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JOHN MURRAY, EARL STRANGE, Baron Murray, of Stanley, co. Gloucester, and Baron Strange, in England ; also Duke of Atholl, &c., in Scotland, Lord-Lieutenant and Hereditary Sheriff of Perthshire, Lord of the Isle of Man, Keeper of Falkland; born 26 June 1778.
grandmother, (on whom it devolved, by de-
See DUKE of ATHoll, in the Peerage of Scotland.
Heir Presumptive – GroRGE'-AUGUSTUSFREDERIck-John, lord GLENLyon, nephew to the duke.
Creations—Baron Strange, in right of his
RICHARD EDGCUMBE, EARL of MOUNT-EDGCUMBE, Viscount Mount-Edgcumbe and Valletort, and Baron Edgcumbe; Lord-Lieutenant, Vice-Admiral, and Custos Rotulorum co. Cornwall, and High Steward of Plympton, Devon, P.C., D.C.L., and F.R. and S.A.; born 13 Sept. 1764; succeeded his father, George, the late earl, 4 Feb. 1795; married, 21 Feb. 1789, Sophia Hobart, da. of John, 2d earl of Buckinghamshire, by whom (who d. 17 Aug. 1806) he had issue, 1. EMMA-Sophia, b. 28 July 1791, m. John, earl Brownlow ; –2. CARoll NE-ANNE, b. 22 Oct. 1792, m., 13 Feb. 1812, Reginald-George Macdonald, of Clanroland, North Britain, esq., and d. 10 April 1824;--3. RICHARD-WILLIAM, viscount Valletort, b. 19 May 1794, d. 28 Oct. 1818; —4. ERNEST-AUGUSTUS, viscount Valletort, b. 23 March 1797, aide-de-camp to the queen, and vicelieutenant co. Cornwall, m., 3 Dec. 1831, Caroline, eldest da. of Charles Feilding, esq., capt. R.N., and has a son and heir, b. 5 Nov. 1832; 2. Horace, b. 23 July, d. 6 Aug. 1835 ;-5. GEoRGE, secretary of legation to the confederated States of the Swiss Cantons, b. June 1800, m., 19 May 1834, Fanny-Lucy, eldest da. of sir John Shelley, bart.
RICHARD Edgcumbe, created, 20 April 1742, baron Edgcumbe, m. Matilda, dal of Sir Henry Furmese, bart., and d. 1758, leaving issue, RICHARD, 2d baron, who d. unm. 10 May 1761; and
GEORGE, 3d baron, created viscount
THE family of Edgcumbe has been seated in Cornwall #on the time of Edward III. Sir Rich ARD Edgcumbe, who was comptroller of the household to Henry VII., and was made a banneret at Bosworth field, was ancestor of
HUGH FORTESCUE, EARL, FORTESCUE, Viscount Ebrington, and Baron Fortescue, of Castle-hill, co. Devon ; Lord-Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum co. Devon; High Steward of Barnstaple and South Molton, F.S.A., and D.C.L.; born 12 March 1753; succeeded his father, Matthew, the late lord, as baron Fortescue, 8 July 1785 ; created Wiscount Ebrington and Earl Fortescue, 1 Sept. 1789; married, 10 May 1782, Hester, sister to George Grenville, 1st marquess of Buckingham, K.G., by whom he has, 1. HUGH, viscount Ebrington, F.R.S., and M.P. for the Northern Division of Devonshire, b. 13 Feb. 1783, m., 4 July 1817, Susan, eldest da. of Dudley Ryder, earl of Harrowby, and by her &: d. 30 July 1827) had issue, 1. Hugh, b. 4 June 1818; 2. John-William, b. 14 July 1819, in the army; 3. Dudley, b. 4 April 1820; 4. Granville-Henry, b. 30 June, and d. 31 Aug. 1827; —2. H Est ER, b. 17 Dec. 1784, m. Peter, 7th lord King ; 3. GEong E-MAT THEw, b. 22 May 1791, m., 19 Feb. 1833, lady Louisa-Elizabeth Ryder, youngest da. of the earl of Harrowby, and has issue, 1. a da., b. 14 Nov. 1833; 2. a son, b. 2 Jan. 1835 ; 3. a da., b. 19 Aug. 1836;—4. WILLIAM, b. 24 Dec. 1793, d. 26 Jan. 1800; – 5. John, in holy orders, prebend of Worcester, and rector of Poltimore, co. Devon, b. 5 May 1796; 6. CATHE RINE, b. 30 Aug. 1786, m., 27 June 1820, the hon. Newton Fellowes, brother to the earl of Portsmouth : — 7. ANNE, b. 3 Oct. 1787, m., Sept. 1814, George Wilbraham, of DelamereLodge, co. Chester, esq., M.P. ;--8. MARY, b. 15 Sept. 1792, m., 15 Feb. 1823, sir James Hamlyn Williams, bart. ; – 9. EleAN on ; –10. CHARLoTTE, b. 23 Oct. 1799, d. young 5–11. Elizabeth, b. 10 July 1801, m., 27 Dec. 1830, William-Reginald, lord Courtenay, son of the earl of Devon.
This noble family is descended from TEscue, of Fillegh, co. Devon, had issue 2 RICHARD Fortescue, who was lord of sons, John, ancestor of the present earl, and
Winston, co. Devon, temp. William the Con- of the lords Fortescue, of Creden, in Irequeror. WILLIAM Forrescue, of Winston, land, extinct; and William, ancestor of the temp. Richard II., m. Isabel, da. and co-h. viscounts Clermont, of Ireland, extinct.
of John Beauchamp, of Kyme, and had Hugh Fort Escur, ., grandfather of
issue 2 sons, William, who succeeded him at the present earl, m., 1st, Bridget, da. and h. Winston, and sir John, who served in the of Hugh Boscawen, esq., by Margaret, his French wars temp. Henry V., and was re- wife, and at !. co-h. of Theophilus, warded for his courage and conduct by the earl of Lincoln, and baron Clinton, by whom overnment of Meaux and the province of he had issue, §. He was grandfather of sir John For- 1. HUGH, K.B., summoned to parliament TEscue, lord chief justice of England 1442, 1721, as lord Clinton, in right of his maand lord high chancellor 1461, author of the ternal grandmother; and created, 5 July celebrated treatise “De Laudibus Legum 1746, earl Clinton and baron. Fortescue, Angliae.” His son and heir, MARTIN For- with limitation of the barony of Fortescue
Feb. 1819, Isabel Barclay, 2d da. of the above-named James Christie, esq., who d. 11 Oct. 1826; and 2dly, 18 Feb. 1832, Elizabeth, eldest da. of rev. Robert Freke Gould : by his 1st marriage he has an only son, Archer, b. 1820. Capt. Matthew Fortescue m., 2dly, 6 June 1795, Henrietta-Ann, only da. of sir Richard Hoare, bart., and widow of sir ThomasDyke Acland, bart., and by her has issue, 3. Henry, b. 10 Aug. 1796, m., 2 Nov. 1824, Caroline, da. of the right hon, sir Henry Russell, bart., and has issue, Francis-Henry, b. 19 Aug. 1826. # John, b. 6 March 1755, d. unm. March 1773. 4. Lucy, b. 20 July 1756, m., Sept. 1778, the rev. mr. Harrington. 5. So PHIA, d. Dec. 1833. His lordship d. 10 July 1785, and was succeeded by his eldest son, HUGH, present and 1st earl. Heir Apparent—HUGH, viscount EBRINGTon, eldest son of the earl. Creations—Baron, 5 July 1746; Viscount and Earl, 1 Sept. 1789. Arms—Azure, a bend engrailed argent cottised or. Crest—A wolf statant argent. Supporters—Two greyhounds argent, ducally gorged and lined gules. Motto—Fortescutum satus dueum. A strong shield is the safety of commanders.
EDWARD DIGBY, EARL of DIGBY, Viscount Coleshill and Baron Digby, in England ; also Baron Digby, of Geashill, in Ireland, D.C.L., Lord-Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum co. Dorset ; born 6 Jan. 1773; succeeded his father, Henry, the late earl, 25 Sept. 1793.
. THE family of Digby is of great antiquity in the county of Warwick, and was first ennobled in the reign of James I., by whom sir John Digby, younger son of sir George Digby, of Coleshill, co. Warwick, was created baron Digby, and afterwards earl of Bristol; which titles became extinct on the death of his grandson, John, 3d earl, 1698.
Sir RoPErt DiGBY, eldest brother of the 1st earl of Bristol, had issue,
RoBERT, who, 29 o 1620, was created baron Digby, in Ireland, and d. 1642, leaving issue by Sarah, da. of Richard Boyle, earl of Cork, his lst wife, KILDARE, 2d lord, who, by Mary, da. of Robert Gardener, of London, esq., was father of Robert, 3d lord, who d, unm. 1677; of SIMon, 4th lord, who d, without male issue 1685; and of
WILLIAM, 5th lord, who succeeded his brothers, m. Jane, da. of Edward Noel, 1st earl of Gainsborough, by whom he had issue, besides 3 sons and 5 , whod. young Or tonm.,
1. Edward, m., 5 July 1729, Charlotte, da. of sir Stephen Fox, and sister of the 1st to: Ilchester, and d. 1746, leaving issue er, y 1. Edward, 6th lord. 2. HENRY, 7th lord and 1st earl. 3. Robert, an admiral of the red, d. 25 Feb. 1815, having m., 19 Aug. 1784, Eleanor, da. of Andrew Elliott, esq., late lieut.ov. of New York, and relict of – auncy, esq., which lady d. 28 July 1830. 4. William, dean of Durham, who d. 18 Sept. 1788, having m., 14 April 1766, Charlotte, da. of Joseph Cox, o and by her (who d. 27 June 1791) had issue, 1. sir Henry, K.C.B., vice-admiral of the white, m., 17 April 1806, Jane-Elizabeth, viscountess Andover, relict of Charles, viscount Andover, (son of the earl of Suffolk and Berkshire,) and da. of Thomas-William, earl of Leicester, and has issue, Jane-Elizabeth, b. 3 April 1807, m., 1st, Edward, lord Ellenborough; and 2dly,
GEORGE PERCY, EARL of BEVERLEY, and Baron Lovaine; born 22 June 1778; succeeded his father, Algernon, 1st earl, 21 Oct. 1830; married, 23 June 1801, Louisa, da, of the hon. James-Archibald StuartWortley, brother of John, 1st marquess of Bute, and has issue, 1. Louisa, b. 26 Sept. 1802; 2. A 1.GER Non-JAMEs, b. 2 Oct. 1803, d. 19 May 1805; —3. MARGARET, b. 19 March 1805, d. 11 March 1810; —4. HENRY-ALGERNoN-PITT, b. 25 April 1806, d. 3 Jan. 1809; 5. ALICE-EMILY, b. 10 Feb. 1809, d. 29 June 1819; 6. ALGER NONGEORGE, lord Lovaine, b. 29 May 1810;-—7. Jocel. INE-WILLIAM, b. 17 July 1811; —8. MARGARET, b. 16 May 1813;-9. HENRY
(See Duke of North UMBERLAND.) ALGERNON PERCY, 1st earl of Beverley, succeeded to the dignity of baron Lovaine, 6 June 1786, by virtue of a special limitation in the patent conferring that title on his father, the 1st duke of Northumberland, and, 2 Nov. 1790, was created earl of Beverley; b. 21 Jan. 1750, m., 8 June 1775, Isabella-Susannah, 2d. da. of Peter Burrell, of Beckenham, co. Kent, esq. and by her (who d. 24 Jan. 1812) had issue, 1. CHARLoTTE, b. 3 June 1776, m. George, 3d earl of Ashburnham. 2. Elizabeth, b. 31 March 1777, d. 28 April 1779. 3. GEORGE, present earl. 4. ALGERNoN, b. 19 Aug. 1779, sometime secretary of legation at Paris, and minister plenipotentiary to the Swiss Cantons, d. 10 Aug. 1833. 5. SUSANNAH-Elizabeth, b. 29 Dec. 1782. 6. HUGH, in holy orders, consecrated bishop of Rochester 1827, translated to Car: lisle Sept. following, b. 29 Jan. 1784, m., 19 .* 1806, Mary Manners-Sutton, eldest da. to Charles, late archbishop of Canterbury, and by her (who d. 4 Sept. 1831) had issue, besides 2 das, who d. infants, 1. Mary-Isabella, b. 18 Feb. 1808. 2. Agnes, b. 30 April 1809. 3. Lucy, b. 28 April 1811, m., 11 Feb. 1832, Henry-William Askew, esq., of Glenridding, co. Cumberland. 4. Algernon-Charles, b. 29 June 1812, in the army. 5. Henry, b. 5 June 1813. 6. Gertrude, b. 30 Aug. 1814, m., 12 July 1834, William-Pitt, viscount Holmesdale, son of earl Amherst. 7. Ellen, b. 7 Nov. 1815, m., 5 April 1836, the rev. Edward Thompson. 8. Hugh-Joceline, b. 9 Dec. 1817, in the army.
9. Louisa-Julia, b. 10 March 1819. 7. Jocelin E, (twin with Hugh,) capt. R.N., m-, 9 Dec. 1820, Sophia-Elizabeth, 3d da. of Morton Walhouse, of Hatherton, co. Stafford, esq., and has issue; 1. Sophia-Louisa, b. 24 Dec. 1821. 2. Alan, b. 7 Jan. 1825. 3. Emily, b. 12 Sept. 1826. 4. Charlotte-Alice, b. 17 July 1831. 8. HENRy, lieut.-col. and C.B., b. 14 Sept. 1785, d. 15 April 1825. 9. AMELIA-CHARLoTTE, b. 9 Nov. 1786, m., 25 July 1808, Mortimer Drummond, of Charing Cross, esq., and has issue. 10. WILLIAM-HENRY, capt. R.N., commissioner of excise, b. 24 March 1788. 11. FRANCIS-John, b. 1 May 1790, capt. 23d foot, d. at Cuença, in Spain, Sept. 1812. 12. CHARLEs, b. 4 March 1794, and took the surnames and arms of Greatheed-Bertie, in addition to and before Percy, by royal sign manual, 1826, m., 20 March 1823, miss Anne-Caroline-Bertie Greatheed, and has issue, Anne-Barbara-Isabel, b. 31 March 1824. The earl d. 21 Oct. 1830, and was succeeded by his eldest son, GEORGE, present and 2d earl. Heir Apparent—GEorge, lord Low AINE, eldest surviving son of the earl. Creations—Lord Lovaine, Baron of Aln#. 28 Jan. 1784; Earl of Beverley, 2 Nov. 90. Arms and Crest—As the duke of Northumberland, with a crescent for difference. Supporters—Derter, a lion azure, with a crescent for difference. Sinister, an unicorn argent, armed, unguled, crined, tufted, duca § .#: with chain reflexed over the back and charged on the shoulder with a tirret or. Motto—Esperance en Dieu. Trust in God.