Charles Evelyn Pierrepont, Viscount Newark

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Charles Evelyn Pierrepont, Viscount Newark MP (2 September 1805 – 23 August 1850)[1] was a Member of Parliament for East Retford, and poet.

Family[edit]

He was born on 2 September 1805 at Holme Pierrepont Hall, the son of Charles Pierrepont, 2nd Earl Manvers and Mary Letitia Eyre. On the ascent of his father to Earl Manvers in 1816 he was styled as Viscount Newark until his death in 1850. He was married on 16 August 1832 to Hon. Emily Littleton, daughter of Edward Littleton, 1st Baron Hatherton and Hyacinthe Mary Wellesley. He died aged 44 on 23 August 1850 in Torquay, Devon.

Career[edit]

He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford and matriculated on 21 October 1823.[2] He was awarded BA in 1826.

He was a Whig Member of Parliament for East Retford from 1830 to 1835.

Shortly before his death in 1850 he published a set of verses written between 1840 and 1848.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, volume 2, page 1822.
  2. ^ Alumni Oxoniensis (1715-1886), volume 3. Joseph Foster. 1891
  3. ^ Verses, 1840-1848. By Charles Evelyn Pierrepont, Styled Viscount Newark. Published 1850.
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Robert Dundas
William Battie-Wrightson
Member of Parliament for East Retford
18301831
With: Arthur Duncombe
Succeeded by
Granville Harcourt-Vernon
Viscount Newark
Preceded by
Arthur Duncombe
Viscount Newark
Member of Parliament for East Retford
18311835
With: Granville Harcourt-Vernon
Succeeded by
Arthur Duncombe
Granville Harcourt-Vernon