William Craven, 2nd Baron Craven

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William Craven, 2nd Baron Craven (24 October 1668 – 9 October 1711) was an English nobleman.

He was born in the old house at Benham Park at Speen in Berkshire, the son of Sir William Craven, a grandson of a cousin of William Craven, 1st Earl of Craven. He was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire in 1702, a position he held until his death in 1711. His main residence was Coombe Abbey, near Coventry in Warwickshire.

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Earl of Abingdon
Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire
1702–1711
Succeeded by
The Duke of Northumberland
Peerage of England
Preceded by
William Craven
Baron Craven
1697–1711
Succeeded by
William Craven