GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 12G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 14G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 21G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 18 Aug 1720 Laurence Shirley 4th Earl Ferrers was born to Laurence Shirley (26) and Anne Clarges

On 06 Aug 1745 Laurence Shirley 4th Earl Ferrers (24) succeeded 4th Earl Ferrers

In 1752 Laurence Shirley 4th Earl Ferrers (31) and Mary Meredith were married

On 18 Jan 1760 Laurence Shirley 4th Earl Ferrers (39) shot his old family steward Johnson at Staunton Harold Hall

On 05 May 1760 Laurence Shirley 4th Earl Ferrers (39) hanged at Tyburn (the last peer to be hanged).

On Apr 1761 Laurence Shirley 4th Earl Ferrers (40) was tried for murder by his peers at Westminster Hall with Attorney General Charles Pratt leading for the prosecution and found guilty.

ANCESTRY

Father: Laurence Shirley (11G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Robert Shirley 1st Earl Ferrers (10G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Robert Shirley 4th Baronet (9G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Shirley 2nd Baronet (8G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: George Shirley 1st Baronet (12G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: John Shirley (11G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Frances Berkeley (7G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley (6G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Katherine Howard (7G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Dorothy Devereux (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (6G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Lettice Knollys (6G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Frances Walsingham

5G GrandFather: Francis Walsingham

5G GrandMother: Ursula St Barbe

GrandMother: Elizabeth Washington

2G GrandFather: Laurence Washington

3G GrandFather: Lawrence Washington

4G GrandFather: Lawrence Washington

5G GrandFather: Lawrence Washington

Mother: Anne Clarges

GrandFather: Walter Clarges