Earl of Falmouth

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Earl of Falmouth
2nd Creation
Arms of the Earl of Falmouth
Arms: Ermine, a Rose Gules, barbed and seeded proper. Crest: A Falcon close proper. Supporters: On either side a Sea-Lion erect on their tails Argent, gouttée-de-larmes.
Creation date14 July 1821
Created byKing George IV
PeeragePeerage of the United Kingdom
First holderEdward Boscawen, 1st Earl of Falmouth
Last holderGeorge Boscawen, 2nd Earl of Falmouth
Subsidiary titlesViscount Falmouth
Baron Boscawen-Rose
Extinction date29 August 1852
(Patience surpasses knowledge)
Arms of the Boscawen family, Earls and Viscounts Falmouth: Ermine, a rose gules barbed and seeded proper; crest, per Debrett's Peerage, 1968: A falcon close proper; supporters: Two sea lions erect on their tails argent gutte de larmes

The title of Earl of Falmouth has been created twice, once in the Peerage of England and the second time in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. The first creation, on 17 March 1664, was for Charles Berkeley, 1st Viscount Fitzhardinge, who was at the same time created Baron Botetourt of Langport. It became extinct upon his death the following year. The second creation, on 14 July 1821, was for Edward Boscawen, 4th Viscount Falmouth.[1] It became extinct in 1852.

Earl of Falmouth, first creation (1664)[edit]

Earl of Falmouth, second creation (1821)[edit]

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  1. ^ "No. 17724". The London Gazette. 14 July 1821. p. 1461.