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Belasyse, of Newborough, co. York (E Baronet, 1611 - 1815)


Creation: let.pat. 29 Jun 1611


Extinct: 24 Jun 1815


Family name: Belasyse




Argent a Chevron Gules between three Fleurs-de-lis Azure


A Lion couchant guardant Azure


Bonne et belle assez



Sir Henry Belasyse, 1st Bt.

2nd but 1st surv. son and heir of Sir William Belasyse, of Newborough, Sheriff of Yorkshire, by his wife Margaret Fairfax, 1st dau. by his second wife of Sir Nicholas Fairfax, of Gilling, Sheriff of Yorkshire


14 Jun 1555


his fourth cousin once removed Ursula Fairfax (mar. (2) William Mallory; d. 25 Aug 1633), 1st dau. of Sir Thomas Fairfax, of Denton, co. York, by his wife Dorothy Gale, dau. of George Gale. Lord Mayor of York


1. Sir Thomas Belasyse, 2nd Bt. later 1st Baron Fauconberg later 1st Viscount Fauconberg

1. Dorothy Belasyse (bur. 11 May 1653), mar. 2 May 1594 Conyers [Darcy], 7th Baron Darcy de Knayth and 4th Baron Conyers, and had issue

2. Mary Belasyse, mar. as his first wife Sir William Lister, of Thornton-in-Craven, co. York (d. 1650), and had issue


19 Aug 1624 in St Saviour's Church, York (M.I. in York Minster)


29 Jun 1611 a Baronet of England, styled "of Newborough, co. York"

suc. by



signed the pedigree (as "Henry Bellasis") in the Heralds' Visitation of Yorkshire 1584; knighted 1603; Sheriff of Yorkshire 1603-04


Sir Thomas Belasyse, 2nd Bt. later 1st Baron Fauconberg later 1st Viscount Fauconberg


25 May 1627 Baron Fauconberg, of Yarm in the County of York

31 Jan 1642/3 Viscount Fauconberg, of Henknowle, co. York


The Baronetcy of Belasyse of Newborough followed the descent of the Viscountcy of Fauconberg and became extinct on 24 Jun 1815 on the death of Charles [Belasyse], 7th Viscount Fauconberg and 8th Baronet.


First written 25 Oct 2020



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