Basil Feilding, 6th Earl of Denbigh

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Basil Feilding, 6th Earl of Denbigh

Basil Feilding, 6th Earl of Denbigh (3 January 1719 – 14 July 1800) was an English earl.

He was the son of William Feilding, 5th Earl of Denbigh, and Isabella Haeck de Jong.[1] He married Mary Cotton, daughter of Sir John Cotton, 6th Baronet, and Jane Burdett, on 12 April 1757. Their son was William Feilding, Viscount Feilding. He married, secondly, Sarah Farnham, daughter of Edward Farnham, on 21 July 1783. He succeeded to the title of 6th Earl of Denbigh on 2 August 1755.

His great-great-great-great-great grandchildren include Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron and actor Cary Elwes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mosley, Charles, editor. Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes. Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003
Peerage of England
Preceded by
William Feilding, 5th Earl of Denbigh
Earl of Denbigh
1755–1800
Succeeded by
William Feilding, 7th Earl of Denbigh