The History of the Hough family from London

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  • ID: I37191
  • Name: George Saville 1st Marquess of HALIFAX
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 11 NOV 1633 in Thornhill,West Riding,Yorkshire
  • Death: 05 APR 1695
  • Note:
    Will. - 17 Mar., 1691. George, marquesse of Halifax. "I am not sollicitous to chuse my grave, neither do put any weight upon the being buryed where I was borne, yet not to appear singular I am content in case I shall happen to dye at Rufford or in Yorkshire, to be
    carryed to Thornhill, there to lye amongst my ancestors; if I shall dye in London I desire to be buried at Westminster, but wherever I shall be putt into the ground my will is that the ceremony of it may be performed with noe greater expence than must in strict decency be thrown away upon me." To my dear wife one thousand pounds, her jewels, chamber plate, or other plate upon which her coat of arms only shall be engraved, with the usual furniture belonging to any one room in my house at London at her choice, and I give her the terme of the house in St. James Square, now possessed by my son William, Lord Eland. To my wife my house, gardens, etc., purchased by me in the name of Sir Thomas Clergis, in Acton, with all that belongith me in Acton, and the use of all the furniture, and after her decease to my son Wm., Lord Eland, and his heirs. I give her all the lands in Crich with the profits of the lead mines for her life. My will is that as touching all my lands not included in the settlement made on the marriage of my son, Lord Eland, I give the same to my son and his heirs, and for want of issue to my daughter Stanhop, my intention being that my daughters of the half blood shall not hinder her from inheriting in course as is above directed. My son, Lord Eland, sole exor. Codicil. - 19 Nov., 1693. I give my godson, George Savile, son of the present rector of Thornhill, 1,000 towards his education and support that he may be the better qualified to enjoy a considerable part of my estate which I have settled upon him by deed in case my son William, Lord Eland, should die without issue male.
    Codicil. - 4 April, 1695. To my wife 500. To my cousin, Henry Savile, 100. To the poor of St. James' 100, and 100 amongst the poor French Protestants. To the Governors of the Hospital of King James in Charter House, at the charges of Thomas Sutton, Esq., of which I have been for some years a Governor, 100. To servants, Thos. Medhurst 100, John Gregory 100, and to the rest a year's wages. John Nicholls and Nathaniel Champion 10 yearly. To Mr. John Conyers 20 for a ring. To my steward, Theophilus Shelton, 10 for ring. My will is to be buried in the Abby church of Westminster with as little ceremony as may be. Proved 17 April, 1695, by his son.

    Father: Sir William SAVILLE b: 1612 in Thornhill,West Riding,Yorkshire
    Mother: Anne COVENTRY

    Marriage 1 Gertrude PIERREPONT b: 1641 in Thoresby, Nottinghamshire
    • Married: NOV 1672
    1. Has No Children Elizabeth SAVILLE

    Marriage 2 Lady Dorothy SPENCER b: 1640 in Brington,Northamptonshire
    • Married: 29 DEC 1656 in St Giles in the Fields Church,London
    1. Has No Children George SAVILLE b: 1660 in London
    2. Has No Children Henry Saville Lord ELAND b: 1661 in Clerkenwell,London
    3. Has No Children Lady Anne SAVILLE b: 1663 in Thornhill,West Riding,Yorkshire
    4. Has No Children William Saville 2nd Marquess of HALIFAX b: 1665 in Thornhill,West Riding,Yorkshire
    5. Has No Children George SAVILLE b: 1667 in Thornhill,West Riding,Yorkshire
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