A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland Enjoying Territorial Possessions or High Official Rank; But Uninvested with Heritable Honours Volume 1
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ...of the family. George-Williamson, m. and has issue. John, d. in 1823, leaving three sons and a daughter. Robert-Christopher, m. and has issue. Thomas-Ley. Richard, d. unmarried. Dorothy, m. to John Smith, esq. of Repton, Derbyshire, and has a son and daughter. FAMILY OF GORING, A branch of which is now represented by Dr. Greaves. George Goring, esq. of Ovingdene, Sussex, espoused Anne, daughter of Sir Henry Denney, of Waltham, Essex, knight, and sister of Edward Denny, earl of Norwich, and had issue, George (Sir), knt. of Hurst Pierpoint, who was elevated to the peerage, 14th of April, 1632, as Baron GoRing, of Hurst Pierpoint, in the county of Sussex, and in two years afterwards obtained a grant of the offices of secretary, clerk of the signet, and clerk of the council, within the principality of Wales. His lordship subsequently rendering the highest services to King Charles I. after the breaking out of the civil wars, was advanced to the dignity of Earl of Norwich, by letters patent, dated 8th of November, 1644. He m. Mary, daughter of Edward, Lord Bergavenny, by whom he had, with several daughters, two sons, viz. i. George, So gallantly distinguished in the civil wars, as "General Goring." This heroic personage fought to the last in the cause of his royal and unfortunate master; and, after the surrender of Oxford, retiring to the Netherlands, acquired fresh laurels, as lieutenant-general of the King of Spain's army. He m. Lettice, daughter This gentleman was nearly related to Sir Isaac Newton. An original portrait of that distinguished personage, as well as some of his plate, are still in possession of the family. cc of Richard, Earl of Cork, but d. s.p. in 1662, prior to his father. 2. Charles, second earl, who espoused Lady Baker, ...
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