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King, Baron (GB, 1725)

 

Creation: let.pat. 29 May 1725

 

Family name: King

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Arms:

See Earl of Lovelace

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Peter [King], 1st Baron King

son of Jerome King, of Exeter, co. Devon, grocer and salter, by his wife Anne Locke, dau. of Peter Locke, of co. Somerset, uncle of the celebrated philosopher John Locke

born

1669

mar.

Sep 1704 Anne Seys (b. c. 1689;  d. 1 Jul 1767;  bur. at Ockham, co. Surrey, dau. of Richard Seys, of Boverton Court, co. Glamorgan

children

1. Hon John King, later 2nd Baron King

2. Hon Peter King, later 3rd Baron King

3. Hon William King, later 4th Baron King

4. Hon Thomas King, later 5th Baron King

1. Hon Elizabeth King (d. unm.)

2. Hon Anne King (d. unm.)

died

22 Jul 1734 (bur. at Ockham, co. Surrey)

created

29 May 1725 Lord King, Baron of Ockham in the County of Surrey

suc. by

son

note

an apprentice to his father then studied law at Leyden;  Barrister, Middle Temple 1698;  Member of Parliament (Whig) 1701-14;  Recorder of Glastonbury 1705;  Recorder of London 1708-15;  knighted 1708;  Chief Justice of the Common Pleas 1714-25;  Privy Councillor 1715;  Speaker of the House of Lords 1725;  Lord High Steward for the trial of Lord Macclesfield 1725;  Lord Chancellor 1725-33; a Lord Justice of the Realm 1725 and 1727;  FRS 1728;  a Governor of the Charterhouse

 

John [King], 2nd Baron King

bapt.

13 Jan 1705/6

mar.

May 1726 Elizabeth Fry (b. 3 May 1711; d. 28 Jan 1733/4; bur. at Yarty Membury, co. Devon), dau. of John Fry, of Yarty, co. Devon, by his wife Frances Langton, dau. of Joseph Langton, of Newton Park, co. Somerset

died

s.p. 10 Feb 1739/40 (bur. at Ockham, co. Surrey)

suc. by

brother

note

Outranger of Windsor Forest 1726-40; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Launceston 1727-34; FRS 1734/5

 

Peter [King], 3rd Baron King

bapt.

13 Mar 1708/9

died

22 Mar 1754 (bur. at Ockham, co. Surrey)

suc. by

brother

note

Outranger of Windsor Forest

 

William [King], 4th Baron King

born

15 Apr 1711

died

16 Apr 1767 (bur. at Ockham, co. Surrey)

suc. by

brother

note

Cursitor of London and Middlesex

 

Thomas [King], 5th Baron King

born

19 Mar 1712

mar.

17 Aug 1734 Wilhelmina Catherina Troye (d. 3 Jun 1784), dau. of John Troye, a Judge of the Sovereign Council at Brabant

children

1. Hon Peter King, later 6th Baron King

2. Hon Thomas King (b. 11 Apr 1740; d. 27 Jun 1779)

1. Hon Anne King (d. Oct 1797)

2. Hon Wilhelmina King (d. 29 Dec 1795), mar. 1784 Admiral George Murray RN

died

4 Apr 1779 (bur. at Ockham, co. Surrey)

suc. by

son

note

a partner in a Dutch mercantile house

 

Peter [King], 6th Baron King

born

6 Oct 1736

mar.

24 Nov 1774 Charlotte Tredcroft (d. 25 Oct 1829), dau. of Edward Tredcroft, of Horsham, co. Sussex, by his wife Mary Michel, dau. of Henry Michel, of Horsham, co. Sussex

children

1. Hon Peter King, later 7th Baron King

2. Hon William King (b. 24 Feb 1780; d. 3 Dec 1798)

3. Hon George King (b. 28 Jan 1783; d. 21 Dec 1855), mar. 30 Oct 1808 his cousin Charlotte Tredcroft (d. 25 Jul 1853), dau. of Nathaniel Tredcroft, of Horsham, co, Sussex, and had issue

died

23 Nov 1793

suc. by

son

 

Peter [King], 7th Baron King

born

31 Aug 1775

mar.

26 May 1804 Lady Hester Fortescue (b. 17 Dec 1784; d. 17 Dec 1873), 1st dau. of Hugh [Fortescue], 1st Earl Fortescue, by his wife Hester Grenville, sister of George [Grenville later Nugent-Temple-Grenville], 1st Marquess of Buckingham, and 3rd dau. of Rt Hon George Grenville MP, First Lord of the Treasury (Prime Minister) and Chancellor of the Exchequer 1763-65 (by his wife Elizabeth Wyndham, sister of Charles [Wyndham], 2nd Earl of Egremont, and 2nd dau. of Rt Hon Sir William Wyndham, 3rd Bt. MP, of Orchard Wyndham, co. Somerset, by his first wife Lady Katherine Seymour, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Charles [Seymour], 6th Duke of Somerset), 2nd son of Richard Grenville MP, of Wooton under Barnwood, co. Buckingham, by his wife Hester Temple later Grenville, suo jure Countess Temple

children

1. Hon William King later King-Noel, later 8th Baron King later 1st Earl of Lovelace

2. Hon Peter John Locke King JP DL, Member of Parliament for East Surrey 1847-74 (b. 25 Jan 1811; d. 12 Nov 1885), mar. 22 Mar 1836 Louisa Elizabeth Hoare (d. 21 jul 1884), dau. of William Henry Hoare, of Mitcham Grove, co. Surrey, and had issue

1. Hon Hester King (d. 18 Mar 1848; bur. at Leghorn, Italy), mar. 15 Feb 1843 as his first wife Rev Sir George Cregan Craufurd, 3rd Bt., and had issue

2. Hon Anne Emily King (d. 1872)

3. Hon Charlotte Louisa King (d. 13 Aug 1863), mar. 7 Sep 1841 Rev Demetrius Calliphronas, Rector of Walpole St Andrew, co. Norfolk, and had issue

died

4 Jun 1833

suc. by

son

 

William [King later King-Noel], 8th Baron King later 1st Earl of Lovelace

created

30 Jun 1838 Viscount Ockham, of Ockham in the County of Surrey, and Earl of Lovelace

 

The Barony of King has been held by the Earls of Lovelace since 30 Jun 1838.

 

 First written 13 Sep 2012

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