Baron Welles

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The title of Baron Welles has been created thrice. It was first created for Adam de Welles on 6 May 1299 in the Peerage of England by writ of summons. This creation was extinguished by attainder in 1469. It was created a second time in the Peerage of England by writ of summons for Sir Richard Hastings on 15 November 1482 and became extinct on his death. The third creation was on 8 January 1781, in the Peerage of Ireland, for Thomas Knox, later Viscount Northland. It is now a subsidiary title of the Earl of Ranfurly.

Barons Welles (1299)[edit]

Barons Welles (1482)[edit]

Viscount Welles (1487)[edit]

Barons Welles (1781)[edit]

For further Barons Welles, see Earl of Ranfurly.

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