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Carlisle, Earl of (E, 1661)

 

Creation: let. pat. 30 Apr 1661

 

Family name: Howard

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Arms of Henry [Howard], 4th Earl of Carlisle, KG - Castle Howard, co. York

 

Arms:

Quarterly of six:  1st, Gules a bend between six Cross Crosslets fitchée Argent on the bend an Escutcheon Or charged with a Demi Lion rampant pierced through the mouth with an Arrow within a Bordure flory counter-flory all Gules and above the Escutcheon a Mullet Sable for difference (Howard);  2nd, Gules three Lions passant guardant in pale and in chief a Label of three points Argent (Plantagenet, Earl of Norfolk);  3rd, Checky Or and Azure (Warren, Earl of Surrey);  4th, Gules a Lion rampant Azure (Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk);  5th, Gules three Escallops Argent (Dacre);  6th, Barry of six Argent and Azure over all three Chaplets Gules (Greystock)

Crest:

On a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a Lion statant guardant with the tail extended Or ducally gorged Argent a Mullet Sable for difference

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Lion Argent charged with a Mullet Sable for difference;  Sinister:  a Bull Gules armed unguled ducally gorged and lined Or

Motto:

Volo Non Valeo (I am willing but not able)

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Charles [Howard], 1st Earl of Carlisle, PC

1st surv. son of Sir William Howard, of Naworth Castle, co. Cumberland, and Henderskelfe Castle, co. York (by his wife Hon Mary Eure, 1st dau. of William [Eure], 4th Baron Eure), 1st son and heir of Sir Philip Howard, of Naworth Castle, co. Cumberland, etc. (by his wife Margaret Carryl, dau. of Sir John Carryl), 1st son and heir ap. of Lord William Howard, of Naworth Castle, co. Cumberland, etc. (by his wife Hon Elizabeth Dacre, sister and cohrss. of George [Dacre], 5th Baron Dacre of Gilsland, and 3rd dau. of Thomas [Dacre], 4th Baron Dacre of Gilsland), 2nd son by his second wife of Thomas [Howard], 4th Duke of Norfolk

born

1629

mar.

his cousin Hon Anne Howard (bur. 4 Sept 1703), only dau. of Edward [Howard], 1st Baron Howard of Escrick, by his wife Hon Mary Boteler, sister and cohrss. of William [Boteler], 2nd Baron Boteler of Brantfield, and 5th dau. of John [Boteler], 1st Baron Boteler of Brantfield

children

1. Hon Edward Howard, later 2nd Earl of Carlisle

2. Hon Frederick Christian Howard (b. 5 Nov 1664; bur. vp. 11 Oct 1684)

1. Lady Mary Howard (b. c. 1648; d. 27 Oct 1708), mar. 14 Jul 1663 Sir John Fenwick, 3rd Bt., of Fenwick and Wallington, co. Northumberland, and had issue

2. Lady Anne Howard (d. aft. 5 Feb 1706/7), mar. 2 Aug 1670 Richard [Graham], 1st Viscount Preston, and had issue

3. Lady Catherine Howard (d. 11 Oct 1684)

died

24 Feb 1684/5

created

30 Apr 1661 Baron Dacre of Gillesland, of Gillesland in the County of Cumberland, Viscount Howard of Morpeth, of Morpeth in the County of Northumberland, and Earl of Carlisle

suc. by

son

note

Sheriff of Cumberland 1649-50; Member of the Council of State 1653; Member of Parliament for Westmorland 1653, and for Cumberland 1654, 1656 and 1660; sum. to Cromwell's House of Lords 1657 as "Lord Viscount Howard; Governor of Carlisle 1660; Privy Councillor 1660-1679; Custos Rotulorum of Essex 1660; Lord Lieutenant of Cumberland and Westmorland 1660-84/5 and of Durham 1672-84/5; Lieut General of the Forces 1667; Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Jamaica 1677-81

 

Edward [Howard], 2nd Earl of Carlisle

born

1646

mar.

Apr 1668 Elizabeth Berkeley (bapt. 8 Jun 1646; widow of Sir William Berkeley;  d. 15 Dec 1696), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Sir William Uvedale, of Wickham, co. Hampshire

children

1. Hon Charles Howard, later 3rd Earl of Carlisle

1. Lady Mary Howard (d. unm.)

died

23 Apr 1692

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Morpeth 1666-79, for Cumberland 1679-81 and for Carlisle 1681; Joint Lord Lieutenant of Cumberland 1668-85; Col of a Regiment of Foot Guards 1678-79; Governor of Carlisle 1679-87

 

Charles [Howard], 3rd Earl of Carlisle, PC

born

1669

mar.

25 Jul 1688 Lady Anne Capell (d. 14 Oct 1752), only dau. of Arthur [Capell], 1st Earl of Essex, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Percy, 5th dau. by his first wife of Algernon [Percy], 4th Earl of Northumberland

children

1. Hon Henry Howard, later 4th Earl of Carlisle

2. Gen Hon Sir Charles Howard KB, Member of Parliament for Carlisle, Governor of Fort Augustus and Fort St George (d. 26 Aug 1765)

1. Lady Elizabeth Howard (dsp. 10 Apr 1739), mar. (1) Nicholas [Lechmere], 1st Baron Lechmere, and (2) 25 Oct 1728 Sir Thomas Robinson, 1st Bt., of Rokeby Park, co. York

2. Lady Anne Howard, a Lady of the Bedchamber to the Princess of Wales 1736 (b. bef. 1696; d. 2 Dec 1764), mar. (1) c. Dec 1717 Richard [Ingram], 5th Viscount Irvine, and (2) 11 Jun 1737 Col William Douglas

died

1 May 1738

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Morpeth 1689-92; Governor of Carlisle 1693-1738; Lord Lieutenant of Cumberland and Westmorland 1694-1712 and 1714-38; a Gentleman of the Bedchamber 1700-02; Deputy Earl Marshal 1701-06; Privy Councillor 1701; First Lord of the Treasury 1702-02 and 1715; a Commissioner for the Union with Scotland 1706; a Lord Justice of the Realm 1714; Constable of the Tower of London 1715-22 and of Windsor Castle 1723-30; Master of the Harriers and Foxhounds 1730

 

Henry [Howard], 4th Earl of Carlisle, KG

born

1684

mar. (1)

27 Nov 1717 Lady Frances Spencer (d. 27 Jul 1742), only child of Charles [Spencer], 3rd Earl of Sunderland, by his first wife Lady Arabella Cavendish, 5th dau. and cohrss. of Henry [Cavendish], 2nd Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

children by first wife

1. Hon Charles Howard, styled Viscount Morpeth, Member of Parliament (Whig) for York 1741 (bapt. 22 May 1719; dvp. 9 Aug 1741)

2. Hon Robert Howard, styled Viscount Morpeth (b. 9 Feb 1725/6; dvp. 20 Oct 1743)

3. Hon ..... Howard (dvp.)

1. Lady Arabella Howard (d. 1746), mar. Jonathan Cope (bapt. 27 Oct 1717; dvp. 2 Nov 1763), 1st son and heir ap. of Sir Jonathan Cope, 1st Bt. MP, of Brewerne Abbey, co. Oxford, by his wife Mary Jenkinson, 3rd dau. of Sir Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Bt., of Walcot, co. Oxford, and had issue

2. Lady Diana Howard (d. 1770), mar. Thomas Duncombe, of Helmsley, co. York

mar. (2)

8 Jun 1743 Hon Isabella Byron (b. 10 Nov 1721; mar. (2) 10 Dec 1759 Sir William Musgrave, 6th Bt., of Hayton Castle, co. Cumberland;  d. 22 Jan 1795), only dau. of William [Byron], 4th Baron Byron, by his third wife Hon Frances Berkeley, 2nd dau. of William [Berkeley], 4th Baron Berkeley of Stratton

children by second wife

4. Hon Frederick Howard, later 5th Earl of Carlisle

3. Lady Anne Howard (b. 1744; d. unm.)

4. Lady Frances Howard (d. Apr 1808), mar. 1768 John Radcliffe

5. Lady Elizabeth Howard (d. Jun 1813), mar. (1) 16 Feb 1769 Peter Delmé MP, of Titchfield Place, co. Hampshire, Erle Stoke, co. Wiltshire, and Canon Hill, Braywick, co. Berkshire (b. 19 Dec 1748; d. 1789), 2nd but 1st surv. son of Peter Delmé MP, of Grosvenor Square, co. Middlesex, by his second wife Christian Pain, and (2) 13 Jan 1794 Capt Charles Garnier RN (d. by drowning 16 Dec 1796), and had issue by her first husband

6. Lady Juliana Howard (b. c. 1749; d. 22 Jan 1849)

died

3 Sep 1758

suc. by

son by second marriage

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Morpeth 1715-38; Knight of the Garter 1756

 

Frederick [Howard], 5th Earl of Carlisle, KG KT PC

born

28 May 1748

mar.

22 Mar 1770 Lady Margaret Caroline Leveson-Gower (b. 2 Nov 1753; d. 27 Jan 1824), 2nd dau. of Granville [Leveson-Gower], 1st Marquess of Stafford, by his second wife Lady Louisa Egerton, 1st dau. and cohrss. in her issue by his second wife of Scrope [Egerton], 1st Duke of Bridgewater

children

1. Hon George Howard, later 6th Earl of Carlisle

2. Hon William Howard (b. 25 Dec 1781; d. 25 Jan 1843)

3. Maj Hon Frederick Howard (b. 6 Dec 1785; dvp. 1815), mar. 6 Aug 1811 Frances Susan Lambton (mar. (2) 16 Jun 1819 as his second wife Gen Hon Henry Frederick Compton Cavendish MP, 3rd son of George Augustus Henry [Cavendish], 1st Earl of Burlington; d. 23 Nov 1840), sister of John George [Lambton], 1st Earl of Durham, and only dau. of William Henry Lambton MP, of Lambton Hall, co. Durham, and had issue

4. Very Rev Hon Henry Edward John Howard, Dean of Lichfield (b. 14 Dec 1795; d. 8 Oct 1868). mar. 13 Jul 1824 Henrietta Elizabeth Wright (d. 13 Nov 1892), dau. of Ichabod Wright, of Mapperley, co. Nottingham, and had issue

1. Lady Caroline Isabella Howard (b. 3 Sep 1771; d. 8 Mar 1848), mar. 28 Jul 1789 John [Campbell], 1st Baron Cawdor, and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Howard (b. 13 Nov 1780;  d. 29 Nov 1825), mar. 22 Apr 1799 John Henry [Manners], 5th Duke of Rutland, and had issue

3. Lady Gertrude Howard (d. 20 Mar 1870), mar. 23 Jun 1806 William Sloane Stanley, of Paultons, co. Hampshire (d. 11 Apr 1860), and had issue

died

4 Sep 1825

suc. by

son

note

Knight of the Thistle 1767-93; Privy Councillor 1777; Treasurer of the Household 1777-79; a Commissioner to treat with America 1778; First Lord of Trade 1779-80; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1780-82;  Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire 1780-82 and 1779-1807; Lord Steward of the Household 1782-83; Lord Privy Seal 1783; Knight of the Garter 1793

 

George [Howard], 6th Earl of Carlisle, KG PC

born

17 Sep 1773

mar.

21 Mar 1801 Lady Georgiana Dorothy Cavendish (b. 12 Jul 1783; d. 8 Aug 1858), sister and cohrss of William Spencer [Cavendish], 6th Duke of Devonshire, and 1st dau. of William [Cavendish], 5th Duke of Devonshire, by his first wife Lady Georgiana Spencer, 1st dau. of John [Spencer], 1st Earl Spencer

children

1. Hon George William Frederick Howard, later 7th Earl of Carlisle

2. Hon Frederick George Howard (b. 8 Jun 1805; dvp. 18 Nov 1834)

3. Rev Hon William George Howard, later 8th Earl of Carlisle

4. Hon Edward Granville George Howard, later 1st Baron Lanerton

5. Hon Charles Wentworth George Howard, Member of Parliament for East Cumberland (b. 27 Mar 1814; d. 11 Apr 1879), mar. 8 Aug 1842 Hon Mary Priscilla Harriet Parkes (d. 26 Aug 1843), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of James [Parkes], 1st Baron Wensleydale, and had issue:

1a. George James Howard, later 9th Earl of Carlisle

6. Hon Henry George Howard (b. 27 May 1818; dsp. 10 Aug 1879), mar. 29 May 1845 Mary Wellesley McTavish (d. 21 Feb 1850), dau. of John McTavish, of Montreal, Canada

1. Lady Caroline Georgiana Howard (d. 27 Nov 1881), mar. 14 May 1823 Rt Hon William Saunders Sebright Lascelles MP (b. 29 Oct 1798; d. 2 Jul 1851), 3rd son of Henry [Lascelles], 2nd Earl of Harewood, and had issue

2. Lady Georgiana Howard (b. 16 May 1804; d. 17 Mar 1860), mar. 7 Mar 1822 George James Welbore [Agar-Ellis], 1st Baron Dover, and had issue

3. Lady Harriet Elizabeth Georgiana Howard (b. 31 May 1806; d. 27 Oct 1868), mar. 28 May 1823 George Granville [Leveson-Gower later Sutherland-Leveson-Gower], 2nd Duke of Sutherland, and had issue

4. Lady Blanche Georgiana Howard (b. 11 Jan 1812; d. 27 Apr 1840), mar. 6 Aug 1829 William [Cavendish], 7th Duke of Devonshire, and had issue

5. Lady Elizabeth Dorothy Anne Georgiana Howard (dsp. 11 May 1891), mar. 12 Aug 1840 Rev Hon Francis Richard Grey, Rector of Morpeth (b. 31 Mar 1813; dsp. 22 Mar 1890), 6th son of Charles [Grey], 2nd Earl Grey

6. Lady Mary Matilda Georgiana Howard (b. 28 Jan 1823; dsp. 17 Sep 1892), mar. 13 Jul 1852 as his second wife Henry [Labouchere], 1st Baron Taunton

died

7 Oct 1848

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Morpeth 1795-1806 and for Cumberland 1806-20; Privy Councillor 1806; Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire 1824-40; Chief Commissioner of Woods and Forests 1827; Lord Privy Seal 1827-28 and 1834; Minister without Portfolio 1830-34; Knight of the Garter 1837; a Trustee of the British Museum 1838-47

 

George William Frederick [Howard], 7th Earl of Carlisle, KG PC

born

18 Apr 1802

died

5 Dec 1864

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Morpeth 1826-30, for Yorkshire 1830 and for the West Riding of Yorkshire 1832-41 and 1846-48; Chief Secretary for Ireland 1835-41; Privy Councillor [E. and I.] 1835; Chief Commissioner for Woods and Forests 1846-50; Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire 1847-64; Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1850-52; Lord Rector of Marischal College, Aberdeen 1853-54; Knight of the Garter 1855; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1855-58 and 1859-64

 

Rev William George [Howard], 8th Earl of Carlisle

born

23 Feb 1808

died

29 Mar 1889

suc. by

nephew

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Rector of Londesborough, co. York 1832-77

 

George James [Howard], 9th Earl of Carlisle

only child of Hon Charles Wentworth George Howard MP (by his wife Hon Mary Priscilla Harriet Parke, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of James [Parke], 1st Baron Wensleydale), 5th son of George [Howard], 6th Earl of Carlisle

born

12 Aug 1843

mar.

4 Oct 1864 Hon Rosalind Frances Stanley (b. 20 Feb 1845; d. 12 Aug 1921), 5th dau. of Edward John [Stanley], 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley, by his wife Hon Henrietta Maria Dillon, 1st dau. of Henry Augustus [Dillon], 13th Viscount Dillon

children

1. Hon Charles James Stanley Howard, later 10th Earl of Carlisle

2. Hon Hubert George Lyulph Howard (b. 3 Apr 1871; dvp. Sep 1898)

3. Hon Christopher Edward Howard (b. 2 Jun 1873; dvp. 1 Sep 1896)

4. Hon Oliver Howard (b. 14 Mar 1875; d. 20 Sep 1908). mar. 17 Mar 1900 Muriel Mary Temple Stephenson MBE (mar. (2) 27 Apr 1909 Arthur Vesey [Maude], 5th Earl of Clanwilliam ; d. 1 Jun 1952), dau. of Russell Maule Stephenson, and had issue

5. Hon Geoffrey William Algernon Howard, Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Eskdale 1906-10, for Westbury 1911-18 and for Luton 1923-24, Vice-Chamberlain of the Household 1911-15, Junior Lord of the Treasury 1915-16 (b. 12 Feb 1877; d. 20 Jun 1935), mar. 15 May 1915 Hon Ethel Christian Methuen (b. 7 Mar 1889; d. 26 Apr 1932), 1st dau. by his second wife of Paul Sanford [Methuen], 3rd Baron Methuen, and had issue

6. Hon Michael Francis Stafford Howard (b. 23 Jan 1880; d. 9 Oct 1917), mar. 30 Nov 1911 Nora Hensman (d. 23 Nov 1961), 2nd surv. dau. of Col William Hensman, and had issue

1. Lady Mary Henrietta Howard (d. 2 Sep 1956), mar. 30 Nov 1889 Prof George Gilbert Aimé Murray OM (d. 20 May 1957), son of Sir Terence Aubrey Murray, and had issue

2. Lady Cecilia Maude Howard (d. 6 May 1947), mar. 7 Apr 1891 Charles Henry Roberts, of Boothby, Brampton, co. Cumberland (d. 25 Jun 1959), son of Rev Albert James Roberts, Vicar of Tidebrook, co. Sussex, and had issue

3. Lady Dorothy Georgiana Howard (d. 14 Sep 1968), mar. 14 Oct 1913 Francis Robert [Henley later Eden], 6th Baron Henley, and had issue

4. Lady Elizabeth Dacre Howard (d. young)

5. Lady Aurea Fredeswide Howard, mar. (1) 24 May 1923 (annulled 1926) Denyss Chamberlaine Wace, of Stanmore, co. Hertford (d. 1944), and (2) Aug 1928 Maj Thomas MacLeod OBE (d. 24 Sep 1963), son of Thomas MacLeod, of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

died16 Apr 1911

suc. byson

noteMember of Parliament (Liberal) for East Cumberland 1879-85; a Trustee of the National Gallery 1881-1911

 

Charles James Stanley [Howard], 10th Earl of Carlisle

born

8 Mar 1867

mar.

17 Apr 1894 Rhoda Ankaret L'Estrange (b. 28 May 1867; d. 9 Dec 1957), 1st dau. of Col Paget Walter L'Estrange, by his first wife Emily Ryves, dau. of General Ryves

children

1. Hon George Josslyn L'Estrange Howard, later 11th Earl of Carlisle

1. Lady Constance Ankaret Howard (b. 20 Jan 1897; d. 3 Sep 1964)

2. Lady Ankaret Cecilia Caroline Howard (b. 23 Apr 1900; d. 9 Apr 1945), mar. 7 Apr 1927 William Jackson, son of William Jackson, of Cheshire, and had issue

3. Lady Elizabeth Henrietta Howard (b. 24 Oct 1903; d. 12 Jan 1969), mar. 7 Sep 1934 Lawrence Robert Maconochie-Welwood, son of John Allan Maconochie-Welwood, of Kirknewton, Midlothian, and had issue

died

20 Jan 1912

suc. by

son

note

served in South Africa 1902; Member of Parliament (Unionist) for South Birmingham 1904-11

 

George Josslyn L'Estrange [Howard], 11th Earl of Carlisle

born

6 Jan 1895

mar. (1)

17 Jan 1918 (div. 1947) Hon Bridget Helen Hore-Ruthven CBE suo jure Lady Ruthven of Freeland (b. 27 Jul 1896; mar. (2) 13 Aug 1947  Walter Turner [Monckton], 1st Viscount Monckton of Brenchley;  d. 17 Apr 1982), 1st dau. of Walter Patrick [Hore-Ruthven], 10th Lord Ruthven of Freeland, by his first wife Jean Leslie Lampson, only dau. of Norman George Lampson

children by first wife

1. Hon Charles James Ruthven Howard, later 12th Earl of Carlisle

1. Lady Carolyn Bridget Dacre Howard (b. 18 Aug 1919)

mar. (2)

15 Aug 1947 Esmé Mary Iredell (d. 4 Jun 1977), 2nd dau. of Dr Charles Edward Iredell, of London

only child by second wife

2. Lady Susan Ankaret Howard (b. 13 Nov 1948), mar. (1) 9 Sep 1967 (div. 1978) Charles James Buchanan-Jardine, 2nd son of Sir John William Buchanan-Jardine, 3rd Bt., and (2) 1978 Count Hubert Charles de Meyer, and has issue by both husbands

died

17 Feb 1963

suc. by

son by first marriage

note

served in World War I as Lt Cdr, Royal Navy

 

Charles James Ruthven [Howard], 12th Earl of Carlisle, MC

born

21 Feb 1923

mar.

3 Oct 1945 Hon Ela Hilda Aline Beaumont (b. 27 May 1925; d. 18 Feb 2002), only dau. of Wentworth Henry Canning [Beaumont], 2nd Viscount Allendale, by his wife Violet Lucy Emily Seely, 1st dau. of Sir Charles Hilton Seely, 2nd Bt.

children

1. Maj Hon George William Beaumont Howard, later 13th Earl of Carlisle

2. Hon Philip Charles Wentworth Howard, heir presumptive to the Earldom of Carlisle (b. 25 Mar 1963), mar. 1992 Elizabeth Harrison (former wife of ......Harrison), dau. of ...... Moore, and has issue:

1a. ..... Howard

1a. ..... Howard

1. Lady Jane Annabelle Howard (b. 28 Feb 1947), mar. (1) 8 Jun 1968 (div. 1977), John David Vaughan Seth-Smith, only son of Lt Cdr David Keith Seth-Smith RN, mar. (2) 1983 Rodney S Ledward, and has issue by both husbands

2. Lady Emma Bridget Howard (b. 20 Jul 1952), mar. (1) 1974 (div. 1981) John Philip Charles Langton-Lockton, (2) 1983 (div. 1988) Robie Patrick Maxwell Uniacke, and (3) 1988 Guy Mark Sisson, and has issue by each husband

died

28 Nov 1994

suc. by

son

note

MC 1945; a Forestry Commissioner 1965-88; suc. his mother 17 Apr 1982 as 12th Lord Ruthven of Freeland

 

George William Beaumont [Howard], 13th Earl of Carlisle

born

15 Feb 1949

note

Major 9th/12th Royal Lancers to 1987

 

The heir presumptive to the Earldom of Carlisle is Hon Philip Charles Wentworth Howard, second son of the 12th Earl of Carlisle and younger brother of the present Earl.

 

 Last update 4 Feb 2007

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Titles:

13th Earl of Carlisle

(England, let. pat. 30 Apr 1661)

13th Viscount Howard of Morpeth

(England, let. pat. 30 Apr 1661)

13th Baron Dacre of Gillesland

(England, let. pat. 30 Apr 1661)

13th Lord Ruthven of Freeland

(Scotland, let. pat. c. 1651)

 

Address:

8 Mill Terrace, Easington, Co. Durham

 

Website for Castle Howard:

www.castlehoward.co.uk

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