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Rotulorum co. Lancaster, F.L.S., a Trustee of the British Museum ; born 21 April 1775; succeeded his father, Edward, the late Earl, 21 Oct. 1834; created, by patent, 22 Dec. 1832, in his father's lifetime, Baron Stanley, of Bickerstaffe, co. Lancaster; married, 30 June 1798, his cousin, Charlotte-Margaret, 2d da. of the rev. Geoffrey Hornby, and by her (who d. 16 June 1817) had issue, –1. EDWARD-GEOFFREY. lord Stanley, P.C., M.P. for Lancashire, a family trustee of the British Museum, and sometime secretary of state for the colonial department, b. 29 March 1799, m., 31 May 1825, Emma-Caroline, 2d da. of Edward, lord Skelmersdale, and had issue, 1. Edward-Henry, b. 21 July 1826; 2. Ferdinand-Charles, b. 26 and d. 27 July 1829; 3. a da., b. and d. 3 July 1830; 4. a da., b. and d. 3 May 1832; 5. a da., b. 25 Dec. 1835 ; –2. Chan Lott E-ElizaBET H., b. 11 July 1801, m., 16 Dec. 1823, Edward Penrhyn, esq.; —3. HENRy-Thomas, b. 9 March 1803; –-4. EMILY-Lucy, b. 2 May, and d. 15 Nov. 1804; –5. Louis A-EMILY, b. 1 June 1805, m., 18 April 1825, Samuel Long, esq., lieut.-col. in the army, (son of the late Samuel Long, esq., by lady Jane Maitland, and nephew of lord Farnborough,) and d. 11 Dec. 1825; –6. ELLINon-MAay, b. 3 May 1807, m., 11 June 1835, rev. Frank George Hopwood; –7. CHARLEs-JAMEs-Fox, b. 25 April 1808, in the army, m., 10. Dec. 1836, Frances-Augusta, da. of gen.
ADAM DE ALDrth LEY, or Audeley, lord of Stanlegh, co. Chester, and of Bagenhault, co. Stafford, in the reign of king Henry I., had two sons; 1. Littlun, ancestor of the lords Audeley, of Heleigh; and 2. Adam, whose son William obtained the lordship of Stanlegh, in exchange for other lands from his cousin Adam de Audeley, and assumed the surname of Stanley. Sixth in descent from William, was sir John jo: R.G., who obtained a grant in fee of the Isle of Man, 1406, and was appointed lord-lieut. of Ireland, 1413. His grandson, sir Thomas Stanley, K.G., and iorio. of Ireland, was father of
Sir THOMAS STANLEY, K.G., who having m. to his second wife, Margaret, countess of Richmond, mother of kin Henry VII., and been mainly instrumenta in turning the battle of Bosworth in that king's favour, was by him created earl of iderby, 27 Oct. 1485; by his 1st wife, Eleanor, da. of Richard Neville, the celebrated earl of Warwick, he had issue besides other children,
1. Sir GEorge, K.G., m. Joan, da. and h. of John, lord Strange, of Knockyn, and was in her right summoned to parliament, as lord Strange, but d. 1488, in his father's lifetime, leaving issue,
1. THOMAS, 2d earl. 2. Sir James, of Croshall, ancestor of the present earl, of whom hereafter. 2. Sir Edward, K.G., and lord Mount
1714, Elizabeth, only da. of Robert Hesketh, of Rufford, co. Lancaster, esq., and by her (who d. 24 Sept. 1776) had issue, 1. JAMEs, commonly called lord Stanley, of whom hereafter. 2. Thom As; 3. Edwa Rd; both d. young. 4. Elizabeth, m., 1746, sir Peter Warburton, of Arley Hall, co. Chester, bart., and d. 2 Sept. 1780. 5. MARY, b. 1717, d. unm. 1795. # IsabelLA, b. 9 Feb. 1722, d. 21 July 1786. 7. MARGARET, b. 1723, d. 9 March 1776. 8. JANE, b. 1726. 9. CHARLoTTE, m. lieut.-gen. John Burgoyne, and d. 7 June 1776. James, lord Stanley, eldest son of the 11th earl, m., 17 March 1747, Lucy, da. and co-h. of Hugh Smith, of Weald Hall, co. Essex, esq., in consequence of which marriage, his lordship, in 1749, took the name and arms of Smith, in addition to Stanley, by act of parliament. By this lady (who d. 5 Feb. 1759) he had issue, 1. EDWARD, 12th earl. 2. Thomas, b. 1753, major in the army, d. in Jamaica 1779. 3. JAMEs, d. young. 4. Elizabeth, b. 1748, m., 28 July 1779, rev. sir Thomas Horton, bart., and d. 1796. 5. Lucy, b. 1750, m., 25 April 1772, rev. Geoffrey Hornby, rector of Winwick, co. Lancaster, and d. his widow, 10 Feb. 1833. 6. HARRIETT, b. 1756, m., 3 June 1778, sir Watts Horton, of Chadderton, co. Lancaster, elder brother of sir Thomas above named. 7. Louis A, b. 1759, d. 1769. Lord Stanley died, in his father's lifetime, in May 1771; and, on the death of the earl his father, 22 Feb. 1776, the title descended to lord Stanley's only son, Edward, 12th earl, lord-lieut. and custos rotulorum co. Lancaster, P.C., b. 12
.. 1752, m., 1st, 23 June 1774, Elizabeth, only da. of James, 6th duke of Hamilton and Brandon, by whom (who d. 14 March 1797) he had issue, 1. EDWARD, present earl. 2. CHARLott E., b. 17 Oct. 1776, m., 22 Aug. 1796, her cousin, Edmund Hornby, esq., son of the rev. Geoffrey Hornby, and d. 25 Nov. 1805. 3. Eliza BETH-HENRIETTA, . b. 29 April 1778, m., 15 Jan. 1795, Stephen-Thomas Cole, esq., of Twickenham, co. Middlesex, and Stoke Lyne, co. Dorset, son of major Thomas-Rea Cole, of Twickenham, co. Middlesex, (by Isabella, da. of sir Henry Ibbetson, bart.,) who d. 6 Sept. 1835. The earl m., 2dly, 1 May 1797, Eliza, da. of George Farren, of the ; of Cork, gent., and by her (who d. 23 April 1829) had issue, 4. LUCY-ELIZABETH, b. 1 March 1799, d. 25 April 1809. 1 # JAMEs, b. 9 March 1800, and d. 3 April 817. 6. MARY-MARGARET, b. 23 March 1801, m. Thomas, earl of Wilton. The earl d. 21 Oct. 1834, and was succeeded by his only son, Edwa RD, present and 13th earl. Heir Apparent – Edward-GEof FREY, lord STANLEY, son of the earl. Creations—Earl of Derby, 27 Oct. 1485; Baron Stanley, of Bickerstaffe, 22 Dec. 1832; and Baronet, 26 June 1627. Arms—Argent, on a bend azure, three bucks' heads caboshed or. Crest—On a chapeau gules, turned up ermine, an eagle, wings extended or, preying on a child proper, swaddled gules in a cradle, laced or. Supporters—Derter, a griffin, wings elevated or, ducally collared, and line reflexed over the back azure. Sinister, a stag or, collared and lined as the dexter. Motto—Sans changer. Without changing.
TINGDON, born 31 July
late earl, 9 Dec. 1828; married, 8 Sept. 1835, Elizabeth-Anne, only surviving da. and heir of Richard Power, of Clashmore, co. Waterford, esq.
late earl, whose descent we now proceed to state. GEORGE, 4th earl of Huntingdon, had a younger son, Henry, who was seated at Woodlands, co. Hants, and a younger brother, sir Edward, of Humberstone, co. Leicester; the male issue of Henry, though very numerous at the latter end of the 17th century, became shortly after totally extinct, and thus left the succession to the earldom open to the representative of sir Edward. This sir Edward m. Barbara, da. and co-h. of sir William Devereux, younger son of Walter, viscount Hereford, (and widow of Edward Cave, of Ingarsby,) by whom he had issue a son and h., Sir HENRY. of Humberstone, co. Leicester, who m. Mabel, da. of , sir Anthony Faunt, of Foston, and had a numerous issue; of whom HENRY, eldest son, m. Jane Goodall, of Belgrave, co. Leicester, and d. 1656, leaving issue by her, 1. HENRY, who, in the Heralds' Visitation of Leicestershire, is described as “next male branch to the earls of Huntingdon, after the descendants of Henry, of Woodlands", m., but d. ...}. 2. WALTER, who had an only son, Henry, who d. sp. at Castle Donington, the seat of the earls of Huntingdon, 1755, 3. Richa Rd, who continued the line. Richard, above-named, resided at Lutterworth, co. Leicester, m. Sarah Sleath, and had issue an only son, HENRY, b. 1701, m., 1727, miss Elizabeth Hudson, and d. 1786, leaving issue, 1. rev. Theophilus, rector of Great and Little Leke and Osgathorpe, and vicar of Belton, b. 1728, d. S.p. 1804; and 2. George, lieut.col. 3d foot-guards, m., 1769, miss Sarah Hodges, and d. 1802, having had issue four sons, of whom Francis, the eldest, d. young; Henry and Ferdinando, both officers in § army, d. in the West Indies, unm., and the
survivor was HANS-FRANCIS, 11th earl of Huntingdon, b. 14 Aug. 1779, m., 1st, 2 May 1813, Frances, 3d of rev. Richard-Chaloner Cobbe, rector of Great Marlow, co. Bucks, and by her (who d. 31 March 1820) had issue, 1. Frances-THEorhi LA-ANNE, b. 3 April 1805, m., 10 April 1822, Henry Parker, of Youghall, esq., commander R.N. 2. SElix A-ARABELLA-Lucy, b. 15 May 1807. 3. Frt A.Ncis-TheoPhil US-HENRY, present earl. 4. ARABELLA-GEong tax A. b. July 1811. m., 25 April 1833, George-Augustus-Frederick Brooke, esq., son of sir H. Brooke, of Colebrook, co. Fermanagh, bart. 5. John-ARMsthong, b. 29 Oct. 1813, d.
ROBERT-HENRY HERBERT, EARL of PEMBROKE and MONTGOM ERY, Baron Herbert of Cardiff, and Baron Herbert of Shurland, Hereditary Visitor of Jesus College, Oxford, and High Steward of Wilton ; born 19 Sept. 1791; succeeded his father, George-Augustus, late earl, 26 Oct. 1827; married, at Palermo, 17 Aug. 1814, Octavia Spinelli, da. of the duke of Lorine and princess dowager of Rubari, in Sicily.
SIR WILLIAM AP Thomas, of Ragland Castle, was knighted by Henry V. for his valour in the French wars; he was of ancient lineage in Wales, and his issue took the name of HERBERT ; from his 2d son, sir Richard Herbert, of Colebrooke, were descended the barons Herbert, of Cher
bury, earls Powis, of the 2d creation; William HERBERT, eldest son, was created earl of Pembroke, 27 May 1467, which title became extinct in his son Richa RD HERBERT, 2d earl, whose da. and h., Elizabeth Herbert, m. Charles Somerset, 1st earl of Worcester. Sir Richard Herbert, of Ewyas, natural son of the above William, earl of Pembroke, was father of Sir WiLLIAM HERBERT, 1st earl of Pembroke, K.G.; he was, 1552, commissioned to view the fortifications of Berwick, and 17 Feb. 1552–3, “he rode into London, to his mansion of Baynard Castle, with 300 horse in his retinue, of which 100 of them were gentlemen in plain blue cloth, with chains of gold, and badges of a dragon on their sleeves.” He m., 1st, Anne, da. of Thomas, lord Parr, of Kendal, and sister to Catharine Parr, 6th wife of Henry VIII., and sister and co-h. to William Parr, marquess of Northampton, and by her (who d. 1551, and was buried with great magnificence, 28 Feb., in the cathedral of St. Paul, near the tomb of the duke of Lancaster) had two sons; HENRY, 2d earl; and sir Edward Herbert, of Red Castle, knt., ancestor of the earls of Powis; and Anne, m. Francis, lord Talbot, eldest son of George, 6th earl of Shrewsbury; by his 2d wife, Anne, da. of George, 4th earl of Shrewsbury, he had no issue. The earl d. 1569, and was succeeded by his son, HEN Ry, 2d earl, K.G. The earl sat upon the trial of Thomas, 4th duke of Norfolk, 16 Jan. 1571–2, and 1586, upon that of Mary, queen of Scots; m. to his 3d wife, Mary, da. of sir Henry Sydney, K.G., a lady of great learning and virtue, to whom sir Philip Sydney dedicated his most celebrated romance, the Arcadia, and by her (who d. at her house, in Aldersgatestrect, London, 21 Sept. 1621) had issue, WILLIAM, 3d earl; and PHILIP, 4th earl. The earl d. 19 Jan. 1601, and was sueceeded by his son, WILLIAM, 3d earl, K.G., governor of Portsmouth, 1609, and 1617, chancellor of the university of Oxford, and lord chamberlain of the household, m. Mary, da. and co-h. of Gilbert, 7th earl of Shrewsbury, and had Henry, who d. young. He d. at his house in London, called Baynard's Castle, ! April 1639, and was succeeded by his brother, PHILIP, 4th earl, K.G., lord chamberlain of the household, and chancellor of the university of Oxford; he had been, 4, May 1605, created lord Herbert, of Shurland, and earl of Montgomery; m., 1st, Jan. 1614–5: Susan, da. and at length co-h. to Edward Vere, earl of Oxford, (by Anne, da. of lord Burleigh,) and had issue, 1. JAMEs; 2. HENRY, both d, young. 3. CHARLEs, K.B., m. Mary, sole da. of George Villiers, the celebrated duke of Buckingham, (by Catharine Manners, da. and sole h. of Francis, 6th earl of Rutland,) but d. before his father, and before cohabitation. His lady m., 2dly, James Stuart, duke of Richmond and Lennox; and 3dly, Thomas Howard, brother to Charles, earl of Carlisle; she had by patent; 31 Aug. 1627, the title of duchess of Buckingham, to her, in failure of issue male of her father. 4. PHILIP, 5th earl. 5. WILLIAM, d. unm. 6. JAMEs, m. Jane, da. of sir Robert Spiller, of Laleham, co. Middlesex, knt., ancestor of the Herberts, of Kingsey, co. Oxford; his son, James, m. Catharine Osborne, da. of Thomas, 1st duke of Leeds, whose son, Philip, m. Marianne, sister to Charles, 3d earl of Winchilsea. 7. John, d. without issue. 3. ANNE-Sophia, m. Robert Dormer, earl of Carnarvon. 9. CATH ARINE ; 10. MARY ; both d. young. The earl d. 1652, and was suceeeded by his eldest surviving son,
PHILIP, 5th earl, m., Ist, Penelope, da. and sole h. of sir Robert Naunton, knt., secretary of state to James H., and relict of Paul, viscount Bayning, of Sudbury, and by her had, 1. WILLIAM, 6th earl. The earl m., 2dly, Catherime, da. of sir William Villiers, of Brooksby, co. Leicester, bart., eldest brother to George Williers, duke of Buckingham, and by her had is Sue, 2. PHILIP, 7th earl. 3. THOMAS, 8th earl. 4. SUSAN, m. John, 3d lord Poulett (ancestor of the earls Poulett). 5. MARy, m. sir John Sydenham, of Brympton, co. Somerset. 6. CATHARINE, m. sir John Williams, bart. 7. REBEccA; 8. ANNE, d. young. The earl d. 11 Sept. 1669, and was succeeded by his eldest son, WILLIAM, 6th earl, who * unm., 8 *. 1674, was succeeded by his half brother, PHILIP, 7th earl, m., 20 May 1675, Henrictta de Querouaille, youngest sister to the dt:chess of ...}. randmother to Charles, 3d duke of Richmond,) and by her (who d. 1 Nov. 1728) had a da., CHARLotte, m., 1st, John, lord Jefferies, baron of Wem, (son of the lord chancellor Jefferies;) and 2dly, Thomas, lord Mount§o England, viscount Windsor, in Ireand. The earl d. without male issue, 29 Aug. i. and was succeeded by his only brother, THoMAs, 8th earl, K.G., lord president of the council, col. of marines, lord highadmiral of England and Ireland, and lord rivy seal; m., 1st, Margaret, sole da. and ... to sir Robert Sawyer, knt., attorney-general to Charles II., and by her (who d. 17 Nov. 1706) had issue, 1. HENRY, 9th earl. 2. Rob ERT-SAwy ER, of High Cleer, m., 1705, Yo: da. of John Smith, esq., speaker of the house of commons. and d. s.p. April 1769. She d. 27 March 1757. 3. CHARLEs, d. unm. 4. Thom As, col. 1st foot-guards, d. unm., 25 Dec. 1739. 5. WILLIAM, father of Henry Herbert, 1st earl of Carnarvon. 6. Joh N, d. unm. 7. Nicholas, m., 19 July 1737, Anne, da. and h. of Dudley North, of Glemham Hall, co. Suffolk, esq., and d. 1775, leaving issue by her (who d. 20 Jan. 1789) an only
da., Barbara, b. 1742, m. Edward Stratford, 2d earl of Aldborough. 8. CATH ARINE, m. sir Nicholas Morice, and d. Sept. 1716. 9. MARGARET; 10. ELIZABETH ; 11. ANNE ; all d. unm. 12. REBEccA, m. William, 14th Iord Abergavenny. The earl m., 2dly, Barbara, da. of sir Henry Slingsby, and widow of John, lord Arundel, of Trerice, and by her (who d. 1720) had one da., 13. BARBARA, m. Dudley North, of Glemham Hall, co. Suffolk, esq. : The earl m., 3dly, Mary, da. of Scrope, 1st viscount Howe, and by her (who survived him, and m., 2dly, the hon. John Mordaunt, brother of Charles, 4th earl of Peterborough) had no issue. The earl d. 22 Jan.1733, and was succeeded by his eldest Son, HENRY, 9th earl, a lieut.-gen. in the army; m. Mary, eldest da. of Richard, 5th
had issue by her,
Motto—Ungje serviray. One I will serve.
WILLIAM COURTENAY, EARL of DEVON, and a Baronet; born 19 June 1777; succeeded his cousin, William, late earl, 26 May 1835; married, 29 Nov. 1804, Henrietta, da, of sir Lucas Pepys, bart., and JaneElizabeth, countess of Rothes, and has issue, –1. WILLIAM-REGINALD, lord Courtenay, b. 15 April 1807, m., 27 Dec. 1830, Elizabeth, da. of Hugh, earl Fortescue, and has issue, 1. William-Reginald, b. 28 Oct. 1832; 2. Hugh, b. 10 Nov. 1833, d. 13 March 1835; 3. a son, b. 7 May 1836 ;—2. HARRIET-ELIZABETH, b. 31 May 1809, d. 4 Oct. 1826; —3. HENRY-HUGH, in holy orders, b. 4 July 1811, m., 6 Jan. 1835, Anna-Maria, sister of the earl of Rothes, and has issue, a son, b. 20 Jan. 1836; –-4. EdwańD, b. 1813, d. 16 Jan. 1814; — 5. CHARLEsLEs LIE, b. 31 March 1816.
This noble family derives its descent from Pharamond, founder of the French monarchy, being descended from Louis VI., king of France, surnamed Le Gros, and is presumed to be of the blood royal. Reginald de Courtenay, in the reign of Henry II., m. Hawise, da. and sole h. of Robert de Abrincis, baron of Oakhampton, co. Devon. Robert, his son, baron of Oakhampton, d. 1242; he m. Mary, youngest da. of William de Redvers, earl of Devon; his son, John,
the 3d baron, d. 1273, and was succeeded by