File MC 296/12, 698X1 - Commission by George, Marquess Townshend, appointing Edward Parry of Dunham Lodge a deputy lieutenant

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MC 296/12, 698X1


Commission by George, Marquess Townshend, appointing Edward Parry of Dunham Lodge a deputy lieutenant


  • 1793 (Creation)

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Born 28 February 1724.Son of Charles, 3rd Viscount, and Etheldreda (or Audrey) Harrison. Father of George, 2nd Marquis. MP for Norfolk, 1747-1764. Lord Lieutenant and Vice-Admiral for Norfolk, 1792-1807. Fought at Culloden and the assault on the Heights of Abraham. Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1767-1772. 4th Viscount Townshend of Raynham in 1764, he became 1st Marquis Townshend of Raynham in 1787. Died 14 September 1807.

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Sir Roger Townshend, Knight 1484; Sir John Townshend, Knight at Cadiz 1596, Sir Horatio 1st Viscount Townshend created Baron Townshend of Lynn Regis 1661, Charles 2nd Viscount Townshend Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk 1709, 3rd Viscount Townshend appointed Lord of the Bedchamber 1723, George 1st Marquess Townshend Lord lieutenant of Ireland, High Steward of Tamworth, Yarmouth and Norwich 1767-1772, George 2nd Marquess Townshend created Earl of Leicester 1784, George Ferrers 3rd Marquess Townshend 1778-1858, John 4th Marquess Townshend 1798-1825, John James Dudley Stuart 6th Marquess Townshend Mayor of King's Lynn 1928. At Raynham Hall.

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