Baptist Noel, 3rd Viscount Campden
Exton, Rutland, U.K.
|Parent(s)||Edward Noel, 2nd Viscount Campden|
Baptist Noel was born at Exton Hall, Rutland the son of Edward Noel, 2nd Viscount Campden.
Noel succeeded to his titles on the death of his father in 1643. He was also Baron Noel of Ridlington and Baron Hicks of Ilmington. He was elected as a knight of the shire for Rutland in the Long Parliament of 1640.
During the Civil War he was a military commander, rising to the level of brigadier-general.
Personal life and death
Noel married four times:
- firstly, to Lady Anne Feilding, daughter of William Feilding, 1st Earl of Denbigh (having three children, all of whom died young);
- secondly, to Anne Lovett, daughter of Sir Robert Lovett of Liscombe, Buckinghamshire, and widow of Edward Bourchier, 4th Earl of Bath (sine prole);
- thirdly, to Hester Wotton, daughter of Thomas Wotton, 2nd Baron Wotton (having four daughters, including Mary (second wife of James Compton, 3rd Earl of Northampton and Elizabeth, wife of Charles Berkeley, 2nd Earl of Berkeley), and two sons, Edward and Henry);
- and, lastly, to Lady Elizabeth Bertie (b. 1640 – d. 1683), daughter of Montagu Bertie, 2nd Earl of Lindsey (having nine children, including Baptist and Catherine (third wife of John Manners, 1st Duke of Rutland).
On his death in 1682, he was buried in the church of St Peter and St Paul, Exton. His grave is marked by a fine marble tomb by Grinling Gibbons, dating from 1685, showing the Viscount with his fourth wife, Lady Elizabeth Bertie, and carvings of his 19 children.
- Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. .
- Lely, Sir Peter. "Portrait of a Lady of the Noel Family, identified as Elizabeth Noel, Viscountess Campden (1640 - 1683)". Fergus Hall Master Paintings.[permanent dead link]
- "Brig. Gen. Sir Baptist Noel 3rd Viscount Campden". Retrieved 18 September 2011.
- "TOMB OF VISCOUNT CAMPDEN AT EXTON CHURCH". World Monuments Fund.
|Parliament of England|
Parliament suspended since 1629
| Member of Parliament for Rutland
With: Sir Guy Palmes
Seats vacant until 1646
|English Interregnum|| Lord Lieutenant of Rutland
The Viscount Campden
| Custos Rotulorum of Rutland|
|Peerage of England|
| Viscount Campden
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