Duel

killed in a duel

On 07 Aug 1485 Alexander Stewart 1st Duke Albany 1454-1485 (31) was killed in a duel with Louis XII King France 1462-1515 (23)

On 20 Apr 1608 John Egerton -1608 was killed in a duel by Edward Morgan 1576-

On 22 Aug 1661 Roger Grosvenor 1628-1661 was killed in a duel by his cousin Hugh Roberts.

In Aug 1667 Henry Belasyse 1639-1667 was killed in a duel following a drunken quarrel by his friend Thomas Porter over a trivial matter. The event was described by Samuel Pepys: Here Sir Philip Frowde, who sat next to me, did tell me how Sir H. Belasses is dead, and that the quarrel between him and Tom Porter, who is fled, did arise in the ridiculous fashion that I was first told it, which is a strange thing between two so good friends.

In 1677 Charles Mohun 3rd Baron Mohun Okehampton 1645-1677 was killed in a duel

In 1686 John Talbot 1665-1686 was killed in a duel by Henry Fitzroy 1st Duke Grafton 1663-1690 (22)

On 20 Aug 1698 Henry Hobart 4th Baronet Hobart 1657-1698 (41) was killed in a duel with Oliver Le Neve at Cawston Heath, Cawston, Norfolk

On 09 May 1711 Cholmeley Dering 4th Baronet Dering 1679-1711 (31) was killed in a duel with Richard Thornhill -1711 who was subsequently tried for murder but convicted of the lesser offence of manslaughter, in light of the original provocation.

On 03 Aug 1769 James Agar 1713-1769 (55) was killed in a duel with Henry Flood.

In 1776 Richard Fitzgerald 1733-1776 (42) was killed in a duel by his daughter's father-in-law Edward King 1st Earl Kingston 1726-1797 (50).

On 25 Sep 1777 John Tollemache 1750-1777 (27) was killed in a duel in New York, New York State by Lowther Pennington who had written a sonnet derogatory to Tollemache's wife Bridget Henley. Tollemache was run through with a sword. Pennington received seven wounds.

George Wharton was killed in a duel

On 13 May 1652 Henry Compton -1652 was killed in a duel with George Brydges 6th Baron Chandos 1620-1655 at Putney, Surrey.

On 01 Aug 1603 Matthew Browne 1563-1603 was killed in a duel with John Townshend 1568-1603 at Hounslow Heath, Hounslow, Middlesex. Matthew Browne 1563-1603 died the following day.