Earl Orford

Earl Orford is in Earldoms of England Alphabetically.

Earl Orford (1st Creation)

In Nov 1691 Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford (age 38) and Margaret Russell Countess Orford (age 35) were married. She by marriage Countess Orford. She the daughter of William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (age 75) and Anne Carr Countess of Bedford. They were first cousins.

On 07 May 1697 Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford (age 44) was created 1st Earl Orford by King William III of England, Scotland and Ireland (age 46) in recognition of his support of the Glorious Revolution he having been one of the signatories of the Invitation to William of Orange from the Immortal Seven.

On 26 Nov 1727 Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford (age 74) died at 43 King Street. He was buried at Bedford Chapel, St Michael's Church, Chenies. Earl Orford extinct.

Earl Orford (2nd Creation)

On 06 Feb 1742 Robert Walpole 1st Earl Orford (age 65) was created 1st Earl Orford.

On 18 Mar 1745 Robert Walpole 1st Earl Orford (age 68) died. His son Robert Walpole 2nd Earl Orford (age 44) succeeded 2nd Earl Orford. Margaret Rolle Countess Orford (age 36) by marriage Countess Orford.

On 31 May 1751 Robert Walpole 2nd Earl Orford (age 50) died. On 31 May 1751 His son George Walpole 3rd Earl Orford (age 21) succeeded 3rd Earl Orford.

On 05 Dec 1791 George Walpole 3rd Earl Orford (age 61) died. His uncle Horace Walpole 4th Earl Orford (age 74) succeeded 4th Earl Orford, 17th Baron Clinton. His second cousin twice removed Robert Trefusis 17th Baron Clinton (age 27) succeeded 17th Baron Clinton.

On 02 Mar 1797 Horace Walpole 4th Earl Orford (age 79) died unmarried. Earl Orford extinct.

Earl Orford (3rd Creation)

The London Gazette 15905. Whitehall, April 1, 1806.

The King has been pleased to grant the Dignity of an Earl of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, and Ireland to the Right Honorable Charles Viscount Newark (age 68), and the Heirs Male of his Body lawfully begotten, by the Name, Stile, and Title as Earl Manvers. [Anne Mills Countess Manvers (age 59) by marriage Countess Manvers]

The King has been pleased to grant the Dignity of an Earl of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to the Right Honorable Horatio Baron Walpole (age 82), and the Heirs Male of his Body lawfully begotten, by the Name, Stile, and Title of Earl of Orford, in the County of Suffolk.

The King has been pleased to grant the Dignities of Viscount and Earl of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, and Ireland to the Right Honorable Charles Lord Grey (age 76), of Howick; Knight of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath, and General of His Majesty's Forces, and the Heirs Male of his Body lawfully begotten, by the Names, Stile, and Titles of Viscount Howick, in the County of Northumberland, and Earl Grey. [Note. Elizabeth Grey Countess Grey (age 62) by marriage Countess Grey.]

On 24 Feb 1809 Horatio Walpole 1st Earl Orford (age 85) died. His son Horatio Walpole 2nd Earl Orford (age 56) succeeded 2nd Earl Orford, 3rd Baron Walpole of Wollerton.

On 15 Jun 1822 Horatio Walpole 2nd Earl Orford (age 69) died. His son Horatio Walpole 3rd Earl Orford (age 39) succeeded 3rd Earl Orford, 4th Baron Walpole of Wollerton. Mary Fawkener Countess Orford (age 34) by marriage Countess Orford.

On 29 Dec 1858 Horatio Walpole 3rd Earl Orford (age 75) died. His son Horatio Walpole 4th Earl Orford (age 45) succeeded 4th Earl Orford, 5th Baron Walpole of Wollerton.

On 07 Dec 1894 Horatio Walpole 4th Earl Orford (age 81) died. His nephew Robert Walpole 5th Earl Orford (age 40) succeeded 5th Earl Orford, 6th Baron Walpole of Wollerton.

On 27 Sep 1931 Robert Walpole 5th Earl Orford (age 77) died. Earl Orford extinct. His third cousin twice removed Robert Walpole 9th and 7th Baron Walpole (age 18) succeeded 7th Baron Walpole of Wollerton. Monument in Church of St Andrew, Wickmere [Map] sculpted by Esmond Burton (age 45). The stone brought from St Paul's Island in the Pacific where HMS Magaera, in which the Earl of Orford served as a midshipman, was wrecked in 1871. Armorials include Walpole Arms impaled Barkham Arms. Motto fari quae sentiat. Saracen's Head Crest.

Robert Walpole 5th Earl Orford: On 10 Jul 1854 he was born to Frederick Walpole and Laura Sophia Frances Walpole. On 07 Dec 1894 Horatio Walpole 4th Earl Orford died. His nephew Robert Walpole 5th Earl Orford succeeded 5th Earl Orford, 6th Baron Walpole of Wollerton.

Robert Walpole 9th and 7th Baron Walpole: On 25 Apr 1913 he was born to Lieutenant Horatio Spencer Walpole. In 1989 Robert Walpole 9th and 7th Baron Walpole died. His son Robert Walpole 10th and 8th Baron Walpole succeeded 8th Baron Walpole of Wollerton.