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Grafton, Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of

Record IDcnp00472551
URIhttp://thesaurus.cerl.org/record/cnp00472551
Biographical Data1735 - 1811
Last Edit2011-01-19

General Note

Born 1735. Educated Hackney School and Peterhouse, Cambridge 1751-53. Styled Earl of Euston 1747-57 due to death of his uncle. Grand tour 1753-4. M.P. for Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk 1756-7 (raised to House of Lords on succession to his title). Lord of the bedchamber to the Prince of Wales 1756-8. Succeeded as third duke 1757. Lord lieutenant for Suffolk 1757-62, 1769-90. Political rise 1762-3. Appointed Secretary of State 1765, resigned 1766. Knight of the Garter 1769. Chancellor of Cambridge 1769. Prime Minister 1767(officially 1768), resigned 1770. Lord privy seal 1771-5, 1782-3. Appointed to the board of agriculture 1793. Extensive library sold on his death. Died Euston Hall, 1811.
Brit. Premierminister 1767-1770
1747-57 styled Earl of Euston. 1756 M.P. 1757 succ. as 3rd Duke

More Information

Further Biographical Data1735-1811
1735-1811
Title of NobilityThird Duke of Grafton, Earl of Euston
ActivityPersonen der Geschichte (Politiker und historische Persönlichkeiten) (16.5p) (sswd)
Politiker (gnd)
Geographic NoteGB (iso3166)

Names

HeadingGrafton, Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of
used in: The University of Aberdeen Library
Fitzroy, Augustus Henry, Duke of Grafton
used in: British Library: English Short Title Catalogue - GK Heading, London (United Kingdom)
Grafton, Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of
used in: British Library: English Short Title Catalogue - AACR2 Heading, London (United Kingdom)
Grafton, Augustus Henry Fitzroy
used in: Personal Names Authority File (PND), Germany
Variant NameFitzroy, Augustus Henry
Grafton, Duke of.
D. of Grafton
LoC-NA
Euston, Augustus Henry Fitzroy
Fitzroy, Augustus H.
Fitzroy, Augustus Henry, Duke of Grafton
Grafton, Augustus Henry FitzRoy
Grafton, Augustus Henry FitzRöy
Grafton, Duke of
LoC-NA
Layman

Sources

Found inLOC. — DNB. — GK55. — DNB. — CP. — AC. — HP. — LoC-NA
Imprint SourcesLetters between the Duke of Grafton. - 1769
T096941=the Duke of Grafton

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