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Leeds, Duke of (E, 1694 - 1964)

 

Creation: let.pat. 4 May 1694

 

Extinct: 20 Mar 1964

 

Family name: Osborne

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, per quarter Ermine and Azure over all a Cross Or (Osborne);  2nd, Gules an Eagle with two heads displayed between three Fleurs de lis Argent (Godolphin);  3rd, Sable a Lion rampant Argent on a Canton of the last a Cross Gules (Churchill)

Crests:

1st: An Heraldic Tiger passant Or tufted and maned Sable  (Osborne); 2nd: A Dolphin embowed Sable   (Godolphin)

Supporters:

Dexter:  A Griffin Or;  Sinister:  An Heraldic Tiger Argent, each gorged with a Ducal Coronet Azure

Motto:

Pax in Bello (Peace in war)

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Thomas [Osborne], 1st Viscount Osburne later 1st Earl of Danby later 1st Marquess of Carmarthen later 1st Duke of Leeds, KG

only son of Sir Edward Osborne, 1st Bt. MP, of Kiveston, co. York, by his second wife Anne Middleton, widow of William Middleton, of Stockeld, co. York, and dau. of Thomas Walmesley, of Dunkenhaigh, co. Lancaster, by his wife Eleanor Danvers, sister of Henry [Danvers], 1st Earl of Danby, and 1st dau. of Sir John Danvers, of Dauntsey, co. Wiltshire, and Danby Castle, co. York, by his wife Hon Elizabeth Nevill, 4th dau. and cohrss. of John [Nevill], 4th Baron Latymer

born

20 Feb 1650/1

mar.

1651 Lady Bridget Bertie (bapt. 6 Jun 1629;  d. 7 Jul 1703/4), 2nd dau. of Montagu [Bertie], 2nd Earl of Lindsey, by his first wife Martha Cokayne, sister of Charles [Cokayne], 1st Viscount Cullen, and 3rd dau. of Sir William Cokayne, of Rushton, co. Northampton, Lord Mayor of London 1619-20

children

1. Hon Edward Osborne, styled Viscount Latimer, Member of Parliament for Corfe Castle 1677-79 and for Buckingham 1678/9 to 1679 and 1679 to 1680/1 (b. c.1655;  dvp. and spms. Jan 1688/9), mar. bef. Mar 1676 Elizabeth Bennet (bapt. 27 Mar 1659;  d. 1 May 1680), dau. of Simon Bennet, of Beechampton

2. Lord Peregrine Osborne, later 2nd Duke of Leeds

1. Lady Anne Osborne, mar. (1) Robert Coke, of Holkham, co. Norfolk (d. 16 Jan 1678/9), and (2) Horatio Walpole (dsp. 17 Oct 1717), 2nd son of Sir Edward Walpole MP, of Houghton, co. Norfolk, and had issue by her first husband

2. Lady Bridget Osborne (d. 9 May 1718), mar. (1) 12 Sep 1678 Charles [FitzCharles], 1st Earl of Plymouth, and (2) Aug 1704 Rt Rev Philip Blisse DD, Bishop of Hereford 1713-21

3. Lady Catherine Osborne, mar. James Herbert, of Kingsley

4. Lady Martha Osborne (b. c. 1664; dsp. 11 Sep 1689), mar. 22 May 1678 Charles [Granville], 2nd Earl of Bath

5. Lady Sophia Osborne (d. 8 Dec 1746), mar. (1) Hon Donough O'Brien, styled Lord O'Brien, grandson and heir ap. of Henry [O'Brien], 6th Earl of Thomond, and (2) 5 Mar 1691/2 as his third wife William [Fermor], 1st Baron Leominster, and had issue by her second husband

died

26 Jul 1712

created

2 Feb 1672/3 Viscount Osburne, of Dunblane in the County of Perth (Peerage of Scotland) - surrendered in favour of his son Aug 1673

15 Aug 1673 Baron Osborne, of Kiveton in the County of York, and Viscount Latimer, of Danby in the County of York

27 Jun 1674 Earl of Danby

9 Apr 1689 Marquess of Carmarthen

4 May 1694 Duke of Leeds

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father 9 Sep 1647 as 2nd Baronet of Kiveton;  High Sheriff of Yorkshire 1661;  Member of Parliament for York 1665-73;  Joint Commissioner of Public Accounts 1667;  Joint Treasurer of the Navy 1668-71;  Treasurer of the Navy 1671-73;  Privy Councillor 1672-79 and 1688/9;  Lord High Treasurer of England 1673-79;  Lord Lieutenant of the West Riding 1674-79 and 1689-99;  Knight of the Garter 1675; Governor of Kingston-upon-Hull 1689;  Lord Lieutenant of Somerset 1690;   Lord President of the Council 1689-99;  Lord High Steward 1695;  Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding 1691-99 and of the North Riding 1692-99;  Chief Justice in Eyre, North of Trent 1711-12

 

Peregrine [Osborne], 2nd Viscount Osburne later 2nd Duke of Leeds

born

1659

mar.

25 Apr 1682 Bridget Hyde (b. 1662;  d. 8 Mar 1733/4), only dau. and hrss. of Sir Thomas Hyde, 2nd Bt., of Aldbury, co. Hertford, by his wife Mary Whitchurch, dau. of John Whitchurch, of Walton, co. Buckingham

children

1. Lord William Henry Osborne, styled Viscount Latimer later styled Earl of Danby (b. 31 Jul 1690;  dvp. 16 Aug 1711

2. Lord Peregrine Hyde Osborne, later 3rd Duke of Leeds

1. Lady Bridget Osborne, mar. Rev Prebendary Williams, of Chichester

2. Lady Mary Osborne (dsp. 4 Feb 1721/2), mar. (1) 14 Sep 1711 as his third wife Henry [Somerset], 2nd Duke of Beaufort, and (2) 15 Oct 1715 as his second wife John [Cochrane], 4th Earl of Dundonald, and had issue by both husbands

died

25 Jun 1729

suc. by

son

note

on 5 Dec 1674 he was confirmed in the Viscountcy of Osburne, which had been surrendered in his favour by his father Aug 1673;  Member of Parliament (Tory) for Berwick-on-Tweed 1677-79, for Corfe Castle 1679, and for York 1689-90;  sum. to Parliament v.p. 3 Mar 1690 in his father's Barony of Osborne;  Capt RN 1690, Rear Admiral 1697 and Vice Admiral of the Red 1702/3

 

Peregrine Hyde [Osborne], 3rd Baron Osborne later 3rd Duke of Leeds

born

11 Nov 1691

mar. (1)

16 Dec 1712 Lady Elizabeth Harley (d. 20 Nov 1713), 2nd dau. of Robert [Harley], 1st Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer, by his first wife Edith Foley, sister of Thomas [Foley], 1st Baron Foley, and 1st dau. of Thomas Foley MP, of Witley Court, co. Worcester

only child by first wife:

1. Lord Thomas Osborne, later 4th Duke of Leeds

mar. (2)

17 Sep 1719 Lady Anne Seymour (dsps. 27 Nov 1722), 3rd dau. of Charles [Seymour], 6th Duke of Somerset, by his first wife Lady Elizabeth Thynne, styled Baroness Percy, only child. of Jocelyn [Percy], 5th Earl of Northumberland

mar. (3)

9 Apr 1725 Juliana Hele (mar. (2) 7 Oct 1732 Charles [Colyear], 2nd Earl of Portmore;  d. 20 Nov 1794), dau. and cohrss. of Roger Hele, of Halewell, co. Devon, by his wife Juliana Prestwood, dau. of George Prestwood, of Butterford, co. Devon

died

9 May 1731

suc. by

son by first wife

note

sum. to Parliament v.p. 28 Jan 1712/3 in his father's Barony of Osborne;  Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire 1712-13

 

Thomas [Osborne], 4th Duke of Leeds, KG PC

born

6 Nov 1713

mar.

26 Jun 1740 Lady Mary Godolphin (d. 3 Aug 1764), 3rd dau. and event. sole hrss. of Francis [Godolphin], 2nd Earl of Godolphin, by his wife Lady Henrietta Churchill, suo jure Duchess of Marlborough, 1st dau. and cohrss. of John [Churchill], 1st Duke of Marlborough

only child:

1. Lord Francis Godolphin Osborne, later 5th Duke of Leeds

died

23 Mar 1789

suc. by

son

note

a Lord of the Bedchamber 1748;  Chief Justice in Eyre, South of Trent 1748-56;  Knight of the Garter 1749;  Cofferer of the Household 1756-61;  Privy Councillor 1757;  Chief Justice in Eyre, North of Trent 1761-74

 

Francis Godolphin [Osborne], 5th Baron Osborne later 5th Duke of Leeds, KG PC

born

29 Jan 1750/1

mar. (1)

29 Nov 1773 (div. May 1779) Lady Amelia D'Arcy, suo jure Baroness D'Arcy and Baroness Conyers and suo jure Countess of Mertola [Portugal] (b. 12 Oct 1754;  mar. (2) as his first wife 9 Jun 1779 Capt John "Mad Jack" Byron;  d. 27 Jan 1784), only surv. child of Robert [D'Arcy], 4th Earl of Holderness, by his wife Mary Doublet, dau. of Francis Doublet

children by first wife:

1. Lord George William Frederick Osborne, later 6th Duke of Leeds

2. Lord Francis Godolphin Osborne, cr. 14 May 1832 Baron Godolphin, of Farnham Royal in the County of Buckingham (b. 18 Oct 1777;  d. 15 Feb 1850), mar. 31 Mar 1800 Hon Elizabeth Charlotte Eden (b. 21 Mar 1780;  d. 17 Apr 1847), 3rd dau. of William [Eden], 1st Baron Auckland, and had issue:

1a. George Godolphin [Osborne], 2nd Baron Godolphin later 8th Duke of Leeds

2a. Lord William Godolphin Osborne, of Tullalan Castle, co. Kincardine, granted the style and precedence of a Duke's younger son by Royal Warrant 1859 (b. 29 Mar 1804;  dsp. 28 Dec 1888), mar. (1) 1832 Miss E Smith;  mar. (2) 7 Jun 1843 Hon Caroline Montagu (d. 10 Nov 1867), 6th dau. of Matthew [Robinson later Montagu], 4th Baron Rokeby;  mar. (3) 10 May 1870 Hon Georgina Henrietta Villiers (widow of Capt Hon Augustus John Villiers, 2nd son of George [Villiers later Child-Villiers], 5th Earl of Jersey;  dsp. 21 Sep 1892), only dau. by his second wife of George Keith [Elphinstone], 1st Viscount Keith

3a. Rev Lord Sydney Godolphin Osborne, Rector of Durweston, co. Dorset, granted the style and precedence of a Duke's younger son by Royal Warrant 1859 (b. 5 Feb 1808;  d. 9 May 1889), mar. 29 May 1834 Emily Charlotte Grenfell (d. 19 Dec 1875), 3rd dau. by his second wife of Pascoe Grenfell MP, of Taplow House, co. Buckingham, and had issue:

1b. Sidney Francis Godolphin Osborne (b. 29 Mar 1835;  d. 22 Oct 1903), mar. 13 Jan 1883 Margaret Dulcibella Hammersley (d. 23 Mar 1922), dau. of Hugh Hammersley, of Cromwell Gardens, London, and had issue:

1c. Sir Francis D'Arcy Godolphin Osborne KCMG, later 12th Duke of Leeds

2c. Sidney Hugh Godolphin Osborne (b. 1887)

3c. Capt Maurice Godolphin Osborne (b. 1 Jul 1889;  d. 25 Feb 1915)

2b. Rev Riversdale Brinsley Godolphin Osborne (b. 19 Jun 1847;  d. 25 Mar 1892)

1b. Emily Caroline Godolphin Osborne (d. 4 Apr 1920)

2b. Georgiana Godolphin Osborne (d. 4 Aug 1924)

4a. Hon D'Arcy Godolphin Osborne (b. 20 Oct 1814;  dsp. 12 May 1846), mar. 7 Apr 1845 Anne Katharine Douglas (d. 4 Nov 1851), dau. of Rev W Douglas, Prebendary of Westminster

1a. Hon Charlotte Godolphin Osborne (d. 1 Dec 1838), mar. 1 Aug 1829 Sir Theodore H L Broadhead, 1st Bt. (d. 9 Feb 1880)

1. Lady Mary Henrietta Juliana Osborne (b. 7 Sep 1776;  d. 21 Oct 1862), mar. 16 Jul 1801 Thomas [Pelham], 2nd Earl of Chichester, and had issue

mar. (2)

11 Oct 1788 Catherine Anguish, Mistress of the Robes to Queen Adelaide 1830-37 (b. 21 Jan 1764;  d. 8 Oct 1837), dau. of Thomas Anguish, Accountant General of the Court of Chancery, by his wife Sarah Henley, dau. of Henry Host Henley, of Leigh, co. Somerset

children by second wife:

3. Lord Sidney Godolphin Osborne (b. 16 Dec 1789;  d. 15 Apr 1861)

2. Lady Catherine Anne Sarah Osborne (d. 23 Dec 1878), mar. 1819 John Whyte Melville of Bennochy and Strathkinnon (d. 16 Jul 1883)

died

31 Jan 1799

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Member of Parliament for Eye 1774 and for Helston 1774-75;  sum. to Parliament v.p. 15 May 1776 in his father's Barony of Osborne;  a Lord of the Bedchamber 1776-77;  Lord Chamberlain to the Queen Consort 1777-80;  Privy Councillor 1777;  Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire 1778-80 and 1782-99;  Ambassador to Paris 1783;  Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1783-91; Governor of the Scilly Islands 1785-99;  Governor of the Levant Company 1792-99;  Knight of the Garter 1790

 

George William Frederick [Osborne], 10th Baron Conyers later 6th Duke of Leeds, KG PC

born

21 Jul 1775

mar.

17 Aug 1797 Lady Charlotte Townshend (b. 16 Mar 1776;  d. 30 Jul 1856), 1st dau. of George [Townshend], 1st Marquess Townshend, by his second wife Anne Montgomery, dau. by his first wife of Sir William Montgomery of Magbiehill, 1st Bt.

children:

1. Lord Francis George Godolphin D'Arcy Osborne, later 7th Duke of Leeds

2. Lord Conyers George Thomas William Osborne (b. 6 May 1812;  dvp. 16 Feb 1831)

1. Lady Charlotte Mary Anne Georgiana Osborne (d. 17 Jan 1836), mar. 22 May 1826 Sackville Walter Lane-Fox MP (b. 24 Mar 1797; d. 18 Aug 1874), 3rd son of James Lane-Fox MP, of Bramham Park, co. York, by his wife Hon Marcia Lucy Pitt, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of George [Pitt], 1st Baron Rivers, and had issue:

1a. Sackville George Lane-Fox, later 12th Baron Conyers and 15th Baron Darcy de Knayth

2a. Hon Charles Pierrepoint D'Arcy Lane-Fox, granted the rank and style of a Baron's younger son by Royal Licence 1859 (b. 25 Aug 1830; d. 13 Sep 1874), mar. 22 Jun 1859 Louisa Emma Fairfax (d. 30 Jan 1870), 2nd dau. of Thomas Fairfax, of Newton Kyme, co. York, and had issue

1a. Hon Elizabeth Catherine Lane-Fox, granted the rank and style of a Baron's daughter by Royal Licence 1859 (dsp. 26 Oct 1879), mar. 7 Jul 1864 Rev Edward Wentworth Cracroft-Amcotts, Rector of Brinkhill and Harrington, co. Lincoln (bapt. 4 Jul 1826; dsp. 22 Mar 1905), 3rd son of Col Robert Cracroft later Cracroft-Amcotts, of Hackthorn Hall, co. Lincoln, by his wife Augusta Amcotts-Ingilby, sister and coheiress of Sir William Ingilby later Amcotts-Ingilby, 2nd Bt.., of Ripley Castle, Kettlethorpe Hall, Harrington Hall, etc., and 2nd daughter of Sir John Ingilby, 1st Bt., of Ripley Castle, co. York, by his wife Elizabeth Amcotts, only daughter and sole heiress by his first wife of Sir Wharton Emerson later Amcotts, 1st Bt. MP, of Kettlethorpe Hall, co. Lincoln

2a. Hon Lora Mary Lane-Fox, granted the rank and style of a Baron's daughter by Royal Licence 1859 (d. 12 Feb 1908)

died

10 Jul 1838

suc. by

son

note

suc. his mother 27 Jan 1784 as 10th Baron Conyers and 12th Baron Darcy de Knayth;  Governor of the Scilly Islands 1801-38;  Lord Lieutenant of the North Riding of Yorkshire 1802-38;  Privy Councillor 1827;  Master of the Horse 1827-30;  Knight of the Garter 1827;  Constable of Middleham Castle;  Ranger of Richmond Park

 

Francis George Godolphin D'Arcy [Osborne later D'Arcy-Osborne], 7th Baron Osborne later 7th Duke of Leeds

born

21 May 1798

mar.

24 Apr 1828 Louisa Catherine Hervey-Bathurst (widow of Sir Felton Elwill Hervey later Hervey-Bathurst, 1st Bt.;  d. 8 Apr 1874), 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Richard Caton, of Maryland, USA, by his wife Mary Carroll, dau. of Charles Carroll, of Carrollston, Maryland, USA

died

s.p. 4 May 1859

suc. by

cousin

note

Member of Parliament for Helston 1826-30;  sum. to Parliament v.p. 2 Jul 1838 in his father's Barony of Osborne;  took the name of D'Arcy before that of Osborne by Royal Licence 6 Aug 1849;  on his death he was suc. in the Baronies of Conyers and Darcy de Knayth by his nephew, Sackville George Lane-Fox

 

George Godolphin [Osborne], 2nd Baron Godolphin later 8th Duke of Leeds

1st son of Francis Godolphin [Osborne], 1st Baron Godolphin (by his wife Hon Elizabeth Charlotte Eden, 3rd dau. of William [Eden], 1st Baron Auckland), 2nd son by his first wife of Francis Godolphin [Osborne], 5th Duke of Leeds

born

16 Jul 1802

mar.

21 Oct 1824 Harriet Emma Arundel Stewart (d. 28 Oct 1852), illegit. dau. of Granville [Leveson-Gower], 1st Earl Granville, by his mistress Lady Henrietta Frances Ponsonby, Countess of Bessborough, 2nd dau. of John [Spencer], 1st Earl Spencer

children:

1. Lord George Godolphin Osborne, later 9th Duke of Leeds

2. Rev Lord Francis George Godolphin Osborne, Rector of Great Elm (b. 6 Apr 1830;  dspm. 6 Mar 1907), mar. 4 Jul 1854 Matilda Katharine Rich (dspm. 19 Jan 1914), 5th dau. of John S Rich, of Woodlands, Castleconnel, and had issue:

1a.Harriet Emma Arundel Godolphin Osborne (d. 6 Jun 1892), mar. 5 Sep 1876 Capt S Tudor Ashton, of Woodhouse Eaves, co. Leicester (d. Jan 1900)

3. Maj Lord D'Arcy Godolphin Osborne (b. 14 Jun 1834;  dsp. 20 Mar 1895), mar. 6 Dec 1887 Annie Laycock (widow of Robert Laycock MP, of Wiston, co. Nottingham;  d. 9 Feb 1935), 2nd dau. of Christian Allhusen, of Stoke Court, co. Buckingham

4. Lord William Godolphin Osborne (b. 28 Aug 1835;  d. 26 Dec 1885), mar. 8 Sep 1859 Mary Catherine Headley (d. 1920), only dau. of John Headley, of Stapleford, co. Cambridge, and had issue:

1a.William D'Arcy Godolphin Osborne (b. 27 Dec 1860; d. 23 Sep 1887)

1a.Charlotte Mary Godolphin Osborne (d. 1920)

1. Lady Susan Georgiana Godolphin Osborne (d. 14 Nov 1903), mar. 22 Jun 1864 as his second wife Henry John Milbank, of Newsham, co. York (d. 4 Jun 1872), 3rd son of Mark Milbank, of Thorp Perrow, co. York, and had issue

2. Lady Emma Charlotte Godolphin Osborne, Lady in Waiting to HRH the Duchess of Edinburgh (d. 24 May 1906)

3. Lady Charlotte Godolphin Osborne (d. 25 Mar 1914)

4. Lady Blanche Godolphin Osborne (d. 13 Feb 1917), mar. 16 Sep 1869 Gen Charles Henry Morris CB (d. 12 Oct 1887), 4th son of Sir John Morris, 2nd Bt., and had issue

died

8 Aug 1872

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father 15 Feb 1850 as 2nd Baron Godolphin

 

George Godolphin [Osborne], 9th Duke of Leeds, DL

born

11 Aug 1828

mar.

16 Jan 1861 his half-cousin Hon Fanny Georgiana Pitt-Rivers, Lady of the Bedchamber to Princess Alexandra, Princess of Wales (b. 26 Dec 1836;  d. 26 Oct 1896), 2nd dau. of George [Pitt-Rivers], 4th Baron Rivers, by his wife Lady Susan Georgiana Leveson-Gower, 1st dau. of Granville [Leveson-Gower], 1st Earl Granville

children:

1. Lord George Frederick Osborne, styled Earl of Danby (b. 4 Nov 1861;  d. 6 Nov 1861)

2. Lord George Godolphin Osborne, later 10th Duke of Leeds

3. Capt Lord Francis Granville Godolphin Osborne RN (b. 11 Mar 1864;  dsp. 17 Oct 1924), mar. 25 Nov 1896 Blanche Ruth Brooke Tatton, 1st dau. of Adm William Samuel Grieve, of Ord House, Berwick-on-Tweed

4. Lord Albert Edward Godolphin Osborne (b. 10 Apr 1866;  d. 30 Jun 1914)

1. Lady Harriet Castalia Godolphin Osborne (b. 28 Jul 1867;  d. 16 Jun 1922), mar. 10 Jul 1888 Capt Henry Frederick Compton Cavendish RN (d. 21 Jan 1928), 1st son of Lt Col William Henry Frederick Cavendish, Groom-in-Waiting to HM Queen Victoria (by his wife Lady Emily Lambton, dau. of John George [Lambton], 1st Earl of Durham), 1st son of Gen Hon Henry Frederick Compton Cavendish (by his wife Sarah Fawkener, dau. of William Augustus Fawkener), 3rd son of George Augustus Henry [Cavendish], 1st Earl of Burlington, and had issue

2. Lady Alice Susan Godolphin Osborne (b. 17 May 1869;  d. 16 Mar 1951), mar. 7 Aug 1894 Lieut William Francis Egerton (d. 21 Mar 1949), 1st son of Adm Hon Francis Egerton (by his wife Lady Louisa Caroline Cavendish, only dau. of William [Cavendish], 7th Duke of Devonshire), 2nd son of Francis [Leveson-Gower later Egerton], 1st Earl of Ellesmere, and had issue

3. Lady Ada Charlotte Godolphin Osborne (b. 30 May 1870;  d. 9 Apr 1944), mar. (1) 18 Oct 1901 Hon William Hugh Spencer Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (dsp. 28 Mar 1917), 7th son of William Thomas Spencer [Wentworth-Fitzwilliam], 6th Earl Fitzwilliam, and (2) 14 Dec 1922 Sir Harry Robert Boyd KCVO CBE (d. 9 Mar 1940), son of Robert Boyd

4. Lady Alexandra Louisa Godolphin Osborne (b. 20 Feb 1872;  d. 19 Jan 1938), mar. (1) 16 Jan 1906 (div. 1925) Lt Col Sir Cecil Walter Paget, 2nd Bt. CMG DSO, and (2) 20 Jan 1928 Alfred William Sharpe Pocklington, of Chelsworth, co. Suffolk (d. 28 Jun 1934)

5. Lady Constance Blanche Godolphin Osborne (b. 8 Jun 1875;  d. 18 Jul 1939), mar. 12 Oct 1900 Sir Ernest Frederick George Haitch, 1st Bt. KBE (d. 17 Aug 1927), and had issue

died

23 Dec 1895

suc. by

son

note

Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire

 

George Godolphin [Osborne], 10th Duke of Leeds

born

18 Sep 1862

mar.

13 Feb 1884 Lady Katherine Frances Lambton (b. 5 Sep 1862;  d. 6 Dec 1952), 2nd dau. of George Frederick D'Arcy [Lambton], 2nd Earl of Durham, by his wife Lady Beatrix Frances Hamilton, 2nd dau. of James [Hamilton], 1st Duke of Abercorn

children:

1. Lord John Francis Godolphin Osborne, later 11th Duke of Leeds

1. Lady Gwendolen Fanny Godolphin Osborne (b. 2 Mar 1885;  dsp. 25 Feb 1933), mar. 17 Jul 1923 Algernon Gascoyne-Cecil (d. 13 Apr 1953), 2nd son of Lt Col Lord Eustace Brownlow Henry Gascoyne-Cecil, of Lytchett Heath, co. Dorset (by his wife Lady Gertrude Louisa Scott, 4th dau. of John [Scott], 2nd Earl of Eldon), 4th son by his first wife of James Brownlow William [Cecil later Gascoyne-Cecil], 2nd Marquess of Salisbury

2. Lady Olga Katherine Godolphin Osborne (b. 3 Oct 1886;  d. 9 Aug 1929)

3. Lady Dorothy Beatrix Osborne (b. 3 Dec 1888;  d. 18 Jun 1946), mar. 21 Nov 1908 Patrick [Bowes-Lyon], 15th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and had issue

4. Lady Moira Godolphin Osborne (b. 20 May 1892;  d. 20 May 1976);  mar. 30 Jan 1920 Oliver [Lyttelton], 1st Viscount Chandos, and had issue

died

10 May 1927

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Brixton 1887-95;  Treasurer of the Household 1895-96;  ADC to King George V 1921-22

 

John Francis Godolphin [Osborne], 11th Duke of Leeds

born

12 Mar 1901

mar. (1)

27 Mar 1933 (div. 1947) Irma Amelia Brewster (former wife of Paul Brewster;  mar. (3) 21 Jun 1947 Frank Atherton Howard, of New Jersey, USA), dau. of Iskender de Malkhozouny, of Paris, France

mar. (2)

21 Dec 1948 (div. 1953) Audrey Williams (former wife of Arthur Evan Bedward Williams), 2nd dau. of Brig Desmond Young MC

only child by second wife:

1. Lady Camilla Dorothy Godolphin Osborne (b. 14 Aug 1950), mar. (1) 1971 (div. 1976) Robert Julian Brownlow Harris, 1st son of Christopher Money Harris, by his wife Ruth Cunliffe Harwood, dau. of George Harwood MP, of Bolton, co. Lancaster, and (2) 1977 (div. 2002) Nigel Richard Patton Dempster (b. 1 Nov 1941; d. 12 Jul 2007), and has issue by both husbands

mar. (3)

22 Feb 1955 Caroline Fleur Vatcher (mar. (2) 30 Mar 1968 (div. 1975) Peter Hendrik Peregrine Hoos (b. 8 Nov 1937; d. 19 May 2003), only son of Edward Jan Hoos by his wife Hon Sarah Marie Adelaide Cust, 2nd but only surv. dau. of Adelbert Salusbury Cockayne [Cust], 5th Baron Brownlow, and (3) 1975 as his second wife Lt Cmdr Sir Robert Hampden Hobart, 3rd Bt.; d. 16 Jul 2005), 2nd dau. of Col Henry Monkton Vatcher MC, of Valeran, St Brelade's, Jersey, by his wife Beryl Methwold Walrond, 1st dau. of Francis Arthur Walrond, of Thorne Court, Bury St Edmunds, co. Suffolk (by his wife Muriel Gwendoline Methold, , yst. dau. of Frederick John Methold, of Thorne Court, Bury St Edmunds, co. Suffolk), 3rd son of Lt Col Henry Walrond, of Dulford House, co. Devon, 9th Marquis de Vallado, Conde de Parama and Conde de Valderonda, Grandee of the 1st Class of Spain (by his wife Caroline Maud Clark, dau. of William John Clark, of Buckland Touissants, co. Devon), only surv. son and heir of Bethell Walrond MP, of Dulford House, co. Devon, 8th Marquis de Vallado, etc., by his wife Lady Janet St Clair-Erskine, only dau. of James [Erskine later St Clair-Erskine], 2nd Earl of Rosslyn

died

s.p.m. 26 Jul 1963

suc. by

second cousin once removed

note

 

Francis D'Arcy Godolphin [Osborne], 12th Duke of Leeds, KCMG

1st son of Sidney Francis Godolphin Osborne (by his wife Margaret Dulcibella Hammersley, dau. of Hugh Hammersley, of Cromwell Gardens, London), 1st son of Rev Lord Sydney Godolphin Osborne, Rector of Durweston, co. Dorset (by his wife Emily Charlotte Grenfell, 3rd dau. by his second wife of Pascoe Grenfell MP, of Taplow House, co. Buckingham), 3rd son of Francis Godolphin [Osborne[, 1st Baron Godolphin (by his wife Hon Elizabeth Charlotte Eden, 3rd dau. of William [Eden], 1st Baron Auckland), 2nd son by his first wife of Francis Godolphin [Osborne], 5th Duke of Leeds

born

16 Sep 1884

died

20 Mar 1964

note

Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Washington 1931-35 and to the Holy See 1936-47;  KStJ

 

On the death of the 12th Duke of Leeds all his titles became extinct

 

Last amended 1 Aug 2007

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