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Earl of Liverpool

Arms of the Earls of Liverpool (Ist creation).

Earl of Liverpool is a title that has been created twice in British history. The first time was in the Jenkinson Baronets for earlier history of the family). He had already been made Baron Hawkesbury, of Hawkesbury in the County of Gloucester, in 1786, and succeeded as seventh Baronet of Walcot and Hawkesbury in 1790. His eldest son, the second Earl, served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1812 to 1827. The peerages became extinct in 1851 on the death of the latter's half-brother, the third Earl, while the baronetcy was inherited by a cousin (see Jenkinson Baronets).

Arms of the Earls of Liverpool (1905 creation).

The earldom was revived in 1905 in favour of the Second World War, son of the Hon. Bertram Marmaduke Osbert Savile Foljambe (1891-1955), sixth son of the first Earl. Lord Liverpool is one of the ninety elected hereditary peers that remain in the House of Lords after the passing of the House of Lords Act 1999, and sits on the Conservative benches.

Contents

  • Earls of Liverpool, First Creation (1796) 1
  • Earls of Liverpool, Second Creation (1905) 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Earls of Liverpool, First Creation (1796)

Earls of Liverpool, Second Creation (1905)

The heir apparent is the present holder's son Luke Foljambe, Viscount Hawkesbury (b. 1972). He married Katharine Davis [1] in July 2013. [2]

See also

References

  • Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages
  1. ^ "Viscount Hawkesbury and Miss K.F. Davis". Telegraph announcements. 
  2. ^ "Hawkesbury/Davis marriage". Peerage News. 
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