History of Suffolk

624 King Raedwald's Burial at Sutton Hoo

654 Battle of Bulcamp

1287 Great Storm

1362 St Marcellus' Flood

1555 Protestant Executions

1666 Four Days' Battle

1666 St James' Day Battle

1817 Death of Princess Charlotte

Suffolk is in East Anglia.

Around 1517 Frances Vere Countess Surrey 1517-1577 was born to John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (46) and Elizabeth Trussell Countess Oxford 1496-1527 (21) at Suffolk.

Aldeburgh, Suffolk

Diary of Samuel Pepys 14 February 1665. 14 Feb 1665. St. Valentine. This morning comes betimes Dicke Pen, to be my wife's Valentine, and come to our bedside. By the same token, I had him brought to my side, thinking to have made him kiss me; but he perceived me, and would not; so went to his Valentine: a notable, stout, witty boy. I up about business, and, opening the door, there was Bagwell's wife, with whom I talked afterwards, and she had the confidence to say she came with a hope to be time enough to be my Valentine, and so indeed she did, but my oath preserved me from loosing any time with her, and so I and my boy abroad by coach to Westminster, where did two or three businesses, and then home to the 'Change, and did much business there. My Lord Sandwich (39) is, it seems, with his fleete at Alborough Bay.
So home to dinner and then to the office, where till 12 almost at night, and then home to supper and to bed.

Four Days' Battle

Diary of Samuel Pepys 03 June 1666. 03 Jun 1666. Lord's-day; Whit-sunday. Up, and by water to White Hall, and there met with Mr. Coventry (38), who tells me the only news from the fleete is brought by Captain Elliott, of The Portland, which, by being run on board by The Guernsey, was disabled from staying abroad; so is come in to Aldbrough. That he saw one of the Dutch great ships blown up, and three on fire. That they begun to fight on Friday; and at his coming into port, he could make another ship of the King's coming in, which he judged to be the Rupert: that he knows of no other hurt to our ships. With this good newes I home by water again, and to church in the sermon-time, and with great joy told it my fellows in the pew.
So home after church time to dinner, and after dinner my father, wife, sister, and Mercer by water to Woolwich, while I walked by land, and saw the Exchange as full of people, and hath been all this noon as of any other day, only for newes. I to St. Margaret's, Westminster, and there saw at church my pretty Betty Michell, and thence to the Abbey, and so to Mrs. Martin, and there did what 'je voudrais avec her [I wanted with her].... So by and by he come in, and after some discourse with him I away to White Hall, and there met with this bad newes farther, that the Prince (46) come to Dover but at ten o'clock last night, and there heard nothing of a fight; so that we are defeated of all our hopes of his helpe to the fleete. It is also reported by some Victuallers that the Duke of Albemarle (57) and Holmes their flags were shot down, and both fain to come to anchor to renew their rigging and sails.
A letter is also come this afternoon, from Harman (41) in the Henery; which is she [that] was taken by Elliott for the Rupert; that being fallen into the body of the Dutch fleete, he made his way through them, was set on by three fire-ships one after another, got two of them off, and disabled the third; was set on fire himself; upon which many of his men leapt into the sea and perished; among others, the parson first. Have lost above 100 men, and a good many women (God knows what is become of Balty (26)), and at last quenched his own fire and got to Aldbrough; being, as all say, the greatest hazard that ever any ship escaped, and as bravely managed by him. The mast of the third fire-ship fell into their ship on fire, and hurt Harman's (41) leg, which makes him lame now, but not dangerous.
I to Sir G. Carteret (56), who told me there hath been great bad management in all this; that the King's orders that went on Friday for calling back the Prince (46), were sent but by the ordinary post on Wednesday; and come to the Prince (46) his hands but on Friday; and then, instead of sailing presently, he stays till four in the evening. And that which is worst of all, the Hampshire, laden with merchants' money, come from the Straights, set out with or but just before the fleete, and was in the Downes by five in the clock yesterday morning; and the Prince with his fleete come to Dover but at ten of the clock at night. This is hard to answer, if it be true. This puts great astonishment into the King (36), and Duke (32), and Court, every body being out of countenance.
So meeting Creed, he and I by coach to Hide Parke alone to talke of these things, and do blesse God that my Lord Sandwich (40) was not here at this time to be concerned in a business like to be so misfortunate. It was a pleasant thing to consider how fearfull I was of being seen with Creed all this afternoon, for fear of people's thinking that by our relation to my Lord Sandwich (40) we should be making ill construction of the Prince's (46) failure. But, God knows, I am heartily sorry for the sake of the whole nation, though, if it were not for that, it would not be amisse to have these high blades find some checke to their presumption and their disparaging of as good men.
Thence set him down in Covent Guarden and so home by the 'Change, which is full of people still, and all talk highly of the failure of the Prince (46) in not making more haste after his instructions did come, and of our managements here in not giving it sooner and with more care and oftener.
Thence. After supper to bed.

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St James' Day Battle

Calendar of State Papers Charles II 30 Jul 1666. 30 Jul 1666. Great Yarmouth. 80. Rich. Bower to Williamson. The Zealanders were engaged with the Blue squadron Wednesday and most of Thursday, but at length the Zealanders ran; the Dutch fleet escaped to the Weelings and Goree; only hears of six ships lost by them; 32 wounded men from the Victory and Vanguard have come to Southwold. The Victory being threatened by a fire-ship, the captain sent his lieutenant in a ketch to put the fire-ship by; the ketch followed the fire-ship too near the Dutch fleet, and being herself taken for a fire-ship, every one near let fly at ber, so the ketch was sadly shattered and the lieuten- ant killed. Capt. Talbot of the Elizabeth came into Aldborough, with his vessel in good condition, walking the deck in his silk morning gown and powdered hair. The East India London also came into Aldborough; the captain was killed, and the surgeon’s arm broken; the men declared they would not fight without a surgeon; other arrivals at Yarmouth. Sir Thos. Allin (54) has taken and fired Banckart’s flag ship, Banckart escaping in a boat. The Royal Charles is sent in; the generals remain on board the Royal James. The Hull fleet has sailed from Yarmouth for London without convoy. Begs the Gazettes regularly; 22 wounded men are brought ashore.

Around 1665 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Thomas Allin 1st Baronet 1612-1685. One of the Flagmen of Lowestoft.

Arwarton, Suffolk

Around 1698 Philip Parker 2nd Baronet Parker 1650-1698 (48) died at Arwarton. His son Philip Parker A Morley Long 3rd Baronet Parker 1682-1741 (16) succeeded 3rd Baronet Parker of Arwarton in Suffolk.

20 Jan 1741. Tuesday. This morning died my brother-in-law, Sir Philip Parker (59), at 3 o'clock, choked by one of those fits he has for 12 weeks past had at sundry times. He was last night as well or rather better than at any time before. I spent a great part of the day with Lady Parker and my nieces. At night, the will and codicil were opened in presence of Mrs. East, Lady Parker's mother, Mr. Gilbert East, Lady Parker's brother, my 2 nieces, Mrs. Gosset and myself, wherein Lady Parker and my niece Martha (25), the eldest, are left executors, and myself, Mr. Gilbert East and Mr. Kirk, the counsellor, who drew the will, are made trustees. The estate is divided between my nieces; the Wiltshire and what lies in some other places to my niece Martha (25): and the Suffolk estate to my niece Elizabeth (24). He left divers legacies and,among the others, 50Z. to my wife (51), 20 guineas to my son (29), 100?. to each of the Trustees, 101. to my cousin Fortrey and 500Z. to my niece Bering. He ordered to be buried at Arwarton. The will we judged very ill and confusedly drawn, but happily the persons concerned are only my Lady Parker and her two daughters. In case of my nieces' death without children, their estates go to the heirs general, which are my wife and niece Bering. It is surprising that he mentioned not the places in the Funds where his money lies, but only bequeathed his personal estate in general terms, and that he kept no book of receipts and disbursements whereby might be known where his ready money lies, which I have to reason to suppose is more than 30,000l, but Mr. Gosset believes it nearer 50,000?.
This affair prevented my attending the committee at the Georgia Office, which met to consider of the powers for the President entered to be appointed at Savannah. I learned Sir Robert Walpole (64) was not down at the House of Commons early enough to declare the King's consent to our petition for money, but that he came after the order of the day was called for, which was a sUght of the Trustees.
The Committee present were: Mr. Ayers, Hen. Archer, Lord Shaftsbury (29), Mr. Smith, Mr. Vernon, who made some progress in the affair and adjourned the affair to Friday.

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Badley, Suffolk

Around 1539 Susannah Crofts 1539-1603 was born to John Poley 1511-1589 (28) and Anne Wentworth 1520-1575 (19) at Badley.

In 1542 Margaret Poley Lady Palmer 1542-1625 was born to John Poley 1511-1589 (31) and Anne Wentworth 1520-1575 (22) at Badley.

On 28 Aug 1575 Anne Wentworth 1520-1575 (55) died at Badley.

On 20 Oct 1589 John Poley 1511-1589 (78) died at Badley. He was buried at Badley.

Barham, Suffolk

Barrow, Suffolk

The Rectory Barrow, Suffolk

Before 26 Mar 1633 Mary Beale aka Cradock Painter 1633-1699 was born to John Cradock at The Rectory Barrow. She was baptised by her father at All Saints Church.

Chedburh Suffolk

On 09 Mar 1838 Walter Rowlands Ingram Sculptor 1838-1903 was born to Rev George Ingram at Chedburh Suffolk.

Edwardstone, Suffolk

Boxstone Edwardstone, Suffolk

On 27 Mar 1817 William Ward 1st Earl Dudley 1817-1885 was born to William Humble Ward 10th Baron Dudley 5th Baron Ward of Birmingham 1781-1835 (36) at Boxstone Edwardstone.

Bures, Suffolk

Life of Alfred by Asser Part 1 849 887 Page 1. In the year of our Lord's incarnation 856, which was the eighth after Alfred's birth, the second year of king Charles III, and the eighteenth year of the reign of Ethelwulf, king of the West-Saxons, Humbert, bishop of the East-Angles, anointed with oil and consecrated as king the glorious Edmund, with much rejoicing and great honour in the royal town called Burva, in which at that time was the royal seat, in the fifteenth year of his age, on a Friday, the twenty-fourth moon, being Christmas-day.

Around 1437 Thomas Waldegrave 1437-1472 was born to William Waldegrave 1403-1454 (34) at Bures.

On 28 Apr 1472 Thomas Waldegrave 1437-1472 (35) died at Bures.

On 08 Jul 1528 George Waldegrave 1483-1528 (45) died at Bures.

Blythburgh, Suffolk

On 12 Aug 1944 Joseph Patrick Kennedy 1915-1944 (29) was killed at Blythburgh when his plane exploded over the English Channel during a top-secret mission.

Blythburgh Priory Blythburgh, Suffolk

Jurmin Wuffingas -654 was buried at Blythburgh Priory Blythburgh.

Bulcamp Blythburgh, Suffolk

Battle of Bulcamp

In 654 Penda King Mercia -655 defeated the East Anglian army at the Battle of Bulcamp at Bulcamp Blythburgh. Anna King East Anglia -654 and his son Jurmin Wuffingas -654 were killed. Anna's son Æthelhere King East Anglia -655 succeeded King East Anglia.

Botesdale, Suffolk

Around 1538 Nicholas Bacon Lord Keeper 1510-1579 (27) was given the manors of Redgrave, Botesdale and Gislingham in Suffolk by Henry VIII (46).

Unknown Painter. Posthumous portrait of Nicholas Bacon Lord Keeper 1510-1579.1536 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547.1540 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Miniature portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547.Around 1525 Unknown Painter. Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547.

Bramfield, Suffolk

St Andrew's Church Bramfield, Suffolk

On 14 Nov 1627 Elizabeth Waldegrave -1627 died. On 06 Dec 1629 Arthur Coke 1587-1629 (42) died in Bury St Edmunds. Jacobean Hooded Monument sculpted by Nicholas Stone Sculptor 1587-1647 (40) in St Andrew's Church Bramfield. White and black marble; reclining effigy of Elizabeth with Arthur kneeling in prayer above within an arched Recess; Arms over the arch and surrounding it are seven Cartouches.

Brome, Suffolk

On 24 Dec 1803 Jemima Cornwallis Countess St Germans 1803-1856 was born to Charles Cornwallis 2nd Marquess Cornwallis 1774-1823 (29) and Louisa Gordon Marchioness Cornwallis 1776-1850 (26) at Brome.

Bruisyard Abbey, Suffolk

On 05 May 1377 Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377 (67) died at Bruisyard Abbey. She was buried at Bruisyard Abbey.

Catherine Pole 1410- was appointed Nun at Bruisyard Abbey.

Bungay, Suffolk

On 30 Jan 1352 Alice Plantagenet 1324-1352 (28) died at Bungay.

Mettingham Bungay, Suffolk

All Saints Church Mettingham Bungay, Suffolk

On 25 Jul 1452 Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1385-1452 (67) died. He was buried at All Saints Church Mettingham Bungay. His daughter Joan Willoughby 7th Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1425-1462 (27) succeeded 7th Baron Willoughby de Eresby. Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 7th Baron Welles 1428-1470 (24) by marriage 7th Baron Willoughby de Eresby.

On 19 Oct 1526 William Willoughby 11th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1482-1526 (44) died at Parham. He was buried at All Saints Church Mettingham Bungay. His daughter Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk 1519-1580 (7) succeeded 12th Baron Willoughby de Eresby. Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk 1519-1580 (7) became a ward of Henry VIII (35).

Bury St Edmunds

Campsey, Suffolk

On 13 Jul 1499 Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1453-1499 (46) died at Campsey. He was buried at Campsey Nunnery Campsey. His son William Willoughby 11th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1482-1526 (17) succeeded 11th Baron Willoughby de Eresby.

Campsey Nunnery Campsey, Suffolk

On 30 May 1465 Robert Willoughby 1410-1465 (55) died at Willoughby-on-the-Wolds. He was buried at Campsey Nunnery Campsey.

On 13 Jul 1499 Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1453-1499 (46) died at Campsey. He was buried at Campsey Nunnery Campsey. His son William Willoughby 11th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1482-1526 (17) succeeded 11th Baron Willoughby de Eresby.

Cavendish

Chilton, Suffolk

On 10 Jun 1630 Susan Crane 1630-1667 was born to Robert Crane 1st Baronet Crane 1586-1643 (44) and Susan Alinton in Chilton.

In 1631 Anne Crane 1631-1662 was born to Robert Crane 1st Baronet Crane 1586-1643 (45) and Susan Alinton in Chilton.

Clare

Clopton, Suffolk

In 1145 Gilbert Peche 1145-1212 was born at Clopton.

Around 1327 William Clopton 1327-1377 was born to Walter Clopton 1298-1327 (29) at Clopton. Some sources describe his date of bith as 1366 but since his father died in 1327, and dates of death are usually more accurate than those of birth, William's date of birth has been adjusted to 1327.

In 1350 John Clopton 1350- was born to William Clopton 1327-1377 (23) and Anne Morehall at Clopton.

In 1372 Ivetta Grey 1340-1372 (32) died at Clopton.

In 1374 Richard Dudley 1374-1465 was born to Richard Dudley 1378- at Clopton.

In 1377 William Clopton 1327-1377 (50) died at Clopton.

Around 1382 William Clopton 1382-1417 was born to John Clopton 1350- (32) at Clopton.

Around 1404 Thomas Clopton 1404- was born to William Clopton 1382-1417 (22) at Clopton.

Cosford, Suffolk

In 1284 Robert Lisle 1246-1284 (38) died at Cosford.

Nedging Cosford, Suffolk

In 1262 Robert Lisle 1212-1262 (50) died at Nedging Cosford.

Cotton, Suffolk

On 16 Oct 1396 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450 was born to Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 (35) and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419 (20) at Cotton.

On 27 Nov 1420 Hugh Burnell 2nd Baron Burnell 1347-1420 (73) died at Cotton. He was buried at Hales Abbey Halesowen.

Culford, Suffolk

On 22 Nov 1624 Nicholas Bacon 1st Baronet Bacon 1540-1624 (84) died in Culford. His son Edmund Bacon 1st Baronet Bacon 1570-1649 (54) succeeded 1st Baronet Bacon of Redgrave.

Darsham, Suffolk

In 1674 William Grey 1652-1687 (21) and Elizabeth Bedingfield 1650- (24) were married at Darsham.

Dennington, Suffolk

In 1353 William Phelip 1353-1404 was born to Richard Phelip 1312- (41) at Dennington.

Drinkstone

Dunwich, Suffolk

1287 Great Storm

On 14 Dec 1287 a great storm caused a significant number of deaths on both sides of the English Channel. In the Low Countries around 50,000 people are believed to have died. In England hundreds were killed. The port of New Romney was so changed as to be replaced by Rye through which the course of the River Rother now ran. The port of Dunwich never recovered from the storm and thereafter declined.

St Marcellus' Flood

Around 16 Jan 1362 St Marcellus' Flood was an intense extratropical cyclone, coinciding with a new moon, which swept across the British Isles, the Netherlands, northern Germany, and Denmark causing at least 25,000 deaths. In England the town of Dunwich was destroyed.

Eriswell, Suffolk

On 10 May 1401 Thomas Tuddenham 1401-1462 was born to Robert Tuddenham 1366-1405 (35) and Margaret Harling 1380-1416 (21) at Eriswell.

Euston

Ewarton, Suffolk

Around 1580 Calthorp Parker 1580-1618 was born to Philip Parker 1549-1605 (31) at Ewarton.

In 1618 Calthorp Parker 1580-1618 (38) died at Ewarton.

Eye, Suffolk

On 15 May 1846 Spencer Rodney 5th Baron Rodney 1785-1846 (61) died at Harley Street Marylebone. He was buried at Eye. His nephew Robert Dennett Rodney 6th Baron Rodney 1820-1864 (25) succeeded 6th Baron Rodney of Rodney Stoke in Somerset.

Framlingham

Fressingfield, Suffolk

Ufford Hall Fressingfield, Suffolk

On 30 Jan 1617 William Sancroft Archbishop of Canterbury 1617-1693 was born in Ufford Hall Fressingfield.

Gedding, Suffolk

Around 1438 Robert Chamberlayne 1438-1491 was born to Roger Chambelayne 1389- (49) in Gedding.

Gislingham, Suffolk

Around 1538 Nicholas Bacon Lord Keeper 1510-1579 (27) was given the manors of Redgrave, Botesdale and Gislingham in Suffolk by Henry VIII (46).

Gipping, Suffolk

Thomas Tyrrell -1551 lived at Gipping.

Hadleigh, Suffolk

Around 890 Guthrum Viking -890 died. He was, according to the 12th Century Annals of St Neots, buried in Hadleigh.

On 17 Dec 1825 Thomas Woolner Sculptor 1825-1892 was born in Hadleigh.

Aldham Common, Hadleigh, Suffolk

1555 Protestant Executions

On 20 Jan 1555 the statutes for burning heretics, originally enacted to repress Lollardism, De heretico comburendo was re-enacted to allow the burning of Protestants.
In early Feb 1555 the first of the Protestant executions took place:
On 04 Feb 1555 John Rogers 1505-1555 (50) was burned at the stake at Smithfield.
On 08 Feb 1555 Laurence Saunders Martyr 1519-1555 (36) was burned at the stake at Coventry.
On 09 Feb 1555 John Hooper Bishop Martyr 1495-1555 (60) was burned at the stake at Gloucester.
On 09 Feb 1555 Rowland Taylor Martyr 1510-1555 was burned at the stake at Aldham Common. His wife and child were, reportedly, present.

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Hartismere, Suffolk

Denham Hartismere, Suffolk

On 24 Sep 1277 William Marshal 1st Baron Marshal 1277-1314 was born to John Marshal 1240-1282 (37) and Hawise Unknown at Denham Hartismere.

Hawstead, Suffolk

In 1454 Robert Drury Speaker 1454-1536 was born to Roger Drury of Hawstead in Suffolk 1430-1496 (24) at Hawstead.

On 02 Oct 1527 William Drury 1527-1579 was born to Robert Drury 1503-1577 (24) at Hawstead.

Helmingham, Suffolk

Church of St Mary Helmingham, Suffolk

On 15 Aug 1591 Lionel Tollemache 2nd Baronet Talmash 1591-1640 was baptised at Church of St Mary Helmingham.

On 06 Sep 1640 Lionel Tollemache 2nd Baronet Talmash 1591-1640 (49) died at Tilbury. He was buried at Church of St Mary Helmingham. On 06 Sep 1640 His son Lionel Tollemache 3rd Baronet Talmash 1624-1669 (16) succeeded 3rd Baronet Talmash of Helmingham in Suffolk. Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (13) by marriage Lady Talmash of Helmingham in Suffolk.

Around 1641 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698.Around 1648 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698.Around 1665 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698.Around 1675 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 and Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698.Around 1647 John Weesop Painter -1652. Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698.

Herringerhall, Suffolk

In 1724 John Gore 1724-1794 was born to William Gore 1692-1748 (32) in Herringerhall.

Hesset, Suffolk

In 1535 Isabel or Eleanor Cage 1478-1535 (57) died in Hesset.

On 02 Nov 1548 Robert Bacon 1479-1548 (69) died in Hesset.

Heveningham, Suffolk

Around 1545 Arthur Heveningham 1545-1630 was born to Anthony Heveningham 1501-1557 (44) at Heveningham.

In 1639 Elizabeth Heveningham 1639- was born to William Heveningham 1604-1678 (35) and Katherine Wallop -1648 at Heveningham.

In 1641 John Heveningham 1641- was born to William Heveningham 1604-1678 (37) and Katherine Wallop -1648 at Heveningham.

In 1642 Bridget Heveningham 1642- was born to William Heveningham 1604-1678 (38) and Katherine Wallop -1648 at Heveningham.

Heveningham Hall, Suffolk

Before 09 Jun 1777 Joshua Vanneck 1st Baronet 1701-1777 purchased the estate of Heveningham Hall.

Death of Princess Charlotte

My Recollections by Adeline Horsey Countess Cardigan 1824 1915 Chapter V: Country House Visits. After my dear mother's death I visited a great deal with my father (53), and one year we went for the shooting to Lord Huntingfield's place, Heveningham Hall. I slept in the bedroom once occupied by the famous Chevalier d'Éon, who had been a frequent guest at Heveningham, and about whom there were many stories told. It was said that the Chevalier was the one and only lover of cross-grained Queen Charlotte (98), and that her son, George IV (80), was the result of their intimacy, although his paternity was of course admitted by King George III. The animosity always displayed by the old Queen (98) to her grand-daughter, Princess Charlotte (46), was supposed to arise from the fact that as heiress to the throne she innocently dispossessed the other Royal Dukes from the succession. It is certainly a fact that the Princess's (46) untimely death in childbirth was attributed to foul play at the time, and when later the accoucheur Sir Richard Croft (80), committed suicide, all classes of society were loud in condemnation of the Queen (98) and the Prince Regent (80). I do not vouch for the accuracy of Queen Charlotte's (98) love affair. I only give the Heveningham gossip as I heard it.
As D'Eon was undoubtedly one of the most picturesque and mysterious personages ot the eighteenth century I was naturally interested in these somewhat scandalous stories.
The Chevalier died when he was eighty-three years of age, after a most extraordinary career. He was at one time aide-de-camp to the Comte de Broglie, and fought in the French army; but later on for some mysterious reason he discarded man's attire and passed as a woman for thirty-four years. Often when I went into my room I half expected to see a ghostly figure seated at the escritoire where the Chevalier wrote his secret cipher communications, and I wondered whether the brocade crowns and frills and furbelows that he wore as a woman had ever hung in the old wardrobe which I used.
My father and I also stayed with the Westmorlands at Apethorpe Hall; we visited the Earl (38) and Countess of Chichester (36) at Stanmer Park, and we were welcome guests at Cadlands, Silverlands, Chiswick House, West Park, and my uncle Lord Stradbroke's place, Henham Hall, which was afterwards burnt down.
I had visited Deene Park with my mother in 1842, but I must deal with my future home in the chapter devoted to Deene and its associations.

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Around 1766 Johan Joseph Zoffany Painter 1733-1810. Portrait of Charlotte Mecklenburg Strelitz Queen Consort England 1744-1818.Around 1768. Nathaniel Dance Holland Painter 1735-1811. Portrait of Charlotte Mecklenburg Strelitz Queen Consort England 1744-1818.1777. Benjamin West Painter 1738-1820. Portrait of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Strelitz Queen Consort England 1744-1818.Around 1762. Allan Ramsay Painter 1713-1784. Portrait of Charlotte Mecklenburg Strelitz Queen Consort England 1744-1818.Around 1792 Thomas Beach Painter 1738-1806. Portrait of George IV King Great Britain and Ireland 1762-1830.In 1782 Thomas Gainsborough Painter 1727-1788. Portrait of George IV King Great Britain and Ireland 1762-1830.Before 1830. Thomas Lawrence Painter 1769-1830. Portrait of George IV King Great Britain and Ireland 1762-1830.In 1792 John Hoppner Painter 1758-1810. Portrait of George IV King Great Britain and Ireland 1762-1830 when Prince of Wales.In 1807 John Hoppner Painter 1758-1810. Portrait of George IV King Great Britain and Ireland 1762-1830 in his Garter Robes and Leg Garter.In 1782 Thomas Gainsborough Painter 1727-1788. Portrait of King George III.In 1781 Thomas Gainsborough Painter 1727-1788. Portrait of King George III.In 1781 Thomas Gainsborough Painter 1727-1788. Portrait of King George III.In 1782 Thomas Gainsborough Painter 1727-1788. Portrait of King George III.Around 1768. Nathaniel Dance Holland Painter 1735-1811. Portrait of King George III.In 1804. Samuel Woodford Painter 1763-1817. Portrait of King George III.Around 1800. William Beechey Painter 1753-1839. Portrait of King George III.Around 1762. Allan Ramsay Painter 1713-1784. Portrait of King George III.In 1754 Jean Etienne Liotard Painter 1702-1789. Portrait of King George III.

On 10 Aug 1844 Joshua Vanneck 2nd Baron Huntingfield 1778-1844 (65) died at Heveningham Hall.

Ipswich

Ixworth, Suffolk

In 1197 Robert Blount 1197-1288 was born at Ixworth.

Ketton, Suffolk

On 11 Jan 1709 Samuel Barnardiston 2nd Baronet Brightwell 1659-1709 (49) was buried in Ketton.

Knotishall, Suffolk

Around 1453 Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1453-1499 was born to Robert Willoughby 1410-1465 (43) and Cecily Welles 1430-1465 (23) at Knotishall.

Lavenham, Suffolk

In 1404 Lewis Clifford 1364-1404 (40) died at Lavenham.

Around 1420 Thomas Cockfield 1420-1510 was born in Lavenham.

The Autobiography and Correspondence of Sir Simonds D'Ewes 1st Baronet 1602 1650 Volume 1 Chapter X 1621. 06 Jul 1621. Upon Friday the 6th day of July, about eleven of the clock in the forenoon, I departed, with my father and the residue of his family, towards Chelmsford in Essex; where lodging this night, and at Lavenham the next day ensuing, we came to Stow Hall, my father's chief mansion in Suffolk, about eight of the clock in the morning, July the 8th, before divine service began, and so were partakers of two sermons this day in our parochial church. The rest of this month was chiefly spent in recreations, visitations, discourses, and such like: about the latter end whereof George Abbot (58), Doctor of Divinity and Archbishop of Canterbury, shooting at a deer in Alton Park1, near London, being the Lord Zouche's, struck one of the keepers into the arm, through the thwart glancing of the arrow, with which diyers of his sinews being cut, he soon alter died.
All men generally condemned the Archbishop for enterprising such an unnecessary and idle action in his old age; and yet was he much pitied, being an orthodox and a learned divine, no way infected with those anabaptistieal blasphemies lately broached by James Arminius in the Low Countries. It was afterwards much debated, whether his shedding of man's blood had not made him irregular, and so incapable of continuing Archbishop; and the matter was referred to the decision of Doctor Andrews (66), Bishop of Winchester, and other select commissioners, by whom the said Archbishop was in fine cleared, and adjudged still regular, and capable of the prelacy; in which Doctor Andrews aforesaid, although there had been small correspondence between him and Doctor Abbot formerly, yet, out of his emulation to prevent Doctor Williams (39), Bishop of Lincoln, from attaining the see of Canterbury, to which he was designed if the other had proved irregular, did use his uttermost skill and power to clear him.
Note 1. Bramzil Park, according to Rushworth, i. p. 61. The Bishop of Lincoln, in giving judgment on thia matter, said: — "To add affliction to the afflicted will be against his Majesty's nature; yet to leave a man of blood primate and patriarch of all his churches, is a thing that aounda very harsh in the old councils and canons, and the Papiats will not spare to censure it."

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On 20 Nov 1649 Henry Willoughby 1st Baronet 1579-1649 (70) died at Lavenham. He was buried at Wilne. Baronet Willoughby of Risley in Derbyshire extinct.

Stow Hall, Lavenham, Suffolk

The Autobiography and Correspondence of Sir Simonds D'Ewes 1st Baronet 1602 1650 Volume 1 Chapter X 1621. 06 Jul 1621. Upon Friday the 6th day of July, about eleven of the clock in the forenoon, I departed, with my father and the residue of his family, towards Chelmsford in Essex; where lodging this night, and at Lavenham the next day ensuing, we came to Stow Hall, my father's chief mansion in Suffolk, about eight of the clock in the morning, July the 8th, before divine service began, and so were partakers of two sermons this day in our parochial church. The rest of this month was chiefly spent in recreations, visitations, discourses, and such like: about the latter end whereof George Abbot (58), Doctor of Divinity and Archbishop of Canterbury, shooting at a deer in Alton Park1, near London, being the Lord Zouche's, struck one of the keepers into the arm, through the thwart glancing of the arrow, with which diyers of his sinews being cut, he soon alter died.
All men generally condemned the Archbishop for enterprising such an unnecessary and idle action in his old age; and yet was he much pitied, being an orthodox and a learned divine, no way infected with those anabaptistieal blasphemies lately broached by James Arminius in the Low Countries. It was afterwards much debated, whether his shedding of man's blood had not made him irregular, and so incapable of continuing Archbishop; and the matter was referred to the decision of Doctor Andrews (66), Bishop of Winchester, and other select commissioners, by whom the said Archbishop was in fine cleared, and adjudged still regular, and capable of the prelacy; in which Doctor Andrews aforesaid, although there had been small correspondence between him and Doctor Abbot formerly, yet, out of his emulation to prevent Doctor Williams (39), Bishop of Lincoln, from attaining the see of Canterbury, to which he was designed if the other had proved irregular, did use his uttermost skill and power to clear him.
Note 1. Bramzil Park, according to Rushworth, i. p. 61. The Bishop of Lincoln, in giving judgment on thia matter, said: — "To add affliction to the afflicted will be against his Majesty's nature; yet to leave a man of blood primate and patriarch of all his churches, is a thing that aounda very harsh in the old councils and canons, and the Papiats will not spare to censure it."

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The Autobiography and Correspondence of Sir Simonds D'Ewes 1st Baronet 1602 1650 Volume 1 Chapter XI 1622. 06 Jun 1622. I had made some reasonable good progress in the study of the common law this month, both by my private reading and my conference with others, bad not some indisposition of health and the visitation of friends hindered me; and therefore, on Thursday, the 6th day June, I departed from the Middle Temple to my brother Elliot's into Surrey, to take the fresh air again, as I had done but a little before, and returned not to London till Taesday, the 25th day of the same month: from whence I took a second journey on Saturday following to Cambridge, to the commencement, my own tutor, Mr. Richard Houldsworth, now commencing Bachelor of Divinity; from whence I returned to London the ensuing Wednesday, the 3rd day of July, and afterwards settled reasonably well to my study, staying in town all this vacation, after my father's departure thence on Thursday the 25th day of the same month towards Stow Hall, with his family.

The Autobiography and Correspondence of Sir Simonds D'Ewes 1st Baronet 1602 1650 Volume 1 Chapter XI 1622. 10 Jul 1623. On Thursday, the 10th day of July, after our supper in the Middle Temple Hall ended, with another utter barrister, I argued a moot at the bench to the good satisfaction of such as heard me. Two gentlemen under the bar arguing it first in Law-French, bareheaded, as I did myself before I was called to the bar at the cupboard. This was the first legal exercise I performed after I was called to the bar, after which many others followed. My father, the Lady Denton, and the rest of his family, with my brother and sister Elliot, departed from London towards Stow Hall, in Suffolk, on Tuesday, the 15th of the same month. About half an hour after six that evening, so terrible a tempest of thunder and lightning began, and continued with little intermission till nine of the clock, as I never remembered the like.

The Autobiography and Correspondence of Sir Simonds D'Ewes 1st Baronet 1602 1650 Volume 1 Chapter XI 1622. 30 Jul 1623. On Wednesday, the 30th day of tiie same month, happened a foolish difference amongst our utter barristers of the Middle Temple, which occasioned me much trouble, and was a seasonable humiliation after my late call to the bar and increase of stipend. There were now divers sargeants-at-law to be made, who were to receive their full investitures next Michaelmas Term. Our late Lent reader, Sergeant Brampton, was the puisne of the three chosen of our Middle Temple, and on Monday, the fourth day of August, he read or argued a case in our Middle Temple Hall in the morning, at which I could not attend long, being in the afternoon to go out mih our reader of New Inn, and to argue his case; which I did accordingly. On Wednesday, August the 6th, Sergeant Brampton read the second time, and so ended his task. On the Friday ensuing, being the 8th day of the same month, began Mr. Davers, our other reader, (whose course it was to read this summer,) and ended it on the next Friday, being the 15th day of August. The residue of this long vacation I spent for the most part in the study of the law and in profitable conference, by which I gained every day more knowledge and found more content in my time studiously spent than in idleness. On Wednesday, the 13th day of August, in the morning about three of the dock, was my sister Elliot bronght to bed of a daughter, at Stow Hall; she was baptized Cecilia. It afterwards died on Thursday, the 4th day of October, in the year 1627, being then near upon four years and two months old.

Letheringham

Little Malden, Suffolk

After 22 Sep 1545 Elizabeth Wentworth Countess Bath 1470-1545 died at Little Malden.

Little Saxham, Suffolk

In 1618 Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685 was baptised at Little Saxham.

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.

In Mar 1667 Henry Crofts 1590-1667 (76) died. He was buried on Little Saxham.

Little Saxham Hall Little Saxham, Suffolk

In 1667 William Crofts 1st Baron Crofts 1611-1677 inherited Little Saxham Hall Little Saxham following the death of his father.

Long Melford, Suffolk

In Jan 1562 Richard Alington 1535-1562 (27) died of smallpox in Long Melford.

Before 09 Sep 1690 John Cordell 2nd Baronet 1646-1690 died. He was buried on 09 Sep 1690 at Long Melford. His son John Cordell 3rd Baronet 1677-1704 succeeded 3rd Baronet Cordell of Long Melford.

Kentwell Hall Long Melford, Suffolk

On or before 02 Mar 1612 Anne Clopton 1612-1641 was born to William Clopton of Kentwell Hall 1592-1616 (20) in Kentwell Hall Long Melford. She was baptised 02 Mar 1612.

Lowestoft, Suffolk

Somerleyton Lowestoft, Suffolk

Somerleyton Hall Somerleyton Lowestoft, Suffolk

In 1678 Thomas Allin 1st Baronet 1612-1685 (66) retired from public life settling at his country seat Somerleyton Hall Somerleyton Lowestoft.

Milden, Suffolk

On 18 Dec 1602 Simonds D'Ewes 1st Baronet 1602-1650 was born to Paul d'Ewes 1567-1631 (35) and Cecilia Simonds 1579-1618 (23) at Milden.

Nacton, Suffolk

On 30 Oct 1757 Admiral Edward Vernon 1684-1757 (72) died in Nacton.

In 1739 Thomas Hudson Painter 1701-1779. Portrait of Admiral Edward Vernon 1684-1757.

Nayland, Suffolk

On 09 Oct 1609 Thomas Weston 4th Earl of Portland 1609-1688 was born to Richard Weston 1st Earl of Portland 1577-1635 (32) at Nayland.

Nettlestead, Suffolk

On 22 May 1298 Robert Tiptoft 1247-1298 (51) died at Nettlestead.

On 30 Aug 1300 Eva Chaworth 1252-1300 (48) died at Nettlestead.

On 02 Apr 1380 Margaret Deincourt Baroness Tibetot1344 -1380 (36) died at Nettlestead.

Around 1424 Philip Wentworth 1424-1464 was born to Roger Wentworth 1395-1462 (29) and Margery Despencer de jure 3rd Baroness Despencer Baroness Ros Helmsley 1397-1478 (27) at Nettlestead.

On 24 Oct 1462 Roger Wentworth 1395-1462 (67) died at Nettlestead.

Around 1470 Elizabeth Wentworth Countess Bath 1470-1545 was born to Henry Wentworth de jure 4th Baron Despencer 1448-1501 (22) and Anne Saye Baroness Despencer 1453-1484 (17) at Nettlestead.

In 1501 Thomas Wentworth 1st Baron Wentworth 1501-1551 was born to Richard Wentworth de jure 5th Baron Despencer 1480-1528 (21) and Anne Tyrrell Baroness Despencer at Nettlestead.

Around 1550 John "The Elder" Bettes Painter 1531-1569; some doubt over attribution. Portrait of Thomas Wentworth 1st Baron Wentworth 1501-1551.

In 1520 Anne Wentworth 1520-1575 was born to Thomas Wentworth 1st Baron Wentworth 1501-1551 (19) and Margaret Fortescue Baroness Wentworth 1502-1551 (18) at Nettlestead.

Newmarket

Oakley, Suffolk

Church of St Nicholas Oakley, Suffolk

In 1748 Edward Townshend Dean of Norwich 1719-1765 (28) became Rector of Church of St Nicholas Oakley.

Orford

Pakenham, Suffolk

In 1460 John Cage 1460- was born in Pakenham.

Around 1479 Robert Strange 1479-1511 was born to Henry Strange 1432-1485 (47) at Pakenham.

On 18 Mar 1511 Robert Strange 1479-1511 (32) died at Pakenham.

On 07 Aug 1660 Hamon le Strange 1605-1660 (55) died. He was buried at Pakenham.

Parham, Suffolk

Around 1410 Robert Willoughby 1410-1465 was born to Thomas Willoughby of Parham 1387-1432 (23) and Joan Fitzalan 1407-1439 (3) at Parham. Date adjusted to from 1420 to 1410 to be consistent with birth of daughter Dorothy in 1425.

On 19 Oct 1526 William Willoughby 11th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1482-1526 (44) died at Parham. He was buried at All Saints Church Mettingham Bungay. His daughter Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk 1519-1580 (7) succeeded 12th Baron Willoughby de Eresby. Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk 1519-1580 (7) became a ward of Henry VIII (35).

Parham Old Hall Parham, Suffolk

On 22 Mar 1519 Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk 1519-1580 was born to William Willoughby 11th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1482-1526 (37) and María de Salinas Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1490-1539 (29) at Parham Old Hall Parham.

On 26 Mar 1519 Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk 1519-1580 was christened at Parham Old Hall Parham.

Pelham, Suffolk

In 1546 Elizabeth Tailboys 1490-1546 (56) died at Pelham.

Redgrave, Suffolk

Around 1538 Nicholas Bacon Lord Keeper 1510-1579 (27) was given the manors of Redgrave, Botesdale and Gislingham in Suffolk by Henry VIII (46).

Rendlesham

Rushbrooke, Suffolk

St Nicholas' Church Rushbrooke, Suffolk

On 04 Jun 1806 Charles Davers 6th Baronet Davers 1737-1806 (69) died without legitimate issue. Baronet Davers of Rougham in Suffolk extinct. He was buried in St Nicholas' Church Rushbrooke.

Saxham, Suffolk

In 1425 Elizabeth Crofts 1425-1470 was born to Thomas Crofts 1385-1425 (40) in Saxham.

Diary of Samuel Pepys October 1668. Oct 1668. In this part of the "Diary" no entry occurs for thirteen days, though there are several pages left blank. During the interval Pepys went into the country, as he subsequently mentions his having been at Saxham, in Suffolk, during the King's visit to Lord Crofts (57), which took place at this time (see October 23rd, post). He might also probably have gone to Impington to fetch his wife. The pages left blank were never filled up. B.

Diary of Samuel Pepys 23 October 1668. 23 Oct 1668. Up, and plasterers at work and painters about my house. Commissioner Middleton and I to St. James's, where with the rest of our company we attended on our usual business the Duke of York (35).
Thence I to White Hall, to my Lord Sandwich's (43), where I find my Lord within, but busy, private; and so I staid a little talking with the young gentlemen: and so away with Mr. Pierce, the surgeon, towards Tyburne, to see the people executed; but come too late, it being done; two men and a woman hanged, and so back again and to my coachmaker's, and there did come a little nearer agreement for the coach, and so to Duck Lane, and there my bookseller's, and saw his moher, but elle is so big-bellied that elle is not worth seeing.
So home, and there all alone to dinner, my wife and W. Hewer (26) being gone to Deptford to see her mother, and so I to the office all the afternoon. In the afternoon comes my cozen, Sidney Pickering (18), to bring my wife and me his sister's Favour for her wedding, which is kindly done, and he gone, I to business again, and in the evening home, made my wife read till supper time, and so to bed. This day Pierce do tell me, among other news, the late frolick and debauchery of Sir Charles Sidly (29) and Buckhurst (25), running up and down all the night with their arses bare, through the streets; and at last fighting, and being beat by the watch and clapped up all night; and how the King (38) takes their parts; and my Lord Chief Justice Keeling (61) hath laid the constable by the heels to answer it next Sessions: which is a horrid shame. How the King (38) and these gentlemen did make the fiddlers of Thetford, this last progress, to sing them all the bawdy songs they could think of. How Sir W. Coventry (40) was brought the other day to the Duchesse of York (31) by the Duke (35), to kiss her hand; who did acknowledge his unhappiness to occasion her so much sorrow, declaring his intentions in it, and praying her pardon; which she did give him upon his promise to make good his pretences of innocence to her family, by his faithfulness to his master, the Duke of York (35). That the Duke of Buckingham (40) is now all in all, and will ruin Coventry (40), if he can: and that W. Coventry (40) do now rest wholly upon the Duke of York (35) for his standing, which is a great turn. He tells me that my Baroness Castlemayne (27), however, is a mortal enemy to the Duke of Buckingham (40), which I understand not; but, it seems, she is disgusted with his greatness, and his ill usage of her. That the King (38) was drunk at Saxam with Sidly (29), Buckhurst (25), &c., the night that my Lord Arlington (50) come thither, and would not give him audience, or could not which is true, for it was the night that I was there, and saw the King (38) go up to his chamber, and was told that the King (38) had been drinking. He tells me, too, that the Duke of York (35) did the next day chide Bab. May (40) for his occasioning the King's giving himself up to these gentlemen, to the neglecting of my Lord Arlington (50): to which he answered merrily, that, by God, there was no man in England that had heads to lose, durst do what they do, every day, with the King (38), and asked the Duke of York's (35) pardon: which is a sign of a mad world. God bless us out of it!

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Saxmundham, Suffolk

Stratford St Andrew Saxmundham, Suffolk

Around 1112 Ranulf Glanville 1112-1190 was born at Stratford St Andrew Saxmundham.

Southwold, Suffolk

Calendar of State Papers Charles II 1665 29 May 1665. 29 May 1655. Royal Charles. 76. Sir Wm. Coventry (27) to Lord Arlington (37). Capt. Langhorne has arrived with seven ships, and reports the taking of the Hamburg fleet, with the man-of-war their convoy; mistaking the Dutch fleet for the English, they fell into it. Will sail to-morrow for Southwold Bay, and there finish taking in victuals.

Before 23 Jun 1686 Mary Beale aka Cradock Painter 1633-1699. Portrait of William Coventry 1628-1686.

St James' Day Battle

Calendar of State Papers Charles II 30 Jul 1666. 30 Jul 1666. Great Yarmouth. 80. Rich. Bower to Williamson. The Zealanders were engaged with the Blue squadron Wednesday and most of Thursday, but at length the Zealanders ran; the Dutch fleet escaped to the Weelings and Goree; only hears of six ships lost by them; 32 wounded men from the Victory and Vanguard have come to Southwold. The Victory being threatened by a fire-ship, the captain sent his lieutenant in a ketch to put the fire-ship by; the ketch followed the fire-ship too near the Dutch fleet, and being herself taken for a fire-ship, every one near let fly at ber, so the ketch was sadly shattered and the lieuten- ant killed. Capt. Talbot of the Elizabeth came into Aldborough, with his vessel in good condition, walking the deck in his silk morning gown and powdered hair. The East India London also came into Aldborough; the captain was killed, and the surgeon’s arm broken; the men declared they would not fight without a surgeon; other arrivals at Yarmouth. Sir Thos. Allin (54) has taken and fired Banckart’s flag ship, Banckart escaping in a boat. The Royal Charles is sent in; the generals remain on board the Royal James. The Hull fleet has sailed from Yarmouth for London without convoy. Begs the Gazettes regularly; 22 wounded men are brought ashore.

Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk

In 1385 Robert Howard 1385-1437 was born to John Howard 1366-1437 (19) and Alice Tendring 1365-1426 (20) at Stoke by Nayland.

On 01 Apr 1437 Robert Howard 1385-1437 (52) died at Stoke by Nayland.

In 1443 Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 was born to John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (18) and Katherine Moleyns 1424-1465 (19) at Stoke by Nayland.

On 18 Oct 1459 Margaret Mowbray Baroness Grey Ruthyn 1388-1459 (71) died at Stoke by Nayland.

In 1472 William Tendering 1472- was born to William Tendering 1452- (20) at Stoke by Nayland. Often quoted as around 1472; adjusted to be consistent with daughter's birth.

In 1476 Thomasine Sidney 1476-1570 was born to William IV Sidney 1417-1477 (59) at Stoke by Nayland.

Around 1485 Dorothy Tendering 1485-1520 was born to William Tendering 1472- (13) and Thomasine Sidney 1476-1570 (9) at Stoke by Nayland.

In 1512 Francis Southwell 1476-1512 (36) died at Stoke by Nayland.

Stow, Suffolk

In 1203 Robert Cheney 1163-1203 (40) died at Stow.

Sudbourne, Suffolk

Sudbourne Hall Sudbourne, Suffolk

On 14 Jun 1794 Francis Seymour Conway 1st Marquess Hertford 1718-1794 (75) died. His son Francis Ingram Seymour Conway 2nd Marquess Hertford 1743-1822 (51) succeeded 2nd Marquess Hertford. Isabella Anne Ingram Marchioness Hertford 1759-1834 (35) by marriage Marchioness Hertford. The estate was worth £70000 a year, and included Ragley Hall Alcester, Sudbourne Hall Sudbourne and estates in Ireland.

1785. Joshua Reynolds Painter 1723-1788. Portrait of Francis Seymour Conway 1st Marquess Hertford 1718-1794.In 1781 Joshua Reynolds Painter 1723-1788. Portrait of Isabella Anne Ingram Marchioness Hertford 1759-1834.Around 1784 John Hoppner Painter 1758-1810. Portrait of Isabella Anne Ingram Marchioness Hertford 1759-1834.

Sudbury, Suffolk

Around 1316 Simon Sudbury Archbishop of Canterbury 1316-1381 was born at Sudbury.

Around 1562 Cordelia Alington 1562-1612 was born to Richard Alington 1535-1562 (27) in Sudbury.

On 09 Feb 1709 George Venables-Vernon 1st Baron Vernon of Kinderton in Cheshire 1709-1780 was born to Henry Vernon 1686-1719 (22) and Anne Pigot -1714 at Sudbury.

Before 1744 Enoch "The Younger" Seeman Painter 1694-1744. Portrait of George Venables-Vernon 1st Baron Vernon of Kinderton in Cheshire 1709-1780. Dressed à la Hongroise aka Hungarian.In 1736 John Vanderbank Painter 1694-1739. Portrait of George Venables-Vernon 1st Baron Vernon of Kinderton in Cheshire 1709-1780.

Assington, Sudbury, Suffolk

On 21 Sep 1623 John Gurdon 1536-1623 (87) died. He was buried on 25 Sep 1623 at Assington.

Amy Brampton -1608 was born to William Brampton of Letton at Assington.

Assington Hall, Sudbury, Suffolk

In 1536 John Gurdon 1536-1623 was born to Robert Gurdon of Assington and Rose Sexton at Assington Hall.

St Gregory's Church Sudbury, Suffolk

After 14 Jun 1381 Simon Sudbury Archbishop of Canterbury 1316-1381 head kept at St Gregory's Church Sudbury.

Thorpe, Suffolk

Harbord Morden Thorpe, Suffolk

On 26 Jan 1734 Harbord Harbord 1st Baron Suffield 1734-1810 was born to William Morden 1st Baronet Harbord 1696-1770 (38) and Elizabeth Britiffe Lady Harbord at Harbord Morden Thorpe.

Thurston, Suffolk

Around 1302 Ralph Ufford 1302-1346 was born to Robert Ufford 1st Baron Ufford 1279-1316 (22) and Cecily Valoignes Baroness Ufford 1284-1325 (18) at Thurston.

Around 1305 Eve Clavering 1305-1369 was born to John Clavering 1266-1332 (39) and Hawise Tiptoft 1270-1345 (35) at Thurston.

Ubbeston, Suffolk

Before 25 Jun 1667 Robert Kemp 3rd Baronet Kemp 1667-1734 was born to Robert Kemp 2nd Baronet Kemp 1628-1710 and Mary Sone Lady Kemp -1705 at Ubbeston. On 25 Jun 1667 Robert Kemp 3rd Baronet Kemp 1667-1734 was baptised at Ubbeston.

On 29 Jul 1705 Mary Sone Lady Kemp -1705 died at Ubbeston. She was buried at Gissing.

Ufford, Suffolk

In 1345 Maud Ufford Countess Oxford 1345-1413 was born to Ralph Ufford 1302-1346 (43) and Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377 (35) at Ufford. She a great x 2 granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272.

On 25 May 1671 Henry Wood 1st Baronet 1597-1671 (74) died without male issue. On 31 May 1671 he was buried at Ufford. His daughter Mary Wood Duchess Southampton 1663- (8) was his heir. In view of the great wealth was to inherit she was betrothed to Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke Southampton 2nd Duke Cleveland 1662-1730 (8), an illegitmate son of Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (40) and Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709 (30). On her father's death she went to live with Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709 (30). They, Mary Wood Duchess Southampton 1663- (8) and Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke Southampton 2nd Duke Cleveland 1662-1730 (8) married 1679 but she died a year later from smallpox.

Around 1642. William Dobson Painter 1611-1646. Portrait of the future Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685.Before 1691. John Riley Painter 1646-1691. Portrait of Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685.Around 1665 John Greenhill Painter 1644-1676. Portrait of Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 in his Garter Robes.Around 1661 John Michael Wright Painter 1617-1694. Portrait of Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 in his coronation robes.Before 11 Jul 1671 Adriaen Hanneman Painter 1603-1671. Portrait of Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685. 1675. Hendrick Danckerts Painter 1625-1680. Portrait of Royal Gardener John Rose presenting a pineappel to King Charles IIBefore 07 Nov 1666. William Faithorne "The Elder" Engraver 1616-1691. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709. See Diary of Samuel Pepys 07 November 1666.Before 1694 John Michael Wright Painter 1617-1694. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709.Around 1664 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709 and her son Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke Southampton as Madonna and Child.Around 1666 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709. One of the Windsor Beauties.Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709.Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709.Around 1690 Jacob Huysmans Painter 1633-1696. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709.Before 01 Jan 1701 Henri Gascar Painter 1635-1701. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709.

On 18 Dec 1734 Robert Kemp 3rd Baronet Kemp 1667-1734 (67) died at Ufford. His son Robert Kemp 4th Baronet Kemp 1699-1752 (35) succeeded 4th Baronet Kemp of Gissing in Norfolk.

Wangford Brandon, Suffolk

Around 1425 William Brandon 1425-1491 was born to Robert Brandon 1410-1485 (15) and Ada Calthorpe at Wangford Brandon.

Westhorpe, Suffolk

On 06 Jul 1489 George Hopton 1461-1489 (28) died in Westhorpe.

On 25 Jun 1533 Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 (37) died at Westhorpe.

In 1544 Master John Painter. Portrait of Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533.

Wetherden, Suffolk

Around 1540 Thomas Tyrrell 1540-1592 was born to Henry Tyrrell -1588 at Wetherden.

Willisham, Suffolk

Around 1373 Robert Ferrers 2nd Baron Ferrers Wem 1373-1393 was born to Robert Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Wem 1341-1380 (32) and Elizabeth Boteler Baroness Ferrers Wem 1345-1411 (28) at Willisham.

Wingfield, Suffolk

Around 1328 Thomas Wingfield 1328- was born to John Wingfield 1275-1327 (53) at Wingfield.

Around 1460 John Pole 1460- was born to John Pole 1439- (21) at Wingfield.

Around 1468 Elizabeth Pole Baroness Marshal Baroness Morley 1468-1489 was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (25) and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (23) in Wingfield. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Edward III England.

Before 27 Oct 1492 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 died. He was buried at Wingfield. Before 27 Oct 1492 His son Edmund Pole 3rd Duke Suffolk 1471-1513 succeeded 3rd Duke Suffolk 1C 1448, 3rd Marquess Suffolk 1C, 6th Earl Suffolk 3C 1385.

After Jan 1503 Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 died at Wingfield.

On 26 Jul 1538 George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538 (70) died at Wingfield. He was buried at Sheffield Cathedral. His son Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury 5th Earl Waterford 1500-1560 (38) succeeded 5th Earl Shrewsbury 2C 1442, 5th Earl Waterford, 10th Baron Furnivall 1C 1295, 14th Baron Strange Blackmere 1C 1309, 11th Baron Talbot 1C 1331.

Woodbridge, Suffolk

On 19 Apr 1798 Elizabeth Spencer Lady Dashwood 1716-1798 (82) died at Grosvenor Square Belgravia. She was buried at Woodbridge.

Great Bealings Woodbridge, Suffolk

Before 09 Jul 1212 Gilbert Peche 1145-1212 died at Great Bealings Woodbridge.

Sutton Hoo Woodbridge, Suffolk

King Raedwald's Burial at Sutton Hoo

Around 624 Raedwald King East Anglia 570-624 (54) died. He was probably buried at Sutton Hoo Woodbridge. His son Eorpwald King East Anglia -632 succeeded King East Anglia.

Westerfield Woodbridge, Suffolk

On 07 Nov 1361 Ida Fitzwalter Baroness Neville Essex 1292-1361 (69) died at Westerfield Woodbridge.

Worlingham, Suffolk

Worlingham Hall Worlingham, Suffolk

On 02 Aug 1841 Archibald Brabazon Sparrow Acheson 4th Earl Gosford 1841-1922 was born to Archibald Acheson 3rd Earl Gosford 1806-1864 (34) and Theodosia Brabazon Countess Gosford at Worlingham Hall Worlingham.

Wrentham, Suffolk

In Sep 1231 Luke Poynings 1231-1294 was born to Thomas Poynings 1202-1275 (29) in Wrentham.

Yoxford, Suffolk

In 1570 Thomasine Sidney 1476-1570 (94) died at Yoxford.

Cockfield Hall Yoxford, Suffolk

On 06 Apr 1621 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (81) died. He was buried at Salisbury Cathedral. His grandson William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (33) succeeded 2nd Earl Hertford 3C 1559. Frances Devereux Duchess of Somerset 1599-1674 (21) by marriage Countess Hertford. On 26 Jan 1568 Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 (27) died at Cockfield Hall Yoxford. She placed higher than her husband given her Royal descent.

Before 09 Dec 1641 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Frances Devereux Duchess of Somerset 1599-1674.