Peregrine Bertie, 3rd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven

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General Peregrine Bertie, 3rd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven PC (1714 – 12 August 1778) was the son of Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven.

He married, firstly, Elizabeth Blundell, on 22 May 1735. He married, secondly, Mary Panton, on 27 November 1750. They had four children:

On the death of his father in 1742, he succeeded him in the dukedom and as Lord Great Chamberlain and Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, and was appointed to the Privy Council.

He gained the rank of Major-General on 19 January 1755, Lieutenant-General on 3 February 1759 and General on 25 May 1772.

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Political offices
Preceded by
The Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven
Lord Great Chamberlain
1742 – 1778
Succeeded by
The Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven
Preceded by
The Viscount Weymouth
Master of the Horse to Queen Charlotte
1765 – 1766
Succeeded by
The Earl De La Warr
Preceded by
The Earl of Hertford
Master of the Horse
1766 – 1778
Succeeded by
The Duke of Northumberland
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven
Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire
1742 – 1778
Succeeded by
The Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Peregrine Bertie
Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven
1742 – 1778
Succeeded by
Robert Bertie