Eleanor Musgrave

F, #12211
Last Edited=14 Jan 2011
     Eleanor Musgrave was the daughter of William Musgrave.1 She married Sir Christopher Lowther, son of Sir Richard Lowther and Frances Midleton, in 1576.2
      From 1576, her married name became Lowther.2

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2396. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Robert Lowther1

M, #12212, d. circa January 1655
Last Edited=14 Jan 2011
     Robert Lowther was the son of Sir Christopher Lowther and Eleanor Musgrave.1 He married, secondly, Elizabeth Holcroft, daughter of William Holcroft.1 He married, firstly, Margaret Cutler, daughter of Thomas Cutler.1 He died circa January 1655.1 He was buried on 9 January 1655.1
     He held the office of Alderman of London.1

Children of Robert Lowther

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2397. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Gareth John Binning1

M, #12213, b. 19 July 1971
Last Edited=25 Aug 2003
     Gareth John Binning was born on 19 July 1971.1 He is the son of John Bathurst Shaw Binning and Lady Nora Kathleen Annesley.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 83. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Elizabeth Holcroft

F, #12214
Last Edited=14 Jan 2011
     Elizabeth Holcroft was the daughter of William Holcroft. She married Robert Lowther, son of Sir Christopher Lowther and Eleanor Musgrave.1
      Her married name became Lowther.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2397. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Anthony Lowther1

M, #12215, d. 27 January 1692
Last Edited=14 Jan 2011
     Anthony Lowther was the son of Robert Lowther.1 He married Margaret Penn, daughter of Admiral Sir William Penn and Margaret Jasper, circa February 1666/67.1 He died on 27 January 1692.1
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Appleby from 1678 to 1679.1 He lived at Marske, Yorkshire, England.1

Child of Anthony Lowther and Margaret Penn

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2397. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Margaret Penn1

F, #12216
Last Edited=14 Jan 2011
     Margaret Penn was the daughter of Admiral Sir William Penn and Margaret Jasper.1,2 She married Anthony Lowther, son of Robert Lowther, circa February 1666/67.1
      Her married name became Lowther.

Child of Margaret Penn and Anthony Lowther

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2397. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

Sir William Lowther, 1st Bt.1

M, #12217, b. 1670, d. April 1705
Last Edited=30 Apr 2011
     Sir William Lowther, 1st Bt. was born in 1670.1 He was the son of Anthony Lowther and Margaret Penn.1 He married Catherine Preston, daughter of Thomas Preston.1 He died in April 1705.1
     He was created 1st Baronet Lowther, of Marske, co. Yorks [England] on 15 June 1697.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Lancaster between 1702 and 1705.1 He lived at Marske, Yorkshire, England.

Child of Sir William Lowther, 1st Bt. and Catherine Preston

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2397. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Catherine Preston1

F, #12218
Last Edited=14 Jan 2011
     Catherine Preston was the daughter of Thomas Preston.1 She married Sir William Lowther, 1st Bt., son of Anthony Lowther and Margaret Penn.1
      Her married name became Lowther.1

Child of Catherine Preston and Sir William Lowther, 1st Bt.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2397. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sir Thomas Lowther, 2nd Bt.1

M, #12219, d. 23 March 1745
Last Edited=30 Apr 2011
     Sir Thomas Lowther, 2nd Bt. was the son of Sir William Lowther, 1st Bt. and Catherine Preston.1 He married Lady Elizabeth Cavendish, daughter of William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire and Rachel Russell, on 2 July 1723.1 He died on 23 March 1745.1
     He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baronet Lowther, of Marske, co. Yorks [E., 1697] in April 1705.1 He lived at Marske, Yorkshire, England.

Child of Sir Thomas Lowther, 2nd Bt. and Lady Elizabeth Cavendish

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2397. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Robert Carr, 1st and last Earl of Somerset1

M, #12220, b. circa 1587, d. circa July 1645
Last Edited=19 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.49%
Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset 2
     Robert Carr, 1st and last Earl of Somerset was born circa 1587.3 He was the son of Sir Thomas Kerr of Ferniehirst and Janet Scott. He married Lady Frances Howard, daughter of Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk and Katherine Knyvett, on 26 December 1613.4 He died circa July 1645 at London, England, without male issue.5 He was buried on 17 July 1645.6
     He held the office of Gentleman of teh Bedchamber in 1607.6 He was invested as a Kngiht in 1607.6 In January 1608/9 he was granted the disgraced Sir Walter Ralegh's Sherborne estate in Dorset.6 He was Page of Honour to King James VI.6 In January 1609/10 he was granted the disgraced Lord Maxwell's estates in Scotland.6 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1611.6 He held the office of Keeper of Westminster Palace in 1611.6 He was created 1st Viscount Rochester [England] on 25 March 1611.6 In July 1611 he was granted Rochester Castle.6 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1612.6 He held the office of Acting Secretary of State between 1612 and 1614.6 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in 1613.6 He was created 1st Earl of Somerset [England] on 3 November 1613.6 He was created 1st Baron Brancepeth, co. Durham [England] on 3 November 1613.6 He held the office of Lord Chamberlain from 1614 to 1615.6 He held the office of Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports from 1614 to 1615.6 He held the office of Acting Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal from 1614 to 1615.6 In 1616 he was, with his wife, found guilty of murder and imprisoned in teh Tower of London, but was pardoned in 1624.6 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.7
     

Child of Robert Carr, 1st and last Earl of Somerset and Lady Frances Howard

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 108. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/1, page 66.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1876. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/1, page 68.
  6. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  7. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), Carr, Robert. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.