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Document ReferenceNe C 3410/1-2
TitleLetter from T. Bowlby, Park Street, London, to H.F. Clinton, 9th Earl of Clinton [later 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne]; 3 Mar. 1762
Date3 March 1762
Extent3 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionReports on elopement of Lord Pembroke; Lord Coventry carried his election by 106 votes supported by Lord Garlies and Admiral Holburne, a strange debate in which Sir Harry Erskine said that "if there should be a majority against Haldane it would be a profligate one"; the Duke of Bridgewater's bill and the militia are serious matters; news from France is that Broglie and his brother are in disgrace ; has dined with Jack Mostyn who 'laughed as usual at everything that is and ought to be serious'; attended Lady Waldegrave's ball; quotes an epigram on Lord Lyttleton and some views of the Emperor of Russia to Mr Keith.
Termparliamentary business, debates, House of Lords
militia
French affairs, politics
marriage, elopement

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA12049Herbert; Elizabeth (fl 1762); Lady Pembroke; 2nd d of Charles 2nd Duke of Marlboroughfl 1762
NA12048Herbert; Henry (1734-1794); 10th Earl of Pembroke and 7th Earl of Montgomery; M.P. and general; Lord of the Bedchamber 1769-17801734-1794
NA11895Coventry; George W. (1722-1809); 6th Earl of Coventry1722-1809
NA12092Stewart; John (1736-1806); 7th Earl of Galloway; M.P. Lord Garlies from 17461736-1806
NA12093Erskine; Henry (c.1710-1765); 5th Baronet; M.P. and Lt. Gen.c.1710-1765
NA12094Holburne; Francis (1704-1771); Admiral; M.P. and 3rd s of Sir James Holburn of Menstrie1704-1771
NA11457Mostyn; John (1710-1779); General; M.P. Malton 1741-68 Governor of Minorca 1770-31710-1779
NA10161Egerton; Francis (1736-1803); 3rd Duke of Bridgewater; 'the first great Manchester man'1736-1803
NA12095Peter III (1728-1762); Emperor of Russia1728-1762
NA12096Lyttelton; George (1709-1773); 1st Baron Lyttelton; succ. as 5th Baronet Lyttelton 1751; cr. Baron Lyttelton of Frankley 1756; M.P. Oakhampton 1735-1756; Chancellor of the Exchequer and Cofferer of King's Household 1754-17551709-1773
NA11980Broglie; Victor Fran├žois (1718-1804); 2nd Duke de Broglie; French soldier and emigre; Marshal of France; French commander in 7 Years War1718-1804
NA12097Keith; - (fl 1752-1762); Mrfl 1752-1762
NA12098Waldegrave; Maria (-1807); Countess Waldegrave; illegit. dau. of Sir Edward Walpole; m 1st 2nd Earl Waldegrave; m 2nd H.R.H. Duke of Gloucester-1807
NA12017Bowlby; Thomas (1721-1795); Mr; M.P. 1780-3; Comptroller of Army accounts 1776-80; Commissioner of Excise 1762-761721-1795
NA968Clinton; Henry F.C. Pelham- (1720-1794); 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also styled 9th Earl of Lincoln from 1730; born Clinton, but assumed Pelham-Clinton in 1768 as 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1720-1794
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