Yelverton, Barbara, Viscountess de Longueville (1665 -1763)

Barbara Talbot was the second and younger daughter and coheir of Sir John Talbot, of Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire, and his second wife, Barbara, daughter of Sir Henry Slingesby, 1st Baronet of Scriven. She married, 11 July 1689, Henry Yelverton, 15th Baron Grey of Ruthin, who was created Viscount de Longueville 21 April 1690, and they had two sons and five daughters. He died 24 March 1704. She survived him, living to the age of 98, and dying 31 January 1763. Her elder son was created Earl of Sussex 26 September 1717. The Earldom became extinct at the death of the 3rd Earl in 1799. The library of her descendant Henry Weysford Charles Plantagenet Rawdon Hastings, 4th Marquess of Hastings, was sold at auction by Mr Philips of Wheeler Gate, Nottingham on the 29 December 1868.

Seat / Residence(s): Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire
Library Auction Details: Mr Philips of Wheeler Gate, Nottingham (29 December 1868)
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Yelverton, Barbara, Viscountess de Longueville (1665 - 1763) (Stamp 1) Motto: Foy en tout
Arms: Three lions rampant a chief (Yelverton) impaling A lion rampant within a bordure engrailed (Talbot) dimidiated
Coronet: Viscountess
Impalement: A lion rampant within a bordure engrailed (Talbot) dimidiated
Heraldic Charges: bordure engrailed, Heraldic Charges: chief, Heraldic Charges: lion rampant within, Heraldic Charges: lions rampant (3)