Marquess

The word Marquess comes from the Latin "marginem" meaning margin, edge, boundary, border. Marquesses protected the borders for the King and were given the autonomy to do so. In England there were several Marches: The Northern March comprising Western March: Cumberland and Westmoreland (now Cumbria), and the Eastern March: Northumbria, the Welsh March: Cheshire (subsequently a Palatinate), Herefordshire, Shropshire (originally Shrewsburyshire), Gloucestershire, and the Southern March: Somersetshire and Devonshire. Over time the Marches became less deangerous and Marquessates became fewer. The first female Marquess, or Marchioness, was Anne Boleyn.

Marquess Abergavenny

On 14 Jan 1876 William Neville 1st Marquess Abergavenny was created 1st Marquess Abergavenny, 1st Earl Lewes. Caroline Vanden-Bempte-Johnston Marchioness Abergavenny by marriage Marquess Abergavenny.

On 12 Dec 1915 Reginald Neville 2nd Marquess Abergavenny succeeded 2nd Marquess Abergavenny, 6th Earl Abergavenny, 2nd Earl Lewes, 22nd Baron Bergavenny (1C 1392).

On 13 Oct 1927 Henry Neville 3rd Marquess Abergavenny succeeded 3rd Marquess Abergavenny, 7th Earl Abergavenny, 3rd Earl Lewes, 23rd Baron Bergavenny (1C 1392). Maud Augusta Beckett-Dickinson Marchioness Abergavenny by marriage Marquess Abergavenny.

On 10 Jan 1938 Guy Larnach Neville 4th Marquess Abergavenny succeeded 4th Marquess Abergavenny, 8th Earl Abergavenny, 4th Earl Lewes, 24th Baron Bergavenny (1C 1392). Nellie Larnach Marchioness Abergavenny by marriage Marquess Abergavenny.

On 30 Mar 1954 John Henry Guy Neville 5th Marquess Abergavenny succeeded 5th Marquess Abergavenny, 9th Earl Abergavenny, 5th Earl Lewes, 25th Baron Bergavenny (1C 1392). Mary Patricia Harrison Marchioness Abergavenny by marriage Marquess Abergavenny.

On 23 Feb 2000 Christopher Neville 6th Marquess Abergavenny succeeded 6th Marquess Abergavenny, 10th Earl Abergavenny, 6th Earl Lewes, 26th Baron Bergavenny (1C 1392). Venetia Maynard Marchioness Abergavenny by marriage Marquess Abergavenny.

Marquess Ailesbury

Marquess Ailesbury (1C)

On 17 Jul 1821 Charles Brudenell 1st Marquess Ailesbury was created 1st Marquess Ailesbury (1C).

On 04 Jan 1856 George William Frederick Brudenell 2nd Marquess Ailesbury succeeded 2nd Marquess Ailesbury (1C). Mary Herbert Marchioness Ailesbury by marriage Marquess Ailesbury (1C).

On 06 Jan 1878 Ernest Augustus Charles Brudenell 3rd Marquess Ailesbury succeeded 3rd Marquess Ailesbury (1C). Louisa Elizabeth Horsley-Beresford Marchioness Ailesbury by marriage Marquess Ailesbury (1C).

On 18 Oct 1886 George William Thomas Brudenell 4th Marquess Ailesbury succeeded 4th Marquess Ailesbury (1C). Dorothy Julia "Dolly Tester" Haseley Marchioness Ailesbury by marriage Marquess Ailesbury (1C).

Marquess Ailesbury (2C)

Marquess Alton

On 30 Apr 1694 Charles Talbot 1st Duke Shrewsbury was created 1st Duke Shrewsbury and 1st Marquess Alton by William III King England, Scotland and Ireland in recognition of Charles Talbot 1st Duke Shrewsbury 's support of the Glorious Revolution he having been one of the signatories of the Invitation to William of Orange from the Immortal Seven.

Marquess Anglesey

On 04 Jul 1815 Henry William Paget 1st Marquess Anglesey was created 1st Marquess Anglesey.

On 29 Apr 1854 Henry Paget 2nd Marquess Anglesey succeeded his father as 2nd Marquess Anglesey, 3rd Earl Uxbridge (2C 1784). Henrietta Bagot Marchioness Anglesey by marriage Marquess Anglesey.

On 07 Feb 1869 Henry Paget 3rd Marquess Anglesey succeeded 3rd Marquess Anglesey, 4th Earl Uxbridge (2C 1784).

On 30 Jan 1880 Henry Paget 4th Marquess Anglesey succeeded 4th Marquess Anglesey, 5th Earl Uxbridge (2C 1784).

On 13 Oct 1898 Henry Cyril "Toppy" Paget 5th Marquess Anglesey succeeded his father as 5th Marquess Anglesey, 6th Earl Uxbridge (2C 1784).

On 14 Mar 1905 Charles Henry Alexander Paget 6th Marquess Anglesey succeeded his grandfather as 6th Marquess Anglesey, 7th Earl Uxbridge (2C 1784).

On 21 Feb 1947 George Charles Henry Victor Paget 7th Marquess Anglesey succeeded his father as 7th Marquess Anglesey, 8th Earl Uxbridge (2C 1784).

On 13 Jul 2013 Charles Alexander Vaughan Paget 8th Marquess Anglesey succeeded his father as 8th Marquess Anglesey, 9th Earl Uxbridge (2C 1784).

Marquess Bath

In 1789 Thomas Thynne 1st Marquess Bath was created 1st Marquess Bath. Elizabeth Bentinck Marchioness Bath by marriage Marquess Bath.

On Nov 1796 Thomas Thynne 2nd Marquess Bath succeeded his father as 2nd Marquess Bath, 4th Viscount Weymouth. Isabella Elizabeth Byng Marchioness Bath by marriage Marquess Bath.

On 27 Mar 1837 Henry Frederick Thynne 3rd Marquess Bath succeeded his father as 3rd Marquess Bath, 5th Viscount Weymouth. Harriet Baring Marchioness Bath by marriage Marquess Bath.

On 24 Jun 1837 John Alexander Thynne 4th Marquess Bath succeeded his father as 4th Marquess Bath, 6th Viscount Weymouth.

On 20 Apr 1896 Thomas Henry Thynne 5th Marquess Bath succeeded his father as 5th Marquess Bath, 7th Viscount Weymouth. Violet Caroline Mordaunt Marchioness Bath by marriage Marquess Bath.

On 09 Jun 1946 Henry Frederick Thynne 6th Marquess Bath succeeded his father as 6th Marquess Bath, 8th Viscount Weymouth. Daphne Vivian Marchioness Bath by marriage Marquess Bath.

Alexander George Thynn 7th Marquess Bath succeeded his father 7th Marquess Bath, 9th Viscount Weymouth.

Marquess Berkeley

On 28 Jan 1489 William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley was created 1st Marquess Berkeley. Anne Fiennes Marchioness Berkeley by marriage Marquess Berkeley.

Marquess Bristol

In 1826 Frederick William Hervey 1st Marquess Bristol was created 1st Marquess Bristol, 1st Earl Jermyn.

On 15 Feb 1859 Frederick Hervey 2nd Marquess Bristol succeeded his father as 2nd Marquess Bristol, 2nd Earl Jermyn. Katherine Isabella Manners Marchioness Bristol by marriage Marquess Bristol.

On 30 Oct 1864 Frederick William John Hervey 3rd Marquess Bristol succeeded his father as 3rd Marquess Bristol, 3rd Earl Jermyn.

On 07 Aug 1907 Frederick Hervey 4th Marquess Bristol succeeded his uncle as 4th Marquess Bristol, 4th Earl Jermyn.

On 24 Oct 1951 Herbert Hervey 5th Marquess Bristol succeeded his brother as 5th Marquess Bristol, 5th Earl Jermyn.

On 05 Apr 1960 Victor Hervey 6th Marquess Bristol succeeded his father as 6th Marquess Bristol, 6th Earl Jermyn.

On 10 Mar 1985 Frederick William John Augustus Hervey 7th Marquess Bristol succeeded his father as 7th Marquess Bristol, 7th Earl Jermyn.

Marquess Cambridge

On 17 Jul 1917 Adolphus Cambridge Duke Teck was created 1st Marquess Cambridge. Margaret Evelyn Grosvenor Duchess Teck by marriage Marquess Cambridge.

On 24 Oct 1927 George Cambridge 2nd Marquess Cambridge succeeded 2nd Marquess Cambridge.

Marquess Camden

In 1812 John Jeffreys Pratt 1st Marquess Camden was created 1st Marquess Camden, 1st Earl Brecknock.

On 08 Oct 1840 George Pratt 2nd Marquess Camden succeeded 2nd Marquess Camden, 2nd Earl Brecknock. Harriet Murray Countess Camden by marriage Earl Camden.

On 04 May 1872 John Pratt 4th Marquess Camden succeeded 4th Marquess Camden.

On 15 Dec 1943 John Pratt 5th Marquess Camden succeeded 5th Marquess Camden.

John Charles Pratt 3rd Marquess Camden succeeded 3rd Marquess Camden.

Marquess Carnarvon

Marquess Cholmondeley

In 1815 George Cholmondeley 1st Marquess Cholmondeley was created 1st Marquess Cholmondeley. Georgina Charlotte Bertie Marchioness Cholmondeley by marriage Marquess Cholmondeley.

On 10 Apr 1827 George Cholmondeley 2nd Marquess Cholmondeley succeeded 2nd Marquess Cholmondeley, 5th Earl Cholmondeley in Cheshire, 6th Viscount Cholmondley of Kells in County Meath, 5th Viscount Malpas in Cheshire, 5th Baron Cholmondeley Nampwich in Cheshire, 4th Baron Newburgh of Newburgh in Anglesey, 4th Baron Newborough of Newborough in County Wexford (1C 1715). Caroline Anne Julie Campbell Marchioness Cholmondeley by marriage Marquess Cholmondeley.

On 08 May 1870 William Cholmondeley 3rd Marquess Cholmondeley succeeded 3rd Marquess Cholmondeley, 6th Earl Cholmondeley in Cheshire, 7th Viscount Cholmondley of Kells in County Meath, 6th Viscount Malpas in Cheshire, 6th Baron Cholmondeley Nampwich in Cheshire, 5th Baron Newburgh of Newburgh in Anglesey, 5th Baron Newborough of Newborough in County Wexford (1C 1715). Marcia Emma Georgiana Arbuthnot Marchioness Cholmondeley by marriage Marquess Cholmondeley.

Marquess Cornwallis

In 1792 Charles Cornwallis 1st Marquess Cornwallis was created 1st Marquess Cornwallis. Jemima Tullekin Jones Marchioness Cornwallis by marriage Marquess Cornwallis.

On 05 Oct 1805 Charles Cornwallis 2nd Marquess Cornwallis succeeded 2nd Marquess Cornwallis, 3rd Earl Cornwallis. Louisa Gordon Marchioness Cornwallis by marriage Marquess Cornwallis.

Marquess Crewe

In 1911 Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes 1st Marquess Crewe was created 1st Marquess Crewe. Margaret Etrenne Hannah "Peggy" Primrose Marchioness Crewe by marriage Marquess Crewe.

Marquess Curzon Kedleston

On 28 Jun 1921 George Nathaniel Curzon 1st Marquess Curzon Kedleston was created 1st Marquess Curzon Kedleston. Grace Elvina Hinds Marchioness Curzon Kedleston by marriage Marquess Curzon Kedleston.

Marquess Dorchester

In 1645 Henry Pierrepoint 1st Marquess Dorchester was created 1st Marquess Dorchester. Catherine Stanley Marchioness Dorchester by marriage Marquess Dorchester.

In 1706 Evelyn was created 1st Marquess Dorchester.

On 05 Mar 1726 Evelyn succeeded 2nd Duke Kingston upon Hull, 2nd Marquess Dorchester, 2nd Marquess Dorchester, 6th Earl Kingston upon Hull, 6th Viscount Newark (1C 1627), 6th Baron Pierrepoint Holme Pierrepoint.

Marquess Dorset

Marquess Dorset (1C 1397)

On 29 Sep 1397 John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset was created 1st Marquess Somerset (2C 1397), 1st Marquess Dorset (1C 1397). Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence by marriage Marquess Somerset (2C 1397).

Marquess Dorset (2C 1442)

In 1442 Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset was created 1st Marquess Dorset (2C 1442), 1st Earl Dorset (3C 1442). Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset by marriage Marquess Dorset (2C 1442).

Marquess Dorset (3C 1475)

In 1475 Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset was created 1st Marquess Dorset (3C 1475). Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset by marriage Marquess Dorset (3C 1475).

On 20 Sep 1501 Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset succeeded his father as 2nd Marquess Dorset (3C 1475), 2nd Earl Huntingdon (6C 1479), 8th Baron Ferrers Groby. Eleanor St John Marchioness Dorset by marriage Marquess Dorset (3C 1475).

In 1509 Margaret Paternal Marchioness Dorset by marriage 2nd Marquess Dorset (3C 1475).

On 10 Oct 1530 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk succeeded 3rd Marquess Dorset (3C 1475), 3rd Earl Huntingdon (6C 1479), 9th Baron Ferrers Groby.

Marquess Exeter

Marquess Exeter (1C 1525)

In 1525 Gertrude Blount Marchioness Exeter by marriage 1st Marquess Exeter (1C 1525).

On 18 Jun 1525 Henry Fitzroy, Henry VIII's illegitimate son, was created 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, 1st Earl Lincoln (7C 1525) at Bridewell Palace by his father Henry VIII.
Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland was created 1st Earl Cumberland, Warden of the West Marches and Governor Carlisle Castle.
Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter was created 1st Marquess Exeter (1C 1525).
Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland was created 1st Earl Rutland (3C 1525).
Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland carried the Sword of State. Thomas More read the patents of nobility. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk, Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset, !Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel and John Vere 14th Earl Oxford attended.
Around 18 Jun 1525 Henry Clifford 2nd Earl Cumberland and Eleanor Brandon were married at Bridewell Palace. .

Marquess Exeter (2C 1801)

On Feb 1801 Henry Cecil 1st Marquess Exeter was created 1st Marquess Exeter (2C 1801). Elizabeth Anne Burrell Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon by marriage Marquess Exeter (2C 1801).

On 01 May 1804 Brownlow Cecil 2nd Marquess Exeter succeeded 2nd Marquess Exeter (2C 1801), 11th Earl Exeter, 12th Baron Burghley.

On 16 Jan 1867 William Alleyne Cecil 3rd Marquess Exeter succeeded 3rd Marquess Exeter (2C 1801), 12th Earl Exeter, 13th Baron Burghley.

On 14 Jul 1895 Brownlow Henry George Cecil 4th Marquess Exeter succeeded 4th Marquess Exeter (2C 1801), 13th Earl Exeter, 14th Baron Burghley.

On 09 Apr 1898 William Cecil 5th Marquess Exeter succeeded 5th Marquess Exeter (2C 1801), 14th Earl Exeter, 15th Baron Burghley.

In 1956 David George Brownlow Cecil 6th Marquess Exeter succeeded 6th Marquess Exeter (2C 1801), 15th Earl Exeter, 16th Baron Burghley.

On 22 Oct 1981 William Martin Alleyne Brownlow Cecil 7th Marquess Exeter succeeded 7th Marquess Exeter (2C 1801), 16th Earl Exeter, 17th Baron Burghley.

Marquess Grandby

On 29 Mar 1703 John Manners 1st Duke Rutland was created 1st Duke Rutland, 1st Marquess Grandby. Catherine Noel Duchess Rutland by marriage Duke Rutland.

On 10 Jan 1711 John Manners 2nd Duke Rutland succeeded 2nd Duke Rutland, 2nd Marquess Grandby, 10th Earl Rutland (3C 1525). Catherine Russell Duchess Rutland by marriage Duke Rutland.

On 22 Feb 1721 John Manners 3rd Duke Rutland succeeded 3rd Duke Rutland, 3rd Marquess Grandby, 11th Earl Rutland (3C 1525). Bridget Sutton Duchess Rutland by marriage Duke Rutland.

On 29 May 1779 Charles Manners 4th Duke Rutland succeeded 4th Duke Rutland, 4th Marquess Grandby, 12th Earl Rutland (3C 1525). Mary Isabella Somerset Duchess Rutland by marriage Duke Rutland.

On 24 Oct 1787 John Henry Manners 5th Duke Rutland succeeded 5th Duke Rutland, 5th Marquess Grandby, 13th Earl Rutland (3C 1525).

On 20 Jan 1857 Charles Manners 6th Duke Rutland succeeded 6th Duke Rutland, 6th Marquess Grandby, 14th Earl Rutland (3C 1525).

On 03 Mar 1888 John James Robert Manners 7th Duke Rutland succeeded his brother as 7th Duke Rutland, 7th Marquess Grandby, 15th Earl Rutland (3C 1525). Janetta Hughan Duchess Rutland by marriage Duke Rutland.

On 05 Aug 1906 Henry John Brinsley Manners 8th Duke Rutland succeeded 8th Duke Rutland, 8th Marquess Grandby, 16th Earl Rutland (3C 1525). Violet Lindsay Duchess Rutland by marriage Duke Rutland.

On 08 May 1925 John Henry Montagu Manners 9th Duke Rutland succeeded 9th Duke Rutland, 9th Marquess Grandby, 17th Earl Rutland (3C 1525). Kathleen Tennant Duchess Rutland by marriage Duke Rutland.

On 22 Apr 1940 Charles John Robert Manners 10th Duke Rutland succeeded 10th Duke Rutland, 10th Marquess Grandby, 18th Earl Rutland (3C 1525).

Marquess Grey

In 1740 Henry Grey 1st Duke Kent was created 1st Marquess Grey. Sophia Bentinck Duchess Kent by marriage Marquess Grey.

Marquess Halifax

In 1682 George Savile 1st Marquess Halifax was created 1st Marquess Halifax. Gertrude Pierrepoint Marchioness Halifax by marriage Marquess Halifax.

On 05 Apr 1695 William Savile 2nd Marquess Halifax succeeded 2nd Marquess Halifax. Mary Finch Duchess Roxburghe by marriage Marquess Halifax.

Marquess Hastings

On 06 Dec 1816 Francis Rawdon-Hastings 1st Marquess Hastings was created 1st Marquess Hastings.

On 28 Nov 1826 George Augustus Francis Rawdon-Hastings 2nd Marquess Hastings succeeded 2nd Marquess Hastings, 20th Baron Grey Ruthyn (1324), 18th Baron Botreaux (1368), 17th Baron Hungerford, 15th Baron Hastings (1461). Barbara Yelverton Marchioness Hastings by marriage Marquess Hastings.

On 13 Jan 1844 Paulyn Reginald Serlo Rawdon-Hastings 3rd Marquess Hastings succeeded 3rd Marquess Hastings.

In 1851 Henry Weysford Charles Plantagenet Rawdon-Hastings 4th Marquess Hastings succeeded 4th Marquess Hastings, 21st Baron Grey Ruthyn (1324), 20th Baron Botreaux (1368), 19th Baron Hungerford, 17th Baron Hastings (1461). Florence Cecilia Paget Marchioness Hastings by marriage Marquess Hastings.

Marquess Hertford

In 1793 Francis Seymour-Conway 1st Marquess Hertford was created 1st Marquess Hertford.

On 14 Jun 1794 Francis Ingram-Seymour-Conway 2nd Marquess Hertford succeeded 2nd Marquess Hertford. Isabella Anne Ingram Marchioness Hertford by marriage Marquess Hertford. The estate was worth £70000 a year, and included Ragley Hall, Sudbourne Hall and estates in Ireland.

On 28 Jun 1822 Francis Charles Seymour-Conway 3rd Marquess Hertford succeeded 3rd Marquess Hertford.

On 01 Mar 1842 Richard Seymour-Conway 4th Marquess Hertford succeeded 4th Marquess Hertford.

On 25 Aug 1870 Francis George Hugh Seymour-Conway 5th Marquess Hertford succeeded 5th Marquess Hertford.

On 25 Jan 1884 Hugh de Grey Seymour-Conway 6th Marquess Hertford succeeded 6th Marquess Hertford. Mary Hood Marchioness Hertford by marriage Marquess Hertford.

On 23 Mar 1912 George Francis Alexander Seymour 7th Marquess Hertford succeeded 7th Marquess Hertford.

In 1940 Hugh Seymour 8th Marquess Hertford succeeded 8th Marquess Hertford.

Marquess Hertford (1C 1641)

Marquess Hertford (2C 1793)

Marquess Kent

In 1710 Henry Grey 1st Duke Kent was created 1st Duke Kent (1C 1710), 1st Marquess Kent, 1st Viscount Gooderich. Jemima Crew Marchioness Kent by marriage Marquess Kent.

On 05 Jun 1740 Jemima Campbell 2nd Marchioness Kent succeeded 2nd Marquess Kent.

Marquess of Lincolnshire

In 1912 Charles Robert Wynn-Carington 1st Marquess was created 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire. Cecilia Margaret Harbord Marchioness by marriage Marquess of Lincolnshire.

Marquess Lindsay

In 1706 Robert Bertie 1st Duke Ancaster and Kesteven was created 1st Marquess Lindsay. Albinia Farington Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven by marriage Marquess Lindsay.

On 26 Jul 1723 Peregrine Bertie 2nd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven succeeded 2nd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven, 2nd Marquess Lindsay, 5th Earl Lindsey, 18th Baron Willoughby Eresby. Jane Brownlow Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven by marriage Duke Ancaster and Kesteven.

On 01 Jan 1742 Peregrine Bertie 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven succeeded 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven, 3rd Marquess Lindsay, 6th Earl Lindsey, 19th Baron Willoughby Eresby. Mary Panton Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven by marriage Duke Ancaster and Kesteven.

On 12 Aug 1778 Robert Bertie 4th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven succeeded 4th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven, 4th Marquess Lindsay, 7th Earl Lindsey, 20th Baron Willoughby Eresby.

On 08 Jul 1779 Brownlow Bertie 5th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven succeeded 5th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven, 5th Marquess Lindsay, 8th Earl Lindsey.

Marquess Linlithgow

On 29 Feb 1908 Victor Alexander John Hope 2nd Marquess Linlithgow succeeded as 2nd Marquess Linlithgow.

Marquess Londonderry

In 1816 Robert Stewart 1st Marquess Londonderry was created 1st Marquess Londonderry. Frances Pratt Marchioness Londonderry by marriage Marquess Londonderry.

On 12 Aug 1822 Charles William Vane 3rd Marquess Londonderry succeeded 3rd Marquess Londonderry. Frances Vane-Tempest Marchioness Londonderry by marriage Marquess Londonderry.

On 06 Mar 1854 Frederick William Robert Stewart 4th Marquess Londonderry succeeded 4th Marquess Londonderry.

On 25 Nov 1872 George Henry Robert Charles William Vane-Tempest 5th Marquess Londonderry succeeded 5th Marquess Londonderry. Mary Cornelia Edwards Marchioness Londonderry by marriage Marquess Londonderry.

On 06 Nov 1884 Charles Stewart Vane-Tempest-Stewart 6th Marquess Londonderry succeeded 6th Marquess Londonderry. Theresa Susey Helen Chetwynd-Talbot Marchioness Londonderry by marriage Marquess Londonderry.

Marquess Milford Haven

On 07 Nov 1917 Louis Mountbatten 1st Marquess Milford Haven was created 1st Marquess Milford Haven. Victoria Hesse-Darmstadt Marchioness Milford Haven by marriage Marquess Milford Haven.

On 11 Sep 1921 George Mountbatten 2nd Marquess Milford Haven succeeded 2nd Marquess Milford Haven. Nadejda Mikhailovna Torby Marchioness Milford Haven by marriage Marquess Milford Haven.

On 08 Apr 1938 David Mountbatten 3rd Marquess Milford Haven succeeded 3rd Marquess Milford Haven.

On 14 Apr 1970 George Mountbatten 4th Marquess Milford Haven succeeded 4th Marquess Milford Haven.

Marquess Montagu

On 27 Mar 1470 John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu was created 1st Marquess Montagu.

Marquess Normanby

On 25 Jun 1838 George Phipps 2nd Marquess Normanby succeeded 2nd Marquess Normanby, 3rd Earl Mulgrave (2C 1812), 5th Baron Mulgrave of New Ross in Wexford.

On 25 Jun 1838 Constantine Phipps 1st Marquess Normanby was created 1st Marquess Normanby. Maria Liddell Marchioness Normanby by marriage Marquess Normanby.

On 03 Apr 1890 Constantine Phipps 3rd Marquess Normanby succeeded 3rd Marquess Normanby, 4th Earl Mulgrave (2C 1812), 6th Baron Mulgrave of New Ross in Wexford.

Marquess Northampton

Marquess Northampton (1C 1547)

In 1547 William Parr 1st Marquess Northampton was created 1st Marquess Northampton (1C 1547).

Marquess Northampton (2C 1812)

In 1812 Charles Compton 1st Marquess Northampton was created 1st Marquess Northampton (2C 1812).

On 24 May 1828 Spencer Compton 2nd Marquess Northampton succeeded his father as 2nd Marquess Northampton (2C 1812), 10th Earl Northampton (5C 1618).

On 17 Jan 1851 Charles Compton 3rd Marquess Northampton succeeded his father as 3rd Marquess Northampton (2C 1812), 11th Earl Northampton (5C 1618).

In 1877 William Compton 4th Marquess Northampton succeeded his brother as 4th Marquess Northampton (2C 1812), 12th Earl Northampton (5C 1618).

In 1897 William George Spencer Scott Compton 5th Marquess Northampton succeeded his father as 5th Marquess Northampton (2C 1812), 13th Earl Northampton (5C 1618). Mary Florence Baring Marchioness Northampton by marriage Marquess Northampton (2C 1812).

On 15 Jun 1913 William Bingham Compton 6th Marquess Northampton succeeded his father as 6th Marquess Northampton (2C 1812), 14th Earl Northampton (5C 1618).

Marquess Pembroke

On 01 Sep 1532 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England was created 1st Marquess Pembroke with Henry VIII performing the investiture at Windsor Castle. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, Eleanor Paston Baroness Ros Helmsley, Jean Dinteville, Edward Lee Archbishop York, John Stokesley Bishop London were present. Stephen Gardiner Bishop Winchester read the Patent of Creation. .

Marquess Powis

In 1687 William Herbert 1st Marquess Powis was created 1st Marquess Powis. Elizabeth Somerset Marchioness Powis by marriage Marquess Powis.

On 02 Jun 1696 William Herbert 2nd Marquess Powis succeeded 2nd Marquess Powis.

In 1745 William Herbert 3rd Marquess Powis succeeded 3rd Marquess Powis.

In 1745 William Herbert 3rd Marquess Powis succeeded 3rd Marquess Powis.

Marquess Ripon

In 1871 George Frederick Samuel Robinson 1st Marquess Ripon was created 1st Marquess Ripon.

On 09 Jul 1909 Frederick Oliver Robinson 2nd Marquess Ripon succeeded 2nd Marquess Ripon. Constance Gwladys Herbert Marchioness Ripon by marriage Marquess Ripon.

Marquess Rockingham

In 1746 Thomas Watson 1st Marquess Rockingham was created 1st Marquess Rockingham.

On 14 Dec 1750 Charles Watson 2nd Marquess Rockingham succeeded 2nd Marquess Rockingham.

Marquess Salisbury in Wiltshire

In 1789 James Cecil 1st Marquess Salisbury was created 1st Marquess Salisbury in Wiltshire. Mary Amelia Hill Marchioness Salisbury by marriage Marquess Salisbury in Wiltshire.

On 13 Jun 1823 James Brownlow William Gascoyne-Cecil 2nd Marquess Salisbury succeeded 2nd Marquess Salisbury in Wiltshire. Frances Mary Gascoyne Marchioness Salisbury by marriage Marquess Salisbury in Wiltshire.

On 12 Apr 1868 Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil 3rd Marquess Salisbury succeeded 3rd Marquess Salisbury in Wiltshire.

On 22 Aug 1903 James Gascoyne-Cecil 4th Marquess Salisbury succeeded 4th Marquess Salisbury in Wiltshire. Cicely Anne Gore Marchioness Salisbury by marriage Marquess Salisbury in Wiltshire.

On 04 Apr 1947 Robert Arthur James Gascoyne-Cecil 5th Marquess Salisbury succeeded 5th Marquess Salisbury in Wiltshire. Elizabeth Vere Cavendish Marchioness Salisbury by marriage Marquess Salisbury in Wiltshire.

Marquess Somerset

Marquess Somerset (2C 1397)

On 29 Sep 1397 John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset was created 1st Marquess Somerset (2C 1397), 1st Marquess Dorset (1C 1397). Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence by marriage Marquess Somerset (2C 1397).

Marquess Stafford

In 1786 Granville Leveson-Gower 1st Marquess Stafford was created 1st Marquess Stafford. Susanna Stewart Marchioness Stafford by marriage Marquess Stafford.

On 26 Oct 1803 George Granville Leveson-Gower 1st Duke Sutherland succeeded 2nd Marquess Stafford, 3rd Earl Gower. Elizabeth Gordon Duchess Sutherland by marriage Marquess Stafford.

On 19 Jul 1833 George Sutherland-Leveson-Gower 2nd Duke Sutherland succeeded 2nd Duke Sutherland, 3rd Marquess Stafford, 20th Earl Sutherland, 4th Earl Gower. Harriet Elizabeth Georgiana Howard Duchess Sutherland by marriage Duke Sutherland.

Marquess Suffolk

Marquess Suffolk (1C)

In 1444 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk was created 1st Marquess Suffolk (1C). Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk by marriage Marquess Suffolk (1C).

On 01 May 1450 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk succeeded 2nd Marquess Suffolk (1C), 5th Earl Suffolk (3C 1385). Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond by marriage Marquess Suffolk (1C).

Before 27 Oct 1492 Edmund Pole 3rd Duke Suffolk succeeded 3rd Duke Suffolk (1C 1448), 3rd Marquess Suffolk (1C), 6th Earl Suffolk (3C 1385).

Marquess Tavistock

On 11 May 1694 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford was created 1st Marquess Tavistock.

On 07 Sep 1700 Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford succeeded 2nd Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 2nd Marquess Tavistock.

On 26 May 1711 Wriothesley Russell 3rd Duke Bedford succeeded 3rd Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 3rd Marquess Tavistock.

On 23 Oct 1732 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford succeeded 4th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 4th Marquess Tavistock.

On 05 Jan 1771 Francis Russell 5th Duke Bedford succeeded 5th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 5th Marquess Tavistock.

On 02 Mar 1802 John Russell 6th Duke Bedford succeeded 6th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 6th Marquess Tavistock. Georgiana Gordon Duchess Bedford by marriage Duke Bedford (6C 1694).

On 20 Oct 1839 Francis Russell 7th Duke Bedford succeeded 7th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 7th Marquess Tavistock. Anna Maria Stanhope Marchioness Tavistock by marriage Marquess Tavistock.

On 14 May 1861 William Russell 8th Duke Bedford succeeded 8th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 8th Marquess Tavistock.

On 27 May 1872 Francis Russell Russell 9th Duke Bedford succeeded 9th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 9th Marquess Tavistock.

On 14 Jan 1891 George William Sackville 10th Duke Bedford succeeded 10th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 10th Marquess Tavistock. Adeline Marie Somers Duchess Bedford by marriage Duke Bedford (6C 1694).

On 23 Mar 1893 Herbrand Arthur Sackville 11th Duke Bedford succeeded 11th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 11th Marquess Tavistock. Mary Caurroy Tribe Duchess Bedford by marriage Duke Bedford (6C 1694).

On 27 Aug 1940 Hastings William Russell 12th Duke Bedford succeeded 12th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 12th Marquess Tavistock. Louisa Crommelin Roberta Jowitt Whitwell Duchess Bedford by marriage Duke Bedford (6C 1694).

On 09 Oct 1953 John Ian Robert Russell 13th Duke Bedford succeeded 13th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 13th Marquess Tavistock.

On 25 Oct 2002 Henry Robin Ian Russell 14th Duke Bedford succeeded 14th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 14th Marquess Tavistock. Henrietta Joan Tiarks Duchess Bedford by marriage Duke Bedford (6C 1694).

On 13 Jun 2003 Andrew Ian Henry Russell 15th Duke Bedford succeeded 15th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 15th Marquess Tavistock.

Marquess Townshend

On 27 Oct 1787 George Townshend 1st Marquess Townshend was created 1st Marquess Townshend. Anne Montgomery Marchioness Townshend by marriage Marquess Townshend.

On 14 Sep 1807 George Townshend 2nd Marquess Townshend succeeded 2nd Marquess Townshend, 16th Baron Ferrers Chartley, 8th Baron Compton of Compton in Warwickshire.

On 27 Jul 1811 George Townshend 3rd Marquess Townshend succeeded 3rd Marquess Townshend, 17th Baron Ferrers Chartley, 9th Baron Compton of Compton in Warwickshire.

Marquess Westminster

In 1831 Robert Grosvenor 1st Marquess Westminster was created 1st Marquess Westminster. Eleanor Egerton Marchioness Westminster by marriage Marquess Westminster.

On 17 Feb 1845 Richard Grosvenor 2nd Marquess Westminster succeeded 2nd Marquess Westminster. Elizabeth Mary Leveson-Gower Marchioness Westminster by marriage Marquess Westminster.

On 31 Oct 1869 Hugh Lupus Grosvenor 1st Duke Westminster succeeded 3rd Marquess Westminster. Constance Leveson-Gower Duchess Westminster by marriage Marquess Westminster.

Marquess Wharton

On 12 Apr 1715 Philip Wharton 1st Duke Wharton succeeded 2nd Marquess Wharton, 2nd Earl Wharton, 6th Baron Wharton.

In 1715 Thomas Wharton 1st Marquess Wharton was created 1st Marquess Wharton.

Marquess Winchester

On 11 Oct 1551 William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester was created 1st Marquess Winchester. Elizabeth Capell Marchioness Winchester by marriage Marquess Winchester.

On 10 Mar 1572 John Paulet 2nd Marquess Winchester succeeded 2nd Marquess Winchester. Winifred Brydges Marchioness Winchester by marriage Marquess Winchester.

On 04 Nov 1576 William Paulet 3rd Marquess Winchester succeeded 3rd Marquess Winchester. Agnes Howard Marchioness Winchester by marriage Marquess Winchester.

On 24 Nov 1598 William Paulet 4th Marquess Winchester succeeded 4th Marquess Winchester. Lucy Cecil Marchioness Winchester by marriage Marquess Winchester.

On 04 Feb 1629 John Paulet 5th Marquess Winchester succeeded 5th Marquess Winchester. Honora Burke Marchioness Winchester by marriage Marquess Winchester.

On 05 Mar 1675 Charles Paulet 1st Duke Bolton succeeded 6th Marquess Winchester. Mary Scrope 6th Marchioness Winchester succeeded 6th Marquess Winchester. Mary Scrope 6th Marchioness Winchester by marriage Marquess Winchester.

On 27 Feb 1699 Charles Paulet 2nd Duke Bolton succeeded 2nd Duke Bolton, 7th Marquess Winchester.

On 21 Jan 1722 Charles Powlett 3rd Duke Bolton succeeded 3rd Duke Bolton, 8th Marquess Winchester.

On 26 Aug 1754 Harry Powlett 4th Duke Bolton succeeded his brother as 4th Duke Bolton, 8th Marquess Winchester. Catherine Parry 6th Duchess Bolton succeeded 6th Duke Bolton. . Catherine Parry 6th Duchess Bolton by marriage Duke Bolton.

On 09 Oct 1759 Charles Powlett 5th Duke Bolton succeeded his father as 5th Duke Bolton, 9th Marquess Winchester.

On 05 Jul 1765 Harry Powlett 6th Duke Bolton succeeded his brother as 6th Duke Bolton, 10th Marquess Winchester.

In 1843 John Paulet 14th Marquess Winchester succeeded 14th Marquess Winchester.

Marquess Worcester

On 16 Jun 1600 Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester and Anne Russell 1st Marchioness Worcester were married. Anne Russell 1st Marchioness Worcester by marriage 1st Marquess Worcester, 5th Earl Worcester (5C 1514).

On 02 Nov 1642 Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester was created 1st Marquess Worcester.

On 18 Dec 1646 Edward Somerset 2nd Marquess Worcester succeeded 2nd Marquess Worcester, 6th Earl Worcester (5C 1514). Elizabeth Dormer 2nd Marchioness Worcester by marriage 2nd Marquess Worcester, 6th Earl Worcester (5C 1514).

On 03 Apr 1667 Henry Somerset 1st Duke Beaufort succeeded 3rd Marquess Worcester, 7th Earl Worcester (5C 1514). Mary Capell 1st Duchess Beaufort by marriage Marquess Worcester.

Marquess Zetland (Shetland