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Hastings, Marquess of (UK, 1817 - 1868)

 

Creation: let. pat. 13 Feb 1817

 

Extinct: 12 Nov 1868

 

Family name: Rawdon later Rawdon-Hastings

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Argent a Maunch Sable (Hastings);  2nd and 3rd, Argent a Fess between three Pheons Sable (Rawdon)

Crests:

1st:  A Bull's Head erased Sable armed and ducally gorged Or (Hastings);  2nd:  On a Mural Crown Argent a Pheon Sable with a Laurel Branch issuant therefrom proper (Rawdon)

Supporters:

On either side a Bear Argent muzzled Gules Chains affixed to the muzzles and reflexed over the back Or and fastened by a Staple to a Trunk of a Tree erect proper held between the forepaws

Motto:

Et Nos Quoque Tela Sparsimus

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Francis [Rawdon later Rawdon-Hastings], 1st Baron Rawdon later 2nd Earl of Moira later 1st Marquess of Hastings, KG GCB GCH PC

son and heir of John [Rawdon], 1st Earl of Moira, by his third wife Lady Elizabeth Hastings, suo jure Baroness Botreaux, Hungerford, de Moleyns, Hastings de Hastings and Hastings de Hungerford, only surv. dau. of Theophilus [Hastings], 9th Earl of Huntingdon

born

7 Dec 1754

mar.

12 Jul 1804 Lady Flora Mure-Campbell, suo jure Countess of Loudoun (b. Aug 1780; d. 8 Jan 1840), only dau. of James [Campbell later Mure-Campbell], 5th Earl of Loudoun, by his wife Flora Macleod, 1st dau. of John Macleod of Raasay, co. Inverness

children

1. Lord George Augustus Francis Rawdon-Hastings, later 2nd Marquess of Hastings

1. Lady Flora Elizabeth Rawdon-Hastings, Lady of the Bedchamber to HRH the Duchess of Kent (b. 11 Feb 1806; d. 5 Jul 1839)

2. Lady Sophia Frederica Christina Rawdon-Hastings (b. 1 Feb 1809; d. 28 Dec 1859), mar. 10 Apr 1845 as his second wife John [Crichton-Stuart], 2nd Marquess of Bute, and had issue

3. Lady Selina Constance Rawdon-Hastings (b. 1810; d. 8 Nov 1867), mar. 25 Jun 1838 Charles John Henry (d. 1879), son of John Joseph Henry, of Straffan, co. Kildare, by his wife Lady Emily Elizabeth FitzGerald, 1st dau. of William Robert [FitzGerald], 2nd Duke of Leinster

4. Lady Adelaide Augusta Lavinia Rawdon-Hastings (dsp. 6 Dec 1860), mar. 8 Jul 1854 Sir William Murray later Keith-Murray of Ochtertyre, 7th Bt. (d. 16 Oct 1861)

died

28 Nov 1826

created

v.p. 5 Mar 1783 Baron Rawdon, of Rawdon in the County of York

13 Feb 1817 Viscount Loudoun, Earl of Rawdon, and Marquess of Hastings

suc. by

son

note

entered the army 1771;  served in the American War;  Member of Parliament for Randalstown, co. Antrim, 1780-83;  Col of the 105th Foot 1781-83;  ADC to King George III 1782-93;  took the additional name of Hastings by Royal Licence 1790 in accordance with the will of his maternal uncle Francis [Hastings], 10th Earl of Huntingdon; Acting Grand Master of Freemasons of England 1790-1813;  Maj Gen 1793;  suc. his father 20 Jun 1793 as 2nd Earl of Moira;  Lt Gen 1798;  Commander of the Forces 1802-06;  General  1803;  Col of the 27th Foot 1804-26;  Grand Master of Freemasons of Scotland 1806-08;  Privy Councillor 1806;  Master General of the Ordnance 1806-07;  Constable of the Tower of London 1806-26;  suc. his mother 11 Apr 1808 as 17th Baron Botreaux, 17th Baron Hungerford, 15th Baron de Moleyns, 14th Baron Hastings of Hastings and 13th Baron Hastings of Hungerford;  Knight of the Garter 1812;  Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of India 1813-22;  GCB 1818; GCH 1818; Governor of Malta 1824-26

 

George Augustus Francis [Rawdon-Hastings], 2nd Marquess of Hastings

born

4 Feb 1808

mar.

1 Aug 1831 Hon Barbara Yelverton, suo jure Baroness Grey of Ruthin (b. 20 May 1810; mar. (2) 9 Apr 1845 Adm Sir Hastings Reginald Henry later Yelverton GCB;  d. 19 Nov 1858; bur. in the English Cemetery, Rome, Italy), only dau. and hrss. of Henry Edward [Gould later Yelverton], 19th Baron Grey of Ruthin, by his wife Anna Maria Kelham, dau. of William Kelham, of Ryton-on-Dunsmore, co. Warwick

children

1. Lord Paulyn Reginald Serlo Rawdon-Hastings, later 3rd Marquess of Hastings

2. Lord Henry Weysford Charles Plantagenet Rawdon-Hastings, later 4th Marquess of Hastings

1. Lady Edith Maud Rawdon-Hastings, later suo jure Countess of Loudoun

2. Lady Bertha Lelgarde Rawdon-Hastings, later suo jure Baroness Grey of Ruthin

3. Lady Victoria Maria Louisa Rawdon-Hastings (b. 1837; d. 30 Mar 1888), mar. 31 Oct 1859 John Forbes Stratford Kirwan, of Moyne, co. Galway (d. 1892), only son of Joseph Kirwan, of Hillsbrook, and had issue

4. Lady Frances Augusta Constance Rawdon-Hastings (b. 16 Mar 1844; d. 1 Sep 1910), mar. 30 Jul 1863 Charles [Marsham], 4th Earl of Romney, and had issue

died

13 Jan 1844

suc. by

son

note

a Lord of the Bedchamber 1830-31;  suc. his mother 8 Jan 1840 as 7th Earl of Loudoun

 

Paulyn Reginald Serlo [Rawdon-Hastings], 3rd Marquess of Hastings

born

2 Jun 1832

died

17 Jan 1851

suc. by

brother

 

Henry Weysford Charles Plantagenet [Rawdon-Hastings], 4th Marquess of Hastings

born

22 Jul 1842

mar.

16 Jul 1864 Lady Florence Cecilia Paget (b. Aug 1842; mar. (2) 9 Jun 1870 Sir George Chetwynd, 4th Bt., of Grendon, co. Warwick;  d. 3 Feb 1907), only dau. of Henry [Paget], 2nd Marquess of Anglesey, by his second wife Henrietta Maria Bagot, 3rd dau. of Rt Hon Sir Charles Bagot GCB

died

s.p. 10 Nov 1868

note

suc. his mother 19 Nov 1858 as 21st Baron Grey of Ruthin

 

On the death of the 4th Marquess of Hastings his titles created by patent (i.e. the Marquessate of Hastings, the Earldoms of Moira and Rawdon, the Viscountcy of Loudoun and the two Baronies of Rawdon) became extinct, his Scottish titles (i,e, the Earldom of Loudoun and the Lordships of Campbell of Loudoun and of Tarrinzean and Mauchline) passed to his eldest sister and heir of line, and his six English Baronies in fee (i.e. Grey of Ruthin, Botreaux, Hungerford, de Moleyns, Hastings of Hastings and Hastings of Hungerford) fell into abeyance between his four sisters and co-heiresses.

 

Last updated 27 Mar 2011

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