Wiltshire

Amesbury

In 1187 Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock was born to William Salisbury 2nd Earl Salisbury (37) and Eleanor Vitre at Amesbury

On 24 Jun 1291 Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England (68) died at Amesbury

On 21 Mar 1316 Isabel Verdun was born to Theobald Verdun 2nd Lord Verdun (37) and Elizabeth Clare (20) at Amesbury

Blackland

On 16 May 1675 Thomas Hungerford (73) died at Blackland

Boyton

Around 1246 Hugh Giffard died at Boyton

Hugh Giffard was born to William Giffard at Boyton

St Mary's Church

Monument to Alexander Giffard -1262

After 1262. Monument to Alexander Giffard. Believed to represent Alexander Giffard; possibly his father Hugh Giffard. Early Medieval effigy. Alexander fought on the seventh crusade and may possibly have died at the Battle of Mansoura in 1250. The effigy notable for the Otter at his feet, biting his sword, and for the arms on the shield being those of Giffard: Gules background, Argent differenced with a label five points across the chief indicating the son, possibly grandson, of the current owner of the arms. [Monument to Alexander Giffard -1262]

Bremhill

On 03 May 1602 Thomas Hungerford was born to John Hungerford (44) at Bremhill

On 31 Mar 1636 John Hungerford (78) died at Bremhill

On 31 Mar 1636 John Hungerford (16) died at Bremhill

In 1637 George Hungerford was born to Edward Hungerford at Bremhill

On May 1712 George Hungerford (75) died at Bremhill

Britford

After 16 Nov 1739 Mary Clarke was buried at Britford

St Peter's Church

After 17 May 1521 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham was buried at St Peter's Church

Bronham

Around 1492 Edward Baynton was born at Bronham

Castle Combe

Around 1054 Reginald Dunstanville was born at Castle Combe

Around 1080 Alan Dunstanville was born to Reginald Dunstanville (26) at Castle Combe

In 1130 Adeliza Dunstanville was born to Alan Dunstanville (50) at Castle Combe

Charlton

Around 1558 Thomas Knyvet was born to Henry Knyvet (18) and Elizabeth Stumpe at Charlton

Around 1560 Wroughton Knyvet was born to Henry Knyvet (20) and Elizabeth Stumpe at Charlton

In 1564 Catherine Knyvet was born to Henry Knyvet (24) and Elizabeth Stumpe at Charlton

Around 1566 Frances Knyvet was born to Henry Knyvet (26) and Elizabeth Stumpe at Charlton

Around 1578 Elizabeth Knyvet was born to Henry Knyvet (38) and Elizabeth Stumpe at Charlton

On 26 Sep 1594 Thomas Knyvet (36) died at Charlton

On 11 May 1638 Elizabeth Knyvet (60) died at Charlton

All Saints Church

After 21 May 1757 Henry Bowes Howard 4th Earl Berkshire, 11th Earl Suffolk was buried at All Saints Church

After 07 Mar 1779 Henry Howard 12th Earl Suffolk, 5th Earl Berkshire was buried at All Saints Church

Charlton Park

In 1574 Catherine Knyvet (10) inherited Charlton Park from her father which thereafter became the seat of the Earls of Suffolk.

Chilton Foliat

Chippenham

On 15 Jan 1919 Henry Arthur Mornington Wellesley 3rd Earl Cowley (53) died at Chippenham

On 18 Jan 1919 Henry Arthur Mornington Wellesley 3rd Earl Cowley was buried at Chippenham

Draycott Cerne

After 25 Jul 1863 William Richard Arthur Pole-Tylney-Long-Wellesley 5th Earl Mornington was buried at Draycott Cerne

Clarendon Palace

Compton Chamberlayne

Corsham

Coulston

On 07 Mar 1685 Giles Hungerford (70) died at Coulston

Dauntsey

Around 1488 Thomas Danvers was born to John Danvers (36) at Dauntsey

On 09 Oct 1532 Thomas Danvers (44) died at Dauntsey

On 28 Jun 1573 Henry Danvers 1st Earl Danby was born to John Danvers (33) and Elizabeth Neville (23) at Dauntsey

St James' the Great Church

After 20 Jan 1644 Henry Danvers 1st Earl Danby was reburied at St James' the Great Church

Devizes

Devizes Castle

After 28 Sep 1106 Robert Curthose Normandy III Duke Normandy was imprisoned at Devizes Castle

In 1232 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (62) was imprisoned at Devizes Castle

Roundway Down

On 13 Jul 1643 Maurice Palatinate-Simmern (22) fought at Roundway Down. [Battle of Roundway Down]

Downton

Draycott

After 15 Jul 1884 Henry Richard Charles Wellesley 1st Earl Cowley was buried at Draycott

Draycott House

On 28 Feb 1895 William Henry Wellesley 2nd Earl Cowley (60) died at Draycott House

Easton Royal

On 17 Jan 1695 Edward Seymour 8th Duke Somerset was christened at Easton Royal

Edington

Around 12 May 878 Alfred "The Great" King England (29) defeated the Viking army led by Guthrum Unknown at the Battle of Edington at Edington (the location is subject to dispute).

Elecumbe

Around 1222 John Lovell was born to John Lovell (32) and Catherine Bassett (26) at Elecumbe

Everley

In 1371 Thomas Astley was born to Thomas Astley (28) in Everley

In 1501 Thomas Astley was born to Richard Astley (26) in Everley

Garesden

In 1578 Lawrence Washington was born to Lawrence Washington (33) at Garesden

Great Bedwyn

On 29 Oct 1567 Anthony Hungerford was born to Anthony Hungerford (27) at Great Bedwyn

Around 25 Sep 1614 Giles Hungerford was born to Anthony Hungerford (46) at Great Bedwyn

Bedwyn Magna

After 30 Mar 1654 Henry Seymour was buried at Bedwyn Magna

Great Bedwyn Church

Chancel

After 12 Jul 1664 Francis Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Trowbridge was buried at Chancel

Wulf Hall

Around 1400 John Seymour was born to Roger Seymour (30) and Maud Esturney at Wulf Hall

Around 1425 John Seymour was born to John Seymour (25) and Isabel Williams at Wulf Hall

In 1439 Margaret Seymour was born to John Seymour (39) and Isabel Williams at Wulf Hall

Around 1450 John Seymour was born to John Seymour (25) and Elizabeth Coker at Wulf Hall

Around 1468 Margaret Seymour was born to John Seymour (18) and Elizabeth Darrell at Wulf Hall

Around 1469 Jane Seymour was born to John Seymour (19) and Elizabeth Darrell at Wulf Hall

Around 1471 Elizabeth Seymour was born to John Seymour (21) and Elizabeth Darrell at Wulf Hall

Around 1474 John Seymour was born to John Seymour (24) and Elizabeth Darrell at Wulf Hall

Around 1508 Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley was born to John Seymour (34) and Margery Wentworth at Wulf Hall

Around 1509 Jane Seymour Queen Consort England was born to John Seymour (35) and Margery Wentworth at Wulf Hall

Around 1518 Elizabeth Seymour was born to John Seymour (44) and Margery Wentworth at Wulf Hall

In 1527 John Seymour was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset (27) and Catherine Filliol at Wulf Hall

In 1529 Edward Seymour was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset (29) and Catherine Filliol at Wulf Hall

On 22 May 1539 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset (39) and Anne Stanhope (42) at Wulf Hall

Around 1540 Henry Seymour was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset (40) and Anne Stanhope (43) at Wulf Hall

Grinstead

Heytesbury

In 1503 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford was born to Edward Hungerford and Jane Zouche at Heytesbury

In Jun 1541 William Sharington (46) leased the manor of Heytesbury

On 13 Feb 1809 William Eliot 2nd Earl St Germans (41) and Letitia Acourt were married at Heytesbury

Hill Deverell

Around 1505 George Ludlow was born in Hill Deverell

On 25 May 1580 George Ludlow (75) died in Hill Deverell

Hindon

Around 1677 Henrietta Hyde was born to Lawrence Hyde 1st Earl Rochester (34) and Henrietta Boyle at Hindon

Kingston

Around 1500 John St Lo was born to Nicholas St Lo (20) and Eleanor Arundell (28) at Kingston

On 01 Sep 1508 Nicholas St Lo (28) died at Kingston

Around 1515 Edward St Lo was born to John St Lo (15) and Margaret Kingston at Kingston

Lacock

Lacock Abbey

In 1540 William Sharington (45) paid £783 for Lacock Abbey which had been dissolved.

Littlecote

Littlecote House

In 1605 Alexander Popham was born at Littlecote House

Longleat

Longleat House

On 17 Oct 1710 John Carteret 2nd Earl Granville (20) and Frances Worsley (17) were married at Longleat House

Ludgershall

On 29 Sep 1593 Jane Spencer (74) died at Ludgershall

Lydiard Tregoze

Around 1428 Oliver St John was born to Oliver St John (27) and Margaret Beauchamp (18) at Lydiard Tregoze

Around 1473 John St John was born to Oliver St John (45) and Elizabeth Scrope (34) at Lydiard Tregoze

Around 1505 John St John was born to John St John (32) and Joan Iwardby at Lydiard Tregoze

On 05 Apr 1576 John St John (71) died at Lydiard Tregoze

On 08 Nov 1589 Nicholas St John (63) died at Lydiard Tregoze

In 1593 Lucy St John was born to John St John (41) and Lucy Hungerford at Lydiard Tregoze

Maiden Bradley

Around Dec 1757 Edward Seymour 8th Duke Somerset (62) was buried at Maiden Bradley

On 22 Oct 1923 Algernon St Maur 15th Duke Somerset (77) died at Maiden Bradley

All Saints Church

Monument to William Berkeley 4th Baron Berkeley 1663-1741

After 1741. Monument to William Berkeley 4th Baron Berkeley. [Monument to William Berkeley 4th Baron Berkeley 1663-1741]

Monument to Edward Seymour 8th Duke Somerset 1695-1757, Edward Seymour 9th Duke Somerset 1717-1792, Webb Seymour 10th Duke Somerset 1718-1793, Edward Seymour 4th Baronet Seymour 1633-1708, Edward Seymour 5th Baronet Seymour 1661-1740 and Laetitia Popham -1738.

After 1793. Monument to Edward Seymour 8th Duke Somerset, Edward Seymour 9th Duke Somerset, Webb Seymour 10th Duke Somerset, Edward Seymour, Edward Seymour and Laetitia Popham. [Monument to Edward Seymour 8th Duke Somerset 1695-1757, Edward Seymour 9th Duke Somerset 1717-1792, Webb Seymour 10th Duke Somerset 1718-1793, Edward Seymour 4th Baronet Seymour 1633-1708, Edward Seymour 5th Baronet Seymour 1661-1740 and Laetitia Popham -1738.]

Monument to Edward Seymour 4th Baronet Seymour 1633-1708

After 1708. Monument to Edward Seymour. Sculpted by John Michael Rysbrack 1694-1770; white marble reclining figure in front of tablet with pediment with cherubs, scrolled pediment with arms over. [Monument to Edward Seymour 4th Baronet Seymour 1633-1708]

Monument to John Seymour 1474-1536

After 1536. Monument to John Seymour. [Monument to John Seymour 1474-1536]

Monument to Edward Percy Seymour 1841-1865 and Edward Adolphus Ferdinand Seymour 1835-1869

After 1865. Monument to Edward Percy Seymour and Edward Adolphus Ferdinand Seymour. [Monument to Edward Percy Seymour 1841-1865 and Edward Adolphus Ferdinand Seymour 1835-1869]

Monument to Algernon St Maur 15th Duke Somerset 1846-1923 and Susan Margaret Richards Mackinnon 1853-1936

After 1936. Monument to Algernon St Maur 15th Duke Somerset and Susan Margaret Richards Mackinnon. [Monument to Algernon St Maur 15th Duke Somerset 1846-1923 and Susan Margaret Richards Mackinnon 1853-1936]

Bradley House

Brimble Hill Clump

After 22 Oct 1923 Algernon St Maur 15th Duke Somerset was buried at Brimble Hill Clump

Manningford Bruce

In 1352 Beatrice Brewes was born to Thomas Brewes (50) at Manningford Bruce

Marden

Around 22 Mar 871 Halfdan Ragnarsson defeated the Wessex army led by Aethelred King Wessex (24) and Alfred "The Great" King England (22) at the Battle of Marton. The location of 'Marton' is not known; suggestions include Marden in Wiltshire and Winterborne St Martin in Dorset.

Marlborough

In Dec 1164 Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (31) and Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England (42) held Christmas Court at Marlborough.

On 24 May 1612 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (48) died at Marlborough

Marlborough Castle

On 29 Aug 1189 John "Lackland" I King England (22) and Isabella Fitzrobert 3rd Countess Gloucester (16) were married at Marlborough Castle

Mere

St Mary's Church

After 05 Mar 1428 John Berkeley was buried at St Mary's Church

Monkton Farleigh

On 08 Mar 1716 Edward Seymour 8th Duke Somerset (21) and Mary Webb were married at Monkton Farleigh

On 20 May 1771 Edward Seymour was christened at Monkton Farleigh

On 08 Jun 1772 Webb Seymour was christened at Monkton Farleigh

Newton Toney

Wilbury House

Odstock

Pewsey

Adam's Grave

In 584 Ceawlin King Wessex was defeated, probably by the Britons, possibly by Ceol King Wessex at the First Battle of Woden's Barrow which fought at Adam's Grave.

In 715 Ceolred King Mercia and Ine King Wessex were defeated by an unknown army during the Second Battle of Woden's Barrow at Adam's Grave.

Salisbury

Around 1207 Ida Longespée was born to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (31) and Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock (20) at Salisbury

Around 1216 Stephen Longespée was born to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (40) and Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock (29) at Salisbury

Around 1222 Ida II Longespée was born to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (46) and Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock (35) at Salisbury

After 11 May 1262 Ida II Longespée died at Salisbury

In 1293 Otho Grandison was born to William Grandison 1st Baron Grandison (31) and Sibylla Tregoz at Salisbury

On 24 Feb 1297 John Moels 1st Baron Moels (28) summoned to attend the King. at Salisbury

Around 1350 Simon Montagu was born to John Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, 3rd Baron Monthermer (20) and Margaret Monthermer 3rd Baroness Monthermer at Salisbury

Around 1362 John St John was born to John St John at Salisbury

In 1387 Walter Devereux was born to Walter Devereux (26) and Agnes Crophull at Salisbury

Around 1389 Richard Devereux was born to Walter Devereux (28) and Agnes Crophull at Salisbury

Around 1391 Stephen Devereux was born to Walter Devereux (30) and Agnes Crophull at Salisbury

Around 1393 Roger Devereux was born to Walter Devereux (32) and Agnes Crophull at Salisbury

Around 1395 Joan Devereux was born to Walter Devereux (34) and Agnes Crophull at Salisbury

Around 1395 Margaret Devereux was born to Walter Devereux (34) and Agnes Crophull at Salisbury

Around 1399 Thomas Devereux was born to Walter Devereux (38) and Agnes Crophull at Salisbury

On 09 Aug 1449 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford (71) died at Salisbury

Around 1466 Mary Hungerford 4th Baroness Hungerford was born to Thomas Hungerford and Anne Percy (22) at Salisbury

In 1466 Anne Neville was born to John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu (35) and Isabel Ingaldsthorpe (25) at Salisbury

On Jul 1665 Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland (35) travelled to at Salisbury during the Great Plague of London

After 07 Mar 1685 Giles Hungerford was buried at Salisbury

On 21 Apr 1746 James Harris 1st Earl Malmesbury was born at Salisbury

Salisbury Castle

On 07 Mar 1226 William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (50) poisoned by Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (56) at Salisbury Castle

Salisbury Cathedral

After 07 Mar 1226 William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury was buried at Salisbury Cathedral

After 30 May 1499 John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne was buried at Salisbury Cathedral

After 06 Apr 1621 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford was buried at Salisbury Cathedral

After 25 Sep 1621 Mary Sidney was buried at Salisbury Cathedral

After 23 Jan 1650 Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke was buried at Salisbury Cathedral

After 29 Apr 1675 John Seymour 4th Duke Somerset was buried at Salisbury Cathedral

After 28 Aug 1683 Philip "Infamous Earl" Herbert 7th Earl Pembroke, 4th Earl Montgomery was buried at Salisbury Cathedral

Bishop's Palace

On 02 Aug 1618 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (65) was created 1st Earl Devonshire at Bishop's Palace

Hungerford Chapel

After 09 Aug 1449 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford was buried at Hungerford Chapel

After 18 May 1464 Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford was buried at Hungerford Chapel

Monument to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury 1176-1226

After 1226. Monument to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury. [Monument to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury 1176-1226]

Monument to Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford 1400-1459

After 1459. Monument to Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford. [Monument to Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford 1400-1459]

South Transept

After 03 May 1407 Richard Mitford Bishop Chichester, Bishop Salisbury was buried in the South Transept.

Monument to Richard Beauchamp Bishop Hereford, Bishop Salisbury -1481

After 1481. Monument to Richard Beauchamp Bishop Hereford, Bishop Salisbury [Monument to Richard Beauchamp Bishop Hereford, Bishop Salisbury -1481]

Monument to Edmund Tuchet Bishop Rochester, Bishop Hereford, Bishop Salisbury 1443-1524

After 1524. Monument to Edmund Tuchet Bishop Rochester, Bishop Hereford, Bishop Salisbury. [Monument to Edmund Tuchet Bishop Rochester, Bishop Hereford, Bishop Salisbury 1443-1524]

Bishop Walter Kerr Hamilton 1808-1869

Bishop Walter Kerr Hamilton 1808-1869

Bishop John Wordsworth 1843-1911

Bishop John Wordsworth 1843-1911. Sculpted by George Frampton 1860-1928.

Marketplace

On 17 Jan 1469 Thomas Hungerford and Henry Courtenay was beheaded at Marketplace in the presence of Edward IV King England (26) for having supported Warwick The Kingmaker's Rebellion. [Execution of Warwick's Supporters]

On 02 Nov 1483 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham (29) was beheaded at Marketplace for his part in Buckingham's Rebellion. Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset (28) and Eleanor Bohun escaped to Henry VII in Brittany. Walter Hungerford, Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney (32) and Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon took part. The rebellion was suppressed by Richard Guildford (33) and Robert Willoughby 1st Baron Willoughby Broke (31) .

Savernake

Lockeridge House

On 06 Jan 1878 George William Frederick Brudenell-Bruce 2nd Marquess Ailesbury (73) died at Lockeridge House

Stoke

Ham

On 04 Oct 1301 Thomas Monthermer 2nd Baron Monthermer was born to Ralph Monthermer 1st Baron Monthermer (31) and Joan of Acre (29) at Ham

Swindon

Lydiard Park

On Sep 825 Beornwulf King Mercia (2) defeated Ecgberht, King of Wessex, at the Battle of Ellendun replacing Mercian with Wessex dominance over the Saxon Heptarchy. Sir Frank Stenton described it as 'one of the most decisive battles of English history'. The location of the battle is not known although a number of locations have been suggested: Wroughton, Lydiard Park and Wilton.

Tisbury

On 07 Jun 1590 Lawrence Hyde (69) died at Tisbury

After 24 Dec 1598 Matthew Arundell was buried at Tisbury

St John's Church

After 23 Jul 1649 Ann Arundell was buried at St John's Church

Trowbridge

Trowbridge Grammar School

Around 1602 Edward Rodney (11) educated at Trowbridge Grammar School

Wardour

Warminster

Around 1195 Hugh Giffard was born to Walter Giffard (62) at Warminster

Around 1246 Hugh Giffard (51) died at Warminster

Longbridge Deverill

Saints Peter and Paul

After 21 May 1580 John Thynne was buried at Saints Peter and Paul

On 03 Jan 1709 Henry Thynne was buried at Saints Peter and Paul

West Dean

Around 1662 William 4th Earl Kingston upon Hull was born to Robert Pierrepoint and Elizabeth Evelyn at West Dean

Westbury

Broke

Around 1452 Robert Willoughby 1st Baron Willoughby Broke was born to John Willoughby (31) and Anne Cheney at Broke

In 1491 Edward Willoughby was born to Robert Willoughby 2nd Baron Willoughby Broke, 10th Baron Latimer (19) and Elizabeth Beauchamp at Broke

Whaddon

On 15 Nov 1672 Walter Long (69) died at Whaddon

Wilton

On Sep 825 Beornwulf King Mercia (2) defeated Ecgberht, King of Wessex, at the Battle of Ellendun replacing Mercian with Wessex dominance over the Saxon Heptarchy. Sir Frank Stenton described it as 'one of the most decisive battles of English history'. The location of the battle is not known although a number of locations have been suggested: Wroughton, Lydiard Park and Wilton.

Wilton House

In 1583 Anne Herbert was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke (44) and Mary Sidney (21) at Wilton House

On 10 Oct 1584 Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke was born to Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke (46) and Mary Sidney (22) at Wilton House

In 1640 Anne Herbert (57) died at Wilton House

On 10 Sep 1759 George Augustus Herbert 11th Earl Pembroke, 8th Earl Montgomery was born to Henry Herbert 10th Earl Pembroke, 7th Earl Montgomery (25) and Elizabeth Spencer (22) at Wilton House

Wootton Bassett

After 1147 Philip Fitzrobert died at Wootton Bassett

Wroughton

On Sep 825 Beornwulf King Mercia (2) defeated Ecgberht, King of Wessex, at the Battle of Ellendun replacing Mercian with Wessex dominance over the Saxon Heptarchy. Sir Frank Stenton described it as 'one of the most decisive battles of English history'. The location of the battle is not known although a number of locations have been suggested: Wroughton, Lydiard Park and Wilton.

Barbury Castle

In 556 Cynric King Wessex and Ceawlin King Wessex defeated the Britons at Barbury Castle during the Battle of Beran Burg. Barbury Castle possibly of strategic importance since it is located on the Ridgeway with extensive views over the Thames valley.