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of Tranmere, Birkenhead ; 2nd, 1924, Evelyn, d. of Hans
Brodstone, of Surperior, Nebraska, U.S.A., and has issue
(by 1st marriage) — (1) Hon. Samuel Vestey, b. 1882 [tn.
1908, Frances Sarah eld. d. of John Richard Howarth,
of Freshfield, Lanes. } and has issue — William Howarth
Vestey, Esq., b. 1912 ; Kathleen Sarah [tn. 1928, Philip
Wilfrid Cripps, 60th Rifles] ; and Joan Frances (Res. —
Stowell Park, Glos. ; 6 Manchester Square, W.)] ; (2)
Hon. George Ellis Vestey, b. 1884 [tn. 1909, Florence
May, d. of Thomas Webster of Melling, Lanes., and has
issue — Florence Mary; Norah ; and Alice (Res. — Warier
Priory, York; The Warren, Birkdale, Southport)] ; (3)
Hon. Leonard Vestey, Capt. R.F.A., b. 1888 [tn. 1919,
Hilda Dorothy, d. of Thomas Thompson, of Grays, Essex,
and has issue — Joyce ; and Elizabeth Ann (Res. — 39 Hyde
Park Gate, S.W.7)] ; (4) Hon. Frank Vestey, late
R.A.S.C, b. 1892 [m. 1918, Mary Vera, d. of R. A.
Brockie of Carmarthen (Res — Hightown, Lanes.)]. Res. —
Kingswood, Kingswood Road, S.E.21. Club — National

VESTEY (H. Coll.). Argent, on a fesse between two
flaunches gules, each charged with a cross throughout of
the field, three roses also of the field. Mantling gules
and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in front
of a springbok's head proper, three mullets argent.
Badge — Three oak-stalks proper enfiled by a circlet or.
Motto — " E labore stabilitas."

Third son of Samuel Vestey, of Liverpool, b. 1832 ; d.

1902 ; m. 1858, Hannah, d. of William Uttley, of

Westbar-in-Stansfield, Yorks. : —




Sir Edmund Hoyle Vestey, ist Bart. (27 June, 1921),
b. 1866 ; m. ist, 1887, Sarah, d. of Joseph Barker, of
Formby, Lanes. ; 2nd, 1926, Ellen, d. of Arthur Soward,
of Sutton, Surrey, and has issue — John Joseph Vestey,
Esq., b. 1888 [m. 1913, Dorothy Mary (d. 1918), d. of
John Beaver, of Oxen hope, Yorks. ; and has issue —
Percy Derek Vestey, Esq., b. 1914 ; Charles Gordon
Vestey, Gentleman, b. 19 16 (Res. — East Grinstead,
Sussex)]; (2) Percy Charles Vestey, Esq., b. 1893 [m. 1916,
Dorothy Emmeline, d. of Charles Johnson, of New
Barnet ; and has issue — Roger Edmund Vestey, Gentle-
man, b. 1921 ; Patricia; and Mary] ; (3) Ronald Arthur
Vestey, Esq., b. 1898 [m. 1923, Florence Ellen Maclean,
d. of Col. T. Luis, of Balnacraig, Broughty Ferry, co.
Forfar, and has issue — Florence Elizabeth Lindsay ; and
Jane Maclean ( Res. — Hantersdale, Virginia Water)] ; (4)
William Vestey, Esq., b. 1902 [m. 1928, Frances Ursula
Bowring, d. of E. H. B. Skimming, of Taplow House,
Taplow, Bucks.] ; Hannah; and Gladys Muriel [m. 1926,
John Barton, of Broadwater Farm, West Mailing, Kent].
Res. — 5 Upper Brook Street, W. ; Thanet Place, Broad-

VICARS (Regd. U.O.). Argent, on a cross sable,
five esteoiles of the field. Mantling' azure and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a dove holding in its
bill an olive-branch all proper. Motto — -'Vincit omnia
virtus." Livery — Blue and white.

Sons of Col. W. H. Vicars, 61st Regt., b. 1800; d.
1869 ; m. 1856, Jane, d. of Robert Gun-Cuninghame,
Esq., D.L. , of Mount Kennedy, co. Wicklow, and
widow of Peirce K. Mahony of Kilmorna, co. Kerry : —

William Henry Vicars, Esq., Major Reserve of Officers,
late Lieut. Scottish Rifles and Capt. York and Lancaster
Regt., b. 1858. Res.—

Frederic George Vicars, M.D., b. i860; m. ist,
1884, Dorothea Ida (d. 1885), eld. d. of Mons. Adolf
de Janasz, Plochocin, nr. Warsaw; and has issue — Dora
\m. 191 1, her cousin, Egerton Desmond MacCarthy, and
has issue] ; 2nd, 1894, Eugenie Matilde, d. of Capt.
Haskett-Smith of Hyde, Weston, Bath. Res. —

The late Sir Arthur Edward Vicars, K.C.V.O. (1903),
Knight Bachelor (1896), C.V.O. (1900), Ulster King of Arms
and Principal Herald of all Ireland, Registrar of, and Knight
Attendant on, the Most Illustrious Order of Saint Patrick,
1893-1908, F.S.A., a Government Trustee of National
Library of Ireland, Hon. Sec. Kildare Archaeological Soc.
[Arms as above, with a Crown of a King of Arms, granted
by Queen Victoria 1893], &• 1864; m. 1917, Gertrude, d.
of the late J. J. Wright, M.D. , and died 1921.

VICARS-MILES (H. Coll.). Gules, a serpent nowed bend-
ways or, within two bendlets argent, the whole between two
horse's heads erased of the second, and in the centre chief
point for distinction a cross crosslet of the third. Mantling
gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a serpent
nowed or, thereon a horse's head erased gules and charged on
the neck for distinction with a cross crosslet as in the arms.
Son of Rev. John Vicars, Rector of Calbourne, Isle of
Wight, b. 1830; d. 18 — ; m. 1864, Cordelia Vivian, d.
of Rev. Thomas Grylls : —
John Matthew Miles Vicars-Miles, b. 1865 ; m. 1894,
Frances Maria, d. of O. Moulton- Barrett of Westover, Isle
of Wight ; and has issue — Arthur Leonard William Vicars-
Miles, Gentleman, b. 1897. Res. — Whitemoor, Burley,

VICK (H. Coll.). Per chevron gules and argent, in
chief two branches of apple fructed or, in base a lymphad
6able, flags flying gules. Mantling gules and argent.
Crest — Issuant from an Eastern crown or, two seaxes in
saltire proper. Motto — " Victurus."
Son of R. M. Vick, of Gloucester: —

Richard William Vick, Gentleman, formerly J. P. co.
Durham, b. 1849 ; m. , and has issue. Res. —

Lowville, View Road, Highgate, Middx.

VICKERS (H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, argent, on a
cross flory gules, five mullets of six points of the first, a
chief sable, thereon three millrinds or (Vickers) ; 2 and 3, or,
a human heart gules, on a chief azure, a rose between two
mullets argent (Douglas). Mantling 1 gules and argent.
Crest — Upon a wreath of the colours, two arms embowed,
vested gules, cuffed argent, the hands proper, holding a
millrind or. Motto — "Vigore." Livery — Blue.

Sons of Thomas Edward Vickers, Esq., C.B. , V.D.,

J.P., of Bolsover Hall, Sheffield, and Timsbury Manor,

Romsey, Hon. Colonel ist (Hallamshire) Volunteer

Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment, b. 1833 ; d.

1915 ; m. i860, Frances Mary (d. 1904), only child of

late Joseph Douglas, of Heathbourne Lodge, Bushey

Heath : —

Douglas Vickers, Esq., J. P. for Derbyshire, M.P. Hallam

Div. of Sheffield, 1918-22, b. 1861 ; m. 1893, Hon (-Catherine

Adelaide, 2nd d. of the late Capt. the Hon. H. W. Chetwynd,

R. N., and sister of 8th Viscount Chetwynd, and has had

issue — Capt. Oliver Henry Douglas Vickers, b. 1898 ; d.

1928 ; Sholto Douglas Vickers, Gentleman, b. 1902 ; Angus

Douglas Vickers, Gentleman, b. 1904. Seats — Temple

Dinsley, Hitchin ; Tullock Castle, Dingwall, N. B. Town

res. — Chapel House, Charles Street, Berkeley Square, W.

Clubs — Carlton, Marlborough.

Ronald Vickers, Gentleman, M.A. (Oxon.), 6. May 3,
1869. Res. — Scaitcliffe, Englefield Green, Surrey.

VICKERS. Argent, on a cross flory gules, five mullets

of six points of the first, a chief sable, thereon three millrinds
or. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of
the colours, two arms embowed vested gules, cuffed argent,

the hands proper, holding a millrind or. Motto—" Vigore."
Standard— Gules. Badge— A naval crown or.

Son of Albert Vickers, Gentleman, of 16 Cadogan
Square, S.W., b. 1838; d. ; m. ist, 1861, Helen

Horton (d. July 9, 1873), only child and heir of
John Gage of Boston, U.S.A. ; 2nd, 1875, Edith, second
dau. of the late John Foster of Newhall Grange, Maltby,
co. Yorks. : —
Vincent Cartwright Vickers, Esq., one of H.M.'s Lieu-
tenants for City of London, b. 1879; m. 1910, Nanette
Mary, d. of W. H.Leslie, of The Hall, Six Mile Bottom,
Cambridge, and has issue— 2 sons and 4 daus. Res. —
Edge Grove, Aldenham, Herts. Club— Carlton.




VICKERS (H. Coll. ). Gules, on a cross patt^e quadrate
or, five mullets of eight points of the first, on a chief arched
ermine, two Cornish choughs proper. Mantling gules and
or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in front of a demi-

of a demi-leopard proper, charged with three mullets of
eight points palewhe, and holding between the paws an

leopard proper, charged with three mullets of eight points
palewise, and holding between the paws an increscent or,
a mount vert. Motto — " Vulneror non vincor." Livery —
Green, with yellow vest and piping.

Sons of Charles Kirsop Vickers, Gentleman, of Redgate

Hall, Wolsingham, co. Durham, b. 1834; d. 1882;

m. 1861, Mary d. of William Kirsop:—

Kirsop Bainbridge Vickers, Gentleman, M.B. (Lond.),

b. 1869; m. Madeleine Louise de Gernon. Res. —

Wellington, Shropshire.

Charles William Vickers, Gentleman, Barrister-at-Law,
b. 1871 ; m. 1897, Madeleine, d. of Henry Gascoigne, and
has issue— Charles Kirsop Vickers, Gentleman, b. 1898.
Res.— in Coleherne Court, S.W.5. Clubs— Bath, Cocoa

Sons of Cuthbert Bainbridge Vickers, Esq., of Spring

Bank, White Hall, and Hall Moss, Darwen, Lanes.

late Kent Artillery Militia, Lieut.-Col. commanding

2nd City of London Rifle Brigade, b. 1837, d. 1923 ;

m. 1863, Lydia Ellen {d. 191 4), only child of the late

Henry Hilton of Spring Bank, Darwen, Lanes. : —

Hilton Vxkers, Esq., Col. (ret.) Ind. Army, b. 1865 ; m.

1889, Winifred Kate, dau. of the late W. W. Holswonhy,

Esq., Capt. A.S.D. , and has issue— Wilmot Gordon Hilton

Vickers, Esq. , Major D.C.O. Lancers, Ind. Army, b. 1890 [m.

1923, Mary Catherine, d. of the late A. E. Nuttall, M.D.,

and has issue— Phillip John Hilton Vickers, Gentleman,

b. 1924] ; and Kathleen Olga [m. 1924, Capt. M. M. Jeakes,

M.C., Madras Sappers and Miners]. Res. — 19 Lansdowne

Place, Cheltenham.

Rev. Muschamp Vickers, B.A. (Oxon.), Clerk in Holy
Orders, b. Dec. 21, 1867. Res.— 20 Avenue Road, N.15.

Cuthbert Vickers, Esq., Capt. 13th Bengal Infantry,
I.C.S. b. , Sept. 28, 1870; m. 1904, Florence Elizabeth, d.
of F. Worsey Chillenham ; and has issue — Robert de
Muschamp Vickers, Gentleman, b. ; James Sholto

Vickers, Gentleman, b. ; and Florence Eileen. Res. —

Aubrey Vickers, Esq., Capt. 48th Bengal Infantry, I.S.C.,

b. 1878 ; m. 1908, Hilda, d. of the late Elmslie of

Malvern and Cheltenham.

VICKERS (H. Coll.). Gules, on across patee quadrate
or, five mullets of eight points of the first, on a chief
arched ermine, two Cornish choughs proper. Mantling
gules and or. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, in front

increscent or, a mount vert. Motto — "Vulneror non vin-
cor." Livery — Green, yellow waistcoat and piping.

Son of Noel Muschamp Vickers, Gentleman, Barrister-
at-Law (Lincoln's Inn), b. 1880 ; killed in action 1916 ;
m. 191 1, Linda, only d. of A. F. Lindeman of Sidholme,
Sidmouth, Devon : —
Vickers, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

VICKERS (U.O.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, gules, a
cross fiory argent, on a chief or, a crescent between two


quatrefoils of the first, in base on the dexter side a battleaxe,
and on the sinister a fleur-de-lys of the second (for




Vickers) ; 2 and 3, vert, a lion rampant between three
annulets argent, on a chief gules, a fleur-de-lys or, between
two towers of the second (for Playfair). Mantling gules
and argent. Crest —On a wreath of the colours, a dove
holding in its bill an olive-branch and standing on a
cornucopia fessewise all proper. Motto— " Fidelis et
constans." Lively — Blue, witu white piping.

Sons of William Henry Playfair Vickers, Gentleman,
of Coolroe House, Graiguenamanagh, co. Kilkenny,
M.D., B.A. (Trin. Coll., Dub.), b. 1865; d. ; m.

1895, May, d. of Charles James Houghton of Leyton,
Essex, and Las Palmas, Grand Canary: —
Thomas Bernard Vickers, Gentleman, b. 1896.
Henry Charles Vickers, Gentleman, b. 1901.
William Alexander Vickers, Gentleman, b. 1902.

VIGORS (U.O.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, argent, three
stags' heads erased gules, attired or (Vigors) ; 2. ermine, on
a fesse between three wolves' heads erased sable, a trefoil
between two mullets or (Cliffe) ; 3. azure, a chevron
between three estoiles argent (Carr). Mantling gules and

argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a stag's head
erased as in the arms. Motto — " Spectemur agendo."
Sons of Rev. Richard William Vigors, M.A. (Trin.
Coll., Dub.), late Rector of Llanwenarth, b. 1822; d.
1914 : tn. 1866, Emily, d. of Philip Vaughan of Red-
land Hill House, Bristol : —
Thomas Mercer de Cliffe Vigors, Gentleman, b. 1870 ;
m. 1913, Marjorie, second d. of Col. J. H. Walwyn of
Croft-y-Bwla, Monmouth. Post add. — The Manor House,
Fosse Bridge, S.O. Cheltenham.

Capt. Richard Percy Littleton Vigors, D.S.O., late
Connaught Rangers, b. 1873; m. 1911, Olive Muriel, d. of
Col. H. J. O. Walker late R.H.A., of Budleigh Salterton,
Devonshire, and has issue— Anne Kathleen; and Frances
Ruth (twins). Res. — East Kennett Manor, Marlborough,
Wilts. Club— Jun. United Service.


VILLIERS (Vn. Leics., 1619). Quarterly, 1. argent, on
a cross gules, five escallops or ; 2. sable, a fesse between
three cinquefoils argent ; 3. gules, a chevron between three
cross-crosslets fitch^e argent ; 4. per pale gules and sable,
a lion rampant argent (Bellers) ; 5. azure, a bend between
six stars argent ; 6. argent, a cross vert, in the first and
fourth quarters an annulet of the last (quarterings 1-6, Vn.
Leics. 1619) ; 7. azure, a chevron between three lozenges
or (Hyde). Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a

wreath of the colours, a lion rampant argent, ducally
crowned or. Motto — " Fidei coticula crux."

Son of Rt. Hon. Sir Edward Hyde Villiers, 5th Earl

of Clarendon, P.C.. G.C.B., G.C.V.O., Lord-Lt. and

Custos Rotulorum co. Herts., a Lord in Waiting to

Queen Victoria 1895-1900, and Lord Chamberlain of

the Household 1900-5, &c. , b. 1846; d. 1914 ; tn. 1st,

1876, Lady Caroline Elizabeth Agar (d. 1894), d. of

3rd Earl of Normanton : —

Rt. Hon. George Herbert Hyde Villiers, 6th Earl of

Clarendon (G. B., 14 June 1776) and Baron Hyde (G. B. ,

3 June 1756), D.L., J. P. and C.C. co. Herts., A.D.C. to

Lord-Lieut, of Ireland (Earl of Dudley) 1902-5; A.D.C. to

King George, 1921-22; Capt. of H.M.'s Hon. Corps of

Gentlemen-at-Arms, 1922 to Jan. 1924 and from Dec. 1924

to June 1925 ; Pari. Under-Sec. of State for the Dominions

1925-27 [Supporters —Two eagles, wings endorsed sable,

ducally crowned or, charged on the breast with a plain cross

argent], b. 1877; tn. 1905, Adeline Verena Isabel Cocks,

sister to 6th Baron Somers ; and has issue — George Herbert

Arthur Edward Hyde Villiers, commonly called Lord Hyde,

b. 1906, for whom H. R. H. the Prince of Wales stood sponsor ;

Hon. William Nicholas Somers Laurence Hyde Villiers, b.

1916; and Lady Nina Joan Edith Virginia. Seat— The

Grove, Watford, Herts. Toivn res. — Pitt House, Hatnp-

stead Heath, N.W.3. Clubs — Turf, Marlborough, Carlton.

Son of the Hon. George Patrick Hyde Villiers, C.B. ,

C.M.G. (2nd son of the 4th Earl of Clarendon), b.

1847 ; d. 1892 ; tn. 1884, Louisa Maria, d. of George

Disney Maquay of Florence : —

George John Theodore Hyde Villiers, Esq., Lieut, late

Gren. Gds. (S.R.), b. 1891. Res.—

Sons of Rt. Hon. Sir Francis Hyde Villiers, P.C.,

G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O., C.B., Ambassador at Brussels

1919-20 ; b. 1852 ; d. 1925 ; tn. 1876, Virginia Katharine,

d. of Eric Carrington Smith : —

Eric Hyde Villiers, Esq., D.S.O., Capt. late 1st Batt.

Highland L.I. ; b. 1881 ; tn. 1928, Joan Ankaret, d. of John

Edward Talbot, and has issue — 1 dau. Res. —

Gerald Hyde Villiers, Esq., C.M.G., Counsellor F.O. ;
b. 1882. Res. — 2 Southwick Place, W.2.

Son of Algernon Hyde Villiers, Esq. , b. 1886 ; killed in
action 1917 ; m. 1911, Beatrix Elinor, d. of Herbert
Woodfield Paul :—
Charles English Hyde Villiers, Esq. Res. — Stanstead
Lodge, Stanstead Abbots, Herts.

Son of Ernest Villiers, Esq., formerly Capt. 43rd Light

Infantry and Col. 1st Surrey Rifles, A.D.C. to H.M.

the King, b. 1838 ; d. 1921 ; tn. 1st, 1866, Elizabeth (d.

1867), d. of Sir Charles Alexander Wood; 2nd, 1869,

Adela, d. of Col. Charles Parke Ibbetson : —

Edward Ernest Villiers, Esq., b. 1867; tn. 1891, Fl rence,

d. of Francis Ricardo of The Friary, Old Windsor ; and has

issue — Algernon Edward Villiers, Esq., M.A. (Oxon.) ;

A.M.I.E.E. ; Capt. late K.R.R.C, b. 1892 [tn. 1924,

Nancy, d. of G. L. Massy, of Sunningdale, and has issue —

two daus] ; and two daus. Res. — Pine Acre, Sunningdale.

Club — Travellers'.

Sons of Rev. Henry Montagu Villiers, M.A., Vicar of

St. Paul's, Knightsbridge, b. 1837; d. 1908; tn. ist,

1861, Lady Victoria (d. 1880), d. of ist Earl Russell,

K.G. ; 2nd, 1883, Charlotte Louisa Emily, d. of Hon.

Frederick William Cadogan : —

Henry Montagu Villiers, Esq., M.V.O., late H.B.M.'s

Consular Service, b. 1863; tn. 1896, Carmen, d. of Dr.

Luhrsen, German Min. Plen. to Colombia; and has surv.

issue — George Dumba Villiers, Esq. , Lieut. R. N. ( Emergency

List), b. 1900 \m. 1926, Anne Hall, and has issue— George

Simon Villiers, Gentleman, b. 1927] ; Edmund Rollo Stanley

Villiers, Gentleman, b. 1909 ; Victoria Mary [m. 1928,

Hon. Nigel Orde-Powlett, eld. surv. son of Baron Bolton] ;

Margaret Adelaide Rhoda ; and Margaret Anne Theresa.

Res. — 10 Kruger Strasse, Vienna.

John Russell Villiers, Gentleman, <5. 1866; tn. 1893, Grace
Elizabeth, d. of Major-Gen. William Earle, C.B., C.S.I. ;
and has issue — (1) Arthur Henry Villiers, Gentleman, M.C. ,
late Lieut. K.R.R.C, b. 1894 [tn. 1919, Vera Adeline, only
d. of Charles Howe, of Durban, and has issue — Peter
William Villiers, Gentleman, b. 1922 ; Geoffrey Richard
Villiers, Gentleman, b. 1924. Res. — 81 Carlton Hill,
N.W.8] ; (2) William Earle Villiers, Esq., Capt. 5th Batt.
K.R.R.C. ,b. 1897 ; killed in action 1917 ; (3) John Michael
Villiers, Gentleman, b. 1899 ; (4) Richard Montagu Villiers,
Gentleman, Lieut. The Cameronians, b. 1905. Res. — 49
Hans Place, S.W.
Thomas Lister Villiers, Gentleman, b. 1869 ; m. 1896,




Evelyn, d. of W. H. Walker of Bellwood, Ceylon ; and
has had issue — (1) Henry Lister Villiers, Gentleman, Lieut.
6th Dragoons, b. 1897; killed in action 1917; (2) Thomas
Hyde Villiers, Esq., Lieut. R.N., b. 1902 [m. 1925, Eleanor,
d. of the late Francis E. Croft, and has issue — Nicholas
Lister Villiers, Gentleman, b. 1926]. Res. — Stewart House,
Colombo, Ceylon.

Paul Frederick Villiers, Esq., D.S.O. , Major, late 14th
Hussars, b. 1884; m. 1912, Evelyn, d. of Edward Webb;
and has issue — Pauline Mary Lethbridge. Res. — 12 Far-
quhar Road, S.E.19. Club — United Service.

Gerald Berkeley Villiers, Esq., O.B.E., Comdr. (ret.)
R.N.,£. 1885; m. 1918, Rachel Joan, d. of Rev. Henry
Vernon Heber-Percy, Rector of Leasingham, and has issue
— Anthony Henry Heber Villiers, Gentleman, b. 1921.

Oliver George Graham Villiers, Esq., D.S.O. , Major
R.A.F. , b. 1886; m. 1918, Aileen Judith, d. of Rev. H. V.
Heber-Percy, and has issue — David V illiers, Gentleman, b.
192 1 ; and Judith Rosemary. Res. — The Little House,
Paynter's Green, Knebworth, Herts.

Francis Edward Earle Villiers, Gentleman, Lieut. R.A.F. ,
b. 1889. Res.—

Sons of Frederick Ernest Villiers, Esq., J. P., one of
H.M.'s Bodyguard of Scottish Archers, b. 1840; d.
1922 ; m. 1869, Jane Isabella, d. and con. of Douglas
Baird of Closeburn : —

George Frederick Montagu Villiers, Esq., formerly Capt.
and Hon. Major 3rd Batt. Royal Scots Fusiliers, b. 1870;
m. 1908, Mary Seton, d. of Thomas Jackson of Coats,
N. B. ; and has issue — Jean Baird ; Barbara Mary ; and
Constance Adelaide. Clubs — White's ; New (Edinburgh) ;
Western (Glasgow).

Charles Walter Villiers, C.B,, D.S.O., Lt.-Col. late
Coldstream Gds., formerly Lieut. 3rd Batt. Royal Scots
Fusiliers, one of H.M.'s Bodyguard in Scotland ; b. 1873 ;
m. 1903, Lady Kathleen Mary Cole, d. of 4th Earl of
Enniskillen ; and has issue — Francis Berkeley Hyde Villiers,
Gentleman, b. 1906 ; Florence Angela ; and Helen Mary.
Res. — 11 Cambridge Square, W.2.

Reginald Hyde Villiers, Esq., D.S.O., late Lieut. 12th
Lancers, b. 1876 ; m. 1906, Florence d. of George Stockwell,
of Dunedin, N.Z., and has issue — Frederick Montagu Hyde
Villiers, Gentleman, b. 1907 ; George Pelham Villiers,
Gentleman, b. 1909 ; and Lisbeth Desired. Res. —

Evelyn Charles Arthur Villiers, Gentleman, b. 1884 ;
m. 1907, Dorothy Katherine, d. of late Col. George Howard
Moore-Lane, C.M.G., and has issue — Robert Alexander
Villiers, Genleman, b. 1908 ; Kenneth Charles Villiers,
Gentleman, b. 1912 ; and Marjorie Frances. Res. —

VILLIERS-STUART. Quarterly, 1 and 4, or, a fesse

chequy azure and argent, '.\ithin a double tressure flory and

counterflory gules, a martlet for difference (for Stuart) ; 2
and 3, argent, on a cross gules, five escallops or (for
Villiers). Mantling azure and or. Crests— 1. on a wreath
of the colours, a demi-lion rampant gules, and above the
Motto, " Nobilis ira;" 2. on a wreath of the colours, a
lion rampant argent, ducally crowned or. Motto — " Avito
viret honore."

Eld. son of Henry John Richard Villiers-Stuart, Esq.,
J. P., D.L., of Castlane, co. Kilkenny, b. 1837; d.
1914; m. 1870, Jane Rigby, eldest dau. of B. Rigby
Murray of Parton, Kirkcudbrightshire : —
Brig. -Gen William Desmond Villiers-Stuart, C. B. E. ,
D.S.O., late 1/5 Roy. Gurkhas F.F. which he commanded,
1920-24; b. 1872; m. 1926, Erica Cecil, d. of R. Shepley
Shepley, of Tolquhain Balmaclellan, Res. — Hazelrigg,
Balmaclellan, Kircudbrightshire. Club — United Service.
Son of Charles Herbert Villiers-Stuart, Esq. (2nd son
of Henry John Richard Villiers-Stuart— see above),
Major 56th Punjabi Rifles F.F., b. 1874; killed in
action 1915; m. 1913, Joan, d. of Robert Shepley
Shepley of Troquhain, Balmaclellan: —
Charles Henry Villiers-Stuart, Gentleman, b. 1915.
3rd son of Henry John Richard Villiers-Stuart — (see
above) : —
John Patrick Villiers-Stuart, Esq., C.B., D.S.O., O.B.E.'
Col. (ret.) 1st Frontier Force Rifles, b. 1879 '• m - IQr 4.
Phyllis Mary, d. of late J. C. Read of Mackerry, co. Down.
Res. — Iverk, Camberley, Surrey. Club— Jun. Army and


VINCENT (H. Coll.). Azure, three quatrefoils argent,
impaling per chevron engrailed gules and argent, three
talbots' heads erased counterchanged (for Duncombe).
Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a demi-human figure representing an athlete,
binding a fillet of victory around his head argent. Sup-
porters — On either side a bear sejant sable, muzzled
gules, gorged with a collar gemel or, pendent therefrom
an escutcheon of the arms of D'Abernon. Motto — " Quand

Seventh son of Rev. Sir Frederick Vincent, nth Bart.,

b. 1798; d. 1883; by his 2nd wife, m. 1844, Maria

Copley (d. 1899), d. of Robert Herries Young, of

Anchens Keoch, Dumfriesshire: —

Rt. Hon. Sir Edgar Vincent, P.C., G.C.B., G.C.M.G.,

Viscount D'Abernon of Esher and Stoke D'Abernon, co.

Surrey (20 Feb. 1926), Baron D'Abernon (2 July 1914),

formerly Lieut. Coldstream Guards, H.M.'s Ambassador

Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Berlin

1920-26, b. 1857 ; m. 1890, Lady Helen Venetia, d. of 1st

Errlof Feversham. Res. — Esher Place, Esher ; 12 Arlington

Street, S. W. ; Palazzo Sacchetti, Via Guila, Rome. Clubs

— Turf, Athenaeum.

JOHN MATSON VINCENT, Esquire, late Capt.
3rd Batt. York and Lane. Regt. , J. P. for West
Riding of Yorkshire. Born 1849, being the eldest son 01
the late John Read Vincent, Esq., Major 4th Foot, by his
wife Lucy, dau. of Robert Longson of Longstone, Derby-
shire. Armorial bearings — Azure, three cinquefoils argent,
within a bordure or. Crest — Out of a ducal coronet or,
a griffin's head gules, charged on the neck with a trefoil
slipped of the first. Motto — "Vincent qui se vincent."
Livery — Blue, with white facings. Married, 1891, Ethel,
second dau. of the late Rev. C. Duberly of Wolsing-
ham, co. Durham ; and has Issue — John Exham Vincent.
Gentleman, b. 1893. Seat — Hemsworth, Lane Ends, near

VINCENT (H. Coll.). Azure, three quartrefoils argent.
Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, out of a ducal coronet or, a bear's head proper.
Mottoes— " Virtute non viribus vincent " ; " Non nisi vin-
centi " ; " Vincent qui se vincent."

Son of Rev. Sir William Vincent, 12th Bart., J. P., b.

1834 ; d. 1914 ; m. 1st, i860, Lady Margaret Erskine(i.

1872), d. of Henry, 12th Earl of Buchan ; 2nd, 1882,

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