28 Jan is in January.
On 28 Jan 814 Charles "Charlemagne aka Great" King Franks King Lombardy Holy Roman Emperor (age 71) died. His son Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine I King Franks (age 36) succeeded King of the Franks.
On 28 Jan 1312 Joan Capet II Queen Navarre was born to Louis X King France I Navarre (age 22) and Margaret of Burgundy Queen Consort France (age 22). There was some doubt over her paternity since her mother had been embroiled in the Aunay Brothers Affair in which one of the brothers admitted under torture to having been Margaret of Burgundy Queen Consort France (age 22) lover. Her father (age 22), however, stated she was his legitimate daughter on his deathbed. Coefficient of inbreeding 4.42%.
On 28 Jan 1393 the Bal de Ardents (aka Ball of the Burning Men or Ball of the Wild Men) was a masquerade ball held at the Hôtel Saint Pol [Map] in Paris by Charles "Beloved Mad" VI King France (age 24) who performed with five members of the French nobility. The performers were dressed as wild men of the woods; four were killed when their costumes caught fire.
Sieur de Nantouillet jumped into an open vat of wine and remained there until the flames were extinguished.
Count de Joigny died.
Yvain de Foix, son of Gaston Fébus, Count of Foix died after two days.
Aimery Poitiers, son of the Count of Valentinois died after two days.
Huguet de Guisay died after three days.
On 28 Jan 1405 Philip "Good" Valois III Duke Burgundy (age 8) and Michelle Valois Duchess Burgundy (age 10) were married. She the daughter of Charles "Beloved Mad" VI King France (age 36) and Isabeau Wittelsbach Queen Consort France (age 35). He the son of John "Fearless" Valois Duke Burgundy (age 33) and Margaret Wittelsbach Duchess Burgundy (age 42). They were second cousins. He a great x 4 grandson of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Henry III of England.
On 28 Jan 1457 King Henry VII of England and Ireland was born to the late Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond and Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond (age 13) at Pembroke Castle [Map]. He a great x 3 grandson of King Edward III of England.
Bishop John Hilsey preached, alleging that, in the hour of death, she had acknowledged that she had never been Queen of England.
Eleanor Brandon Countess Cumberland (age 17) was Chief Mourner. Henry VIII (age 44) refused their daughter Mary (age 19) permission to attend. On the same day Queen Anne Boleyn of England (age 35) miscarried a child.
William Harvey (age 26) attended; the only officer of arms to do so.
On 28 Jan 1543 Bishop Rowland Lee aka Leigh (age 56) died.
Annales of England by John Stow. 28 Jan 1547. Edward (age 9) the first borne at Hampton court [Map] (by the decease of k. Henry (age 55) his father) began his raigne the 28 of January, and was proclaimed k. of England, France and Ireland, defender of the faith, and of the churches of England and also of Ireland the supreme head immedlatly in earth under God, & on the last day of January, in the yere of Christ after the Church of England 1546 but after the accompt of them that begin the yere at Chatfimas 1547 being then of the age of nine yéeres. And the same day in the afternoone the saide young king came to the tower of London [Map] from Hertford, and rode into the City at Aldgate, and so along the wall by the crossed Friars [Map] to the Tower hill, & entred at the red bulwarke [Map], where be was received by sir John Gage (age 67) constable of the tower, and the lieutenant on horseback, the Earle of Hertford (age 47) riding before the king, and sir Anthony Browne (age 47) riding after him: and on the bridge next the warde gate, the archbishop of Canterbury (age 57), the lorde Chancellor (age 41), with other great lords of the Councell received him, and so brought him to his chamber of pretence, there they were sworne to his majesty.
Thomas Wendy (age 46) attended the King. He was one of the witnesses to the King's last will and testament, for which he received £100.
Henry Machyn's Diary. 28 Jan 1552. The xxviij day of January was reynyd sir Thomas Arundell (age 50) knyght, and so the qwest cold nott fynd ym tyll the morow after, and so he whent to the Towre agayn, and then the qwest wher shutt up tyll the morow with-owt mett or drynke, or candylle or fyre, and on the morow he cam a-gayne, and the qwest qwytt ym of tresun, and cast hym of felony to be hangyd,-the v king Edward vjth.
On 28 Jan 1554 the Battle of Hartley was fought at Hartley Sevenoaks between a rebel force of Wyatt's Rebellion led by Henry Isley (age 54) and a loyal royalist force led by Henry Neville 6th and 4th Baron Bergavenny (age 24) and Robert Southwell (age 48). The rebels were defeated. Rebel Anthony Knyvet (age 37) fought and was captured.
Henry Machyn's Diary. 28 Jan 1554. The xxviij day of January the Quen('s) (age 37) grace dyd send to master Wyatt (age 33) [and his company the] master of the horsse (age 33) and master Cornwales, to know their intentt; and thay send word that they wold have the Quen and the Towre in kepyng, and odur thynges.
On 28 Jan 1571 Anne Bourchier 7th Baroness Bourchier (age 54) died from a fall from his horse at Benington. Her first cousin twice removed Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (age 29) succeeded 8th Baron Bourchier. Lettice Knollys Countess Essex (age 27) by marriage Baroness Bourchier.
On 28 Jan 1621 Richard Verney 19th Baron Latimer 11th Baron Willoughby was born to Greville Verney 15th Baron Latimer 7th Baron Willoughby (age 35) and Catherine Southwell Baroness Latimer and Willoughby Broke (age 28).
Pepy's Diary. 28 Jan 1661. At the office all the morning; dined at home, and after dinner to Fleet Street, with my sword to Mr. Brigden (lately made Captain of the Auxiliaries) to be refreshed, and with him to an ale-house, where I met Mr. Davenport; and after some talk of Cromwell, Ireton and Bradshaw's bodies being taken out of their graves to-day1, I went to Mr. Crew's (age 63) and thence to the Theatre [Map], where I saw again "The Lost Lady", which do now please me better than before; and here I sitting behind in a dark place, a lady spit backward upon me by a mistake, not seeing me, but after seeing her to be a very pretty lady, I was not troubled at it at all. Thence to Mr. Crew's (age 63), and there met Mr. Moore, who came lately to me, and went with me to my father's, and with him to Standing's, whither came to us Dr. Fairbrother, who I took and my father to the Bear and gave a pint of sack and a pint of claret.
Note 1. "The bodies of Oliver Cromwell, Henry Ireton, John Bradshaw, and Thomas Pride, were dug up out of their graves to be hanged at Tyburn [Map], and buried under the gallows. Cromwell's vault having been opened, the people crowded very much to see him".-Rugge's Diurnal.
On 28 Jan 1678 Philip "Infamous Earl" Herbert 7th Earl Pembroke 4th Earl Montgomery (age 26) was imprisoned at Tower of London [Map] by King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland (age 47) "for uttering such horrid and blasphemous words, and other actions proved upon oath, as are not fit to be repeated in any Christian assembly". He was released two days later on 30 Jan 1678.
Evelyn's Diary. 28 Jan 1685. I was invited to my Lord Arundel of Wardour (age 52), (now newly released of his 6 yeares confinement in ye Tower [Map] on suspicion of the Plot call'd Oates's Plot), where after dinner the same Mr. Pordage entertain'd us with his voice, that excellent and stupendous artist Sign' Jo. Baptist playing to it on the harpsichord. My daughter Mary (age 20) being with us, she also sung to the greate satisfaction of both the masters, and a world of people of quality present. She did so also at my Lord Rochester's (age 42) the evening following, where we had the French Boy so fam'd for his singing, and indeede he had a delicate voice, and had ben well taught. I also heard Mrs. Packer (daughter to my old friend) sing before his Ma* and the Duke, privately, that stupendous basse Gosling accompanying her, but hers was so loud as tooke away much of the sweetnesse. Certainly never woman had a stronger or better eare, could she possibly have govern'd it. She would do rarely in a large church among the nunns.
Calendars. 28 Jan 1688. Whitehall. Warrant for a grant to Francis Earl of Shrewsbury of pardon for killing William Jenkins, and for all duels, assaults, or batteries on George Duke of Buckingham, Sir John Talbot (age 57), Sir Robert Holmes (age 66), or any other, whether indicted or not for the same, with restitution of lands, goods, &. [S.P. Dom., Entry Book 28, f. 12.]
On 28 Jan 1697 John Fenwick 3rd Baronet (age 52) was beheaded for his part in the 1696 Plot to Assassinate King William III. Baronet Fenwick of Fenwick in Northumberland extinct. He was the last person ever executed under an Act of Attainder.
Robert Burdett 3rd Baronet (age 57) had spoken against the attainder in Parliament.
On 28 Jan 1714 Philip Stanhope 2nd Earl Chesterfield (age 80) died. He was buried at Shelford [Map]. His son Philip Stanhope 3rd Earl Chesterfield (age 40) succeeded 3rd Earl Chesterfield 1C 1628, 3rd Baron Stanhope of Shelford in Nottinghamshire. Elizabeth Savile Countess Chesterfield by marriage Countess Chesterfield.
Ann Isted: On 26 Feb 1683 she was born to Ambrose Isted (age 41) and Sarah Feltham (age 27). On 28 Jan 1763 Ann Isted (age 79) died unmarried.
On 28 Jan 1768 Frederick VI King Denmark and Norway was born to Christian VII King Denmark and Norway (age 18) and Caroline Matilda Hanover Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 16). He a great grandson of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland. Coefficient of inbreeding 6.63%.
On 28 Jan 1776 William Pleydell-Bouverie 1st Earl Radnor (age 50) died. His son Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie 2nd Earl Radnor (age 25) succeeded 2nd Earl Radnor 2C 1765, 3rd Viscount Folkestone, 3rd Baron Longford 1C 1747, 5th Baronet Bouverie of St Catherine Cree Church in London.
On 27 Dec 1777 George Irby 3rd Baron Boston was born to Frederick Irby 2nd Baron Boston (age 28) and Christian Methuen. He was baptised on 28 Jan 1778; King George III of Great Britain and Ireland (age 39) was his godfather.
On 28 Jan 1813 Jane Austen's (age 37) novel Pride and Predjudice was first published by Thomas Egerton Publisher of Whitehall.
Anne Osborn Lady Wrey: In 1763 she was born to John Osborn (age 24). In Jan 1793 Bourchier Wrey 7th Baronet (age 35) and Anne Osborn Lady Wrey (age 30) were married. She by marriage Lady Wrey of Trebitch in Cornwall. On 28 Jan 1813 Anne Osborn Lady Wrey (age 50) died.
On 28 Jan 1836 William Scott 1st Baron Stowell (age 90) died.
On 28 Jan 1837 Richard Grosvenor 1st Baron Stalbridge was born to Richard Grosvenor 2nd Marquess Westminster (age 42) and Elizabeth Mary Leveson-Gower Marchioness Westminster (age 40).
On 28 Jan 1842 William Henry Vane 1st Duke Cleveland (age 75) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Staindrop [Map]. His son Henry Vane 2nd Duke Cleveland (age 54) succeeded 2nd Duke of Cleveland 2C 1833, 2nd Marquess of Cleveland, 4th Earl Darlington, 4th Viscount Barnard, 6th Baron Barnard. Sophia Paulett Duchess of Cleveland (age 56) by marriage Duchess of Cleveland.
On 28 Jan 1849 John Gage Prendergast 5th Viscount Gort was born to Standish Prendergast Vereker 4th Viscount Gort (age 29) and Caroline Harriet Gage (age 25).
On 28 Jan 1859 Frederick John Robinson 1st Earl Ripon (age 76) died. He has a monument at All Saints' Church, Nocton [Map] sculpted by Matthew Noble (age 41). His son George Frederick Samuel Robinson 1st Marquess Ripon (age 31) succeeded 2nd Earl Ripon. Henrietta Anne Theodosia Vyner Marchioness Ripon (age 25) by marriage Countess Ripon.
Henrietta Anne Theodosia Vyner Marchioness Ripon: On 17 Apr 1833 she was born to Henry Vyner (age 27) and Mary Gertude Robinson (age 24). On 08 Apr 1851 George Frederick Samuel Robinson 1st Marquess Ripon (age 23) and Henrietta Anne Theodosia Vyner Marchioness Ripon (age 17) were married. He the son of Frederick John Robinson 1st Earl Ripon (age 68) and Sarah Albinia Louisa Hobart (age 58). They were first cousin once removed. In 1871 George Frederick Samuel Robinson 1st Marquess Ripon (age 43) was created 1st Marquess Ripon. Henrietta Anne Theodosia Vyner Marchioness Ripon (age 37) by marriage Marchioness Ripon. On 28 Feb 1907 Henrietta Anne Theodosia Vyner Marchioness Ripon (age 73) died.
On 28 Jan 1869 Reginald Charles Abbot 3rd Baron Colchester (age 27) and Isabella Grace Maude (age 23) were married. She the daughter of Cornwallis Maude 1st Earl Montalt (age 51) and Clementina Elphinstone-Fleming Viscountess Hawarden.
On 28 Jan 1880 John George Brabazon Ponsonby 5th Earl Bessborough (age 70) died. His brother Frederick George Brabazon Ponsonby 6th Earl Bessborough (age 64) succeeded 6th Earl Bessborough.
On 28 Jan 1885 John Gage Prendergast 5th Viscount Gort (age 36) and Eleanor Surtees (age 28) were married.
Times Newspaper Marriages. 28 Jan 1937. The Duke Of Norfolk And Miss Strutt.
Princess Alice Countess Athlone (age 53) and Major-General the Earl of Athlone (age 63), and Prince Arthur of Connaught (age 54) were present yesterday afternoon at the marriage at Brompton Oratory of the Duke of Norfolk, Premier Peer and Hereditary Earl Marshal of England, and the Hon. Lavinia Mary Strutt (age 20), only daughter of Lord Belper (age 53) and the Countess of Rosebery (age 44).
Princess Alice Countess Athlone (age 53) wore a mink coat over a dress of burgundy-red crepe, with a small red hat to match.
The Oratory was decorated with four large stands of flowers, placed at the chancel steps. They were in mixed shades of red and included amaryllis lilies, poinsettia, anthuriums, roses, carnations, and red leaves. While the guests were arriving the organist played Mendelssohn's Allegretto from the Fourth Sonata, Elgar's Allegro Maestoso from the First Sonata, and the prelude and fugue in E flat, and the organ choral "Mortify us by Thy Goodness" by J. S. Bach.
The bride (age 20) arrived with her father, Lord Belper (age 53), and was loudly cheered by the crowd outside the Oratory, who broke through the police cordon. She walked up the nave to Handel's March from the Occasional Oratorio, and was met by Father Talbot and Father John Cuddon. Miss Strutt (age 20) wore a classically simple dress of silver lame, cut on straight sheath lines with long tight sleeves and a high round roll collar. The skirt just touched the ground and was continued at the back to form a long square train. She wore a girdle of silver cord knotted in front. Her long veil of white tulle fell from a simple coronet of orange-blossom and green leaves, and she carried a sheaf of arum lilies. She was followed by six little pages-Robin Herbert, Timothy Hunloke, Bob McCreery, John Scrope, George Vivian-Smith, and Michael Watt; and by six bridesmaids-Lady Katharine (age 25) and Lady Winefride Howard (age 23) (sisters of the bridegroom), Lady Anne Bridgeman (age 23), the Hon. Pamela Digby (age 16), Miss Gillian Drummond, and Miss Nancy Malcolmnson. The bridegroom's (age 28) racing colours, pale blue and scarlet, were introduced into the dresses and suits of the attendants. The pages were in pale blue satin suits piped with scarlet, and the bridesmaids wore dresses of sky-blue corded crepe, with touches of scarlet at the waistline. They had high rounded necklines with long bell sleeves and their headdresses of red bavardia were massed in front. They carried bouquets of red flowers, including tulips, amaryllis lilies, carnations, and euphorbia. The bridegroom gave them brooches showing his and his bride's initials in rubies and diamonds. The Earl of Eldon (age 37) was best man.NOTEXT
The marriage service was very short and non-choral, as the bride (age 20) is not a Roman Catholic. After they had plighted their troth Father Ronald Knox gave an address from the centre of the transept. The bride (age 20) and bridegroom (age 28) remained kneeling at the chancel steps, facing the altar. They then went in procession to the vestry, where the registrar, Mr. J. P. Bond, conducted the civil ceremony.NOTEXT
Afterwards the bride (age 20) and bridegroom (age 28) left for 38, Mayfair (the residence of the Earl of Rosebery (age 55)), where the Countess of Rosebery (age 44) held a reception. The bride (age 20) went away for the honeymoon in a dress of black and red shot silk taffeta, under a broadtail coat with a fur cap to match.NOTEXT
Among those present at the Oratory were:
The Earl (age 55) and Countess of Rosebery (age 44).
The Duchess of Norfolk (age 60).
the Hon. Alexander (age 24) and the Hon. Michael Strutt (age 23), the Hon. Mrs. Parry-Evans. Mr. and the Hon. Mrs. Vernon Malcolmsonson, Lord and Lady Aberdare, the Hon. Margaret Strutt, the Hon. Mrs. Frank Hormsby, etc.
On 28 Jan 1944 Arthur Valerian Wellesley 8th Duke Wellington (age 28) and Diana McConnel Duchess of Wellington (age 22) were married at St George's Cathedral Jerusalem. Before he married he was twice engaged to Rose Mary Primrose Paget (age 24). He the son of Gerald Wellesley 7th Duke Wellington (age 58) and Dorothy Violet Ashton Duchess Wellington (age 54).
On 28 Jan 2006 Christopher Makins 2nd Baron Sherfield (age 63) died.