Fulke Greville-Nugent, 1st Baron Greville

Colonel Fulke Southwell Greville-Nugent, 1st Baron Greville (17 February 1821 – 25 January 1883), known as Fulke Greville until 1866, was an Irish Liberal politician.


The Lord Greville
Lord Lieutenant of Westmeath
In office
1871–1883
Preceded byThe Marquess of Westmeath
Succeeded bySir Benjamin Chapman, Bt
Member of Parliament for County Longford
In office
1852–1869
Serving with Richard Maxwell Fox (1852–1856), Henry George Hughes (1856–1857), Henry White (1857–1861), Luke White (1861–1862), Myles O'Reilly (1862–1869)
Preceded byRichard Maxwell Fox
Richard More O'Ferrall
Succeeded byMyles O'Reilly
Reginald Greville-Nugent
High Sheriff of Hertfordshire
In office
1850–1850
Preceded byAbel Smith
Succeeded byWilliam John Lysley
Personal details
Born(1821-02-17)17 February 1821
Died25 January 1883(1883-01-25) (aged 61)
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)
Lady Rosa Emily Mary Anne Nugent
(m. 1840)
ChildrenAlgernon Greville-Nugent, 2nd Baron Greville
George Greville-Nugent
Robert Greville-Nugent
Reginald Greville-Nugent
Patrick Greville-Nugent
Mildred Greville-Nugent
ParentsAlgernon Greville
Caroline Graham

Early lifeEdit

Greville was the second son of Algernon Greville, Esq., of North Lodge in Hertford, and the former Caroline Graham. His mother was the second daughter of Sir Bellingham Graham, 6th Baronet.[1]

He was a member of a junior branch of the Greville family headed by the Earl of Warwick.[2]

Political careerEdit

Greville sat as Member of Parliament for Longford County as a Liberal from 19 July 1852 until 1869, when he was raised to the Peerage of the United Kingdom as Baron Greville, of Clonyn in the County of Westmeath.[3] He had adopted the surname of Nugent-Greville by Royal Patent in 1866. He subsequently served as Lord Lieutenant of Westmeath from 1871 to 1883.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

On 28 April 1840 Lord Greville married Lady Rosa Emily Mary Anne Nugent, the only daughter and heir of George Nugent, 1st Marquess of Westmeath and, his first wife, Lady Emily Cecil (second daughter of James Cecil, 1st Marquess of Salisbury). Together, they had six children:[2]

Lord Greville died on 25 January 1883.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Debrett's peerage, baronetage, knightage, and companionage". Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Greville, Baron (UK, 1869 - 1987)". www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk. Heraldic Media Limited. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  3. ^ "No. 23559". The London Gazette. 26 November 1869. p. 6455.
  4. ^ Recollections of troubled times in Irish politics, by T. D. Sullivan. 1905

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Richard Maxwell Fox
Richard More O'Ferrall
Member of Parliament for County Longford
1852–1869
With: Richard Maxwell Fox 1852–1856
Henry George Hughes 1856–1857
Henry White 1857–1861
Luke White 1861–1862
Myles O'Reilly 1862–1869
Succeeded by
Myles O'Reilly
Reginald Greville-Nugent
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Abel Smith
High Sheriff of Hertfordshire
1850
Succeeded by
William John Lysley
Preceded by
The Marquess of Westmeath
Lord Lieutenant of Westmeath
1871–1883
Succeeded by
Sir Benjamin Chapman, Bt
Peerage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baron Greville
1869–1883
Succeeded by
Algernon Greville