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Richard Barrett

Death: December 24, 1716 (34)
London, England (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of Dacre Barrett and Annette Barrett
Husband of Anne Moore (Lennard), 16th Baroness Dacre
Father of Thomas Barrett Lennard, 16th Baron Dacre
Brother of Dorothy Barrett
Half brother of Dorothy Smith and Jane Barrett-Lennard

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About Richard Barrett

  • Richard Barrett1
  • M, #29987, b. October 1682, d. 24 December 1716
  • Last Edited=25 Feb 2009
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  • Richard Barrett was born in October 1682. He was the son of Dacre Barrett and Lady Jane Chichester.1 He married Anne Lennard, Baroness Dacre, daughter of Thomas Lennard, 1st and last Earl of Essex and Lady Anne Palmer, on 15 July 1716 at London, England.2 He died on 24 December 1716 at age 34 at London, England.
  • Child of Richard Barrett and Anne Lennard, Baroness Dacre
    • 1.Thomas Barrett-Lennard, 17th Lord Dacre+ b. 20 Apr 1717, d. 12 Jan 1786
  • Citations
  • 1.[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 1014. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2.[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 1181.
  • From: ________________
  • Anne Lennard, Countess of Sussex (25 February 1661-2 – 16 May 1721-2), formerly Lady Anne Palmer, alias Fitzroy, was the eldest daughter of Barbara Palmer née Villiers, 1st Duchess of Cleveland, and most likely Charles II of England or Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield. ....
  • Anne's husband the Earl of Sussex was a "popular but extravagant man"[5] who, by extravagance and losses by gambling, had to sell the estate of Herstmonceaux and others. Lord and Lady Sussex separated in 1688. She was widowed in 1715. ....
  • The children of her union with Sussex were two sons, who died in infancy; and two daughters, who lived to adulthood, co-heirs of the Barony Dacre:[6]
    • 1.Barbara Lennard: born 12 July 1676 at Westminster, London; died 1741 at Paris. Married Charles Skelton, Esq., Lieutenant-General in the French service, and Grand Croix de St. Louis. Died without issue.
    • 2.Charles Lennard: born 25 May 1682 at Windsor Castle; died 13 March 1684. Lord Dacre.
    • 3.Henry Lennard: born about 1683 at Herstmonceaux, Sussex; died in infancy.
    • 4.Anne Lennard: born 17 August 1684 at Sussex; died 26 June 1755 at London. 16th Baroness Dacre in her own right. Married thrice;[7]
    • (1) First, to Richard Barrett-Lennard, Esq. (died 1716), son of Dacre Barrett-Lennard and his wife Jane, eldest daughter of Arthur Chichester, the second Earl of Donegal. Died a few months after his marriage to the Lady Anne in 1716, leaving his wife with child. Their son was Thomas Barrett-Lennard, 17th Baron Dacre (1717 – 12 January 1786), who died without issue.
    • (2) Secondly, to Henry Roper, 8th Baron Teynham (died 16 May 1723). Had, among other children, Charles, who m. Gertrude, sister and co-heir of John Trevor, esq. of Glynd, in Sussex, and left at his decease, in 1754, ....
    • (3) Thirdly, to Roger Moore, Esq., fifth son of Henry, Earl of Drogheda, in Ireland, by whom she had one son, Henry. ....
  • References
  • 1.^ June Ferguson's Royalty GED
  • 2.^ From Burnet's History of his Own Times, quoted in G. Steinman Steinman's A Memoir of Barbara, Duchess of Cleveland, 1871, page 26.
  • 3.^ Cunningham and Goodwin's The Story of Nell Gwyn, 1903, page 196.
  • 4.^ "Memoirs of the Court of England"
  • 5.^ From John Heneage Jesse's Memoirs of the Court of England During the Reign of the Stuarts, 1855, page 170.
  • 6.^ [1]
  • 7.^ From Booker, von Alvensleben, W Owen's The Peerage of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1790, pages 372-374.
  • From:,_Countess_of_Sussex _____________
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Richard Barrett's Timeline

October 1682
December 24, 1716
Age 34
London, England (United Kingdom)
April 20, 1717