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de Clifford, Baron (E, 1299)

 

Creation: writ sum.  29 Dec 1299

 

Family name: Clifford later Sackville later Herbert later Tufton later Coke later Southwell later Russell

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Arms:

Argent a Lion rampant Gules on a Chief Sable three Escallops of the first

Crest:

A Goat statant Argent armed and unguled Or

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Wyvern Gules;  Sinister:  a Monkey proper ringed round the loins and lined Or

Motto:

Che Sera Sera (What will be, will be)

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Robert [de Clifford], 1st Baron Clifford

1st son of Roger de Clifford, by his wife Isabel de Vespont, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Robert de Vespont, of Brougham Castle, co. Westmorland, Hereditary Sheriff of Westmorland, by his wife Isabel FitzJohn, sister and cohrss. in her issue of Richard [FitzJohn], 1st Baron FitzJohn, 2nd dau. of John FitzGeoffrey, Justiciar of Ireland (by his wife Lady Isabel de Lacy, widow of Gilbert de Lacy and dau. of Hugh [le Bigod], Earl of Norfolk), only son of Geoffrey [FitzPiers], Earl of Essex

born

c. Easter 1274

mar.

Maud de Clare (mar. bef. 16 Dec 1315 Robert [de Welles], 2nd Baron Welles; d. betw. 4 Mar 1326/7 and 24 May 1327), 2nd dau. of Sir Thomas de Clare, Lord of Thomond (by his wife Julian FitzMaurice, 2nd dau. and eventual sole hrss. of Sir Maurice FitzMaurice, Lord Justice of Ireland), 2nd son by his second wife of Richard [de Clare], 5th Earl of Gloucester

children

1. Roger de Clifford, later 2nd Baron Clifford

2. Robert de Clifford, later 3rd Baron Clifford

3. John de Clifford

1. Idoine de Clifford (d. 24 Aug 1365), mar. Henry [de Percy], 2nd Baron Percy, and had issue

died

25 Jun 1314 (bur. with his mother at Shap Abbey, co. Westmorland)

created

by writ of summons 29 Dec 1299 Baron de Clifford

suc. by

son

note

suc. his mother in 1291 in half of the Vespont estates, i.e. Brougham Castle, the Hereditary Shrievalty of Westmorland, etc.; fought in the wars with Scotland; Justice in Eyre North of Trent 1297-1307/8; Governor of Nottingham Castle 1298; Captain General of the Scottish Marches 1299; signed the Baron's letter to the Pope 1301; granted Skipton Castle, co. York, and the Manor of Skelton, co. Cumberland, by King Edward I; Marshal of England 1307; Justice in Eyre South of Trent 1307-07/8; Warden of the Scottish Marches 1308 ; he was killed at the Battle of Bannockburn

 

Roger [de Clifford], 2nd Baron Clifford

born

2 Feb 1299/1300

died

23 Mar 1322

suc. by

brother

note

joined in the rebellion of Thomas, Earl of Lancaster, and with him was defeated at the Battle of Boroughbridge and taken prisoner; he was executed at York a week later

 

Robert [de Clifford], 3rd Baron Clifford

born

5 Nov 1305

mar.

Jun 1328 Isabel de Berkeley (mar. (2) bef. 9 Jun 1345 as his second wife Thomas [de Musgrave], 1st Baron Musgrave;  d. 25 Jul 1362), 1st dau. of Maurice [de Berkeley], 2nd Baron Berkeley, by his first wife Eva la Zouche, dau. of Eudo la Zouche

children

1. Robert de Clifford, later 4th Baron Clifford

2. Roger de Clifford, later 5th Baron Clifford

3. John de Clifford

4. Sir Thomas de Clifford, of Cockermouth, co. Cumberland, mar., and had issue

5. Sir Lewis de Clifford KG, Ambassador to France 1392, mar. bef. 12 Feb 1372/3 Alianore la Warre (widow of Roger [la Warre], 3rd Baron la Warre; d. bef. 18 Jun 1387), dau. of John [de Mowbray[, 3rd Baron Mowbray, by his first wife Lady Joan Plantagenet, 4th dau. of Henry [Plantagenet], 3rd Earl of Lancaster, and had issue

died

20 May 1344

suc. by

son

note

inherited considerable estates in Westmorland on the death of his great-aunt, Idoine de Vespont 1333; fought in the Scottish wars

 

Robert [de Clifford], 4th Baron Clifford

born

c.1331

mar.

betw. 1 and 20 Apr 1343 Euphemia de Nevill (mar. (2) 1347 Reynold Lucy, 2nd son of Thomas [Lucy], 2nd Baron Lucy, by his wife Margaret de Multon, and (3) Sir Walter de Heslarton;  d. Oct/Nov 1393), 4th dau. of Ralph [de Nevill], 2nd Baron Nevill, by his wife Alice de Greystock, widow of Ralph [de Greystock], 1st Baron Greystock, sister of Hugh [de Audley], 1st Earl of Gloucester, and dau. of Hugh [de Audley], 1st Baron Audley of Stratton Audley

died

s.p. bef. 7 Nov 1354

suc. by

brother

 

Roger [de Clifford], 5th Baron Clifford

born

10 Jul 1333

mar.

Lady Maud de Beauchamp (d. Jan/Feb 1402/3), 1st dau. of Thomas [de Beauchamp], 11th Earl of Warwick, by his wife and cousin Lady Catharine de Mortimer, 1st dau. of Roger [de Mortimer], 1st Earl of March

children

1. Thomas de Clifford, later 6th Baron Clifford

2. Sir William de Clifford, Governor of Berwick Castle (dsp. 1419), mar. Anne Bardolf (b. 24 Jun 1389; mar. (2) c. 1427 as his second wife Sir Reynold de Cobham, de jure 3rd Baron Cobham of Sterborough, 2nd but 1st son and heir by his second wife of Reynold [de Cobham], 2nd Baron Cobham of Sterborough; dsp. 6 Nov 1453), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Thomas [Bardolf], 5th Baron Bardolf, by his wife Amice Cromwell, dau. of Ralph [Cromwell], 1st Baron Cromwell

1. Margaret de Clifford, mar. Sir John Melton, of Aston

2. Katherine de Clifford (d. 23 Apr 1415), mar. Ralph [de Greystock]. 3rd Baron Greystock, and had issue

3. Philippa de Clifford (d. after 4 Jul 1405), mar. after 10 Oct 1388 as his first wife William [de Ferrers], 5th Baron Ferrers of Groby, and had issue

died

13 Jul 1389

suc. by

son

note

fought in the Scottish and French wars; Sheriff of Westmorland 1360; Sheriff of Cumberland and Governor of Carlisle Castle 1377; Warden of the East and West Marches

 

Thomas [de Clifford], 6th Baron Clifford

born

c.1363

mar.

his third cousin Elizabeth de Ros (d. Mar 1424), 1st dau. of Thomas [de Ros], 4th Baron Ros, by his wife Lady Beatrice de Stafford, 1st dau. of Ralph [de Stafford], 1st Earl of Stafford, by his wife Lady Margaret Audley, de jure suo jure Baroness Audley, only child of Hugh [de Audley], 1st Earl of Gloucester, by his wife Lady Margaret de Gaveston, widow of Piers [de Gaveston], 1st Earl of Cornwall, sister and cohrss. of Gilbert [de Clare], 7th Earl of Gloucester, and 4th dau. of Gilbert [de Clare], 6th Earl of Gloucester, by his second wife Princess Joan "of Acre", 2nd surv. dau. of King Edward I by his first wife Eleanor of Castile, dau. of Ferdinand III, King of Castile

children

1. John de Clifford, later 7th Baron Clifford

1. Maud de Clifford (dsp. 26 Aug 1446), mar. (1) bef. 24 Jul 1406 (div.) John [Nevil], 6th Baron Latimer, and (2) c. 1412 as his second wife Richard "of Conisburgh", 3rd Earl of Cambridge

died

18 Aug 1391

suc. by

son

note

Governor of Carlisle Castle for life 1384; he was killed fighting near Spruce, Germany

 

John [de Clifford], 7th Baron Clifford, KG

born

c.1388

mar.

betw. Aug 1403 and Nov 1412 his third cousin once removed Lady Elizabeth Percy (mar. (2) 20 Jul 1426 as his first wife Ralph [Nevill], 2nd Earl of Westmorland;  d. 26 Oct 1437), sister of Henry [Percy], 1st Earl of Northumberland (second creation), and only dau. of Sir Henry Percy, styled Lord Percy, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Mortimer, 1st dau. of Edmund [Mortimer], 3rd Earl of March, by his wife Lady Philippa Plantagenet, only dau. of Lionel [Plantagenet], 1st Duke of Clarence, 2nd son of King Edward III

children

1. Thomas de Clifford, later 8th Baron Clifford

2. Henry de Clifford (dsp.)

1. Mary de Clifford, mar. Sir Philip Wentworth, of Nettlestead, co. Suffolk, taken prisoner by the Yorkists after the Battle of Hexham and beheaded (dvm. 18 Mar 1464), 1st son and heir ap. of Sir Roger Wentworth, of Nettlestead, co. Suffolk,  by his wife Marjory la Despencere, de jure suo jure Baroness le Despencer, and had issue

died

13 Mar 1421/2

suc. by

son

note

fought in the French wars; Knight of the Garter 1421; killed at the Siege of Meaux, France

 

Thomas [de Clifford], 8th Baron Clifford

born

25 Mar 1414

mar.

Joan Dacre, 1st dau. of Thomas [Dacre], 6th Baron Dacre, by his wife Lady Philippa Nevill, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Ralph [Nevill], 1st Earl of Westmorland

children

1. John de Clifford, later 9th Baron Clifford

2. Sir Roger de Clifford (d. 1485), mar. Lady Joan Courtenay, dau. of Thomas [Courtenay], 5th Earl of Devon, and had issue:

1a. Charles Clifford, mar. Anne Knyvett, dau. of Sir William Knyvett, and had issue:

1b. Edward Clifford, mar. Margaret Layton, and had issue:

1c. Dorothy Clifford

2b. William Clifford (dsp.)

1b. Jane Clifford, mar. William Coe, of Suffolk

1a. Mary Clifford, mar. Sir Thomas Wingfield

2a. Barbara Clifford, mar. ..... Drury

3. Sir Robert de Clifford, of Brackenborough, co. Lincoln, mar. Elizabeth Jocelyne (widow of Sir Ralph Jocelyne, Lord Mayor of London), dau. of William Barlee

4. Sir Thomas de Clifford (dsp.)

1. Elizabeth de Clifford, mar. (1) after 10 Aug 1446 William Plumpton (b. 1435;  dvp. at the Battle of Towton 29 Mar 1461), and (2) Sir Richard Hamerton

2. Maude de Clifford, mar. (1) Sir John Harington, of Hornby Castle (d. 1460), and (2) Edmund Dudley

3. Anne de Clifford, mar. (1) Sir Richard Tempest, and (2) William Conyers, of Marske, co. York

4. Joan de Clifford, mar. Sir Richard Musgrave, of Harcla Castle (b. c. 1431;  d. 10 Aug 1491)

5. Margaret de Clifford, mar. Robert Carr

died

22 May 1454 (bur. in St Alban's Abbey)

suc. by

son

note

killed fighting for King Henry VI in the first Battle of St Albans

 

John [de Clifford], 9th Baron Clifford

born

c.1434

mar.

Margaret de Bromflete (mar. (2) Sir Lancelot Threlkeld, of Threlkeld, co. Cumberland;  d. 12 Apr 1483; bur. at Londesborough, co. York), only dau. and hrss. of Henry [de Bromflete], 1st Baron de Vesci, by his second wife Eleanor Tunstall (widow of (1) Philip [Darcy], 6th Baron Darcy de Knayth, and (2) Sir Thomas Tunstall, of Thurland, co. Lancaster), 3rd dau. of Henry [FitzHugh], 3rd Baron FitzHugh

children

1. Henry Clifford, later 10th Baron Clifford

2. Richard Clifford (dsp.)

1. Elizabeth Clifford, mar. Sir Robert Aske, of Aughton, co. York

died

28 Mar 1461

suc. by

son

note

Governor of Penrith Castle and Commissary General of the Scottish Marches; fought for King Henry VI at the Battle of Wakefield 1460, where he was knighted and gained his nickname "the Butcher" from the amount of men he killed; killed by a stray arrow on the eve of the Battle of Towton; attainted post mortem 4 Nov 1461, whereby his peerage was forfeited and his estates confiscated

 

Henry [Clifford], 10th Baron Clifford

born

c.1454

mar. (1)

bef. 1493 Anne St John, dau. of Sir John St John, of Bletso, co. Bedford, by his wife Alice Bradshaw, dau. of Sir Thomas Bradshaw, of Haigh, co, Lancaster

children by first wife

1. Hon Henry Clifford, later 11th Baron Clifford later 1st Earl of Cumberland

2. Hon Sir Thomas Clifford, Governor of Berwick (d. 1543), mar. Lucy Browne (mar. (2) John Cutts; d. 1557), 3rd dau. of Sir Anthony Browne, of Cowdray Park, co. Sussex. Standard Bearer to King Henry VII, Governor of Queenborough Castle and Constable of Calais, by his wife Lady Lucy Fitzwilliam (widow of Sir Thomas Fitzwilliam, of Aldwarke, co. York), sister and cohrss. of George [Neville], 1st Duke of Bedford later 2nd Marquess of Montagu, and 4th dau. of John[Neville], 1st Marquess of Montagu, and had issue:

1a. Elizabeth Clifford, mar. John Fitzwilliam, of Kingsley, co. Hampshire

3. Hon Edward Clifford

1. Hon Margaret Clifford, mar. 6 Jan 1514 Cuthbert Radclyffe, of Dilston, co. Northumberland, Sheriff of Northumberland (d. 1545), and had issue

2. Hon Anne Clifford, mar. as his second wife Robert Clifton, of Clifton and Hodsock, co. Nottingham (d. 1518), and had issue

3. Hon Mabel Clifford, Gentlewoman to Queen Catherine of Aragon (dsp. 1 Sep 1550), mar. Nov 1513 William [Fitzwilliam], 1st Earl of Southampton

4. Hon Elizabeth Clifford, mar. (1) Sir Ralph Bowes, of Streatlam Castle, co. Durham, and (2) William Tonge, and had issue by her first husband

5. Hon Eleanor Clifford, mar. Sir Ninian Markenfield

mar. (2)

bef. 11 Jul 1511 Florence Talbot (widow of Sir Thomas Talbot, of Bashall;  mar. (3) Lord Richard Grey, 2nd son of Thomas [Grey], 1st Marquess of Dorset), dau. of Henry Pudsey, of Berforth, co. York, by his wife Margaret Conyers, 1st dau. by his second wife of Sir Christopher Conyers, of Hornby, co. York

only child by second wife

4. Dorothy Clifford, mar. Sir Hugh Lowther, of Lowther Hall, co. Westmorland, and had issue

died

23 Apr 1523

suc. by

son by first wife

note

allegedly he was hidden with shepherds as a child for his own safety; he had a general pardon 1471/2; he was knighted on the accession of King Henry VII, the attainder was reversed 9 Nov 1485, and his estates restored to him; Knight of the Bath at the Coronation of King Henry VIII 1509; fought of the Battle of Flodden 1513, where he captured three cannon which he placed in Skipton Castle

 

Henry [Clifford], 11th Baron Clifford later 1st Earl of Cumberland, KG

created

18 Jun 1525 Earl of Cumberland

 

The Barony of Clifford was held by the Earls of Cumberland from 18 Jun 1525 until 30 Oct 1605, when on the death of George [Clifford], 3rd Earl of Cumberland and 13th Baron Clifford, the Earldom of Cumberland passed to his brother and the barony should have devolved upon his only daughter, Lady Anne Clifford.  Lady Anne and her uncle, Francis [Clifford], 4th Earl of Cumberland, both claimed the Barony of Clifford.

 

Lady Anne Clifford later Sackville later Herbert, suo jure Baroness Clifford

only dau. of George [Clifford], 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by his wife Lady Margaret Russell, 3rd dau. by his first wife of Francis [Russell], 2nd Earl of Bedford

born

30 Jan 1589/90

mar. (1)

25 Feb 1608/9 Richard [Sackville], 3rd Earl of Dorset

children by first husband

1. Lady Margaret Sackville (b. 2 Jul 1614; d. 14 Aug 1676), mar. 21 Apr 1629 John [Tufton], 2nd Earl of Thanet, and had issue:

1a. Hon Nicholas Tufton, later 3rd Earl of Thanet and 15th Baron Clifford

2a. Hon John Tufton, later 4th Earl of Thanet and 16th Baron Clifford

3a. Hon Richard Tufton, later 5th Earl of Thanet and 17th Baron Clifford

4a. Hon Thomas Tufton, later 6th Earl of Thanet and 18th Baron Clifford

5a. Col Hon Sackville Tufton (b. c. 1697; d. 30 Mar 1721), mar. Elizabeth Wilbraham, only dau. and hrss. of Ralph Wilbraham, of Newbottle, co. Northampton (by his wife Christiana Leigh, dau. of Edward Leigh, of Bagulegh), 2nd son of Sir Thomas Wilbraham, 2nd Bt., of Woodhey, co. Chester, and had issue:

1b. John Tufton (b. 25 May 1687; dvp. 23 Feb 1689/90)

2b. Sackville Tufton, later 7th Earl of Thanet

6a. Hon George Tufton (bur. 1670)

1a. Lady Anne Tufton (d. young)

2a. Lady Margaret Tufton (b. 13 Jul 1836; d. aft. Jul 1687), mar. 18 Jul 1653 George [Coventry], 3rd Baron Coventry, and had issue

3a. Lady Frances Tufton, mar. Henry Drax, of Boston, co. Lincoln

4a. Lady Cecilie Tufton (b. 2 Jun 1648; dspm. 30 Dec 1672; bur. in Westminster Abbey), mar. 12 Feb 1666/7 as his first wife Christopher [Hatton], 1st Viscount Hatton, and had issue

5a. Lady Mary Tufton (bur. 7 Feb 1673/4 at Sarsden, co. Oxford), mar. in or bef. 1671 as his first wife Sir William Walter, 2nd Bt., of Sarsden, co. Oxford, and had issue

6a. Lady Anne Tufton (b. c. 1653; dsp. 22 Nov 1713; bur. at Tewin, co. Hertford), mar. in or bef. 1674 as his second wife Sir Samuel Grimston, 3rd Bt. MP, of Gorhambury, co. Hertford

2. Lady Isabella Sackville (b. 6 Oct 1622; d. 14 Oct 1661), mar. 5 Jul 1647 as his first wife James [Compton], 3rd Earl of Northampton, and had issue

1a. Lady Alathea Compton (b. 14 Mar 1661; dsp. 14 Oct 1678), mar. Edward Hungerford (dsp. Sep 1681), 1st son by his first wife of Sir Edward Hungerford MP

mar. (2)

3 Jun 1630 as his second wife Philip [Herbert], 1st Earl of Montgomery later 4th Earl of Pembroke

died

22 Mar 1675/6 (bur. in St Lawrence's Church, Appleby, co. Westmorland)

note

he mother claimed the Barony of Clifford on her behalf 1606 and again in 1628; the vast family estates and the hereditary Shrievalty of Westmorland were held by her uncle Francis, 4th Earl of Cumberland, from 1605 and did not come into her possession until the death of her cousin, the 5th Earl of Cumberland, in 1643

 

On her death the Barony of Clifford fell into abeyance for the first time between her first daughter by her first husband, Lady Margaret Tufton, Countess of Thanet, and her granddaughter Lady Alathea Compton, only surviving child of her second daughter by her first husband, Lady Isabella Compton, Countess of Northampton.  On the death of Lady Alathea on 14 Oct 1678 the barony devolved upon the heir general.

 

Nicholas [Tufton], 3rd Earl of Thanet and 15th Baron Clifford

1st son of John [Tufton], 2nd Earl of Thanet, by his wife Lady Margaret Sackville, 1st dau. and cohrss. of  Richard [Sackville], 3rd Earl of Dorset, by his wife Lady Anne Clifford, suo jure Baroness Clifford

note

suc. his father 6 May 1664 as 3rd Earl of Thanet and his cousin 14 Oct 1678 as 15th Baron Clifford

 

The Barony of Clifford was held by the Earls of Thanet from 14 Oct 1678 until 30 Jul 1729, when on the death of Thomas [Tufton], 6th Earl of Thanet and 18th Baron Clifford, the barony fell into abeyance for the second time between his five daughters:  Lady Katherine Watson, Viscountess Sondes;  Lady Anne Cecil, Countess of Salisbury;  Lady Margaret Coke, Countess of Leicester;  Lady Mary Grey, Countess of Harold; and Lady Isabella Tufton.  The abeyance was terminated 3 Aug 1734 in favour of the third daughter and coheiress,

 

Lady Margaret Tufton later Coke, de jure Baroness Clifford

3rd dau. and cohrss. of Thomas [Tufton], 6th Earl of Thanet and 18th Baron Clifford, by his wife Lady Catherine Cavendish, 4th dau. and cohrss. of Henry [Cavendish], 2nd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne

born

16 Jun 1700

mar.

2 Jul 1718 Thomas [Coke], 1st Earl of Leicester

died

s.p.s. 28 Feb 1775

 

On her death the Barony of Clifford fell into abeyance for the third time between her surviving sisters and the descendants of her deceased sisters.  The abeyance was terminated 17 Apr 1776 in favour of the senior co-heir,

 

Edward [Southwell], 20th Baron Clifford

1st son and heir of Edward Southwell, of Kings Weston, co. Gloucester, Principal Secretary of State for Ireland, by his wife Lady Katherine Watson, sister of Thomas [Watson], 3rd Earl of Rockingham, and only surv. child of Hon Edward Watson, styled Viscount Sondes, by his wife Lady Katherine Tufton, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Thomas [Tufton], 6th Earl of Thanet and 18th Baron Clifford,

born

6 Jun 1738

mar.

29 Aug 1765 Sophia Campbell, Governess to the Princess Charlotte of Wales (b. c. 1743; d. 3 Aug 1828; bur. at Henbury, co. Gloucester), 3rd dau. of Samuel Campbell, of Mount Campbell, co. Leitrim

children

1. Hon Edward Southwell, later 21st Baron de Clifford

1. Hon Catherine Southwell (d. 19 Jul 1801), mar. 13 Nov 1790 Col George Kein Hayward Coussmaker (d. 11 Jul 1801), and had issue:

1a. George Coussmaker (d. 1821)

1a. Sophie Coussmaker, later suo jure Baroness de Clifford

2. Hon Sophia Southwell (b. 10 Jun 1771; d. 9 Nov 1795), mar. 12 Apr 1790 as his first wife John Thomas [Sydney], 2nd Viscount Sydney, and had issue

3. Hon Elizabeth Southwell (b. 11 Jan 1776; d. 14 Nov 1817), mar. 9 Apr 1792 as his first wife William Charles [Keppel], 4th Earl of Albemarle, and had issue

4. Hon Henrietta Southwell (dsp.), mar. 22 Dec 1799 Frederick Delmé

died

1 Nov 1777 (bur. at Henbury, co. Gloucester)

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Bridgwater 1761-63 and for Gloucestershire 1763-76

 

Edward [Southwell], 21st Baron de Clifford

born

23 Jun 1767

mar.

19 Feb 1789 Lady Mary Elizabeth Bourke (dsp. 28 May 1845), 2nd dau. of Most Rev Joseph Deane [Bourke], 3rd Earl of Mayo, Archbishop of Tuam, by his wife Elizabeth Meade, only dau. of Sir Richard Meade, 3rd Bt.

died

s.p. 30 Sep 1832 (bur. at Henbury, co. Gloucester)

 

On his death the Barony of de Clifford fell into abeyance for the fourth time between the issue of his deceased sisters.  The abeyance of the Barony was terminated 4 Mar 1833 in favour of the senior co-heir,

 

Sophia Coussmaker later Russell, suo jure Baroness de Clifford

born

4 Nov 1791

mar.

21 Aug 1822 Capt John Russell RN (b. 10 Jul 1796; d. 27 Apr 1835), 3rd son of Lord William Russell (by his wife Lady Charlotte Anne Villiers, 1st dau. of George Bussy [Villiers], 4th Earl of Jersey), brother of John [Russell], 6th Duke of Bedford, and 3rd son of Lord Francis Russell, styled Marquess of Tavistock (by his wife Lady Elizabeth Keppel, 6th dau. of William Anne [Keppel], 2nd Earl of Albemarle), 1st son and heir ap. by his second wife of John [Russell], 4th Duke of Bedford

children

1. Hon Edward Southwell Russell, later 23rd Baron de Clifford

1. Hon Katherine Sarah Georgina Russell (d. 5 Apr 1912), mar. 12 Sep 1850 Charles Robert Colville, of Lullington (d. 10 Mar 1886), and had issue

2. Hon Mary Russell (d. 13 Sep 1914), mar. 10 Apr 1860 William Edward Oakley, of The Plâs, Tan-y-bwlch, co. Merioneth (b. 1 Aug 1828; d. 1 Feb 1912), 1st son of William Oakeley, of Glanwilliam, co. Merioneth (by his wife Mary Maria Miles, only dau. of Col Sir Edward Miles CB), 5th son of Sir Charles Oakeley, 1st Bt., and had issue

died

3 Jan 1874

suc. by

son

 

Edward Southwell [Russell], 23rd Baron de Clifford

born

30 Apr 1824

mar.

31 Mar 1853 Harriet Agnes Elliot (d. 17 Feb 1896), 1st dau. of Adm Sir Charles Elliot KCB, Governor of St Helena, by his wife Clara Genevieve Windsor, dau. of Robert Harley Windsor

children

1. Hon Edward Southwell Russell, later 24th Baron de Clifford

2. Hon Charles Somerset Russell (b. 10 Sep 1857; d. 1886)

1. Hon Maud Clara Russell (d. 13 Apr 1947)

2. Hon Katherine Russell MBE DGStJ (d. 6 Mar 1950), mar. 23 Apr 1891 Reginald Corbet, of Addersley Hall, Market Drayton, co. Shropshire (d. 9 Dec 1945), and had issue

died

6 Aug 1877

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Tavistock 1847-52

 

Edward Southwell [Russell], 24th Baron de Clifford

born

5 Apr 1855

mar.

16 Apr 1879 Hilda Balfour (d. 7 Feb 1895), 3rd dau. of Charles Balfour, of Bracknell, co. Berkshire

only child

1. Hon Jack Southwell Russell, later 25th Baron de Clifford

died

6 Apr 1894 (bur. in the Cancade Cemetery, Nice, France)

suc. by

son

 

Jack Southwell [Russell], 25th Baron de Clifford

born

2 Jul 1884

mar.

16 Feb 1906 Evelyn Victoria Anne Chandler, an actress (mar. (2) 17 Apr 1913 Capt Arthur Roy Stock, of Glenapp Castle, Ballantrae, co. Ayr;  mar. (3) 22 Sep 1922 George Vernon Tate MC;  d. 1979), dau. of Walter Robert Chandler, of Dalgan Park, Shrule, Tuam, co. Galway

children

1. Hon Edward Southwell Russell, later 26th Baron de Clifford

1. Hon Diana Katherine Russell (d. 16 Mar 1978), mar. (1) 9 Dec 1933 (div. 1948) Mervyn Heseltine Taylor, only son of L H Taylor, of Hullavington House, Chippenham, co. Wiltshire, and (2) 29 Jul 1948 His Honour Judge Thomas Elder-Jones, of Somerford Keynes House, Cirencester, co. Gloucester, son of David Jones JP, of Foxcote Grange, Andoversford, and had issue by her first husband

died

1 Sep 1909 (bur. at Cowfold, co. Sussex)

suc. by

son

note

killed in a motor accident

 

Edward Southwell [Russell], 26th Baron de Clifford, OBE

born

31 Jan 1907

mar. (1)

11 Mar 1926 (div. 1973) Dorothy Evelyn Meyrick (d. 1987), dau. of Dr Ferdinand Richard Holmes Meyrick, of 59 Kensington Court, London W8, by his wife Kate .....

children by first wife

1. Hon John Edward Southwell Russell, later 27th Baron de Clifford

2. Hon William Southwell Russell, of Gilboa Farmhouse, Brokenborough, Malmesbury, co. Wiltshire (b. 26 Feb 1930; d. 24 May 2013), mar. 12 Apr 1961 Jean Brodie Henderson (b. 12 Nov 1940), only dau. of Neil Brodie Henderson, of Glebe House, Little Hormead, Buntingford, co. Hertford (by his wife Conn Madden, 1st dau. of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Edward Madden, 1st Bt. GCB OM GCVO KCMG), 2nd son of Brig-Gen Sir Brodie Haldane Henderson KCMG CB, and had issue:

1a. Miles Edward Southwell Russell, heir presumptive to the Barony of de Clifford (b. 7 Aug 1966)

1a. Mary-Jane Sophia Russell (b. 13 Mar 1963), mar. 1991 Matthew G Howe, 1st son of Philip Howe, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

2a. Joanna Clare Russell (b. 23 Jan 1965)

mar. (2)

4 Dec 1974 Mina Margaret Sands, only dau. of George Edward Sands by his wife Countess Sands de Sainte Croix, dau. of Ralph Noel Philippe le Roy, Count de Sainte Croix

died

3 Jan 1982

suc. by

son by first wife

 

John Edward Southwell [Russell], 27th Baron de Clifford

born

8 Jun 1928

mar.

27 Jun 1959 Bridget Jennifer Robertson, yst. dau. of Duncan Robertson, of Llantisilio Hall, Llangollen, co. Denbigh

 

The heir presumptive to the Barony of de Clifford is Miles Edward Southwell Russell, a grandson of the 26th Baron de Clifford and nephew of the present Baron.

 

 Last updated 26 Aug 2013

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Title:

27th Baron de Clifford

(England, writ sum. 29 Dec 1299)

 

Address:

Riggledown, Pennymoor, Tiverton, Devon EX16 8LR

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