Earl of Bath
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Earl of Bath was a title that was created five times in British history, three times in the Peerage of England, once in the Peerage of Great Britain and once in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. Now extinct. See also Marquess of Bath.
Earls of Bath; First creation (1486)
- Philibert de Chandée, 1st Earl of Bath (d. aft. 1486)
Earls of Bath; Second creation (1536)
- John Bourchier, 1st Earl of Bath (1470–1539)
- John Bourchier, 2nd Earl of Bath (1499–1561) (commissioner at the trial of Lady Jane Grey)
- John Bourchier, Lord FitzWarine (1529–1556)
- William Bourchier, 3rd Earl of Bath (bef. 1557–1623)
- John Bourchier, Lord FitzWarine (1585–1587)
- Robert Bourchier, Lord FitzWarine (1587–1588)
- Edward Bourchier, 4th Earl of Bath (1590–1636)
- John Bourchier, Lord FitzWarine (1630–1631)
- Henry Bourchier, 5th Earl of Bath (1593–1654)
Earls of Bath; Third creation (1661)
- John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath (1628–1701)
- Charles Granville, 2nd Earl of Bath (1661–1701)
- William Henry Granville, 3rd Earl of Bath (30 January 1692 – 17 May 1711). Granville was the only son of Charles Granville, 2nd Earl of Bath, by his second wife Isabella, sister of Henry de Nassau d'Auverquerque, 1st Earl of Grantham. He was styled Viscount Lansdown from August to September 1701, when he succeeded in the earldom after his father committed suicide, allegedly because of the debts he had inherited. Lord Bath died of smallpox in May 1711, aged 19, when the earldom became extinct.
Earls of Bath; Fourth creation (1742)
Earls of Bath; Fifth creation (1803)
- (Henrietta) Laura Pulteney, 1st Countess of Bath (1766–1808)
- Abel Boyer. The history of the reign of Queen Anne 10. p. 378.