Biography of Francis Godolphin Osborne 7th Duke Leeds 1798-1859

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On 17 Aug 1797 [his father] George William Frederick Osborne 6th Duke Leeds 1775-1838 (22) and [his mother] Charlotte Townshend Duchess Leeds 1776-1856 (21) were married. Charlotte Townshend Duchess Leeds 1776-1856 (21) by marriage Baroness Darcy Knayth, Baron Conyers.

On 21 May 1798 Francis Godolphin Osborne 7th Duke Leeds 1798-1859 was born to [his father] George William Frederick Osborne 6th Duke Leeds 1775-1838 (22) and [his mother] Charlotte Townshend Duchess Leeds 1776-1856 (22).

On 24 Apr 1817 Felton Elwell Hervey-Bathurst 1st Baronet 1782-1819 (35) and [his wife] Louisa Catharine Caton Duchess Leeds 1793–1874 (24) were married at Apsley House, Hyde Park Corner, home of Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke Wellington 1769-1852 (47)..

In 1820 Francis Godolphin Osborne 7th Duke Leeds 1798-1859 (21) was elected MP Helston.

On 24 Apr 1828 Francis Godolphin Osborne 7th Duke Leeds 1798-1859 (29) and [his wife] Louisa Catharine Caton Duchess Leeds 1793–1874 (35) were married..

On 10 Jul 1838 [his father] George William Frederick Osborne 6th Duke Leeds 1775-1838 (62) died. His son Francis Godolphin Osborne 7th Duke Leeds 1798-1859 (40) succeeded 7th Duke Leeds, 14th Baron Darcy Knayth, 11th Baron Conyers. [his wife] Louisa Catharine Caton Duchess Leeds 1793–1874 (45) by marriage Duchess Leeds.

On 30 Jul 1856 [his mother] Charlotte Townshend Duchess Leeds 1776-1856 (80) died.

On 04 May 1859 Francis Godolphin Osborne 7th Duke Leeds 1798-1859 (60) died. He was buried at Osbourne Family Chapel, All Hallows' Church, Harthill. His first-cousin George Godolphin Osborne 8th Duke Leeds 1802-1872 (56) succeeded 8th Duke Leeds, 15th Baron Darcy Knayth, 12th Baron Conyers. Harriet Emma Leveson-Gower Duchess Leeds 1800-1852 by marriage Duchess Leeds. His nephew Sackville George Lane-Fox 15th Baron Darcy Knayth, 12th Baron Conyers 1827-1888 (31) succeeded 15th Baron Darcy Knayth, 12th Baron Conyers.

Times Newspaper Obituaries. 24 Dec 1895. The Duke of Leeds died at Hornby Castle, yesterday morning at 5 o'clock. He recently contracted a severe chill, which led to an attack of bronchitis. He took to his bed about a week ago and gradually sank. George Godolphin Osborne, ninth Duke of Leeds in the peerage of England, Marquis of Carmarthen, Earl of Danby, Viscount Latimer, and Baron Osbome of Kiveton, all in the peerage of England; Viscount Osbome and Viscount Dunblane in the peerage of Scotland; and Baron Godolphin of Paraham Royal, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, a baronet, and a Prince or the Holy Roman Empire, was born in Paris in 1828, the eldest son of the eighth duke. He married, in 1861, the Hon. Fanny Georgiana Pitt (58), daughter of the fourth Baron Rivers, who was born in 1836 and was Lady of the Bedchamber to the Princess of Wales from 1863 to 1873. He was appointed captain in the North Yorks Militia in 1852, and resigued in 1859, but was reappoined in 1861. He succeeded to the family honours in 1872, and has issue living three sons and five daughters. The family descends from Sir Edward Osborne, knight, who was Vice-President of the Council of the North in 1629 and Lieutenant-General of the forces raised there against the Parliamentary Army in 1841. His son was Treasurer of the Navy and Lord High Chancellor, and as Earl of Danby was impeeched by the Commons in 1679. The fifth duke married Amelia, in her own right Baroness Conyers, but this title left the main line in 1859 on the death of the seventh duke. The late duke was nephew of the late Rev. Lord Sydney Godolphin Osborne, who wrote much over the familiar signature "S.G.O.," and brother of Lord Francis George Godolphin Osborne (65), who was rector of Great Elm, but joined the Church of Rome in 1875. The Duke of Leeds is succeeded by his eldest surviving son (33), the Marquis of Carmarthen, who was born in 1862, was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, and was formerly a lieutenant in the Yorkshire Hussars. Lord Carmarthen unsuccessfully contested the Newmarket Division of Cambridgeshire as a Conservative in 1886, and has sat since July, 1887, for the Brixton Division of Lambeth, in which constituency his sucoession to the peerage now creates a vacancy. Lord Carmarthen was an assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary for the Colonies (Lord Knutsford) from 1886 to 1888. He was appointed Treasurer of the Household on the formation of the present Ministry. He married, in 1884, Lady Katherine Frances Lambton (33), daughter of the second Earl of Durham, and has issue four daughters.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Osborne

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 28 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 20 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 25 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 21 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 6 Grand Son of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625

Kings Scotland: Great x 6 Grand Son of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625

Kings Franks: Great x 19 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 13 Grand Son of Charles V King France 1338-1380

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Father: George William Frederick Osborne 6th Duke Leeds 1775-1838 5 x Great Grandson of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625

GrandFather: Francis Osborne 5th Duke Leeds 1751-1799 11 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: Thomas Osborne 4th Duke Leeds 1713-1789 13 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Peregrine Osborne 3rd Duke Leeds 1691-1731 12 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Peregrine Osborne 2nd Duke Leeds 1659-1729 11 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Osborne 1st Duke Leeds 1632-1712

Great x 4 GrandMother: Bridget Bertie Duchess Leeds 1629-1704 10 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Bridget Hyde Duchess Leeds 1662-1734

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Hyde 2nd Baronet Hyde -1665

Great GrandMother: Mary Godolphin Duchess Leeds -1764 10 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Francis Godolphin 2nd Earl Godolphin 1678-1766 9 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Sidney Godolphin 1st Earl Godolphin 1645-1712 8 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Francis Godolphin 1605-1667

Great x 4 GrandMother: Dorothy Berkeley 7 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Blagge Maid of Honour 1652-1678

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Blagge 1613-1660

Great x 2 GrandMother: Henrietta Churchill 2nd Duchess Marlborough 1681-1733 18 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Churchill 1st Duke Marlborough 1650-1722 17 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandFather: Winston Churchill 1620-1688

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Drake 16 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Sarah Jennings Duchess Marlborough 1660-1744

Great x 4 GrandFather: Richard Jennings 1619-1668

Great x 4 GrandMother: Frances Thornhurst

GrandMother: Amelia Darcy 12th Baroness Darcy Knayth, 9th Baroness Conyers 1754-1784 4 x Great Granddaughter of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625

Great GrandFather: Robert Darcy 4th Earl Holderness 1718-1778 3 x Great Grandson of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Darcy 3rd Earl Holderness 1681-1721 11 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Darcy 1659-1689 10 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Conyers Darcy 2nd Earl Holderness 1622-1692 9 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandMother: Frances Howard 1627-1670 9 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Bridget Sutton 13 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Robert Sutton 1st Baron Lexington 1594-1668

Great x 4 GrandMother: Mary St Leger Baroness Lexington 1640-1669 12 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandMother: Frederica Schomberg Countess Holderness and Fitzwalter 1687-1751 2 x Great Granddaughter of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625

Great x 3 GrandFather: Meinhart Schomberg 3rd Duke Schomberg 1641-1719 9 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Frederick Schomberg 1st Duke Schomberg 1615-1690 8 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Karoline von der Pfalz 1659-1696 Great Granddaughter of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625

Great x 4 GrandFather: Charles Louis Palatinate-Simmern 1617-1680 Grandson of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625

Great x 4 GrandMother: Maria Susanne Luise von Degenfeld 1634-1677

Mother: Charlotte Townshend Duchess Leeds 1776-1856 12 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

GrandFather: George Townshend 1st Marquess Townshend 1724-1807 11 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: Charles Townshend 3rd Viscount Townsend 1700-1764 10 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Charles Townshend 2nd Viscount Townsend 1674-1738 9 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Horatio Townshend 1st Viscount Townsend 1630-1687 8 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Roger Townshend 1st Baronet Townshend 1596-1637 7 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Pelham Viscountess Townsend -1711 10 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Pelham 1st Baron Pelham Laughton 1653-1712 9 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Pelham 3rd Baronet Pelham Laughton 1623-1703 9 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandMother: Lucy Sidney Baronetess Pelham Laughton 1627-1685 8 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Jones -1681

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Jones Attorney General 1631-1682

GrandMother: Anne Montgomery Marchioness Townshend 1752-1819

Great GrandFather: William Montgomery 1717-1788