BRYDGES, John, Mq. of Carnarvon (1703-27).
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Family and Education
b. 15 Jan. 1703, 4th but 1st surv. s. of James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos, by Mary, da. and h. of Sir Thomas Lake of Cannons, Mdx.; bro. of Henry Brydges, Mq. of Carnarvon. educ. Westminster 1718; D.C.L. Oxf. 8 Apr. 1721; Leyden 1721; Grand Tour (Holland, France, Germany) 1721-3. m. 1 Sept. 1724, Lady Catherine Tollemache (d. 1754), 2nd da. of Lionel Tollemache, M.P., 3rd Earl of Dysart [S], with a fortune of £25,000, 2da.
Brought in for Steyning on the interest of the Duke of Chandos in 1726, Lord Carnarvon died of smallpox, 7 Apr. 1727.1
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: J. B. Lawson
- 1. C. H. C. & M. Baker, James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos, 237-44.