Who's Buried Where in Britain?
Not only British People
The object of this project is to show where famous, notorious, well known and historical people are buried in Britain.
The people are listed in groups which will be added to, adjusted or split over time. These categories are not cast in stone and may well change as the project evolves.
The project will be split into a number of connected projects for different groups as including them all in one project will be too cumbersome. Links to those projects are included in the list below.
Please add information about the burial place of well known people to the list below. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add the link in bold.
1. Sovereigns and Royalty:
- Arthwyr Pendragon ap Uthyr, High King of Britain (d. c518?) Buried Glastonbury Abbey (Ruins), Glastonbury, Somerset.
- Boudicca, Queen of the Iceni (d c. 62) Buried Under Platform 10, King's Cross Station, London.
- Saint Edmund of East Anglia (d 1870) Buried relics moved to Beodricsworth (modern Saint Edmundsbury/ Abbey at Bury St. Edmunds) in the 10th century
- Ethelbald I (d. 757) Buried The Crypt of St. Wystan's Church, Repton, Derbyshire (by repute)
- Oswy or Oswio (d c.670) Buried Whitby Abbey (ruins) Whitby, Yorkshire
- Sebert or Saba (d c 616) a King of Essex Buried Westminster Abbey, London
The Anglo-Saxon Kings
- Offa King of Mercia, King of the Mercians (d 26 July 796) Buried Bedford, Bedfordshire
- Egbert, King of Wessex (d.839) Buried Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire
- Aethelwulf, King of Wessex (r. 839-856; d. 13 Jan 858) Buried Steyning then the Old Minster, Winchester. Remains now in Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire.
- Aethelbald, King of Wessex (r.856-860; d 20 December 860) Buried Sherborne Abbey Church, Sherborne, Dorset)
- Aethelbert, King of Wessex, Essex & Kent (r. 860-866; d.866) Buried Sherborne Abbey Church, Sherborne, Dorset.
- Æthelred of Wessex (r.866-871; 23 April 871) Buried Wimborne Minster, Wimborne, Dorset where a 15th C brass bears his effigy.
- Alfred 'The Great King of the Anglo-Saxons (r. 871-899; d. 26 October 899 Winchester.) Buried Winchester in King Alfred Place off Hyde Street is St. Bartholomew's Church, said to contain stone from Hyde Abbey. Alfred's body was moved to Hyde Abbey and some remain found where it stood are believed to be his.Their site is marked by a flat stone under which they were placed in the churchyard outside the east wall of St. Bartholomew's Church.
- Edward I "The Elder", King of the Anglo-Saxons (r. 899-924; D 17 July 924) Buried "New" Minster, Winchester, Hampshire, on the site of which Hyde Abbey was built, the gatehouse of which is all t=that remains in Hyde Street.
- Æthelstan "the Glorious", 1st King of the English (r.924-939; d.27 October 939) Buried Abbey Church, Malmesbury, Wiltshire. The tomb is now empty but it once contained the bones of the King.
- Edmund I "The Magnificent", King of the English (r. 939-946. D. 26 May 946) Buried Glastonbury Abbey (ruins), Glastonbury, Somerset. Succeeded his half-brother, Athelstan, in 940.
- Ædred, King of the English (r. 946-955; d. 23 November 955) Buried "Old" Minster, Winchester, Hampshire; its site is no longer traceable with any accuracy - bones are now in Winchester Cathedral.
- Edwig da Inglaterra, King of the English (r.955-959;d. 1 October 959, Gloucester) Buried "Old" Minster, Winchester, Hampshire; its site is no longer traceable with any accuracy.
- Edgar I "The Peaceful", King of the English (r. 959-975; d. 8 July 975) Buried Glastonbury Abbey (ruins), Glastonbury, Somerset.
- Edward II "The Martyr" (r. 975-979; d. 18 March 978 Corfe Castle, Dorset) Buried Shaftesbury Abbey (ruins), Dorset. Edward's body lay at Wareham for a year before being disinterred. Ælfhere initiated the reinterment. The body was taken to the Shaftesbury Abbey. Bones, presumed to be those of the Martyr, were given a conditional resting-place in the Russian Orthodox sect's church at Brookwood cemetery in 1989 pending a legal decision about contested ownership. The Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia was victorious and placed the relics in a church in Brookwood Cemetery in Woking, with the enshrinement ceremony occurring in September 1984. References: Wiki and Douglas Greenwood -Who's Buried Where in England 1982
- Sweyn Forkbeard (r. 1013-1014; 3 February 1014 Gainsborough, Lincolnshire) Buried Hellig Trefoldigheds Kirke, Roskilde, Danmark; (Roskilde Cathedral) - His embalmed body was returned to Denmark, to be buried in the church he built in Roskilde. [Reference: Lapidge, Michael (2001). "Swein Forkbeard", The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Anglo-Saxon England. Ed. Michael Lapidge, John Blair, et al. Blackwell Publishing: London. p. 437. ISBN 0-631-15565-1.]
- Ethelred II "The Unready" (r. 966-1013 and 1014-1016; d. 23 April 1016, London) Buried "Old" St. Paul's Cathedral, London
- Edmund II "Ironside" King of England (r. 23 April 1016 - 30 November 1016: d 30 November 1016) Buried Glastonbury Abbey (ruins), Glastonbury, Somerset.
- Cnut the Great, King of Denmark, Norway and England (r.1016-1035; d. 12 November 1035) Buried Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, in mortuary chest on top of the Presbytery screen.
- Harold I Harefoot, King of England (r. 1035-1040; d. 17 March 1040 Oxford) Buried - originally on the present site of Westminster Abbey, but his body was disinterred, beheaded, thrown into a fen before being rescued and finally buried "with honour by the Danes" in St. Clement Danes, Strand, London, though the precise location is not known.
- Harthacnut, King of Denmark and England (r.1040-1042; d. 8 June 1042 Lambeth, London) Buried "New" Minster, Winchester, Hampshire.
The Saxons of Wessex Restored
- Edward the Confessor King of the English (r. 1042-1066; d. 5 January 1066, London) Buried Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey, London. The central shrine was constructed on the orders of Henry III.
- Harold Godwinsson, King of England (r. Jan - Oct 1066; d. 14 October 1066, Battle of Hastings, Sussex) Buried Waltham Abbey, Essex where there is a stone marker in the Abbey gardens. Disputed - Other claim - Bosham Church that is only yards from Chichester Harbour - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Godwinson#Burial
- Eadgar Æðeling, Uncrowned King of England (r. Oct - Dec 1066) Edgar was still alive in 1125 according to William of Malmesbury who was writing at the time. The general consensus is that Edgar died shortly after 1125. The location of his grave is not known.
- William I "The Conqueror" (r. 1066-1087; d. 9 Septemeber 1087.) Buried in France at St. Stephen's Church, Caen, Normandy. The tomb was desecrated in 1793 but a plain slab marks its original site.
- William II of England (Known as William Rufus) (r. 1087-1100; d. 2nd August 1100 - the New Forest, England) Buried Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, in front of the lectern. There is also a memorial marking the spot where he was killed in the New Forest.
- Henry I Beauclerc, King of England (r. 1100-1135; d. 1 December 1135) Buried Reading Abbey (Ruins), Reading, Berkshire.
- Stephen King of England (r. 22 December 1135 - April 1141; d. 25 October 1154 Dover, Kent) Buried Faversham Abbey, Faversham, Kent. The base of the tomb was discovered in 1965.
- Matilda of England (r 1141-1141; d. 10 Sept. 1167 Rouen.) Buried originally in the Abbey Church at Bec; her tomb is now in the Cathedral Church of Rouen, Normandy, France.
- Henry II "Curtmantle" King of England (r. 1154-1189; d. 6 July 1189, Chinon, France) Buried Fontevraud Abbey Church, Anjou, France
- Richard I Coeur de Lion ('The Lionheart') (r.1189-1199; d. 6 April 1199 Châlus, Duchy of Aquitaine, now Limosin, France) Buried Fontevraud Abbey Church, Anjou, France. His effigy may still be seen.
- John Lackland King of England (r. 1199-1216; d. 19 October 1216 Newark Castle, Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire). Buried Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, in the presbytery.
- Henry III King of England (r. 1216-1272; d. 16 November 1272, Westminster, London) Buried Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey. His heart was sent to France and buried in the Abbey Church of Fontevraud, Anjou.
- Edward I Plantagenet, King of England "Longshanks" (r. 1272-1307; d. 7 July 1307 Burgh by Sands, Cumberland.) Buried Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey.
- Edward II Plantagenet, King of England (r. 1307-1327; Traditionally, 21 September 1327, Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire) Buried Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester in a beautiful tomb.
- Edward III Plantagenet, King of England (r. 1327-1377; d.21 June 1377, Sheen Palace, Richmond). Buried Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey.
- Richard II Plantagenet, King of England (r. 1377-1399; d. c14 February 1400 Pontefract Castle, West Yorkshire). Buried ) Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey.
- Henry IV of Bolingbroke (Lancaster), King of England (r.1399-1413; d. 20 March 1413, Westminster, London). Buried Trinity Chapel, Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent.
- Henry V of Monmouth, King of England (r. 1413-1422; d. 31 August 1422 Château de Vincennes, France). Buried Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey. A casket, believed to contain the internal organs of the King, was discovered at Fosses, outside Paris, in 1978.
- Henry VI of Lancaster, King of England (r.1422-1461 and 1470-1471; d. 21 May 1471, Tower of London). Buried St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, on the second bay of the choir, south side.
- Edward IV Plantagenet, King of England (r. 1461-1470 and 1471-1483; d. 9 April 1483, Westminster) Buried St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, between the High Altar and the north choir aisle.
- Edward V King of England (briefly) (Apr-Jun 1483; d. 2 November 1470) Not deemed old enough to be crowned king, his 86-day reign was dominated by the influence of his uncle and lord protector who succeeded him. Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London, "Innocents' Corner"
- Richard III of England (r. 1483-1485; d. 22 August 1485 Bosworth Field, Leicestershire). Buried Greyfriars, Leicester (reburial proposed to be Leicester Cathedral in 2014); Leicester Abbey, Leicester; a tomb erected by Henry VII was destroyed at the Suppression. Plaque on Bow Bridge over River Soar in which his body was thrown at Suppression.
- Henry VII King of England (r. 1485-1509; d. 21 April 1509 Richmond Place) Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London, in the nave.
- Henry VIII Tudor, King of England (r.1509-1547; d. 28 January 1547 Palace of Whitehall, London) Buried St. George's Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire, in the centre of the choir with his third wife, Jane Seymour.
- Edward VI Tudor, King of England and Ireland (r.1547-1553; d. 6 July 1553 Greenwich Palace, Kent) Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London, beneath the altar in the nave.
- Lady Jane Grey (disputed) (r. 10-19 July 1553; d. 12 February 1554 Tower of London) Buried St. Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London, London.
- Mary I Tudor, Queen of England and Ireland (Bloody Mary) (r.1553-1558; d.17 November 1558 St. James's Palace, London) Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London, in the North Isle.
- Elizabeth I Tudor, Queen of England and Ireland (r.1558-1603; d. 24 March 1603 Richmond Palace, Surrey.) Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London, in the North Isle.
- James I of England and VI of Scotland (r. 1603-1625; 27 March 1625, Theobold's House, England) Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London, in the nave.
- Charles I, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (r. 1625-1649; d. 30 January 1649, Whitehall, London) Buried St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, in the centre of the choir.
- Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1599-1658; d. 3 September 1658 Whitehall, London) Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London, in the small east chapel, now known as the RAF Chapel, where a stone in the pavement records his burial there together with members of his family and some of the regicides. St. Nicholas's Church, Chiswick Mall, London W also lays claim to his body.
- Richard Cromwell 2nd Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland (1626-1712; d. 12 July 1712 Cheshunt, Hertfordshire) Buried Hursley Church, Hampshire, in the Chancel; the original church, being replaced by the present All Saint's Church built for John Keble during 1846-8
The Stuart's Restored
- Charles II Stuart, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (r.1660 -1685; d. 6 February 1685 Whitehall Palace) Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London in the Royal Vault below the south aisle - "without any manner of pomp" [Bryant, Mark (2001). Private Lives. London: Cassell. ISBN 0-304-35758-8 p.73]. Although the Parliament of Scotland proclaimed Charles II King of Great Britain and Ireland in Edinburgh on 6 February 1649, the English Parliament instead passed a statute that made any such proclamation unlawful.
- James II/VII Stuart, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (r.1685-1688; d. 16 September 1701 Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France) Buried Church of Germains, France. Partial remains re-interred on orders of George IV after their rediscovery in 1824
- Mary II Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland, (1689-1694; d. 28 December 1694 Kensington Palace, London.) Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London in the Royal Vault below the south aisle
- Willem III, King of England, Ireland, Scotland (1698-1694; d. 28 December 1694 Kensington Palace, London) Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London in the Royal Vault below the south aisle
- Anne, Queen of Great Britain (r.1702-1714; d. 1 August 1714 Kensington Palace, London) Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London in the Royal Vault below the south aisle
- George I King of Great Britain and Ireland (r. 1714-1727; d. 11 June 1727 de:Schloss Osnabrück, Osnabrück) Buried Hanover, Germany, in the Vaults of of the palace. Moved in 1957 to, Herrenhausen, Hanover, Niedersachsen, Deutschland from Leineschloss, Hanover.
- George II King of Great Britain and Ireland (r. 1727-1760; d. 23 October 1760 Kensington Palace, London) Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London in the nave.
- George III William Frederick Hanover, King of Great Britain (r. 1760-1820; d. 29 January 1820 Windsor Castle) Buried St. George's Chapel, Windsor castle, Windsor, Berkshire, in the Royal Vault below the Albert Memorial Chapel.
- George IV Hanover, King of Great Britain (r. 1820-1830; d. 26 June 1830 Windsor Castle) Buried St. George's Chapel, Windsor castle, Windsor, Berkshire, in the Royal Vault below the Albert Memorial Chapel.
- William IV Henry Hanover, King of Great Britain (r. 1830-1837; d. 20 June 1837 Windsor Castle) Buried St. George's Chapel, Windsor castle, Windsor, Berkshire, in the Royal Vault below the Albert Memorial Chapel.
- Victoria Alexandrina Hanover, Queen of The United Kingdom of Great Britain, Empress of India (r. 1837-1901; d. 22 January 1901 Osborne House, Isle of Wight) Buried Royal Mausoleum, Frogmore, Windsor, Berkshire.
The House of Windsor
- Edward VII King of the United Kingdom (r.1901-1910; d. 20 May 1910 Buckingham Palace) St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, his tomb being on the south side of the High Altar.
- George V George Frederick Ernest Albert (r. 1910-1936; d. 20 January 1936 Sandringham House, Norfolk) Buried St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, in a tomb designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in the second bay of the north side of the nave
- Edward VIII Duke of Windsor (Jan-Dec 1936; d. 28 May 1972 4 Route du Champ d'Entraînement, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France) Buried Royal Cemetery in Windsor Home Park, Frogmore, Berkshire.
- George VI Albert Frederick Arthur Windsor (r.1936-1952; d. 6 February 1952 Sandringham House, Norfolk) Buried St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, in a specially constructed side chapel adjoining the north choir aisle.
The House of Windsor from 1952
- Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester d. 29 October 2004 Kensington Palace. Buried Royal Burial Ground, Frogmore, Windsor, Berkshire
- The Princess Margaret d. 9 February 2002 King Edward VII Hospital, London. Buried King George VI Memorial Chapel, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
- Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother d. 30 March 2002 Royal Lodge, Windsor, Berkshire. Buried beside her husband and younger daughter in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle., Windsor, Berkshire
- Diana, Princess of Wales Duchess of Rothesay. d. 31 August 1997 Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, France. Buried Her grave is on an island within the grounds of Althorp Park, the Spencer family home for centuries
2. Scottish Monarchs (400 AD - 1603)
The early Scottish Monarchs
- Kenneth I (r. 843-858) - Died: 859, at Forteviot, Perthshire. Buried at: Isle of Iona
- King Donald I of Scotland (859 - 863) Died in battle at Scone, Perthshire (r. 858-862) Died: 863, in battle at Scone, Perthshire. Buried at: unknown
- King Constantine I King of the Picts and Scots (r. 862-877) Died: 877, in battle against the Danes at Inverdorat, Angus. Buried at: Isle of Iona
- Ædh mac Cináeda, Rí na h'Alba (r. 877-878) Died: 878, killed by his cousin Giric at Strathallan. Buried at: probably at Maiden Stone, Aberdeenshie
- Giric mac Dúngail, King of Scots (r. 878 - 889) The Chronicle of Melrose and some versions of the Chronicle of the Kings of Alba say that Giric died at Dundurn in Strathearn.
- Donald II (r. 889 - 900) Donald was killed in 900, possibly murdered, at Donnattar near Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire. He was buried on Iona
- Constantine II Constantín mac Áeda (r. 900-943) Died: 952, at St Andrews, Fife. Buried St Andrews, Fife
- MMalcolm I King of Scotland Máel Coluim I mac Domnaill, Rí na h'Alba (r.943-954) Died at Fetteresso, killed by men of Moray. Buried Isle of Iona
- Indulf (Ildulb mac Causantín) (r. 954-962) Died: 962, killed by Vikings at the Battle at Invercullen, Aberdeen. Burial - not known
- Dubh "the Vehement' mac Máel Coluim, King of Scots (r. 962-966) killed at Forres by supporters of his cousin Culen. According to legend he was kidnapped by supporters of Culen and his murdered body discovered in a ditch at Forres, Kinross on the banks of Loch Leven. Burial place not known
- King Culen of Scotland (Cuilén mac Ilduilb, Rí na h'Alba) (r. 966-971) Died 971, in Lothian by Riderch of Strathclyde. Burial place unknown
- Kenneth II of Scotland (Cináed mac Maíl Coluim) (r. 971-995) Died: 995, killed at Fettercairn. Buried on Isle of Iona
- King Constantine III (Causantín mac Cuiléin) (r. 995-997) - Died 997, killed at Rathinveramon. Burial place unknown
- Kenneth III Cináed III 'An Donn' mac Dubh, King of Scots (r. 997-1005) Died: March 25, 1005, at Battle of Mozievaird. Burial place unknown
- Malcolm II "The Destroyer", King of Scots (Máel Coluim mac Cináeda) (r. 1005-1034). Died November, 1034, from injuries at Glamis castle, Angus. Buried on Isle of Iona
- King Duncan of Scotland (Donnchad mac Crínáin) (r. 1034-1040) Died August, 1040, either murdered by Macbeth or killed in battle against him near Elgin. Buried on Isle of Iona
- Macbeth (Mac Bethad mac Findlaích) (r. 1040-1057) Died August 15, 1057, killed at the Battle of Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire by Malcolm III Buried on the Isle of Iona
- King Lulach of Scotland (Lulach mac Gille Coemgáin) (r. 1057-1058) Died March 17, 1058, killed at Essie in Strathbogie by his cousin and successor Malcolm III. Buried on the Isle of Iona
- King Malcolm III of Scotland (Máel Coluim mac Donnchada) (r. 1058-1093) Died November 13, 1093, Killed in battle near Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried at Tynemouth, remains later removed to Dunfermline Abbey
- King Donald III of Scotland (Domnall mac Donnchada) (r. 1093-1094, 1094-1097) Died 1099, in prison at Rescobie, Forfarshire. Buried at Dunkeld Abbey, remains later removed to Isle of Iona
Descendants of Malcolm III
- King Duncan II of Scotland (Donnchad mac Maíl Coluim) (r.1094) Died November 12, 1094, at the Battle of Monthechin/Mondyne, Kincardineshire. Buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Fife
- Edgar (r. 1097-1107)
- Alexander I (r.1107-1124)
- David I (r. 1124-1153)
- Malcolm IV (r. 1153-1165)
- William I (r. 1165-1214)
- Alexander II (r.1214-1249)
- Margaret (r. 1286-1290)
- Alexander III (r. 1249-1286)
- The Competitors
- John Balliol (r. 1292-1296)
- William Wallace, Guardian of Scotland
- Charles I (r. 1625-1649)
- Robert I (r. 1306-1329)
- David II (r. 1329-1371)
- Edward Balliol (r. for periods 1332-1356)
- Robert II (r.1371-1390)
- Robert III (r. 1390-1406)
- James I (r. 1406-1437)
- James II (r. 1437-1460)
- James III (r. 1460-1488)
- James IV (r.1488-1513)
- James V (r.1513-1542)
- Mary, Queen of Scots (r.1542-1567; d. 8 December 1542 Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland) Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey. LOndon, in the south aisle.
- James VI and I (r. 1567-1625)
- Charles II (r. 1660-1685)
- James VII and II (r.1685-1689)
- William II and III (r. 1689-1702) and Mary II (r.1689-1694)
- Anne (r.1702-1714)
The Jacobite Claimants
- Prince James Francis Edward
- Prince Charles Edward
- Prince Henry Benedict
...including royal consorts and landed Gentry
- Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the Prince Consort d. 30 July 1900 Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha, Deutschland Buried Royal Mausoleum, Frogmore, Windsor, Berkshire
- Anne Boleyn d. 19 May 1536, Tower of London, London, Buried St. Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London. She is also reputed to be buried in the Boleyn Church at Salle, Norfolk.
- Anne of Cleves Queen consort of England. d. 16 July 1557 Chelsea Old Manor, England. Buried Westminster Abbey, London, on the south side of the Presbytery.
- Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach Queen Consort -George II of Great Britain. d. 20 November 1737, St. James's Palace, London. Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey. LOndon, in the nave.
- Catherine Howard Queen consort of England. d. 13 February 1542, Tower of London. Buried St. Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London, London.
- Catherine of Aragon, Queen consort of England. d. 7 January 1536 Kimbolton Castle, Cambridgeshire. Buried Peterborough Cathedral, Peterborough. The tomb was destroyed during the Civil War
- Catherine Parr, Queen consort of England and Ireland. d. 5 September 1548 Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire. Buried Sudeley Castle, near Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, where a nineteenth century tomb has replaced the original destroyed in the Civil War.
- Andrew Robert Buxton Cavendish, 11th Duke of Devonshire. d. 3 May 2004. Buried Edensor Churchyard, in a village on the Cavendish Estate.
- 1st Duchess of Cleveland - Barbara Palmer, d. 9 October 1709 Chiswick Mall, Chiswick. Buried St. Nicholas's Church, Chiswick Mall, Chiswick, London.
- Robert Curthose (c. 1054 – d. 3 February 1134 Cardiff Castle, Glamorgan), sometimes styled Robert II or Robert III, was the Duke of Normandy from 1087 until 1106 and an unsuccessful claimant to the throne of the Kingdom of England. Buried Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester, before the High Altar.
- Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales The Black Prince. d. 8 June 1330 Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire. Trinity Chapel, Canterbury, Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent in a tomb on the south side.
- Eleanor of Castile, Queen consort of England. d. 28 November 1290 Harby, Nottinghamshire. Buried Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey, London
- Elizabeth of England (Stuart), Princess of England. d. 8 September 1650 Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight. Buried St. Thomas's Church, Newport, Isle of Wight; small vault near the communion table.
- William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke, KG, PC (1580 – d. 10 April 1630}. Buried Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire; family vault in front of the altar. Courtier and literary patron
- Major-General Miles Fitzalan-Howard, 17th Duke of Norfolk. d. 14 June 2002 Bacres House, Hambleden, Buckinghamshire. Buried Crypt of the Fitzalan Chapel, Arundel Castle.
- Piers Perrot de Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall. d. 19 June 1312 Blacklow Hill near Warwick, Warwickshire. Buried Dominican Friary (ruins), Kings Langley, Hertfordshire.
- Godwin, Earl of Wessex d. 15 April 1053 Winchester, Hampshire. Buried Old Minster, Winchester, Hampshire; some of his remains may be in the mortuary chest over the cathedral choir screen.
- Guinevere legendary Buried Glastonbury Abbey (ruins), Glastonbury, Somerset.
- Gundred de St. Omer, Countess of Surrey. d. 1085. Buried St. John's Church, Lewes, Sussex. The black marble tomb now inside the church was originally in Lewes Priory.
- Isabella of France, was Queen Consort of England as the second spouse of King Richard II. d. 13 Sept. 1409 Blois, Loir-et-Cher, France. Buried Celestines, Paris
- Isabella of France (1295 – d. 22 August 1358), sometimes described as the She-wolf of France, was Queen consort of England as the wife of Edward II of England. Castle Rising, Norfolk. Buried Church of the Franciscan Greyfriars, Newgate, which was destroyed, being replaced by the Wren church, Christ Church, Newgate Street, London, which itself was destroyed by bombs in 1940. The burial ground in now a garden. An effigy of the Queen is among the figures which adorn the tomb of her son, John of Eltham, in Westminster Abbey
- Jane Seymour Queen consort of England. d. 24 October 1537 Hampton Court Palace. Buried St. george's Chapel, Windsor castle, Windsor, Berkshire, in the centre of the choir with Henry VIII
- Joan of Navarre, Queen of England. d. 10 June 1437 Havering-atte-Bower, London. Buried Trinity Chapel, Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent.
- John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster. d. 3 February 1399 Leicester Castle, Leicestershire. Buried "Old" St. Paul's Cathedral, London
- James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth d. 15 July 1685 London. Buried St. Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London under the communion table.
- Gilbert Marshal, 4th Earl of Pembroke (1194 – 27 June 1241) Buried The Temple Church, Temple, Fleet Street, London next to his father, William Marshal 1st Duke of Pembroke.
- Sir William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke (1147 – 14 May 1219 Caversham), also called William the Marshal - English (or Anglo-Norman) soldier and statesman. Buried The Temple Church, Temple, Fleet Street, London
- William Marshal, 2nd Earl of Pembroke (French:Guillaume) (1190 – 6 April 1231) was a medieval English nobleman and was one of the Magna Carta sureties. He fought during the First Barons' War and was present at the Battle of Lincoln (1217). Buried The Temple Church, Temple, Fleet Street, London next to his father, where his effigy may still be seen.
- Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester. d. 4 August 1265 in the Battle of Evesham. Buried Evesham Abbey ruins, Evesham, Worcestershire; stone in Abbey Gardens erected in 1965 where Montfort was buried at the site of the high altar.
- Napoleon III, Emperor of the French (1808 - d. 9 January 1873 Chislehurst, Kent, England) Buried Abbey Church od St. Michael, Farnborough, Hampshire.
- [Robert de Vieuxpont Robert de Vieuxpont or Robert de Veteriponte was an Anglo-Norman landowner and administrator in the north of England. Buried The Temple Church, Temple, Fleet Street, London
- Rupert, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Bavaria, 1st Duke of Cumberland, 1st Earl of Holderness commonly called Prince Rupert of the Rhine, KG, PC, FRS (1619 – 29 November 1682 Westminster, Middlesex), noted German soldier, admiral, scientist, sportsman, colonial governor and amateur artist during the 17th century.. Buried Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London in the south aisle.
- Wallis, Duchess of Windsor (previously Wallis Simpson and Wallis Spencer, born Bessie Wallis Warfield; 19 June 1896 – 24 April 1986) was an American socialite whose third husband, Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom and the Dominions, abdicated his throne to marry her. Buried Frogmore, royal cemetery in Windsor Home Park, Berkshire, beside Edward VIII's grave.
- Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton (6 October 1573 – 10 November 1624 Cowdray House, Sussex), Buried St. Peter's Church, Titchfield, Hampshire; in the crypt under the Southampton Monument. He is the kneeling figure on the west end of the monument, chancel side.
...including politicians and the military
- Silvester de Everdon (died 1254) was a medieval Bishop of Carlisle and Lord Chancellor of England. Buried The Temple Church, Temple, Fleet Street, London.
...including philosophers, lawyers and scholars
- Sir Edmund Plowden of Plowden, celebrated jurist. 1518 - 6 February 1585) Buried The Temple Church, Temple, Fleet Street, London.
- Sir Anthony Jackson (1599–1666) was an English lawyer, soldier, and knight in the seventeenth century. A cavalier during the English Civil War, he was knighted by Charles II, participated in the Battle of Worcester, and was imprisoned in the Tower of London for over a decade. Buried The Temple Church, Temple, Fleet Street, London. His burial registry reads as such "Sir Anthony Jackson, of the Inner Temple, kt, was buried in the round near the iron gratt the 14th day of October, 1666."
- Francis James Newman Rogers, KC (1791–1851), was an English barrister, judge and legal author, Deputy Judge Advocate General from 1842 until his death in 1851. Rogers on Elections was the standard reference work for most of the 19th century.Buried The Temple Church, Temple, Fleet Street, London.
- James Simpson (1737-1815), Attorney General of Colonial South Carolina. Buried The Temple Church, Temple, Fleet Street, London. His wife, who predeceased him, is buried in the South Transept of Westminster Abbey.
- Sir John Tremayne SL (1647–1694) was an English lawyer and politician. He became a Sergeant-at-Law and King's Sergeant in 1689, acting as counsel during a number of cases before the House of Lords. He also represented Tregony in Parliament between 1690 and 1694.Buried The Temple Church, Temple, Fleet Street, London.
...including medical doctors, engineers and inventors
- Richard Mead (11 August 1673 – 16 February 1754) was an English physician. His work, A Short Discourse concerning Pestilential Contagion, and the Method to be used to prevent it (1720), was of historic importance in the understanding of transmissible diseases. Buried The Temple Church, Temple, Fleet Street, London. A monument to him was placed in the north aisle of Westminster Abbey, with a bust by Peter Scheemakers
...including businessmen and industrialsists
...including authors, playwrights and poets
...including architects, painters and sculptors
...including composers and singers
...including actors, directors, comedians and broadcasters
13. Heroes and Heroines...
...including explorers, sportsmen, reformers and muses
14. Outlaws and Criminals...
...including highwaymen and killers
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