Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby

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Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby

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Son of Rt. Hon. James Smith-Stanley and Lucy Stanley
Husband of Elizabeth Smith-Stanley, Lady
Father of Lady Mary Stanley; Edward Smith-Stanley, 13th Earl of Derby; Lady Charlotte Stanley and Lady Elizabeth Henrietta Stanley
Brother of Lucy Hornby; Harriett Horton; James Stanley; Thomas Stanley; John Stanley and 4 others
Half brother of Edward Smith-Stanley 12th Earl Of Derby

Occupation: 12th Earl of Derby, PC
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About Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby

Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby was educated at Eton College, Eton, Berkshire, England.

He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1773 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).

He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Lancashire between 1774 and 1776.

He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire between 1776 and 1834.

He succeeded to the title of 12th Earl of Derby [E., 1485] on 22 February 1776.

He succeeded to the title of 6th Baronet Stanley, of Bickerstaffe, co. Lancs [E., 1627] on 22 February 1776.

He gained the rank of Colonel in 1779.

He held the office of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster in 1783.

He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1783.

He held the office of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from 1806 to 1807.

He held the office of Vice-Admiral of Lancashire between 1809 and 1831.

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Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby's Timeline

1752
December 12, 1752
1775
April 21, 1775
Age 22
1776
1776
Age 23
1779
1779
Age 26
Lincolnshire, UK
1834
October 21, 1834
Age 81
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