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Ailesbury, Marquess of (UK, 1821)

 

Creation: let. pat. 17 Jul 1821

 

Family name: Brudenell-Bruce

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Or a Saltire and Chief Gules on a Canton Argent a Lion rampant Azure (Bruce);  2nd and 3rd, Argent a Chevron Gules between three Chapeaux to the sinister Azure (Brudenell)

Crests:

1st:  a Lion statant with tail extended Azure;  2nd:  a Sea-Horse naiant proper

Supporters:

On either side a Savage proper wreathed around the loins and temples Vert and each holding a Banner of the arms of Bruce

Motto:

Think and Thank

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Charles [Brudenell-Bruce], 2nd Earl of Ailesbury later 1st Marquess of Ailesbury, KT

1st son and heir of Thomas [Brudenell-Bruce], 1st Earl of Ailesbury, by his first wife Susanna Hoare, dau. of Henry Hoare, of Stourhead, co. Wiltshire

born

14 Feb 1773

mar. (1)

10 Apr 1793 Hon Henrietta Maria Hill (d. 2 Jan 1831), 1st dau. of Noel [Hill], 1st Baron Berwick, by his wife Anna Vernon, 2nd dau. of Henry Vernon, of Hilton Park, co. Stafford, by his wife Lady Harriet Wentworth, 3rd dau. of Thomas [Wentworth], 1st Earl of Strafford

children by first wife:

1. Lord George William Frederick Brudenell-Bruce, later 2nd Marquess of Ailesbury

2. Lord Ernest Augustus Charles Brudenell-Bruce, later 3rd Marquess of Ailesbury

1. Lady Maria Caroline Anne Brudenell-Bruce (b. 1794; d. 1835), mar. 1819 ..... ....., Count of Mandreville (d. 1843), and had issue

2. Lady Augusta Frederica Brudenell-Bruce (b. 1795; d. 1869), mar. 1826 Frederick Thomas Vernon Wentworth, of Wentworth Castle, co. York (b. 1795; d. 1885), and had issue

3. Lady Elizabeth Brudenell-Bruce (b. 1807; d. 1847), mar. 1833 HE Count Christian Conrad Sofus Danneskiold-Samsoe (b. 1800; d. 1886), and had issue

mar. (2)

20 Aug 1833 Maria Elizabeth Clarke (b. 27 Oct 1809; widow of Charles John Clarke;  d. 7 May 1893), 2nd dau. of Hon Charles Tollemache, of Harrington, co. Northampton (by his second wife Gertrude Florida Gardiner, dau. of Gen William Gardiner), 3rd son of John Manners MP, of Hanby Hall, co. Lincoln, by his wife Lady Louisa Tollemache, suo jure Countess of Dysart

only child by second wife:

3. Maj Rt Hon Lord Charles William Brudenell-Bruce MP, Vice-Chamberlain to Queen Victoria 1880-85 (b. 18 Jun 1834;  dsp. 16 Apr 1897), mar. 2 Feb 1860 Augusta Georgina Sophia Seymour (d. 10 Feb 1901), 2nd  dau. of Frederick Charles William Seymour (by his second wife Lady Augusta Hervey, 1st dau. of Frederick William [Hervey], 1st Marquess of Bristol), 4th son of Adm Lord Hugh Seymour (by his wife Lady Anne Horatia Waldegrave, 3rd dau. of James [Waldegrave], 2nd Earl Waldegrave), 5th son of Francis [Seymour-Conway], 1st Marquess of Hertford

died

4 Jan 1856

created

17 Jul 1821 Viscount Savernake, Earl Bruce and Marquess of Ailesbury

suc. by

son by first marriage

note

Member of Parliament for Marlborough 1796-1814; suc. his father 19 Apr 1814 as 2nd Earl of Ailesbury; Knight of the Thistle 1819

 

George William Frederick [Brudenell-Bruce], 4th Baron Bruce later 2nd Marquess of Ailesbury, KG PC

born

20 Nov 1804

mar.

11 May 1837 Lady Mary Caroline Herbert (b. 22 Mar 1813; dsp. 20 Jan 1892), 2nd dau. of George Augustus [Herbert], 11th Earl of Pembroke, by his second wife Catherine, dau. of Simon, Count Woronzow

died

s.p. 6 Jan 1878

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament for Marlborough 1826-30; sum. to Parliament 10 Jul 1838 v.p. in his father's Barony of Bruce;  Yeomanry ADC to Queen Victoria 1857; Privy Councillor 1859; Master of the Horse 1859-66 and 1868-74; Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire 1863; Knight of the Garter 1864; suc. his cousin 27 Mar 1868 James Thomas [Brudenell], 7th Earl of Cardigan, as Earl of Cardigan and Baron Brudenell

 

Ernest Augustus Charles [Brudenell-Bruce], 3rd Marquess of Ailesbury

born

8 Jan 1811

mar.

25 Nov 1834 Hon Louisa Elizabeth Horsley-Beresford (b. Apr 1814; d. 14 Oct 1891), 2nd dau. of John [Beresford later Horsley-Beresford], 2nd Baron Decies, by his wife Charlotte Philadelphia Horsley, only dau. and hrss. of Robert Horsley, of Bolam House, co. Northumberland

children:

1. George John Brudenell-Bruce (b. 15 May 1839;  dvp. 28 May 1868), mar. 7 Aug 1862 Lady Evelyn Craven (mar. (2) 4 Dec 1869 (div. 1877) Capt Henry Amelius Beauclerk Coventry (d. 29 Jun 1885), 1st son of Hon Henry Amelius Coventry (by his wife Caroline Stirling Dundas, 2nd dau. of James Dundas, 28th of Dundas), 2nd son by his second wife of George William [Coventry], 8th Earl of Coventry, and (3) 30 Aug 1877 Capt George William Hutton Riddell, of Muselee, co. Roxburgh (d. 9 Feb 1915);  d. 7 Nov 1924), 2nd dau. of William [Craven], 2nd Earl of Craven, by his wife Lady Emily Mary Grimston, 2nd dau. of James Walter [Grimston], 1st Earl of Verulam, and had issue:

1a. George William Thomas Brudenell-Bruce, later 4th Marquess of Anglesey

1a. Lady Mabel Emily Louisa Brudenell-Bruce, granted the rank and style of a daughter of a Marquess by Royal Warrant 1887 (b. 10 Oct 1856;  d. 9 Jan 1930), mar. 1 Oct 1892 Tobert Standish Stevier (d. 8 Oct 1839), only son of Robert Moore Stevier, and had issue

2. James Ernest Brudenell-Bruce (b. 30 Jun 1840;  d. 21 Jun 1876)

3. Lord Henry Augustus Brudenell-Bruce, later 5th Marquess of Ailesbury

4. Cdr Lord Robert Thomas Brudenell-Bruce RN (b. 25 Jan 1845;  d. 15 Feb 1912), mar. 4 Mar 1878 Emma Leigh (d. 30 Mar 1921), dau. of Capel Hanbury Leigh, of Pony-y-pool Park, co. Monmouth, and had issue

5. Maj Lord Charles Frederick Brudenell-Bruce (b. 4 Mar 1849;  dsp. 31 May 1936), mar. 21 Aug 1873 Margaret Renshaw (dsp. 11 Sep 1913), dau. of James Renshaw, of Broughton, co. Lancaster

2. Lady Louisa Caroline Brudenell-Bruce (d. Dec 1894), mar. 19 Jan 1856 Sir Henry Meux, 2nd Bt., and had issue

3. Lady Ernestine Mary Brudenell-Bruce (d. 27 Dec 1936), mar. 31 Aug 1865 William [Hare], 3rd Earl of Listowel, and had issue

died

18 Oct 1886

suc. by

grandson

note

Member of Parliament for Marlborough 1832-78; a Lord of the Bedchamber 1834-35; Privy Councillor 1841; Vice Chamberlain of the Household 1841-46 and 1852-58

 

 

George William Thomas [Brudenell-Bruce], 4th Marquess of Ailesbury

born

8 Jun 1863

mar.

6 May 1884 Dorothy Julia Haseley (mar. (2) 28 Mar 1901 David Waddle Webster, son of William Webster, of Arbroath, co. Forfar;  d. 3 Sep 1917), 1st dau. of Thomas Haseley, of Brighton, co. Sussex

died

s.p. 10 Apr 1894

suc. by

uncle

 

Henry Augustus [Brudenell-Bruce], 5th Marquess of Ailesbury

born

11 Apr 1842

mar.

10 Nov 1870 Georgiana Sophia Maria Pickney (d. 23 Jun 1902), 2nd dau. of George Henry Pickney, of Tawstock Court, co. Devon

children:

1. Lord George William James Chandos Brudenell-Bruce, later 6th Marquess of Ailesbury

1. Lady Ernestine Mary Alma Georgina Brudenell-Bruce (b. 6 Sep 1871;  d. 18 May 1953), mar. 13 Jan 1898 Lt Cdr Harry Brady Hunt RNR, of Ballylean, Kildysart, co. Clare (d. 1 Jan 1926), son of William Lewis Hunt, and had issue

2. Lady (Violet Louisa) Marjory Brudenell-Bruce (b. 1 Mar 1880;  d. 26 Aug 1923), mar. 9 Jul 1907 James Binney, of Pampisford Hall, co. Cambridge (d. 3 Sep 1935), and had issue

died

10 Mar 1911

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Chippenham 1886-92

 

George William James Chandos [Brudenell-Bruce], 6th Marquess of Ailesbury, DSO

born

21 May 1873

mar. (1)

21 Mar 1903 Caroline Sydney Anne Madden (d. 5 May 1941), only dau. of John Madden, of Hilton Park, co. Monaghan, by his wife Caroline Clements, sister of Robert Bermingham [Clements], 4th Earl of Leitrim, and 2nd dau. of Rev Hon Francis Nathaniel Clements, Vicar of Norton (by his first wife Charlotte King, dau. of Rev Gilbert King, of Langfield, co. Tyrone), 5th son of Nathaniel [Clements], 2nd Earl of Leitrim

children by first wife:

1. Lord Chandos Sydney Cedric Brudenell-Bruce, later 7th Marquess of Ailesbury

1. Lady (Ursula) Daphne Brudenell-Bruce (b. 21 Oct 1905;  d. 19...), mar. 11 Dec 1944 Alfred Thomas Taylor, and had issue

2. Lady Rosemary Enid Brudenell-Bruce (b. 9 Feb 1907)

mar. (2)

21 Feb 1945 Mabel Irene Lindsay (d. 26 Jun 1954), dau. of John Samuel Lindsay, of Wrexham

mar. (3)

9 Jul 1955 Alice Maude Emily Money (widow of (1) Col John Henry Arthur Boyce, (2) Col Francis Byrne Johnson, and (3) Col Rowland Money OBE;  d. 9 Feb 1960), dau. of Capt John Forbes Pinhey

died

4 Aug 1961

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Chandos Sydney Cedric [Brudenell-Bruce], 7th Marquess of Ailesbury

born

26 Jan 1904

mar. (1)

5 Jul 1924 Joan Houlton Salter (d. 24 Jul 1937), dau. of Stephen Salter, of Pondwell House, Ryde, Isle of Wight

children by first wife:

1. Lord Michael Sydney Cedric Brudenell-Bruce, later 8th Marquess of Ailesbury

2. Lord (Chandos Gerald) Piers Brudenell-Bruce (b. 9 Feb 1929;  d. 8 Jul 1980), mar. (1) 5 Apr 1951 (div. 1957) Annie Angele, only dau. of Henry Angele, of Yamaa-el-Mokra, Tangier, and (2) 21 Jan 1958 Nelida Villalba, dau. of Don Marino Garcia Villalba, of Madrid, Spain, and had issue by his second wife

mar. (2)

11 Mar 1944 (div. 1948) Joyce Francis Quennell (former wife of Peter Quennell), dau. of Charles Warwick-Evans

mar. (3)

20 Feb 1950 Jean Frances Margaret Williamson (widow of S/ Ldr Richard Williamson MBE; d. 14 Feb 1999), dau. of John Addison Wilson, of Bodicote, Banbury, co. Oxford

died

15 Jul 1974

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Michael Sydney Cedric [Brudenell-Bruce], 8th Marquess of Ailesbury

born

31 Mar 1926

mar. (1)

17 Mar 1952 (div. 1961) Edwina Sylvia de Winton Wills, 2nd dau. of Lt Col Sir (Ernest) Edward de Winton Wills, 4th Bt. of Hazelwood, by his first wife Sylvia Margaret Ogden, dau. of William Barker Ogden

children by first wife:

1. Lord David Michael James Brudenell-Bruce, styled Earl of Cardigan (b. 12 Nov 1952), mar. 1980 (div. 2009) Rosamond Jane Winkley (b. c. 1949; d. 4 Jul 2012), 1st dau. of Capt W R M Winkley, of Wyke Champflower Manor, Bruton, co. Somerset, and has issue:

1a. Hon Thomas James Brudenell-Bruce, styled Viscount Savernake (b. 11 Feb 1982)

1a. Lady Catherine Anna Brudenell-Bruce, singer and songwriter under the stage-name "Bo Bruce" (b. 1984), mar. Henry D Binns, and has issue

1. Lady Sylvia Davina Brudenell-Bruce (b. 19 Jun 1954), mar. 1987 Peter M Gould, yst. son of R C L Gould, of Jersey

2. Lady Carina Doune Brudenell-Bruce (b. 13 Jan 1956), mar. 26 Jun 1982 (div. 1988) Anthony Le Brun, only son of Basil Le Brun, of Beauchamp, Sion, Jersey

mar. (2)

10 Jul 1963 (div. 1974) Juliet Adrienne Lethbridge Kingsford, dau. of Edward Hilary Lethbridge Kingsford

children by second wife:

3. Lady Louise Brudenell-Bruce (b. 13 Jul 1964)

4. Lady Kathryn Juliet Brudenell-Bruce (b. 24 Aug 1965)

mar. (3)

18 Sep 1974 (div. 1992) Caroline Elizabeth Romilly (former wife of Simon Romilly, 1st son of Eric Carnegie Romilly, of Bradfield Court, Bodenham, co. Hereford), only dau. of Cmdr Owen Francis MacTier Wethered RN, of Remnantz, Marlow, co. Buckingham, by his wife Betty Baldwin, dau. of Brig Gen A H Baldwin

 

 Last updated 1 May 2017

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Titles:

8th Marquess of Ailesbury

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 17 Jul 1821)

14th Earl of Cardigan

(England, let. pat. 20 Apr 1661)

9th Earl of Ailesbury

(Great Britain, let. pat. 10 Jun 1776)

8th Earl Bruce

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 17 Jul 1821)

8th Viscount Savernake

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 17 Jul 1821)

14th Baron Brudenell, of Stanton Wyvill in the County of Leicester

(England, let. pat. 26 Feb 1627/28)

10th Baron Bruce, of Tottenham in the County of Wiltshire

(Great Britain, let. pat. 17 Apr 1746)

14th Baronet, styled "of Deene"

(England, let. pat. 29 Jun 1611)

30th Hereditary Warden of Savernake Forest

 

Address:

Luton Lye, Savernake Forest, nr. Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 3HP

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