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Uxbridge, Earl of (GB, 1714 - 1769)


Creation: let. pat. 19 Oct 1714


Family name: Paget




See Marquess of Anglesey



Henry [Paget], 1st Baron Burton later 7th Baron Paget later 1st Earl of Uxbridge, PC

1st son and heir of William [Paget], 6th Baron Paget, by his first wife Frances Pierrepont, only dau. of Hon Frances Pierrepont



mar. (1)

2 Jan 1685/6 Mary Catesby (d. 3 Nov 1734), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Thomas Catesby, of Whiston and Ecton, co. Northampton, by his wife Margaret Samwell, dau. of Richard Samwell, of Upton, co. Northampton

children by first wife:

1. Hon Thomas Catesby Paget, styled Lord Paget (b. 1689; dvp. 4 Feb 1741/2), mar. 6 May 1718 Lady Elizabeth Egerton (d. 18 Feb 1735/6), yst. dau. of John [Egerton], 3rd Earl of Bridgewater, by his second wife Lady Jane Paulet, 1st dau. by his second wife of Charles [Paulet], 1st Duke of Bolton, and had issue:

1a. Hon Henry Paget, later 2nd Earl of Uxbridge

1. Lady Mary Paget (dsp. before 1769), mar. Stephen Metcalfe

mar. (2)

7 Jun 1739 Elizabeth Bagot (dsp. 2 Sep 1749), 2nd dau. of Sir Walter Bagot, 3rd Bt., of Hothfield, co. Stafford, by his wife Jane Salusbury, dau. and hrss. of Charles Salusbuy, of Bachymbydd, co. Denbigh


30 Aug 1743


v.p. 1 Jan 1711/2 Baron Burton, of Burton in the County of Stafford

19 Oct 1714 Earl of Uxbridge

suc. by



Member of Parliament for Staffordshire 1695-1711;  member of the Council of the Lord High Admiral 1704-08;  a Lord of the Treasury 1710-11;  Captain of the Yeoman of the Guard 1711-15;  Privy Councillor 1711 and 1714;  Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire 1713-15;  Recorder of Lichfield 1715-43


Henry [Paget], 2nd Earl of Uxbridge


22 Jan 1719


16 Nov 1769


Cornet, 1st Royal Dragoons 1742


On the death of the 2nd Earl of Uxbridge the Earldom of Uxbridge and Barony of Burton became extinct but the Barony of Paget, being a barony in fee, passed to the next heir general of the grantee, namely Sir Henry Bayly later Paget, 3rd Bt., who became 9th Baron Paget and was created Earl of Uxbridge in 1784.




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