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Families covered: Fox of Holland, Fox-Strangways of Ilchester

Collins provides information on earlier generations of worthy people of the name Fox but cannot connect them with this family whose pedigree starts with ...
William Fox of Farley, Wiltshire (d 10.1652)
m. Elizabeth Pavey (dau of Thomas Pavey of Plaitford)
1. John Fox of Aversbury
  m. Elizabeth Smart (dau of Henry Smart of Plymouth)
  A. John Fox (b c1640, a 06.1672)
  i. Stephen Fox (d unm c1699)
  B. Mary Fox
  m. Edward Thorneborow (son of Sir Edward)
  C. Elizabeth Fox
  m. Thomas Dunkley
  D. Margaret Fox
  m. Sackvile Whittle (surgeon)
E. Jane Fox
  m. Richard Ridge of Portsmouth
2. Sir Stephen Fox (b 27.03.1627, d 28.10.1716)
  m1. Elizabeth Whittle (d 08.1696, dau of William Whittle of Lancashire)
  A. Charles Fox (b 1659, dsp 09.1713, Paymaster General)
  m. (1679) Elizabeth Carr Trollope (d 23.03.1703, dau of Sir William Trollope, Bart of Casewick, by Elizabeth Carr)
  B. Elizabeth Fox (d 28.02.1680/1)
  m. (27.12.1673) Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Lord of Eye (bpt 28.12.1655, d 29.04.1698)
C. Jane Fox (d 10.01.1721)
  m. (1686) George Compton, 4th Earl of Northampton (b 18.10.1664, d 15.04.1727)
  D.+ other issue - Stephen (d young), Stephen (bur 28.10.1675), William (b c1660, d 17.04.1680), Edward (b c1663, d 19.10.1660), James (b 1665, d 19.11.1677), Margaret (d unm 08.04.1687)
  m2. (11.07.1703) Christiana Hope (d 17.02.1718, dau of Rev. Francis or Charles Hope of Naseby by Christian Palfreyman)
  E. Stephen Fox, later Fox-Strangways, 1st Earl of Ilchester (b 12.09.1704, d 29.09.1776)
  m. (15.03.1735) Elizabeth Horner (dau of Thomas Strangways-Horner of Mells Park by Susannah Strangways)
i. Henry Thomas Fox-Strangways, 2nd Earl of Ilchester (b 09.08.1747, d 05.09.1802)
  m1. (20.08.1772) Mary Theresa O'Grady (d 14.06.1790, dau of Standish O'Grady of Cappercullen)
  a. Henry Stephen Fox-Strangways, 3rd Earl of Ilchester (b 21.02.1787, dspms 03.01.1858) had issue
  m. (06.02.1812) Caroline Leonora Murray (b 17.06.1788, d 08.01.1819, dau of George Murray, Bishop of St. David's)
  b. Elizabeth Theresa Fox-Strangways (d 03.1844)
  m1. (17.04.1796) William Davenport Talbot of Lacock Abbey
  m2. (24.04.1804) Charles Feilding (b 1780, d 02.09.1837, Rear Admiral)
  c. Mary Lucy Fox-Strangways (d 03.02.1855)
  m1. (02.1794) Thomas Mansel Talbot of Margam
  m2. (28.04.1815) Sir Christopher Cole (d 1836, Captain RN)
d. Harriot Fox-Strangways (d 06.08.1844)
  m. (1799) James Frampton of Moreton
  e. Charlotte Anne Fox-Strangways (d 1826)
  m. Sir Charles Lemon, 2nd Bart (dsp 12.02.1868)
  f. Louisa Emma Fox-Strangways (d 03.04.1851)
  m. (30.03.1808) Henry Petty-FitzMaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne (b 02.07.1780, d 31.01.1863)
  m2. (28.08.1794) Maria Digby (d 23.09.1842, dau of Hon. William Digby, Dean of Durham)
  g. William Thomas Horner Fox-Strangways, 4th Earl of Ilchester (b 07.05.1795, dsp 10.01.1865)
  m. (21.07.1857) Sophia Penelope Sheffield (d 27.08.1882, dau of Sir Robert Sheffield, Bart)
h. Giles Digby Robert Fox-Strangways (b 26.05.1798, d 12.02.1827)
  i. John George Charles Fox-Strangways of Brickworth House (b 06.02.1803, d 08.09.1859) had issue
  m. (19.02.1844) Amelia Marjoribanks (d 09.09.1886, dau of Edward Marjoribanks)
  ii. Stephen Strangways Digby Fox-Strangways (b 03.12.1751, d 12.03.1836, Lt. Colonel)
  iii. Charles Redlynch Fox-Strangways (b 27.04.1761, d 04.11.1836, rector of Rewe)
  m. (02.08.1787) Jane Haines (d 08.06.1830, dau of Rev. Dr. _ Haines)
  a. Thomas Fox-Strangways (b 28.12.1790, d Inkerman 05.11.1854, Brigadier, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (20.07.1833) Sophia Eliza Harenc (d 19.03.1870, dau of Benjamin Harenc of Foots Cray)
  b. Henry Fox-Strangways (b 25.02.1793, d 25.02.1860, rector of Rewe) had issue
  m. (26.06.1827) Hester Eleonora Buller (d 31.01.1865, dau of James Buller of Downes)
c. Susannah Fox-Strangways (d 11.01.1854)
  m. (09.10.1830) Alexander Macdonald (Lt. General)
  d.+ other issue - Charles (b 25.12.1789, d unm 1835, Captain RN), George (b 1802, d 10.04.1852), Edward (b 02.08.1806, d 31.12.1838, Rev.), Stephen (b 10.08.1811, d 04.03.1839), Frances (d 06.1863)
  iv. Susannah Sarah Louisa Fox-Strangways (d 1827)
  m. (1764) William O'Brien of Stinsford
v. Lucy Fox-Strangways (d 16.08.1787)
  m. (01.10.1771) Hon. Stephen Digby (b 10.05.1742, d 30.05.1800, Colonel)
  vi. Christian Henrietta Caroline Fox-Strangways (d 1815)
  m. (03.06.1770) John Dyke-Acland of Pixton (b 18.02.1746, d 31.10.1778, Colonel)
  vii. Frances Muriel Fox-Strangways (b 08.1755, d 05.03.1814)
  m. (24.08.1777) Richard Quin, 1st Earl of Dunraven (b 30.07.1752, d 24.08.1824)
  F. Henry Fox, 1st Lord Holland of Foxley (b 28.09.1705, d 01.07.1774, Secretary of War & of State)
  m. (05.1744) Georgina Carolina Lennox, Baroness Holland of Holland (b 1723, d 24.07.1774, dau of Charles Lennox, Duke of Richmond and Lennox)
  i. Stephen Fox, 2nd Lord Holland (b 20.02.1745, d 16.12.1774)
  m. (20.04.1766) Mary FitzPatrick (d 06.10.1778, dau of John FitzPatrick, 1st Earl of Upper Ossory)
  a. Henry Richard Fox, later Vassall-Fox, 3rd Lord Holland (b 21.11.1773, d 22.10.1840)
  p/m. (09.07.1797) Elizabeth Vassall (b c1770, d 16.11.1845, dau of Richard Vassall of Jamaica (by Mary, dau of Thomas Clarke of New York), she m1./div Sir Godfrey Webster, Bart)
  (1) Stephen Fox (d c1800)
  (2) Henry Edward Fox, 4th Lord Holland (b 07.03.1802, dspls 18.12.1859)
m. (09.05.1833) Augusta Mary Coventry (b 11.05.1812, d 23.09.1889, dau of George William Coventry, 8th Earl of Coventry, by Mary Beauclerk)
  An adopted and possibly illegitimate child of Lord Holland was ...
  (A) Marie Fox (dsp before 09.1889)
  m. Prince Aloise Liechtenstein
  (3) Mary Elizabeth Fox (b 19.02.1806, d 07.12.1891)
  m. (20/2.05.1830) Thomas Atherton Powys, 3rd Lord Lilford (b 02.12.1801, d 15.03.1861)
  According to Wikipedia, born prior to his parents' marriage was ...
(4) Charles Richard Fox (b 06.11.1796, dsp 13.04.1873, General)
  m. (19.06.1824) Mary FitzClarence (b 19.12.1798, d 13.07.1864, natural dau of King William IV )
  b. Caroline Fox (d 12.03.1845)
  ii. Charles James Fox (b 13.01.1748-9, dsp 15.09.1806, Secretary of State)
  m. Elizabeth Bridget Armstead (d 08.07.1842)
  iii. Henry Edward Fox (d 1811, Colonel)
  m. Marianne Clayton (dau of William Clayton)
  a. Henry Stephen Fox (b 22.09.1791, d 10.1846)
  b. Louisa Amelia Fox (d 09.1828)
  m. (04.04.1807) Sir Henry Edward Bunbury, 7th Bart (b 04.05.1778, d 13.04.1860, Lt. General)
  c. Caroline Fox (d 26.03.1860)
  m. (14.03.1812) Sir William Francis Patrick Napier (b 17.12.1785, General)
  G. Christiana Fox (d unm)
  H. Charlotte Fox (d 11.1778)
  m. (05.07.1729) Edward Digby (dvp 02.10.1746, son of William, 5th Lord)
3.+ other issue - Walter (bpt 30.07.1618, dsp), William (bpt 14.05.1620, d unm), Richard (bpt 26.05.1627, d unm), Margaret (bpt 03.07.1616)

Main source(s): Collins (1741, Supplement2, Fox, Lord Ilchester and Staverdale etc.), BP1934 (Ilchester), BE1883 (Fox of Holland)
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