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Buckingham, Marquess of (GB, 1784 - 1889)
Creation: let.pat. 4 Dec 1784
Extinct: 26 Mar 1889
Family name: Grenville later Nugent-Temple-Grenville later Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville
See Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
1George [Grenville later Nugent-Temple-Grenville], 3rd Earl Temple later 1st Marquess of Buckingham, KG PC
1st surv. son and heir of Rt Hon George Grenville MP, Prime Minister 1763-65 (2nd son of Hester Grenville, suo jure Countess Temple), by his wife Elizabeth Wyndham, sister of Charles [Wyndham], 2nd Earl of Egremont, and 2nd dau. of Rt Hon Sir William Wyndham, 3rd Bt. MP, of Orchard Wyndham, co. Somerset, by his first wife Lady Katherine Seymour, sister of Algernon [Seymour], 7th Duke of Somerset and 1st Earl of Egremont, and 2nd dau. by his first wife of Charles [Seymour], 6th Duke of Somerset
17 Jun 1753
16 Apr 1775 Lady Mary Elizabeth Nugent (cr. 26 Dec 1800 Baroness Nugent, of Carlanstown in the County of Westmeath, with special remainder to her 2nd son Lord George Temple-Nugent-Grenville; d. 16 Mar 1812), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Robert [Nugent], 1st Earl Nugent, by his third wife Elizabeth Berkeley, widow of Augustus [Berkeley], 4th Earl of Berkeley, and 1st dau. of Henry Drax, of Ellerton Abbey, co. York
1. Lord Richard Temple-Nugent-Grenville, later 2nd Marquess of Buckingham later 1st Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
2. Lord George Temple-Nugent-Grenville, later 2nd Baron Nugent
1. Lady Mary Anne Temple-Nugent-Grenville (b. 8 Jul 1787; dsp. 1 Jun 1845), mar. 26 Feb 1811 James Everard [Arundell], 10th Baron Arundell of Wardour
11 Feb 1813
4 Dec 1784 Marquess of Buckingham
Member of Parliament (Whig) for Buckinghamshire 1774-79; suc. his paternal uncle 11 Sep 1779 as 3rd Earl Temple; took the names of Nugent-Temple before that of Grenville by Royal Licence 1779; Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire 1782-1813; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1782-83 and 1787-89 and first Grand Master of the Order of St Patrick; Privy Councillor 1782; Secretary of State 1783; Knight of the Garter 1786; suc. his father-in-law 13 Oct 1788 as 2nd Earl Nugent; High Steward of Westminster 1794-1813
Richard [Temple-Nugent-Grenville later Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville], 2nd Marquess of Buckingham later 1st Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, KG PC
4 Feb 1822 Marquess of Chandos and Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, with the ordinary limitation to the heirs male of his body, and Earl Temple of Stowe with remainder, failing heirs male of his body "to the heirs male of the body of Hester, some time Countess Temple, deceased, great-grandmother of the said Richard, Marquess of Buckingham, with remainder of the dignity of Countess Temple of Stowe to Anne Eliza Brydges-Chandos-Temple-Grenville, only dau. of Richard Plantagenet Brydges-Chandos-Temple-Grenville, called Earl Temple, only son of the said Richard, Marquess of Buckingham, and, after her decease and in default of such issue as well of the said Richard as of the said Hester, the dignity of Earl Temple of Stowe unto the heirs male of the body of the said Anne Elizabeth Brydges-Chandos-Temple-Grenville, and in default of such issue of the said Anne Eliza as of the said Richard and the said Hester, the dignity of Countess Temple of Stowe to the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and every other dau. of the said Richard Plantagenet Brydges-Chandos-Temple-Grenville, with remainder of the dignity of Earl Temple of Stowe to the issue male of such daughters."
The Marquessate of Buckingham was held by the Dukes of Buckingham and Chandos from 1822 until 1889 when, on the death of Richard Plantagenet Campbell [Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville], 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, 4th Marquess of Buckingham, etc. without a male heir, the Marquessate of Buckingham became extinct.
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