Thomas Reynolds-Moreton, 1st Earl of Ducie (31 August 1776 – 22 June 1840) was the first Earl of Ducie.
Earl of Ducie is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1837 for Thomas Reynolds Moreton, 4th Baron Ducie. The family descends from Edward Moreton, who married Elizabeth, daughter of Robert Ducie. Their son Matthew Ducie Moreton represented Gloucestershire in the House of Commons. In 1720 he was raised to the Peerage of Great Britain as Baron Ducie de Moreton, in the County of Stafford. He was succeeded by his son, the second Baron. He was also a Member of Parliament and served as Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire. In 1763 he was created Baron Ducie, of Tortworth in the County of Gloucester, with remainder to the sons of his sister Elizabeth Reynolds. This title was also in the Peerage of Great Britain.
He was the son of Francis Reynolds-Moreton, 3rd Baron Ducie and Mary Provis.and was educated at Eton College and Exeter College, Oxford. He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Ducie of Tortworth on 19 August 1808.
Francis Reynolds-Moreton, 3rd Baron Ducie was a British politician and naval officer.
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He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1814.He was created 1st Earl of Ducie on 28 January 1837.
Fellowship of the Royal Society is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society of London judges to have made a 'substantial contribution to the improvement of natural knowledge, including mathematics, engineering science and medical science'.
He married Lady Frances Herbert, daughter of Henry Herbert, 1st Earl of Carnarvon, and Lady Elizabeth Alicia Maria Wyndham on 6 December 1797. Their son Henry succeeded to the earldom.
Henry Herbert, 1st Earl of Carnarvon PC, known as The Lord Porchester from 1780 to 1793, was a British Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1768 to 1780 when he was raised to the peerage as Baron Porchester. He served as Master of the Horse from 1806 to 1807 in the Ministry of All the Talents headed by Lord Grenville.
Henry George Francis Reynolds-Moreton, 2nd Earl of Ducie, styled the Hon. Henry Reynolds-Moreton from 1808 to 1837 and the Lord Moreton from 1837 to 1840, was a British Whig politician, agriculturalist and cattle breeder.
Earl of Carnarvon is a title that has been created three times in British history. The current holder is George Herbert, 8th Earl of Carnarvon. The town and county in Wales to which the title refers are now usually spelled Caernarfon.
Earl of Powis (Powys) is a title that has been created three times. The first creation came in the Peerage of England in 1674 in favour of William Herbert, 3rd Baron Powis, a descendant of William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke (c.1501–1570). In 1687, he was further honoured when he was made Marquess of Powis. For more information on this creation of the earldom, which became extinct in 1748, see the latter title.
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott, 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry KG, PC FRS FRSE, styled The Honourable Charles Montagu-Scott between 1806 and 1808, Lord Eskdail between 1808 and 1812 and Earl of Dalkeith between 1812 and 1819, was a Scottish politician and nobleman. He was Lord Privy Seal 1842 to 1846.
Sir William Arthur Mount, 1st Baronet CBE DL was a British Conservative Party politician and Member of Parliament for the Newbury constituency. He is the great-grandfather of Conservative politician David Cameron, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2016.
George John Shaw-Lefevre, 1st Baron Eversley PC, DL was a British Liberal Party politician. In a ministerial career that spanned thirty years, he was twice First Commissioner of Works and also served as Postmaster General and President of the Local Government Board.
William Basil Percy Feilding, 7th Earl of Denbigh, 6th Earl of Desmond, GCH, PC, styled Viscount Feilding between 1799 and 1800, was a British peer and courtier.
Henry John Reynolds-Moreton, 3rd Earl of Ducie, styled Lord Moreton between 1840 and 1853, was a British courtier and Liberal Party politician. He notably served as Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard from 1859 to 1866. A member of the House of Lords for 68 years, he was Father of the House of Lords between 1913 and his death in 1921.
Henry Haughton Reynolds-Moreton, Lord Moreton DL, was a British Liberal Party politician.
Ducie may refer to:
The Hon. Augustus Henry Moreton Macdonald of Largie, born Augustus Moreton, was a British Whig politician and writer.
Berkeley Basil Moreton, 4th Earl of Ducie, was a British peer and a politician and pastoralist in Australia. He was a Member of both the Queensland Legislative Assembly and the Queensland Legislative Council.
John Baron Dutton, 2nd Baron Sherborne, was a British peer.
James Haughton Langston was a British landowner and Member of Parliament.
Madeleine Septimia Shaw-Lefevre was the Principal of Somerville Hall for its first 10 years, from 1879 to 1889. The hall became Somerville College, Oxford in 1894.
Elizabeth Herbert, Countess of Carnarvon, formerly Lady Elizabeth Alicia Maria Wyndham, was the wife of Henry Herbert, 1st Earl of Carnarvon.
Matthew Ducie Moreton, 1st Baron Ducie (1663–1735) of Moreton, Staffordshire, and Tortworth, Gloucestershire, was a British Army officer and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1708 and 1720 when he was raised to the peerage as Baron Ducie.
Matthew Ducie Moreton, 2nd Baron Ducie of Tortworth, Gloucestershire, was a British Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1721 and 1735 winning by-elections at four separate constituencies but never winning at a general election. He vacated his seat when he succeeded to the peerage as Baron Ducie.
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