Gordon-Lennox, Charles 5th Duke of Richmond

Male 1791 - 1860  (69 years)


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  • Name Gordon-Lennox, Charles 
    Suffix 5th Duke of Richmond 
    Born 3 Aug 1791  Richmond House Whitehall Gardens London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Oct 1860  Portland Place Marylebone London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11687  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 

    Father Lennox, General Charles 4th Duke of Richmond,   b. 9 Dec 1764,   d. 28 Aug 1819, Richmond Carleton County Ontario Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Gordon, Lady Charlotte,   b. 20 Sep 1768, Gordon Castle Fochabers Morayshire Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1842, Marylebone, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1789 
    Family ID F10661  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Paget, Lady Caroline,   b. 6 Jun 1796, Plas Newydd Anglesy Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1874, Portland Place Marylebone London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1817  St. James’s Westminster London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gordon-Lennox, Charles Henry 6th Duke of Richmond,   b. 27 Feb 1818, Richmond House Whitehall Gardens London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1903, Gordon Castle Fochabers Morayshire Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Gordon-Lennox, Captain Lord Alexander Francis Charles,   b. 14 Jun 1825, Boxgrove Sussex England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1892, Chelsea, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Gordon-Lennox, Lady Cecilia Catherine,   b. 13 Apr 1838, Portland Place Marylebone London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1909, Laleham House Staines Middlesex England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F8095  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Charles Gordon Lennox
    Charles Gordon Lennox

  • Notes 
    • Charles Gordon-Lennox 5th Duke of Richmond was baptised with the name of Charles Lennox.
      He was educated at Westminster College Westminster London England.
      He was educated at Trinity College Dublin County Dublin Ireland.
      He gained the rank of Ensign in 1809 in the service of the |8th Garrison Battalion.
      He fought in the Peninsular Wars.
      He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1810 in the service of the 13th Light Dragoons.
      He was Aide-de-Camp and Assistant Military Secretary to 1st Duke of Wellington between 1810 and 1814.
      He gained the rank of Captain in 1812 in the service of the 92nd Foot.
      He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Chichester between 1812 and 1819.
      He gained the rank of Captain in 1813 in the service of the 52nd Foot.
      He fought in the Battle of Orthez in 1814 where he was wounded.
      He was Extra Aide-de-Camp tot eh prince of Orange during the Waterloo Campaign in 1815.
      He fought in the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
      He gained the rank of Brevet Major in 1815.
      He gained the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel in 1816.
      He was Colonel of the Sussex Militia between 1819 and 1860.
      He succeeded to the title of 5th Baron of Settrington co. York [E. 1675] on 28 August 1819.
      He succeeded to the title of 5th Duke of Lennox [S. 1675] on 28 August 1819.
      He gained the title of 5th Duke of Richmond [E. 1675] on 28 August 1819.
      He succeeded to the title of 5th Earl of March [E. 1675] on 28 August 1819.
      He succeeded to the title of 5th Duc d'Aubigny de Berri [France 1684] on 28 August 1819.
      He succeeded to the title of 5th Lord of Torboultoun [S. 1675] on 28 August 1819.
      He succeeded to the title of 5th Earl of Darnley [S. 1675] on 28 August 1819.
      He was invested as a Knight Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1829.
      He held the office of Postmaster-General between 1830 and 1834.
      He held the office of Vice-Admiral of Sussex in 1831.
      He held the office of Militia Aide-de-Camp to HM King William IV in 1832.
      He was High Steward of Chichester.
      He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Sussex between 1835 and 1860.
      On 9 August 1836 his name was legally changed to Charles Gordon-Lennox by Royal Licence after inheriting the estate of his maternal uncle the 5th Duke of Gordon.
      He held the office of Extra Militia Aide-de-Camp to HM Queen Victoria between 1837 and 1841.
      He held the office of Militia Aide-de-Camp to HM Queen Victoria between 1841 and 1860.


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