Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond (1701 - 1750) MP

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Birthplace: Goodwood, Sussex, England
Death: Died in Godalming, Surrey, England
Managed by: Bjørn P. Brox
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About Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond

"Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond, 2nd Duke of Lennox, 2nd Duke of Aubigny, KG, KB, PC, FRS (18 May 1701, Goodwood, Sussex – 8 August 1750, Godalming, Surrey) was the son of Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond, and a grandson of King Charles II.

He held a number of posts in connection with his high office but is best remembered for his patronage of cricket and he has been described as the most important of the sport's early patrons."

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http://thepeerage.com/p10237.htm

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Citations / Sources:

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 330.

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume X, pages 838-839. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S7] #44 Histoire de la maison royale de France anciens barons du royaume: et des grands officiers de la couronne (1726, reprint 1967-1968), Saint-Marie, Anselme de, (3rd edition. 9 volumes. 1726. Reprint Paris: Editions du Palais Royal, 1967-1968), FHL book 944 D5a; FHL microfilms 532,231-532,239., vol. 5 p. 929, 930.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 257. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 636.

[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 3, page 3335. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S39] Medieval, royalty, nobility family group sheets (filmed 1996), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Family History Department. Medieval Family History Unit, (Manuscript. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1996), FHL film 1553977-1553985..

[S241] #877 Stemmata Chicheleana, Or, a Genealogical Account of Some of the Families Derived from Thomas Chichele of Higham-ferrers in the County of Northampton: All Whose Descendants Are Held to Be Entitled to Fellowships in All Souls College. . . (1765), Buckler, Benjamin, (Oxford [England]: Clarendon Press, [1765]), FHL book 929.242 C432b; FHL microfilm 496,554 item., p. 82.

[S448] #698 A History of the Western Division of the County of Sussex: Including the Rapes of Chicheser, Arundel, and Bramber, with the City of Diocese of Chichester (1815-1832), Dallaway, James, (2 volumes in 3. London: T. Bensley, 1815-32), FHL book Q 942.25 H2d; FHL microfilms 496,787-496,., vol. 2 pt. 2 p. 139.

[S1506] #560 [1882] The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester (1882), Ormerod, George, (2nd edition. 3 volumes. London: G. Routledge, 1882), FHL microfilms 496,910, 547,521 and 824,313-824,31., vol. 2 pt. 1 p. 396.

[S2411] #11915 British Genealogy (filmed 1950), Evans, Alcwyn Caryni, (Books A to H. National Library of Wales MSS 12359-12360D. Manuscript filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), FHL microfilms 104,355 and 104,390 item 2., book 6 p. F31.

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Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond's Timeline

1701
May 18, 1701
Goodwood, Sussex, England
1718
December 4, 1718
Age 17
The Hague, The Netherlands.
1723
March 27, 1723
Age 21
1730
September 9, 1730
Age 29
1731
October 6, 1731
Age 30
1735
February 22, 1735
Age 33
1737
November 29, 1737
Age 36
1743
December 5, 1743
Age 42
1745
February 14, 1745
Age 43
London,, England
1750
August 8, 1750
Age 49
Godalming, Surrey, England