History of Hampshire

786 Assassination of King Cynewulf

871 Battle of Basing

1001 First Battle of Alton

1051 Banishment of the Godwins

1100 Death of William Rufus Accession of Henry I

1101 Treaty of Alton

1415 Southampton Plot

1434 Neville Beauchamp Marriage Alliance

1445 Marriage of Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou

1495 Perkin Warbreck Plot

1497 Battle of Blackheath aka Deptford Bridge

1591 Elizabeth's Royal Progress

1640 Short Parliament

1640 Long Parliament

1727 General Election

1775 Birth of Jane Austen

Hampshire is in Wessex.

In 495 Cerdic King Wessex -534 landed with his son Cynric King Wessex in five ships at Hampshire.

HampshireRichard Venables d.1621 and his wife Dorothea. St Mary's Andover.

Hampshire. Shiney! The Stewart ancestry proudly displayed at Hartley Mauditt, Hampshire.

HampshireJosh Harper. The Wriothesley Family Monument, St Peter’s Church, Titchfield, Hampshire. The monument to the Wriothesley family in Titchfield is perhaps my favourite of all (and a very local one). As it links to the previous monument that I posted near Cowdray House, I made it my task to revisit this one next and get some detailed photos for you all. The three main effigies are to Sir Thomas Wriothesley (1505-1551) first Earl of Southampton, his wife, Lady Jane Cheney, and Henry Wriothesley (1545-1581), 2nd Earl of Southampton.

Hampshire. Stephen Dunn. Memorial sculpted by Joesph Wilton to Henry Archer d. 1768 who was 5 times MP for Warwick and commemorated in St Mary's Hale, Hants. In 1734 he was appointed a Trustee of Georgia in America.

HampshireThe grand memorial to the George Villiers 1st Duke of Buckenham seen in Portsmouth Cathedral today, this commemorates his murder nearby he’s actually buried in Westminster Abbey, a very fine piece of workmanship.

Alton, Hampshire

First Battle of Alton

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1000-1049. 1001. This year there was great commotion in England in consequence of an invasion by the Danes, who spread terror and devastation wheresoever they went, plundering and burning and desolating the country with such rapidity, that they advanced in one march as far as the town of Alton [Note. Not clear whether this is Alton]; where the people of Hampshire came against them, and fought with them. There was slain Ethelwerd, high-steward of the king (35), and Leofric of Whitchurch, and Leofwin, high-steward of the king, and Wulfhere, a bishop's thane, and Godwin of Worthy, son of Bishop Elfsy; and of all the men who were engaged with them eighty-one. Of the Danes there was slain a much greater number, though they remained in possession of the field of battle. Thence they proceeded westward, until they came into Devonshire; where Paley came to meet them with the ships which he was able to collect; for he had shaken off his allegiance to King Ethelred (35), against all the vows of truth and fidelity which he had given him, as well as the presents which the king had bestowed on him in houses and gold and silver. And they burned Teignton, and also many other goodly towns that we cannot name; and then peace was there concluded with them. And they proceeded thence towards Exmouth, so that they marched at once till they came to Pin-hoo; where Cole, high-steward of the king, and Edsy, reve of the king, came against them with the army that they could collect. But they were there put to flight, and there were many slain, and the Danes had possession of the field of battle. And the next morning they burned the village of Pin-hoo, and of Clist, and also many goodly towns that we cannot name. Then they returned eastward again, till they came to the Isle of Wight. The next morning they burned the town of Waltham, and many other small towns; soon after which the people treated with them, and they made peace.

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Treaty of Alton

After 25 Jul 1101 King Henry I "Beauclerc" England 1068-1135 and Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134, brothers, both sons of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087, signed the Treaty of Alton at Alton by which Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy 1051-1134 agreed to renounce his claim to the English throne in exchange for a yearly stipend and other concessions.

East Worldham Alton, Hampshire

Around 1322 John Burghesh 1322-1349 was born to Bartholomew "The Elder" Burghesh 1st Baron Burghesh 1287-1355 (35) and Elizabeth Verdun Baroness Burghesh 1300-1360 (22) at East Worldham Alton.

Source of River Wey, Alton, Hampshire

The River Wey is a tributary of the River Thames which it joins around 2km west of Walton_Bridge. It rises just west of Alton in Hampshire and thereafter flows through, or near, Farnham and Weybridge.

Andover, Hampshire

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 950-999. 994. This year died Archbishop Siric: and Elfric, Bishop of Wiltshire, was chosen on Easter-day, at Amesbury, by King Ethelred (28) and all his council. This year came Anlaf and Sweyne to London, on the Nativity of St. Mary, with four and ninety-ships. And they closely besieged the city, and would fain have set it on fire; but they sustained more harm and evil than they ever supposed that any citizens could inflict on them. The holy mother of God on that day in her mercy considered the citizens, and ridded them of their enemies. Thence they advanced, and wrought the greatest evil that ever any army could do, in burning and plundering and manslaughter, not only on the sea-coast in Essex, but in Kent and in Sussex and in Hampshire. Next they took horse, and rode as wide as they would, and committed unspeakable evil. Then resolved the king and his council to send to them, and offer them tribute and provision, on condition that they desisted from plunder. The terms they accepted; and the whole army came to Southampton, and there fixed their winter-quarters; where they were fed by all the subjects of the West-Saxon kingdom. And they gave them 16,000 pounds in money. Then sent the king; after King Anlaf Bishop Elfeah and Alderman Ethelwerd; (48) and, hostages being left with the ships, they led Anlaf with great pomp to the king at Andover. And King Ethelred (28) received him at episcopal hands, and honoured him with royal presents. In return Anlaf promised, as he also performed, that he never again would come in a hostile manner to England.
48. This was probably the veteran historian of that name, who was killed in the severe encounter with the Danes at Alton (Aethelingadene) in the year 1001.

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In 1604 Thomas Jermyn 1573-1645 (31) was elected MP Andover.

In 1625 Henry Wallop 1568-1642 (56) was elected MP Andover.

Short Parliament

In Apr 1640 William Waller 1597-1668 (43) was elected MP Andover during the Short Parliament.

Long Parliament

On 03 May 1642 William Waller 1597-1668 (45) was elected MP Andover during the Long Parliament.

In 1644 Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685 (26) was wounded on the bridge of his nose during a skirmish at Andover.

Around 1676 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685 wearing his Garter Robes.Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685.

1727 General Election

In 1727 Charles Colyear 2nd Earl Portmore 1700-1785 (26) was elected MP Andover in the 1727 General Election.

In 1758 Joshua Reynolds Painter 1723-1788. Portrait of Charles Colyear 2nd Earl Portmore 1700-1785.

In 1754 Francis Blake Delaval 1727-1771 (26) was elected MP Andover. He held the seat until 1768.

Amport Andover, Hampshire

Amport House, Amport Andover, Hampshire

On 03 Jun 1801 John Paulet 14th Marquess Winchester 1801-1887 was born to Charles Paulet 13th Marquess Winchester 1764-1843 (37) at Amport House.


Basingstoke, Hampshire

Diary of Henry Machyn March 1557. 02 Mar 1557. The ij day of Marche rod from the Towre my lord Sturtun (37) with ser Robart Oxinbryge (49) the leyff-tenantt, and iiij of my lordes servandes, and with serten of the gard, thrugh London, and so to Honsley, and ther thay lay alle nyght at the seyne of the Angell, and the morow after to Staynes, and so to Bassyng-stoke, and so to Sturtun (37), to sufer deth, and ys iiij men; and to more men for robyng of a ryche farmer in that contrey, to be hangyd, for ther was layd by the sam farmer a-for the consell that a knyght and ys men dyd rob him, and the knyght was layd in the Flett tylle yt plessyd God that the theyff was taken; the knyght ys nam ys callyd ser [blank] Wrothun knyght.

In 1685 George Wheeler Traveller 1651-1724 (33) was appointed Vicar of Basingstoke.

Sherbourne St John Basingstoke, Hampshire

The Vyne, Sherbourne St John Basingstoke, Hampshire

In 1440 William Sandys 1440-1496 was born to Thomas Sandys 1410-1442 (30) at The Vyne.

In 1470 William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne 1470-1540 was born to William Sandys 1440-1496 (30) and Margaret Cheney 1453- (17) at The Vyne.

Around 1520 Henry Sandys 1520-1555 was born to William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne 1470-1540 (50) and Elizabeth Manners Baroness Sandys Vyne at The Vyne.

In 1569 William Sandys 3rd Baron Sandys Vyne 1542-1623 (27) was visited by Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (35) at The Vyne.

Around 1546. William Scrots Painter 1517-1553. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland before her accession painted for her father.Around 1570 Hans Eworth Painter 1520-1574. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.In 1579 George Gower Painter 1540-1596. The Plimton Sieve Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.Around 1585 William Segar Painter 1554-1663. Ermine Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.Around 1592 Marcus Gheeraerts Painter 1562-1636. The Ditchley Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.After 1585 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.Around 1563 Steven van der Meulen Painter -1564. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.

In 1754 John Chute 1701-1776 (53) inherited The Vyne

Beaulieu, Hampshire

Battle of Blackheath aka Deptford Bridge

Wriothesley's Chronicle Henry VII. 1498. This yeare was Blackheath feild in June. The Lord Awdley (35) chiefe capteyn with 30,000 Cornishe men. The capteynes put to death, and in August Perkin Warbeck (24) landed in Cornwale, and by pursuit fledd to Bowdley St. Marie, but by appoyntment he came to the Kinge (40), followinge the Courte.

Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck Painter 1460-1525 is believed to have painted the portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.Around 1520 Unknown Painter. Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

Beaulieu Abbey, Hampshire

On 17 Jan 1240 Nicholas Cornwall 1240-1240 died at Berkhamsted Castle. He was buried with his mother at Beaulieu Abbey.

Letter XXXIX. Anne Countess of Warwick to the House of Commons. 1471. Letter XXXVIII. Anne Countess of Warwick (14) to the House of Commons.
To the right worshipful and discreet Commons of this present Parliament.
Sheweth unto your wisdoms and discretions the king's true liege woman, Anne countess of Warwick, which never offended his most redoubted highness; for she, immediately after the death of her lord and husband (17) — on whose soul God have mercy — for none offence by her done, but dreading only trouble, being that time within this realm, entered into the sanctuary of Beaulieu for surety of her person, to dispose for the weal and health of the soul of her said lord and husband, as right and conscience required her so to do; making within five days, or near thereabouts, after her entry into the said sanctuary, her labours, suits, and means to the king's highness for her safeguard, to be had as diligently and effectually as her power would extend. She not ceasing, but after her power continiling in such labours, suits, and means, insomuch that, in absence of clerks, she hath written letters in that behalf to the king's highness with her own hand, and not only making such labours, suits, and means to the king's highness, soothly also to the queen's (34) good grace, to my right redoubted lady the king's mother, to my lady the king's eldest daughter, to my lords the king's brethren, to my ladies the king's sisters, to my lady of Bedford (56), mother to the queen, and to other ladies noble of this realm; in which labours, suits, and means, she hath continued hitherto, and so will continue, as she owes to do, till it may please the king, of his most good and noble grace, to have consideration that, during the life of her said lord and husband, she was covert baron, which point she remits to your great wisdoms, and that after his decease, all the time of her being in the said sainctuary, she hath duly kept her fidelity and liegeance, and obeyed the king's commandments. Howbeity it hath pleased the king's highness, by some sinister information to his said highness made, to direct his most dread letters to the abbot of the monastery of Beaulieu, with right sharp commandment that such persons as his highness sent to the said monastery should have guard and strait keeping of her person, which was and is to her great heart's grievance, she specially fearing that the privileges and liberties of the church, by such keeping of her person, might be interrupted and violated, where the privileges of the said sanctuary were never so largely attempted unto this time, as is said; yet the said Anne and Countess, under protestations by her made, hath suffered strait keeping of her person and yet doth, that her fidelity and liegeance to the king's highness the better might be understood, hoping she might the rather have had largess to make suits to the king's highness in her own person for her livelihood and rightful inheritance, which livelihood and inheritance, with all revenues and profits thereto pertaining, with her jointure also, and dower of the earldom of Salisbury, fully and wholly hath been restrained from her, from the time of the death of her said lord and husband unto this day. And forasmuch as our sovereign lord the king of his great grace hath set and assembled his high court of Parliament for reformations, right, and equity to all his subjects and liege people duly to be ministered, the said Anne and Countess humbly beseecheth your great wisdom to ponder and weigh in your consciences her right and true title of her inheritance, as the earldom of Warwick and Spencer's lands, to which she is rightfully born by lineal succession, and also her jointure and dower of the earldom of Salisbury aforesaid. And to shew her your benevolence, that by the king's good grace and authority of this his noble Parliament she may to her foresaid livelihood and rightful inheritance duly be restored and it enjoy, as the laws of Almighty God and of this noble realm, right, also, and conscience doth require; beseeching heartily your great goodnesses, in the reverence of Almighty God and of his most blessed mother, will of grace to consider the poor estate she stands in, how in her own person she may not solicit the premises as she would, an she might, nor is of power any sufficient solicitor in this behalf to make; and though she might, as (she; may not, there is none that dare take it upon him; to have also this poor bill in your tender remembrance, that your perfect charity and good will may solicit the eflFect of the same, which to do, her power at this time may not extend. And shall pray and do pray to God for you.

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In 1486 Anne Beauchamp 16th Countess Warwick 1426-1492 (59) resided at Beaulieu Abbey.

Perkin Warbreck 1474-1499 was captured at Beaulieu Abbey.

Perkin Warbreck Plot

History of England by Polydore Vergil Book 26 Henry VII Chapter 39. Learning of his enemies’ departure, Henry headed straight for Taunton. Duke Edward of Buckingham arrived there, a young man endowed with great spirit and virtue of character, and he was followed by a host of right noble knights with armor and all the other things requisite for warfare. In that number were Giles Briggs, Alexander Baynham, Maurice Berkeley, Robert Tames, John Guise, Robert Point, Henry Vernon, John Mortimer, Thomas Tremayle, Edward Sutton, Amyas Powlet, John Bicknell, John Sapcot, Hugh Luterell, John Wadham and his son Nicholas, John Speck, Richard Beauchamp of St. Amand, Francis Cheney, Rogerd Tokett, Thomas Long, Nicholas Lattimer, John d’Urbeville, William Storton, Roger Newberg, William Martin, Thomas Lind, Henry Rogers, Walter Hungerford, John Semery, Edward Carell, Maurice Borroughs, William Norris, John Langford, Richard Corbett, Thomas Blount, Richard Lacon, Thomas Cornwallis, and many other excellent soldiers. Meanwhile, when the king had come up, either to avoid delaying the fight or fearing the fortune of war, he sent ahead Robert Lord Broke, Richard Thomas, and Giles Daubney to begin the battle, while he followed after, so that, when he saw the battle begin, he could either come to the aid of his men or launch a simultaneous attack on the enemy rear. But the king’s plan was unnecessary. For Peter was so far from standing his ground, that after he learned the enemy were in arms, he furtively slipped away in the night and quickly fled to the asylum at Beaulieu Abbey. Whether he did this out of cowardice (with which he was well supplied), or because he suspected trickery, is not known, but it is well enough agreed that it was a good thing for the king that he was not compelled to come to blows with the Cornishmen, whose strength was so enhanced by despair that they had all determined on conquering or dying to the last man in that battle.

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Around 1577 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 painted a portrait of Amyas Paulett 1457-1538.

History of England by Polydore Vergil Book 26 Henry VII Chapter 40. While staying at Exeter, the king scarcely imagined he had conquered or had removed all occasion for rebellion, unless he were to lay his hands on Peter, the head man of that plague. First he surrounded the asylum by two squadrons of horse so that no hope of escape would remain for Peter. Then, proposing a pardon and amnesty for everything he had done, he sent trusty messengers to make trial of the young man, to see if he would submit. Peter, now lacking in hope, lacking a home, lacking a fortune, when he saw he was enmeshed in these supreme difficulties because he was relying on that desperadoes’ refuge, and calculated that all future ability gain to success had slipped through his hands, and had heard that a pardon was being offered, at length, relying on the faith of the nation, voluntarily came out of the asylum, and placed himself in Henry’s power. And so this great rising was suddenly put down. Having waged this war with success and wonderfully happy, the king went to London. Wherever he went, men came running to have a look at Peter, a source of wonderment for everybody. For he, a foreign-born man relying on nothing else but the recommendation of his betters (although it was proclaimed otherwise), had dared cause trouble for such a great kingdom with his pranks and by his wily schemes, and had led so many people and sovereigns to believe the lies he had said about himself, not without their great harm.

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Belmont, Hampshire

On 20 Dec 1802 Ulick Burgh 1st Marquess Clanricarde 1802-1874 was born to John Thomas Burgh 13th Earl Clanricarde 1744-1808 (58) at Belmont.

Bentley, Hampshire

Around 1446 Robert Scrope 1446-1500 was born to Henry Scrope 4th Baron Scrope Bolton 1418-1459 (27) and Elizabeth Scrope Baroness Scrope Bolton -1498 at Bentley.

In Apr 1485 Richard Scrope 1442-1485 (43) died at Bentley.

Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire

On 27 Sep 1404 William of Wykeham Chancellor Bishop Winchester 1320-1404 (84) died at Bishop's Waltham. He was buried in a chantry chapel on the south side of Winchester Cathedral.

Bishop Waltham's Palace, Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire

On 10 Oct 1344 Mary Plantagenet Duchess Brittany 1344-1361 was born to King Edward III England (31) and Philippa of Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369 (30) at Bishop Waltham's Palace.

Bishopstoke, Hampshire

Around 1589 Richard Dummer 1589-1679 was born to Thomas Dummer at Bishopstoke.

Bournemouth, Hampshire

On 15 Oct 1893 Charles Villiers 1830-1893 (63) died at Bournemouth.

On 01 Feb 1936 Charles Yorke 8th Earl Hardwicke 1869-1936 (66) died at Bournemouth. His nephew Philip Grantham Yorke 9th Earl Hardwicke 1906-1974 (29) succeeded 9th Earl Hardwicke.

Osman Kemal aka Wilfred Johnson was born to Ali Kemal 1869-1922 and Winifred Emma Mary Brun 1883-1909 at Bournemouth.

Broughton, Hampshire

In 1466 Oliver King Bishop of Bath and Wells 1432-1503 (34) was appointed Rector of Broughton.

Burghclere, Hampshire

On 16 Apr 1833 Henry George Herbert 2nd Earl Carnarvon 1772-1833 (60) died at Grosvenor Square. He was buried at Burghclere. His son Henry John George Herbert 3rd Earl Carnarvon 1800-1849 (32) succeeded 3rd Earl Carnarvon 3C 1793 3rd Baron Porchester. Henrietta Anna Howard Molyneux Howard Countess Carnarvon 1804-1876 (28) by marriage Countess Carnarvon.

Buriton, Hampshire

In 1319 Peter Cornwall 1319-1377 was born to Edmund Cornwall 1280-1354 (39) at Buriton. He a great x 2 grandson of John "Lackland" King England 1166-1216.

Chauton, Hampshire

Before 1362 Elizabeth Strange Countess Nottingham 1362-1383 was born to John Strange 4th Baron Strange Blackmere 1332-1361 and Mary Fitzalan Baroness Strange Blackmere at Chauton.

Clatford, Hampshire

Red Rice, Clatford, Hampshire

On 04 Aug 1842 William Noel-Hill 3rd Baron Berwick 1773–1842 (68) died at Red Rice unmarried and without issue at Red Rice. He was buried at St Eata's Church. His brother Richard Noel-Hill 4th Baron Berwick 1774–1848 (67) succeeded 4th Baron Berwick of Attingham in Shropshire.

In or before 1842. George Sanders 1774-1846. Portrait of William Noel-Hill 3rd Baron Berwick 1773–1842.

Compton, Hampshire

In 1516 Archdeacon John Philpot 1516-1556 was born at Compton. He was educated at Winchester College and New College.

East Stratton, Hampshire

Stratton Park House, East Stratton, Hampshire

On 03 Apr 1848 Thomas Baring 2nd Baronet Baring 1772-1848 (75) died at Stratton Park House.

On 15 Nov 1904 Thomas Baring 1st Earl Northbrook 1826-1904 (78) died at Stratton Park House. His son Francis Baring 2nd Earl Northbrook 1850-1929 (53) succeeded 2nd Earl Northbrook, 3rd Baron Northbrook.

Eastleigh, Hampshire

Hamble le Rice Eastleigh, Hampshire

Sydney Lodge Hamble le Rice Eastleigh, Hampshire

On 02 Apr 1799 Charles Yorke 4th Earl Hardwicke 1799-1873 was born to Admiral Joseph Sydney Yorke 1768-1831 (30) and Elizabeth Weake Rattray -1812 at Sydney Lodge Hamble le Rice Eastleigh.

Exbury, Hampshire

Exbury House, Hampshire

On 10 Feb 1744 Colonel William Mitford MP Historian 1744-1827 was born to John Mitford Barrister 1688-1761 (56) at Exbury House.

Fareham, Hampshire

Titchfield Abbey Fareham, Hampshire

Marriage of Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou

On 23 Apr 1445 Henry VI King England II King France 1421-1471 (23) and Margaret of Anjou (15) were married at Titchfield Abbey Fareham. They were third cousins. He a son of Henry V King England 1386-1422.

Farnborough, Hampshire

St Peter's Church Farnborough, Hampshire

On 03 Nov 1690 Richard Power 1st Earl Tyrone 1630-1690 (60) was buried in St Peter's Church Farnborough.

Fordingbridge, Hampshire

In 1375 Amice Pembridge 1330-1375 (45) died at Fordingbridge.

In Nov 1517 Edward Willoughby 1491-1517 (26) died at Fordingbridge.

Gosport, Hampshire

On 14 Feb 1778 John Amherst 1718-1778 (60) died in Gosport.

Harley Wintney, Hampshire

Elvetham Hall Harley Wintney, Hampshire

1591 Elizabeth's Royal Progress

On 22 Oct 1591 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (58) arrived in Elvetham Hall Harley Wintney where she was entertained in magnificent style by Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (52).

Havant, Hampshire

Warblington Havant, Hampshire

Around 1358 Eleanor Montagu 1358-1387 was born to John Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 3rd Baron Monthermer 1330-1389 (28) and Margaret Monthermer Baroness Montagu 3rd Baroness Monthermer -1395 at Warblington Havant. She a great x 2 granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307.

Highclere, Hampshire

Highclere Castle, Hampshire

In 30 Jul 1692 Robert Sawyer Attorney General 1633-1692 (59) died at his home Highclere Castle.

On 26 Jun 1866 George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert 5th Earl Carnarvon 1866-1923 was born to Henry Howard Molyneux Herbert 4th Earl Carnarvon 1831-1890 (35) and Evelyn Stanhope Countess Carnarvon 1834-1875 (31) at Highclere Castle.

Hursley, Hampshire

Isle of Wight

Kingsclere, Hampshire

Around 1450 Edward Dinley 1450-1549 was born at Kingsclere.

On 25 Jan 1583 James Christopher Allen 1583-1653 was born to Christopher Allen 1560-1638 (22) in Kingsclere.

Mapledurwell, Hampshire

Source of the River Loddon, Mapledurwell, Hampshire

The River Loddon is a tributary of the River Thames which it joins just west of Wargrave. Its rises at Mapledurwell in Hampshire and flows broadly north passing Stratfield Saye House.

Mortimer's Hall, Hampshire

In 1442 Robert Mortimer 1442-1485 was born at Mortimer's Hall.

Netley, Hampshire

Netley Abbey, Hampshire

On 15 Apr 1136 Richard Clare -1136 died at Netley Abbey. His son Gilbert Clare 1st Earl Hertford 1115-1153 (21) succeeded 4th Lord Tonbridge.

New Forest, Hampshire

Before 1075 Richard Normandy 1054-1074 was killed whilst hunting at New Forest. He was buried at Winchester Cathedral.

Death of William Rufus Accession of Henry I

On 02 Aug 1100 William "Rufus" II King England 1056-1100 (44) was killed whilst hunting, not known whether accidentally or otherwise, in the New Forest. His brother King Henry I "Beauclerc" England 1068-1135 (32) succeeded I King England. The brothers Robert Beaumont 1st Earl of Leicester Count Meulan 1040-1118 (60) and Henry Beaumont 1st Earl Warwick 1050-1119 (50), and Roger Clare 1066-1131 (34) and Gilbert Clare 1066-1117 (34) were present.

Netley Marsh, Hampshire

In 508 Natanleod King Britons -508 was killed by Cerdic King Wessex -534 and 5000 of his men, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle at Netley Marsh.

Old Basing, Hampshire

Battle of Basing

On 22 Jan 871 Æthelred King Wessex 847-871 (24) was defeated by the Viking army at the Battle of Basing at Old Basing.

On 07 Mar 1429 Thomas Poynings 5th Baron St John Basing 1351-1429 (78) died at Old Basing.

Old Alresford, Hampshire

On 16 Jun 1820 Arthur George Onslow 1820-1856 was born to Arthur George Onslow 3rd Earl Onslow 1777-1870 (42) and Charlotte Hanmer Countess Onslow -1887 at Old Alresford.

On 07 Mar 1853 William Onslow 4th Earl Onslow 1853-1911 was born to George Augustus Cranley Onslow 1813-1855 (40) and Mary Harriet Anne Loftus at Old Alresford.

In 1903. John Collier Painter 1850-1934. Portrait of William Onslow 4th Earl Onslow 1853-1911.

Owlesbury, Hampshire

St Andrew's Church Owlesbury, Hampshire

On 16 Mar 1166 Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 (33) travelled from St Andrew's Church Owlesbury to Falaise, Calvados, Basse Normandie.

On 10 Feb 1732 George Carpenter 1st Baron Carpenter 1657-1732 (75) died. He was buried at St Andrew's Church Owlesbury. His son George Carpenter 2nd Baron Carpenter 1695-1749 (37) succeeded 2nd Baron Carpenter of Killaghy in County Tipperary. Elizabeth Petty Baroness Carpenter by marriage Baroness Carpenter of Killaghy in County Tipperary.

On 12 Jul 1749 George Carpenter 2nd Baron Carpenter 1695-1749 (54) died at Grosvenor Square Belgravia. He was buried at St Andrew's Church Owlesbury. His son George Carpenter 1st Earl Tyrconnel 1723-1762 (25) succeeded 3rd Baron Carpenter of Killaghy in County Tipperary. Frances Clifton Countess Tyrconnel by marriage Baroness Carpenter of Killaghy in County Tipperary.


Portchester Castle, Hampshire

Around 1200 Robert St John 1200-1266 was born at Portchester Castle.

Southampton Plot

On 31 Jul 1415, when Henry V King England 1386-1422 (28) was in Portchester Castle preparing to invade France, Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March 7th Earl Ulster 1391-1425 (23) revealed the Southampton Plot to him (28). Henry Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope Masham 1373-1415 (42), Thomas Grey 1384-1415 (30), and Richard of Conisburgh 1st Earl Cambridge 1385-1415 (30) were intending to replace Henry V King England 1386-1422 (28) with Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March 7th Earl Ulster 1391-1425 (23) as King of England based on Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March 7th Earl Ulster 1391-1425 (23) having a better claim to the throne being descended from Edward III's second son Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence 1338-1368 (76) whereas Henry V King England 1386-1422 (28) was descended from the third son John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (75).
Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1385-1452 (30), Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford 1385-1417 (29), Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (27) and Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys 1351-1421 (64) sat in judgement.

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Privett, Hampshire

786 Assassination of King Cynewulf

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 750-799. 755. This year Cynewulf, with the consent of the West-Saxon council, deprived Sebright, his relative, for unrighteous deeds, of his kingdom, except Hampshire; which he retained, until he slew the alderman who remained the longest with him. Then Cynewulf drove him to the forest of Andred [Note. The Weald in South-East England], where he remained, until a swain stabbed him at Privett, and revenged the alderman, Cumbra. The same Cynewulf fought many hard battles with the Welsh; and, about one and thirty winters after he had the kingdom, he was desirous of expelling a prince called Cyneard, who was the brother of Sebright. But he having understood that the king was gone, thinly attended, on a visit to a lady at Merton, rode after him, and beset him therein; surrounding the town without, ere the attendants of the king were aware of him. When the king found this, he went out of doors, and defended himself with courage; till, having looked on the etheling, he rushed out upon him, and wounded him severely. Then were they all fighting against the king, until they had slain him. As soon as the king's thanes in the lady's bower heard the tumult, they ran to the spot, whoever was then ready. The etheling immediately offered them life and rewards; which none of them would accept, but continued fighting together against him, till they all lay dead, except one British hostage, and he was severely wounded. When the king's thanes that were behind heard in the morning that the king was slain, they rode to the spot, Osric his alderman, and Wiverth his thane, and the men that he had left behind; and they met the etheling at the town, where the king lay slain. The gates, however, were locked against them, which they attempted to force; but he promised them their own choice of money and land, if they would grant him the kingdom; reminding them, that their relatives were already with him, who would never desert him. To which they answered, that no relative could be dearer to them than their lord, and that they would never follow his murderer. Then they besought their relatives to depart from him, safe and sound. They replied, that the same request was made to their comrades that were formerly with the king; "And we are as regardless of the result," they rejoined, "as our comrades who with the king were slain." Then they continued fighting at the gates, till they rushed in, and slew the etheling and all the men that were with him; except one, who was the godson of the alderman, and whose life he spared, though he was often wounded. This same Cynewulf reigned one and thirty winters. His body lies at Winchester, and that of the etheling at Axminster. Their paternal pedigree goeth in a direct line to Cerdic. The same year Ethelbald, king of the Mercians, was slain at Seckington; and his body lies at Repton. He reigned one and forty years; and Bernred then succeeded to the kingdom, which he held but a little while, and unprosperously; for King Offa the same year put him to flight, and assumed the government; which he held nine and thirty winters. His son Everth held it a hundred and forty days. Offa was the son of Thingferth, Thingferth of Enwulf, Enwulf of Osmod, Osmod of Eawa, Eawa of Webba, Webba of Creoda, Creoda of Cenwald, Cenwald of Cnebba, Cnebba of Icel, Icel of Eomer, Eomer of Angelthew, Angelthew of Offa, Offa of Wermund, Wermund of Witley, Witley of Woden.

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Romsey, Hampshire

Romsey Abbey, Hampshire

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 950-999. 971. This year died Edmund Atheling (5), and his body lies at Rumsey.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle William The Conqueror. 1086. Then he went into Normandy; and Edgar Etheling (35), the relation of King Edward (83), revolted from him, for he received not much honour from him; but may the Almighty God give him honour hereafter. And Christina (29), the sister of the etheling (35), went into the monastery of Rumsey, and received the holy veil.

Cristina Wessex Abbess Romsey 1057-1093 was appointed Abbot Romsey.

Ropley, Hampshire

On 12 Feb 1766 Archbishop William Howley 1766-1848 was born at Ropley.

1880. Henry Tanworth Wells Painter 1828-1903. Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 being informed she was Queen by Francis Nathaniel Conyngham 2nd Marquess Conyngham 1797-1876 and Archbishop William Howley 1766-1848.Death of King William IV Succession of Queen Victoria1828. Martin Archer Shee Painter 1769-1850. Portrait of Archbishop William Howley 1766-1848.

Rotherwick, Hampshire

Solent, Hampshire

The Horse Sand, Solent, Hampshire

Diary of Samuel Pepys 11 January 1661. 11 Jan 1661. Office day. This day comes news, by letters from Portsmouth, that the Princess Henrietta (16) is fallen sick of the meazles on board the London, after the Queen (51) and she was under sail. And so was forced to come back again into Portsmouth harbour; and in their way, by negligence of the pilot, run upon the Horse Sand. The Queen (51) and she continue aboard, and do not intend to come on shore till she sees what will become of the young Princess. This news do make people think something indeed, that three of the Royal Family should fall sick of the same disease, one after another.
This morning likewise, we had order to see guards set in all the King's yards; and so we do appoint who and who should go to them. Sir Wm. Batten (60) to Chatham, Colonel Slingsby (50) and I to Deptford and Woolwich. Portsmouth being a garrison, needs none.
Dined at home, discontented that my wife do not go neater now she has two maids. After dinner comes in Kate_Sterpin (whom we had not seen a great while) and her husband to see us, with whom I staid a while, and then to the office, and left them with my wife. At night walked to Paul's Churchyard, and bespoke some books against next week, and from thence to the Coffeehouse, where I met Captain Morrice, the upholster, who would fain have lent me a horse to-night to have rid with him upon the Cityguards, with the Lord Mayor, there being some new expectations of these rogues; but I refused by reason of my going out of town tomorrow. So home to bed.

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Diary of Samuel Pepys 20 October 1666. 20 Oct 1666. He says that Hubberd that commanded this year the Admiral's ship is a proud conceited fellow (though I thought otherwise of him), and fit to command a single ship but not a fleete, and he do wonder that there hath not been more mischief this year than there hath. He says the fleete come to anchor between the Horse and the Island, so that when they came to weigh many of the ships could not turn, but run foul of the Horse, and there stuck, but that the weather was good. He says that nothing can do the King (36) more disservice, nor please the standing officers of the ship better than these silly commanders that now we have, for they sign to anything that their officers desire of them, nor have judgment to contradict them if they would.

Someroy, Hampshire

Harbridge Someroy, Hampshire

On 06 Sep 1876 Edward Villiers 5th Earl Clarendon 1846-1914 (30) and Caroline Elizabeth Agar Countess Clarendon 1857-1894 (19) were married at Harbridge Someroy. She a great x 5 granddaughter of Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685. She by marriage Countess Clarendon.

South Stoneham, Hampshire

On 14 Nov 1739 Hans Sloane Stanley 1739-1827 was born to William Sloane 1696-1767 (43) at South Stoneham.


Steventon, Hampshire

Birth of Jane Austen

On 16 Dec 1775 Jane Austen Author 1775-1817 was born to George Austen 1731-1805 (44) and Cassandra Leigh in Steventon. She was baptised on 05 Apr 1775 at St Nicholas' Church Steventon at which her father was rector; the delay being caused by adverse weather.

St Nicholas' Church Steventon, Hampshire

Birth of Jane Austen

On 16 Dec 1775 Jane Austen Author 1775-1817 was born to George Austen 1731-1805 (44) and Cassandra Leigh in Steventon. She was baptised on 05 Apr 1775 at St Nicholas' Church Steventon at which her father was rector; the delay being caused by adverse weather.

Stratfield Saye Estate, Hampshire

In 1706 John Pitt 1706-1787 was born to George Pitt 1663-1735 (43) in Stratfield Saye Estate.

In 1754 Louisa Pitt 1754-1791 was born to George Pitt 1st Baron Rivers 1721-1821 (32) in Stratfield Saye Estate.

Before 17 Dec 1806 Thomas Beach Painter 1738-1806. Portrait of George Pitt 1st Baron Rivers 1721-1821.

In 1787 John Pitt 1706-1787 (81) died in Stratfield Saye Estate.

Stratfield Saye House, Stratfield Saye Estate, Hampshire

On 08 Jun 1900 Henry Wellesley 3rd Duke Wellington 1846-1900 (54) died at Stratfield Saye House without issue. His brother Arthur Charles Wellesley 4th Duke Wellington 1849-1934 (51) succeeded 4th Duke Wellington 1C 1814, 8th Earl Mornington 1C 1760, 8th Viscount Wellesley of Dangan Castle. Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams Duchess Wellington 1848-1927 (51) by marriage Duchess Wellington.

On 31 Dec 2014 Arthur Valerian Wellesley 8th Duke Wellington 1915-2014 (99) died at his home Stratfield Saye House. His son Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley 9th Duke of Wellington 1945- (69) succeeded 9th Duke Wellington 1C 1814, 13th Earl Mornington 1C 1760, 13th Viscount Wellesley of Dangan Castle.

The River Loddon is a tributary of the River Thames which it joins just west of Wargrave. Its rises at Mapledurwell in Hampshire and flows broadly north passing Stratfield Saye House.

Stoneham Park, Hampshire

On 07 Aug 1613 Thomas Fleming Judge 1544-1613 (69) died in Stoneham Park.

Sutton Scotney, Hampshire

In 1310 Hugh Hastings 1310-1347 was born to John Hastings 13th Baron Bergavenny 1st Baron Hastings 1262-1313 (47) and Isabel Despencer Baroness Hastings and Bergavenny -1334 at Sutton Scotney.

Sydmontham, Hampshire

In Apr 1661 Anne Kingsmill Countess Winchelsea 1661-1720 was born to William Kingsmill -1661 at Sydmontham.

Testwood, Hampshire

On 14 Dec 1590 John West 1590-1659 was born to Thomas West 2nd Baron De La Warr 1556-1602 (34) and Anne Knollys Baroness De La Warr 1555-1608 (35) at Testwood.

In 1582 Robert "The Elder" Peake Painter 1551-1619. Portrait of Anne Knollys Baroness De La Warr 1555-1608.

Timsbury, Hampshire

On 08 Oct 1892 Ralph Heneage Dutton 1821-1892 (71) died. He was buried at Timsbury. On 27 Feb 1895 Isabella Mansfield 1824-1895 (70) died. Memorials in Church of Saint Mary Magdalene Sherborne to Ralph Heneage Dutton 1821-1892 (71) and Isabella Mansfield 1824-1895 (67).

Titchfield, Hampshire

1591 Elizabeth's Royal Progress

After 22 Aug 1591 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland arrived in Titchfield as a guest of Henry Wriothesley 2nd Earl of Southampton 1545-1581.

On 05 Nov 1624 James Wriothesley 1605-1624 (19) died of fever at Roosendaal. On 28 Dec 1624 he was buried at Titchfield.

On 10 Nov 1624 Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl of Southampton 1573-1624 (51) died. He was buried at Titchfield. His son Thomas Wriothesley 4th Earl of Southampton 1607-1667 (17) succeeded 4th Earl of Southampton 2C 1547.

Around 1603 John Critz Painter 1551-1642. Portrait of Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl of Southampton 1573-1624. The Latin inscription 'In vinculis invictus' ("in chains unconquered")In 1618 Daniel Mijtens Painter 1590-1648. Portrait of Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl of Southampton 1573-1624.Around 1660 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Thomas Wriothesley 4th Earl of Southampton 1607-1667 holding his Lord Treasurer Staff of Office.

Titchfield Abbey, Hampshire

1434 Neville Beauchamp Marriage Alliance

In 1434 the Beauchamp and Neville families were joined together by two child marriages, siblings from both families, which would have a far reaching effect since Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (5) would eventually become Earl of Warwick.
Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick 1425-1446 (8) and Cecily Neville Duchess Warwick 1424-1450 (10) were married at Titchfield Abbey. They were third cousins. He a great x 2 grandson of King Edward III England. She a great x 2 granddaughter of King Edward III England.
Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (5) and Anne Beauchamp 16th Countess Warwick 1426-1492 (7) were married. They were third cousins. He a great x 2 grandson of King Edward III England. She a great x 2 granddaughter of King Edward III England.

Upton Grey, Hampshire

St Mary's Church Upton Grey, Hampshire

In 1650 Dorothy Bulstrode Lady in Waiting 1592-1590 (58) died. She was buried in St Mary's Church Upton Grey.

Warnford, Hampshire

Around Jun 1376 Luke Poynings 4th Baron St John Basing 1317-1376 (59) died at Warnford.

Wherwell, Hampshire

On 12 Feb 1594 Herbert Pelham 1546-1620 (48) and Elizabeth West 1573-1663 (20) were married at Wherwell.

Wherwell Abbey, Hampshire

Banishment of the Godwins

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1050-1065. 1051. This year came Archbishop Robert hither over sea with his pall from Rome, one day before St. Peter's eve: and he took his archiepiscopal seat at Christ-church on St. Peter's day, and soon after this went to the king. Then came Abbot Sparhawk to him with the king's writ and seal, to the intent that he should consecrate him Bishop o[oe] London; but the archbishop refused, saying that the pope had forbidden him. Then went the abbot to the archbishop again for the same purpose, and there demanded episcopal consecration; but the archbishop obstinately refused, repeating that the pope had forbidden him. Then went the abbot to London, and sat at the bishopric which the king had before given him, with his full leave, all the summer and the autumn. Then during the same year came Eustace (36), who had the sister (47) of King Edward (48) to wife, from beyond sea, soon after the bishop, and went to the king; and having spoken with him whatever he chose, he then went homeward. When he came to Canterbury eastward, there took he a repast, and his men; whence he proceeded to Dover. When he was about a mile or more on this side Dover, he put on his breast-plate; and so did all his companions: and they proceeded to Dover. When they came thither, they resolved to quarter themselves wherever they lived. Then came one of his men, and would lodge at the house of a master of a family against his will; but having wounded the master of the house, he was slain by the other. Then was Eustace (36) quickly upon his horse, and his companions upon theirs; and having gone to the master of the family, they slew him on his own hearth; then going up to the boroughward, they slew both within and without more than twenty men. The townsmen slew nineteen men on the other side, and wounded more, but they knew not how many. Eustace (36) escaped with a few men, and went again to the king (48), telling him partially how they had fared. The king (48) was very wroth with the townsmen, and sent off Earl Godwin (50), bidding him go into Kent with hostility to Dover. For Eustace (36) had told the king that the guilt of the townsmen was greater than his. But it was not so: and the earl (50) would not consent to the expedition, because he was loth to destroy his own people. Then sent the king after all his council, and bade them come to Gloucester nigh the after-mass of St. Mary. Meanwhile Godwin (50) took it much to heart, that in his earldom such a thing should happen. Whereupon be began to gather forces over all his earldom, and Earl Sweyne (30), his son, over his; and Harold (29), his other son, over his earldom: and they assembled all in Gloucestershire, at Langtree, a large and innumerable army, all ready for battle against the king; unless Eustace (36) and his men were delivered to them handcuffed, and also the Frenchmen that were in the castle. This was done seven nights before the latter mass of St. Mary, when King Edward (48) was sitting at Gloucester. Whereupon he sent after Earl Leofric, and north after Earl Siward (41), and summoned their retinues. At first they came to him with moderate aid; but when they found how it was in the south, then sent they north over all their earldom, and ordered a large force to the help of their lord. So did Ralph also over his earldom. Then came they all to Gloucester to the aid of the king (48), though it was late. So unanimous were they all in defence of the king (48), that they would seek Godwin's (50) army if the king (48) desired it. But some prevented that; because it was very unwise that they should come together; for in the two armies was there almost all that was noblest in England. They therefore prevented this, that they might not leave the land at the mercy of our foes, whilst engaged in a destructive conflict betwixt ourselves. Then it was advised that they should exchange hostages between them. And they issued proclamations throughout to London, whither all the people were summoned over all this north end in Siward's (41) earldom, and in Leofric's, and also elsewhere; and Earl Godwin (50) was to come thither with his sons to a conference; They came as far as Southwark, and very many with them from Wessex; but his army continually diminished more and more; for they bound over to the king (48) all the thanes that belonged to Earl Harold (29) his son, and outlawed Earl Sweyne (30) his other son. When therefore it could not serve his purpose to come to a conference against the king (48) and against the army that was with him, he went in the night away. In the morning the king (48) held a council, and proclaimed him (50) an outlaw, with his whole army; himself (50) and his wife, and all his three sons — Sweyne (30) and Tosty (25) and Grith (19). And he went south to Thorney, (67) with his wife, and Sweyne (30) his son, and Tosty (25) and his wife (18), a cousin of Baldwin of Bruges (38) [Note. Judith Flanders Duchess Bavaria 1033-1094 (18) was a sister of Baldwin "The Good" V Count Flanders 1012-1067 (38)], and his son Grith (19). Earl Harold (29) with Leofwine (16) went to Bristol in the ship that Earl Sweyne (30) had before prepared and provisioned for himself; and the king (48) sent Bishop Aldred from London with his retinue, with orders to overtake him ere he came to ship. But they either could not or would not: and he then went out from the mouth of the Avon; but he encountered such adverse weather, that he got off with difficulty, and suffered great loss. He then went forth to Ireland, as soon as the weather permitted. In the meantime the Welshmen had wrought a castle in Herefordshire, in the territory of Earl Sweyne (30), and brought as much injury and disgrace on the king's (48) men thereabout as they could. Then came Earl Godwin (50), and Earl Sweyne (30), and Earl Harold (29), together at Beverstone, and many men with them; to the intent that they might go to their natural lord, and to all the peers that were assembled with him; to have the king's (48) counsel and assistance, and that of all the peers, how they might avenge the insult offered to the king (48), and to all the nation. But the Welshmen were before with the king (48), and betrayed the earls, so that they were not permitted to come within the sight of his eyes; for they declared that they intended to come thither to betray the king (48). There was now assembled before the king (48) (68) Earl Siward (41), and Earl Leofric, and much people with them from the north: and it was told Earl Godwin (50) and his sons, that the king (48) and the men who were with him would take counsel against them; but they prepared themselves firmly to resist, though they were loth to proceed against their natural lord. Then advised the peers on either side, that they should abstain from all hostility: and the king (48) gave God's peace and his full friendship to each party. Then advised the king (48) and his council, that there should be a second time a general assembly of all the nobles in London, at the autumnal equinox: and the king (48) ordered out an army both south and north of the Thames, the best that ever was. Then was Earl Sweyne (30) proclaimed an outlaw; and Earl Godwin (50) and Earl Harold (29) were summoned to the council as early as they could come. When they came thither and were cited to the council, then required they security and hostages, that they might come into the council and go out without treachery. The king (48) then demanded all the thanes that the earls had; and they put them all into his hands. Then sent the king (48) again to them, and commanded them to come with twelve men to the king's (48) council. Then desired the earl again security and hostages, that he might answer singly to each of the things that were laid to his charge. But the hostages were refused; and a truce of five nights was allowed him to depart from the land. Then went Earl Godwin (50) and Earl Sweyne (30) to Bosham, and drew out their ships, and went beyond sea, seeking the protection of Baldwin (38); and there they abode all the winter. Earl Harold (29) went westward to Ireland, and was there all the winter on the king's (48) security. It was from Thorney (69) that Godwin (50) and those that were with him went to Bruges, to Baldwin's (38) land, in one ship, with as much treasure as they could lodge therein for each man. Wonderful would it have been thought by every man that was then in England, if any person had said before this that it would end thus! For he was before raised to such a height, that he ruled the king (48) and all England; his sons were earls, and the king's (48) darlings; and his daughter (25) wedded and united to the king (48). Soon after this took place, the king (48) dismissed the lady (25) who had been consecrated his queen, and ordered to be taken from her all that she had in land, and in gold, and in silver, and in all things; and committed her to the care of his sister at Wherwell. Soon after came Earl William (23) from beyond sea with a large retinue of Frenchmen; and the king (48) entertained him and as many of his companions as were convenient to him, and let him depart again. Then was Abbot Sparhawk driven from his bishopric at London; and William (23) the king's priest was invested therewith. Then was Oddy appointed earl over Devonshire, and over Somerset, and over Dorset, and over Wales; and Algar, the son of Earl Leofric, was promoted to the earldom which Harold (29) before possessed.
67. The ancient name of Westminster; which came into disuse because there was another Thorney in Cambridgeshire.
68. i.e. at Gloucester, according to the printed Chronicle; which omits all that took place in the meantime at London and Southwark.

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In Sep 1141 John Fitzgilbert 1105-1165 (36) took refuge at Wherwell Abbey.

AelfflAed Bernicia Abbess Wherwell was appointed Abbot Wherwell.

Unamed Wessex Abbess Wherwell was appointed Abbot Wherwell.

Whitchurch, Hampshire

Hurstbourne Priors Whitchurch, Hampshire

In 1558 Robert Oxenbridge 1508-1574 (50) bought at Hurstbourne Priors Whitchurch.

Around 1568 Robert Oxenbridge 1568-1616 was born to Robert John Oxenbridge -1591 at Hurstbourne Priors Whitchurch.

On 22 Jan 1591 Robert John Oxenbridge -1591 died at Hurstbourne Priors Whitchurch.

In 1616 Robert Oxenbridge 1568-1616 (48) died at Hurstbourne Priors Whitchurch.


Wintney, Hampshire

Hartley Wintney, Hampshire

West Green House Hartley Wintney, Hampshire

On 11 Mar 1939 Evelyn Katrine Gwenfra Williams Duchess Wellington 1855-1939 (84) died at West Green House Hartley Wintney.