George Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd Marquess of Hastings

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George Augustus Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd Marquess of Hastings (4 February 1808 – 13 January 1844), styled Lord Rawdon from birth until 1817 and Earl of Rawdon from 1817 to 1826, was a British peer and courtier.

Background[edit]

Rawdon was born in 1808, the eldest son of Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd Earl of Moira (later 1st Marquess of Hastings) and his wife, Flora Mure-Campbell, 6th Countess of Loudoun.[1]

Career[edit]

Inheriting his father's titles in 1826 (and later his mother's in 1840), Lord Hastings was a Gentleman of the Bedchamber to King William IV from 1830 to 1831.

Family[edit]

Lord Hastings married Barbara Yelverton, 20th Baroness Grey de Ruthyn on 1 August 1831.[1] They had six children:

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Court offices
Preceded by
New monarch
Lord of the Bedchamber
1830–1831
Succeeded by
The Marquess of Queensberry
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Francis Rawdon-Hastings
Marquess of Hastings
1826–1844
Succeeded by
Paulyn Rawdon-Hastings
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Francis Rawdon-Hastings
Earl of Moira
1826–1844
Succeeded by
Paulyn Rawdon-Hastings
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Flora Mure-Campbell
Earl of Loudoun
1840–1844
Succeeded by
Paulyn Rawdon-Hastings