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My wife's ancestors - Weston - Contents

Weston, Earl of Portland

William Weston,
had issue:

John Weston,
had issue:

Richard Weston,
mar 1stly to Wiburga Catesby [dau of Michael Catesby],
had issue by 1st wife:

Sir Jerome Weston, Kt.,
mar 1stly to Mary Cave [dau of Anthony Cave],
had issue by 1st wife:

Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland, born 1577.
Ambassador in reign of James I.
He was cr Lord Weston 1628.
His secretary temp 1628-1633 was John Gibbon.
He was cr Earl of Portland 1633.
He mar 2ndly to Frances Walgrave [dau of Nicholas Walgrave, or Waldegrave, of Borley, Essex].
He died 1634, age 57 yrs.
1st Earl had issue by 2nd wife:

  1. Hon. Benjamin Weston.
    He mar post-1630 to Elizabeth Sheldon [descendant of Edward III].
    They had issue:

    1. Elizabeth Weston.
      She mar 1652 to Sir Charles Shelley, 2nd Baronet and had issue.

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