|Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs|
6 July 1866 – 1 December 1868
|Prime Minister||The Earl of Derby
|Preceded by||Austen Henry Layard|
|Succeeded by||Arthur Otway|
|Born||27 July 1816|
|Died||27 August 1869|
|Spouse(s)||Lady Mary Pierrepont
Edward Christopher Egerton (27 July 1816 – 27 August 1869) was a British Conservative politician.
Egerton sat as Member of Parliament for Macclesfield from 1852 to 1868 and for Cheshire East from 1868 to 1869. He served under the Earl of Derby and later Benjamin Disraeli as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs between 1866 and 1868.
Egerton married Lady Mary Frances, daughter of Charles Pierrepont, 2nd Earl Manvers, in 1845. He died in August 1869, aged 53. Lady Mary remained a widow until her death in June 1905.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Edward Egerton
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Macclesfield
With: John Brocklehurst
William Coare Brocklehurst
|New constituency||Member of Parliament for Cheshire East
With: William Legh
William Cunliffe Brooks
Austen Henry Layard
|Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs