Fox family (English aristocracy)

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The Fox family is a noble family of England that held the title of Baron Holland (now extinct) and still holds the title of Earl of Ilchester.

Princess Marie of Liechtenstein, the adopted daughter of the last Baron Holland, was a member of the family.

Family tree[edit]

Boxes with heavy borders follow the progress of Fox titles. Blue boxes indicate members of the family granted a new title.

Elizabeth Whittle
(d. 1696)
Sir Stephen Fox
(1627-1716)
Christiana Hope
Charles
Cornwallis,
3rd Baron
Cornwallis
(1655–98)
Elizabeth Fox
(c.1655-1681)
Jane Fox
(d. 1721)
George Compton,
4th Earl of
Northampton
(1664–1727)
Thomas
Strangways-Horner
( Horner)
Susannah
Strangways
Lady Caroline
Lennox
(1723-74)[a]
Henry Fox,
1st Baron Holland
(1705-74)[a]
Stephen Fox-
Strangways (né)
Fox), 1st Earl
of Ilchester
(1704-76)[b]
Elizabeth Fox-
Strangways (née
Horner), Countess
of Ilchester
Elizabeth Fox
(née Armistead)
(1750-1842)
Charles
James Fox
(1749-1806)
Lady Harriet
Acland (née Fox-)
Strangways)
(1749/50–1815)
John Dyke
Acland
(1746-78)
Lady Mary
FitzPatrick
(d. 1778)
Stephen Fox, 2nd
Baron Holland
(1747–74)
Jane Haines
(d. 1830)
Rev. Hon.
Charles Fox-
Strangways
(1761-1836)
Maria Fox-
Strangways
(née Digby),
Countess of
Ilchester (d. 1842)
Henry Fox-
Strangways, 2nd
Earl of Ilchester
(1747-1802)
Mary Fox-
Strangways
(née O'Grady),
Countess of
Ilchester (d. 1790)
Elizabeth Fox
(née Vassall),
Baroness Holland
(1771–1845)
Henry Vassall-
Fox (né Fox),
3rd Baron Holland
(1773–1840)
Hester Eleanora
Buller
(d. 1865)
Rev. Henry Fox-
Strangways
(1793-1860)
Amelia Fox-
Strangways (née
Marjoribanks)
(d. 1886)
John Fox-
Strangways
(1803–59)
William Fox-
Strangways, 4th
Earl of Ilchester
(1795–1865)
Henry Fox-
Strangways, 3rd
Earl of Ilchester
(1787–1858)
General Charles
Richard Fox
(1796-1873)
Lady Mary Fox
(née FitzClarence)
(1798-1864)
Col. Walter Fox-
Strangways
(1832-85)
Harriet Fox-
Strangways
(née Buller)
(d. 1903)
Henry Fox-
Strangways, 5th
Earl of Ilchester
(1847-1905)
Lady Mary Fox-
Strangways (née
Dawson),
Countess of
Ilchester
(1852-1935)
Henry Fox, 4th
Baron Holland
(1802-59)[c]
Lady Mary Coventry
(1812-89)
Maurice Fox-
Strangways
(1862-1938)
Louisa Fox-
Strangways
(née Phillips)
(d. 1940)
Giles Fox-
Strangways, 6th
Earl of Ilchester
(1874–1959)
Lady Helen Fox-
Strangways (née
Vane-Tempest-
Stewart), Countess
of Ilchester
(1876-1956)
Mary Elizabeth
Fox (1806-91)
Thomas Powys,
3rd Baron Lilford
(1801-61)
Walter Fox-
Strangways,
8th Earl of
Ilchester
(1887-1970)
Laure Fox-
Strangways
(née Mazaraki),
Countess of
Ilchester (d. 1970)
Henry Fox-
Strangways, 7th
Earl of Ilchester
(1905–64)[d]
Helen Fox-
Strangways
(née Ward),
Countess of
Ilchester
(1907-1970)
Maurice Fox-
Strangways, 9th
Earl of Ilchester
(1920-2006)
Raymond Fox-
Strangways, 10th
Earl of Ilchester
(b. 1921)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b The title of Baron Holland was created twice, firstly of Holland in the County of Lincoln in 1762 for Caroline Fox, and secondly of Foxley in the County of Wiltshire in 1763 for her husband, Henry Fox. Both titles were inherited by their son Stephen.[1]
  2. ^ The title Earl of Ilchester was created in 1756 for Stephen Fox, who had already been created Baron Ilchester, of Ilchester in the County of Somerset in 1741, and Baron Ilchester and Stavordale, of Redlynch, in the County of Somerset, in 1747.[1]
  3. ^ Died without male issue, and the title of Baron Holland became extinct.[1]
  4. ^ Predeceased by his two sons, causing title to pass to his fourth cousin, Walter.[1]

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