Elizabeth Hervey (Felton) (1676 - 1741) MP

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Birthplace: Playford, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in London, Middlesex, England
Cause of death: Died in a fit.
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About Elizabeth Hervey (Felton)

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Elizabeth Felton:

http://www.thepeerage.com/p3749.htm#i37488

Elizabeth Felton [1]

  • F, #37488,
  • b. 18 December 1676,
  • d. 1 May 1741
  • Last Edited=5 Feb 2011

Elizabeth Felton was born on 18 December 1676.[1] She was the daughter of Sir Thomas Felton, 4th Bt. and Lady Elizabeth Howard.[1]

She married John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol, son of Sir Thomas Hervey and Isabella May, on 25 July 1695 at Boxted Hall, Suffolk, England.[1]

She died on 1 May 1741 at age 64 at St. James's Park, St. James's, London, England, in a fit.[1],[3] She was buried on 9 May 1741 at Ickworth, Suffolk, England.[1] Her will was probated on 8 May 1741.[1]

She held the office of Lady of the Bedchamber to Caroline, the Queen Consort.[1]

Her married name became Hervey. As a result of her marriage, Elizabeth Felton was styled as Baroness Hervey of Ickworth on 23 March 1702/3.[1] As a result of her marriage, Elizabeth Felton was styled as Countess of Bristol on 19 October 1714.

Her last will was dated 5 December 1740.

Lady Mary Montagu wrote that "the Countess has come out a new creature... is grown young, blooming, coquette and gallant, and to show she is fully sensible of the errors of her past life, and resolved to make up for time misspent, she has two lovers at a time."[1]

Children of John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol and Elizabeth Felton

  • 1. Rev. Hon. Charles Hervey [4] d. 20 Mar 1783
  • 2. unknown son Hervey [5]
  • 3. unknown son Hervey [5]
  • 4. unknown son Hervey [5]
  • 5. unknown son Hervey [5]
  • 6. unknown son Hervey [5]
  • 7. unknown daughter Hervey [5]
  • 8. unknown daughter Hervey [5]
  • 9. unknown daughter Hervey [5]
  • 10. unknown daughter Hervey [5]
  • 11. unknown daughter Hervey [5]
  • 12. John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey of Ickworth+[6] b. 15 Oct 1696, d. 5 Aug 1743
  • 13. Lady Elizabeth Hervey b. 9 Dec 1697, d. Sep 1727
  • 14. Hon. Thomas Hervey+[7] b. 20 Jan 1698/99, d. Jan 1775
  • 15. Captain Hon. William Hervey+[7] b. 25 Dec 1699
  • 16. Rev. Hon. Henry Hervey-Aston+[7] b. 5 Jan 1700/1
  • 17. Hon. Felton Hervey+[8] b. 12 Feb 1711/12, d. 18 Aug 1773

Citations

  • 1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 323. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  • 3. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 507, says 2 May 1741. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 4. [S344] Burke's Peerage and Gentry, online http://www.burkes-peerage.net. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Gentry.
  • 5. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 507.
  • 6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 324.
  • 7. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 508.
  • 8. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 94. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
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Elizabeth Hervey (Felton), Countess of Bristol's Timeline

1676
December 18, 1676
Playford, Suffolk, England
1695
July 25, 1695
Age 18
Boxted, Suffolk, England
1696
October 15, 1696
Age 19
Jermyn Street, London, England
1698
January 20, 1698
Age 21
1699
December 25, 1699
Age 23
1700
January 5, 1700
Age 23
1712
1712
Age 35
1715
1715
Age 38
1725
1725
Age 48
Bracknel, Berkshire, England
1741
May 1, 1741
Age 64
London, Middlesex, England