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Cardwell, Viscount (UK, 1874 - 1886)

 

Creation: let.pat. 6 Mar 1874

 

Extinct: 15 Feb 1886

 

Family name: Cardwell

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Arms:

Argent a Chevron Sable in base a Maiden's Head erased proper ducally crowned Or on a Chief of the second two Maidens' Heads erased proper ducally crowned Or

Crest:

A Man in Armour holding in the dexter hand a War Mace all proper charged on the breast with a Cross Pattée Gules

Supporters:

On either side a Man in Armour holding in the exterior hand a Battle Axe all proper charged on the breast with a Cross Pattée Gules

Mottoes:

 Agissez honnétement;  Vaillant et veillant

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Edward [Cardwell], 1st Viscount Cardwell, PC

1st son and heir of John Cardwell, of Liverpool, co. Lancaster, merchant, by his wife Elizabeth Birley, dau. of Richard Birley, of Blackburn, co. Lancaster

born

24 Jul 1813

mar.

14 Aug 1848 Annie Parker (d. 20 Feb 1887;  bur. in Highgate Cemetery, co. Middlesex), dau. of Charles Stuart Parker, of Fairlie, co. Ayr

died

s.p. 15 Feb 1886 (bur. in Highgate Cemetery, co. Middlesex)

created

6 Mar 1874 Viscount Cardwell, of Ellerbeck in the County of Lancaster

note

barrister, Inner Temple 1838;  Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Clitheroe 1842-47, (Peelite) for Liverpool 1847-552, and (Liberal) for Oxford City 1853-57 and 1857-74;  Joint Secretary to the Treasury 1845-46;  Ecclesiastical Commissioner 1852-82;  President of the Board of Trade 1852-55;  Privy Councillor [GB] 1852;  Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1859-61;  Privy Councillor [I] 1859;  Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (with a seat in the Cabinet) 1861-64;  Secretary of State for the Colonies 1864-66;  Secretary of State for War 1868-74;  FRS 1873

 

On the death of the 1st Viscount Cardwell the Viscountcy of Cardwell became extinct.

 

 First written 7 Mar 2012

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