Cowper family

Princes of the Holy Roman Empire, Earls Cowper.

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Last Update: 1-03-2023.

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Titles created: Baronet in England 1642; Baron Cowper of Wingam, Viscount Fordwich and Earl Cowper 1718 UK, Prince of the Holy Roman Empire 1764 Holy Roman Empire, Extinct 1905.

1. Sir William Cowper 1st Bt, created Baronet 1642, (d. 1664), married to Martha Master of East Langdon, co, Kent, with issue.

1.1. John Cowper, (died before his father), married to Martha Hewkley of London, with issue.

1.1.1. Sir William II Cowper, 2nd Bt, MP for Hertford, married to Sarah Holled, with issue. Sir William III Cowper, 3rd Bt, created UK 1706: Barone Cowper of Wingam, co, Kent; 1718 UK Viscount Fordwich and Earl Cowper., Lord Keeper of the Greal Seal, (d. 1723), married (1) to Judith Booth, married (2) Mary Clavering, with issue. Sir William IV Cowper, 4th Bt, 2nd Earl Cowper, (1709 -64)., married (1) 1732 to Lady and Countess Henrietta de Nassau d’Auverquerque, married (2) 1750 to Lady Georgiana Carteret, with issue. (First Marriage) Sir George Cowper, 5th Bt, 3rd Earl Cowper, (1738 – 89), 1764: Created by Emperor Leopold II of the Holy Roman Empire, Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, married 1775 to Anne Gore, with issue. Prince George II Augustus Cowper, 6th Bt, 4th Earl Cowper, 2nd Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, (1776-99), dunml. (illegitimate from Phillipa de Lancastre Cuschieri) Giuseppe Spiteri, Alunno enfant trouve eduque par le Paolo Pullicino e Maria Borg, married 1823 Birkirkara to Elena Balzan, with issue. Gio Maria Spiteri, married 1851 Birkirkara to Vincenza Borg, with issue. Maria Spiteri, married 1874 Birkirkara to Giuseppe Grech. Paola Spiteri, married (1) 1887 Birkirkara to Govanni Costa, married 1890 Birkirkara to Giuseppe Gauci. Maria Concetta Spiteri, married 1888 Birkirkara to Francesco de Grech,  Alunno of Elena Grech. Carmela Spiteri, married 1845 Birkirkara to Carmelo Galea, with issue. Antonio Galea, 1873 Birkirkara to Anna Muscat, with issue. Carmelo Galea, married 1903 Birkirkara to Maria Vincenza Spiteri, with issue. Carmelo Galea, married 1933 Valletta to Giuseppa Aquilina. Rosa Galea, married 1900 Birkirkara to Salvatore Borg. Paola Galea, married (1) 1895 Birkirkara to Michele Bugeja, married (2) 1897 Birkirkara to Spiridione Buhagiar. Maria Concetta Galea, married 1887 Birkirkara to Giuseppe Borg. Prince Peter Leopold Cowper, 7th Bt, 5th Earl Cowper, 3rd Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, (1778 – 1837), married 1805 to Hon Amelia Temple, with issue. Prince George III Augustus Cowper, 8th Bt, 6th Earl Cowper, 4th Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, (1806 -56), married 1833 to Anne Florence Robinson, Baroness Lucas of Crudwell, Countess de Grey, with issue. Prince Francis Thomas de Grey Cowper, 9th Bt, 7th Earl Cowper, 5th Prince of the Holy Roman Empire., Earl de Grey and Baron Lucas of Crudwell, (1834-1905), married 1861 to Lady Katrine Cecilia Compton, dsp. Prince Henry Frederick Cowper, MP, (1836 – 87), dunm. Princess Henrietta Emily Cowper, (d. 1853), dunm. Princess Florence Amabell Cowper, (d. 1886), married to Hon Auberon Herbert, with issue. Princess Adine Eliza Anne Cowper, (d. 1868), married 1866 to Julian Fane. Prince William Francis Cowper, (1811 – 88), PC, Created 1880 UK; Baron Mount Temple., married (1) 1843 to Harriet Alicia Gurney, married (2) 1848 to Georgiana Tollemache, dsp. Prince Charles Spencer Cowper, (1816-79), married (1) 1852 to Lady Harriet Anne of Blessington, married (2) 1871 to Jessie Mary McLean, with issue. (First Marriage) Princess Mary Henrietta Cowper, (1853- 1853), d.inf. Princess Emily Caroline Cowper, married 1830 to the Earl of Shaftesbury. Princess Frances Elizabeth Cowper, married 1841 to Viscount Jocelyn. Prince Edward Cowper, (1779 – 1823), MP., married 1808 to Catherine Phillipps of Garendon Park, co. Leicester., dsp. Lady Caroline Cowper, married 1753 to Henry Seymour, with issue. Very Rev Hon. Spencer Cowper, B.A. M.A. B.D., (d. 1774), married to Hon Dorothy Townshend, dsp. Lady Sarah Cowper, (d. 1758), dunm. Lady Anne Cowper, married 1731 to James Edward Colleton of Haynes Hill, co, Berks. Spencer Cowper, (1669-1728), married (1) Pennington Goodeve, married (2) Theodora Stepney, with issue. William Cowper, (d. 1740), married with issue. William Cowper, (1722 69), MP for Hertford, married to N. Madan, dsp. Spencer Cowper, (1726-), married with issue. Rev. John Cowper, (d. 1756), married to Anne Donne, with issue. William Cowper, (1731 -1800), Poet., dunm. Rev. John Cowper, (1737-70), dunm. Ashley Cowper, (d. 1788), married with issue. Harriet Cowper, married to Sir Thomas Hesketh Bt. Elizabeth Charlotta, married 1759 to Sir Archer Croft Bt. Theodora Jane Cowper, Poet. Judith Cowper, Poet, married to Colonel Martin Madan MP., with issue.

1.1.2. Martha Cowper, d.inf.

1.2. Sir Edward Cowper, Kt, (1614-85), dunm.

1.3. Sir William Cowper, Kt, married with issue.

1.4. Spencer Cowper of Hertford Castle, (d. 1676), dunm.

1.5. James Cowper, married to Mary Wroth, dsp.

1.6. Henry Cowper, d.inf.

1.7. Mary Cowper, dunm.

1.8. Martha Cowper, married to John Hitson of Cleasby, co, York.

1.9. Anne Cowper, married to John Richmond of Hiddington, co, Norfolk.