Sir Roger Wilbraham (1553 - 1616) was an English lawyer who served as Solicitor-General for Ireland in 1585 (for 14 years) under Queen Elizabeth I. He also held positions in court under James I. His father served as Master of the Jewel House to Mary I. Dorfold Hall in Acton, Cheshire, UK was bought in 1602 by Sir Roger Wilbraham.
George I (1714-1727) was born in Hanover, Germany on 28 May 1660. The eldest son of Ernst August, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, a German prince, and of his wife, Sophia. He was Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg from 23 Jan 1698, & King of Great Britain & King of Ireland from 1 Aug 1714, until his death on 11 June 1727. He was also a Prince Elector of the Holy Roman Empire.
On this day August, Matthew Parker, Archbishop of Canterbury, was born. He had an extremely long nose and was very inquisitive, hence the expression 'Nosey Parker' Well you learn something everyday pinning!
James II (England, Wales, Ireland) & James VII (Scotland) Charles II had no children and his brother took over when he died. He was a Roman Catholic. He had two daughters (Protestant) and eventually a son.
(Sister of Catherine of Aragon) Maria, Queen of Portugal - born 29 June 1482 - 7 March She was the third surviving daughter of Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon (the Catholic monarchs). Maria married her sister's widower Manuel I of Portugal.
Edward of Portugal, Duke of Guimarães Spouse Isabella of Braganza House of Aviz Father Manuel I of Portugal Mother Maria of Aragon Born 7 October 1515 Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal Died 20 September 1540 (aged Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal