The Pocket Peerage of Great Britain and Ireland; With Genealogical and Historical Notices of the Families of the Nobility, the Archbishops and Bishops
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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...John-de-Bolton Bow-bearer, of Bowdale, 1312. Creation--1797. Motto--Retinens vestigia fames--Retracing the footsteps of fame. Residences--Chesham-place: Gisburne Park, and Malnam Water, co. York. RICHMOND AND LENNOX, DUKE OF (charles GordonLenngx), Earl of March, and Baron of Scttrington, all in co. York, in the peerage of England; Duke of Lennox, co. Dumbarton, Earl of Darnley, co. Renfrew, and Baron Mcthuen, of Torbolton, co. Ayr, in that of Scotland; also Duke D'Aubigny, in France; son of Charles, 4th Duke, by Lady Charlotte Gordon, dau. of Alexander, 4th Duke, and co-heir of her brother, George, 5th and last Duke of Gordon; born 1791; succeeded his father, 1819; assumed by royal licence the additional name of Gordon for himself and his issue, on the death of his maternal uncle, 1836; married, 1817, Lady Caroline Paget, dau. of 1st Marqnis of Anglesey; and has had issue, Charles Henry, Earl of March and Darnley, cant, in the army, aide-de-camp to the Commander-in-chief, M.P. for West Sussex, and a deputy-lieutenant of co. Banff, 6. (1818; m. 1843, Frances Harriet, dau. of Algernon Frederick Greville, Esq., and niece of the Earl of Warwick, and has, Charles Henry, Lord Settrington, b.1845--Caroline Elizabeth, 971' RIPON. b. 1844--Algernon Charles, 6.1847--Francis Charles, b. 1849--Florence Augusta, b. June 21, 1851. Caroline Amelia, b. 1819; m. 1849, John George, 5th Earl of Bessborough--Fitzroy George Charles, b. 1820; lost in the President steam-ship, 1841--Henry Charles George, M.P. for Chichester, b. 1821--Sarah-Georgians, 6. 1823; d. 1831--Alexander Francis Charles, eapt. Royal Horse Guards, M.P. for Shoreham, b. 1825--Augusta Catherine, b. 1827; m. Nov. 27, 1851, his Serene Highness Prince Edward of Saxe Weimar Eisenach, son of Duke...
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