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654 Battle of Bulcamp

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Battle of Bulcamp

In 654 King Penda of Mercia defeated the East Anglian army at the Battle of Bulcamp at Bulcamp, Blythburgh. King Anna of East Anglia and his son Jurmin Wuffingas were killed. Anna's son His uncle King Æthelhere of East Anglia succeeded King East Anglia.

On 25 Oct 1053 Enguerrand Ponthieu II Count Ponthieu died. His uncle Bishop Guy Ponthieu (age 26) succeeded I Count Ponthieu.

On 12 Nov 1094 Duncan II King Scotland (age 34) died. His uncle Donald "The Fair White" III King Scotland (age 62) succeeded III King Scotland.

In 1263 Boniface Savoy (age 18) died. His uncle Peter of Savoy 1st Earl of Richmond (age 60) succeeded Count Savoy.

In Jul 1268 Maurice Fitzgerald 3rd Lord Offaly (age 30) drowned in the Irish Sea whilst crossing from England to Ireland. His uncle Maurice Fitzgerald 4th Lord Offaly (age 30) succeeded 4th Lord Offaly. Emmeline Longespée Baroness Offaly (age 18) by marriage Lord Offaly.

On 20 Nov 1316 John "The Posthumous" I King France died.His uncle Philip V King France I King Navarre (age 23) succeeded V King France: Capet. He also claimed the Kingdom of Navarre although he had no hereditary right to do so since the Kingdom of Navarre was subject to inheritance by the female as well as male line meaning the four year old Joan Capet II Queen Navarre (age 4) was successor by right. The Navarese didn't recognise his claim.

In 1322 Robert Vavasour died. His uncle Henry Vavasour (age 56) de jure 4th Baron Vavasour.

On 22 Nov 1392 Robert de Vere 1st Duke Ireland (age 30) was killed whilst hunting at Louvain [Map]. His uncle Aubrey de Vere 10th Earl of Oxford (age 54) succeeded 10th Earl of Oxford.

On 16 Oct 1432 Gerald Fitzgerald 5th Earl of Kildare died. She was buried at Grey Abbey, County Kildare. His uncle John Fitzgerald 6th Earl of Kildare succeeded 6th Earl Kildare.

On 24 Apr 1438 Humphrey Fitzalan 15th Earl Arundel (age 9) died. His uncle William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel (age 20) succeeded 16th Earl Arundel Sussex, 6th Baron Maltravers, 6th Baron Arundel.

On 22 Sep 1450 Barnim Griffins 7th Duke Pomerania died. His uncle Wartislaw Griffins 8th Duke Pomerania succeeded 8th Duke Pomerania.

In 1457 Peter Montfort II Duke Brittany (age 39) died. His uncle Arthur Montfort III Duke Brittany (age 63) succeeded III Duke Brittany 1364 War of Montfort.

On 12 Oct 1475 Edward Blount 2nd Baron Mountjoy (age 11) died. His uncle John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy (age 25) succeeded 3rd Baron Mountjoy.

In 1487 Francis Stourton 4th Baron Stourton (age 2) died. His uncle William Stourton 5th Baron Stourton (age 30) succeeded 5th Baron Stourton.

On 21 Oct 1494 Gian Galeazzo Sforza 6th Duke Milan (age 25) died. His uncle Ludovico Sforza Duke Milan (age 42) succeeded Duke Milan.

In Oct 1496 Ferdinand II King Naples (age 27) died. His uncle Frederick IV King Naples (age 44) succeeded IV King Naples.

In 1513 John Lindsay 6th Earl Crawford (age 18) died. His uncle Alexander Lindsay 7th Earl Crawford (age 72) succeeded 7th Earl Crawford.

In 1523 Christian II King Denmark II King Norway (age 41) Abdicated following pressure from his nobility. His uncle King Frederick I of Denmark (age 51) succeeded I King Denmark.

On 08 Jun 1529 James Fitzgerald 10th Earl Desmond (age 34) died at Dingle. He was buried at Tralee. His uncle Thomas Fitzgerald 11th Earl Desmond (age 75) succeeded 11th Earl Desmond.

In 1530 John Barry 12th Baron Barry was killed by the Earl of Desmond. His uncle John Barry 13th Baron Barry (age 50) succeeded 13th Baron Barry.

On 22 Apr 1545 Louis Wittelsbach X Duke Bavaria (age 49) died. His uncle Christoph Duke Wittelsbach I Duke Bavaria succeeded Christophe I Duke Bavaria.

On 28 Dec 1660 Thomas Pope 2nd Earl Downe (age 38) died. On 11 Jan 1661 he was buried in Wroxton, Oxfordshire. His uncle Thomas Pope 3rd Earl Downe (age 62) succeeded 3rd Earl Downe.

On 02 Dec 1662 Josias Stewart 4th Baron Castle Stuart (age 27) died without issue. His uncle John Stewart 5th Baron Castle Stuart succeeded 5th Baron Castle Stuart of County Tyrone.

In 1665 Hugh Cholmley 3rd Baronet (age 3) died. His uncle Hugh Cholmley 4th Baronet (age 32) succeeded 4th Baronet Cholmley of Whitby in Yorkshire.

Battle of Lowestoft

On 03 Jun 1665 at the Battle of Lowestoft an English fleet commanded by King James II of England Scotland and Ireland (age 31), Prince Rupert Palatinate Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland (age 45) and Edward Montagu 1st Earl Sandwich (age 39) defeated a Dutch Fleet.

Richard Boyle was killed.

Charles Maccarthy Viscount Muskerry was killed.

Charles Berkeley 1st Earl Falmouth (age 35) was killed by a cannonball aboard the Royal Charles. Earl Falmouth extinct, Baron Botetourt Langport in Somerset extinct. His father Charles Berkeley 2nd Viscount Fitzhardinge (age 65) succeeded 2nd Viscount Fitzhardinge of Berehaven in Kerry. Penelope Godolphin Viscountess Fitzhardinge by marriage Viscountess Fitzhardinge of Berehaven in Kerry. Possibly the only occasion when a father has succeeded his son.

Charles Weston 3rd Earl of Portland (age 26) was killed by a cannon shot. On 13 Jun 1665 His uncle Thomas Weston 4th Earl of Portland (age 55) succeeded 4th Earl of Portland.

Thomas Allin 1st Baronet (age 53) was present.

Admiral Jeremy Smith commanded the Mary.

Captain George Batts fought. He was assigned to Sir George Ayscue's (age 49) division in the Blue Squadron.

James Ley 3rd Earl Marlborough (age 47) was killed at the Battle of Lowestoft commanding Old James attempting to recover a captured ship. His half brother William Ley 4th Earl Marlborough (age 53) succeeded 4th Earl Marlborough.

In 1666 Charles Maccarthy 2nd Earl Clancarty (age 3) died. His uncle Callaghan Maccarthy 3rd Earl Clancarty succeeded 3rd Earl Clancarty.

On 12 Dec 1671 William Seymour 3rd Duke Somerset (age 17) died. His uncle John Seymour 4th Duke Somerset (age 26) succeeded 4th Duke Somerset, 3rd Marquess Hertford, 4th Earl Hertford. Sarah Alston Duchess Somerset (age 29) by marriage Duchess Somerset.

In 1672 Arthur Acland 4th Baronet (age 17) died. His uncle Hugh Acland 5th Baronet (age 33) succeeded 5th Baronet Acland of Columb John in Devon.

On or before 05 Apr 1675 Robert Napier 3rd Baronet died unmarried. His uncle John Napier 4th or 1st Baronet (age 39) succeeded 4th Baronet Napier of Luton Hoo in Bedfordshire. Since the 3rd Baroent may have been subject to disinheritance, and the Baronetcy recreated, John Napier 4th or 1st Baronet (age 39) is sometimes referred to as the 1st Baronet.

On 17 Dec 1676 Edmund Anderson 3rd Baronet (age 15) died. His uncle Edmund Anderson 4th Baronet (age 47) succeeded 4th Baronet Anderson of Broughton in Lincolnshire.

On 27 Jul 1679 Thomas Leventhorpe 4th Baronet (age 43) died at Elvaston [Map] having been kicked by a horse. His uncle Charles Leventhorpe 5th Baronet (age 84) succeeded 5th Baronet Leventhorpe of Shingey Hall in Hertfordshire.

Before 01 Nov 1681 William Douglas 9th Earl Morton died. His uncle James Douglas 10th Earl Morton succeeded 10th Earl Morton.

On 11 Apr 1682 Thomas Cromwell 3rd Earl Ardglass (age 28) died. His uncle Vere Essex Cromwell 4th Earl Ardglass (age 56) succeeded 4th Earl Ardglass.

In 1687 John Coventry 4th Baron Coventry (age 33) died. His uncle Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry (age 58) succeeded 5th Baron Coventry.

On 18 Oct 1687 Evelyn Fanshawe 3rd Viscount Fanshawe (age 18) died in Aleppo, Syria. He was buried at Ware, Hertfordshire [Map]. His uncle Charles Fanshawe 4th Viscount Fanshawe (age 44) succeeded 4th Viscount Fanshawe.

In 1689 Richard Browne 3rd Baronet (age 33) was killed by Colonel Billingsley. His uncle John Browne 4th Baronet (age 53) succeeded 4th Baronet Browne of London.

Before 18 Nov 1689 Baptist Edward Wray 8th Baronet (age 42) died. His uncle Drury Wray 9th Baronet (age 56) succeeded 9th Baronet Wray of Glentworth in Lincolnshire.

On 11 Jul 1700 Thomas Haselrigge 4th Baronet (age 36) died unmarried. His uncle Robert Haselrigge 5th Baronet (age 60) succeeded 5th Baronet Haselrigge of Noseley Hall in Leicestershire.

In 1701 James Annesley 2nd Baron Altham died. His uncle Richard Annesley 3rd Baron Altham (age 46) succeeded 3rd Baron Altham. Dorothy Davey Baroness Altham (age 37) by marriage Baroness Altham.

On 16 Jun 1704 Edward Ward 9th Baron Dudley 4th Baron Ward was born to Edward Ward 8th Baron Dudley 3rd Baron Ward and Diana Howard. His father had died three months before. On 06 Sep 1731 Edward Ward 9th Baron Dudley 4th Baron Ward (age 27) died unmarried. His uncle William Ward 10th Baron Dudley 5th Baron Ward (age 18) succeeded 10th Baron Sutton of Dudley, 5th Baron Ward of Birmingham.

Around 08 Mar 1709 Robert Shirley 6th Baronet (age 41) died. His uncle Robert Shirley 1st Earl Ferrers (age 58) succeeded 7th Baronet Shirley of Staunton Harold in Leicestershire.

Before 25 Nov 1710 Henry Boothby 2nd Baronet (age 28) died. His uncle William Boothby 3rd Baronet (age 46) succeeded 3rd Baronet Boothby of Broadlow Ash in Derbyshire.

On 25 Nov 1710 Henry Boothby 2nd Baronet (age 28) was buried in St Oswald's Church, Ashbourne [Map].

On or before 04 Dec 1710 Erasmus Henry Dryden 5th Baronet (age 41) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Canons Ashby on 04 Dec 1710. His uncle Erasmus Dryden 6th Baronet (age 64) succeeded 6th Baronet Dryden of Canons Ashby in Northamptonshire.

On 21 Sep 1711 James Rushout 3rd Baronet (age 10) died. His uncle John Rushout 4th Baronet (age 26) succeeded 4th Baronet Rushout of Northwick Park in Worcestershire.

On 28 Jan 1712 Thomas Coventry 3rd Earl Coventry (age 10) died at Eton College [Map]. His uncle Gilbert Coventry 4th Earl Coventry (age 44) succeeded 4th Earl Coventry, 8th Baron Coventry.

On 25 Aug 1721 Anthony Thorold 6th Baronet (age 11) died. His uncle John Thorold 7th Baronet (age 45) succeeded 7th Baronet Thorold of Marston in Lincolnshire.

On 08 May 1722 Charles William Howard 7th Earl Suffolk (age 28) died. He was buried at Waldon Priory and Abbey [Map]. His uncle Edward Howard 8th Earl Suffolk (age 50) succeeded 8th Earl Suffolk.

On 31 Jan 1723 William Wolstenholme 5th Baronet (age 33) died. His uncle Thomas Wolstenhome 6th Baronet (age 63) succeeded 6th Baronet Wolstenholme of London.

On 23 Jun 1723 William Wilson 3rd Baronet (age 18) died. His uncle Thomas Wilson 4th Baronet (age 41) succeeded 4th Baronet Wilson of Eastbourne in Sussex.

In 1724 Thomas Herbert 4th Baronet (age 23) died. His uncle Henry Herbert 5th Baronet (age 49) succeeded 5th Baronet Herbert of Tintern in Monmouthshire.

On 18 May 1726 James Clavering 4th Baronet (age 17) died. His uncle Francis Clavering 5th Baronet (age 52) succeeded 5th Baronet Clavering of Axwell in County Durham.

On 01 Jun 1730 Nicholas Crispe 4th Baronet (age 12) died unmarried. His uncle Charles Crispe 5th Baronet (age 50) succeeded 5th Baronet Crispe of Hammersmith in Middlesex.

On 05 Feb 1731 John Cotton 4th Baronet (age 51) died. His uncle Robert Bruce Cotton 5th Baronet (age 53) succeeded 5th Baronet Cotton of Conington in Huntingdonshire.

In 1736 Christopher Wandesford 3rd Viscount Castlecomer (age 19) died. His uncle George Wandesford 4th Viscount Castlecomer (age 49) succeeded 4th Viscount Castlecomer, 4th Baron Wandesford, 5th Baronet Wandesford of Kirklington.

In 1736 William Spring 4th Baronet (age 39) died. His uncle John Spring 5th Baronet (age 62) succeeded 5th Baronet Spring of Pakenham in Suffolk.

On 29 Jan 1744 Thomas Mansel 2nd Baron Mansel (age 25) died. His uncle Christopher Mansel 3rd Baron Mansel (age 24) succeeded 3rd Baron Mansel of Margam, 7th Baronet Mansel of Margam.

On 28 Sep 1747 John Drummond 4th Duke Perth (age 33) died unmarried. His uncle John Drummond 5th Duke Perth (age 67) succeeded 5th Duke Perth.

On 06 Apr 1750 Edmund Bacon 6th Baronet (age 25) died. His uncle Henry Bacon 7th Baronet (age 55) succeeded 7th Baronet Bacon of Mildenhall in Suffolk.

In 1751 William Mathias Stafford-Howard 3rd Earl Stafford (age 33) died. His uncle John Paul Stafford-Howard 4th Earl Stafford (age 50) succeeded 4th Earl Stafford, 5th Baron Stafford. Elizabeth Ewens Countess Stafford by marriage Countess Stafford.

On 26 Sep 1763 Wyndham Knatchbull-Wyndham 6th Baronet (age 26) died unmarried. His uncle Edward Knatchbull 7th Baronet (age 58) succeeded 7th Baronet Knatchbull of Mersham Hatch in Kent.

In 1770 George Hay 5th Marquess Tweedale (age 12) died. His uncle George Hay 6th Marquess Tweedale (age 70) succeeded 6th Marquess Tweedale, 7th Earl Tweeddale.

On 16 Jan 1771 John Kemp 6th Baronet (age 17) died unmarried. His uncle Benjamin Kemp 7th Baronet (age 62) succeeded 7th Baronet Kemp of Gissing in Norfolk.

On 25 Dec 1781 Charles Cope 3rd Baronet (age 11) died. He was buried at Hanwell, Oxfordshire. His uncle Jonathan Cope 4th Baronet (age 23) succeeded 4th Baronet Cope of Bruern in Oxfordshire.

In Apr 1785 John Dyke Acland 8th Baronet (age 7) died. His uncle Thomas Dyke Acland 9th Baronet (age 32) succeeded 9th Baronet Acland of Columb John in Devon. He died a few weeks later.

On 05 Dec 1791 George Walpole 3rd Earl Orford (age 61) died. His uncle Horace Walpole 4th Earl Orford (age 74) succeeded 4th Earl Orford, 17th Baron Clinton. His second cousin twice removed Robert Trefusis 17th Baron Clinton (age 27) succeeded 17th Baron Clinton.

In 1792 William Stanley 5th Baronet (age 39) died. His uncle John Stanley-Massey-Stanley 6th Baronet (age 80) succeeded 6th Baronet Stanley of Hooton in Cheshire at which time he adopted the additional surname Stanley becoming Stanley-Massey-Stanley.

On 15 Jan 1792 Thomas Cave 7th Baronet (age 25) died without issue. His uncle Charles Cave 8th Baronet (age 45) succeeded 8th Baronet Cave of Stanford in Northamptonshire.

On 08 Jun 1795 Louis XVII King France (age 10) died. His uncle Louis XVIII King France (age 39) de jure XVIII King France: Capet Valois Bourbon.

In 1800 George Conyers 8th Baronet died. He had spent the family fortune leaving nothing but the title. His uncle Thomas Conyers 9th Baronet (age 69) succeeded 9th Baronet Conyers of Horden in County Durham.

On 31 Dec 1804 George Evans 4th Baron Carbery (age 38) died without issue. His uncle John Evans 5th Baron Carbery (age 66) succeeded 5th Baron Carbery. Emilia Crowe Baroness Carbery by marriage Baroness Carbery.

In 1805 Arthur Haselrigge 9th Baronet (age 48) died unmarried at Bengal, India. His uncle Thomas Maynard Haselrigge 10th Baronet (age 76) succeeded 10th Baronet Haselrigge of Noseley Hall in Leicestershire.

On 18 Jul 1811 Charles Hotham 10th Baronet (age 45) died. His uncle William Hotham 1st Baron Hotham (age 75) succeeded 11th Baronet Hotham of Scorborough in Yorkshire.

On 19 Feb 1816 Louisa Grace Manners Duchess St Albans (age 39) died. The same day her son Aubrey Beauclerk 7th Duke St Albans died. His uncle William Beauclerk 8th Duke St Albans (age 49) succeeded 8th Duke St Albans, 8th Earl Burford, 8th Baron Heddington. Maria Janetta Nelthorpe Duchess St Albans by marriage Duchess St Albans. Both at the home of her sister Laura Manners Countess Stair and her husband John Dalrymple 7th Earl of Stair (age 31) at Portman Square Marylebone.

On 16 Apr 1817 Thomas Palmer 6th Baronet (age 18) died unmarried. His uncle John Henry Palmer 7th Baronet (age 42) succeeded 7th Baronet Palmer of Carlton in Northampton.

On 09 Aug 1823 Charles Cornwallis 2nd Marquess Cornwallis (age 48) died. Marquess Cornwallis extinct. His uncle James Cornwallis 4th Earl Cornwallis (age 80) succeeded 4th Earl Cornwallis.

On 20 Jul 1833 Other Archer Windsor 6th Earl Plymouth (age 44) died aboard his yacht at Deptford, Kent [Map]. His uncle Andrew Windsor 7th Earl (age 69) succeeded 7th Earl Plymouth. Baron Windsor of Stanwell in Buckinghamshire abeyant between his daughters Maria Windsor Marchioness Downshire (age 43) and Harriet Windsor (age 35).

On 29 Nov 1861 Chaloner Roe-Majendrie Ogle 4th Baronet (age 18) died. His uncle William Ogle 5th Baronet (age 38) succeeded 5th Baronet Ogle of Worthy in Hampshire.

On 10 Jan 1880 Robert Jocelyn 4th Earl Roden (age 33) died. His uncle John Strange Jocelyn 5th Earl Roden (age 57) succeeded 5th Earl Roden.

On 18 Mar 1884 Arthur Douglas Bateman Scott 5th and 4th Baronet (age 23) died. His uncle Edward Dolman Scott 6th and 5th Baronet (age 58) succeeded 6th Baronet Scott of Great Barr in Staffordshire, 5th Baronet Bateman of Hartington Hall in Derbyshire.

On 15 Jan 1891 Edward Baldwin Courtenay 12th Earl Devon (age 54) died. His uncle Henry Hugh Courtenay 13th Earl Devon (age 80) succeeded 13th Earl Devon.

On 01 Apr 1897 Egbert Cecil Saunders Sebright 10th Baronet (age 25) died unmarried at sea while near Jakarta (Batavia), Java, Indonesia, in the East Indies. His uncle Edgar Reginald Saunders 11th Baronet (age 42) succeeded 11th Baronet Sebright of Besford in Worcestershire.

On 29 Nov 1904 Albert Yorke 6th Earl of Hardwicke (age 37) died unmarried. His uncle John Manners Yorke 7th Earl of Hardwicke (age 64) succeeded 7th Earl Hardwicke, 7th Viscount Royston.

On 11 Mar 1915 Wyndham Knatchbull-Hugessen 3rd Baron Brabourne (age 29) was killed in action. He was unmarried. His uncle Cecil Knatchbull-Hugessen 4th Baron Brabourne (age 51) succeeded 4th Baron Bradbourne.

On 15 Apr 1915 Roland James Corbet 5th Baronet (age 22) was killed in action. His uncle Gerald Vincent Corbet 6th Baronet (age 47) succeeded 6th Baronet Corbet of Moreton Corbet in Shropshire.

On 22 Jul 1916 William Bowyer-Smijth 12th Baronet (age 75) died unmarried. His uncle Alfred John Edward Bowyer-Smijth 13th Baronet (age 66) succeeded 13th Baronet Smith of Hill Hall in Essex.

On 03 Oct 1917 Burton Robert Williams 6th Baronet (age 28) was killed in action whilst serving as Lieutenant in the 3rd Battalion, Devon Regiment. His uncle Frederick Law Williams 7th Baronet (age 54) succeeded 7th Baronet Williams of Tregullow in Cornwall.

On 14 Mar 1930 Charles William Cradock-Hartopp 6th Baronet (age 36) died. His uncle Frederick Cradock-Hartopp 7th Baronet (age 60) succeeded 7th Baronet Cradock-Hartopp.

On 28 May 1940 Captain Heneage Michael Charles Finch 9th Earl of Aylesford (age 31) was killed in action. His uncle Charles Daniel Finch-Knightley 10th Earl of Aylesford (age 53) succeeded 10th Earl Aylesford.

On 15 Aug 1941 James Herbert Croft 11th Baronet (age 34) was killed in action. His uncle Hugh Matthew Fiennes Croft 12th Baronet (age 67) succeeded 12th Baronet Croft of Croft Castle in Herefordshire

On 16 Sep 1943 Henry Wellesley 6th Duke Wellington (age 31) was killed during an attempt to take Pimple Hill. He was buried where he lay. He was unmarried and without issue. His uncle Gerald Wellesley 7th Duke Wellington (age 58) succeeded 7th Duke Wellington, 11th Earl Mornington, 11th Viscount Wellesley of Dangan Castle, 7th Viscount Wellington of Talavera. Dorothy Violet Ashton Duchess Wellington (age 54) by marriage Duchess Wellington.

On 09 May 1949 Watkin Williams-Wynn 8th Baronet (age 58) died. His uncle Watkin Williams-Wynn 9th Baronet (age 86) succeeded 9th Baronet Williams of Gray's Inn.

On 13 Dec 1975 Richard Wellesley 6th Earl Cowley (age 29) died. His uncle Garret Wellesley 7th Earl Cowley (age 41) succeeded 7th Earl Cowley, 7th Viscount Dangan of Meath, 8th Baron Cowley.