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m. Elizabeth, da. of Hammon Titley, of Titley, co. Chester, and from him descended in a direct line, WILLIAM Cotton, esq., temp. Henry W., m. Agnes, da. of William Young, of Cainton, co. Chester, esq., and had issue, John Cotton, m. Cecilia, da. of Thomas Mainwaring, co. Salop, esq., and by whom he had six sons. Sir GeoRGE, 2d son, knighted temp.

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mere, co. Chester, (an abbey of Benedictine monks,) was esquire of the body to Henr VIII., steward of Chester, and Chesterland, keeper of the castles of Hold Chester, &c., and also chamberlain of the household to rince Edward, and a privy counsellor, m. ary, da. of John. Only, of Cateby, co. Northampton, and had issue 4 das. and 1 Son. RICHARD CoTToN, esq., m., 1st, Mary, da. of sir Arthur Mainwaring; 2dly, - Scilliard; and 3dly, the relict of John Dormer, esq., and had a numerous issue, of whom GEoRGE Cotton, eldest son, m. Mary, da. of sir George Bromley; their eldest son, THoMAs, m., 1st, Frances, da. of viscount Kilmorey; and 2dly, Elizabeth, da. of sir George Calveley, and co-h. of her brother, sir Hugh Calveley, of Lea, co. Chester, by which 2d lady he had issue, Sir Rob ERT Cotton, (1st baronet,) was knighted at the restoration of Charles II., and created a bart. by that monarch, 29 March 1677; he represented co. Chester, 36 years in parliament; m. Hester, da, and sole heiress of sir Thomas Salisbury, of Llewenny, co. Denbigh, bart., and had issue, 5 sons and 11 daughters; d. 1712, and was succeeded by his 4th son, Sir THoMAs, 2d bart., m., Philadelphia, da. and sole heiress of sir Thomas Lynch, of Esher, co. Surrey, governor of Jamaica, and left issue 7 sons and 6 das., of whom Philadelphia, m. Thomas Boycott, esq.; and the other das, d. unm. ; of the sons, the eldest, Sir Robert-SALISBURY, succeeded to the title, and was 3d bart.; represented the co. Chester in the 1st parliament of Geo. II. ; m. Elizabeth Tollemache, eldest da. of Lionel, first earl of Dysart, and dying without issue, was succeeded by his youngest brother and the 7th son, Sir LYNch-SALISBURY, 4th bart., m. Elizabeth, da. of Rowland Cottom, of Etwall, co. Derby, esq., and had issue, 1. Sir Rob ERT-SALisBURy, 5th bart. 2. Rowland, m. Elizabeth, da. of sir Willoughby Aston, bart. 3. GEORGE, dean of Chester, m. miss Tomkinson. 4, THoMAS, m. miss Attwick.

5. HENRY-CALvelEY, m. Matilda, da, of John Lockwood, esq., d. 15 May 1837, act.81. 6. Eliza BETH, m. col. D'Avenant. 7. MARY, m. the rev. mr. Finch. 8. PHILADELPHIA, m. Henry Shelley, esq. 9. HESTER-SALISBURY, m, sir Corbett Corbett, of Addersley Hall, co. Salop, bart. Sir Lynch was representative in several parliaments for co. Denbigh ; and dying 1775, was succeeded by his eldest son, Sir Rob ERT-SALI's BURY Cotton, 5th bart., m., 1767, Frances, co-heiress of JamesRussel Stapleton, of Boddryddon, co. Denbigh, esq., and had issue, 1. Robert-SA LisBURY, d. 1799. 2. STAPLETON,6th bart., and 1st baron and viscount CoMBERMERE. 3. WILLIAM, in holy orders. 4. LYNch, col. in the army, d. in the East Indies, 1799, leaving a widow, Louisa-Mararet, who m., 3 March 1807, lieut.-gen. the on, sir William Lumley, K.C.B., son of Richard, 4th earl of Scarborough, 5. FRANCEs, m., 1792, Robert, 11th viscount Kilmorey. 6. PENELoPE, d. 1786. 7. HESTER-MARIA. 8. SoPH1A, m., 29 Dec. 1803, sir HenryMainwaring Mainwaring, of Overpeover, co. Chester, bart. Sir Robert represented co. Chester, in several o: and dying 1807, was succeeded by his 2d son, STAPLETon, 6th bart., and 1st baron and viscount Combermere. Heir Apparent—WELLINGToN, his lordship's oo:: surviving son. Creations—Baronet, 29 March 1677; Baron, 17 May 1814; Wiscount, 8 Feb. 1827. Arms—Quarterly, 1st and 4th. Azure, a cheveron between three hanks of Cotton argent, and pendent from a ribbon a representation of his cross and clasps of service— Cotton. 2d and 3d. Argent, a lion rampant sable—STAPLEton. Crests—1. A falcon, wings expanded and inverted proper, beaked, membered and belled or, holding in the dexter claw part of a belt proper, buckled gold–Cotton. 2. (Of augmentation). On a mount vert, a dra#. of the 20th regt. mounted on a black orse, and in the act of charging. 3. Out of a ducal coronet or, a Saracen's head couped at the shoulders affronté, wreathed round the temples, argent and sable—STAPLEton. Supporters—Two falcons, wings expanded and inverted proper, beaked, membered and belled or, murally gorged gules. Motto In utraque fortuna paratus. In every situation prepared. And over the crest of augmentation, “Salamanca.”

CHARLES-JOHN CANNING, Viscount CANNING, of Kilbrahan, co. Kilkenny; a ranger of the New Forest, Hampshire; born 14 Dec. 1812,

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succeeded his mother, Joan, Viscountess Canning, 15 March 1837; married, 5 Sept. 1835, Charlotte, da. of Charles, lord Stuart de Rothesay.

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Perceval, esq.
Grohue Canning, of the Middle tem-
ple, barrister-at-law, d. in his father's life-
time, 8 April 1771, leaving an only son,
he righthon. Grohar; CANNing, entered
early into public life, after having distin-
ished himself both at Eton and ford;
e filled various high offices in the govern-
ment of the country, and in 1827, was ap-
pointed first lord of the treasury and
chancellor of the exchequer; he m. Joan,
oungest da- and co-h. of major-gen. John
Scott, of Balcomie, and d. 8 Aug. 1827,
having filled the office of prime minister
only a few months; he left issue,
1: Georok-CHARLEs, b. 25 April 1801, d.
31 March 1820.
2. William-Pitt, capt. R.N., b. 16 Dec.
1802, d. unm. 24 Sept. 1828.
3. Chantos-John, present viscount.
4. Hannikrr, b. 13 April 1804, m. Ulick-
John, marquess of Clanrica
Mr. Canning's widow.was created vis-
o g, of Kilbrah co. Kil-
kenny, o: 22 Jan. 1828, with remain-
der to the heirs male of her body by her late
husband, and dying 15 March 1837, was
succeeded by her only surviving son,
Charles-John, present viscount.
Heir Apparent—
Creation-22 Jan. 1828.
Arms—Quarterly of 4. 1st. A t, three
moors' heads couped, in profile proper,
wreathed round the temples argent and
azure—CANNINo. 2d. Gules, three spear-
heads palewise in fess argent—Solman.
3d. Gules, a goat saliant or—MARshall.
4th as the 1st.
Crest — A demi lion rampant argent,
charged with three trefoils vert, holding in
the dexter paw an arrow; pheoned and
flighted proper, shaft or.
Supporters—Deater, a lion argent, charged
on the shoulder with three trefoils slipped
vert, and holding in the sinister fore paw
an arrow, point downwards. Sinister, a
cormorant holding in its beak a piece of
laver, all proper.
Motto—Necede malis, sed contra. Yield not
to misfortunes, but oppose them.

CHARLES MANNERS-SUTTON, Wiscount CANTERBURY, of the city of Canterbury, and Baron Bottesford, of Bottesford, co. Leicester, P.C., G.C.B., many years Speaker of the House of Commons, for the unequalled ability displayed in fulfilling the arduous duties of which office, he was created a Civil Knight Grand Cross of the most honourable order of the Bath, and subsequently raised to the dignity of a Viscount and Baron of the United Kingdom by patent, 10 March 1835; born 29 Jan. 1780; married, 1st, 8 July 1811, Lucy-Maria-Charlotte, da_of_John Dennison; of Ossington, co. Nottingham, esq., by whom (who d. 7 Dec. 1815) he had issue, – 1. CHARLES-JOHN, b. i7 April 1812, registrar of the faculties ; – 2.


John-HENRY-THoMAs, b. 27 May 1814;


5.30 Nov. 1815, m. Richard Sanderson, of Belgrave Square, esq., M. P. . His lordship m., 2dly, 6 Dec. 1828, Ellen, da, of Edmund Power, of Curragheen, co. Waterford, relict of John-Home Purves, esq., and sister of the Countess of Blessington, and has issue, ––4. FRANCEs-DIANA, b. 17 Dec. 1829; —5. A son, still-born, 17 Feb. 1831.

LoRD GEor GE MANNERs, of Kelham, co. Nottingham, 3d son of John, 3d duke of Rutland, K.G., (by Bridget, da. and sole h. of Robert Sutton, baron Lexington,) assumed the surname of Sutton, in addition to that of Manners, upon the death of his brother, Robert Manners-Sutton, 1762, b. 8 March 1723, m., 5 Dec. 1749, Diana, only da, of Thomas Chaplin, of Blankney, co. Lincoln, esq., and by her (who d. 13 May 1767) had issue, 1. GEORGE, M.P. for Grantham and Bramber, d. unm. Feb. 1804. 2. John, b. 29 July 1752, m. Anne, natural da. of John, marquess of Granby, and d. 17 Feb. 1826, having had issue, 1. John, b. Jan. 1779, d. unm. 2. Robert, d. 1815. 3. Frederick, in holy orders, b. 1784, m., 2 Sept. 1821, Henrietta-Barbara, da, of John, 7th earl of Scarborough, and d. 30 Aug. 1826, leaving issue by her (who re-m., 24 Aug. 1837, J. Lodge, esq.,) a son, b. 1822, and a son, b. 24 Dec. 1824. 4. George, commander R.N., d. 13 Jan. 6

3. Thomas, in holy orders, canon residentiary and sub-dean of Lincoln, and rector of Great Chart, Kent, m., 23 Nov.

1826, Lucy-Sarah, only child of the rev. H. S. Mortimer, rector of Kington Magna.

6. Georgiana, m., 20 May 1812, Robert Nassau-Sutton, esq., uncle of sir R. Sutton, bart. 3. Robert, b. 20 Jan. 1754, blown up in his majesty's ship Ardent, unm. 4. The right hom. CHARLEs, D.D., archbishop of §o. b. 17 Feb. 1755, consecrated bishop of Norwich, 1792, and translated to the metropolitan see of Canterbury 1805, m., 3 April 1778, Mary, da. of Thomas Thoroton, of Scriveton, co. Nottingham, esq., and d. 21 July 1828, having had issue by her, (who survived him, and d. 10 March

2,) 1. CHARLES, created viscount Canterbury, as above. 2. Henry, b. 31 Jan. 1781, d. young. 3. Francis, a lieut.-col. in the army, b. 5 Feb. 1783, d. 5 March 1825, having in., 27 July 1814, Mary, eldestda. of Laver Oliver, of Brill House, Bucks, esq., and had one son, Francis, b. 30 April 1815, d. 1816. 4. Orlando, b. 22 July 1784, d. young. 5. Thomas-Clinton, b. 27 Nov. 1789, d.

young. 6. Mary, b. 2 March 1779, m., 19 May

1806, the hon. Hugh Percy, D.D., lord bishop of Carlisle, 3d son of Algernon, earl of Beverley, and d. 4 Sept. 1831. 7. Diana, b. 15 Feb. 1782. 8. Louisa, b. 17 Aug. 1785. 9. Charlotte, b. 4 Dec. 1786, m., 5 Oct. 1812, rev. Charles Croft, archdeacon and Monday of Canterbury, and d. 14 Feb. 1825. 10. Frances, b. 21 Dec. 1787. 11. Anna-Maria, b. 30 Oct. 1790. 12. Isabella, b. 5 Dec. 1791, m., 30 Nov. 1830, Henry-William Chichester, of Lincoln's Inn, esq. 13. Catharine, b. 8 July 1794. 14. Rachael, b. 6 Oct. 1795, d. 1805. 15. Caroline, b. 12 May 1797, m., Sept. 1830, rev. Charles Chichester. 5. WILLIAM, d. young. 6. Thomas, lord Manners. (See that title.) #. FRANcis, capt. in the army, d, unm. 1781. 8. DIANA, m., 21 April 1778, Francis Dickens, esq., of Branches Park, co. Suffolk, and Wollaston Hall, late M.P. co. Northampton. 9. HENRIETTA, d. young. 10. Louis A-BRIDGET, b. 1761, m. Edward Perceval Lockwood, esq., d. 5 Feb. 1800. 11. CHARLotte, b. 1764, m., 16 June 1789, Thomas Lockwood, esq., and d. 19 Feb. 1827. 12. MARy, b. 2 July 1766, m., 2 July 1799, the rev. Richard Lockwood, of Fifield, co. Essex, and d. 20 Nov. 1829. Lord George Manners-Sutton, m., 2dly, 5 Feb. 1768, Mary, da. of Joshua Peart, esq., and d. 7 Jan. 1783. Heir Apparent—Hon. CHARLEs MANNERs-Sutton, his lordship's eldest son. Creation—10 March 1835. Arms—Quarterly: 1st and 4th. , Argent, a cantom, sable—SUTTON. 2d and 3d. Or, two bars azure, a chief quarterly; azure and gules, the 1st charged with two fleurs-de-lis or; the 2d charged with a lion passant guardant or—MANNERs. Crest—On a chapeau gules, turned up ermine, a peacock in pride, proper. Supporters—On either side an unicorn argent, armed, maned, tufted, and unguled, or; around the neck of the dexter, a chain of the last, therefrom pendent an escocheon azure, charged with a mace erect of the second, around the neck of the sinister, a like chain, therefrom pendent an escocheon, also azure, charged with an archaepiscopal mitre. Motto—Pour y parvenir. In order to accomplish.

THENRY-william FITZGERALD-DE ROS, BARon DE Ros, born 12 June 1793, succeeded his mother, Charlotte, late Baroness, 9 Jan.


Drscrent or The BARoNY or Ros.

ROBERT DE ROS was summoned to

arliament among the barons by writ, 49th

enry III., 1264; from whom descended EDMUND, lord Ros, whose sister, Eleanor, the representative and h. of this baronial family, m. sir Rob ERT MANNERs, knt., and had issue, GEORGE, who, in right of his mother, succeeded as lord Ros, and became pos of Belvoir Castle, and other large possessions, m. Anne, sole h-, of sir Thomas St. Leger, knt.; by Anne, duchess of Exeter, eldest sister of king Edward IV., and had issue, THOMAS MANNERS, lord Ros, who was created earl of Rutland 1525; from him the barony descended to EDWARD, 3d earl of Rutland, who left a da. and h. ElizaBETH, m. William Cecil, lord Burleigh, son and h. of Thomas, earl of Exeter, and their son, WILLIAM CECIL, became lord Ros, but d, without issue, 1618; the barony then reverted to FRANCIS MANNERS, 6th earl of Rutland, who d. 1632, leaving an only da., who inherited the barony, and m. George Williers, duke of Buckingham, o whom she had issue, GEORGE, 2d duke of Buckingham, on whose death s.p. 1687, the barony fell into abeyance between the heirs of Bridget, wife of Sir Robert Tyrwhit, of Ketelby, bart., and Frances, wife of William, lord Willoughby, of Parham, (the only sisters who

| left issue of Francis, 6th earl of Rutland, above mentioned,) and so continued till the abeyance was terminated in favour of the late baroness, whose descent we now proceed to trace. Francis, lord Willoughby, of Parham, son and h., of William, by lady Frances Manners, left three das., his co-hh., of whom Elizabeth, the youngest, (and only one from whom there is any remaining issue,) m. Richard Jones, earl of roi. whose 2d da, and at length sole h., Frances, m. Thomas, earl Coningsby, and had two das., of whom Frances, the youngest, and at length sole h., n., sir Charles-Hanbury Williams, K.B., and had issue, two das. and co-hh.. Frances, m. Anne-Holles, 4th earl of Essex, and, Charlotte, who m. the hon. Robert o: Walsingham, youngest son of Henry, earl, of Shannon, and had issue an onfy child and h., CHARLOTTE FITZGERALD - DE ROS, late baroness (in whose favour his Majesty George III. was pleased to terminate the abeyance of this ancient barony, 9 May 1806)., Her ladyship was b. 1771, m., 4 Aug. 1791, lord Henry Fitzgerald, 3d son of James, duke of Leinster, by whom (who d. 9 {o she had issue, 1. HENRY-WILLIAM, present baron. 2. ARTHUR-John-HILL, sieut.-col. in the

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3. EMILY-HENRIETTA; d. young. .. 4. WILLIAM-LENNox-LAscELLEs, lieut.col. in the army, b. 1 Sept. 1797, m., 11 June 1824, lady Georgiana Lennox, da. of Charles, 4th duke of Richmond, and has issue, 1. Frances-Charlotte, b. 27 Feb. 1825. 2. Dudley-Charles, b. 11 March 1827. 3. Blanche. 5. Edwa RD-EMILIUs-Boyle, b. 4 May 1799, d. 12 Sept. 1810. 6. CHARLott E-GEorgiaNA-ELIZABETH, b. 13 Jam. 1801, d. 20 May 1816. 7. HENRIETTA-MABEL, b. 23 Sept. 1802, m., 24 Oct. 1828, John Broadhurst, of Foster Hall, co. Derby, esq. 8. Joh N-FREDERfck, capt. R.N., F.R.S., b. 6 March 1804. 9. AUGUSTU's, b. 23 Oct. 1805, d. young. 10. OLiviA-CECILIA, b. 11 Jan. 1807, m., 23 Oct. 1833, hon. Henry-Richard-F. Wellesley, eldest son of lord Cowley. 11, GERALDINE, b. 24 Dec. 1809, m., 24 Nov. 1830, the rev. Frederick Pare.

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MARY-FRANCES-ELIZABETH STAPLETON, BAR on Ess LE DESPENCER, born 24 March 1822, succeeded her grandfather, Thomas,

late baron, 1 Oct. 1831.

HUGH LE DESPENCER, justiciar of England, was summoned to parliament, 49 Henry III., 1264. His son,

HUGH, lord LE DESPENCER, was created earl of Winchester in 1322, but was beheaded 1326, together with his son, HUGH, lord o cer, commonly styled earl of Gloucester from having married Eleanor, sister and co-h. of Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford. THOMAS, lord le. Despencer, grandson of Hugh, styled earl Öf Gloucester, was created, in 1398, earl of Gloucester; he was beheaded in 1400;-lady Isabella, his only da. and h., m. Richard Beauchamp, ears of Warwick, whose only da., Elizabeth, carried the baronies of Le Despencer and Abergavenny to EDWARD NEVILLE, 4th son of Ralph, earl of Westmoreland. From him they descended to HENRY NEVILLE, lord Abergavenny, who d. 1589; on his death the inheritance of the baronies was contested between his only da., MARY, wife of sir Thomas Fame, knt., and his cousin and h. male, Edward Neville, esq., when king James I. was pleased to separate the two baronies and confirm that of Abergavenny to the heir male, and that of Le Despencer to lady Fame. From her it descended to her son and h., sir FRANCIS FANE, who was, 1624, created earl of Westmoreland, and from him to THOMAS FANE, 7th earl of Westmoreland, who d. without issue, 1762, when the earldom went to the male heir, but the barony fell into abeyance between the heirs of his two sisters, lady Mary Dashwood and

lady Catharine Paul. Sir FRANCIS DASHWOOD, bart., was summoned as lord le Despencer, 1763, as son and h. of lady Mary, the eldest co-h. His lordship d, without issue, 9 Dec. 1781, when the barony again fell into abeyance between his sister, chael, relict of Sir Robert Austen, bart., and the heirs of lady Catharine Paul. , Lady Austen d. without issue, 1788, when the barony devolved to sir THOMAS STAPLE, as sole h. of lady Catharine Paul, second co-h. of John, 7th earl of Westmoreland, which lady Catharine m. William Paul, of Braywick, co. Berks, esq., and d. 25 Sept. 1737, leaving an only da., Catharine Paul, m. sir William Stapleton, co. Oxford, bart., and d. 27 June 1753, leaving issue. William, d. unm.; sir THOMAS, who succeeded; and Catharine, m.sir James Wright, of Wray House, co. Essex, bart. Sir Thom As STAPLEToN, only surviv son, succeeded his father, sir William, o Gray's Court, co. Oxford, bart., b. 27 Feb. 1727, m., 27 Nov. 1765, Mary, da, of Henry Fane, of Wormsley, co. Oxford, esq., by whom (who d. 26 Feb. 1835,aet.91) he had issue, 1. Sir THOMAS, 22d baron. 2. MARIA, b. 13 Jan. 1768. 3. CATHARINE, b. 15 Jan. 1769. 4. WILLIAM, gen. in the army, b. 6 June 1770, m., 29 June 1790, Anna-Maria, eldest da. of the hon. Frederick Keppel, bishop of Exeter, son of William-Anne, 2d earl of Albemarle, and d. 5 March 1826, leaving issue by her (who d. 5 May 1836, aet. 76) an only surviving son,

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