V Duke Bavaria (age 24) and Renata Lorraine Duchess Bavaria (age 28) at Munich. Coefficient of inbreeding 2.86%.
On 17 Apr 1581 Humphrey Bradbourne (age 57) died. Monument in St Oswald's Church, Ashbourne [Map]. Around the sides of the tomb their six sons and four daughters. The tomb sculpted by Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent. Chest with Weepers holding Shields. Dress Folds at Feet. Ruffs.
Before 17 Apr 1648 George Booth 1st Baron Delamer (age 25) and Elizabeth Grey Baroness Delamer (age 26) were married. She the daughter of Henry Grey 1st Earl Stamford (age 49) and Anne Cecil Countess Stamford (age 52).
On 17 Apr 1652 Henry Howard 22nd Earl Arundel 5th Earl Surrey 2nd Earl Norfolk (age 43) died. His son Thomas Howard 5th Duke of Norfolk (age 25) succeeded 23rd Earl Arundel Sussex, 6th Earl Surrey 3C 1483, 3rd Earl Norfolk 5C 1644, 13th Baron Maltravers 1C 1330, 13th Baron Arundel 1C 1377, 16th Baron Mowbray 1C 1129, 17th Baron Segrave 1C 1283.NOTEXT
On 17 Apr 1694 Charles Beauclerk 1st Duke St Albans (age 23) and Diana Vere Duchess St Albans (age 15) were married. She by marriage Duchess St Albans. She the daughter of Aubrey de Vere 20th Earl of Oxford (age 67) and Diana Kirke Countess of Oxford. He the son of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland and Nell Gwyn.
On 17 Apr 1773 Arthur Saunders Gore 1st Earl Arran (age 70) died. His son Arthur Saunders Gore 2nd Earl Arran (age 38) succeeded 2nd Earl Arran 3C 1762, 2nd Viscount Sudley of Castle Gore in County Mayo, 2nd Baron Saunders of Deeps in County Wexford. Anne Knight Countess of Arran by marriage Countess Arran.
The monument inscription describes those also buried in the vault: John Egerton, his wife Elizabeth Barbour buried 10 Feb 1743, her mother Elizabeth Hill (age 55) buried 17 Apr 1713 and John and Elizabeth's daughter-in-law Beatrix Copley (age 34) buried 01 May 1755.
On 17 Apr 1782 Frederick Lamb 3rd Viscount Melbourne was born to Penistone Lamb 1st Viscount Melbourne (age 37) and Elizabeth Milbanke Viscountess Melbourne (age 30). His paternity is considered a matter of conjecture given that his mother is believed to have had numerous lovers?
On 17 Apr 1791 James Brownlow William Gascoyne-Cecil 2nd Marquess Salisbury was born to James Cecil 1st Marquess Salisbury (age 42) and Mary Amelia Hill Marchioness Salisbury (age 40).
On 17 Apr 1795 Charles Cornwallis 2nd Marquess Cornwallis (age 20) and Louisa Gordon Marchioness Cornwallis (age 18) were married. She the daughter of Alexander Gordon 4th Duke Gordon (age 51) and Jane Maxwell Duchess Gordon (age 47). He the son of Charles Cornwallis 1st Marquess Cornwallis (age 56) and Jemima Tullekin Jones Marchioness Cornwallis.
On 17 Apr 1815 Thomas Noel 2nd Viscount Wentworth (age 69) died without legitmate issue. Viscount Wentworth 2C 1762, Baronet Noel extinct. Baron Wentworth 1C 1529 abeyant. His sister Judith Noel (age 64) inherited his estates at which time her husband Ralph Milbanke aka Noel 6th Baronet (age 67) changed his name from Milbanke to Noel by Royal Licence.
On 17 Apr 1855 William Fitzclarence 2nd Earl Munster (age 30) and Wilhelmina Kennedy-Erskine (age 24) were married. He the son of George Fitzclarence 1st Earl Munster and Mary Wyndham Countess Munster. They were first cousins. He a grandson of King William IV of the United Kingdom. She a granddaughter of King William IV of the United Kingdom.
Margaret Green: Around 1784 she was born. In 1826 Bishop Edward Maltby (age 55) and Margaret Green (age 42) were married.
On 17 Apr 1874 William Lever 1st Viscount Leverhulme (age 22) and Elizabeth Ellen Hulme Viscountess Leverhulme (age 23) were married.
On 17 Apr 1880 George Manners Astley 20th Baron Hastings (age 23) and Elizabeth Evelyn Harbord Baroness Hastings (age 20) were married at the Chapel Royal, Whitehall Palace. She by marriage Baroness Hastings.
On 17 Apr 1892 Archibald Montagu Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie 3rd Earl of Wharncliffe was born to Francis Montagu Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie 2nd Earl of Wharncliffe (age 35).
On 17 Apr 1920 Roger Edward Lloyd-Mostyn 5th Baron Mostyn was born to Edward Llewelyn Roger Lloyd-Mostyn 4th Baron Mostyn (age 35).
On 17 Apr 1937 Hugo Denison 4th Earl of Londesborough (age 42) died. He was buried at St Oswald's Church, Blankney. The Earl had become ill and it was decided to to move him to London for treatment; he died on the journey. Earl Londesborough in Yorkshire extinct. The impact of death duties necessitated the sale of Blankney, Lincolnshire to Mr William Parker of Norfolk. The Countess, Marigold Lubbock Countess Londesborough (age 33), and her daughter Zinnia Rosemary Denison, continued to live on the estate.
Marigold Lubbock Countess Londesborough: On 15 May 1903 she was born to Edgar Lubbock (age 56). On 07 Sep 1935 Hugo Denison 4th Earl of Londesborough (age 40) and Marigold Lubbock Countess Londesborough (age 32) were married at St Oswald's Church, Blankney. He the son of William Henry Francis Denison 2nd Earl Londesborough and Grace Adelaide Fane Countess Londesborough.
Zinnia Rosemary Denison: On 25 Nov 1937 she was born to Hugo Denison 4th Earl of Londesborough and Marigold Lubbock Countess Londesborough (age 34). She was born posthumously her father having died six months before her birth. On 13 Jul 1997 Zinnia Rosemary Denison (age 59) died.
On 17 Apr 1953 Edward Stourton 24th Baron Stourton, 26th Baron Segrave, 25th Baron Mowbray was born to Charles Stourton 23rd Baron Stourton 25th Baron Segrave 24th Baron Mowbray (age 30).