On this Day in History ... 27 November

27 Nov is in November.

1648 Treaty of Newport

1667 Treaty of Breda

1533 Buggery Act

On 27 Nov 1183 Rotrou Newburgh Archbishop Rouen died.

On 27 Nov 1245 Walter Marshal 5th Earl Pembroke (age 46) died at Goodrich Castle, Gloucestershire [Map]. He was buried at Tintern Abbey [Map] next to his mother Isabel Clare Countess Pembroke His brother Anselm Marshal 6th Earl Pembroke (age 37) succeeded 6th Earl Pembroke 2C 1199 although he only enjoyed the title for one month dying on 23 Dec 1245.

On 27 Nov 1252 Blanche Ivrea Queen Consort France (age 64) died.

On 27 Nov 1268 Bishop Peter Acquablanca died. Monument in the North Transept of Hereford Cathedral [Map] Low altar-tomb with moulded capping and plinth, and effigy in surplice, defaced head on cushion, feet on lion, remains of recumbent trefoiled canopy with crockets and trefoiled spandrels, drapery carefully rendered.

On 27 Nov 1349 Henry Vavasour (age 57) died. His son Henry Vavasour (age 15) de jure 6th Baron Vavasour.

On 27 Nov 1380 Ferdinand I King Aragon was born to John I King Castile (age 22) and Eleanor Barcelona Queen Consort Castile (age 22).

On 27 Nov 1397 John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset and Dorset (age 24) and Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence (age 12) were married. She by marriage Countess Somerset. She the daughter of Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent and Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent (age 47). He the son of John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (age 57) and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster (age 47). They were half third cousins. He a grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 2 granddaughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England.

On 27 Nov 1420 Hugh Burnell 2nd Baron Burnell (age 73) died at Cotton. He was buried at Halesowen Abbey [Map]. Baron Burnell 2C extinct.

On 27 Nov 1422 Gaston IV Count Foix was born to John I Count Foix (age 40) and Jeanne Albret Countess Foix (age 19).


Henry Machyn's Diary. 27 Nov 1554. The xxvij of November the Kynge (age 27) and the lordes of the parlement satt with-in the court, and ther my lord cardenall (age 54) dyd make a orayson to the Kyng and the lords of the parlement what .. .... thankes unto God of the Quen('s) (age 38) grace qwyckenyng.

Note. P. 76. The cardinal's oration. Cardinal Pole returned to England with legatine power to reconcile the kingdom to the church of Rome. He accomplished this mission as related in the Journals of the Commons, vol. i. p. 38; and in Foxe, iii. 110.


Before 27 Nov 1640 William Villiers 2nd Viscount Grandison (age 26) and Mary Bayning Countess Anglesey (age 17) were married. She the heiress of a fortune of £180,000.

Before 27 Nov 1646 Charles Howard 1st Earl Carlisle (age 17) and Anne Howard Countess Carlisle were married. She by marriage Countess Carlisle. They were second cousin once removed.NOTEXT

Treaty of Newport

Between 15 Sep 1648 and 27 Nov 1648 the Treaty of Newport attempted to reconcile King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland (age 47) (who was imprisoned at nearby Carisbrooke Castle [Map]) with Parliament. Denzil Holles 1st Baron Holles (age 48) and Henry Vane "The Younger" (age 35) represented Parliament. James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde (age 37) represented King Charles. The Treaty eventually came to nothing.

Parliament was also represented by John Crew 1st Baron Crew (age 50), John Glynne Judge (age 46), Nathaniel Fiennes (age 40), William Pierrepont of Thoresby (age 40), Algernon Percy 10th Earl of Northumberland (age 45), William Fiennes 1st Viscount Saye and Sele (age 66), Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Montgomery (age 63), William Cecil 2nd Earl Salisbury (age 57), James Cranfield 2nd Earl Middlesex (age 27) and Thomas Wenman 2nd Viscount Wenman (age 52).

1667 Treaty of Breda

Evelyn's Diary. 27 Nov 1671. We ordered that a proclamation should be presented to his Majesty (age 41) to sign, against what Sir Charles Wheeler (age 51) had done in St. Christopher's since the war, on the articles of peace at Breda. He was shortly afterward recalled.

On 27 Nov 1679 Thomas Onlow 2nd Baron Onslow was born to Richard Onslow 1st Baron Onslow (age 25) and Elizabeth Tulse (age 18).

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After 27 Nov 1710. Memorial at St Peter's Church, Tawstock [Map] to Robert Lovett (deceased) who died of smallpox.

Robert Lovett: Around 1667 he was born. On 27 Nov 1710 Robert Lovett (age 43) died of smallpox.


On 27 Nov 1750 John Bingham 6th Baronet (age 22) died unmarried. His brother Charles Bingham 1st Earl Lucan (age 15) succeeded 7th Baronet Bingham of Castlebar in County Mayo.

On 27 Nov 1750 Peregrine Bertie 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven (age 36) and Mary Panton Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven were married. She by marriage Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven. He the son of Peregrine Bertie 2nd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven and Jane Brownlow Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven.


On 27 Nov 1768 Charles Molyneux 1st Earl Sefton (age 20) and Isabella Stanhope Countess Sefton (age 20) were married. She by marriage Viscountess Molyneux. She the daughter of William Stanhope 2nd Earl of Harrington (age 48) and Caroline Fitzroy Countess Harrington (age 46). She a great x 2 granddaughter of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

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On 27 Nov 1812 Roundell Palmer 1st Earl Selborne was born to William Jocelyn Palmer (age 34) and Dorothea Roundell at Mixbury.

On 27 Nov 1824 George Rice Trevor 4th Baron Dynevor (age 29) and Frances Fitzroy Baroness Dynevor were married. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.


On 27 Nov 1832 John Cragg of Threekingham (age 71) died.

John Cragg of Threekingham: Around 1761 he was born. On 06 Jun 1786 John Cragg of Threekingham (age 25) and Ann Warren (age 19) were married.


1533 Buggery Act

On 27 Nov 1835 James Pratt 1805-1835 and John Smith 1795-1835 were the last two men to be executed under the 1828 Offences Against the Person Act which had replaced the 1533 Buggery Act. They were hanged in front of Newgate Prison, London [Map].

On 27 Nov 1843 Robert Sherard 6th Earl Harborough (age 46) and Mary Eliza Temple Countess Harborough were married. She by marriage Countess Harborough. He the son of Philip Sherard 5th Earl Harborough.

On 27 Nov 1879 George Frederick D'Arcy Lambton 2nd Earl Durham (age 51) died.

On 27 Nov 1907 Cyril Flower 1st Baron Battersea (age 64) died of pneumonia. Baron Battersea of Battersea in London and of Overstrand in Norfolk extinct.


The Era 1899 Dec 02 Page 13. 02 Dec 1913. Review of Rip Van Wincle. Produced at the Princess of Wales's Theatre, Kennington, on Monday, Nov. 27th starring Sylvia Storey (age 24) as Little Meenie.

On 27 Nov 1948 Kenelm Charles Pepys 8th Earl of Cottenham was born to John Digby Pepys 7th Earl of Cottenham (age 41) and Angela Neville Countess Cottenham (age 38). Coefficient of inbreeding 3.12%.