County Durham

Barnard Castle

Bishop Auckland

On 23 Jan 1576 James Pilkington Bishop Durham 1520-1576 (55) died at Bishop Auckland, County Durham.

Bradley Hall

Brancepeth

On 22 Feb 1459 Thomas Neville -1459 died at Brancepeth, County Durham

On Jun 1461 Humphrey Neville 1439-1469 was captured at Brancepeth, County Durham

In 1471 Eleanor Scrope 1424-1471 died at Brancepeth, County Durham

In 1478 Isabel Booth Countess Westmoreland 1457-1478 died at Brancepeth, County Durham

Brancepeth Castle

On 10 Jul 1359 William Greystoke 2nd Baron Greystoke 1321-1359 died at Brancepeth Castle, Brancepeth, County Durham. His son Ralph Greystoke 3rd Baron Greystoke 1353-1418 succeeded as 3rd Baron Greystoke

Brancepeth Church

On 09 Jun 1396 Margaret Stafford Baroness Neville Raby 1364-1396 (32) died. She was buried at Brancepeth Church, Brancepeth, County Durham

St Brandon's Church

In Jun 1319 Robert "Peacock of the North" Neville 1287-1319 killed by James "Black" Douglas 1289-1330 in single combat at Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland. He was buried at St Brandon's Church, Brancepeth, County Durham.

On 03 Nov 1484 Ralph Neville 2nd Earl Westmoreland 1406-1484 (78) died. He was buried at St Brandon's Church, Brancepeth, County Durham

Chester-le-Street

St Mary and St Cuthbert

On 28 Jul 1840 John "Radical Jack" Lambton 1st Earl Durham 1792-1840 died at Cowes, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. He was buried at St Mary and St Cuthbert, Chester-le-Street, County Durham

Durham

Battle of Neville's Cross

On 17 Oct 1346 at the Battle of Neville's Cross near Durham, County Durham the English inflicted a heavy defeat on the Scottish army that had invaded England in compliance with their treaty with the French for mutual support against England.
The English army included: William Deincourt 1st Baron Deincourt 1301-1364 (45), Henry Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Masham 1312-1392, Ralph Hastings 1291-1346, Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby 1291-1367, William Zouche Archbishop York -1352, Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy 1299-1352 and John Mowbray 3rd Baron Mowbray 1310-1361.
Of the Scottish army David II King Scotland 1324-1371, John Graham Earl Menteith -1347 and William "Flower of Chivalry and Knight Liddesdale" Douglas 1st Earl Atholl 1300-1353 were captured and imprisoned in the Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London.
Neil Bruce -1346 and John Randolph 3rd Earl Moray 1306-1346 (40) were killed.

After 17 Oct 1346 Ralph Hastings 1291-1346 died at Durham, County Durham

Northern Rising

On 27 May 1405 Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham 1385-1405 (19) assembled a force of around 8000 men at Shipton Moor, Shipton, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire. Believing they had been given safe conduct by Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 (41) and assured their demands would be met, the rebel army disbanded .
On 29 May 1405 Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham 1385-1405 (19) were arrested and taken to Pontefract Castle, Pontefract, South Yorkshire, Yorkshire.
On 03 Jun 1405 Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter 1377-1426 (28) arrived at York. The King denied the accused trial by their peers. Thomas Fitzalan 10th Earl Surrey, 12th Earl Arundel 1381-1415 (23) and Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter 1377-1426 (28) sat in judgement of Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham 1385-1405 (19). William Gascoigne 1350-1419 (55) refused to pronounce sentence on Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham 1385-1405 (19) asserting their right to be tried by their peers.
On 08 Jun 1405 Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham 1385-1405 (19) was beheaded before a great crowd at York, Yorkshire for having led the Northern Rising.
On 20 Jul 1405 John Fauconberg -1405 was beheaded in Durham, County Durham

29 Apr 1461. Durham, County Durham. Patent Rolls. Edward IV. 1461. Grant to Cicely Stourton, late wife of Thomas Kyriell 1396-1461, knight, and executrix of his will, during the minority of Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1424-1508{Giles} the son and heir of William Daubeney 1424-1460 late of Southpederton, co Somerset, esquire, deceased, of all the possessions of the latter, with the custody and marriage of the heir, saving to Alice Stourton 1432-1491 the late wife of the said William her reaonsable dower. If the heir dire during the minority she hsall have the same during the minority of the next heir, and so on. By p. s.

Durham Cathedral

On 11 Jan 1374 Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby 1304-1374 died at Greystoke, Cumberland. She was buried at Durham Cathedral, Durham, County Durham.

On 24 May 1576 James Pilkington Bishop Durham 1520-1576 (55) was buried in front of the High Altar at Durham Cathedral, Durham, County Durham.

On 13 Jul 1836 Henry Cadogan 4th Earl Cadogan 1812-1873 and Mary Sarah Wellesley Countess Cadogan 1808-1873 were married at Durham Cathedral, Durham, County Durham

Elemore Hall

On 17 May 1792 Anne Isabella Noel Baroness Byron, 15th Baroness Despencer, 11th Baroness Wentworth 1792-1860 was born to Ralph Noel 1747-1825 (44) and Judith Noel 1751-1822 at Elemore Hall, County Durham

Eske Hall

Gateshead

On 14 Jul 1323 Ralph Greystoke 1st Baron Greystoke 1299-1323 died at Gateshead, County Durham. Possibly poisoned by a rebel knight. His son William Greystoke 2nd Baron Greystoke 1321-1359 succeeded as 2nd Baron Greystoke

Houghton le Spring

On 20 Jun 1736 Thomas Lyon 8th Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne 1704-1753 and Jean -1778 were married at Houghton le Spring, County Durham. Jean -1778 by marriage Countess Strathmore and Kinghorne.

St Michael's Church

In 1795 Henry Phipps 1st Earl Mulgrave 1755-1831 (40) and Matha Sophia Thomson Maling Countess Mulgrave -1849 were married at St Michael's Church, Houghton le Spring, County Durham. Matha Sophia Thomson Maling Countess Mulgrave -1849 by marriage Baroness Mulgrave of New Ross in Wexford.

Hylton

Raby

On 18 Oct 1262 Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1262-1331 was born to Robert Neville 1237-1271 at Raby, County Durham

Around 1407 George Neville 1st Baron Latimer Snape 1407-1469 was born to Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 (43) and Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 (28) at Raby, County Durham

Around 1440 George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 was born to Edward Neville 3rd Baron Bergavenny 1413-1476 and Elizabeth Beauchamp 3rd Baroness Bergavenny 1415-1448 at Raby, County Durham

On 29 Jun 1478 Katherine Howard Baroness Bergavenny 1414-1478 died at Raby, County Durham. She was buried at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Raby Castle

Around 1197 Geoffrey Fitzrobert 1197-1292 was born to Robert Fitzmaldred 1150- at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham

In 1237 Robert Neville 1237-1271 was born to Geoffrey Neville 1225- at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham

On 06 Jun 1271 Robert Neville 1237-1271 died at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham

After 29 Sep 1292 Geoffrey Fitzrobert 1197-1292 died at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham

On 18 Apr 1331 Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1262-1331 died at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham

Around 1337 John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388 was born to Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby 1291-1367 and Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby 1304-1374 at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham

Around 1358 Alice Neville Baroness Deincourt 1358-1433 was born to John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388 and Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham

Around 1362 Thomas Neville 5th Baron Furnivall 1362-1406 was born to John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388 and Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham

Around 1387 John Neville 1387-1420 was born to Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 (23) and Margaret Stafford Baroness Neville Raby 1364-1396 (23) at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham

Around 1392 Ralph Neville 1392-1458 was born to Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 (28) and Margaret Stafford Baroness Neville Raby 1364-1396 (28) at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham

On 03 May 1415 Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 was born to Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 (51) and Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 (36) at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham

Before 20 May 1420 John Neville 1387-1420 died at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham

On 21 Sep 1480 Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland 1422-1480 died at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham

On 08 Sep 1792 Henry Vane 2nd Earl Darlington 1726-1792 died at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham. He was buried at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham.

Seaham

Seaham Hall

On 02 Jan 1815 George Gordon Byron 6th Baron Byron 1788-1824 and Anne Isabella Noel Baroness Byron, 15th Baroness Despencer, 11th Baroness Wentworth 1792-1860 (22) were married at Seaham Hall, Seaham, County Durham. Anne Isabella Noel Baroness Byron, 15th Baroness Despencer, 11th Baroness Wentworth 1792-1860 (22) by marriage Baroness Byron of Rochdale in Lancashire.

Seaham Manor

In 1488 Richard Bowes 1488-1558 was born at Seaham Manor, Seaham, County Durham

Staindrop

St Mary's Church

In 1329 Euphemia Clavering Baroness Neville Raby 1267-1329 died at Warkworth, Northumberland. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Staindrop, County Durham.

After 1425. Monument to Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 (61) and his wives Margaret Stafford Baroness Neville Raby 1364-1396 (61) and Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 (46) in St Mary's Church, Staindrop, County Durham. Early Plate Period (Bascinet).

On 21 Oct 1425 Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 (61) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Staindrop, County Durham

On 24 Apr 1549 Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (51) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Staindrop, County Durham

After 27 Jun 1549 Anne Manners 1527-1549 died. She was buried at St Mary's Church, Staindrop, County Durham

On 28 Jan 1842 William Harry Vane 1st Duke Cleveland 1766-1842 died. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Staindrop, County Durham. His son Henry Vane 2nd Duke Cleveland 1788-1864 succeeded 2nd Duke Cleveland (2C 1833), 3rd Earl Darlington, 3rd Viscount Barnard, 5th Baron Barnard. Sophia Poulett Duchess Cleveland 1785-1859 by marriage Duchess Cleveland (2C 1833).

After 28 Jan 1842. Monument to William Harry Vane 1st Duke Cleveland 1766-1842 in St Mary's Church, Staindrop, County Durham. Sculpted by Richard Westmacott 1775-1856 (66).

After 1859. Monument to Sophia Poulett Duchess Cleveland 1785-1859 in St Mary's Church, Staindrop, County Durham.

Chancel of St Mary's Church, Staindrop, County Durham.

Streatlam

In 1527 George Bowes 1527-1580 was born to Richard Bowes 1488-1558 at Streatlam, County Durham

Around 1577 Thomas Bowes 1577-1636 was born to George Bowes 1527-1580 at Streatlam, County Durham

Weardale

Stanhope Park

Weardale Campaign and the Battle of Stanhope Park

On 04 Aug 1327 ,during the night , James "Black" Douglas 1289-1330 ambushed Edward III's (14) camp at Stanhope Park, Weardale, County Durham. James "Black" Douglas 1289-1330 reached Edward III's (14) collapsed tent nearly capturing the English King.