Richard Acton1

M, #1891, b. before 1665
Last Edited=18 Jan 2011
     Richard Acton was born before 1665.1 He was the son of Sir Walter Acton, 2nd Bt. and Catherine Cressett.1

Child of Richard Acton

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Catharine Acton1

F, #1892
Last Edited=13 May 2003
     Catharine Acton is the daughter of Richard Acton.1 She married Edward Gibbon.1
     Her married name became Gibbon.1

Child of Catharine Acton and Edward Gibbon

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Jean de Clermont, Seigneur de Charolais

M, #1893, b. circa 1283, d. 1316
Last Edited=15 Apr 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.21%
     Jean de Clermont, Seigneur de Charolais was born circa 1283. He was the son of Robert de France, Comte de Clermont and Beatrice de Bourgogne.1 He married Jeanne d'Argies, daughter of Reynaud d'Argies, circa 1309.1 He died in 1316.1
     He gained the title of Seigneur de Charolais. He gained the title of Comte de St. Charolais.1

Child of Jean de Clermont, Seigneur de Charolais and Jeanne d'Angiers

Citations

  1. [S16] Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 68. Hereinafter cited as Lines of Succession.

Edward Gibbon1

M, #1894
Last Edited=13 May 2003
     Edward Gibbon married Catharine Acton, daughter of Richard Acton.1

Child of Edward Gibbon and Catharine Acton

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Edward Gibbon1

M, #1895
Last Edited=11 Dec 2016
     Edward Gibbon is the son of Edward Gibbon and Catharine Acton.1 He married Judith Porten, daughter of unknown Porten.2

Child of Edward Gibbon and Judith Porten

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.


Edward Gibbon1

M, #1896, b. 27 April 1737, d. 16 January 1794
Last Edited=11 Dec 2016
Edward Gibbons
by Joshua Reynolds, 1779 2
     Edward Gibbon was born on 27 April 1737.3 He was the son of Edward Gibbon and Judith Porten.1,3 He died on 16 January 1794 at age 56.3
     He wrote the book The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, published between 1776 and 1788.3 He was a noted historian.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

Pelina Brignole-Sale1

F, #1897
Last Edited=13 May 2003
     Pelina Brignole-Sale is the daughter of Marquis (?) Brignole-Sale.1

Child of Pelina Brignole-Sale and Emmerich Josef Wolfgang Heribert Herzog von Dalberg

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Marquis (?) Brignole-Sale1

M, #1898
Last Edited=13 May 2003
     Marquis (?) Brignole-Sale lived at Genoa, ItalyG.1

Child of Marquis (?) Brignole-Sale

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Richard Maximilian Lyon-Dalberg-Acton, 2nd Baron Acton of Aldenham1

M, #1899, b. 7 August 1870, d. 16 June 1924
Last Edited=4 Jun 2014
     Richard Maximilian Lyon-Dalberg-Acton, 2nd Baron Acton of Aldenham was born on 7 August 1870 at Bayern, GermanyG.1 He was the son of John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton of Aldenham and Maria Anna Ludmilla Euphrosina von und zu Arco auf Valley.1 He married Dorothy Lyon, daughter of Thomas Henry Lyon, on 7 June 1904.1 He died on 16 June 1924 at age 53.2
     He was given the name of Richard Maximilian Dalberg-Acton at birth.1 He was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1 He was a clerk in the Foreign Office in 1894.1 He held the office of Third Secretary of the Diplomatic Service in 1896.1 He held the office of Second Secretary of the Diplomatic Service in 1900.1 He succeeded as the Patrician of Naples [Italy] on 19 June 1902. He succeeded as the 9th Baronet Acton, of Aldenham [Aldenham Hall, in Morville], Shropshire [E., 1644] on 19 June 1902.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Baron Acton of Aldenham, co. Shropshire [U.K., 1869] on 19 June 1902. He held the office of Chargé d'Affaires in Berne between 1904 and 1906.1 He held the office of Lord-in-Waiting between 1905 and 1915.1 He held the office of Chargé d'Affaires in Madrid between 1906 and 1907.1 He held the office of First Secretary of the Diplomatic Service in 1908.1 He held the office of Chargé d'Affaires in The Hague between 1908 and 1911.1 He was naturalized as a British subject, by Act of Parliament in 1911.1 He held the office of Chargé d'Affaires in Darmstadt between 1911 and 1914.1 He held the office of Chargé d'Affaires in Berne between 1915 and 1916.1 He held the office of Consul-General to Zurich between 1917 and 1918.1 In 1919 his name was legally changed to Richard Maximilian Lyon-Dalberg-Acton by Royal Licence.1 He held the office of Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Finland between 1919 and 1920.1 He was appointed Grand Cross, Order of Dannebrog of Denmark.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.)1 He was appointed Grand Officier, Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for Shropshire.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Shropshire.1

Children of Richard Maximilian Lyon-Dalberg-Acton, 2nd Baron Acton of Aldenham and Dorothy Lyon

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Hon. John Dalberg Dalberg-Acton1

M, #1900, b. 30 May 1872, d. 16 April 1873
Last Edited=18 Jan 2011
     Hon. John Dalberg Dalberg-Acton was born on 30 May 1872.1 He was the son of John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton of Aldenham and Maria Anna Ludmilla Euphrosina von und zu Arco auf Valley.1 He died on 16 April 1873.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]