LAURENCE SHIRLEY 4TH EARL FERRERS

Paternal Family Tree: Shirley

DESCENT

12G Grandson Edward III King England

14G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

21G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

18 Aug 1720 born to Laurence Shirley 1693-1743 and Anne Clarges

06 Aug 1745 [25] succeeded 4th Earl Ferrers

1752 [32] married Mary Meredith

18 Jan 1760 [40] shot at Staunton Harold Hall his old family steward Johnson.

Apr 1761 [41] tried at Westminster Hall for murder by his peers with Attorney General Charles Pratt leading for the prosecution and found guilty.

05 May 1760 [40] hanged at Tyburn being the last peer to be hanged.

CHILDREN

ANCESTRY

Father: Laurence Shirley (11G GS Edward III)

GrandFather: Robert Shirley 1st Earl Ferrers (10G GS Edward III)

2G GrandFather: Robert Shirley 4th Baronet of Staunton Harold in Leicestershire (9G GS Edward III)

3G GrandFather: Henry Shirley 2nd Baronet of Staunton Harold in Leicestershire (8G GS Edward III)

4G GrandFather: George Shirley 1st Baronet of Staunton Harold in Leicestershire

4G GrandMother: Frances Berkeley (7G GD Edward III)

3G GrandMother: Dorothy Devereux (8G GD Edward III)

4G GrandFather: Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex (7G GS Edward III)

4G GrandMother: Frances Walsingham

GrandMother: Elizabeth Washington

2G GrandFather: Laurence Washington

3G GrandFather: Lawrence Washington

4G GrandFather: Lawrence Washington

Mother: Anne Clarges

GrandFather: Walter Clarges