GROSVENOR, Robert, Visct. Belgrave (1767-1845), of Eaton Hall, nr. Chester.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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22 Apr. 1788 - 1790
1790 - 5 Aug. 1802

Family and Education

b. 22 Mar. 1767, o. surv. s. of Richard Grosvenor. educ. Westminster 1777; Harrow 1780; Trinity, Camb. 1783; Grand Tour 1786-8. m. 28 Apr. 1794, Hon. Eleanor Egerton, da. and h. of Thomas, 1st Lord Grey de Wilton, 3s. 1da.  suc. fa. as 2nd Earl Grosvenor 5 Aug. 1802;  cr. Mq. of Westminster 13 Sept. 1831; K.G. 11 Mar. 1841.

Offices Held

Ld. of Admiralty 1789-91; P.C, 21 June 1793; member, Bd. of Control 1793-1801; ld-lt. Flints. 1798- d.


Lord Belgrave was returned for a Government seat at East Looe almost immediately he had come of age, and a few months later was given office. He remained throughout with Pitt.

He died 17 Feb. 1845.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke