Near Lewes, Sussex.—Brand.
At an early period this estate belonged to the Lords of Glynde, from whom it passed, by the marriage of their heiress, to the family of Walley. With them it remained for five generations, till it was carried, by a coheiress, to Morley, of Win- nington, in Lancashire, and yet again, about the year 1680, by the marriage of the widow of John Morley, to John Trevor, eldest son of Sir John Trevor, Secretary of State to King Charles the Second. In 1745, John Trevor, dying without issue, bequeathed the place to his first cousin, who afterwards became Bishop of Durham. Prom this family it passed to Major-General the Honourable Henry Otway Brand.
Glynde is built in the Elizabethan style, and commands an extensive view of the Weald of Kent. The date of 1569 is inscribed under a coat of arms over the gate- way of the western front, but the house was greatly improved by Mr. Trevor when residing there, before he became Bishop of Durham.
Thomas Brand, Esq., of The Hoo, in the county of Hertford, married, April 20th., 1771, the Honourable Gertrude Roper, sister and heiress of Charles Trevor-Roper, eighteenth Lord Dacre, and had by her, who died October 3rd., 1819—he died nineteenth Lord Dacre, February 24th., 1794
- Thomas Brand.
- Henry Otway Brand.
The elder son,
Thomas Brand, twentieth Lord Dacre, born March 24th., 1774, married, December 4th., 1819, Barberina, widow of Valentine Wilmot, Esq., of Farnborough, Hampshire, and daughter of Admiral Sir Chaloner Ogle, Bart., but died without children, March 21st., 1851, when he was succeeded by his brother,
Henry Otway Brand, C.B., twenty-first Lord Dacre, a Lieutenant-General in the army, and Colonel of the Thirty-first Regiment, distinguished in the Peninsular War, born July 27th., 1777, married, July 24th., 1806, to Pyne, eldest daughter of the Honourable and Reverend Dean Crosbie, and sister of Lord Brandon, by whom he had
- Thomas Crosbie William Brand, twenty-second Lord Dacre.
The Right Honourable Henry Bouverie William Brand, of Glynde Place, Sussex, P.C., M.P. for tlie County of Cambridge, and Speaker of the House of Commons, born December 24th., 1814, married, April 16th., 1838, Eliza, daughter of General Robert Ellice, and had ten children, of whom the eldest son,
Henry Robert Brand, D.L. for Sussex, Captain in the Coldstream Guards, M.P. for Hertfordshire, born in 1841, married, first, January 21st., 1864, Victoria Alexandrina Leopoldine, daughter of his Excellency Silvain Van de Weyer, Belgian Minister of State, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at the Court of St. James’s, which lady died July 20th., 1865. He married, secondly, April 14th., 1868, Susan Henrietta, younger daughter of Lord George Cavendish, son of the fourth Duke of Devonshire, and had with other children,
Thomas Walter Brand, born January 29th., 1869.
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