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13. A LFRED-HENRY, in the army, b. 29 June 1816, M.P. for Lichfield, and equerry to her Majesty ;


AU gust Us-FREDER1ck, in the army, b. 16 March 1818, to whom king

George IV. and the late duke of York were sponsors;

Jan. 1820; 1822;

15. A DELAIDE, b.

– 16. Albert-AUGUST Us-WILLIAM, b. Dec. 1821, d. April 17. ALBERT-ARTHUR, b. 29 May 1823, d. an infant;- 18.

ELEAN on, b. 21 May 1825, d. an infant.

SIR WILLIAM PAGET, K.G., was summoned to the house of peers by the title of baron Paget, 3 Dec. 1549, 3d of Edward VI.; he d. 1563, and was succeeded by his eldest son, HENRY, 2d lord, who dying s. p. 1568, was succeeded by his brother, THoMAs, 3d lord, who was father of WILLIAM, 4th lord, father of WILLIAM, 5th lord, who m. Frances, da. of Henry Rich, lord Holland, and had issue, WILLIAM, 6th lord; and Henry, who settled in Ireland, where he m., and had issue an only son, Thomas, whose only da. and h., Caroline, m. sir Nicholas Bayly, bart., son and h. of sir Edward Ba § whô was created a bart. of Ireland, 4 July 1730; which sir Edward was son of Nicholas Bayly, who was distinguished for his loyalty during the civil wars and usurpation, and grandson of Lewis Bayly, bishop of Bangor, who was descended from an ancient family of that name, seated at Leamington, co. Lanark, in Scotland, came into England with James I., and was chaplain to Henry, Prince of Wales, and preceptor to king Charles I. WILLIAM, 6th lord, d. 1713, leaving an only son, HENRY, 7th lord, who was created baron Burton, 1712, and earl of Uxbridge, 1714. He had an only son, Thomas-Catesby, who d. in his father's lifetime, leaving an only son, HENRY, who, on his grandfather's death, in 1743, became 2d earl, but d. unm. 17 Nov. 1769—with him all issue of the body of William, 5th lord, and at the same time the titles of earl of Uxbridge and baron Burton became extinct; but the baromy of Paget, being a barony in fee, devolved on the 2d, but eldest surviving son of sir Nicholas Bayly and Catherine Paget, above mentioned. HENRY - BAYLY, who was accordingly summoned to parliament by writ, 13 Jan. 1770, and in the same month took the name and arms of Paget only ; and, 19 May 1784, was advanced to the dignity of earl of Urbridge. His lordship was b. 18 June 1744, m., 11 April 1767, Jane, eldest da. of Arthur Champagne, dean of Clanmacnoise, in Ireland, o son of Josias Champagne, esq., by Jane, his wife, da, of Arthur Forbes, eårl of Granard,) and by her (who d. 9 March 1817) had issue, 1. HENRY-WILLIAM, present marquess of Anglesey. 2. Wom, capt. R.N., b. 22 Dec. 1769, d. at sea, and was buried at Gibraltar. 3. The right hon, sir ARTHUR PAGET, G.C.B., and a privy counsellor, sometime envoy extraordinary to the Sublime Porte, b. 15 Jan. 1771, m., 16 Feb. 1809, Augusta Fane, 2d da. of John, earl of Westmoreland, K.G., by whom he has issue, 1. Leopoldine, d. young. 2. Stewart, in the army, b. 30 May 1811, m., 27 Feb. 1834, Charlotte-Jemima, 4th da, of sir Robert Williams, and sister of sir Richard-Bulkeley Williams-Bulkeley, bart. 3. Julia, b. 1813, d. 6 Oct. 1830. 4. Laura-Caroline-Jane, b. 24 Oct. 1815.

5. Cecil-Augustus, b. 10 Jan. 1819, in the arm

y. 6. Amelius, b. 3 May 1821. 7. Augustus-Berkeley, b. 16 April 1823. 8. Rosa-Maria, b. 1 Jan. 1825. 9. Agnes-Charlotte, b. 25 Dec. 1830. 4. CARQLINE, b. 6 Feb. 1773, m., 9 April 1792, the hon. John-Thomas Capel, 2d son of William-Anne Hollis, 4th earl of Essex. 5. JANE, b. 1 Sept. 1774, m. George, 9th earl of Galloway, K.T. 6. Sir EdwańD, PAGET, G.C.B., gen. in the army, and col. 28th regiment of foot, governor of Chelsea ñof b. 3 Nov. 1775, m., 22 May 1805, the hon, Frances Bagot, da. of William, 1st lord Bagot, by whom (who d. 30 May 1806) he had issue, 1. Francis-Edward, b. 24 May 1806. He m., 2dly, 22 Feb. 1815, Henrietta, da. of George Legge, 3d earl of Dartmouth, and has issue by her, 2. Henry-William, b. 14 Feb. 1816, in the army. Frances—Jane, b. 2 May 1817. Patrick, b. 2 March 1819. Harriett, b. 10 Feb. 1820. Charlotte-Louisa, b. 21 Feb. 1821. Caroline, b. Oct. 1823. A son, still-born, 9 Dec. 1826. . Edward-Heneage, b. 23July 1828. 10. Mary-Georgiana, b. 1 Aug. 1829. 7. Louis A, b. 26 March 1777, m., 5 March 1801, lieut.-gen. Sir James Erskine, of Torriehouse, bart, ; and 2dly, 1826, lieut.-gen. sir George Murray, G.C.B., late master general of the ordnance, &c. 8. Sir CHARLEs, G.C.H., vice-admiral of the white, b. 7 Oct. 1778, m., 7 March 1805, Elizabeth-Araminta, 2d da. and co-h. of Henry Monck, esq., and has issue, 1. Charles-Henry, capt. R.N., b. 15 July 1806, m., Feb. 1836, Elizabeth, da. of mr. Annals. 2. Elizabeth-Jane, b. 2 Aug. 1807. 3. Caroline, b. 24 July 1808, m., 10 Dec. 1832, Algernon Capel, commander R.N., 2d son of the late hon. J.-T. Capel, and nephew of the earl of Essex. 4. Louisa-Augusta, b. 28 Jan. 1810, m., 2 Aug. 1828, William-Augustus Broadhead, esq. 5. Edward, b. 26 July 1811,in holy orders. 6. Horatio-Henry, R.N., b. 16 July 1813, d. 30 April 1828. 7. Georgiana, b. 14 June 1815. 8. Brownlow-Henry, b. 8 May 1819. 9. Frederica - Georgiana- Augusta, b. 3 Oct. 1822, d. 12 Sept. 1835. id: Jane-Francés-Elizabeth, b. 31 July 24. 9. BERKELEY, b. 2 Jan. 1780, commissioner of excise, m., 22 Nov. 1804, SophiaAskell Grimston, da. of the hon. William Buckmall, brother to the late viscount Grimston, (woman of the bedchamber to the queen dowager,) and has issue, 1. Gertrude-Jane, b. 12 Dec. 1805, m., 16 Oct. 1828, the hon. Standish O'êrady, eldest son of viscount Guillamore. 2. Frederick, b. 1807, in the army, M.P.



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GEORGE-HORATIO CHOLMONDELEY, MARquess and EARL of CHOLMONDELEY, Earl of Rocksavage, Viscount Malpas, Baron Cholmondeley, of Namptwich, co. Chester, Baron Newburgh, co. Anglesey, Viscount Cholmondeley, of Kells, Baron Newburgh, co. Wexford, in the Peerage of Ireland, and a Bart., P.C., Deputy Great Chamberlain of England; born 16 Jan. 1792; succeeded his father George-James, late marquess, 10 April 1827; married, 20 Oct. 1812, Caroline, 2d da. of lieut.gen. Colin Campbell, then lieut.-gov. of Gibraltar, by whom (who d. 12

Oct. 1815) he had no issue.

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Susan Somerset, da. of Henry-Charles, 6th duke of Beaufort.

THE two great Cheshire families of Egerton and Cholmondeley are both descended from the same common ancestor, William le Belward, who was baron of Malpas, in that county, under the Norman earls Palatine. David de Malpas, the eldest son of William le Belward, was ancestor of the Egertons; and Robert, the 2d son, having, by gift of his father, the lordship of Cholmondeley, settled there and assumed the local name, which been continued in his descendants. Eleventh in descent from the said Robert was Sir Hugh Cholmondelry, of Cholmondeley, who was knighted in 1558, and d. 1601, leaving issue 5 sons, of whom RoBERT, the eldest was created a bart. 1611, viscount Cholmondeley, in Ireland, baron Cholmondeley of Namptwich, co. Chester, 1645, and in the following year earl of Leinster, in Ireland; but d. s.p. 1659; Thomas, the 4th, was ancestor of the Cholmondeleys, of Vale Royal (see baron Delamere); and Hugh, the 3d, was father of Rob ERT Cholmondeley, who succeeded to the estates of his uncle, the earl of Leinster, was created viscount Kells, in Ireland, 1661, and d. 1681, leaving issue, Hugh, 2d

viscount and 1st earl, created baron Cholmondeley, 1689, viscount Malpas, and earl of Cholmondeley, 1706, with remainder to his brother, and deceasing unm. 1725, was succeeded by his brother, GeoRGE, 2d earl, a general in the army, overnor of Guernsey; m. Elizabeth, da. to É. Ruytenburg, and by her (who was naturalized by act of parliament 1703-4, and who d. 1722) had, 1. HENRIETTA; 2. MARY, both d. unm. 3. Elizabeth, m. Edward Warren, esq. 4. George, 3d earl. 5. JAMEs, a general in the army, m. Penelope Barry, of James, 4th earl of Barrymore (by Elizabeth Savage, da. and sole h. of Richard, earl Rivers); by this marriage the house and estate of Rocksavage, co: Chester, were conveyed to this family, and are now possessed by the present marquess of Cholmondeley. The earl was created, 15 March 1715, baron Newburgh, in Ireland; and, 2 Jul 1716, baron of Newburgh, in Anglesey, (bo during his brother's lifetime); The d. 7 May 1733, and was succeeded by his son, GroRGE, 3d earl, b. 2 Jan. 1703, K.B., chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster, &c., m., 14 Sept. 1723, Mary, only da. of sir Ro

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GEorg E-JAMEs, 4th earl and 1st marquess, K.G., G.C.H.; b. 11 May 1749; created earl of Rocksavage and marquess of CHOLMondeley, 22 Nov. 1815; m., 25 A. 1791, Georgiana-Charlotte, 2d da. of Peregrine Bertie, duke of Ancaster, (and, with her sister Priscilla, baroness Willoughby, de Eresby, joint hereditary great chamberlain of England,) and had issue, 1. GEORGE - JAMES - HORATIO, 2d marquess. 2. Charlotte, b. 16 Feb. 1795, m., 18 May 1818, col. Hugh Seymour, 2d son of the late lord Hugh Seymour, and d. 24 June 828

3. WiLLIAM-HENRY, b. 31 Aug. 1800, m., 28 Feb. 1825, Marcia-Emma-Georgiana, daof the right hon. Charles Arbuthnot, and has issue, 1. Marcia-Charlotte-Emma, b. 22 Nov. 1826, d. 7 April 1828. 2. Charlotte-Georgiana, b. 4 Feb. 1828. 3. Charles-George, b. 9 July 1829. 4. Marcia-Susan-Harriett, b. 18 April 1831. 5. A da., b. and d. Aug. 1832. 6. A son, b. Oct. 1834. 7. A da., b. 11 Nov. 1837. The marquess was many years lord steward of the household: he d. 10 April 1827, and was succeeded by his eldest son, GEorge-Horatio, present and 2d marquess. Heir Presumptive—Lord WILLIAM-HENRy Cholmond ELEY, the marquess's brother. Creations—Baronet, 22 May 1611; Wiscount Cholmondeley, of Kells, co. Meath, 29March 1661; Baron of Newburgh, co. Wexford, 1715; Baron Cholmondeley, of Namptwich, 10 April 1689; Viscount Malpas, and Earl of Cholmondeley, 27 Dec. 1706; Baron Newburgh, in the Isle of Anglesey, 2 July 1716; Marquess of Cholmondeley, and Earl of Rocksavage, 22 Nov. 1815. Arms—Gules, in chief two esquires’ helments argent, and in base a garb or. Crest—A demi griffin sable, wings, elewated or, holding between the paws an esquire's helmet argent. . Supporters—Derter, a griffin sable, beak, claws, and .# elevated, or—Sinister, a wolf or, collared vaire. - Motto—Cassis tutissima virtus. Wirtue is the safest helmet.

GEORGE-AUGUSTUS-FRANCIS RAWDON-HASI INGS, MARquEss of HASTINGS, Earl of Rawdon, Viscount Loudoun. Baron Botreaux, Hungerford, Molines, Hastings, and Rawdon, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom ; Earl of Moira, and Baron Rawdon, in the Peerage of Ireland, and a Baronet of England ; born 4 Feb. 1808; succeeded his father, Francis, 1st marquess, 28 Nov. 1826; married, 1 Aug. 1831, Bar


bara, baroness Grey de Ruth

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THE noble family of RAwdoN is of great antiquity, as appears from the title deed of their estate, granted by William the Conqueror, to Paulinus de Rawdon, part of which estate, with the mansion house, the present marquess of Hastings still enjoys. GEorg E RAwdoN, of Moira, co. Down, in Ireland, 19th in lineal descent from the above-named Paulinus, was created a bart. 20 May 1665, and d. 1684; twice m. but left issue only by his 2d wife, Dorothy, da. of Edward, viscount Conway, by whom he had, besides other children, who d. young and unm., a da., Mary, m. to Arthur, earl of Granard, and a son and heir, Sir Arthura, b. 17 Oct. 1662, m. Helena, da. and h. of sir James Graham, 3d son of William, earl of Menteith, and d. 17 Oct. 1695, leaving issue by her (who d. 17 March 1709) ada., Isabella, m. sir Richard Levinge, bart.; and an only son and heir, Sir John RAwdoN, 3d bart., m., March 1717, Dorothy, 2d da. of sir Richard Levinge, bart., speaker of the house of commons, and chief justice of the common pleas in Ireland, and dying 2 Feb. 1724, had issue by her, (who m., 2dly, dr. Charles Cobb, archbishop of Dublin,) 1. GEorge, d. an infant. 2. John, 1st earl of Moira. 3. Richakd, d. young. 4. Arthur, of Bramhall, m. Arabella, da. and sole h. of — Cheshire, of Holwood, co. Chester, esq., and d. 1766, without issue. John RAwdoN was created baron Rawdon of Moira, co. Down, 9 April 1750, and 15 Dec. 1761, was advanced to the dignity of earl of Moira; b. 1723, m., 1st, 10 Nov. 1741, Helena Perceval, youngest da. of John, 1st earl of Egmont, and by her (who d. 11 June 1746) hof issue, 1. CATHARINE, b. 1 Jan. 1743, m., 30 April 1764, Joseph Henry, of Straffan, co. Kildare, esq., and had issue. 2. HELENA, b. 27 May 1744, m. Stephen Moore, 1st earl of Mountcashell.

The earl m., 2dly, 23 Dec. 1746, Anne Hill, da. of Trevor, viscount Hillsborough, ancestor of the marquess of Downshire, and by her (who d. 1 Aug. 1751) had no issue. The earl m., 3dly, 26 Feb. 1752, Elizabeth Hastings, eldest da. of Theophilus, 9th earl of Huntingdon, and sole h. of her brother, Francis, 10th earl, on whose death without issue, 2 Oct. 1789, she became baroness Hastings, &c., in her own right". By this lady, (who d. 12 April 1808,) the earl had issue, 3. ANNE, h, 16 May 1753, m. Thomas, 1st earl of Aylesbury. ko FRANCIS, 1st marquess of Hastings, .G. 5. Joh N-T H Eophilus, b. 19 Nov. 1756, d. 5 May 1808, having m. Frances, da. of J.-W. Hall-Stephenson, of Skelton Castle, co. York, o and had issue, Elizabeth-Anne, b. 2 Oct. 1793, m., 21 June 1817, lord George-William Russell, 2d son of the duke of Bedford. 6. SEL NA-FRANcks, b. 9 April 1759, m. George Forbes, 6th earl of Granard. 7. GeoRGE, major 16th foot, d. 25 March 1800. 8. Charlotte-Adr LA 1 pro-Coxst ANti A, b. 25 Feb. 1769, m., 10 April 1814, Hamilton Fitzgerald, esq., and d. 28 Feb. 1834. The earl d. 20 June 1793, and was succeeded by his eldest son, FRANcis, 2d earl, K.G. and G.C.B., b. 7 Dec. 1754, succeeded his mother in the ancient barony of Hastings 1808; created baron Rawdon, in the Peerage of Great Britain, 5 March 1783, and advanced to the dignity of viscount Loudoun, earl of Rawdon, and maruess of Hastings, 7 Dec. 1816; a general in the army, and constable of the Tower; appointed governor-general of India 1812, and governor and commander-in-chief of Malta 1824; m., 12 July 1804, Flora-Muir Campbell, countess of Loudoun, in her own right, (see that title,) and had issue,


Willi AM DE HAsti Ngs was summoned to parliament by the title of baron Hastings, of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, co. Leicester, but was murdered in the Tower of London, by order of Richard, duke of Gloucester; he m. Catherine, da. of Richard Neville, earl of Salisbury.-Edward, his son, was summoned to parliament, as baron Hungerford, 1482, in right of his wife, Mary, da. and sole heiress of sir Thomas Hungerford, baron Hungerford; he d. 1507.-George, his successor, 3d baron Hastings, was created earl of Huntingdon, 8 Dec. 1523; he m. Anne, da. of Henry Stafford, 2d duke of Buckingham, and d. 1544, leaving FRANcis, 2d earl, m. Catharine, da. and co-heiress of Henry Pole, baron Montacute, son and heir of Richard Pole, K.G., by Margaret Plantaenet, countess of Salisbury, da. and sole eiress of George, duke of Clarence, from whose 4th son, sir Edward Hastings, knt., Hans-Francis Hastings, present and 11th earl of Huntingdon, is descended. The earl d. June 1561, and was succeeded by his son, Henry, 3d earl of Huntingdom, m. Catherine, da. of John Dudley, duke of North

umberland, and d. without issue Dec. 1505; he was succeeded by sir George, his brother, 4th earl, d. 1605, and was succeeded by his grandson, HENRY, 5th earl, m. Elizabeth, youngest da; and co-h. of Ferdinand Stanley, 5th earl of Derby, whose mother, Margaret Clifford, was da. of Eleanor Brandon, 2d da. and co-heiress of Charles Brandon, duke of Suffolk, by Mary, queen of France; the earl d. 1643, and was succeeded by his son, FER di NANDo, 6th earl, who had summons to parliament during the lifetime of his father, 3 Nov. 1640, d. 1665, and b Lucy, da. and sole heiress of sir John Davies, had TH EoPHILUs, 7th earl, b. 20 Dec. 1650, m. Elizabeth, eldest da. and co-heiress of sir John Lewis, and had issue, GEong E, 8th earl the earl d. 13 May 1701, and was succeeded by his son, GroRGE, 8th earl, whod. 1705, and was succeeded by his half-brother, THEophilus, 9th earl, who d. 1746, and was succeeded by FRANcis, 10th earl, who dyin

unm. 2 Oct. 1789, the ancient barony o

HAsti NGs devolved on his only survivin

sister and heiress, Elizabeth, countess o

Moira, and on her death 1808, descended to her son, the 1st marquess.

1. FLORA-ELIzABETH, b. 11 Feb. 1806, o, of the bedchamber to the duchess of ent. 2. FRANCIS-GEo RGE-AUGUSTUs, b. 13, d. 14 Feb. 1807. 3. GEORGE – AUGUSTUS — FRANCIS, present marquess. 4. SoPHIA-FREDERICA-ChrisTIANA, b. 1 Feb. 1809. 5. SELINA-CoNSTANTIA, b. 15 April 1810. 6. ADELAIDE-AUGUSTA - LAviNiA., b. 25 Feb. 1812. The marquess d. 28 Nov. 1826, and was succeeded by his only son, GEoRGE-AUGUSTUs-FRANcis, present and 2d marquess. Heir Apparent — PAULIN - REGINALD SERLo, earl of Rawdon, , he marquess's only son. Creations—Baron Botreaux, 1363; Baron Hungerford, 1426; Baron Molines, 1445;

Baron Hastings, 1461, , all by Summons;
Baron Rawdon, 5 March 1783; Marquess of
Hastings, Earl of Rawdon, and Wiscount
Loudoun, of the United Kingdom, 7 Dec.
1816; Baronet, 20 May 1665; Baron Raw:
don, of Moira, co. Down, 9 #. 1750; and
Earl of Moira, in Ireland, 15 Dec. 1761.
Arms—Quarterly, 1st and 4th. Argent, a
maunch sable—HAstiNGs. 2d and 3d. Ar-
ent, a fess between three pheons sable—
Crest—A bull's head erased sable, armed
and ducally gorged or.
Supporters—Two bears argent, muzzled
gules, each *. a ragged staff proper,
to which it is fastened by a chain, proceed-

ing from the muzzle, reflexed over the
back and affixed to the staff by a staple, all
Motto–Et nos
too have scatter

ue tela sparsimus. We arrows.

CHARLES BRUDENELL-BRUCE, MARQUEss and EARL of AILESBURY, Earl Bruce, Viscount Savernake, and Baron Bruce, K.T., Ranger of Savernake Forest ; born 14 Feb. 1773; succeeded his father, Thomas, the late earl, K.T., 19 April 1814; created, 17 July 1821, Marquess of Ailesbury, Earl Bruce, and Viscount Savernake; married, 10 April 1793, Henrietta-Maria Hill, da. of Noel, 1st Lord Berwick, by whom (who d. 2 Jan. 1831) he had, 1. MARIA-CARO LINE-ANNE, b. 10 May 1794, m., 17 July 1819, at Paris, colonel Compte de Mondreville, knight of St. Louis, &c., and d. Nov. 1835; —2. EMILY, twin with Maria, d. an infant ;--— 3. AU GUsTA-FREDERICA-Louis A, b. 25 Sept. 1795, m., 23 Nov. 1826, Thomas-Frederick Vernon-Wentworth, of Wentworth Castle, co. York, esq.; —4. MARY-ANN E-JEMIMA, b. 8 July 1797; – 5. EMILY-HENRIETTA-MATILDA, b. 2 April 1799, d. 8 July 1803;-6, GEORGEWILLIAM-FREDERICK, earl Bruce, b. 20 Nov. 1804, m., 11 May 1837, Mary-Caroline, da. of George-Augustus, 11th earl of Pembroke : — 7. Elizabeth, b. 14 April 1807, m., 25 July 1833, Count Christian Danneskiold Samsoe ; – 8. ERNEST-AUGUST Us-CHARLEs, b. 8 Jan. 1811, M. P. for Marlborough, m., 25 Nov. 1834, Louisa-Elizabeth, 2d da. of John, lord Decies, and has issue, 1. Henrietta, b. 15 Nov. 1835, d. 27 Jan. 1836; 2. a da., b. 3 Oct. 1836. His lordship m., 2dly, 20 Aug. 1833, Maria, da. of the hon. Charles Tollemache, grandda. of the countess of Dysart, and has issue, – 9. A son, b. 18 June 1834.

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THoMAs BRUCE, earl of Elgin, and lord mour, 2d

h sole heiress of William SeyBruce, of Kinloss, in Scotland, was created

uke of Somerset, and had issue

by king Charles I., anno 1641, baron Bruce,
§ Whorlton, co. York, and dying 1663 was
succeeded by his only son,
Robert, who, in 1664, was advanced to the
title of earl of Ailesbury, in which, on his
death, in 1685, he was succeeded by his
only surviving son,
Hoxias, 2d earl, m. Elizabeth, grandda.

by her,
1. CHARLEs, 3d earl.
2. ELIZABETH, m. George Brudenell, 3d
earl of o
The earl d. 16 Sept. 1741, and was succeed-
ed by his only son,
CHARLEs, 3d earl, m., 1st, Anne, da. and
co-h. of William Saville, marquess of Hali-

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