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Ludlow, Viscount.—From the Town of that name in Shropshire *.

Audlet, Baron (thicknesse-touchet). Audley is in Staffordshire. John Touchet married Joan, eldest Daughter of Lord Audley of Heleigh, whose Descendant was found. Heir, and had Summons to Parliament, A. D. 1296-f-. The honour of Peerage in the name of Touchet, who was also Earl of Castlehaven in Ireland, ended in a Daughter (Lady Elizabeth), who married Philip Thicknesse, Esq, and died in 17^2, leaving Issue; the Barony (being a Fee) passed to George Thicknesse, her Son, on the death of the Earl of Castlehaven, 1777 > and wno nas taken, by sign-manual, 1784, the additional name of Touchet. The Earldom is extinct.

Abergavenny, Earl (nevile).—-This is a Title derived from a Lord Marcher, and taken, among many others now merged or extinct, from the place conquered. Mr. Pennant says, it is the only surviving Title of that nature *.

* The Barony of Herbert of Cherbury was revived in this Branch in 1743. f Collins's Peerage.

Nevile, Viscount.—From the Name.

Middleton, Baron (willoughby).— From an obscure Village, near Sutton-Cqldfield, in Warwickshire -f\

Coventry, Earl. — From the City, or the Name.

Deerhurst, Viscount (coventry). -** From a, place in Gloucestershire.

Stanhope, Earl.—A nominal Title. The first Peer of this Branch was created Viscount Stanhope of Mahon, and Baron Stanhope of Elvaston, in the County of Derby, \*J\7, from his having taken Port-Mahon, in the Island of Minorca, 1/08.

* Tour in North Wales, vol. II. p. 439, 4to. t Pennant's Journey from Chester to London, 4te, 1782, p. 127.

Mahon, Viscount (stanhope). — The same Peer was created Earl Stanhope \J 18, by which his second Title became "Viscount Mahon." /

Dudley And Ward, Viscount (ward). —The Barony of Ward is nominal, and was conferred in 1644. The Viscounty (by creation in 1763) is derived from a Village near Birmingham in Warwickshire.

N. B. The Viscounty includes both Honours; the Title being Viscount Dudley and Ward.

Dorchester, Earl (damer). — Lord Milton, a Baron both of England and Ireland, was created Earl of Dorchester in Dorsetshire, 1^92,

Milton, Viscount. — From Milton Abbey, the Seat of the Family, in Dorsetshire. The Title of Viscount was granted by the Patent in 1792.

Dorchester, Baron * (carleton).— Sir Guy Carleton, K. B. was created Baron of Dorchester in Oxfordshire, 1786. Sir Dudley Carleton was created Baron Carleton 1626, and Viscount Dorchester in Oxfordshire 1628. It is, however, denied by the Heralds that Sir Guy is of that Family.

Leeds, Duke (osborne). — From the Town of Leeds in Yorkshire.

Carmarthen, Marquis. — From Carmarthen in Wales.

Danby, Earl. — From a Castle of the name in Cleveland, a District of Yorkshire.

Albemarle, Earl.—otherwise Aumerle, and Aumale [Albo Maria, or White Marie], from a Town in Normandy, which gave Title to a Peer of France. It was conferred by William III. when at war with Louis XIV. Bury, Viscount (keppee).—In Suffolk.

* The Marquisate of Dorchester, which was in the late Dukes of Kingston, was from Dorchester, Dorset.

Harrington, Earl (stanhope*).—Prom a Village in Northamptonshire.

Petersham, Viscount (stanhope). Tt~ A Village near Richmond in Surrey f.

Suffolk, Earl.—From the County.

Bindon, Viscount (howard).—In Dorsetshire. It was the Seat of Lord Marney (A. D. 1607); and came to this Branch of the Family of Howard by a Marriage with the Heiress of Lord Marney J.

Shipbrooke, Viscount. — Richard Vernon was possessed of the Barony of Ship

* Sir Michael Stanhope, of Harington in Northamptonshire, was the common Ancestor of the Earls of Chesterfield and of Harrington; as also of Earl Stanhope.

f At Petersham was a Villa belonging to the Earl of Rochester, which was burnt down in 1721 ; after which the Earl of Harrington possessed and took it for his second Title in 1742.

J Camden, col. 57.

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