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de Longueville, Viscount (E, 1690 - 1799)


Creation: let.pat. 21 Apr 1690


Extinct: 22 Apr 1799


Family name: Yelverton




See Earl of Sussex



Henry [Yelverton], 15th Grey of Ruthin later 1st Viscount de Longueville

brother and heir of Charles [Yelverton], 14th Baron Grey of Ruthin, and 2nd son of Sir Henry Yelverton, 2nd Bt., of Easton Mauduit, co. Northampton, by his wife Hon Susan Longueville, suo jure Baroness Grey of Ruthin


c 1664


11 Jul 1689 Barbara Talbot (b. c. 1671; d. 31 Jan 1763; bur. at Easton Mauduit, co. Northampton), dau. of Sir John Talbot, of Lacock, co. Wiltshire, by his wife Barbara Slingsby, dau. of Sir Henry Slingsby, Bt.


1. Hon Talbot Yelverton, later 2nd Viscount de Longueville later 1st Earl of Sussex

2. Hon Henry Yelverton (dsps. 1765), mar. ..... Carle, dau. of Maj ..... Carle

1. Hon Barbara Yelverton, mar. as his second wife Reynolds Calthorpe, of Elvetham, co. Hampshire, 1st son and hr. of Sir James Calthorpe, of Ampton, co. Suffolk, by his wife Dorothy Reynolds, dau. of Admiral Sir James Reynolds, of Castle Camps, co. Cambridge, and had issue

2. Hon ..... Yelverton

3. Hon ..... Yelverton

4. Hon ..... Yelverton

5. Hon ..... Yelverton


24 Mar 1703/4 (bur. at Easton Mauduit, co. Northampton)


21 Apr 1690 Viscount de Longueville

suc. by



suc. his brother as 15th Baron Grey of Ruthin and 4th Baronet of Easton Mauduit 17 May 1679; joined the Northern Rising 1688 and was one of those in arms for the Prince of Orange; Gentleman of the Bedchamber to Prince George of Denmark 1702-1703/4


Talbot [Yelverton], 2nd Viscount de Longueville later 1st Earl of Sussex, KB PC


26 Sep 1717 Earl of Sussex, with special remainder, failing heirs male of his body, to his brother Henry Yelverton in like manner


The Viscountcy of de Longueville and the Barony of Grey of Ruthin was held by the Earls of Sussex from 26 Sep 1717 until 22 Apr 1799, when on the death of Henry [Yelverton], 3rd Earl of Sussex, 4th Viscount de Longueville and 18th Baron Grey of Ruthin, the Earldom of Sussex and the Viscountcy of de Longueville became extinct the the Barony of Grey of Ruthin passed to his grandson, Henry Edward Gould later Yelverton.


 First written 27 Mar 2011



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