Robert Lee, 4th Earl of Lichfield
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Robert Lee, 4th Earl of Lichfield (3 July 1706 – 3 November 1776) was an uncle of the 3rd Earl, George Henry Lee II. He was a son of Edward Lee, 1st Earl of Lichfield and his wife Charlotte Fitzroy, an illegitimate daughter of Charles II.
End of the line
He died without issue in 1776 and was thus the last in the 2nd Creation Earl of Lichfield. The estate and title eventually reverted to his niece Lady Charlotte Lee, eldest surviving daughter of his brother the 2nd Earl of Lichfield.
In 1744 Charlotte had married Viscount Dillon. Their son Charles Dillon, 12th Viscount Dillon inherited the estate of Ditchley but not the title. Ditchley remained the home of the Viscounts Dillon until 1934.