The company retained its grant of the colony until 1731, when it reverted to the crown.
In 1814, however, Boni fell into the hands of the British, who retained it for two years; but by the European treaties concluded on the downfall of Napoleon it reverted to its original colonizers.
The death of Alexander interrupted the scheme, and his successors reverted to the older system.
His conquests reverted to the Holy See.
After the death of her brother William Parr, marquess of Northampton, his share of the barony called Marquis Fee reverted to Queen Elizabeth.