George Egerton, 2nd Earl of Ellesmere
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Egerton was the eldest son of Francis Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere and was educated at Christ Church, Oxford and Trinity College, Cambridge. On 29 April 1846, he married Lady Mary Campbell (a daughter of the 1st Earl Cawdor) and they had two sons, Hon. Francis Charles Granville (1847–1914) and Hon. Alfred John Francis (1854–1890), Member of Parliament for Eccles.
In 1847, Lord Brackley became Member of Parliament for North Staffordshire and held the seat until 1851 when he resigned due to ill health. In 1857, he inherited his father's titles and on his own death in 1862, was succeeded by his eldest son, Francis.
- "Egerton, George Granville Francis (EGRN843GG)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- Appletons' annual cyclopaedia and register of important events of the year: 1862. New York: D. Appleton & Company. 1863. p. 692.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Earl of Ellesmere
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With: Charles Adderley
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|Earl of Ellesmere
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