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Bart.) is descended from Bridget, sole Sister and Heir to Thomas Lord Grey of Wilton^ a Female Barony, denominated from Wilton in the County of Hereford *.
Hertford, Earl.—From the Town. Beauchamp, Viscount (conway).—Nominal and local, from a place in Normandy.
Scarborough, Earl. — From Scarborough in Yorkshire.
Lumley, Viscount (lumeey, with the additional name of Sanderson). — From Lumley Castle, in the Bishoprick of Durham.
Rivers, Baron (pitt).—The first of the name, De Redvers, came hither with William the Conqueror, and was made Earl of Devonshire. Baldwin de Redveriis (or Riveriis), Earl of Devonshire, had Estates in the neighbourhood of Exeter*.
* The Barony was conferred upon Sir Thomas Egerton by Creation in 1784, notwithstanding his claim by Descent.—His Lordship was in 1801 advanced to the Titles of Viscount Grey de Wilton, and Earl of Wilton.
George Pitt, Ancestor of the present Lord Rivers (created in 177°"), married Jane Daughter of Savage, Earl Rivers of RockSavage in Cheshire, Relict of George, the sixth Lord Chandps. She brought a large Estate to her second Husband, partly as Heiress of Savage Earl Rivers, and partly from her first Husband.
Darlington, Earl.—From Darlington, in the Bishoprick of Durham.
Barnard, Viscount (vane).—From Barnard-Castle, in the Bishoprick of Durham.
Brownlow, Baron (cust).—A nominal Title; for Sir Richard Cust, Bart, married Anne Daughter of Sir William Brownlow, Bart. Sister, and at length Heir, to John
* See Tanner's Notitia.—The name is writteu Ridvers, alias Redvers, in Camden's Brit. col. 156.
Brownlow, Viscount Tyrconnel, of the Kingdom of Ireland, seated at Belton in Lincolnshire.
Hawkesbury, Baron (jenkinson). — Though this Family is styled of Walcot in Oxfordshire, it was originally seated at Hawkesbury in Gloucestershire.
Heathfield, Baron (eliot). — Sir George Augustus Eliot, K. B. who commanded at Gibraltar during the celebrated Siege, chose this place in Sussex (his property) for his Title* It is said that the decisive Battle > called "The Battle of Hastings," was fought on this spot *.
Camden, Marquis.—From his House at Chislehurst in Kent, formerly the residence of Camden the celebrated Antiquary, and now called Camden Place.
* East-Bourne Guide, p. 73.
Jbayham, Viscount (pratt). — From Bay ham Abbey, in Sussex, an Estate in the Family of Pratt, and now in possession of the Marquis.
Dynevor, Baroness (rice and De CarDonel).—From Dinevawr in Caermarthenshire. She is the Daughter of the first Earl Talbot, and Widow of George Rice, Esquire. In the year 1780 the Earl was created Baron of Dinevawr, with limitation to his Daughter and her Issue male; and which took place on the Earl's death, in 1782. She enjoyed the Title till her death, 1793, when it descended to her eldest Son George Talbot Rice, who, in pursuance of the Will of his Grandmother, Lady Talbot (whose maiden name was De Cardonel), changed his Name, Arms, and Crest, to those of De Cardonel only, by Sign Manual, in May 1793 [See the Gazette]. *
* The Baroness had taken the Name and Arms of De Cardonel on the death of her Mother in 1787. The Barony of Talbot, on the Earl's death, passed to his Nephew, though the Earldom became extinct, but was afterwards revived.
Newcastle, Duke (holles). — From Sir William Holles, Lord Mayor of London *.
Holderness, Earl (darcy), Extinct.— For the origin of the Family, see Leland's Itinerary, vol. VI. p. 24.
Northampton, Marquis (parr), Extinct.—For the origin of this Family, see also Leland's Itinerary, vol. VIII. p. 96.
* See Collins's Collections.