Earl Danby to Durham

Earl Darnley

Earl Darnley (3C 1725)

In 1725 John Bligh 1st Earl Darnley 1687-1728 (38) was created 1st Earl Darnley (3C 1725). Theodosia Hyde Countess Darnley 1695-1722 by marriage Countess Darnley (3C 1725).

In 1728 John Bligh 1st Earl Darnley 1687-1728 (41) died. His son Edward Bligh Earl Darnley 1715-1747 (13) succeeded as 2rd Earl Darnley (3C 1725).

In 1747 Edward Bligh Earl Darnley 1715-1747 (32) died. His brother John Bligh 3rd Earl Darnley 1719-1781 (27) succeeded as 3rd Earl Darnley (3C 1725).

On 11 Feb 1812 Catherine Bligh 1775-1812 (37) died. Her brother John Bligh 4th Earl Darnley 1767-1831 (44) succeeded as 4th Earl Darnley (3C 1725).

On 17 Mar 1831 John Bligh 4th Earl Darnley 1767-1831 (63) died. His son Edward Bligh 5th Earl Darnley 1795-1835 (36) succeeded as 5th Earl Darnley (3C 1725). Emma Jane Parnell Countess Darnley by marriage Countess Darnley (3C 1725).

On 12 Feb 1835 Edward Bligh 5th Earl Darnley 1795-1835 (39) died. His son John Stuart Bligh 6th Earl Darnley 1827-1896 (7) succeeded as 6th Earl Darnley (3C 1725). Harriet Mary Pelham Countess Darnley 1829-1905 (6) by marriage Countess Darnley (3C 1725).

On 14 Dec 1896 John Stuart Bligh 6th Earl Darnley 1827-1896 (69) died. His son Edward Bligh 7th Earl Darnley 1851-1900 (45) succeeded as 7th Earl Darnley (3C 1725).

In 1900 Edward Bligh 7th Earl Darnley 1851-1900 (49) died. His brother Ivo Bligh 8th Earl Darnley 1859-1927 (41) succeeded as 8th Earl Darnley (3C 1725).

Earl Darlington

In 1754 Henry Vane 1st Earl Darlington 1705-1758 (49) was created 1st Earl Darlington, 1st Viscount Barnard. Grace Fitzroy Countess Darlington 1697-1763 (56) by marriage Countess Darlington.

On 06 Mar 1758 Henry Vane 1st Earl Darlington 1705-1758 (53) died. His son Henry Vane 2nd Earl Darlington 1726-1792 (32) succeeded as 2nd Earl Darlington, 2nd Viscount Barnard, 4th Baron Barnard. Margaret Lowther Countess Darlington 1728-1800 (30) by marriage Countess Darlington.

On 08 Sep 1792 Henry Vane 2nd Earl Darlington 1726-1792 (66) died at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham. He was buried at Raby Castle, Raby, County Durham. His son William Harry Vane 1st Duke Cleveland 1766-1842 (26) succeeded as 3rd Earl Darlington, 3rd Viscount Barnard, 5th Baron Barnard. Catharine Margaret Powlett Countess Darlington 1766-1807 (26) by marriage Countess Darlington.

On 28 Jan 1842 William Harry Vane 1st Duke Cleveland 1766-1842 (75) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Staindrop, County Durham. His son Henry Vane 2nd Duke Cleveland 1788-1864 (54) succeeded as 2nd Duke Cleveland (2C 1833), 3rd Earl Darlington, 3rd Viscount Barnard, 6th Baron Barnard. Sophia Poulett Duchess Cleveland 1785-1859 (56) by marriage Duchess Cleveland (2C 1833). Monument to William Harry Vane 1st Duke Cleveland 1766-1842 (75) in St Mary's Church, Staindrop, County Durham. Sculpted by Richard Westmacott 1775-1856 (66).

On 18 Jan 1864 Henry Vane 2nd Duke Cleveland 1788-1864 (76) died at St George's Church, Hanover Square, Parish of St George's Church, Mayfair, Westminster. His brother William Vane 3rd Duke Cleveland 1792-1864 (71) succeeded as 3rd Duke Cleveland (2C 1833), 4th Earl Darlington, 4th Viscount Barnard, 7th Baron Barnard. Grace Caroline Lowther Duchess Cleveland -1883 by marriage Duchess Cleveland (2C 1833).

On 06 Sep 1864 William Vane 3rd Duke Cleveland 1792-1864 (72) died. His brother Harry George Powlett 4th Duke Cleveland 1803-1891 (61) succeeded as 4th Duke Cleveland (2C 1833), 5th Earl Darlington, 5th Viscount Barnard, 8th Baron Barnard. Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Stanhope Duchess Cleveland 1819-1901 (45) by marriage Duchess Cleveland (2C 1833).

Earl Dartmouth

In 1711 William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 (38) was created 1st Earl Dartmouth. Anne Finch Countess Dartmouth -1751 by marriage Countess Dartmouth.

On 15 Dec 1750 William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 (78) died. His grandson William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 1731-1801 (19) succeeded as 2nd Earl Dartmouth. Frances Catherine Gounter Nicoll Countess Dartmouth by marriage Countess Dartmouth.

On 15 Jul 1801 William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 1731-1801 (70) died. On 15 Jul 1801 His son George Legge 3rd Earl Dartmouth 1755-1810 (45) succeeded as 3rd Earl Dartmouth. Frances Finch Countess Dartmouth 1761-1838 (40) by marriage Countess Dartmouth.

On 10 Nov 1810 George Legge 3rd Earl Dartmouth 1755-1810 (55) died. His son William Legge 4th Earl Dartmouth 1784-1853 (25) succeeded as 4th Earl Dartmouth.

On 05 Apr 1820 William Legge 4th Earl Dartmouth 1784-1853 (35) and Frances Charlotte Chetwynd-Talbot Countess Dartmouth 1801-1823 (18) were married. Frances Charlotte Chetwynd-Talbot Countess Dartmouth 1801-1823 (18) by marriage Countess Dartmouth.

On 25 Oct 1828 William Legge 4th Earl Dartmouth 1784-1853 (43) and Frances Barrington Countess Dartmouth 1802-1849 were married. Frances Barrington Countess Dartmouth 1802-1849 by marriage Countess Dartmouth.

On 22 Nov 1853 William Legge 4th Earl Dartmouth 1784-1853 (68) died. In 1853 His son William Legge 5th Earl Dartmouth 1823-1891 (30) succeeded as 5th Earl Dartmouth. Augusta Finch Countess Dartmouth 1822-1900 (31) by marriage Countess Dartmouth.

On 18 Dec 1879 William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth 1851-1936 (28) and Mary Coke Countess Dartmouth 1849-1929 (30) were married. Mary Coke Countess Dartmouth 1849-1929 (30) by marriage Countess Dartmouth.

On 04 Aug 1891 William Legge 5th Earl Dartmouth 1823-1891 (67) died. His son William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth 1851-1936 (40) succeeded as 6th Earl Dartmouth.

On 11 Mar 1936 William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth 1851-1936 (84) died. On 11 Mar 1936 His son William Legge 7th Earl Dartmouth 1881-1958 (55) succeeded as 7th Earl Dartmouth. Ruperta Wynn-Carington Countess Dartmouth 1883-1963 (53) by marriage Countess Dartmouth.

In 1958 William Legge 7th Earl Dartmouth 1881-1958 (77) died. In 1958 His brother Humphry Legge 8th Earl Dartmouth 1888-1962 (70) succeeded as 8th Earl Dartmouth.

Alexander Mccorquodale 9th Earl Dartmouth succeeded as 9th Earl Dartmouth. Barbara Cartland Countess Dartmouth by marriage Countess Dartmouth.

Earl De La Warr (1761)

In 1761 John West 1st Earl De La Warr 1693-1766 (67) was created 1st Earl De La Warr (1761), 1st Viscount Cantalupe. Anne Walker Countess De La Warr -1748 by marriage Countess De La Warr (1761).

On 16 Mar 1766 John West 1st Earl De La Warr 1693-1766 (72) died. His son John West 2nd Earl De La Warr 1729-1777 (36) succeeded as 2nd Earl De La Warr (1761), 2nd Viscount Cantalupe, 8th Baron De La Warr (2C 1570).

On 22 Nov 1777 John West 2nd Earl De La Warr 1729-1777 (48) died at Audley Square, Mayfair, Westminster. His son William Augustus West 3rd Earl De La Warr 1757-1783 (20) succeeded as 3rd Earl De La Warr (1761), 3rd Viscount Cantalupe, 9th Baron De La Warr (2C 1570).

In 1783 William Augustus West 3rd Earl De La Warr 1757-1783 (26) died. His brother John West 4th Earl De La Warr 1758-1795 (24) succeeded as 4th Earl De La Warr (1761), 4th Viscount Cantalupe, 10th Baron De La Warr (2C 1570).

On 29 Jul 1795 John West 4th Earl De La Warr 1758-1795 (37) died. His son George Sackville-West 5th Earl De La Warr 1791-1869 (3) succeeded as 5th Earl De La Warr (1761), 5th Viscount Cantalupe, 11th Baron De La Warr (2C 1570).

On 21 Jun 1813 George Sackville-West 5th Earl De La Warr 1791-1869 (21) and Elizabeth Sackville Countess De La Warr 1795-1870 (17) were married. Elizabeth Sackville Countess De La Warr 1795-1870 (17) by marriage Countess De La Warr (1761).

On 23 Feb 1869 George Sackville-West 5th Earl De La Warr 1791-1869 (77) died. His son Charles Sackville-West 6th Earl De La Warr 1815-1873 (53) succeeded as 6th Earl De La Warr (1761), 6th Viscount Cantalupe, 12th Baron De La Warr (2C 1570).

On 23 Apr 1873 Charles Sackville-West 6th Earl De La Warr 1815-1873 (57) committed suicide by drowning himself in the River Cam. His brother Reginald Windsor Sackville 7th Earl De La Warr 1817-1896 (56) succeeded as 7th Earl De La Warr (1761), 7th Viscount Cantalupe, 13th Baron De La Warr (2C 1570).

Earl Denbigh

On 14 Sep 1622 William Feilding 1st Earl Denbigh 1587-1643 (35) was created 1st Earl Denbigh. Susan Villiers Countess Denbigh 1583-1652 (39) by marriage Countess Denbigh.

On 08 Apr 1643 William Feilding 1st Earl Denbigh 1587-1643 (56) died at Monks Kikby, Warwickshire. His son Basil Feilding 2nd Earl Denbigh 1608-1675 (35) succeeded as 2nd Earl Denbigh.

On 31 Jan 1665 George Feilding 1st Earl Desmond 1614-1665 (51) died. His son William Feilding 2nd Earl Desmond, 3rd Earl Denbigh 1640-1685 (24) succeeded as 2nd Earl Desmond, 3rd Earl Denbigh.

Before 1668 William Feilding 2nd Earl Desmond, 3rd Earl Denbigh 1640-1685 (27) and Mary Carey Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh 1632-1682 (35) were married. Mary Carey Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh 1632-1682 (35) by marriage Countess Desmond Countess Denbigh.

On 23 Aug 1685 William Feilding 2nd Earl Desmond, 3rd Earl Denbigh 1640-1685 (44) died. His son Basil Feilding 3rd Earl Desmond, 4th Earl Denbigh 1668-1717 (17) succeeded as 3rd Earl Desmond, 4th Earl Denbigh.

On 22 Jun 1695 Basil Feilding 3rd Earl Desmond, 4th Earl Denbigh 1668-1717 (27) and Hester Firebrace Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh were married. Hester Firebrace Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh by marriage Countess Desmond, Earl Denbigh.

On 18 Mar 1717 Basil Feilding 3rd Earl Desmond, 4th Earl Denbigh 1668-1717 (49) died. His son William Feilding 4th Earl Desmond, 5th Earl Denbigh 1697-1755 (20) succeeded as 4th Earl Desmond, 5th Earl Denbigh.

On 02 Aug 1755 William Feilding 4th Earl Desmond, 5th Earl Denbigh 1697-1755 (58) died. His son Basil Feilding 5th Earl Desmond, 6th Earl Denbigh 1719-1800 (36) succeeded as 5th Earl Desmond, 6th Earl Denbigh.

On 12 Apr 1757 Basil Feilding 5th Earl Desmond, 6th Earl Denbigh 1719-1800 (38) and Mary Cotton Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh 1752- were married. Mary Cotton Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh 1752- by marriage Countess Desmond, Earl Denbigh.

On 21 Jul 1783 Basil Feilding 5th Earl Desmond, 6th Earl Denbigh 1719-1800 (64) and Sarah Farnham Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh were married. Sarah Farnham Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh by marriage Countess Desmond, Earl Denbigh.

On 14 Jul 1800 Basil Feilding 5th Earl Desmond, 6th Earl Denbigh 1719-1800 (81) died. His grandson William Feilding 6th Earl Desmond, 7th Earl Denbigh 1796-1865 (4) succeeded as 6th Earl Desmond, 7th Earl Denbigh.

On 08 May 1822 William Feilding 6th Earl Desmond, 7th Earl Denbigh 1796-1865 (26) and Mary Elizabeth Kitty Moreton Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh 1798-1842 (23) were married. Mary Elizabeth Kitty Moreton Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh 1798-1842 (23) by marriage Countess Desmond Countess Denbigh.

William Feilding 4th Earl Desmond, 5th Earl Denbigh 1697-1755 and Isabella Jong Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh were married. Isabella Jong Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh by marriage Countess Desmond, Earl Denbigh.

Earl Derby

Earl Derby (1C 1138)

In 1138 Robert Ferrers 1st Earl Derby 1062-1139 (75) was created 1st Earl Derby (1C 1138).

On 01 Jun 1139 Robert Ferrers 1st Earl Derby 1062-1139 (76) died at Chartley, Stowe, Staffordshire. His son Robert Ferrers 2nd Earl Derby -1162 succeeded as 2nd Earl Derby (1C 1138).

In 1162 Robert Ferrers 2nd Earl Derby -1162 died. His son William Ferrers 3rd Earl Derby 1136-1190 (26) succeeded as 3rd Earl Derby (1C 1138).

Before 1168 William Ferrers 3rd Earl Derby 1136-1190 (31) and Sybil Braose Countess Derby 1157-1228 (10) were married. Sybil Braose Countess Derby 1157-1228 (10) by marriage Countess Derby (1C 1138).

Siege of Acre

In 1190 at the Siege of Acre Routrou Chateaudun IV Count Perche 1135-1191 (55) and Raoul Coucy 1134-1191 (55) were killed.
William Ferrers 3rd Earl Derby 1136-1190 (54) was killed. William Ferrers 4th Earl Derby 1168-1247 (22) succeeded as 4th Earl Derby (1C 1138). Agnes Gernon Countess Derby by marriage Countess Derby (1C 1138).

In 1247 William Ferrers 4th Earl Derby 1168-1247 (79) died. His son William Ferrers 5th Earl Derby 1193-1254 (54) succeeded as 5th Earl Derby (1C 1138). Margaret Quincy Countess Derby by marriage Countess Derby (1C 1138).

On 28 Mar 1254 William Ferrers 5th Earl Derby 1193-1254 (61) died. He was buried at Merevale Abbey, Warwickshire. His son Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby 1239-1279 (15) succeeded as 6th Earl Derby (1C 1138). Mary or Marie Lusignan Countess Derby 1242-1266 (12) by marriage Countess Derby (1C 1138).

On 26 Jun 1269 Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby 1239-1279 (30) and Eleanor Bohun Countess Derby 1243-1314 (26) were married. Eleanor Bohun Countess Derby 1243-1314 (26) by marriage Countess Derby (1C 1138).

Robert Ferrers 2nd Earl Derby -1162 and Margaret Peverell Countess Derby 1114-1154 were married. Margaret Peverell Countess Derby 1114-1154 by marriage Countess Derby (1C 1138).

Earl Derby (2C 1337)

In 1337 Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster 1310-1361 (27) was created 1st Earl Derby (2C 1337).

In 1359 John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (18) and Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster 1345-1368 (13) were married (he was her half second-cousin once-removed) at Reading Abbey, Reading, Berkshire. Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster 1345-1368 (13) by marriage Countess Richmond (5C 1342). John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (18) by marriage 5th Earl Lancaster, 2nd Earl Derby (2C 1337).

On 10 Apr 1362 Maud Plantagenet Duchess Lower Bavaria 1339-1362 (23) died. Her sister Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster 1345-1368 (17) succeeded as 6th Earl Leicester (2C 1265). John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (22) jure uxoris 6th Earl Leicester (2C 1265) adding a fourth Earldom to Earl Richmond (5C 1342), Earl Lancaster and Earl Derby (2C 1337).

Death of John of Gaunt

On 03 Feb 1399 John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (58) died at Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire. Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403 (48) was by his side. He was buried at Old St Paul's Cathedral, Castle Baynard, City of London. His grandson Henry V King England 1386-1422 (12) succeeded as 3rd Earl Derby (2C 1337).
His son Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (31) succeeded as 2nd Duke Lancaster (2C 1362), 7th Earl Leicester (2C 1265). Mary Bohun Duchess Lancaster 1368-1394 by marriage Duchess Lancaster (2C 1362).
Richard II King England 1367-1400 (32) witheld the future Henry IV's (31) inheritance from him giving Henry (31) reason to return to England to claim his lands and titles.

Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster 1310-1361 and Isabel Beaumont Duchess Lancaster 1320-1361 were married. Isabel Beaumont Duchess Lancaster 1320-1361 by marriage Countess Derby (2C 1337), Earl Leicester (2C 1265), Earl Lancaster.

Earl Derby (3C 1485)

Coronation of Henry VII

On 28 Oct 1485 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53) was created 1st Duke Bedford (5C 1485) by his nephew Henry VII (28) for having supported Henry's claim to the throne. Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford 1458-1497 (27) by marriage Duchess Bedford (5C 1485).
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (50) was created 1st Earl Derby (3C 1485).
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509 was created 1st Earl Devon (3C 1485).
Reginald Bray 1440-1503 (45), John Fitzwalter, Thomas Cokesge, Roger Lewkenor, Henry Haydon and John Verney were appointed Knight of the Bath.

On 29 Jul 1504 Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (69) died. His grandson Thomas Stanley 2nd Earl Derby 1485-1521 (19) succeeded as 2nd Earl Derby (3C 1485), 10th Baron Strange Knockin (2C 1299), 6th Baron Mohun Dunster, 3rd Baron Stanley.

After 17 Dec 1505 Thomas Stanley 2nd Earl Derby 1485-1521 (20) and Anne Hastings Countess Derby 1485-1550 (20) were married (he was her second-cousin). Anne Hastings Countess Derby 1485-1550 (20) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 23 May 1521 Thomas Stanley 2nd Earl Derby 1485-1521 (36) died. His son Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby 1509-1572 (12) succeeded as 3rd Earl Derby (3C 1485), 11th Baron Strange Knockin (2C 1299), 7th Baron Mohun Dunster, 4th Baron Stanley. Katherine Howard Countess Derby by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

Before Sep 1531 Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby 1509-1572 (22) and Dorothy Howard Countess Derby were married. Dorothy Howard Countess Derby by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 24 Oct 1572 Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby 1509-1572 (63) died at Lathom, Lancashire. His son Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby 1531-1593 (41) succeeded as 4th Earl Derby (3C 1485), 12th Baron Strange Knockin (2C 1299), 8th Baron Mohun Dunster, 5th Baron Stanley. Margaret Clifford Countess Derby 1540-1596 (32) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 25 Sep 1593 Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby 1531-1593 (62) died at Lathom, Lancashire. His son Ferdinando Stanley 5th Earl Derby 1559-1594 (34) succeeded as 5th Earl Derby (3C 1485), 13th Baron Strange Knockin (2C 1299), 9th Baron Mohun Dunster, 6th Baron Stanley. Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637 (44) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 16 Apr 1594 Ferdinando Stanley 5th Earl Derby 1559-1594 (35) died from poisoning. His brother William Stanley 6th Earl Derby 1561-1642 (33) succeeded as 6th Earl Derby (3C 1485).

On 26 Jan 1595 William Stanley 6th Earl Derby 1561-1642 (34) and Elizabeth Vere Countess Derby 1575-1627 (19) were married. Elizabeth Vere Countess Derby 1575-1627 (19) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 29 Sep 1642 William Stanley 6th Earl Derby 1561-1642 (81) died. His son James Stanley 7th Earl Derby 1607-1651 (35) succeeded as 7th Earl Derby (3C 1485). Charlotte Thouars Countess Derby 1599-1664 (42) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 15 Oct 1651 James Stanley 7th Earl Derby 1607-1651 (44) died. His son Charles Stanley 8th Earl Derby 1628-1672 (23) succeeded as 8th Earl Derby (3C 1485), 2nd Baron Strange Knockin (4C 1628).

Before 1655 Charles Stanley 8th Earl Derby 1628-1672 (26) and Dorothea Helena Kirkoven Countess Derby 1630-1673 (24) were married. Dorothea Helena Kirkoven Countess Derby 1630-1673 (24) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 21 Dec 1672 Charles Stanley 8th Earl Derby 1628-1672 (44) died. His son William Stanley 9th Earl Derby 1655-1702 (17) succeeded as 9th Earl Derby (3C 1485), 3rd Baron Strange Knockin (4C 1628).

In 1673 William Stanley 9th Earl Derby 1655-1702 (18) and Elizabeth Butler Countess Derby were married. Elizabeth Butler Countess Derby by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 05 Nov 1702 William Stanley 9th Earl Derby 1655-1702 (47) died. On His brother James Stanley 10th Earl Derby 1664-1736 (38) succeeded as 10th Earl Derby (3C 1485). Baron Strange Knockin (4C 1628) became abeyant between his two daughters Henrietta Stanley Countess Anglesey 1687-1718 (15) and Elizabeth Stanley -1714. On the death of Elizabeth Stanley -1714 in 1714 the abeyance was terminated in favbour of Henrietta Stanley Countess Anglesey 1687-1718 (15).

In 1714 Edward Stanley 11th Earl Derby 1689-1776 (24) and Elizabeth Hesketh Countess Derby 1694-1776 (19) were married. Elizabeth Hesketh Countess Derby 1694-1776 (19) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 01 Feb 1736 James Stanley 10th Earl Derby 1664-1736 (71) died. His sixth-cousin Edward Stanley 11th Earl Derby 1689-1776 (46) succeeded as 11th Earl Derby (3C 1485).

On 22 Feb 1776 Edward Stanley 11th Earl Derby 1689-1776 (86) died. His grandson Edward Smith-Stanley 12th Earl Derby 1752-1834 (23) succeeded as 12th Earl Derby (3C 1485), 6th Baron Stanley. Elizabeth Hamilton Countess Derby 1753-1797 (23) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485), Baron Stanley.

On 01 May 1797 Edward Smith-Stanley 12th Earl Derby 1752-1834 (44) and Elizabeth Farren Countess Derby 1759-1829 (38) were married. Elizabeth Farren Countess Derby 1759-1829 (38) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 31 May 1825 Edward Smith-Stanley 14th Earl Derby 1799-1869 (26) and Emma Caroline Bootle-Wilbraham Countess Derby 1805-1876 (20) were married. Emma Caroline Bootle-Wilbraham Countess Derby 1805-1876 (20) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 21 Oct 1834 Edward Smith-Stanley 12th Earl Derby 1752-1834 (81) died. His son Edward Smith-Stanley 13th Earl Derby 1775-1851 (59) succeeded as 13th Earl Derby (3C 1485). Charlotte Margaret Hornby Countess Derby by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 30 Jun 1851 Edward Smith-Stanley 13th Earl Derby 1775-1851 (76) died. His son Edward Smith-Stanley 14th Earl Derby 1799-1869 (52) succeeded as 14th Earl Derby (3C 1485).

On 23 Oct 1869 Edward Smith-Stanley 14th Earl Derby 1799-1869 (70) died. His son Edward Henry Stanley 15th Earl Derby 1826-1893 (43) succeeded as 15th Earl Derby (3C 1485).

In 1870 Edward Henry Stanley 15th Earl Derby 1826-1893 (43) and Mary Catherine Sackville-West Marchioness Salisbury 1824-1900 (45) were married. Mary Catherine Sackville-West Marchioness Salisbury 1824-1900 (45) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 21 Apr 1893 Edward Henry Stanley 15th Earl Derby 1826-1893 (66) died at Knowsley, Lancashire. His brother Frederick Arthur Stanley 16th Earl Derby 1841-1908 (52) succeeded as 16th Earl Derby (3C 1485). Constance Villiers Countess Derby 1840-1922 (53) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 14 Jun 1908 Frederick Arthur Stanley 16th Earl Derby 1841-1908 (67) died. His son Edward George Villiers Stanley 17th Earl Derby 1865-1948 (43) succeeded as 17th Earl Derby (3C 1485). Alice Maude Olivia Montagu Countess Derby 1862-1957 (45) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

On 04 Feb 1948 Edward George Villiers Stanley 17th Earl Derby 1865-1948 (82) died at Knowsley Hall, Knowsley, Lancashire. His grandson Edward John Stanley 18th Earl Derby 1918-1984 (29) succeeded as 18th Earl Derby (3C 1485).

James Stanley 10th Earl Derby 1664-1736 and Mary Morley Countess Derby 1667-1752 were married. Mary Morley Countess Derby 1667-1752 by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

Earl Derwentwater

On 07 Mar 1688 Francis Radclyffe 1st Earl Derwentwater 1625-1697 (63) was created 1stEarl Derwentwater.

On 29 Apr 1705 Edward Radclyffe 2nd Earl Derwentwater 1655-1705 (50) died. His son James Radclyffe 3rd Earl Derwentwater 1689-1716 (15) succeeded as 3rd Earl Derwentwater.

On 10 Jul 1712 James Radclyffe 3rd Earl Derwentwater 1689-1716 (23) and Anna Maria Webb Countess Derwentwater 1692-1723 (20) were married. Anna Maria Webb Countess Derwentwater 1692-1723 (20) by marriage Countess Derwentwater.

Earl Devon

Earl Devon (1C 1141)

In 1141 Baldwin Redvers 1st Earl Devon -1155 was created 1st Earl Devon (1C 1141).

On 04 Jun 1155 Baldwin Redvers 1st Earl Devon -1155 died. His grandson Baldwin Redvers 2nd Earl Devon -1162 succeeded as 2nd Earl Devon (1C 1141).

In 1162 Baldwin Redvers 2nd Earl Devon -1162 died. His son Baldwin Redvers 3rd Earl Devon 1160-1188 (2) succeeded as 3rd Earl Devon (1C 1141).

In 1188 Baldwin Redvers 3rd Earl Devon 1160-1188 (28) died. His brother Richard Redvers 4th Earl Devon -1193 succeeded as 4th Earl Devon (1C 1141).

In 1193 Richard Redvers 4th Earl Devon -1193 died. His great-uncle William Redvers 5th Earl Devon -1217 succeeded as 5th Earl Devon (1C 1141).

On 10 Sep 1217 William Redvers 5th Earl Devon -1217 died. His grandson Baldwin Redvers 6th Earl Devon 1217-1245 succeeded as 6th Earl Devon (1C 1141).

On 15 Feb 1245 Baldwin Redvers 6th Earl Devon 1217-1245 (28) died. His son Baldwin Redvers 7th Earl Devon 1236-1262 (9) succeeded as 7th Earl Devon (1C 1141).

In 1255 Baldwin Redvers 6th Earl Devon 1217-1245 and Amice Clare Countess Devon 1220-1287 (35) were married. Amice Clare Countess Devon 1220-1287 (35) by marriage Countess Devon (1C 1141).

In 1257 Baldwin Redvers 7th Earl Devon 1236-1262 (20) and Margherita Savoy Countess Devon -1273 were married. Margherita Savoy Countess Devon -1273 by marriage Countess Devon (1C 1141).

In 1262 Baldwin Redvers 7th Earl Devon 1236-1262 (25) died. His sister Isabella Redvers 8th Countess Devon, Countess Albermarle aka Aumale 1237-1293 (24) succeeded as 8th Earl Devon (1C 1141).

Baldwin Redvers 1st Earl Devon -1155 and Adelisa Baluun Countess Devon were married. Adelisa Baluun Countess Devon by marriage Baroness Strange Knockin (2C 1299), Earl Devon (1C 1141).

Earl Devon (2C Courtenay)

In 1335 Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1276-1340 (58) was created 1st/9th Earl Devon (2C Courtenay). Agnes St John Countess Devon 1275-1345 (60) by marriage as Earl Devon (2C Courtenay). 1st or 9th depending how you count the Earls of Devon. 9th is continuing the previous creation.

On 23 Dec 1340 Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1276-1340 (64) died. His son Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (37) succeeded as 2nd/10th Earl Devon (2C Courtenay). His son Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (37) succeeded as 10th Earl Devon (2C Courtenay), Baron Courtenay. Margaret Bohun Countess Devon 1311-1391 (29) by marriage as Earl Devon (2C Courtenay).

On 02 May 1377 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (73) died at Exeter, Devon. He was buried at Courtenay Chantry Chapel, Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon. His grandson Edward "Blind Earl" Courtenay 11th Earl Devon 1357-1419 (20) succeeded as 11th Earl Devon (2C Courtenay). Maud Camoys Countess Devon by marriage as Earl Devon (2C Courtenay). Monument to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (73) and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon 1311-1391 (66) in the Courtenay Chantry Chapel, Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon.Note the de Bohun Swans on which her feet rest.

On 02 May 1377 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (73) died at Exeter, Devon. He was buried at Courtenay Chantry Chapel, Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon. His grandson Edward "Blind Earl" Courtenay 11th Earl Devon 1357-1419 (20) succeeded as 11th Earl Devon (2C Courtenay). Maud Camoys Countess Devon by marriage as Earl Devon (2C Courtenay). Monument to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (73) and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon 1311-1391 (66) in the Courtenay Chantry Chapel, Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon.Note the de Bohun Swans on which her feet rest.

On 05 Dec 1419 Edward "Blind Earl" Courtenay 11th Earl Devon 1357-1419 (62) died. His son Hugh Courtenay 12th Earl Devon 1389-1422 (30) succeeded as 12th Earl Devon (2C Courtenay). Anne Talbot Countess Devon 1393-1441 (26) by marriage as Earl Devon (2C Courtenay).

On 16 Jun 1422 Hugh Courtenay 12th Earl Devon 1389-1422 (33) died. His son Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 (8) succeeded as 13th Earl Devon (2C Courtenay). Margaret Beaufort Countess Devon 1409-1449 (13) by marriage as Earl Devon (2C Courtenay).

After 09 Sep 1456 Thomas Courtenay 14th Earl Devon 1432-1461 (24) and Mary Capet Countess Devon 1446- were married at Coventry, Warwickshire. Mary Capet Countess Devon 1446- by marriage as Earl Devon (2C Courtenay).

In 1458 Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 (44) died at Abingdon Abbey, Abingdon, Berkshire. He was buried at Courtenay Chantry Chapel, Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon. His son Thomas Courtenay 14th Earl Devon 1432-1461 (26) succeeded as 14th Earl Devon (2C Courtenay).

Battle of Towton

On 29 Mar 1461 the Battle of Towton was a decisive victory for Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) bringing to an end the first war of the Wars of the Roses.Said to be the bloodiest battle on English soil 28000 were killed mainly during the rout that followed the battle.
The Yorkist army was commanded by Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) with John Mowbray 3rd Duke Norfolk 1415-1461 (45), Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter 1430-1475 (30), William Neville 1st Earl Kent 1405-1463 (56), William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (30) (knighted), Walter Blount 1st Baron Mountjoy 1416-1474 (45), Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (57), John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498 (23) and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (61).
The Lancastrian army suffered significant casualties including Richard Percy 1426-1461 (35), Ralph Bigod 1410-1461 (50), John Bigod -1461, Robert Cromwell 1390-1461 (71), Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland 1412-1461 (49), Ralph Eure 1412-1461 (49), John Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1410-1461 (51), John Beaumont 1428-1461 (33), Thomas Dethick 1400-1461 (61), Everard Simon Digby -1461, William Plumpton -1461 and William Welles 1410-1461 (51) who were killed.
Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland 1421-1461 (39) was killed. His son Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland 1449-1489 (12) succeeded as 4th Earl Northumberland (1C 1377). Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland 1458-1485 (3) by marriage Countess Northumberland (1C 1377).
Lionel Welles 6th Baron Welles 1406-1461 (55) was killed. His son Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles 1428-1470 (33) succeeded as 7th Baron Welles.
Those who fought for the Lancaster included William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme 1415-1464 (46), John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (60), William Norreys 1441-1507 (20), Thomas Grey 1st Baron Grey Richemont 1418-1461 (43), Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (30), John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford 1448-1473 (12), Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles 1428-1470 (33), Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469 (56), James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde 1420-1461 (40), John Butler 6th Earl Ormonde 1422-1476 (39), William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (22) and Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 (41). Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (41) were captured.
On 03 Apr 1461 Thomas Courtenay 14th Earl Devon 1432-1461 (29) was beheaded at York, Yorkshire. His brother John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon 1435-1471 (26) succeeded as 15th Earl Devon (2C Courtenay). Laura Bourchier Countess Devon 1440- by marriage as Earl Devon (2C Courtenay).
Robert Dethick 1375-1461 (86) was killed.
John Heron of Ford Castle Northumberland 1416-1461 (45) was killed.
Thomas Grey 1st Baron Grey Richemont 1418-1461 (43) was executed.

Around 1574 George Gower 1540-1596 (34). Portrait of Charles Somerset 1587-1665 (-13). Armorial top left quarterly 1&4 with a yellow band top and bottom 2 Unknown Arms 3 his great x 4 grandfather Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469.

Earl Devon (3C 1485)

Coronation of Henry VII

On 28 Oct 1485 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53) was created 1st Duke Bedford (5C 1485) by his nephew Henry VII (28) for having supported Henry's claim to the throne. Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford 1458-1497 (27) by marriage Duchess Bedford (5C 1485).
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (50) was created 1st Earl Derby (3C 1485).
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509 was created 1st Earl Devon (3C 1485).
Reginald Bray 1440-1503 (45), John Fitzwalter, Thomas Cokesge, Roger Lewkenor, Henry Haydon and John Verney were appointed Knight of the Bath.

Earl Devon (4C 1511)

On 07 Jun 1511 William Courtenay 1st Earl Devon 1475-1511 (36) was created 1st Earl Devon (4C 1511).

On 09 Jun 1511 William Courtenay 1st Earl Devon 1475-1511 (36) died. His son Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (15) succeeded as 2nd Earl Devon (4C 1511).

After Jun 1515 Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (19) and Elizabeth Grey Countess Devon 1505-1519 (10) were married. Elizabeth Grey Countess Devon 1505-1519 (10) by marriage as Earl Devon (4C 1511).

On 25 Oct 1519 Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (23) and Gertrude Blount Marchioness Exeter 1503-1558 (15) were married. Gertrude Blount Marchioness Exeter 1503-1558 (15) by marriage as Earl Devon (4C 1511).

Earl Devon (5C 1553)

On 03 Sep 1553 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon 1527-1556 (26) was created 1st Earl Devon (5C 1553).

On 18 Sep 1556 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon 1527-1556 (29) died. William Courtenay 2nd Earl Devon 1529-1557 (27) de jure 2nd Earl Devon (5C 1553). Elizabeth Paulett Countess Devon by marriage as Earl Devon (5C 1553).

On 29 Sep 1557 William Courtenay 3rd Earl Devon 1553-1630 (4) de jure 3rd Earl Devon (5C 1553). Jane Hill Countess Devon 1565-1615 (-8) by marriage as Earl Devon (5C 1553).

On 23 Jun 1630 Francis Courtenay 4th Earl Devon 1576-1638 (54) de jure 4th Earl Devon (5C 1553). Elizabeth Seymour Countess Devon by marriage as Earl Devon (5C 1553).

On 03 Jun 1638 William Courtenay 5th Earl Devon 1628-1702 (9) de jure 5th Earl Devon (5C 1553). Margaret Waller Countess Devon -1694 by marriage as Earl Devon (5C 1553).

In 1699 William Courtenay 6th Earl Devon 1676-1735 (22) de jure 6th Earl Devon (5C 1553). Anne Bertie Countess Devon -1718 by marriage as Earl Devon (5C 1553).

On 06 Oct 1735 William Courtenay 6th Earl Devon 1709-1762 (26) de jure 6th Earl Devon (5C 1553).

On 16 May 1762 William Courtenay 6th Earl Devon 1709-1762 (53) died. His son William Courtenay 8th Earl Devon 1742-1788 (19) succeeded as 8th Earl Devon (5C 1553), 2nd Viscount Courtenay. Frances Clack Countess Devon -1782 by marriage as Earl Devon (5C 1553).

On 14 Oct 1788 William Courtenay 8th Earl Devon 1742-1788 (45) died. His son William "Kitty" Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1768-1835 (20) succeeded as 9th Earl Devon (5C 1553), 3rd Viscount Courtenay.

On 26 May 1835 William "Kitty" Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1768-1835 (66) died at Paris. His second-cousin William Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1777-1859 (57) succeeded as 10th Earl Devon (5C 1553). Harriet Leslie Pepys Countess Devon by marriage as Earl Devon (5C 1553).

On 19 Mar 1859 William Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1777-1859 (81) died. On 19 Mar 1859 His son William Courtenay 11th Earl Devon 1807-1888 (51) succeeded as 11th Earl Devon (5C 1553). Elizabeth Fortescue Countess Devon 1801-1867 (57) by marriage as Earl Devon (5C 1553).

On 18 Nov 1888 William Courtenay 11th Earl Devon 1807-1888 (81) died at Powderham Castle, Powderham, Devon. His son Edward Baldwin Courtenay 12th Earl Devon 1836-1891 (52) succeeded as 12th Earl Devon (5C 1553).

On 15 Jan 1891 Edward Baldwin Courtenay 12th Earl Devon 1836-1891 (54) died. His uncle Henry Hugh Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1811-1904 (80) succeeded as 13th Earl Devon (5C 1553).

Earl Devonshire

In 1603 Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire 1563-1606 (40) was created 1st Earl Devonshire.

On 26 Dec 1605 Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire 1563-1606 (42) and Penelope Devereux Countess Devonshire 1563-1607 (42) were married (he was her third-cousin) at Wansted House, Wanstead, Redbridge, Essex during a service conducted by William Laud Archbishop Canterbury 1573-1645 (32) (future). The marriage was regarded as uncanonical and resulted in the disgrace of both parties, who were banished from King James I's court circles.Penelope Devereux Countess Devonshire 1563-1607 (42) by marriage Countess Devonshire.

In 1631 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (41). Portrait of William Laud Archbishop Canterbury 1573-1645 (57).

Around 1636 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (36). Portrait of William Laud Archbishop Canterbury 1573-1645 (62).

On 02 Aug 1618 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (65) was created 1st Earl Devonshire at Bishop's Palace, Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire. Elizabeth Boughton Countess Devonshire 1568-1642 (50) by marriage Countess Devonshire.

On 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (73) died. His son William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628 (36) succeeded as 2nd Earl Devonshire. Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675 by marriage Countess Devonshire. On 12 Oct 1616 Henry Cavendish 1550-1616 (75) died. Both were buried at St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth, Derbyshire. Monument formed two bodies under a low four-poster with black Ionic columns and black covering slab. Henry appears as a skeleton on a straw mat, William in his shroud with his face exposed. Extremely grand architecture above the two martial flanking figures, then arches with, on the left armour, and on the right purple, coronet, and sword hung up, and in the middle an angel holding the black inscription tablet and blowing a trumpet. The whole is surmounted by a big broken pediment. The monument has been attributed to Maximillian Colt -1641.

In 1635 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (35). Portrait of Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675.

On 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (73) died. His son William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628 (36) succeeded as 2nd Earl Devonshire. Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675 by marriage Countess Devonshire. On 12 Oct 1616 Henry Cavendish 1550-1616 (75) died. Both were buried at St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth, Derbyshire. Monument formed two bodies under a low four-poster with black Ionic columns and black covering slab. Henry appears as a skeleton on a straw mat, William in his shroud with his face exposed. Extremely grand architecture above the two martial flanking figures, then arches with, on the left armour, and on the right purple, coronet, and sword hung up, and in the middle an angel holding the black inscription tablet and blowing a trumpet. The whole is surmounted by a big broken pediment. The monument has been attributed to Maximillian Colt -1641.

On 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (73) died. His son William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628 (36) succeeded as 2nd Earl Devonshire. Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675 by marriage Countess Devonshire. On 12 Oct 1616 Henry Cavendish 1550-1616 (75) died. Both were buried at St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth, Derbyshire. Monument formed two bodies under a low four-poster with black Ionic columns and black covering slab. Henry appears as a skeleton on a straw mat, William in his shroud with his face exposed. Extremely grand architecture above the two martial flanking figures, then arches with, on the left armour, and on the right purple, coronet, and sword hung up, and in the middle an angel holding the black inscription tablet and blowing a trumpet. The whole is surmounted by a big broken pediment. The monument has been attributed to Maximillian Colt -1641.

On 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (73) died. His son William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628 (36) succeeded as 2nd Earl Devonshire. Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675 by marriage Countess Devonshire. On 12 Oct 1616 Henry Cavendish 1550-1616 (75) died. Both were buried at St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth, Derbyshire. Monument formed two bodies under a low four-poster with black Ionic columns and black covering slab. Henry appears as a skeleton on a straw mat, William in his shroud with his face exposed. Extremely grand architecture above the two martial flanking figures, then arches with, on the left armour, and on the right purple, coronet, and sword hung up, and in the middle an angel holding the black inscription tablet and blowing a trumpet. The whole is surmounted by a big broken pediment. The monument has been attributed to Maximillian Colt -1641.

On 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (73) died. His son William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628 (36) succeeded as 2nd Earl Devonshire. Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675 by marriage Countess Devonshire. On 12 Oct 1616 Henry Cavendish 1550-1616 (75) died. Both were buried at St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth, Derbyshire. Monument formed two bodies under a low four-poster with black Ionic columns and black covering slab. Henry appears as a skeleton on a straw mat, William in his shroud with his face exposed. Extremely grand architecture above the two martial flanking figures, then arches with, on the left armour, and on the right purple, coronet, and sword hung up, and in the middle an angel holding the black inscription tablet and blowing a trumpet. The whole is surmounted by a big broken pediment. The monument has been attributed to Maximillian Colt -1641.

On 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (73) died. His son William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628 (36) succeeded as 2nd Earl Devonshire. Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675 by marriage Countess Devonshire. On 12 Oct 1616 Henry Cavendish 1550-1616 (75) died. Both were buried at St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth, Derbyshire. Monument formed two bodies under a low four-poster with black Ionic columns and black covering slab. Henry appears as a skeleton on a straw mat, William in his shroud with his face exposed. Extremely grand architecture above the two martial flanking figures, then arches with, on the left armour, and on the right purple, coronet, and sword hung up, and in the middle an angel holding the black inscription tablet and blowing a trumpet. The whole is surmounted by a big broken pediment. The monument has been attributed to Maximillian Colt -1641.

On 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (73) died. His son William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628 (36) succeeded as 2nd Earl Devonshire. Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675 by marriage Countess Devonshire. On 12 Oct 1616 Henry Cavendish 1550-1616 (75) died. Both were buried at St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth, Derbyshire. Monument formed two bodies under a low four-poster with black Ionic columns and black covering slab. Henry appears as a skeleton on a straw mat, William in his shroud with his face exposed. Extremely grand architecture above the two martial flanking figures, then arches with, on the left armour, and on the right purple, coronet, and sword hung up, and in the middle an angel holding the black inscription tablet and blowing a trumpet. The whole is surmounted by a big broken pediment. The monument has been attributed to Maximillian Colt -1641.

On 20 Jun 1628 William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628 (38) died at Devonshire House, Bishopsgate, City of London. He was buried at Derby Cathedral, Derby, Derbyshire. His son William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 (10) succeeded as 3rd Earl Devonshire.

On 04 Mar 1639 William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 (21) and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Devonshire -1689 were married. Elizabeth Cecil Countess Devonshire -1689 by marriage Countess Devonshire.

On 23 Nov 1684 William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 (67) died at his house in Roehampton,Surrey. He was buried in the Henry VII Chapel in Westminster Abbey. His son William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (44) succeeded as 4th Earl Devonshire. Mary Butler Duchess Devonshire 1646-1710 (38) by marriage Countess Devonshire.

On 18 Aug 1707 William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (67) died. His son William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 (35) succeeded as 2nd Duke Devonshire, 5th Earl Devonshire. Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire 1674-1725 (33) by marriage Duchess Devonshire.

On 04 Jun 1729 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 (57) died. His son William Cavendish 3rd Duke Devonshire 1698-1755 (30) succeeded as 3rd Duke Devonshire, 6th Earl Devonshire. Catherine Hoskyns Duchess Devonshire 1700-1777 (30) by marriage Duchess Devonshire.

On 05 Dec 1755 William Cavendish 3rd Duke Devonshire 1698-1755 (57) died. His son William Cavendish 4th Duke Devonshire 1720-1764 (35) succeeded as 4th Duke Devonshire, 7th Earl Devonshire. Charlotte Elizabeth Boyle Duchess Devonshire 1731-1754 by marriage Duchess Devonshire.

Around 1748 George Knapton 1698-1778 (50). Portrait of Charlotte Elizabeth Boyle Duchess Devonshire 1731-1754 (16).

Around 1738. Unknown Artist. Portrait of Dorothy Boyle Countess Euston 1724-1742 (13) and Charlotte Elizabeth Boyle Duchess Devonshire 1731-1754 (6).

Around 1738. Unknown Artist. Portrait of Dorothy Boyle Countess Euston 1724-1742 (13) and Charlotte Elizabeth Boyle Duchess Devonshire 1731-1754 (6).

On 02 Oct 1764 William Cavendish 4th Duke Devonshire 1720-1764 (44) died. His son William Cavendish 5th Duke Devonshire 1748-1811 (16) succeeded as 5th Duke Devonshire, 8th Earl Devonshire.

On 29 Jul 1811 William Cavendish 5th Duke Devonshire 1748-1811 (63) died. His son William Cavendish 6th Duke Devonshire 1790-1858 (21) succeeded as 6th Duke Devonshire, 9th Earl Devonshire.

On 18 Jan 1858 William Cavendish 6th Duke Devonshire 1790-1858 (67) died at Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire. He was buried in the Cavendish Plot, St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth, Derbyshire. His first-cousin once-removed William Cavendish 7th Duke Devonshire 1808-1891 (49) succeeded as 7th Duke Devonshire, 10th Earl Devonshire.

On 21 Dec 1891 William Cavendish 7th Duke Devonshire 1808-1891 (83) died. He was buried at the Cavendish Plot, St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth, Derbyshire. His son Spencer Cavendish 8th Duke Devonshire 1833-1908 (58) succeeded as 8th Duke Devonshire, 11th Earl Devonshire.

On 24 Mar 1908 Spencer Cavendish 8th Duke Devonshire 1833-1908 (74) died at Hotel Metropol of pneumonia. His nephew Victor Christian William Cavendish 9th Duke Devonshire 1868-1938 (39) succeeded as 9th Duke Devonshire, 12th Earl Devonshire.

On 06 May 1938 Victor Christian William Cavendish 9th Duke Devonshire 1868-1938 (69) died at Chatsworth House, Chatsworth, Derbyshire. He was buried at Cavendish Plot, St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth, Derbyshire. On 06 May 1938 His son Edward William Spencer Cavendish 10th Duke Devonshire 1895-1950 (43) succeeded as 10th Duke Devonshire, 13th Earl Devonshire. Mary Alice Gascoyne-Cecil Duchess Devonshire 1895-1988 (42) by marriage Duchess Devonshire.

On 26 Nov 1950 Edward William Spencer Cavendish 10th Duke Devonshire 1895-1950 (55) died. His son Andrew Cavendish 11th Duke Devonshire 1920-2004 (30) succeeded as 11th Duke Devonshire, 14th Earl Devonshire.

Earl Digby

In 1790 Henry Digby 1st Earl Digby 1731-1793 (58) was created 1st Earl Digby.

On 25 Sep 1793 Henry Digby 1st Earl Digby 1731-1793 (62) died. His son Edward Digby 2nd Earl Digby 1773-1856 (20) succeeded as 2nd Earl Digby, 8th Baron Digby of Geashill in County Offaly, 2nd Baron Digby of Sherbourne in Dorset.

On 12 May 1856 Edward Digby 2nd Earl Digby 1773-1856 (83) died without issue. Earl Digby became extinct. His half first-cousin once-removed Edward St Vincent Digby 9th Baron Digby 1806-1889 (49) succeeded as 9th Baron Digby of Geashill in County Offaly, 3rd Baron Digby of Sherbourne in Dorset. Theresa Anna Maria Fox-Strangeways Baroness Digby 1814-1874 (42) by marriage Countess Digby.

Earl Dorchester

Earl Dorchester (1C 1686)

In 1686 Catherine Sedley Countess Dorchester 1657-1717 (28) was created 1st Earl Dorchester (1C 1686) for life.

In 1684 Godfrey Kneller 1646-1723. Portrait of Catherine Sedley Countess Dorchester 1657-1717 (26).

Earl Dorchester (2C 1792)

On 18 May 1792 Joseph Damer 1st Earl Dorchester 1718-1798 (74) was created 1st Earl Dorchester (2C 1792).

Earl Dorset

Earl Dorset (1C 1070)

Earl Dorset (4C 1604)

In 1604 Thomas Sackville 1st Earl Dorset 1536-1608 (68) was created 1st Earl Dorset (4C 1604). Cicely Baker Countess Dorset 1535-1615 (69) by marriage Countess Dorset (4C 1604).

On 19 Apr 1608 Thomas Sackville 1st Earl Dorset 1536-1608 (72) died suddenly at the council table, having apparently suffered a stroke.His funeral was held at Westminster Abbey. He was buried in the Sackville Chapel, St Michael's Church, Withyham, East Sussex, Sussex. On 19 Apr 1608 His son Robert Sackville 2nd Earl Dorset 1561-1609 (47) succeeded as 2nd Earl Dorset (4C 1604). Anne Spencer Countess Dorset -1618 by marriage Countess Dorset (4C 1604).

On 27 Feb 1609 Robert Sackville 2nd Earl Dorset 1561-1609 (48) died at Dorset House, Fleet Street, Clerkenwell, Middlesex. He was buried at Sackville Chapel, St Michael's Church, Withyham, East Sussex, Sussex. On 27 Feb 1609 His son Richard Sackville 3rd Earl Dorset 1589-1624 (19) succeeded as 3rd Earl Dorset (4C 1604). Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke 1590-1676 (19) by marriage Countess Dorset (4C 1604).

On 28 Mar 1624 Richard Sackville 3rd Earl Dorset 1589-1624 (35) died at Dorset House, Fleet Street, Clerkenwell, Middlesex. He was buried in the Sackville Chapel, St Michael's Church, Withyham, East Sussex, Sussex. His brother Edward Sackville 4th Earl Dorset 1591-1652 (33) succeeded as 4th Earl Dorset (4C 1604). Mary Curzon Countess Dorset 1590-1645 (34) by marriage Countess Dorset (4C 1604).

On 17 Jul 1652 Edward Sackville 4th Earl Dorset 1591-1652 (61) died. His son Richard Sackville 5th Earl Dorset 1622-1677 (29) succeeded as 5th Earl Dorset (4C 1604). Frances Cranfield 5th Countess Dorset 1622-1687 (30) by marriage 5th Countess Dorset (4C 1604).

On Jun 1674 Charles Sackville 6th Earl Dorset 1643-1706 (31) and Mary Bagot Countess Falmouth, Countess Dorset 1645-1679 (29) were married. Mary Bagot Countess Falmouth, Countess Dorset 1645-1679 (29) by marriage Countess Dorset (4C 1604).

On 27 Aug 1677 Richard Sackville 5th Earl Dorset 1622-1677 (54) died. His son Charles Sackville 6th Earl Dorset 1643-1706 (34) succeeded as 6th Earl Dorset (4C 1604).

On 07 Mar 1685 Charles Sackville 6th Earl Dorset 1643-1706 (42) and Mary Compton Countess Dorset 1669-1691 (16) were married. Mary Compton Countess Dorset 1669-1691 (16) by marriage Countess Dorset (4C 1604).

On 29 Jan 1706 Charles Sackville 6th Earl Dorset 1643-1706 (63) died at Bath, Somerset. His son Lionel Cranfield Sackville 1st Duke Dorset 1688-1765 (18) succeeded as 7th Earl Dorset (4C 1604).

On Jan 1709 Lionel Cranfield Sackville 1st Duke Dorset 1688-1765 (20) and Elizabeth Colyear Duchess Dorset 1689-1768 (20) were married. Elizabeth Colyear Duchess Dorset 1689-1768 (20) by marriage Countess Dorset (4C 1604).

On 10 Oct 1765 Lionel Cranfield Sackville 1st Duke Dorset 1688-1765 (77) died at Knole House, Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent. His son Charles Sackville 2nd Duke Dorset 1711-1769 (54) succeeded as 2nd Duke Dorset (1C 1720), 8th Earl Dorset (4C 1604).

On 05 Jan 1769 Charles Sackville 2nd Duke Dorset 1711-1769 (57) died. His nephew John Frederick Sackville 3rd Duke Dorset 1745-1799 (23) succeeded as 3rd Duke Dorset (1C 1720), 9th Earl Dorset (4C 1604).

In 1790 John Frederick Sackville 3rd Duke Dorset 1745-1799 (44) and Arabella Diana Cope 3rd Duchess Dorset 1769-1825 (21) were married. Arabella Diana Cope 3rd Duchess Dorset 1769-1825 (21) by marriage 3rd Duchess Dorset (1C 1720), 9th Earl Dorset (4C 1604).

On 19 Jul 1799 John Frederick Sackville 3rd Duke Dorset 1745-1799 (54) died. His son George Frederick Sackville 4th Duke Dorset 1793-1815 (5) succeeded as 4th Duke Dorset (1C 1720), 10th Earl Dorset (4C 1604).

On 14 Feb 1815 George Frederick Sackville 4th Duke Dorset 1793-1815 (21) died. His first-cousin once-removed Charles Sackville 5th Duke Dorset 1767-1843 (47) succeeded as 5th Duke Dorset (1C 1720), 11th Earl Dorset (4C 1604). Frances Cranfield 5th Countess Dorset 1622-1687 by marriage 5th Duchess Dorset (1C 1720), 11th Earl Dorset (4C 1604).

Earl Ducie

On 28 Jan 1837 Thomas Reynolds-Moreton 1st Earl Ducie 1776-1840 (60) was created 1st Earl Ducie.

Earl Dudley

William Humble Eric Ward 3rd Earl Dudley 1894-1969 succeeded as 3rd Earl Dudley. Frances Laura Charteris Duchess Marlborough 1915-1990 by marriage Countess Dudley.