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West, Baron De La Warr

Sir Thomas West, 1st Baron West,
mar Joan de la Warr [descendant of Henry III]
and had issue:

Reginald West, 3rd Baron West and 6th Baron De La Warr [through his mother],
died 1451, had issue:

  1. Margaret West, mar Sir Thomas Echyngham and had issue.

And ancestor in male line of:

Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr (see here),
the title was disbarred and then re-created,
he was Governor of Virginia 1610-18,
carried out war against the Native Americans,
the state of Delaware in the US is named after him, as is the Delaware River and the "Delaware Indians".

Ancestor of:

George John West, 5th Earl De La Warr (see here), born 1791,
mar Elizabeth Sackville [born 1795, descendant of Edward III],
adopted the name Sackville-West, his descendants later just Sackville,
the title Baron Buckhurst (extinct 1843) was re-created for this branch 1864,
he died 1869,
she died 1870,
ancestors of:

and of:

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