Lord Edward Clinton
Clinton was educated at Eton and left in 1853. He joined the Rifle Brigade as an Ensign in 1854 and served in the Crimea after the fall of Sebastopol. He reached the rank of Captain in 1857 and spent 5 years in Canada (1861–1865). In 1878 he attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and retired in 1880 while posted in India. Source: The Eton Register part II, 1853-1859.
Clinton was Groom-in-Waiting to Queen Victoria from 1881 to 1894, then Master of the Household from 1894 until her death. He then reverted to a Groom-in-Waiting under her successor King Edward VII in 1901 and remained in that post until his death.
Edward was a younger son of the 5th Duke of Newcastle and on 22 August 1865, he married Matilda Jane Cradock-Hartopp, a daughter of Sir William Cradock-Hartopp, 3rd Baronet, but the couple did not have any children.
- KCB : Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath
- GCVO : Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order - 2 February 1901
- Prussia - 1st class, Order of the Crown - 1901 - during the visit of Emperor Wilhelm II for the death and funeral of Queen Victoria in January-February 1901
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "N" (part 2)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Craig, F. W. S. (1989) . British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 438. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.
- The London Gazette: . 23 July 1901.
- The London Gazette: . 15 February 1901. Retrieved 11-10-2012.
- "Latest intelligence - Germany" The Times (London). Monday, 27 May 1901. (36465), p. 3.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Lord Edward Clinton
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Lord Robert Pelham-Clinton
Sir Evelyn Denison
|Member of Parliament for North Nottinghamshire
1865 – 1868
With: Sir Evelyn Denison
Frederick Chatfield Smith
Sir Evelyn Denison
Sir John Cowell
|Master of the Household
Sir Horace Farquhar
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