thesaurus/cnp01882620Chesterfield, Philip Stanhope, Earl of
Chesterfield, Philip Stanhope, Earl of
Biographical Data1755 - 1815
Politician. Born 10 Nov 1755.Succeeded to his father's estates 1770 and the earldom 1773. Held a number of posts: lord lieutenant of Buckinghamshire (1781-2), ambassador to Spain (1783-7), master of the Royal Mint (1789-90), joint postmaster-general (1790-8), and master of the horse (1798-1804). Given the Garter 1805. Died 29 Aug 1815.
Further Biographical Data1755-1815
HeadingChesterfield, Philip Stanhope, Earl of used in: The University of Aberdeen Library
Variant NameChesterfield, (Philip Stanhope), 5th Earl of