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Presumably by descent to William Colyear, 3rd Earl of Portmore (1747-1823), and by inheritance through his sister, Lady Juliana Colyear (1735-1821), wife of Henry Dawkins (1724-1814) of Over Norton, Oxon, and Standlynch Park, Wiltshire, to her grandson Rev. E.H. Dawkins (1794-1859), of Moggerhanger House, Bedfordshire; Christie's, London, 28 February 1913, lot 28 (680 gns. to Lord Curzon).
The Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, K.G., 1 Carlton House Terrace; Christie's, London, 10 July 1931, lot 123 (335 gns. to Green).
John, 2nd Baron Gretton, Stapleford Park, Lincolnshire and by inheritance.
The Property of The Trustees of Lord Gretton