House of Berkeley

Barons Berkeley in the Peerage of England, Second Creation (1421)

Viscount Berkeley in the Peerage of England (1481–1492)

Earl of Nottingham in the Peerage of England (1483–1492)

Marquess of Berkeley in the Peerage of England (1488–1492)

Earls of Berkeley in the Peerage of England (1679 until 1882)

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Earls of Berkeley

  • James Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley (c. 1394–1463)
  • William Berkeley, 1st Marquess of Berkeley, 1st Earl of Nottingham, 1st Viscount Berkeley, 2nd Baron Berkeley KG (1426–1492)
  • Maurice Berkeley, de jure 3rd Baron Berkeley (1436–1506)
  • Maurice Berkeley, de jure 4th Baron Berkeley (1467–1523)
  • Thomas Berkeley, de jure 5th Baron Berkeley (1472–1533)
  • Thomas Berkeley, de jure 6th Baron Berkeley (1505–1534)
  • Henry Berkeley, 7th Baron Berkeley (1534–1613)
  • George Berkeley, 8th Baron Berkeley (1601–1658)
  • George Berkeley, 1st Earl of Berkeley and Viscount Dursley, 9th Baron Berkeley (1627–1698)
  • Charles Berkeley, 2nd Earl of Berkeley, 10th Baron Berkeley (1649–1710)

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3rd Earl of Berkeley KG

  • James Berkeley, 3rd Earl of Berkeley, 11th Baron Berkeley KG (1680–1736)

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4th Earl of Berkeley KT

  • Augustus Berkeley, 4th Earl of Berkeley, 12th Baron Berkeley KT (1716–1755)
  • Frederick Augustus Berkeley, 5th Earl of Berkeley, 13th Baron Berkeley (1745–1810)
  • Thomas Moreton Fitzhardinge Berkeley, de jure 6th Earl of Berkeley, 14th Baron Berkeley (1796–1882) the eldest legitimate son of his parents, being born a few months after their 1796 marriage. He never claimed or established his right to the Earldom. On his death the Barony of Berkeley, being a barony created by writ, passed to his niece Louisa Mary Berkeley as the heir general of the body of the 1st Baron Berkeley; the right to the Earldom of Berkeley and the Viscountcy of Dursley passed to his cousin, George Lennox Fitzhardinge Berkeley, as heir male of the body of the 1st Earl of Berkeley.

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15th Baroness Berkeley

  • Louisa Mary Milman nee Berkeley, 15th Baroness Berkeley (1840–1899) daughter of The Hon. Craven FitzHardinge Berkeley (1805–1855) 7th son but 3rd legitimate son of 5th Earl of Berkeley. The Barony of Berkeley was confirmed in 1893.

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16th Baroness Berkeley

  • Eva Mary Foley nee Milman, 16th Baroness Berkeley (1875–1964) (abeyant 1964)

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17th Baroness Berkeley

  • Mary Lalle Foley-Berkeley, 17th Baroness Berkeley (1905–1992) The abeyance was terminated in her favour in 1967.

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18th Baron Berkeley

  • Anthony Fitzhardinge Gueterbock, 18th Baron Berkeley, Baron Gueterbock, of Cranford (Life Peer 2000) (b. 1939)

Earls of Berkeley in the Peerage of England (1679, dormant 1942)

  • George Berkeley, 1st Earl of Berkeley and Viscount Dursley, 9th Baron Berkeley (1627–1698)
  • Charles Berkeley, 2nd Earl of Berkeley, 10th Baron Berkeley (1649–1710)
  • James Berkeley, 3rd Earl of Berkeley, 11th Baron Berkeley KG (1680–1736)
  • Augustus Berkeley, 4th Earl of Berkeley, 12th Baron Berkeley KT (1716–1755)
  • Frederick Augustus Berkeley, 5th Earl of Berkeley, 13th Baron Berkeley (1745–1810)
  • Thomas Moreton Fitzhardinge Berkeley, de jure 6th Earl of Berkeley, 14th Baron Berkeley (1796–1882) the eldest legitimate son of his parents, being born a few months after their 1796 marriage. He never claimed or established his right to the Earldom. On his death the Barony of Berkeley, being a barony created by writ, passed to his niece Louisa Mary Berkeley as the heir general of the body of the 1st Baron Berkeley; the right to the Earldom of Berkeley and the Viscountcy of Dursley passed to his cousin, George Lennox Fitzhardinge Berkeley, as heir male of the body of the 1st Earl of Berkeley.
  • George Lennox Rawdon Berkeley, de jure 7th Earl of Berkeley (1827–1888) great-grandson of 4th Earl of Berkeley.
  • Randal Thomas Mowbray Berkeley, 8th Earl of Berkeley (1865–1942) proved his right to the Earldom of Berkeley in 1891 (dormant 1942)

Baron Segrave of Berkeley Castle in the Peerage of the United Kingdom (1831–1857)

Earl FitzHardinge in the Peerage of the United Kingdom (1841–1857)

  •  William FitzHardinge Berkeley, 1st Earl FitzHardinge (1786 –1857) 1st son and heir of Frederick Augustus Berkeley, 5th Earl of Berkeley, by his mistress and later wife Mary Cole. He succeeded to the family estates but was refused a writ of summons as a Peer as his legitimacy had not been proved. He was never granted new arms as would have been usual as far as the author knows and continued to use the arms of the Earldom undifferenced.

Barons FitzHardinge of Bristol in the Peerage of the United Kingdom (1861–1916)

  • Maurice Frederick FitzHardinge Berkeley, 1st Baron FitzHardinge (1788–1867) 2nd son and heir of Frederick Augustus Berkeley, 5th Earl of Berkeley, by his mistress and later wife Mary Cole. He succeeded to the family estates but was refused a writ of summons as a Peer as his legitimacy had not been proved.
  • Francis William FitzHardinge Berkeley, 2nd Baron FitzHardinge (1826–1896)
  • Charles Paget FitzHardinge Berkeley, 3rd Baron FitzHardinge (1830–1916)

 Knight of the Bath

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The Hon. Sir George Berkeley KB

  • Admiral The Hon. Sir George Cranfield Berkeley KB later GCB (1753 –1818) son of 4th Earl of Berkeley and grandfather of 7th Earl of Berkeley.

The Bruton Branch of the Family

Viscounts Fitzhardinge in the Peerage of Ireland (1663–1712)

Earl of Falmouth in the Peerage of England (1664–1665)

Berkeley of Bruton in the Baronetage of England (1660, from 1668–1690)

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Earl of Falmouth

  • Charles Berkeley, 1st Earl of Falmouth and Baron Botetourt of Langport, 1st Viscount Fitzhardinge and Baron Berkeley of Rathdowne (1636–1665) Viscountcy created by special remainder to Charles' father, Charles, then to Maurice, elder brother of the first viscount, and then to their younger brother, John.

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Viscount Fitzhardinge

  • Charles Berkeley, 2nd Viscount Fitzhardinge (1600–1668) father of 1st Viscount.

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3rd Viscount Fitzhardinge

  • Sir Maurice Berkeley, 3rd Viscount Fitzhardinge, 1st Baronet (1628–1690) elder brother of 1st Viscount.
  • John Berkeley, 4th Viscount Fitzhardinge (1650–1712) younger brother of 1st Viscount.

Berkeley of Bruton in the Baronetage of England (1660–1690)

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Berkeley of Bruton

  • Sir Maurice Berkeley, 1st Baronet later 3rd Viscount Fitzhardinge (1628–1690)

 Barons Berkeley of Stratton in the Peerage of England (1658–1773)

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 Barons Berkeley of Stratton

  • John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton (1607–1678) Brother of Charles Berkeley, 2nd Viscount Fitzhardinge.
  • Charles Berkeley, 2nd Baron Berkeley of Stratton (1662–1681)
  • John Berkeley, 3rd Baron Berkeley of Stratton (c. 1663–1697)
  • William Berkeley, 4th Baron Berkeley of Stratton (d. 1741)
  • John Berkeley, 5th Baron Berkeley of Stratton (d. 1773)

Barons Botetourt in the Peerage of England (1305–1984)

  • John de Botetourt, 1st Baron Botetourt (d. 1324)
  • John de Botetourt, 2nd Baron Botetourt (d. 1385)
  • Joan Burnell, 3rd Baroness Botetourt (d. 1406) (abeyant until 1764)

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4th Baron Botetourt

  • Norborne Berkeley, 4th Baron Botetourt (1718–1770) successfully claimed the title of Baron Botetourt as the lineal descendant of Maurice de Berkeley (d. 1361) and his wife Catherine de Botetourt (abeyant until 1803)

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5th Duke of Beaufort and 5th Baron Botetourt KG

  • Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort, 5th Baron Botetourt (1744 –1803) nephew of 4th Baron Botetourt.
  • Henry Charles Somerset, 6th Duke of Beaufort, 6th Baron Botetourt (1766–1835)
  • Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort, 7th Baron Botetourt (1792–1853)
  • Henry Charles FitzRoy Somerset, 8th Duke of Beaufort, 8th Baron Botetourt (1824–1899)
  • Henry Adelbert Wellington FitzRoy Somerset, 9th Duke of Beaufort, 9th Baron Botetourt (1847–1924)
  • Henry Hugh Arthur Somerset, 10th Duke of Beaufort, 10th Baron Botetourt (1900–1984) (abeyant) SEE HOUSE OF BEAUFORT AND SOMERSET

Berkeley of Wymondham in the Baronetage of England (1611)

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Berkeley of Wymondham

  • Sir Henry Berkeley, 1st Baronet (1566–1630)