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Ripon, Marquess of (1871 - 1923)


Creation: let.pat. 23 Jun 1871


Extinct: 22 Sep 1923


Family name: Robinson




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George Frederick Samuel [Robinson], 2nd Earl of Ripon later 3rd Earl de Grey later 1st Marquess of Ripon, KG GCSI CIE PC

1st son and heir of Frederick John [Robinson], 1st Earl of Ripon, by his wife Lady Sarah Albinia Louisa Hobart, only dau. and hrss. by his first wife of Robert [Hobart], 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire


24 Oct 1827


8 Apr 1851 his cousin Henrietta Ann Theodosia Vyner CI, Lady of the Bedchamber to the Princess of Wales 1863-66 (b. 17 Apr 1833; d. 28 Feb 1907), 1st dau. of Capt Henry Vyner, of Newby Hall, co. York, and Gautby Hall, co. Lincoln, by his wife Lady Mary Gertrude De Grey, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Thomas Philip [Robinson later Weddell later De Grey], 2nd Earl de Grey


1. Lord Frederick Oliver Robinson, later 2nd Marquess of Ripon

1.a daughter (dvp. an infant)


9 Jul 1900


23 Jun 1871 Marquess of Ripon

suc. by



Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Hull 1852-53, for Huddersfield 1853-57 and for the West Riding of Yorkshire 1857-59; suc. his father as 2nd Earl of Ripon 28 Jan 1859 and his paternal uncle as 3rd Earl de Grey 14 Nov 1859; Under-Secretary of State for War 1859-61 and 1861-63; Under-Secretary of State for India 1861; Secretary of State for War 1863-66; Privy Councillor 1863; High Steward of Hull 1863; Secretary of State for India 1866; Lord President of the Council 1868-73; Knight of the Garter 1869; Grand Master of Freemasons, United Grand Lodge of England 1870-74; Lord Lieutenant of the North Riding of Yorkshire 1873-1906; Governor General and Viceroy of India 1880-84; GCSI 1884; CIE 1884; First Lord of the Admiralty 1886; Secretary of State for the Colonies 1892-95; Mayor of Ripon 1895; Lord Privy Seal 1905-08


Frederick Oliver [Robinson], 2nd Marquess of Ripon, GCVO


29 Jan 1852


7 May 1885 Lady Constance Gwladys Lowther (b. 24 Apr 1859; raised to the rank of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1862;  widow of St George Henry [Lowther], 4th Earl of Lonsdale; d. 27 Oct 1917), sister of Sidney [Herbert], 14th Earl of Pembroke, and 3rd dau. of Sidney [Herbert], 1st Baron Herbert of Lea, by his wife Mary Elizabeth A'Court-Repington, only dau. of Lt Gen Charles Ashe A'Court-Repington


s.p. 22 Sep 1923


Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Ripon 1874-80; Treasurer of the Household to Queen Alexandra 1901-23


On the death of the 2nd Marquess of Ripon all his titles became extinct.




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