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Delafield family. Pedigree

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Delafield family. Pedigree
Late 19th century
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Vellum and paper.
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Pedigree of Delafield of Fieldston, Co. Kildare, from Hubert De La Feld, 1070, to the early 19th century (marriage of Lydia Delafield to Richard, 7th Earl of Cavan, 1814; latest date added 1823); compiled by the College of Heralds (heading), late 19th century. With miscellaneous notes, etc., relating to the pedigree, including a paper copy of the grant of nobility by Emperor Leopold to John Delafield (created Count of the Holy Roman Empire after the Battle of Zenta, 1697), and his lawful succession, 14 Dec. 1697; and a letter of W. J. De La Feld, 14 Oct. 1896, to George William Marshall, then Rouge Croix. For Delafield see also Burke, Landed Gentry (1837) I, 542-4.
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