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Lots of Berkeley/Berckley/ Barkley/Barclay et al:This Geo: was the younger son of George 1 : George II. Nineteenth Lord, and first Earl of Berkeley. 1658 to 1698. (year of birth?)
succeeded his father, the elder son, Charles, having been drowned on his passage to France, in 1641. He was created Viscount Dursley and Earl of Berkeley in 1679.
From John Evelyn (14th jan 1656): I dined with Mr Barckley son to my Lord Berckley of Ber: castle:
(Index as George B) Berkeley Castle ( SP: wrote? Barkly ) Earle 1st earl 9th of Barkly Castle
dined John Evelyn; my Lord Berkeley of Berkeley castle (p393 sept 58) then in of (May 26 59) Lord Geo: Berkeley
Back in 1643:
The rebels of Gloucester came in an insolent manner to his Majesties Garrison in Berkeley Castle
near Berkley Towne 12 miles from Gloster May 23, 1643 Lord Berkely (the papa) wanted his castle back(Berkly Castle or was it Barkly Castle)
He had many Cousins that changed History: i.e. Berkley of Stratton split New Jersey between himself and Carteret , upsetting the the Swedish colony and others.
Berkeley, John, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton
A source http://www.rotwang.co.uk/Family.html