George Brudenell, 3rd Earl of Cardigan
George Brudenell, 3rd Earl of Cardigan (29 September 1685 – 5 July 1732), styled Lord Brudenell between 1698 and 1703, was a British peer.
He was the son of Francis Brudenell, Lord Brudenell, by his wife Lady Francis Savile, grand-daughter of Thomas Savile, 1st Earl of Sussex.
In 1703 he succeeded his grandfather in the earldom . In January 1709 he officially renounced his Roman Catholic faith in order to take his seat in the House of Lords. In 1712 he was appointed Master of the Buckhounds, a post he held until 1715.
Marriage & issueEdit
In 1703 he married Lady Elizabeth Bruce (1689-December 1745), a daughter of Thomas Bruce, 2nd Earl of Ailesbury, 3rd Earl of Elgin, by whom he had several children including:
He died in July 1732 and was succeeded by his eldest son George Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, 4th Earl of Cardigan.
- John WADE (Vice-President of the Historical Section of the Institut d'Afrique” of Paris.) (1847). British history, chronologically arranged, comprehending a classified analysis of events ... in Church and State, from the first invasion by the Romans to the accession of Queen Victoria. Henty G. Bohn. pp. 316–.
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George Brudenell, later Montagu