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against the Irish rebellion since the beginning of it ; and when,
through an almost general defection of the northern army, he
was no longer able to serve your Majesty there, he cnn:ie with
much hazard to take his share in the sati'erings of your servants
here, and with them to attend for that happy time, that (we trust)
will put us in a condition to contribute more to your service than
our prayers. If your Majesty shall think ht to advance this gen-
tleman to an Earldom, I conceive that of Dunnegall, a county in
the province of Ulster, wherein he should have a good inheri-
tance, is fittest, which I humbly oti'er to your Majesty's considera-
tion, as a part of the duty of

" Your Majesty's, &c.

" Ormond."

The King, upon this representation, was pleased by privy-seal,
dated at Newcastle January 15th, 1646, and by patent at Dublin,
March 30ih, 1647, ^ to create him Earl oj' Donegal, with /imita-
tion of the honour to the issue male of his father, and the annual
creation fee of 15 /. sterling.

In i647, he was one of the four hostages, sent by the Mar-
quis of Ormond to the English parliament, as surety for his per-
formance of the articles between them, for the delivery of Dublin,
and the other ganisons, to their commissioners. After the re-
storation, he was made, March 2d, 166O, captain of a troop of
horse; and 12th of that month, Cusios Rotidornm Pads in the
counties of Antrim and Donegal;' and May 22d, 1662, one of

e The Preamble. Cum nos accepimus reale testimonium fidelitatis et
boni affectus dilecti ct fidelis servi nostri Arthuri Chichester Armigeii, filii et
ha^redis apparentis Edwardi Vicecomitis Chichester, et unius de piivato con-
silio nostro ejusdem regni, erga nos seivitiumque nostrum ; et nos serio per-
pendentes magnum detrimentum et jacturam, qu£e tarn persona quam I'jrtuna,
ratione eorundem sustinuit : nos intuitu przemissorum, et quia serviliuin illius
in nos cumulatum sine recompensatione transire non possumus, ilium in gra-
dum, statum, titulum, stylum, honorem et dignitatem, Comitis de Donegal,
in dicto regno nostro Hibernix promo vendum duximus. Sciatis igitur ic.
Rot. Ao. 19, 20, 21, Z2, 23, 24, Car. I. D. R. 30.

f Rot. Anno 12, Car II. 2. p. f.



200 PEERAGE OF ENGLAND.

the trustees for satisfaction of the personal arrears of the commis-
sioned officers, for service in Ireland before June 5th, i64q. On
June 25th, lO(3l,s he took his seat in the iirst parliament after
the restoration; was governor of Carrickfergus ; and in l6QS,
established a mathematical lecture in the University of Dublin. ^
But dying at Belfast March 18th, l674,' was buried at Carrick-
fergus May 20lh, 1075, according to his request in his will,
whereby he bequeathed to the poor of that parish 50/. and to
those of Belfast 200/.

He married three wives ; to his first Dorcas, daughter of John
Hill, of Honiley, in the county of Warwick, Esq. ^ and by her,
•who died April 10, l630, set. twenty-three, had an only daughter
Mary, married, in l655, to John St. Leger, Esq. and was mother
of Arthur, the first Lord Doneraile.

His second wife wasiviary, daughter of John Digby, ' the first
Earl of Bristol ; and by her, who died November 5th, l648, he
had five sons and two daughters ; Arthur, Arthur, Edward, John,
Digby, James born January 7th, l644 ; and Beatrix, who all died
infants, and a second daughter born dead.

His third wife was Letitia, only surviving daughter of Sir
William Hickes, '" of Rooksholt in Essex, Knt. and Bart, and by
her, who after married Sir William Franklyn, of Mavorne in Bed-
fordshire, Knt. he had issue William, Lord Chichester, the Ladies
Anne, Letitia, Mary, (or Margaret) and Arabella, who all died
in their infancy, except the

Lady Anne, who became heiress to 2000/. a year, and in Ja-
nu.nry, 1674, was first married to John Butler, Earl of Gowran,
who leaving her a widow without issue, in August, 167O; she
married, secondly, Francis Aungier, Earl of Longford, by whom
she had likewise no issue, and died November 14th, 1697. "

g Lords' Journals, vol. i. p 252.
h By indenture, dated July 2d, 1668, his Lordship, for the advancement
of learning, for the establishment of a mathematical lecture, and the mainte-
nance of a lecturer in Trinity College, near Dublin, gave and granted to the
said college for ever, the annuity of 30/, to be issuing out of the territory of
Wagherimore, &c the same to be called, the lecture and lecturer of the foun-
dation of Arthur Earl of Donegal ; the lecturer to read lectures every term,
and privately to instruct all desirous to learn the mathematics, but more
especially such as should be brought up in the school of Belfast, erected by
him, wherein he made a provision for poor scholars to be brought up in
learning.

i Ulster's Office. k Ibid.

1 Ibid. m Ibid.

« By her will, dated June 9th, 1696, she bequeathed to Arthur, Earl of



LORD FISHER WICK. 201

In the oratory adjoining to Eggesford-church is a sumptuous
monument, erected to the memory of his Lordship and his two
first Ladies, where he stands in full and just proportion, in pure
alabaster, finely polished, between his Ladies lying in effigy, the
first on the right hand, and the other on the left, with the fol-
lowing lines addressed to each. To the former :

Weep, Reader, weep, and let thine eyes.

With tears embalm the obsequies

Of her blest shrine; who was in all

Her full dimensions so angelical

And really good, that virtue might repine

In wanting stuff to make one more divine.

And to the latter:

Lo ! here the mirrour of her sex, whose praise
Asks not a Garland, but a grove of bays :
Whose unexemplar'd virtue shined far
And near, the Western wonder I like some star
Of the first magnitude; which though it lies
Here in eclipse, is only set to rise.

His Lordship was succeeded by his nephew, Sir Arthur Chi-

Donegal, her large rubyiing, engraved with tlie arms of the family; to Ca-
therine his Lady, her jewel, called the pearl bunch of grapes; to Lady Anne
Chichester, her god-daughter, her set of gold counters, containing 48 Lewis-
dors, with the gold box belonging to them, whereon the arms are engraved •
to her nephew Arthur St. Leger, Esq. 100/. for mourning, and all the house-
hold goods and furniture in the house of Eggesford, county of Devon, with
b€r father's picture in little, set with diamonds ; to his wife Elizabeth, her
pearl necklace, and 50/. for mourning ; to her god-daughter Mary, their
daughter, her gold cup and salver, called by the name of Calles, and 5c/. •
bequeathed divers sums to her relations for mourning ; to Alice, wife of her
cousin James Macartney, 50/. and her set of dressing table plate in the black
box; to Mrs. Elizabeth Hills, 40/. and the camlet bed, lined with lemon
coloured satin, that was her mother's, and all belonging to it, with the suit
of hangings that belonged to her mother's chamber in Belfast, and her dia-
mond ring with her mother's hair ; to the poor and decayed inhabitants of the
town and parish of Belfast, 100/. to the poor of the parishes of Eggesford
Chawleigh, Cheldon, and East-Warlington, county Devon, zol. to be distri-
buted among them ; and 50/. more to the poor of Belfast that were of the
church of England; to her executors, Henry Clements, of the Strade, and
Edmund Ellis, of Brookhill, Esquires, 20/ a-piece to buy them rings; with
divers legacies to her servants and others. Chancery Decree, March ist, 1600
No 26.



202 PEERAGE OF ENGLAND.

Chester;, second Earl of Donegal, (eldest son of his Irother John),
who in 1661 was member of parliament for Dungannon, and
April 6th, 166s, jointly, with his brother John, made Clerk of
the Pipe and Chief Ingrosser of the Exchequer, for their respec-
tive lives 3 also. May 22d, I672, had a reversionary grant to suc-
ceed his uncle in the government of Carrickfergus ; and June
16th, 1675, ° was made Custos Rotulorum of the county of Do-
negal, as he was, by another patent of the same date, of the
county of Antrim 5 May 7th, J 689, he was attainted by King
James's parliament as an absentee, but he sat in King William's
parliament, October 5th, 1692.P

He married Jane, 1 daughter of John Itchingham, ■■ of Dun-
brody in the county of Wexford, Esq. and by her (who re-married
with Richard Rooth, Esq. by whom she had a daughter) had issue
four £ons and three daughteis, viz.

First, Arthur, = his successor.

Second, John Itchingham. *

Third, Edward, educated at Christ-church, in the University
of Oxford, where he took his degree in arts February l6th, lupS,
nnd October 3d, 1702, was presented to the rectory of Clonenagh,
in the diocese of Leighlin, whence he was promoted to livings in
the north, and by Elizabeth, daughter of Captain John Chichester,
had issue the Rev. Arthur Chichester, '' born January 5th, 171(5,
after his decease; he was made rector of Clonmannvj in the

o Rot. Cane. 27"'. Car. II. 2. p. f.
P Lords Journals, vol i p- 447. n MS. Pedig penes J L.
r Sir Osborne Itchingham, to whom the monastery of I-unbrody was
granted by King Henry VII I- October 4th, 1545, left a son Edward, who
was succeeded by his cousin Charles, the father of John, the father of Os-
borne, who married, first, Elenor, daughter of Sir Arthur Savage, of Rheban
in the county ofKildare; and secondly Anne, daugh'.er of St. Law-
rence, by whom he had no children ; but dying in July, 1655, left issue tlie
abovesaid John Itchingham, who by Sarah, the eighth daughter of Sir Adam
Loftus, of Rathfarnliam, Vice-Treasurer of Ireland, had two sons, Osborne
and Adam, who both died unmarried, and the said Jane, whose wardship
was granted to Robert Boyle, Esq. by privy.seal, dated at Whitehall No-
vember 30th, 1660 ; she being then about fifteen years old,* became sole heir
to that estate, which by act of parliament, 10 George I- was settled on the
Hon. John Chichester, son of Arthur, Ir.: ; Earl of Donegal, and his heirs for

ever.

s MS. Pedig. penes J. L- t Ibid,

u St. M:iry's Registry.

* Rot. Pat. Cane. Ao. u". Car. II. a. p. D.



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LORD FISHERWICK. 203

diocese of Derry, and vicar of TulHlisk^ in the diocess of Dro-
more.

Fourth, Charles.

Fifth, Lady Jane, '^ married to Dacre Lennard Barrett, of
Clounes in the county of Monaghan, Esq. son and heir to Richard
Barrett, of Bellhonse in Essex, Esq. by his wife Anne, daughter
and heir to Sir Robert Loftus, eldest son of Adam, Viscount Elye,
Lord Chancellor of Ireland, and had issue by him, who died ia
1723, one son Richard, and three daughters, viz. Jane, married to
John Ranby, Esq. Serjeant Surgeon to King George IL ; Do-
rothy, to Hugh Smith, of Weald-Hall in Essex, Esq. and Hen-
rietta, who died unmarried. Richard, the son, married the Lady
Anne Lennard, daughter and heir to Thomas Earl of Sussex, Lord
Dacre, and dying in 1716, live months after his marriage, left
her, who died Lady Dacre, with child of a son, Thomas Lord
Dacre, who succeeded his grandfather, and marrying Anne,
daughter of Sir John Pratt, Chief Justice of the King's Bench,
and sister to Charles, Lord Camden, Lord High Chancellor of
England, had one daughter, Anne-Barbara, who died March 14,
^7^9> 3ged ten years, and his Lordship deceased without issue
male December 13th, 1785, aged seventy-two.

Sixth, Lady Catherine, >' was married to John Taylor, Esq.

Seventh, Lady Mary, ^ to Sir Rober Newcomen, of Kenagh
in the county of Longford, Bart, by whom she had Sir Arthur,
father of Sir Thomas 3 Catherine: Sarah 5 Elizabeth 3 Mary; and
Jane.

Arthur, the third Earl of Donegal, commanded a regiment of
foot in the reign of King William, which being disbanded Fe-
bruary 8th, 1697, he had, in consideration of his faithful services,
8^. a day, by his Majesty's order May 10th. ^ June 28th, 1/01,
he was again promoted to a regiment of foot, raised in Ireland,
and in June, 1702, the English and Dutch fleets being sent
against Spain, in defence of the rights of the House of Austria,
under the command of Prince George of Denmark; and a reso-
lution being formed to land on the Continent, it was immediately
put in execution 3 when the Earl of Donegal, and Baron Palanck,
were the first persons who set foot on shore, with twelve English

X MS- Pedig. y Ibid. z Ibid,

a November 30th, 1699, he had a grant of three fairs, to be held yearly,
July 25th, November 30th, and April 23d, and the day following each, at
Mou£h in Donegal.



204 PEERAGE OF ENGLAND.

grenadiers. On October 1st, 1703, he attended his duty in the
house of Peers. ^ In February, 1704, the Prince of Hesse con-
ferred on his Lordship the commission of major-general of the
Spanish forces j and August l6th and 22d_, 1705, he was of the
council of war, held on board the Britannia, concerning the siege
of Barcelona, for which he gave his voice, and in November was
made governor of the strong fortress of Gironne, on the river
Ter, fifteen miles distant from the sea, and forty-five from Bar-
celona J but after many glorious services, he lost his life April
10th, 1706, at the fort of Monjuich, was buried at Barcelona j and
to perpetuate his memory, the following inscription is placed on
the monument at Carrickfergus :

Memorise Perenni,

Arthuri Coraitis do Donegall, Vicecomitis Chichester

De Carrickfergus, Bars, de Belfast; Comitatas Antri-

mensis Locumtenentis, Urbis Carrickfergus Praefecti,

Et Serenissimae Annae Angliae, &c. Reginse Copiarum

In Hispanias missar. Legati.

Qui in Barcelona Urbe Hispanica jacet

sepultusj ille anno 1704, Calpe eo tempore ab

unitis Hispaniarum et Galliae viribus oppugnata,

in Urbem felicissimum intulit auxilium, qua salutera

obsessis, obsessoribus ruinam ct dedecus comparavit :

Anno 1/05, in Cataloniam provectus apud obsidioneni

Barcelonae de Re Militari insisrniter meritus est :
Post Urbem captam Gironnoe et Locorura adjacentium

praefectus constitutus summa Vigilantia et Virtute

bellicas Res administravit, et cum ex adverso Barcelona

a Duce Andegavensi (Rege Catholico Titulari) Re obsessa

et a Rege Carolo III. defensa esset, se cum plurimis

cohortibus in Urbem conjecit, adeoque Rem Austriacam

periclitantem restituit; ibi Propugnaculi Monjuich

praefecturam suscipiens tamdiu Hostium aggressus

sustinuit, donee numero et repetitis conatibus oppressus,

animo vel in Articulo mortis invictus, florentibus Lauris

cumulatus, immaturo JEvo et proprio Marte non

icultus periit Anno 1706, lOmo. die Aprilis, iEtatis suae 40.

Cui Jure matrimoniali et Honoribus successit

Arthurus Filius ejus natu maximus.

i> Lords Journals, vol. ii- p. 8.



LORD FISHERWICK. 203

Posuit e sumptibus propriis Uxor sua fidissima

Domina Catharina e Gente Forbesiana, filia
nnica Arthuris Comitis de Granard, Vicecomitis
De Granard et Hamlin, et Baronis de Clanihu.

His Lordship '' first married the Lady Barbara Boyle, <^ fifth
and youngest daughter of Roger, Earl of Orrery, by whom he had
a son Charles, baptized June 15th, l6/6, who died young j and
she dying l6th (or 20th) November, l682, was buried 24th in
St. Patrick's cathedral, Dublin.

He married, secondly, in l6S5, the Lady Catherine Forbes, ^
only daughter of Arthur, Earl of Granard, a Lady distinguished
for her piety, charity, and conjugal virtues, ^ and by her, who died
at her seat of Abinger in Surrey, June 15th, 1743, and was in-
terred August 10th, in the vault at Carrlckfergus, ' had issue two
sons and six daughters, viz.

First, Arthur, Viscount Chichester.

Second, John, born in the year 1/00, was member of parlia-
ment for the borough of Belfast, in the reign of King George I.
was again chosen November 14th, 1/45 ; and died at Bath, June
1st, 1746. He married, September 13th, 1726, Elizabeth, eldest
daughter of Sir Richard Newdigate, of Arbury in Warwickshire,

b By his will, dated July 30th, 1705, he appointed his Lady executrix
and guaidian to his children ; devised 200/- a year to his younger son John,
and the heirs male of his body, and entailed h s estate on his sons Arthur and
John, and their issue male successively ; remainder to his brothers in tail,
male successively ; remainder to his right heirs for ever. Prerogative Office,
c MS. Pedig. ut antea. d Articles July 29th, 1685-

e Delineated in the following lines, by the elegant pen of Swift, and pub-
lished at Belfast on her interment.

Unerring Heaven, with bounteous hand,
Has form'd a model for your land.
Whom Love endow'd with every grace,
The glory of the Granard race ;
Now destin'd by the powers divine
The blessing of another line.
Then would you paint a matchless Dame,
Whom you'd consign to endless fame?
Invoke not Cytherea's aid,
Nor borrow from the blue-ey"d maid ;
Nor need you on the Graces call ;
Take qualities from Donegal.

f MS. Pedie.



206 PEERAGE OF ENGLAND.

and of Harefield in Middlesex, Bart, sister to Sir Edward and Sir
Roger Newdigatej s and by her, who died at Abinger February
15th, 1747, left two sons J {iv^i, Art hiw, who succeeded his uncle
Arthur; second, John, born December 2(>th, 1/40; and a
daughter.

Lady Catherine,'' baptized November gth, I687, M'as mar-
ried September pth, 1/13, to Clotworthy, Lord Viscount Masse-
reene.

T J T Twere unfortunately burnt in the house of

" Lady Jane, I ^ , - , , ,

T J T- J -neltast, consumed by the carelessness of a

Lady Frances, < , ^

J , TT • ff I servant, who put on a large fire of wood, to

■" t. air a room she had washed.

Lady Mary, died unmarried.

Lndy Anne, married, July 12th, l/lG, to James, fourth Earl
of Barrymore, to whom she was third wife. She died December^
1753.

Arthur, \he fourth Earl of Donegal, was born March 2Sth,
1695, and October 3d, I7l6> married the Lady Lucy Ridgeway,
elder daughter and coheir to Robert, Earl of Londonderry; but
by her, who died July l6th, 1/32, at Bromfield in Essex, and
was interred at Tor-Mohun in Devonshire, in his family vault,
his Lordship had no issue; and deceasing September 30th, 1757j
at Marbury-hallj in county of Chester, was succeeded by his
nephew,

Arthur, ihejiflh Earl, and first Marcjuis, and first Lord
FisHERWicK, who was born June I3th, 1/39 5 was a member of
his Majesty's most honourable priry-council, and sat first in par-
liament on the death of his uncle, October 22d, 1/65.' Nov.
11th, 1761, he married, first. Lady Anne Hamilton, daughter
of James Duke of Hamilton (by Elizabeth, daughter and heir to
Edward Spencer, of Rendlesham, in the county of Sutfolk, Esq.)
she deceased in 17^0, and v. as buried in Green-hill church, Staf-
fordshire ; and his Lordship married, secondly, at Bath, in Oc-
tober, 1788, Mrs, Moore, who died without issue September 18th,

1789.

On July \6, 179O, bis Lordsliip was advanced to the British
Peerage by the title of Baron of Fisherwick in the county of
Stafford, and was created Marquis of Donegal in Ireland, June
27th, 1/01.

g English Barontt, 1771, vol. ii. p 419.
>> St. Peter's Registry. J Lords Journals, vol iv p. 341-



LORD FISHERWICK. 20/

His Lordship married, thirdly, October 12th, 1790, Barbara
Godfrey, daughter of the Rev. Dr. Godfrey.

His issue by his first Lady were three sons and four daughters,
viz.

George-Augustus, Earl of Belfast, born August 13th, l/Gp,
present peer.

Arthur, born May 3d, l//!* and died September 13th,
1788.

Lord Spencer-Stanley, born April 20th, 177^:. married Au-
gust 8th, 1795, Lady Harriet Stewart, daughter of John, eighth
Earl of Galloway, and has issue a son and a daughter.

Lady Charlotte- Anne, born September 5th, 1762, deceased.

Lady Henrietta, born January pth, I760, deceased.

Lady Elizabeth-Juliana, born March 24th, 1767, died April
23d, 17S7.

Lady Amelia, born in May 1768, ^ and deceased April 28th,
17/0.

His Lordship died January 5th, 17Q9, and was succeeded by
his eldest son,

George Augustus, second Marquis of Donegal, and se-
cond Lord Fisherwick.

His Lordship married, August 8th, 17g5, Miss May, grand-
daughter of Sir James May, of Mayfield, com. Waterford, Bart,
and has issue.

First, George Hamilton, Earl of Belfast, born February,

Second, Lord Edward, born July 11th, I799.

Third, Lord Spencer Augustus, born November 27th, 1805.

Fourth, Lord Arthur, born September yoth, 1808.

Titles. George Augustus Chichester, Marqr.is and Earl of
Donegal, Earl of Belfast, Viscount Chichester of Carrickfergus,
and Baron Chichester of Belfast, and Baron of Fisherwick in
England.

Creations. Baron Chichester of Belfast, and Viscount Chi-
chester of Carrickfergus, both in the county of Antrim, April 1st,
1625, 1 Car. L and Earl of the county of Donegal, March 30th,
1647, 23 of that reign; Marquis of Donegal, and Earl of Bel-
fast June 27tb, 179I i and Baron of Fisherwick, in England,,
July 16th, 1790.

k Ulster's OlRoe.



208 PEERAGE OF ENGLAND.

Arms. Quarterly, the first and fourth checque, or and gules 3
a chief, valre ; the second and third azure, frettee, argent.

Crest. On a wreath, a stork, proper, holding in its beak a
snake, argent, the head, or.

Supporters. Two wolves, gules, ducally gorged and chained,
or.

Motto. Invitum SEauiTUR HONOS ; or Honor sep,uitur

rUGlENTEM.

Chief Seats. Belfast and Carrickfergus, in the county of An-
trim, the former eighty, and the latter eighty-eight miles fronfi
Dublin.



LORD VERULAM. 20^




GRIMSTON, LORD VERULAM.

(FISCOUNTGRIMSrON IN IRELAND, AND LORD FORRESTER

IN SCOTLAND.;

This family is denominated from its possessions in the county of
York, and descended from Silvester de Grimston, of Grim'
ston, who attended William, Duke of Normandy, in his expe-
dition to England as standard-bearer, and in that station valiantly
fought at the battle of Hastings, where the kingdom proved the
reward of their victory over Harold, who then possessed the
throne : and the year following, on the Conqueror's settling his
household, he was appointed his chamberlain, and did homage for
Grimston, Hoxton, Tonsted, and other lands, which he held of
the Lord Eoos, as of his honour of Roos in Iloldernesse, York-
shire.

He was succeeded at Grimston by his son Daniel, who mar-
ried the daughter ot Sir Adam Sprinuall, and was father of

Sir Thomas Grimston, living in the reign of King Stephen,
who by the daughter of Sir John Roswell, of Aldersey, Knight,
had

John, his successor at Grimston, whose wife was the daughter
and heir to Sir John Goodmnghan, and his son by her was

Sir William Grimston, living in 1231, who by the daughter
and heir to Sir John Colholme, of Coiholme, had two sons. Sir
Roger ; and Alt^xander, whose wife was the daughter of John
Frowick, of Middlesex.

Sir Roger was under sheriff of the county of Kent to Hubert
de Burgo, from 1 223 to 1228 ; and marrying the daughter of Fulk
Constable, of Fulmark, had two sons, Walter: and Sir Gervaise

VOL, VXII. P



210 PEERAGE OF ENGLAND.

Grimstone^ who left no issue by his wife, the daughter of Sir
John Baskerville.

Walter, who succeeded^ married the daughter and coheir
to Herbert Flinton, of Flinton in Holdernesse, and had issue
three sons, viz. first, William ; second, John, Dean of Rochester
and Abbot of Selby ; and, third, Robert, who married the
daughter of Ashton.

William Grimston, of Grimston, Esq. the eldest son, married
Armatruid, daughter of Sir Rowland (rather John) Rysom, of
Rysom in Holdernesse, Knight, and had three sons.

First, Thomas, living in 1420, (10 lien. V.) who married
Dyonisia, daughter of the Lord Sutton, and had a son Thomas,
who marrying the daughter of Willieim Fitz-William, of Aldwark,
had issue two sons and two daughters, Walter, living in 1466 j
William, who died childless ; Margaret, married to Robert
Forthingham, of Forthingham ; and Anne, to William Vavasour,
of Weston in Yorkshire. Walter Grimston, the elder son,
married Elizabeth, daughter and heir to Sir John Portington,
(who was made serjeant at law to King Henry VI. April I7th,
14'10, and four years after was justice of the Common Pleas) and
was father of Thomas Grimston, Esq. who by the daughter and

heir of Newark, had six sons and ^o daughters, viz.

Walter; William; Thomas; Henry; Gervaih'e ; Josias, who

married the daughter and heir of Ever; Anne, married

to George Brigbam ; and Mary to Ellerker, of Lycett. ^

Walter, the eldest son, living in the time of Henry VIIL mar-
ried the daughter of John Dakine, of Brandsburton (or Brands-
bury) in Holdernesse, and liaa Thomas his heir, and a daughter
Elizabeth, wife to Marmaduke Constable, of Hatfield in Holder-
nesse. Thomas, who succeeded at Grimston, had four sons and
two daughters by Elizabeth, daughter of Nicholas Girlington, of
Hachford in Norfolk, viz. Thomas; Francis, who married Susan,
daughter of William Windesley, of Brandburton; John; Mar-



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