Page images
PDF

a wyvern vert, plain collared and chained, | or.

Motto—Liberté toute entière. Liberty entire.

JAMES DUFF, EARL of FIFE, Wiscount Macduff, Baron Braco, of Kilbryde, co. Cavan, in the Peerage of Ireland, and Baron Fife in that of the United Kingdom ; Lord-Lieutenant co. Banff, K.T., G.C.H., Knight of the Spanish Order of San Fernando ; succeeded his father, Alexander, the late earl, in the Irish titles, 17 April 1811; created Baron Fife, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, 1827; married, 9 Sept. 1799, Mary-Caroline, 2d da, of Louisa, countess of Dysart, and sister to lord

Huntingtower, of Buckminster Park,
The earl is a lieut.-col. of the Inverness-shire

Dec. 1805) had no issue.

co. Leicester, and by her (who d. 20

militia, and served as a major-gen, in the army of the Spanish patriots. His lordship was wounded at the battle of Talavera, 1809, and again, severely, at the storming of Fort Matagorda, near Cadiz, in which he volun

teered his services, in 1810.

This noble family is derived from Fyfe Macduff, who was a man of considerable wealth and power temp. king Kenneth II. of Scotland, and gave that prince great assistance in his wars with the Picts, about the ear 834. On their reduction, 840, kin enneth gave to this Macduff, in reward o his services, all the lands then called Othelinia, which he himself had conquered from the Picts, and which extended from Fifeness to Clackmannan, from east to west, and from the river Forth on the south, to the rivers Tay and Erne on the north. Of this tract of land, which he called Fife, he was appointed hereditary thane, or baron; and this dignity was enjoyed by his o in a direct line to Macduff, the 8th thane, who having contributed to the restoration of King Malcolm Canmore, that king confirmed to him his county of Fife, and created him earl thereof in 1057, or 1061. The title of earl became extinct in 1353, on the death of Duncan, the 13th earl, without issue male. From the same ancestor descended David Duff, ancestor of the present earl, to whom Robert III., 1401, granted considerable lands, and the .# of Muldavit, which continued to be one of the chief titles of the family, until alienated in the beginning of the reign of Charles I. WILLIAM DUFF, of Dipple and Braco, 1727, represented co. Banff in parliament, and steadily adhered to the interests of his country, but preferring a private to a public life, declined to be returned to the next arliament. He was created lord Braco, of ilbryde, by the privy seal of queen Caroline, when regent, bearing date at Kensington, 17 June, and by patent at Dublin, July 1735; and was further created viscount *sacduff and earl of Fife, 26 April 1759. His lordship, during the rebellion in Scotland,

joined the duke of Cumberland at Aberdeen, in March 1745, and made a free offer of his services to the government in any way his majesty should require. He m., 1st, Janet o da. of James, earl of Findlater and Seafield, and chancellor of Scotland; but by her (who d. 1722) had no issue; he m-, 2dly, Jean, da. of sir James Grant, of Grant, bart.; and d. 30 Sept. 1763, having had issue by her (who survived him, and d. 16 Jan. 1788)7 sons and 7 das., viz. 1. WILLIAM, b. 1726, d. unm. March 1753. 2. JAMES, 2d earl. 3. ALEXANDER, 3d earl. 4. GEORGE, m., 7 April 1757, Frances, da. of gen. Dalzell, and d. 23 Nov. 1818, leaving issue one son, George. 5. PATRICK, d. an infant. 6. LEwis, m. Deborah, da, of Griffith Davis, of Harwich, co. Essex, esq., and d. 14 Oct. 1811, leaving no issue. 1...Anrava, an advocate, d. unm. 25 April

[ocr errors][merged small]
[ocr errors][merged small][graphic]

was burnt to death 24 April 1796. His lordship d. 30 Sept. 1763, and was succeeded by his son, JAMEs, 2d earl, who was, 19 Feb. 1790, ereated baron Fife, in the Peerage of Eng. land: lord-lieut.co. Banff; m., 1706, Dorothea Sinclair, sole h- of Alexander, 9th earl of Caithness, (by Margaret Primrose, dal of Archibald, 4th earl of Roseberry. The earl d. without issue male, 24 Jan. 19-9, when the English barony became extinct, and was succeeded in the earldom and viscounty by his brother, Alexanden, 3d earl, b. 1739, m. Mary, da-, of George Skene, of Skene, esq., and had issue, 1. JAMES, present earl. 2. Sir Alexandron, G.C.H., lieut. ... in the army, col. 37th foot, m., 16 March 1812, Anne, youngest da. of Jame-stein, of kilbagie, esq., and has issue, 1. James: 2. George-skene; 3. Catherine: 4. Louisa. 3. Jax *, m., 2 Dec. 1802, Alexander-Francis Taylor, major royal engineers. 4. Axxx, m., 16 Oct. 10-, Richard-Wharton Duff, of Orton, esq., and d. 24 Jan. 18:9. 5. Sanah, b. 17"x0, .m., 20 June 197, Daniel Collier, of Gray's Inn, esq., and d. 3 March 1811. 6. Many, d. young. The earl d. 17 April 1811, and was succeeded

[ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small]
[blocks in formation]

GEORGE-JAMES LUDLOW, EARL LUDLOW, Wiscount Preston, and Baron Ludlow, of Ardsalla, in the peerage of Ireland, and Baron Ludlow in that of the United Kingdom ; G.C.B., a General in the Army, Colonel of the Scots Fusileers; born 12 Dec. 1758; succeeded his brother, Augustus, the late earl, 7 Nov. 1811; created Baron Ludlow in the peerage

of the Uuited Kingdom, 10 Sept. 1831.

This branch of the family of Ludlow, (who, according to Camden, assumed their name from the town of Ludlow, co. Salop,) settled co. Wilts in the middle of the 14th century. Sir Henry Ludlow, knt., of Maiden Bradley, co. Wilts, (whose father, Sir Edmund, m., 2dly, Margaret, relict of viscount Bindon, 2d son of Thomas Howard, duke of Norfolk, ) m. Letitia, da. of Thomas West, 6th lord Delawarr, was resentative in parliament co. Wilts, and d. 1642, leaving issue, Edmund, representative coWilts, and the celebrated general of the

rliament army d. 1693, in exile, at Vevay, in Switzerland, wherea monumentis erected to his memory; and Henry, m. , da. of William yo ter, of d in England,

., and of Newtown-Drangan, co. Tippe::::A; Jane, da. of Ralph, and granddaughter to Ralph Rolleston, of Rolleston, co. Nottingham, esq., and of *::::::: 2d da. and co-h. of sir Richard Bing , of

Watnow, co. Nottingham, knt. STEPHEN Ludlow, esq., Henry's only son, settled in Ireland: he studied the law, was named one of the six clerks of the court of chancery, and d. 21 Oct. 1721, leaving issue, by Lachard, a Welsh heiress of large fortune, 1. Proton. 2. William, m. Catherine Stopford, sister of James, 1st earl of Courtown, K.P., by whom he had issue. 3. Alick, m., 28 Feb. 1693, Francis Bernard, of Castle Bernard, ., great-grandfather of Francis, 1st earl of Bandon, and d. May 1741. 4. An Anella, m. David Nixon, esq., of Ravensdale, co. Kildare. 5. Elizabeth, m. John Rogerson, esq., o: of the court of King's Bench. 6. Frances, m. Robert Leslie, * PETER, the eldest son, m. Mary, da. and h. of John Preston, of Ardsalla, esq., and had issue by her, (who was descended from the noble family of Gormanstown, and d. 23 June 1742,) 1. PETER, 1st earl. 2. ALICE, m. John Preston, of Bellinter, esq., and d. 7 Jan. 1788. 3. MARY, m. sir Robert Rich, of Waverley, co. Warwick, bart., and d. 6 Sept. 1755. PETER LUDLow, 1st earl, b. 21 April 1730, represented co. Huntingdon in parliament, sworn of the privy council in England, and appointed, 30 March 1782, comptroller of his majesty's household; created baron of Ardsalla, 1755, and advanced to the title of viscount Preston, and earl Ludlow, 1760; m., 20 June 1753, Frances Lumley, eldest da. of Thomas, 3d earl of Scarborough, (by Frances, 2d da. of George Hamilton, earl of Orkney, and lineally descended from Anne, duchess of Exeter, sister of king Edward IV.,) and had issue by her, (who d. 20 March 1796,) 1. AUGUSTUS, 2d earl. 2. GEORGE-JAMES, present earl. 3. FRANCEs-MARIA, d. 30 Sept. 1804.

[graphic]
[ocr errors][merged small][merged small]
[ocr errors][ocr errors]

JOHN-DELAVAL CARPENTER, EARL of TYRCONNEL, Viscount Carlingford, Baron Carpenter, of Killaghy, co. Kilkenny, G.C.H., born 16 Dec. 1790; succeeded his brother, George, the late earl, 20 Dec. 1812; married, 1 Oct. 1817, Sarah, only child of Robert Crowe, of Kilpin,

co. York, esq.

[merged small][merged small][ocr errors]

His lordship d. 12 July 1749, and was succeeded by his only son,

GEoRGE, 3d lord Carpenter, b. 26 Aug. 1723, advanced to the dignities of viscount Carlingford, and earl of Tyrconnel, 1 May 1761, m., March 1748, Frances, sole da. and h. of sir Robert Clifton, of Clifton, co. Nottingham, bart., K.B., (by Frances, Coote, only da. and h. of Nanfan Coote, 2d earl of Bellamont, by Frances, youngest sister of Henry, earl of Grantham,) by whom he had ISSue,

1. GEORGE, 2d earl.

2. CHARLEs, b. 3 Jan. 1757, capt. R.N., m., 19 May 1785, Elizabeth, only da. of Thomas Mackenzie, esq., by Martha Whitaker, niece of admiral sir Edward Whitaker, and d. 5 Sept. 1803, leaving issue,

1. GEORGE, 3d earl. 2. JOHN-DELAVAL, 4th earl. 3. HEN RY, d. 4. FRANCEs, b. 1 April 1749, d. 15 May

[ocr errors]

6. Elizabeth, b. 15 Aug. 1753.

7. CAROLINE, b. 20 Feb. 1755, m., 28 April 1774, Uvedale Price, of Foxley, co. Hereford, esq., (who was created a bart. 1828,) and d. 16 July 1826.

[graphic]
[graphic]
[graphic]

oct. 1788. His lordship entered into the ceeded by his eldest son, Ru-ian army as a volunteer, d. at Wilna, Gronaz, 2d earl, b. 3.- June 1750, --, 1-t, in Lithuania, of excessive fatigue, 20 Dec. 9 July 1772, Frances Manners, eldest dal of 1812, and was buried with military honourJohn, o: of Granby, eldest son of in the reformed church, where a monument John, 3d duke of Rutland, which marriage has been erected to his memory, by order was dissolved by act of parliament in Oct. of the Ru-uan commander in-chief, prince 1777, and she re-m. Philip Anstruther, esq., kutu-off Smolenskoi. He was su and d. 15 Oct. 1792.) The earl m., 2dly. 3 by his only brotber. July 1780, Sarah, youngest da. and co-h. of Junx-de-Laval, present and 4th cari. John Hussey, lord Delaval i and by her heir apparent-None. (who d. 7 Oct. 1800) had issue, creation-Baron, on May 1719, Wiscount 1. Gronos, b. 4 April 1781, d. 20 July Carlingford, and Earl of Tyrconnel, 1 May

[ocr errors]

The earl d. 9 March 1762, and was suc

GEORGE-AUGUSTUS-FRANCIS RAWDON-HASTINGS, EARL of MOIRA, Baron Rawdon, of Moira, co. Down, Marquess of Hastings, Earl of Rawdon, Wiscount Loudoun, Baron Hungerford, Hastings, &c., and Baron Rawdon, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom ; born 4 Feb. 1808.

[ocr errors]

PHILIP-YORKE GORE, Earl of ARRAN, co. Galway, Viscount Sudley, of Castle Gore, co. Mayo, Baron Saunders, of Deeps, co. Wexford, and a Baronet of Ireland ; born 23 July 1802; succeeded his uncle, Arthur-Saunders, the late earl, 20 Jan. 1837; married, 1 March 1838, Elizabeth-Marianne, da of col. William-Francis-Patrick Napier, nephew of William, 6th lord Napier.

The first of this noble family that came | 6. Charles: all left issue.

to ireland, sir Paul Gore, was son of Gerard 7. Lorrick, m, sir James Erskine, grandGore, of London. He was commander of a son of the earl of Marr, but d.s.p.

troop of horse in queen Elizabeth's army in 8. ANørl, m. Edward Archdall, of Castle 1600, and for his services to the crown, re- Archdall, co. Fermanagh, esq. ceived grants of lands co. Donegal, and was 9. Elizabeth, m. Henry Wray, esq. created a bart. in 1621; he m. Isabella, da. 10... IsabelLA, m. rev. Humphrey Galof Francis Wickliffe, esq., and niece of Tho- braith. mas, earl of Strafford, and d. Sept. 1629, 11. Axxx, m. – Stewart. leaving issue, 12. Sidney, m. Lewis Wingfield, esq. 1. Sir RAlph, 2d bart., m. Anne, eldest 13. Rrrrkcca. da. of William, 2d lord Charlemont, and Sir Anthun, the 2d son, was created a was ancestor of the present bart., and of bart., 10 April 1662; he m. Eleanor, da of the earls of Ross, now extinct. sir George St. George, of Carrick, co. Lei2. Sir Anthun, of whom hereafter. trim, bart., and d. 20 Dec. 1697, leaving

[ocr errors]
[graphic]

1. PAUL, m., Sept. 1684, Anne, eldest da. of sir John Gore, of Sacombe, co. Herts, knt., and d. 20 Oct. 1689, leaving issue, 1. Sir Arthur, 2d bart. 2. John, capt. R.N., d. unm. 1641. 3. Catherine, m. Peter Mahon, dean of Elphin. 2. ARTHUR, d. unm. 13 June 1693. 3. WILLIAM, m. Catherine, da. of sir Thomas Newcomen, bart., and had issue. 4. GEORGE, a justice of the Common Pleas, m. Bridget, youngest da. and h. of John Sankey, of Tenelick, co., Longford, esq., and was ancestor of the barons Anmaly, extinct. 5. CATHERINE, m. brigadier-gen. Gore, of Clonroad, co. Clare. 6, ELEANor, m, Richard Wingfield, esq., and was mother of the 1st viscount Powerscourt. 7. Anne, m. John French, of French Park, co. Roscommon, esq. 8. LETTIcE, m. hon. William Caulfield, a justice of the King's Bench. 9. ISABELLA; 10. MARY ; 11. SARAH; all d, unm. Sir ARTHUR, 2d bart., grandson and heir, m; Elizabeth, da, of Maurice Annesley, of Little Rath, co. Kildare, esq., grandson of the 1st viscount Valentia, and had issue, 1. Sir ARTHUR, created earl of Arran. 2. PAUL-ANNESLEY, of Cotletstown, co. Sligo. 3. WILLIAM, m. Grissel, da. and co-h. of Francis Heaton, of Mount Eaton, King's *}; esq., and d. 5 May 1749. 4. GEORGE: 5. SARAH; both d. young. 6. ANNE, m. John, 1st earl of Altamont. 7. ELEANort, m. John Wray, esq. 8. ELIZABETH, m. John Cuffe, of Elm Hall, co. Sligo, ..", Sir ARTHUR, 2d bart., d. 10 Feb. 1741, and was succeeded by his eldest son, Sir ARTHUR, 3d bart., advanced, 1758, to the dignities of baron Saunders and viscount Sudley, of Castle Gore, and 12 April 1762, created earl of the islands of Arran, co. Galway. His lordship m., 16 March 1730, Jane, heiress of Richard Saunders, of Saunders Court, esq., and widow of William Worth, of Rathfarnham, esq., and had issue, 1. ARTHUR-SAUNDERS, 2d earl.

2. RICHARD, d. 28 Dec. 1807, leaving an only son,

Arthur. 3. PAUL, m. Anne, da, of Qliver Leonard, co. Kilkenny, esq., and had issue. 4. Johan NA, n., 29 Aug. 1759, Philip Doyne, esq.; and 2dly, Michael Daly, esq. 5. ELIZABETH, m., 15 July 1764, sir John Evans Freke, bart. (See baron Carbery.) The earl d. 17 April 1773, and was succeeded by his son, ARTHUR SAUNDERs, 2d earl, K.P., b. 25 July 1734; m., 1st, 14 July 1760, Catharine Annesley, only da. of William, viscount Glerawley; and by her (who d. 23 Nov. 1770) had issue, 1. ARTHUR-SAUNDERS, 3d earl. 2. WILLIAM-John, b. 20 Nov. 1767, col. in the army, and master of the horse to the viceroy of Ireland, m., 30 May 1798, Caroline, youngest da. of sir Thomas-Pym Hales, of Howletts, co. Kent, bart., and d. 15 Jan. 1836, leaving issue, 1. PHILIP-YORKE, present earl. . 2. William-John-Pym, b. 28 Oct. 1805, in the army, who with his younger brothers and sisters had the precedency of the younger sons and das. of an ears, by royal warrant, 8 Feb. 1837.

3. Annesley-Henry, b. 1 Dec. 1808, in holy orders.

4. Robert, b. 5 May 1810, R.N. 5. Charles-Alexander, b. 10 Oct. 1811. 6. Mary - Catherine, m., Sept. 1828, George-Hayward Lindesay, esq., son of the hon. and right rev. Charles, lord bishop of Kildare. 7. Elizabeth-Anne. 8. Emily-Jane. 3. ANNE-JANE, b. April 1763, m., 1st, Oct. 1783, Henry Hatton, of Clomard, co. Wexford, esq.; and 2dly, John, 1st marquess of Abercorn, K.G. 4. ElizaBETH-ARAMINTA, b. April 1764, m., 6 Aug. 1783, Henry Monck, esq. 5. CATHERINE - CHARLotte, b. in Sept. § m. John-Evans Freke, 6th lord Carry. 6. JANE, b. Nov. 1770, m., 6 July 1793, Dudley Loftus, of Killyon, co. Westmeath, * and d. 21 July 1833. he earl m., 2dly, Anne, da. of the rev. Boleyn Knight, of Ottley, co. York, and by her (who d. 1778) had issue, 7. Geong E, b. in Feb. 1774, dean of Killala, m., 1st, miss Burrowes (who d. 16 Sept. 1819); 2dly, Sophia, da. of sir George Ribton, bart. ; and 3dly, July 1823, Maria, widow of Thomas-Bunbury Isaac, of Holywood House, co. Devon, esq.: by his list wife he had, besides other issue, ada., Sophia, m., 13 Dec. 1822, James-ExamPurefoy Turbett, of Dublin, esq. 8. MARIA-Louis A, b. June 1775, m. JamesKnox Gore, of Ballina House, co. Westmeath, esq., and d. April 1827. 9. ELEANoh, b. Sept. 1776, m., May 1801, the hon. Frederick Cavendish, son of baroness Waterpark, and d. 21 March 1812. The earl m., 3dly, in Jan. 1781, Elizabeth, da, of Richard Underwood, esq., and by her (who d. 5 June 1829) had issue, 10. SAUNDERs, b. Aug. 1783, d. 1813. 11. CHRISTIANA, b. Nov. 1784, d. unm. Sept. 1808. 12. John, b. Feb. 1787, d. 1814. 13. CECILIA-LETITIA, m., 14 May 1815, sir George Buggin, of Great Cumberland Place, knt., who d. 12 April 1825; her ladyship took the name of Underwood by royal sign manual, 2 May 1831. 14. ISABELLA, m., 2 March 1816, rev. Charles Douglas, 2d son of the hon. John Douglas, son of James, 15th earl of Morton. 15. Edward, R.N., m., 27 Oct. 1822, miss Mary-Anne Douglas, and has issue, 1. Cecilia-Elizabeth, b. 28 Sept. 1823. 2. Mary-Anne, b. 4 March 1825. 3. Augustus-Frederick, b. 1 Feb. 1826. 16. JULIA, m., 23 Dec. 1821, Robert-Manners Lockwood, esq. 17. CHARLEs, lieut.-col, and deputy quarter-master-general in Canada, m., and has issue. The earl d. 8 Oct. 1809, and was succeeded by his eldest son, ARTHUR-SAUNDERs, 3d earl, b. 20 Jul 1761, m., 29 Dec. 1787, Mary, only da. an h. of sir John Tyrell, of Heron Hall, co. Essex, bart., (who d. 31 Aug. 1832,) but dying without issue 20 Jan. 1837, was succeeded by his ophew, PHILIP-Yorke, present and 4th earl. Heir Presumptive—Hon. WILLIAM-JohnPyM Goh E, the earl's mext brother. Creations—Baronet of Ireland, 1662; Wiscount and Baron, 15 Aug. 1758; Earl, 12 April 1762. Arms—Gules, a fess between three cross crosslets fitché, or, Crest—A wolf rampant argent. Supporters—Two horses argent. Motto—In hoc signo vinces. Under this sign thou shalt conquer.

« PreviousContinue »