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George Clifford

George Clifford

Birth8 AUG 1558
 
Occup1570-1605Earl
Occup1570-1605Baron
Education1576
Ship1591HMS Garland, Admiral
Ship
Ship1593HMS Lion, Admiral
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Ship1596HMS Quittance, Captain
Ship
Occup1603-1605
 
England, Northumberland Lord Lieutenant
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Occup1603-1605
 
England, Westmorland Lord Lieutenant
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Occup1603-1605
 
England, Cumberland Lord Lieutenant
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Death29 OCT 1605
 
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Aged: 47.2 years
George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland 2 George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland was born on 8 August 1558.3 He was the son of Henry Clifford, 2nd Earl of Cumberland and Anne Dacre.1,3 He married Lady Margaret Russell, daughter of Francis Russell, 2nd Earl of Bedford and Margaret St. John, on 24 June 1577.4 He died on 29 October 1605 at age 47, without surviving male issue.1 George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland succeeded to the title of 13th Lord Clifford [E., 1299] on 2 January 1569/70.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Cumberland [E., 1525] on 2 January 1569/70.1 He was educated at Peterhouse College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.3 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1576 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).3 He held the office of Counsellor of the Navy in 1582.3 He was invested as a Knight in 1588.3 He was he made nine voyages to the West Indies, capturing the town of Fiall in the Azores and the fort of Puertorico between 1589 and 1598.3 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1592.3 He held the office of Constable and Steward of Knaresborough in 1597.3 He gained the rank of Admiral in 1598.3 He was Lieutenant-General in London in 1599.3 He gained the rank of Colonel in 1599 in the service of the London Trained Bands.3 He was Lieutenant-General in London in 1601.3 He held the office of Ranger of Salcey Forest in 1602.3 He held the office of High Steward of the Honour of Grafton in 1602.3 He held the office of Custos Rotulorum of Cumberland in 1603.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1603.3 He held the office of Governor of Harbottle Castle.3 He held the office of Warden of the West and Middle Marches.3 He held the office of Governor of Carlisle Castle.3 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.5

Children of George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland and Lady Margaret Russell

* Robert Clifford, Lord Clifford d. 24 May 15911 * Francis Clifford, Lord Clifford b. 1584/85, d. Dec 15891 * Anne Clifford, Baroness Clifford+ b. 30 Jan 1589/90, d. 22 Mar 1675/761
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
1

Francis 

10 APR 1584DEC 1589  England, Hertfordshire  
2

Robert 

21 SEP 158524 MAY 1591  England, Hertfordshire  
3+

George 

158725 FEB 1642  England, Westmorland, Brougham Castle Elizabeth Arnold 
4+

Anne 

30 JAN 158922 MAR 1676  England, Yorkshire, Skipton Richard Sackville 
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Sources
  1. Wikipedia
  2. Findagrave
  3. Other: Gedcom Import: roberts.ged; Imported 12/12/2009;
  4. Website:Errol Bevan;
    Source from: Ray Gurganus
  5. Website:Three Decks - Warships in the Age of Sail;
    Source from: Ray Gurganus
  1. Findagrave Margaret Clifford
  2. Other: Gedcom Import: roberts.ged; Imported 12/12/2009;
  3. Website:Errol Bevan;
    Source from: Ray Gurganus
  4. Website:Mark Ballard; db ID: mwballard; 2013555;
    Source from: Ray Gurganus
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