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  • ID: I16345
  • Name: Catherine SEDLEY suo jure Countess of Dorchester 1 2 3
  • Sex: F
  • Change Date: 07 MAY 2017
  • Birth: 21 DEC 1657
  • Note: Her parents' only child. 3
  • Death: 26 OCT 1717 in Bath, Somerset 3 4



    Father: Charles SEDLEY of Aylesford, Kent; 5th Baronet b: ABT 1639
    Mother: Catherine SAVAGE

    Marriage 1 James II (STUART) King James VII of Scotland, and James II of England and Ireland b: OCT 1633
    • Event: Liaison
    • Note: Catherine was for many years the mistress of James, Duke of York. On his accession as King James II, she was created (20 January 1685/6) Baroness of Darlington, co. Durham, and Countess of Dorchester, co. Dorset. The titles were for life, and came with a pension; on her death the Peerages became extinct. 1 3
    Children
    1. Has No Children Catherine DARNLEY b: 1681

    Marriage 2 David COLYEAR 1st Earl of Portmore; 2nd Baronet b: ABT 1656 in Brabant
    • Married: AFT 20 AUG 1696 3 4
    Children
    1. Has Children Charles COLYEAR 2nd Earl of Portmore b: 27 AUG 1700

    Sources:
    1. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: Buckingham, Vol.2 pp.398-400
    2. Title: Britain's Royal Families The Complete Genealogy
      Abbrev: Britain's Royal Families
      Author: Compiler: Alison Weir
      Publication: Pimlico, London, 2002 (Paperback edition)
      Page: p.264
    3. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: Dorchester, Vol.4 p.406
    4. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: Portmore, Vol.10 pp.603-04
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