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Henry Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon



Henry Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon (see here),
born 1831.
He mar 1stly, 1861, to Evelyn Stanhope [descendant of Henry VII, see descent by Ed Mann].
See descent and descent by Ed Mann.
See descent by George Larson.
4th Earl had issue by 1st wife:


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

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


  2. George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, born 1866.
    He is "Lord Carnarvon", the Egyptologist, patron of Howard Carter.
    He discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922 with Howard Carter.
    He died 1923.


4th Earl mar 2ndly, 1878, to Elizabeth Howard.
Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland 1885-1886.
4th Earl had issue by 2nd wife:


  1. Aubrey Herbert, MP, 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 WWI. He declined.
    He mar his distant Herbert cousin Mary Gertrude Vesey [descendant of Edward III] and had issue:

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




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