General John Fane, 7th Earl of Westmorland1

M, #10531, b. 24 March 1685/86, d. 26 August 1762
Last Edited=8 May 2011
     General John Fane, 7th Earl of Westmorland was baptised on 24 March 1685/86.1 He was the son of Vere Fane, 4th Earl of Westmorland and Rachel Bence.2 He married Mary Cavendish, daughter of Lord Henry Cavendish and Rhoda Cartwright.3 He died on 26 August 1762 at age 76, without issue.2
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Hythe between 1708 and 1711.1 He fought in the Battle of Malplaquet.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Kent between 1715 and 1722.1 He was Colonel of the various Guards regiments between 1715 and 1737.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the 1st Troop, Horse Guards.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Buckingham between 1727 and 1734.1 He was created 1st Baron Catherlough, co. Catherlough [Ireland] on 4 October 1733.2 He succeeded to the title of 7th Earl of Westmorland [E., 1624] on 4 June 1736.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Baron Burghersh, co. Sussex [E., 1624] on 4 June 1736.1 He succeeded to the title of 10th Lord le Despenser [E., 1314] on 4 June 1736.1 He gained the rank of Major-General in 1742.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1742.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) in 1749.1 He held the office of High Steward between 1754 and 1759.1 He held the office of Chancellor of Oxford University between 1759 and 1762.1 He gained the rank of General of Horse in 1761.1
     On his death, his Irish barony became extinct, and the barony of le Despencer fell into abeyance between the descendants of his sisters for a year.2 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.4
     

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4134. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 110. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Gilbert Johnstone of Elphinstone1

M, #10532, d. after 1512
Last Edited=8 Nov 2015
     Gilbert Johnstone of Elphinstone was the son of Adam Johnstone of Elphinstone.1 He died after 1512.1

Child of Gilbert Johnstone of Elphinstone

Citations

  1. [S6286] Clan MacFarlane and associated clans genealogy, online http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info. Hereinafter cited as Clan MacFarlane.

Sir Richard de Poynings1

M, #10533, d. 10 June 1429
Last Edited=29 Dec 2008
     Sir Richard de Poynings was the son of Robert de Poynings, 4th Lord Poynings and Margaret Squery.1,2 He married, firstly, Joan Seamer, daughter of Henry Seamer.3 He married, secondly, Eleanor Berkeley, daughter of Sir John Berkeley and Elizabeth Betteshorne, circa 1423.1 He died on 10 June 1429.4
     He was invested as a Knight before 1423.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Sussex in 1423.3

Child of Sir Richard de Poynings and Joan Seamer

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 247. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 39. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke

M, #10534, b. circa 1506, d. 17 March 1569/70
Last Edited=14 Nov 2015
William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke 1
     William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke was born circa 1506.2 He was the son of Sir Richard Herbert and Margaret Cradock.3 He married, firstly, Ann Parr, daughter of Sir Thomas Parr and Maud Green, circa 1538.2 He married, secondly, Lady Anne Talbot, daughter of George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shrewsbury, circa May 1552.2 He died on 17 March 1569/70.2
     He was Gentleman Pensioner in 1526.2 He held the office of Joint Attorney-General of Glamorgan in 1534/35.2 He held the office of Esquire of the Body before 12 January 1534/35.2 In 1537 he was granted a lease of Abergavenny Priory.2 He held the office of Governor of Carmarthen Castle in 1543.2 He held the office of Governor of Aberystwyth Castle in 1543.2 In January 1543/44 he was granted lands formerly belonging to Wilton Abbey.2 He was invested as a Knight before 3 January 1543/44.2 He held the office of Gentleman of the Privy Chamber before 20 January 1543/44.2 He was Steward of the Duchy of Lancaster lands in Wiltshire in 1545.2 He held the office of Chief Gentleman of the Privy Chamber, to Henry VIII and Edward VI.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Wiltshire between 1545 and 1551.2 He was a practising Steward of royal lands in the West in 1546.2 He held the office of Governor of King Edward VI in January 1546/47.2 He held the office of Master of Horse between 1548 and 1552.2 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1549.2 He held the office of President of the Council of Wales between 1550 and 1553.2 He was Chief Commissioner of Mints in February 1549/50.2 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire from 1551 to 1569/70.2 He was created 1st Baron Herbert, of Cardiff, co. Glamorgan [England] on 10 October 1551.2 He was created 1st Earl of Pembroke [England] on 11 October 1551.2 He was Commissioner to execute penal laws against Catholics and survey exchequer accounts in 1552.2 He was Commissioner of Church goods and plate and state of the Ordnance in 1553.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1553.2 In February 1553/54 he commanded royal troops against Sir Thomas Wyatt's uprising.2 He was President of the Council of Wales between 1555 and 1558.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in March 1554/55.2 He held the office of Captain-General of Calais in 1556.2 He held the office of Lord Steward of the Household between 1558 and 1570.4 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset between 1559 and 1580.2 He was a supporter of Lady Jane Grey on the death of King Edward VI.4

Children of William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke and Ann Parr

Citations

  1. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3093. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S47] BIFR1976 page 799. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  4. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume IX, page 123. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.

Lady Elizabeth Percy1

F, #10535
Last Edited=4 Jul 2015
Consanguinity Index=0.97%
     Lady Elizabeth Percy was the daughter of Thomas Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland and Lady Anne Somerset.1 She married Richard Woodroffe.1
      Her married name became Woodroffe.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2941. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Lady Lucy Percy1

F, #10536
Last Edited=4 Jul 2015
Consanguinity Index=0.97%
Lucy, Lady Stanley, 1620 2
     Lady Lucy Percy was the daughter of Thomas Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland and Lady Anne Somerset.1,3 She married Sir Edward Stanley, son of Sir Thomas Stanley and Margaret Vernon.1
      Her married name became Stanley.1

Children of Lady Lucy Percy and Sir Edward Stanley

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1102. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lady Jane Percy1

F, #10537
Last Edited=4 Jul 2015
Consanguinity Index=0.97%
     Lady Jane Percy is the daughter of Thomas Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland and Lady Anne Somerset.1 She married Lord Henry Seymour, son of Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset and Anne Stanhope.1
      Her married name became Seymour.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2941. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Patrick Johnstone1

M, #10538, b. before 1455
Last Edited=24 Aug 2003
     Patrick Johnstone was born before 1455.1 He was the son of Sir Adam Johnstone of that Ilk and Janet Dunbar.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 80. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Archibald Johnstone1

M, #10539, b. before 1455
Last Edited=24 Aug 2003
     Archibald Johnstone was born before 1455.1 He was the son of Sir Adam Johnstone of that Ilk and Janet Dunbar.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 80. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Lady Mary Percy1

F, #10540
Last Edited=4 Jul 2015
Consanguinity Index=0.97%
     Lady Mary Percy was the daughter of Thomas Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland and Lady Anne Somerset.1
     She was founder and prioress at Benedictine Convent, Brussels, Belgium.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2941. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]