Chronography of Great Britain � dates of various lawyers, Judges, Lord Chancellors, politicians, statesmen, diplomats, the nobility, the clergy, and military personnel,

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Lawyers and Judges

Lord Chancellors

Politicians (also Statesmen, Diplomats)

Nobility

Clergy

Military

 

Lawyers and Judges

6/12/1904, Arthur Hobhouse, English Judge, died (born 10/11/1819).

24/5/1899, William Esher, English Judge, died (born 13/8/1817).

23/1/1899, Lord Denning, British Judge and Master of the Rolls, was born.

18/12/1897, Sir Frank Lockwood, English lawyer, died.

8/1/1896, Baron Colin Blackburn, British judge, died (born 1813).

6/10/1894, Sir Rupert Kettle, English County Court Judge and industrial dispute arbiter, died (born 9/1/1817).

14/6/1894, John Coleridge, Lord Chief Justice of England, died (born 3/12/1820).

9/5/1892, George Bramwell, English judge, died (born in London 12/6/1808).

11/2/1867, Thomas Kingsdown, English lawyer, died (born 11/2/1793).

9/1/1887, William Ballantine, famous English lawyer, died in Margate (born in London 3/1/1812).

3/11/1886, Robert Monkswell, English Judge, died (born 21/6/1817).

3/1/1886, Sheldon Amos, English jurist, died in Alexandria, Egypt (born 1835).

6/5/1884, Judah Benjamin, British lawyer, died in Paris (born in St Thomas, West Indies, 11/8/1811).

21/3/1883, Sir George Jessel, English Judge, died (born 13/2/1824).

20/11/1880, Sir Alexander Cockburn, Lord Chief Justice of England, died (born 24/12/1802).

18/9/1880, Sir Fitzroy Kelly, English Judge, died

28/1/1880, Sir William Erle, English lawyer, died (born 1/10/1793).

11/2/1876, Sir John Coleridge, English Judge, died (born 1790).

1/11/1873, Sir William Bovill, English judge, died in Kingston, Surrey (born in Barking, London 26/5/1814).

29/4/1873, James Hope-Scott, English barrister, died (born 15/7/1812).

29/7/1863, Sir Cresswell, English judge, died of heart disease.

26/4/1854, Henry Cockburn, Scottish Judge, died (born 26/10/1779).

28/6/1845, Sir William Follett, English lawyer, died (2/12/1798).

14/11/1843, Sir William Anson, English jurist, was born in Walberton, Sussex.

22/12/1842, Richard Everard Webster Alverstone, Lord Chief Justice of England from 1900, was born.

1/1/1835, Charles Bowen, English Judge, was born in Gloucestershire (died 10/4/1894).

30/8/1833, Horace Davy of Fernhurst, English Judge, was born (died 20/2/1907).

29/11/1828, Nathaniel Lindley, English Judge, was born.

30/10/1828, Henry James of Hereford, English lawyer, was born.

4/11/1827, Sir Edward Fry, English Judge, was born.

13/2/1824, Sir George Jessel, English Judge, was born (died 21/3/1883).

3/12/1820, John Coleridge, Lord Chief Justice of England, was born (died 14/6/1894).

28/1/1820, Montague Bernard, English lawyer, was born on Gloucestershire (died 1882).

10/11/1819, Arthur Hobhouse, English Judge, was born (died 6/12/1904).

13/12/1818, Edward Ellenborough, English Judge, died (born 16/11/1750).

8/10/1817, Henry Erskine, Lord Advocate of Scotland, died (born 1/11/1746).

14/9/1817, Henry Brampton, English judge, was born in Hitchin (died in London 6/10/1907).

13/8/1817, William Esher, English Judge, was born (died 24/5/1899).

21/6/1817, Robert Monkswell, English Judge, was born (died 3/11/1886).

9/1/1817, Sir Rupert Kettle, English County Court Judge and industrial dispute arbiter, was born (died

6/10/1894).

26/5/1814, Sir William Bovill, English judge, was born in Barking, London (died in Kingston, Surry, 1/11/1873).

15/7/1812, James Hope-Scott, English barrister, was born (died 29/4/1873).

3/1/1812, William Ballantine, famous English lawyer, was born in London (died 9/1/1887 in Margate).

11/8/1811, Judah Benjamin, British lawyer, was born in St Thomas, West Indies (died in Paris 6/5/1884).

12/6/1808, George Bramwell, English judge, was born in London (died 9/5/1892).

24/12/1802, Sir Alexander Cockburn, Lord Chief Justice of England, was born (died 20/11/1880).

1/7/1799, Sir James Eyre, English Judge, died (born 1734).

2/12/1798, Sir William Follett, English lawyer, was born (died 28/6/1845).

1/10/1793, Sir William Erle, English lawyer, was born (died 28/1/1880).

11/2/1793, Thomas Kingsdown, English lawyer, was born (died 7/10/1867).

3/3/1790, John Austin, English jurist, was born.

18/8/1783, John Dunning Ashburton, English lawyer, died in Exmouth (born 18/10/1731 in Ashburton, Devon).

14/2/1780, Sir William Blackstone, English jurist, died (born in London 10/7/1723).

26/10/1779, Henry Cockburn, Scottish Judge, was born (died 26/4/1854).

23/7/1779, Thomas Denman, English Judge, was born (died26/9/1854).

13/12/1769, James Abinger, English judge, was born (died 1844).

1/11/1746, Henry Erskine, Lord Advocate of Scotland, was born (died 8/10/1817).

14/12/1734, John Barrington, English lawyer, died (born 1678).

5/10/1732, Lloyd Kenyon, Lord Chief Justice of England, was born (died 4/4/1802).

18/10/1731, John Dunning Ashburton, English lawyer, was born in Ashburton, Devon (died 18/8/1783 in Exmouth).

10/7/1723, Sir William Blackstone, English jurist, was born in London (died 14/2/1780).

5/3/1710, Sir John Holt, lord Chief Justice of England, died (born 30/12/1642).

2/3/1705, William Mansfield, English judge, was born (died 20/3/1793).

25/12/1676, Sir Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England, died (born 1/11/1609)

27/11/1660, John Finch, English Judge, died (born 17/9/1584).

27/8/1645, Edward Littleton, Chief Justice of Wales, died.

3/9/1634, Sir Edward Coke, English lawyer, died (born 1/2/1552).

7/8/1613, Sir Thomas Fleming, English Judge, died (born 4/1544).

1/11/1609, Sir Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England, was born (died 25/12/1676).

7/7/1600, Sir Thomas Lucy, acquaintance of Shakespeare and Justice of the Peace at Stratford on Avon, died (born 24/4/1532).

17/9/1584, John Finch, English Judge, was born (died 27/11/1660).

1/2/1552, Sir Edward Coke, English lawyer, was born (died 3/9/1634).

24/4/1532, Sir Thomas Lucy, acquaintance of Shakespeare and Justice of the Peace at Stratford on Avon, was born (died 7/7/1600).

 

Lord Chancellors

10/7/1881, William Hatherley, Lord Chancellor of Britain, died (born 29/11/1801).

5/10/1878, Frederic Chelmsford, Lord Chancellor of England, died (born 15/4/1794).

26/7/1868, Robert Cranworth, Lord Chancellor of England, died in London.

7/5/1868, Henry Brougham, Lord Chancellor of England, died (born 19/9/1778)

12/10/1863, John Lyndhurst, Lord Chancellor of England, died

23/6/1861, John Campbell, Lord Chancellor of England (born 17/9/1779) died.

29/4/1851, Charles Cottenham, Lord Chancellor of England, died (born 29/4/1781).

13/1/1838, John Eldon, Lord High Chancellor of England, died (born 4/6/1751).

2/11/1837, Farrer Herschell, Lord Chancellor of England, was born (died 1/3/1899).

3/9/1825, Hardinge Halsbury, English Lord Chancellor, was born.

17/11/1823, Thomas Erskine, Lord Chancellor of England, died (born 10/1/1750).

29/11/1801, William Hatherley, Lord Chancellor of Britain, was born (died 10/7/1881).

18/4/1794, Charles Camden, Lord Chancellor of England (born 1714) died.

15/4/1794, Frederic Chelmsford, Lord Chancellor of England, was born (died 5/10/1878).

18/12/1790, Robert Cranworth, Lord Chancellor of England, was born (died 26/7/1868).

29/4/1781, Charles Cottenham, Lord Chancellor of England, was born (died 29/4/1851).

17/9/1779, John Campbell, Lord Chancellor of England, was born (died 23/6/1861).

19/9/1778, Henry Brougham, Lord Chancellor of England, was born (died 7/5/1868).

6/3/1764, Philip Hardiwicke, English Lord Chancellor, died (born 1/21/1690).

4/6/1751, John Eldon, Lord High Chancellor of England, was born (died 13/1/1838).

10/1/1750, Thomas Erskine, Lord Chancellor of England, was born (died 17/11/1823).

23/7/1727, Simon Harcourt, Lord Chancellor of England, died.

10/10/1723, William Cowper, Lord Chancellor of England, died.

1/12/1690, Philip Hardiwicke, English Lord Chancellor, was born (died 6/3/1764).

7/1/1618, Francis Bacon, lawyer philosopher and writer, became Lord Chancellor of England.

15/3/1617, Thomas Brackley, English Lord Chancellor, died.

8/6/1476, George Neville, Chancellor of England, died.

 

Politicians (also Statesmen, Diplomats)

12/2/1902, Frederick Dufferin, British statesman, died (born 21/6/1826).

26/3/1900, Dudley Ryder, English politician, died.

18/2/1900, Joseph Cowen, British politician, died.

21/2/1899, Sir George Bowen, British colonial governor, died in Brighton (born 8/9/1811).

19/12/1898, Francis Napier, British diplomat, died (born 15/9/1819).

17/8/1898, Sir William Fraser, English politician, died (born 10/2/1826).

30/1/1898, Chichester Carlingford, British statesman, died (born 1/1823).

28/10/1897, Hercules Rosmead, British colonial administrator, died (born 19/12/1824).

29/1/1896, Hugh Childers, British politician, died (born 25/6/1827).

25/2/1895, Henry Aberdare, British statesman and educationalist (born 16/4/1815) died in London).

9/10/1894, Henry Grey, British statesman, died (born 28/12/1802).

30/1/1893, Charles Bradlaugh, English politician, died (born in Hoxton, London 26/9/1833).

6/7/1890, Sir Edwin Chadwick, British reformer, died.

21/11/1889, Frederic Blachford, British politician, died (born in London 31/1/1811)

27/3/1889, John Bright, British statesman, died (born 16/11/1811).

28/12/1888, Charles Eversley, Speaker of the British House of Commons, died (born 22/2/1794).

16/10/1888, William Mount-Temple, English politician, died (born 13/12/1811).

5/12/1887, Richard Lyons, British diplomat, died (born 26/4/1817).

12/1/1887, Stafford Iddesleigh, British statesman, died (born 27/10/1818).

5/9/1886, Samuel Morley, English politician, died (born 15/10/1809).

6/4/1886, William Forster, British statesman, died (born 11/7/1818).

15/2/1886, Edward Cardwell, English politician, died (born 24/7/1813).

6/11/1884, Henry Fawcett, English politician, died (born 25/8/1833).

25/8/1884, Odo Ampthill, British diplomat, died in Potsdam (born 20/2/1829 in Florence).

15/7/1884, Henry Cowley, British diplomat, died in London.

29/5/1884, Sir Henry Frere, British colonial administrator, died (born 29/3/1815).

19/11/1882, Dudley Ryder, English politician, died (born 19/5/1798).

18/4/1882, Sir Henry Cole, English civil servant, died (born 15/7/1808).

3/12/1878, Sir Arthur Cecil Tyrrell Beck, British Liberal Party politician, was born (died 22/3/1932).

26/8/1875, John Buchan, Lord Tweedsmuir, British administrator, and author, was born.

6/7/1874, Fox Dalhousie, British statesman, died (born 22/4/1801).

13/4/1872, Samuel Bamford, British politician, died in Harpurhey (born in Miston, Lancashire, 28/2/1788).

22/12/1871, Edward Ellenborough, English politician, died (born 8.9.1790).

27/6/1870, George Clarendon, British statesman, died (born 12/1/1800).

26/1/1869, Ernest Jones, English Chartist, died (born 25/1/1819).

23/1/1869, William Ewart, English politician, died (born 1/5/1798).

23/4/1866, Charles Glenelg, British politician, died (born 26/10/1778).

31/1/1863, Henry Petty Fitzmaurice, British statesman, died (born 2/7/1780).

17/1/1863, David Lloyd George, British Liberal Prime Minister 1916-22, was born in Manchester.

25/10/1861, Sir James Graham, British statesman, died (born 1/6/1792).

2/8/1861, Sidney Herbert of Lea, English politician, died (born 1810).

19/12/1860, James Dalhousie, British statesman, died (born 22/4/1812).

14/12/1860, George Aberdeen, British statesman, died (born 28/1/1784).

20/2/1860, Henry Drummond, English politician, died (born 5/12/1786).

28/12/1859, Lord Macaulay, English Liberal MP, member of the Supreme Council of India 1834-38 and campaigner for the abolition of slavery, died.

21/2/1859, George Lansbury, British Labour politician and party leader, was born near Lowestoft, Suffolk.

11/1/1859, George Curzon, English statesman, was born.

16/9/1858, Andrew Bonar Law, UK Prime Minister, was born.

12/6/1858, Sir Henry Johnston, British colonial administrator, was born.

17/4/1858, James Dunfermline, British statesman, died (born 7/11/1776).

12/1/1858, Robert Crewe, English statesman, was born.

19/8/1857, Edgar D�Abernon, British diplomat, was born.

18/2/1857, Francis Ellesmere, English politician, died (born 1/1/1800).

12/1/1856, Henry Goulburn, English statesman, died (born 19/3/1784).

22/10/1855, Sir William Molesworth, English politician, died.

20/2/1855, Joseph Hume, British politician, died (born 22/1/1777).

29/8/1853, Sir Charles Napier, British statesman, died.

8/2/1851, Nicholas Bexley, English politician, died in Foots Cray, Kent (born in London 29/4/1766).

29/11/1848, Charles Buller, MP for Liskeard, died (born 6/8/1806).

23/11/1848, Sir John Barrow, British politician died (born near Ulverstone, Lancashire, 19/6/1764).

21/9/1848, Lord William Bentinck, British politician, died in Welbeck (born 27/2/1802).

25/7/1848, Arthur James Balfour, British Conservative and Prime Minister, was born in East Lothian, Scotland.

13/5/1848, Alexander Baring, British financier and politician, died (born 27/10/1774)

21/7/1845, Charles Canterbury, British politician, died (born 29/1/1780).

17/7/1845, Charles Grey, English statesman, died (born 13/3/1764).

7/4/1844, James Scarlett Abinger, British statesman (born 13/12/1796) died.

8/2/1844, Samuel Barnett, English social reformer, was born in Bristol.

23/1/1844, Sir Francis Burdett, English politician, died (born 25/1/1770).

26/2/1841, Evelyn Baring, British statesman, was born.

15/2/1841, Sir Edward Clarke, British politician, was born.

22/10/1840, Henry Holland, British statesman, died (born 21/11/1773).

8/10/1840, John Camden, English politician, born 1759, died.

16/10/1836, John Clifford, British politician, was born.

7/9/1836, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, English Prime Minister, was born (died 5/4/1908).

18/6/1835, William Cobbett, journalist and reformer, died.

15/2/1835, Henry Hunt, English politician, died (born 6/11/1773).

30/4/1834, John Avebury, English politician, was born in London.

12/1/1834, William Grenville, British statesman, was born (died 12/1/1834).

26/9/1833, Charles Bradlaugh, English politician, was born in Hoxton, London (died 30/1/1893).

25/8/1833, Henry Fawcett, English politician, was born (died 6/11/1884).

4/9/1829, Sir Wilfrid Lawson, English politician, was born (died 1/7/1906).

8/5/1829, Charles Colchester, British politician, died (born 1757).

20/2/1829, Odo Ampthill, British diplomat, was born in Florence (died 25/8/1884 in Potsdam).

14/10/1827, Sir William Harcourt, English statesman, was born (died 1/10/1904).

8/8/1827, George Canning, British Prime Minister, died.

25/6/1827, Hugh Childers, British politician, was born (died 29/1/1896).

23/5/1827, Henry Loch, Britisjh colonial administrator, was born (died 20/6/1900).

10/2/1826, Sir William Fraser, English politician, was born (died 17/8/1898).

21/6/1826, Frederick Dufferin, British statesman, was born (died 12/2/1902).

31/3/1826, Sir Robert Morier, British diplomat, was born (died 16/11/1893).

7/1/1826, John Kimberley, English statesman, was born (died 8/4/1902).

31/10/1823, Charles Grant, British politician, died (born 16/4/1746).

2/11/1821, Sir George Bowen, British colonial governor, was born (died in Brighton 21/2/1899).

21/11/1820, James Malmesbury, English statesman, died (born 21/4/1746).

24/6/1819, Thomas Farrer, English civil servant, was born (died 11/10/1899).

25/1/1819, Ernest Jones, English Chartist, was born (died 26/1/1869).

23/12/1818, Sir Philip Francis, English politician, died (born 22/10/1740).

27/10/1818, Stafford Iddesleigh, British statesman, was born (died 12/1/1887).

11/7/1818, William Forster, British statesman, was born (died 6/4/1886).

1/7/1818, Sir Thomas Bernard, English social reformer, died (born in Lincoln 27/4/1750).

26/4/1817, Richard Lyons, British diplomat, was born (died 5/12/1887).

11/5/1815, Granville George, 2nd Earl, British politician, was born (died 31/3/1891).

16/4/1815, Henry Aberdare, British statesman and educationalist (died 25/2/1895) was born in Aberdare, Glamorganshire.

1/10/1814, Gathorne Cranbrook, British statesman, was born (died 30/10/1906).

28/5/1814, William Eden Auckland, English statesman, died.

24/7/1813, Edward Cardwell, English politician, was born (died 15/2/1886).

22/4/1812, James Dalhousie, British statesman, was born (died 19/12/1860).

14/4/1812, Sir George Grey, British statesman, was born (died 20/9/1898).

13/12/1811, William Mount-Temple, English politician, was born (died 16/10/1888).

16/11/1811, John Bright, British statesman, was born (died 27/3/1889).

28/5/1811, Henry Melville, Britiush statesman, died.

31/1/1811, Frederic Blachford, British politician, was born in London (died 21/11/1889)

29/12/1809, William Ewart Gladstone, four times Liberal Prime Minister, was born in Liverpool.He was the son of a wealthy Scottish merchant.

15/10/1809, Samuel Morley, English politician, was born (died 5/9/1886).

15/7/1808, Sir Henry Cole, English civil servant, was born (died 18/4/1882).

31/5/1806, George Macartney, British statesman, died (born 14/5/1737).

12/12/1805, John Almon, political pamphleteer, died (born 17/12/1737 in Liverpool).

7/5/1805, William Lansdowne, British statesman, died (born 20/5/1737).

20/3/1805, Thomas Cooper, Chartist, was born (died 15/7/1892).

17/6/1804, Henry Cowley, English diplomat, was born (died 15/7/1884).

3/6/1804, Richard Cobden, British politician and economist, was born in Heyshott, near Midhurst, Sussex, the son of a farmer.

10/3/1804, Thomas Camelford, English politician (born 1737) was killed in a duel.

6/4/1803, Sir William Hamilton, British diplomat, died (born 13/12/1730).

28/12/1802, Henry Grey, British statesman, was born (died 9/10/1894).

20/7/1802, Isaac Barre, British soldier and politician, died (born 1726).

27/2/1802, Lord William Bentinck, British politician, was born (died in Welbeck 21/9/1848).

22/4/1801, Fox Dalhousie, British statesman, was born (died 6/7/1874).

25/8/1800, Elizabeth Montagu, English socialite, died (born 2/10/1720).

12/1/1800, George Clarendon, British statesman, was born (died 27/6/1870).

1/5/1798, William Ewart, English politician, was born (died 23/1/1869).

9/7/1797, Edmund Burke, British politician and orator, died.

13/12/1796, James Scarlett Abinger, British statesman (died 7/4/1844) was born in Jamaica.

19/11/1796, Thomas Bath, English politician, died (born 13/9/1734).

16/7/1796, William Hamilton, English statesman, died (born 28/1/1729).

9/7/1795, Henry Conway, English statesman, died (born 1721).

7/10/1793, Wills Downshire, English politician, died (born 30/5/1718).

18/8/1792, Earl Lord John Russell, British statesman, was born.

12/4/1792, John Durham, English statesman, was born (died 28/7/1840).

18/3/1791, Edward Hatherton, English politician, was born (died 4/5/1863).

8/12/1790, Richard Carlile, English radical, was born (died 10/2/1843).

8/9/1790, Edward Ellenborough, English politician, was born (died 22/12/1871).

2/4/1789, John Mackenzie, Scottish Jacobite, died (born 1727).

1/1/1789, Fletcher Grantley, English politician, died (born 23/6/1716).

28/2/1788, Samuel Bamford, British politician, was born in Miston, Lancashire (died in Harpurhey 13/4/1872.

5/12/1786, Henry Drummond, English politician, was born (died 20/2/1860).

19/3/1784, Henry Goulburn, English statesman, was born (died 12/1/1856).

28/1/1784, George Aberdeen, British statesman, was born in Edinburgh.

6/10/1783, Thomas Attwood, English political reformer, was born in Halesowen, Worcestershire (died in Great Malvern, 6/3/1856).

2/7/1780, Henry Petty Fitzmaurice, British statesman, was born (died 31/1/1863).

29/1/1780, Charles Canterbury, British politician, was born (died 21/7/1845).

15/3/1779, William Melbourne, English statesman, was born (died 24/11/1848).

26/10/1778, Charles Glenelg, British politician, was born (died 23/4/1886).

22/1/1777, Joseph Hume, British politician, was born (died 20/2/1855).

7/11/1776, James Dunfermline, British statesman, was born (died 17/4/1858).

6/2/1775, William Dowdeswell, English politician, died (born 1721).

27/10/1774, Alexander Baring, British financier and politician, was born (died 13/5/1848)

1/7/1774, Henry Holland, British statesman, died (born 28/9/1705).

21/11/1773, Henry Holland, British statesman, was born (died 22/10/1840).

6/11/1773, Henry Hunt, English politician, was born (died 15/2/1835).

24/3/1773, Philip Stanhope, British Earl and politician, died (born 22/9/1694).

8/6/1771, George Halifax, English statesman, died (born 1716).

13/11/1770, George Grenville, British statesman, died (born 14/10/1712).

30/9/1770, Thomas Grantham, English politician, died.

11/4/1770, George Canning, British statesman, was born.

11/3/1770, William Huskisson, English statesman, was born (killed by a locomotive engine 1830).

25/1/1770, Sir Francis Burdett, English politician, was born (died 23/1/1844).

18/6/1769, Viscount Castlereagh, British Foreign Secretary who played a key role in the reconstruction of Europe after the fall of Napoleon, at the Congress of Vienna, was born.

29/4/1766, Nicholas Bexley, English politician, was born in London (died in Foots Cray, Kent, 8/2/1851).

23/8/1764, Henry Legge, English statesman, died (born 29/5/1708).

19/6/1764, Sir John Barrow, British politician was born near Ulverstone, Lancashire (died 23/11/1848).

13/3/1764, Charles Grey, English statesman, was born (died 17/7/1845).

22/1/1763, John Granville, Emglish statesman, died (born 22/4/1690).

1/11/1762, Spencer Perceval, British Prime Minister from 1809 who was assassinated in the House of Commons, was born.

28/7/1762, George Melcombe, English politician, died.

25/10/1759, William Grenville, British statesman, was born (died 12/1/1834).

11/2/1759, John Camden, British politician, was born (died 8/10/1840).

8/12/1756, William Stanhope, British politician, died.

18/3/1754, Robert Walpole, Britain�s first Prime Minister, died.

6/3/1754, Henry Pelham left office as Prime Minister.

20/1/1754, John Erskine 11th Earl of Mar, English MP, died.

24/1/1749, Charles Fox, British statesman was born (died 13/6/1806).

4/1/1749,Charles James Fox, British statesman, was born.

12/5/1748, Thomas Lowndes, English politician, died.

10/12/1747, Duncan Forbes, Scottish statesman, died (born 10/11/1685).

21/4/1746, James Malmesbury, English statesman, was born (died 21/11/1820).

22/10/1740, Sir Philip Francis, English politician, was born (died 23/12/1818).

17/12/1737, John Almon, political pamphleteer, was born in Liverpool (died 12/12/1805)

20/5/1737, William Lansdowne, British statesman, was born (died 7/5/1805).

14/5/1737, George Macartney, British statesman, was born (died 31/5/1806).

13/7/1734, Thomas Bath, English politician, was born (died 19/11/1796).

13/12/1730, Sir William Hamilton, British diplomat, was born (died 6/4/1803).

28/1/1729, William Hamilton, English statesman, was born (died 16/7/1796).

16/3/1721, James Craggs, English politician, died (born 10/6/1657).

16/2/1721, James Craggs the younger, English politician, died (born 9/4/1686).

20/4/1720, George Aberdeen, Scottish lawyer and statesman (born 3/10/1637) died.

30/5/1718, Wills Downshire, English politician, was born (died 7/10/1793).

15/1/1717, William Babington, English politician, was born (died 1/2/1793).

28/10/1716, Sir Stephen Fox, English statesman, died (born 27/3/1627).

23/6/1716, Fletcher Grantley, English politician, was born (died 1/1/1789).

28/12/1715, William Carstairs, Scottish statesman, died (born 11/2/1649).

19/5/1715, Charles Montague, English statesman, died (born 16/4/1661).

14/10/1712, George Grenville, British statesman, was born (died 13/11/1770).

31/10/1709, Henry Clarendon, English statesman, died (born 2/6/1628).

21/6/1708, John Belhaven, British politician, died in London (born 5/7/1656).

29/5/1708, Henry Legge, English statesman, was born (died 23/8/1764).

9/11/1706, Peter Mews, English Royalist, died (born 25/3/1619).

28/9/1705, Henry Holland, British statesman, was born (died 1/7/1774).

9/4/1697, William Craven, Lord Mayor of London, died (born 6/1608).

4/10/1692, Charles Fleetwood, English politician, died

22/4/1690, John Granville, Emglish statesman, was born (died 22/1/1763).

23/6/1686, Sir William Coventry, English statesman, died.

26/4/1686, Arthur Anglesey, British statesman, died in Blechingdon, Oxfordshire (born 10/7/1614 in Dublin).

9/4/1686, James Craggs the younger, English politician, was born (died 16/2/1721).

2/1/1685, Sir Harbottle Grimston, English politician, died (born 27/1/1603).

9/9/1680, Henry Marten, English Parliamentarian, died.

20/8/1680, William Bledloe, English adventurer, died in Bristol (born in Chepstow 20/4/1650).

18/1/1679, John Hervey, courtier to Catherine, wife of King Charles II, died.

12/10/1678, Sir Edmund Godfrey, English politician, was murdered (born 23/12/1621).

26/8/1676, Sir Robert Walpole, the first British Prime Minister, was born at Houghton Hall, Norfolk.

9/12/1674, Edward Clarendon, British statesman, died (born 18/2/1609).

23/3/1674, Henry Cromwell, 4th son of Oliver Cromwell, died (born 20/1/1628).

8/8/1673, John Ker, British spy, was born (died 8/7/1726).

7/12/1670, John Aislabie, English politician, was born in York (died 1742).

16/12/1669, Nathaniel Fiennes, English politician, died

2/1/1663, William Christian, Manx politician, died (born 14/4/1608).

3/9/1662, William Lenthall, Speaker of the House of Commons, England, died.

7/1/1661, Sir Arthur Hesilridge, English Parliamentarian, died

11/6/1660, John Colepeper, English politician, died.

29/8/1657, John Lilburne, English political agitator, died.

10/6/1657, James Craggs, English politician, was born (died 16/3/1721).

5/7/1656, John Belhaven, British politician, was born (died in London 31/6/1708).

16/1/1653, John Digby Bristol, British diplomat, died in Paris.

19/6/1652, Francis Cottington, English Lord Treasurer, died (born 1578).

15/10/1651, James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby, died (born 31/1/1607).

31/10/1650, John Bradshaw, English politician, died(born 1602).

14/1/1640, Thomas Coventry, Lord Keeper of England, died (born 1578).

2/6/1638, Henry Clarendon, English statesman, was born (died 31/10/1709)

27/3/1635, Sir Robert Naunton, English politician, died.

27/11/1632, Sir John Eliot, English politician, died (born 1592).

15/2/1632, Dudley Dorchester, English statesman, died (born 10/3/1573).

20/1/1628, Henry, fourth son of Cromwell, was born.

27/3/1627, Sir Stephen Fox, English statesman, was born (died 28/10.1716).

4/10/1626, Richard Cromwell, third son of Oliver Cromwell, was born.

23/12/1621, Sir Edmund Godfrey, English politician, was born (died 12/10/1678).

10/7/1614, Arthur Anglesey, British statesman, was born in Dublin (died 26/4/1686 in Blechingdon, Oxfordshire).

9/7/1614, Thomas Grey, English statesman, died.

24/5/1612, Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, Secretary of State to Queen Elizabeth I, died.

18/2/1609, Edward Clarendon, British statesman, was born (died 9/12/1674).

13/11/1608, John Desborough, English politician, was born (died 1680).

14/4/1608, William Christian, Manx politician, was born (died 2/1/1663).

27/1/1603, Sir Harbottle Grimston, English politician, was born (died 2/1/1865).

14/10/1593, Arthur Grey, English statesman, died (born 1536).

10/4/1591, Sir James Lancaster, English coloniser, was born.

6/4/1590, Sir Francis Walsingham, diplomat and creator of Elizabeth I�s secret service, died.

1/6/1563, Robert Cecil, English statesman, was born.

5/3/1563, Sir John Coke, English politician, was born (died 8/9/1644).

5/10/1528, Richard Fox, Emglish statesman, died.

12/10/1500, John Morton, English statesman, died.

 

Nobility

17/3/1904, George William Frederick Charles, Duke of Cambridge, died (born 26/3/1819).

5/12/1864, Easter Sunday; George Howard, 7th Earl of Carlisle, died (born 18/4/1802).

15/2/1859, Frederick William Hervey, Fifth Earl of Bristol, died (born 2/10/1769).

8/7/1850, Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge, died (born 24/2/1774).

16/5/1849, Victor Bruce, 9th earl of Elgin, was born.

18/3/1843, William Montagu, 5th Duke of Manchester, died

14/11/1841, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, died (born 20/7/1766).

23/7/1833, Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devon, was born (died 24/3/1908).

4/12/1828, Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, died.

26/3/1819, George William Frederick Charles, Duke of Cambridge, was born (died 17/3/1904).

31/7/1815, Lady Harriet (Christian Acland) died (born 3/1/1750).

12/5/1816, Edmund Beckett, 1st Baron Grimthorpe, was born (died 29/4/1905).

4/2/1816, Robert Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire, was born

11/2/1813, George Grenville, First Marquess of Bath, died (born 17/6/1753).

17/1/1813, Charles, 2nd Earl of Middleton, died.

27/11/1812, Roundell Palmer, Earl of Selborne, Britain, was born.

17/12/1808, Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool, died (born 16/5/1729).

8/7/1803, Frederick Augustus Hervey, Fourth Earl of Bristol, died (born 1/8/1730).

18/4/1802, Easter Sunday; George Howard, 7th Earl of Carlisle, was born (died 5/12/1864).

29/3/1799, Edward Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, was born (died 23/10/1869).

10/3/1792, John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, died (born 25/5/1713).

26/8/1788, Elizabeth, Duchess of Kingston, died.

20/7/1786, Thomas Robinson, 2nd baron Grantham, died (born 30/11/1738).

23/12/1779, Augustus John Hervey, Third Earl of Bristol, died (born 19/5/1724).

24/2/1774, Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge, was born (died 8/7/1850).

2/10/1769, Frederick William Hervey, Fifth Earl of Bristol, was born (died 15/2/1859).

28/9/1766, George Cromarty, 3rd earl, Jacobite, died.

20/7/1766, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, was born (died 14/11/1841).

5/5/1764, Robert Crauford, British Major-General, was born (died 19/1/1812).

22/12/1762, Dudley Ryder, 1st Earl Harrowby, was born (died 26/12/1847).

11/10/1760, Lord George Murray, Scottish Jacobite, died (born 4/10/1694).

6/5/1760, Robert Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire, was born (died 4/2/1816).

22/9/1756, Hobart, Earl of Buckingham, died.

17/6/1753, George Grenville, First Marquis of Bath, was born (died 11/2/1813).

3/1/1750, Lady Harriet (Christian Acland) was born (died 31/7/1815).

30/11/1738, Thomas Robinson, 2nd baron Grantham, was born (died 20/7/1786).

28/4/1732, Thomas Parker, Earl of Macclesfield, died.

1/8/1730, Frederick Augustus Hervey, Fourth Earl of Bristol, was born (died 8/7/1803).

16/5/1729, Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool, was born (died 17/12/1808).

19/5/1724, Augustus John Hervey, Third Earl of Bristol, was born (died 23/12/1779).

20/1/1722, Charles Montagu, 1st Duke of Manchester, died.

31/8/1721, George William Hervey, Second Earl of Bristol, was born.

18/8/1720, Laurence Ferrers, 4th Earl, was born (died 5/5/1760).

17/8/1714, George Cromarty, Scottish statesman, died (born 1630).

25/5/1713, John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, was born (died 10/3/1793).

18/8/1707, William Cavendish, 1st Earl of Devonshire, died (born 25/1/1640).

6/5/1703, John Murray, 1st Earl of Atholl, died (born 2/5/1631).

26/12/1694, Charles, 2nd Earl of Dunfermline, died.

22/9/1694, Philip Stanhope, British Earl and politician, was born (died 24/3/1773).

7/1/1694, Charles Gerard, 1st Earl of Macclesfield, died.

16/4/1687, George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham died (born 30/1/1628).

8/12/1680, Henry Pierrepoint, Marquis of Dorchester, died.

2/11/1677, Robert Sidney, 2nd Earl of Leicester, died (born 1/12/1595).

20/3/1677, George Digby, First Earl of Bristol, died.

5/5/1671, Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester, died.

27/8/1665, John Hervey, First Earl of Bristol, was born.

15/3/1663, John Campbell, 1st Earl of Loudon, died.

9/4/1649, The Duke of Monmouth, son of King Charles II and Lucy Walter, was born in Rotterdam.

14/9/1646, Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, died (born 1591).

6/8/1645, Lionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of Middlesex, died.

25/1/1640, William Cavendish, 1st Earl of Devonshire, was born (died 18/8/1707).

12/4/1639, Robert Carey, 1st earl of Monmouth, died.

22/5/1637, John Kyrle, English philanthropist, was born (died 7/11/1724).

2/11/1636, Edward Colston, English philanthropist, was born (died 1721).

2/5/1631, John Murray, 1st Earl of Athol, was born (died 6/5/1703).

30/1/1628, George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham was born (died 16/4/1687).

13/7/1626, Robert Sidney, Earl of Leicester, died (born 19/11/1563).

16/6/1622, Alexander Dunfermline, 1st Earl of Sefton, died.

16/6/1622, Alexander Dunfermline, 1st Earl of Sefton, died.

31/1/1607, James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby, was born (died 15/10/1651).

1/12/1595, Robert Sidney, 2nd Earl of Leicester, was born (died 2/11/1677).

24/10/1572, Edward Stanley 3rd Earl of Derby died (born 1508).

19/11/1566, Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, was born (died 25/2/1601).

19/11/1563, Robert Sidney, Earl of Leicester, was born (died 13/7/1626).

7/12/1545, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, was born.

28/6/1483, The Dukedom of Norfolk was created.

22/11/1428, Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick, was born.

7/1/1355, Thomas Gloucester was born (died 1397).

26/8/1349, Thomas Bradwardine, English Archbishop, died in Lambeth.

7/12/1295, Gilbert Gloucester, supporter of King Edward I, died (born 2/9/1243).

15/7/1262, Richard Earl of Gloucester died (born 4/8/1222).

2/9/1243, Gilbert Gloucester, supporter of King Edward I, was born (died 7/12/1295).

26/3/1242, William Albemarle, English baron, died.

4/8/1222, Richard Earl of Gloucester was born (died 15/7/1262).

 

Clergy

17/2/1899, Thomas Bridgett, English priest, died (born 20/1/1829).

31/1/1899, Charles Berry, English cleric, died (born in Leigh, Lancashire 14/12/1852).

30/12/1896, Evan Herber Evans, Welsh non-conformist preacher, died (born 5/7/1836).

11/10/1896, Edward Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury, died in Ireland (born in Birmingham 14/7/1829).

18/4/1885, Joseph Blakesley, English cleric, died (born in London 6/3/1808).

20/12/1884, William Lindsay Alexander, Scottish church scholar (born 24/8/1808 in Leith) died in Edinburgh.

24/5/1884, Henry Edwards, Welsh divine, died (born 6/9/1837).

24/2/1874, Thomas Binney, English cleric, died (born 1798).

24/12/1869, James Lee, English divine, died.

27/10/1868, Charles Longley, Archbishop of Canterbury, died

5/8/1857, Charles Blomfield, English cleric, died (born in Bury St Edmunds 29/5/1786).

18/9/1855, Robert Horton, British divine, was born.

2/9/1842, John Ireland, English cleric, died (born 8/9/1761).

8/6/1841, John Elias, Welsh nonconformist preacher and reformer, died (born 2/5/1774).

19/7/1938, Christmas Evans, Welsh non-conformist preacher, died (born 25/12/1766)

6/9/1837, Henry Edwards, Welsh divine, was born (died 24/5/1884).

5/7/1836, Evan Herber Evans, Welsh non-conformist preacher, was born (died 30/12/1896).

20/1/1829, Thomas Bridgett, English priest, was born (died 17/2/1899).

13/10/1818, Henry Allon, English non-conformist preacher, was born in Welton near Hull (died March 1892).

24/8/1808, William Lindsay Alexander, Scottish church scholar (died 20/12/1884 in Edinburgh) was born in Leith.

6/3/1808, Joseph Blakesley, English cleric, was born in London (died 18/4/1885).

2/10/1805, William Cunningham, Scottish theologian, was born (died 14/12/1861).

27/12/1800, Hugh Blair, Scottish cleric, died (born in Edinburgh 7/4/1718).

17/6/1791, Selina Huntingdon, English religious leader, died (born 24/8/1707).

29/5/1786, Charles Blomfield, English cleric, was born in Bury St Edmunds (died 5/8/1857).

2/5/1774, John Elias, Welsh nonconformist preacher and reformer, was born (died 8/6/1841).

25/12/1766, Christmas Evans, Welsh non-conformist preacher, born (died 19/7/1838)

8/9/1761, John Ireland, English cleric, was born (died 2/9/1842).

27/3/1753, Andrew Bell, British divine and educationalist, was born in St Andrews (died in Cheltenham 27/1/1832).

6/11/1752, Ralph Erskine, Scottish divine, died (born 18/3/1685).

20/5/1732, Thomas Boston, Scottish cleric, died (born in Duns 17/6/1676).

4/8/1723, William Fleetwood, English cleric, died (born 1/1/1656).

18/9/1721, Nathaniel Crew, Bishop of Durham, died (born 31/1/1633).

7/4/1718, Hugh Blair, Scottish cleric, was born in Edinburgh (died 27/12/1800).

14/12/1710, Henry Aldrich, English theologian, died in Oxford.

24/8/1707, Selina Huntingdon, English religious leader, was born (died 17/6/1791).

4/6/1663, William Juxon, English prelate, died.

22/9/1662, John Biddle, English preacher, died in a London prison (born in Wotton Under Edge, Gloucestershire 14/1/1615).

1/1/1656, William Fleetwood, English cleric, was born (died 4/8/1723).

31/1/1633, Nathaniel Crew, Bishop of Durham, was born (died 18/9/1721).

23/5/1631, John Buckeridge, Bishop of Ely from 1628, died.

6/10/1616, Henry Airay, English Puritan divine, died.

14/1/1615, John Biddle, English preacher, was born in Wotton Under Edge, Gloucestershire (died 22/9/1662 in a London prison).

2/1/1614, Luisa de Carvajal, Catholic missionary in England, died (born 2/1/1568).

2/11/1610, Richard Bancroft, Archbishop of Canterbury (born in Farnworth, Lancashire, 1544) died in Lambeth Palace.

16/10/1584, John Feckenham, English ecclesiastic, died.

6/7/1583, Edmund Grindal, English Archbishop, died.

22/7/1581, Richard Cox, Dean of Westminster and Bishop of Ely, died.

8/5/1538, Edward Fox, Bishop of Hereford, died.

23/4/1500, Alexander Ales, Scottish clergyman, was born in Edinburgh (died 17/3/1565 in Leipzig).

20/8/1421, Richard Clifford, Bishop of Worcester, died.

26/1/1302, Godfrey Giffard, Bishop of Worcester, died.

 

Military

17/1/1904, Sir Henry Keppel, British Admiral, died (born 14/6/1809).

25/3/1903, Sir Hector MacDonald, British soldier, died.

26/8/1900, General Sir John Adye died aged 81.

18/3/1900, Sir William Lockhart, British General, died (born 1/9/1841).

17/12/1899, Sir Gerald Graham, British General, died (born 27/6/1831).

12/8/1896, Sir Harry Lumsden, British soldier, died (born 11/12/1821).

30/3/1895, Frederick Alcester, British Admiral, died (born 12/4/1821).

28/3/1895, Sir Patrick Grant, British Field Marshal, died (born 11/9/1804).

31/3/1895, Sir George Chesney, British General, died (born 30/4/1830).

24/3/1895, Sir William Martin, English Admiral, died

3/3/1895, Sir Geoffrey Hornby, British Admiral, died (born 20/2/1825).

5/9/1894, Sir Edward Inglefield, British Admiral, died (born 27/3/1820).

1/4/1894, Henri le Caron, British secret agent, died (born 26/9/1841).

3/3/1888, Sir Astley Key, British Admiral, died

30/9/1885, Sir John Glover, British Naval Captain, died (born 1829).

2/4/1885, Sir James Alexander, British soldier, died.

14/9/1881, Richard Airey, British General (born 1803) died in Leatherhead.

30/3/1873, Sir Richard Church, British military officer, born 1784, died.

7/10/1871, Sir John Burgoyne, British Field-Marshal, died (born 1782).

17/1/1871, David Earl Beatty, British Admiral and Fleet Commander in World War One, was born in Nantwich, Cheshire.

9/1/1870, Sir George Evans, British soldier, died (born 1787).

2/3/1869, Hugh Gough, British Field Marshal, died (born 3/11/1779).

21/2/1865, Stapleton Cotton Combermere, British Field-Marshal, (born 14/11/1773) died at Clifton.

14/8/1863, Colin Clyde, British soldier, died (born 20/10/1792).

9/11/1861, Sir Howard Douglas, British General, died (born 1776).

31/10/1861, William Miller, British soldier, died.

1/2/1861, Baron Henry Sinclair Horne, British soldier, was born.

30/10/1860, Thomas Dundonald, British Admiral, died (born 14/12/1775).

5/12/1859, Admiral Jellicoe, British naval commander, was born in Southampton, son of a sea captain.

30/7/1856, Viscount Richard Burdon Haldane (British Army) was born.

8/1/1854, William Beresford, British General, died in Kent (born 2/10/1768).

17/8/1853, Sir Frederick Adam, British General, died (born 1781).

28/4/1851, Sir Edward Codrington , British Admiral, died (born 1770).

24/6/1850, Lord Kitchener, British army commander and Secretary of State for War in 1914, was born near Ballylongford, County Kerry, Eire.

21/12/1847, John Chard, British soldier, was born (died 1/11/1897).

15/2/1846, Sir William Clinton, British soldier, died (born 1769).

18/12/1843, Thomas Lynedoch, British General, died (born 19/10/1748).

16/6/1843, William Cathcart, English soldier, died (born 17/9/1755).

10/12/1842, Rowland Hill, British General, died (born 11/8/1772).

3/3/1842, Frederick Burnaby, English soldier, was born (died at the Battle of Abu Klea, 17/1/1885).

26/9/1841, Henri le Caron, British secret agent, was born (died 1/4/1894).

2/9/1841, Sir William Lockhart, British General, was born (died 18/3/1900).

4/7/1841, Sir Pierre Cavagnari, British military administrator, was born (died 3/9/1879).

2/1/1841, Sir Philip Broke, British Rear-Admiral, died (born 9/9/1776).

25/1/1841, John Fisher, British Admiral, was born.

20/9/1839, Sir Thomas Hardy, British Vice-Admiral, died (born 5/4/1769).

29/11/1835, Sir William Inglis, British soldier, died (born 1764).

19/4/1833, James Gambier, British Admiral, died (born 13/10/1756),

23/1/1833, Edward Exmouth, English Admiral, died (born 19/4/1757).

30/9/1832, Lord Roberts, British military leader, was born in Cawnpore, India.

30/4/1830, Sir George Chesney, British General, was born (died 31/3/1895).

11/12/1829, Sir Henry Clinton, British soldier, died (born 1771).

18/8/1829, Sir David Baird, British General, died (born 12/1757).

6/12/1828, Sir William Hoste, British Naval Captain, died (26/8/1780).

1/6/1828, Frank Hastings, British naval officer and supporter of Greek independence, was killed in battle.

3/9/1826, Sir Harry Calvert, British General, died

20/2/1825, Sir Geoffrey Hornby, British Admiral, was born (died 3/3/1895).

27/7/1824, Sir Andrew Clarke, British military administrator, was born (died 29/3/1902).

1/3/1824, Sir Donald Martin Stewart, British Field-Marshal, was born (died 26/3/1900).

10/3/1823, George Keith, Briitsh Admiral, died (born 7/1/1746).

11/8/1822, Sir Samuel Auchmuty, British General, died (born 1756).

12/11/1821, Sir Harry Lumsden, British soldier, was born (died 12/8/1896).

12/4/1821, Frederick Alcester, British Admiral, was born (died 30/3/1895).

27/3/1820, Sir Edward Inglefield, British Admiral, was born (died 5/9/1894).

23/1/1820, Edward Augustus, 4th son of King George IV and Field Marshal in the British Army, died (born 2/11/1767).

10/1/1820, Sir Neville Chamberlain, British Field-Marshal, was born (died 18/2/1902).

1/11/1819, Sir John Miller Adye, British General, was born in Sevenoaks, Kent (died 26/8/1900).

15/9/1819, Francis Napier, British diplomat, was born (died 19/12/1898).

5/7/1819, Sir William Cornwallis, British Admiral, died (born 20/2/1744).

31/8/1818, Sir Robert Calder, British Admiral, died (born 2/7/1745).

14/4/1817, Sir John Duckworth, British Admiral, died (born 28/2/1748).

27/1/1816, Samuel Hood, British Admiral, died (born 12/2/1724)

27/6/1816, Samuel 1st Viscount Hood, British Admiral whose military successes included defeating the French off Dominica in 1782 and the capture of Toulon in the French Revolutionary Wars, died.

15/11/1814, Sir William Inglis, British soldier, was born (died 27/9/1862).

12/7/1814, William Howe, British General, died (born 1729).

2/5/1814, Alexander Bridport, British Admiral, died.

13/10/1812, Sir Isaac Brock, British soldier and administrator, died at the Battle of Queenston Heights, North America (born 6/120/1769).

19/1/1812, Robert Crauford, British Major-General, died (born 5/5/1764).

6/12/1810, Robert Napier, British Field Marshal, was born (died 14/1/1890).

26/5/1810, James Neill, British soldier, was born.

7/3/1810, Cuthbert Collingwood, British naval commander, died (born 26/7/1750).

20/10/1809, Sir Alexander Ball, British rear-admiral and Governor of Malta, died (born 1759).

14/6/1809, Sir Henry Keppel, British Admiral, was born (died 17/1/1904).

22/7/1808, Sir James Grant, English General, was born (died 7/3/1875).

20/2/1808, Gerard Lake, British General died (born 27/2/1744).

27/12/1805, Sir Hector Munro, British General, died

5/10/1805, Charles Cornwallis, British soldier, died (born 31/12/1738).

11/9/1804, Sir Patrick Grant, British Field Marshal, was born (died 28/3/1895).

4/8/1804, Adam Duncan, British naval commander, died (born 1/71731).

16/10/1797, James Cardigan, English lieutenant general (died 28/3/1868) was born.

3/8/1797, Jeffrey Amherst Amherst, British soldier (born 1717), died in Kent.

23/12/1795, Sir Henry Clinton, British General, died.

12/5/1794, Sir George Cathcart, English soldier, was born (died at the Battle of Inkerman 5/11/1854).

20/10/1792, Colin Clyde, British soldier, was born (died 14/8/1863).

4/6/1792, John Burgoyne, English General, died (born 1722).

5/6/1791, Sir Frederick Haldimand, British General, died (born 11/8/1718).

21/11/1790, Edmund Lyons, British Admiral, was born (died 23/11/1858).

2/10/1786, Augustus Keppel, British Admiral, died (born 25/4/1725).

16/4/1786, Easter Sunday: Birth of Sir John Franklin, English Rear Admiral

10/4/1786, John Byron, British Vice-Admiral, died (born 8/11/1723).

6/3/1786, Sir Charles Napier, British Admiral, was born (died 6/11/1860).

28/4/1783, Sir Eyre Coote, British soldier, died (born 1726).

17/10/1781, Edward Hawke, British Admiral, died (born 1705).

26/8/1780, Sir William Hoste, British Naval Captain, was born (died 6/12/1828).

3/11/1779, Hugh Gough, British Field Marshal, was born (died 2/3/1869).

14/12/1775, Thomas Dundonald, British Admiral, was born (died 30/10/1860).

10/1/1775, Stringer Lawrence, British soldier, died (born 6/3/1697).

14/11/1773, Stapleton Combermere, British Field Marshal, was born (died 21/2/1865).

11/8/1772, Rowland Hill, British General, was born (died 10/12/1842).

18/10/1770, John Granby, British soldier, died (born 1721).

22/8/1770, Sir Jahleel Brenton, British Admiral, was born.

28/7/1769, Sir Hudson Lowe, English General, was born.

29/4/1769, The Duke of Wellington was born in Dublin, as Arthur Wellesley.

5/4/1769, Sir Thomas Hardy, British Vice-Admiral, was born (died 20/9/1839).

2/10/1768, William Beresford, British General, was born (died in Kent 8/1/1854).

17/5/1768, Henry Anglesey, British Field-Marshal, was born (died 29/4/1854).

2/11/1767, Edward Augustus, 4th son of King George IV and Field Marshal in the British Army, was born (died 23/1/1820).

31/10/1765, William Cumberland, British soldier, died (born 15/4/1721).

6/6/1762, George Anson, British Admiral, died (born 23/4/1697 in Shugborough, Staffordshire).

23/12/1761, Alestair Macdonnell, spy on the Scottish Jacobites, died.

13/11/1761, Sir John Moore, British General, was born (died 16/1/1809).

10/1/1761, Edward Boscawen, English Admiral, was born.

19/4/1757, Edward Exmouth, English Admiral, was born (died 23/1/1833).

13/10/1756, James Gambier, British Admiral, was born (died 19/4/1833),

17/9/1755, William Cathcart, English soldier, was born (died 16/6/1843).

4/12/1753, Sir Charles Douglas, British Admiral, was born (died 2/1789).

26/12/1751, George Gordon, English naval lieutenant, was born (died 1/11/1793).

2/10/1751, Thomas Mathews, English Admiral, died.

26/9/1750, Lord Collingwood, British naval officer, Nelson�s second in command at Trafalgar, was born in Newcastle on Tyne.

19/10/1748, Thomas Lynedoch, British General, was born (died 18/12/1843).

28/2/1748, Sir John Duckworth, British Admiral, was born (died 14/4/1817).

18/3/1746, George Harris, British General, was born (died 5/1829).

7/1/1746, George Keith, British Admiral, was born (died 10/3/1823).

2/7/1745, Sir Robert Calder, British Admiral, was born (died 31/8/1818).

27/7/1744, Gerard Lake, British General, was born (died 20/2/1808).

20/2/1744, Sir William Cornwallis, British Admiral, was born (died 5/7/1819).

31/12/1738, Charles Cornwallis, British soldier, was born (died 5/10/1805).

1/7/1731, Adam Duncan, British naval commander, was born (died 4/8/1804).

2/1/1727, General James Wolfe was born at Westerham, Kent. Wolfe, son of a general, was to command the British army at the capture of Quebec from the French.

8/7/1726, John Ker, British spy, died (born 8/8/1673).

8/3/1726, Richard Howe, British Admiral, was born (died 5/8/1799)

29/9/1725, Robert Clive, British soldier and politician, was born in Styche, near Market Drayton, Shropshire.He was the so of a lawyer, the eldest of 13 children.

25/4/1725, Augustus Keppel, British Admiral, was born (died 2/10/1786).

12/2/1724, Samuel Hood, British Admiral, was born (died 27/1/1816)

8/11/1723, John Byron, British Vice-Admiral, was born (died 10/4/1786).

15/4/1721, William Cumberland, British soldier, was born (died 31/10/1765).

19/8/1711, Edward Boscawen, English Admiral, was born (died near Guildford 10/7/1761).

4/11/1702, John Benbow, English Admiral, died (born 1653 in Shrewsbury).

23/4/1697, George Anson, British Admiral, was born in Shugborough, Staffordshire (died 6/6/1762).

6/3/1697, Stringer Lawrence, British soldier, was born (died 10/1/1775).

29/11/1682, Prince Rupert, commander of the Royalist troops in the English Civil war, died.

28/11/1675, William Denbigh, English Civil War soldier, died.

12/11/1671, Thomas Fairfax, General and leader of the Parliamentary side in the Civil War, died in Nunappleton, Yorkshire.

11/9/1664, John Hutchinson, English Purtian soldier, died (born 1615).

26/11/1651, Henry Ireton, English Parliamentary General, died (born 3/11/1611).

26/5/1650, The Duke of Marlborough, British General, was born as John Churchill in Ashe, Devon.

17/4/1622, Sir Richard Hawkins, British seaman, died.

17/1/1612, Thomas Fairfax, commander of the Parliamentary Army during the Civil War, was born in Denton, Yorkshire.

3/11/1611, Henry Ireton, English Parliamentary General, was born (died 26/11/1651).

8/7/1610, Richard Deane, English Major General, was born (died 1653).

14/7/1608, George Goring, English Royalist soldier, was born (died 1657).

23/7/1596, Henry Hunsdon, English soldier, died.

12/11/1595, Sir John Hawkins, British Admiral, died (born 1532)

29/3/1584, Fairfax of Cameron, British Parliamentary General, was born (died 14/3/`1648).

20/6/1537, Thomas Darcy, English soldier died (born 1467).

1/1/1370, Sir John Chandos, English military commander, died.