Henry Peyto-Verney, 16th Baron Willoughby de Broke

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Henry Peyto-Verney, 16th Baron Willoughby de Broke and de jure 24th Baron Latimer (5 April 1773 – 16 December 1852) was a peer in the peerage of England.[1]

Henry Peyto-Verney was born on April 5, 1773, the younger son of John Peyto-Verney (1738–1816),14th Baron Willoughby de Broke and Lady Louisa North, daughter of Francis North, 1st Earl of Guilford. He lived a somewhat reclusive life at the Verney family seat at Compton Verney House in Warwickshire, inheriting the title 16th Baron Willoughby de Broke and 24th Baron Latimer on the death of his elder brother John Peyto-Verney (1762–1820).

He married Margaret Williams. daughter of Sir John Williams, 1st Baronet Williams of Bodelwyddan in St Asaph Cathedral on Mar 10, 1829. Lady Margaret commissioned the building of the remarkable Marble Church, Bodelwyddan in North Wales to his memory soon after his death at Compton Verney on Dec 16, 1852. Margaret herself died in 1880. He was succeeded as 17th Baron by his nephew Robert John Barnard (1809–1862) who changed his name to Verney.

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  1. ^ The Marquis of Ruvigny and Ranieval (1 May 2013). The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal: The Mortimer-Percy Volume. Heritage Books. p. 443. ISBN 978-0-7884-1872-3. 
Peerage of England
Preceded by
John Peyto-Verney
16th Baron Willoughby de Broke
1820–1852
Succeeded by
Robert John Verney

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