Biography of William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth 1851-1936

Paternal Family Tree: Legge

Maternal Family Tree: Elizabeth Sheppard 1617

On 09 Jun 1846 [his father] William Legge 5th Earl Dartmouth (age 22) and [his mother] Augusta Finch Countess Dartmouth (age 24) were married. She the daughter of Heneage Finch 5th Earl Aylesford (age 60) and Augusta Sophia Greville Countess Aylesford. He the son of William Legge 4th Earl Dartmouth (age 61) and Frances Charlotte Chetwynd-Talbot Countess Dartmouth. They were second cousins.

On 06 May 1851 William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth was born to William Legge 5th Earl Dartmouth (age 27) and Augusta Finch Countess Dartmouth (age 29). Coefficient of inbreeding 1.69%.

On 22 Nov 1853 [his grandfather] William Legge 4th Earl Dartmouth (age 68) died. In 1853 His son [his father] William Legge 5th Earl Dartmouth (age 30) succeeded 5th Earl Dartmouth, 6th Baron Dartmouth. [his mother] Augusta Finch Countess Dartmouth (age 31) by marriage Countess Dartmouth.

On 26 Apr 1864 Mervyn Wingfield 7th Viscount Powerscourt (age 27) and [his future sister-in-law] Julia Coke Viscountess Powerscourt (age 20) were married. She by marriage Viscountess Powerscourt. She the daughter of Thomas Coke 2nd Earl of Leicester (age 41) and Juliana Whitbread Countess Leicester (age 38). She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 05 Apr 1866 Charles Adolphus Murray 7th Earl Dunmore (age 25) and [his future sister-in-law] Gertrude Coke (age 19) were married. She the daughter of Thomas Coke 2nd Earl of Leicester (age 43) and Juliana Whitbread Countess Leicester (age 40). He the son of Alexander Murray 6th Earl Dunmore and Catherine Herbert Countess Dunmore (age 51). She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 02 May 1874 Henry Strutt 2nd Baron Belper (age 33) and [his future sister-in-law] Margaret Coke Baroness Belper (age 22) were married at Holkham, Norfolk. She the daughter of Thomas Coke 2nd Earl of Leicester (age 51) and Juliana Whitbread Countess Leicester. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 18 Dec 1879 William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 28) and Mary Coke Countess Dartmouth (age 30) were married. She by marriage Countess Dartmouth. She the daughter of Thomas Coke 2nd Earl of Leicester (age 56) and Juliana Whitbread Countess Leicester. He the son of William Legge 5th Earl Dartmouth (age 56) and Augusta Finch Countess Dartmouth (age 57). She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

In 1881 [his son] William Legge 7th Earl Dartmouth was born to William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 29) and [his wife] Mary Coke Countess Dartmouth (age 32).

In 1882 [his son] Gerald Legge was born to William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 30) and [his wife] Mary Coke Countess Dartmouth (age 33).

In 1883 [his daughter] Dorothy Legge was born to William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 31) and [his wife] Mary Coke Countess Dartmouth (age 34).

In 1885 [his daughter] Joan Margaret Legge was born to William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 33) and [his wife] Mary Coke Countess Dartmouth (age 36).

In 1888 [his son] Humphry Legge 8th Earl Dartmouth was born to William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 36) and [his wife] Mary Coke Countess Dartmouth (age 39).

On 04 Aug 1891 [his father] William Legge 5th Earl Dartmouth (age 67) died. His son William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 40) succeeded 6th Earl Dartmouth, 7th Baron Dartmouth.

On 01 Dec 1900 [his mother] Augusta Finch Countess Dartmouth (age 78) died.

On 07 Dec 1905 [his son] William Legge 7th Earl Dartmouth (age 24) and [his daughter-in-law] Ruperta Wynn Carington Countess Dartmouth (age 22) were married. She the daughter of Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (age 62) and Cecilia Margaret Harbord Marchioness (age 49). He the son of William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 54) and Mary Coke Countess Dartmouth (age 56).

Around 1907. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 55)

Around 1907. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 55)

Around 1907. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 55)

On 03 Oct 1907 [his son-in-law] Francis Hugo Lindley Meynell (age 27) and [his daughter] Dorothy Legge (age 24) were married. She the daughter of William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 56) and Mary Coke Countess Dartmouth (age 58). They were third cousin once removed.

On 09 Aug 1915 [his son] Gerald Legge (age 33) was killed in action whilst serving with the 7th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment at Suvla Bay.

On 02 Aug 1922 [his sister-in-law] Margaret Coke Baroness Belper (age 70) died.

On 28 Dec 1929 [his wife] Mary Coke Countess Dartmouth (age 80) died.

In 1931 [his former sister-in-law] Julia Coke Viscountess Powerscourt (age 87) died.

On 30 May 1931 [his former brother-in-law] Wenman Coke (age 75) died.

On 11 Mar 1936 William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 84) died. On 11 Mar 1936 His son [his son] William Legge 7th Earl Dartmouth (age 55) succeeded 7th Earl Dartmouth, 8th Baron Dartmouth. [his daughter-in-law] Ruperta Wynn Carington Countess Dartmouth (age 53) by marriage Countess Dartmouth.

William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth 1851-1936 appears on the following Descendants Family Trees:

John Leveson-Gower 1st Earl Gower 1694-1754

Evelyn Pierrepont Baroness Gower 1691-1727

Royal Ancestors of William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth 1851-1936

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

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 24 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

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

Kings England: Great x 10 Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Kings Scotland: Great x 16 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 13 Grand Son of Charles "Beloved Mad" VI King France

Ancestors of William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth 1851-1936

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth

Great x 3 Grandfather: George Legge 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Finch Countess Dartmouth 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 13 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Arthur Kaye 3rd Baronet

Great x 3 Grandmother: Elizabeth Kaye Baroness North and Guildford

Great x 1 Grandfather: George Legge 3rd Earl Dartmouth 14 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: George Gounter

Great x 3 Grandfather: Charles Gounter Nicoll

Great x 2 Grandmother: Frances Catherine Gounter Nicoll Countess Dartmouth

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Blundell of Basingstoke in Hampshire

Great x 3 Grandmother: Elizabeth Blundell

GrandFather: William Legge 4th Earl Dartmouth 8 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Heneage Finch 1st Earl Aylesford 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Heneage Finch 2nd Earl Aylesford 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Banks Countess Aylesford

Great x 2 Grandfather: Heneage Finch 3rd Earl Aylesford 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Clement Fisher 3rd Baronet

Great x 3 Grandmother: Mary Fisher Countess Aylesford

Great x 1 Grandmother: Frances Finch Countess Dartmouth 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Charles Seymour 2nd Baron Seymour of Trowbridge 4 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 3 Grandfather: Charles Seymour 6th Duke of Somerset 5 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandmother: Eizabeth Alington 2nd Baroness Seymour Trowbridge 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Charlotte Seymour Countess Aylesford 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Daniel Finch 2nd Earl Nottingham 7th Earl Winchilsea 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Charlotte Finch Duchess Somerset 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Hatton Countess Nottingham and Winchelsea 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Father: William Legge 5th Earl Dartmouth 9 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Charles Talbot 1st Baron Talbot 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Talbot 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Cecil Mathew Baroness Talbot

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Chetwynd-Talbot 1st Earl Talbot 13 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Chetwynd 2nd Viscount Chetwynd

Great x 3 Grandmother: Catherine Chetwynd

Great x 4 Grandmother: Esther Kent Viscountess Chetwynd

Great x 1 Grandfather: Charles Chetwynd-Talbot 2nd Earl Talbot 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Trevor Hill 1st Viscount Hillsborough

Great x 3 Grandfather: Wills Hill 1st Marquess Downshire

Great x 2 Grandmother: Charlotte Augusta Hill Countess Talbot 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Robert Fitzgerald 19th Earl of Kildare 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Margaretta Fitzgerald 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Mary O'Brien Countess Kildare 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

GrandMother: Frances Charlotte Chetwynd-Talbot Countess Dartmouth 12 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Charles Lambart

Great x 1 Grandmother: Frances Thomasine Lambart Countess Talbot 14 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: James Naper

Great x 3 Grandfather: James Lenox Dutton 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Dutton 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Frances Dutton 13 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Christopher Bond

Great x 3 Grandmother: Jane Bond

William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth 10 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Heneage Finch 1st Earl Aylesford 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Heneage Finch 2nd Earl Aylesford 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Banks Countess Aylesford

Great x 2 Grandfather: Heneage Finch 3rd Earl Aylesford 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Clement Fisher 3rd Baronet

Great x 3 Grandmother: Mary Fisher Countess Aylesford

Great x 1 Grandfather: Heneage Finch 4th Earl Aylesford 7 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Charles Seymour 2nd Baron Seymour of Trowbridge 4 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 3 Grandfather: Charles Seymour 6th Duke of Somerset 5 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandmother: Eizabeth Alington 2nd Baroness Seymour Trowbridge 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Charlotte Seymour Countess Aylesford 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Daniel Finch 2nd Earl Nottingham 7th Earl Winchilsea 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Charlotte Finch Duchess Somerset 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Hatton Countess Nottingham and Winchelsea 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

GrandFather: Heneage Finch 5th Earl Aylesford 8 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Thynne 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas Thynne 2nd Viscount Weymouth 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Mary Villiers Baroness Lansdowne 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Thomas Thynne 1st Marquess of Bath 9 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Carteret 2nd Earl Granville 13 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Louisa Carteret Viscountess Weymouth 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandmother: Frances Worsley Countess Granville 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 1 Grandmother: Louisa Thynne Countess Aylesford 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward IV of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Henry Bentinck 1st Duke Portland 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Bentinck 2nd Duke Portland 11 x Great Grand Son of King Henry IV of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Noel Duchess Portland 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry IV of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Elizabeth Bentinck Marchioness Bath 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward IV of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Edward Harley 2nd Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Margaret Cavendish Harley 2nd Duchess Portland 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward IV of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Henrietta Cavendish Holles Countess of Oxford and Mortimer 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward IV of England

Mother: Augusta Finch Countess Dartmouth 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Francis Greville 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Greville 7th Baron Brooke 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Wilmot 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Francis Greville 1st Earl Brooke Warwick Castle 1st Earl Warwick 8 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Henry Thynne 6 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 3 Grandmother: Mary Thynne Baroness Brooke 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandmother: Grace Strode 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: George Greville 2nd Earl Warwick and Brooke 9 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Hamilton Duke Hamilton 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Archibald Hamilton 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Hamilton 3rd Duchess Hamilton 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Elizabeth Hamilton Countess Brooke Warwick Castle and Warwick 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

GrandMother: Augusta Sophia Greville Countess Aylesford 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Henry Vernon 8 x Great Grand Son of King Henry IV of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Henry Vernon 9 x Great Grand Son of King Henry IV of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Richard Vernon 10 x Great Grand Son of King Henry IV of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Henrietta Vernon Countess Warwick and Brooke 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Leveson-Gower 1st Baron Gower

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Leveson-Gower 1st Earl Gower 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Catherine Manners Baroness Gower 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Evelyn Leveson-Gower Countess Upper Ossory 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Evelyn Pierrepont 1st Duke Kingston upon Hull 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Evelyn Pierrepont Baroness Gower 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Mary Fielding Countess Kingston upon Hull 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England