Biography of Washington Shirley 5th Earl Ferrers 1722-1778

Before 18 Aug 1720 [his father] Laurence Shirley (age 26) and [his mother] Anne Clarges (age 25) were married. He the son of Robert Shirley 1st Earl Ferrers and Elizabeth Washington Baroness Ferrers Chartley.

On 26 May 1722 Washington Shirley 5th Earl Ferrers was born to Laurence Shirley (age 28) and Anne Clarges (age 27).

In 1743 [his father] Laurence Shirley (age 49) died.

In 1763 Washington Shirley 5th Earl Ferrers (age 40) was restored 5th Earl Ferrers and 11th Baronet Shirley of Staunton Harold in Leicestershire by King George III of Great Britain and Ireland (age 24).

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On 01 Oct 1778 Washington Shirley 5th Earl Ferrers (age 56) died without issue. His brother [his brother] Robert Shirley 6th Earl Ferrers 1723-1787 (age 55) succeeded 6th Earl Ferrers, 12th Baronet Shirley of Staunton Harold in Leicestershire. by marriage Countess Ferrers.

Family Trees of Washington Shirley 5th Earl Ferrers 1722-1778

Paternal Family Tree: Shirley

Royal Ancestors of Washington Shirley 5th Earl Ferrers 1722-1778

Kings Wessex: Great x 21 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 18 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 23 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

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

Kings England: Great x 12 Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Kings Scotland: Great x 16 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 17 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 14 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestors of Washington Shirley 5th Earl Ferrers 1722-1778

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Shirley 11 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: George Shirley 1st Baronet 12 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

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

Great x 4 Grandfather: Henry Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Frances Berkeley 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Katherine Howard Baroness Berkeley 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Robert Shirley 4th Baronet 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Lettice Knollys Countess Essex 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Dorothy Devereux Lady Shirley 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Francis Walsingham 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Frances Walsingham Countess Essex 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Ursula St Barbe

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

Great x 2 Grandfather: Humphrey Okeover

Great x 1 Grandmother: Catherine Okeover

Father: Laurence Shirley 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Lawrence Washington

Great x 3 Grandfather: Lawrence Washington

Great x 2 Grandfather: Lawrence Washington

Great x 1 Grandfather: Laurence Washington

GrandMother: Elizabeth Washington Baroness Ferrers Chartley

Washington Shirley 5th Earl Ferrers 1722-1778 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Clarges

Great x 1 Grandfather: Thomas Clarges

GrandFather: Walter Clarges 1st Baronet

Mother: Anne Clarges