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Harrington, Earl of (GB, 1742)

 

Creation: let. pat. 9 Feb 1742

 

Family name: Stanhope

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Arms:

Quarterly Ermine and Gules

Crest:

Issuant from battlements of a Tower Azure a Demi-Lion rampant Or holding between the paws a Grenade fired proper

Supporters:

Dexter:  A Talbot guardant Argent guttée-de-poix;  Sinister:  A Wolf Erminois, each supporter gorged with a Chaplet of Oak proper

Motto:

A Deo Et Rege (From God and the King)

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William [Stanhope], 1st Baron Harrington later 1st Earl of Harrington, PC

3rd son of John Stanhope, of Elvaston, co. Derby (by his wife Dorothy Agard, dau. and cohrss. of Charles Agard, of Foston, co. Derby), 1st son of John Stanhope, of Elvaston, co. Derby (by his wife Jane Curzon, dau. of Sir John Curzon, 1st Bt., of Kedleston, co. Derby), 1st son of Sir John Stanhope, of Elvaston, co. Derby (by his second wife Mary Radclyffe, dau. of Sir John Radclyffe, of Ordsal, co. Lancaster), 1st son of Sir John Stanhope, of Shelford, co. Nottingham (by his second wife Catherine Trentham, dau. of Thomas Trentham, of Rochester Priory, co. Stafford), and half-brother of Philip [Stanhope], 1st Earl of Chesterfield

born

c. 1683

mar.

c. 1718 Anne Griffith (d. 18 Dec 1719), dau. and hrss. of Col Edward Griffith, Clerk Comptroller of the Green Cloth, by his wife Elizabeth Lawrence, dau. of Dr Thomas Lawrence, Physician to Queen Anne

children

1. Hon William Stanhope, later 2nd Earl of Harrington

2. Hon Thomas Stanhope (d. 12 Jan 1743)

died

8 Dec 1756

created

6 Jan 1729/30 Baron Harrington, of Harrington in the County of Northampton

9 Feb 1741/2 Viscount Petersham, of Petersham in the County of Surrey, amd Earl of Harrington

suc. by

son

note

barrister, Inner Temple 1704; Lt Col, 3rd Regiment of Foot Guards 1710; Col of a Regiment of Foot 1711-12 and of a Regiment of Dragoons 1715-18; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Derby 1715-22 and 1727-30 and for Steyning 1727; Col, 13th Regiment of Dragoons 1725-30; Envoy to Madrid 1717-18 and 1720 and to Turin 1718-20; Ambassador to Madrid 1721-27 and 1729-30; Ambassador to the Congress at Aix-la-Chapelle 1727; Vice-Chamberlain of the Household 1727-30; Privy Councillor 1727; Joint Ambassador to the Congress of Soissons 1730; Secretary of State for the North 1730-41/2 and 1744-46; Maj Gen 1735; Lieut Gen 1739; FRS 1741; Lord President of the Council 1741/2-44/5; a Lord Justice (Regent) of the Realm 1743 and 1745; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1746-50; General of Foot 1747

 

William [Stanhope], 2nd Earl of Harrington

born

18 Dec 1719

mar.

11 Aug 1746 Lady Caroline Fitzroy (b. 8 Apr 1722; d. 26 Jun 1784; bur. at Kensington, co. Middlesex), 1st dau. of Charles [Fitzroy], 2nd Duke of Grafton, by his wife Lady Henrietta Somerset, sister of Henry [Somerset], 2nd Duke of Beaufort, and only dau. of Lord Charles Somerset MP, styled Marquess of Worcester (by his wife Rebecca Child, half-sister of Richard [Child later Tylney], 1st Earl Tylney, and 1st dau. by his second wife of Sir Josiah Child, 1st Bt., of Wanstead, co. Essex), 1st son and heir ap. of Henry [Somerset], 1st Duke of Beaufort

children

1. Hon Charles Stanhope, later 3rd Earl of Harrington

2. Capt Hon Henry Fitzroy Stanhope (b. 1754; d. 20 Aug 1828), mar. Elizabeth Falconer, and had issue

1. Lady Caroline Stanhope (b. 15 Apr 1748; d. 9 Feb 1767), mar. 7 Oct 1765 Kenneth [Mackenzie], 1st Earl of Seaforth, and had issue

2. Lady Isabella Stanhope (d. 29 Jan 1819), mar. 27 Nov 1768 Charles William [Molyneux], 1st Earl of Sefton, and had issue

3. Lady Amelia Stanhope (b. 24 May 1749; d. 5 Sep 1780), mar. 16 Apr 1767 Richard [Barry]. 6th Earl of Barrymore, and had issue

4. Lady Henrietta Stanhope (b. 26 Oct 1750; d. 2 Jan 1781), mar. 20 Mar 1776 Thomas [Foley], 2nd Baron Foley, and had issue

5. Lady Anna Maria Stanhope (b. 31 Mar 1760; d. 18 Oct 1834), mar. (1) 2 May 1782 Thomas [Pelham-Clinton], 3rd Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, and (2) 7 Feb 1800 Lt Gen Sir Charles Gregan Craufurd GCB MP (b. 12 Feb 1763; dsp. 26 Mar 1821), 2nd son of Sir Alexander Craufurd, 1st Bt., by his wife Jane Crokatt, dau. of James Crokatt, of Luxborough, co. Essex, and had issue by her first husband

died

1 Apr 1779

suc. by

son

note

entered the Foot Guards 1741; Col, 2nd Troop of Horse Grenadier Guards 1745-79; distinguished himself at the Battle of Fontenoy 1745; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Aylesbury 1741-47 and for Bury St Edmunds 1747-56; Maj Gen 1755; Lieut Gen 1758; General in the Army 1770

 

Charles [Stanhope], 3rd Earl of Harrington, GCH PC

born

17 Mar 1753

mar.

23 May 1779 Jane Fleming (d. 3 Feb 1824; bur. in Westminster Abbey), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir John Fleming, 1st and last Bt., of Brompton Park, co. Middlesex, by his wife Jane Coleman, only dau. of William Coleman, of Garnhay, co. Devon, by his wife Jane Seymour, sister of Edward [Seymour], 8th Duke of Somerset, and 7th dau. of Sir Edward Seymour, 5th Bt. MP, of Berry Pomeroy, co. Devon

children

1. Hon Charles Stanhope, later 4th Earl of Harrington

2. Maj Gen Hon Lincoln Edwin Robert Stanhope CB (b. 26 Nov 1781; d. 29 Feb 1840)

3. Hon Leicester Fitzgerald Charles Stanhope, later 5th Earl of Harrington

4. Rev Hon Fitzroy Henry Richard Stanhope, Dean and Rector of St Buryan, co. Cornwall, and Rector of Catton, co. York (b. 24 Apr 1787; d. 11 Apr 1864), mar. 8 Nov 1808 Caroline Wyndham (d. 11 Feb 1876), illegit. dau. of Hon Charles Wyndham, and had issue:

1a. Charles Wyndham Stanhope, later 7th Earl of Harrington

2a. Percy Stanhope (b. 27 Aug 1828; d. 29 Sep 1874), mar. 15 Dec 1858 Helenora Crompton (d. 14 Jul 1874), only dau. of Joshua S Crompton, of Sion Hill and Azerley, co. York, and had issue

5. Maj Hon Sir Francis Charles Stanhope KCH (b. 29 Sep 1788; d. 9 Oct 1862), mar. Hannah Wilson (d. 25 Oct 1863), dau. and cohrss. of James Wilson, of Parsonstown Manor and Dunboyne Castle, co. Meath, and had issue

6. Rev Hon Henry William Stanhope, Rector of Gawsworth, nr. Macclesfield, co. Chester (b. 2 Aug 1790; dsp. 21 Jun 1872), mar. ..... ..... (d. 9 Aug 1886)

7. Hon Augustus Stanhope (b. 25 Mar 1794; d. 8 Dec 1831)

1. Lady Anna Maria Stanhope ((b. 3 Sep 1783;  d. 3 Jul 1837), mar. 8 Aug 1808 Francis [Russell], 7th Duke of Bedford, and had issue

2. Lady Caroline Anne Stanhope (dsp. 25 Nov 1853), mar. 21 Jun 1841 Edward Ayshford Sanford MP, of Nynehead, co. Somerset (d. 1 Dec 1871)

3. Lady Charlotte Augusta Stanhope (b. 15 Feb 1793;  d. 15 Feb 1859), mar. 16 Jun 1818 Augustus Frederick [FitzGerald], 3rd Duke of Leinster, and had issue

died

5 Sep 1829 (bur. at Elvaston, co. Derby)

suc. by

son

note

Ensign, Coldstream Guards 1769; Member of Parliament for Thetford 1774 and for Westminster 1776-79; Lt Col, 3rd Regiment of Foot guards, and ADC to Gen Burgoyne in the American Revolutionary War 1777; Lt Col Commandant, 65th Regiment of Foot 1783-88; FSA 1787; Col, 29th Regiment of Foot 1788-92; Col, 1st Life Guards and Gold Stick-in-Waiting 1792-1829; Maj Gen 1793; Lieut Gen 1798; Privy Councillor 1798; General 1803; Ambassador to Berlin 1805 and 1806 and to Vienna 1805; Commander-in-Chief of the Forces in Ireland 1805-12; Privy Councillor [I] 1806; Constable of Windsor Castle 1812-29; GCH 1821

 

Charles [Stanhope], 4th Earl of Harrington

born

8 Apr 1780

mar.

7 Apr 1831 Maria Foote (b. Jun 1798; d. 27 Dec 1867), dau. of Samuel Foote, of Exeter, co. Devon, sometime manager of the Plymouth Theatre, by his wife ..... Hannington, of Twyford, co. Hampshire

children

1. Hon Charles Stanhope, styled Viscount Petersham (b. 13 Dec 1831; dvp. 8 Apr 1836)

1. Lady Jane St Maur Blanche Stanhope (b. 14 May 1833; d. 28 Nov 1907), mar. 17 Jun 1854 George Henry [Conyngham], 3rd Marquess Conyngham, and had issue

died

s.p.m.s. 3 Mar 1851

suc. by

brother

note

entered the Coldstream Guards 1795; Capt, Prince of Wales's Light Dragoons 1799; Maj, Queen's Rangers 1803; Lt Col, 3rd West India Regiment 1807; a Lord of the Bedchamber 1812-29; Col in the Army 1814

 

Leicester Fitzgerald Charles [Stanhope], 5th Earl of Harrington, CB

born

2 Sep 1784

mar.

23 Apr 1831 Elizabeth Williams Green (d. 24 Dec 1898; bur. at Elvaston, co. Derby), only child and hrss. of William Green, of Trelawney, Jamaica, by his wife Ann Rose Hall, 1st dau. of Cossley Hall, of Hyde Hall, Jamaica

children

1. Algernon Russell Gayleard Stanhope (b. 1838; dvp. 1847)

2. Hon Sydney Seymour Hyde Stanhope, later 6th Earl of Harrington

1. Lady Anna Carolina Stanhope (d. 9 Apr 1913), mar. 13 Nov 1850 Edward Sacheverell Chandos-Pole, of Radbourne Hall, co. Derby (b. 10 Jan 1826; d. 30 Nov 1873), 1st son and hr. of Edward Sacheverell Chandos-Pole, of Radbourne Hall, co. Derby, by his wife Anna Maria Wilmot, dau. of Rev Edward Sacheverel Wilmot, Rector of Langley, and had issue

2. Lady Geraldine Evelyn Stanhope (b. 26 Jan 1841; dsp. 5 Jan 1914), mar. 19 Oct 1871 Edward Nugent [Leeson], 6th Earl of Milltown

died

7 Sep 1862

suc. by

son

note

entered the 1st Life Guards 1799; Deputy Adjutant General in the East Indies 1815-17; Deputy Quarter Master General in the East Indies 1817-21; served in the Mahratta War 1817-18; CB 1818; Col in the Army 1837

 

Seymour Sydney Hyde [Stanhope], 6th Earl of Harrington

born

27 Sep 1845

died

22 Feb 1866

suc. by

cousin

 

Charles Wyndham [Stanhope], 7th Earl of Harrington

born

16 Aug 1809

mar.

16 Feb 1839 Elizabeth Still de Pearsall (d. 6 Feb 1912), dau. of Robert Lucas de Pearsall, of Wartensee Castle, St Gall, Switzerland, formerly of Carlsruhe and of Willesbridge House, co. Gloucester, by his wife Marie Henriette Elizabeth Hobday, dau. of William Armfield Hobday

children

1. Hon Charles Augustus Stanhope, later 8th Earl of Harrington

2. Hon Fitzroy William Whitbread Stanhope (b. 25 Dec 1845; dsp. 9 Dec 1913), mar. (1) 30 Oct 1869 Jessie Marion Hawkins Hamilton (d. 1 Jun 1885), yst. adopted dau. of J H Gell, of Ickenham, co. Middlesex, and (2) 20 Jul 1886 Ethel Chapman (d. 21 Jun 1925), dau. of Peter Godfrey Chapman

3. Lieut Hon Lincoln Edwin Stanhope (b. 6 Apr 1849; d. by accidental drowning 1 Jul 1902), mar. 22 Jul 1885 Helene de Bravura (d. 4 Dec 1919), dau. of Leon de Bravura by his wife Countess ..... de Galve, and had issue

4. Hon Wyndham Edward Campbell Stanhope (b. 17 Jun 1851; dsp. 27 Jul 1883), mar. 30 Oct 1877 Camille Caroline Reyloff (mar. (2) 8 Jan 1884 Col Walter Adye CB), dau. of Edward Reyloff

5. Hon Gerald Louis Stanhope (b. 6 Jul 1855; dvp. 19 May 1866)

6. Hon Dudley Henry Eden Stanhope, later 9th Earl of Harrington

1. Lady Caroline Margarite Stanhope (d. 7 Aug 1906), mar. 15 Dec 1867 James Penrose Ingham, 1st son of Sir James Taylor Ingham, of Sugwas Court, co. Hereford, and had issue

2. Lady Leicester Philippa Stanhope (d. 20 Jul 1920), mar. 6 Sep 1883 William Sharp Waithman, of Merlin Park, co. Galway, and had issue

3. Lady Frances Joanna Stanhope

4. Lady Jane Harriet Charlotte Stanhope (b. 29 Jul 1853; d. 8 Sep 1889), mar. 7 Feb 1874 as his first wife Erroll Augustus Joseph Henry [Blake], 4th Baron Wallscourt, and had issue

5. Lady Blanche Georgina Stanhope (d. Feb 1939)

6. Charlotte Augusta Stanhope

died

26 Jun 1881

suc. by

son

 

Charles Augustus [Stanhope], 8th Earl of Harrington

born

9 Jan 1844

mar.

12 Jul 1869 Hon Eva Elizabeth Carrington (b. 12 May 1847; dsp. 20 Jun 1919; bur. at Elvaston, co. Derby), 2nd dau. of Robert John [Smith later Carrington], 2nd Baron Carrington, by his second wife Hon Charlotte Augusta Annabella Drummond-Burrell, 2nd surv. dau. and cohrss. of Peter Robert [Burrell later Drummond-Burrell], 22nd Baron Willoughby de Eresby

died

s.p. 5 Feb 1917 (bur. at Elvaston, co. Derby)

suc. by

brother

note

Yeomanry ADC to the King 1907-17

 

Dudley Henry Eden [Stanhope], 9th Earl of Harrington

born

13 Jan 1859

mar.

26 Apr 1883 Kathleen Wood (d. 6 Aug 1949), dau. of Joseph Carter Wood, of Falcourt, co. Sussex

children

1. Hon Charles Joseph Leicester Stanhope, later 10th Earl of Harrington

2. Lieut Talbot FitzRoy Eden Stanhope, killed in action (b. 23 Nov 1896; dvp. 9 May 1915)

1. Lady Kathleen Florence Mary Stanhope (d. 1971), mar. (1) 15 Jan 1907 Edward John Harry Eden Morant, of Brockenhurst Park, co. Hampshire (b. 1868; d. 20 Jan 1910), 1st son and hr. of John Morant. of Brockenhurst Park, co. Hampshire, by his second wife Flora Jane Eden, yst. dau. of Rev Hon William Eden, and (2) 29 Dec 1920 Capt Edward Philip Leigh Hare (b. 24 Feb 1869; d. 31 Jan 1954), 3rd son of Capt Sir Thomas Hare, 2nd Bt., by his wife Grace Norman Vaughan, dau. of Hon George Vaughan, and had issue by both husbands

died

13 Nov 1928

suc. by

son

 

Charles Joseph Leicester [Stanhope], 10th Earl of Harrington. MC

born

9 Oct 1887

mar.

23 Apr 1919 Margaret Trelawney Seaton (mar. (2) 14 Jul 1934 Capt Luke Theodore Lillingston, of Ulverscroft, co.Leicester;  mar. (3) 23 Jul 1949 Maj Stephen Cecil Johnson;  d. 15 Sep 1952), 2nd dau. of Maj H H D Seaton, of Bulford, Salisbury

children

1. Hon Charles Stanhope (b. 19 Jan 1921; dvp. 23 Jan 1921)

2. Hon William Henry Leicester Stanhope, later 11th Earl of Harrington

died

16 Nov 1929

suc. by

son

 

William Henry Leicester [Stanhope], 11th Earl of Harrington

born

24 Aug 1922

mar. (1)

5 Feb 1942 (div. 1946) Eileen Foley-Grey, only child of Sir John Foley-Grey, 8th Bt., of Enville Hall, Stourbridge, by his first wife Jean Jessie Mary de Sales de Terriere, dau. of Capt de Sales de Terriere, of Dunastair, co. Perth

children by first wife

1. Hon Charles Henry Leicester Stanhope, later 12th Earl of Harrington

1. Lady Jane Stanhope (b. 25 Nov 1942; dvp. Jan 1974), mar. 29 Sep 1965 Anthony Cameron, and had issue

2. Lady Avena Margaret Clare Stanhope (b. 29 Mar 1944), mar. 12 Jul 1969 Adrian James Maxwell, only son of Maj James Kennedy Maxwell, of Buckby Folly, East Haddon, co. Northampton, and has issue

mar. (2)

24 Jan 1947 (div. 1962) Anne Theodora Chute, only dau. of Maj Richard Arenbourg Blennerhassett Chute, of Dooneen, Patrickswell, co. Limerick

children by second wife

2. Hon Steven Francis Lincoln Stanhope, of Dooneen Stud, Patrickswell, co. Limerick (b. 12 Dec 1951), mar. 1978 Maureen Elizabeth Irvine Cole, dau. of Maj William Cole, of Poundbury, co. Dorset, and has issue

3. Lady Trina Maria Stanhope (b. 30 Dec 1947)

4. Lady Sarah Sue Stanhope (b. 12 Dec 1951), mar. 11 Aug 1970 Robert John Barry, 1st son of J C Barry, of Adelaide House, Bruff, co. Limerick, and has issue

mar. (3)

14 Oct 1964 Priscilla Margaret Cubitt, 2nd and only surv. dau. of Maj Hon Archibald Edward Cubitt, of Dedington, co. Oxford (by his second wife Sibell Margaret Norman, 1st dau. of Ronald Collet Norman, of Moor Place, Much Hadham), 5th son of Henry [Cubitt], 2nd Baron Ashcombe

children by third wife

3. Hon John Seymour Stanhope (b. 20 Aug 1965)

5. Lady Isabella Rachel Stanhope (b. 1 Oct 1966), mar. 21 Oct 1994 Colin Robert Vaughan [Campbell], 7th Earl Cawdor, and had issue

died

12 Apr 2009

suc. by

son by first wife

note

suc. his kinsman James Richard [Stanhope], 7th Earl Stanhope, on 15 Aug 1967 as 8th Viscount Stanhope of Mahon and 8th Baron Stanhope of Elvaston

 

Charles Henry Leicester [Stanhope], 12th Earl of Harrington

born

20 Jul 1945

mar. (1)

14 Sep 1966 (div. 1966) Virginia Alleyne Freeman Jackson, dau. of Capt Harry Freeman Jackson, of Cool-na-Grena, Mallow, co. Cork

children by first wife

1. Hon William Henry Leicester Stanhope, styled Viscount Petersham, of 1 Stanhope Mews, London SW7 (b. 14 Oct 1967), mar. 28 Apr 2001 Candida Bond, dau. of Ian Bond, and has issue:

1a. Hon ..... Stanhope (b. 26 Sep 2005)

1a. Hon Tirkana Stanhope (b. 1 Aug 2003)

1. Lady Serena Stanhope (b. 1 Mar 1970), mar. 8 Oct 1993 Hon David Albert Charles Armstrong-Jones, styled Viscount Linley (b. 3 Nov 1961), only son and heir of Antony Charles Robert [Armstrong-Jones], 1st Earl of Snowdon, by his wife HRH The Princess Margaret Rose CI GCVO, 2nd dau. of King George VI, and has issue

mar. (2)

1984 Anita Robsahm Howard (former wife of Michael John James George Robert [Howard], 21st Earl of Suffolk), 2nd dau. of Robin Robsahm Fuglesang, of Cuckfield, co. Sussex

 

Last updated 23 Apr 2009

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Titles:

12th Earl of Harrington

(Great Britain, let. pat. 9 Feb 1742)

9th Viscount Stanhope of Mahon

(Great Britain, let. pat. 2 Jul 1717)

12th Viscount Petersham

(Great Britain, let. pat. 9 Feb 1742)

9th Baron Stanhope of Elvaston, of Elvaston in the County of Derby

(Great Britain, let. pat. 2 Jul 1717)

12th Baron Harrington, of Harrington in the County of Northampton

(Great Britain, let. pat. 6 Jan 1730)

 

Address:

The Glen, Ballingarry, Co. Limerick, Ireland

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