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ANTIENT BARony of BERNERs. She m., 1st, John Harris, of London, gent.; and, 2dly, Richard Bockenham, of Weston Mer. cate, co. Suffolk, but d. without issue b either, 23 Nov. 1743, when the barony so into abeyance between Elizabeth, wife of Henry Wilson, esq., and Lucy, then wife of John Field, whose descent we now proceed to set forth. Thomas KNYvett, 2d son of Thomas above mentioned, and uncle of Catherine, baroness, Berners, d. 1656, leaving an only son and heir, John KNYvett, of the city of Norwich, esq., m. Lucy, da. and co-h. of Charles Suckling, esq., and d. 1731, having had a nu: merous issue, of whom only three survived him, viz. a son, John, who d. unm. 1741, and two das.; 1. Elizabeth, of whom presently; and 2. Lucy, m., 1st, Thomas Holt, nephew of chief justice Holt ; and, 2dly, John Field, and left issue by both. Elizabeth, eldest da. and co-h., (and also on the death of Catherine, baroness Berners, eldest co-h. of that barony,) m., 2 May 1720, Henry Wilson, of Heigham and Didlington, co. Norfolk, esq., and d. 1757, leaving issue by him, (who d. 1742,) besides other children, a son and heir, HENRY - William Wilson, of Kirby Cane, Didlington, and Ashwellthorpe, 5. 1728, m., 1757, Mary, da. of sir John Miller, of East Lavant, co. Sussex, bart., and d. 6 Sept. 1796, leaving issue by her, (who d. 13

Aug. 1772.) 1. ROBERT, late baron. 2. HENRY, present baron. 3. KNYvett, d. 1796, unm. 4. William, d. young. 5: Goonor Wilson, in holy orders, vicar of Didlington, and rector of Eccles st. Mary, co. Norfolk, m., 1797, Anna-Maria, da, of Rev. Charles Millard, and d. 8 Aug. 1837, leaving issue. Robert Wilson, ., eldest son, in whose favour his late Majesty king w iiian IV, was pleased to terminate the abeyance of the barony of Berners, was summoned to rliament by writ dated 7 May 1832; born 760, d. unm. 25 March 1838. Heir Apparent—Hon. Henay-William Wilson, so lordship's son. Creation—26 May 1455. Arms—Quarterly of 6. 1st and 6th. Sable, a wolf saliant or, in chief a fleur-de-lis argent between two bezants—Wilson. 2d. Argent, a bond plain within a bordure engrailed sable—KNyvett. 3d. Argent, a cross engrailed between four water-bougets sable, a label azure, charged with three lions rampant or—Bounchirn. 4th. France and England quarterly within a bordure argent —Woop-rock. 5th. Quarterly, or and vert–Braxens. Supporters—Deater, a falcon rising, wings elevated argent, Jessed and belled or. Sinister, a greyhound proper, gorged with a collar gules studded or.


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succeeded his brother, John, the late lord, 1 Sept. 1820; born 5 April 1773; married, March 1829, Margaret, 3d da. of sir John Williams, bart.

ROBERT DE WILLOUGHBY de Broke, chevalier, was summoned to parliament by writ, dated 12 Aug., 7 Henry VII., and was succeeded by his son and h., Robert, 2d baron, who d. 1521, without surviving male issue, leaving Elizabeth, his grandda. and h., wife of sir Fulke Greville. From this time the title remained dormant till 1695, when it was claimed by sir Richard Verney, as grandson and h; of Margaret Verney, who was grandda. and h. of the above-named Elizabeth Greville, and the claim being allowed, the said

Sir RICHARD VERNEY was summoned to parliament, and took his seat accordingly, as 3d lord Willoughby de Broke; he d. 1711, aged 91, and was succeeded by his only surviving son,

GEORGE WERNEY, D.D., dean of Windsor, 4th lord Willoughby de Broke, succeeded his father in the barony, 18 July 1711, m. Margaret, da. and sole h. of sir John Heath, of Brasted, co. Kent, knt., and by her (who d. 1729) had issue,

1. THoMAs, m. Eleanor, youngest da. of Thomas, lord Leigh, of Stoneleigh, co. Warwick, and d. 1710, leaving issue by his lady, (who d. 1756,)

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HENRY PAGET, BARon PAGET, of Beaudesert, co. Stafford, (commonly called Earl of UxBRIDGE,) eldest son of the marquess of Anglesey; summoned to parliament by writ 15 Jan. 1833, and placed in his father's barony of Paget, of Beaudesert, a Lord in waiting to her Majesty; born 6 July 1797; married, 1st, 5 Aug. 1819, Eleanora, 2d da. of John Campbell, of Shawfield, esq., and by her (who d. 3 July 1828) had issue, –1. ELEANoFA-CARo1.1NE, b. 13 May 1820; 2. HENRY. WILLIAM-GEORGE, lord Paget, b. 9 Dec. 1821 ; ––3. Const AN ceHENRIETTA, b. 22 Jan. 1823. His lordship m., 2dly, 27 Aug. 1833, Henrietta-Maria, 3d da. of the right hon, sir Charles Bagot, and has issue, –

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ST.-ANDREW-BEAUCHAMP ST. JOHN, BAR on ST. JOHN, of Bletshoe, and a Baronet; born 8 Nov. 1811; succeeded his father, St. Andrew, the late lord, 15 Oct. 1817; married, 12 March 1838, Eleanor, 2d da. of vice-admiral sir Richard-Hussey Hussey, of Wood Walton, K.C.B.

SIR OLIVER St. John m. Margaret, sister and sole h. of John Beauchamp, of Bletshoe, (whose grandfather, Roger de Beauchamp, had summons to parliament, from 37 E. Is I. to 3 R. II.,) and had with her the lordship of Bletshoe. He was father, by her, of sir John St. John, ancestor of the present baron, and of sir Oliver St. John, who was seated at Lydiard Tregoze, and from whom the viscounts Bolingbroke and St. John are descended. (See that title.) Sir OLIVER ST. JOHN, great grandson of sir John above named, was created by patent, 13 Jan., 1 Eliz. 1558, baron St. John, of Bletshoe, and d. 1582, leaving issue, 1. ST., JOHN, 2d baron, whose only da. and h., Anne, m. William, lord Howard, of Effingham; and 2. OLIVER, 3d baron. OLIvo R, 3d baron, had 7 sons and as many das., but only 2 of his sons left male issue, viz. sir OLIVER, the eldest, and sir ROWLAND, K.B., the 5th, of whom hereafter. Sir Oliver, 4th baron St. John, was created, 28 Dec. 1624, earl of Bolingbroke, he d. 1646, having survived all his children; and his eldest son, Oliver, having died without male issue, he was succeeded by his

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6. Sarah, b. 6 Jan. 1770, m., 14 March 1815, rev. Thomas Barne, rector of Sotterley, co. Suffolk, and chaplain to the king, who d. 22 July 1834. 3. HENRY, capt., R.N., m. miss Ma Schuyler, of New York in America, and d. April 1780, leaving issue, Henry, who m. miss Logie, and d. 5 March 1834. 4. A Mahosk, in holy orders, b. 17 Oct. 1743, d. 18 July 1775, leaving, besides other issue, Ambrose, who d. 29 Nov. 1822. 5. MA Ry, m., 16 Oct. 1754, Thomas ErleDrax, of Charborough, co. Dorset, esq., and d. Nov. 1789. 6. Elizabeth, d. unm. 1780. 7. JAN E. m. Humphrey Hall, esq., and d. July 17:0. 8. BARBARA, m. George-William, earl of Coventry. 9. ANNE, m. Robert-Cotton Trefusis, esq., and d. March 1776. 10. Lkti ice, d. unm. Oct. 1791. His lordship d. 24 June 1757, and was succeeded by his eldest son, Joh N, 11th lord, b. 15 Nov. 1725, m., 13 Dec. 1755, Susannah-Louisa, da. of Peter Simmond, esq., merchant of London, and by her (who d. Nov. 1805) he had issue, 1. John-PETER, who d. an infant, 1760. id: SusaxNAH., b. 18 Sept. 1757, d. 12 July x). 3. HENRY-BEAUCHAMP, 12th lord. 4. St.-ANDREW, 13th lord. 5. MAtilda, b. 30 Jan. 1761, m., 12 Jan. {; William Williers, esq., and d. 24 July 20. 6. Elizabeth-BARBARA, b. 22 Feb. 1762, m., 31 March 1795, sir Henry Halford, (late Vaughan,) bart., M.D., physician extraordinary to king George IV., and d. 17 June 1833. 7. Charlotte, b. 15 March 1763, m., 28 March 1787, Joseph Yates, esq., only son of the late judge Yates, and d. 24 July 1803. 8. GroRGE, b. 19 Oct. 1764, col. in the army, m., 10 May 1795, Lavinia, da. of William Wolstenholm, esq., and was drowned, with his wife and four children, on the passage from Bombay to England, 1804, leaving issue, 1. Edward-Beauchamp, in holy orders, b. 26 March 1795, m., 25 July 1820, Jane, da, of James Slade, esq., by whom (who d. 3 June 1831) he has issue, 1. Lavinia-Barbara, b. 14 April 1821; 2. Henry-Beauchamp, b. 22 ril 1822; 3. Laura, b. 10 June 1823; 4. Jane, b. 19 Dec. 1824; 5. Eliza, b. 4 May 1826; 6. St.-Andrew, b. 30 June 1827. 2. Henry-Barbut, b. 12 Oct. 1797, d. 1830. 9. Louisa-Theodosia, b. 5 Oct. 1765, d. an infant. His lordship d. June 1767, and was succeeded by his son, HENRY-BEAUch AMP, 12th lord, b. 2 Oct. 1758, m., 2 Dec. 1780, Emma-Maria-Elizabeth, 2d da. of the late Samuel Whitbread, of Cardington, co. Bedford, esq., and by her (who d. 10 July 1825) had issue, 1. EMMA, b. 1 Jan. 1782, m., Feb. 1806, the rev. John Forster, of West Thurrock, co. Essex. 2. AUGUSTA, b. 3 Dec. 1782, m., 20 Dec. 1803, sir John Vaughan, baron of the exchequer, and d. 30 Jan. 1813. 3. HENRY-BEAUchAMP, b. 26 March 1784, d. 25 March 1791. 4. MARGARET-LEtiti A-MATILDA, b. 31 Oct. 1785, m., 20 #: 1813, sir Albert Pell, judge of the bankruptcy court, who d. 6 Sept. 1832.

5. BARBARA, b. 19 Sept. 1789, m., 20 July 1813, the rev. Thomas Bedford, of Hawnes, co. Bedford, who d. 9 March 1816. His lordship d. 19 Dec. 1805, without issue male, and was succeeded by his only brother, ST.-ANDREW, 13th lord, D.C.L., b. 22 Aug. 1759, m., 16 July 1807, Louisa, eldest da. of the late sir Charles-William-Rouse Boughton, of Rouse o: co. Worcester, and of Downton Hall, co. Salop, bart., F.R.S., by whom (who m., 2dly, 4 Aug. 1823, sir John Vaughan, knt., one of the barons of the exchequer) he had issue, 1. ST-ANDREW - BEAUCHAMP, present lord. 2. WILLIAM, b. 25 June 1813, d. an infant. 3. A posthumous da., Louis A-BARBARA, b. 14 Jan. 1818, m., 15 July 1837, Norman MacLeod of Dunvegan in the Isle of Skye,

esq. his lordship, represented the county of Bedford in parliament for 25 years previous to succeeding his brother in the peerage 1805, and dying 15 Oct. 1817, was succeeded by his only son, ST-ANDREw-BEAUCHAMP, present and 14th lord. Creation—13 Jan. 1558. Heir Presumptive – The rev. EdwardBEAUCHAMP St.-John, eldestson of George, 8th son of the 11th lord. Arms—Argent on a chief gules two mullets or. Crest—On a mount vert a falcon rising or, ducally gorged gules. Supporters—Two monkeys §. Motto—Data fata secutus. Following his declared fate.


the Court of Lisbon ; succeeded to this barony on the death of his

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grandfather, Frederick Hervey, 4th earl of Bristol, and lord bishop of

Derry, 8 July

1803; born 5 June 1799; married, 8 Nov. 1828, lady Lucy

Bentinck, da. of the duke of Portland, and has, -— 1. ELIZA-HARRIETT, b. 19 Aug. 1829, d. 2 Oct. 1830; -- 2. FREDERICK-GEORGE, b. 9

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LoRD THOMAS HOWARD, 2d son of Thomas Howard, 4th duke of Norfolk, but eldest son, by his 2d wife, Margaret, da. and h. of Thomas, lord Audley of Walden, (who had been so created by patent, 29 Nov. 1538, was also lord chancellor and K.G., and d. without issue male 1544,) was summoned to parliament by writ, 24 Oct. 1597, as baron Howard de Walden, and was, in 1603, created earl of Suffolk (see that title). His grandson and heir,

JAMEs, 3d earl of Suffolk, d. without issue male, 1688, and was succeeded in the earldom by his next brother, George, but the barony of Howard, of Walden, fell into abeyance between his 2 das., Esser, wife of Edward, lord Griffin, and Elizabeth, wife of sir. Thomas Felton, bart., and so continued till, in 1784, the abeyance was determined in favour of

Sir JOHN-GRIFFIN GRIFFIN, K.B., who was then h. of the body of lady Esser, the eldest co-h., viz. son and h. of William Whitwell, esq., § Anne, youngest sister and co-h. (but only one who left issue) of Edward, 3d lord Griffin, who was son and h. of James, 2d lord Griffin, son and h. of Edward, lord Griffin, and lady Essex Howard. Sir John GRIFFIN, who had taken the name of Griffin by act of parliament, 1749, had summons to parliament as baron Howard de Walden 1784, and was, in 1788, created baron Braybrooke, with remainder

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to Richard-Aldworth Neville, esq. (see baron Braybrooke.) He d. without issue, 25 May 1797, leaving an only surviving sister, Mary, wife of rev. William Parker, D.D., on whose death, in 1799, the whole issue of the body of lady Essex Howard became extinct, and the barony of Howard de Walden devolved on FREDERICK HERVEY, 4th earl of Bristol, who was last surviving grandson and h. of the body of John, 1st earl of Bristol, and of Elizabeth, his wife, only child and h., of lady Elizabeth Felton, 2d da. and co-h. of the earl of Suffolk. The earl of Bristol m. Elizabeth, da. of sir Jermyn Davers, bart., by whom he had, besides other issue, John-Augustus, lord Hervey, m. Elizabeth Drummond, and d. in his father's lifetime, 1796, leaving an only da. and h., Elizabeth - Catherine - Caroline, d. 21 Jan. 1803, having m., 2 Aug. 1798, Charles-Rose Ellis, esq., who was created, 1826, baron Seaford, (see that title,) and had issue, 1. CHARLES-AUGUSTUS, present lord; 2. Augustus-Frederick, b. 1800, lieut.-col. 60th foot, m., 25 June 1828, Mary Frances Thurlow, eldest da. of sir David Cunynghame, of Milncraig, bart. of N.S., and had a son, d. 8 Dec. 1830; and 3. Eliza-Georgiana-Caroline, b. 3 July 1802, d. 18 Aug. 1830. The earl d: 8 July 1803, having survived both his eldest son and his grandda., and was succeeded in the earldom by his next surviving


son, Frederick-William, and in the barony crowned or—FElton. 4th. Gules, a bend of Howard, of Walden, by his great-grand- between six cross crosslets fitchée argent; Son, on the bend an escocheon or, charged with

CHARLEs-Augustus, present lord, whose a demi lion rampant, erased and pierced claim to this barony was confirmed by a through the mouth with an arrow, within a resolution of the house of lords, 10 March double tressure flory counter flory, all gules.

1807. Howard. Heir Apparent—FREDERick-Ghorage, his Crest—On a mount vert a goat's head arlordship's son. gent. Creation—24 Oct. 1597. supporters – Two lions, argent, each Arms—Quarterly of 4. 1st. Erminois, a charged on the neck with three trefoils cross sable, charged with five crescents ar- slipped vert, within a collar gemel, §. t—ELL1s. 2d. Gules, on a bend argent, Motto—Non quo, sed quomodo. ot by

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GEORGE-HARRY GREY, BARoN GREY, of Groby; born 7 Jan. 1827; succeeded his father, George-Harry, late lord, 24 Oct. 1835.

GEoRGE-HARRY GREY, baron Grey, of d. 24 Oct. 1835, leaving issue,

Groby, eldest son of the earl of Stamford 1. MARGARET-HEnnisTTA-MARIA, b. 12 and Warrington, was summoned to parlia- Dec. 1825. ment by writ, 15 Jan. 1833, and placed in his 2. GEORGE-HARRY, present lord. father's barony of Grey, of Groby ; b. 5 For descent, arms, &c., see Earl of StamApril 1802, m., 20 Dec. 1824, lady Katherine rond. emyss, da. of the earl of Wemyss, and Creation—21 July 1603.

WILLIAM-FRANCIS-HENRY PETRE, BARon PETRE, of Writtle, co. Essex, F.R.S.; born 22 Jan. 1793; succeeded his father, RobertEdward, the late lord, 28 March 1809; married, 2 June 1815, FrancesCharlotte, eldest da. of sir Richard Bedingfeld, bart., and by her (who d. 29 Jan. 1822) had issue, –1. MARY, b. 22 April 1816;-2. WILLIAM, b. 20 Dec. 1817; –3. HENRY, b. 23 Jan. 1820; —4. CHARLo TTE, b. 25 Jan. 1822. His lordship m., 2dly, 2 April 1823, Emma, 2d da, of Henry Howard, of Corby Castle, esq., and has, 5. John, b. 9 and d. 29 Feb. 1824; 6. FREDER1ck, b. 22 Dec. 1824; –7. AGNEsCATHERINE-Louis A, b. 29 Jan. 1826; 8. ARTHUR, b. 29 March 1827; – 9. A son, b. and d. 8 Jan. 1828;-10. EDMUND, b. 23 June 1829;- 11. A son, b. Dec. 1830, d. 26 June 1831;-12. ALBERT, b. March 1832.

SIR WILLIAM PETRE, knt., filled many eft his lady with child of a son, * situations in the reign of Henry ROBERT-JAMES, 8th lord Petre, b. 3 VIII., Edward VI., and queen Mary, to June 1713, and m., 2 May 1732, Mary, da. of whom he was principal secretary of state James, earl of Derwentwater, and by her He obtained large grants of the dissolved (who d. 31 March 1760) he had issue, monasteries, by which he accumulated a 1. ROBERT-EDWARD, 9th lord. vast estate. His son, sir JOHN PETRE, 2. CATHERINE, m. George-Fieschi Hemeknt., was created lord Petre, of Writtle, co. age, of Hainton, co. Lincoln, esq., and d. 13 Essex, 21 July 1603, from whom descended Oct. 1783.

ROBERT, 7th lord Petre, succeeded his 3. BARBARA, m. Thomas Gifford, of Chilfather, Thomas, 6th lord, June 1707, and m., lington, co. Stafford, esq. 1 March 1712, Catherine, da. of Bartholo- 4. JULIA, m. James, 5th son of Thomas mew Walmsley, esq., (who, April 1733, m., Weld, of Lullworth Castle, co. Dorset, esq., 2dly, Charles, 14th lord Stourton, and d. 31 and d. 16 June 1772. Jan. 1785, aged 88,) and dying March 1713, His lordship dying July 1742, was suc

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