On this Day in History ... 27 June

27 Jun is in June.

1461 Coronation of Edward IV

1503 Margaret Tudor's Journey to Scotland

1596 Sack of Cádiz

1630 Baptism of future Charles II

1640 Attack on Lambeth Palace

1660 June Creation of Baronets

1743 Battle of Dettingen

1839 Death of Flora Hastings

On 27 Jun 678 Pope Agatho was appointed Pope.

On 27 Jun 992 Conan "Crooked" Penthièvre III Duke Brittany died. His son Geoffrey Penthièvre I Duke Brittany (age 12) succeeded I Duke Brittany.

On 27 Jun 1194 Sancho "Wise" King Navarre (age 62) died at Pamplona. His son Sancho "Strong" VII King Navarre (age 40) succeeded VII King Navarre.

On 27 Jun 1241 Gilbert Marshal 4th Earl Pembroke (age 44) was killed in a tournament at Ware [Map]. He was buried at Temple Church, London [Map] next to his father. His brother Walter Marshal 5th Earl Pembroke (age 42) succeeded 5th Earl Pembroke 2C 1199; he had also attended the tournament. The King King Henry III of England (age 33) had expressly forbidden the tournament leading to anger at his disobeying the King's orders.

On 27 Jun 1296 Floris Gerulfing V Count Holland (age 42) was killed. His son John Gerulfing I Count Holland (age 12) succeeded I Count Holland.

Floris (age 42) has transferred his allegiance to France inviting the enmity of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England (age 57) who relied on him to support the valuable English wool trade. Edward conspired with Guy of Flanders to kidnap Floris. Floris was captured during a hunting party and taken to Muiderslot castle. Concerned about their safety the kidnappers attempted to take Floris to a safer location during which jounrney they were attacked by an angry mob of local peasants. Floris was killed.

On 27 Jun 1301 King Edward I (age 62) visited Horton Castle [Map].

On 27 Jun 1328 Stephen Wittelsbach II Duke Bavaria (age 9) and Elisabeth Barcelona Duchess Bavaria (age 18) were married. He the son of Louis Wittelsbach IV Holy Roman Emperor (age 46) and Beatrix Świdnica Holy Roman Empress. He a great x 4 grandson of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England.

From 27 Jun 1369 to 1371 Bishop Thomas de Brantingham was appointed Lord Treasurer to King Edward III of England (age 56).

On 27 Jun 1374 Rupert King Germany (age 22) and Elisabeth Hohenzollern (age 16) were married at Amberg. She the daughter of Frederick Hohenzollern V Burgrave Nuremburg (age 41).

On 27 Jun 1430 Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter was born to John Holland 2nd Duke Exeter (age 35) and Anne Stafford Duchess Exeter. He a great x 2 grandson of King Edward III of England. Coefficient of inbreeding 2.68%.

On 27 Jun 1458 Alfonso V King Aragon (age 62) died. His son Ferdinand I King Naples (age 35) succeeded I King Naples. Isabella Clermont Queen Consort Naples (age 34) by marriage Queen Consort Naples. His brother John II King Aragon (age 59) succeeded II King Aragon.

Coronation of Edward IV

On 27 Jun 1461 Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel (age 11) was appointed Knight of the Bath.

On 27 Jun 1462 Louis XII King France was born to Charles Valois Duke Orléans (age 67) and Mary La Marck Duchess Orléans. Coefficient of inbreeding 2.19%.

On 27 Jun 1477 Adolf Egmont 2nd Duke Guelders (age 39) died at Tournai. He was buried at Tournai Cathedral. His son Charles Egmont 3rd Duchess Guelders (age 10) succeeded 3rd Duke Guelders.

On 27 Jun 1481 George Talbot 4th Earl of Shrewsbury (age 13) and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury and Waterford (age 10) were married. She by marriage Countess of Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford. He the son of John Talbot 3rd Earl of Shrewsbury and Catherine Stafford Countess Shrewsbury and Waterford. They were second cousins. He a great x 3 grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

Margaret Tudor's Journey to Scotland

After 27 Jun 1503 Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland (age 13) stayed at Collyweston [Map].


After 27 Jun 1503 Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland (age 13) stayed at York [Map].

On 14 Aug 1539 Ralph Sacheverell (age 33) died at Ratcliffe on Soar [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 (age 39) and Mary Hungerford Baroness Hastings 4th Baroness Hungerford 5th Baroness Botreaux 2nd Baroness Moleyns (age 40) at Ratcliffe on Soar.

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

Henry Machyn's Diary. 27 Jun 1552. The xxvij day of Juin the Kyng's (age 14) mageste removed from Grenwyche [Map] by water unto Pottney [Map], and ther [he] toke ys horsse unto Hamtun [Map] cowrte one ys progres, and ther lyvyng ther x days, and so to Ottland [Map], and to Gy[lford] [Map].

Note. The king took horse on his progress. King Edward's Diary, (May 23, 1551) gives the following enumeration of the bands of men of arms appointed at this time to accompany him on his progress:

Lord Treasure 30 Earl of Rutland 15 Lord Cobham 20

Lord Great Master 25 Earl of Huntingdon 25 Lord Warden 20

Lord Privy Seal 30 Earl of Pembroke 50 Mr. Vice-chamberlain 15

Duke of Suffolk 25 Lord Admiral 15 Mr. Sadler 15

Earl of Warwick 25 Lord Darcy 30 Mr. Sydney 15

Afterwards, on the 22d of June, it was agreed that the bands appointed to Mr. Sidney, Mr. Vice-chamberlain, Mr. Hobby, and Mr. Sadler, should not be furnished, but left off. Again, when the king was in Sussex, on the 24th July, "because the number of bands that went with me this progress made the train great, it was thought good they should be sent home, save only 150 which were picked out of all the bands. This was because the train was thought to be near 4000 horse, which were enough to eat up the country, for there was little meadow or hay all the way as I went."


On 27 Jun 1584 Francis Hay 9th Earl Erroll (age 20) and Margaret Stewart Countess Erroll (age 15) were married. Margaret Stewart Countess Erroll by marriage Countess Erroll. She the daughter of James Stewart 1st Earl Moray Regent and Agnes Keith Countess Moray and Argyll (age 53). He the son of Andrew Hay 8th Earl Erroll (age 53) and Jean Hay (age 44). They were fourth cousins. She a great x 2 granddaughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland.

Sack of Cádiz

On 27 Jun 1596 William Hervey 1st Baron Hervey (age 31) was knighted at Cádiz by Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex (age 30) at the Sack of Cádiz.

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On 27 Jun 1598 Bridget Paston died. Monument in Church of St Mary the Virgin Tittleshall [Map]. Arched niche with kneeling effigy at prie-dieu which carries the inscription. Flanking pilasters with partly painted carved trophies surrounded by ribbon-work. Carved achievement in strapwork surround above and eight kneeling weepers below.

Armorials top left Coke Arms and top right Paston Arms.

Above the monument an amorial Quarterly: Coke Arms, Crispin, Folkard and Pawe impaling Quarterly of Seventeen with 1 Paston Arms, 2 Peche 3 Leach 4 Somerton 5 Peyver 6 Walcot 7 Berry 8 Craven 9 Kerdeston 10 Wachesam or Sotherton 11 Hethersett 12 Charles 13 Tatshall 14 Hengrave 15 Gerbridge 16 Mautby 17 Basinges?.

Bridget Paston: She was born to John Paston. On 13 Aug 1582 Edward Coke Lord Chief Justice (age 30) and she were married. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

On 27 Jun 1602 John Egerton 1st Earl Bridgewater (age 23) and Frances Stanley Countess Bridgewater (age 19) were married. She the daughter of Ferdinando Stanley 5th Earl of Derby and Alice Spencer Countess Derby (age 53). She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland.

Baptism of future Charles II

On 27 Jun 1630 the future Charles II was baptised by Archbishop William Laud (age 56) at Chapel Royal, St James's Palace. Louis XIII King France (age 28) and Marie de Medici Queen Consort France (age 55) were godparents.

Robert Kerr 1st Earl Ancram (age 52) was created 1st Earl Ancram.

Attack on Lambeth Palace

Evelyn's Diary. 10 Jun 1640. London, and especially the Court, were at this period in frequent disorders, and great insolences were committed by the abused and too happy City: in particular, the Bishop of Canterbury's (age 66) Palace [Map] at Lambeth was assaulted by a rude rabble from Southwark, Surrey [Map], my Lord Chamberlain (age 55) imprisoned and many scandalous libels and invectives scattered about the streets, to the reproach of Government, and the fermentation of our since distractions: so that, upon the 25th of June, I was sent for to Wotton, Surrey [Map], and the 27th after, my father's (age 53) indisposition augmenting, by advice of the physicians he repaired to the Bath [Map].

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PAINTINGS/UNKNOWN/Robert_Lindsay.jpgBefore 27 Jun 1641 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Robert Bertie 1st Earl Lindsey (age 58).

PAINTINGS/MIEREVELT/Maurice_Nassau.jpgBefore 27 Jun 1641 Michiel Janszoon van Mierevelt (age 75). Portrait of Prince Maurice I of Orange.

1660 June Creation of Baronets

In Jun 1660 King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland (age 30) rewarded those who supported his Restoration ...

6th William Wray 1st Baronet (age 35) and John Talbot of Lacock (age 29) were knighted.

7th Geoffrey Palmer 1st Baronet (age 62) was created 1st Baronet Palmer of Carlton in Northampton

7th Orlando Bridgeman 1st Baronet (age 54) was created 1st Baronet Bridgeman of Great Lever in Lancashire.

7th John Langham 1st Baronet (age 76) was created 1st Baronet Langham of Cottesbrooke in Northamptonshire.

11th Henry Wright 1st Baronet (age 23) was created 1st Baronet Wright of Dagenham. Ann Crew Lady Wright by marriage Lady Wright of Dagenham.

13th Nicholas Gould 1st Baronet was created 1st Baronet Gould of the City of London.

14th Thomas Allen 1st Baronet (age 27) was created 1st Baronet Allen of Totteridge in Middlesex.

18th Thomas Cullum 1st Baronet (age 73) was created 1st Baronet Cullum of Hastede in Suffolk.

19th Thomas Darcy 1st Baronet (age 28) was created 1st Baronet Darcy of St Osith's.

22nd Robert Cordell 1st Baronet was created 1st Baronet Cordell of Long Melford.

22nd John Robinson 1st Baronet (age 45) was created 1st Baronet Robinson of London. Anne Whitmore Lady Robinson (age 48) by marriage Lady Robinson of London.

25th William Bowyer 1st Baronet (age 47) was created 1st Baronet Bowyer of Denham Court. Margaret Weld Lady Bowyer (age 43) by marriage Lady Bowyer of Denham Court.

25th Thomas Stanley 1st Baronet (age 63) was created 1st Baronet Stanley of Alderley in Cheshire.

26th Jacob Astley 1st Baronet (age 21) was created 1st Baronet Astley of Hill Morton.

27th William Wray 1st Baronet (age 35) was created 1st Baronet Wray of Ashby in Lincolnshire. Olympia Tufton Lady Ashby (age 36) by marriage Lady Wray of Ashby in Lincolnshire.

28th Oliver St John 1st Baronet (age 36) was created 1st Baronet St John of Woodford in Northamptonshire 1660.

29th Ralph Delaval 1st Baronet (age 37) was created 1st Baronet Delaval of Seaton in Northumberland. Anne Leslie Lady Delaval by marriage Lady Delaval of Seaton in Northumberland.

30th Andrew Henley 1st Baronet (age 38) was created 1st Baronet Henley of Henley in Somerset.

Evelyn's Diary. 27 Jun 1702. I went to Wotton, Surrey [Map] with my family for the rest of the summer, and my son-in-law, Draper, with his family, came to stay with us, his house at Addiscombe being new-building, so that my family was above thirty. Most of the new Parliament were chosen of Church of England principles, against the peevish party. The Queen (age 37) was magnificently entertained at Oxford and all the towns she passed through on her way to Bath [Map].


On 27 Jun 1721 Denzil Onslow of Pyrford (age 79) died without issue. His estate was inherited by the children of his nephew Richard Onslow 1st Baron Onslow.

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On 27 Jun 1724 Thomas Lumley-Saunderson 3rd Earl Scarborough (age 33) and Frances Hamilton Countess Scarborough were married. She the daughter of George Hamilton 1st Earl Orkney (age 58) and Elizabeth Villiers Countess Orkney (age 67). He the son of Richard Lumley 1st Earl Scarborough and Frances Jones Countess Scarborough. They were fourth cousins.

Battle of Dettingen

On 27 Jun 1743 the Battle of Dettingen was fought between an Allied army of England, Hanover and Austria against a French army during the War of the Austrian Succession.

The French army was commanded by Adrien Maurice 3rd Duke de Noailles (age 64).

On 27 Jun 1752 Henry Flower 1st Viscount Ashbrook (age 32) died. His son William Flower 2nd Viscount Ashbrook (age 8) succeeded 2nd Viscount Ashbrook.

On 27 Jun 1778 Charles Ingram 9th Viscount Irvine (age 51) died without male issue. Viscount Irvine extinct.

On 27 Jun 1778 John Murray 5th Duke Atholl was born to John Murray 4th Duke Atholl (age 22).


On 27 Jun 1786 John Hobhouse 1st Baron Broughton was born to Benjamin Hobhouse 1st Baronet (age 29) and Charlotte Cam.

On 27 Jun 1791 Chandos Leigh 1st Baron Leigh was born to James Henry Leigh of Adlestrop (age 26) and Julia Judith Twisleton. Coefficient of inbreeding 1.76%.

On 27 Jun 1816 John Peachey 2nd Baron Selsey (age 67) died. His son Henry John Peachey 3rd Baron Selsey (age 29) succeeded 3rd Baron Selsey of Selsey in Sussex.

On 27 Jun 1822 George Augustus Hamilton Chichester 5th Marquess Donegal was born to Edward Chichester 4th Marquess Donegal (age 23) and Amelia Ogrady Marchioness County Donegal.

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Death of Flora Hastings

On 05 Jul 1839 Flora Elizabeth Rawdon-Hastings (age 33) died. She had suffered a swelling in her abdomen. She refused an examination. Rumours were spread, by among others the future Queen Victoria (age 20), that she was pregnant. When Flora Elizabeth Rawdon-Hastings (age 33) did finally consent to an examination she was found to an advanced cancerous liver tumour, and had only months left to live. The future Queen Victoria (age 20) visited Lady Flora on 27 Jun 1839 eight days before her death.

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On 27 Jun 1849 George Leveson-Gower 3rd Duke Sutherland (age 20) and Anne Hay Mackenzie Duchess Sutherland (age 20) were married. He the son of George Sutherland Leveson-Gower 2nd Duke Sutherland (age 62) and Harriet Elizabeth Georgiana Howard Duchess Sutherland (age 43).


On 27 Jun 1858 Anne Constance Dutton Baroness Dunsany (age 41) died. She was buried in the Saint Mary Magdalene's Church, Sherborne [Map]. Monument sculpted by Thomas Gaffin.

Anne Constance Dutton Baroness Dunsany: On 12 Sep 1816 she was born to John Dutton 2nd Baron Sherborne (age 37). On 22 Sep 1846 Edward Plunkett 16th Baron Dunsany (age 37) and Anne Constance Dutton Baroness Dunsany (age 30) were married. On 07 Apr 1852 Randall Edward Plunkett 15th Baron Dunsany (age 47) died. His brother Edward Plunkett 16th Baron Dunsany (age 43) succeeded 16th Baron Dunsany. Anne Constance Dutton Baroness Dunsany (age 35) by marriage Baroness Dunsany.

On 27 Jun 1870 George William Villiers 4th Earl Clarendon (age 70) died. His son Edward Villiers 5th Earl Clarendon (age 24) succeeded 5th Earl Clarendon 2C 1776.


On 27 Jun 1926 Marmaduke Furness 1st Viscount Furness (age 42) and Thelma Morgan Viscountess Furness (age 21) were married. She by marriage Viscountess Furness of Grantley in the West Riding of Yorkshire. The difference in their ages was 20 years.

On 27 Jun 1960 David Cholmondeley 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley was born to Hugh Cholmondeley 6th Marquess of Cholmondeley (age 41) and Lavinia Margaret Leslie Marchioness Cholmondeley (age 38).

On 27 Jun 1973 John Littleton 6th Baron Hatherton (age 66) died. His brother Thomas Littleton 7th Baron Hatherton (age 65) succeeded 7th Baron Hatherton.