EARLS AND MARQUESSES OF
See also:English title has been held in the
See also:family since 1714, though previously an earldom of
See also:Bristol, in the Digby family, is associated with two especially famous representatives, of whom
See also:biographies are given . The Herveys are mentioned during the 13th century as seated in
See also:Bedfordshire, and afterwards in
See also:Suffolk, where they have held the
See also:estate of Ickworth since the 15th century .
See also:John Hervey (1616–1679) was the eldest son of
See also:William Hervey (d . 166o), and was
See also:born on the 18th of
See also:August 1616 . He held a high position in the
See also:household of Catherine, wife of
See also:Charles II., and was for many years member of parliament for
See also:Hythe . He married
See also:Elizabeth, the only surviving
See also:child of his kinsman, William,
See also:Lord Hervey of Kidbrooke (d . 1642), but
See also:left no
See also:children when he died on the 18th of
See also:January 1679, and his estates passed to his
See also:brother, Sir
See also:Thomas Hervey . Sir Thomas, who was member of parliament for Bury St
See also:Edmunds,died on the 27th of May 1694, and was succeeded by his son, John, who became the 1st
See also:earl of Bristol .
2ND EARL OF1 GEORGE DIGBY BRISTOL (1612-1677)
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