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Bridgewater, Earl of (E, 1538 - 1548)

 

Creation: let.pat. 19 Jul 1538

 

Extinct: 12 Apr 1548

 

Family name: Daubeney

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Arms:

Gules four Lozenges conjoined in fess Argent

Crest:

On a Tree proper a Mullet

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Henry [Daubeney], 2nd Baron Daubeney later 1st Earl of Bridgewater

son and heir of Giles [Daubeney], 1st Baron Daubeney, by his wife Elizabeth Arundell, dau. of Sir John Arundell, of Lanherne, co. Cornwall

born

c. 1496

mar. (1)

Hon Elizabeth Nevill, only child of George [Nevill], 3rd and 5th Baron Bergavenny, by his first wife Lady Joane FitzAlan, 2nd dau. of Thomas [FitzAlan], 17th or 10th Earl of Arundel

mar. (2)

Lady Katherine Howard (widow of Rhys ap Griffith, of Dynevor, co. Carmarthen), 2nd dau. of Thomas [Howard], 2nd Duke of Norfolk, by his second wife Agnes Tilney, sister and hrss. of Sir Philip Tilney, of Skirbeck and Boston, co. Lincoln, and dau. of Hugh Tilney, of Skirbeck and Boston, co. Lincoln

died

s.p. 8 Apr 1548

created

19 Jul 1538 Earl of Bridgewater

note

suc. his father as 2nd Baron Daubeney 21 May 1508; knighted 1509

 

On his death the Earldom of Bridgewater and the Barony of Daubeney (cr. 1486) became extinct. Any right to the Barony of Daubeney (cr. by writ 1295) passed to his nephew and heir, John [Bourchier], 2nd Earl of Bath

 

 First written 2 Mar 2003

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