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Albemarle, Earl of (E, 1696/7)

 

Creation: let. pat. 10 Feb 1696/97

 

Family name: Keppel

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Arms:

Gules three Escallops Argent

Crest:

Out of a Ducal Coronet Or a Swan's Head and Neck Argent

Supporters:

On either side a Lion ducally crowned Or

Motto:

Ne Cede Malis (Do not yield to misfortunes)

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Arnold Joost [van Keppel], 1st Earl of Albemarle, KG

son of Osewalt van Keppel, Lord of Voorst and Baron of Keppel, by his wife Reinira Anna Gertrude van Lintello tot de Mars

born

1670

mar.

15/26 Jun 1701 Gertrude de Quirina van der Duyn (d. Dec 1741), dau. and hrss. of Adam van der Duyn, Lord of St Gravenmoer and Master of the Buckhounds

children

1. Hon William Anne Keppel, later 2nd Earl of Albemarle

1. Lady Sophia Keppel, mar. John Thomas, brother of Sir Edward Thomas, Bt., of Wenvoe Castle

died

19/30 May 1718

created

10 Feb 1696/7 Baron Ashford, of Ashford in the County of Kent, Viscount Bury, of Bury in the County of Lancaster, and Earl of Albemarle

suc. by

son

note

Page of Honour 1688; knighted 1692; Groom of the Bedchamber 1694-95; Master of the Robes 1695-97; Maj General 1697; Col, 1st Troop of Horse Guards 1698/9-1710; Knight of the Garter 1700; General of the Forces of the States General

 

William Anne [Keppel], 2nd Earl of Albemarle, KG KB PC

born

5 Jun 1702

mar.

21 Feb 1722/23 Lady Anne Lennox (b. 24 Jun 1703; d. 20 Oct 1789), 2nd dau. of Charles [Lennox], 1st Duke of Richmond, by his wife Lady Anne Belasyse (widow of Henry [Belasyse], 2nd Baron Belasyse), 3rd dau. of Hon Francis Brudenell, styled Lord Brudenell (by his wife Lady Frances Savile, only dau. by his second wife of Thomas [Savile], 1st Earl of Sussex), son and heir ap. of Robert [Brudenell], 2nd Earl of Cardigan

children

1.Hon George Keppel, later 3rd Earl of Albemarle

2. Admiral Hon Augustus Keppel RN, later 1st Viscount Keppel

3. Lt Gen Hon William Keppel MP, Gentleman of the Horse to King George III, Commander-in-Chief in Ireland 1773 (b. 5 Nov 1727; d. Mar 1782)

4. Rt Rev Hon Frederick Keppel DD, Bishop of Exeter (b. 19 Jan 1728; d. 27 Dec 1777), mar. 13 Sep 1758 Louisa Walpole, illegitimate dau. of Sir Edward Walpole KB, and had issue

1. Lady Mary Elizabeth Keppel (dvp. 1740)

2. Lady Caroline Keppel, mar. Robert Adair, of Stratford Place, Marylebone, co. Middlesex, and had issue

3.

4.

5.

6. Lady Elizabeth Keppel (b. 15 Nov 1739;  d. 2 Nov 1768), mar. 8 Jun 1764 Lord Francis Russell MP, styled Marquess of Tavistock (b. 27 Sep 1739;  dvp. 22 Mar 1767), 1st son and heir ap. of John [Russell], 4th Duke of Bedford, by his second wife Lady Gertrude Leveson-Gower, 2nd dau. of John [Leveson-Gower], 1st Earl Gower, and had issue

died

22 Dec 1754

suc. by

son

note

Lt Col, 1st Regiment of Foot Guards 1717; a Lord of the Bedchamber to the Prince of Wales later King George II 1722-51; ADC to the King 1724-34; Knight of the Bath 1725-49; Col, 3rd Troop of Horse Guards 1733; Governor of Virginia 1737-54; Brig General 1741/2 and Lieut General 1744/5; Col of the Coldstream Guards 1744-54; Commander-in-Chief of the Forces in Scotland 1746; Ambassador to France 1749-54; Knight of the Garter 1749; Groom of the Stole 1751-54; Privy Councillor 1751; a Lord Justice of the Realm 1752

 

George [Keppel], 3rd Earl of Albemarle, KG PC

born

5 Apr 1724

mar.

20 Apr 1770 Anne Miller (d. 3 Jul 1824), 3rd dau. of Sir John Miller, 4th Bt., of Chichester, co. Sussex, by his wife Susan Combe, dau. of Dr Matthew Combe, of Winchester

only child

1. Hon William Charles Keppel, later 4th Earl of Albemarle

died

13 Oct 1772

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Chichester 1746-54; a Lord of the Bedchamber to the Duke of Cumberland; Col, 20th Regiment of Foot 1749; Maj General 1756, Lieut General 1759, and General 1772; Col of the King;s Own Regiment of Dragoons 1755-72; Privy Councillor 1761; Keeper and Governor of Jersey 1761-72; Knight of the Garter 1765

 

William Charles [Keppel], 4th Earl of Albemarle, GCH PC

born

14 May 1772

mar. (1)

9 Apr 1792 Hon Elizabeth Southwell (b. 11 Jan 1776; d. 14 Nov 1817), 2nd dau. of Edward [Southwell], 20th Baron de Clifford, by his wife Sophia Campbell, 3rd dau. of Samuel Campbell, of Mount Campbell, co. Leitrim

children by first wife

1. Hon William Keppel, styled Viscount Bury (b. 1 Mar 1793; dvp. 9 Apr 1804)

2. Hon Augustus Frederick Keppel, later 5th Earl of Albemarle

3. Hon George Thomas Keppel, later 6th Earl of Albemarle

4. Rev Hon Edward Southwell Keppel, Clerk of the Closet and Rector of Quiddenham (b. 16 Aug 1800; dsp. 1 Dec 1883), mar. 24 Jul 1828 Lady Maria Clements (dsp. 1 Jan 1885), 1st dau. of Nathaniel [Clements], 2nd Earl of Leitrim, by his wife Mary Bermingham, 1st dau. and cohrss. of William Bermingham, of Ross Hill, co. Galway

5. Hon Charles James Keppel (b. 1805; dvp. 27 Sep 1817)

6. Hon Francis Roger Keppel (b. 20 Nov 1807; dvp. 15 Dec 1816)

7. Admiral of the Fleet Hon Sir Henry Keppel GCB OM (b. 14 Jun 1809; d. 17 Jan 1904), mar. (1) 25 Feb 1839 Katherine Louisa Crosbie (dsp. 5 Jun 1859), dau. of Gen Sir John Crosbie GCH, and (2) 31 Oct 1861 Jane Elizabeth West (d. 21 Apr 1895), dau. of Martin John West, and had issue by his second wife

8. Rev Hon Thomas Robert Keppel, Rector of North Creake (b. 17 Jan 1831; d. 20 Apr 1863), mar. 28 Mar 1833 Frances Lennard (d. 31 Aug 1890), dau. of Sir Thomas Barrett Lennard, 1st Bt., and had issue

9. Hon John Russell Keppel (b. 6 Jun 1815; dvp. 3 Dec 1823)

1. Lady Sophia Keppel (d. 29 Sep 1824), mar. 10 Aug 1819 Sir James Macdonald, 2nd Bt. MP, and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Keppel (b. 23 Apr 1798; dvp. 26 Apr 1806)

3. Lady Anne Amelia Keppel (d. 22 Jul 1844), mar. (1) 26 Feb 1822 as his second wife Thomas William [Coke], 1st Earl of Leicester, and (2) 25 Oct 1843 Rt Hon Edward Ellice MP, and had issue by her first husband

4. Lady Mary Keppel (b. c. 1804; d. 20 Sep 1884), mar. (1) 20 Feb 1826 Henry Frederick Stephenson (d. 30 Jul 1858), and (2) 18 Feb 1868 Samuel Charles Whitbread, of Southill Park, co. Bedford (d. 27 May 1879), and had issue by her first husband

5. Lady Georgiana Charlotte Keppel (d. 30 Mar 1854), mar. (1) 31 Mar 1827 Edward Eustace Hill, and (2) 4 Aug 1849 William Henry Magan MP, of Clonearl (d. 1861), and had issue by her first husband

6. Lady Caroline Elizabeth Keppel (d. 26 May 1898), mar. 23 May 1835 her second cousin Very Rev Thomas Garnier, Dean of Ripon 1859-60 and of Lincoln 1860-64 (b. 15 Apr 1809; dvp. 7 Dec 1863), 2nd son of Very Rev Thomas Garnier DD, Dean of Winchester 1840-72 (by his wife Mary Parry, dau. of Dr Caleb Hillyer Parry, of Bath, co. Somerset), 5th son of George Charles Garnier, of Rookesbury, co. Hampshire, by his wife Margaret Miller, 2nd dau. of Sir John Miller, 4th Bt., of Chichester, co. Ssusex, and had issue

mar. (2)

11 Feb 1822 Charlotte Susannah Hunloke (b. c. 1777; dsp. 13 Oct 1862), dau. of Sir Henry Hunloke, 4th Bt., by Margaret Coke, dau. of Wenman Coke, of Longford. co. Derby

died

30 Oct 1849

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Master of the Buckhounds 1806-07; Privy Councillor 1830; Master of the Horse 1830-34 and 1835-41; GCH 1833

 

Augustus Frederick [Keppel], 5th Earl of Albemarle

born

2 Jun 1794

mar.

4 May 1816 Frances Steer (mar. (2) 20 Aug 1860 as his third wife Lt Col Hon Peregrine Francis Cust (b. 13 Aug 1791; d. 15 Sep 1873), 4th son of Brownlow [Cust], 1st Baron Brownlow, by his second wife Frances Bankes, only dau. and hrss. of Alderman Sir Henry Bankes, of Wimbledon, co. Surrey;  dsp. 16 May 1867), dau. of Charles Steer, of Chichester, co. Sussex, by his wife Mary Wood, of Jamaica

died

s.p. 15 Mar 1851

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament for Arundel 1820-26

 

George Thomas [Keppel], 6th Earl of Albemarle

born

13 Jun 1799

mar.

4 Jun 1831 Susan Trotter (b. c. 1806; d. 3 Aug 1885), 3rd dau. of Sir Coutts Trotter, 1st Bt., by his wife Hon Margaret Gordon, dau. of Hon Alexander Gordon, a Lord of Session under the style Lord Rockville (by his wife Anne Dalrymple-Crichton, widow of William [Dalrymple later Dalrymple-Crichton], 5th Earl of Dumfries, and dau. of William Duff of Crombie), 3rd son by his third wife of William [Gordon], 2nd Earl of Aberdeen

children

1. Hon William Coutts Keppel, later 7th Baron Ashford later 7th Earl of Albemarle

1. Margaret Anne Keppel (dvp. 19 Dec 1833)

2. Anne Keppel (b. 28 Oct 1833; dvp. 18 Jun 1846)

3. Lady Louisa Keppel (b. May 1836; d. 12 Mar 1930), mar. 30 Nov 1864 Capt Hon Frederick William Charteris RN (b. 29 Feb 1833; d. 10 Oct 1887), 5th son of Francis [Charteris later Charteris-Wemyss-Douglas], 7th Earl of Wemyss, and had issue

4. Lady Augusta Keppel (b. 26 Apr 1838; dsp. 31 Jan 1902), mar. 15 Oct 1873 as his second wife Ernest Noel MP, of Hingham Hall, co. Norfolk, 2nd son of Rev Hon Baptist Wriothesley Noel (by his wife Jane Baillie, 1st dau. of Peter Baillie, of Dochfour), 8th son of Sir Gerald Noel Noel, 2nd Bt., by his wife Hon Diana Middleton, suo jure Baroness Barham, only child of Charles [Middleton], 1st Baron Barham

died

21 Feb 1891

suc. by

son

note

entered 14th Foot 1815 and served at Waterloo; Member of Parliament for East Norfolk 1834-35 and for Lymington 1847-50; Sheriff of co. Leitrim 1838; Private Secretary to Lord John Russell 1846-47; Groom in Waiting 1838-41; Maj General 1858, Lieut General 1866 and General 1874

 

William Coutts [Keppel], 7th Baron Ashford later 7th Earl of Albemarle, KCMG PC

born

15 Apr 1832

mar.

15 Nov 1855 Sophia Mary McNab (d. 5 Apr 1917), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Hon Sir Allan Napier McNab, 1st Bt., of Dundrum,  Prime Minister of Canada, by his second wife Mary Stuart, dau. of John Stuart, of Johnstown, Upper Canada

children

1. Hon Arnold Allan Cecil Keppel, later 8th Earl of Albemarle

2. Hon Sir Derek William George Keppel GCVO KCB CMG CIE, Master of the Household 1912-36 (b. 7 Apr 1863; d. 26 Apr 1944), mar. 20 Jun 1898 Hon Bridget Louisa Harbord (d. 24 Sep 1951), 7th dau. by his first wife of Charles [Harbord], 5th Baron Suffield, and had issue

3. Lt Col Hon George Keppel MVO (b. 14 Oct 1865; d. 22 Nov 1947), mar. 1 Jun 1891 Alice Frederica Edmonstone, mistress of Edward VII 1898-1910 (d. 11 Sep 1947), dau. of Adml Sir William Edmonstone, 4th Bt., and had issue

1. Hon Gertrude Mary Keppel (b. 9 Nov 1859; dvp. 7 Apr 1860)

2. Lady Theodora Keppel DGStJ (d. 30 Oct 1945), mar. 1 Feb 1887 Col Leslie Davidson CB, Gentleman Usher to King George V (d. 3 Aug 1915), 2nd son of Patrick Davidson, and had issue

3. Lady Hilda Mary Keppel (b. 29 Aug 1864; d. 7 Oct 1955)

4. Lady Leopoldina Olivia Keppel, a nun (b. 14 Nov 1866; d. 9 Aug 1948)

5. Lady Susan Mary Keppel (b. 5 May 1868; dsp. 26 Jun 1953), mar. 27 Apr 1896 Sir William Beaupré Townley KCMG (d. 5 Apr 1945), 4th son of Charles Watson Townley

6. Lady Mary Stuart Keppel (b. 15 May 1869; dsp. 21 Sep 1906), mar. 16 Oct 1900 Maj Gen Sir Harold Arthur Lewis Tagart KCMG CB DSO (d. 18 Mar 1930), son of Francis Tagart, of Old Sneed Park, co. Gloucester

7. Lady Florence Cecilia Keppel (b. 24 Feb 1871; dsp. 30 Jun 1963), mar. 24 Jul 1902 William Henry Dudley [Boyle], 12th Earl of Cork

died28 Aug 1894

suc. by

son

note

Lieut, Scots Guards 1848-53; Superintendent for Indian Affairs for Canada 1854-56; Member of Parliament for Norwich 1857-59, for Wick Burghs 1860-65 and for Berwick 1868-74; Privy Councillor 1859; Treasurer of the Queen's Household 1859-66; KCMG 1870; sum. to Parliament v.p. 6 Sep 1876 in his father's Barony of Ashford; Under Secretary for War 1878-80 and 1885-86; Volunteer ADC to the Queen 1881

 

Arnold Allan Cecil [Keppel], 8th Earl of Albemarle, GCVO CB

born

1 Jun 1858

mar.

4 Jan 1881 Lady Gertrude Lucia Egerton (b. 9 Jan 1861; d. 7 Jun 1943), only child of Wilbraham [Egerton], 1st Earl Egerton of Tatton, by his first wife Lady Mary Sarah Amherst, 1st dau. of William Pitt [Amherst], 2nd Earl Amherst

children

1. Hon Walter Egerton George Lucian Keppel, later 9th Earl of Albemarle

2. F/O Hon Arnold Joost William Keppel RAF (b. 4 Aug 1884; dsp. 1 Oct 1964), mar. (1) 14 Feb 1921 (div. 1938) Doris Lillian Carter, dau. of Oliver Carter, (2) 30 Apr 1938 Annie Margaret Blanche Greenall (widow of Gerald Vyvyan Greenall MC; d. 14 Aug 1949), dau. of Charles Oswald Purnell, of Wraysbury, co. Buckingham, and (3) 27 Mar 1952 Mildred Carter (widow of F/O Allan Stanley Carter RAF), dau. of William Stanley Rodber

3. Capt Hon Rupert Oswald Derek Keppel (b. 27 Jul 1886; dsp. 7 May 1964), mar. 29 Jan 1919 (annulled 1921) Violet Mary de Trafford (d. 28 Feb 1968), only dau. of Sir Humphrey de Trafford, 3rd Bt.

4. Lieut Hon Albert Edward George Arnold Keppel (b. 12 Jan 1908; dvp. 31 Jul 1917)

1. Lady Elizabeth Mary Gertrude Keppel (b. 4 Feb 1890; d. 19...), mar. 23 Jul 1923 Gen Sir Torquil George Matheson, 5th Bt., and had issue

died

12 Apr 1942

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Birkenhead 1892-94; a Lord-in-Waiting to King George V 1922-24

 

Walter Egerton George Lucian [Keppel], 9th Earl of Albemarle, MC

born

28 Feb 1882

mar. (1)

9 Jun 1909 Lady Judith Sydney Myee Wynn-Carrington (b. 27 Sep 1889; d. 14 Mar 1928), 4th dau. of Charles Robert [Carrington later Carington later Wynn-Carrington], 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire, by his wife Hon Cecilia Margaret Harbord, 1st dau. by his first wife of Charles [Harbord], 5th Baron Suffield

children by first wife

1. Maj Hon Derek William Charles Keppel, styled Viscount Bury (b. 18 Dec 1911; dvp. 8 Nov 1968), mar. (1) 10 Dec 1940 (div. 1958) Lady Mairi Elizabeth Vane-Tempest-Stewart (b. 25 Mar 1921; d. 16 Nov 2009), 4th dau. of Charles Stewart Henry [Vane-Tempest-Stewart], 7th Marquess of Londonderry, by his wife Hon Edith Chaplin, 1st dau. of Henry [Chaplin], 1st Viscount Chaplin, and had issue:

1a. Lady Elizabeth Mairi Keppel, raised to the rank of an Earl's daughter by Royal Licence 1980 (b. 3 Nov 1941), mar. (1) 27 Jun 1962 (div. 19...) as his first wife Alastair Michael Hyde Villiers (b. 1937; d. 13 Jan 2005), only son of Lt Col Alastair Edward Hyde Villiers (by his wife Gaudencia Isabel Fraser-Luckie, dau. of E F Fraser-Luckie, of Andahuassi, Peru), son of Lt Col Charles Hyde Villiers CVO by his wife Lady Victoria Alexandrina Innes-Ker, 2nd dau. of James Henry Robert [Innes-Ker], 7th Duke of Roxburghe, and (2) 18 Jan 1980 (div. 1988) Merlin Charles Sainthill [Hanbury-Tracy], 7th Baron Sudeley, and has issue by her first husband

2a. Lady Rose Deirdre Margaret Keppel, raised to the rank of an Earl's daughter by Royal Licence 1980 (b. 11 Dec 1943), mar. 3 Apr 1975 Peter Lathrop Lauritzen, of Palazzo da Silva, Venice, Italy, son of George F Lauritzen, of River Forest, Illinois, USA, and has issue

Viscount Bury mar. (2) 20 Mar 1964 Countess Marina Orloff-Davidoff, 2nd dau. of Lt Cdr Count Serge Orloff-Davidoff RNVR, by his wife Hon Elisabeth Gwendolen Scott-Ellis, 2nd dau. of Thomas Evelyn [Scott-Ellis], 8th Baron Howard de Walden, and had further issue:

1a. Hon Rufus Arnold Alexis Keppel, later 10th Earl of Albemarle

2. Lt Cdr Hon Walter Arnold Crispian Keppel DSC RN (b. 6 Dec 1914; d. 20 Nov 1986), mar. 5 Nov 1941 Aline Lucy Harington (b. 1918; d. 20 Apr 2007), only dau. of Brig Gen John Harington CB CMG DSO, of Chelmarsh Hall, Bridgnorth, co. Salop (by his wife Lady Frances Aline Temple-Gore-Langton, 4th dau. of William Stephen [Gore-Langton later Temple-Gore-Langton], 4th Earl Temple of Stowe), 5th son of Sir Richard Harington, 11th Bt. DL, and had issue

3. Hon Richard Edward Harry Keppel (b. 3 Nov 1924; dvp. 2 Mar 1953)

1. Lady Cecilia Elizabeth Keppel (b. 12 Apr 1910), mar. 4 Apr 1934 Lt Col David McKenna CBE, only son of Rt Hon Reginald McKenna, and has issue

2. Lady Cynthia Rosalie Keppel (b. 25 Jun 1918), mar. 8 Dec 1944 Prof Sir Michael Moissey Postan (d. 12 Dec 1981), son of Efhim Postan, of Tughina, Bessarabia, and has issue

mar. (2)

24 Feb 1931 Dame Diana Cicely Grove DBE, Norfolk County Organiser WVS 1939-44, Chairman National Federation of Womens' Institutes 1946-51, Chairman The Development Commission 1948-74, Vice-Chairman The British Council 1959-74, Chairman The Drama Board 1964-78  (b. 6 Aug 1909; d. 6 May 2013), only child of Maj John Archibald Grove, of Allan House, South Kensington, London

only child by second wife

3. Lady Anne-Louise Mary Keppel (b. 17 Mar 1932), mar. 25 Sep 1954 Maj Sir Hew Fleetwood Hamilton-Dalrymple, 10th Bt., and has issue

died

14 Jul 1979

suc. by

grandson

note

ADC to the Governors General of Canada 1904 and India 1906

 

1Rufus Arnold Alexis [Keppel], 10th Earl of Albemarle

1st son by his second wife of Hon Derek William Charles Keppel, styled Viscount Bury

born

16 Jul 1965

mar.

2001 Sally Claire Tadion, dau. of Dr Jamal Tadion

only child

1. Hon Augustus Sergei Darius Keppel, styled Viscount Bury (b. Feb 2003)

 

Last updated 23 May 2013

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Titles:

10th Earl of Albemarle

(England, let. pat. 10 Feb 1696/97)

10th Viscount Bury, of Bury in the County Palatine of Lancaster

(England, let. pat. 10 Feb 1696/97)

10th Baron Ashford, of Ashford in the County of Kent

(England, let. pat. 10 Feb 1696/97)

 

Address:

Hurst Barns Farm, East Chiltington, East Sussex BN7 3QU

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