CAMPBELL, George William, Mq. of Lorne (1768-1839), of Inveraray Castle, Argyll.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986
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1790 - 1796

Family and Education

b. 22 Sept. 1768, 2nd but 1st surv. s. of John Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll [S], by Elizabeth, da. of John Gunning of Castle Coote, co. Roscommon, wid. of James, 6th Duke of Hamilton [S], cr. Baroness Hamilton [GB] 1776; bro. of Lord John Douglas Edward Henry Campbell*. educ. by private tutor; Grand Tour 1786-7. m. 29 Nov. 1810, Lady Caroline Elizabeth Villiers, da. of George Bussy Villiers, 4th Earl of Jersey, div. w. of Henry William Paget, Lord Paget*, s.p. suc. half-bro. Douglas, 8th Duke of Hamilton, in the right of his mother, as Baron Hamilton [GB] 3 Aug. 1799; fa. as 6th Duke of Argyll [S] 24 May 1806; GCH 1833.

Offices Held

Councillor [S] to Prince of Wales 1812-20; keeper of the great seal [S] 1827-8, 1830-9; ld. stewar