Sackville Tufton, 8th Earl of Thanet

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Sackville Tufton, 8th Earl of Thanet (Lord Thanet) (1733–1786) was an English nobleman.[1]


He was the second son of Sackville Tufton, 7th Earl of Thanet. Tufton received his early education at Westminster School.[1] He was hereditary High Sheriff of Westmorland from 1753 to 1786.


Tufton married Mary, daughter of Lord John Sackville, in 1767. They had five sons and two daughters:[2]


  1. ^ a b Frandzen, Thomas. "Sackville Tufton (1733-1786)". Retrieved 2009-02-27. 
  2. ^ Debrett's Peerage. I. M. Sherman. 1825. p. 133. 
Peerage of England
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Earl of Thanet Succeeded by
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