Biography of William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 1731-1801

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Before 20 Jun 1731 [his father] George Legge 1704-1732 and [his mother] Elizabeth Kaye Baroness North, Baroness Guildford 1707-1745 were married.

On 20 Jun 1731 William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 1731-1801 was born to [his father] George Legge 1704-1732 (27) and [his mother] Elizabeth Kaye Baroness North, Baroness Guildford 1707-1745 (24).

On 29 Aug 1732 [his father] George Legge 1704-1732 (28) died.

On 24 Jan 1736 Francis North 1st Earl Guildford 1704-1790 (31) and [his mother] Elizabeth Kaye Baroness North, Baroness Guildford 1707-1745 (29) were married. Elizabeth Kaye Baroness North, Baroness Guildford 1707-1745 (29) by marriage Baroness North, Baron Guildford.

In 1745 [his mother] Elizabeth Kaye Baroness North, Baroness Guildford 1707-1745 (38) died.

In 1748 William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 1731-1801 (16) educated at Trinity College.

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

In 1756 Joshua Reynolds Painter 1723-1788 (32). Portrait of Frances Catherine Gounter Nicoll Countess Dartmouth.

Around 1754 Pompeo Batoni Painter 1708-1787 (45). Portrait of William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 1731-1801 (22).

On 11 Jan 1755 William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 1731-1801 (23) and [his wife] Frances Catherine Gounter Nicoll Countess Dartmouth were married.

On 03 Oct 1755 [his son] George Legge 3rd Earl Dartmouth 1755-1810 was born to William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 1731-1801 (24) and [his wife] Frances Catherine Gounter Nicoll Countess Dartmouth.

In 1756 [his son] Arthur Kaye Legge 1756-1835 was born to William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 1731-1801 (24) and [his wife] Frances Catherine Gounter Nicoll Countess Dartmouth.

In 1756 [his son] Edward Legge Bishop of Oxford 1756-1827 was born to William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 1731-1801 (24) and [his wife] Frances Catherine Gounter Nicoll Countess Dartmouth.

On 23 Jan 1765 [his son] Henry Legge 1765-1844 was born to William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 1731-1801 (33) and [his wife] Frances Catherine Gounter Nicoll Countess Dartmouth.

On 21 Aug 1773 [his son] Augustus George Legge Archdeacon Winchester 1773-1828 was born to William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 1731-1801 (42) and [his wife] Frances Catherine Gounter Nicoll Countess Dartmouth.

On 05 Oct 1774 [his daughter] Charlotte Legge Baroness Feversham Duncombe Park 1774-1848 was born to William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 1731-1801 (43) and [his wife] Frances Catherine Gounter Nicoll Countess Dartmouth.

On 29 Sep 1782 [his son] George Legge 3rd Earl Dartmouth 1755-1810 (26) and Frances Finch Countess Dartmouth 1761-1838 (21) were married (he was her second-cousin once-removed).

In 1795 Charles Duncombe 1st Baron Feversham Duncombe Park 1764-1841 (30) and [his daughter] Charlotte Legge Baroness Feversham Duncombe Park 1774-1848 (20) were married.

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

Times Newspaper Deaths. 13 Feb 1867. DEATH OF LORD FEVERSHAM. We regret to announce the death, after a short illness, of Lord Feversham, which occurred on Monday night at his residence in Great Cumberland Street. The late William Duncombe Baron Feversham, of Dancombe Park, County York, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, was son of Charles first Lord by his marriage with [his daughter] Lady Charlotte Legge, only daughter of William, second Earl of Dartmouth. He was born on the 14th of January, 1798, so that he was in his 69th year. The deceased nobleman was educted at Eton, and afterwards proceeded to Christ Church, Oxford. He married l8th of December, 1823, Lady Louisa Stewart (63), third daugtter of George, eighth Earl of Galloway, by whom,who survives his Lordship, he leaves issue the Hon. Wiliam E. Duncombe (38), M.P., and Captain the Hon. Cecil Duncombe, of the 1st Life Guards, and three daughters, the Hon Jane, married l1th of April, 1849, to the Hon. Laurence Parsons; the Hon. Gertrude (39), married 27th of November 1&19, to Mr. Francis Horatio Fitzroy (43); and the Hon. Helen, married 18th of July, 1855, to Mr. William Becket Denison. Previously to his accession to tbe peerage on the death of his father in July, 1841, he repreeented Yorkshire in the House of Cormmons from 1826 to 1830. At the general election in 1831 he was unsuceessful candidatu for the coenty, but was returned for the North Riding in the following year, which he continued to represent till 18S1. He voted against the Reforzn Bill of 1832, and was uniformly in favour of agricultural protection. He took great interest in agricultural pursuit, And was a distinguished member of the Royal Agricultural Society, of which he was one of the trustees The deceased noblemna is succeded by his eldest son, the Hon. Wiliam Ernest Duncombe (38), above me6tioned, who was born January 28 1829, and married, August 7, 1851, Mabel Violet, second daughter of the late Right Hon. Sir James Graham, of Netherby. He was M.P. for East Retford from February, 1852, to 1857 and elected for the North Riding of Yorkshire inI 1859, anA was also returned at the last general election After a sharp contest, being second on the poll. He is Captain of the Yorkshire Yeomianry (Hussars) Cavalry, and Lientenent Colonel of the 2d North Riding like his deceased father, he is a supporter of Lord Derby, but in favour of such a measure of Parliamentary Reforms would give no undue preponderance to any one class, but would ensure to a fair distribution of political privileges.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Legge

Descent

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

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 19 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 20 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 13 Grand Son of King Edward III England

Kings Scotland: Great x 18 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 18 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 15 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285

Ancestry

Father: George Legge 1704-1732 12 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

GrandFather: William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750

Great GrandFather: George Legge 1st Baron Dartmouth 1647-1691

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Legge -1670

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward Legge -1616

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Walshe

Great x 4 GrandFather: Percy Walshe

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Washington 1616-1688

Great x 3 GrandFather: Willam Washington

Great x 4 GrandFather: Lawrence Washington 1565-1616

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Villiers

Great x 4 GrandFather: George Villiers of Brokesby 1544-1606

Great x 4 GrandMother: Audrey Saunders 1551-1588

GrandMother: Anne Finch Countess Dartmouth -1751 11 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: Heneage Finch 1st Earl Aylesford 1649-1719 10 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Heneage Finch 1st Earl Nottingham 1621-1682 9 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Heneage Finch Speaker of the House of Commons 1580-1631 8 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Moyle Finch 1st Baronet Eastwell 1550-1614

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Heneage 1st Countess Winchelsea 1556-1634 7 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Harvey Countess Nottingham 1627-1676

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Harvey

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Banks Countess Aylesford

Mother: Elizabeth Kaye Baroness North, Baroness Guildford 1707-1745

GrandFather: Arthur Kaye 3rd Baronet Kaye 1670-1726

Great GrandFather: John Kaye 2nd Baronet Kaye 1641-1706

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Kaye 1st Baronet Kaye -1662