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Henrietta Antonia 
Herbert
1758 - 1830


Henrietta Antonia 
Herbert
, 4th and only surviving dau. Heiress to the last Earl of Powis in the Herbert line. She discovered the plant Caralluma umbellata in c .1800, while in Mysore, India, with her husband. In 1801 she brought a suit of elephant armour back from India. "16th-century Mughal Indian Elephant Armour. There are 5,840 plates of metal in this armour, and it weighs about 118 kg. " She may have kept a journal. A REGENCY BLACK AND GOLD LACQUER HARP BY SEBASTIAN ERARD (1752-1831) Provenance: Harp 467 is recorded in the Erard harp ledgers, volume 1, page 117, as invoiced to `Lady Clive', 21 April 1802. The ledgers are in the Royal College of Music archives and read: F20 467 Lady Clive 73.10.- Violette coifre 2.2.- Borde de rose et myetny Paye le 28 Oct. Filets jeunes Mr Dufreurier Ser. Lady Clive would have either been the wife of Robert Clive, created 1st Lord Clive of Plassey and `Clive of India' or the wife of his son Edward Clive, 2nd Lord Clive, created 1st Earl of Powis Tiger-Head Finial (One Of 8) From The Railing Of Tipu's Throne; Gold on a wooden core, set with rubies, diamonds and emeralds. Ht 8.3cms; width at base 4.7cms Mysore, c.1787-93 This example is inscribed 'Tiger's head which formed part of Tippoo's throne, with H.A.Powis's love,' and was one of a number of Tipu objects collected by or for Henrietta Powis, wife of the 2nd Lord Clive, and heiress to the Powis estate at Welshpool, in Wales. The tiger head is also recorded (March 1802) among the 'Articles from Madras in Portland Place House,' the London house of the Earl of Powis. Lady Clive's own notebook (after 1804), listing objects that she intended to give away or leave as bequests includes the following entry: 'An ?Or Moulu Basket containing a head in pure Gold, set with Precious Stones and one of the 8 heads which were on Tippoo Sultan's Throne.' A watercolour of Tipu seated on his throne was painted in 1800 by the Clive family's governesss, Anna Tonelli and quite clearly shows the eight finials.

Born: 3rd Sep 1758Baptised:
Died: 3rd Jun 1830Buried:
Family:
Herbert
  formerly Clive

Ancestors
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1.
Henrietta Antonia 
Herbert
(
Clive
) 1758 - 1830
2.
Henry Arthur 
Herbert
(
Herbert
) + 1772
4.
Thomas 
Herbert
(
Martin
) * ante 1710
5.
3.
Barbara 
Herbert
(
Herbert
) 1735 - 1786
6.
Edward 
Herbert
(
Waldegrave
) + c. 1734
7.
Henrietta 
Waldegrave
(
Herbert
) + 1753

Siblings


1.
George Edward Henry Arthur 
Herbert
+ 1804

Spouses



1. Powis Castle, 7th May 1784
Edward (Ned) 
Clive
(
Herbert
) 1754 - 1839

Descendants
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a.
Edward (Ned) 
Clive
(
Herbert
) 1754 - 1839
1.
Edward 
Herbert
  formerly Clive
(
Graham
) 1785 - 1848
1a.
Lady Lucy 
Graham
(
Herbert
) 1793 - 1875
1.1.
Edward James 
Herbert
1818 - 1891
1.2.
Lucy Caroline 
Herbert
(
Calvert
) 1819 - 1884
1.3.
Charlotte Elizabeth 
Herbert
(
Montgomery
) 1821 - 1906
1.4.
Lt.-Gen. Sir Percy Egerton 
Herbert
(
Petty-FitzMaurice
) 1822 - 1876 ...
1.5.
F/? 
Herbert
1824 - 1824
1.6.
Very Rev. George 
Herbert
1825 - 1894
1.7.
Robert Charles 
Herbert
1827 - 1902
1.8.
F/? 
Herbert
1829 - 1829
1.9.
Harriet Jane 
Herbert
  formerly Clive
* 1831
1.10.
William Henry 
Herbert
1834 - 1900
1.11.
U/? 
Herbert
1835 - 1835
1.12.
Harriet Jane 
Herbert
+ 1880
2.
Henrietta Antonia 
Clive
(
Williams Wynn
) 1786 - 1835
2a.
Sir Watkin 
Williams Wynn
(
Clive
) 1772 - 1840
2.1.
Henrietta Charlotte 
Williams Wynn
(
Williams
) 1818 - 1878 ...
2.2.
(Sir) Watkin 
Williams Wynn
(
Williams Wynn
) 1820 - 1885 ...
2.3.
Col. Herbert Watkin 
Williams Wynn
(
Lloyd
) 1822 - 1862 ...
3.
Robert Henry 
Windsor Clive
  formerly Herbert
(
Windsor
) 1789 - 1854
3a.
Lady Harriet 
Windsor
(
Windsor Clive
) 1797 - 1869
3.1.
Henrietta Sarah 
Windsor-Clive
(
Hussey
) * 1820 ...
3.2.
Charlotte Mary Florentia 
Windsor-Clive
1822 - 1846
3.3.
Robert 
Windsor Clive
(
Bridgeman
) 1824 - 1859 ...
3.4.
Mary 
Windsor-Clive
* 1828
3.5.
F/? 
Windsor-Clive
1828 - 1828
3.6.
Herbert Edward 
Windsor-Clive
1830 - 1833
3.7.
Georg H.W. 
Windsor-Clive
1835 - 1918
3.8.
M/? 
Windsor-Clive
* 1837
4.
Charlotte Florentia 
Clive
(
Percy
) 1789 - 1866
4a.
Rt.Rev. Hugh 
Percy
(
Clive
) 1785 - 1847
4.1.
Gertrude 
Percy
(
Amherst
) 1817 - 1890 ...
4.2.
M/? 
Percy
1818 - 1818
Sources

Timeline


3rd Sep 1758Born
7th May 1784Married
Edward (Ned) 
Clive
(
Herbert
) 1754 - 1839
3rd Jun 1830Died
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