George Francis Augustus Rawdon - Hastings (1809 - 1844)

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About George Francis Augustus Rawdon - Hastings

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George Augustus Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd Marquess of Hastings (4 February 1808 – 13 January 1844), styled Lord Rawdon from birth until 1817 and Earl of Rawdon from 1817 to 1826, was a British peer and courtier.

Background

Rawdon was born in 1808, the eldest son of Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd Earl of Moira (later 1st Marquess of Hastings) and his wife, Flora Mure-Campbell, 6th Countess of Loudoun.

Career

Inheriting his father's titles in 1826 (and later his mother's in 1840), Lord Hastings was a Gentleman of the Bedchamber to King William IV from 1830 to 1831.

Family

Lord Hastings married Barbara Yelverton, 20th Baroness Grey de Ruthyn on 1 August 1831. They had six children:

Paulyn Reginald Serlo Rawdon-Hastings, 3rd Marquess of Hastings, 8th Earl of Loudoun (1832–1851)

Lady Edith Maud Rawdon-Hastings, later 10th Countess of Loudoun (1833–1874)

Lady Bertha Lelgarde Rawdon-Hastings, later 22nd Baroness Grey de Ruthyn (1835–1887)

Lady Victoria Maria Louisa Rawdon-Hastings (1837–1888)

Lord Henry Weysford Charles Plantagenet Rawdon-Hastings, later 4th Marquess of Hastings and 9th Earl of Loudon (1842–1868)

Lady Frances Augusta Constance Muir Rawdon-Hastings (1844–1910), married Charles Marsham, 4th Earl of Romney.

References

http://www.thepeerage.com/p1837.htm#i18362

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