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Bolton, Duke of (E, 1689 - 1794)

 

Creation: let.pat. 9 Apr 1689

 

Extinct: 24 Dec 1794

 

Family name: Paulet

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Arms:

See Winchester, Marquess of

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Charles [Paulet], 6th Marquess of Winchester later 1st Duke of Bolton, PC

1st son of John [Paulet], 5th Marquess of Winchester, by his first wife Lady Jane Savage, 1st dau. of Thomas [Savage], 1st Viscount Savage, by his wife Lady Elizabeth D'Arcy, suo jure Countess Rivers, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Thomas [Darcy], 1st Earl Rivers

born

c. 1625

mar. (1)

28 Feb 1651 Hon Christian Frescheville (b. 13 Dec 1633;  d. 22 May 1653), 1st dau. of John [Frescheville], 1st Baron Frescheville, by his first wife Sarah Harrington, dau. of Sir John Harrington

only child by first wife

1. Hon John Paulet (dvp. an infant)

mar. (2)

12 Feb 1654/5 Mary Carey (widow of Hon Henry Carey, styled Lord Leppington, 1st surv. son and heir ap. of Henry [Carey], 2nd Earl of Monmouth;  d. 1 Nov 1680), 1st illegitimate dau. and cohrss. of Emmanuel [Scrope], 1st Earl of Sunderland, by his mistress Martha Jeanes

children by second wife

2. Lord Charles Paulet, later 2nd Duke of Bolton

3. Lord William Paulet, Member of Parliament for Winchester (d. 25 Sep 1729), mar. (1) Louisa, dau. of the Marquis Monpouillon, 2nd son of the Duc de la Force, and had issue:

1a. William Powlett, of Easton, co. Hampshire, Member of Parliament for Lymington and Winchester (d. Feb 1757), mar. 10 Feb 1721 Lady Annabella Bennet (d. 21 Nov 1769), 2nd dau. of Charles [Bennet], 1st Earl of Tankerville, and had issue:

1b. William Powlett (dvp.)

1b. Annabella Powlett (d. Apr 1761), mar. as his first wife Rev Richard Smyth, of Itchen and Crux Easton, co. Hampshire, Rector of Myddle, co. Salop, and had issue

2a. Maj Gen Sir Charles Armand Paulet, Member of Parliament for Christchurch (dsp. Nov 1751), mar. Jun 1738 Elizabeth Dashwood (widow of Richard Dashwood; d. Sep 1756), dau. of Thomas Lewes, of Stanford, co. Nottingham

1a. Mary Paulet (d. 15 Oct 1718), mar. 25 Jun 1714 as his first wife Richard [Parsons], 1st Earl of Rosse, and had issue

2a. Jane Paulet

Lord William Paulet mar. (2) Oct 1699 Anne Egerton (d. 1737), dau. and cohrss. of Maj Gen Randolph Egerton, of Betley, co. Stafford, and had further issue:

3a. Henrietta Paulet (d. 1755), mar. 29 May 1725 Hon William Townshend, of Honingham Hall, co. Norfolk, Groom of the Bedchamber and the Privy Purse to Frederick, Prince of Wales (b. 9 Jun 1702; d. 26 Jan 1738), 3rd son of Charles [Townshend], 2nd Viscount Townshend, by his first wife Hon Elizabeth Pelham, only surv. dau. and hrss. by his first wife of Thomas [Pelham], 1st Baron Pelham, and had issue

4. Lord Thomas Paulet (dvp. an infant Jun 1690)

1. Lady Jane Paulet (d. 23 May 1716), mar. 2 Apr 1673 as his second wife John [Egerton], 3rd Earl of Bridgewater, and had issue

2. Lady Mary Paulet (d. unm.)

3. Lady Elizabeth Paulet (bur. 16 Mar 1689), mar. Toby Jenkins, of Grimston, co. York

died

27 Feb 1698/99

created

9 Apr 1689 Duke of Bolton

suc. by

son by second marriage

note

Member of Parliament for Winchester 1660, and for Hampshire 1661-75;  Lord Lieutenant for Hampshire and Warden of the New Forest 1668-76 and 1689-99;  Keeper of the King's Lodge at Petersham 1671;  suc. his father 5 Mar 1674/75 as 6th Marquess of Winchester;  Privy Councillor 1679

 

Charles [Paulet], 2nd Duke of Bolton, KG PC

born

1661

mar. (1)

10 Jul 1679 Hon Margaret Coventry (b. 14 Sep 1657;  dsp. Feb 1682/3), only dau. of George [Coventry], 3rd Baron Coventry, by his wife Lady Margaret Tufton, 2nd dau. of John [Tufton], 2nd Earl of Thanet

mar. (2)

Frances Ramsden (bapt. 14 Jun 1661;  bur.28 Nov 1696), dau. of William Ramsden. of Byrom, co. York, by his wife Elizabeth Palmes, dau. and hrss. of George Palmes, of Naburn, co. York

children by second wife

1. Lord Charles Paulet, later 3rd Duke of Bolton

2. Lord Harry Paulet, later 4th Duke of Bolton

1. Lady Mary Paulet, mar. (1) Charles O'Neill, of Shane's Castle (dsp. 1716), and (2) Hon Capel Moore, 6th son of Henry [Moore later Hamilton-Moore], 3rd Earl of Drogheda, by his wife Mary Cole, dau. of Sir John Cole, 1st Bt. MP, of Newland, Co. Dublin

2. Lady Frances Paulet (d. 30 Jul 1715), mar. 1708 Col Hon John Mordaunt MP, styled Lord Mordaunt (b. c. 1681; dvp. 5 Apr 1710), son and heir ap. by his first wife of Charles [Mordaunt], 3rd Earl of Peterborough, and had issue

mar. (3)

1697 Henrietta Crofts (d. 27 Feb 1729/30), ill. dau. of James [Scott], 1st Duke of Monmouth, by his mistress Eleanor Needham, dau. of Sir Robert Needham, of Lambeth

only child by third wife

3. Lord Nassau Paulet (b. 23 Jun 1696; d. 24 Aug 1741), mar. Lady Isabella Tufton (mar. (2) Sir Frederick Blake-Delaval KB), 5th dau. and cohrss. of Thomas [Tufton], 6th Earl of Thanet, and had issue:

1a. Isabella Paulet (b. c. 1737; d. 9 Sep 1821), mar. 4 Jun 1765 John James [Perceval], 3rd Earl of Egmont, and had issue

died

21 Jan 1721/2

suc. by

son by second marriage

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Hampshire 1681, 1685-87 and 1689-98; Lord Chamberlain to the Queen 1689-94;  Privy Councillor 1690;  a Lord Justice of Ireland 1697-1700;  Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire and Dorset and Warden of the New Forest 1699-1710 and 1714-22;  High Steward of Winchester;  Governor of the Isle of Wight 1707-10;  a Lord Justice of the Realm 1714 and 1720;  Knight of the Garter 1714;  Lord Chamberlain of the Household 1715-17;   Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1717-19

 

Charles [Paulet], 1st Baron Pawlet of Basing later 3rd Duke of Bolton, KG PC

born

3 Sep 1685

mar. (1)

1713 Lady Anne Vaughan (dsp. 20 Sep 1751), only dau. and hrss. of John [Vaughan], 3rd Earl of Carbery, by his second wife Lady Anne Saville, only dau. by his first wife of George [Saville], 1st Marquess of Halifax

mar. (2)

20 Oct 1751 Mrs Lavinia Bestwick (d. 17 Jan 1760)

died

s.p. legit. 26 Aug 1754

created

v.p. by writ of sum.. 12 Apr 1717 Baron Pawlet of Basing [it is assumed that the writ was meant to have been in his father's Barony of St John of Basing]

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Lymington 1705-08, for Hampshire 1708-10 and for Carmarthenshire 1715-17;  a Lord of the Bedchamber to the Prince of Wales 1714-22;  Governor of Milford Haven and Vice Admiral of South Wales 1715;  Lord Lieutenant of Carmarthenshire 1715 and 1727 and Glamorganshire 1715 and 1729;  Col of the Horse Guards (the Blues) 1717-33 and Lieut Gen 1745l  Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire and Dorset and Warden of the New Forest 1722-33 and again Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire and Warden of the New Forest 1742-54;  High Steward of Winchester;  Knight of the Garter 1 722;  Constable of the Tower of London 1725-26;  Privy Councillor 1725;  a Lord Justice of the Realm 1725-26 and 1745;  Governor of the Isle of Wight 1726-33 and 1742-46;  Captain of the Gentlemen Pensioners 1740-42;  on his death of Barony of Pawlet of Basing became extinct

 

Harry [Paulet], 4th Duke of Bolton, PC

born

24 Jul 1691

mar.

Catherine Parry (d. 25 Apr 1744), dau. of Charles Parry, of Oakfield, co. Berkshire

children

1. Lord Charles Paulet, later 5th Duke of Bolton

2. Lord Harry Paulet, later 6th Duke of Bolton

1. Lady Henrietta Paulet (dsp. 22 Dec 1753), mar. 12 Jul 1741 as his first wife Robert Colebrooke, of Chilham Castle, co. Kent, Member of Parliament for Malden 1741-61, Minister to the Swiss Cantons 1762-64, Ambassador to Turkey 1765 (b. 24 Jun 1718; dsp. 10 May 1784), elder brother of Sir James Colebrooke, 1st Bt., and 1st son and heir of James Colebrooke, of Chilham Castle, co. Kent, by his wife Mary Hudson

2. Lady Catherine Paulet (d. 1775), mar. (1) William Ashe, and (2) Capt Adam Drummond, 11th of Lennoch and 4th of Megginch (dsp.)

died

9 Oct 1759

suc. by

son

note

ADC to Lord Galway in Portugal 1710;  Member of Parliament (Whig) for St Ives 1715-22 and for Hampshire 1722-54;  a Lord of the Bedchamber to the Prince of Wales 1729;  a Lord of the Admiralty 1733-42;  Lieutenant of the Tower of London 1742-54;  Lord Lieutenant of Glamorganshire 1754-55 and of Hampshire 1754-58; Privy Councillor 1755

 

Charles [Paulet], 5th Duke of Bolton, KB PC

born

c. 1718

died

s.p.legit. 5 Jul 1765

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Lymington 1741-54 and for Hampshire 1754-59;  Lieut Col in the Army 1745;  Knight of the Bath 1753;  Lieutenant of the Tower of London 1754-60;  Privy Councillor 1758;  Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire 1758-63

 

Harry [Paulet], 6th Duke of Bolton, PC

born

6 Nov 1720

mar. (1)

13 May 1752 Henrietta Munn (d. 31 May 1764), of Eltham, Kent

only child by first wife

1. Lady Mary Henrietta Paulet (d. 30 Mar 1779), mar. 25 Apr 1772 as his second wife John [Montagu], 5th Earl of Sandwich, and had issue

mar. (2)

8 Apr 1765 Catherine Lowther (d. 21 Mar 1809), sister of James [Lowther], 1st Earl of Lonsdale, and 2nd dau. of Robert Lowther, Governor of Barbados, by his wife and cousin Katherine Pennington, dau. of Sir Joseph Pennington, Bt.

children by second wife

2. Lady Katherine Margaret Paulet (d. 17 Jun 1807), mar. 17 Sep 1787 her cousin William Henry [Vane], 1st Duke of Cleveland, and had issue

3. Lady Amelia Paulet (d. unm.)

died

s.p.m. 25 Dec 1794

note

Lieut Royal Navy 1739, Captain 1743, Rear Admiral 1756, Vice Admiral 1759, Admiral of the Blue 1770 and Admiral of the White 1775;  Member of Parliament (Whig) for Christchurch 1751-54, for Lymington 1755-61 and for Winchester 1761-65;  Privy Councillor 1756;  Governor of the Isle of Wight 1766-70 and 1782-91;  Vice Admiral of Hampshire and Dorset 1767;  Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire 1782-94

 

On the death of the 6th Duke of Bolton the Dukedom of Bolton became extinct and he was succeeded as 12th Marquess of Winchester, etc., by his third cousin once removed, George Paulet.

 

 Last reviewed 29 Mar 2007

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