Biography of Charles Berkeley 1st Earl Falmouth

Timeline

On 11 Jan 1630 Charles Berkeley 1st Earl Falmouth was born to Charles Berkeley 2nd Viscount Fitzhardinge and Penelope Godolphin Viscountess Fitzhardinge.

On 01 Jul 1663 Charles Berkeley 1st Earl Falmouth was created 1st Viscount Fitzhardinge of Berehaven in Kerry, 1st Baron Berkeley of Rathdowne in Wicklow.

In 1664 Charles Berkeley 1st Earl Falmouth and Mary Bagot Countess Falmouth, Countess Dorset were married. Mary Bagot Countess Falmouth, Countess Dorset by marriage Viscountess Fitzhardinge of Berehaven in Kerry.

On 17 Mar 1664 Charles Berkeley 1st Earl Falmouth was created 1st Earl Falmouth, 1st Baron Botetourt Langport in Somerset. Mary Bagot Countess Falmouth, Countess Dorset by marriage Countess Falmouth.

After 17 Mar 1664 Charles Berkeley 1st Earl Falmouth was elected as MP New Romney.

After 17 Mar 1664 Charles Berkeley 1st Earl Falmouth was appointed as Lieutenant-Governor of Portsmouth.

Battle of Lowestoft

On 13 Jun 1665 at the Battle of Lowestoft an English fleet commanded by James II King England, Scotland and Ireland, Rupert Palatinate-Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland and Edward Montagu 1st Earl Sandwich defeated at Dutch Fleet. Charles Berkeley 1st Earl Falmouth (aboard the Royal Charles), Richard Boyle, Charles Maccarthy 2nd Earl Clancarty and Charles Weston 3rd Earl Portland were killed. .

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Berkeley

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 25 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 18 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth, King Powys, King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 20 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 17 Grand Son of Llywelyn ap Seisyll King Gwynedd, King Powys, King Deheubarth

Kings England: Great x 13 Grand Son of John "Lackland" I King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 14 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 25 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 17 Grand Son of Henry I King France

Ancestry

Father: Charles Berkeley 2nd Viscount Fitzhardinge Great x 12 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley Great x 11 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandFather: Henry Berkeley Great x 10 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley Great x 9 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Berkeley Great x 8 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Coningsby

Great x 2 GrandMother: Catherine Blount Great x 9 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy Great x 8 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Keble Baroness Mountjoy

GrandMother: Elizabeth Killigrew

Great GrandFather: William Killigrew

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Killigrew

Great GrandMother: Margery Saunders

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Saunders

Mother: Penelope Godolphin Viscountess Fitzhardinge

GrandFather: William Godolphin

Great GrandFather: Francis Godolphin

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Godolphin

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Godolphin

Great GrandMother: Margaret Killegrew

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Killegrew