Gascoyne-Cecil, James Brownlow William 2nd Marquess of Salisbury

Male 1791 - 1868  (76 years)


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  • Name Gascoyne-Cecil, James Brownlow William 
    Suffix 2nd Marquess of Salisbury 
    Born 17 Apr 1791 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Apr 1868 
    Person ID I22812  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2013 

    Father Cecil, James 1st Marquess of Salisbury,   b. 4 Sep 1748,   d. 13 Jun 1823  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Hill, Lady Emily Mary,   b. 1750,   d. 27 Nov 1835  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1773 
    Family ID F14127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Gascoyne, Frances Mary 
    Married 2 Feb 1821 
    Children 
     1. Gascoyne-Cecil, Lady Mildred Arabella Charlotte,   d. 18 Mar 1881
     2. Gascoyne-Cecil, Lady Blanche Mary Harriet,   b. 1825, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1872, 18 Eaton Terrace, Eaton Square, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     3. Gascoyne-Cecil, Robert Arthur Talbot 3rd Marquess of Salisbury,   b. 3 Feb 1830,   d. 22 Aug 1903  (Age 73 years)
     4. Gascoyne-Cecil, Lt.-Col. Lord Eustace Brownlow Henry,   b. 24 Apr 1834,   d. 3 Jul 1921  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F20163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sackville-West, Lady Mary Catherine,   d. 6 Dec 1900 
    Married 29 Apr 1847 
    Children 
     1. Cecil, Arthur,   b. 3 Jul 1851, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1913, Lymington Hampshire England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2009 
    Family ID F15188  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was given the name of James Brownlow William Cecil at birth.
      He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.
      He gained the rank of Colonel in 1813 in the service of the Hertfordshire Militia.
      He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1813 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).
      He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Weymouth between 1813 and 1817.
      He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Hertford between 1817 and 1823.
      He was Commissioner for Indian Affairs between 1818 and 1827.
      On 22 March 1821 his name was legally changed to James Brownlow William Gascoyne-Cecil by Royal Licence.
      He held the office of High Steward for Hertford in 1823.
      He succeeded to the title of 7th Earl of Salisbury [E., 1605] on 13 June 1823.
      He succeeded to the title of 2nd Marquess of Salisbury [G.B., 1789] on 13 June 1823.
      He succeeded to the title of 7th Baron Cecil of Essendon, co. Rutland [E., 1603] on 13 June 1823.
      He succeeded to the title of 7th Viscount Cranborne, co. Dorset [E., 1604] on 13 June 1823.
      He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1826.
      He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1826 with a Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.).
      He was Provincial Grand Master of Freemasons, Hertfordshire between 1833 and 1844.
      He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1842.
      He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Middlesex between 1842 and 1868.
      He held the office of Lord Privy Seal between March 1852 and December 1852.
      He held the office of Lord President of the Council from 1858 to 1859.


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