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The English Peerage - Extinct Peerages

(Please note that these Peerages were extinct in 1790, but may have been re-created since. -CH. 1997)

 


VIEW OF THE EXTINCT PEERAGE

OF

ENGLAND.

 


EARLS

 

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EARL OF LEICESTER.

BELLOMONT, -- ---- 1103.

Robert de Bellomont, earl of Mellent in the province of Normandy, was created by king Henry the first earl of Leicester, which title became extinct in this family upon the death of Robert, fourth earl of Leicester, 1204.

MONTFORT, -- ---- 1206.

Simon de Montfort succeeded to the title of earl of Leicester in right of Amicia, his wife, daughter of Robert de Bellomont third earl of Leicester. Simon, second earl of Leicester, was created by king Henry the third 1255 earl of Chester. These titles were forfeited to the crown upon his death 5 August 1265.

PLANTAGENET, 25 October 1264.

See Duke of Lancaster, p.1.

DUDLEY, 29 September 1564.

Robert Dudley, son of John duke of Northumberland, was created by queen Elizabeth baron of Denbigh and earl of Leicester, which titles became extinct at his death 4 September 1588.

SIDNEY, 2 August 1618.

Robert, brother of sir Philip Sidney, was created by king James the first 13 May 1603 baron Sidney, 4 May 1605 viscount Lisle, and afterwards earl of Leicester, which titles became extinct upon the death of Josceline, seventh earl of Leicester, 7 July 1743.

COKE, -- May 1744.

Thomas Coke was created by king George the second 1728 baron Lovel, viscount Coke and earl of Leicester, which titles became extinct at his death 1759.

 


EARL OF HERTFORD.

CLARE, -- ---- 1137.

Richard de Clare was created by king Stephen earl of Hertford.

Gilbert, second earl of Hertford, had also the title of earl of Clare. Gilbert, fifth earl of Hertford, succeeded 1217 to the title of earl of Gloucester in right of Amicia, his mother, daughter of William de Mellent, third earl of Gloucester. The titles became extinct upon the death of Gilbert, eighth earl of Hertford, 25 June 1314.

SEYMOUR, 18 October 1537.

See Duke of Somerset Vol. I. p.16

 


EARL OF OXFORD

VERE, -- ---- 1137.

See Duke of Ireland, p.4.

 


EARL OF CLARE

CLARE, -- ----- ---- .

See Earl of Hertford, p.43.

 


EARL OF PEMBROKE

CLARE, -- ---- 1138.

Gilbert de Clare, brother of Richard first earl of Hertford, was created 4 by king Stephen earl of Pembroke and Buckingham, which titles became extinct upon the death of Richard second earl of Pembroke, which titles became extinct in this family 1176.

MARSHAL, -- ---- 1199.

William Marshal succeeded to the title of earl of Pembroke in right of Elizabeth, his wife, daughter of Richard de Clare second earl of Pembroke, which title became extinct in this family upon the death of Anselm, sixth earl of Pembroke, 1245.

VALENCE, -- ---- 1247.

William de Valence succeeded to the title of earl of Pembroke in right of Joan, his wife, grand-daughter of William Marshal first earl of Pembroke, which title became extinct in this family upon the death of Aymer, second earl of Pembroke, 23 June 1323.

HASTINGS, 13 October 1339.

See Earl of Huntingdon, Vol. I. p. 161.

PLANTAGENET, -- ---- 1414.

See Duke of Gloucester, p.5.

DE LA POLE, -- ---- 1445.

See Duke of Suffolk, p.11.

TUDOR, -- ---- 1452.

See Duke of Bedford, p.8.

HERBERT, 27 May 1468.

See Earl of Pembroke, Vol. I. p. 166.

 


EARL OF DERBY

FERRERS, -- ---- 1138.

Robert de Ferrars was created by king Stephen earl of Derby and Nottingham, which titles were forfeited to the crown by Robert, sixth earl of Derby 1265. His posterity bore the title of baron de Ferrars of Chartley, which title still exists.

PLANTAGENET, 12 July 1265.

See Duke of Lancaster, p. 1.

 


EARL OF NOTTINGHAM.

FERRERS, -- ---- 1138.

See Earl of Derby, p.44.

MOWBRAY, -- ---- 1377.

See Duke of Norfolk, p.8.

BERKELEY, 28 June 1483.

See Earl of Berkeley, Vol. I. p. 238.

FITZROY, 18 June 1525.

See Duke of Richmond, p.12.

HOWARD, 22 October 1596.

See Earl of Effingham, Vol. I. p.326.

 


EARL OF ESSEX

MANDEVILLE, -- ---- 1139.

Geoffrey de Mandeville was created by king Stephen earl of Essex, William, third earl of Essex, succeeded to the title of earl of Albemarle in right of Hawise, his wife, daughter of William third earl of Albemarle, The titles became extinct at his death 24 November 1190.

FITZPIERS MANDEVILLE, 1199.

Geoffrey Fitzpiers was created by king John earl of Essex. Geoffrey, second earl of Essex, succeeded 1214 to the title of earl of Gloucester in right of Isabel, his wife, daughter of William de Mellent second earl of Gloucester, which title became extinct in this family at his death 1216. The title of earl of Essex became extinct upon the death of William, third earl of Essex, 8 January 1227.

BOHUN.

See Earl of Hereford, p.25.

BOURCHIER, 30 June 1460.

Henry Bourchier, earl of Eu in the province of Normandy, was created by king Henry the sixth 1446 viscount Bourchier, and by king Edward the fourth earl of Essex, which titles became extinct in this family upon the death of Henry, second earl of Essex, 13 March 1539.

CROMWEL, 17 April 1539.

Thomas Cromwel was created by king Henry the eighth 9 July 1536 lord Cromwel, and afterwards earl of Essex, which titles became extinct at his death 24 July 1540. Gregory, his son, was created by that monarch -- December in that year lord Cromwel, which title became extinct upon the death of Anne, daughter of Vere Essex seventh lord Cromwel, in the reign of queen Anne.

PARR, 23 December 1543.

See Marquis of Northampton, p.21.

DEVEREUX, 4 May 1572.

See Viscount Hereford, Vol. II. p.3.

 


EARL OF LINCOLN

ROMARE, -- ---- 1141.

William de Romare was created by king Stephen earl of Lincoln, which title became extinct in this family at his death.

1153.

Gilbert, son of Baldwin earl of Flanders, succeeded to the title of earl of Lincoln in right of Rohais his wife, daughter of William de Romare earl of Lincoln, which title became extinct at his death 1156.

SAINT LIZ, -- ---- 1156.

See Earl of Huntingdon, p.34.

MESCHINES, -- ---- 1216.

See Earl of Chester, p. 28.

LACY.

John de Lacy succeeded to the title of earl of Lincoln in right of Margaret his wife, grand-daughter of Hugh de Meschines, third earl of Chester, which title became extinct in this family upon the death of Henry, third earl of Lincoln, 1311.

PLANTAGENET, -- ---- 1311.

See Duke of Lancaster, p. 1.

LE STRANGE, -- ---- 1330.

Eubolo Le Strange, son of John first lord Strange of Knockyn, was created by king Edward the second 1325 lord Strange, and succeeded to the title of earl of Lincoln in right of Alice, his wife, daughter of Henry Lacy third earl of Lincoln, which titles became extinct at his death.

PLANTAGENET, -- ---- 1342.

See Duke of Lancaster, p. 1.

DE LA POLE, 13 March 1467.

See Duke of Suffolk, p.11.

BRANDON, -- ---- 1525.

See Duke of Suffolk, p.11.

 


EARL OF WORCESTER.

BELLOMONT, -- ---- 1144.

Waleran de Bellomont, son of Robert first earl of Leicester, was created d by king Stephen earl of Worcester, which title became extinct at his death.

PERCY, 29 September 1397.

See Duke of Northumberland. Vol. I. p. 108.

BEAUCHAMP, -- ----- 1420.

William Beauchamp, son of Thomas third earl of Warwick, succeeded 1393 to the title of lord Bergavenny or Abergavenny in right of Richard, second lord Bergavenny, was created by king Henry the fifth earl of Worcester, and succeeded to the title of lord Le Despencer in right of Isabel his wife, daughter of Thomas Le Despencer earl of Gloucester. The earldom became extinct at his death 1422. The barony still exists.

TIBETOT, 16 July 1448.

John Tibetot succeeded 1441 to the title of lord Tibetot of Powis in right of Joice his wife, sister of Edward Charlton lord Powis. John, second lord Tibetot, was created by king Henry the sixth earl of Worcester, which title became extinct upon the death of Edward, second earl of Worcester, 12 August 1485.

 


EARL OF BEDFORD

BELLOMONT, -- ---- 1153.

Hugh de Bellomont, brother of Robert first earl of Leicester, was created by king Stephen earl of Bedford, which title became extinct by his forfeiture.

COUCI, -- ---- 1366.

Ingelram de Couci was created by king Edward the first lord de Couci. Ingelram, fourth lord de Couci, was created by king Edward the third earl of Bedford. The titles became extinct at his death 1397.

 


EARL OF SALISBURY

DEVEREUX, -- ---- 1153.

See Viscount Hereford, Vol. II. p.2.

LONGSWORD, 1197.

William Longsword, natural son of king Henry the second, succeeded to the title of earl of Salisbury in right of Ela, his wife, daughter of William Devereux second earl of Salisbury, which title became extinct at his death 7 March 1226.

MONTACUTE, 16 March 1337.

See Duke of Manchester, Vol. I. p.83.

NEVILE, -- ---- 1428.

See Earl of Abergavenny, Vol. I. p.423.

PLANTAGENET, -- ---- 1471.

See Duke of Clarence, p.2.

PLANTAGENET, -- ---- 1478.

Edward Plantagenet, prince of Wales, son of king Edward the fourth was created by that monarch earl of Salisbury, and in the following year earl of Pembroke and March, which titles merged in the crown upon his accession to the throne of England.

PLANTAGENET, -- ---- 1513.

Margaret Plantagenet, daughter of George duke of Clarence, brother of king Edward the fourth, was created by king Henry the eighth countess of Salisbury, which title became extinct by her attainder 1541.

 


EARL OF WINCHESTER.

QUINCY, -- ---- 1207.

Sayer de Quincy was created by king John earl of Winchester, which title became extinct upon the death of Roger, second earl of Winchester, 25 April 1263.

LE DESPENCER, 10 May 1322.

See Duke of Marlborough, Vol. I. p. 56.

BRUGES, 13 October 1471.

Lewis de Bruges, prince of Steinhausse in the duchy of Burgundy, was created by king Edward the fourth earl of Winchester, which title became extinct by his resignation 1500.

 


EARL OF LANCASTER.

PLANTAGENET, -- ---- 1267.

See Duke of Lancaster, p. 1.

 


EARL OF CARLISLE

HARCLA, -- ---- 1321.

Andrew de Harcla was created by king Edward the second 1321 lord Harcla, and soon afterwards earl of Carlisle, which titles became extinct by his attainder in the following year.

PLANTAGENET, -- ---- 1461.

See Duke of Gloucester, p.5.

HAY, 13 September 1622.

See Lord Hay, Vol. II. p.124.

 


EARL OF MARCH

MORTIMER, -- ---- 1327.

Edmund Mortimer had summons to parliament in the reign of king Edward the first 1295 by the title of lord Mortimer. Roger, second lord Mortimer, was created by king Edward the third earl of March. The titles became extinct in this family upon the death of Edmund, sixth earl of March, 19 January 1425.

PLANTAGENET, -- ---- 1425.

See Duke of York, p. 3.

PLANTAGENET, -- ---- 1479.

See Earl of Salisbury, p.49.

STUART, 7 June 1619.

See Lord Clifton, Vol. II. p.99.

 


EARL OF CAMBRIDGE.

D'AVESNES, -- ---- 1339.

John D'Avesnes, earl of Hainault in the Low Countries, was created by king Edward the third earl of Cambridge, which title became extinct by his forfeiture.

1340.

William, marquis of Juliers, was created by king Edward the third earl of Cambridge, which title became extinct by his resignation.

PLANTAGENET, 13 November 1361.

See Duke of York, p.3.

HAMILTON, 16 June 1619.

See Duke of Brandon, Vol. I. p. 80.

 


EARL OF STAFFORD

STAFFORD, 5 March 1349.

See Duke of Buckingham, p.10.

HOWARD, 5 October 1688.

See Duke of Norfolk, Vol. I. p.14.

 


EARL OF RUTLAND

PLANTAGENET, 25 February 1389.

See Duke of York, p.3.

PLANTAGENET, -- ----- 1450.

Edmund Plantagenet, son of Richard third duke of York, was created by king Henry the fourth earl of Rutland, which title became extinct at his death 31 December 1460.

 


EARL OF SOMERSET

BEAUFORT, -- ----- 1396.

See Duke of Somerset, p.9.

CARR, 3 November 1614.

Robert Carr was created by king James the first 25 March 1612 viscount Rochester, and soon after baron of Brancepeth and earl of Somerset, which titles became extinct at his death 1645.

 


EARL OF WILTSHIRE

SCROOP, 29 September 1397.

William Scroop, son of Henry first lord Scroop of Masham, was created by king Richard the second earl of Wiltshire, which title became extinct by his attainder 1400.

BUTLER, 8 July 1449.

James Butler, earl of Ormond of the kingdom of Ireland, was created by king Henry the sixth earl of Wiltshire, which title became extinct by his attainder 4 November 1460.

STAFFORD, 9 January 1469.

John Stafford, son of Humphrey first duke of Buckingham, was created by king Edward the fourth earl of Wiltshire, which title became extinct upon the death of Edward, second earl of Wiltshire, 24 March 1499.

STAFFORD, -- ----- 1509.

Henry Stafford, son of Henry second duke of Buckingham, was created by king Henry the eighth earl of Wiltshire, which title became extinct at his death 1522.

BOLEYN, 8 December 1529.

Thomas Boleyn was created by king Henry the eighth 1492 lord Ormond, 1495 lord Rochford, 18 June 1525 viscount Rochford, and afterwards earl of Wiltshire and Ormond, which titles became extinct at his death 1538.

 


EARL OF WESTMORLAND.

NEVILE, -- ----- 1398.

See Earl of Abergavenny, Vol. I. p.422.

 


EARL OF KENDAL

PLANTAGENET, 6 May 1414.

See Duke of Bedford, p 8.

BEAUFORT, -- ---- 1442.

See Duke of Somerset p.9.

DE FOIX, -- ---- 1446.

John do Foix, earl of Longueville in the province of Normandy, was created by king Henry the sixth earl of Kendal which title became extinct upon the revolution of 1460.

 


EARL OF TANKERVILLE.

GREY, 31 January 1419.

John Grey was created by king Henry the fifth earl of Tankerville, and succeeded to the title of lord Powis in right of Jane, his wife, daughter of Edward Charlton lord Powis, which titles became extinct by the attainder of Richard third earl of Tankerville 1459. John, his son, was restored to the title of lord Powis, which title became extinct upon the death of Edward, fifth lord Powis, 154?.

GREY, 11 June 1695.

William Grey was created by king James the first 11 February 1623 lord Grey of Werke. Ford, third lord Grey of Werke, was created by king William the third earl of Tankerville. The titles became extinct at his death 1701.

 


EARL OF RIVERS

WIDVILE, 24 May 1465.

Richard Widvile was created by king Henry the sixth 1448 lord Rivers, and by king Edward the fourth earl of Rivers, which titles became extinct upon the death of Richard, third earl of Rivers, 6 March 1490.

DARCY, 4 November 1626.

Thomas Darcy was created by king Edward the sixth 5 April 1550 lord Darcy. Thomas, third lord Darcy, was created by king James the first 5 July 1621 viscount Colchester, and by king Charles the first earl of Rivers, with remainder to Thomas Savage lord viscount Savage, his son in law. The titles became extinct in this family at his death 21 February 1639.

SAVAGE, 21 February 1639.

Sir Thomas Savage baronet was created by king Charles the first 1626 baron and viscount Savage. John, second lord viscount Savage, succeeded to the titles of viscount Colchester and earl of Rivers upon the death of Thomas Darcy earl of Rivers, which titles became extinct upon the death of John, fourth earl of Rivers, 1728.

 


EARL OF BATH

DE SHAUNDE, 6 January 1486.

Philibert de Shaunde was created by king Henry the seventh earl of Bath, which title became extinct at his death.

BOURCHIER, 9 July 1536.

William Bourchier, brother of Henry first earl of Essex, succeeded 1448 to the title of lord Fitzwarren in right of Thomasine, his wife, grand-daughter of Fulk Fitzwarren lord Fitzwarren. John, third lord Fitzwarren, was created by king Henry the eighth earl of Bath. The titles became extinct upon the death of Henry, fifth earl of Bath, 15 August 1654.

GRANVILLE, 20 April 1661.

John Granville was created by king Charles the second baron Granville, viscount Granville of Lansdown and earl of Bath, which titles became extinct upon the death of William, third earl of Bath, 1711.

PULTENEY, -- ---- 1742.

William Pulteney was created by king George the second baron Heyden, viscount Pulteney and earl of Bath, which titles became extinct at his death 8 July 1764.

 


EARL OF ORMOND

Boleyn, 8 December 1529.

See Earl of Wiltshire, p.54.

 


EARL OF SUSSEX

RATCLIFFE, 28 December 1529.

John Ratcliffe succeeded 1485 to the title of lord Fitzwalter in right of Elizabeth his mother, daughter of Walter Fitzwalter lord Fitzwalter. Robert, second lord Fitzwalter, was created by king Henry the eighth 18 July 1525 viscount Fitzwalter, and afterwards earl of Sussex. The titles of viscount Fitzwalter and earl of Sussex became extinct upon the death of Edward, sixth earl of Sussex, 1641.

SAVILE, 25 May 1644.

John Savile was created by king Charles the first 21 July 1628 lord Savile. Thomas, second lord Savile, was created by that monarch earl of Sussex, which title became extinct upon the death of James, second earl of Sussex, 1671.

DACRE, 5 October 1674.

See Lord Dacre, Vol. II. p.72.

 


EARL OF SOUTHAMPTON.

FITZWILLIAM, 18 October 1537.

See Earl Fitzwilliam, Vol. I. p. 347.

WRIOTHESLEY, 16 February 1547.

Thomas Wriothesley was created by king Henry the eighth 1 January 1544 lord Wriothesley, and by king Edward the sixth earl of Southampton, which titles became extinct upon the death of Thomas, fourth earl of Southampton, 16 May 1667.

PALMER, afterwards Fitzroy, 3 August 1670.

See Duke of Grafton, Vol. I. p.27.

 


EARL OF BRIDGWATER.

DAUBENEY, -- ---- 1538.

Giles Daubeney was created by king Henry the seventh 1485 lord Daubeney. Henry, second lord Daubeney, was created by king Henry the eighth earl of Bridgwater. The titles became extinct at his death 1548.

 


EARL OF HOLDERNESSE.

RAMSAY, 22 January 1620.

John Ramsay Viscount Haddington of the kingdom of Scotland was created by king James the first lord Ramsay and earl of Holdernesse, which titles became extinct at his death 1624.

DARCY, 5 December 1682.

See Lord Coniers, Vol. II. p 86.

 


EARL OF BERKSHIRE.

NORREYS, 28 January 1621.

Henry Norreys was created by queen Elizabeth 8 May 1572 lord Norreys. Francis, third lord Norreys, was created by king James the first viscount Thame and earl of Berkshire, which titles became extinct at his death 28 January 1622. The barony still exists.

 


EARL OF NEWCASTLE

STUART, 17 May 1622.

See Duke of Richmond, p.12.

CAVENDISH, 7 March 1628.

See Duke of Devonshire, Vol. I. p. 49.

 


EARL OF BRISTOL

DIGBY, 15 December 1622.

See Lord Digby, Vol. II. p.197.

 


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