George Annesley was the eldest son of
Arthur Annesley (V), and inherited his
titles on his death in 1816.
George had 2 sons, but they both
predeceased him. On his death in 1844,
therefore, the title of Earl Mountnorris
became extinct, but that of Viscount
Valentia passed to his distant cousin
Arthur Annesley (XI), the eldest
descendant of Francis Annesley (V).
The papers here mostly concern the
question of who was to succeed him to