Cracroft's Peerage
The Complete Guide to the British Peerage & Baronetage

If you have found this page useful, why not make a donation to The Peerage Research Trust so that we can continue to maintain and develop Cracroft's Peerage?


| Search this site | Introduction | Contents | The Monarchy | The Peerage | The Baronetage | Untitled Families | Orders of Chivalry | Miscellaneous | Forums | Contact Us | Links |

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Waldegrave, Baron (E, 1685/6)

 

Creation: let. pat. 20 Jan 1685/6

 

Family name: Waldegrave

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Arms:

See Earl Waldegrave

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Henry [Waldegrave], 1st Baron Waldegrave

1st son and heir of Sir Charles Waldegrave, 3rd Bt., of Chewton, co. Somerset, Navestock, co. Essex, and Stanninghall, co. Norfolk, by his wife Helen Englefield, 2nd dau. of Sir Francis Englefield, 2nd Bt.

born

1661

mar.

29 Nov 1683 Lady Henrietta FitzJames (b. c. 1667;  mar. (2) 26 Mar 1695 as his second wife Piers [Butler], 3rd Viscount of Galmoye;  d. 3 Apr 1730; bur. at Navestock, co. Essex), illegit. dau. of King James II, by his mistress Arabella Churchill, sister of John [Churchill], 1st Duke of Marlborough, and only dau. of Sir Winston Churchill, Comptroller of the Board of Green Cloth

children

1. Hon John Waldegrave, later 2nd Baron Waldegrave later 1st Earl Waldegrave

2. Hon ..... Waldegrave

1. Hon ..... Waldegrave

died

14 Jan 1689/90

created

20 Jan 1685/6 Baron Waldegrave, of Chewton in the County of Somerset

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father 26 May 1684 as 4th Baronet of Hever Castle;  Comptroller of the Household 1686/7-88, and at St Germain until his death;  Lord Lieutenant of Somerset 1687-88;  Recorder of Taunton 1688

 

John [Waldegrave], 2nd Baron Waldegrave later 1st Earl Waldegrave, KG PC

created

13 Sep 1729 Viscount Chewton and Earl Waldegrave

 

The Barony of Waldegrave has been held by the Earls Waldegrave since 13 Sep 1729.

 

Last updated 8 Feb 2008

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Copyright: Heraldic Media Limited. All rights reserved.

 

 

 

"