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Lucas of Crudwell, Baron (E, 1663)

 

Creation: let. pat. 6 May 1663

 

Family name: Grey later Yorke later Hume-Campbell later de Grey later Cowper later Herbert later Palmer

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Arms:

Argent two Bars Sable charged with three Trefoils slipped of the field in chief a Greyhound courant of the second collared Or

Crest:

A Mount Vert thereon a Greyhound sejant Sable collared Or charged on the shoulder with a Trefoil slipped Argent

Supporters:

On either side a Wyvern with wings erect Or

Motto:

Palma Virtuti (To virtue the palm)

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Hon Mary Lucas later Grey, suo jure Baroness Lucas of Crudwell

only dau. of John [Lucas], 1st Baron Lucas of Shenfield, by his wife Anne Nevill, only dau. of Sir Christopher Nevill , of Newton St Loe, co. Somerset (by his wife Mary Darcy, dau. and cohrss. of Thomas Darcy, of Tolleshunt Darcy. co. Essex), 2nd son of Edward [Nevill], 1st Baron Bergavenny

born

mar.

2 Mar 1662/3 Anthony [Grey], 11th Earl of Kent

children

1. Hon Henry Grey, later 12th Earl of Kent and 2nd Baron Lucas of Crudwell later 1st Marquess of Kent later 1st Duke of Kent

1. Lady Amabel Grey (d. unm.)

died

1 Nov 1702 (bur. at Flitton, co. Bedford)

created

6 May 1663 Baroness Lucas of Crudwell, of Crudwell in the County of Wiltshire, with remainder to her heirs male by the said Earl of Kent with the proviso "that if at any time or times after the death of the said Mary, Countess of Kent, and in default of issue male of her body by the said Earl begotten, there shall be more persons than one who shall be coheirs of her body by the said Earl, so that the King of his heirs might declare which of them should have the dignity, or otherwise the dignity should be suspended or extinguished, then, nevertheless, the dignity should not be suspended or extinguished, but should  go and be held and enjoyed from time to time by such of the said coheirs as by source of descent and the common law of the realm should be inheritable in other entire and indivisible inheritancy, as namely, an office of honour and public trust, or a castle for the necessary defence of the realm,and the like, in case such inheritance had been given and limited to the said Countess and the heirs of her body by the said Earl begotten."

suc. by

son

 

Henry [Grey], 12th Earl of Kent and 2nd Baron Lucas of Crudwell later 1st Marquess of Kent later 1st Duke of Kent, KG

bapt.

28 Sep 1671

mar. (1)

16 Apr 1695 Hon Jemima Crewe (d. 27 Jul 1728), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Thomas [Crewe], 2nd Baron Crewe, by his second wife Anne Wodehouse, widow of Sir Thomas Wodehouse, of Kimberley, and 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Sir William Airmine, 2nd Bt., of Osgodby, co. Lincoln

children by first wife

1. Lord Anthony Grey, styled Earl of Harold later 3rd Baron Lucas of Crudwell

2. Lord Henry Grey (b. 1697;  d.v.p. 1717)

1. Lady Amabel Grey (d. 2 Mar 1726/7), mar. 20 Feb 1717/8 as his first wife John [Campbell], 3rd Earl of Breadalbane and Holland, and had issue:

1a. Hon Henry Campbell (b. c. 1721; dvp. 12 May 1727)

1a. Lady Jemima Campbell, later suo jure Marchioness de Grey and Baroness Lucas of Crudwell

2. Lady Jemima Grey (d. 7 Jul 1731), mar. 14 Mar 1723/4 as his third wife John [Ashburnham], 1st Earl of Ashburnham, and had issue

3. Lady Anne Grey (d. 20 Sep 1733), mar. 9 Jan 1727 Lord Charles Cavendish MP, 3rd son of William [Cavendish], 2nd Duke of Devonshire, by his wife Lady Rachel Russell, 1st dau. of Hon William Russell, styled Lord Russell, and had issue

4. Lady Mary Grey, mar. Very Rev ..... Gregory, Dean of Christ Church

mar. (2)

14 Mar 1728/9 Lady Sophia Bentinck (d. 5 Jun 1741), dau. of William [Bentinck], 1st Earl of Portland, by his second wife Jane Temple, 6th dau. of Sir John Temple, of East Sheen, co. Surrey

children by second wife

3. Lord George Grey, styled Earl of Harold (b. 22 Aug 1732;  d.v.p. 3 Feb 1732/3)

5. Lady Anne Sophia Grey (d. 24 Mar 1780), mar. 21 Nov 1728 as his first wife her cousin Rt Rev John Egerton DD, Bishop of Durham (d. 18 Jun 1787), 1st son of Rt Rev & Hon Henry Egerton DD, Bishop of Hereford (by his wife Lady Elizabeth Adriana Bentinck, 2nd dau. by his second wife of William [Bentinck], 1st Earl of Portland), 5th son by his second wife of John [Egerton], 3rd Earl of Bridgewater, and had issue

died

s.p.m.s. 5 Jun 1740

created

14 Nov 1706 Viscount Goodrich, of Goodrich Castle in the County of Hereford, Earl of Harold and Marquess of Kent

28 Apr 1710 Duke of Kent

19 May 1740 Marquess de Grey, with remainder in default of his own issue male to his granddaughter Jemima and her heirs male

suc. by

granddaughter (but see below)

note

suc. his father 19 Aug 1702 as 12th Earl of Kent and his mother 1 Nov 1702 as 2nd Baron Lucas of Crudwell;  Privy Councillor 1704;  Lord Chamberlain of the Household 1704-10;  Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire 1704-14, of Bedfordshire 1711-14 and of Buckinghamshire 1711-12;  Knight of the Garter 1712;  a Lord Justice of the Realm 1714 and 1719;  Lord of the Bedchamber and Constable of Windsor Castle 1714-16;  Lord Steward of the Household 1716-19;  Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal 1718/9-20; on his death all his titles except the Marquessate of Grey and the Barony of Lucas of Crudwell became extinct

 

Anthony [Grey], styled Earl of Harold later 3rd Baron Lucas of Crudwell

born

21 Feb 1695/6

mar.

17 Apr 1718 Lady Mary Tufton (b. 6 Jul 1701; mar. (2) 16 May 1736 as his third wife John [Leveson-Gower], 1st Earl Gower;  d. 12 Feb 1785), 4th dau. and cohrss. of Thomas [Tufton], 6th Earl of Thanet, by his wife Lady Catherine Cavendish, 4th dau. and cohrss. of Henry [Cavendish], 2nd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne

died

v.p.s.p. 21 Jul 1723

note

sum. v.p. to the House of Lords 8 Nov 1718 in his father's Barony of Lucas of Crudwell, a Lord of the Bedchamber 1720-23; on his death the Barony of Lucas of Crudwell reverted to his father

 

Lady Jemima Campbell later Yorke, suo jure Marchioness de Grey and Baroness Lucas of Crudwell

born

9 Oct 1722

mar.

22 May 1740 Philip [Yorke], 2nd Earl of Hardwicke (d. 16 May 1790), 1st son of Philip [Yorke], 1st Earl of Hardwicke, by his wife Margaret Cocks, dau. of Charles Cocks MP, of Worcester

children

1. Lady Amabel Yorke, later suo jure Baroness Lucas of Crudwell and Countess de Grey

2. Lady Mary Jemima Yorke (b. 9 Feb 1757; d. 7 Jan 1830), mar. 17 Aug 1780 Thomas [Robinson], 2nd Baron Grantham, and had issue:

1a. Hon Thomas Philip Robinson later Weddell later De Grey, later 3rd Baron Grantham later 2nd Earl de Grey and 6th Baron Lucas of Crudwell

2a. Hon Frederick John Robinson, later 1st Earl of Ripon

died

s.p.m. 11 Jan 1797

suc. by

daughter

note

on her death the Marquessate of Grey became extinct

 

Lady Amabel Yorke later Hume-Campbell, suo jure Baroness Lucas of Crudwell later suo jure Countess de Grey

born

22 Jun 1750

mar.

16 Jul 1772 Alexander [Hume-Campbell], 1st Baron Hume of Berwick, only surv. son and heir ap. of Hugh [Hume-Campbell], 3rd Earl of Marchmont, by his second wife Elizabeth Compton, dau. of Windmill Compton

died

s.p. 4 May 1833 (bur. at Wrest, co. Bedford)

created

25 Oct 1816 Countess de Grey, with remainder to her only sister and the heirs male of her body

suc. by

nephew

 

Thomas Philip [Robinson later Weddell later De Grey], 3rd Baron Grantham later 2nd Earl de Grey and 6th Baron Lucas of Crudwell, KG

born

8 Dec 1781

mar.

20 Jul 1805 Lady Henrietta Frances Cole (b. 22 Jun 1784; d. 2 Jul 1845), 5th dau. of William Willoughby [Cole], 1st Earl of Enniskillen, by his wife Anne Lowry-Corry, dau. of Galbraith Lowry later Lowry-Corry MP, of Ahenia, co. Fermanagh

children

1. Hon Frederick William de Grey (b. c.1811; dvp. 6 Feb 1831)

1. Lady Anne Florence de Grey, later suo jure Baroness Lucas of Crudwell

2. Lady Mary Gertrude de Grey (d. 11 Jul 1892), mar. 6 Jul 1832 Capt Henry Vyner, of Gautby Hall, co. Lincoln, and had issue

died

s.p.m. 14 Nov 1859

suc. by

daughter

note

suc. his father 20 Jul 1786 as 2nd Baron Grantham and his cousin 31 Jan 1792 as 6th Baronet of Newby; took the surname of Weddell in lieu of that of Robinson by Royal Licence 1803, and the surname of De Grey in lieu of that of Weddell by a further Royal Licence 1833; Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire 1818-59; Yeomanry ADC to King William IV 1831-37 and to Queen Victoria 1837-59; First Lord of the Admiralty 1834-35; Privy Councillor 1834; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1841-44; Knight of the Garter 1844; on his death the Earldom of de Grey devolved on his nephew, George Frederick Samuel [Robinson], 1st Marquess of Ripon

 

Lady Anne Florence De Grey later Cowper, suo jure Baroness Lucas of Crudwell

born

8 Jun 1806

mar.

7 Oct 1833 George Augustus Frederick [Cowper], 6th Earl Cowper (d. 15 Apr 1856), 1st son of Peter Leopold Louis Francis Nassau [Clavering-Cowper], 5th Earl Cowper, by his wife Hon Amelia Lamb, 1st dau. of Peniston [Lamb], 1st Viscount Melbourne

children

1. Hon Francis Thomas de Grey Cowper, later 7th Earl Cowper, 8th Baron Lucas of Crudwell and 4th Lord Dingwall

2. Hon Henry Frederick Cowper, Member of Parliament for Hertfordshire 1865-85 (b. 18 Apr 1836; d. 10 Nov 1887)

1. Lady Henrietta Emily Mary Cowper (d. 28 Jun 1853)

2. Lady Florence Amabell Cowper (d. 26 Apr 1886), mar. 9 Aug 1871 Hon Auberon Edward William Molyneux Herbert, of Old House, Berry Wood, Ringwood, co. Hampshire, Member of Parliament for Nottingham 1870-74 (b. 18 Jun 1838; d. 5 Nov 1906), 2nd son of Henry John George [Herbert], 3rd Earl of Carnarvon, and had issue:

1a. Rolf Herbert (b. 23 Jul 1872; dvp. 13 Apr 1882)

2a. Auberon Thomas Herbert, later 9th Baron Lucas of Crudwell and 5th Lord Dingwall

1a. Clair Mimram Herbert (b. 28 Sep 1874; dvp. 8 Jan 1893)

2a. Hon Nan Ino Herbert, later suo jure Baroness Lucas of Crudwell and Lady Dingwall

3. Lady Adine Eliza Anne Cowper (d. 20 Oct 1868), mar. 29 Sep 1866 Hon Julian Henry Charles Fane (b. 10 Oct 1827; d. 19 Apr 1870), 4th son of John [Fane], 11th Earl of Westmorland, and had issue

4. Lady Amabell Cowper (d. 15 Oct 1906), mar. 18 Nov 1873 Admiral of the Fleet Lord Walter Talbot Kerr GCB RN (b. 28 Sep 1839; d. 12 May 1927), 4th son of John William Robert [Kerr], 7th Marquess of Lothian, and had issue

died

23 Jul 1880

suc. by

son

 

Francis Thomas de Grey [Cowper], 7th Earl Cowper, 8th Baron Lucas of Crudwell, 3rd Baron Butler of Moore Park and 4th Lord Dingwall, KG

born

11 Jun 1834

mar.

25 Oct 1870 Lady Katrine Cecilia Compton (d. 23 Mar 1913), 1st dau. of William [Compton], 4th Marquess of Northampton, by his wife Eliza Elliot, 2nd dau. of Adm Hon Sir George Elliot KCB (2nd son of Gilbert [Elliot Murray Kynynmound], 1st Earl of Minto)

died

s.p. 18 Jul 1905

suc. by

nephew

note

on 15 Aug 1871 he was declared to have inherited, as heir general of Thomas [Butler], 1st Baron Butler of Moore Park, styled Earl of Ossory, eldest son of James [Butler], 1st Duke of Ormonde, the Barony of Butler of Moore Park, of Moore Park in the County of Hampshire (writ sum. 14 Sep 1666), in the Peerage of England and the Lordship of Dingwall (cr. 8 Jun 1609) in the Peerage of Scotland, the attainder affecting those titles having been reversed in that year.  On his death the Earldom of Cowper (together with the Viscountcy of Fordwich and the Barony of Cowper) became extinct, the Barony of Butler of Moore Park fell into abeyance among his sisters and their heirs, and the Barony of Lucas of Crudwell and the Lordship of Dingwall devolved on his nephew and heir general,

 

Auberon Thomas [Herbert], 9th Baron Lucas of Crudwell and 5th Lord Dingwall

born

25 May 1876

died

3 Nov 1916

suc. by

sister

note

this was only the second time in the 242 years since the Barony was created that a Baron Lucas of Crudwell had been summoned to the House of Lords (the first time was for the short period when the Earl of Harold was summoned to the House of Lords in his father's Barony)

 

Hon Nan Ino Herbert later Cooper, suo jure Baroness Lucas of Crudwell and Lady Dingwall

born

13 Jun 1880

mar.

30 Apr 1917 Lt Col Howard Lister Cooper AFC RAF (d. 1972)

children

1. Hon Anne Rosemary Cooper, later suo jure Baroness Lucas of Crudwell and Lady Dingwall

2. Hon Rachel Cooper (b. 25 Feb 1921; d. 6 Nov 1976), mar. 1 Apr 1948 Spencer Douglas [Loch], 4th Baron Loch, and had issue

died

3 Nov 1958

suc. by

daughter

note

granted the style, rank and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 7 Sep 1907

 

Hon Anne Rosemary Cooper later Palmer, suo jure Baroness Lucas of Crudwell and Lady Dingwall

born

28 Apr 1919

mar.

11 May 1950 Maj Hon Robert Jocelyn Palmer MC (b. 9 Jan 1919; d. 30 Nov 1991), 3rd son of Roundell Cecil [Palmer], 3rd Earl of Selborne, by his first wife Hon Grace Ridley, 3rd dau. of Matthew White [Ridley], 1st Viscount Ridley

children

1. Hon Ralph Matthew Palmer, later 12th Baron Lucas of Crudwell and 8th Lord Dingwall

2. Hon Timothy John Palmer, of West Woodyates Manor, Salisbury, co. Wiltshire (b. 10 Apr 1953), mar. 30 Jun 1984 Adèle Cristina Sophia Howard (b. 18 Nov 1952), 4th dau. of Lt Col Hon Henry Anthony Camillo Howard CMG (by his wife Adèle Le Bourgeois Alsop, 1st dau. of Reese Denny Alsop, of New York, New York, USA), 5th son of Esme William [Howard], 1st Baron Howard of Penrith, and has issue

1. Hon Anthea Amabel Palmer (b. 28 Jun 1956)

died

31 Dec 1991

suc. by

son

 

Ralph Matthew [Palmer], 12th Baron Lucas of Crudwell and 8th Lord Dingwall

born

7 Jun 1951

mar. (1)

22 Jul 1978 (div. 1995) Clarissa Marie Lockett, only dau. of Maj George Vivian Lockett, of Stratford Hills, Stratford St Mary, Colchester, co. Essex, by his wife Alice Jeannine

children by first wife

1. Hon Lewis Edward Palmer (b. 7 Dec 1987)

1. Hon Hannah Rachel Elise Palmer (b. 1984)

mar. (2)

1995 Amanda Atha (d. before 26 Oct 2000)

note

with BDO Binder Hamlyn 1972-76 and S G Warburg 1976-88; a Lord-in-Waiting (Government Whip) 1994-97

 

 Last updated 2 Apr 2010

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Titles:

12th Baron Lucas of Crudwell, of Crudwell in the County of Wiltshire

(England, let. pat. 6 May 1663)

8th Lord Dingwall

(Scotland, let. pat. 8 Jun 1609)

 

Address:

c/o House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW

Tel:  0171-219 4177

E-mail:  lucasr@parliament.uk

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