Edward Pelham-Clinton, 10th Duke of Newcastle

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The Duke of Newcastle
Preceded by Henry Pelham-Clinton-Hope, 9th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne
Personal details
Born (1920-08-18)18 August 1920
Died 25 December 1988(1988-12-25) (aged 68)

Edward Charles Pelham-Clinton, 10th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne (18 August 1920 – 25 December 1988), known as Edward Pelham-Clinton until November 1988, was an English nobleman and lepidopterist.

Pelham-Clinton was the son of Captain Guy Edward Pelham-Clinton and a great-great-grandson of Henry Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle. He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Oxford and served as a captain in the Royal Artillery during the Second World War.

He was an expert lepidopterist and Deputy Keeper at the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh. He succeeded his cousin the 9th Duke, in November 1988, but died only one month later, aged 68. As he was unmarried, and there were no other direct male heirs through the first Duke's line, the dukedom became extinct. His junior title of Earl of Lincoln, however, was inherited by a distant relative.

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Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Henry Pelham-Clinton-Hope
Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne
November–December 1988
Extinct
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Henry Pelham-Clinton-Hope
Earl of Lincoln
November–December 1988
Succeeded by
Edward Fiennes-Clinton