Marquess of Castellbell


Marquess of Castellbell (Spanish: Marqués de Castellbell) is a hereditary title in the Peerage of Spain accompanied by the dignity of Grandee, granted in 1702 by Philip V to José de Amat, a Catalan nobleman who was Lord of Castellbell.[2][3]

Marquessate of Castellbell
Creation date7 July 1702
MonarchPhilip V
PeeragePeerage of Spain
First holderJosé de Amat y Planella, 1st Marquess of Castellbell
Present holderJohn Alfonso de Vilallonga y Scott-Ellis, 10th Marquess of Castellbell[1]

The fourth child of the 1st Marquess, Manuel de Amat y Junyent, would become one of the most important men of his time, a prominent viceroy of Peru (1761-1776).

The 9th Marquess was a prominent actor and media figure in the latter half of twentieth century Spain. In 1945, he married Essylt Priscilla Scott-Ellis, a daughter of Thomas Scott-Ellis, 8th Baron Howard de Walden. She was a descendant of the 3rd Duke of Portland, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between 1807 and 1809.

Castle of the Marquesses in Castellbell i el Vilar, Barcelona

Marquesses of Castellbell (1702)


  • José de Amat y Planella, 1st Marquess of Castellbell (1670-1715)
  • José de Amat y Junyent, 2nd Marquess of Castellbell (1700-1770), eldest son of the 1st Marquess
  • Cayetano de Amat y Rocabertí, 3rd Marquess of Castellbell (d. 1794), third son of the 2nd Marquess
  • Manuel Cayetano de Amat y Peguera, 4th Marquess of Castellbell (1777-1846), only son of the 3rd Marquess
  • Cayetano María de Amat y Amat, 5th Marquess of Castellbell (1803-1869), eldest son of the 4th Marquess
  • Joaquín de Cárcer y Amat, 6th Marquess of Castellbell (1835-1923), son of Manuel de Amat y de Amat, second son of the 4th Marquess
  • María de los Dolores de Cárcer y de Ros, 7th Marchioness of Castellbell (1867-1939), granddaughter of María Escolástica de Amat y de Amat, eldest daughter of the 4th Marquess
  • Salvador de Vilallonga y de Cárcer, 8th Marquess of Castellbell (1891-1974), eldest son of the 7th Marchioness
  • José Luis de Vilallonga y Cabeza de Vaca, 9th Marquess of Castellbell (1920-2007), eldest son of the 8th Marquess
  • John Alfonso de Vilallonga y Scott-Ellis, 10th Marquess of Castellbell (b. 1947), eldest son of the 9th Marquess

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