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Lady Anne Howard[1]

Female - 1764

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  • Name Anne Howard 
    Prefix Lady 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Dec 1764 
    Buried Kew, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I52973  My Genealogy

    Father Charles (1st Earl of Carlisle) Howard,   b. 1629,   d. 24 Feb 1683/84  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Anne Howard,   d. Sep 1703 
    Family ID F19483  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maj Gen Sir William (6th of Kirkness) Douglas,   b. Abt 1690,   d. 1747, South Beveland, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married 11 Jun 1737  St. George's, Hanover Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F66378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RICH, fifth Viscount Irvine, born 6, and baptized at
      Horsham 23, January 1687-88 ; succeeded his eldest brother 18 May 1714. In 1715 he was appointed Governor of Hull and Colonel of the Life Guards, and on 13 December 1717 Colonel of the 1st Dragoon Guards. In 1720 he was nominated Governor of Barbadoes, but as he was preparing for his departure for that island he died 10, and was buried 17, April 1721, in the Ormond vault in Henry vn.'s Chapel, Westminster Abbey. Administration of his goods was granted to his mother, P. C. C. 27 June 1721. He married, soon after 21 November 1717, Anne, third daughter of Charles (Howard), third Earl of Carlisle. She was appointed in 1736 a Lady of the Bedchamber to the Princess of Wales (mother of George in.), and for the rest of her life was a prominent figure at Court. She was authoress of several poems, and is noticed in Duncombe's Feminead. On 11 June 1737, contrary to the wishes of her relatives, she was married , secondly, at St. George's, Hanover Square, to Colonel (after- wards Brigadier-General) William Douglas, a descendant of the family of Douglas of Kirkness, cadets of the Earls of Morton. He died while in command of the British forces in South Beveland in 1747, and was buried in the chapel at
      Kew. She died 2 December 1764, and by her will, dated 1
      December 1762, with eleven codicils, proved 19 ecember 1764, she desired to be buried near her second husband at Kew.

  • Sources 
    1. [S883] Hamish Maclaren.