Sussex

On 12 Jan 1405 Eleanor Maltravers Baroness Cobham Sternborough died at Sussex

Arundel

Around 1263 Matilda aka Maud Fitzalan was born to John Fitzalan 7th Earl Arundel and Isabella Mortimer Countess Arundel at Arundel

On 11 Jan 1372 Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel died at Arundel

On 12 May 1680 James Colebrooke was born at Arundel

Arundel Castle

On 07 Apr 1330 John Plantagenet 3rd Earl Kent was born to Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent and Margaret Wake Countess Kent at Arundel Castle

In 1347 Joan Fitzalan Countess Essex was born to Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel and Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel at Arundel Castle

Around 1350 Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent was born to Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel and Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel at Arundel Castle

On 05 Feb 1381 Henry IV King England and Mary Bohun Duchess Lancaster were married at Arundel Castle

Around 26 Jun 1501 John Dudley and Elizabeth Bramshott were married at Arundel Castle

After 23 Jan 1544 William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel was buried at Arundel Castle

After 19 Apr 1630 Anne Dacre Countess Arundel was buried at Arundel Castle

On 19 May 1647 William Legge was imprisoned at Arundel Castle

Fitzalan Chapel

Around 1487 William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel was buried at Fitzalan Chapel

After 19 Oct 1595 Philip Howard 20th Earl Arundel was buried at Fitzalan Chapel

After 16 Mar 1842 Bernard Howard 12th Duke Norfolk was buried at Fitzalan Chapel

Arundel Cathedral

After 19 Oct 1595 Philip Howard 20th Earl Arundel was buried at Arundel Cathedral

Ashburnham

On 16 Jun 1710 William Ashburnham 2nd Baron Ashburnham died of smallpox at Ashburnham

Bersted

On 19 Nov 1246 Henry Audley died at Bersted

Mainwaring

Around 1197 Bertrade Mainwaring was born to Ralph Mainwaring at Mainwaring

Bramber

After 1135 Bertha Braose Baroness Beauchamp was born to William Braose 3rd Baron Bramber and Bertha Gloucester Baroness Bramber at Bramber

Around 1154 Engram Braose was born to William Braose 3rd Baron Bramber and Bertha Gloucester Baroness Bramber at Bramber

Around 1157 Sybil Braose Countess Derby was born to William Braose 3rd Baron Bramber and Bertha Gloucester Baroness Bramber at Bramber

Around 1160 John Braose was born to William Braose 3rd Baron Bramber and Bertha Gloucester Baroness Bramber at Bramber

On 18 Jul 1232 John Braose died at Bramber

On 18 Jul 1232 John "Tadody aka Fatherless" Braose died at Bramber

Bramber Castle

Around 1070 William Braose 1st Baron Bramber built at Bramber Castle

Brede

Broadwater

St Mary's Church

After 11 Oct 1525 Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr was buried at St Mary's Church

Buckhurst

On 01 Oct 1615 Cicely Baker Countess Dorset died in Buckhurst.

Burghesh

Around 1254 Robert Burghesh 1st Baron Burghesh was born at Burghesh

Burwash

Around 1319 Joan Burghesh Baroness Mohun Dunster was born to Bartholomew "The Elder" Burghesh 1st Baron Burghesh and Elizabeth Verdun Baroness Burghesh at Burwash

Buxted

On 10 Oct 1827 Catherine Bisshop Countess Liverpool was buried Buxted

Climping

Atherington

Around 1427 John Dudley was born to John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley and Elizabeth Berkeley Baroness Cherleton at Atherington

East Grinstead

On 30 Sep 1744 William Neville 16th Baron Bergavenny was buried at East Grinstead

East Sussex

Bodiam Castle

In 1623 Nicholas Tufton 1st Earl Isle Thanet purchased at Bodiam Castle

Brighton

On 22 Feb 1855 John Ponsonby 1st Viscount Ponsonby died at Brighton

On 03 Apr 1890 George Phipps 2nd Marquess Normanby died at Brighton

On 20 Nov 1917 Cecil Weld-Forester 5th Baron Forester died at Brighton.

Falmer

Stanmer Park

Stanmer Church

After 28 May 1902 Walter John Pelham 4th Earl Chichester was buried at Stanmer Church

Stanmer House

On 28 May 1902 Walter John Pelham 4th Earl Chichester died at Stanmer House

Preston Manor

On 02 Dec 1624 Anthony Shirley died at Preston Manor

Crowborough

Crowborough Railway Station

On 08 Sep 1945 Cecil Reginald John Manners killed by a train at Crowborough Railway Station

Eastbourne

On 28 Feb 1897 Frederick Howard died at Eastbourne

Compton Place

On 07 Apr 1835 Elizabeth Compton Countess Burlington died in Compton Place

On 30 Nov 1836 Frederick Cavendish was born to William Cavendish 7th Duke Devonshire and Blanche Georgiana Howard Duchess Devonshire at Compton Place

Cowdray Park

Around 1489 Arthur Hopton was born to George Hopton at Cowdray Park.

St Cyprian's School

Around 1910 Charles Arthur Francis Cavendish educated at St Cyprian's School

Firley

Around 1503 Edward Gage was born to John Gage Lord Chamberlain and Philippa Guildford at Firley

On 27 Jan 1541 Thomas Gage was born to Edward Gage and Elizabeth Parker at Firley

After 27 Dec 1568 Edward Gage was buried at Firley

On 28 Oct 1598 Thomas Gage died at Firley

Around 1617 Edward Gage 1st Baronet Gage was born to John Gage 1st Baronet Gage and Penelope Darcy Baronetess Gage at Firley

On 02 Jul 1661 Penelope Darcy Baronetess Gage died at Firley

Firle Place

On 18 Apr 1556 John Gage Lord Chamberlain died at Firle Place

West Firle Church

On 25 Apr 1556 John Gage Lord Chamberlain was buried at West Firle Church

After 21 Dec 1754 Thomas Gage 1st Viscount Gage as buried at West Firle Church.

Philippa Guildford was buried at West Firle Church

Flecthing

Church of St Mary and St Andrew

Sheffield Family Mausoleum

After 30 May 1821 John Baker Holroyd 1st Earl Sheffield was buried at Sheffield Family Mausoleum

Hastings

Around 1411 Elizabeth Hussey was born to Henry Hussey at Hastings

Senlac Hill

Battle of Hastings

On 14 Oct 1066 the Norman army led by William "Conqueror" I King England defeated the English army of Harold II King England at the Battle of Hastings fought at Senlac Hill. Aimery Thouars, Ralph de Gael Earl East Anglia, Eustace Flanders II Count Boulogne, William Fitzosbern 1st Earl Hereford, Geoffrey Chateaudun II Count Mortain, William Warenne 1st Earl Surrey, Raoul Tosny, Robert, Hugh Grandesmil, Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury (possibly), Robert Mortain Count Mortain and Odo Mortain Bishop Bayeux fought for William.
The brothers Harold II King England, Gyrth Godwinson Earl East Anglia and Leofwine Godwinson 2nd Earl Kent, and Engenulphe Aigle were killed.

After 06 May 1548 Anthony Browne was buried at Senlac Hill

Herstmonceux

On 26 Jul 1378 Joan Saye died at Herstmonceux

Around 1420 Elizabeth Fiennes was born to James Fiennes 1st Baron Saye and Sele at Herstmonceux

Around 1459 Elizabeth Fiennes died at Herstmonceux

Around 1463 John Clinton 6th Baron Clinton and Elizabeth Fiennes Baroness Clinton were married at Herstmonceux

After 09 Sep 1534 Thomas Fiennes 8th Baron Dacre Gilsland was buried at Herstmonceux

After 20 Aug 1630 Richard Lennard 13th Baron Dacre Gilsland was buried at Herstmonceux

In 1683 Henry Lennard was born to Thomas Lennard Earl Sussex and Anne Fitzroy Countess Sussex at Herstmonceux

All Saints Church

Around 1449 Roger Fiennes was buried at All Saints Church

Herstmonceux Castle

Around 1331 John Fiennes died at Herstmonceux Castle

On 02 Feb 1331 William Fiennes was born to John Fiennes and Maud Monceux at Herstmonceux Castle

On 05 Apr 1351 John Fiennes died at Herstmonceux Castle

On 01 Aug 1357 William Fiennes was born to William Fiennes and Joan Saye at Herstmonceux Castle

On 30 Nov 1359 William Fiennes died at Herstmonceux Castle

On 14 Sep 1384 Roger Fiennes was christened at Herstmonceux Castle

In 1441 Roger Fiennes built Herstmonceux Castle

Around 1447 John Fiennes was born to Richard Fiennes 7th Baron Dacre Gilsland and Joan Dacre 7th Baroness Dacre Gilsland at Herstmonceux Castle

On 25 Jun 1539 Gregory Fiennes 10th Baron Dacre Gilsland was born to Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland and Mary Neville Baroness Dacre Gilsland at Herstmonceux Castle

Laughton

On 30 Oct 1624 Mary Walsingham Baronetess Pelham Laughton died at Laughton

Lewes

Battle of Lewes

On 14 May 1264 the army of Simon Montfort 6th Earl Leicester including Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, Henry Hastings and Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave defeated the army of Henry III King England during the Battle of Lewes at Lewes.Henry III King England, his son the future Edward "Longshanks" I King England, Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford, Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall, John "Red Comyn" Comyn 1st Lord Baddenoch, Philip Marmion 5th Baron Marmion and John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield were captured.John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey, John Balliol, Robert Bruce 5th Lord Annadale, Roger Leybourne and William Valence 1st Earl Pembroke fought for the King.Guy Lusignan was killed. Fulk IV Fitzwarin drowned. Walter Cantilupe Bishop Worcester was present and blessed the Montfort army before the battle.

After 03 Apr 1385 Elizabeth Bohun Countess Arundel was buried at Lewes

On 09 May 1889 Sidney Osborne died at Lewes

Etchingham

Around 1345 Eleanor Maltravers Baroness Cobham Sternborough was born to John Maltravers and Gwenllian Unknown at Etchingham

Around 1348 John Fitzalan 2nd Baron Maltravers was born to Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel and Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel at Etchingham

In 1353 Thomas Fitzalan Archbishop York was born to Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel and Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel at Etchingham

Lewes Grammar School

In 1557 Thomas Pelham 1st Baronet Pelham Laughton took custody of at Lewes Grammar School

Lewes Priory

After 29 Sep 1304 John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey was buried at Lewes Priory

After 11 Jan 1372 Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel was buried at Lewes Priory

After 24 Jan 1376 Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel was buried at Lewes Priory

After 16 Dec 1379 John Fitzalan 2nd Baron Maltravers was buried at Lewes Priory

After 12 Jan 1405 Eleanor Maltravers Baroness Cobham Sternborough was buried at Lewes Priory

Rother

Brede

Elizabeth Oxenbridge was born to Goddard Oxenbridge at Brede

Salehurst

Great Wigsell

On Jan 1601 Elizabeth Culpepper was born to Thomas Culpepper and Anne Slaney at Great Wigsell

St Leonards On Sea

On 20 Jan 1889 Edward Chichester 4th Marquess County Donegal died at St Leonards On Sea

On 02 Dec 1893 Elizabeth Catherine Gubbins Duchess St Albans died in St Leonards On Sea

Withyham

St Michael's Church

Sackville Chapel

After 19 Apr 1608 Thomas Sackville 1st Earl Dorset was buried at Sackville Chapel

After 27 Feb 1609 Robert Sackville 2nd Earl Dorset was buried at Sackville Chapel

After 28 Mar 1624 Richard Sackville 3rd Earl Dorset was buried at Sackville Chapel

Findon

Around Jan 1291 William Braose 1st Baron Braose died at Findon

Hailsham

Wartling

On 20 Aug 1326 John St Leger died at Wartling

On 22 Nov 1410 William Hoo died at Wartling

Halland

Around 22 Sep 1597 Thomas Pelham 2nd Baronet Pelham Laughton was born to Thomas Pelham 1st Baronet Pelham Laughton and Mary Walsingham Baronetess Pelham Laughton at Halland

Harting

Ilfield

Midhurst

Around 1245 Cecilia Bohun was born to Ralph Bohun and Sibyl Ferrers in Midhurst

Around 28 Sep 1247 John Bohun was born to Ralph Bohun and Sibyl Ferrers in Midhurst

Around 05 Dec 1367 John Bohun died in Midhurst

After 29 Jun 1592 Anthony Browne was buried at Midhurst

Cowdray

Cowdray House

Before 1493 David Owen and Mary Bohun were married by which Owen came into possession of Cowdray House when Mary inherited it from her father John Bohun.

Around 1493 Ann Owen was born to David Owen and Mary Bohun in Cowdray House.

Around 1500 Henry Owen was born to David Owen and Mary Bohun in Cowdray House.

Around 1520 David Owen began construction of Cowdray House on the site of the former manor house that he had inherited from his wife Mary Bohun.

In 1529 Henry Owen sold Cowdray House to William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton.

In 1533 Henry VIII King England and Ireland granted William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton to inpark 600 acres of meadow, pasture and wood and build fortifications at Cowdray House.

In Nov 1538 Margaret York 8th Countess Salisbury was imprisoned in Cowdray House until Sep 1539.

In Jul 1539 Henry VIII King England and Ireland visited Cowdray House.

In Jul 1539 Henry VIII King England and Ireland visited Cowdray House.

On 15 Oct 1542 Anthony Browne inherited Cowdray House when his half-brother William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton died.

In Aug 1545 Henry VIII King England and Ireland visited Cowdray House.

On 06 May 1548 Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague inherited Cowdray House.

In Oct 1551 Mary Guise Queen Consort Scotland stayed the night in Cowdray House.

In Jul 1552 Edward VI King England and Ireland visited Cowdray House.

On 22 Jul 1552 Anthony Browne was born to Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague and Jane Radclyffe at Cowdray House

On 06 Oct 1573 Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton was born to Henry Wriothesley 2nd Earl Southampton and Mary Browne Countess Southampton at Cowdray House

Elizabeth's Royal Progress 1591

On 15 Aug 1591 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland arrived at Cowdray House.She was welcomed by a breakfast for some 300 guests. George Browne was knighted. Henry Browne organised the hunting.Elizabeth stayed until the 21 Aug 1591.

On 19 Oct 1592 Anthony-Maria Browne 2nd Viscount Montague inherited Cowdray House.During his tenure Guy Fawkes was briefly employed as a footman and, as a consequence, Anthony-Maria Browne 2nd Viscount Montague was briefly imprisoned for complicity in the Gunpowder Plot.

In 1770 Anthony Joseph Browne 7th Viscount Montague commissioned Capability Brown to landscape Cowdray House.

On 24 Sep 1793, during restoration work, a fire started in the carpenter's workshop in the North Gallery of Cowdray House resulting in the destruction of the house and its contents bar three paintings.

In 1843 Cowdray House was sold to George Perceval 6th Earl Egmont.

In 1908 Augustus Perceval 8th Earl Egmont sold Cowdray House to Weetman Dickinson Pearson.

John Bohun constructed a fortified manor house at Cowdray House naming it Coudreye which means Hazel Woods in Norman French.

Riverbank House

On 29 Jun 1592 Anthony Browne died at Riverbank House

Easebourne

St Mary's Church

Around 1535 David Owen was buried at St Mary's Church.

Newtimber

Around 1095 John Cheney was born to Ralph Cheney at Newtimber

In 1146 John III Cheney was born to John II Cheney at Newtimber

In 1147 Ralph Cheney died at Newtimber

Around 1198 Alice Cheney died at Newtimber

Around 1218 Alexander Cheney was born to John IV Cheney and Joan Nouwell at Newtimber

In 1236 Joan Nouwell died at Newtimber

Around 1248 Alexander Cheney was born to Alexander Cheney at Newtimber

In 1275 Agnes Saye died at Newtimber

On 20 Nov 1297 Alexander Cheney died at Newtimber

Petworth

On 25 Mar 1273 Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy was born to Henry Percy 7th Baron Percy Topcliffe and Eleanor Warenne Baroness Percy Topcliffe at Petworth

Around 1303 William Percy was born to Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy and Eleanor Fitzalan Baroness Percy at Petworth

On 13 Oct 1668 Algernon Percy 10th Earl Northumberland died at Petworth

On Sep 1688 Algernon Percy 10th Earl Northumberland was buried at Petworth

On 02 Dec 1748 Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset died at Petworth.

On 09 Jul 1755 Frances Wyndham Countess Romney was born to Charles Wyndham 2nd Earl Egremont at Petworth

Petworth House

On 11 Nov 1837 George O'Brien Wyndham 3rd Earl Egremont died at Petworth House

On 17 Feb 1872 Charles Wyndham 3rd Baron Leconfield was born to Henry Wyndham 2nd Baron Leconfield and Constance Evelyn Primrose Baroness Leconfield at Petworth House

On 04 Oct 1877 Hugh Wyndham 4th Baron Leconfield was born to Henry Wyndham 2nd Baron Leconfield and Constance Evelyn Primrose Baroness Leconfield at Petworth House

Racton

St Peter's Church

Rother

Penhurst

On 20 Jul 1639 Henry Spencer 1st Earl Sunderland and Dorothy Sidney Countess Sunderland were married at Penhurst. Dorothy Sidney Countess Sunderland by marriage Baron Spencer Wormleighton.

Rougham

Around 1430 Roger Copley was born to Richard Copley in Rougham.

On 21 Dec 1490 Roger Copley died in Rougham.

Rye

After 15 May 1660 Henry Mildmay Master was captured by Heneage Finch 3rd Earl Winchelsea at Rye

Salehurst

Around 06 Dec 1559 William Culpepper died William Culpepper at Salehurst

Sele Priory

Around Jan 1291 William Braose 1st Baron Braose was buried at Sele Priory

Stopham

Around 1300 Isabella St John was born to Edward St John and Eve Hauterive at Stopham

Street

Around 1275 William Cheney was born to Alexander Cheney and Agnes Saye at Street

Trotton

Around 1351 Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys was born to John Camoys and Elizabeth Latimer at Trotton

Around 1469 Roger Lewknor was born at Trotton

On 15 Jan 1543 Roger Lewknor died at Trotton

St George's Church

On 20 Apr 1417 Elizabeth Mortimer Baroness Camoys was buried at St George's Church

After 28 Mar 1421 Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys was buried at St George's Church

Warbleton

Around 1516 Thomas Cheney was born to Thomas Cheney at Warbleton

In 1563 John Cheney was born to Thomas Cheney at Warbleton

Cralle Manor

Around 1384 Elizabeth Cheney was born to Richard Cheney at Cralle Manor

In 1417 Alexander Cheney was born to Simon Cheney at Cralle Manor

Around 1417 William Cheney was born to Simon Cheney at Cralle Manor

In 1419 Richard Cheney was born to Simon Cheney at Cralle Manor

In 1421 Robert Cheney was born to Simon Cheney at Cralle Manor

In 1443 John Cheney was born to William Cheney at Cralle Manor

On 06 Jun 1494 John Cheney died at Cralle Manor

West Poyning

On 25 Sep 1410 Elizabeth Carew died at West Poyning

West Sussex

Chichester

Elizabeth's Royal Progress 1591

On 22 Aug 1591 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland arrived in Chichester as a guest of John Lumley 1st Baron Lumley..She is believed to haved stayed at The Punch House.

On 22 Aug 1591 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland arrived in Chichester as a guest of John Lumley 1st Baron Lumley..She is believed to haved stayed at The Punch House.

Chichester Cathedral

After 29 Dec 1806 Charles Lennox 3rd Duke Richmond was buried at Chichester Cathedral

Iping

On 27 May 1789 Sarah Fawkener was born to William Augustus Fawkener at Iping

Racton

St Peter's Church

After 24 Nov 1733 Charles Gounter Nicoll was buried at St Peter's Church

The Cross

The Punch House

Elizabeth's Royal Progress 1591

On 22 Aug 1591 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland arrived in Chichester as a guest of John Lumley 1st Baron Lumley..She is believed to haved stayed at The Punch House.

On 22 Aug 1591 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland arrived in Chichester as a guest of John Lumley 1st Baron Lumley..She is believed to haved stayed at The Punch House.

Bognor Regis

On 07 Jul 1815 Son Poyntz drowned at Bognor Regis

On 07 Jul 1815 Son Poyntz drowned at Bognor Regis

Goodwood

On 29 Dec 1806 Charles Lennox 3rd Duke Richmond died at Goodwood

Haywards Heath

On 16 Apr 1943 William Cecil died at Haywards Heath

Poynings

Around 1294 Thomas Poynings 1st Baron Poynings was born at Poynings

Around 1317 Luke Poynings 4th Baron St John Basing was born to Thomas Poynings 1st Baron Poynings at Poynings

Shipley

Bentons

Around 1572 Thomas Caryll of Bentons was born in Bentons

Around 12 Aug 1596 Mary Caryll Viscountess Molyneux was born to Thomas Caryll of Bentons in Bentons

Slindon

In 1536 George St Leger died at Slindon

Wigginholt

Wigsell

In 1538 Francis Culpepper was born to William Culpepper and Cicely Barrett at Wigsell

Willingdon

Winchelsea

In 1321 Thomas Culpepper died at Winchelsea

In 1321 Walter Culpepper died at Winchelsea

Battle of Winchelsea

On 29 Aug 1350 the English fleet defeated a Castilian fleet at Winchelsea during the Battle of Winchelsea.Around twenty Castilian ships were captured; several were sunk.For the English Edward III King England and his son Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales, James Audley, Henry Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Masham, Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster and John Sully fought.

Wiston

In 1443 Ralph Shirley was born to Ralph Shirley at Wiston

In 1451 Alice Shirley was born to Ralph Shirley at Wiston

Around 1478 Richard Shirley was born to Ralph Shirley and Jane Bellingham at Wiston

In 1498 William Shirley was born to Richard Shirley at Wiston

On 10 Nov 1540 Richard Shirley died at Wiston

On 09 May 1542 Thomas Shirley was born to William Shirley at Wiston

Around 1546 Anthony Shirley was born to William Shirley at Wiston

On 29 May 1551 William Shirley died at Wiston

Withyham

Buckhurst

Before 1601 Henry Neville 9th Baron Bergavenny and Mary Sackville were married at Buckhurst

Worthing

Offington

Around 1474 Edward Guildford was born to Richard Guildford and Ann Pympe at Offington

On 25 Sep 1554 Thomas West 9th Baron De La Warr died at Offington