George Pratt, 2nd Marquess Camden

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The second Marquess Camden

George Charles Pratt, 2nd Marquess Camden, KG (2 May 1799 – 6 August 1866) was a British peer and Tory politician, styled Viscount Bayham from 1794 to 1812 and Earl of Brecknock from 1812 to 1840.

Pratt's father was John Pratt, Viscount Bayham, eldest son of Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden. His mother was Frances Molesworth, daughter of William Molesworth of Wenbury, Devon (the second son of Sir John Molesworth, 4th Baronet).

In 1821, Brecknock became Tory Member of Parliament for Ludgershall, then for Bath in 1830 and finally for Dunwich in 1831. He was also a Lord of the Admiralty from 1828 to 1829.

On 8 January 1835, he was called to the House of Lords in his father's barony of Camden and was married later that year, on 27 August, to Harriet Murray (1813–1854), the daughter of George Murray, Bishop of Rochester. His wife was later made a Lady of the Bedchamber and they had eleven children.

In 1840, Camden inherited his father's titles. He was appointed a Knight of the Garter in 1846 and Lord Lieutenant of Brecknockshire in 1865. On his death in 1866, his titles passed to his eldest son, John, Earl of Brecknock.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
The Earl of Carhampton
Sandford Graham
Member of Parliament for Ludgershall
18211826
With: Sandford Graham
Succeeded by
George Agar-Ellis
Edward Foley
Preceded by
Lord John Thynne
Charles Palmer
Member of Parliament for Bath
18261830
With: Lord John Thynne
Succeeded by
Lord John Thynne
Charles Palmer
Preceded by
Andrew Arcedeckne
Frederick Barne
Member of Parliament for Dunwich
18311832
With: Frederick Barne
Succeeded by
Frederick Barne
Viscount Lowther
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Lloyd Watkins
Lord Lieutenant of Brecknockshire
1865–1866
Succeeded by
The Lord Tredegar
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Pratt
Marquess Camden
1840–1866
Succeeded by
John Pratt
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
John Pratt
Baron Camden
(writ of acceleration)

1835–1866
Succeeded by
John Pratt