Greater London


St Paul's School

Around 1646 James Hayes educated at St Paul's School.


On 30 Apr 1290 Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford and Joan of Acre Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford were married at Clerkenwell. Joan of Acre Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford by marriage Countess Gloucester (1C 1121), Earl Hertford (1C 1138).

On 22 Sep 1629 Robert Radclyffe 5th Earl Sussex died at Clerkenwell.

Farringdon Road

Fleet Prison

After 19 Aug 1565 Thomas Keyes was imprisoned for having married Mary Grey without the Queen's permission at Fleet Prison.

On Mar 1599 William Spencer Lord Mayor was imprisoned ostesibly for having mis-treated his daughter albeit the accuser was William Compton 1st Earl Northampton who was trying to marry the said daughter much to William's disapproval at Fleet Prison.

On May 1613 Robert Killigrew was imprisoned at Fleet Prison.

In 1619 Walter Butler 11th Earl Ormonde, 4th Earl Ossory was imprisoned at Fleet Prison for opposing the King's scheme to bring an end to the feuding between the Fitzgerald and Butler families. 39136:39136 Walter Butler 11th Earl Ormonde, 4th Earl Ossory was in prison for eight years.

Around Feb 1621 Francis Norreys 1st Earl Berkshire was imprisoned for attacking Emanuel Scrope 1st Earl Sunderland in front of the House of Lords in the presence the future Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland at Fleet Prison.

On Jul 1831 William Pole-Tylney-Long-Wellesley 4th Earl Mornington was imprisoned in Fleet Prison for contempt of court.

Fleet Street

On 04 Apr 1678 John Godolphin died at Fleet Street.

Dorset House

On 27 Feb 1609 Robert Sackville 2nd Earl Dorset died at Dorset House.

On 16 Sep 1622 Richard Sackville 5th Earl Dorset was born to Edward Sackville 4th Earl Dorset and Mary Curzon Countess Dorset at Dorset House.

On 28 Mar 1624 Richard Sackville 3rd Earl Dorset died at Dorset House.

George Croke's House

On 06 Aug 1605 Bulstrode Whitelock was born to James Whitelock and Elizabeth Bulstrode at George Croke's House.

St Dunstan in the West

On 19 Aug 1605 Bulstrode Whitelock was baptised at St Dunstan in the West.

In 1636 Piers Edgecumbe and Mary Glanville were married at St Dunstan in the West.

St John's Church

On 08 Jan 1847 George Hanover 2nd Duke Cambridge and Sarah Fairbrother Duchess Cambridge were married at St John's Church. Sarah Fairbrother Duchess Cambridge by marriage Duchess Cambridge (4C 1801).

St Mark's Church

After 04 Apr 1678 John Godolphin was buried at St Mark's Church.




Neville Triple Wedding

On 02 Jul 1536 three weddings between the Neville, and Manners and Vere families, were celebrated at one mass at Holywell. Those present included Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk, Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk, Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford and Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland.
Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland and Anne Manners were married,
Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland and Margaret Neville were married, and
John Vere 16th Earl Oxford and Dorothy Neville were married.

St. Leonard's Church


Blackfriars Church

Before 05 May 1243 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent was buried at Blackfriars Church.

Around 1259 Margaret Dunkeld Countess Kent was buried at Blackfriars Church.

On 18 Jun 1356 Elizabeth Badlesmere Countess Northampton died at Blackfriars Church.

After 29 Jun 1497 James Tuchet 7th Baron Audley Heighley was buried at Blackfriars Church.

In 1512 William Parr 1st Marquess Northampton was born to Thomas Parr and Maud Green Baroness Vaux Harrowden at Blackfriars Church.

Gray's Inn

On 29 Feb 1588 Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton admitted at Gray's Inn.

On 02 Feb 1589 Thomas Berkeley commenced studies at Gray's Inn.

On 20 Apr 1597 Oliver St John 1st Earl Bolingbroke admitted at Gray's Inn.

Henry Hastings 5th Earl Huntingdon educated at Gray's Inn.

Holborn Hill

On 20 Jun 1632 Miles Hobart died in an accident having been fatally injured in a carriage accident on Holborn Hill.

Red Lion Square

On 09 Apr 1709 Godfrey Copley 2nd Baronet Copley Sprotborough died at Red Lion Square.

St Andrew's Church

Christening of Henry Wriothesley

On 24 Apr 1545 Henry Wriothesley, the future 2nd Earl Southamptin, was christened at St Andrew's Church. His godparents were Henry VIII, Henry's daughter Mary Tudor and Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk. .

On 23 Feb 1607 Henry Arundell 3rd Baron Arundel Wardour was baptised at St Andrew's Church.

On 16 Dec 1667 John Middleton 1st Earl Middleton and Martha Carey Countess Middleton were married at St Andrew's Church. Martha Carey Countess Middleton by marriage Countess Middleton.

On 12 Nov 1712 Thomas Drury 1st Baronet Drury was baptised at St Andrew's Church.

St Giles' Field

Babington Plot

On 20 Sep 1586 Anthony Babington, John Ballard, Henry Donn, Thomas Salusbury and Chideock Tichbourne were hanged at St Giles' Field for their involvement in the Babington Plot.

St Sepulchre-without-Newgate

On 29 Jun 1541 Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland was buried at St Sepulchre-without-Newgate.

After 10 Dec 1541 Thomas Culpepper was buried at St Sepulchre-without-Newgate.


Holloway Prison

In 1915 George Reresby Sitwell 4th Baronet Sitwell refused to pay off his wife Ida Emily Augusta Conyngham Baronetess Sitwell 's creditors. She was jailed in Holloway Prison.


After 12 Feb 1383 John Mowbray 1st Earl Nottingham was buried at Whitefriars.