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Liverpool, Earl of (UK, 1905)


Creation: let. pat. 22 Dec 1905


Family name: Foljambe




Sable a Bend between six Escallops Or, and as an honourable augmentation (granted Aug 1906) on the bend in chief on an Escutcheon Vert a Key surmounted by a Baton in saltire Or


1st (of honourable augmentation granted Aug 1906):  On a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a lion rampant of the first, charged on the shoulder with a Bezant, thereon an Eagle displayed Sable, and resting the dexter hind paw on a Plate charged with a Bend Azure, thereon three Garbs Or, and surmounted by an Escutcheon Argent charged with an Eagle displayed also Sable, charged on the breast with a Fleur-de-Lys also Or, the Lion crowned gold and supporting with the fore paws a Man-of-War's Church Pennant proper;  2nd:  A Seaweed Rock proper, thereon an heraldic Sea Lion sejant Azure resting the dexter paw on an Escutcheon per fess wavy argent and azure, in chief a Cormorant Sable, beaked and legged, holding in the beak a Branch of Seaweed, called laver, inverted Vert (Liverpool), and in base a Hawk, wings elevated and addorsed Argent (Hawkesbury);  3rd:  A Man's Leg unarmed, couped at the thigh, quarterly Or and Sable, spurred Gold


On either side a Griffin, wings elevated Or, beaked, membered, ducally gorged, and on the wing three Fleur-de-Lys one and two all Azure, that on the dexter side charged on the breast with a Torteau thereon a Cross Crosslet fitchée Argent (the badge of Howard), and that on the sinister charged on the breast with a Pellet thereon a Stag's Head cabossed also Argent (the badge of Cavendish)


Over the 1st Crest:  Bydd Ddiyagog;  over the 2nd Crest:  Demovres Ferme;  over the 3rd Crest:  Bee Fast;  and under the arms:  Soyes Ferme (Be steadfast)



Cecil George Savile [Foljambe], 1st Baron Hawkesbury later 1st Earl of Liverpool, PC

1st son and heir of George Savile Foljambe, of Osberton, co. Nottingham, by his wife Lady Selina Charlotte Jenkinson, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Charles Cecil Cope [Jenkinson], 3rd Earl of Liverpool


7 Nov 1846

mar. (1)

22 Jul 1869 Louisa Blanche Howard (d. 7 Oct 1871), 1st dau. of Frederick John Howard MP, of Compton Place, co. Sussex, (by his wife Lady Fanny Cavendish, sister of William [Cavendish], 7th Duke of Devonshire, and only dau. of Hon William Cavendish MP), 1st son of Maj Hon Frederick Howard (by his wife Frances Susan Lambton, only dau. of William Henry Lambton, of Lambton Hall, co. Durham), 3rd son of Frederick [Howard], 5th Earl of Carlisle

children by first wife

1. Hon Arthur William de Brito Savile Foljambe, later 2nd Earl of Liverpool

2. Frederick Compton Savile Foljambe (b. 20 Aug 1871; dvp. 21 Aug 1871)

mar. (2)

21 Jul 1877 Susan Louisa Cavendish (d. 19 Dec 1917), 1st dau. of Lt Col William Henry Frederick Cavendish, of West Stoke, co. Sussex, by his wife Lady Emily Augusta Lambton, dau. by his second wife of John George [Lambton], 1st Earl of Durham

children by second wife

3. Hon Gerald William Frederick Savile Foljambe, later 3rd Earl of Liverpool

4. Capt Hon Josceline Charles William Savile Foljambe (b. 16 Oct 1882; d. 6 Apr 1916)

5. Hon Robert Anthony Edward St Andrew Savile Foljambe, later 4th Earl of Liverpool

6. Maj Hon Bertram Marmaduke Osbert Savile Foljambe MC (b. 6 Jan 1891; d. 13 Oct 1955), mar. 15 Jan 1916 Joyce Norton Edmondson (d. 21 May 1963), dau. of W B Edmondson, and had issue:

1a. Capt Peter George William Savile Foljambe (b. 23 Apr 1919; d. 2 Sep 1944), mar. 15 Aug 1942 Elizabeth Joan Flint (b. 4 Oct 1921; mar. (2) 9 May 1947 Maj Andrew Antony Gibbs; d. 1993), 2nd dau. of Maj Eric Charles Montagu Flint DSO, of Hembury Castle, co. Devon, by his first wife Frances Sarah Nancy Hulbert, 1sy dau. of Sir Charles Hulbert, of Hillfield, Harrow, co. Middlesex, and had issue:

1b. Edward Peter Bertram Savile Foljambe, later 5th Earl of Liverpool

1b. Lady Jane Rosamund Mary Foljambe, raised to the rank and precedence of an Earl's daughter by Royal Warrant 1971 (b. 8 Jul 1943)

1a. Ursula Susan Annette Mary Foljambe (b. 8 Nov 1916; d. 16 Nov 1994), mar. 12 Oct 1939 Maj Stephen Carrington Smith (d. 5 Oct 1998), only son of George Carrington Smith, of Stafford House, Broxbourne, co. Hertford, and had issue

7. Hon Victor Alexander Cecil Savile Foljambe (b. 19 Jan 1895; d. 4 Jun 1975)

1. Lady Edith Margaret Emily Mary Foljambe (d. 3 Nov 1962), mar. 19 Nov 1908 Brig Gen D'Arcy Legard CMG DSO (b. 5 Jun 1873; d. 9 Mar 1953), 1st son and heir of Rev Francis Digby Legard, Rector of Stokesley, Northallerton, by his wife Jane Vernon-Harcourt, 1st dau. of Admiral Frederick Edward Vernon-Harcourt, and had issue

2. Lady Alice Etheldreda Georgiana Mary Foljambe (f. 3 Jun 1922)

3. Lady Mabel Evelyn Selina Mary Foljambe (d. 12 Nov 1915), mar. 15 Apr 1909 Dr William Young Woodburn, of Southsea (mar. (2) 1918 Winifred Mary Loder), son of John Woodburn, of Dunkeld, Victoria, Australia, and had issue

4. Margaret Susan Louisa Mary Foljambe (b. 14 Jan 1884; dvp. 16 Jan 1884)

5. Lady Constance Blanche Alethea Mary Foljambe (d. 16 Aug 1977), mar. 13 Dec 1911 Rev Hezekiah Astley Kemp Hawkins, Vicar of St Mary, Kilburn, co. York (d. 1927), 2nd son of Hezekiah Hawkins, of Margate, co. Kent, and had issue

6. Lady Rosamond Sylvia Diana Mary Foljambe (d. 12 Apr 1974), mar. 3 Sep 1918 Archibald Alexander [Leslie-Melville], 15th Earl of Leven, and had issue


23 Mar 1907


24 Jun 1893 Baron Hawkesbury, of Haselbech in the County of Northampton and of Ollerton in Sherwood Forest in the County of Nottingham

22 Dec 1905 Viscount Hawkesbury, of Kirkham in the County of York and of Mansfield in the County of Nottingham, and Earl of Liverpool

suc. by

son by first wife


Member of Parliament (Liberal) for North Nottinghamshire 1880-85 and for Mansfield 1885-92; a Lord-in-Waiting 1894-95; Lord Steward of the Household 1905-07; Privy Counsellor 1908


Arthur William de Brito Savile [Foljambe], 2nd Earl of Liverpool, GCB GCMG GBE MVO


27 May 1870


27 Jul 1897 Hon Annette Louise Monck GBE (d. 25 May 1948), only dau. of Henry Power Charles Stanley [Monck], 5th Viscount Monck, by his wife Lady Edith Caroline Sophia Scott, 4th dau. of John Henry [Scott], 3rd Earl of Clonmell


s.p. 15 May 1941

suc. by



Comptroller of the Household 1909-12;  Governor and Commander-in-Chief of New Zealand 1912-17;  first Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Dominion of New Zealand 1917-20


Gerald William Frederick Savile [Foljambe], 3rd Earl of Liverpool


12 May 1878


29 Jul 1909 Constance Isabelle Holden (b. 19 Oct 1888; d. 1976), only surv. dau. of John Holden DL, of Nuttall Temple and Hawton, co. Nottingham, by his wife Evelyn Mary Walter, 2nd dau. of Henry Fraser Walter DL, of Papplewick Hall, co. Nottingham


s.p. 27 Jul 1962

suc. by



Robert Anthony Edward St Andrew Savile [Foljambe], 4th Earl of Liverpool


3 Apr 1887


13 Mar 1969

suc. by



Edward Peter Bertram Savile [Foljambe], 5th Earl of Liverpool


14 Nov 1944

mar. (1)

29 Jan 1970 (div. 1994) Lady Juliana Mary Alice Noel, 1st dau. of Anthony Gerard Edward [Noel], 5th Earl of Gainsborough, by his wife Mary Stourton, 1st dau. of Hon John Joseph Stourton, of Miniature Hall, Wadhurst, co. Sussex

children by first wife

1. Hon Luke Marmaduke Peter Savile Foljambe, styled Viscount Hawkesbury, of 42 Rowallan Road, London SW6 (b. 25 Mar 1972), mar. 8 Jul 2013 Katherine F Davis, dau. of Jeffrey Davis, of London

2. Hon Ralph Edward Anthony Savile Foljambe (b. 24 Sep 1974), mar. Dr Rebecca J Parker, 1st dau. of Gordon Parker, of Ingmanthorpe Grange, co. York, and has issue

mar. (2)

26 May 1995 (div. 20...) Countess Marie-Ange de Pierredon (mar. (2) 7 Sep 2002 Pierre-Olivier Callaud), 1st dau. of Count Géraud Michel de Pierredon


elected to the House of Lords 1999


 Last updated 27 Aug 2013




5th Earl of Liverpool

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 22 Dec 1905)

5th Viscount Hawkesbury, of Kirkham in the County of York and of Mansfield in the County of Nottingham

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 22 Dec 1905)

5th Baron Hawkesbury, of Haselbech in the County of Northampton and of Ollerton in Sherwood Forest in the County of Nottingham

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 24 Jun 1893)



56 Bolingbroke Road, London W14 0AH

Scotton Farm House, Osberton, Nottinghamshire S81 0OE



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