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battle fought without the »outh suburbs of Northampton. The Lord Kanhope took totally King Henrt's part. The Lord Grey, of Huth) n, dJd the same In countenance; but a little afore the field, he practised with King Edward. Othen laying that I" had a title to the Lord Fanhop« v land« at Antehille, and thereabout, or depraving him with false accusations, so wrought with King Edward, that he, with all his strong band of Wai Schemen, fell to King Edward's part, upon promise, that I Edward wan the Held, he should have Antehille, and such lands as Kanhope had there. Edwikd wan the field, and Grey obtained Antehille, cum ptrtituntiu," Ac.« Hi« lordship appears to have attained in а тегу great degree the favour 01 King Edward, who besides conferring the treasurership upon him, created him (he then bearing the titles of Lord Hastings, Wesford, and Ruthyn), Karl Of Kmt, with limitation to his heirs male. Which dignity was confirmed by King Bicbaed III., and afterwards by I it Mi v VII., so that his lordship seems to have played the part of the vicar of liray, long before that celebrated divine is supposed to have existed; and to have reposed in equal security upon a bed of •»*«< or red row». The earl m. Katherine Percy, dau. of Henry, Earl of Northumberland, and had surviving issue,
Anthony, d. uitm, v. p.
Klizal«;th, «. to Sir Robert Oreystock, Knt, son and heir of
Bis lordship •'. In 1489, and was • by his eldest survivinc son,
Ganaos Grit, 6th Baron Grey de Ruthyn, and 2nd Earl of Kent, who, being a military commander of high reputation, was one of the principal persons In the army, sent the 7th Binrt VII. Into France, under Jasper Tudor, Duke of Bedford, to the assistance of the Emperor Maximilian, bul which army returned In a short time, without achieving any memorable action, by reason that Maximilian, for want of money, was unaiile to make his appearance. The earl was afterwards the chlei commander against the Cornish men, who had risen under Lord Audley, and defeated those Insurgents at Blackheath. Bis lordship m. 1st, Anne, dan. of Richard Widvllle, Earl Rivers, and widow of William, Viscount Bouchier, by whom he had an only son, Bicuard, his successor. He m. îndly, Katherine Herbert, dau. of William, Earl of Pembroke, and had issue,
Hexrt (Sir), of Wrest, who Inherited as 4th earl.
Anthony, of Rranspeth, whose grandson, the Rev. Амтпонт
The earl./. ¡n isot, and was ». by his eldcit son,
Richard Grit, 6th Baron Grey de Ruthyn, and 3rd Earl of Kent, K.G. ТЫ« nobleman attended King Henrt VIII., at the siege of Therouenne; but becoming an inveterate gamester, he wasted the whole of his estate, and d. in poverty at the sign of the George, In Lombard-street, within the city of London, anno 1828. He m. Elizabeth, dau. of Sir William Hussey, Knt., chief justice of the King's Brnch, and sister of John, Lord Hussey, but having no issue, the honours devolved upon hb half brother,
Sir Henrt Grit, of Wrest, со. Bedford, who should have been 7th Baron Grey de Ruthyn, and 4th Karl of Kent, but from the narrowness of his estate he declined assuming the peerage. He m. Anne, dau. of John Blanerhauet, Esq., by whom he had an only son,
Hexrt, who J. in the lifetime of his lather, anno 164S. This pentleman m. Margaret dau. of John St. John Esq of Bletsho, by whom he bad issue.
Sir 11 Vn r.T Our, as 9th Baron Grey de Ruthyn, and 6th Earl of Kent. This nobleman was one of the peers on the trial of the unhappy Mary of Scotland (29th Elisabeth), and "evinced," says Dugdale, "much more zeal for her destruction than befitted a person of honour." His lordship m. Mary, dau. of Sir John Cotton, and widow of Edward, Earl of Derby, by whom h« had no issue, and dying in 1616, was ». by i.. ч brother,
Charles Gret, 10th Baron Grey de Rnthyn, and 7th Earl 01 Kent. His lordship in. Susan, dau. of Sir Bichard Cotton, of Bedhampton, со. Hunts, and had issue,
Heurt, lus successor.
Suran, heir to her brother, m. Sir Michael Longueville, and her son,
Charles Lonocetille, was confirmed ¡n the barony of Grey de Ruthyn, In 1640. His lordship d. in 1643, leaving an only dau. and heiress,
Susan Longueville, Baroness Grey de Ruthyn. who m. Sir Henry Yelverton, Bart., and from tbii marriage descended,
Barbara Yelyirton, Baroness Grey de Ruthyn, who d. 18 November, lsf>8, when the honours she possessed In her own right devolved on her son the present Maro.uess or Hastings.
The earl d. in 1626, and was ». by his son,
Henrt Grit, llth Baron Grey de Butnyn, and 8th Earl of Kent, who m. Elizabeth, dan. and co-heir of Gilbert Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, but d. in 1639 ». p.; when the Barony of Grey de Ruthyn, devolved upon his sister, Susan, Lady Longueville, and has since been enjoyed by her descendants; while the Earldom of Kent passed according to the limitation to his distant relation (revert to children of George, 2nd earl),
Thi I : i v Anthont Grit, rector of Burbache, со. Leicester, as 9th Earl of Kent This nobleman resisted strenuously the claim of Charles Longueville, to the Barony of Grey de Ruthyn, upon the plea, "that when a barony by writ was once involved in an earldom, it should wait upon such earldom, and might not be subsequently transferred to another family, by a dau. and heiress, so long as the earldom continued in the male." But the decision was against his lordship, and it established the point, that an earldom, or other superior dignity, does not attract a barony in fee. The earl m. Magdelene, dau. of William Purefoy, Esq., of Caldecote, со. Warwick, by whom he had, with other issue,
Rehrt, his successor.
Juiui. bob. Theophiluz.
Grace, m. to James Ward, Esq.
Magdelen, m. to John Brown. Esq.
Christian, m. to — Runlet Ksq.
Patience, m. to — Wood, Esq.
His lordship d. in 1643, and was ». by his eldest son,
Henrt Grit, 10th Earl of Kent, who m. 1st, Mary, dan. of Sir William Courteen, Knt., by whom he had a son,
Henry, who d. young, In the earl's lifetime.
Us lordship m. 2ndly, Amabel, dau. of Sir Anthony Benn, recorder of London, and widow of the Hon. Anthony Fane, a
rounger son of Francis, Earl of Westmoreland, by whom ho had issue,
Anthony, his successor.
Elizabeth, m. to Banastre Maynard, 3rd Lord Maynard.
The earl d. in 1651, and his lady, who, from her numerous act» of benevolence, was called the " Good Countess," lived to the advanced age of ninety-two, surviving her husband fortyseven years. The earl was ». by his only son,
Anthont Gret, llth Earl of Kent His lordship m. Mary, dau. and heiress of John, 1st Baron Lucas, of Shenfield, со. Essex, which lady was created, 7 May, 1663, Baroness Lucas, of Crwlmll, ca. WUU, with remainder to her heirs male by the said earl; failing which, "the title not to be suspended, but to be enjoyed by such of the duue. and co-heirs, if any shall be, ля other indivisible inheritances, by the common law of this realm, are usually possessed." The earl bad issue by her ladyship,
Henrt. his successor.
His lordship d. In 1702, and was *. by his only son,
Henry Gret, Lord Lucas (a dignity which he had Inherited at the decease of his mother in 1700), as 12th Earl of Kent. His lordship was created, 14 December, 1706, Yircouni fifoodrif л, Of Ooodrieh Ca*r > со. Hereford; Rtri of Harold, eo. Jta//ord, and Marquess Of Kent. On 22 April, 1710, his lordship obtained a dukedom, as Duke or Kent, and in three years
afterwards was installed a knight of the Garter. At the demise of Queen АЯКЕ. he wai one of the lords entrusted with the administration of the kingdom, until the arrival of his majesty, King Geoeue 1., by whom he was received with so much favour as to have several of the most honourable and important places and offices at court conferred upon him. Nor was he leas esteemed by King Geoege 11., at whose coronation he carried St. Edward's staff, and was afterwards constituted lordHentenaat and custoe-rotulorum of the county of Bedford. His grace m. 1st, Jemima, eldest dau. of Thomas, Lord Crewe, of Steane, by whom he had, with two other sons who both d. young,
l. Anthony, Earlof Harold, who was summoned to parliament as Lord Lucas, of Crwlwell. in 1719, and the next year appointed one of the lords of the bedchamber. His lordship » Lady Mary Tuf ton, dau. of Thomas, Earl of Thanet; but d-t.p. in 1723. His death is mentioned as having arisen from an ear ot barley which his lordship had inadvertently put into his mouth, by which he was choked. u Henry, d. In the twenty-first year of his age, in 1717. i. Amabel m. John. Viscount Glenorchy, son and heir of John Campbell, Earl of Breadalbane; and dying in 1727, left an only ilau.,
Laily Jemima Campbell, who m. Philip, 2nd Earl of Hard-
Amabel, who ». as Baronesa Lucas, and was created
Mary Jemima, m. to Thomas Robinson, 2nd Lord Gran-
Thomas-Philip, Earl De От v, who ••' Ш9. leaving
n. Jewima. m. to John, 3rd Lord Ashbumham, and became
ni. Anne, m. to Lord Charles Cavendish, brother of William* Duke of Devonshire. It. Mary, in. to Dr. Gregory, dean of Christ Church.
Vis grace m. 2ndly, Sophia, dau. of William, Duke of Devon' •hire, by whom he had a son, who d. In infancy, and a dau.,
Anne-Suphia, m. to the Bight Kev. John Egerton, Lord Bishop of Du. bam.
The duke having arranged the marriage of his grand-dan., Lady Jemima Campbell, with the Hon. Philip York, son and heir of Philip, Lord Hardwicke, was created MuquÍ» De Gut 9 May, 1740, with limitation to himself and his issue male; and in default thereof to the said Lady Jemima Campbell, and hrr issue male. His grace d. at Wrest House, in Bedfordshire,
5 June, in the following year, when all his honours became Extinct, save the Maeo.bibate De Geet and the Baiont Of Litas, which devolved upon his aforesaid crand-dau., then Lady Jemima York, at whose decease, in 1770, without mule ¡Mue, the Mabquuate also became Extinct; but her ladyship's el'lrst dan., Lady Amabel York, who m. in 1772, Alexander, Lord Polwarth (created a British peer, as Lord Hume, of Berwick,) i. to the Baeont 07 Lucas, and wa« created,
6 October, 1816, Countess De Geet, with remainder in default of male Issue, to her sister, Jemima, Dowager-Baroness of Gnntham, and her male issue.
Ana—Bmrry of six, arg. and ai.; in chief three torteaux.
Loed LkowÀxd Gut (2nd son of Thomas, 1st Marquess of Dorset), marshal and lieutenant of the army in Ireland, was created Vucoont Geaset. In the peerage of Ireland, 2 January, IMS; but In five years afterwards, 28 July, 1641, he was beheaded and attainted, and the title fell under the forfeiture.
Л rm»—Barry of six, arg., and at, three torteaux, in chief, •ad a label of three point», erm.
GREY—BARONS GREY, OF WERKE, EARL
Barony, by Letters Patent, dated 11 February, 1624.
Sie ТИОИАВ Gezt, of Berwyke, со. Northumberland, t». Jane (or Anne), dau. of John, Lord Mowbray, and had Issue,
Johh, from whom descended the Baron» Grey de Fowls (MY that dignity).
Thomas (Sir), of whom presently.
From the 2nd son,
Sie Thomas Gbet, of Heton, descended,
1:4 i n Guv, who m. Isabel, dau. and heir of Sir Thomas Grey, of Horten, and had issue,
Wiluam Geet, Esq., of Chillingham, who wai created a baronet, 16 June, 1619, and elevated to the peerage, 11 February, 1624, as Baeon Geet, of Wertt, со. A'ortltumlxriand. His lordship m. Anne, dau. and co-heir of Sir John Wentworth, of Gosfleld, со. Essex, and bad surviving issue,
Balph, his successor.
Elizabeth, ci. in 1668.
Katherine, in. 1st, to Sir Edward Moseley, Bart., of Hough, со. Lancaster; and Jndly, to Charles, eldest son of Dudley, Lord North. Lord Grey* d. in 1674, and was «. by his son,
Balfh Geet, 2nd Lord Grey, of Werke, who m. Catherine, dau. of Sir Edward Forde, Knt., of Hartling, со. Sussex, and widow of Alexander, eldest son of John, Lord Colepeper, by whom he had issue,
Foedx, his successor.
Ralph, who «. his brother Charles.
Catherine, a. to Bichará Neville, Esq., and had issue, Geet, и. Elizabeth, dau. of Sir John Boteler, and ,/. ». p. In 1723.
НЕЯВТ. who assumed the surname of Grey, and d.i.p In 1740, leaving a widow, Elizabeth, who rt-n. John Wallop, Earl of Portsmouth.
Catherine, »i. to Bichard Aldworth, Esq, of Stanlake, со.
Bichaed-aldwoith Ni.mi.i i. who ... as 2nd Loed
His lordship d. In 1676, and was i. by bis eldest son,
Foede Gbet, 3rd Lord Grey, of Werke. This nobleman joining in the rebellion of the Duke of Monmouth, commanded the horse at Sedgemoor, where he Is accused of having treacherously deserted hii post, and of flying at the first charge; certain it is, that he subsequently made terms for himself, and preserved his life by giving evidence against nil associates. After the Involution, his lordship obtained the favour of King Wiluam, and was created by letters patent, dated 11 June, 1696, Pucount втгц, of OltnJaU, and Ea«l or Taneebville. He was afterwards a lord of the Treasury, sworn of the privy council, anl in 1700, lord privy-seal. He m. Mary, dau. of George, Lord Berkeley, and had an only dan.,
Mary, m. to Charles Bennet, 2nd Lord Oisulston, who was created, after the extinction of the male line of the Grey», Eaelof Taneebville. His lordship was great-great-greatgrandfather of the Earl of Tankerville.
His lordship d. In 1701, when the Earldom of Tankerville and Viscounty of Glendale, became Extinct, while the Barony of Grey, of Werke, devolved upon his brother,
Balph Geet, as 4th baron. This nobleman attended King William in most of his campaigns, and was made governor of Barbadoes, in 1698. He d. I. p. in 1706, when the Barony of Grey, ot Werke, Expieid. His lordship devised a considerable estate to his cousin, William, Lord North and Drey, son of Charles, Lord Grey, of Bolleston.
Amu—Gu., a lion rampant, within a border engrailed, arg.
* When the Lord Keeper Lyttleton deserted the House of Lords, in 1613, and carried the great seal to King Charles, at Oxford, this vyilllam. Lord Grey, of Werke, was elected speaker for the House at Wesinimster.
S. tu rage.
Thli barony the Earl of Ranulph de Meschines gare to one Lyolf, or Lynlphe, and King Hekrt I. confirmed the same unto Phorne, sim of the said Lyulphe, who« posterity took thrir surname from the place, and were called de Graystock. Phorne wa« i. by his son Ivo, who wa» father of Walter; hil son, Randlpb d. 12th King Jobic, and wa» - liy his ion William, whose son and successor,
Thomas Di Gretstoxe obtained a royal charter, 29th Henry III., to hold a weekly market and yearly fair. This Thomas m. Christian, dau. of Boger de Vlteripont, the first of that name of Appleby Castle, and was «. by his son,
ВОВЕЖТ De Gretstock, who dying In the S8th Henry III., was t. by his brother,
William Dc Greystocx, who paying £100 for his relief, and doing his fealty, had livery of the lands of his inheritance. This William had a military summon« to attend the king at Chester, 42nd Henrt III., in order to restrain the hostilities of the Welsh. He m. Mary, the eldest dau. and co-heir of Boger de Merlay, an eminent baron of the north, by whom he acquired the manor of Morpeth, in Northumberland, and had issue, two sons, John, and William, and a dau., Margaret, m. to Sir Robert de la Val, Knt. This feudal lord d. in 1288, and was t. by his elder son,
John De Greystock, who in the 22nd Edward I., had summons with other great men, to attend the crown to advise upon certain Important affairs of the nation, and in pursuance of that advice, went with the king Into Gascony, the French monarch having then invaded those territories; where distinguishing himself in arms, he was the next year summoned to parliament as a baron, and subsequently to all the parliaments of his time. In two years afterwards, we find his lordship again in the wars of Gascony, and then in the retinue of Anthony Bee, bishop of Durham, and patriarch of Jerusalem. In the 28th and 29th Edward I., he was in the wars of Scotland. His lordship d. without issue in 1305, when he settled his manor and barony of Greystock upon his cousin, Ralph, son of William Fitz-Ralph, Lord of Grimthorpe, in Yorkshire, son of the baron's aunt, Joane; his brothers and uncles being then all dead, without issue male, which
Balph Fitz-william, In the 10th Edward I., paid a fine to the king of 100 marks for license to marry Margery, widow ol Nicholas Corbet, and dau. and heir of Hugh de Bolebec; and In the 24th of the same reign, as brother and heir of Geffery Fitz-William, of Yorkshire, had livery of the said Geffcry's lands upon doing his homage. This nobleman was much engaged In the wars of Scotland; and in the 7th Edward II., we find him governor of Berwick, and joined in commission with John, Lord Moubray, and others, In the wardenship of the marches. He was the next year governor of Carlisle, and founded a chantry at Tinemouth, for the soul of John, Lord Greystock, his kinsman, and all his ancestors. His lordship d. in 1316, having had summons to parliament as a baron, under the designation of "Ralp Fitz-WIlliam," from 23 June, 1295, to 6 October, 1315. He was •. by his 2nd but eldest surviving son,
Robe» Fitz-ralpb, 2nd baron, but never summoned to parliament, who m. Elizabeth, dau. of — Nevill, of Stainton, со. Lincoln, and dying the year after his father, was j. by his son,
Ralpb De GiETSTocc, b. 1298, which surname he assumed, and was summoned to parliament by that designation, from 15 May, 1321, to 17 September, 1322. His lordship, by virtue of a special dispensation from the Pope, m. Alice,* dau. of Hugh. Lord Audley, they being within the 3rd and 4th degrees of consanguinity; and had an only son, William. Lord Greystock having been a principal in seizing Sir Gilben de Middleton, in the castle of Mitford, for treason, was soon afterwards poisoned, while at breakfast, through the contrivance *f that person. He was s. by his son,
William De Gretstocbl, 4th baron, b. 1321, summoned to parliament from 20 November, 1348, to 15 December, 1357.
• Dugdale, in one place, calls this lady, "Alice de Audeley," dau. of Hugh, Lord Audeley, and in another, "Alice," dau. of Ralph, Lord Nevill.
This nobleman served in France under the Black Prince. Be obtained permission to make a castle of his manor house, at Greyetock, and was constituted governor of Berwick; but during his governorship, being commanded to attend, personally, King Edward into France, Berwick fell into the possession of the Scots, whereupon the king was much offended; it being clearly proved, however, that Lord Greystock was absent on no other occasion, he obtained his pardon at the request of Queen Philippe. His lordship m. 1st, Lucy de Lucie, dau. of Lord Lude, from whom he was divorced, without issue. He m. Zndly, Joane, dau. of Lord Fitz-Hugh, by whom (who m. after his decease, Anthony de Lucie, and Sir Matthew Redman, Knt.), he had issue, Ralpb, his successor, William and Robert, and a dau., Alice, m. Sir Robert de Harrington, and ¡i. i. f. He d. 10 July, 1359, and was ». by Im eldest son,
Balpb De Gutstock, 5th baron, summoned to parliament from 28 November, 1375, to 5 October, 1417, as " Radulfo Baronl de Greystok." This nobleman waa constituted in the 50th Edward III., governor of Longhmaban Castle, in Scotland, and one of the commissioners for guarding the west marches. Moreover, in the 1st Richard II., he was joined In commission with Henry, Duke of Northumberland, and others, for guardIng the east and west marches, and the next year he assisted the earl in taking the castle of Warwick, of which the Scot« hod possessed themselves, by surprise. In the 4th Richard II. his lordship had the direction of the military expedition against the Scots; but was made prisoner by George, Earl of Dunbar, at Honeridge, In Glendall. His ransom cost 3,000 marks. His brother William went as a hostage for him to Dunbar, and d. there of the pestilence. After his enlargement be was again constituted one of the commissioners for guarding the west marches. His lordship m. Catherine, dau. of Roger, Lord Clifford, and dying in 1417, had, with a dau., Maud, m. to Kudo, son and heir of John, 4th Lord Welle«, a son,
Sir Jobh De fïREYs-гогк, eth baron, 6.1389, summoned to parliament from 24 August, 1419, to 5 July, 1435. This nobleman was constituted, 9th НЕКЖТ V., governor of Boxborougn. CasMe, In Scotland, for four yean, with an allowance of £1,OOO per annum in time of peace, and £2,000 in war. Ib the 1st Henrt VI. he was joined In commission, with the bishop of London, and others, to treat of peace with James, King of Scotland; and was twice subsequently in a similar commission. In the 13th of the same reign his lordship was one of the chief commanders sent with the forces to the relief of Berwick, then besieged by the Scots. He m. Elizabeth, eldest dau. and co-heir of Robert Ferrers, of Wemme, by Elizabeth his wife, sole dau. and heir of William Boteler, Lord of Wemme, and had issue, Ralph, bU successor, with three other sons, William, Richard, and Thomas, and a dau., Elizabeth, m. to Roger Thornton, whose" only child and heiress, Elizabeth Thornton, m. Sir George Lumley, Lord Lumley, from whom the present Earl of Scarborough collaterally descends. Lord Greystock d. In 1436, and was i. by his eldest son,
Sir Ralpb De Gretstock, 7th baron, summoned to parliament from 29 October, 1436, to 15 September, 1485. This) nobleman, who was frequently in commissions to treat with the Scots, m. Elizabeth, dau. of William Fltzhngh, Lord Ravenswath, and had (with a dau. Elizabeth, who m. 1st, Thomas, 5th Lord Scroop, of Masham, and 2ndly, Sir Gilbert Talbot of Grafton) an only son,
Hubert (Sir), who m Elizabeth, dan. of Edmund Grey, Earl of Kent, and dying in the lifetime of his father, 1st Richard III., left an infant dau. and heiress,
Elizabeth, who m. Thomas, Lord Dacre, of Gillesland, K-';.. and conveyed the Barony or Сытвтоск. to her husband, when It became united with that of Gille»
Lord Greystock d. In 1487, and wag >. by his grand-dau., Elizabeth, who гл. as stated above, Lord Dacre, of Gillesland —by this marriage, as also stated above, the baronies of Dacre and Greystock became united, and so continued until the decease of George, 5th Baron Dacre, of Gillesland, and Baron Greyetock, In 1569, when It fell into Abeyance between his lordship's three sisters and co-heirs, viz.,
Anne, m. to Philip Howard, Earl of Arandel, ancestor of the
Dukes of Norfolk.
Mary, m. to Thomas, Lord Howard, of Waiden, and d. l.p. Elizabeth, m. to Lord William Howard, ancestor of the Earls
And between the representatives of these co-heirs the Barony of Greystock is presumed still to be in Abeyance. Those representatives are,
Sir Nicholas d. In 1(09, his younger son,
Sir Edwabd Gairri», baring pursued the study of the law, was constituted solicitor-general in the 37th ПЕМКТ VIII., and retained in that office till 6th Edwabd VI., when be was advanced to the attorney-generalship, which he continued to hold during the reign of Mabt. Sir Edward m. 1st, Elisabeth, dau. of Bobert Palmer, Esq., of Bowden, со. Northampton, by whom he had (with three dans., Frances, m. to Sir Gregory Cromwell, Knt., 2nd son of Henry, Lord Cromwell; Elizabeth, m. to Cecil, son of Arthur Hall, Esq., of Grantham; and Anne, m. to Sir William Villien, Bart., of Brokesby),
Edwabd, his successor.
He ,.. 2ndly, Anne, dau. of Mr. Baron (John) Smith, of the
Rice (Sir), of Bickmarah. who left a son,
The attorney-general was >. by his elder son,
Sib Edwabd Gairnic, of Dingley, hi:. Lord of Gomley, 1612, who .,,. Lucy, dau. of Reginald Conyers, Esq., of Wakerly, by his step-mother, (the attorney general's hut wife) and had issue,
Thohas (Sir) of Dingley and Braybrook, m. 1st, Catharine, dau. of Sir John Morison, of Carleton, со. Lincoln, and 2ndly, Elizabeth, dau. of George Touchet, Lord Audley, and relict of Sir John Stowell, and d, v. p. In 1616, leaving issue by his 2nd wife, an only dau.,
Lucy, m. to Sir Bichard Wiseman, Knt., of Torrel's Hall,
Edward (Sir), of whom presently.
Frances. Elizabeth. Anne.
Sir Edward d. In 1620. His eldest surviving son,
Sir EnwABD GairnH, Knt., Lord of Gumley, m. Frances, dan. of Sir William Uvedale, Knt., of Wickham, and dying 6 May, 1681, was .. by his son,
Sib Edwabd Gaimir, lieut-eol. of the Duke of York's regiment of foot guards, (now called the Coldstream.) in the reign of King Chables II., who was advanced to the peerage, by letters patent, dated at Salisbury, 3 December, 1688, in the dignity of BabÓn GBirnir, of Braybrokt. His lordship m. the Lady Essex Howard, only dau. and heiress of James, Srd Earl of Suffolk, and Baron Howard, of Waiden. Lord Griffin adhering to the fortune« of King .1 Ami.- II., attended that monarch on his abdication into France, and was outlawed. He remained abroad until 1708, when upon an Intended invasion of Scotland, he embarked on the Salisbury mi B-of-war at Dunkirk, and was taken prisoner, with several others, by Sir John r.vicr. off the coast of North Britain. His lordship was then committed to the Tower of London, where he d, 10 November, 1710, and was *. by his only son,
James Gairrra, 2nd Baron Griffin, of Braybroke, who m. Anne, dau. and sole heiress of Richard Rainsford, Esq., eldest son of Sir Richard Ralnsford, of Dallington, со. Northampton, lord chief justice of England, by whom he had issue,
Edwabd, his successor.
James, d. unm.
Richard, d. young.
Elizabeth, m. lit, to Henry Grey, Esq., of Dillinirbear, со. Berks, and 2ndly, to John Wallop, Earl of Portsmouth, but d. without Issue in 1762.
Anne, m. to William Whitwell, Esq., of Onndle, со. Northampton. This lady f. eventually as sole heiress of her brother, Edward, Lord Griffin. Her eldest son,
John Gbiffis-Whitwell. having obtained from his aunt. the Countess of Portsmouth, her share of the estate of Saffron Waiden, in Esuex, assumed the surname and amis of Griffin, and having his cliim to the ancient Barony of Howard, of Waiden, admitted, (as great grandson of Lady Essex Howard, only child of James, Earl of Suffolk and Lord Howard, of Waiden,) was summoned to parliament in that dignity He was afterwards created Baron Braybroke, with a special remainder, and that barony is now exta.it under the limitation.
His lordship d. 31 October, 1715, and was«, by his son,
Edwabd Gamut, 3rd Baron Griffin, who, 1 February, 1726-7, took the oaths and his seat in parliament, having conformed to the established church. His lordship m. Mary, dau. of Anthony Weiden, Esq., of Well. со. Lincoln, some time governor of Bengal, by whom he bad an only dan., Essex, who d. «nra. 20
Prince William Arenares, 2nd son of his Majesty King Georoe II., was created a peer of Great Britain by his grandfather, Geoeoe I., 27 July, 1762, as Aaron of the tile of Alderney, Vucmmt Tftmaton, in CurnimH, Earl of Kmnmgton, Marqua* of JltrkltAiiiptte ', and Duke Of Cumberland. His royal highness, who adopted early in life the profession of arm*, attained a very high military reputation for courage, conduct and ability. He was with his father at the battle of Dettingen, and there displaying great gallantry, receiving a wound in the brunt of the engagement. In this conflict the British arms were victorious; but, subsequently, sustained a deieat under his royal highness at Fontenoy, owing, in a great meaiure, to the valour of the Irish Brigade, which formed the rear-guard of Maréchal Saxe's army. It was upon that memorable occasion that the English monarch is said to have exclaimed in the bitterness of his fortune, "curst be those laws that array ray own subjects against me." The duke, in
1746, commanded the English troops against the Chevalier, and terminated that very formidable rebellion by his decisive victory of Culloden.
The duke who was a knight of the most noble order of the Garter, d. unm. in 1763, when all his honours became Extinct.
GUELPH, DUKE OF GLOUCESTER AXD EDINBURGH.
By Letters Patent dated 17 November, 1764.
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Punce William-henry, 3rd son of Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, and younger brother of King Geoeoe III., 6. 14 November, 1743, E.G., was created Duke Of Gutocestes And Kdinburgh, in the peerage of Great Britain, and Earl of Connaught, in that of Ireland, 17 November, 1764. His royal highness m. 6 September, 1766, Maria, Countess-Dowager Waldegrave, and illegitimate dau. of the Hon. Sir Edward Walpole, K.B., by whom he left, at his decease in 180»,
William-frederic*, his heir.
Sophia-Matilda, ranger of Greenwich Park, 6.20 May, 1773; d. 29 November, 1844.
The only «on,
William-frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, 6. at Rome, 18 January, 1776; KG., G.G.В., field-marshal in the army, Ac.: whom. In 1816, his first cousin, the Princesa Mary, sister of his Msjesty King William IV., and d.i.p. 30 November, 1834, when all his honours became Extinct.
GUELPH—DUKE OF CUMBERLAND AND STRATHERN.
By Letters Patent, dated 18 October, 17M.
Fris, г Henry-frederick, 3rd son of his royal hlghnetsj Frederick, Prince of Wales, and brother of his Majesty King; Georoe HI, was created a peer of Great Britain, as Duke >r Cumberland And Stbathern, and of Ireland, as Earl MÍ Dublin, 18 October, 1766. His royal highness was likewise installed a knight of the most noble order of the Garter. This prince, m. In 1771, the Lady Anne Horton,.widow of Christopher Horten, Esq., of с Ip .m Hall, со. Derby, and dau. of Simon l .u n 11 1 !. 1st Earl of Carhampton. This marriage was received very unfavourably at court, and gave rise to the law soon after passed, known as the Royal Marriage Act, by which the subsequent marriages of the royal family were confined within specific limitations. His royal highness •'. in 1790,.. p., when all his honours became Extinct.
GUELPH—DUKE OF KENT AND STRATHERN.
By Letters Patent, dated 23 April, 1799
РЕГЯСЕ Edward, 4th son of his Majesty King Georoe III., 6. 2 November, 1767, was created a peer of Great Britain, aa Ddee Of Kent And Strathern, and of Ireland, as Earl of Dublin, 23 April, 179». His royal highness was a knight of the Garter, and of St. Patrick, a knight grand cross of the Bath, a field-marshal in the army, and colonel of the 1st regiment of foot The duke m. in 1818, her serene highness VictoriaMary-Loulia, widow of Emich-Charles, Prince of Leiningen, and dau. of Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfleld, by wham (who .'. 18 March, 1861), he had an only child,
Alexandrina-victoria, who ascended the throne at the decease of her uncle. King William IV., and ¡j her present most gracious Majesty (¿цвел Victoria.
His royal highness d. deeply lamented, 23 January, 1820, when all his honours became Extinct.