Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 18) at TRINITY, May 31, 1774. [1st] s. of John [2nd] Earl of Egmont, of Charlton, Kent (and his 2nd wife, Catherine, 3rd dau. of the Hon. Charles Compton, who was created a peeress of Ireland as Baroness Arden, of Lohort Castle, Co. Cork, 1770). [B. Oct. 1, 1756.] School, Harrow. Matric. 1774; M.A. 1777. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Aug. 12, 1777. M.P. for Launceston, 1780-90; for Warwick, 1790-6; for Totnes, 1796-1802. A Lord of the Admiralty, 1783-1801. Master and Worker of the Mint, 1801-2. Registrar, High Court of Admiralty, 1790-1840. Commissioner of Control, 1801-3. A Lord of the Bedchamber, 1804-12. Lord Lieut. of Surrey, 1830-40. F.R.S., 1786; F.S.A. Succeeded his mother, Catherine, as 2nd Baron Arden of Ireland, June 11, 1784; created Baron Arden of Warws., 1802. Married, Mar. 1, 1787, Margaretta Elizabeth, dau. of Gen. Sir Thomas Spencer Wilson, Bart. Died July 5, 1840. Father of Edward (1813) and John (1810); brother of Spencer (1780). (Burke, P. and B.; Inns of Court; Return of M.Ps.; G.E.C.; W. R. Williams, MSS.) 1774 3
Father: John PERCEVAL 2nd Earl of Egmont b: 24 FEB 1710/11
Mother: Catharine COMPTON Baroness Arden of Lohort Castle, co. Cork b: 04 JUN 1731 in Cintra, near Lisbon, Portugal
Marriage 1 Margaretta Elizabeth WILSON b: 04 APR 1768
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