Earl of Lovelace

Earl of Lovelace is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1838 for William King-Noel, 8th Baron King. The King family descends from Jerome King, a grocer, of Exeter, and his wife Anne, daughter of Peter Locke, uncle of the philosopher John Locke. Their son Sir Peter King was a noted lawyer and politician and served as Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas from 1714 to 1725 and as Lord Chancellor of Great Britain from 1725 to 1733. In 1725 he was created Lord King, Baron of Ockham, in the County of Surrey, in the Peerage of Great Britain. He was succeeded by his eldest son, the second Baron. He represented Launceston and Exeter in the House of Commons. His three younger brothers, Peter, William and Thomas all succeeded in the barony. The latter was succeeded by his son, the sixth Baron.

His son, the seventh Baron, was a Whig politician and writer. On his death the title passed to his eldest son, the eighth Baron. In 1838 he was created Viscount Ockham, of Ockham in the County of Surrey, and Earl of Lovelace in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. He later held the honorary post of Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey from 1840 to 1893. In 1835 Lord Lovelace married as his first wife the Hon. Augusta Ada Byron, the only daughter of the famous poet Lord Byron and his wife Anne Isabella Byron, 11th Baroness Wentworth (see the Baron Wentworth for earlier history of this title). In 1860 he assumed for himself by Royal license the additional surname and arms of Noel. His eldest son Byron Noel, Viscount Ockham, succeeded his maternal grandmother as twelfth Baron Wentworth in 1860. However, he predeceased his father, unmarried.

Lord Lovelace was therefore succeeded by his second but eldest surviving son, the second Earl. He had already succeeded as thirteenth Baron Wentworth on the death of his elder brother in 1862. In 1861 Lord Lovelace assumed by Royal license the surname of Milbanke in lieu of Noel. He had no sons and was succeeded in the barony of Wentworth by his only child Ada King-Milbanke, 14th Baroness Wentworth (she was succeeded by her aunt Anne Blunt, 15th Baroness Wentworth, daughter of the first Earl; see the Baron Wentworth for later history of this title). Lord Lovelace was succeeded in his other titles by his half-brother, the third Earl. He served in the First World War as a Major in the Northumberland Fusiliers and as a Staff-Captain. In 1895 Lord Lovelace received for himself only Royal license to use the additional surname and arms of Noel, but resumed by Royal license in 1908 the surname and arms of King only for himself and his children. As of 2007 the titles are held by his grandson, the fifth Earl, who succeeded his father in 1964.

The Hon. Peter John Locke King, second son of the seventh Baron, was a politician.

The present Earl lives at Torridon House, near Torridon in Ross-shire.

Barons King (1725)

Earls of Lovelace (1838)

There is no heir to the titles.

References

  • Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
  • Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page
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William King-Noel, 1st Earl of Lovelace FRS (21 February 1805-29 December 1893), known as the Hon. William King until 1833 and as the Lord King from 1833 to 1838, was an English nobleman and scientist.
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John Locke, (August 29, 1632 – October 28, 1704) was an English philosopher. Locke is considered the first of the British Empiricists, but is equally important to social contract theory.
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Peter King, 1st Baron King PC, FRS (c. 1669–22 July 1734), lord chancellor of England, was born at Exeter in 1669.

In his youth he was interested in early church history, and published anonymously in 1691
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Launceston
Borough constituency
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Type: House of Commons
Members: one

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Exeter is a borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

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Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (December 10, 1815 – November 27, 1852), born Augusta Ada Byron, is mainly known for having written a description of Charles Babbage's early mechanical general-purpose computer, the analytical engine.
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Lord Byron

Born: 22 January 1788(1788--)
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Died: 19 March 1824 (aged 36)
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Anne Isabella Noel Byron, 11th Baroness Wentworth (17 May 1792–16 May 1860), was the wife of George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, the poet; and mother of Ada, Countess Lovelace, the patron and co-worker of Charles Babbage.
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Baron Wentworth is a title in the Peerage of England. It was created in 1529 for Thomas Wentworth, who was also de jure sixth Baron le Despencer of the 1387 creation. The peerage was created by writ, which means that it can descend through both male and female lines.
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Byron King-Noel, 12th Baron Wentworth, styled Viscount Ockham (12 May 1836–1 September 1862) was a British peer.

Lord Ockham was the eldest son of William King-Noel, 1st Earl of Lovelace and his wife, Ada.
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Ada Mary King-Milbanke, 14th Baroness Wentworth (26 February 1871–18 June 1917) was a British peeress.

King-Milbanke was the only child of Ralph King-Milbanke, 2nd Earl of Lovelace and his wife, Fanny.
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Anne Isabella Noel Blunt, née King-Noel, 15th Baroness Wentworth (22 September 1837-15 December 1917), known for most of her life as Lady Anne Blunt, was co-founder with her husband the poet Wilfrid Scawen Blunt of the Crabbet Arabian Stud.
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Baron Wentworth is a title in the Peerage of England. It was created in 1529 for Thomas Wentworth, who was also de jure sixth Baron le Despencer of the 1387 creation. The peerage was created by writ, which means that it can descend through both male and female lines.
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The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers was one of England's premier county regiments and can trace its ancestry back to the year 1674.

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When first raised it was part of the Dutch Service and known as the Irish Regiment, or
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The Hon. Peter John Locke King (1811 – 12 November 1885) was an English politician.

King was the second son of Peter King, 7th Baron King, and his wife Lady Hester Fortescue, granddaughter of George Grenville.
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Torridon (Scottish Gaelic: Toirbheartan) is a small village in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland. However the name is also applied to the area surrounding the village, particularly the Torridon Hills, mountains to the north of Glen Torridon.
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Peter King, 1st Baron King PC, FRS (c. 1669–22 July 1734), lord chancellor of England, was born at Exeter in 1669.

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