Edward Radclyffe, 2nd Earl of Derwentwater

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Edward Radclyffe, 2nd Earl of Derwentwater (John Baptist Closterman, 1690s)

Edward Radclyffe, 2nd Earl of Derwentwater (1655 – 29 April 1705) was an English peer, styled Viscount Radclyffe from 1688 to 1695.

He inherited the earldom from his father, Francis Radclyffe, 1st Earl of Derwentwater in 1697. His mother was Catherine Fenwick, daughter of Sir William Fenwick. On 18 August 1687 he had married Lady Mary Tudor, the natural daughter of King Charles II.[1]

Their children were:[1]

The marriage was unhappy and the couple separated in 1700.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lundy, Darryl (2010-02-05). "thePeerage.com". Retrieved 2010-02-07.
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Francis Radclyffe
Earl of Derwentwater
1697–1705
Succeeded by
James Radclyffe