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| Thomas VILLIERS |
Adm. Fell.-Com. at QUEENS', 05 Apr., 1728.
2nd s. of William ( 1698-9 ), 2nd Earl of Jersey. B. 1709 .
Envoy to Warsaw [ Poland ], 1737 .
Minister plenipotentiary to Dresden [ Germany ], 1740-7 ; to Vienna [ Austria ], 1742-3 ; to Berlin [ Germany ], 1746-8 .
M.P. for Tamworth [ Staffordshire ], 1747-56 .
A Lord of the Admiralty, 1748 .
Created Baron Hyde of Hindon, Wiltshire , 03 Jun., 1756.
P.C., 1763 .
Joint Postmaster-General, 1763-5 .
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 1771-82, and 1783 .
Created Earl of Clarendon, 14 Jun., 1776.
Married Charlotte, dau. of William (Capel), Earl of Essex, 30 Mar., 1752.
Died 11 Dec., 1786; buried at Watford, Hertfordshire .
Brother of William ( 1727-8 ).
( G.E.C. )
|Thomas VILLIERS |
Approx. lifespan: 17091786
Adm. Fell.-Com. at Queens' College 1728:04:05
2nd s. of William VILLIERS (1698) 2nd Earl of Jersey.
Envoy to Warsaw, [ Poland ] 1737
Minister plenipotentiary to Dresden, [ Germany ] 1740-47 ; to Vienna, [ Austria ] 1742-43 ; to Berlin, [ Germany ] 1746-48
M.P. for Tamworth, [ Staffordshire ] 1747-56
A Lord of the Admiralty 1748
Created Baron Hyde of Hindon, Wiltshire 1756:06:03
Joint Postmaster-General 1763-65
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1771-82, and 1783
Created Earl of Clarendon 1776:06:14
Married Charlotte, dau. of William (Capel), Earl of Essex 1752:03:30
d. 1786:12:11 ; buried at Watford, Hertfordshire
brother of William VILLIERS (1727)
( G.E.C. )