Earl of Chester

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Earl of Chester

Earls of Chester

in the peerage of England

1071 Creation

  1. 1071-1101 Hugh d'Avranches, 1st Earl of Chester (?-1101)
  2. 1101-1120 Richard d'Avranches, 2nd Earl of Chester (1094-1120)
  3. 1120-c1129 Ranulf le Meschin, 3rd Earl of Chester (?-c1129)
  4. c1129-c1153 Ranulf de Germon, 4th Earl of Chester (?-c1153)
  5. c1153-1181 Hugh de Kevelioc, 5th Earl of Chester (1147-1181)
  6. 1181-1232 Ranulf de Blondeville, 6th Earl of Chester (c1171-1232)
  7. 1232-1237 John de Scotia, 7th Earl of Chester (c1207-1237)

1254 Creation

  1. 1254 Edward, Lord of Chester (1239-1307)

1264 Creation

  1. 1264-1265 Simon de Montfort, 1st Earl of Chester (1208-1265)
    • forfeit 1265

1301 Creation

  1. 1301-1307 Edward of Caernarvon, Earl of Chester (1284-1327)
    • merged into throne 1307 (King Edward II)

1312 Creation

  1. 1312-1327 Edward Plantegenet, Earl of Chester (1312-1377)
    • Thereafter the Earldom of Chester was created in conjunction with the Principality of Wales. see Prince of Wales.

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