1349 – Born on October 21st in Wormegay, Norfolk. 1376 – Was summoned to parliament as "William Bardolf of Wormegay". 1385 – Died on January 29th and was succeeded by his son, Thomas. &nb..
1782 – Thomas Wilde, 1st Baron Truro, born on the 7th of July in London. He was Lord Chancellor of Great Britain, was the second son of Thomas Wilde, an attorney. 1805 – Educated at St Paul’s School and was admitted an attorney. 1817 – He subsequently entered the Inner Temple and was called to ..
White Russian general. Opposed Bolsheviks in Russian Civil War. Ruled Mongolia, last true khan. Captured and execut..
1746 – Sir George Harris, 1st Baron Harris, GCB was born on March 18th, British general, was the son of the Rev George Harris, curate of Brasted, Kent. 1760-1762 – He was commissioned to the Royal Artillery, transferring to an ensigncy in the 5th foot (Northumberland Fusiliers). 1765-1771 – He became lieutenant and captain. 1778 ..
1432 – Sir John Grey, 7th Lord Ferrers (of Groby) was born. An English aristocrat and supporter of the House of Lancaster. 1452 – He married Elizabeth Woodville, daughter of Sir Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta de Luxembourg. 1461 – He fought in the Second Battle of St. Albans and died on February ..
1667 – Simon Fraser called "The Fox", Chief of Clan Fraser and 11th Lord Lovat, is one of the strangest characters of the ‘45. Though an unprincipled man, he was a good chief, who declared, "There is nothing I place in balance with my kindred (the Fraser clansmen)". 1702 – He escaped to France. There ..
1788 – Born on January 22nd in London, England. English Romantic poet and satirist whose poetry and personality captured the imagination of Europe. 1801 – Byron was sent to school in London and he went to Harrow, one of England’s most prestigious schools. 1803 – He fell in love with his distant cousin, Mary Chaworth, ..
1697 – Born on April 23rd in Colwich, Staffordshire, England. Admiral George Anson was the first and last Lord Anson. – He was baptized on May 21st in Colwich, Staffordshire. 1711-1712 – Anson gained the rank of Midshipman on February 2nd, in the service of the Royal Navy. 1724 – He gained the ..