Biography of Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers 1677-1729

On 28 Dec 1671 [his father] Robert Shirley 1st Earl Ferrers (age 21) and [his mother] Elizabeth Washington Baroness Ferrers Chartley were married.

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On 22 Jun 1677 Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers was born to Robert Shirley 1st Earl Ferrers (age 26) and Elizabeth Washington Baroness Ferrers Chartley.

In 1693 Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers (age 15) was educated at Trinity College, Oxford University.

On 02 Oct 1693 [his mother] Elizabeth Washington Baroness Ferrers Chartley died.

In Aug 1699 [his father] Robert Shirley 1st Earl Ferrers (age 48) and [his step-mother]  (age 18) were married. She by marriage Baroness Ferrers of Chartley. The difference in their ages was 30 years.

Around 1704 Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers (age 26) and were married. He the son of Robert Shirley 1st Earl Ferrers (age 53) and Elizabeth Washington Baroness Ferrers Chartley.

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In 1704 [his daughter] Elizabeth Shirley was born to Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers (age 26) and [his wife] .

In 1707 [his daughter] Selina Shirley Countess Huntingdon was born to Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers (age 29) and [his wife] .

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Around 08 Mar 1709 Robert Shirley 6th Baronet (age 41) died. His uncle [his father] Robert Shirley 1st Earl Ferrers (age 58) succeeded 7th Baronet Shirley of Staunton Harold in Leicestershire.

In 1711 [his father] Robert Shirley 1st Earl Ferrers (age 60) was created 1st Earl Ferrers. [his step-mother]  (age 29) by marriage Countess Ferrers.

On 25 Sep 1712 [his daughter] Mary Shirley Viscountess Kilmorey was born to Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers (age 35) and [his wife] .

On 25 Dec 1717 [his father] Robert Shirley 1st Earl Ferrers (age 67) died. His son Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers (age 40) succeeded 2nd Earl Ferrers, 8th Baronet Shirley of Staunton Harold in Leicestershire. [his wife]  by marriage Countess Ferrers. His granddaughter Elizabeth Shirley Countess Northampton (age 23) succeeded 15th Baroness Ferrers of Chartley.

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On 24 Jun 1725 [his son-in-law] Joseph Gascoigne Nightingale (age 30) and [his daughter] Elizabeth Shirley (age 21) were married. She the daughter of Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers 1677-1729 (age 48) and .

On 03 Jun 1728 [his son-in-law] Theophilus Hastings 9th Earl Huntingdon (age 31) and [his daughter] Selina Shirley Countess Huntingdon (age 21) were married. She by marriage Countess Huntingdon. The marriage was arranged by his half-sister Elizabeth "Lady Betty" Hastings (age 46). She the daughter of Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers 1677-1729 (age 50) and . He the son of Theophilus Hastings 7th Earl Huntingdon and .

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On 14 Apr 1729 Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers (age 51) died. His brother [his brother] Henry Shirley 3rd Earl Ferrers 1691-1745 (age 37) succeeded 3rd Earl Ferrers, 9th Baronet Shirley of Staunton Harold in Leicestershire.

In Jan 1740 [his former wife]  died.

Family Trees of Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers 1677-1729

Paternal Family Tree: Shirley

Maternal Family Tree: Elizabeth Washington Baroness Ferrers Chartley 1693

Royal Ancestors of Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers 1677-1729

Kings Wessex: Great x 20 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 17 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 22 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 18 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 11 Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Kings Scotland: Great x 15 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 16 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 13 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestors of Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers 1677-1729

Great x 4 Grandfather: Francis Shirley 10 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Shirley 11 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Dorothy Giffard

Great x 2 Grandfather: George Shirley 1st Baronet 12 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Henry Shirley 2nd Baronet 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Henry Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Savage Baroness Berkeley 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Frances Berkeley 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Henry Howard 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Katherine Howard Baroness Berkeley 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Frances Vere Countess of Surrey 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

GrandFather: Robert Shirley 4th Baronet 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Richard Devereux 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Dorothy Hastings 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Francis Knollys

Great x 3 Grandmother: Lettice Knollys Countess Essex 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Catherine Carey 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Dorothy Devereux Lady Shirley 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Walsingham

Great x 3 Grandfather: Francis Walsingham 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Joyce Denny 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Frances Walsingham Countess Essex 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Henry St Barbe of Ashington Somerset

Great x 3 Grandmother: Ursula St Barbe

Father: Robert Shirley 1st Earl Ferrers 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Humphrey Okeover

GrandMother: Catherine Okeover

Washington Shirley 2nd Earl Ferrers 1677-1729 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Washington

Great x 3 Grandfather: Lawrence Washington

Great x 2 Grandfather: Lawrence Washington

Great x 1 Grandfather: Lawrence Washington

GrandFather: Laurence Washington

Mother: Elizabeth Washington Baroness Ferrers Chartley