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Campden, Viscount (E, 1628 - 1798)

 

Creation: let.pat. 6 May 1628

 

Extinct: 8 Apr 1798

 

Family name: Hicks later Noel

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Arms:

 Gules a Fess wavy between the Fleurs-de-lys Or

 

Crest:

 A Buck's Head couped at the neck Or gorged with a Wreath of Laurel proper

 

Arms as borne by Sir Baptist Hicks, 1st Bt., later 1st Viscount Campden

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Baptist [Hicks], 1st Viscount Campden

3rd son of Robert Hicks, mercer, of St Pancras Lane, Cheapside, London, by his wife Julian Arthur, dau. of William Arthur, of Clapham, co. Surrey

born

mar.

6 Sep 1584 Elizabeth May (d. bef. 26 Jun 1643; bur. at Chipping Campden, co. Gloucester), sister of Sir Humphrey May, Master of the Rolls, and dau. of Richard May, merchant tailor, of London, by his wife Mary Hillersdon

children

1. Hon Julian Hicks (d. 25 Nov 1680), mar. 20 Dec 1605 Edward [Noel], 1st Baron Noel later 2nd Viscount Campden, and had issue

2. Hon Mary Hicks, mar. (1) Sir Charles Morrison, 1st Bt., of Cashiobury, co. Hertford, and (2) as his second wife Sir John Cooper, 1st Bt., of Rockbourne, co. Hampshire, and had issue by her first husband

died

18 Oct 1629 (bur. at Chipping Campden, co. Gloucester)

created

1 Jul 1620 a Baronet of England, styled "of Campden"

5 May 1628 Baron Hicks, of Ilmington in the County of Warwick, and Viscount Campden, of Campden in the County of Gloucester, for his life only but with special remainder to his son-on-law Edward [Noel], 1st Baron Noel, and the heirs male of his body

suc. by

son-in-law

note

a prosperous merchant; knighted 1603; Member of Parliament for Tavistock1620-22 and for Tewkesbury 1624-26 and 1628; on his death the Baronetcy of Campden became extinct

 

Edward [Noel], 1st Baron Noel later 2nd Viscount Campden

1st son and heir of Sir Andrew Noel, of Brooke, co. Rutland, and of Dalby, co. Leicester, by his wife Mabel Harington, sister of John [Harington], 1st Baron Harington of Exton, and 6th dau. of Sir James Harington, of Exton, co. Rutland

born

mar.

20 Dec 1605 Hon Julian Hicks (d. 25 Nov 1680; bur. at Chipping Campden, co. Gloucester), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Baptist [Hicks], 1st Viscount Campden, by his wife Elizabeth May, sister of Sir Humphrey May, Master of the Rolls, and dau. of Richard May, merchant tailor, of London

children

1. Hon Baptist Noel, later 3rd Viscount Campden

2. Hon Henry Noel (dsp.), mar. Mary Perry (mar. (2) Sir William Fermor), dau. of Hugh Perry, of London

1. Hon Elizabeth Noel (bur. 30 Jun 1638), mar. bef. 1632 as his first wife John [Chaworth], 2nd Viscount Chaworth, and had issue

2. Hon Mary Noel, mar. Sir Erasmus de la Fontaine, of Kirby Ballers, co. Leicester

3. Hon Penelope Noel (d. unm.)

died

8 Mar 1642/3 (bur. at Chipping Campden, co. Gloucester)

created

29 Jun 1611 a Baronet of England, styled "of Brook"

23 Mar 1616/7 Baron Noel, of Ridlington in the County of Rutland

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Rutland 1601; knighted 1602; Sheriff of Rutland 1608-09 and 1615-16

 

Baptist [Noel], 3rd Viscount Campden

born

1612

mar. (1)

25 Dec 1632 Lady Anne Feilding (dsps. 24 Mar 1656; bur. at Chipping Campden, co. Gloucester), 2nd dau. of William [Feilding], 1st Earl of Denbigh, by his wife Lady Mary Villiers, sister of George [Villiers], 1st Duke of Buckingham, and only dau. of Sir George Villiers, of Brokesby, co. Leicester, by his second wife Mary Beaumont, suo jure Countess of Buckingham for life, dau. of Anthony Beaumont, of Glenfield, co. Leicester

mar. (2)

c. Jun 1638 Anne Bourchier (widow of Edward [Bourchier], 5th Earl of Bath; dsps. 1638/9), dau. of Sir Robert Lovel, of Lipscombe, co. Buckingham, by his second wife Anne Saunders, dau. of Richard Saunders, of Dinton

mar. (3)

21 Dec 1639 Hon Hester Wotton (bapt. 11 Jan 1615/6; d. aft. 4 Feb 1645/6), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Thomas [Wotton], 2nd Baron Wotton, by his wife Mary Throckmorton, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir Arthur Throckmorton, of Paulerspury and Silverstone, co. Northampton

children by third wife

1. Hon Edward Noel, later 1st Baron Noel later 4th Viscount Campden later 1st Earl of Gainsborough

2. Hon Henry Noel, of North Luffenham, co. Rutland, mar. Elizabeth Wale, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Sir William Wale, Alderman of London, and had issue:

1a. Juliana Noel, Mistress of the Robes to Queen Anne (b. 19 May 1672; d. 17 Oct 1750), mar. 26 Jan 1687/8 Charles [Boyle], 3rd Earl of Cork and 2nd Earl of Burlington, and had issue

1. Hon Mary Noel (d. 22 Aug 1719), mar. bef. 1664 as his second wife James [Compton], 3rd Earl of Northampton, and had issue

2. Hon Juliana Noel (bapt. 4 Feb 1645/6; dspm. 14 Sep 1667; bur. at Horseheath, co. Cambridge), mar. 30 Jul 1664 as his second wife William [Alington], 3rd Baron Alington, and had issue

3. Hon Elizabeth Noel (d. 30 Jul 1719), mar. 16 Aug 1677 Charles [Berkeley], 2nd Earl of Berkeley, and had issue

mar. (4)

6 Jul 1655 Lady Elizabeth Bertie (d. c. 20 Jul 1683), 1st dau. of Montagu [Bertie], 2nd Earl of Lindsey, by his first wife Martha Ramsay, widow of John [Ramsay], 1st Earl of Holderness, sister of Charles [Cokayne], 1st Viscount Cullen, and 3rd dau. of Alderman Sir William Cokayne, of Rushton, co. Northampton, Lord Mayor of London 1619-20

children by fourth wife

3. Hon Baptist Noel MP, of North Luffenham, co. Rutland, mar. 1662 Susannah Fanshawe, dau. and hrss. of Sir Thomas Fanshawe, of Jenkins in Barking, co. Essex, and had issue:

1a. Baptist Noel, later 3rd Earl of Gainsborough

4. Hon John Noel, of Walcot, co. Northampton (d. 26 Sep 1718), mar. 11 Jun 1696 Hon Elizabeth Ingram (widow of Edward [Ingram], 2nd Viscount Irvine; d. 1 Mar 1746/7), sister of Bennet [Sherard], 1st Earl of Harborough, and 1st dau. of Bennet [Sherard], 2nd Baron Sherard, by his wife Elizabeth Christopher, dau. and cohrss. of Sir Robert Christopher, of Alford, co. Lincoln, and had issue:

1a. Thomas Noel, of Walcot, co. Northampton (dsp. 18 Jun 1788), mar. Elizabeth Noel (widow of his cousin Baptist [Noel], 4th Earl of Gainsborough; d. 13 Dec 1771), dau. of William Chapman, a gamekeeper

1a. Bridget Noel (dsp. 22 Aug 1729), mar. 20 Nov 1724 Hon David Colyear, styled Viscount Milsington (b. 1698; dsps. and vp. 10 Mar 1728/9), 1st son and heir ap. of David [Colyear], 1st Earl of Portmore

4. Hon Catherine Noel (b. 10 Aug 1657; d. 24 Jan 1723/4), mar. 8 Jan 1673/4 as his third wife John [Manners], 1st Duke of Rutland, and had issue

5. Hon Martha Penelope Noel, mar. ..... Dormer

died

29 Oct 1682 (bur. at Exton, co. Rutland)

suc. by

son by third wife

note

Member of Parliament for Rutland 1640-43; a supporter of King Charles, he was fined 9,000 for delinquency and his house at Campden destroyed

 

Edward [Noel], 1st Baron Noel later 4th Viscount Camden later 1st Earl of Gainsborough

created

v.p. 3 Feb 1661 Baron Noel, of Titchfield in the County of Southampton, with a special remainder, failing heirs male of his body, to his half-brothers Baptist Noel and John Noel

1 Dec 1682 Earl of Gainsborough, with a similar special remainder

 

The Viscountcy of Campden was held by the Earls of Gainsborough from 1 Dec 1682 until 8 Apr 1798, when on the death of Henry [Noel], 6th Earl of Gainsborough, 9th Viscount Campden, etc., all his titles became extinct

 

 Last updated 22 Apr 2008

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