Fourth Cousin is in Fourth Cousin and Higher.
On 18 Sep 1556 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (age 29) died. His fourth cousin William Courtenay 2nd Earl Devon (age 27) de jure 2nd Earl Devon 5C 1553. Elizabeth Paulett Countess Devon by marriage Countess Devon. John Trelawny of Poole in Cornwall (age 52) was one of his co-heirs.
On 08 Feb 1617 Edward Talbot 8th Earl of Shrewsbury (age 55) died. He was buried at Westminster Abbey [Map]. His fourth cousin George Talbot 9th Earl of Shrewsbury (age 50) succeeded 9th Earl of Shrewsbury 2C 1442, 9th Earl Waterford.
In 1702 Katherine Stewart (age 62) died. Her fourth cousin Katherine O'Brien Countess Clarendon (age 38) succeeded 8th Baroness Clifton of Leighton Bromswold in Huntingdonshire.
On 08 Aug 1805 Richard Worsley 7th Baronet (age 54) died of apoplexy at Appuldurcombe House. He was buried at All Saint's Church Godshill Isle of Wight. His fourth cousin Reverend Henry Worsley 8th Baronet (age 49) succeeded 8th Baronet Worsley of Appuldurcombe.
On 23 Sep 1814 Thomas Egerton 1st Earl Wilton (age 65) died. His grandson Thomas Grosvenor 2nd Earl Wilton (age 14) succeeded 2nd Earl Wilton, 2nd Viscount Grey de Wilton. Baron Grey Wilton 2C 1784 extinct. His fourth cousin John Grey Egerton 8th Baronet (age 48) succeeded 8th Baronet Egerton and Oulton.
On 16 May 1895 William Douglas Hamilton 12th Duke Hamilton 9th Duke Brandon (age 50) died at Algiers. His fourth cousin Alfred Douglas-Hamilton 13th Duke of Hamilton 10th Duke Brandon (age 33) succeeded 13th Duke Hamilton, 10th Duke Brandon of Suffolk, 10th Baron Dutton of Cheshire.
On 21 Aug 1964 Edward Fox-Strangways 7th Earl of Ilchester (age 58) died without surviving male issue. His fourth cousin Walter Angelo Fox-Strangways 8th Earl of Ilchester (age 77) succeeded 8th Earl Ilchester.