John Manners, 2nd Duke of Rutland

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His Grace
The Duke of Rutland
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John Manners, 2nd Duke of Rutland, oil by Jean-Baptiste Closterman c. 1730s, Belvoir Castle
Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire
In office
1714–1721
Monarch George III
Preceded by The Earl of Denbigh
Succeeded by The Duke of Rutland
Personal details
Born 18 September 1676
Died 22 February 1721
Nationality British
Spouse(s) Catherine Russell

John Manners, 2nd Duke of Rutland KG (18 September 1676 – 22 February 1721) was the son of John Manners, 1st Duke of Rutland and his third wife Catherine Wriothesley Noel, daughter of Baptist Noel, 3rd Viscount Campden. He was styled Lord Roos from 1679 until 1703 and Marquess of Granby from 1703 until 1711.

He married, firstly, Catherine Russell, daughter of William Russell, Lord Russell and Lady Rachel Wriothesley, on 23 August 1693. They had nine children:

He married, secondly, Lucy Sherard, daughter of Bennet Sherard, 2nd Baron Sherard, on 1 January 1713. They had eight children:

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Marquess of Hartington
Thomas Coke
Member of Parliament for Derbyshire
with Marquess of Hartington

17011701
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Thomas Coke
Sir John Curzon, Bt
Preceded by
John Verney
John Wilkins
Member of Parliament for Leicestershire
with The Lord Sherard

17011702
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John Verney
John Wilkins
Preceded by
Sir William Ellys, Bt
Richard Ellys
Member of Parliament for Grantham
with Sir William Ellys, Bt

17051707
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Parliament of Great Britain
Parliament of Great Britain
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Parliament of England
Member of Parliament for Grantham
with Sir William Ellys, Bt

17071710
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Sir William Ellys, Bt
Sir John Thorold, Bt
Preceded by
Sir Geoffrey Palmer, Bt
Sir Gilbert Pickering, Bt
Member of Parliament for Leicestershire
with Sir Geoffrey Palmer, Bt

17101711
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Sir Geoffrey Palmer, Bt
Sir Thomas Cave, Bt
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Earl of Denbigh
Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire
1714–1721
Succeeded by
The Duke of Rutland
Peerage of England
Preceded by
John Manners
Duke of Rutland
1711–1721
Succeeded by
John Manners