On this Day in History ... 26th November

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Events on the 26th November

On 26 Nov 1405 Thomas Fitzalan 10th Earl of Surrey 12th Earl of Arundel (age 24) and Beatrice Aviz Duchess Exeter (age 23) were married. King Henry IV of England (age 38) and Joanna of Navarre Queen Consort England (age 35) were present at their wedding feast. She the illegitmate daughter of King John I of Portugal (age 53) and Ines Peres. He the son of Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl of Surrey 11th Earl of Arundel and Elizabeth Bohun Countess Arundel and Surrey. He a great x 2 grandson of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England.

Calendars. 26 Nov 1461. Westminster Palace [Map]. The like (Grant for life) to Margaret, duchess of Somerset (age 51), of 166l 13s 4d yearly from Michaelmas, 39 Henry VI, from the king's petty custom in the port of London and the same at the same at the receipt of the Exchequer, in lieu of a grant and confirmation to her of the same sums in pdwer by latters atent dated 9 July, surrendered. By K (age 19).

Minutes of the Society of Antiquaries. 26 Nov 1718. Mr Norroy (age 57) amongst many other curious old deeds with seals to them, brought us the original decree of the University of Bonomia [Note. This reference to 'Bonomia' is obscure. Possibly an earl name for Trinity College, Cambridge University [Map] which was founded in 1546 by King Henry VIII of England and Ireland] against the Popes Authority for dispensing with the Marriage of Henry VIII and Queen Catherine, with the seal to it, and likewise a transcript of the Doomsday Book for Surrey, in the original hand and method.

Archaeologia Volume 10 Section IV. Some Observations on the Paintings in the Window of Brereton Church [Map]. By the Rev. Samuel Pegge (age 85), in a Letter to Owen Salusbury Brereton (age 74), Esq. Vice President. Read Nov. 26, 1789.

After 26 Nov 1808. Monument at St Mary the Virgin Church, Overton to Phillips Lloyd Fletcher (deceased) sculpted by Richard Westmacott (age 33).

Phillips Lloyd Fletcher: In 1738 he was born to Reverend John Fletcher of Sudderbank, Cumberland. Before 1800 he and Eleanor Wynne were married. They had four sons and four daughters. The difference in their ages was 21 years. On 26 Nov 1808 he died.

On 26 Nov 1820 Frances Anne Hamond (age 16) died. Memorial in All Saints Church, West Acre [Map].

Frances Anne Hamond: Around 1804 he was born to Philip Hamond of High House in West Acre in Norfolk and Anne Packe.

On 26 Nov 1847 Dagmar aka Maria Feodrovna Glücksburg was born to King Christian IX of Denmark (age 29) and Queen Louise Hesse-Kassel of Denmark (age 30). She a great x 3 granddaughter of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland. Coefficient of inbreeding 2.84%.

The London Gazette 30399 3rd Suplement. Third Supplement. War Office. Monday 26 Nov 1917.

Awarded a Bar to the Military Cross.

2nd Lt. Walter Marsden (age 35), M.C., N. Lan. R. (M.C. gazetted 26th September, 1917.)

Births on the 26th November

On 26 Nov 1436 Catherine Aviz was born to Edward "The Philosopher" I King Portugal (age 45) and Eleanor Trastámara Queen Consort Portugal. She a great x 2 granddaughter of King Edward III of England. Coefficient of inbreeding 4.40%.

On 26 Nov 1613 Lilias Elphinstone was born to Alexander Elphinstone 5th Lord Elphinstone (age 36).

On 26 Nov 1626 George Strode was born to John Strode of Parnham (age 65) and Anne Wyndham.

On 26 Nov 1631 Anne Kerr was born to William Kerr 1st Earl Lothian (age 26).

Before 26 Nov 1638 Lucy Dutton Countess Downe was born to John Dutton (age 44) and Elizabeth Bayntun (age 42).

On or before 26 Nov 1649 Ralph Delaval 2nd Baronet was born to Ralph Delaval 1st Baronet (age 27) and Anne Leslie Lady Delaval.

On 26 Nov 1704 Henry Scott was born to James Scott (age 30) and Henrietta Hyde Countess Dalkeith (age 27). He a great grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 26 Nov 1742 Henrietta Beauclerk was born to Henry Beauclerk (age 41) and Martha Lovelace. She a great granddaughter of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 26 Nov 1778 General Henry Fane was born to Henry Fane of Fulbeck (age 39) and Anne Buckley Batson (age 20).

On 26 Nov 1781 Lincoln Edwin Robert Stanhope was born to Charles Stanhope 3rd Earl of Harrington (age 28) and Jane Fleming Countess Harrington (age 26). He a great x 3 grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 26 Nov 1809 William Walter Raleigh Kerr was born to Major-General Robert Kerr (age 29).

On 26 Nov 1820 Friedrich Wilhelm Hesse-Kassel was born to William Hesse-Kassel (age 32) and Princess Charlotte of Denmark (age 31). He a great x 2 grandson of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland.

On 26 Nov 1847 Dagmar aka Maria Feodrovna Glücksburg was born to King Christian IX of Denmark (age 29) and Queen Louise Hesse-Kassel of Denmark (age 30). She a great x 3 granddaughter of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland. Coefficient of inbreeding 2.84%.

On 26 Nov 1860 William Harvey Astell of Woodbury Hall in Befordshire was born.

On 26 Nov 1864 Ralph Paget Diplomat was born to Augustus Berkeley Paget (age 41) and Countess Walburga Ehrengarde Helena von Hohenthal (age 25).

On 26 Nov 1906 Richard Acland 15th Baronet was born to Francis Dyke Acland 14th Baronet (age 32).

On 26 Nov 1918 Alexander Wallace Fielding was born.

Marriages on the 26th November

Before 26 Nov 1396 John Dynham (age 37) and Maud Maltravers were married.

On 26 Nov 1405 Thomas Fitzalan 10th Earl of Surrey 12th Earl of Arundel (age 24) and Beatrice Aviz Duchess Exeter (age 23) were married. King Henry IV of England (age 38) and Joanna of Navarre Queen Consort England (age 35) were present at their wedding feast. She the illegitmate daughter of King John I of Portugal (age 53) and Ines Peres. He the son of Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl of Surrey 11th Earl of Arundel and Elizabeth Bohun Countess Arundel and Surrey. He a great x 2 grandson of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England.

On 26 Nov 1526 Giles Strangeways (age 40) and Joan Mordaunt (age 42) were married.

On 26 Nov 1604 Alexander Oldenburg I Duke Schleswig Holstein Sonderburg (age 31) and Dorothea Schwarzburg Duchess Schleswig Holstein Sonderburg (age 25) were married at Sønderborg. She by marriage Duchess Schleswig Holstein Sonderburg Augustenburg. She the daughter of John Günther Schwarzburg 1st Count of Schwarzburg Sondershausen and Anna of Oldenburg. He the son of John "Younger" Oldenburg Duke Schleswig Holstein Sonderburg (age 59) and Elisabeth of Brunswick-Grubenhagen. They were half fourth cousins.

On 26 Nov 1619 Edward Dering 1st Baronet (age 21) and Elizabeth Tufton were married at St Dionis Backchurch. She the daughter of Nicholas Tufton 1st Earl of Thanet (age 41) and Frances Cecil Countess Isle Thanet (age 38).

On 26 Nov 1635 Henry Murray of Berkhampstead and Anne Bayning Viscountess Bayning (age 16) were married.

On 26 Nov 1638 Thomas Pope 2nd Earl Downe (age 15) and Lucy Dutton Countess Downe were married in Sherborne, Gloucestershire. She by marriage Countess Downe.

On 26 Nov 1668 Colonel John Strode (age 40) and Rebecca Crispe were married.

On 26 Nov 1672 Humphrey Forster 2nd Baronet (age 23) and Judith Winch Lady Forster were married at St Margaret's Church, Westminster [Map]. She by marriage Lady Forster of Aldermaston in Berkshire.

On 26 Nov 1679 Thomas Pelham 1st Baron Pelham of Laughton (age 26) and Elizabeth Jones were married.

On 26 Nov 1727 Edward Howard 9th Duke of Norfolk (age 41) and Mary Blount Duchess Norfolk (age 16) were married. The difference in their ages was 24 years.

On 26 Nov 1801 Major-General Godfrey Basil Mundy (age 25) and Sarah Rodney (age 21) were married at St Martin's Church, Fornham St Martin.

On 26 Nov 1831 James Cockburn Robison (age 25) and Mary Newbigging (age 25) were married.

On 26 Nov 1840 John Simeon 3rd Baronet (age 25) and Jane Maria Baker Lady Simeon were married. They were first cousins.

On 26 Nov 1856 Frederick Paget (age 49) and Maria Georgiana Grenfell were married. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 26 Nov 1894 Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (age 26) and Alix aka Alexandra Hesse Darmstadt (age 22) were married. She by marriage Tsarina Russia. She the daughter of Prince Louis Hesse Darmstadt IV Grand Duke and Princess Alice Saxe Coburg Gotha. They were second cousins. He a great x 4 grandson of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland. She a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.

On 26 Nov 1896 George Arthur Bridgeman-Simpson (age 50) and Mary Eleanor Fortescue (age 47) were married. She the daughter of Hugh Fortescue 3rd Earl Fortescue (age 78) and Georgina Augusta Dawson-Damer Countess Fortescue. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King James II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 26 Nov 1920 Hugh Richard Arthur "Bendor" Grosvenor 2nd Duke Westminster (age 41) and Violet Nelson Duchess Westminster (age 29) were married. She by marriage Duchess Westminster.

Deaths on the 26th November

Before 26 Nov 1260 Isabel Ferrers (age 34) died at Torre Mohun, Devon.

On 26 Nov 1298 Maud Fiennes Countess Essex and Hereford (age 44) died. She was buried at Waldon Priory and Abbey [Map].

On 26 Nov 1313 Thomas Multon 1st Baron Multon (age 37) died. His daughter Margaret "Flower of Gillesland" Multon Baroness Dacre Gilsland 2nd Baroness Multon Gilsland succeeded 2nd Baroness Multon of Gilsland.

On 26 Nov 1316, the date probable, Bishop Robert Wishart died.

On 26 Nov 1400 Thomas Grey (age 41) died.

On 26 Nov 1464 Maurice Berkeley (age 63) died.

On 26 Nov 1477 Alice Stanley (age 65) died at Dutton.

On 19 Sep 1534 Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley (age 29) died at Stone, Aylesbury. He was buried at St John the Baptist Church, Stone. On 26 Nov 1534 His son Henry Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley succeeded posthumously 7th Baron Berkeley.

Before 26 Nov 1557 Lucy Browne died.

On 21 Nov 1558 James Bassett (age 32) died. On 26 Nov 1558 he was buried at St Ann Blackfriars Church Farringdon Within.

On 26 Nov 1561 John "Tilbury Jack" Arundell (age 66) died at Trerice, Cornwall.

After 26 Nov 1567 John Killigrew (age 65) died at Laroch, Cornwall.

On 26 Nov 1613 Henry Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley (age 79) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Berkeley. His grandson George Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley (age 12) succeeded 8th Baron Berkeley.

On 26 Nov 1626 Thomas Bisshopp 1st Baronet (age 73) died. His son Edward Bisshopp 2nd Baronet (age 24) succeeded 2nd Baronet Bisshopp of Parham in Sussex.

On 26 Nov 1631 Charles Albert Oldenburg (age 2) died.

On 26 Nov 1641 Hedwig Oldenburg (age 60) died.

On 26 Nov 1651 Henry Ireton (age 40) died of plague.

On 26 Nov 1663 William Godolphin (age 58) died.

On 26 Nov 1680 Juliana Hicks Viscountess Campden (age 94) died.

On 26 Nov 1687 Thomas Needham 6th Viscount Kilmorey (age 28) died. His son Robert Needham 7th Viscount Kilmorey (age 4) succeeded 7th Viscount Kilmorey.

On 26 Nov 1687 Vere Essex Cromwell 4th Earl Ardglass (age 62) died.

On 26 Nov 1727 Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford (age 74) died at 43 King Street. He was buried at Bedford Chapel, St Michael's Church, Chenies. Earl Orford extinct.

On 26 Nov 1744 Christopher Mansel 3rd Baron Mansel (age 24) died. His brother Bussy Mansel 4th Baron Mansel (age 23) succeeded 4th Baron Mansel of Margam, 8th Baronet Mansel of Margam. His daughter Louisa Barbara Mansel (age 11) inherited his estates.

Around 26 Nov 1765 Elizabeth Lucy Mordaunt died.

On 26 Nov 1767 Jane Lawton Countess Northampton died.

On 26 Nov 1780 James Steuart 3rd and 7th Baronet (age 68) died.

On 26 Nov 1787 George Hamilton (age 69) died.

On 26 Nov 1795 Charles Graham 7th Baronet (age 31) died. His brother Robert Graham 8th Baronet (age 26) succeeded 8th Baronet Graham of Esk in Cumberland

On 26 Nov 1800 Sarah Meadows (age 75) died.

On 26 Nov 1808 Phillips Lloyd Fletcher (age 70) died.

On 26 Nov 1810 Diana Hotham died.

On 26 Nov 1811 Caroline Russell Duchess of Marlborough (age 68) died.

On 26 Nov 1820 Frances Anne Hamond (age 16) died. Memorial in All Saints Church, West Acre [Map].

Frances Anne Hamond: Around 1804 he was born to Philip Hamond of High House in West Acre in Norfolk and Anne Packe.

On 26 Nov 1830 Henry Murray died without issue.

On 26 Nov 1839 Henry King (age 67) died.

On 26 Nov 1841 Louisa Elizabeth Grey Countess Durham (age 44) died.

On 26 Nov 1850 George Nugent-Grenville 2nd Baron Nugent (age 61) died without issue. Baron Nugent extinct.

On 26 Nov 1852 Henry William Petre (age 61) died.

On 26 Nov 1852 John Josiah Guest 1st Baronet (age 67) died. His son Ivor Bertie Guest (age 17) succeeded 2nd Baronet Guest of Dowlais in Glamorganshire.

On 26 Nov 1861 Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby Countess Grey (age 85) died.

On 26 Nov 1863 Frances Emily Rice Trevor (age 36) died.

On 26 Nov 1864 Edward John Cornwallis Eliot (age 37) died at Port Eliot, Cornwall.

On 26 Nov 1864 Frederica Kerr Countess of Abingdon (age 48) died.

On 26 Nov 1866 Walter Frederick Cavendish (age 22) died.

On 26 Nov 1882 Ralph Merrik Leeke of Longford Hall, Shropshire (age 69) died.

On 26 Nov 1888 William Arnold Keppel (age 84) died.

On 26 Nov 1896 Jane Henrietta Ashburnham (age 87) died.

On 26 Nov 1896 Coventry Patmore (age 73) died.

On 26 Nov 1901 Frederick Alvah Miller (age 55) died.

On 26 Nov 1911 Frederick Charles Scotter 2nd Baronet (age 43) died. Baronet Scotter of Surbiton in Surrey extinct.

On 26 Nov 1924 Admiral William Alison Dyke Acland 2nd Baronet (age 76) died. His son William Acland 3rd Baronet (age 36) succeeded 3rd Baronet Acland of St Mary Magdalen in Oxford. Emily Barclay Baroness Acland by marriage Lady Acland of St Mary Magdalen in Oxford.

On 26 Nov 1936 Lieutenant-Colonel Leonard Paul Irby (age 65) died.

On 26 Nov 1939 Olivia Caroline Amelia Taylour (age 70) died.

On 26 Nov 1941 Edward Grenfell 1st Baron St Just (age 71) died.

On 26 Nov 1943 Hubertus Saxe Coburg Gotha (age 34) died.

On 26 Nov 1946 Berkeley Digby George Sheffield 6th Baronet (age 70) died. His son Robert Arthur Sheffield 7th Baronet (age 40) succeeded 7th Baronet Sheffield.

On 26 Nov 1985 Kathleen Edith Hartwell (age 67) died.