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Cottenham, Earl of (UK, 1850)

 

Creation: let. pat. 11 Jun 1850

 

Family name: Pepys

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Arms:

Sable on a Bend Or between two Nags' Heads erased Argent three Fleur-de-lis of the field

Crest:

A Camel's Head erased Or bridled lined ringed and gorged with a Ducal Coronet Sable

Supporters:

On either side a Horse Argent bridled and gorged with a Ducal Coronet Sable pendant therefrom an Escutcheon Or charged with a Fleur-de-lis of the second

Motto:

Mens Cujusque Is Est Quisque (Mind makes the man)

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Charles Christopher [Pepys], 1st Baron Cottenham later 1st Earl of Cottenham, PC

2nd son of Sir William Walter Pepys, 1st Bt., by his wife Elizabeth Dowdeswell, 1st dau. of Rt Hon William Dowdeswell MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer

born

29 Apr 1781

mar.

30 Jun 1821 Caroline Elizabeth Wingfield-Baker (b. c. 1803; d. 6 Apr 1868), dau. of William Wingfield-Baker MP, by his wife Lady Charlotte Maria Digby, only dau. by his second wife of Henry [Digby], 1st Earl Digby

children

1. Hon Charles Edward Pepys, later 2nd Earl of Cottenham

2. Hon William John Pepys, later 3rd Earl of Cottenham

3. Hon Henry Leslie Pepys (b. 28 Nov 1830; d. 18 Mar 1891), mar. 17 Nov 1888 Ada Coote (b. 1846; d. 21 Apr 1936), 2nd dau. of Lt Col Charles James Coote, by his wife Anne Stewart, dau. of Thomas Stewart, of Limerick, and had issue

4. Hon George Pepys, barrister (b. 21 Jul 1832; d. 6 Sep 1890), mar. 21 Jul 1864 Anne Eliza Foster (d. 26 Mar 1916), dau. of John Foster, of Malverleys, co. Hampshire. and had issue

5. Hon Walter Courtenay Pepys, barrister (b. 27 Nov 1840; d. 4 Nov 1914), mar. 4 Aug 1874 Amy Harriet (d. 7 Jul 1908), only dau. of Lt Col Charles William Thompson, of Ballyherin, co. Donegal, and had issue

1. Lady Caroline Pepys (d. 21 Jan 1902), mar. 25 May 1852 Lister Lister-Kaye (b. 3 Sep 1827; dvp. 12 Apr 1855), 1st son and heir ap. of Sir John Lister Lister-Kaye, 2nd Bt., by his wife Matilda Arbuthnot, only dau. and hrss. of George Arbuthnot, and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Theresa Pepys (d. 24 Jan 1897), mar. 23 Jul 1864 as his first wife Col Gerald Edmund Boyle (b. 20 Jun 1840; d. 28 Dec 1927), 1st son of Hon John Boyle (by his wife Hon Cecilia FitzGerald-de Ros, 3rd dau. of Lord Henry FitzGerald (4th son of James [FitzGerald], 1st Duke of Leinster, by his wife Lady Emilia Mary Lennox, 2nd dau. of Charles [Lennox], 2nd Duke of Richmond) by his wife Charlotte Boyle, suo jure Baroness de Ros), 3rd son of Edmund [Boyle], 8th Earl of Cork, and had issue

3. Lady Evelyn Pepys (b. 19 Jan 1839; d. 7 Oct 1910), mar. 12 Jun 1762 Lord Courtenay (b. 20 Jan 1836; dvp. 27 May 1898), 1st son and heir ap. of Henry Hugh [Courtenay], 13th Earl of Devon, by his wife Lady Anna Maria Gwyther later Leslie, 3rd dau. of George Gwyther later Leslie, by his wife Lady Henrietta Anne [Leslie], suo jure Countess of Rothes, only child by his first wife of George William [Leslie], 13th Earl of Rothes, and had issue

died

29 Apr 1851

created

20 Jan 1836 Baron Cottenham, of Cottenham in the County of Cambridge

11 Jun 1850 Viscount Crowhurst, of Crowhurst in the County of Surrey, and Earl of Cottenham

suc. by

son

note

barrister, Lincoln's Inn 1804; King's Counsel 1826; Solicitor General to Queen Adelaide 1830-32; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Higham Ferrers 1831 and for Malton 1831-36; Solicitor-General 1833, knighted 1834; Master of the Rolls 1834; Privy Councillor 1834; First Commissioner of the Great Seal 1835; Lord High Chancellor 1836-41 and 1846-50; suc. his brother 5 Oct 1845 as 3rd Baronet, styled "of Wimpole Street" (creation of 23 Jun 1801) and his cousin 9 Dec 1849 as 4th Baronet, styled "of Upper Brook Street" (creation of 22 Jan 1784)

 

Charles Edward [Pepys], 2nd Earl of Cottenham

born

30 Apr 1824

died

18 Feb 1863

suc. by

brother

note

Clerk of the Crown in Chancery 1848-51

 

William John [Pepys], 3rd Earl of Cottenham

born

15 Aug 1825

mar.

11 Oct 1870 Theodosia Selina Dallas (b. 16 Jan 1844; d. 27 Feb 1919), only dau. of Sir Robert Charles Dallas, 2nd Bt., by his wife Hon Frances Henrietta Law, 5th dau. of Edward [Law], 1st Baron Ellenborough

children

1. Hon Kenelm Charles Edward Pepys, later 4th Earl of Cottenham

2. Hon Everard Digby Pepys (b. 21 Jun 1876; d. 14 Dec 1943), mar. 20 May 1897 Katharine Louise Diehl (d. 13 Dec 1959), dau. of Charles Diehl, of Metz, Germany, and had issue

1. Lady Mary Pepys (b. 7 Aug 1878; d. 4 May 1957), mar. 26 Nov 1910 Elias Mary Benedict Corbally DL (d. 18 Jul 1933), and had issue

died

20 Jan 1881

suc. by

son

 

Kenelm Charles Edward [Pepys], 4th Earl of Cottenham

born

18 May 1874

mar. (1)

29 Nov 1899 Lady Rose Leigh (b. 7 Dec 1866; former wife of John Blundell Leigh;  d. 2 May 1913), 4th dau. of William [Nevill], 1st Marquess of Abergavenny, by his wife Caroline Vanden-Bempde Johnstone, dau. of Sir John Vanden-Bempde Johnstone, 2nd Bt., of Hackness Hall, co. York

children by first wife

1. Hon Kenelm Charles Francis Pepys, later 5th Earl of Cottenham

2. Hon Mark Everard Pepys, later 6th Earl of Cottenham

3. Hon John Digby Thomas Pepys, later 7th Earl of Cottenham

mar. (2)

16 Aug 1916 Patricia Blair-Drummond (widow of ..... Blair-Drummond;  d. 26 Mar 1962), dau. of John Humphrey Burke, of Galway and California

died

22 Apr 1919

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Kenelm Charles Francis [Pepys], 5th Earl of Cottenham

born

13 May 1901

died

29 Dec 1922

suc. by

brother

 

Mark Everard [Pepys], 6th Earl of Cottenham

born

29 May 1903

mar.

19 Jan 1927 (div. 1939) Sybil Venetia Taylor (mar. (2) 29 Jul 1939 Charles Christopher [Courtenay], 17th Earl of Devon), only dau. of Capt John Vickris Taylor, of North Aston Manor, co. Oxford

children

1. Lady Rose Edith Idina Pepys (b. 5 Nov 1927), mar. 24 Sep 1994 Col Oliver Charles Berger (d. May 1998)

2. Lady Paulina Mary Louise Pepys (b. 14 Jun 1930; d. 25 Sep 2017), mar. 1973 Denis Bernard Hadley, of White Hill House, Upham, co. Hampshire

died

s.p.m. 19 Jul 1943

suc. by

brother

 

John Digby Thomas [Pepys], 7th Earl of Cottenham

born

14 Jun 1907

mar.

3 Oct 1933 his second cousin Lady Angela Isabel Nellie Milbank (former wife of Maj Sir Mark Vane Millbank, 4th Bt., KCVO MC;  d. 26 May 1980), only dau. of Guy Temple Montacut [Nevill later Larnach-Nevill], 4th Marquess of Abergavenny, by his wife Isabel Nellie Larnach, only child and hrss. of James Walker Larnach, of Brambletye, co. Sussex

children

1. Hon (Kenelm) Charles Everard Digby Pepys, later 8th Earl of Cottenham

1. Lady Marye Isabel Pepys (b. 18 Oct 1934; dvp. 4 Jun 1958), mar. 23 Jul 1953 (div. 1956) as his first wife Luke Robert [White], 5th Baron Annaly, and had issue

2. Lady Davina Rose Pepys (b. 9 Feb 1940; d. 5 Mar 1973), mar. 28 Oct 1959 as his first wife Sir Kenneth Drake Kleinwort, 3rd Bt., and had issue

3. Lady Gillian Angela Pepys (b. 7 Jul 1941), mar. 16 May 1962 (Harry) Duncan Cory [McGowan], 3rd Baron McGowan, and has issue

died

12 May 1968

suc. by

son

 

(Kenelm) Charles Everard Digby [Pepys], 8th Earl of Cottenham

born

27 Nov 1948

mar.

15 Mar 1975 Sarah Lombard-Hobson (mar. (2) 27 Jun 2007 Richard G Ford), 2nd dau. of Capt Samuel Richard Le Hunte Lombard-Hobson CVO OBE RN

children

1. Hon Mark John Henry Pepys, later 9th Earl of Cottenham

2. Hon Sam Richard Pepys, heir presumptive to the Earldom of Chichester (b. 26 Apr 1986)

1. Lady Georgina Marye Pepys (b. 9 Oct 1981)

died

20 Oct 2000

suc. by

son

 

Mark John Henry [Pepys], 9th Earl of Cottenham

born

11 Oct 1983

 

The heir presumptive to the Earldom of Chichester is Hon Sam Richard Pepys, younger brother of the present Earl.

 

 Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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Titles:

9th Earl of Cottenham

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 11 Jun 1850)

9th Viscount Crowhurst, of Crowhurst in the County of Surrey

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 11 Jun 1850)

9th Baron Cottenham, of Cottenham in the County of Cambridge

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 20 Jan 1836)

10th Baronet, styled "of Upper Brook Street"

(Great Britain, let. pat. 22 Jan 1784)

11th Baronet, styled "of Wimpole Street"

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 23 Jun 1801)

 

Address:

Priory Manor, Kington St Michael, Chippenham, Wiltshire

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