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George Berkeley (abt. 1627 - 1698)

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George "1st Earl of Berkeley" Berkeley
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Husband of — married in Morden, Surrey, Englandmap
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Died in Cranford, Middlesex, Englandmap
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Categories: Privy Counsellors of Great Britain.

George Berkeley is a member of the royalty, nobility or aristocracy in the British Isles.
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Biography

He was the son of George Berkeley, 8th Lord Berkeley and Elizabeth Stanhope.[1]He was born in the year 1627.[2]He was baptised at St. James's, Clerkenwell, London, England on the 23 April 1627.[3]At Morden, Surrey, England on the 11th of August 1646 he married Elizabeth Massingberd, daughter of John Massingberd and Cecilia Pettit.[2]He died 14 Oct 1698 in Cranford, Middlesex, England.[2]

Titles

  • 1st Earl of Berkeley, co. Gloucester [England] on 11 September 1679.[2]
  • 9th Lord Berkeley [E., 1421] on 10 August 1658, by writ.[2]
  • 1st Viscount Dursley, co. Gloucester [England] on 11 September 1679.[2]
  • Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 17 July 1678.[2]

Sources

  1. G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 139
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 140
  3. Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 88
  • Ligon, William D., The Ligon Family and Connections (New York: 1947.), p. 200
  • Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 431
  • Charles Mosley, editor, Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Name: Name: Genealogical Books; Location: Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A; Date: 2003), BP2003 volume 1, page 350.


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