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ret, daughter of Thomas Rigmaden, esq. and widow of Cuthbert Brockholes, esq. of Cloughton, but dying s.p. was s. by his brother,

WILLIAM ENTWISLE, esq. who m. Alice, daughter of Bradshaw, of Bradshaw, heiress to her mother, and was father of

EDMUND ENTWISLE, esq. of Foxholes, in Hundersfield, whose son,

RICHARD Entwisle, esq. of Foxholes, married a daughter of Arthur Ashton, esq. of Clegg, and was succeeded by his son,

RICHARD ENTWISLE, esq. of Foxholes, who died about the year 1645, leaving by Grace, his wife, daughter of Robert Chadwick, esq. of Heley Hall, (with two daugh

ters, Margaret and Mary, the elder of whom The family of Entwisle was long settled wedded Edward Shacklock, esq. of Moston in the township of Entwisle, on the north- Hall) a son and successor, eastern extremity of the hundred of Salford ; JOHN Entwisle, esq. of Foxholes, an and Camden speaks of Entwisle Hall in his utter barrister of the Middle Temple, living time as “a neat and elegant mansion,” the in 1665, aged 35. This gentleman espoused residence of “noble proprietors of its own Dorothy, daughter of Robert Holt, esq. of name.”. Of its distinguished members in Castleton and Stubley, and had issue, early times was Sir Bertine Entwisell, 1. RICHARD, his heir. knight, viscount of Bricqbec, a gallant war

11. Bertie, of Wigan, vice-chancellor of rior of the martial times of Henry V. and

the duchy of Lancaster, m. Clarissa, HENRY VI. He participated in the glory

daughter of John Chorley, of Ormsof Agincourt, and contributed by his valour kirk, and had issue, to the conquest of France. Returning to

1. William, in holy orders, d. unm. England, after the loss of Normandy, he

2. John, of Liverpool, whose sons enrolled himself under the banner of the

all d. unm. red rose, and fell slain at St. Albans, in

3. Alexander, d. unm. 1455. In that battle, the first blow struck

4. Thomas, d. an infant, 1695. in the fatal conflict between the rival houses,

1. Ellen, baptized 9th September, eight hundred men are reported to have fallen

1685, m. 19th July, 1713, John on the side of the Lancastrians, including

Markland, esq. of Wigan, and besides the Duke of Somerset, John Lord

had, with several other children, Clifford, Sir Robert Vere, Sir William

who died unmarried, a son, Chamberlaine, Sir Richard Fortescue, Sir

John MARKLAND, of ManchesRalph Ferrers, Sir Bertine Entwisell, and

ter, b. in 1716, who m. Elimany esquires and gentlemen. Over the

zabeth, daughter of Robert remains of Sir Bertine, who was interred in

Wilson, of that town, and St. Peter's church, appeared, until recently,

died in 1799, leaving his effigy in brass, with the following inscrip

JOHN MARKLAND, b. 1744, tion:

of whom presently, as “Here lyeth Sir Bertin Entwysell, knight, who

inheritor of Foxholes. was borne in Lancashire, and was Viscount and

Robert Markland, of ManBaron of Brickbecke, in Normandy, a baylife of

chester, b. in 1747, m. in Constantine ; who died the xxviii. May, in the

1776, Elizabeth, daughyear of Lord God MCCCCLV. on whose soule God

ter of Robert Hibhert, have mercy. Amen.”

esq. and had issue. Sir Bertine wedded Lucy, fifth daughter

Edward Markland, twice of Sir John Ashton, of Ashton, and relict of

mayor of Leeds, b. in Sir Richard Byron, knight, by whom he left

1748, m. Elizabeth Soa daughter, Lucy, from whom the North

phia, daughter of Josiah amptonshire Bradens descended,

Hardy, esq. and had EDWARD ENTWISLE, esq. of Entwisle,

issue. head of the family in the early part of the

Bertie Markland of Cuer16th century, died 8th July, 1545, seised of

den Hall, b. in 1750, m. the manor of Entwisle, &c. and was suc.

Mary, daughter of John ceeded by his son,

Hindle, esq. of BlackGEORGE ENTWISLE, of Entwisle Hall,

burn. aged 22 at his father's decease; m. Marga

Samuel Markland, of Lei

cester, b, in 1757, m. ROBERT ENTWISLE, esq. of Foxholes, b. Miss Sarah Linwood, 1735, justice of the peace, at whose decease, and d. in 1805, leaving unm. in 1787, the estates passed to his kins. issue.

man, Mary Markland, m. to JOHN MARKLAND, esq. b. 21st August,

Samuel Harvey, esq. 1744, who assumed, in consequence, the surand d. s.p.

name and arms of EntwiSLE. He m. in Ellen Markland.

1782, Ellen, daughter of Hugh Lyle, esq. of Margaret Markland, m. to Coleraine, and had issue,

N. Hyde, esq. of Ard John, his heir.
wick, and has issue.

Hugh, m. in 1824, Mary Anne, daugh2 Elizabeth, m. first, to Humphrey

ter of T. Royds, esq. Booth, of Salford, and secondly, Robert, lieutenant-colonel of the Lan

Richard Houghton, of Liverpool. cashire militia, b. in 1788.
JJÍ. Edmund, D.D. dean of Chester, m. Henry, d. unm.

first, a daughter and co-heir of Ni Philip-Bize, b. in 1790.
cholas Stratford, bishop of Chester, Bertin, b. in 1790, d. leaving two daugh-
and secondly, Priscilla, daughter of

Sir Thomas Bunbury, bart.

Éllen, m. in 1804, to John Gilbert 1. Dorothy, m. first, to Dod, of Edge, Royds, esq. of Brown Hill.

and secondly, to Case, esq. of Elizabeth, m. in 1805, to Robert Peel, Redashes.

esq. of Manchester. The eldest son,

Margaret. RICHARD ENTWISLE, esq. of Foxholes, Mary, d. unm. in 1796. 1650, m. Eleanor, second daughter of Hugh The eldest son is the present JOHN ENTCurrer, esq. of Kildwick, and had issue,

WISLE, esq. of Foxholes, M.P. ROBERT, his heir. Edmund, of Preston, died about the year Arms-Arg. on a bend engrailed sa. three 1746, in South Carolina, leaving a son, mullets of the first. ROBERT, successor to his uncle.

Crests—1st, a hand fessways, couped above Dorothy, died unm.

the wrist ppr. holding a fleur de lys erect or; Mary, n. to Westby Hallowes, esq. of 2nd, a dexter arm in armour, embowed,

Newbold, and d. s. p. Mr. Entwisle dying in 1725, was buried at cen's head erased and affrontée, all ppr.

holding with the hand, by the hair, a SaraRochdale, and succeeded by his son, ROBERT EntwisLE, esq. of Foxholes, jus

Motto-Par ce signe à Agincourt. tice of the peace, b. 8th November, 1692, d.

Estates-In Lancashire. uom. in 1778, and was s. by his nephew, Seat-Foxholes.

HINGSTON, OF AGLIS. HINGSTON, The Reverend JAMES, of Aglis, in the county of Cork, LL.D. vicar

general of the diocese of Cloyne, rector of Ahaballoge, and justice of the peace for the county of Cork, born in 1753, married Anne, daughter of the Rev. William Hodnett, rector of Aghadown, in the county of Cork, and has had, with three daughters, three sons, viz.

1. JAMES, rector of Whitechurch, near Cork, married

Lucinda, daughter of Richard Becher, esq. of Holy

brook, and has issue, James, and two daughters. 11. William, prebendary of Coole, diocese of Cloyne,

married Anne, daughter of the Rev. G. S. Cotter, brother of the late Sir James L. Cotter, bart. and

had a numerous issue. He died in 1823. III. R. T. lieutenant in the 87th regiment, slain at the battle of Talavera, in Spain, in 1809.

Lineage. MAJOR James Hingston, who (temp., afterwards established a commonwealth in Charles I.) served in the army of the Eng- that country, had a son, lish parliament during the civil wars, which James Hingston, who being appointed to

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the charge of a branch of the Commissariat III. JAMES, vicar-general of Cloyne, &c.
Department in Ireland, went over to that now of Aglis.
country, where he settled. After his retire iv. John, in holy orders, prebendary
ment from the service, he purchased the of Lefinny, near Kinsale, and curate
family estate in the parish of Aglis, barony of Kilbrogan, Bandon, b. in 1762, m.
of Muskerry, county of Cork, where his suc in 1789, Alicia, second daughter of
cessors were afterwards seated. He mar Arthur Bernard, esq. of Palace Anne,
ried Helen, daughter of Mr. Alderman provost of Bandon,

by Mary, his wife, Morley, of the city of Cork, and by her had sister of the late Thomas Adderley, issue,

esq. of Innishannon. He died in J. WILLIAM.

1799, leaving Arthur-Bernard, who Jl. Justinian, died in Gloucestershire.

died young, Francis-Bernard, and The elder son,

other children, William Hingston, esq. of Aglis, who 1. Catherine, m. Thomas Tuckey, esq. succeeded to the estate, married Elizabeth, and had issue, daughter of John Webb, esq. of Aglis, and

1. Thomas Tuckey, M. D. died in had issue,

1832. 1. James.

2. Davys Tuckey, an eminent so11. John, of Oldcastle, died without

licitor, and secretary to the issue.

county of Cork grand jury, &c. 1. A daughter, who married the Rev.

who died in 1819. S. Hales, D.D. and had issue,

3. James-Hingston Tuckey, capThe Rev. Dr. Hales, senior fellow

tain R.N. author of the “ Mariof Trinity College, Dublin, after

time Geography,” and other pubwards rector of Killishandra,

lished works. He was taken, near Dublin, author of “ Analy

when first lieutenant in the Calsis Æquationum,” “De Motibus

cutta, 56 guns, by a French Planetarum," and of several

squadron, after a gallant, but theological and scientific works.

hopeless resistance. On the abThe eldest son,

dication of Napoleon in 1814, he The Rev. JAMES HINGSTON, rector of

returned from Verdun to EngDonoghmore and vicar of Clonmeen pa

land, and being appointed to the rishes, in the county of Cork, justice of the

command of a steam vessel orpeace, m. in 1741, Katherine, daughter of

dered to Africa to explore the the Rev. Benezar Mordock, rector of Kil

course of the River Niger, he, shannig, in the county of Cork, by Elizabeth,

with most of his officers and men, his wife, daughter of Herbert Love, esq. of

fell victims to the insalubrity of Cork, and granddaughter of Judith, eldest

the climate. daughter of Sir Philip Perceval (of the an 1. Isabella, m. first, George Brereton, cient Norman house of Yvery), great-grand esq. of the county of Carlow, and had father of John, first Earl of Egmont, which

two sons, both deceased; and secondJudith espoused, in 1653, Colonel Randolph

ly, Sir James Lawrence Cotter, bart. Clayton, of Mallow. Mr. Hingston by this

of Rockforest, near Mallow. (See lady had issue,

Burke's Peerage and Baronetage).
1. William, who d. unm.
II. Benezar, who served in America as

Arms-Az. a chevron erm. between three
captain in his majesty's service dur- leopards' faces saliant ppr.
ing the War of Independence. He

Crest-On a helmet a demi-lion rampant
married an American lady, and had
with other issue,

James, major in the army, at pre-

Motto-Deum posui adjutorem. sent lieutenant-governor of Cape Estates—In the county of Cork. Coast Castle, in Africa.

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SKENE-CUMING-GORDON, WILLIAM, esq. of Pitlurg and Dyce, in the county

of Aberdeen, b. in 1786, m. in 1825, Anne,
youngest daughter of Alexander Brebner, esq. of
Learney, in the same shire, and has issue,

John, b. 9th February, 1827.
Alexander, b. 30th November, 1828.

Pitlurg, who succeeded his father in 1828, is a
magistrate and deputy-lieutenant for Aberdeen-
shire and lieutenant-colonel of the local militia.
Entering the military service of his country at an
early age, Colonel Gordon served sereral years
with the 92nd, or Gordon Highlanders, and after-
wards with the 6th regiment, in Portugal, Spain,
and France, and on the Staff, in the West Indies.

Lineage. Adam de Gordun, the progenitor of the granting lands, &c. to the abbacy of Kelso, family of Gordon,* went from England into founded by King David I. in 1126. The North Britain, with Malcolm III. in the year second by Richard, Bishop of St. Andrew's, 1057. He obtained a grant of lands in Ber- confirming to the abbacy the church of Gorwickshire, near to Coldstream, on the river dun, with liberty to the inhabitants of the Tweed, where he settled, and the lands were other, (or West Gordun) belonging to Adam called from his own surname (then frequent de Gordun, to bury their dead in the churchin France) East and West Gordun. He was yard then first consecrated by him. He was killed at the siege of Alnwick, with King succeeded by his son Malcolm, November 13, 1093, and was suc Richer (or RICHARD) DE GORDUN, proved ceeded by his son,

by a charter in 1170, whereby he grants to ADAM de Gordun, proved by two char. St. Mary's church and the monastery of ters in the chartulary of Kelso. The first in Kelso, and to St. Michael's church, of his 1130, by Adam Filius Ada de Gordun, village of Gordun, certain lands, &c. He

died about the year 1200, and was succeeded The true etymon of Gordon (or Gordun, by his son, as found in the most ancient charters) has not as

THOMAS DE GORDUN, proved by a charter yet been discovered. This name was most unquestionably local, and brought from the Continent in 1202, or soon after his father's death, conto Scotland by the first founder of this family, who firming the donations made by Richard de gave his own name to the lands he acquired in the Gordun, his father. He died about the year county of Berwick. There was a tribe of the 1230, and was succeeded by his son, Neroi, called Gorduni, settled in Belgic Gaul, THOMAS DE GORDUN, proved by four charnear Ghent, mentioned by Cæsar forty years before ters in the chartulary of Kelso, granted the Christian æra. From thence the families set- between 1230 and 1258, wherein he is detled in France, Italy, and the Tyrol, have possibly signed the son of Thomas de Gordun. He derived their names. The ancestor of the Scottish family, most probably, came from Normandy, in died in 1260, and was succeeded by his

daughter, the reign of King EDWARD the Confessor, which commenced in 1041. This king's mother, Emma, Alicia de GORDUN, who married Adam was the Duke of Normandy's sister. He was de Gordun, her cousin, (probably the lineal educated and resided many years at the Norman heir

male, descended of a brother of Richard court. He first encouraged the settlement of the de Gordun) proved by a charter, in 1274, or Normans in England, particularly in the northern thereabouts, granted by her after the death parts, most subject to the Danish depredations of her husband, who joined the Earls of There is undoubted evidence of the settlement of Athol and Carrick, in a crusade, and died at the Gordons in Normandy at a very early period. Tunis, in 1269. In this charter she is deat London, consisting of sixteen articles, with signed dauyhter and heir of Sir Thomas Pontius de Gordon, designed Vir nobilis, for securing Gordun, younger, knight, spouse of the late to him the castle, honour and government of the Adam de Gordun; and she confirms the Castle of Gordon, in Normandy, with the territo- grants of her father, grandfather, and greatries and ancient privileges thereto belonging.- grandfather, all specially named. She was See Rymer's Federa, vol. i. p. 761.

succeeded by her son,

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ADAM DE GORDUN, who possessed an estate of Athole had returned to his allegiance, and in England, probably in right of his wife. recovered his estates for some time, but was He is summoned to attend King EDWARD now again forfeited. By Elizabeth, his wife, The First's lieutenant, at Gloucester, 14th daughter of Cruickshanks, of Aswanly, he June, 1287. He died about 1295.

had three sons, viz. The Gordons had now extended them 1. ADAM, who fell at Homildon, in 1403, selves, like other great families, beyond leaving an only daughter and heiress, their original territories. Adam de Gordon, Elizabeth, who in virtue of the charwho flourished at the end of the thirteenth ter of King Robert II. to heirs whatcentury, was the common progenitor of the somever, succeeded to the estate of Gordons of the north, and of the Gordons of Strathbolgie, and to the other estates Galloway: The Gordons seem not to have of Gordon and Huntly, in Berwickmingled in the party struggles during the shire, which were settled in the same minorities of Alexander II. and ALEXANDER

This Elizabeth m. in 1408, III. Sir Adam de Gordon first appeared Alexander, (second son of Sir Willike a gallant knight in support of the va liam Seton) who assumed the surlourous Wallace, during his efforts for his name of Gordon. From this marriage country, and he afterwards contributed his descended the Dukes of Gordon, the exertions to the final success of Robert Earls and Marquises of Huntly, the Bruce. Adam de Gordun, the son of Alicia, Gordons of Cluny, and Major Genewas succeeded by his son,

ral Patrick Gordon, governor of ADAM DE GORDUN, warden of the marches Pensylvania, whose daughter and in 1300, and a commissioner of King ED eventual heiress, Philadelphia, m. WARD I. for establishing regulations for

Colonel Abraham Taylor, and was Scotland and for Lennox, in 1304. In great grandmother of the present Dr. an agreement with the monks of Kelso, TAYLOR, of Clifton. (See p. 8.) 29th June, 1308, he is designed dominus 11. JOHN, of Scurdar-7 commonly and Adam de Gordun Miles. After the battle of gue or Essie,

long designed in Bannockburn, in June, 1314, he abandoned

homos. Of Ruth-Scotland as Jock the English party, was received into favour ven or Davock by King RoBERT BRUCE, and obtained from The second son, him a grant of the Lordship of Strathbolgie,

JOHN GORDON, of Scurdargue or Essie, with its appurtenances, situated in the shires 12th in lineal male descent from Adam de of Aberdeen and Banff, and part of the es- Gordun, the founder of the family, married tates of David de Strathbolgie, the faithless Margaret, daughter of Sir Patrick Maitland, Earl of Athol. He granted the Glenkins, in of Gigbt, and dying about the year 1420, Galloway, and the lands of Stitchell, in Rox was succeeded by his eldest son, burghshire, to his second son, William, the JOHN GORDON, who acquired the lands of progenitor of the Viscounts of Kenmure, Auchlenchries, in Aberdeenshire. He m. ennobled in 1633, and of the other Gordons, first, Elizabeth, daughter of Abernethy, in Galloway. He was ambassador from Lord Salton, and secondly, Henault, daughKing Robert I. to the pope in 1320, and ter of Macleod, of Harris. His eldest son, eminently concerned in all the public trans- by his first marriage, actions of these times. Sir Adam fell fight JOHN GORDON, of Auchleuchries, sucing for his country in the battle of Halydon ceeded him, who acquired the estates of Hill, 1333. His eldest son,

Kinmundy, in Aberdeenshire, and the lands ALEXANDER DE GORDUN, succeeded, and of Lungar and Hilton, in the neighbouring was slain at the battle of Durham, in 1346. county of Kincardine. He married Marga

ret, daughter of Sir Alexander Forbes, anJOHN DE GORDUN, was taken prisoner with cestor of Lord Pitsligo, and was slain in David, at the battle of Durham, and not re- 1513, at the battle of Flodden, fighting under leased until 1357, when William I. Earl of the standard of Alexander, third Earl of Douglas, became bound as one of his sure Huntly, who commanded the victorious right ties. He was succeeded by his son,

wing of the Scottish army. He was suc-
JOHN DE GORDON, a celebrated warrior. eeeded by his only son,
He received, in 1376, from King ROBERT
II. a grant of the Barony of Strathbolgie, in

* Sir Patrick Maitland left two daughters, coAberdeenshire, in which grant he is designed heiresses of his opulent estates. Alexander, first Joannes de Gordon, (now first altered from Earl of Huntly, obtained a gift of the wardship of

these ladies, in favour of his son George, Lord Gordun) without any addition or title of honour. The estate is granted to him and his Gordon, who in 1467, purchased from his wards

their father's estates. The estate of Gight was heirs whatsomever, and in the grant it is men

one of those purchased, and in this manner the tioned that a former grant by King ROBERT Bog of Gight (now Gordon Castle) became the I. to his great-grandfather Adam de Gor- property of the ducal branch of the family of Gor. dun, had not taken effect; because the Earl | don.

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