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Henry Herbert, 1st Earl of Carnarvon

Henry Herbert, 1st Earl of Carnarvon (see here), born 1741,
mar Elizabeth Alicia Maria Wyndham [descendant of Henry VII, see descent by Ed Mann],
cr 1793, died 1811,
had issue:

Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Carnarvon,
had issue:

Henry Herbert, 3rd Earl of Carnarvon, born 1800,
mar Henrietta Anne Howard [descendant of Edward III, see descents by Ed Mann],
had issue:

  1. Henry Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon (see here), born 1831,
    Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland 1885-86,
    mar 1stly to Evelyn Stanhope [descendant of Henry VII, see descent by Ed Mann],
    see descent and descent by Ed Mann,
    see descent by George Larson,
    had issue by 1st wife:

    1. Winifred Herbert, mar 2ndly to Herbert Coulstoun Gardner, 1st Baron Burghclere and had issue:

      1. Evelyn Gardner, mar 1stly to Evelyn Waugh.

    2. George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon (see here),
      born 26th June 1866,
      mar Almina Wombwell [descendant of Edward III] and had issue,
      he is "Lord Carnarvon", the Egyptologist, patron of Howard Carter,
      discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun 1922 with Howard Carter,
      died 5th Apr 1923, age 56 yrs,
      his death giving rise to the daft story of the "Curse of Tutankhamun".

    4th Earl mar 2ndly to Elisabeth Howard,
    had issue by 2nd wife:

    1. Aubrey Herbert, MP (see here), born 1880,
      the Balkan adventurer,
      he was the model for the hero of John Buchan's novel Greenmantle,
      he was offered the throne of Albania after WW1, declined,
      had issue:

      1. Laura Herbert, mar Evelyn Waugh and had issue.

  2. Auberon Herbert (see here), born 1838,
    libertarian philosopher.

"The Search for Tutankhamun" (BBC docudrama, 2005).
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Drone footage of Highclere Castle in the snow, 2015.
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