Northumberland

Alnwick

On 13 Nov 1093 Malcolm III King Scotland died at Alnwick.

Battle of Alnwick

On 11 Jul 1174 a small army commanded by Ranulf Glanville with Hugh de Kevelioc Gernon 5th Earl Chester surprised William "Lion" I King Scotland 's army in a dawn raid known as the Battle of Alnwick near Alnwick. William "Lion" I King Scotland was captured and imprisoned initially in Newcastle on Tyne Castle. He was subsequently moved to the more remote, and secure, Falaise Castle, Falaise, Calvados, Basse Normandie.

On 12 Jul 1245 William Percy 6th Baron Percy Topcliffe died at Alnwick.

In 1362 Mary Plantagenet Baroness Percy died at Alnwick.

On 14 Sep 1459 Henry Fenwick died at Alnwick.

On 11 Feb 1847 Hugh Percy 3rd Duke Northumberland died at Alnwick.

Alnwick Castle

In 1197 William Percy 6th Baron Percy Topcliffe was born to Henry Percy at Alnwick Castle.

On 10 Nov 1341 Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland was born to Henry Percy 3rd Baron Percy and Mary Plantagenet Baroness Percy at Alnwick Castle.

On 20 May 1364 Henry "Hotspur" Percy was born to Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland and Margaret Neville Countess Northumberland at Alnwick Castle.

On 18 May 1368 Henry Percy 3rd Baron Percy died at Alnwick Castle.

On 03 Feb 1393 Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland was born to Henry "Hotspur" Percy and Elizabeth Mortimer Baroness Camoys at Alnwick Castle.

Around 1395 Elizabeth Percy Countess Westmoreland was born to Henry "Hotspur" Percy and Elizabeth Mortimer Baroness Camoys at Alnwick Castle.

Around 25 Dec 1401 Henry Fenwick was born at Alnwick Castle.

Siege of Alnwick

In Jul 1462 William Douglas 3rd Lord Drumlanrig fought at Alnwick Castle during the Siege of Alnwick.

Around 1504 Thomas Percy was born to Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland and Katherine Spencer Countess Northumberland at Alnwick Castle.

Middle Gatehouse

On 30 Nov 1384 Thomas Grey was born to Thomas Grey and Joan Mowbray at Middle Gatehouse.

Alnwick Abbey

Around 1289 John Vesci was buried at Alnwick Abbey.

After 18 May 1368 Henry Percy 3rd Baron Percy was buried at Alnwick Abbey.

Alwinton

Around 1390 Richard Redman was born to Richard Redman Master of the Horse and Elizabeth Aldeburgh at Alwinton.

Babington

In 1170 John Babington was born at Babington.

Around 1220 John Babington died at Babington.

In 1245 William Babington was born to Robert Babington at Babington.

Around 1248 Robert Babington died at Babington.

Around 1267 Bernard Babington was born to William Babington at Babington.

In 1271 William Babington died at Babington.

In 1303 Bernard Babington died at Babington.

Bamburgh

Bamburgh Castle

On Aug 1311 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall withdrew at Bamburgh Castle.

Berwick on Tweed

On 25 Oct 1292 Robert Burnell Bishop Bath and Wells died at Berwick on Tweed.

Capture of Berwick

On 30 Mar 1296 Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford captured Berwick on Tweed from William "Hardy" Douglas 2nd Lord Douglas. Richard Cornwall was killed during the course of the siege. 'When the town had been taken in this way and its citizens had submitted, Edward spared no one, whatever the age or sex, and for two days streams of blood flowed from the bodies of the slain, for in his tyrannous rage he ordered 7,500 souls of both sexes to be massacred. . So that mills could be turned by the flow of their blood. ' - Account of the Massacre of Berwick, from Bower’s Scotichronicon. .

On 20 Sep 1305 Nigel Bruce hanged at Berwick on Tweed.

On Jun 1319 Robert "Peacock of the North" Neville killed by James "Black" Douglas in single combat at Berwick on Tweed.

On Jun 1319 Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby was captured at Berwick on Tweed.

Siege of Berwick

On Sep 1319 Goronwy ap Tudur Hen Tudor fought at Berwick on Tweed during the Siege of Berwick.

On 17 Jul 1328 David II King Scotland and Joan Plantagenet Queen Consort Scotland were married at Berwick on Tweed.

Battle of Halidon Hill

On 19 Jul 1333 Edward III King England defeated the Scots army at the Battle of Halidon Hill near Berwick on Tweed. English archers, just as at the Battle of Dupplin Moor one year previously, had a significant impact on the massed ranks of Scottish schiltrons. Edward's army included: Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk, who commanded the right wing, Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon, Robert Pierrepoint, Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon, Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan and John Sully. One of the few English casualties was John Neville who was killed. The Scottish army included David II King Scotland. Alexander Bruce, Alan Stewart, James Stewart, John Stewart, William Douglas 1st Earl Atholl, Archibald Douglas, Malcolm Lennox 2nd Earl Lennox, Hugh Ross 4th Earl Ross and Kenneth de Moravia Sutherland 4th Earl Sutherland who were all killed.

In 1419 William Clifford died at Berwick on Tweed.

Capture of Berwick

On 24 Aug 1482 Edward Stanley 1st Baron Monteagle was knighted by Richard III King England at Berwick on Tweed during the Capture of Berwick.

On 01 Aug 1503 Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland crossed the border into Scotland at Berwick on Tweed.

Around 1514 Mary Hastings Baroness Berkeley was born to George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon and Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon at Berwick on Tweed.

On 07 Nov 1523 Thomas Gerard killed during the Battle of Berwick at Berwick on Tweed.

Before 10 Sep 1559 James Hamilton 3rd Earl Arran travelled to France at Berwick on Tweed.

In 1560 Arthur Grey 14th Baron Grey Wilton was knighted at Berwick on Tweed.

On 25 Jun 1601 Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby Eresby died at Berwick on Tweed.

In 1638 John Berkeley 1st Baron Berkeley was knighted at Berwick on Tweed.

On 27 Jul 1639 Vivian Molyneux was knighted by Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland at Berwick on Tweed.

On 23 Jun 1679 James Thynne was knighted at Berwick on Tweed.

Berwick Castle

In 1412 Ralph Eure was born to William Eure and Maud Fitzhugh at Berwick Castle.

Around 18 Feb 1440 William Eure was born to Ralph Eure and Eleanor Greystoke at Berwick Castle.

Blatherwycke

Humphrey Stafford and Margaret Fogge were married at Blatherwycke.

Bothal

On 07 Nov 1468 Ralph Ogle 3rd Baron Ogle was born to Owen Ogle 2nd Baron Ogle in Bothal.

On 18 Apr 1629 Catherine Ogle 8th Baroness Ogle died at Bothal.

Cockle Park

On 20 Nov 1597 Cuthbert Ogle 7th Baron Ogle died at Cockle Park.

St Andrew's Church

After 16 Jan 1512 Ralph Ogle 3rd Baron Ogle was buried in St Andrew's Church.

Branxton

Carham on Tweed

Battle of Carham aka Coldstream

In 1018 the Battle of Carham aka Coldstream was fought between the combined forces Malcolm I King Scotland and Owen "The Bald" Strathclyde against Eadwulf Cudel Northumbria Earl Bernicia who was defeated. The outcome of the battle was to fix the Scottish border at the River Tweed. .

Cornhill-on-Tweed

On 04 Aug 1804 Adam Duncan 1st Viscount Duncan died suddenty at an inn Cornhill-on-Tweed on his way to Edinburgh.

Etal

Around 1447 Robert Manners was born to Robert Manners at Etal.

Gilsland

In 1428 Phillipa Dacre was born to Thomas Dacre and Elizabeth Bowett at Gilsland.

In 1431 Margaret Dacre was born to Thomas Dacre and Elizabeth Bowett at Gilsland.

Around 1433 Joan Dacre 7th Baroness Dacre Gilsland was born to Thomas Dacre and Elizabeth Bowett at Gilsland.

In 1518 Thomas Neville and Catherine Dacre were married at Gilsland.

Glanton

Hedgeley Moor

Battle of Hedgeley Moor

On 25 Apr 1464 a Yorkist army commanded by John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu defeated a Lancastrian army commanded by Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset at Hedgeley Moor during the Battle of Hedgeley Moor. Lancastrians Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley and Ralph Percy were killed.

Glendale

On 12 Mar 1344 Thomas Grey died at Glendale.

Chillingham

Around 1225 John Grey was born to Richard Grey and Lucy Humez at Chillingham.

In 1230 Hugh Grey died at Chillingham.

In 1356 Elizabeth Grey Baroness Darcy Knayth was born to Thomas Grey and Margaret Pressene at Chillingham.

In 1432 Ralph Grey was born to Ralph Grey and Elizabeth Fitzhugh at Chillingham.

Around 1436 Jacquetta Stanlow was born to William Stanlow at Chillingham.

Around 1464 Edward Grey was born to Ralph Grey at Chillingham.

Around 1529 Ralph Grey was born to Edward Grey at Chillingham.

Around 1552 Ralph Grey was born to Ralph Grey at Chillingham.

On 17 Dec 1565 Ralph Grey died at Chillingham.

After 17 Dec 1565 Ralph Grey was buried at Chillingham.

On 07 Sep 1623 Ralph Grey died at Chillingham.

After 15 Feb 1922 Olivia Montagu Countess Tankerville was buried at Chillingham.

Chillingham Castle

On 09 Jul 1931 George Montagu Bennet 7th Earl Tankerville died at Chillingham Castle.

Greystoke

Collegiate Church

Harbottle

Harbottle Castle

In 1509 George Tailboys 9th Baron Kyme was keeper of at Harbottle Castle.

On 08 Oct 1515 Margaret Douglas Countess Lennox was born to Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus and Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland at Harbottle Castle.

Hexham

Battle of Hexham

On 15 May 1464 a Yorkist army commanded by John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu defeated a Lancastrian army commanded by Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset at Hexham during the Battle of Hexham. Those fighting for York included John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire, John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton and Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles. Of the Lancastrian army William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme fought. Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford and Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer were both captured. Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset was beheaded following the battle.
On 18 May 1464 Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford was executed at Newcastle on Tyne. Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer was executed at Middleham. .

Battle of Heavenfield

In 634 Oswald King Northumbria won a decisive victory over the army of the Kingdom of Gwynedd at the Battle of Heavenfield which was fought at Heavenfield around six miles north of Hexham. St Oswald's Church is believed to mark the location where Oswald King Northumbria raised his standard. The battle re-united Deira and Bernicia to form Northumbria and, according to Bede, restored Christianity to Northumbria.

Heavenfield

Battle of Maserfield

In 634 Osric King Deira killed at Heavenfield during the Battle of Maserfield.

Battle of Heavenfield

In 634 Oswald King Northumbria won a decisive victory over the army of the Kingdom of Gwynedd at the Battle of Heavenfield which was fought at Heavenfield around six miles north of Hexham. St Oswald's Church is believed to mark the location where Oswald King Northumbria raised his standard. The battle re-united Deira and Bernicia to form Northumbria and, according to Bede, restored Christianity to Northumbria.

St Oswald's Church

Battle of Heavenfield

In 634 Oswald King Northumbria won a decisive victory over the army of the Kingdom of Gwynedd at the Battle of Heavenfield which was fought at Heavenfield around six miles north of Hexham. St Oswald's Church is believed to mark the location where Oswald King Northumbria raised his standard. The battle re-united Deira and Bernicia to form Northumbria and, according to Bede, restored Christianity to Northumbria.

Homildon Hill

Battle of Homildon Hill

On 14 Sep 1402 Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland and his son Henry "Hotspur" Percy lay in wait for the Scots to return from their laying waste to Northumberland at Homildon Hill. The Battle of Homildon Hill was a victory for the English forces whose longbowmen decimated the Scottish schiltrons. Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh fought for the English. John Swinton was killed. Thomas Dunbar 5th Earl Moray and Henry Sinclair 2nd Earl Orkney were captured.
Archibald Douglas 1st Duke Touraine was wounded. Henry IV King England forbade the ransoming of Scottish prisoners so that he could concentrate on the Welsh. By doing so he created a rift with the Percy family who subsequently defected to Owain ap Gruffudd "Glyndŵr.

Howick

On 09 Dec 1816 John "Radical Jack" Lambton 1st Earl Durham and Louisa Elizabeth Grey Countess Durham were married at Howick.

Howick Hall

Kirkley

On 22 Feb 1368 John Eure died in Kirkley.

Kyme

Mitford

Mitford Castle

In 1334 Thomas Grey granted at Mitford Castle.

Morpeth

On 16 Jan 1512 Ralph Ogle 3rd Baron Ogle died in Morpeth.

Newcastle on Tyne

On 04 Aug 1306 John Seton hanged at Newcastle on Tyne following his capture by English forces after the fall of Tibbers Castle, Carronbridge.

Around 1314 Margaret Grey was born to Thomas Grey and Agnes Bayles in Newcastle on Tyne.

On 27 May 1378 Margaret Grey died in Newcastle on Tyne.

Around 1419 Matthew Redman died at Newcastle on Tyne.

On 01 May 1461 James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde was beheaded at Newcastle on Tyne.

Battle of Hexham

On 15 May 1464 a Yorkist army commanded by John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu defeated a Lancastrian army commanded by Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset at Hexham during the Battle of Hexham. Those fighting for York included John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire, John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton and Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles. Of the Lancastrian army William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme fought. Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford and Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer were both captured. Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset was beheaded following the battle.
On 18 May 1464 Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford was executed at Newcastle on Tyne. Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer was executed at Middleham. .

Around 20 May 1464 William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme was captured carrying 3000 marks of Lancastrian army funds at Newcastle on Tyne.

On 15 Oct 1542 William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton died at Newcastle on Tyne.

On 03 Jul 1795 Denis Le Marchant 1st Baronet Le Marchant was born at Newcastle on Tyne.

Greyfriar's Church

After 26 May 1464 William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme was buried at Greyfriar's Church.

Newcastle on Tyne Castle

Battle of Alnwick

On 11 Jul 1174 a small army commanded by Ranulf Glanville with Hugh de Kevelioc Gernon 5th Earl Chester surprised William "Lion" I King Scotland 's army in a dawn raid known as the Battle of Alnwick near Alnwick. William "Lion" I King Scotland was captured and imprisoned initially in Newcastle on Tyne Castle. He was subsequently moved to the more remote, and secure, Falaise Castle, Falaise, Calvados, Basse Normandie.

Gaveston's Escape from Newcastle

On 04 May 1312 Edward II King England and Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall were at Newcastle on Tyne Castle where they barely escaped a force led by Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln, Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy and Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford. Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall escaped to Scarborough, Edward II King England to York. .

Sandhills

On 26 May 1464 William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme was beheaded at Sandhills.

Marston Moor

Battle of Marston Moor

On 02 Jul 1644 at the Battle of Marston Moor Alexander Montgomerie 6th Earl Eglinton fought at for the Royal army. Lionel Carey was killed. John Hay 1st Marquess Teviotdale fought for the Parliamentary army. .

Newminster Abbey

After 16 Jul 1350 Joan Willoughby was buried at Newminster Abbey.

In 1437 Robert Umfraville was buried at Newminster Abbey.

William Greystoke was reburied at Newminster Abbey.

Newsham on Tyne

In 1249 Constance Gille was born to Thomas Gille at Newsham on Tyne.

Norham

Heaton

On 18 Aug 1266 Thomas Grey was born to John Grey at Heaton.

Castle Heaton

Around 1280 Thomas Grey was born to Thomas Grey at Castle Heaton.

Around 1328 Thomas Grey was born to Thomas Grey and Agnes Bayles at Castle Heaton.

Norham Castle

On 26 May 1463 John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu relieved at Norham Castle.

Otterburn

Battle of Otterburn

On 05 Aug 1388 a Scottish army commanded by John Swinton defeated an English army commanded by Henry "Hotspur" Percy during the Battle of Otterburn at Otterburn. Henry "Hotspur" Percy and his brother Ralph Percy were captured as was Matthew Redman. On the Scottish side James Douglas 2nd Earl Douglas was killed, John Dunbar 4th Earl Moray fought. The English suffered 1000 killed, 2000 captured. The Scottish 100 killed, 200 captured.

Redesdale

Seaton Delaval

Tynemouth

Tynemouth Castle

On 27 Apr 1564 Henry "Wizard Earl" Percy 9th Earl Northumberland was born to Henry Percy 8th Earl Northumberland and Katherine Neville Countess Northumberland at Tynemouth Castle.

Wark on Tweed

Wark Castle

In 1269 Robert Ros 1st Baron Ros Werke died at Wark Castle.

Warkworth

In 1329 Euphemia Clavering Baroness Neville Raby died at Warkworth.

Acklington Park

Around 1612 John Rushworth was born to Lawrence Rushworth at Acklington Park.

Warkworth Castle

After 1160 Robert Fitzroger 2nd Baron Warkworth was born to Roger Fitzrichard 1st Baron Warkworth and Alice Vere Baroness Warkworth at Warkworth Castle.

Around 1178 Roger Fitzrichard 1st Baron Warkworth died at Warkworth Castle.

Around 1190 John Fitzrobert Baron Warkworth was born to Robert Fitzroger 2nd Baron Warkworth and Margaret Chesney Baroness Warkworth at Warkworth Castle.

In 1214 Robert Fitzroger 2nd Baron Warkworth died at Warkworth Castle.

Around 20 Feb 1241 John Fitzrobert Baron Warkworth died at Warkworth Castle.

In 1303 John Eure was born in Warkworth Castle.

Margaret Chesney Baroness Warkworth died at Warkworth Castle.

Roger Fitzjohn 4th Baron Warkworth was born to John Fitzrobert Baron Warkworth and Ada Balliol Baroness Warkworth at Warkworth Castle.

Werke

Around Aug 1593 William Grey 1st Baron Grey Werke was born to Ralph Grey in Werke.

Wilton

Around 1396 William Eure was born to Ralph Eure and Katherine Aton at Wilton.