| Other events of 1669|
Monarch - Charles II
31 May - Citing poor eyesight, Samuel Pepys records the last entry in his diary, one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period.
29 October - Isaac Newton appointed Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge.
26 November - Navigator John Narborough sets sail from Deptford to conduct a voyage of exploration in the South Seas.
Robert Boyle discovers the chemical element now known as phosphorus.
Christopher Wren appointed Surveyor of the King's Works.
Count Cosimo, grand duke of Tuscany, visits the Tower of London and gives the Yeomen Warders the nickname "Beefeaters".
The cookbook The Closet of the Eminently Learned Sir Kenelme Digbie Kt. Opened.
probable - Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, statesman (died 1738)
10 March - John Denham, poet (born 1615)
10 September - Henrietta Maria, queen of Charles I (born 1609)
24 October - William Prynne, Puritan leader (born 1600)
16 December - Nathaniel Fiennes, politician (born c. 1608)
1669 in England Wikipedia
Events from the year 1669 in England.