Suicide is in Death.
Culture, General Things, Death and Illness, Death, Suicide, Shot himself
On 01 Jan 1755 Henry Bromley 1st Baron Montfort (age 49) shot himself. He left debts of £30,000 with an estate out of repair and in a very ruinous condition.
On 13 Feb 1818 Richard Croft 6th Baronet (age 56) shot himself as a consequence of the death of Princess Charlotte Augusta Hanover to whom he had been physician during her labour. A copy of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost was found open with the passage (Act V, Scene II): "Fair Sir, God save you! Where is the Princess?". He was buried at St James' Church, Piccadilly.His son Thomas Elmsley Croft 7th Baronet (age 19) succeeded 7th Baronet Croft of Croft Castle in Herefordshire.
On 04 Mar 1952 Vivian Tyrell Champion de Crespigny 8th Baronet (age 44) shot himself in the head. Baronet Champion de Crespigny of Champion Lodge in Surrey extinct.
Captain Clarence Trelawny shot himself.
Culture, General Things, Death and Illness, Death, Suicide, Stabbed himself to death
On 14 Oct 1618 Gervase Clifton 1st Baron Clifton (age 48) stabbed himself to death in the Fleet Prison [Map]. His daughter Katherine Clifton Duchess Lennox (age 26) succeeded 2nd Baroness Clifton of Leighton Bromswold in Huntingdonshire.