John Finch, 6th Earl of Winchilsea

M, #25281, b. 24 February 1682/83, d. 9 September 1729
Last Edited=6 Jun 2020
     John Finch, 6th Earl of Winchilsea was born on 24 February 1682/83.1 He was the son of Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Winchilsea and Elizabeth Ayres.1 He died on 9 September 1729 at age 46, unmarried.1
     He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He succeeded as the 4th Baron Fitzherbert of Eastwell, co. Kent [E., 1660] on 30 September 1726.1 He succeeded as the 6th Earl of Winchilsea [E., 1556] on 30 September 1726.1 He succeeded as the 7th Baronet Finch, of Eastwell, Kent [E., 1611] on 30 September 1726.1 He succeeded as the 6th Viscount of Maidstone [E., 1623] on 30 September 1726.1 On his death, the barony Fitzherbert of Eastwell became extinct.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4216. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Robert Burton1

M, #25282
Last Edited=16 Oct 2003
     Robert Burton married Elizabeth Paulet, daughter of Sir Thomas Paulet, after 1443.1

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 8. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Sir John Arundell1

M, #25283, b. circa 1428
Last Edited=14 Apr 2008
     Sir John Arundell was born circa 1428 at Tolverne, Cornwall, EnglandG.2 He was the son of Sir Thomas Arundell and Elizabeth Paulet.1 He married Maud Courtenay, daughter of Sir Hugh Courtenay and Margaret Carminow.2
     The Arundells of Tolvern descended from him.1

Child of Sir John Arundell and Maud Courtenay

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 8. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S1072] Darryl Mawhinney, "re: Arundell Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 7 April 2004. Hereinafter cited as "re: Arundell Family."

William Finch, Viscount Maidstone1

M, #25284, b. 20 January 1651/52, d. 28 May 1672
Last Edited=6 Jun 2020
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     William Finch, Viscount Maidstone was baptised on 20 January 1651/52 at Eastwell, Kent, EnglandG.1 He was the son of Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Winchilsea and Lady Mary Seymour.1,2 He married Elizabeth Wyndham, daughter of Thomas Wyndham, before 26 December 1666.2 He died on 28 May 1672 at age 20, killed in action.2
     He was styled as Viscount Maidstone.2 He was educated at Westminster Hospital, Westminster, London, England.2 He was educated at St. John's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2 He gained the rank of Battle of Sole Bay on 28 May 1672.2

Child of William Finch, Viscount Maidstone and Elizabeth Wyndham

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 XII/2, page 779. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4216. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Elizabeth Wyndham

F, #25285
Last Edited=31 May 2020
     Elizabeth Wyndham was the daughter of Thomas Wyndham.1 She married William Finch, Viscount Maidstone, son of Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Winchilsea and Lady Mary Seymour, before 26 December 1666.1
     From before 26 December 1666, her married name became Finch.1

Child of Elizabeth Wyndham and William Finch, Viscount Maidstone

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4216. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Thomas Wyndham1

M, #25286
Last Edited=31 May 2020
     Thomas Wyndham lived at Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk, England.1

Child of Thomas Wyndham

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4216. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Charles Finch, 4th Earl of Winchilsea

M, #25287, b. 26 September 1672, d. 14 August 1712
Last Edited=6 Jun 2020
     Charles Finch, 4th Earl of Winchilsea was born on 26 September 1672.1 He was the son of William Finch, Viscount Maidstone and Elizabeth Wyndham.1 He married Sarah Nourse, daughter of Henry Nourse, on 26 September 1692.1 He died on 14 August 1712 at age 39, without issue.1
     He succeeded as the 2nd Baron Fitzherbert of Eastwell, co. Kent [E., 1660] on 28 August 1689.1 He succeeded as the 4th Viscount of Maidstone [E., 1623] on 28 August 1689.1 He succeeded as the 4th Earl of Winchilsea [E., 1556] on 28 August 1689.1 He succeeded as the 5th Baronet Finch, of Eastwell, Kent [E., 1611] on 28 August 1689.1 He held the office of Lieutenant-Governor of Dover Castle.1 He held the office of Deputy Warden of the Cinque Ports.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.)2 He held the office of Vice-Admiral of Kent between 1702 and 1705.1 He held the office of Envoy Extraordinary to Hanover from September 1702 to March 1702/3.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Kent from 1704 to 1705.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1711.1 He held the office of First Lord of Trade from 1711 to 1712.1

Child of Charles Finch, 4th Earl of Winchilsea and Sarah Nourse

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4216. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Winchilsea

M, #25288, b. 3 January 1656/57, d. 30 September 1726
Last Edited=6 Jun 2020
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Winchilsea was born on 3 January 1656/57.1 He was the son of Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Winchilsea and Lady Mary Seymour.1 He and Anne Kingsmill obtained a marriage license on 14 May 1684.2 He died on 30 September 1726 at age 69, without issue.3
     He gained the rank of Captain in 1682 in the Coldstream Guards.3 He graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1683 with a Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.)3 He held the office of Groom of the Bedchamber to King James II between 1683 and 1688.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Hythe between 1685 and 1687.3 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1687.3 In 1689 he resigned his commission and attempted to flee the country to France, but was apprehended, and then set free on bail.3 He was a non-juror and hence never took his seat in the House of Lords.3 He succeeded as the 5th Viscount of Maidstone [E., 1623] on 15 August 1712.3 He succeeded as the 3rd Baron Fitzherbert of Eastwell, co. Kent [E., 1660] on 15 August 1712.3 He succeeded as the 6th Baronet Finch, of Eastwell, Kent [E., 1611] on 15 August 1712.3 He succeeded as the 5th Earl of Winchilsea [E., 1660] on 15 August 1712.3 He was appointed Fellow, Society of Antiquaries (F.S.A.) in January 1723/24.3

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 XII/2, page 780. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/2, page 781.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4216. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Thomas Finch, 2nd Earl of Winchilsea1

M, #25289, b. 13 June 1578, d. 4 November 1639
Last Edited=6 Jun 2020
     Thomas Finch, 2nd Earl of Winchilsea was born on 13 June 1578.1 He was the son of Sir Moyle Finch, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Heneage, Countess of Winchilsea.1 He married Cecille Wentworth, daughter of John Wentworth and Cicely Unton, in 1609.1 He died on 4 November 1639 at age 61.1
     He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He was appointed Knight in January 1608/9.1 He succeeded as the 3rd Baronet Finch, of Eastwell, Kent [E., 1611] circa 1620.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Winchelsea from 1621 to 1622.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Winchelsea from 1628 to 1629.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Viscount of Maidstone [E., 1623] on 23 March 1633/34.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Earl of Winchilsea [E., 1556] on 23 March 1633/34.1

Children of Thomas Finch, 2nd Earl of Winchilsea and Cecille Wentworth

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4216. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Cecille Wentworth

F, #25290, d. 1642
Last Edited=6 Jun 2020
     Cecille Wentworth was the daughter of John Wentworth and Cicely Unton. She married Thomas Finch, 2nd Earl of Winchilsea, son of Sir Moyle Finch, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Heneage, Countess of Winchilsea, in 1609.1 She died in 1642.1
     Her married name became Finch. After her marriage, Cecille Wentworth was styled as Countess of Winchilsea on 23 March 1633/34.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4216. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]