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& Baron Windsor of Bradenham.

B. May 30, 1751 ;

St. Lord Windsor, 1751-1771 ;

SLicc. as 5th Earl of Plymouth, April 20,

1771;
F.R.S., April 22, 1773 ;
Deputy Lieutenant, co. Glamorgan ;
Colonel, Glaniorgansliiie Regt of Militia,

Aug. 6, 1779;
F.S.A., April 15, 1790;
a Vice President of the Welsh Charity ;

m. Sarah, d. 6- co-h. of Andrnv, 2nd Lord

Archer, May 20, 17S8; (d. May 27,

1838);

d. June 12, 1799.



1799. Other Archer Windsor, son of Other Hickman : Earl of Ply-
mouth, & Baron Windsor of Bradenham.

B.July 2, 1789;

St. Lord Windsor, 1789-1799;

educ. Harrow;

succ. as 6th Earl of Plymouth, June 12,

1799;
High Steward of Stratford on Avon, July 5,

1825;
Deputy Lieutenant, co. Warwick, Jan. 11,

183 1 ;
Deputy Lieutenant, co. Kent, March 9, 1831 ;
Colonel-Commandant, Worcestershire Regt. of

Yeomanry, May 25, 1831 ;
Deputy Lieutenant, co. Worcester, Feb. i,

1832;
m. Lady Mary Sackvilk, eldest d. of John

Frederick, yd Duke of Dorset, Aug. 5,

181 1 ; (d. July 20, 1864);

d. July 10, 1833.



VOL. in.



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PLYMOUTH.



1833, Andrews Windsor, uncle of Other Archer : Earl of Plymouth.

B. May 12, 1764 ;

St. Hon. Andrews Windsor, i77i-[i786];

educ. Trinity Hall, Cambridge ;

M.A. of Cambridge, 17S6 ;

St. Hon. & Rev. Andrews Windsor, [1791]-

1833;
Vicar of Tardebrigg, co. Worcester, Dec. 21,

1791;
Rector of Draycot-Cerne, co. Wilts, Jane 23,

1800 ;
succ. as 7th Earl of Plymouth, July 10, 1S33 ;

d. Jan. 19, 1837.



1837. Henry Windsor, brother of Andrews : Earl of Plymouth.

B. Feb. 1, 1768;

St. Hon. Henry Windsor, 176S-1837;

educ. Eton;

Ensign, ' Coldstream ' Regt. of Foot Guards,

April 18, 17S8;
Lieutenant, & Captain, do., April 25, 1793 ;
Major, I nth Regt. of Foot, May 30, 1794 ;
Lieutenant-Colonel, do., Feb. 21, 1795;
Lieutenant-Colonel, Worcestershire Provisional

Cavalry, Oct. 14. 1797;
Deputy Lieuten-nt, CO. Worcester, Jan. 16,1798;
Captain, Draycot Troop of Wiltshire Yeomanry,

Dec. I, 1803;
succ. as Sth Earl of Plymouth, Jan. 19, 1S37 ;

III. Anne, d. of Thomas Copsoii, Esq., July 12,
1798;

d. Dec. 8, 1843.

Arms — Gules, a saltire argent, between 12 cioss-crosslets or.

Crest — A buck's head affronte argent, altired or.

SurpoRTERS— Two unicorns argent, armed, ungulcd, crincd, and Uified or.

Mnrro — Je me fie en Uieu.

+ + +



POMFRET.



51



POMFRET.

FERMOR.

1721. THt)MAS Fermor, son of William, ist Lord Lemi:)ster (3) : Earl of

Pom FRET, Baron Lempster of Lempster, & a
Baronet.

B. 1698;

St. Hon. Thomas Fermor, Es(i., 1698-171 i ;

succ. as 2nd Baron Lempster, (Leominster),

Dec. 7, 171 1 ;
educ. Christ Church Coll., O.xlbrd ;
cr. M.A. of Oxford, Feb. 19, 1716;
cr. Earlof PoMFRET, (Pontefract), Dec. 27, 1721;
K.B., May 27, 1725;
Master of the Horse to the Queen, (Caroline),

Sept. 27, 1727-N0V. 20, 1737;
Ranger of St. James's Park, Feb. 5, 1751 ;
Ranger of Hyde Park, March 26, 1751;

m. Henrietta Louisa, d. &• h. of 'J^o/i/i^ 2 /id
Lord yrffreys of IVem, July 14, 1720;
(d. Dec. 16, 1761);

d. Julys, 1753.




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52



POMIRET.



1753. George Fermor, son of Thomas: Earl of Pomfret, Baron Lempster

of Lempster, & a Baronet.

B. 1722 ;

St. Lord Lempster, 1722-1753;

educ. Westminster;

Lieutenant, 4th Regt. of Horse, Jan., 1739;

Ensign, 2nd (' Coldstream ') Regt. of Foot

Guards, Feb. 11, 1742;
succ. as 2nd Earl of Pomfret, July 8, 1753 ;
Lord of the Bedchamber to King George IIL,

Feb., 1763;
Ranger of the Little Park of Windsor, Feb. 8,

1763;

Keeper of the Lower Parks & House at Wind-
sor ;

Privy Councillor, March i, 1771;

;;/. Anna Maria, d. of Draycot, Esq., of

Sunbury, co. Middlesex, May 3, 1764;

d. June 9, 1785.



1785. George Fermor H., son of George L : Earl of Pomfret, Baron

Lempster of Lempster, & a Baronet.

B. Jan. 6, 1768;

St. Lord Lempster, 1768-1785;

succ. as 3rd Earl of Pomfret, June 9, 1785 ;

Deputy Lieutenant, co. Northampton, Aug.

23. 1792;
Lieutenant, North York Regt. of Militia,

March 24, 1 793 ;
Captain, do,, Jan. 25, 1794;

Captain, Northamptonshire Regt, of Gentry &

Yeomanry, June 12, 1799;
Deputy Lieutenant, North Riding, co. York,

Sept. 25, 1802 ;
Lieutenant, Northamptonshire Regt. of Militia.

June 19, 1804;
Captain, do., Aug. 14, 1804;



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POAIFRET.



53



m. Mary, only d. &- h. of Thomas Trolloppc
Browne, Esq., of Grctjord, co. Lincoln,
Aug. 29, 1793;

d. April 7, 1830.



1830. Thomas William Fermor, brother of George II. : Earl of Pomfret,

Baron Lempster of Lempster, & a Baronet.
B. Nov. 22, 1770;
St. Hon. Thomas William Fermor, 1770-

1830;
educ. Christ Church Coll., Oxford;
Ensign, 3rd Regt. of Foot Guards, Nov. 18,

1790;
B.A. of Oxford, July 5, 179T;
Lieutenant, & Captain, 3rd Regt. of Foot

Guards, Feb. ro, 1794;
Captain, & Lieut.-Colonel, do.. May

16, 1800 ;
Deputy Lieutenant, North Riding, co. York,

Sept. 25, 1802 ;
F.S.A., April 19, 1804;
F.R.S., March 14, 1805;
Colonel in the Army, July 25, 18 10;
Hon. Knight Commander of the Tower &

Sword, of Portugal, May 17, 1813;
Major General, June 4,1813;
received the Gold War-Medal, 1814;
Lieutenant- General, May 27, 1825;
succ. as 4th Earl of Pomfret, April 7, 1S30;

m. Amabel ■Elizabeth, d. of Sir Richar-d Borough,
Bart., Jan 13, i8,-;3;

d. June 29, 1833.




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54



POMFRET.



3. George William Richard Fermor, son of Thomas William : Ean
of PoMFRETj Baron Lempster of Lempster, & a
Baronet.

B. Dec. 31, 1824;

St. Lord Lempster, 1824-1833;

educ. Eton, & Christ Church College, Oxford ;

succ. as 5th Earl of Pomfret, June 29, 1833;

B.A. of 0-xford, April 30, 1846 ;

Deputy Lieutenant, co. Northampton, May,
1846;

Captain, Towcester Corps of Rifle Volunteers,
Oct. 19, 1859;

Major, Northamptonshire Batt of Rifle Volun-
teers, Aug. 17, 1863;

d. June 8, 1S67.

Arms — Argent, a less sable, between 3 lions' heads erased giiles.
Crest — Out of a ducal coronet, a cock's head gales, comb and wattles or.
Supi'ORTERS — Two lions proper.
Motto — Hora e semtre.



Earl.



+



+



PONSONB Y.



55



1806. John Ponsonbv,



In early life . . the finest
gentleman of his time.' — ■
Sir Henry Lytton-Bul-
WER, Historical Characters,
II., p. 369.



Arms— Gules, a chevron be-
tween 3 combs argent.

Crest — Out of a ducal coronet
3 arrows, points downwards ;
I in pale & 2 in saltire gold,
barbed & fledged argent, &
entwined by a snake proper.

.SurrORTERS— Two lions re-
gardant proper, gorged with
a collar vaire.

f.IoTTO— Pro lege, rege,
gre';f..



PONSONBY.

PONSONBV.

son of William, Lord Ponsonby : Viscount Pon
SONBY of Imokilly, & Bai'on Ponsonby of
Imokilly.

B. before 1783 ;

St. John Ponsonby, Esq., [i8oo]-i8o6;

St. Hon. John Ponsonbv, March-Nov., 1S06;

Slice, as 2nd Baron Ponsonby of Imokilly,

Nov. 5, 1806;
Envoy Extraordinary & Minister Plenipotentiary

to Buenos Ayres, Feb., 1S26;
Envoy Extraordinary & Minister Plenipotentiary

to Rio Janeiro, Feb. 12, 1828;
Envoy Extraordinary & Minister Plenipotentiary

to Brussels, Dec, 1830;
Envoy Extraordinary & Minister Plenipotentiary

to N.aples, May 25, 1832 ;
Ambassador Extraordinary & Minister Plenipo-
tentiary to Constantinople, Nov. 9, 1832-

Marcli, 1837;
G.C.B., March 3, 1834;
cr. Viscount Ponsonby of Imokilly, April 20,

1S39;

Ambassador Extraordinary & Minister Plenipo-
tentiary to Vienna, Aug. 10, 1846-Feb.,
1851;

in. Lady Frances ViHiers, c^th d. of George
Biissey, /\th Earl of Jersey, Jan. 13,
1803;

d. Feb. 22, 1855.



Viscount.



S6



PORTLAND.



1634. Richard Weston,




After Van Dyck.



' They observe ... in tlie
character of your aspect a
mixture of authority &
modesty.' — Sir Henry
WOTTON, Cabala, Pt. I..

He ' fell under the reproach
of being a man of big looks,
& of a mean & abject
spirit.'— Lord CLARENDON,
Hist. I., p. S5.



PORTLAND.

WESTON.

son of Sir Jerome Weston, Knt. : Earl of Port-
land, & Baron Weston of Neyland.

B. before 1585 ;

St. Richard Weston, Esq., [i6o3]-i622 ;

Barrister, Middle Temple ;

Joint Commissioner, Comptroller, & Surveyor
of the Navy, Feb. 12, 1619;

Joint Ambassador to Brussels & Prague, June,
1620-March, 1621 ;

M. P., Lichfield, 1621-1622;

Privy Councillor, Sept. 23, 1621;

Chancellor & Under Treasurer of the Exche-
quer, Nov. 7, 162 1 ;

Ambassador Extraordinary to Brussels, May-
„y Sept., 1622;

\ii Knight, (by King James I.), July 27, 1622 ;

Acting Treasurer of the Exchequer of England,
May 25-Dec. II, 1624;

M.P., Kellington, 1625;

M.P., Bodmin, 3626;

Deputy Lieutenant, co. Essex, Sept. 5, 1626;

cr. Baron ^VESTON of Neyland, April 13, 1628;

Lord High Treasurer of England, July 25, 1628;

a Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty, Sept.
20, 1628 ;

Joint Lord Lieutenant, co. Essex, Feb. 5, 1629;

a Governor of the Charterhouse, May 12, 1630;

Lord Lieutenant, co. Hants, Feb. 8, 1631 ;

Captain of the Isle of Wight, & Constable of
Carisbroke Castle, Feb. 8, 1631-Nov. 18,

1633;
K.G., April 19, 163 1 ;



EARI.S.

Dukes.



Dom. cv. 93.

Signet Ek.
Willis, iii.
P.C.Reg.

S.M. xii. Si



Camden, 79.

MS. Claud.
C. iii. f. 162.

Pat. 17.



Dom. XXXV.
=4-

P.O. Reg.

Dam. cxvii.
40.

Fat.



Pat. 2, d.



Pat.



PORTLAND.



57



Vice Admiral, co. Hants, 1631 ;
Councillor, of Wales, May 12, 1633 ;
cr. Earl of Portland, Feb. 17, 1634;
Councillor to the Queen, May 22, 1634;

m. (i) Elizabeth^ d. of William Pinchion, of

Writtle, CO. Essex;
m. (2) Frances, d. of Nicholas Waldegrave, Esq.,

of Bon-ley, co. Essex, before March, 1605;

d. March 13, 1635.



j)crTtfi^^%d^



1635. Jerome Weston, son of Richard (2) : Earl of Portland, & Daron

Weston of Neyland.

B. Dec. 16, 1605;

St. Jerome Weston, Esq., 1623-1634;

Ambassador Extraordinary to Paris, 1630;

Ambassador Extraordinary to Turin, April [9],
1632;

Ambassador Extraordinary to Paris, July 24,
1632;

Governor of the Isle of Wight, & Captain- of
Carisbroke Castle, Nov. 18, 1633-Aug. 6,
1642 ;

a Commissioner to exercise ecclesiastical juris-
diction in England & Wales, Dec. 17,

1633 ;
St. Lord Weston, 16 34- 163 5 ;
succ. as 2nd Earl of Portland, March 13,

1635;
Vice Admiral, co. Hants, May 28, 1635;
Keeper of Richmond New Park, June 15,

1637;
Joint Lord Lieutenant, co. Hants, June 3,
1641 ;

VOL. I!T. I



Eari.s.
Pat. 27.

Pat. 9.



Dom. ccxv.

23'



Pat. 13.



Dom.
ccLxxxix.



Pat. 3, m.



58



PORTLAND.



' The gravity & modesty of
his aspect . . set off with
the dignity & dependence
of his port & train.' — D.
Lloyd, Alcmoircs, ^'c, p.
678.



1664. Charles Weston,



'Of very good parts.' . . .
'Of a melancholick nature.'
— Lord Clarendon, Life,
IL, p. 50S.



Lord President of Munster, March 1, 1644-

Sept., 1660;
Governor of the Isle of Wight, & Carisbroke

Castle, May, 1660-Oct., 1661 ;
Vice Admiral, co. Hants & the Isle of Wight,

Sept. I, 1660-Dec. 24, 1662;
Steward of the Manor of Berkhamstead, Oct.,

1660 ;
a Councillor for Trade & Navigation, Nov. 7,

1660 ;
Councillor for the Colonies, Dec. i, 1660;
Justice of the Peace, cos. Hants, & Middlesex,

[1661];
Privy Councillor, April 3, 1662;

m. Lady Frances Stuart, 2nd d. of Esme, Duke
of Lennox, June 25, 1632; (d. March,
1694);

d. 1664.






Mun. Bk.
i. 13.

Docquet.
Pat. 31, d.




^^yT^C)



son of Jerome : Earl of Portland, & Baron
Weston of Neyland.

B. about 1643 ;

St. Lord Weston, 1643-1663;

succ. as 3rd Earl of Portland, 1664;

Volunteer in Royal Navy, 1665 ;



killed, b. of the Texel, June 3, 1665.



PORTLAND.



59



1665.



Thomas Weston, uncle of Charles (2): Earl of Portland, & Baron
Weston of Neyland.

B. before 1615 ;

St. Thomas Weston, Esq., 1632-1665 ;

educ. Wadham Coll., Oxford;

Captain of Horse, (Royal Army), [1644] ;

Colonel in Royal Army, before 1646;

succ. as 4th Earl of Portland, June 3, 1665 ;

summ. to Parliament, Aug. i, 1667;

m. Anne {Butler), dowager Countess of Ncioport,
after March, 1666 ;

d. (about) 1688.



Akms — Quarterly, I. & IV. Or, an eagle displayed sable, langued & membered
gules, (Weston) ; II. & III., Emiine, on a chief azure, 3 bezants.

Crests — I. On a wreath or & azure, an eagle regardant sable, beaked & mem-
bered or.
2. On a wreath argent & azure, a man's head & shoulders proper, his
temples bound with a fillet argent.

Supporters — Two greyhounds sable, gorged with plain collars, & rings, or.

Motto— Craignez honte.



BENTINCK.

16S9. William Bentinck, son of Henry, Lord of Diepin : Earl of Port-
land, Viscount Woodstock, & Baron of Ciren-
cester.

B. 1648;

Page of Honour to the Prince of Orange ;

Gentleman of the Bedchamber to the Prince of

Orange ;
cr. D.C.L. of Oxford, Dec. 20, 1670;



Earls.



Warb. iii. 17.



6o



PORTLAND.




After Simon de Eois.



1698. — ' Portland parut avec
im eclat personnel, une poli-
tesse, iin air du nioiide &
de coiu, une galanterie &
des graces qui surprirent.
Avec cela, beaucoup de
dijjnite, nieme de hauteur.'
— St. Simon, ISIcmoircs,
II., p. 99.

1704. — ' Of a vei-y lofty mien.'
— J. Macky, p. 62.



Colonel, Regt. of Horse Guards, (Dutch Army),

1672;
Envoy Extraordinary to England, Jtme[4], 1677 ;
Envoy Extraordinary to England, July, 1685 ;
Envoy Extraordinary to Berlin, 168S;
Groom of the Stole, & First Gentleman of the

Bedchamber to King William III., Feb.

14, i689-May7, 1700;
Privy Councillor, Feb. 14, 16S9 ;
Keeper of the Privy Purse, 1689 ;
cr. Baron of Cirencester, Viscount Woodstock,

& Earl of Portland, April 9, 1689;
Superintendent of the Royal Gardens, June 8,

16S9;
Lieutenant- General, (Ireland), [July i,] 1690;
a Commissioner of Greenwich Hospital, Feb,

20, 1695;
K.G., Feb. 19, 1697 ;
Verderer of England, & Ranger of Windsor

Great Park, May 20, 1697-May 7, 1700;
General of the Horse, June 6, 1697;
Ambassador Extraordinary to Paris, Jan. 10-

June 19, 1698 ;
Ranger & Keeper of the little Park of Windsor,

Jan. 13, 1698-May 7, 1700;
Plenipotentiary to treat with France, Feb.,

1700;

in. (i) Fiances, J. qf Sir Edward Villicrs, Knt.,

about 1680; (d. Nov., 16S8);
m. (2) jfatie (^Temple), doiuagcr Baroness

Berkeley of Sfratton, May 16, 1700;

d. Nov. 23, 1709.




Burnet.



Pat.



K. W. Bk.



r.it.



Warr. Bk.



Pat. ..



PORTLAND.



6r



Arms -Quarterly of 9. I., Azure, a cross moline argent (Bentinck) ; II., Party
per saltire argent & gules; III,, Argent, 3 hinds' heads cabossed gule= ; IV.,
Argent, a lion rampant sable, crowned or ; V., Gules, an eagle displayed
ardent ; VI., Or, on a mount proper, a pomegranate gules, stalk & leaves vert ;
VI(., Argent, an eagle displayed gules, armed azure, charged on the breast
with an escutcheon silver, thereon u fess of the second; VIII., Argent, a
cross sable; IX., Argent, an eagle with 2 heads displayed sable, armed or.



1709.



William Henry Bentinck, son of William I. (i): Duke of Port-
land, Marquis of Titchfield, Earl of Portland,
Viscount Woodstock, & Baron of Cirencester.

B. 1681;

St. Viscount Woodstock, 1689-1709;

M. P., Southampton, 1705;

M. P., CO. Hants, 1708-1709;

succ. as 2nd Earl of Portland, Nov. 23,

1709;
Captain, & Colonel, ist Troop of Horse Guards,

July 21, 1 7 10;
cr. Marquis of Titchfield, & Dtike of Portland,

July 6, 1716 ;
Lord of the Bedchamber to King George I.,

July 16, 1717 ;
cr. LL.D. of Cambridge, Oct. 7, 1717 ;
Governor & Captain General of Jamaica, Oct.

3". 1721;
Vice Admiral of Jamaica, Dec. 13, 172 1 ;

m. Lady Elizabeth Noel, d. &= co-h. of Wriothcs-

ley, 2nd Earl of Gainsborough, June 9,

1704;

d. (in Jamaica), July 4, 1726.



DUKH.



iggi. — 'My Lord Portland a
un fils si aymable et si bien
fait de corps et d'esprit,
quoyque si jeune, qu'on luy
fit un honneur . . . qui
n'avoit ete fait aucun seig-
neur de son age. C'estqu'il
porta I'epee de I'etat devant
La Reyne en sortant de
I'eglise en ceremonie. II
s'aquite de cette fonction
comme s'il y avoit acou-
tume. ' — Newsletter.

' The finest person & most
accomplished gentlem.an
that ever adorned the British
Court.' — Address from Ja-
maica, in Political Stale,
XXV., p. 120.



Appmt. Rk-
257.



. BW.




Trff^K



62



PORTLAND.




1726. William Bentinck II., son of William Henry: Duke of Portland,

Marquis of Titchfield, Earl of Portland, Vis-
count Woodstock, cSi Baron of Cirencester.

B. March i. 1709 ;

St. Viscount Woodstock, 1709-1716 ;

St. Marquis of TircHFiE'.D, 1716-1726;

succ. as 2nd Duke of Portland, July 4,

1726;
a Governor of the Foundling Hospital, Aug. 7,

1739;
F.R.S., Dec. 6, 1739;
K.G., March 20, 1741 ;
a Family Trustee of the British Museum, Dec.

II. 1753;
cr. D.C.L. of Oxford, March 5, 1755 ;

m. Lady Margant- Cavendish- Harley, d. dn h. of
Edward, 2nd Earl of Oxford, July 11,
1734; (d. July 17, 1785);

d. May I, 1762.



After F. Ziiicke : (1738).



1734. — 'Is reported lo be the
handsomest man in Eng-
land.' — T. Hearne, Diary,
p. S23.



1762. William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, son of William II. : Duke

of Portland, Marquis of Titchfield, Earl of
Pordand, Viscount Woodstock, & Baron of
Cirencester.

B. April 14, 1738;

St. Marquis of Titchfield, 17 38-1 7 62;

educ. Westminster, & Christ Church Coll.,

Oxford;
M.P., Weobley, 1761-1762;
succ. as 3rd Duke of Portland, May i,

1762;
a Family Trustee of the British Museum,

1764;
Lord Chamberlain of the Household, July 10,

1765-N0V. 26, 1766;



vVarr. Bk.
21.



PORTLAND.




sr.-



After B. West.



Privy Councillor, July lo, 1765 ;

F.R.S., June 5, 1766;

Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, April lo-Sept. 15,

1782;
First Lord of the Treasury, April 21-Dec. 19,

1783;
High Steward of Bristol, 1786 ;
Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Sept

27, 1792;
or. D.C.L. of Oxford, {by diploma), Oct. 7,

1792;
Recorder of Nottingham, June, 1794;
Secretary of State for the Home Department,

July II, 1794-July 30, 1801;
;\ Lord Lieutenant, & Custos Rotulorum, co.

Nottingham, (swn.) June 10, 1795;
Steward, Keeper, & Warden of the Forest of

Sherwood, & Park of Folewood, June 30,

1795;
a Governor of the Charterhouse, Dec. 2, 1796 ;
an Elder Brother of the Trinity House, June

12, 1797;
Custos Rotuloram, co. Northumberland, June

27, 1800-May 19, 1802;
K.G., July 16, i8oii
Lord President of the Council, July 30, 1801-

Jan. 14, 1805 ;
First Lord of the Treasury, March 31, 1S07-

Sept. 28, 1S09 ;
Master of the Trinity House, May 25, 1807 ;

in. Lady Doruthy Cavendish, d. of William, \th
Duke of Dcvotishire, Nov. 8, 1766;

d. Oct. 30, 1809.




Duke.



64



PORTLAND.



iSog. William Henry Cavendish-Cavendish-Scott- Bentinck, son of

William Henry : Duke of Portland, Marquis
of Titchfield, Earl of Portland, Viscount Wood-
stock, & Baron of Cirencester.

B. June 24, 1768;

St. Marquis of Titchfield, 1768-1S09;

educ. Westminster ; & Christ Church Coll.,

Oxford ;
M.P., Petersfield, 1790;
M.P., CO. Buckingham, 1791; 1796; 1802;

1806 ; & 1807-1809;
or. D.C.L. of Oxford, July 3, 1793;
Lord Lieutenant, co. Middlesex, July 5, 1794-

Feb. 2, 1842 ;
Custos Rotulorum, co. Middlesex, July 28,

1794-Fcb. 2, 1842 ;
took the name & arms of Scott, Sept. 19,

179s;
Deputy Lieutenant, co. & town of Nottingham,

Nov. 16, 1796 ;
Deputy Lieutenant, co. Derby, Dec. 29, 1796;
a Lord of the Treasury, March 31-Sept. 28,

1S07;
succ. as 4th Duke of Portland, Oct. 30,

1809;
Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal, April 30, 1827 ;
Privy Councillor, April 30, 1827;
Lord President of the Council, Aug. 17, 1827-

Jan. 26, 1828 ;
a Family Trustee of the British Museum,

1809-1829 ;

m. Henrietta, eldest d. 6- co-h. of General J^olm
Scott, Aug. 4, 1795 ; (d. April 2, 1844) ;

d. March 27, 1S54.



Duke.



PORTLAND.



65



1854. William John Cavendish-Bentinck-Scott, 2nd son of William

Henry : Duke of Portland, Marquis of Titch-
field, Earl of Portland, Viscount Woodstock, &
Baron of Cirencester.

B. Sept. 12, 1800;

St. Lord John Bentinck, 1809-1824;

Ensign, & Lieutenant, Grenadier Regt. of Foot

Guards, July 16, 1818;
Cornet, loth (' Prince of Wales's Own Ro3'al ')

Regt. of Hussars, Nov. 26, 1S18;
Captain, 7th (' Queen's Own ') Regt. of Hussars,

Oct. 24, 182 1 ;
Captain, 2nd Regt. of Life Guards, Jan. 25,

1823;
St. Marquis of TiTCHFiELD, 1824-1854^
M.P., King's Lynn, 1824-1826;
Deputy Lieutenant, co. Middlesex, July 12,

1828;
Lieutenant, & Captain, Grenadier Regt of Foot

Guards, June 15, 1830;
Vice Lieutenant, co. Middlesex, March 6,

1836;
succ. as 5th Duke of Portland, March 27,

1854;
Deputy Lieutenant, co. Nottingham, Aug. i,

1859;

d. Dec. 6, 1879.



1879. William John Arthur Charles James Cavendish-Bentinck,

cousin of William John : Duke of Portland,
Marquis of Litchfield, Earl of Portland, Viscount
Woodstock, & Baron of Cirencester.

B. Dec. 28, 1857;

St. William J. A. C. James Cavendish-Ben-
tinck, Esq., 1875-1879;

Sub-Lieutenant, 2nd ('King's Own') Regt. of
Staffordshire Militia, Feb. 10, 1S75;

Second-Lieutenant, Coldstream Regt. of Foot
Guards, Dec. 8, 1877-May 26, 1880;

vol. III. K



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PORTLAND.



succ. as 6th Dnke of Portland, Dec. 6,

1879;
Deputy Lieutenant, co. Nottingham, Jan. 14,

1881 ;
Lieutenant-Colonel, Hon. Artillery Company

of London, Aug. 17, 1881 ;
Deputy Lieutenant, co. Ayr, Feb. 17, 1882.



i



Arms — Quarterly. 1. h IV. Azure, a cross moline argent, (Bentinck). II. &
III., Sable, 3 stags' heads caboshed argent, (Cavendish).

Crest — l. Out of a ducal coronet or, 2 arms erabowed vested gules, gloves or, &
each holding an ostrich feather argent, (Bentinck).
2. A serpent nowed proper, (Cavendish).

Supporters— Two lions duul)le queued, the i/r.vto- or, the .imir/i-r sable.

Motto— Craignez honte.



PORTMAN.



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PORTMAN.

PORTMAN.

1837. Edward Berkeley Portman, son of Edward Berkeley Portman, Esq. :

Viscount Portman of Bryanstone, & Baron
Portman of Orchard Portman.

B. July 9, 1799 ;

St. Edward Berkeley Portman, Esq., 1817-

1837;
educ. Christ Church Coll., Oxford ;
B.A. of Oxford, Oct 29, 1S21 ;
M.P., CO. Dorset, 1823; 1826; 1830; &

1831-1832;
M.A. of Oxford, June r, 1826;
M.P., Marylebone, 1833 ;
or. Baron Portman of Orchard Portman,

Jan. 27, 1837;
Major, ist Somersetshire Regt. of Militia,

March 13, 1839 ;
Lord Lieutenant, cS; Custos Rotulorum, co.

Somerset, (swn.), May 22, 1839-June,

1864;
a Commissioner & Councillor of the Duchy of

Cornwall, Aug. 19, 1840;
a Councillor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Feb.

13, 1847;
a Councillor of the Duchy of Cornwall, Jan. 27,

1863;
Lord Warden of the Stannaries, High Steward of

the Duchy of Cornwall, & Rider & Master

Forester of Dartmoor, Jan. 20, 1865;
Vice I,ieutenant, co. Dorset, Nov. 17, 1870;
Vice Lieutenant, co. Dorset, Oct. 17, 1S71 ;
or. Viscount Portman of Bryanstone, March

28, 1873;



Viscount.



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PORTMAN.



m. Lady Emma LasceUes, yd d. of He my, 2nd
Earl of Harewood, June 16, 1827 ; (d.
Feb. 8, 1S65).



Arms— Quarterly. I. & IV., Or, a fleur-de-Ij's azure, (Portman) ; II. & III.,
Guk-s, a chevron ermine, between 9 crosses pattee argent, 5 in chief, & 4 in
base, (Berkeley of Brutok).

Crests — i. A talbot sejant or.

2. A unicorn passant gules, anned & crined or, (Berkeley).

SurroRTEKS — Dexter, A savage wreathed about the head & waist with ivy, in his
dexter hand a club resting on the shoulder, all proper. Siniitcr, A talbot or.

Motto— A clean heart & a cheerfl'l si'IRJT.



Viscount.



PORTSMOUTH.



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PORTSMOUTH.

DE KEROUALLE.



1673. Louise Renee de



Penancoet de KEROUALLE, d. of Guillaume,
Count de Keroualle : Duchess of Portsmouth,
Countess of Fareham, & Baroness Petersfield ;
Duchess of Aubigny, in France.

B. about 1647 ;

Maid of Honour to Henrietta, Duchess of

Orleans, [May, 1670];
Maid of Honour to the Queen, (Katharine of

Braganza), Nov., 1670;
cr. Baroness Petersfield, Countess of Fareham,

& Duchess of Portsmouth, {for life),

Aug. 19, 1673;
Lady of the Bedchamber to the Queen, (swn.),

Aug., 1673 ;
cr. Lady of Aubigny, in Berry, Dec, 1673 ;
cr. Duchess of Aubigny, Jan., 1684;

d. Nov. 14, 1734.



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