Montagu-Stuart Wortley-Mackenzie, Edward Montagu Stuart Granville, 1st Earl of Wharncliffe (1827 -1899)

Edward Montagu Stuart Granville Montagu Stuart Wortley Mackenzie, 3rd Baron Wharncliffe, was born 15 December 1827, the eldest son of John, 2nd Baron Wharncliffe and Georgiana Elizabeth, third daughter of Dudley, 1st Earl of Harrowby. He was a Lieutenant in the Grenadier Guards, and Honorary Colonel of the 1st volunteer battalion of the York and Lancaster Regiment, a Justice of the Peace, and a Deputy Lieutenant of Yorkshire. Sir Francis Wortley the last baronet of that name died in 1665. The Hon. Sidney Montagu, second son of Edward, 1st Earl of Sandwich, assumed the additional surname of Wortley on his marriage to Anne heiress to Sir Francis. His only son, Edward, married Lady Mary Pierrepoint, the famous blue stocking, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Their only son died without legitimate issue, and their only daughter married the 3rd Earl of Bute. The second son of that marriage, the Hon. James Archibald Stuart Wortley Mackenzie, succeeded on his mother's death to her estates, and assumed in January 1795 the additional surname of Wortley. In 1803, on inheriting property in Scotland from his uncle the Rt Hon. James Stuart Mackenzie, he also assumed the name and arms of Mackenzie of Rosehaugh. His great grandson Edward Montagu Stuart Granville Montagu Stuart Wortley Mackenzie, 3rd Baron Wharncliffe, was advanced to be Viscount Carlton and Earl of Wharncliffe 15 January 1876, with limitation on the default of male issue to his brother. He married, 4 July 1855, Susan Charlotte Lascelles, daughter of the 3rd Earl of Harewood, but had only one boy, who died in infancy. He died 13 May 1899 and was succeeded by his nephew Francis John 2nd Earl.

Seat / Residence(s): Wortley Hall, Yorkshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Motto: Avito viret honore
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. Azure a stag's head caboshed above two branches of laurel (Mackenzie of Rosehaugh) 2. On a bend gules between six martlets three bezants [roundels] on a canton or a fess checky within a double tressure flory counterflory (Wortley) 3. Or a fess checky within a double tressure flory counterflory (Stuart, Earl of Bute)
Quarterings: 1 & 4. Azure a stag's head caboshed above two branches of laurel (Mackenzie of Rosehaugh) 2. On a bend gules between six martlets three bezants [roundels] on a canton or a fess checky within a double tressure flory counterflory (Wortley) 3. Or a fess checky within a double tressure flory counterflory (Stuart, Earl of Bute)
Coronet: Earl
Heraldic Charges: bend, on a, between, Heraldic Charges: branches (laurel) (2), Heraldic Charges: canton, on a, Heraldic Charges: fess within, Heraldic Charges: martlets (6), Heraldic Charges: roundels (3), Heraldic Charges: stag's head caboshed, Heraldic Charges: tressure, double, flory counterflory
Arms: Quarterly Ist and IVth grand quarters Quarterly 1 and 4. A stag's head caboshed above two branches of laurel (Mackenzie of Rosehaugh) 2. On a bend between six martlets three roundels on a canton a fess checky (Wortley) 3. A fess checky within a double t
Heraldic Charges: bend, on a, between, Heraldic Charges: branches (laurel) (2), Heraldic Charges: canton, on a, Heraldic Charges: eagle displayed, Heraldic Charges: fess within, Heraldic Charges: lozenges (3), Heraldic Charges: martlets (6), Heraldic Charges: roundels (3), Heraldic Charges: stag's head caboshed, Heraldic Charges: tressure, double, flory counterflory