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  • 'The Wentworth genealogy, comprising the origin of the name, the family in England, and a particular account of Elder William Wentworth, the emigrant, and of his descendants (1870)
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  • Sir William23 Wentworth, Kt., of Ashby-Puerorum; second son of Sir William22, Bart., as in Table B; fell at Marston Moor, 1644. marr. Elizabeth, daughter and co-heir of Thomas Savile, Esq. CH: Sir William24 Wentworth, High Sheriff of Yorkshire. Anna24, marr. Edward Skinner
    • ' Sir William24 Wentworth, High Sheriff of Yorkshire. marr. Isabella, daughter of Sir Allen Appsley. CH: Thomas25 Wentworth, succeeded his cousin William24, Earl of Strafford (Table C), as Baron Raby. Peter25 Wentworth.
      • Thomas25 Wentworth, succeeded his cousin William24, Earl of Strafford (Table C), as Baron Raby; embassador to Berlin, Vienna, etc.; created Viscount Wentworth and Earl of Strafford, 1711; died 1739. marr. Anne, daughter of Sir Henry Johnson. CH: William26 Wentworth, second Earl. Henrietta26 Wentworth, marr. Henry Vernon, Esq., of Hilton, Co. Stafford.
        • William26 Wentworth, second Earl; married Lady Anne Campbell, daughter of John, Duke of Argyle; died 1791, s.p.
      • Peter25 Wentworth, marr. Juliana, only daughter of Thomas Horde, Esq. CH: William26 Wentworth marr. Susanna Slaughter. Harriet26.
        • William26 Wentworth marr. Susanna Slaughter. CH: Frederick Thomas27 Wentworth. Anne27 heiress. marr. John Hatfield Kaye, of County York.
          • Frederick Thomas27 Wentworth, became third Earl of Strafford on death of his cousin William26; died 1700, when te titles of Baron Raby, Viscount Wentworth a Earl of Strafford became extinct.
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  • William WENTWORTH
  • Born: ABT 1595
  • Died: 1644
  • Father: William WENTWORTH
  • Mother: Anne ATKINSON
  • Married: Elizabeth SAVILE
  • Children:
    • '1. William WENTWORTH
    • 2. Thomas WENTWORTH
    • 3. Anne WENTWORTH
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  • Lieutenant-General Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford (of the 2nd creation), KG (1672 – 15 November 1739), known as Thomas Wentworth, 3rd Baron Raby from 1695 to 1711, was a diplomat and First Lord of the Admiralty.
  • Thomas was a son of 'Sir William Wentworth of Northgatehead who served as High Sheriff of Yorkshire and his wife Isabella Apsley, daughter of Sir Allen Apsley'. His paternal grandfather Sir William Wentworth of Ashby Puerorum was a younger brother of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford.
  • References
  • 1.^ a b c d Doyle, James William Edmund (1886). The Official Baronage of England, v. 3. London: Longmans, Green. pp. 415–416.
  • 2.^ Burrows, Donald, The Cambridge Companion to Handel (Cambridge University Press, 1997, page 97 online at (accessed 5 March 2008)
  • 3.^ De Ruvigny, Marquis, The Jacobite Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage, and Grants of Honour (Edinburgh: T.C. & C.E. Jack, 1904, new edition by Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003, ISBN 0806317167) p. 171
  • This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (Eleventh ed.). Cambridge University Press.
  • External links
  • "Wentworth, Thomas (1672-1739)". Dictionary of National Biography, 1885–1900?. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
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  • Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 60 by George Atherton Aitken
  • WENTWORTH, THOMAS, Baron Raby and third Earl of Strafford (1672–1739), diplomatist, baptised at Wakefield on 17 Sept. 1672, was the eldest surviving son and heir of 'Sir William Wentworth of Northgate Head, Wakefield. His mother Isabella (d. 1733), daughter of Sir Allen Apsley (1616–1683) [q. v.]', treasurer of the household to James, duke of York, was niece of Lucy, wife and biographer of Colonel John Hutchinson (1615–1664) [q. v.] The father, Sir William Wentworth (d. 1692), was son of William Wentworth of Ashby Puerorum, Lincolnshire (who was knighted by Charles I, and died at Marston Moor), and was nephew of Thomas Wentworth, first earl of Strafford [q. v.]
  • [Memoir by Mr. Cartwright in the Wentworth Papers, 1883; Luttrell's Brief Relation, vols. iv. v. vi. passim; Swift's Works; Wyon's Queen Anne; Lord Stanhope's Queen Anne; Bolingbroke's Correspondence; Hist. MSS. Comm. 7th and 8th Reps. passim, 14th Rep. pt. ix, 15th Rep. pts. i. ii. vi.; Calendar of Treasury Papers, 1702–30; Foster's Yorkshire Pedigrees; G. E. C[okayne]'s Complete Peerage; Preambles to the patents for advancing … Thomas, Lord Raby, Viscount Wentworth, 1711.]
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  • ' Sir William Wentworth married Isabella Apsley, daughter of Sir Allen Apsley.
  • ' Sir William Wentworth lived at Northgate Head, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England.2 He lived at Ashby, Lincolnshire, England.1
  • 'Child of Sir William Wentworth
    • 1.unknown Wentworth+3
  • 'Children of Sir William Wentworth and Isabella Apsley
    • 1.Lady Lucy Wentworth+3
    • 2.Frances Arabella Wentworth2 d. 16 Mar 1723/24
    • 3.Sir William Wentworth4
    • 4.Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford+1 b. 17 Sep 1672, d. 15 Nov 1739
    • 5.Elizabeth Wentworth1 b. c 1697, d. 21 Mar 1750
  • 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 I, page 263. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 102.
  • 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 1277. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 4.[S22] Sir Bernard Burke, C.B. LL.D., A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, new edition (1883; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978), page 576. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.
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