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A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, by J. and J.B. Burke - Primary Source Edition

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 Excerpt: ...I. He was knighted by the latter king, and was of his majesty's council for the government of the northern parts. He d. 15th September, 1637, leaving by his wife, Eleanor, daughter of William Fleming, esq. of Rydale, three sons and two daughters, viz. i. John, created a Baronet of Nova Scotia in 1640, and was s. in 1675 by his grandson, Sir John Lowther, who was raised to the peerage in 1696 as Viscount Lonsdale, which dignity expired with Henry, the third viscount, in 1750, when the estates devolved upon Sir James Lowther, who was created Earl of Lonsdale, in 1784, to himself and the heirs of his body; but having no issue, his lordship obtained a new patent in 1797, creating him Viscount Lowther, with special remainder, which conferred the inheritance upon Sir William Lowthkr, of Swil-lington, present (1837) Earl Of Lonsdale. (Refer to Burke's Peerage and Baronetage.) ii. Christopher. Mi. William, of Swillington, ancestor of the pre-sent Earl Of Lonsdale. I. Agnes, m. to Roger Kirkby, esq. n. Frances, m. to John Dodsworth, esq. The second son, i. Christopher Lowther, Esq. of Whitehaven, in Cumberland, was created a Baronet by King Charles I. Uth June, 1642. Sir Christopher m. Frances, daughter and heir of Christopher Lancaster, esq. of Stockbridge, in Westmoreland, and had by her (who m. secondly, John Lamplugh, esq. of Lamplugh, in Cumberland, ) a daughter, Frances, married to Richard Lamplugh, esq. of Ribton, and a son, his successor in 1644, Ii. Sir John Lowther, M.P. for Cumberland from 32 Charles II. to 12 William Ill. and was one of the commissioners of the Admiralty in the latter reign. He m. Jane, daughter of Woolley Leigh, esq. of Adding ton, in Surrey, and had issue, Christopher, ! James, J Jane, d. unmarried 27th February, 1730-1. He d. in January... Hide synopsis

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