Cowper family

Princes of the Holy Roman Empire, Earls Cowper.


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1. Sir William Cowper 1st Bt, created Baronet 1642, (d. 1664), married to Martha Master of East Langdon, co, Kent, with issue.
1.1. John Cowper, (died before his father), married to Martha Hewkley of London, with issue.
1.1.1. Sir William II Cowper, 2nd Bt, MP for Hertford, married to Sarah Holled, with issue. Sir William IV Cowper, 4th Bt, 2nd Earl Cowper, (1709 -64)., married (1) 1732 to Lady and Countess Henrietta de Nassau d'Auverquerque, married (2) 1750 to Lady Georgiana Carteret, with issue. Prince George II Augustus Cowper, 6th Bt, 4th Earl Cowper, 2nd Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, (1776-99), dunml. (illegitimate from Phillipa de Lancastre Cuschieri) Aloisea Spiteri, (1795 Valletta - 1884 St Pauls Bay Malta), married 1811 Valletta to Giovanni Maria Abela (s/o Giuseppe and Maria Camilleri). Prince Peter Leopold Cowper, 7th Bt, 5th Earl Cowper, 3rd Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, (1778 - 1837), married 1805 to Hon Amelia Temple, with issue. Prince George III Augustus Cowper, 8th Bt, 6th Earl Cowper, 4th Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, (1806 -56), married 1833 to Anne Florence Robinson, Baroness Lucas of Crudwell, Countess de Grey, with issue. Prince Henry Frederick Cowper, MP, (1836 - 87), dunm. Princess Henrietta Emily Cowper, (d. 1853), dunm. Princess Florence Amabell Cowper, (d. 1886), married to Hon Auberon Herbert, with issue. Princess Adine Eliza Anne Cowper, (d. 1868), married 1866 to Julian Fane. Prince William Francis Cowper, (1811 - 88), PC, Created 1880 UK; Baron Mount Temple., married (1) 1843 to Harriet Alicia Gurney, married (2) 1848 to Georgiana Tollemache, dsp. Prince Charles Spencer Cowper, (1816-79), married (1) 1852 to Lady Harriet Anne of Blessington, married (2) 1871 to Jessie Mary McLean, with issue. (First Marriage) Princess Mary Henrietta Cowper, (1853- 1853), d.inf. Princess Emily Caroline Cowper, married 1830 to the Earl of Shaftesbury. Princess Frances Elizabeth Cowper, married 1841 to Viscount Jocelyn. Prince Edward Cowper, (1779 - 1823), MP., married 1808 to Catherine Phillipps of Garendon Park, co. Leicester., dsp. Lady Caroline Cowper, married 1753 to Henry Seymour, with issue. Very Rev Hon. Spencer Cowper, B.A. M.A. B.D., (d. 1774), married to Hon Dorothy Townshend, dsp. Lady Sarah Cowper, (d. 1758), dunm. Lady Anne Cowper, married 1731 to James Edward Colleton of Haynes Hill, co, Berks. Spencer Cowper, (1669-1728), married (1) Pennington Goodeve, married (2) Theodora Stepney, with issue. William Cowper, (d. 1740), married with issue. William Cowper, (1722 69), MP for Hertford, married to N. Madan, dsp. Spencer Cowper, (1726-), married with issue. Rev. John Cowper, (d. 1756), married to Anne Donne, with issue. William Cowper, (1731 -1800), Poet., dunm. Rev. John Cowper, (1737-70), dunm. Ashley Cowper, (d. 1788), married with issue. Harriet Cowper, married to Sir Thomas Hesketh Bt. Elizabeth Charlotta, married 1759 to Sir Archer Croft Bt. Theodora Jane Cowper, Poet. Judith Cowper, Poet, married to Colonel Martin Madan MP., with issue.
1.1.2. Martha Cowper, d.inf.
1.2. Sir Edward Cowper, Kt, (1614-85), dunm.
1.3. Sir William Cowper, Kt, married with issue.
1.4. Spencer Cowper of Hertford Castle, (d. 1676), dunm.
1.5. James Cowper, married to Mary Wroth, dsp.
1.6. Henry Cowper, d.inf.
1.7. Mary Cowper, dunm.
1.8. Martha Cowper, married to John Hitson of Cleasby, co, York.
1.9. Anne Cowper, married to John Richmond of Hiddington, co, Norfolk.




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