STANHOPE, Hon. Charles (1708-36).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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3 Feb. 1730 - 20 Feb. 1736

Family and Education

b. 6 Sept. 1708, 4th s. of Philip Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Chesterfield, by Elizabeth, da. of George Savile, M.P., 1st Mq. of Halifax; bro. of Hon. John, Philip Dormer, Lord Stanhope, and Hon. Sir William Stanhope. educ. Grand Tour 1728. unm.

Offices Held

Ensign 13 Ft. 1720; lt. and capt. 1 Ft. Gds. 1723, ret. bef. 1730.


Charles Stanhope, although the youngest son, inherited under the will of his grandfather, the 2nd Lord Chesterfield, a large estate entailed after him upon his other brothers.