William Reginald Courtenay, 11th Earl of Devon1

M, #9111, b. 19 April 1807, d. 18 November 1888
Last Edited=7 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     William Reginald Courtenay, 11th Earl of Devon was born on 19 April 1807.1 He was the son of William Courtenay, 10th Earl of Devon and Henrietta Leslie Pepys.1 He was baptised on 3 July 1807. He married Lady Elizabeth Fortescue, daughter of Hugh Fortescue, 1st Earl Fortescue and Hester Grenville, on 27 December 1830.1 He died on 18 November 1888 at age 81.1 He was buried on 24 November 1888.
     He was educated at Westminster School, Westminster, London, England.1 He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1828 with a Bachelor of Law (B.A.).1 He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1831 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1838.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for South Devon between 1841 and 1849.1 He succeeded to the title of 11th Earl of Devon [E., 1553] on 19 March 1859.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Baronet Courtenay [E., 1645] on 19 March 1859.1 He held the office of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster between July 1866 and May 1867.1 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the service of the Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry Cavalry.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
     

Children of William Reginald Courtenay, 11th Earl of Devon and Lady Elizabeth Fortescue

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [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.
  3. [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 XIII, page 528. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lady Elizabeth Fortescue1

F, #9112, b. 10 July 1801, d. 27 January 1867
Last Edited=7 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
Lady Elizabeth Fortescue
by Joseph Osmond Barnard 2
     Lady Elizabeth Fortescue was born on 10 July 1801. She was the daughter of Hugh Fortescue, 1st Earl Fortescue and Hester Grenville.1 She married William Reginald Courtenay, 11th Earl of Devon, son of William Courtenay, 10th Earl of Devon and Henrietta Leslie Pepys, on 27 December 1830.1 She died on 27 January 1867 at age 65 at Powderham Castle, Devon, England. She was buried on 2 February 1867.
      Her married name became Courtenay. As a result of her marriage, Lady Elizabeth Fortescue was styled as Countess of Devon on 19 March 1859.

Children of Lady Elizabeth Fortescue and William Reginald Courtenay, 11th Earl of Devon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. 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 Agnes Elizabeth Courtenay1

F, #9113, d. 4 July 1919
Last Edited=7 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Lady Agnes Elizabeth Courtenay was the daughter of William Reginald Courtenay, 11th Earl of Devon and Lady Elizabeth Fortescue.1 She married Charles Lindley Wood, 2nd Viscount Halifax of Monk Bretton, son of Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifx of Monk Bretton and Lady Mary Grey, on 22 April 1869.2 She died on 4 July 1919.2
      Her married name became Wood. As a result of her marriage, Lady Agnes Elizabeth Courtenay was styled as Viscountess Halifax of Monk Bretton on 8 August 1885.

Children of Lady Agnes Elizabeth Courtenay and Charles Lindley Wood, 2nd Viscount Halifax of Monk Bretton

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 XIII, page 528. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Joan de Willoughby1

F, #9114, d. 16 July 1350
Last Edited=6 Jan 2014

Child of Joan de Willoughby and Gilbert de Umfreville, 10th Earl of Angus

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 150. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Robert de Willoughby, 1st Lord Willoughby de Eresby1

M, #9115, b. between 1250 and 1260, d. 25 March 1317
Last Edited=7 Nov 2008
     Robert de Willoughby, 1st Lord Willoughby de Eresby was born between 1250 and 1260. He was the son of Sir William Willoughby and Alice Beke.2 He married Margaret Deincourt, daughter of Sir Edmund Deincourt, 1st Lord Deincourt.1 He died on 25 March 1317.
     He was created 1st Lord Willoughby de Eresby [England by writ] on 26 July 1313.2 He lived at Eresby, Lincolnshire, England.2

Child of Robert de Willoughby, 1st Lord Willoughby de Eresby and Margaret Deincourt

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 150. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 89.


Sir Philip Courtenay1

M, #9116, d. 1406
Last Edited=24 Jan 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Sir Philip Courtenay was the son of Hugh de Courtenay, 2nd Earl of Devon and Margaret de Bohun.2 He married Anne Wake, daughter of Sir Thomas Wake and Alice de Pateshull.2 He died in 1406.2
     He was invested as a Knight in 1367.2 He held the office of Lieutenant of Ireland between 1383 and 1393.2 He lived at Powderham Castle, Powderham, Devon, England.2

Child of Sir Philip Courtenay

Children of Sir Philip Courtenay and Anne Wake

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 709. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Rt. Rev. Henry Reginald Courtenay1

M, #9117, b. 1741, d. 9 June 1803
Last Edited=16 Nov 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Rt. Rev. Henry Reginald Courtenay was born in 1741.1 He was the son of Henry Reginald Courtenay and Lady Catherine Bathurst.1 He married Lady Elizabeth Howard, daughter of Thomas Howard, 2nd Earl of Effingham and Elizabeth Beckford, on 26 January 1774.1 He died on 9 June 1803.1
     He held the office of Bishop of Exeter between 1797 and 1803.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
     

Children of Rt. Rev. Henry Reginald Courtenay and Lady Elizabeth Howard

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [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.

Lady Elizabeth Howard1

F, #9118, d. 31 October 1815
Last Edited=24 Mar 2011
     Lady Elizabeth Howard was the daughter of Thomas Howard, 2nd Earl of Effingham and Elizabeth Beckford.1 She married Rt. Rev. Henry Reginald Courtenay, son of Henry Reginald Courtenay and Lady Catherine Bathurst, on 26 January 1774.1 She died on 31 October 1815.1
      Her married name became Courtenay.

Children of Lady Elizabeth Howard and Rt. Rev. Henry Reginald Courtenay

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Charles Christopher Pepys, 1st Earl of Cottenham1

M, #9119, b. 29 April 1781, d. 29 April 1851
Last Edited=20 Apr 2014
Charles Pepys, 1st Earl of Cottenham
by Charles Leslie 2
     Charles Christopher Pepys, 1st Earl of Cottenham was born on 29 April 1781 at Wimpole Street, London, England.1 He was the son of Sir William Weller Pepys, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Dowdeswell.3 He was baptised at St. Marylebone Church, Marylebone, London, England.1 He married Caroline Elizabeth Wingfield, daughter of William Wingfield-Baker and Lady Charlotte Maria Digby, on 30 June 1821 at St. George's Church, Bloomsbury, London, England.3 He died on 29 April 1851 at age 70 at Pietra Santa, Lucca, Italy.3 He was buried at Totteridge, Hertfordshire, England.3 His will was probated in June 1851.3
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1803 with a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.).1 He was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1804 entitled to practice as a Barrister.1 He was invested as a King's Counsel (K.C.) in 1826.1 He held the office of Solicitor-General to HM Queen Adelaide between November 1830 and 1832.4 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Malton between 1831 and 1836.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Higham Ferrers between July 1831 and September 1831.1 He held the office of Solicitor-General in February 1834.1 He was invested as a Knight on 26 February 1834.1 He held the office of Master of the Rolls in September 1834.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 1 October 1834.1 He held the office of Lord High Commissioner of the Great Seal on 23 April 1835.1 He held the office of Lord Chancellor between 16 January 1836 and 3 September 1841.3 He was created 1st Baron Cottenham, of Cottenham, co. Cambridge [U.K.] on 20 January 1836.3 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Pepys [U.K., 1801] on 5 October 1845.3 He held the office of Lord Chancellor between 6 July 1846 and 19 June 1850.3 He succeeded to the title of 4th Baronet Pepys [G.B., 1784] on 8 July 1849.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.).4 He was created 1st Viscount Crowhurst, of Crowhurst, co. Surrey [U.K.] on 11 June 1850.3 He was created 1st Earl of Cottenham [U.K.] on 11 June 1850.3

Children of Charles Christopher Pepys, 1st Earl of Cottenham and Caroline Elizabeth Wingfield

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 III, page 459. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 460.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 909. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  6. [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 206. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

Lady Caroline Pepys

F, #9120, d. 21 January 1902
Last Edited=13 Apr 2014
     Lady Caroline Pepys was the daughter of Charles Christopher Pepys, 1st Earl of Cottenham and Caroline Elizabeth Wingfield.1 She married Lister Lister-Kaye, son of Sir John Lister Lister-Kaye, 2nd Bt. and Matilda Arbuthnot, on 25 May 1852.2 She died on 21 January 1902.2
      Her married name became Lister-Kaye.

Children of Lady Caroline Pepys and Lister Lister-Kaye

Citations

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