Died in childbirth

Died in childbirth is in Childbirth.

Around 1130 Beatrix Vesci died in childbirth.

On 04 Oct 1160 Constance of Castile (age 20) died in childbirth.

On 28 Aug 1231 Eleanor of Portugal Queen Consort Denmark (age 20) died in childbirth.

On 19 Jun 1282 Eleanor Montfort Princess of Wales (age 30) died in childbirth.

On 09 Apr 1283 Margaret "Maid of Norway" I Queen Scotland was born to Eric II King Norway (age 15) and Margaret Dunkeld Queen Consort Norway (age 22) at Tønsberg. Margaret Dunkeld Queen Consort Norway (age 22) died in childbirth. She was buried at Tønsberg. She a great granddaughter of King Henry III of England.

On 02 Mar 1316 King Robert II of Scotland was born to Walter Stewart 6th High Steward (age 20) and Marjory Bruce (age 20) at Paisley Abbey. His mother Marjory Bruce (age 20) died in childbirth. He a great x 3 grandson of King John "Lackland" of England.

On 05 May 1316 Isabel Bohun was born to Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford 3rd Earl Essex (age 40) and Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan Countess Essex, Hereford and Holland (age 33). His mother Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan Countess Essex, Hereford and Holland (age 33) died in childbirth. She was buried at Waldon Priory and Abbey [Map]. She a granddaughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England.

In 1372 Isabelle Valois (age 24) died in childbirth.

On 04 Jun 1394 Philippa Lancaster Queen Consort Denmark was born to King Henry IV of England (age 27) and Mary Bohun (age 26) at Peterborough Castle [Map]. His mother (age 26) died in childbirth. She was buried at Church of the Annunciation of our Lady of the Newark [Map]. Coefficient of inbreeding 2.60%.

On 16 Aug 1400 Joan Plantagenet Baroness Strange, and Talbot (age 16) died in childbirth.

On 22 May 1409 Blanche Lancaster Elector Palatinate (age 17) died in childbirth at Haguenau.

On 13 Sep 1409 Joan Valois was born to Charles Valois Duke Orléans (age 14) and Isabella Valois Queen Consort England (age 19). Isabella Valois Queen Consort England (age 19) died in childbirth. Coefficient of inbreeding 9.28%.

On 07 Jul 1448 Marie Bourbon Duchess Anjou (age 20) died in childbirth.

On 14 Jan 1476 Anne St Leger Baroness Ros of Helmsley was born to Thomas St Leger (age 36) and Anne York Duchess Exeter (age 36). Her mother (age 36) died in childbirth. She was buried at St Leger Chantry, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle [Map]. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

In 1488 Giovanna degli Albizzi (age 19) died in childbirth.

On 30 Nov 1497 Anne Sforza (age 21) died in childbirth.

In 1498 Isabella Trastámara Queen Consort Portugal (age 28) died in childbirth.

In On or after 18 Aug 1512 Anne Wood aka Wode died in childbirth whilst visiting her sister Elizabeth at Blickling, Norfolk. She was buried in St Andrew's Church, Blickling [Map]

In 1546 Elizabeth Parker died in childbirth.

On 22 Jul 1552 Anthony Browne was born to Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montagu (age 23) and Jane Radclyffe at Cowdray House [Map]. His mother died in childbirth although Henry Machen's diary reports her death in 1553.

Before 04 Oct 1558 Elizabeth Blanke (age 30) died in childbirth.

Before 24 Apr 1560 Anne Smyth (age 40) died in childbirth apparently giving birth to her seventeenth child.

On 22 May 1560 Joanne Daborn (age 37) died in childbirth.

After 22 May 1560 she was buried at St Leonard Eastcheap Church [Map] where the inscription read:

"Here under this stone lieth Joane wife of William Allyn (age 45) citizen and alderman, who died in childbed of her 9th child the 22. of May 1560." (MS. Lansd. 874, f. 10b.)

Sir William Allen (for he was afterwards knighted) was the son of William Allen, citizen and poulterer of London; was sheriff 1562-3, lord mayor 1571-2. "He was at first free of the Leathersellers, afterwards a Mercer. And dwelled when he was sheriff in Bow-lane; when he was maior, in Tower-strete. But buried at St. Botulphes without Bishopsgate, in which parish he was borne."

Arms, Per fess sable and argent, a pale engrailed counterchanged, and three talbots passant of the second, collared gules.

Before 29 Mar 1563 Katherine Copley died in childbirth. She was buried on 29 Mar 1563.

Around 21 Feb 1575 Claude of Lorraine was born to Charles "The Great" Lorraine III Duke Lorraine (age 32) and Claude Valois Duchess Lorraine (age 27). She died a year later. Her mother (age 27) died in childbirth. She had given birth to nine children during the course of her sixteen year marriage; she was married aged twelve.

On 13 Feb 1587 Dorothea Hedwig of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel was born to Henry Julius Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (age 22) and Dorothea of Saxony (age 23). Her mother (age 23) died in childbirth.

On 25 Jun 1601 Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby (age 45) died at Berwick on Tweed [Map]. His son Robert Bertie 1st Earl Lindsey (age 18) succeeded 14th Baron Willoughby de Eresby. He was buried at St James' Church, Spilsby [Map].

On 15 Feb 1610 Catherine Bertie (age 15) died in childbirth. She was buried at St James' Church, Spilsby [Map].

Monument Elizabethan Period. Tall Sideboard Tomb with reclining hooded figure of Lady Katherine, daughter of Peregrine, with Chrisom Child in the crib at her feet. Above a standing figure of Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby (age 45) in a niche, with strapwork embellishments, all supported on composite columns with a dentilated cornice.

Catherine Bertie: Around 1595 she was born to Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby and Mary Vere Baroness Willoughby of Eresby. Sources are confused about her birth year stating she was born in 1610 and that she married in 1609. Date adjusted to around 1595 on the assumption she was married around twenty years of age. Her son died at six days old on 09 Feb 1610. Her father died in 1601. Sources also refer to her as Baroness Rockingham whereas she died some eleven years before her husband was created Baron Rockingham. In 1609 Lewis Watson 1st Baron Rockingham and she were married.

On 16 Oct 1609 Dorothea Hedwig of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (age 22) died in childbirth.

In Jul 1616 George Livingston 3rd Earl Linlithgow was born to Alexander Livingston 2nd Earl Linlithgow and Elizabeth Gordon (age 20). Elizabeth Gordon (age 20) died in childbirth.

In 1625 Catherine Carey Countess Home (age 16) died in childbirth.

On 20 Mar 1627 Anne Chichester (age 22) died in childbirth. She was buried in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Exton, Rutlandshire [Map]. In north aisle, a very classical monument for its date, black and white marble table tomb with shrouded effigy.

The inscription: "Anne, Wife to Lord Bruce, Baron of Kinloss (age 28), Daughter of Sir Robert Chichester (age 49), Knight of the Bath, of an antient Family in the County of Devon, and of Frances one of the two Daughters and Coheirs of John Lord Harrington, Baron of Exton, sole heir to her Mother. A Lady endowed with a natural disposition to Vertue, a true understanding of honour, most noble behaviour, perpetual cheerfulness, most elegant Conversation, and a more than ordinary conjugal affction. She was married iv. years and ix. months, and one only child named Robert Bruce. Weakened by that birth she died in Childbirth, the xx.day of March, in the xxii. year of her age, Anno Domini M. DC. XXVII. Erected and inscribed to the memory Of his most beloved, and most deserving Wife, by The Lord Bruce (age 28)."

Anne Chichester: Around 1605 she was born to Robert Chichester and Frances Harrington. On 04 Jul 1622 Thomas Bruce 1st Earl Elgin and she were married at Holy Trinity Church, Minories.

The Chichester Family Crest being a Heron with an Eel in its mouth.

On 19 Sep 1628 Anne Leighton died in childbirth.

In 1631 Jane Savage Marchioness Winchester died in childbirth. Her epitaph was written by John Milton (age 22) ...

An Epitaph on the Marchioness of Winchester

This rich Marble doth enterr

The honour'd Wife of Winchester (age 33),

A Viscount's (age 45) daughter, an Earls (age 66) heir,

Besides what her vertues fair

Added to her noble birth,

More then she could own from Earth.

Summers three times eight save one

She had told, alas too soon,

After so short time of breath,

To house with darknes, and with death.

Yet had the number of her days

Bin as compleat as was her praise,

Nature and fate had had no strife

In giving limit to her life.

Her high birth, and her graces sweet,

Quickly found a lover meet;

The Virgin quire for her request

The God that sits at marriage feast;

He at their invoking came

But with a scarce-wel-lighted flame;

And in his Garland as he stood,

Ye might discern a Cipress bud.

Once had the early Matrons run

To greet her of a lovely son,

And now with second hope she goes, [ 25 ]

And calls Lucina to her throws;

But whether by mischance or blame

Atropos for Lucina came;

And with remorsles cruelty,

Spoil'd at once both fruit and tree:

The haples Babe before his birth

Had burial, yet not laid in earth,

And the languisht Mothers Womb

Was not long a living Tomb.

So have I seen som tender slip

Sav'd with care from Winters nip,

The pride of her carnation train,

Pluck't up by som unheedy swain,

Who onely thought to crop the flowr

New shot up from vernall showr;

But the fair blossom hangs the head

Side-ways as on a dying bed,

And those Pearls of dew she wears,

Prove to be presaging tears

Which the sad morn had let fall

On her hast'ning funerall.

Gentle Lady may thy grave

Peace and quiet ever have;

After this thy travail sore

Sweet rest sease thee evermore,

That to give the world encrease,

Shortned hast thy own lives lease,

Here besides the sorrowing

That thy noble House doth bring,

Here be tears of perfect moan

Weept for thee in Helicon,

And som Flowers, and som Bays,

For thy Hears to strew the ways,

Sent thee from the banks of Came,

Devoted to thy vertuous name;

Whilst thou bright Saint high sit'st in glory,

Next her much like to thee in story,

That fair Syrian Shepherdess,

Who after yeers of barrennes

The highly favour'd Joseph bore

To him that serv'd for her before,

And at her next birth much like thee,

Through pangs fled to felicity,

Far within the boosom bright

Of blazing Majesty and Light,

There with thee, new welcom Saint,

Like fortunes may her soul acquaint,

With thee there clad in radiant sheen,

No Marchioness, but now a Queen.

In 1631 Arabella Holles died in childbirth.

On 13 Sep 1631 Elizabeth Southwell (age 48) died in childbirth.

On or before 23 Oct 1634 Anne Banks died in childbirth. She was buried on 23 Oct 1634.

In 1639 Lenox Rodes died in childbirth.

On 13 May 1646 Maria Habsburg Spain Archduchess Austria was born to Ferdinand King Bohemia III Holy Roman Emperor (age 37) and Maria Anna of Spain Holy Roman Empress (age 39). Maria Anna of Spain Holy Roman Empress (age 39) died in childbirth. Coefficient of inbreeding 15.19%.

On 05 Nov 1648 Mary Digby Countess Donegal (age 36) died in childbirth. She was buried at All Saints Church, Eggesford.

On 09 Oct 1650 Frances Altham Countess Carbery (age 29) died in childbirth.

Before 1651 Jane Evelyn died in childbirth.

On 22 May 1653 unamed child was born to Charles Paulet 1st Duke Bolton (age 23) and Christian Freschville (age 19). She died in childbirth. The child died seven days later on 29 May 1653. Both were buried at the St John the Baptist's Church, Staveley [Map]. Monument erected by her husband Charles Paulet 1st Duke Bolton (age 23) the future Duke Bolton. Reclining figure with Chrisom Child.

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Top Middle Paulet Arms differenced with a label argent three points impaled Freschville Arms.

Top Left: His Arms, in sixths 1 Paulet Arms 2 Possibly Seymour Arms although wings should be Or 3 Unknown Arms 4 Unknown Arms 5 Unknown Arms 6 St John Arms with a label argent three points to reflect his status as son of the current owner of the Arms.

Top Right: Her Arms, in sixths 1 Freschville Arms 2 Unknown Arms 3 Unknown Arms 4 Unknown Arms 5 Unknown Arms 6 Harrington Arms.

Christian Freschville: On 13 Dec 1633 she was born to John Freschville 1st Baron Frescheville and Sarah Harrington. On 28 Feb 1652 Charles Paulet 1st Duke Bolton and she were married. He the son of John Paulet 5th Marquess Winchester and Jane Savage Marchioness Winchester.

Around 30 May 1656 Elizabeth Keyt died in childbirth. Some sources describe her as being buried with the child at Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire [Map] although her son Sharington Talbot lived until 1685?

In 1660 Mary Poots died in childbirth giving birth to their son Benjamin who died in 1663.

On 08 Jul 1664 Mary Cogan died in childbirth at Carlisle Castle [Map] where her husband Christopher Musgrave 4th Baronet (age 32) was Governor. She was buried at St Cuthbert's Church, Edenhall [Map].

Before 1667 Mary Darnall died in childbirth.

Around 11 Jan 1668 Elizabeth Cranfield died in childbirth.

On 15 Jul 1672 Diana Bruce died in childbirth. The child, named Robert, died the same day.

In 1675 Elizabeth Wilbraham Lady Myddelton (age 22) died in childbirth.

On 09 Sep 1678 Margaret Blagge (age 26) died in childbirth at Whitehall Palace [Map]. She was buried at St Breage's Church, Breage.

On 30 Sep 1678 Mary Rich (age 40) died in childbirth.

On 23 Mar 1684 Essex Rich 2nd Countess Nottingham (age 32) died in childbirth.

On or before 04 Oct 1684, the date she was buried at the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Coleshill [Map], Frances Noel Baroness Digby died in childbirth.

In Jan 1690 Anne Savile Countess Carbery (age 27) died in childbirth. She was buried at St Andrew Holborn.

On 30 Jan 1692 Isabella van Nassau (age 24) died in childbirth.

On 07 Mar 1693 Isabella Carr died in childbirth.

On 04 Nov 1699 Elizabeth Greville Baroness Guildford died in childbirth.

On 23 Dec 1705 Louise Dorothea Hohenzollern (age 25) died in childbirth.

In 1710 Mary Melville died in childbirth.

On 20 Nov 1713 Elizabeth Harley (age 24) died in childbirth.

On 15 Jan 1716 Elizabeth Berkeley was born to James Berkeley 3rd Earl Berkeley (age 36) and Louisa Lennox Countess Berkeley (age 21). Louisa Lennox Countess Berkeley (age 21) died in childbirth She a great granddaughter of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

In On 19 Dec 1719 Anne Griffith (age 21) died in childbirth.

On 30 Jul 1722 Theodosia Hyde (age 26) died in childbirth. Her son Edward Bligh 2nd Earl Darnley (age 7) succeeded 11th Baron Clifton of Leighton Bromswold in Huntingdonshire.

On 27 Nov 1722 Anne Seymour Duchess Leeds (age 13) died in childbirth (probably) at the age of thirteen.

On 20 Apr 1723 Frances Lister (age 25) died in childbirth. She was buried at Lincoln Cathedral [Map].

Frances Lister: On 07 Sep 1697 she was born to Thomas Lister of Coleby in Lincolnshire. After 25 Jul 1719 Gervase Scrope of Cockeringham and she were married.

On 14 Aug 1724 Anne Cochrane Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon (age 18) died in childbirth.

On 22 Jun 1725 Susan Murray (age 26) died in childbirth.

On 16 Aug 1731 Emilia Plunkett died in childbirth.

On 11 Feb 1733 Frances Wyndham (age 28) died in childbirth.

On 17 Aug 1734 Elizabeth Shirley (age 30) died in childbirth following the premature birth of her daughter Elizabeth as a result of the shock caused by a violent flash of lightning.

In 1743 Mary Montagu (age 25) died in childbirth, or soon after childbirth.

On 04 Feb 1743 Anne Bayne died in childbirth.

On 19 Jan 1745 Anne O'Brien (age 21) died in childbirth. She was buried at St Canice's Cathedral, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny.

In Jul 1759 Frances Hanbury Williams Countess Essex died in childbirth.

On 28 Mar 1766 Diana Beauclerk (age 20) died in childbirth. The child was stillborn.

In 1786 Margaret Gordon (age 24) died in childbirth.

In Sep 1786 Jemima Elizabeth Ashburnham died in childbirth.

On 22 May 1788 Anne Elizabeth Cholmley Baroness Mulgrave (age 18) died in childbirth.

On 09 Sep 1789 Maria Archer (age 21) died in childbirth at Corby Castle, Cumberland [Map]. Monument in Holy Trinity Church, Wetheral [Map] sculpted by Joseph Nollekens (age 52) costing £1500. He regarded it as his finest work; entitled Faith. When Nollekens realized that his work was destined for so remote a part of the Kingdom it is said that he burst into tears as he felt so few people would see it. This work is represented on the Nollekens Monument in Paddington Parish Church by William Behnes. On seeing the sculpture Wordsworth wrote "XXXIX Monument Of Mrs Howard By Nollekens In Wetheral Church, Near Corby, On The Banks Of The Eden".

Maria Archer: Around 1768 she was born to Andrew Archer 2nd Baron Archer and Sarah West Baroness Archer. On 22 Nov 1788 Henry Howard and she were married.

In 1810 Henry St John-Mildmay 5th Baronet was born to Henry St John-Mildmay 4th Baronet (age 22) and Charlotte Bouverie. His mother died in childbirth.

In 1811 Mary Carey died in childbirth.

On 09 Sep 1812 Sophia Pitt Countess Romney died in childbirth at The Mote, Maidstone.

On 20 Dec 1813 Phillis Buston (age 22) died in childbirth. The child suvived fifteen days.

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In 1818 Elizabeth Grey (age 18) died in childbirth.

In 1827 Frances Bathurst Baroness Feversham Downton died in childbirth.

On 15 Oct 1828 Lucretia Georgiana ffolkes died in childbirth at Bombay, India eleven days after having given birth to a posthumous son who only lived at few hours.

On 04 Feb 1831 Isabella Somerset Anne Frances (age 22) died in childbirth.

On 09 Sep 1833 Adeliza Maria Howard died in childbirth. Monument in Holy Trinity Church, Wetheral [Map] sculpted by Richard Westmacott (age 58).

Adeliza Maria Howard: she was born to Henry Howard and Catherine Marie Mary Charlotte Neave. On 30 Apr 1830 Henry William Petre and she were married. They were half first cousins. He a great x 4 grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 10 Aug 1844 Wilhelm Hesse-Kassel was born to Friedrich Wilhelm Hesse-Kassel (age 23) and Alexandra Nikolaevna Holstein Gottorp Romanov (age 19). He died the same day. His mother Alexandra Nikolaevna Holstein Gottorp Romanov (age 19) died in childbirth. He a great x 3 grandson of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland.

On 05 Sep 1846 Augusta Margaret Fitzclarence (age 24) died in childbirth.

In 1852 Flora Elizabeth Campbell died in childbirth. Buried at St Andrew's Church, Wimpole [Map].

On 16 Jul 1861 Henry Eliot Yorke (age 23) died in India.

Flora Elizabeth Campbell: she was born to General Alexander Campbell. In 1833 Henry Reginald Yorke and she were married.

Henry Eliot Yorke: Around 1838 he was born to Henry Reginald Yorke and Flora Elizabeth Campbell. Before 16 Jul 1861 he was appointed Lieutenant of the Royal Bombay Artillery.

On 19 Mar 1852 Caroline Sophia Wyndham (age 22) died in childbirth at Drove Westhampnett. She and the child, who died on the same day, were buried at Bartons Lane Cemetery Petworth.

On 27 Jan 1862 Florence Louisa Miles (age 22) died in childbirth.

On 04 Dec 1866 Evelina de Rothschild (age 27) died in childbirth after giving birth to their first child, a stillborn son.

On 14 Sep 1867 Adelbert Salusbury Cockayne-Cust 5th Baron Brownlow was born to Henry Cockayne-Cust (age 47) and Sara Jane Cookson. His mother Sara Jane Cookson died in childbirth.

On 12 Oct 1905 Isabel Innes-Kerr (age 26) died in childbirth.

Elizabeth Culpepper died in childbirth.