BEAUCLERK, Lord George (1704-68).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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Constituency

Dates

3 Dec. 1744 - 1754
1768 - 11 May 1768

Family and Education

b. 26 Dec. 1704, 6th s. of Charles, 1st Duke of Saint Albans, by Lady Diana de Vere, da. and h. of Aubrey, 20th Earl of Oxford. m. Margaret, da. of Thomas Bainbridge, yeoman, of Slaley, Northumb. s.p.1

Offices Held

Ensign 1 Ft. Gds. 1723; lt. 11 Hussars 1726, capt. 1 Ft. Gds. and lt.-col. 1736, col. 1745, col. 8 Marines 1747-8, col. 19 Ft. 1748- d.; gov. of Landguard Fort 1753- d.; maj.-gen. 1755; c.-in-c. Scotland 1756-67; lt.-gen. 1758.

Biography

In 1756 Beauclerk was given a pension of 400 per annum on the Irish establishment. In 1768, supported by Government, he was returned unopposed on his family interest at Windsor. He died 11 May 1768, the day after Parliament met.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Mary M. Drummond

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