William Courtenay, 1st Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle1

M, #9121, b. 11 February 1709/10, d. 16 May 1762
Last Edited=7 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     William Courtenay, 1st Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle was born on 11 February 1709/10.1 He was the son of Sir William Courtenay, 2nd Bt. and Lady Anne Bertie.1 He married Lady Frances Finch, daughter of Heneage Finch, 2nd Earl of Aylesford and Mary Fisher, on 2 April 1741.1 He died on 16 May 1762 at age 52.1 He was buried on 31 May 1762 at Powderham, Devon, England.
     He graduated from Magdalen College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1730/31 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Honiton between 1734 and 1741.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Earl of Devon [E., 1553] on 10 October 1735, de jure.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Courtenay [E., 1645] on 10 October 1735.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by Magdalen College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1739.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Devon between 1741 and 1762.1 He was created 1st Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle, co. Devon [Great Britain] on 6 May 1762.1

Children of William Courtenay, 1st Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle and Lady Frances Finch

Citations

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

Lady Frances Finch1

F, #9122, b. 4 February 1720/21, d. 19 December 1761
Last Edited=19 Feb 2012
Lady Frances Finch
by Thomas Hudson 2
     Lady Frances Finch was born on 4 February 1720/21. She was the daughter of Heneage Finch, 2nd Earl of Aylesford and Mary Fisher.1 She married William Courtenay, 1st Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle, son of Sir William Courtenay, 2nd Bt. and Lady Anne Bertie, on 2 April 1741.1 She died on 19 December 1761 at age 40.1 She was buried on 31 December 1761 at Powderham, Devon, England.
      Her married name became Courtenay.

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."

William Courtenay, 2nd Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle1

M, #9123, b. 30 October 1742, d. 14 October 1788
Last Edited=7 Jan 2013
     William Courtenay, 2nd Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle was born on 30 October 1742.1 He was baptised on 31 October 1742. He was the son of William Courtenay, 1st Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle and Lady Frances Finch.1 He married Frances Clack, daughter of Thomas Clack, on 7 May 1762.1 He died on 14 October 1788 at age 45 at Grosvenor Square, London, England.2
     He succeeded to the title of 8th Earl of Devon [E., 1553] on 16 May 1762, de jure.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Baronet Courtenay [E., 1645] on 16 May 1762.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle, co. Devon [G.B., 1762] on 16 May 1762.1

Child of William Courtenay, 2nd Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle

Children of William Courtenay, 2nd Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle and Frances Clack

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S417] Chris Rooney, online unknown url, Chris Rooney (unknown location), downloaded 20 August 2010.
  3. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume V, page 328. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  4. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Baronetage, volume II, page 119.
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  6. [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 69. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  7. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 223. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Frances Clack1

F, #9124, b. circa 1740, d. 25 March 1782
Last Edited=7 Mar 2011
     Frances Clack was born circa 1740.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Clack.1 She married William Courtenay, 2nd Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle, son of William Courtenay, 1st Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle and Lady Frances Finch, on 7 May 1762.3 She died on 25 March 1782 at Grosvenor Square, London, England.2 She was buried on 5 April 1782 at Powderham, Devon, England.
      Her married name became Courtenay. As a result of her marriage, Frances Clack was styled as Viscountess Courtenay of Powderham Castle on 16 May 1762.

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 69. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S417] Chris Rooney, online unknown url, Chris Rooney (unknown location), downloaded 20 August 2010.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Hon. Frances Courtenay1

F, #9125
Last Edited=29 May 2012
     Hon. Frances Courtenay is the daughter of William Courtenay, 2nd Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle and Frances Clack.1 She married Sir John Honywood, 4th Bt., son of William Honywood and Elizabeth Clack, on 13 December 1779.2 She married Sir John Honywood, 4th Bt., son of William Honywood and Elizabeth Clack, on 13 December 1788.3
      From 13 December 1779, her married name became Honywood.

Children of Hon. Frances Courtenay and Sir John Honywood, 4th Bt.

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 119. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1953. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S22] Sir Bernard Burke, C.B. LL.D., A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, new edition (1883; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978), page 492. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.


Sir John Honywood, 4th Bt.1

M, #9126, d. 29 March 1806
Last Edited=29 May 2012
     Sir John Honywood, 4th Bt. was the son of William Honywood and Elizabeth Clack.2 He married Hon. Frances Courtenay, daughter of William Courtenay, 2nd Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle and Frances Clack, on 13 December 1788.3 He married Hon. Frances Courtenay, daughter of William Courtenay, 2nd Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle and Frances Clack, on 13 December 1779.3 He died on 29 March 1806.
     He succeeded to the title of 4th Baronet Honywood, of Evington, co. Kent [E., 1660] on 26 June 1781.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Steyning between 1784 and 1785.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Steyning between 1788 and 1790.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Canterbury between 1790 and 1802.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Honiton between 1802 and 1806.3 He was Caroline, married Edward Temple, only s of Rev Thomas William Temple, Doctor of Divinity (D.D.) a son and two daughters): in 1807.3

Children of Sir John Honywood, 4th Bt. and Hon. Frances Courtenay

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 119. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S22] Sir Bernard Burke, C.B. LL.D., A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, new edition (1883; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978), page 492. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.

Hon. Elizabeth Courtenay1

F, #9127, d. 1815
Last Edited=7 Mar 2011
     Hon. Elizabeth Courtenay was the daughter of William Courtenay, 2nd Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle and Frances Clack. She married General Lord Charles Henry Somerset, son of Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort and Elizabeth Boscawen, in June 1788.1 She died in 1815.1
      Her married name became Somerset.

Children of Hon. Elizabeth Courtenay and General Lord Charles Henry Somerset

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 221. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

General Lord Robert Edward Henry Somerset1

M, #9128, b. 19 December 1776, d. 1 September 1842
Last Edited=16 Jul 2011
     General Lord Robert Edward Henry Somerset was born on 19 December 1776 at Caldicot Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales.2 He was the son of Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort and Elizabeth Boscawen.1 He married Louisa Augusta Courtenay, daughter of William Courtenay, 2nd Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle and Frances Clack, on 17 October 1805.1 He died on 1 September 1842 at age 65.1
     He gained the rank of General.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the 4th Dragoons.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.).1

Child of General Lord Robert Edward Henry Somerset

Children of General Lord Robert Edward Henry Somerset and Louisa Augusta Courtenay

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 223. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S417] Chris Rooney, online unknown url, Chris Rooney (unknown location), downloaded 20 August 2010.
  3. [S35] BLG1965 volume 1, page 145. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  4. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 291. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  5. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Mathilda Courtenay

F, #9129
Last Edited=7 Mar 2011
     Mathilda Courtenay is the daughter of William Courtenay, 2nd Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle and Frances Clack.

Margaret Deincourt1

F, #9130
Last Edited=19 Aug 2003
     Margaret Deincourt is the daughter of Sir Edmund Deincourt, 1st Lord Deincourt.1 She married Robert de Willoughby, 1st Lord Willoughby de Eresby, son of Sir William Willoughby and Alice Beke.1
      Her married name became de Willoughby.1

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

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.