Biography of Edward Bligh 7th Earl Darnley 1851-1900

On 12 Feb 1835 [his grandfather] Edward Bligh 5th Earl Darnley 1795-1835 (age 39) died. His son [his father] John Stuart Bligh 6th Earl Darnley 1827-1896 (age 7) succeeded 6th Earl Darnley, 15th Baron Clifton of Leighton Bromswold in Huntingdonshire. [his mother] Harriet Mary Pelham Countess Darnley 1829-1905 (age 6) by marriage Countess Darnley.

In 1851 Edward Bligh 7th Earl Darnley was born to John Stuart Bligh 6th Earl Darnley 1827-1896 (age 23) and Harriet Mary Pelham Countess Darnley 1829-1905 (age 22).

On 14 Dec 1896 [his father] John Stuart Bligh 6th Earl Darnley 1827-1896 (age 69) died. His son Edward Bligh 7th Earl Darnley (age 45) succeeded 7th Earl Darnley, 16th Baron Clifton of Leighton Bromswold in Huntingdonshire.

In 1900 [his daughter] Elizabeth Bligh 17th Baroness Clifton was born to Edward Bligh 7th Earl Darnley (age 49).

On 31 Oct 1900 Edward Bligh 7th Earl Darnley (age 49) died. His brother [his brother] Ivo Bligh 8th Earl Darnley 1859-1927 (age 41) succeeded 8th Earl Darnley. (age 40) by marriage Countess Darnley. His daughter [his daughter] Elizabeth Bligh 17th Baroness Clifton succeeded 17th Baroness Clifton of Leighton Bromswold in Huntingdonshire.

Family Trees of Edward Bligh 7th Earl Darnley 1851-1900

Paternal Family Tree: Bligh

Maternal Family Tree: Penelope Chamberlayne Lady Dashwood 1663-1735

Royal Ancestors of Edward Bligh 7th Earl Darnley 1851-1900

Kings Wessex: Great x 23 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

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

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 26 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

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

Kings England: Great x 8 Grand Son of King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland

Kings Scotland: Great x 17 Grand Son of Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 20 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 14 Grand Son of Charles "Beloved Mad" VI King France

Ancestors of Edward Bligh 7th Earl Darnley 1851-1900

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Bligh 3rd Earl Darnley 1719-1781 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Edward Hyde 3rd Earl Clarendon 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Theodosia Hyde 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Katherine O'Brien Countess Clarendon 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: John Bligh 4th Earl Darnley 1767-1831 13 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

GrandFather: Edward Bligh 5th Earl Darnley 1795-1835 14 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Father: John Stuart Bligh 6th Earl Darnley 1827-1896 12 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Parnell 1st Baronet

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Parnell 2nd Baronet 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Michael Ward

Great x 3 Grandmother: Anne Ward Lady Parnell 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Catharine Hamilton 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Henry Parnell 1st Baron Congleton 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Arthur Brooke 1st Baronet

Great x 2 Grandmother: Laetitia Charlotte Brooke 12 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Fortescue

Great x 3 Grandmother: Margaret Fortescue 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Hamilton 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

GrandMother: Emma Jane Parnell Countess Darnley -1884 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 1 Grandmother: Caroline Dawson Baroness Congleton 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: James Stuart 2nd Earl Bute 1695-1723 14 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Stuart 3rd Earl Bute 8 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Campbell Countess Bute 1685-1736 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 2 Grandmother: Caroline Stuart Countess Portarlington 1762-1813 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Edward Wortley-Montagu 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Mary Wortley-Montagu Countess Bute 1718-1794 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Mary Wortley-Montagu née Pierrepont 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Edward Bligh 7th Earl Darnley 1851-1900 8 x Great Grand Son of King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Henry Pelham 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas "Turk" Pelham 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Thomas Pelham 1st Earl Chichester 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Thomas Pelham 2nd Earl Chichester 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Frankland 2nd Baronet 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Frederick Meinhardt Frankland 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Russell Lady Thirkleby 19 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Anne Frankland Countess Chichester 1735-1813 12 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

GrandFather: Henry Pelham 3rd Earl Chichester 6 x Great Grand Son of King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Peregrine Osborne 3rd Duke Leeds 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas Osborne 4th Duke Leeds 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Francis Osborne 5th Duke Leeds 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Francis Godolphin 2nd Earl Godolphin 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Mary Godolphin Duchess Leeds -1764 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Henrietta Churchill 2nd Duchess of Marlborough 15 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Mary Henrietta Juliana Osborne Countess Chichester 1776-1862 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Robert Darcy 3rd Earl Holderness 1681-1721 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Robert Darcy 4th Earl Holderness 1718-1778 3 x Great Grand Son of King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland

Great x 4 Grandmother: Frederica Schomberg Countess Holderness and Fitzwalter 2 x Great Grand Daughter of King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland

Great x 2 Grandmother: Amelia Darcy 12th Baroness Darcy 9th Baroness Conyers 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland

Mother: Harriet Mary Pelham Countess Darnley 1829-1905 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Francis Brudenell 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: George Brudenell 3rd Earl Cardigan 1685-1732 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Frances Savile 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Robert Brudenell 7 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Bruce 3rd Earl Elgin 2nd Earl Ailesbury 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Elizabeth Bruce 3rd Countess Cardigan 1689-1745 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Seymour Countess Elgin and Ailesbury 1655-1697 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 1 Grandfather: Robert Brudenell 6th Earl Cardigan 8 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Cecil Bisshopp 5th Baronet 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Cecil Bisshopp 6th Baronet 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Anne Bisshopp 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Hugh Boscawen 1st Viscount Falmouth 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Anne Boscawen Lady Bisshopp 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Charlotte Godfrey Viscountess Falmouth 15 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

GrandMother: Mary Brudenell Countess Chichester 1806-1867 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: George Cooke of Harefield

Great x 3 Grandfather: George Cooke

Great x 2 Grandfather: George John Cooke 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Twysden 4th Baronet 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Katherine Twysden 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Catherine Wythens Lady Twysden

Great x 1 Grandmother: 12 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Cecil Bowyer 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Bowyer 3rd Baronet 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Penelope Bowyer of Harefield Park, London 12 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Stonhouse 3rd Baronet

Great x 3 Grandmother: Anne Stonhouse

Great x 4 Grandmother: Penelope Dashwood