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Plymouth, Earl of (E, 1682 - 1843)

 

Creation: let.pat. 6 Dec 1682

 

Extinct: 8 Dec 1843

 

Family name: Windsor

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Arms:

Gules a Saltire Argent between twelve Crosses Crosslet Or

Crest:

A Buck's Head affrontée couped at the neck Argent attired Or

Supporters:

On either side a Unicorn Argent armed maned tufted and unguled Or

Motto:

 Je me fie en Dieu

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Thomas Windsor [Hickman later Windsor], 7th Baron Windsor later 1st Earl of Plymouth. PC

only son and heir of Dixie Hickman, of Kew, co .Surrey, by his wife Hon Elizabeth Windsor, sister and cohrss. of Thomas [Windsor], 6th Baron Windsor, and 1st dau. of Henry [Windsor], 5th Baron Windsor

born

c. 1627

mar. (1)

12 May 1656 Anne Saville (b. 18 Jan 1634/5; d. 22 Mar 1667), sister of George [Saville], 1st Marquess of Halifax, and 2nd dau. of Sir William Saville, 3rd Bt., of Thornhill, co. York, by his wife Hon Anne Coventry, 1st dau. by his second wife of Thomas [Coventry], 1st Baron Coventry

children by first wife

1. Hon Other Windsor, styled Lord Windsor (b. 12 Sep 1659; dvp. 11 Nov 1684), mar. aft. 20 Oct 1673 Elizabeth Turvey (mar. (2) Edward Wyke; bur. 29 Jun 1687/8), dau. and eventual sole hrss. of Thomas Turvey, of Walcot and Wadborough, co. Worcester, and had issue:

1a. Hon Other Windsor, later 2nd Earl of Plymouth

1. Lady Mary Windsor (dsp.), mar. Sir Thomas Cookes, 2nd Bt., of Bentley Pauncefoot and Norgrove, co. Worcester, founder of Worcester College, Oxford

mar. (2)

9 Apr 1668 Ursula Widdrington (b. 11 Nov 1647; d. 22 Apr 1717), 5th dau. and cohrss. of Sir Thomas Widdrington, of Cheeseburn Grange, co. Northumberland, Speaker of the House of Commons, by his wife Hon Frances Fairfax, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Ferdinando [Fairfax], 2nd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

children by second wife

2. Hon Thomas Windsor, later 1st Viscount Windsor

3. Hon Dixie Windsor, Member of Parliament for the University of Cambridge (b. 1672; dsp. 20 Oct 1743), mar. Dorothy Stote, 2nd day. and cohrss. of Sir Richard Stote

4. Brig Gen Hon Andrews Windsor MP (d. unm.)

1. Lady Ursula Windsor, mar. 1703 Thomas Johnson, of Walthamstow, co. Essex

2. Lady Elizabeth Windsor (dsp. 16 Oct 1737), mar. 21 Jul 1720 as his fourth wife Sir Francis Dashwood, 1st Bt. MP, of West Wycombe, co. Buckingham

died

3 Nov 1687

created

6 Dec 1682 Earl of Plymouth

suc. by

grandson

note

assumed the surname of Windsor on the death of his maternal uncle 1641; Lt Col, Col Sandys Regiment of Royalist Horse 1643 ; fought at the Battle of Naseby 1645; surrendered to the Parliament forces following the surrender of Hartlebury Castle 1646; the abeyance of the Barony of Windsor was determined in his favour 16 Jun 1660; Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire 1660-87; Governor of Jamaica 1661-63/4; Capt, Duke of Richmond's Regiment of Horse 1666; Master of the Horse to the Duke of York 1674; Governor 1682, High Steward 1683 and Recorder 1687 of Kingston-upon-Hull; Col, 3rd Dragoon Guards 1685-87; Privy Councillor 1685

 

Other [Windsor], 2nd Earl of Plymouth

born

27 Aug 1679

mar.

27 Apr 1705 Elizabeth Whitley (d. 10 Jun 1711), dau. and hrss. of Thomas Whitley, of Peel, co. Chester

children

1. Hon Other Windsor, later 3rd Earl of Plymouth

died

26 Dec 1725

suc. by

son

note

Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire, Denbighshire and Flintshire 1713-14; Recorder of Worcester 1720

 

Other [Windsor], 3rd Earl of Plymouth

born

30 Jun 1707

mar.

7 May 1730 Elizabeth Lewis (d. 9 Nov 1733), dau. and hrss. of Thomas Lewis, of Soberton, co. Hampshire

children

1. Hon Other Lewis Windsor, later 4th Earl of Plymouth

died

23 Nov 1732

suc. by

son

note

 

Other Lewis [Windsor], 4th Earl of Plymouth

born

12 May 1731

mar.

11 Aug 1750 Hon Catherine Archer (d. 12 Aug 1790), 1st dau. of Thomas [Archer], 1st Baron Archer, by his wife Catherine Tipping, sister and cohrss. of Sir Thomas Tipping, 2nd Bt., and 2nd dau. of Sir Thomas Tipping, 1st Bt., of Wheatfield, co. Oxford, by his wife Anne Cheeke, dau. of Thomas Cheeke, of Pirgo, co. Essex, by his wife Laetitia Russell, sister of Edward [Russell], 1st Earl of Orford, and 1st dau. and eventual sole hrss. of Hon Edward Russell (by his wife Penelope Brooke, widow of Sir William Brooke and dau. of Sir Moyses Hill, of Hillsborough, co. Down), brother of William [Russell], 1st Duke of Bedford, and 4th son of Francis [Russell], 4th Earl of Bedford

children

1. Hon Other Hickman Windsor, later 5th Earl of Plymouth

2. Rev Hon Andrews Windsor, later 7th Earl of Plymouth

3. Hon Henry Windsor, later 8th Earl of Plymouth

4. Hon Thomas Windsor RN (b. 1752 ; d. 1832)

1. Lady Katharine Sidney Windsor (d. 1823), mar. as his second wife Sir James Tylney-Long, 7th Bt. MP, of Tylney Park, Rotherfield, co. Hampshire, and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Windsor, mar. Gore Townshend, of Honington

3. Lady Anne Windsor (bapt. 20 Jan 1761; dsp. 10 Aug 1793; bur. at Broughton, co. Stafford), mar. 6 Jun 1787 as his second wife Sir Thomas Broughton, 6th Bt., of Broughton, co. Stafford, and Doddington, co. Chester

4. Lady Sarah Windsor, mar. Sir William Champion de Crespigny, Bt.

died

21 Apr 1771

suc. by

son

note

Constable of Flint Castle 1750; Lord Lieutenant of Glamorganshire 1754-71

 

Other Hickman [Windsor], 5th Earl of Plymouth

born

30 May 1751

mar.

20 May 1768 his cousin Hon Sarah Archer (b. 19 Jul 1761; mar. (2) as his first wife William Pitt [Amherst], 1st Earl Amherst; d. 27 May 1838), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Andrew [Archer], 2nd Baron Archer, by his wife Sarah West, 1st dau. of James West MP, of Alscot, co. Gloucester

children

1. Hon Other Archer Windsor, later 6th Earl of Plymouth

1. Lady Maria Windsor (b. 30 Mar 1790; d. 7 Apr 1855), mar. 25 Oct 1811 Arthur Blundell Sandys Trumbull [Hill], 3rd Marquess of Downshire, and had issue

2. Lady Harriet Windsor, later suo jure Baroness Windsor

died

12 Jun 1799

suc. by

son

note

 

Other Archer [Windsor], 6th Earl of Plymouth

born

2 Jul 1789

mar.

5 Aug 1811 Lady Mary Sackville (b. 30 Jul 1792; mar. (2) 25 May 1839 as his second wife William Pitt [Amherst], 1st Earl Amherst; dsp. 20 Jul 1864), sister and cohrss. of George John Frederick [Sackville], 4th Duke of Dorset, and 1st dau. of John Frederick [Sackville], 3rd Duke of Dorset, by his wife Arabella Diana Cope, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir Charles Cope, 2nd Bt., of Brewerne, co. Oxford

died

s. p. 10 Jul 1833

suc. by

uncle

note

Col, Worcestershire Yeomanry Regiment 1831; on his death the Barony of Windsor (cr. by writ 1529) fell into abeyance between his sisters and coheirs

 

Andrews [Windsor], 7th Earl of Plymouth

born

12 May 1764

died

19 Jan 1837

suc. by

brother

note

Vicar of Rhayader, co. Radnor 1789; Vicar of Tardebigg, co. Worcester 1791; Rector of Draycott-Cerne, co. Wiltshire1800; Rector of Rochford, co. Essex 1814

 

Henry [Windsor], 8th Earl of Plymouth

born

1 Feb 1768

mar.

12 Jul 1798 Anne Copson (b. c. 1775; d. 30 Jan 1850), 1st dau. of Thomas Copson, of Sutton Hall, co. Leicester

died

s. p. 8 Dec 1843

note

Ensign, Coldstream Guards 1788; Lieut and Capt, 1792; Maj, 11th Regiment of Foot 1794; Capt, 1795; Lt Col, Worcestershire Provincial Cavalry 1797

 

On the death of the 8th Earl of Plymouth the Earldom of Plymouth became extinct

 

 First written 2 Apr 2003

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