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Henry Herbert, 1st Earl of Carnarvon

Henry Herbert, 1st Earl of Carnarvon (see here), born 1741.
He mar 1771 to Elizabeth Alicia Maria Wyndham [descendant of Henry VII, see descent by Ed Mann].
He was cr Baron Porchester 1780.
He was cr Earl of Carnarvon 1793.
His line inherited Highclere, Hampshire, through his grandmother Margaret Sawyer.
He died 1811.
1st Earl and Elizabeth had issue:

Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Carnarvon, born 1772,
died 1833,
had issue:

Henry Herbert, 3rd Earl of Carnarvon, born 1800.
He mar Henrietta Anne Howard [descendant of Edward III, see descents by Ed Mann].
He built a new Highclere Castle in 1842-1849.
He died 1849.
3rd Earl and Henrietta had issue:

  1. Henry Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon, born 1831.
    Father of Lord Carnarvon, the Egyptologist.

  2. Auberon Herbert, born 1838,
    libertarian philosopher.

Drone footage of Highclere Castle in the snow, 2015.
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