Charles Marsham, 4th Earl of Romney
Romney was the son of Charles Marsham, 3rd Earl of Romney, and his wife Lady Margaret Harriet, daughter of Charles Montagu-Scott, 4th Duke of Buccleuch, and succeeded his father in the earldom in 1874. He served as a Lord-in-Waiting (government whip in the House of Lords) from 1889 to 1892 in the Conservative administration of Lord Salisbury.
Lord Romney married Lady Frances Augusta Constance, daughter of George Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd Marquess of Hastings, in 1863. Their third son The Honourable Douglas Henry Marsham was killed in action during the Siege of Mafeking in 1899. Romney died in August 1905, aged 64, and was succeeded in the earldom by his eldest son Charles. Lady Romney died in September 1910, aged 66.
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
- Lundy, Darryl. "FAQ". The Peerage.[unreliable source]
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