Derby, Countess of


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  • DERBY, CHARLOTTE COUNTESS OF —    wife of the 7th Earl who was taken prisoner at Worcester in 1651, and was beheaded at Bolton; famous for her gallant defence of Lathom House against the Parliamentary forces, which she was obliged to surrender; lived to see the Restoration; d …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Charlotte Stanley, Countess of Derby — (1599–1664), born Charlotte de La Trémoille, was the daughter of the French nobleman Claude de La Trémoille, Duke of Thouars, and his wife Charlotte Brabantina of Nassau. Her maternal grandparents were William the Silent and Charlotte de Bourbon …   Wikipedia

  • Margaret Stanley, Countess of Derby — Lady Margaret Clifford. Margaret Stanley, Countess of Derby (née Clifford) (1540 – 28 September 1596) was the only surviving daughter of Henry Clifford, 2nd Earl of Cumberland and Lady Eleanor Brandon. Her maternal grandparents were Charles… …   Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Hamilton, Countess of Derby — George Romney: Lady Elizabeth Hamilton, Countess of Derby, Öl auf Leinwand, um 1776–1778 Lady Elizabeth Hamilton (* 26. Januar 1753 auf Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh; † 14. März 1797 im Argyll House …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Margaret Ferrers, Countess of Derby — Margaret Ferrers effigy in Merevale Abbey Margaret Peverell, Countess of Derby (b. circa 1114, Nottinghamshire, England), was an English noblewoman who lived at Tutbury Castle in Staffordshire, England …   Wikipedia

  • Hannah Primrose, Countess of Rosebery — thumb|right|200px|Hannah, Countess of Rosebery, painted by LeightonHannah Primrose, Countess of Rosebery (27 July 1851 ndash; 19 November 1890) was the daughter of Mayer de Rothschild and his wife Juliana, née Cohen. Upon the death of her father… …   Wikipedia

  • Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby — (c. 1559 ndash; April 16, 1594) was the son of Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby and Lady Margaret Clifford. His mother was heiress presumptive of Elizabeth I of England from 1578 to her own death in 1596.His maternal grandparents were Henry… …   Wikipedia

  • Beaufort, Margaret, Countess of Richmond and Derby — (1443–1509)    After RICHARD III’s usurpation of the Crown revived dynastic strife in the mid 1480s, Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond, worked secretly to ensure that her son, Henry Tudor, earl of Richmond, made good the BEAUFORT FAMILY’s… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Anne Stanley, Countess of Castlehaven — (May 1580 ndash; c. October 1647), was the eldest daughter and heir of Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby and Alice Spencer. According to the will of Henry VIII and the Third Succession Act she was heir presumptive to the English throne upon… …   Wikipedia

  • Alice Stanley, Countess of Derby — Alice Stanley (1 Great Stanhope Street, Westminster, London, 15 August 1862 ndash; Coworth Park, 23 July 1957) was born Lady Alice Maud Olivia Montagu, the daughter of the 7th Duke of Manchester and his wife, Louisa. On 5 January 1889, at the… …   Wikipedia

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