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Redesdale, Earl of (UK, 1877 - 1886)
Creation: let.pat. 3 Jan 1877
Extinct: 2 May 1886
Family name: Mitford later Freeman-Mitford
See Baron Redesdale
John Thomas [Mitford later Freeman-Mitford], 2nd Baron Redesdale later 1st Earl of Redesdale
only son and heir of John [Mitford later Freeman-Mitford], 1st Baron Redesdale, by his wife Lady Frances Perceval, 5th dau. by his second wife of John [Perceval], 2nd Earl of Egmont
9 Sep 1805
2 May 1886
3 Jun 1877 Earl of Redesdale
suc.his father 16 Jan 1830 as 2nd Baron Redesdale; Chairman of Committees and Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords 1851-86
On the death of the 1st Earl of Redesdale the Earldom and the Barony of Redesdale became extinct. His first cousin twice removed, Algernon Bertram Mitford later Freeman-Mitford, was created Baron Redesdale on 22 Jul 1902.
First written 10 Apr 2005
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