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|VILLIERS, The Hon.|
JOHN CHARLES. Adm. Fell.-Com. at ST JOHN'S, Apr. 13, 1774.
Of Middlesex . [2nd s. of Thomas, 1st Earl of Clarendon (1728) (and Charlotte, eldest dau. of William Capel, 3rd Earl of Essex ). B. Nov. 14, 1757.] School, Eton.
Matric. Easter, 1776; M.A. 1776; Hon. LL.D. 1833.
Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Feb. 5, 1774.
Called to the Bar, June 22, 1779.
M.P. for Old Sarum, 1784-90; for Dartmouth, 1790-1802; for Wick burghs, 1802-5; for Queenborough, 1807-12 and 1820-4. In Parliament described as 'a mere courtier; famous for telling interminable long stories.' Clerk of the Peace for Lancashire , 1780-1838.
K.C. in the Duchy Court, Lancaster, 1782-6. Surveyor of Woods of the Duchy of Lancaster, 1786-1824.
Colonel of Fencible Cavalry, 1794.
Comptroller of the King's Household, 1787-90.
Commissioner of the Board of Trade, 1790.
Recorder of Windsor, 1789-1806.
Chief Justice in Eyre, North of Trent, 1790-1837.
Ambassador to Portugal , 1808-10.
Succeeded his eldest brother, Thomas, as 3rd Earl of Clarendon, Mar. 7, 1824.
Married, Jan. 5, 1791, his cousin, Maria Eleanor, youngest dau. of Admiral the Hon. John Forbes, and had one daughter.
Author, Chaubert on the Misanthrope; A tour through part of France . Portrait in St John's. 'Villiers, comely, with the flaxen hair.' Died suddenly, Dec. 22, 1838, at his residence, Walmer Terrace, Deal.
Succeeded by his nephew (above). Brother of George (1776) and Thomas (1771, sub Hyde).
( St John's Coll.
Adm., IV. 531; D.N.B. ; Burke, P. and B.; Inns of Court; G.E.C. ; Sir George Jackson, Diaries and Correspondence; Eton Coll. Reg. )
|Hon. John Charles VILLIERS |
Approx. lifespan: 17571838
Fell.-Com. St John's College adm1774:04:13
Of Middlesex ,
2nd s. of Thomas VILLIERS, 1st Earl of Clarendon (1728) (and Charlotte CAPEL eldest dau. of William CAPEL 3rd Earl of Essex)
Adm. Lincoln's Inn: 1774:02:05
Called to the Bar: 1779:06:22
M.P. for: : Old Sarum, [Wiltshire], 1784-90
for Dartmouth, [Devon], 1790-1802
for Wick burghs, [Caithness], 1802-05
for Queenborough, [Kent], 1807-12, and 1820-4
In Parliament described as 'a mere courtier; famous for telling interminable long stories.'
Clerk of the Peace: for Lancashire , 1780-1838
K.C.: the Duchy Court, Duchy, Lancaster, [Lancashire], 1782-86
Surveyor of Woods of the Duchy of Lancaster, [Lancashire], 1786-1824
Colonel of: : Fencible Cavalry 1794
Comptroller of the King's Household 1787-90
Commissioner of: : Board of Trade 1790
Recorder of: Windsor, [Berkshire], 1789-1806
Chief Justice in: : Eyre, North of Trent, < >[[XXX], 1790-1837
Ambassador to Portugal , 1808-10
Succeeded his eldest brother Thomas VILLIERS (1771) sub Hyde, as 3rd Earl of Clarendon 1824:03:07
m. 1791:01:05 his cousin Maria Eleanor FORBES youngest dau. of Admiral the Hon. John FORBES and had one daughter.
Publ.: Chaubert on the Misanthrope; A tour through part of France
Portrait in St John's College . 'Villiers, comely, with the flaxen hair.'
d. suddenly 1838:12:22 at his residence, Walmer Terrace, Deal, [Kent],
Succeeded by his nephew George William Frederick VILLIERS (1816)
brother of George VILLIERS (1776)
brother of Thomas VILLIERS (1771) sub Hyde
( St John's College Adm. IV. 531; D.N.B. ; Burke, P. and B.; Inns of Court; G.E.C. ; Sir George Jackson, Diaries and Correspondence; Eton College Reg. )