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de Grey, Earl (UK, 1816 - 1923)

 

Creation: let.pat. 25 Oct 1816

 

Extinct: 22 Sep 1923

 

Family name: Yorke later Robinson

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Arms:

See Marquess of Ripon

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Lady Amabel Yorke, suo jure Baroness Lucas of Crudwell later suo jure Countess de Grey

1st dau. and cohrss. of Philip [Yorke], 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, by his wife Lady Jemima Campbell, suo jure Baroness Lucas of Crudwell and Marchioness Grey, only child of John [Campbell], 3rd Earl of Breadalbane and Holland, by his first wife Lady Amabel Grey, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Henry [Grey], 1st Duke of Kent

born

22 Jan 1751

mar.

16 Jul 1772 Hon Alexander Hume-Campbell, styled Lord Polwarth, cr. 20 May 1776 Baron Hume, of Berwick (b. c. 1751; dsp. and vp. 9 Mar 1781), 1st son and heir ap. of Hugh [Hume-Campbell], 3rd Earl of Marchmont, by his second wife Elizabeth Compton, dau. of Windmill Compton

died

s.p. 4 May 1833

created

25 Oct 1816 Countess de Grey, with a special remainder, failing heirs male of her body, to her sister Mary Jemima, Dowager Baroness Grantham, and the heirs male of her body

suc. by

nephew

note

suc. her mother 11 Jan 1797 as Baroness Lucas of Crudwell

 

Thomas Philip [Robinson later Weddell later de Grey], 3rd Baron Grantham later 2nd Earl de Grey, KG PC

1st son and heir of Thomas [Robinson], 2nd Baron Grantham, by his wife Lady Mary Jemima Yorke, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Philip [Yorke], 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, by his wife Lady Jemima Campbell, suo jure Baroness Lucas of Crudwell and Marchioness Grey, only child of John [Campbell], 3rd Earl of Breadalbane and Holland, by his first wife Lady Amabella Grey, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Henry [Grey], 1st Duke of Kent

born

8 Dec 1781

mar.

20 Jul 1805 Lady Henrietta Frances Cole (b. 22 Jun 1784; d. 2 Jul 1848), 5th dau. of William Willoughby [Cole], 1st Earl of Enniskillen, by his wife Anne Lowry-Corry, dau. of Galbraith Lowry later Lowry-Corry MP, of Ahenia, co. Fermanagh

children

1. Hon Frederick William de Grey (b. c.1811; dvp. 6 Feb 1831)

1. Lady Anne Florence de Grey, later suo jure Baroness Lucas of Crudwell

2. Lady Mary Gertrude de Grey (d. 11 Jul 1892), mar. 6 Jul 1832 Capt Henry Vyner, of Gautby Hall, co. Lincoln, and had issue

died

s.p.m.s. 14 Nov 1859

suc. by

daughter in the Barony of Lucas of Crudwell and nephew in his other peerages

note

suc. his father 20 Jul 1786 as 2nd Baron Grantham and his cousin 31 Jan 1792 as 6th Baronet of Newby; took the surname of Weddell in lieu of that of Robinson by Royal Licence 1803, and the surname of De Grey in lieu of that of Weddell by a further Royal Licence 1833; Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire 1818-59; Yeomanry ADC to King William IV 1831-37 and to Queen Victoria 1837-59; First Lord of the Admiralty 1834-35; Privy Councillor 1834; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1841-44; Knight of the Garter 1844

 

George Frederick Samuel [Robinson], 2nd Earl of Ripon later 3rd Earl de Grey later 1st Marquess of Ripon, KG GCSI CIE PC

1st son and heir of Frederick John [Robinson], 1st Earl of Ripon (by his wife Lady Sarah Albinia Louisa Hobart, only dau. by his first wife of Robert [Hobart], 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire), 2nd son of Thomas [Robinson], 2nd Baron Grantham, by his wife Lady Mary Jemima Yorke, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Philip [Yorke], 2nd Earl of Hardwicke

created23 Jun 1871 Marquess of Ripon

 

The Earldom of de Grey was held by the Marquesses of Ripon from 23 Jun 1871 until 22 Sep 1923, when on the death of the 2nd Marquess of Ripon with no male heirs all his titles became extinct

 

Last updated 2 Apr 2010

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