Earl of Holderness
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The title Earl of Holderness was created on three occasions in the Peerage of England.
The first creation, in 1621, along with the subsidiary title Baron Kingston upon Thames, of Kingston upon Thames in the County of Surrey, was in favour of John Ramsay, 1st Viscount of Haddington. As well as the Barony created with the Earldom, this Earl held the subsidiary titles Viscount of Haddington (1606), Lord Ramsay of Barns (1606) and Lord Ramsay of Melrose (1615), all in the Peerage of Scotland.
The third creation, in 1682, was in favour of Conyers Darcy, 8th Baron Darcy (de Knayth) and 5th Baron Conyers. These Earls used the courtesy title Lord Darcy and Conyers for their heirs apparent.
Earls of Holderness, 1st Creation (1621)
- John Ramsay, 1st Earl of Holderness (1580–1626)
Earls of Holderness, 2nd Creation (1644)
Barons Darcy of Meinill (1641)
- Conyers Darcy, 1st Baron Darcy of Meinill (d. 1654)
- Conyers Darcy, 2nd Baron Darcy of Meinill (created Earl of Holderness in 1682)
Earls of Holderness, 3rd Creation (1682)
- Conyers Darcy, 1st Earl of Holderness (1599–1689)
- Conyers Darcy, 2nd Earl of Holderness (1620–1692)
- Robert Darcy, 3rd Earl of Holderness (1681–1722)
- Robert Darcy, 4th Earl of Holderness (1718–1778)