No. Title Original air date; 1 "The Lion's Cub" 17 February 1971 (): The fragile succession heralds dangerous times for the young Princess Elizabeth. Having narrowly avoided implication in Sir Thomas Seymour's attempted abduction of her sickly half-brother, the boy king Edward VI, she becomes an unintentional figurehead for a Protestant rebellion led by Thomas Wyatt the Younger when her half ...
Lord Spencer married Lady Penelope Wriothesley, daughter of Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton and Elizabeth Vernon in 1615, by whom he had three sons and three daughters. He died in December 1636, aged 45, and was succeeded by his eldest son, Henry , who was created Earl of Sunderland in 1643.
Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin, KG, PC (15 June 1645 – 15 September 1712) was a leading British politician of the late 17th and the early 18th centuries. He was a Privy Councillor and Secretary of State for the Northern Department before he attained real power as First Lord of the Treasury .
Cecil (created Earl of Salisbury in 1605) was the younger son of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley by his second wife, Mildred Cooke, eldest daughter of Sir Anthony Cooke of Gidea, Essex. His elder half-brother was Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter , and philosopher Francis Bacon , 1st Viscount St Albans, was his first cousin.
Family and early years. Lady Rachel was born in about 1636 at Titchfield, Hampshire, the second eldest daughter and co-heiress of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, by his first wife, Rachel de Massue, daughter of Daniel de Massue, Seigneur de Rouvigny and Madeleine de Pinot des Fontaines.
Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk 1316–1338; William Montagu, 1st Earl of Salisbury 1338-1344; Margaret, Duchess of Norfolk 1338–1377; Henry Percy, Lord Percy 1377; John FitzAlan, 1st Baron Arundel, Lord Maltravers 1377–1383 (died 1379) Thomas Mowbray, 1st Earl of Nottingham 1385–1386; Earls Marshal of England, 1386–present
On 23 May 1711 the minister became Baron Harley, of Wigmore in the County of Hereford, and Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer (the latter, despite its form, being a single peerage). Harley claimed the title of Oxford because of his relationship through marriage to the previous holders, the De Veres.