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Powis, Earl of (UK, 1804)

 

Creation: let. pat. 14 May 1804

 

Family name: Clive later Herbert

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Arms:

Per pale Azure and Gules three Lions rampant Argent

Crest:

A Wyvern Vert holding in the mount a Sinister Hand couped at the wrist Gules

Supporters:

On the dexter side an Elephant Argent, and on the sinister side a Griffin wings expanded also Argent gorged with a Ducal Coronet Gules and charged with five Mullets in saltire Sable

Motto:

Ung Je Serviray (One will I serve)

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Edward [Clive], 2nd Baron Clive later 1st Earl of Powis, PC

1st son of Robert [Clive], 1st Baron Clive, by his wife Margaret Maskelyne, dau. of Edmund Maskelyne, of Purton, co. Wiltshire

born

7 Mar 1754

mar.

7 May 1784 Lady Henrietta Antonia Herbert (b. 3 Sep 1758; d. 3 Jun 1830), sister and hrss. of George Edward Henry Arthur [Herbert], 2nd Earl of Powis, and 4th but only surv. dau. of Henry Arthur [Herbert], 1st Earl of Powis, by his wife Barbara Herbert, only dau. and hrss. of Lord Edward Herbert (by his wife Lady Henrietta Waldegrave, only dau. of James [Waldegrave], 1st Earl Waldegrave), 2nd son of William [Herbert], 2nd Marquess of Powis

children

1. Hon Edward Clive later Herbert, later 2nd Earl of Powis

2. Hon Robert Henry Clive, of Oakley Park, co. Shropshire, Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Ludlow 1818-32 and for South Shropshire 1832-54, Under Secretary of State for the Home Office 1818-22 (b. 15 Jan 1789; d. 20 Jan 1854), mar. 19 Jun 1819 Lady Harriet Hickman, suo jure Baroness Windsor, and had issue

1. Lady Henrietta Antonia Clive (d. 22 Dec 1835), mar. 4 Feb 1817 Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn, 5th Bt. MP, and had issue

2. Lady Charlotte Florentia Clive, Governess to HRH Princess Victoria of Kent (b. 12 Sep 1787; dsp. 27 Jul 1866), mar. 29 Apr 1817 Hugh [Percy], 3rd Duke of Northumberland

died

16 May 1839

created

13 Aug 1794 Baron Clive, of Walcot in the County of Shropshire

14 May 1804 Baron Powis, of Powis Castle in the County of Montgomery, Baron Herbert of Chirbury, of Chirbury in the County of Shropshire, Viscount Clive, of Ludlow in the County of Shropshire, and Earl of Powis

note

suc. his father 22 Nov 1774 as 2nd Baron Clive; Member of Parliament for Ludlow 1774-94; Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire 1775-98 and 1804-39 and of Montgomeryshire 1804-30; Recorder of Shrewsbury 1775 and of Ludlow 1801; Col in the Army during service 1779; Member of the Board of Agriculture 1793; Governor of Madras 1798-1803; Privy Councillor 1805; nominated Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1805 but did not take up the appointment

 

Edward [Clive later Herbert], 2nd Earl of Powis, KG

born

22 Mar 1785

mar.

9 Feb 1818 Lady Lucy Graham (b. 25 Sep 1793; d. 16 Sep 1875), 3rd dau. of James [Graham], 3rd Duke of Montrose, by his second wife Lady Caroline Maria Montagu, 1st dau. of George [Montagu], 4th Duke of Manchester

children

1. Hon Edward James Herbert, later 3rd Earl of Powis

2. Lieut Gen Rt Hon Sir Percy Egerton Herbert KCB, Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Ludlow 1854-60 and for South Shropshire 1865-76, Treasurer of the Household 1867-68 (b. 15 Apr 1822; d. 7 Oct 1876), mar. 4 Oct 1860 Lady Mary Caroline Louisa Petty-Fitzmaurice (d. 17 Sep 1927), only child of Lord William Thomas Petty-Fitzmaurice, styled Earl of Kerry (by his wife Lady Augusta Lavinia Priscilla Ponsonby, 2nd dau. of John William [Ponsonby], 4th Earl of Bessborough), 1st son of Henry [Petty later Petty-Fitzmaurice], 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne, and had issue:

1a. Henry Edward Herbert (b. 28 Jun 1861; dvp. 8 Aug 1865)

2a. George Charles Herbert, later 4th Earl of Powis

1a. Lady Magdalen Lucy Herbert, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1891 (b. 26 Jul 1864; d. 27 Oct 1957)

2a. Lady Margaret Augusta Herbert, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1891 (d. 7 Jul 1952), mar. 16 Feb 1897 Maj Thomas Richard Cholmondeley (b. 21 May 1856; d. 7 Feb 1922), 1st son of Rev Richard Hugh Cholmondeley, of Condover Hall, co. Shropshire, Rector of Hodnet 1873-96, by his wife Emily Beaumont, dau. of Henry Ralph Beaumont, of Newby Park, co. York, and had issue

3. Very Rev Hon George Herbert, Dean of Hereford (b. 25 Nov 1825; d. 15 Mar 1894), mar. 15 Oct 1863 Elizabeth Beatrice Sykes (d. 4 Jul 1883), 4th dau. of Sir Tatton Sykes, 4th Bt., of Sledmere House, co. York, by his wife Mary Anne Foulis, 2nd dau. of Sir William Foulis, 7th Bt., of Ingleby Manor, co .York, and had issue:

1a. Mary Anne Herbert (d. 10 Jul 1942), mar. 25 Oct 1898 her second cousin Maj William Clive Hussey CVO, Bailiff of the Royal Parks (b. 2 Jan 1858; d. 20 Jun 1929), 2nd son of Edward Hussey DL, of Scotney Castle, co. Kent, by his wife Hon Henrietta Sarah Clive, 1st dau of Hon Robert Henry Clive, of Oakley Park, co. Shropshire (by his wife Lady Harriet Hickman, suo jure Baroness Windsor), 2nd son of Edward [Clive], 1st Earl of Powis, and had issue

2a. Winifred Lucy Elizabeth Herbert (d. 28 Dec 1948)

4. Hon Robert Charles Herbert DL, barrister, Chancellor of the Diocese of Lichfield 1875-99, High Sheriff of Shropshire 1878 (b. 24 Jun 1827; d. 31 Oct 1902), mar. 22 Jun 1854 Anna Maria Cludde (b. 9 Sep 1830; d. 13 Mar 1906), only child and hrss. of Edward Cludde, of Orleton, co. Shropshire, by his wife Catherine Harriett Cockburn, only dau. of Lieut Gen Sir William Cockburn of that Ilk, 6th Bt., and had issue:

1a. Col Edward William Herbert CB, of Orleton, co. Shropshire, served in Zululand 1879, the Sudan 1884 and the Boer War 1902, ADC to Governor of the Fiji Islands 1880-83 (b. 22 Mar 1855; d. 28 Dec 1924), mar. 12 Jan 1887 Beatrice Anne Williamson (d. 8 Jun 1928), 1st dau. of Capt Sir Hedworth Williamson, 8th Bt. MP, by his wife and cousin Lady Elizabeth Jane Liddell, 3rd dau. of Henry Thomas [Liddell], 1st Earl of Ravensworth, and had issue:

1b. Edward Robert Henry Herbert, later 5th Earl of Powis

2b. Hon Christian Victor Charles Herbert, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1953, later 6th Earl of Powis

1b. Lady Dorothy Marguerite Elizabeth Herbert OBE, granted the style and precedence of an Earl's daughter by Royal Warrant 1953 (d. 25 Dec 1956), mar. 5 Aug 1914 Hon Robert Henry Hepburn-Scott-Forbes-Trefusis, of 13B Gledhow Gardens, London SW5 (b. 1 Jul 1888; d. 1 Jul 1958), 4th son of Charles Henry Rolle [Trefusis later Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis], 20th Baron Clinton, by his second wife Margaret Walrond, 2nd dau. of Sir John Walrond Walrond, 1st Bt., and had issue

2b. Lady Phyllis Hedworth Camilla Herbert, granted the style and precedence of an Earl's daughter by Royal Warrant 1953 (d. 8 Oct 1972), mar. 1 Jun 1918 Martin Drummond Vesey Holt, of The Chantry, Storrington, co. Sussex (b. 13 Jan 1881; d. 2 Nov 1956), 1st son and heir of Sir Vesey George Mackenzie Holt KBE, of Mount Mascal, North Cray, co. Kent, by his wife Mabel Mary Drummond, 1st dau. of Walter Drummond, and had issue

2a. Lt Col Graham Cludde Herbert, served in Afghanistan 1879-80 (b. 19 Nov 1856; d. 24 Sep 1917)

3a. Lieut Arthur Frederick Herbert, served in the Boer War 1900, King's Messenger (b. 10 Dec 1866; d. 21 Feb 1907)

1a. Beatrice Mary Herbert (d. 27 Aug 1931), mar. 11 Jul 1883 George Henry Vaughan Jenkins, of Herbert Park, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1910), and had issue

5. Maj Gen Hon William Henry Herbert JP, of Winsley Hall, Shrewsbury, served in the Crimea 1855, Mayor of Shrewsbury 1889 (b. 8 Feb 1834; d. 29 Jan 1909), mar. 30 Nov 1871 Sybella Augusta Milbank (d. 28 Oct 1926), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Mark William Vane Milbank DL, of Thorp Perrow and Barningham Park, co. York (by his wife Barbarina Sophia Farquhar, 3rd dau. of Sir Thomas Harvie Farquhar, 2nd Bt.), 1st son and heir of Mark Milbank DL MP, of Thorp Perrow and Barningham Park, co. York, by his wife Lady Augusta Henrietta Vane, 2nd dau. by his first wife of William Henry [Vane], 1st Duke of Cleveland, and had issue:

1a. Henry James Herbert (b. 10 Mar 1882; d. 14 Nov 1911)

2a. Rt Rev Percy Mark Herbert DD KCVO, Deacon 1908, Curate of Rugby 1908-15, Priest 1909, Vicar of St George's, Camberwell 1916-22, Rural Dean of Camberwell 1918-22, Chaplain to King George V 1921-22, Archdeacon of Southwark 1922-26, Bishop Suffragan of Kingston-upon-Thames 1922-26, 1st Bishop of Blackburn 1926-42, Sub-Prelate Order of St John 1939, Clerk of the Closet to King George VI 1942-52 and Queen Elizabeth II 1952-63, Bishop of Norwich 1942-59 (b. 24 Apr 1885; d. 22 Jan 1968), mar. 19 Sep 1922 Hon Elaine Letitia Algitha Order-Powlett (d. 1984), only dau. of William George Algar [Orde-Powlett], 5th Baron Bolton, by his wife Hon Elizabeth Mary Gibson (d. 9 Dec 1943), 1st dau. of Edward [Gibson], 1st Baron Ashbourne, and had issue:

1b. George William Herbert, later 7th Earl of Powis

2b. Hon David Mark Herbert, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1991, publisher (b. 2 Jan 1927; d. 18 Nov 1996), mar. 1 Jan 1955 (Monica) Brenda Swann, only dau. of Laurence Edmund Swann, of The Cottage, Bilting Lane, Ashford, co. Kent, and had issue

3b. Capt Hon Andrew Clive Herbert, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1991, film director, editor and producer (b. 15 Apr 1933; d. Jul 2000), mar. (1) 12 Jan 1963 (div. 1971) Carol Mae Charlton, yst. dau. of John Charlton, and (2) 1983 Edith Ann Dominquez, 2nd dau, of Alexander Dominquez, of Glendale, California, USA, and had issue by both wives

1b. Lady Elizabeth Barbarina Herbert, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1991 (b. 30 Apr 1928; d. 23 Mar 1999), mar. 15 May 1948 Maj Hubert Robert Holden MC (b. 10 Apr 1918; d. 1987), only surv. son of Robert Millington Holden, of Sibdon Castle, Craven Arms, co. Shropshire, by his wife Helen Mary Kerr, 1st dau. of Lt Col Sir Russell James Kerr, of Hill House, Newnham, co. Gloucester, and had issue

1. Lady Lucy Caroline Herbert (d. 3 May 1884), mar. 14 Sep 1865 Frederick Calvert QC (d. 6 Jun 1891)

2. Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Herbert (d. 15 May 1906), mar. 20 Oct 1846 Hugh Montgomery DL, of Grey Abbey, co. Down (d. 29 May 1894), and had issue

died

17 Jan 1848

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Ludlow 1806-39; took the name of Herbert in lieu of that of Clive by Royal Licence 1807; Lord Lieutenant of Montgomeryshire 1830-48; Knight of the Garter 1844

 

Edward James [Herbert], 3rd Earl of Powis

born

5 Nov 1818

died

7 May 1891

suc. by

nephew

note

Member of Parliament (Conservative) for North Shropshire 1843-48; Lt Col, South Shropshire Yeomanry 1848; High Steward of the University of Cambridge 1863-91; Lord Lieutenant of Montgomeryshire 1877-91

 

George Charles [Herbert], 4th Earl of Powis

born

24 Jun 1862

mar.

21 Aug 1890 Hon Violet Ida Evelyn Lane-Fox, suo jure Baroness D'Arcy de Knayth (b. 1 Jun 1865; d. 29 Apr 1929), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Sackville George [Lane-Fox], 15th Baron D'Arcy de Knayth, by his wife Mary Curteis, 1st dau. of Reginald Curteis, of Windmill Hill, co. Sussex

children

1. Capt Hon Percy Robert Herbert, styled Viscount Clive (b. 2 Dec 1892; dvp. 13 Oct 1916)

2. Hon Mervyn Horatio Herbert, styled Viscount Clive later 17th Baron Darcy de Knayth (b. 7 May 1904; dvp. Mar 1943), mar. 18 Oct 1934 Vida Cuthbert (mar. (2) 24 Oct 1945 Brig Derek Schreiber MVO), only dau. of Capt James Harold Cuthbert DSO, of Beaufront Castle, Hexham, co. Northumberland, by his wife Kathleen Alice Straker OBE, 1st dau. of John Coppin Straker, of Stagshaw and The Leazes, Hexham, co. Northumberland, and had issue:

1a. Hon Davina Marcia Herbert, later suo jure Baroness Darcy de Knayth

1. Lady Hermione Gwladys Herbert (b. 17 Sep 1900; d. 25 May 1995), mar. 6 Nov 1924 Count Roberto Lucchesi Palli, 11th Duke della Grazia and 13th Prince di Campofranco (d. 1979), and had issue

died

s.p.m.s. 9 Nov 1952

suc. by

cousin

note

Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire 1896-1932

 

Edward Robert Henry [Herbert], 5th Earl of Powis, CBE

born

19 May 1889

mar.

12 Mar 1932 Ella Mary Macartney (widow of Capt Peter Douglas Colin Eliot;  former wife of Col Frank Alan George Macartney OBE MC;  d. 1987), 5th dau. of Col William Hans Rathborne, of Kilcogy, co. Cavan

died

s.p.m. 15 Jan 1974

suc. by

brother

 

Christian Victor Charles [Herbert], 6th Earl of Powis

born

28 May 1904

died

7 Oct 1988

suc. by

cousin

note

granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1953

 

George William [Herbert], 7th Earl of Powis

born

4 Jun 1925

mar.

26 Jul 1949 Hon Katharine Odeyne de Grey (b. 26 Apr 1928), 3rd dau. of George [de Grey], 8th Baron Walsingham, by his wife Hyacinth Lambart Bouwens, only dau. of Lt Col Lambart Henry Bouwens, of Boxmoor House, Boxmoor

children

1. Hon John George Herbert, later 8th Earl of Powis

2. Hon Michael Clive Herbert (b. 22 Aug 1954), mar. 19 Aug 1978 Susan Mary Baker, only dau. of Guy Baker, of Welshpool, co. Powys, and has issue

3. Hon Peter James Herbert, of 9 Turnberry Court, Iona Way, Haywards Heath, West Sussex (b. 26 Dec 1955), mar. 1978 Terri McBride, 2nd dau. of Sean McBride, of Callan, co. Kilkenny, and has issue

4. Hon Edward David Herbert (b. 1 Jul 1958), mar. 1985 Diana Christine Shore, 1st dau. of Cedric Shore, and has issue

died

13 Aug 1993

suc. by

son

 

John George [Herbert], 8th Earl of Powis

born

19 May 1952

mar.

1977 Marijke Sophia Guther, 1st dau. of Maarten N Guther, of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

children

1. Hon Jonathan Nicholas William Herbert, styled Viscount Clive (b. 5 Dec 1979)

1. Lady Stephanie Moira Christina Herbert (b. 1982)

2. Lady Samantha Julie Esther Herbert (b. 1988)

 

 Last updated 5 Dec 2005

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Titles:

8th Earl of Powis

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 14 May 1804)

8th Viscount Clive, of Ludlow in the County of Shropshire

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 14 May 1804)

9th Baron Clive, of Plassey in the County of Clare

(Ireland, let. pat. 15 Mar 1762)

8th Baron Clive, of Walcot in the County of Shropshire

(Great Britain, let. pat. 13 Aug 1794)

8th Baron Herbert of Chirbury, of Chirbury in the County of Shropshire

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 14 May 1804)

8th Baron Powis, of Powis Castle in the County of Montgomery

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 14 May 1804)

 

Address:

Powis Castle Estate Office, Welshpool, Powys SY21 8RG

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