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Sir Charles Grey, First Earl Grey

royal soldier, family patriarch

by Paul David Nelson

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in Madison [N.J.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • United States,
  • West Indies
    • Subjects:
    • Grey, Charles Grey, Earl of, 1729-1807.,
    • Generals -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 18th century -- Biography.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- British forces.,
    • West Indies -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-242) and index.

      StatementPaul David Nelson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA67.1.G76 N45 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination253 p. :
      Number of Pages253
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL793710M
      ISBN 10083863673X
      LC Control Number95026341

      Find out about Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey's family tree, family history, ancestry, ancestors, genealogy, relationships and affairs! Right here at FameChain. Prime Minister of Britain and First Lord of the Treasury 2nd Earl Grey's grandmother was Elizabeth Grey Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey's grandfather was Sir Henry Grey, 1st Bt.   The Correspondence of the Late Charles Earl Grey with His Majesty King William IV. and with Sir Herbert Taylor from Nov. to June Charles Earl Grey 01 Mar

        Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey was born on 13 March at Howick Grange, Alnwick, Northumberland, England.5,6 He was the son of General Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey and Elizabeth Grey.4 He married Hon. Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby, daughter of William Brabazon Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby of Imokilly and Hon. Louisa Molesworth, on 18 November at Hereford, Herefordshire, .   Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, KG, PC (13 March  – 17 July ), known as Viscount Howick between and , was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 22 November to 16 July A member of the Whig Party, he backed significant reform of the British government and was among the primary architects of the Reform Act

      Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey, was born circa in Howick, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom to Henry Grey (c) and Hannah Wood (c) and died 14 November inHowick, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Grey () 8 June in Southwick, County Durham, England, United Kingdom. Noteworthy . Charles, Earl Grey Lord Grey of the Reform Bill: Being the Life of Charles, Second Earl Grey Sir Charles Grey, First Earl Grey: Royal Soldier, Family Patriarch The Early Years of His Royal Highness the Prince Consort, ( - ), Compiled Under the Direction of Her Majesty the Queen by Charles Grey The House of Grey RELATED ANCESTRAL BLOG.


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Historian Paul David Nelson has written the first complete scholarly biography of Sir Charles Grey, First Earl Grey, one of the most important British Army commanders in the eighteenth century.

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Get this from a library. Sir Charles Grey, First Earl Grey: royal soldier, family patriarch. [Paul David Nelson] -- Historian Paul David Nelson has written the first complete scholarly biography of Sir Charles Grey, First Earl Grey, one of the most important British Army commanders in the eighteenth century.

General Charles Grey was the father of the famous Earl Grey, of the Reform Bill. Nelson (Berea College) has added his biographies to five earlier works chronicling soldiers and statesmen on both sides of the American Revolutionary War.

The Reform ACT, The Correspondence of the Late Earl Grey with His Majesty King William IV. and with Sir Herbert Taylor, from Nov. to JuneVolume 1 by Henry George Grey, Charles Grey. Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey, KB PC (23 October – 14 November ) was one of the most important British generals of the 18th century.

He was the fourth son of Sir Henry Grey, 1st Baronet, of Howick in Northumberland. The first Earl Grey was succeeded by his eldest son, Charles, 2nd Earl was a prominent Whig politician and served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from towhich tenure saw the passing of the Great Reform Act of and the abolition of slavery in the British Empire in Inhe also succeeded his uncle as third Baronet, of Howick.

Charles, the second Earl Grey (), was the British Prime Minister from His most notable political achievements include the Reform Act of and the Slavery Abolition Act ofyet he is most well known throughout history for the tea bearing his name.

Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey (28 December – 9 October ). He married Maria Copley on 9 August General Charles Grey (15 March – 31 March ). He married Caroline Farquhar on 26 July They had seven children, including Albert Grey, 4th Earl Grey.

Admiral Sir Frederick William Grey (23 August – 2 May   GREY, CHARLES, second Earl Grey, Viscount Howick, and Baron Grey (–), statesman, eldest surviving son of General Sir Charles Grey, K.B., afterwards first Earl Grey [q. v.], by his wife Elizabeth, daughter of George Grey of Southwick, Durham, was born at his father's seat at Fallodon, near Alnwick in Northumberland, on 13 March Sir Charles Grey, First Earl Grey: Royal Soldier, Family Patriarch out of 5 stars A decent if limited book on a major British general.

Reviewed in the United States on Nelson has put in a decent amount of work and has written an extremely useful account of a.

Sir Charles Grey. General The Hon. Sir Charles Grey was Private Secretary to Queen Victoria from until He was born at Howick Hall in Northumberland on Mato Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey and The Hon.

Mary father would later serve as Prime Minister fromand is the person for whom ‘Earl Grey Tea’ is named. Charles had fourteen sibli. The 2nd Earl Grey. His eldest son, Charles, became 2nd Earl Grey and he is the best-known member of the leading Whig politician of the early s.

Succeeding Charles James Fox, when the Tories were in the ascendant for 30 years under George III and IV, before becoming Prime Minister in. Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey, British general in the American Revolution who commanded in victories in several battles, notably against the American general Anthony Wayne and at the Battle of Germantown (–78).

The member of an old Northumberland family and son of Sir Henry Grey, Baronet, Grey. Sir Charles Grey, First Earl Grey: Royal Soldier, Family Patriarch.

Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. ISBN Awards: KCB. InGrey married Elizabeth Grey (–), the daughter of George Grey of Southwick{disambiguation needed|date=January } (–), their children were: * Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, (–) British statesman and prime minister after whom Earl Grey tea is named.

and who married Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby. By fire and bayonet: Grey's West Indies campaign of by Steve Brown (); Sir Charles Grey, First Earl Grey: royal soldier, family patriarch by Paul David Nelson (Book); Sir, Mr.

Grey having asserted that the memorial which I have presented to the Duke of Portland, on behalf of the claimants of goods confiscated by Sir Charles Grey and Sir John Jervis in the island of Martinique, was a.

Married Elizabeth, daughter of George Grey of Southwick, Co. Durham, 5 surviving sons and 2 daughters. A career soldier, he served in the Seven Years War and the American War of Independence. During the war with France he commanded the expedition to the West Indies and the Southern District of England Charles Grey was successful and controversial in the war.

Promoted to Major-General inunder General Howe he commanded the 3rd Brigade at both Brandywine and Germantown. OBND states, "[A]fter his few years of service in America he earned a reputation as an efficient and loyal subordinate.

Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey. by Henry Bone, after Sir Thomas Lawrence pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, () NPG D. Find out about Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey & Lady Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire Relationship, children, joint family tree & history, ancestors and ancestry.

Right here at FameChain.The first Earl Grey, Charles Grey, was appointed Governor of Guernsey on 3 August He remained in that position until his death ten years later on 14 November He had been born in Octoberclose to Newcastle upon Tyne and, after buying his way into the army, served in .Lt. Gen.

the Honourable Sir Charles Grey Second son of Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, and the Honourable Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby. Paternal grandson of Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey, and Elizabeth Grey. Maternal grandson of William Brabazon Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby, and the Honourable Louisa Molesworth.

Charles was a.