Carteret, John, 1st Earl Granville (1690 -1763)

John Carteret, the eldest surviving son of George, 1st Baron Carteret, and Lady Grace Granville, succeeded to the Barony of Carteret at the age of five. Educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford, in 1715 he was made Bailiff of Jersey. In the same year his mother who had become coheiress to the estate of the Earls of Bath on the death of her nephew William, 3rd Earl of Bath, was created Countess of Granville with remainder to her son, and in 1744 he accordingly became Earl Granville. He served as ambassador to Sweden in 1719, Secretary of State for the Southern Provinces in 1720, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland from 1724 to 1730, and Secretary of State for the Northern Provinces from 1742 to 1744. He was installed a Knight of the Garter in 1750. He married, first, 17 October 1710, Frances, only daughter of Sir Robert Worsley, Baronet, and second, 14 April 1744, Sophia Pomfret, daughter of Thomas, Earl of Pomfret.

Seat / Residence(s): St Ouens Manor, Jersey, Arlington Street, London
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Carteret, John, 1st Earl Granville (1690 - 1763) (Stamp 1) Motto: Loyal devoir
Helmet: Sovereign
Arms: Four lozenges in fess in chief a crescent
Heraldic Charges: lozenges (4), Heraldic Charges: squirrel
Carteret, John, 1st Earl Granville (1690 - 1763) (Stamp 2) Arms: Four lozenges in fess in chief a crescent
Coronet: Baron
Heraldic Charges: lozenges (4)
Carteret, John, 1st Earl Granville (1690 - 1763) (Stamp 3) Motto: Loyal devoir
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. Four lozenges in fess (Carteret) 2 & 3. Three clarions (Granville)
Quarterings: 1 & 4. Four fusils in fess (Carteret) 2 & 3. Three clarions (Granville)
Heraldic Charges: clarions (3), Heraldic Charges: lozenges (4)
Carteret, John, 1st Earl Granville (1690 - 1763) (Stamp 4) Arms: Four lozenges in fess in chief a crescent
Heraldic Charges: lozenges (4), Heraldic Charges: squirrel
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. Four lozenges in fess (Carteret) 2 & 3. Three clarions (Granville)
Quarterings: 1 & 4. Four lozenges in fess (Carteret) 2 & 3. Three clarions (Granville)
Coronet: Baron
Heraldic Charges: clarions (3), Heraldic Charges: lozenges (4)