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|STANLEY, The Hon.|
EDWARD HENRY. Adm. pens. (age 18) at TRINITY, Apr. 8, 1844. [Eldest] s. of Edward Geoffrey Smith [14th] [Earl of Derby] (Christ Church, Oxford, 1817). B. [July 21, 1826], at Knowsley, Lancashire . Schools, [Eton and] Rugby.
Matric. Michs. 1844; (10 th Classic, 1848); M.A. 1848; Hon. LL.D. 1862.
Styled Lord Stanley, 1851-69.
Member of the Apostles.
Hon. D.C.L., Oxford, 1853.
M.P. for King's Lynn, 1848-69.
Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Mar.-Dec. 1852.
Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1858; for India , 1858-9; for Foreign Affairs, 1866-8 and 1874-8, and for the Colonies, 1882-5. P.C., 1858.
Rector of the University of Glasgow, 1869-71 and of the University of Edinburgh, 1875-7. Chancellor of the University of London , 1891.
Succeeded his father as 15th Earl of Derby, Oct. 23, 1869.
After King Otto of Greece was expelled in 1862, the throne was offered to, and refused by, Prince Alfred (second son of Queen Victoria); the authorities in Greece then seriously considered the possibility of asking Stanley to accept it; 'the Greeks really want to make our friend Lord Stanley their king,' Disraeli wrote in 1863.
Married, July 5, 1870, Mary Catherine, Dowager Marchioness of Salisbury, dau. of the 5th Earl De La Warr, and widow of the 2nd Marquess of Salisbury.
Died, s.p., Apr. 21, 1893.
( Eton Sch. Lists; Rugby Sch. Reg.; Dulwich Coll. Reg.; G.E.C. ; Burke, P. and B.; D.N.B. )
|Hon. Edward Henry STANLEY |
Approx. lifespan: 18261893
pens. aged 18 Trinity College adm1844:04:08
Eldest s. of Edward Geoffrey Smith STANLEY [14th][Earl of Derby] ( Christ Church [Oxford] (1817)
b. 1826:07:21 Knowsley, Lancashire ,
Schools, Eton, [Buckinghamshire],
and] Rugby, [Warwickshire],
(10 th Classic (1848);
Styled Lord Stanley: 1851-69
Member of: the Apostles.
Hon.DCL OX, [Oxfordshire], 1853
M.P. for: : King's Lynn, [Norfolk], 1848-69
Under-Sec. of State for: Foreign Affairs 1852:03:-:12:
Sec. of State: for the Colonies 1858
for India , 1858-59
for Foreign Affairs 1866-8, and 1874-8 and for the Colonies 1882-85
Rector of University of Glasgow, [Scotland], 1869-71
and of University of Edinburgh, [Scotland], 1875-77
Chancellor of: : University of London, [London], 1891
Succeeded his father as 15th Earl of Derby 1869:10:23
After King Otto of Greece , was expelled in1862 the throne was offered to, and refused by, Prince Alfred (second son of Queen Victoria); the authorities Greece , then seriously considered the possibility of asking Stanley to accept it; 'the Greeks really want to make our friend Lord STANLEY their king,' Disraeli wrote in1863
m. 1870:07:05 Mary Catherine, Dowager Marchioness of Salisbury, [Wiltshire], dau. of the 5th Earl De La Warr, and widow of the 2nd Marquess of Salisbury, [Wiltshire],
d., s.p. 1893:04:21.
( Eton School Lists; Rugby School Reg.; Dulwich College Reg.; G.E.C. ; Burke, P. and B.; D.N.B. )
[add:]Portrait, by W.E. Miller, after Richmond, at Trinity College ; engraving from Illustrated News of the World : CAS: E.71[:add]