Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.
Charles Gerard, 1st Earl of Macclesfield,
mar Jeanne de Civelle [or Jane, French, dau of Pierre de Civelle,
Restoration 1660. Gerard returned to England.
Jeanne in 1662 was made lady-in-waiting to the new queen, Catherine of Braganza.
She lost her post in 1663, for telling the queen details of the king's affair with the countess of Castlemaine.
Jeanne died 28 Sept 1671.
Gerard estate, Soho, London,
He was created 1st Earl of Macclesfield in 1679.
took a London house,
Gerard House, Soho,
He died 7 Jan 1694 [at the time regarded as the end of 1693], age c.76 yrs. Though [Westminster Abbey Registers] says died 9 Jan 1694. He presumably died in London.
He was bur 18 Jan 1694 [new style year] in Westminster Abbey, London.
1st Earl and Jeanne had issue:
She mar 2ndly, est c.1685, to Sir Thomas Orby, 3rd Baronet
and had issue.
3rd Baronet died 1724.
She was party to a legal case of March 1727.
She apparently mar 3rdly (in old age) to Edward Manby.
[Green, 1879] says she died c.1727, age 75, in parish of St.George Hanover Square, London.
She might be Charlotte Orby, died 5 Apr 1727, who is listed in Musgrave's Obituaries Prior to 1800, parts 3 & 4.
Administration of will 7 March 1729 [new style year, at the time this was regarded as the end of 1728].
Probate in Ireland in 1729. See image from index. Lists her as "Charlotte Dame Lady Orby". Which casts doubt on whether she did marry Edward Manby.
Edward Manby fl 1736.
Charles Gerard, 1st Earl of Macclesfield.
Burial entry of Charles Gerard, 1st Earl of Macclesfield, 18 Jan 1694, Westminster Abbey.
From p.233 of [Westminster Abbey Registers].
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