1593 – Born on April 13th in London. 1607 – Wentworth was educated at St John’s College, Cambridge and became a law student at the Inner Temple. 1611 – He married Lady Margaret Clifford, daughter of the Earl of Cumberland on October. – Was knighted by King James I in December. 1614 – ..
1641 – Born on September 5th in Paris, France. An English statesman who was one of the most influential advisers during the reigns of Charles II, James II, and William III. His ability to shift allegiances was both the secret of his success and the cause of his unpopularity. 1679 – Spencer was the only ..
1697 – George Parker, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, born this year. He was celebrated as an astronomer. 1721 – 1732 – Styled Viscount Parker. 1722 – 1727 – He was Member of Parliament for Wallingford, but his interests were not in politics. 1722 – He became a fellow of the Royal Society, and he spent ..
1208 – Simon V de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester, he was the youngest son of Simon de Montfort, a French nobleman, and Alix de Montmorency. He was the principal leader of the baronial opposition to King Henry III of England. 1218 – He was with his mother at the siege of Toulouse, where his ..
1536 – Born on the 14th of December. 1563 – He married Katherine Carey. 1569 – He helped suppress a rebellion of the Roman Catholic lords of northern England. 1573 – He succeeded to his father’s title of Lord Howard of Effingham. 1585 – Became lord high admiral. 1596 – ..
1517 – Henry Howard was born in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire. English poet and soldier. 1524 – He was given the title "Earl of Surrey" by courtesy on the passing away of his grandfather, Thomas, Earl of Surrey Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, when his father was created 3rd Duke of Norfolk. 1532 – Married the Earl ..
1618 – Charles Gerard, 1st Earl of Macclesfield, eldest son of Sir Charles Gerard, was a member of an old Lancashire family, his great-grandfather having been Sir Gilbert Gerard of Ince, in that county, one of the most distinguished judges in the reign of Elizabeth I. His mother was Penelope Fitton of Gawsworth, Cheshire. 1644 ..
1964 – Born on the 10th of March in Buckingham Palace, London. He is the fourth and youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh. – He was baptized on the 2nd of May at the private chapel at Windsor Castle by Robert Woods, Dean of Windsor and was ..
1533 – Robert Dudley, born on the 7th of September in England. He was the long standing favourite of Elizabeth I of England. He was born a younger son of the 1st Duke of Northumberland. 1560 – His wife died after falling down a flight of stairs in mysterious circumstances, it was widely believed that ..
1804 – Benjamin Disraeli, born on the 21st of December in London, UK, the eldest son of an Anglicized Jew. He was a British Conservative statesman and literary figure. 1826 – He made his early reputation as a novelist, publishing his first novel, Vivian Grey. 1844 – 1846 – He is better known for his ..