July 1681 in history

Born in July 1681

Jul 19 Henrietta Godolphin 2nd Duchess of Marlborough the daughter of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, general of the army, and Sarah Jennings, Duchess of Marlborough, close friend and business manager of Queen Anne.

Died in July 1681

Jul 1 Oliver Plunkett the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland who was the last victim of the Popish Plot. Plunkett was beatified in 1920 and canonised in 1975, the first new Irish saint for almost seven hundred years
Jul 9 Katakura Kagenaga (2nd) a Japanese samurai of the early Edo period, who served as a senior retainer of the Date clan of Sendai han. He bore the same name as his great-grandfather. The lord of Shiroishi Castle, Kagenaga was the third bearer of the common name Kojūrō. During the Date incident , he was a caretaker for the young daimyō, Kamechiyo. Upon receiving news of the actions of Harada Munesuke, Kagenaga immediately brought the domain to emergency footing, restraining any disorder from breaking out and saving the Sendai domain from the danger of being attaindered. However, as he was sickly, he resigned his post immediately following the incident's resolution
Jul 14 Agafya Grushetskaya a Russian noble, Tsaritsa of Russia as the first spouse of Tsar Feodor III of Russia and hails from the Grushetsky family.
Jul 25 Urian Oakes an English-born American minister and educator.