Cracroft's Peerage
The Complete Guide to the British Peerage & Baronetage

If you have found this page useful, why not make a donation to The Peerage Research Trust so that we can continue to maintain and develop Cracroft's Peerage?


| Search this site | Introduction | Contents | The Monarchy | The Peerage | The Baronetage | Untitled Families | Orders of Chivalry | Miscellaneous | Forums | Contact Us | Links |

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Temple of Stowe, Earl (UK, 1822)

 

Creation: let. pat. 4 Feb 1822

 

Family name: Temple-Nugent-Grenville later Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville later Gore-Langton later Temple-Gore-Langton

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Quarterly Sable and Or a Bend Argent (Langton);  2nd, Gules a Fess between three Crosslets fitchée Or (Gore);  3rd, Sub-quarterly:  1st and 4th, Or an Eagle displayed Sable;  2nd and 3rd, Argent two Bars Sable each charged with three Martlets Or (Temple)

Crests:

1st:  an Eagle Or and a Wyvern Vert their necks entwined reguardant (Langton);  2nd:  on a Mount Vert an Heraldic Tiger salient Argent collared Gules (Gore);  3rd:  on a Ducal Coronet a Martlet Or (Temple)

Supporters:

On the dexter side a Lion rampant per fess nebuly Or and Gules, gorged with a Ribbon of the last, pendant therefrom an Escutcheon of the arms of Langton, and on the sinister side a Horse Argent semy of Eaglets displayed Sable, gorged with a Ribbon Gules, pendant therefrom an Escutcheon of the arms of Gore

Mottoes:

1st:  Templa Qua Dilecta (How delightful are temples - Temple);  2nd:  Frangas Ne Flectes (You may bend but will not break me - Gore);  3rd:  In Hoc Signo Vinces (In this sign thou shalt conquer - Langton)

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Richard [Temple-Nugent-Grenville later Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville], 2nd Marquess of Buckingham later 1st Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, KG

1st son of George [Grenville later Temple-Nugent-Grenville], 3rd Earl Temple later 1st Marquess of Buckingham, by his wife Mary Elizabeth [Nugent], suo jure Baroness Nugent, 1st dau. and cohrss. by his third wife of Robert [Nugent], 1st Earl Nugent

born

20 Mar 1776

mar.

16 Apr 1796 Lady Anne Eliza Brydges, suo jure Lady Kinloss (d. 15 May 1836), dau. and hrss. of line of James [Brydges], 7th Lord Kinloss, later 3rd Duke of Chandos, by his second wife Anne Eliza Gamon, dau. of Richard Grace Gamon

died

17 Jan 1839

created

4 Feb 1822 Marquess of Chandos and Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, with the ordinary limitation to the heirs male of his body, and Earl Temple of Stowe with remainder, failing heirs male of his body "to the heirs male of the body of Hester, some time Countess Temple, deceased, great-grandmother of the said Richard, Marquess of Buckingham, with remainder of the dignity of Countess Temple of Stowe to Anne Eliza Brydges-Chandos-Temple-Grenville, only dau. of Richard Plantagenet Brydges-Chandos-Temple-Grenville, called Earl Temple, only son of the said Richard, Marquess of Buckingham, and, after her decease and in default of such issue as well of the said Richard as of the said Hester, the dignity of Earl Temple of Stowe unto the heirs male of the body of the said Anne Elizabeth Brydges-Chandos-Temple-Grenville, and in default of such issue of the said Anne Eliza as of the said Richard and the said Hester, the dignity of Countess Temple of Stowe to the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and every other dau. of the said Richard Plantagenet Brydges-Chandos-Temple-Grenville, with remainder of the dignity of Earl Temple of Stowe to the issue male of such daughters."

 

The Earldom of Temple of Stowe was held by the Dukes of Buckingham and Chandos from its creation until 26 Mar 1889, when on the death of Richard Plantagenet [Campbell Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville], 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, 3rd Earl Temple of Stowe, etc., the Earldom passed under the terms of the special remainder to his nephew,

 

William Stephen [Gore-Langton later Temple-Gore-Langton], 4th Earl Temple of Stowe

1st son of William Henry Powell Gore-Langton MP, of Newton Park and Beauchamp Hatch, co. Somerset, by his wife Lady Anna Eliza Mary Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville, only dau. of Richard Plantagent [Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville], 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, 2nd Earl Temple of Stowe, etc.

born

11 May 1847

mar.

29 Dec 1870 Helen Mabel Graham-Montgomery (d. 21 Nov 1919), 2nd dau. of Sir Graham Graham-Montgomery, 3rd Bt., of Stanhope, co. Peebles, by his wife Alice Hope-Johnstone, only dau. of  John James Hope-Johnstone, de jure 7th Earl of Annandale and Hartfell

children

1. Hon Algernon William Stephen Gore-Langton later Temple-Gore-Langton, later 5th Earl Temple of Stowe

2. Capt Hon Chandos Graham Gore-Langton later Temple-Gore-Langton (b. 8 Sep 1873; d. 19 Aug 1921), mar. 10 Jun 1907 Frances Ethel Gore (d. 25 May 1953), yst. dau. of Rev Arthur L Gore, and had issue:

1a. Chandos Granville Temple-Gore-Langton, later 6th Earl Temple of Stowe

2a. Hon (Ronald) Stephen Brydges Temple-Gore-Langton, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1941, later 7th Earl Temple of Stowe

1b. Lady (Elizabeth) Ann Temple-Gore-Langton, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1941 (b. 3 Apr 1908; d. 9Oct 2004), mar. 7 Jul 1927 G/Capt Peter Bathurst (b. 1 Mar 1903; d. 1970), 1st son of Lt Col Hon (Allen) Benjamin Bathurst DL MP (by his wife Augusta Ruby Spencer-Churchill, 1st dau. of Lord Edward Spencer-Churchill DL (by his wife Augusta Warburton CBE, dau. of Maj George Drought Warburton MP), only son by his third wife of George [Spencer-Churchill], 6th Duke of Marlborough), 3rd son of Allen Alexander [Bathurst], 6th Earl Bathurst, and has issue

3. Cdr Hon Evelyn Arthur Grenville Gore-Langton later Temple-Gore-Langton DSO RN. of Tregunna House, Wadebridge, co. Cornwall (b. 5 Apr 1884; d. 7 Jun 1972), mar. 25 Apr 1922 Irene Maria Gartside-Spaight (d. 30 Sep 1967), 1st dau. of Brig Gen Cavendish Walter Gartside-Tipping later Gartside-Spaight, of Derry Castle, Killaloe, co. Tipperary, by his wife Louisa Dorina Spaight, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Col George Campbell Spaight, of Derry Castle, co. Tipperary, and had issue:

1a. (Walter) Grenville Algernon Temple-Gore-Langton, later 8th Earl Temple of Stowe

1a. Elspeth Dorina Temple-Gore-Langton (b. 21 Jan 1926), mar. 20 Jul 1950 Thomas Alfred Spry Carlyon, of 15 Quay Road, Charlestown, St Austell, co. Cornwall (b. 7 Feb 1923), 2nd son of Maj Alfred Spry Carlyon, of Costislost, Wahaway, Bodmin, co. Cornwall, by his wife Gwendolene Young-Jamieson, dau. of Col ..... Young-Jamieson, of Cobb's Well, Fowey, co. Cornwall, and has issue

1. Lady Gertrude Alice Temple-Gore-Langton (d. 23 Nov 1919), mar. 15 Dec 1904 as his first wife Maj William Maurice Copland du Quesne Caillard (b. 30 Apr 1874; d. 18 Nov 1955), only son of Camille Felix Désiré Caillard DL, of Wingfield House, co. Wiltshire, by his second wife Amy Ursula Hanham, widow of Capt John Hanham, of Dean's Court, co. Wiltshire, and 2nd dau. and eventual sole hrss. of Alexander Copland, of Wingfield House, co. Berkshire, and of Gloucester Place, Portman Square, and had issue

2. Lady Mabel Evelyn Temple-Gore-Langton (b. c. 1874; d. 11 Jan 1966)

3. Lady Alice Mary Temple-Gore-Langton (b. c. 1874; d. 2 Jan 1961), mar. 2 Sep 1909 her cousin Cdr Hubert Edwin Gore-Langton DSO DL (b. 18 Aug 1883; d. 6 Mar 1968), 3rd but 1st surv. son and heir of Hon Col Henry Powell Gore-Langton, of Hatch Park, co. Somerset (by his wife Marguerite Lucy MacGregor, dau. of Maj R Guthrie MacGregor), brother of William Stephen [Gore-Langton later Temple-Gore-Langton], 4th Earl Temple of Stowe, and 2nd son of William Henry Powell Gore-Langton MP, of Newton Park and Beauchamp Hatch, co. Somerset, by his wife Lady Anna Eliza Mary Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville, only dau. of Richard Plantagent [Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville], 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, 2nd Earl Temple of Stowe, etc., and had issue

4. Lady Frances Aline Temple-Gore-Langton (d. 20 Mar 1951), mar. 4 Apr 1908 Brig Gen John Harington CB CMG DSO (b. 10 Apr 1873; d. 11 Apr 1943), 5th son of Sir Richard Harington, 11th Bt. DL, by his wife Francis Agnata Biscoe, 2nd dau. of Rev Robert Biscoe, Rector of Whitbourne, co. Hereford, and had issue

5. Lady Clare Violet Temple-Gore-Langton (d. 29 Mar 1966), mar. 20 Jan 1903 Thomas Francis Egerton, of Parkham, Binfield, co. Berkshire (b. 22 Jul 1869; d. 25 Mar 1951), only son of Maj George Mark Leycester Egerton, of The Mount, York, by his wife Mary Elizabeth Blackett, 5th dau. of Sir Edward Blackett, 6th Bt., and had issue

died

28 Mar 1902

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Mid Somerset 1878-85; took the additional surname of Temple by Royal Licence 1892

 

Algernon William Stephen [Gore-Langton later Temple-Gore-Langton], 5th Earl Temple of Stowe

born

9 Nov 1871

mar.

25 Jan 1913 Agnes Florence Regina Burrows (widow of Alfred Burrows, of Melbourne, Australia;  d. 3 Mar 1941), dau. of Charles K de Laporte, of London

died

s.p. 19 Feb 1940

suc. by

nephew

note

Hon Attaché to the Embassy at Berlin 1896-97 and at Vienna 1897-98; Private Secretary to the Governor of Cyprus 1899; 2nd Lieut, Coldstream Guards 1900-02; served in World War I as Staff Lieut attached to the Ministry of Munitions and National Service; Capt and Hon Major, 3rd Battalion Somerset Light Infantry

 

Chandos Granville [Temple-Gore-Langton], 6th Earl Temple of Stowe

born

13 Jul 1909

mar. (1)

3 Jul 1934 (div. 1940) Frances Vauriel Fenton Lister (mar. (2) 23 Jul 1979 Ronald James Scully), only dau. of Maj Francis Vivian Lister OBE, of Chisenbury Priory, co. Wiltshire

mar. (2)

7 Jul 1943 Joan Helen Abbott (d. 28 Apr 1977), only dau. of Charles Abbott, of Penn, co. Buckingham

died

s.p. 14 Apr 1966

suc. by

brother

 

(Ronald) Stephen Brydges [Temple-Gore-Langton], 7th Earl Temple of Stowe

born

5 Nov 1910

died

28 Aug 1988

suc. by

cousin

note

granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1941; a travelling salesman in Australia

 

Walter Grenville Algernon [Temple-Gore-Langton], 8th Earl Temple of Stowe

born

2 Oct 1924

mar. (1)

24 Jul 1954 Zilah Ray Boxall (d. 12 Oct 1966), dau. of James Boxall, of Fir Grove, Tillington, Petworth, co. Sussex

children by first wife

1. Hon James Grenville Temple-Gore-Langton, later 9th Earl Temple of Stowe

2. Hon Robert Chandos Gore-Langton, heir presumptive to the Earldom of Temple of Stowe, of 33 Horsford Road, London (b. 22 Nov 1957), mar. 1985 Susan Penelope Cavender, 1st dau. of David Cavender, of The Manor House, Dowlish Wake, co. Somerset, and has issue:

1a. Louis Grenville Gore-Langton (b. 1990)

2a. Christopher Chandos Gore-Langton (b. 1993)

1a. Georgia Ray Gore-Langton (b. 1989)

1. Lady Anna Clare Gore-Langton (b. 19 May 1960)

mar. (2)

1 Jun 1968 Margaret Elizabeth Graham Scarth (b. 17 Nov 1928; d. 4 Apr 2018), only dau. of Col Henry William Scarth of Breckness, of Skaill House and Hall of Sand, Shetland, by his wife Mary Beatrix Robertson, dau. of Duncan J Robertson of Eynhallow OBE

died

17 Sep 2013

suc. by

son by first marriage

 

James Grenville [Temple-Gore-Langton], 9th Earl Temple of Stowe

born

11 Sep 1955

mar.

2008 Julie Christine Mainwaring, dau. of Alan Mainwaring, of Brampton, co. Cumbria

children

1. Hon Rowan Caradoc Temple, not in succession to the Earldom of Temple of Stowe (b. 1987), mar. 13 Sep 2014 Victoria Rose Motyer (b. 1988), dau. of Mark Motyer, by Elizabeth A Myers

1. Lady Jenny Megan Temple (b. 1990)

 

The heir presumptive to the Earldom of Temple of Stowe is Hon Robert Chandos Temple-Gore-Langton, 2nd son of the 8th Earl Temple of Stowe and younger brother of the present Earl.

 

Last updated 13 Jun 2018

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Title:

8th Earl Temple of Stowe

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 4 Feb 1822)

Although there are no other titles attached to the Earldom, it has been traditional to accord the heir to the Earldom the courtesy title of Lord Langton

 

Address:

The Cottage, Easton, Winchester, Hampshire SO2 1EH

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

ã Copyright: Heraldic Media Limited. All rights reserved.

 

 

 

"