Capell,  Lt.-Gen. Algernon 2nd Earl of Essex

Capell, Lt.-Gen. Algernon 2nd Earl of Essex

Male 1670 - 1710  (39 years)

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  • Name Capell, Algernon 
    Prefix Lt.-Gen. 
    Suffix 2nd Earl of Essex 
    Born 28 Dec 1670  Maldon, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jan 1710  Hertfordshire England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19774  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 

    Father Capell, Arthur 1st Earl of Essex,   b. 28 Jan 1631, Little Hadham Hertfordshire England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1683, Tower of London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Percy, Lady Elizabeth,   b. 1636, Petworth, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1717  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 19 May 1653  Petworth, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5838  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bentinck, Lady Mary,   b. 20 Aug 1679, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1726, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1698  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Capell, William 3rd Earl of Essex,   b. 1697, Maldon, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1743  (Age 46 years)
     2. Capell, Lady Mary,   b. 19 Oct 1700, Hertfordshire England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1762  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F13228  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Algernon Capell
    Algernon Capell

  • Notes 
    • Lt.-Gen. Algernon Capell 2nd Earl of Essex succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Capell of Hadham co. Hereford [E. 1641] on 13 July 1683.
      He succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Malden co. Essex [E. 1661] on 13 July 1683.
      He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Essex [E. 1661] on 13 July 1683.
      He held the office of Gentleman of the Bedchamber to King William III between 1691 and 1702.
      He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland between 1692 and 1710.
      He was Colonel of the 4th Dragoons between 1693 and 1710.
      He gained the rank of Brigadier-General in 1701/2.
      He gained the rank of Major-General in 1704.
      He held the office of Constable of the Tower of London between 1706 and 1710.
      He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1708.
      He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1708.


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