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|Ryder, the Hon.|
Adm. a nobleman at ST JOHN'S, Nov. 18, 1779.
Eldest s. of Nathaniel (1753), 1st Baron Harrowby (and Elizabeth, dau. of the Rt. Rev. Richard Terrick, D.D., Bishop of London). [B. Dec. 22, 1762, in London.] School, Harrow.
Matric. Michs. 1779; M.A. 1782; Hon.
D.C.L., Oxford, 1814.
M.P. for Tiverton, 1784-1803.
Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1789-90; Paymaster-General, 1790; Comptroller of the Household, 1790-1. Member of the India Board of Control, 1790-1; Vice-President of the Board of Trade, 1791-1801.
Chairman of the Finance Committee, 1791; of the Corn Committee, 1800.
Treasurer of the Navy, 1799-1801.
One of Pitt's seconds when he fought a duel with Tierney, May 27, 1798.
Succeeded his father as 2nd Baron Harrowby, June 20, 1803.
Foreign Secretary for a few months in Pitt's Government of 1804; resigned (after falling downstairs at the Foreign Office). Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, with a seat in the Cabinet, 1805-6. Ambassador Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Berlin, Vienna and St Petersburg, 1805.
President of the Board of Control for India Affairs for a few months in 1809.
Member of the Cabinet, without office, 1809-12.
Created Earl of Harrowby and Viscount Sandon, July 19, 1809.
Lord President of the Council, 1812-27.
Went on special mission to Brussels, 1815, to confer with Wellington.
Retired from office on the death of Canning, 1827; offered the Prime Ministership, 1827, but refused.
Married, July 30, 1795, in the chapel of Lambeth Palace, Lady Susan Leveson-Gower, 6th dau. of the 1st Marquess of Stafford, and had issue.
Died Dec. 26, 1847, at Sandon Hall, Staffs.
Brother of Henry (1795) and Richard (1784); father of Dudley (sub Sandon 1833), Frederick D. (1824) and Granville D. (1823).
(Harrow Sch. Reg.; St John's Coll. Adm., IV. 462; Burke, P. and B.; Doyle, Official Baronage of England; D.N.B.)
|Hon. Dudley RYDER |
Approx. lifespan: 17621847
Adm. a nobleman St John's College 1779:11:18
Eldest s. of Nathaniel RYDER (1753), 1st Baron Harrowby (and Elizabeth TERRICK dau. of Rt Rev. Richard TERRICK, DD, Bishop of London , ). [
b. London , 1762:12:22
Sch: Harrow School Harrow, [Middlesex],
Hon.DCL OX, [Oxfordshire], 1814
M.P. for: : Tiverton, [Devon], 1784-1803
Under-Sec. of State for: Foreign Affairs 1789-90
Comptroller of the Household 1790-91
Member of: India Board of Control 1790-91
Vice-President of Board of Trade 1791-1801
Chairman of: Finance Committee 1791
of Corn Committee 1800
Treasurer of: : Navy 1799-1801
One of Pitt's seconds when he fought a duel with Tierney 1798:05:27
Succeeded his father as 2nd Baron Harrowby 1803:06:20
Foreign Sec. for: : few months in Pitt's Government of 1804
resigned (after falling downstairs at Foreign Office )
Chancellor of: : Duchy of Lancaster, [Lancashire], , with a seat in the Cabinet 1805-06
Ambassador Extraordinary and
Minister: Plenipotentiary to Berlin, [Germany], Vienna, [Austria], and St Petersburg, [Russia], 1805
President of: : Board of Control for India Affairs for a few months in1809
Member of: the Cabinet, without office 1809-12
Created Earl of Harrowby and Viscount Sandon 1809:07:19
Lord President of: : Council 1812-27
Went on special mission to Brussels, [Belgium], 1815, to confer with Wellington.
Retired from office on the death of Canning 1827
offered the Prime Ministership 1827, but refused.
m. 1795:07:30,in the chapel of Lambeth Palace, [London], , Lady Susan Leveson-Gower, 6th dau. of the 1st Marquess of Stafford.
d. Sandon Hall, Sandon, Staffordshire , 1847:12:26
brother of Henry RYDER (1795)
brother of Richard RYDER (1784)
father of Dudley RYDER ( sub Sandon (1833), Frederick D. (1824) and Granville D. (1823)
( Harrow School Reg.; St John's College Adm., IV. 462; Burke, P. and B. ;Doyle, Official Baronage of England; D.N.B .)
[add:]Engraving by Robinson from portrait by Phillips: CAS: G.142[:add]