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Beaulieu, Earl of (GB, 1784 - 1802)

 

Creation: let.pat. 8 Jul 1784

 

Extinct: 25 Nov 1802

 

Family name: Hussey later Hussey-Montagu

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Arms:

 Barry of six Ermine and Gules on a Canton of the last a Cross Or

Crest:

 A Griffin's Head couped Or beaked and winged Sable

Supporters:

 On either side a Stag proper ducally gorged and chained Or the chain reflexed over the back

Motto:

 Spectemur Agendo

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Edward [Hussey later Hussey-Montagu], 1st Baron Beaulieu later 1st Earl of Beaulieu, KB

son and heir of James Hussey, of Westown, co. Dublin, and Courtown, co. Kildare, by his wife Hon Catherine Parsons, dau. by his third wife of Richard [Parsons], 1st Viscount Rosse

born

mar.

1743 Lady Isabella Montagu (widow of William [Montagu], 2nd Duke of Manchester;  dsps. 20 Dec 1786), 1st dau. and cohrss. of John [Montagu], 2nd Duke of Montagu, by his wife Lady Mary Churchill, 4th dau. and cohrss. of John [Churchill], 1st Duke of Marlborough

children

1. Hon John Hussey-Montagu, styled Lord Montagu, Member of Parliament for Windsor 1772-87 (b. 18 Jan 1746/7; dvp. 25 Jun 1787)

1. Lady Isabella Hussey-Montagu (dvp. 1772)

died

s.p.s. 25 Nov 1802

created

11 May 1762 Baron Beaulieu, of Beaulieu in the County of Southampton, with remainder to the heirs male of his body by "Isabella, duchess Dowager of Manchester, 1st dau. of John, duke of Montagu, decd."

8 Jul 1784 Earl of Beaulieu

note

assumed the additional name of Montagu on the death of his father-in-law 1749; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Tiverton 1758-62; Knight of the Bath 1753; High Steward of Windsor 1786

 

On the death of the 1st Earl of Beaulieu all his titles became extinct.

 

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