Dorset

In 1420 Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 was born at Dorset.

Abbotsbury, Dorset

On 10 Mar 1504 Henry Strangeways 1465-1504 (39) died at Abbotsbury, Dorset.

Abbotsbury Abbey, Abbotsbury, Dorset

On 31 Oct 1413 Humphrey Stafford 1343-1413 (70) died at Abbotsbury Abbey, Abbotsbury, Dorset.

In 1428 Elizabeth Maltravers 1384-1428 (44) died at Abbotsbury Abbey, Abbotsbury, Dorset.

Athelhampton, Dorset

In 1652 James Long 1652-1690 was born to Walter Long 2nd Baronet Long 1627-1710 (25) in Athelhampton, Dorset.

In 1673 Robert Long 3rd Baronet Long 1673-1692 was born to James Long 1652-1690 (21) in Athelhampton, Dorset.

In 1675 Giles Long 4th Baronet Long 1675-1698 was born to James Long 1652-1690 (23) in Athelhampton, Dorset.

In 1682 James Long 4th Baronet 1682-1729 was born to James Long 1652-1690 (30) in Athelhampton, Dorset. He was baptised in Melbury House, Melbury Sampford, Evershot, Dorset.

Beaminster, Dorset

In 1635 Thomas Sprat Bishop 1635-1713 was born in Beaminster, Dorset.

Blandford Forum, Dorset

On 05 Jul 1653 Thomas "Diamond" Pitt 1653-1726 was born at Blandford Forum, Dorset.

On 26 Jan 1657 William Wake Archbishop Canterbury 1657-1737 was born in Blandford Forum, Dorset.

Before 1737 Thomas Gibson 1680-1751 (56). Portrait of William Wake Archbishop Canterbury 1657-1737 (79).

Brandensburton, Dorset

Around 1316 Margery Lisle 1316-1361 was born to Warin Lisle 1271-1322 (45) and Alice Tyeys 1305-1347 (11) at Brandensburton, Dorset.

Bridport, Dorset

Around 1264 Maud Moreville Baroness Cobham 1264-1285 was born to Eudes Moreville 1235- in Bridport, Dorset.

On 05 Nov 1483 Close Rolls Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England 1452-1485 (31). Bridport, Dorset.Commission of array in Wales to the king's kinsman William, earl of Huntingdon, and James Tyrrell 1455-1502 (28), knight, for the resistance of the rebels.By K.by word of mouth.
The like to James Tyrell, knight.

Before 29 Sep 1548 Richard Mohun 1508-1548 (40) died at Bridport, Dorset. He was buried at Bridport, Dorset.

Bryanston, Dorset

Charborough Park, Dorset

Charminster, Dorset

Wolveton, Charminster, Dorset

Chrichel, Dorset

Corfe, Dorset

Corfe Castle, Corfe, Dorset

Murder of King Edward Martyr

On 18 Mar 978 Edward "Martyr" I King England 962-978 (16) was murdered at Corfe Castle, Corfe, Dorset when visiting Aethelred "Unready" II King England 966-1016 (12) and his mother Aelfthryth Queen Consort England 945-1000 (33). He was buried in Wareham, Dorset without ceremony. His brother Aethelred "Unready" II King England 966-1016 (12) succeeded as II King England Wessex.

In 1197 Gruffydd ap Rhys Dinefwr Prince Deheubarth -1201 was imprisoned at Corfe Castle, Corfe, Dorset.

In 1209 Margaret Dunkeld Countess Kent 1193-1259 (16) was imprisoned at Corfe Castle, Corfe, Dorset.

In 1210 Maud "Lady of Hay" St Valery Baroness Bramber 1155-1210 (55) starved to death at Corfe Castle, Corfe, Dorset.

In 1210 William Braose -1210 was starved to death at Corfe Castle, Corfe, Dorset.

In 1210 Maud "Lady of Hay" St Valery Baroness Bramber 1155-1210 (55) was imprisoned at Corfe Castle, Corfe, Dorset.

In 1210 William Braose -1210 was imprisoned at Corfe Castle, Corfe, Dorset.

In 1340 Richard Willoughby 1290-1362 (50) was imprisoned at Corfe Castle, Corfe, Dorset.

Cranbourne Chase, Dorset

Rushmore Lodge, Cranbourne Chase, Dorset

On 06 Sep 1860 Frances Rigby -1860 died at Rushmore Lodge, Cranbourne Chase, Dorset.

Dorchester, Dorset

In 1337 Elizabeth Maltravers 1337-1349 was born to John Maltravers 1266-1343 (71) and Joan Foliot 1304-1349 (33) at Dorchester, Dorset.

On 17 Dec 1806 Thomas Beach 1738-1806 (68) died in Dorchester, Dorset.

Duntish, Dorset

In 1275 John Latimer 1275-1317 was born to William Latimer 1st Baron Latimer Corby 1243-1304 (32) and Alicia Ledet Baroness Latimer Corby 1251-1316 (24) at Duntish, Dorset.

In 1316 Robert Latimer 1316-1361 was born to John Latimer 1275-1317 (41) at Duntish, Dorset.

In 1317 John Latimer 1275-1317 (42) died at Duntish, Dorset.

Around 1350 Robert Latimer 1350-1443 was born to Robert Latimer 1316-1361 (34) at Duntish, Dorset.

Around 1432 Nicholas Latimer 1432-1505 was born to John Latimer 1385-1460 (47) at Duntish, Dorset.

In 1443 Robert Latimer 1350-1443 (93) died at Duntish, Dorset.

Around 1450 Edith Latimer 1450-1504 was born to Nicholas Latimer 1432-1505 (18) at Duntish, Dorset.

In 1505 Nicholas Latimer 1432-1505 (73) died at Duntish, Dorset.

Evershot, Dorset

Melbury Sampford, Evershot, Dorset

On 29 Sep 1327 Alice Maltravers 1327- was born to John Maltravers 1266-1343 (61) and Joan Foliot 1304-1349 (23) at Melbury Sampford, Evershot, Dorset.

Around 1465 Henry Strangeways 1465-1504 was born to Thomas Strangeways 1435-1485 (30) and Eleanor Tailboys 1462-1545 (3) at Melbury Sampford, Evershot, Dorset.

Melbury House, Melbury Sampford, Evershot, Dorset

In 1682 James Long 4th Baronet 1682-1729 was born to James Long 1652-1690 (30) in Athelhampton, Dorset. He was baptised in Melbury House, Melbury Sampford, Evershot, Dorset.

Frome St Quintin, Dorset

Hooke, Dorset

In 1321 John Maltravers 1321-1376 was born to Unknown Maltravers at Hooke, Dorset. Date adjusted from 1326 to be consistent with his son John's birth in 1337.

Around 1379 Humphrey Stafford 1379-1442 was born to Humphrey Stafford 1343-1413 (36) and Alice Greville 1345- at Hooke, Dorset.

On 10 Oct 1544 Charles Blount 5th Baron Mountjoy 1518-1544 (26) died at Hooke, Dorset. His son James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy 1533-1582 (11) succeeded as 6th Baron Mountjoy.

In 1594 William Blount 7th Baron Mountjoy 1561-1594 (33) died at Hooke, Dorset. His brother Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire 1563-1606 (31) succeeded as 8th Baron Mountjoy.

Kingston Russell, Dorset

Leigh, Dorset

Lychett Heath, Dorset

Lyme Regis, Dorset

John Evelyn's Diary 1685 Jun. 14 Jun 1685. There was now certaine intelligence of the Duke of Monmouth (36) landing at Lyme in Dorsetshire, and of his having set up his standard as King of England. I pray God deliver us from the confusion which these beginnings threaten! Such a dearth for want of raine was never in my memory.

Lytchett Maltravers, Dorset

In 1180 John Gifford 1180-1241 was born at Lytchett Maltravers, Dorset.

In 1238 John Maltravers 1238-1297 was born at Lytchett Maltravers, Dorset.

Around 1263 Anastasia Maltravers 1263- was born to John Maltravers 1238-1297 (25) and Joan Gorges at Lytchett Maltravers, Dorset.

On 16 Feb 1365 John Maltravers 1st Baron Maltravers 1290-1365 (75) died. He was buried at Lytchett Maltravers, Dorset. On 16 Feb 1365 His granddaughter Eleanor Maltravers Baroness Cobham Sternborough, 2nd Baroness Maltravers, Baroness Arundel 1345-1405 (20) succeeded as 2nd Baron Maltravers (1C 1330).

Around 1384 Elizabeth Maltravers 1384-1428 was born to John Maltravers 1337-1386 (46) and Elizabeth Aumale 1349-1413 (35) at Lytchett Maltravers, Dorset.

On 14 Feb 1408 John Fitzalan 14th Earl Arundel 1408-1435 was born to John Fitzalan 13th Earl Arundel 1385-1421 (22) and Eleanor Berkeley Countess Arundel 1382-1455 (26) at Lytchett Maltravers, Dorset.

Milton Abbas, Dorset

In 1573 Henry Bingham 1573-1658 was born to George Bingham 1513-1595 (60) at Milton Abbas, Dorset.

Moor Crichel, Dorset

On 24 Feb 1728 Nathaniel Napier 3rd Baronet Napier 1668-1728 (60) died at Moor Crichel, Dorset.

Parnham, Dorset

Parnham House, Parnham, Dorset

In 1522 Robert Strode 1500-1559 (22) and Elizabeth Hody were married. She bringing a considerable forture with which Robert Strode 1500-1559 (22) commissioned the rebuilding of Parnham House, Parnham, Dorset.

On 05 Jul 1645 Anne Wyndham -1645 was killed defending Parnham House, Parnham, Dorset by a soldier under the command of Sir Thomas Fairfax during the Civil War.

Richard Strode and Elizabeth Gerard were married by which Parnham House, Parnham, Dorset passed to the Strode family.

Poole, Dorset

On 01 Apr 1941 Evelyn Gascoyne-Cecil 1st Baron Rockley 1865-1941 (75) died at Poole, Dorset. His son Robert William Evelyn Gascoyne-Cecil 2nd Baron Rockley 1901-1976 (40) succeeded as 2nd Baron Rockley of Lychett Heath in Dorset.

Castle of Poole, Poole, Dorset

On 19 Oct 1401 John Charleton 4th Baron Cherleton 1362-1401 (39) died at Castle of Poole, Poole, Dorset. On 19 Oct 1401 His brother Edward Charleton 5th Baron Cherleton 1370-1421 (31) succeeded as 5th Baron Cherleton. Eleanor Holland Countess March, Countess Ulster 1370-1405 (31) by marriage Baroness Cherleton.

Shaftesbury, Dorset

Death of Canute

On 12 Nov 1035 Canute aka Cnut King England 995-1035 (40) died at Shaftesbury, Dorset. . His son Harold "Harefoot" King England 1016-1040 (19) succeeded as King England: Denmark
His son Harold "Harefoot" King England 1016-1040 (19) succeeded as King England: Denmark.

On 24 Mar 1428 Hugh Luttrell of Dunster Castle 1364-1428 (64) died in Shaftesbury, Dorset.

Shaftesbury Abbey, Shaftesbury, Dorset

Sherbourne, Dorset

On Mar 1253 Humphrey Beauchamp 1253-1317 was born to Robert V Beauchamp 1217-1265 (36) and Alice Mohun 1228-1275 (25) at Sherbourne, Dorset.

On 25 Oct 1265 Robert V Beauchamp 1217-1265 (48) died at Sherbourne, Dorset. His son John I Beauchamp Baron Beauchamp 1248-1283 (17) succeeded as Baron Beauchamp (Feudal). Cicely Vivonne Forz Baroness Beauchamp by marriage Baroness Beauchamp (Feudal).

On 27 Nov 1752 William Digby 5th Baron Digby 1661-1752 (91) died at Sherbourne, Dorset. His grandson Edward Digby 6th Baron Digby 1730-1757 (22) succeeded as 6th Baron Digby of Geashill in County Offaly.

Sherbourne Abbey, Sherbourne, Dorset

Life of Alfred by Asser Part 1 849-887 Page 1. In the year of our Lord's incarnation 860, which was the twelfth of king Alfred's age, died Ethelbald, king of the West-Saxons, and was buried at Sherborne. His brother Ethelbert, as was fitting, joined Kent, Surrey, and Sussex also to his dominion.

Life of Alfred by Asser Part 1 849-887 Page 1.Ethelbert governed his kingdom five years in peace, with the love and respect of his subjects, who felt deep sorrow when he went the way of all flesh. His body was honourably interred at Sherborne by the side of his brothers.

On 18 Sep 1698 John Digby 3rd Earl Bristol 1634-1698 (64) died without issue. He was buried at Sherbourne Abbey, Sherbourne, Dorset. Earl Bristol (1C 1622) became extinct.

Sherbourne Castle, Sherbourne, Dorset

In 1297 John Moels 1st Baron Moels 1269-1310 (28) lived the Sheriff of Dorset having been ordered by the King to provide housing at Sherbourne Castle, Sherbourne, Dorset.

In 1645 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways 1585-1666 (59) was captured for supprting the King's cause during the Civil War at Sherbourne Castle, Sherbourne, Dorset.

On 18 Sep 1698 William Digby 5th Baron Digby 1661-1752 (37) inherited Sherbourne Castle, Sherbourne, Dorset.

Steepleton Iwerne, Dorset

St Mary's Church, Steepleton Iwerne, Dorset

On 23 Mar 1867 Henry Peter Pitt-Rivers 5th Baron Rivers 1849-1867 was buried at St Mary's Church, Steepleton Iwerne, Dorset.

On 11 May 1880 George Pitt-Rivers 6th Baron Rivers 1814-1880 was buried at St Mary's Church, Steepleton Iwerne, Dorset.

Wareham, Dorset

Murder of King Edward Martyr

On 18 Mar 978 Edward "Martyr" I King England 962-978 (16) was murdered at Corfe Castle, Corfe, Dorset when visiting Aethelred "Unready" II King England 966-1016 (12) and his mother Aelfthryth Queen Consort England 945-1000 (33). He was buried in Wareham, Dorset without ceremony. His brother Aethelred "Unready" II King England 966-1016 (12) succeeded as II King England Wessex.

Weymouth, Dorset

In 1401 Henry Russell 1401-1463 was born to Stephen Russell 1360-1438 (41) in Weymouth, Dorset.

In Apr 1432 John Russell 1432-1505 was born to Henry Russell 1401-1463 (31) in Weymouth, Dorset.

In Oct 1463 Henry Russell 1401-1463 (62) died in Weymouth, Dorset.

Margaret Anjou lands at Weymouth

On 14 Apr 1471 Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (41) lands at Weymouth, Dorset with John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (71). .

Causeway, Weymouth, Dorset

Melcombe Regis, Weymouth, Dorset

In 1675 James Thornhill Painter 1675-1734 was born in Melcombe Regis, Weymouth, Dorset.

Whitchurch, Dorset

In 1038 Ralph Tillières 1038-1124 was born at Whitchurch, Dorset.

Around 1096 Robert Giffard 1096-1187 was born to Ralph Tillières 1038-1124 (58) at Whitchurch, Dorset.

In 1122 Gervaise Giffard 1122-1154 was born to Robert Giffard 1096-1187 (26) at Whitchurch, Dorset.

Around 1187 Robert Giffard 1096-1187 (91) died at Whitchurch, Dorset.

Wimborne St Giles, Dorset

On 05 May 1807 Anthony Henry Ashley-Cooper 1807-1858 was born to Cropley Ashley-Cooper 6th Earl Shaftesbury 1768-1851 (38) and Anne Spencer-Churchill Countess Shaftesbury 1773-1865 (34) at Wimborne St Giles, Dorset.

Wimborne St Giles Church, Wimborne St Giles, Dorset

On 13 Jan 1628 Anthony Ashley 1st Baronet St Giles Wimborne St Giles 1561-1628 (67) died. He was buried at Wimborne St Giles Church, Wimborne St Giles, Dorset.

On 23 Mar 1631 John Cooper 1st Baronet Cooper -1631 died at Cassiobury, Watford, Hertfordshire. He was buried in Wimborne St Giles Church, Wimborne St Giles, Dorset.

Wimbourne, Dorset

Wimborne Minster, Wimbourne, Dorset

Winterborne St Martin, Dorset

Battle of Marton

Around 22 Mar 871 Halfdan Ragnarsson -877 defeated the Wessex army led by Aethelred King Wessex 847-871 (24) and Alfred "The Great" King England 849-899 (22) at the Battle of Marton.The location of 'Marton' is not known; suggestions include Marden, Wiltshire in Wiltshire and Winterborne St Martin, Dorset in Dorset.Heahmund Wessex Bishop Sherborne -871 was killed.

Woodford, Dorset

Woolcombe, Dorset

Around 1292 Edward Maltravers 1292- was born to John Maltravers 1266-1343 (26) and Eleanor Gorges 1268-1314 (24) at Woolcombe, Dorset.

Around 1294 Robert Maltravers 1294- was born to John Maltravers 1266-1343 (28) and Eleanor Gorges 1268-1314 (26) at Woolcombe, Dorset.

Around 1325 Joan Maltravers 1325- was born to John Maltravers 1266-1343 (59) and Joan Foliot 1304-1349 (21) at Woolcombe, Dorset.

Woolcombe Maltravers, Woolcombe, Dorset

Around 1264 Matilda Maltravers 1264-1330 was born to John Maltravers 1238-1297 (26) and Joan Gorges at Woolcombe Maltravers, Woolcombe, Dorset.

Around 1270 Robert Maltravers 1270- was born to John Maltravers 1238-1297 (32) and Joan Gorges at Woolcombe Maltravers, Woolcombe, Dorset.

On 28 Feb 1297 John Maltravers 1238-1297 (59) died at Woolcombe Maltravers, Woolcombe, Dorset.

Wynford Eagle, Dorset

On 10 Sep 1624 Thomas Sydenham Father of English Medicine 1624-1689 was born in Wynford Eagle, Dorset.

In 1688 Mary Cradock 1633-1699 (54). Portrait of Thomas Sydenham Father of English Medicine 1624-1689 (63).

Before 29 Dec 1689 Mary Cradock 1633-1699 (56). Portrait of Thomas Sydenham Father of English Medicine 1624-1689 (65).