The Imperial Nobility of Great Britain

KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN & NORTHERN IRELAND /
ROYAL HOUSE OF WINDSOR
H.M. Queen Elizabeth The Second of The United Kingdom
of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
( Princess of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
( Prince of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. The Prince of Wales.
( Prince of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. The Prince William, Duke of Cambridge.
( Prince of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. The Prince George of Cambridge.
( Prince of The Holy Roman Empire )


H.R.H. The Prince Henry of Wales.
( Prince of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. The Prince Andrew, Duke of York.
( Prince of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. Princess Beatrice of York.
( Princess of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. Princess Eugenie of York.
( Princess of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.
( Prince of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. Prince James of Wessex, Viscount Severn .
( Prince of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. Princess Louise of Wessex.
( Princess of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. The Princess Anne, Princess Royal.
( Princess of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. Prince Richard, 2nd Duke of Gloucester.
( Prince of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. Prince Edward, 2nd Duke of Kent.
( Prince of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. Prince Michael of Kent.
( Prince of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.R.H. Princess Alexandra of Kent.
( Princess of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNTS ARUNDELL OF WARDOUR
Sir Thomas Arundell of Wardour, was Created a Count of The Holy Roman Empire by
Imperial Letters Patent of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolph II, on the 14th of December
1595 for capturing the Turkish Standard at the Battle of Gran in the Kingdom of Hungary
in the same year. Then formally Recognized by King James I by Royal Letters Patent
Creating him Baron Arundell of Wardour on the 4th of May, 1605. With the Death of the
16th and last Baron John Arundell in 1944 the Title of Baron Arundell of Wardour, became
dormant. The descendants of the 1st Count have the Universal Right to the formal usage
of the Titles of Count or Countess of The Holy Roman Empire, being issued within the
Imperial Letters Patent concerned. The Holy Roman Empire Association under the sanction
of the Chancellor has formally issued an Imperial Decree to ratify the right of claim of all
descendants of the body of the 1st Count Thomas Arundell of Wardour of The Holy Roman
Empire, whereas the Association will furthermore confer and grant by Imperial Decree
 and Letters patent, the formal usage of the appellation style and title of Excellency, on all
descendants of the 1st Count Thomas Arundell of Wardour, who may formally petition
the Association for formal recognition of the Imperial Titles of Count or Countess of the
Holy Roman Empire, together with the formal appellation style and title of Excellency, granted
with full rights of Arms. Please see below for the official list of the present Counts of The Holy
Roman Empire, who formally hold, bear and enjoy the Title from the first Count Thomas
Arundell of Wardour. Persons may be added to this list who have claim to the aforementioned
Imperial Title by formal descent of the first Count Thomas Arundell of Wardour. ( Counts and
Countesses of The Holy Roman Empire under the Title, Rank and Honour of Count or Countess
 Arundell of Wardour of the Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Count / Graf Travis Lee Odell Arundell of Wardour
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )


H.E. Count / Graf Brian Joseph Arundell of Wardour
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Count / Graf William Arundell of Wardour
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Countess / Graefin Janis LaRayne Hastings-Arundell of Wardour .
( Countess of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Countess / Graefin Susan Jordan Howard Arundell of Wardour .
( Countess of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Count / Graf Matthew James Kennedy Arundell of Wardour
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARCLAY de TOLLY
H.E. Count / Graf Rob Barclay de Tolly ,
Baron / Freiherr Barclay .
( Count and Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON BAKER
H.E. Baron / Freiherr William Allen Baker ,
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

LORDSHIPS OF THE MANOR OF BERRINGTON AND OF GRUNSTON
Part of the Patrimony of the Kingdom of Westphalia .
( Lordship of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON BECK
H.E. Baron / Freiherr Salvino A. Beck,
Reichsritter of The Holy Roman Empire .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON BENDELL
H.E. Baron / Freiherr James M. Bendell,
Reichsritter of The Holy Roman Empire .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT BENENDICT
H.E. Count / Graf Orlando Ivan Benendict .
( Count and Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

PRINCELY COUNT OF BENTINCK
H.M.Ill.H. Count / Graf Timothy Bentinck und Waldeck Limpurg,
12th Earl of Portland, Viscount Woodstock. Count of the Holy Roman
Empire, for the Hon William Bentinck, Baron of the Duchy of Guelders,
2nd surviving son of Baron Hans Wilhelm Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland,
by Imperial Letters Patent of the 29th of December in the year 1732.
( Sovereign Princely Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.Ill.H. Count / Graf William Jack Henry Bentinck und Waldeck Limpurg ,
Viscount Woodstock .
( Princely Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.Ill.H. Count / Graf Jasper James Mellowes Bentinck und Waldeck Limpurg .
( Princely Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT HARVEY OF BRISTOL
H.E. Count / Graf Simon John Harvey of Bristol .
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON BROWN
H.E. Baron / Freiherr Philip James Brown .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT COBERLY
( See: Princely County of Reichenberg )

BARON CARR
H.E. Baron / Freiherr John Joseph Carr,
Reichsritter of The Holy Roman Empire .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON CREGAN
H.E. Baron / Freiherr William J. Cregan,
Reichsritter of The Holy Roman Empire .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON COOPER
H.E. Baron / Freiherr Rufus Henry Cooper .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT COSTELLO
H.E. Count / Graf Maxwell Costello.
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT CLARK
H.E. Count / Graf Robert Clark.
( Count in The Holy Roman Empire )

PRINCELY HOUSE OF COWPER
George Nassau Clavering Cowper, Earl Cowper was
created on the 31st January, 1778 a Prince of The Holy
Roman Empire, by the Emperor Joseph II, he was
Ambassador at Vienna, and his sister was the mistress
of the Emperor.
( Prince of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON COX
H.E. Baron / Freiherr Rick Cox ,
Reichsritter of The Holy Roman Empire .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

D'ALBYVILLE
H.E. Marquis d'Albyville , Grantee Sir Ignatius White,
alias d'Albyville, Sir Ignatius White was a 17th century
diplomatist, who was Ambassador at Brussels and afterwards
at Madrid. He followed James II to France at the Revolution.
( Marquis, Baron and Knight of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT D'ALTON
Richard D'Alton is described as Lieutenant-General in the Imperial Army,
and the title is said to have been conferred by the Empress Maria Theresa.
He seems to have been a haul type of soldier of fortune, who earned a reputation
for carrying out harsh orders in a brutal and unfeeling way. He distinguished himself
in Transylvania by using a specially high gallows for hanging insurgents and when the
Emperor suppressed the old constitution of the Austrian Netherlands in 1789, D'Alton
was employed to put down opposition. But the Flemings cornered him and his regulars
in Brussels and forced him to surrender.
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Count / Graf Michael D'Alton,
( Count of the Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Count / Graf Tomas Manning D'Alton,
( Count of the Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Count / Graf Jeffrey D'Alton,
( Count of the Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Count / Graf Tomas D'Alton,
( Count of the Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Count / Graf James D'Alton,
( Count of the Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Count / Graf Denis D'Alton,
( Count of the Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Count / Graf Benjamin D'Alton,
( Count of the Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Countess / Graefin Jennifer Buckland D'Alton,
( Countess of the Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Countess / Graefin Jennifer D'Alton,
( Countess of the Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Countess / Graefin Nicola D'Alton,
( Countess of the Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Countess / Graefin Anne Hede D'Alton,
( Countess of the Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Countess / Graefin Susan Belk D'Alton,
( Countess of the Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT DE SALIS
H.E. Count / Graf John de Salis.
Count of the Holy Roman Empire, for Peter de
Salis, by Imperial Letters Patent 12 March 1748,
whose son Jerome, 2nd Count de Salis, had been
naturalized a British subject 24 March 1730,
and whose descendant received a Royal License
for himself and his descendants 4 April 1809.
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARONY OF DROMCUMMER
Part of the Patrimony of the Kingdom of Westphalia .
( Barony of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON DILLON
Baron / Freiherr Dillon. Baron of the
Holy Roman Empire, for Festus O'Kelly, of
Tycooly, to whom the remainder was granted
by Emperor Francis I, on 25th November 1767.
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON DUNN
H.E. Baron / Freiherr Rev. Raymond V. Dunn,
Reichsritter of The Holy Roman Empire .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

DUCAL HOUSE OF DUDLEY
Sir Robert Dudley, son of Queen Elizabeth's Earl of Leicester, who claimed the title,
but failed to prove the marriage of his parents. He was a distinguished sailor,
shipbuilder, and man of science, and settled in Florence, where he was employed
by the Grand Duke of Tuscany, after becoming a Roman Catholic, He was created
Duke of Northumberland and Earl of Warwick under Imperial Letters of the Holy Roman
Empire by the Emperor. His wife, whom he had deserted for another lady, was made
a Duchess in the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.
( Duke and Earl of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT FORD
( See: Princely County of Oberstein )
H.Ill.H. Count / Graf Maxwell Charles Griffin Ford ,
Princely Count of Oberstein , Count and Baron Ford .
( Princely Count and Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT GRADY
( See: Princely Count of Uslar )
H.Ill.H. Count / Graf John von Uslar,
Princely Count / Graf of Uslar
Count / Graf and Baron / Freiherr Grady ,
Reichsritter of The Holy Roman Empire .
( Princely Count and Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT GARLAND
( See: Count of Sohlingen )

COUNT GRANVILLE
Count of the Holy Roman Empire, created 27th January, 1684.
Charles Granville, Viscount Lansdown , Son of the Earl of Bath
and grandson of Sir Bevil Granville, the hero of the battles of
Stratton and Lansdown in the Civil War. He was given his Countship
of the Empire for distinguished services in the War against the Turks.
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON GUY
H.E. Baron / Freiherr Glen Guy .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON JACKMAN
H.E. Baron / Freiherr Graham Jackman .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT JOHNSON
( See: Princely County of Eisenberg )

COUNT LAUTENS
H.E. Count / Graf Stephen Lautens
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT LESLIE
H.E. Count / Graf Leslie.
Heirs of Walter Leslie, 2nd son of John Leslie,
10th Baron of Balquhain, 1606-1667.
( Count of the Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT LEWINS
H.E. Count / Graf Douglas Lewins .
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

LE BLON
Sir John Le Blon, Knight of the Holy Roman
Empire, Title created on the 5th April, 1744.
( Knight of the Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT LOCKHART
Count Lockhart, Count of the Holy Roman Empire,created 25th March, 1783,
for James Lockhart Wishart, Belonged to the Jacobite family of Lockhart
of Carnwath. He served with the Austrian Army in the Seven Years' War.
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON LONG
H.E. Baron / Freiherr 
Jesse Francis Long, OT. Kt.HRE.
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )


COUNT LISLE
H.E. Count / Graf Hunter Wood Lisle .
( Count in The Holy Roman Empire )

PRINCELY AND DUCAL HOUSE OF MARLBOROUGH
H.S.H. John George Vanderbilt Henry Spencer-Churchill,
11th Duke of Marlborough, Prince / Furst of Mindleheim.
( Prince of The Holy Roman Empire )

REICHSRITTER NAUMES
Monsignor Rev. Father Matthew Naumes
Prelate of Krak des Chevaliers ,
Reichsritter of The Holy Roman Empire .
( Imperial Knight of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON MERCER
H.E. Baron / Freiherr Christopher John Mercer .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

DUCAL HOUSE OF MASSA AND CARRARA
H.S.H. Don John Malcolm James Cracknell,
Duke and Marquis of Massa and Carrara.
( Duke and Marquis of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT O'KELLY
H.E. Count / Graf William O'Kelly.
Count of the Holy Roman Empire, for
Festus O'Kelly, of Tycooly, to whom
the remainder was granted) by Emperor
Francis I, on 25th November 1767.
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

H.E. Count / Graf Eoin O'Kelly.
Count of the Holy Roman Empire,
for Festus O'Kelly, of Tycooly,
to whom the remainder was granted) by
Emperor Francis I, on the 25th November 1767.
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON O'HARA
H.E. Baron / Freiherr Michael K. O'Hara ,
Reichsritter of The Holy Roman Empire .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT O'DONELL
H.E. Count / Graf Heinrich O'Donell.
Count of the Holy Roman Empire, for O'Donell,
by Imperial Letters Patent of the 11th November 1763,
last known male, Heinrich Nikolaus Ferdinand Kolumban,
Count O'Donell, b. 1908.
( Count of Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT RUMFORD
H.E. Count / Graf Rumford .
Count Rumford invented the Rumford fireplace.
He was born Benjamin Thompson in Woburn,
Massachusetts in 1753 and, because he was a
loyalist, he left (abruptly) with the British
in 1776. He spent much of his life as an employee
of the Bavarian Court.
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT SHIRLEY
H.E. Count / Graf Anthony Shirley ,
Count / Graf Shirley .
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON SMITH
H.E. Baron / Freiherr Bernard J. Smith ,
Reichsritter of The Holy Roman Empire .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT SPENCER
H.E. Count / Graf Gregory Stuart Boyd Spencer ,
Baron / Freiherr Boyd Spencer.
( Count and Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT ST. PAUL
Horace St. Paul, Count of the Holy Roman Empire.
Conferred by Emperor Francis I in Vienna on 20
July 1759. The title was granted in recognition
of Col. St. Paul`s services during The Seven Years
War. He was in the Austrian Army for 14 years.
He was born in London in 1729 and died at Ewart
Park, Northumberland in 1812.
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT TAAFE
H.E. Count / Graf Edward Taafe, Viscount Taafe.
Count of the Holy Roman Empire, for Nicholas
Taafe, 6th Viscount Taafe (in the Peerage of
Ireland; titled suspended by the Crown as the
then Viscount had taken up arms in the Imperial
Austrian Armies, 1919), was created a Count by
Imperial Letters Patent of the 30th September 1758.
( Count of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON VAN OPPEN
H.E. Baron / Freiherr Eric van Oppen ,
Reichsritter of The Holy Roman Empire .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT WEYMOUTH
H.E. Count / Graf Anthony John Weymouth O.T.
( Count in The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON WEGER
H.E. Baron / Freiherr Kenneth H. Weger,
Reichsritter of The Holy Roman Empire .
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

BARON WOLFF
Charles Godfrey Wolff was created a Baron of
the Holy Roman Empire, on the 16th February,
1791 by the Emperor Leopold II under Imperial patent.
( Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

COUNT YORK
H.E. Count / Graf Robert York .
Count / Graf and Baron / Freiherr York .
( Count and Baron of The Holy Roman Empire )

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