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Lord William, who was warden of the western marches, and known by the name of Bald Willy, or Belted Will Howard, d. in 1640, and was s. by his grandson,

SIR WILLIAM HOWARD, Knt., who m. Mary, eldest dau. of William, Lord Eure, by whom he had several children; of his daus., Mary, m. Sir Jonathan Atkins, Knt., and from this marriage derive the families of ATKINS, of Fountainville, Firevill, &c., co. Cork (see BURKE'S Landed Gentry), and was s. by his eldest surviving son,

CHARLES HOWARD, who was created, 20 April, 1661, Baron Dacre, of Gillesland, Viscount Howard of Morpeth, and EARL OF CARLISLE. His lordship was subsequently ambassador to the Czar of Muscovy, and deputed to carry the ensigns of the order of the Garter to CHARLES XI., King of Sweden, from which latter mission returning, he was installed as his Majesty's proxy at Windsor. He was afterwards made Governor of Jamaica. He m. Anne, dau. of Edward Lord Howard, of Escrick, by whom (who d. 1696) he had issue,

EDWARD, his successor.

Frederick Christian, b. in Denmark, 5 Nov. 1664, slain at the siege of Lutzemburgh, and buried in Westminster Abbey 11 Oct. 1664.

Mary, m. to Sir John Fenwick, Bart., who was executed for high treason 27th Jan., 1697. She d. 27 Oct., 1708.

Anne, m. to Sir Richard Graham, Bart., Viscount Preston.

Catharine, d. unm., and buried in Westminster Abbey, 11 Oct., 1684, The Earl d. 24 Feb. 1686, and was s. by his son,

EDWARD, 2nd Earl; who m. Elizabeth, dau. and co-heir of Sir William Uvedale, of Wickham, Hants, and relict of Sir William Berkely, Knt., and was s. 23 April, 1692, by his only surviving son (his only dau. Mary d. unm.),

CHARLES, 3rd Earl. This nobleman filled the high offices of First Lord of the Treasury, Constable of the Tower, and Governor of Windsor Castle. His lordship m. Anne, dau. of Arthur, 1st Earl of Essex; and dying 1 May, 1738, was s. by his eldest son,

HENRY, 4th Earl, K. G., b. in 1694; who m. 1st, 27th Nov., 1717, Lady Frances Spencer, dau. of Charles, 3rd Earl of Sunderland, and heir of her mother, Arabella, one of the co-heirs of Henry Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle, by whom he had with three sons (who all died in the lifetime of the Earl), two daus., viz.,

ARABELLA, m. to Jonathan Cope, Esq., son and heir of Sir Jonathan Cope, Bart., of Brewerne Abbey, co. Oxford, to whom her ladyship conveyed the seat and manor of Overton-Longueville, part of the Newcastle estate, and d. in 1746.

DIANA, M. to Thomas Duncombe, Esq., of Helmesley, co. York, and d. in 1770.

His lordship m. 2ndly, 8 June, 1743, Isabella, dau. of William, 4th Lord Byron, by whom (who d. 22 Jan. 1795) he had,

FREDERICK, 5th Earl.


Frances, m. in 1768 to John Radcliffe, Esq., and d. in April, 1808.

Elizabeth, m. 1st, in 1769, to Peter Delmé, Esq.; and 2ndly, 13th Jan., 1794, to Captain Charles Garnier, R. N., who was unfortunately drowned, 16 Dec. 1796. Her ladyship d. in June, 1813.


The Earl d. 4 Sept. 1758, and was s. by his son,

FREDERICK, 5th Earl; b. 28 May, 1748, elected a Knight of the Thistle in 1768, and installed a Knight of the Garter in 1793. His lordship m. in March, 1770, Margaret Caroline, dau. of Granville-Leveson, 1st Marquess of Stafford, K. G., and by her ladyship (who d. 27 Jan. 1824), had issue,

I. GEORGE, 6th Earl.

II. William, b. 25 Dec. 1781; d. 25 Jan. 1843.

III. Frederick, b. in 1785; major of hussars, killed at Waterloo; left issue by Frances Susan,* his wife, only dau. of William Henry Lambton, Esq., of Lambton Hall, an only son,

FREDERICK JOHN, Private Secretary to the Earl of Carlisle, when Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, b. 1 March, 1814; m. 1 July, 1837, Lady Fanny Cavendish, sister of the Duke of Devonshire, and has issue, 1. William Frederick, b. 26 June, 1838; 2. George Francis, b. 28 April, 1840; 3. Frederick Compton, b. 23 Jan. 1847; 4. Alfred John, b. 14 Oct. 1848; 5. Gerald Richard, b. 7 Nov. 1853; 1. Louisa Blanche; 2. Margaret Fanny; 3. Edith Susan Louisa.

IV. Henry Edward John, D. D., Prebendary of York, Dean of Lichfield, and Rector of Donington, co. Salop, b. 14 Dec. 1795; m. 13 July, 1824, Henrietta Elizabeth, dau. of Ichabod Wright, Esq., of Mapperley, co. Notts, and has,

1. George, b. 20 June, 1826, barrister-at law, m. in May, 1852, Marion, only child of Edward Southam, Esq., M. D., and widow of W. Leigh Bennett, Esq.

2. John Henry, Com. R. N., b. 30 Nov. 1827.

3. Edward Henry, Capt. R. N., b. 7 June, 1832.

She m. 2ndly, 16 June, 1819, Hon. H. F. C. Cavendish, and d. in 1840.

4. Charles John Henry, 71st Foot, b. 28 Sept., 1834; m. 3 July, 1862, Lilla, dau. of the late Captain E. L. Durrant, Madras army,

and granddau. of George Durrant, Esq., of Tong Castle, Salop.

5. Henry Frederick, b. 9 Nov., 1844.

1. Julia Maria, m. 1 May, 1860, to the Rev. Peter S. King Salter, of Gorleston, Suffolk.

2. Charlotte Henrietta, m. 29 Sept., 1853, to the Hon. and Rev. Archibald George Campbell, 2nd son of the Earl of Cawdor.

3. Emily Georgiana.

4. Caroline Octavia.

5. Elizabeth Henrietta.

I. Caroline Isabella, m. to John, 1st Lord Cawdor, and d. in 1848.
II. Elizabeth, m. to John Henry, Duke of Rutland; and d. in 1825.
III. Gertrude, m. in 1806, to William Sloane Stanley, Esq., of Paultons,

co. Hants, who d. 11 April, 1860.

The Earl, who was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland from 1780 to 1782, d. 4 Sept., 1825, and was s. by his son,

GEORGE, 6th Earl, K. G., Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire; b. 17 Sept., 1773; m. 21 March, 1801, Georgiana, eldest dau. and coheir of William, 5th Duke of Devonshire, K. G., by whom (who d. 8 Aug., 1858) he had,


Frederick George, an officer in the army; b. 8 June, 1805; accidentally killed, 18 Nov. 1834.

WILLIAM GEORGE, present Earl.

Edward Granville George, Vice-Adm. R. N., b. 23 Dec. 1809; m. in 1842, Diana, only dau. of Hon. George Ponsonby.

Charles Wentworth George, b. 27 March, 1814; M. P. for E. Cumberland; m. 8 Aug. 1842, Mary, 2nd dau. of the Right Hon. Sir James Parke, Baron Wensleydale, late one of the Barons of the Exchequer, and by her (who d. 26 Aug. 1843) he has a son, George James, b. 12 Aug. 1843; m. 4 Oct., 1864, Rosalind Frances, youngest dau. of Edward John, Lord Stanley of Alderley.

Henry George, late Secretary of Legation at Paris, b. 22 May, 1818;

m. 29 May, 1845, Mary Wellesley, dau. of John Mc Tavish, Esq., of Montreal, which lady d. 21 Feb., 1850.

Caroline Georgiana, m. in 1823, to the Right Hon. W. S. S. Lascelles (2nd son of the Earl of Harewood), who d. 2 July, 1851.

Georgiana m. 7 March, 1822, to George James Welbore, 1st Lord Dover, who d. in July, 1833. She d. 17 March, 1860.

Harriet Elizabeth Georgiana, m. 27 May, 1823, to George Granville,
Duke of Sutherland, K. G.

Blanche Georgiana, m. 6 Aug. 1829, to Lord Cavendish, now Duke of
Devonshire, and d. 27 April, 1840.

Elizabeth Dorothy Anne Georgiana, m. 12 Aug. 1840, to the Hon. and
Rev. Francis Richard Grey.

Mary Matilda Georgiana, m. 13 July, 1852, to the Right Hon. Henry
Labouchere, now Lord Taunton.

The Earl d. 7 Oct., 1848, and was s. by his eldest son,

GEORGE WILLIAM FREDERICK, 7th Earl, K. G., P. C., a distinguished statesman, orator, and writer, who was b. 18 April, 1802. His lordship was Chief Secretary for Ireland from April, 1835, to September, 1841; Chief Commissioner of Woods and Forests from July, 1846, to March, 1850; and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from March, 1850, to Feb. 1852. The Earl was constituted 28 Feb. 1855, LORD LIEUTENANT OF IRELAND, held that high office until 12 March, 1858, and was again appointed to it 18 June, 1859, and retired in 1864. This gifted, kind-hearted, and in every way excellent nobleman, who was one of the best and most popular viceroys Ireland ever had, was forced by ill-health to relinquish his government, and, to the general public regret, d. soon after, 5 Dec., 1864. He was never married, and was s. by his next surviving brother, WILLIAM GEORGE, 8th and present EARL OF CARLISLE.

Creation.-20 April, 1661.

Arms. Quarterly of six: 1st, HOWARD, gu., on a bend, between six, cross-crosslets, fitchée, arg., an escocheon, or, charged with a demi-lion, rampant, pierced through the mouth within an arrow, within a double tressure flory-counterflory, of the first, a mullet for difference; 2nd, BROTHERTON, gu., three lions passant-guardant, in pale, or on a chief, a label of three points, arg. ; 3rd, WARREN, chequy, or and az.; 4th, MOWBRAY, gu., a lion, rampant arg., armed and langued, az.; 5th, DACRE, gu., three escallops, arg.; 6th, GREYSTOCK, barry of six, arg. and az.; over all three chaplets, gu.

Crest. On a chapeau, gu., turned up, erm. a lion, statant-guardant, the tail extended, or, ducally gorged, arg., a mullet, sa., for difference.

Supporters.-Dexter, a lion, arg., differenced with a mullet; sinister, a bull, gu., armed, unguled, ducally gorged, and lined, or.

Motto.-Volo, non valeo.

Seats.-Castle Howard, co. York; Naworth Castle, Cumberland.


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