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Poulett, Baron (E, 1627 - 1973)

 

Creation: let.pat. 23 Jun 1627

 

Extinct: 1 Mar 1973

 

Family name: Poulett

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Arms:

See Earl Poulett

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John [Poulett], 1st Baron Poulett

1st son and heir of Sir Arthur Poulett, of Hinton St George, co. Somerset, Governor of Jersey, by his wife Hon Catherine Norreys, dau. of Henry [Norreys], 1st Baron Norreys

born

c. 1585

mar.

c. 1614 Elizabeth Kenn (b. c. 1593; mar. (2) 1649 as his second wife John Ashburnham MP, of Ashburnham, co. Sussex, Groom of the Bedchamber to King Charles I and to King Charles II (d. 15 Jun 1671); d. 23 Nov 1663), dau. of Christopher Kenn, of Kenn Court, co. Somerset, by his wife Florence .....

children

1. Hon John Poulett, later 2nd Baron Poulett

1. Hon Elizabeth Poulett, mar. William Ashburnham (dvp. 1665), only son and heir ap. of John Ashburnham MP, of Ashburnham, co. Sussex, Groom of the Bedchamber to King Charles I and to King Charles II, by his first wife Frances Holland, dau. and hrss. of William Holland, of Westburton, and had issue

2. Hon Margaret Poulett, mar. Sir Richard Cholmeley, of Grosmont, co. York, and had issue

died

20 Mar 1648/9

created

23 Jun 1627 Baron Poulett, of Hinton St George in the County of Somerset

suc. by

son

note

Col of Cavalry 1608; Student of the Middle Temple 1610; Member of Parliament for Somerset 1610-11 and for Lyme Regis 1621-22; Sheriff of co Somerset 1616; Warden of Roche Forest 1626-36; Captain of the Constant Reformation 1635; knighted with his son 1635; sum. to the Great Council at York 1640; supported the King in the Civil War; Col of both a Regiment of Foot and a Regiment of Horse 1643; Commissioner of Exeter and was taken prisoner when the city surrendered 1646

 

John [Poulett], 2nd Baron Poulett

born

c. 1615

mar. (1)

after 6 Mar 1640/1 Hon Catherine St John (b. c. 1612; widow of Oliver St John; d. after 27 Mar 1648), 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Horatio [Vere], 1st Baron Vere of Tilbury, by his wife Mary Hoby (widow of William Hoby), sister of John [Tracy], 1st Viscount Tracy, and 2nd dau. of Sir John Tracy, of Toddington, co. Gloucester

children

1. Hon John Poulett, later 3rd Baron Poulett

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mar. (2)

30 Jan 1653 Anne Browne (b. 10 Jul 1635; mar. (2) as his second wife Sir John Strode, of Chantmarle, co. Dorset; d. before 1711), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Sir Thomas Browne, 2nd Bt., of Walcot, co. Northampton, by his wife Anne Palmes, dau. of Sir Guy Palmes

3. Hon ..... Poulett

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died

15 Sep 1665

suc. by

son by first wife

note

knighted with his father 1635; served with the King's army in the North 1639; Lt Col 1640; Member of Parliament for Somerset 1640; Col of a Regiment in Ireland 1640-44; at the siege of Winchester 1645 and with his father at Exeter 1646; Maj, Somerset Regiment of Militia Horse 1660

 

John [Poulett], 3rd Baron Poulett

born

c. 1642

mar. (1)

after 17 Aug 1663 Essex Popham (dspm. bef. 15 Jul 1667), 1st dau. of Col Alexander Popham, of Littlecote, co. Wiltshire, by his first wife Letitia Carr, dau. of William Carr, Groom of the Bedchamber

children by first wife

1. Hon Catherine Poulett (b. 9 Mar 1664; dspm. bef. 11 May 1687), mar. Jun 1682 as his second wife William [Fermor], 2nd Baron Leominster, and had issue

2. Hon Letitia Poulett (dsp.), mar. Sir William Monson, 4th Bt., of Broxbourne, co. Hertford

mar. (2)

after 15 Jul 1667 Lady Susan Herbert (bef. Dec 1693), 1st dau. of Philip [Herbert], 5th Earl of Pembroke, by his second wife Catherine Villiers, yst. dau. by his third wife of Sir William Villiers, 1st Bt., of Brooksby, co. Leicester

only child by second wife

1. Hon John Poulett, later 4th Baron Poulett later 1st Earl Poulett

died

bef. 26 Jun 1679

suc. by

son by second wife

note

Member of Parliament for Somerset 1662-65; Lord Lieutenant of Dorset 1674-79

 

John [Poulett], 4th Baron Poulett later 1st Earl Poullet, KG PC

created

24 Dec 1706 Viscount Hinton St George, of Hinton St George in the County of Somerset, and Earl Poulett

 

The Barony of Poulett was held by the Earls Poulett from 24 Dec 1706 until 1 Mar 1973, when on the death of George Amias Fitzwarrine [Poulett], 8th Earl Poulett, 11th Baron Poullet, etc., all his titles became extinct.

 

 First written 4 Nov 2003

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