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John Rawdon, 1st Earl of Moira

Also Known As: "Sir John Rawdon", "Bt; The Lord Rawdon", "Raron Rawdon of Moira in the Country of Down", "Earl of Moira"
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Birthplace: Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Death: June 20, 1793 (73)
Ireland
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Son of Sir John Rawdon, 3rd Baronet of Moira and Lady Dorothy Rawdon
Husband of Helena Rawdon, Countess of Moira (Perceval); Anne Rawdon and Elizabeth Hastings, Baroness Hastings
Father of Lady Catherine Henry; Helena Moore (Rawdon), Countess of Mountcashell; Lady Anne Elizabeth Rawdon; Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings; Hon. John Theophilus Rawdon, of Moira and 3 others
Half brother of Col. Thomas Cobbe, MP and Charles Cobbe

Occupation: 1st Earl of Moira and 3rd Baronet
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About John Rawdon, 1st Earl of Moira

[http://www.thepeerage.com/p2314.htm#i23132]

John Rawdon, 1st Earl of Moira was born on 17 March 1719/20. He was the son of Sir John Rawdon, 3rd Bt. and Dorothy Levinge. He married, firstly, Lady Helena Perceval, daughter of John Perceval, 1st Earl of Egmont and Catherine Parker, on 10 November 1741.2 He married, secondly, Hon. Anne Hill, daughter of Trevor Hill, 1st Viscount Hillsborough and Mary Rowe, on 23 December 1746.3 He married, thirdly, Elizabeth Hastings, Baroness Hastings, daughter of Theophilus Hastings, 9th Earl of Huntingdon and Lady Selina Shirley, on 26 February 1752.4 He died on 20 June 1793 at age 73 at Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.4

John Rawdon, 1st Earl of Moira was created 1st Earl of Moira [Ireland].

Children of John Rawdon, 1st Earl of Moira and Lady Helena Perceval

1.Lady Helena Rawdon+ 5

2.Lady Catherine Rawdon 6

Children of John Rawdon, 1st Earl of Moira and Elizabeth Hastings, Baroness Hastings

1.Lady Selina Frances Rawdon+ d. 18277

2.Lady Charlotte Adelaide Constantia Rawdon d. 18346

3.Lady Anne Elizabeth Rawdon b. 16 May 1753, d. 8 Jan 18131

4.Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings+ b. 9 Dec 1754, d. 28 Nov 18264

5.Hon. John Theophilus Rawdon+ b. 19 Nov 1756, d. 5 May 1808

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 63. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

2.[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 1286. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

3.[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 1176.

4.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 244.

5.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VII, page 300.

6.[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 618. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.

7.[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 2, page 1628.


Source: http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/online/

Moira, Earl of (I, 1762 - 1868)

Creation:let. pat. 30 Jan 1762

Extinct:10 Nov 1868

Family name: Rawdon later Rawdon-Hastings

1.John [Rawdon], 1st Baron Rawdon later 1st Earl of Moira

1st son and heir of Sir John Rawdon, 3rd Bt., of Rawdon Hall, co. York, and Moira, co. Down, by his wife Dorothy Levinge, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Rt Hon Sir Richard Levinge, 1st Bt. MP, of Parwich, Speaker of the Irish House of Commons

born17 Mar 1719/20

mar. (1)10 Nov 1741 Lady Helena Perceval (dspm. 11Jun 1746), 2nd dau. of John [Perceval], 1st Earl of Egmont, by his wife Catherine Parker, 1st dau. of Sir Philip Parker, 2nd Bt., of Erwarton, co. Suffolk

children by first wife

1.Lady Catherine Rawdon, mar. 30 Apr 1764 Joseph Henry, of Straffan, co. Kildare

2.Lady Helena Rawdon (b. 27 Mar 1744; d. 3 Jun 1792), mar. 3 Jun 1769 Stephen [Moore], 1st Earl Mountcashell, and had issue

mar. (2)23 Dec 1746 Hon Anne Hill (dsp. 1 Aug 1751), only dau. of Trevor [Hill], 1st Viscount Hillsborough, by his wife Mary Rowe, dau. and cohrss. of Anthony Rowe, of Muswell Hill, co. Middlesex

mar. (3)26 Feb 1752 his first cousin once removed Lady Elizabeth Hastings, suo jure Baroness Hungerford, Botreaux, de Moleyns, Hastings de Hastings and Hastings de Hungerford (d. 11 Apr 1808), 1st and only surviving dau. of Theophilus [Hastings], 9th Earl of Huntingdon, by his wife Lady Selina Shirley, 2nd dau. of Washington [Shirley], 2nd Earl Ferrers, by his wife Mary Levinge, 1st dau. by his first wife of Rt Hon Sir Richard Levinge, 1st Bt. MP, of Parwich, Speaker of the Irish House of Commons

children

1.Hon Francis Rawdon later Rawdon-Hastings, later 1st Baron Rawdon later 2nd Earl of Moira later 1st Marquess of Hastings

2.Hon John Theophilus Rawdon (b. 19 Nov 1756; d. 1808), mar. Frances Stephenson, dau. of Joseph William Hall Stephenson, son of John Hall later Stephenson, of Skelton Castle, co. York, and had issue:

1a.Elizabeth Anne Rawdon (d. 10 Aug 1874), mar. 21 Jun 1817 Maj Gen Lord George William Russell GCB MP (b. 8 May 1790; d. 16 Jul 1846), 2nd son by his first wife of John [Russell], 6th Duke of Bedford, and had issue

3.Maj Hon George Rawdon (b. 9 Jan 1761)

3.Lady Anne Elizabeth Rawdon (b. 16 May 1753; dsp. 8 Jan 1813), mar. 15 Feb 1788 as his second wife Thomas [Bruce later Brudenell-Bruce], , 1st Earl of Ailesbury

4.Lady Selina Frances Rawdon (b. 9 Apr 1759; d. May 1827), mar. 10 May 1779 George [Forbes], 6th Earl of Granard, and had issue

5.Lady Charlotte Adelaide Constantia Rawdon (d. 1834), mar. 1814 Hamilton FitzGerald

died20 Jun 1793

created9 Apr 1750 Baron Rawdon, of Moira in the County of Down

30 Jan 1762 Earl of Moira

suc. by son by third wife

notesuc. his father 2 Feb 1725/6 as 4th Baronet

2.Francis [Rawdon later Rawdon-Hastings], 1st Baron Rawdon later 2nd Earl of Moira later 1st Marquess of Hastings, KG GCB GCH

createdv.p. 5 Mar 1783 Baron Rawdon, of Rawdon in the County of York (Peerage of Great Britain)

13 Feb 1817 Viscount Loudoun, Earl of Rawdon and Marquess of Hastings

The Earldom of Moira was held by the Marquesses of Hastings from 13 Feb 1817 until 10 Nov 1868, when on the death without issue of Henry Weysford Charles Plantagenet [Rawdon-Hastings], 4th Marquess of Hastings, 5th Earl of Moira, etc., the Marquessate of Hastings, the Earldoms of Moira and Rawdon, the Viscountcy of Loudoun and the two Baronies of Rawdon all became extinct

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Rawdon,_1st_Earl_of_Moira

John Rawdon, 1st Earl of Moira (17 March 1720 – 20 June 1793), known as Sir John Rawdon, Bt, between 1724 and 1750 and as The Lord Rawdon between 1750 and 1762, was an Irish peer.

Background

Rawdon was the only son of Sir John Rawdon, 3rd Baronet and Dorothy, daughter of Sir Richard Levinge, 1st Baronet.

Career

Rawdon succeeded his father in the baronetcy in February 1724, aged three. In 1750 he was elevated to the Peerage of Ireland as Baron Rawdon, of Moira in the County of Down. In 1762 he was further honoured when he was made Earl of Moira in the Irish peerage.

Family

Lord Moira married, firstly, Helena Perceval, daughter of John Perceval, 1st Earl of Egmont and Lady Catherine Parker, on 10 November 1741. They had two children:

Lady Helena Rawdon, married Stephen Moore, 1st Earl Mountcashell and had issue.

Lady Catherine Rawdon, married Joseph Henry.

After her death in June 1746 he married, secondly, Anne Hill, daughter of Trevor Hill, 1st Viscount Hillsborough and Mary Rowe, on 23 December 1746. They had no children. After her death in August 1751 he married, thirdly, Elizabeth Hastings, 16th Baroness Botreaux, daughter of Theophilus Hastings, 9th Earl of Huntingdon and Lady Selina Shirley, on 26 February 1752. They had five children:

Lady Selina Frances Rawdon (d. 1827), married George Forbes, 6th Earl of Granard and had issue.

Lady Charlotte Adelaide Constantia Rawdon (d. 1834), married Hamilton Fitzgerald.

Lady Anne Elizabeth Rawdon (1753–1813), married Thomas Brudenell-Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury and had issue.

John Theophilus Rawdon (John Trotter,1776)Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings (1754–1826)

Hon. John Theophilus Rawdon (1756–1808)

Lord Moira died in June 1793, aged 73, and was succeeded by his eldest son by his third marriage, Francis, who had already been created Baron Rawdon in his own right in 1783 and was created Marquess of Hastings in 1816. The Countess of Moira died in April 1808.

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John Rawdon, 1st Earl of Moira's Timeline

1720
March 17, 1720
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
1724
1724
- 1750
Age 3
1743
January 1, 1743
1744
1744
1753
May 16, 1753
1754
December 9, 1754
Moira,,, Ireland
1756
November 19, 1756
Skelton castle, Yorkshire
1759
April 9, 1759
Dublin, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland