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Kingston-upon-Hull, Earl of (E, 1628 - 1773)

 

Creation: let.pat. 25 Jul 1628

 

Extinct: 28 Sep 1773

 

Family name: Pierrepont

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Arms:

See Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull

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Robert [Pierrepont], 1st Viscount Newark later 1st Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull

son and heir of Sir Henry Pierrepont, of Holme Pierrepont, co. Nottingham, by his wife Frances Cavendish, sister of William [Cavendish], 1st Earl of Devonshire, and dau. of Sir William Cavendish, of Chatsworth, co. Derby

born

6 Aug 1584

mar.

8 Jun 1601 Gertrude Talbot (b. c.1588; d. 1649), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Hon Henry Talbot (by his wife Elizabeth Rayner, dau. and hrss. of Sir William Rayner, of Overton Longville, co. Huntingdon), 4th son by his first wife of George [Talbot], 6th Earl of Shrewsbury

children

1. Hon Henry Pierrepont, later 2nd Baron Pierrepont later 2nd Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull later 1st Marquess of Dorchester

2. Hon William Pierrepont MP, of Thoresby, co. Nottingham (b. c.1608; d. 1679), mar. Elizabeth Harris, dau. and cohrss. of Sir Thomas Harris, of Tong Castle, co. Salop, and had issue:

1a. Robert Pierrepont (b. c.1635; dvp. 26 Apr 1669), mar. Elizabeth Evelyn, dau. and cohrss. of Sir John Evelyn, of West Dene, co. Wilts., and had issue:

1b. Robert Pierrepont, later 3rd Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull

2b. William Pierrepont, later 4th Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull

3b. Evelyn Pierrepont, later 5th Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull later 1st Marquess of Dorchester later 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull

1b. Gertrude Pierrepont (b. c.1663; dsp. 11 Jun 1732), mar. William [Cheyne], 2nd Viscount Newhaven

2a. Gervase Pierrepont, later 1st Baron Pierrepont of Ardglass

1a. Frances Pierrepont (d. 23 Sep 1695), mar. c. 1652 Henry [Cavendish], 2nd Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and had issue

2a. Grace Pierrepont (d. Jul 1702), mar. 9 Jul 1655 Gilbert [Holles], 3rd Earl of Clare, and had issue

3a. Gertrude Pierrepont (b. c.1640; d. 1 Oct 1727), mar. Nov 1672 as his second wife George [Savile], 1st Marquess of Halifax, and had issue

3. Hon Francis Pierrepont (d. 1657), mar. Elizabeth Bray, dau. and cohrss. of Thomas Bray, of Eyam, co. Derby, and had issue

4. Hon Robert Pierrepont (d. unm)

5. Hon Gervase Pierrepont (d. 1679)

6. Hon George Pierrepont, of Old Cotes, co. Derby, mar. ..... Jones, sister of Sir Samuel Jones, of Corthen Hall, co. Nottingham, and had issue

1. Lady Frances Pierrepont, mar. Philip Rolleston

died

25 Jul 1643

created

29 Jun 1627 Baron Pierrepont, of Holme Pierrepont in the County of Nottingham, and Viscount Newark

25 Jul 1628 Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Nottinghamshire 1601; High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire 1615; Lieut Gen of the King's forces in the Counties of Lincoln, Rutland, Huntingdon, Cambridge and Norfolk 1643

 

Henry [Pierrepont], 2nd Baron Pierrepont later 2nd Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull later 1st Marquess of Dorchester, PC

created

25 Mar 1645 Marquess of Dorchester

note

sum. to Parliament v.p. 11 Jan 1640/1 in his father's Barony of Pierrepont

 

The Earldom of Kingston-upon-Hull, etc. were held by the 1st Marquess of Dorchester from 25 Mar 1645 until his death with no surviving male heir on 8 Dec 1680, when the Marquessate of Dorchester became extinct and the Earldom of Kingston-upon-Hull, etc. passed to his great-nephew and heir male,

 

Robert [Pierrepont], 3rd Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull

born

c. 1660

died

Jun 1682

suc. by

brother

 

William [Pierrepont], 4th Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull

born

c. 1662

mar.

6 Jan 1684/5 Hon Anne Greville (mar. (2) as his first wife William Pierrepont, of Nottingham; bur. sp. 23 Sep 1702 at Holme Pierrepont, co. Nottingham), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Robert [Greville], 4th Baron Brooke, by his wife Anne Doddington, dau. of John Dodington, of Breamore, co. Hampshire

died

s.p. 17 Sep 1690

suc. by

brother

note

Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire and of the East Riding of the County of York, Chief Justice in Eyre North of Trent and High Steward of Kingston-upon-Hull 1689-90

 

Evelyn [Pierrepont], 5th Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull later 1st Marquess of Dorchester later 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, KG PC

created

23 Dec 1706 Marquess of Dorchester, with a special remainder failing male heirs of his body to his uncle Gervase [Pierrepont], 1st Baron Pierrepont of Ardglass

10 Aug 1715 Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull

 

The Earldom of Kingston-upon-Hull was held by the 1st Marquess of Dorchester from 23 Dec 1706 until 10 Aug 1715, when he was created Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, and by the Dukes of Kingston-upon-Hull from that date until 23 Sep 1773, when on the death of the 2nd Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull with no male heir all his titles became extinct

 

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