William Lygon, 2nd Earl Beauchamp
William Beauchamp Lygon, 2nd Earl Beauchamp FRS (1783 – 12 May 1823), styled The Honourable William Lygon between 1806 and 1815 and Viscount Elmley between 1815 and 1816, was a British politician.
In 1806 he was returned to parliament as one of two representatives for Worcestershire (succeeding his father), a seat he held until 1816 when he entered the House of Lords on inheriting the earldom from his father. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on 6 December 1810.
Styles of address
- 1783–1806: Mr William Lygon
- 1806–1810: The Honourable William Lygon MP
- 1810–1815: The Honourable William Lygon FRS MP
- 1815–1816: Viscount Elmley FRS MP
- 1816–1823: The Right Honourable The Earl Beauchamp FRS
- "William Beauchamp Lygon, 2nd Earl Beauchamp". The Peerage. Retrieved 30 May 2016.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "W" (part 5)
- "Fellows 1660-2007" (PDF). The Royal Society. Retrieved 30 May 2016.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Earl Beauchamp
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Worcestershire
With: John Ward March–November 1806
William Lyttelton November 1806–1816
|Peerage of the United Kingdom|
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