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List of Marquessates
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List of Marquessates

This page lists all marquessates, extant, extinct, dormant, abeyant, or forfeit, in the peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

The list is followed by a list of marquessates in other countries.

Marquessates in the Peerage of England, 1385-1707

TitleDate of CreationSurnameCurrent StatusNotes
Marquess of Dublin1385Vereresigned 1386created Duke of Ireland in 1386. Might be considered an Irish peerage.
Marquess of Dorset1397Beaufortdeprived 1399 
Marquess of Dorset1443Beaufortforfeit 1464created Duke of Somerset in 1448
Marquess of Suffolk1444de la Poleforfeit 1504created Duke of Suffolk in 1448; forfeit 1450 to 1463; did not use the title 1493-1504
Marquess of Montagu1470Nevilldeprived of title 1478inherited by the Duke of Bedford in 1471
Marquess of Dorset1475Greyforfeit 1554forfeit between 1483 and 1485; created Duke of Suffolk in 1551.
Marquess of Berkeley1489Berkeleyextinct 1492 
Marquess of Exeter1525Courtenayforfeit 1538 
Marchioness of Pembroke1532Boleynforfeit 1536holder was also Queen Consort from 1533 to 1536
Marquess of Northampton1547Parrforfeit 1553 
Marquess of Winchester1551Pauletextantcreated Duke of Bolton in 1689, that title extinct 1794
Marquess of Northampton1559Parrextinct 1571this was a new creation for the former holder of the 1547 creation
Marquess of Buckingham1618Villiersextinct 1687created Duke of Buckingham in 1623
Marquess of Hertford1641Seymourextinct 1675restored to Dukedom of Somerset in 1660
Marquess of Worcester1643Somersetextantcreated Duke of Beaufort in 1682
Marquess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne1643Cavendishextinct 1691created Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1665
Marquess of Dorchester1645Pierrepontextinct 1680 
Marquess of Halifax1682Savilleextinct 1700 
Marquess of Powis1687Herbertextinct 1748 
Marquess of Carmarthen1689Osborneextinct 1963created Duke of Leeds in 1694
Marquess of Harwich1689Schombergextinct 1719subsidiary title of the Duke of Schomberg
Marquess of Alton1694Talbotextinct 1718subsidiary title of the Duke of Shrewsbury
Marquess of Normanby1694Sheffieldextinct 1735created Duke of Buckingham and Normanby in 1703
Marquess of Tavistock1694Russellextantsubsidiary title of the Duke of Bedford
Marquess of Hartington1694Cavendishextantsubisidary title of the Duke of Devonshire
Marquess of Clare1694Hollesextinct 1711subsidiary title of the Duke of Newcastle
Marquess of Blandford1702Churchillextantsubsidiary title of the Duke of Marlborough
Marquess of Granby1703Mannersextantsubsidiary title of the Duke of Rutland
Marquess of Monthermer1705Montaguextinct 1749subsidiary title of the Duke of Montagu
Marquess of Cambridge1706Guelphmerged in crown 1727subsidiary title of the 1706 Dukedom of Cambridge
Marquess of Kent1706Greyextinct 1740created Duke of Kent in 1710
Marquess of Lindsey1706Bertieextinct 1809created Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven in 1715
Marquess of Dorchester1706Pierrepontextinct 1773created Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull in 1715

Marquessates in the Peerage of Scotland, 1488-1707

TitleDate of CreationSurnameCurrent StatusNotes
Marquess of Ormonde1488Stewartextinct 1504subsidiary title of the Duke of Ross
Marquess of Hamilton1599Hamiltonextantcreated Duke of Hamilton in 1643
Marquess of Huntly1599Gordonextantcreated Duke of Gordon in 1684, that title extinct in 1836
Marquess of Ormonde1600Stewartmerged in crown 1625subsidiary title of the Duke of Albany
Marquess of Wigtown1602Stewartextinct 1602subsidiary title of the Duke of Kintyre and Lorne
Marquess of Douglas1633Douglasextantcreated Duke of Douglas in 1703, that title extinct in 1761; inherited by the Duke of Hamilton in 1761
Marquess of Argyll1641Campbellforfeit 1661 
Marquess of Clydesdale1643Hamiltonextantsubsidiary title of the Duke of Hamilton
Marquess of Montrose1644Grahamextantcreated Duke of Montrose in 1707
Marquess of March1672Maitlandextinct 1682subsidiary title of the Duke of Lauderdale
Marquess of Atholl1676Murrayextantcreated Duke of Atholl in 1703
Marquess of Bambreich1680Leslieextinct 1681subsidiary title of the Duke of Rothes
Marquess of Queensberry1682Douglasextantcreated Duke of Queensberry in 1684. The titles separated in 1812
Marquess of Dumfriesshire1684Douglasextantsubsidiary title of the Duke of Queensberry
Marquess of Kintyre and Lorne1701Campbellextantsubsidiary title of the Duke of Argyll
Marquess of Lothian1701Kerrextant 
Marquess of Annandale1701Johnstondormant 1792 
Marquess of Tullibardine1703Murrayextantsubsidiary title of the Duke of Atholl
Marquess of Angus1703Douglasextinct 1761subsidiary title of the Duke of Douglas
Marquess of Graham and Buchanan1707Grahamextantsubsidiary title of the Duke of Montrose
Marquess of Bowmont and Cessford1707Kerextantsubsidiary title of the Duke of Roxburghe

Marquessates in the Peerage of Great Britain, 1707-1801

Title Date of Creation Surname Current Status Notes
Marquess of Beverley 1708 Douglas extinct 1778 subsidiary title of the Duke of Dover, who was also Duke of Queensberry in the Peerage of Scotland
Marquess of Wharton 1715 Wharton extinct 1731 created Marquess of Malmesbury and Marquess of Catherlough at the same time; created Duke of Wharton in 1718
Marquess of Malmesbury 1715 Wharton extinct 1731 created Marquess of Wharton and Marquess of Catherlough at the same time; created Duke of Wharton in 1718
Marquess of Clare 1715 Pelham-Holles extinct 1768 subsidiary title of the Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Marquess of Titchfield 1716 Bentinck extinct 1990 subsidiary title of the Duke of Portland
Marquess of Carnarvon 1719 Brydges extinct 1789 subsidiary title of the Duke of Chandos
Marquess of Brackley 1720 Egerton extinct 1803 subsidiary title of the Duke of Bridgwater
Marquess of the Isle of Ely 1726 Guelph merged in crown 1760 subsidiary title of the Duke of Edinburgh
Marquess of Berkhampstead 1726 Guelph extinct 1765 subsidiary title of the Duke of Cumberland
Marquess Grey 1740 Grey extinct 1797 created for the Duke of Kent, but passed by special patent to his granddaughter
Marquess of Rockingham 1746 Watson-Wentworth extinct 1782  
Marquess of Monthermer 1766 Montagu extinct 1790 subsidiary title of the Duke of Montagu
Marquess of Buckingham 1784 Temple-Nugent-Grenville extinct 1889 created Duke of Buckingham and Chandos in 1822
Marquess of Lansdowne 1784 Petty-Fitzmaurice extant  
Marquess of Stafford 1786 Leveson-Gower extant created Duke of Sutherland in 1833
Marquess Townshend 1787 Townshend extant  
Marquess of Salisbury 1789 Cecil extant  
Marquess of Bath 1789 Thynne extant  
Marquess of Abercorn 1790 Hamilton extant created Duke of Abercorn in 1868
Marquess Cornwallis 1792 Cornwallis extinct 1823  
Marquess of Hertford 1793 Seymour-Conway extant  
Marquess of Bute 1796 Stuart extant  

Marquessates in the Peerage of Ireland, 1642-1801

Title Date of Creation Surname Current Status Notes
Marquess of Ormonde 1642 Butler extinct 1758 created Duke of Ormonde in 1661 and Duke of Ormonde in England in 1682, the English Dukedom being attainted in 1715
Marquess of Catherlough 1715 Wharton extinct 1731 created Marquess of Wharton and Marquess of Malmesbury in the Peerage of Great Britain at the same time. Created Duke of Wharton in 1718.
Marchioness of Dungannon 1716 Schulenberg extinct 1743 subsidiary title of the Duchess of Munster, created Duchess of Kendal in Great Britain in 1719, peerage for life only
Marquess of Kildare 1761 FitzGerald extant created Duke of Leinster in 1766
Marquess of Clanricarde 1785 de Burgh-Canning extinct 1797  
Marquess of Waterford 1789 Beresford extant  
Marquess of Downshire 1789 Hill extant  
Marquess of Donegall 1791 Chichester extant  
Marquess Wellesley 1799 Wellesley extinct 1842  
Marquess of Ely 1800 Tottenham extant  
Marquess of Headfort 1800 Taylour extant  
Marquess of Sligo 1800 Browne extant  
Marquess of Thomond 1800 O'Brien extinct 1855  

Marquessates in the Peerages of the United Kingdom and Ireland, 1801-present

Title Date of Creation Surname Current Status Notes
Marquess of Exeter 1801 Cecil extant  
Marquess Camden 1812 Pratt extant  
Marquess of Northampton 1812 Compton extant  
Marquess of Wellington 1812 Wellesley extant created Duke of Wellington in 1814
Marquess Douro 1814 Wellesley extant subsidiary title of the Duke of Wellington
Marquess of Anglesey 1815 Paget extant  
Marquess of Cholmondeley 1815 Cholmondeley extant  
Marquess of Hastings 1816 Rawdon-Hastings extinct 1868  
Marquess of Londonderry 1816 Stewart extant Peerage of Ireland
Marquess Conyngham 1816 Conyngham extant Peerage of Ireland
Marquess of Ailesbury 1821 Bruce extant  
Marquess of Chandos 1822 Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville extinct 1889 subsidiary title of the Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
Marquess of Westmeath 1822 Nugent extinct 1871  
Marquess of Ormonde 1825 Butler extinct 1997  
Marquess of Clanricarde 1825 de Burgh-Canning extinct 1916 Peerage of Ireland
Marquess of Bristol 1826 Hervey extant  
Marquess of Cleveland 1827 Vane extinct 1891 created Duke of Cleveland in 1831
Marquess of Ailsa 1831 Kennedy extant  
Marquess of Westminster 1831 Grosvenor extant created Duke of Westminster in 1874.
Marquess of Breadalbane 1831 Campbell extinct 1862  
Marquess of Normanby 1838 Phipps extant  
Marquess of Hamilton 1868 Hamilton extant subsidiary title of the Duke of Abercorn in Ireland
Marquess of Ripon 1871 Robinson extinct 1923  
Marquess of Abergavenny 1876 Nevill extant  
Marquess of Breadalbane 1885 Campbell extinct 1922  
Marquess of Dufferin and Ava 1888 Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood extinct 1988  
Marquess of Macduff 1889 Duff extinct 1912 subsidiary title of the Duke of Fife
Marquess of Zetland 1892 Dundas extant  
Marquess of Linlithgow 1902 Hope extant  
Marquess of Crewe 1911 Crewe-Milnes extinct 1945  
Marquess of Lincolnshire 1912 Wynn-Carrington extinct 1928  
Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair 1916 Gordon extant  
Marquess of Cambridge 1917 Cambridge extinct 1981  
Marquess of Milford Haven 1917 Mountbatten extant  
Marquess of Carisbrooke 1917 Mountbatten extinct 1960  
Marquess Curzon of Kedleston 1921 Curzon extinct 1925  
Marquess of Reading 1926 Isaacs extant  
Marquess of Willingdon 1936 Freeman-Thomas extinct 1979  

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