Earl of Harrington

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Earl of Harrington is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain that was created in 1742.wikipedia
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Earl of Harrington is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain that was created in 1742.

William Stanhope, 1st Earl of Harrington

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It was created in 1742 for William Stanhope, 1st Baron Harrington, the former Secretary of State and then Lord President of the Council, who in 1730 had already been created Baron Harrington, of Harrington in the County of Northampton, and who was also made Viscount Petersham at the same time he was given the earldom.
Despite policy differences over British involvement in the 1734–1735 war, he kept his position until Walpole's fall in 1742, when he became Lord President of the Council and created Earl of Harrington and Viscount Petersham.

Serena Armstrong-Jones, Countess of Snowdon

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Serena Armstrong-Jones, Countess of Snowdon, wife of the Earl of Snowdon, nephew of Queen Elizabeth II, and member of the extended British Royal Family, is the daughter of the 12th Earl of Harrington.
Serena Alleyne Armstrong-Jones, Countess of Snowdon (née Stanhope; born 1 March 1970) is an Anglo-Irish aristocrat and the daughter-in-law of Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, and a niece-by-marriage of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

13 Kensington Palace Gardens

Harrington House
The 5th Earl had a London townhouse built on land formerly belonging to Kensington Palace: Harrington House remained in the family until the First World War.
13 Kensington Palace Gardens, also known as Harrington House, is the former London townhouse of the Earls of Harrington.

William Stanhope, Viscount Petersham

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The heir apparent is the present holder's son William Henry Leicester Stanhope, Viscount Petersham (born 1967).
He is the heir apparent to his father's Earldom of Harrington.

Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Harrington

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General Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Harrington (17 March 1753 – 5 September 1829), styled Viscount Petersham until 1779, was a British Army officer and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1774 and 1779 when he succeeded to the peerage as Earl of Harrington.

David Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon

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Serena Armstrong-Jones, Countess of Snowdon, wife of the Earl of Snowdon, nephew of Queen Elizabeth II, and member of the extended British Royal Family, is the daughter of the 12th Earl of Harrington.
On 8 October 1993, Snowdon married Hon. Serena Alleyne Stanhope (born 1 March 1970, Limerick, Ireland), a daughter of Viscount Petersham (later the 12th Earl of Harrington) at St. Margaret's Church, Westminster.

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His son, the third Earl, was also a General in the Army and sat as Member of Parliament for Thetford and Westminster.
* Succession of Petersham as 3rd Earl of Harrington 1 April 1779

Leicester Stanhope, 5th Earl of Harrington

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The 5th Earl had a London townhouse built on land formerly belonging to Kensington Palace: Harrington House remained in the family until the First World War.
In 1851, he inherited the earldom from his brother, Charles Stanhope, 4th Earl of Harrington.

William Stanhope, 11th Earl of Harrington

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In 1967, the 11th Earl also succeeded as eighth Viscount Stanhope of Mahon and eighth Baron Stanhope of Elvaston on the death of his distant relative James Stanhope, 7th Earl Stanhope, by a special remainder in the latter's patent that allowed these titles to be inherited by the male heirs of the aforementioned John Stanhope, father of the first Earl of Harrington.

Elvaston Castle

The former family seat was Elvaston Castle, in Derbyshire.
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Gawsworth Old Hall

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The estate remained with the Gerards, until it was bought by William Stanhope, who later became the first Earl of Harrington, and it remained with this family until 1935.

Baron Stanhope

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He was the son of Sir Michael Stanhope and the brother of Sir Thomas Stanhope, ancestor of the Earls of Chesterfield, the Earls of Harrington and the Earls Stanhope.

Charles Stanhope, 12th Earl of Harrington

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It was created in 1742 for William Stanhope, 1st Baron Harrington, the former Secretary of State and then Lord President of the Council, who in 1730 had already been created Baron Harrington, of Harrington in the County of Northampton, and who was also made Viscount Petersham at the same time he was given the earldom.

Lord President of the Council

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It was created in 1742 for William Stanhope, 1st Baron Harrington, the former Secretary of State and then Lord President of the Council, who in 1730 had already been created Baron Harrington, of Harrington in the County of Northampton, and who was also made Viscount Petersham at the same time he was given the earldom.