Adm. Fell.-Com. at KING'S, Jan. 15, 1756. [Eldest s. of John, 2nd Earl of Egmont (and Catherine, 2nd dau. of James, 5th Earl of Salisbury). B. ‘in Pall Mall,’ Jan. 29, 1737-8. School, Eton.] Matric. Michs. 1756. Entered the Army as Capt. in Lord Robert Sutton's Royal Foresters, 1760; Lt.-Col., 1st Regt. of Foot Guards, 1762. Served in the Allied Army in Germany under Prince Ferdinand of Brunswick. Styled Viscount Perceval, 1748-70. M.P. for Bridgwater (succeeding his father), 1762-9. Succeeded as 3rd Earl of Egmont and Baron Lovel and Holland of Enmore, Dec. 4, 1770. Lord-Lieut. of Somerset, 1773-4. Married, June 4, 1765, Isabella, only child and heiress of Lord Nassau Paulett, 3rd s. of Charles, 2nd Duke of Bolton, and had issue. Died Feb. 25, 1822. (Eton Coll. Reg.; Burke, P. and B.; G. Mag., 1822, I. 273; G.E.C.) 1756 2
Father: John PERCEVAL 2nd Earl of Egmont b: 24 FEB 1710/11
Mother: Catherine CECIL b: 06 AUG 1719
Marriage 1 Isabella PAULET b: ABT 1736
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