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Daventry, Viscount (UK, 1943)

 

Creation: let. pat. 6 May 1943

 

Family name: FitzRoy later FitzRoy Newdegate

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Gules three Lion's Gambs two and one Argent (Newdegate);  2nd and 3rd, the Royal Arms of King Charles II debruised by a Baton Sinister compony Argent and Azure (FitzRoy)

Crests:

1st:  a Fleur-de-lys Argent (Newdegate);  2nd:  on a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a Lion statant guardant Or ducally crowned Azure and gorged with a Collar counter compony Argent and Azure (FitzRoy)

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Lion rampant guardant Or ducally crowned Azure;  Sinister:  a Greyhound Argent;  both gorged with a Collar gobony Ermine and Azure a Mullet argent in the Azure each Collar edged also of the last

Motto:

Et Decus Et Pretium Recti

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Muriel Douglas-Pennant later FitzRoy, suo jure Viscountess Daventry, CBE

1st dau. of Lt Col Hon Archibald Charles Henry Douglas-Pennant (by his wife Hon Harriet Ella Gifford, 2nd dau. of Robert Francis [Gifford], 2nd Baron Gifford), 2nd son by his first wife of Edward Gordon [Douglas later Douglas-Pennant], 1st Baron Penrhyn

born

8 Aug 1869

mar.

19 Nov 1891 Capt Rt Hon Edward Algernon FitzRoy, Member of Parliament for South Northamptonshire 1900-06 and 1910-18 and for Daventry 1918-43, Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means 1923 and 1924-28, Speaker of the House of Commons 1928-43 (b. 24 Jul 1869; d. 3 Mar 1943), 2nd son of Charles [FitzRoy], 3rd Baron Southampton, by his second wife Ismania Catherine Nugent VA, 1st dau. of Walter Nugent, of Clonlost, co. Westmeath, a Baron of the Austrian Empire, by his second wife Georgiana Elizabeth Jenkinson, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir Charles Jenkinson, 10th Bt.

died

8 Jul 1962

created

6 May 1943 Viscountess Daventry, of Daventry in the County of Northampton, with remainder to her sons by her husband, Edward Algernon FitzRoy, and the heirs male of their bodies

suc. by

son

 

Robert Oliver [FitzRoy], 2nd Viscount Daventry

born

10 Jan 1893

mar.

5 Sep 1916 his second cousin Grace ZoŽ Guinness (d. 1978), dau. of Claude Hugh Campbell Guinness (4th son of Richard Samuel Guinness MP, of Deepwell, co. Dublin), by his wife ZoŽ Virginie Nugent, 2nd dau. of Albert Llewellyn Nugent, 3rd Baron Nugent (Austrian Empire), of Beacon Lodge, Christchurch, co. Hampshire

died

s.p.m. 19 Jan 1986

suc. by

nephew

 

Francis Humphrey Maurice [FitzRoy Newdegate], 3rd Viscount Daventry

1st son of Cmdr Hon John Maurice FitzRoy later FitzRoy Newdegate RN (by his wife Lucia Charlotte Susan Newdegate OBE, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir Francis Alexander Newdigate Newdegate GCMG), 2nd surv. son of Muriel [Douglas-Pennant later FitzRoy], suo jure Viscountess Daventry

born

17 Dec 1921

mar.

20 Oct 1959 Hon Rosemary Norrie, 1st dau. of Charles Willoughby Moke [Norrie], 1st Baron Norrie, by his first wife Jocelyn Helen Gosling, dau. of Richard Henry Gosling, of Hawthorn Hill, Bracknell, co. Berkshire

children

1. Hon James Edward FitzRoy Newdegate, later 4th Viscount Daventry

2. Hon Hugh Francis FitzRoy Newdegate (b. 4 Oct 1962; d. 3 Mar 2000)

1. Hon Joanna Norrie FitzRoy Newdegate (b. 8 Feb 1964), mar. 1990 Nichola Yvone John Kirkpatrick (b. 21 Aug 1959), 2nd son of John Johnson Kirkpatrick, of Horn Park, Beaminster, co. Dorset, and has issue

died

15 Feb 2000

suc. by

son

 

James Edward [FitzRoy Newdegate], 4th Viscount Daventry

born

27 Jul 1960

mar.

10 Sep 1994 Georgia Lodge, 2nd dau. of John Lodge, of Daglingworth Place, Cirencester, co. Gloucester

children

1. Hon Humphrey John FitzRoy Newdegate (b. 23 Nov 1995)

1. Hon Hester FitzRoy Newdegate (b. 31 Dec 1997)

2. Hon Sophie Hebe FitzRoy Newdegate (b. 8 Mar 2001)

 

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Title:

4th Viscount Daventry, of Daventry in the County of Northampton

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 6 May 1943)

 

Addresses:

17 Rosenau Road, London SW11 4QN

Arbury Hall, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV10 7PT

Tel: 024 7638 2804 Fax: 024 7664 1147

 

Website for Arbury Hall:

www.arburyhall.net

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