Biography of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1785-1848

Paternal Family Tree: Clive

Maternal Family Tree: Ursula St Barbe 1532-1602

In 1784 [his father] Edward Clive 1st Earl Powis (age 29) and [his mother] Henrietta Antonia Herbert 3rd Countess Powis (age 25) were married. She the daughter of Henry Herbert 1st Earl Powis and Barbara Herbert Countess Powis (age 48). She a great x 3 granddaughter of King James II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 22 Mar 1785 Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis was born to Edward Clive 1st Earl Powis (age 31) and Henrietta Antonia Herbert 3rd Countess Powis (age 26).

On 14 May 1804 [his father] Edward Clive 1st Earl Powis (age 50) was created 1st Earl Powis. [his mother] Henrietta Antonia Herbert 3rd Countess Powis (age 45) by marriage Countess Powis.

On 09 Feb 1818 Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis (age 32) and Lucy Graham Countess Powis (age 24) were married. She the daughter of James Graham 3rd Duke Montrose (age 62) and Caroline Maria Montagu Duchess Montrose. He the son of Edward Clive 1st Earl Powis (age 63) and Henrietta Antonia Herbert 3rd Countess Powis (age 59). He a great x 4 grandson of King James II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 05 Nov 1818 [his son] Edward Herbert 3rd Earl Powis was born to Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis (age 33) and [his wife] Lucy Graham Countess Powis (age 25) at The Angel Hotel, Pershore.

On 15 Apr 1822 [his son] Percy Egerton Herbert was born to Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis (age 37) and [his wife] Lucy Graham Countess Powis (age 28) at Powis Castle.

On 25 Nov 1825 [his son] George Herbert was born to Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis (age 40) and [his wife] Lucy Graham Countess Powis (age 32). He was educated at Eton College [Map] and St John's College, Cambridge University [Map].

On 24 Jun 1827 [his son] Robert Charles Herbert was born to Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis (age 42) and [his wife] Lucy Graham Countess Powis (age 33) at Powis Castle.

On 03 Jun 1830 [his mother] Henrietta Antonia Herbert 3rd Countess Powis (age 71) died.

1839 Francis Grant (age 35). Portrait of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis (age 53).

On 16 May 1839 [his father] Edward Clive 1st Earl Powis (age 85) died at 45 Berkeley Square, Mayfair. He was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bromfield. His son Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis (age 54) succeeded 2nd Earl Powis. [his wife] Lucy Graham Countess Powis (age 45) by marriage Countess Powis.

1844 Appointment of Garter Knights

In 1844 Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom (age 24) appointed Knights of the Garter:

694th. King Louis Philippe I of France (age 70).

695th. Ernest Saxe Coburg Gotha II Duke Saxe Coburg Gotha (age 25).

696th. Thomas de Grey 2nd Earl de Grey (age 62).

697th. James Hamilton 1st Duke of Abercorn (age 32).

698th. Charles Chetwynd-Talbot 2nd Earl Talbot (age 66).

699th. Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis (age 58).

1844 Francis Grant (age 40). Portrait of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis (age 58).

1845 Francis Grant (age 41). Portrait of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis (age 59).

1845 Francis Grant (age 41). Portrait of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis (age 59).

On 17 Jan 1848 Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis (age 62) died. he had been shot accidentally in the thigh ten days before by his son [his son] George Herbert (age 22) during a pheasant shoot at Powis Castle. He died His son [his son] Edward Herbert 3rd Earl Powis (age 29) succeeded 3rd Earl Powis.

Queen Victoria's Journal 1848. 18 Jan 1848. Windsor Castle [Map]. A fine, frosty morning. — We took a walk after breakfast. — Poor Ld Powis (deceased) has died in a most melancholy way. The whole party were out shooting & his [his son] 3rd son (age 22) accidentally shot his father in the thigh. At 1st he went on well, but unfortunately mortification set in, & he died. It is too dreadful for the unfortunate son. — Vicky (age 7) sat to Dyce (age 41) [See image], who began a new drawing. — Mama (age 61) came to luncheon, & we walked out again afterwards. — Mama (age 61), &c — & Ld Liverpool (age 63) (staying till the end of the week) dined. —

On 16 Sep 1875 [his former wife] Lucy Graham Countess Powis (age 81) died.

[his son] Major-General William Henry Herbert was born to Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis and Lucy Graham Countess Powis.

Royal Ancestors of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1785-1848

Kings Wessex: Great x 22 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 19 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

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

Kings Powys: Great x 20 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 4 Grand Son of King James II of England Scotland and Ireland

Kings Scotland: Great x 16 Grand Son of Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland

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

Kings France: Great x 6 Grand Son of Henry IV King France

Ancestors of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1785-1848

Great x 2 Grandfather: Robert Clive

Great x 1 Grandfather: Richard Clive

GrandFather: Robert Clive "Clive of India"

Great x 2 Grandfather: Nathaniel Gaskell of Manchester

Great x 1 Grandmother: Rebecca Gaskell

Father: Edward Clive 1st Earl Powis

Great x 1 Grandfather: Edmund Maskelyne of Purton in Wiltshire

GrandMother: Margaret Maskelyne

Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 4 x Great Grand Son of King James II of England Scotland and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Matthew Herbert

Great x 3 Grandfather: Francis Herbert

Great x 2 Grandfather: Richard Herbert of Bromfield and Dolgeiog

Great x 1 Grandfather: Francis Herbert of Oakley Park Montgomeryshire 6 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Edward Herbert 1st Baron Herbert Chirbury 10 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Richard Herbert 2nd Baron Herbert Chirbury 11 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Mary Herbert Baroness Herbert Chirbury 13 x Great Grand Daughter of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Florence Herbert 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Egerton 1st Earl Bridgewater

Great x 3 Grandmother: Mary Egerton Baroness Herbert Chirbury 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandmother: Frances Stanley Countess Bridgewater 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

GrandFather: Henry Herbert 1st Earl Powis 7 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Oldbury

Great x 1 Grandmother: Dorothy Oldbury

Mother: Henrietta Antonia Herbert 3rd Countess Powis 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King James II of England Scotland and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Percy Herbert 2nd Baron Powis 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Herbert 1st Marquess Powis 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Craven Baroness Herbert

Great x 2 Grandfather: William Herbert 2nd Marquess Powis 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Edward Somerset 2nd Marquess Worcester 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Elizabeth Somerset Marchioness Powis 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Dormer 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Edward Herbert 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Preston 1st Baronet

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas Preston 3rd Baronet

Great x 2 Grandmother: Mary Preston Marchioness Powis 13 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Caryll Molyneux 3rd Viscount Molyneux 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Mary Molyneux 12 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

GrandMother: Barbara Herbert Countess Powis 2 x Great Grand Daughter of King James II of England Scotland and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Charles Waldegrave 3rd Baronet 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Henry Waldegrave 1st Baron Waldegrave Chewton Somerset 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Helen Englefield Lady Waldegrave 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: James Waldegrave 1st Earl Waldegrave Grand Son of King James II of England Scotland and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: King James II of England Scotland and Ireland Son of King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland

Great x 3 Grandmother: Henrietta Fitzjames Countess Newcastle Daughter of King James II of England Scotland and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Hyde Queen Consort England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Henrietta Waldegrave Great Grand Daughter of King James II of England Scotland and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Webb 2nd Baronet 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Webb 3rd Baronet 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Mary Blomer Lady Webb 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Mary Webb Countess Waldegrave 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Belasyse 1st Baron Belasyse 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Barbara Belasyse Lady Webb 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Paulett Baroness Belasyse 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England