1376 Death of the Black Prince

1415 Siege of Harfleur

1528 June Sweating Sickness Outbreak

1551 Sweating Sickness Outbreak

Oxford Black Assizes 1577

1586 Exeter Black Assizes

1680 Siege of Tangier

1712 French Royal Family Deaths

Disease is in Death.

Died of apoplexy

Died of blood poisoning

On 11 Nov 1931 Archie Primrose 1910-1931 (21) died of blood poisoning at Oxford.

Died of cancer

On 09 Apr 1873 Charles Allston Collins Painter 1828-1873 (45) died of cancer.

On 02 Jul 1908 Henry Arthur Cadogan 1868-1908 (40) died of cancer at Temple House Theobalds Park.

On 14 Sep 1997 Andrew Douglas Algernon Fountaine 1918-1997 (78) died of cancer possibly at Swaffham Hospital otherwise at Narford Hall without issue. His brother John Brigg Charles Fountaine 1922-2006 (74) inherited Narford Hall.

Died of cholera

On 19 Dec 1851 Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775-1851 (76) died of cholera at the home of Sophia Caroline Booth at 119 Cheyne Walk.

On 12 Aug 1854 Robert Jocelyn 1816-1854 (38) died of cholera.

On 29 Jun 1879 Charles Bennet 1850-1879 (28) died of cholera at India.

Died of Convulsions

On 03 Oct 1675 Catherine Laura Stewart 1675-1675 died of convulsions.

Died from diabetes

On 26 Mar 1889 Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos 1823-1889 (65) died from diabetes at 2 Queen Anne Street aka Chandos House Marylebone. Duke of Buckingham and Chandos 3C 1703, Marquess Buckingham 2C 1784, Earl Nugent extinct. His nephew William Stephen Gore-Langton 4th Earl Temple 1847-1902 (41) succeeded 4th Earl Temple of Stowe. His seventh cousin Charles Lyttelton 8th Viscount Cobham 1842-1922 (46) succeeded 8th Viscount Cobham. Mary Susan Cavendish Viscountess Cobham 1853-1937 (36) by marriage Viscountess Cobham.

Died of Diptherea

On 17 Oct 1893 Violet Hyacinth Bowes Lyon 1882-1893 (11) died of diptherea.

Died of dysentery

On 01 Aug 1137 Louis "Fat" VI King France 1081-1137 (55) died of dysentery. His son Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180 (17) succeeded VII King of the Franks. Eleanor of Aquitaine (15) by marriage Queen Consort Franks.

Death of the Black Prince

On 08 Jun 1376 Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince of Wales 1330-1376 (45) died of dysentery at Westminster Palace. He was buried in Canterbury Cathedral. His son His son Richard (9) succeeded King England. His niece Philippa Plantagenet Countess March 5th Countess Ulster 1355-1382 (20) succeeded Heir to the Throne of England.

Siege of Harfleur

On 17 Sep 1415 Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 (54) died of dysentery. His son Michael Pole 3rd Earl Suffolk 1394-1415 (21) succeeded 3rd Earl Suffolk 3C 1385. Elizabeth Mowbray Countess Suffolk 1394-1423 (21) by marriage Countess Suffolk.

On 19 Oct 1595 Philip Howard 20th Earl Arundel 1557-1595 (38) died of dysentery at Tower of London. He was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church Tower of London, reburied at Arundel Cathedral Arundel and then reburied in the Fitzalan Chapel Arundel Castle. His son Thomas Howard 21st Earl Arundel 4th Earl Surrey 1st Earl Norfolk 1585-1646 (10) succeeded 21st Earl Arundel Sussex, 4th Earl Surrey 3C 1483, 11th Baron Maltravers 1C 1330, 11th Baron Arundel 1C 1377.

Around 1575 George Gower Painter 1540-1596. Portrait of Philip Howard 20th Earl Arundel 1557-1595.In 1618 Daniel Mijtens Painter 1590-1648. Portrait of Thomas Howard 21st Earl Arundel 4th Earl Surrey 1st Earl Norfolk 1585-1646.In 1630 Daniel Mijtens Painter 1590-1648. Portrait of Thomas Howard 21st Earl Arundel 4th Earl Surrey 1st Earl Norfolk 1585-1646 and wearing his Garter Collar.Around 1629 Peter Paul Rubens Painter 1577-1640. Portrait of Thomas Howard 21st Earl Arundel 4th Earl Surrey 1st Earl Norfolk 1585-1646.

On 07 Dec 1674 Charles Hohenzollern 1655-1674 (19) died of dysentery.

Siege of Tangier

On 17 Oct 1680 Charles "Don Carlo" Fitzcharles 1st Earl Plymouth 1657-1680 (23) died of dysentery at Tangier during the Siege of Tangier.

In 1689 Thomas Cartwright Bishop of Chester 1634-1689 (55) died of dysentery in Dublin. He was buried in Christ Church Cathedral Dublin.

Before 1680 Gilbert Soest Painter 1605-1681. Portrait of Thomas Cartwright Bishop of Chester 1634-1689.

Before 1758 Robert Apreece -1758 died of dysentery.

Died of fever

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

Died of gaol fever

Oxford Black Assizes 1577

After 25 Jul 1577 Robert Bell Chief Baron of the Exchequer 1539-1577 died of gaol fever.

1586 Exeter Black Assizes

In Mar 1586 a virulent outbreak of gaol fever occurred during the Assizes in Exeter. The cause according to modern medical opinion was typhus transmitted by the human body-louse. Among the dead victims were eight judges, eleven of the twelve jurors, several constables, and the surrounding population which was ravaged by the disease for several months.
Edward Flowerdew -1586 died of gaol fever.
On 28 Mar 1586 Thomas Carew of Haccombe (70) died of gaol fever.
On 31 Mar 1586 John Chichester -1586 died of gaol fever.
On 01 Apr 1586 Robert Carey 1515-1586 (71) died of gaol fever.
On 02 Apr 1586 Arthur Bassett 1541-1586 (45) died of gaol fever.
On 10 Apr 1586 Bernard Drake 1528-1586 (58) died of gaol fever.

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In 1592 Robert Denys -1592 died of gaol fever contracted whilst serving as a magistrate at the Lent Black Assizes of Exeter in 1586 which accounted for a number of deaths, including several other prominent Devonshire magistrates and visiting circuit judges.

On 16 Aug 1661 Thomas Fuller Author 1608-1661 (53)typhus at his lodgings in Covent Garden. He was buried in St Dunstan Church Cranford.

Died of gout

In Mar 1691 John Riley Painter 1646-1691 (45) died of gout. He was buried in St Botolph's without Bishopgate.

On 03 Mar 1709 Thomas Felton 4th Baronet Felton 1649-1709 (59) died of gout. His brother Compton Felton 5th Baronet Felton 1650-1719 (59) succeeded 5th Baronet Felton of Playford in Suffolk.

On 29 Sep 1719 Henry Johnson Baron Wentworth 1661-1719 (58) died of gout at Bath.

On 23 May 1828 Cecil Weld Forester 1st Baron Forester 1767-1828 (61) died of gout at Belgrave Square Belgravia. His son John Weld Forester 2nd Baron Forester 1801-1874 (26) succeeded 2nd Baron Forester of Willey Park in Shropshire.

Died of a Heart Attack

On 20 Nov 1863 James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 (52) died of a heart attack while crossing a swinging rope and wood bridge over the river Chadly, on the lap between Kullu and Lahul in Himachal Pradesh. He was buried at St John in the Wilderness Church, Dharamshala. His son Victor Bruce 13th Earl Kincardine 9th Earl Elgin 1849-1917 (14) succeeded 13th Earl Kincardine, 9th Earl Elgin.

Died of influenza

On 03 Jan 1894 Hungerford Crewe 3rd Baron Crewe 1812-1894 (81) died of influenza unmarried. Baron Crewe of Crewe in Cheshire extinct. His estates were inherited by his nephew Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe Milnes 1st Marquess of Crewe 1858-1945 (35) who adopted the additional surname Crewe.

Died from lung disease

On 17 Mar 1867 Henry Peter Pitt Rivers 5th Baron Rivers 1849-1867 (17) died from lung disease in Torquay. His uncle George Pitt Rivers 6th Baron Rivers 1814-1880 (52) succeeded 6th Baron Rivers 4C 1802.

Died of Malaria

On 10 Jun 1584 Francis Valois Angoulême Duke Anjou 1555-1584 (29) died of malaria unmarried.

Around 1555 François Clouet Painter 1510-1572. Portrait of Francis Valois Angoulême Duke Anjou 1555-1584.

Died of Measles

In Jan 1661 Anne Ogilvy Countess Glancairn -1661 died of measles.

French Royal Family Deaths

On 12 Feb 1712 Maria Adelaide Savoy 1685-1712 (26) died of measles at Versailles.
On 18 Feb 1712 Louis Bourbon Duke Burgundy 1682-1712 (29) died of measles contracted when nursing his wife Maria Adelaide Savoy 1685-1712 (26) who had died six days previously.
On 08 Mar 1712, their eldest son, heir to the throne, Louis Bourbon Duke Brittany 1707-1712 (5) died of measles.
The heir to the French throne their only remaining son Louis (1), aged two, great-grandson of the reigning monarch Louis "Sun King" XIV King France 1638-1715 (73) succeeded his great-grandfather three years later in 1715.

1710.Pierre Gobert Painter 1662-1744. Portrait of Maria Adelaide Savoy 1685-1712.1715.Jean Ranc Painter 1674-1735. Portrait of Louis XV King France 1710-1774.

Died of meningitis

On 14 Jun 1939 Johanna Hesse Darmstadt 1936-1939 (2) died of meningitis.

On 28 May 1948 Unity Valkyrie Mitford 1914-1948 (33) died of meningitis caused by the cerebral swelling around the bullet that had lodged in her brain after she had shot herself in Dec 1939.

Before 31 Aug 1945. William Acton Painter 1906-1945. Portrait of Unity Valkyrie Mitford 1914-1948.

Died of plague

Died of pleurisy

On 09 Jun 1511 William Courtenay 1st Earl Devon 1475-1511 (36) died of pleurisy. His son Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1538 (15) succeeded 2nd Earl Devon 4C 1511. His widow Catherine York Countess Devon 1479-1527 (31) subsequently took a vow of celibacy in the presence of Richard Fitzjames Bishop -1522 on 13 Jul 1511.

On 19 Feb 1625 Arthur Chichester 1st Baron Chichester 1563-1625 (61) died of pleurisy. He was buried in St Nicholas' Church, Carrickfergus, County Antrim.

In 1876 Beatrice Charlotte Elizabeth Vesey Baroness Stalbridge -1876 died of pleurisy at Brook Street.

Died of pneumonia

Died of Quinsy

On 25 Mar 1650 John Williams Archbishop of York 1582-1650 (68) died of quinsy.

Before 1634 Gilbert Jackson Painter 1595-1648. Portrait of John Williams Archbishop of York 1582-1650.

Died of scarlet fever

On 27 Mar 1714 Charlotte Amalie Hesse Kassel Queen Consort Denmark and Norway 1650-1714 (63) died of scarlet fever.

On 30 Apr 1810 Charles James Yorke 1797-1810 (12) died of scarlet fever.

In 1835 Georgiana Carolina Dashwood Lady Astley 1796-1835 (39) died of scarlet fever at King's Bench Prison.

1826 Henry William Pickersgill Painter 1782-1875. Portrait of Georgiana Carolina Dashwood Lady Astley 1796-1835.In 1826 Henry William Pickersgill Painter 1782-1875. Portrait of Georgiana Carolina Dashwood Lady Astley 1796-1835.

In 1843 Louisa Rous -1843 died of scarlet fever.

Died of smallpox

Died of spotted fever

On 02 Jul 1660 Samuel Crew -1660 died of spotted fever.

Died of sweating sickness

On 11 Nov 1517 Thomas Parr 1483-1517 (34) died of sweating sickness.

1528 June Sweating Sickness Outbreak

In 1528 Francis Poyntz 1485-1528 (42) died of sweating sickness during the 1528 June Sweating Sickness Outbreak.

On 22 Jun 1528 William Carey 1500-1528 (28) died of sweating sickness. He was buried at Compton Wynyates.

On 30 Jun 1528 William Compton Courtier 1482-1528 (46) died of sweating sickness. His son Peter Compton 1523-1544 (5) became a ward of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey 1473-1530 (55).. In his will he left Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544 (45) a life interest in property in Leicestershire and founded a chantry where prayers would be said daily for her soul.

Around 1590 based on a work of around 1520.Unknown Painter. French. Portrait of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey 1473-1530.1535. Ambrosius Benson Painter 1495-1550. Portrait of Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544.

1551 Sweating Sickness Outbreak

On 14 Jul 1551 Henry Brandon 2nd Duke Suffolk 1535-1551 (15) died of sweating sickness in the Bishop of Lincoln's Palace Buckden. Henry's brother His brother Charles Brandon 3rd Duke Suffolk 1537-1551 (14) succeeded 3rd Duke Suffolk 2C 1514 although he too died an hour later. On 14 Jul 1551 Charles Brandon 3rd Duke Suffolk 1537-1551 (14) died of sweating sickness.

1541 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Miniature portrait of Henry Brandon 2nd Duke Suffolk 1535-1551.1541 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Miniature portrait of Charles Brandon 3rd Duke Suffolk 1537-1551.

Died of typhoid

In 1644 Oliver Cromwell 1622-1644 (22) died of typhoid.

On 10 Nov 1669 Elizabeth de St Michel 1640-1669 (29) died of typhoid.

On 01 Dec 1871 George Philip Cecil Arthur Stanhope 7th Earl Chesterfield 1831-1871 (40) died of typhoid unmarried. His half third cousin George Philip Stanhope 8th Earl Chesterfield 1822-1883 (49) succeeded 8th Earl Chesterfield. He had been staying at Londesborough Lodge Scarborough with the Prince of Wales (30) who also contracted typhoid but survived.

1901. Luke Fildes Painter 1843-1927. Coronation Portrait of Edward VII King United Kingdom 1841-1910.Around 1846. Franz Xaver Winterhalter Painter 1805-1873. Portrait of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales.

On 01 Dec 1893 Gerald Fitzgerald 5th Duke Leinster 1851-1893 (42) died of typhoid. His son Maurice Fitzgerald 6th Duke Leinster 1887-1922 (6) succeeded 6th Duke Leinster.

Died of tuberculosis

Died of yellow fever

On 16 Sep 1746 Thomas Davers 1689-1746 (57) died of yellow fever in Jamaica.

Around 1725 Enoch "The Younger" Seeman Painter 1694-1744. Portrait of Thomas Davers 1689-1746.