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Encyclopedia > Earl of Carlisle

The title of Earl of Carlisle has been created several times in the Peerage of England. The most recent creation was for Sir Charles Howard, a scion of the famous Howard family.

The subsidiary titles of the Earl are: Viscount Howard of Morpeth (created 1661) Baron Dacre of Gillesland (1482) and Lord Ruthven of Freeland (1651). The Viscomital title is the courtesy title of the eldest son and heir to the Earl, and is, along with the Baronial title, in the Peerage of England. The title Lord Ruthven is in the Peerage of Scotland.

Earls of Carlisle, First Creation (1322)

Earls of Carlisle, Second Creation (1622)

Earls of Carlisle, Third Creation (1661)

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Andrew Harclay, 1st Earl of Carlisle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (212 words)
More notably, in 1321 he defeated the rebel forces of Thomas, Earl of Lancaster at Boroughbridge, and the next year he was created Earl of Carlisle and Warden of the northern Marches.
Later in 1322, the new earl was at Edward's defeat by the Scots at Old Byland, and afterwards the north of England became very hard to defend against Scottish raiding.
Carlisle was arrested, and executed on March 3, 1323.
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