Petty-Fitzmaurice, Henry, 1816-1866

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PETTY-FITZMAURICE, HENRY, 4TH MARQUIS OF LANSDOWNE, younger son of Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquis of Lansdowne (qv); b. 5 Jan 1816; adm. 30 Jun 1826 (recorded as Packharness', likely Stelfox's); Trinity Coll. Cambridge, adm. pens. 16 Dec 1833, fellow commoner 29 Jan 1834, matr. Mich. 1834; styled Earl of Shelburne 1836-63; MP (Whig) Calne 1837 – 14 Jul 1856; a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 24 Dec 1847 – Aug 1848; Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 5 Jul 1856 – 26 Feb 1858; called up to House of Lords in father’s barony as Baron Wycombe 14 Jul 1856; Chairman, Great Western Railway 1859-63; succ. father as 4th Marquis of Lansdowne 31 Jan 1863; KG 10 Oct 1864; DL Wiltshire 1840; m. 1st, 18 Aug 1840 Lady Georgiana Herbert, fifth dau. of George Herbert, 11th Earl of Pembroke; m. 2nd, 1 Nov 1843 Hon. Emily Jane Mercer Elphinstone de Flahault (Baroness Nairne), eldest dau. of Auguste Charles Joseph Flahaut de la Billarderie, Comte de Flahault, French Ambassador in Vienna and London; d. 5 Jul 1866. DNB.


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Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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