House of Villiers
Sir George Villiers of Brooksby
Sir George Villiers of Brooksby (1550– 1606) High Sheriff of Leicestershire in 1591. Descended from Aymer de Villiers (b.1078) of Normandy.
By his first wife was Audrey Saunders (d. 1588):
- Sir Edward Villiers (c.1574–1626), father of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Viscounts Grandison and ancestor of the Dukes of Cleveland, Southampton, Grafton and Northumberland and the Earls of Grandison, Jersey and Clarendon. Master of the Mint.
- Sir William Villiers of Brooksby, 1st Baronet (c. 1575-1629)
- Elizabeth (died 1654), married John Boteler, 1st Baron Boteler
Countess of Buckingham
By his second wife Mary Beaumont, Countess of Buckingham (1570 – 1632) Countess of Buckingham in her own right:
- John Villiers, (c.1590–1657) 1st Viscount Purbeck.
- George Villiers, (1592–1628) 1st Duke of Buckingham.
- Christopher Villiers, (d. 1630) 1st Earl of Anglesey.
- Susan (d. 1651), married William Feilding, 1st Earl of Denbigh.
Baron Tregoz of Highworth in the Peerage of England (1625-1630)
Viscounts Grandison of Limerick in the Peerage of Ireland. First creation (1620)
Earl Grandison in the Peerage of Ireland, First creation (1721-1766)
1st Viscount Grandison
- Oliver St John, 1st Viscount Grandison (c. 1560–1630) Viscountcy created with special remainder to the male issue of his niece Barbara, wife of Sir Edward Villiers, elder half-brother of George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham.
- William Villiers, 2nd Viscount Grandison (1614–1643)
- John Villiers, 3rd Viscount Grandison (d. c. 1661)
- George Villiers, 4th Viscount Grandison (c. 1617–1699)
1st Earl Grandison
- John FitzGerald-Villiers, 1st Earl Grandison, 5th Viscount Grandison (1692–1766)
- William Villiers, 3rd Earl of Jersey, 6th Viscount Grandison (d. 1769) The viscountcy has been held by the Earls of Jersey since 1766, when the 3rd Earl of Jersey succeeded his second cousin once removed as 6th Viscount Grandison. See below
Viscounts Grandison of Dromana in the Peerage of Ireland, Second Creation (1746-1800)
Earl Grandison in the Peerage of Ireland, Second Creation (1767-1800)
1st Countess Grandison
- Elizabeth Mason nee Villiers, 1st Countess Grandison, Viscountess Villiers, 1stViscountess Grandison (d. 1782)daughter of John Villiers, 1st Earl Grandison.
2nd Earl Grandison
- George Mason-Villiers,2nd Earl Grandison (1751-1800) Took the additional name of Villiers by Royal Licence 1771.
Baron Stuart de Decies in the Peerage of the United Kingdom (1839-1874)
Baron Stuart de Decies
- Henry Villiers-Stuart, 1st Baron Stuart de Decies (1803–1874) eldest son of Lord Henry Crichton-Stuart, third son of John Stuart, 1st Marquess of Bute and Lady Gertrude Emilia, daughter of George Mason-Villiers, 2nd Earl Grandison.
Dukes of Cleveland in the Peerage of England (1670-1774)
Duchess of Cleveland
- Barbara Palmer neeVilliers, 1st Duchess of Cleveland, Countess of Southampton, Baroness Nonsuch, Countess of Castlemaine (1641–1709) Only child of 2nd Viscount Grandison. Later Dukes were her Fitzroy descendants.
Viscounts Villiers of Dartford in the Peerage of England (1691)
Earls of the Island of Jersey in the Peerage of England (1697)
Viscounts Grandison of Limerick in the Peerage of Ireland, First Creation (1620, from 1766)
1st and 2nd Earls of Jersey
- Edward Villiers, 1st Earl of Jersey, 1st Viscount Villiers of Dartford and Baron Villiers of Hoo(1656–1711) Third son of Sir Edward Villiers (d.1689), grandson of Sir George Villiers.
- William Villiers, 2nd Earl of Jersey (d. 1721)
- William Villiers, 3rd Earl of Jersey, 6th Viscount Grandison (d. 1769)married Lady Anne Egerton, daughter of Scroop Egerton, 1st Duke of Bridgwater and granddaughter of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough.
4th Earl of Jersey
- George Bussy Villiers,4th Earl of Jersey (1735–1805)
5th Earl of Jersey onwards
- George Child Villiers, 5th Earl of Jersey (1773–1859) married Lady Sarah Sophia Fane, daughter of John Fane, 10th Earl of Westmorland, in 1804. She was the eldest grandchild and heiress of Robert Child, principal shareholder of the banking firm Child & Co, In 1819 he assumed by Royal license the additional surname and arms of Child.
- George Augustus Frederick Child Villiers, 6th Earl of Jersey(1808–1859)
- Victor Albert George Child Villiers, 7th Earl of Jersey (1845–1915)
- George Henry Robert Child Child Villiers, 8th Earl of Jersey(1873–1923)
- George Francis Child Villiers, 9th Earl of Jersey (1910–1998)
- George Francis William Child Villiers,10th Earl of Jersey (b. 1976)
Barons Hyde of Hindon in the Peerage of Great Britain (1756)
Earls of Clarendon in the Peerage of Great Britain, Second creation (1776)
1st Earl of Clarendon
- Thomas Villiers, 1st Earl of Clarendon, 1st Baron Hyde of Hindon (1709–1786) second son of William Villiers, 2nd Earl of Jersey, married Charlotte Capell, daughter of William Capell, 3rd Earl of Essex and Jane Hyde, daughter of Henry Hyde, 4th Earl of Clarendon (of the 1661 creation). Barony Hyde of Hindon created with remainder to the heirs male of his body by Charlotte, his then wife, failing which to the said Charlotte and the heirs male of her body.
2nd Earl of Clarendon onwards
- Thomas Villiers, 2nd Earl of Clarendon (1753–1824)
- John Charles Villiers, 3rd Earl of Clarendon (1757–1838)
- George William Frederick Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon, KG (1800–1870)
- Edward Hyde Villiers, 5th Earl of Clarendon (1846–1914)
- George Herbert Hyde Villiers, 6th Earl of Clarendon, KG (1877–1955)
- George Frederick Laurence Hyde Villiers, 7th Earl of Clarendon (1933-2009)
- George Edward Laurence Villiers, 8th Earl of Clarendon (b.1976)
Villiers of Brooksby in the Baronetage of England (1619-1712)
Villiers of Brooksby
- Sir William Villiers, 1st Baronet (c. 1575-1629) second son of Sir George Villiers.
- Sir George Villiers, 2nd Baronet (1620-1682)
- Sir William Villiers, 3rd Baronet (1645-1712)
Viscount Purbeck in the Peerage of England (1619-1657)
- John Villiers, 1st Viscount Purbeck and Baron Villiers of Stoke (c.1590–1657) third son of Sir George Villiers. Viscountcy created with remainder failing the heirs male of his body to his brothers of the whole blood George Villiers and Christopher Villiers.
Viscounts Villiers in the Peerage of England (1616-1687)
Earls of Buckingham in the Peerage of England (1617-1687)
Marquesses of Buckingham in the Peerage of England (1618-1687)
Dukes of Buckingham in the Peerage of England ( 1623-1687)
Viscount Purbeck in the Peerage of England (1619 from 1657 to 1687)
Barons de Ros in the Peerage of England (1264, from 1649-1687)
1st Duke of Buckingham KG
- George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Earl of Coventry, 1st Marquess of Buckingham, 1st Earl of Buckingham, 1st Viscount Villiers and Baron Whaddon of Whaddon, 2nd Viscount Purbeck, KG (1592–1628) fourth son of Sir George Villiers. Married Lady Katherine Manners, 19th Baroness Ros (d. 1649) only child and heiress of Francis Manners, 6th Earl of Rutland. Viscountcy and Earldom created with remainder failing the heirs male of his body to his brothers of the whole blood Sir John Villiers and Christopher Villiers. Dukedom created with remainder failing the heirs male of his body to his only daughter Lady Mary Villiers and the heirs male of her body.
2nd Duke of Buckingham KG
- George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and 20th Baron de Ros KG (1628–1687)
Earls of Anglesey in the Peerage of England (1623-1661)
Earls of Anglesey
- Christopher Villiers, 1st Earl of Anglesey and Baron Villiers of Daventry (d. 1630) fifth son of Sir George Villiers.
- Charles Villiers, 2nd Earl of Anglesey (d. 1661)