Viscount Harcourt

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1st Viscount Harcourt

Viscount Harcourt, of Stanton Harcourt in the County of Oxford, was a title that was created twice, once in the Peerage of Great Britain and once in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was first created in Great Britain in 1711 for Simon Harcourt, Lord Chancellor. For more information on this creation, which became extinct in 1830, see Earl Harcourt. The title was created a second time in 1917 in favour of Lewis Vernon Harcourt. He was made Baron Nuneham, of Nuneham Courtenay in the County of Oxford, at the same time, also in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. Harcourt was the son of Sir William Vernon Harcourt, son of William Vernon Harcourt, son of the Right Reverend Edward Venables-Vernon-Harcourt, son of George Venables-Vernon, 1st Baron Vernon, by his third wife Martha Harcourt, daughter of Simon Harcourt, son of Simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt. The title became extinct on the death of the first Viscount's son, the second Viscount, in 1979..

Viscounts Harcourt; First Creation (1711)[edit]

Viscounts Harcourt; Second Creation (1917)[edit]

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