Wriothesley Noel, 2nd Earl of Gainsborough

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Wriothesley Noel, 2nd Earl of Gainsborough
Born c. 1661
Died 21 September 1690
Occupation Aristocrat, politician
Spouse(s) Catherine Greville
Parent(s) Edward Noel, 1st Earl of Gainsborough
Relatives Hon. Baptist Noel (paternal uncle)
Baptist Noel, 3rd Earl of Gainsborough (cousin)

Wriothesley Baptist Noel, 2nd Earl of Gainsborough (c. 1661 - 21 September 1690)[1] was an English peer and Member of Parliament, styled Viscount Campden from 1683 to 1689.

Early life[edit]

Writhesley Noel was born circa 1661. He was the son of Edward Noel, 1st Earl of Gainsborough.

Career[edit]

Noel inherited the Earldom of Gainsborough in 1689. He was the MP for Hampshire 1685–1689. He was the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire and Lord Lieutenant of Rutland.

Personal life, death and legacy[edit]

Noel married Catherine Greville, daughter of Fulke Greville, 5th Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court and Sarah Dashwood. He had no male heirs. He died on 21 September 1690. He was succeeded by his cousin, Baptist Noel, 3rd Earl of Gainsborough, son of Hon. Baptist Noel and Susannah Fanshawe, daughter of Sir Thomas Fanshawe.

References[edit]

Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Francis Rolle
Earl of Wiltshire
Member of Parliament for Hampshire
1685–1689
With: Earl of Wiltshire
Succeeded by
Earl of Wiltshire
Lord William Powlett
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Earl of Gainsborough
Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire
1684–1687
With: The Earl of Gainsborough
Succeeded by
The Duke of Berwick
Preceded by
The Earl of Gainsborough
Lord Lieutenant of Rutland
1685–1688
With: The Earl of Gainsborough
Succeeded by
The Earl of Peterborough
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Edward Noel
Earl of Gainsborough
1689–1690
Succeeded by
Baptist Noel