Sir Hans Willem Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland

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Sir Hans Willem Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland

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Birthplace: Diepenheim, Overijssel, Netherlands
Death: November 23, 1709 (60)
Bulstrode Park, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Bernard Berent Bentinck, baron and Anna van Bloemendaal
Husband of Anna Frances Villiers; Sarah Martha Temple; Lady Frances Villiers and Jane Martha Berkeley
Father of Willem Bentinck; Lady Mary Capell; Henry Bentinck, 1st Duke of Portland; Anne Margriet Margaretha Bentinck; Isabella Pierrepont and 9 others
Brother of Hendrik Bentinck; Eusebius Borchard Bentinck, heer van Schoonheten; Eleonora Sophia Bentinck; Isabella Bentinck and Anna Adriana Bentinck

Occupation: heer van Rhoon en Pendrecht, baron Cirencester; Viscount Woodstock, 1st Earl of Portland, raad en kamerheer van Koning Willem III van Engelnad, buitengewoon gezant naar GB, buitengewoon gezant naar F, ridder in de orde van de kouseband, beleend met Emelae
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About Sir Hans Willem Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland

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Curriculum VITAE & Biography
  • 1664 : Page of Honour to Prince William of Orange circa 1664
  • 1668 : Rank of Cornet in the service of the Prince William of Orange’s Army.
  • 1670 : Graduated from Oxford University, England with a Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.)
  • 1672 : Nobleman of the Chamber to Prince William of Orange
  • 1672 : Rank of Captain
  • 1675 : Rank of Colonel in the service of the Dutch Regiment of Horse
  • 1688 : settled in England when Prince William of Orange became King William III of Great Britain
  • 1688/9-1700 : Held the office of Keeper of the Privy Purse - feb 1688/89 to 1700
  • 1688/9-1700 : Held the office of Gentleman of the Bedchmaber - feb 1688/89 to 1700
  • 1688/9-1700 : Held the office of Groom of the Stole - feb 1688/89 to 1700
  • 1688/9-1702 : Invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) - feb 1688/89 to March 1701/2
  • 1689 apr-09 : Created 1st Baron of Cirencester, co. Gloucester [England]
  • 1689 apr-09 : Created 1st Viscount Woodstock, co. Oxford [England]
  • 1689 apr-09 : Created 1st Earl of Portland, co. Dorset [England]
  • 1690 : Gained the rank of Lieutenant-General - Fought in the Battle of the Boyne
  • 1692 : Fought in the Battle of Steinkirk
  • 1693 : Fought in the Battle of Landen
  • 1695 : Fought in the Siege of Namur
  • 1697 : Held the office of Ranger of Windsor Great Park - Gained the rank of General of Horse
  • Invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in March 1696/97
  • 1698 : Held the office of Ambassador to France
  • 1701 apr-01 : the House of Commons voted to impeach him, but this was dismissed by the House of Lords, 24 June 1701
  • He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography

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Sir Hans Willem Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland's Timeline

1649
July 20, 1649
Diepenheim, Overijssel, Netherlands
1679
August 20, 1679
August 20, 1679
Diepenheim, Overijssel, Netherlands
1682
May 17, 1682
Titchfield, Hampshire, England
1683
March 19, 1683
's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
1688
May 4, 1688
1703
June 27, 1703
1704
November 6, 1704
London, England, UK