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Phil   Link to this

The entry for Lord Middlesex in Latham's Index volume suggests this is Charles Sackville. Although the entry for Sackville just describes him as "styled Lord Buckhurst."

Paul Brewster   Link to this

Wheatley footnotes Lord Middlesex as
"Lionel Cranfield, third and last Earl of Middlesex. Died 1674 when the title became extinct.

Linda Smurr   Link to this

Lionel Cranfield was first Earl of Middlesex. The title passed to his son(s?) and the title became extinct upon their death. A grandson, Lionel Cranfield SACKVILLE, became first Earl (Duke?) of Dorcet. The distinction between the two is not made very clear in a number of references, but checking the dates will clear it up.

vicenzo   Link to this

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset['74] and 1st Earl of Middlesex[in 74]:
there was Lionel Cranfield who was the first but died in '45.
Richard Sackville, 5th Earl of Sackville b 1621, d. 1667 [1622-1667?] married 1637 Frances Cranfield]
The middlesex connection http://48.1911encyclopedia.org/M/MI/MIDDLESEX_L...
When Titles become extinct then they start again with the new genetic connection. Just to confuse the hoi-poloi- Me-Lord is me laud
Charles got gonged at a later date for one of his poems. At this time in 1660-69 he be just plain Honorable poet.
The first earl's [mdx] daughter Frances married Richard Sackville, 5th earl of Dorset, and their son Charles was created earl of Middlesex in 1675.

vicenzo   Link to this

Charles was this time more than the Right Honorable, he doth be Lord Buckhurst, not be Duke or Earl but I doth think it be a Baronet.
x:refs: Sackville, Edward http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/3872/
Sackville, Charles (Lord Buckhurst)
Sackville, Richard (5th Earl of Dorset)

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