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Earl of Jersey is a title in the Peerage of England. It was created in 1697 for the politician Edward Villiers, who had already been created Viscount Villiers of Dartford and Baron Villiers of Hoo in 1691, also in the Peerage of England. Villiers was the grandson of Sir Edward Villiers, elder half-brother of George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, Christopher Villiers, 1st Earl of Anglesey and John Villiers, 1st Viscount Purbeck. Another member of the Villiers family was Thomas Villiers, 1st Earl of Clarendon. He was the second son of the second Earl of Jersey. The Peerage of England comprises all peerages created in the Kingdom of England before the Act of Union in 1707. ... Events September 20 - The Treaty of Ryswick December 2 – St Pauls Cathedral opened in London Peter the Great travels in Europe officially incognito as artilleryman Pjotr Mikhailov Use of palanquins increases in Europe Christopher Polhem starts Swedens first technical school. ... Events March 5 - French troops under Marshal Louis-Francois de Boufflers besiege the Spanish-held town of Mons March 20 - Leislers Rebellion - New governor arrives in New York - Jacob Leisler surrenders after standoff of several hours March 29 - Siege of Mons ends to the city’s surrender May 6... The Peerage of England comprises all peerages created in the Kingdom of England before the Act of Union in 1707. ... George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham by Rubens George Villiers (August 28, 1592 – August 23, 1628) was the 1st Duke of Buckingham of the second creation (1623) of that title and a favourite of King James I of England and then of Charles I. He was born in Brooksby, Leicestershire...


In 1766 the third Earl of Jersey inherited the title Viscount Grandison of Limerick (created 1620) through a special remainder in the letters patent. 1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Viscount Grandison is a title in the Peerage of Ireland. ...


Earls of Jersey (1697)

Events September 20 - The Treaty of Ryswick December 2 – St Pauls Cathedral opened in London Peter the Great travels in Europe officially incognito as artilleryman Pjotr Mikhailov Use of palanquins increases in Europe Christopher Polhem starts Swedens first technical school. ... Edward Villiers, 1st Earl of Jersey (c. ... // Events Mehmed Köprülü becomes Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire. ... // Events February 24 - The London premiere of Rinaldo by George Friderich Handel, the first Italian opera written for the London stage. ... The Right Honourable William Villiers, 2nd Earl of Jersey (d. ... // Events Pope Innocent XIII becomes pope Johann Sebastian Bach composes the Brandenburg Concertos April 4 - Robert Walpole becomes the first prime minister of Britain September 10 - Treaty of Nystad is signed, bringing an end to the Great Northern War November 2 - Peter I is proclaimed Emperor of All the Russias... The Right Honourable William Villiers, 3rd Earl of Jersey PC (d. ... 1769 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Right Honourable George Bussy Villiers, 4th Earl of Jersey (June 9, 1735–August 22, 1805) was an English peer, the son of William Villiers, 3rd Earl of Jersey. ... Events April 16 - The London premiere of Alcina by George Frideric Handel, his first the first Italian opera for the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Right Honourable George Child Villiers, 5th Earl of Jersey PC (August 19, 1773–October 3, 1859) was the son of George Villiers, 4th Earl of Jersey. ... 1773 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1859 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... The Right Honourable George Augustus Frederick Child-Villiers, 6th Earl of Jersey (April 4, 1808–October 24, 1859), was an English peer, the son of George Child-Villiers, 5th Earl of Jersey. ... 1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1859 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... The Right Honourable Victor Albert George Child-Villiers, 7th Earl of Jersey (March 20, 1845–May 31, 1915) was a Governor of New South Wales, the son of George Child-Villiers, 6th Earl of Jersey. ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... The Right Honourable George Henry Robert Child Child-Villiers, 8th Earl of Jersey (June 2, 1873–December 31, 1923), was an English peer, the son of Victor Child-Villiers, 7th Earl of Jersey. ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calaber). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Right Honourable George Francis Child-Villiers, 9th Earl of Jersey (February 15, 1910–August 9, 1998), was an English peer, the son of George Child-Villiers, 8th Earl of Jersey. ... -1... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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Earl of Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (247 words)
Earl of Jersey is a title in the Peerage of England.
The 1st Earl was the grandson of Sir Edward Villiers, elder half-brother of the 1st Duke of Buckingham, the 1st Earl of Anglesey and the 1st Viscount Purbeck.
The 1st Earl of Clarendon was the second son of the 2nd Earl of Jersey.
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