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Henry Phipps (1755 - 1831)

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Henry "1st Earl of Mulgrave" Phipps
Born in Mulgrave, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Houghton Le Spring, Co Durham, UKmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Wilton Cres, London. UKmap
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Biography

Henry Phipps was a member of aristocracy in England.

Henry Phipps, born 14 Feb 1755, was a son of Henry Phipps, 1st Lord Mulgrave of New Ross (Irish Peerage), and Lepell Hervey. [1] He was brother to Constantine Phipps.[2]

He joined the Army, appointed Ensign, 1st Regiment of Foot Guards, 8 Jun 1775. Promoted Lieutenant and then Captain, 2 Apr 1778, in the same Regiment. Promoted to Major, 85th Regiment of Foot, 30 Aug 1779. Lieutenant Colonel of the 88th Regiment on 4 Oct 1780 and then Lieutenant Colonel of the 45th Regiment on 19 Jan 1782. Returned to the 1st Regiment of Foot Guards, as Captain of Guards, 6 Jun 1783 and appointed Colonel in the Army, 18 Nov 1790. He served as Colonel of 31st Regiment and then served as Major General in Toulon and south of France, promoted 26 Oct 1793. He was Governor of Scarborough castle, 13 Aug 1796. Promoted Lieutenant General, 1 Jan 1801.

He served as MP for Totnes, 1784-1790 and then MP for Scarborough between 1790 and 1794.

He was Secretary of State for the Foreign Department between 1805 and 1806 and First Lord of the Admiralty between 1807 and 1810.

He succeeded his brother as 3rd Lord Mulgrave of New Ross (Peerage of Ireland) on 10 Oct 1792.

He was created Baron Mulgrave of Mulgrave on 13 Aug 1794 (peerage of Great Britain).

He was created Viscount Normanby and Earl of Mulgrave on 7 Sep 1812.

He died 7 Apr 1831.[3]

Family

He married Martha Sophia Malling, a daughter of Christopher Thompson Malling, Esq. (West Herrington, Durham), on 20 Oct 1795.[4][5] She died on 17 Oct 1849.[6]

They had four sons and five daughters. One only of the latter survived childhood.

  • Constantine Henry Phipps, later 1st Marquis of Normanby.
  • Sir Charles Beaumont Phipps.
  • Edmund Phipps, born 7 Dec 1808, died 1857.[7]
  • Hon. Augustus Frederick Phipps, born 1809.


Sources

  1. The official baronage of England; Vol 2, Doyle, page 545 - Mulgrave
  2. Wikipedia Henry Phipps 1st Earl Mulgrave
  3. The official baronage of England; Vol 2, Doyle, page 545 - Mulgrave
  4. The official baronage of England; Vol 2, Doyle, page 545 - Mulgrave
  5. Dictionary of national biography; Ed 1; Volume 45; Sir Stephen Leslie; page 235
  6. Dictionary of national biography; Ed 1; Volume 45; Sir Stephen Leslie; page 235
  7. Dictionary of national biography; Ed 1; Volume 45; Sir Stephen Leslie; page 235

See also:

  • The official baronage of England, showing the succession, dignities, and offices of every peer from 1066 to 1885, with sixteen hundred illustrations; Vol 2, Doyle; 1886, archive.org
  • Dictionary of national biography; Ed 1; Volume 45; Sir Stephen Leslie. archive.org


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