Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull
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Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull


The Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull

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Lord President of the Council

6 February 1719 - 11 June 1720
MonarchGeorge I
The Earl of Sunderland
Viscount Townshend
Arms of Pierrepont: Argent semée of cinquefoils gules, a lion rampant sable

Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull (c. 1655 – 5 March 1726) was an English aristocrat.

Political career

He had been the member of parliament for East Retford before his accession to the peerage as fifth Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull in 1690.[1][2] While serving as one of the commissioners for the union with Scotland he was created Marquess of Dorchester in 1706, and took a leading part in the business of the House of Lords. He was made a privy councillor and in 1715 was created Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull; afterwards serving as Lord Privy Seal and Lord President of the Council. The Duke was a prominent figure in the fashionable society of his day.[3]

Family

His first wife was Lady Mary Feilding, a daughter of William Feilding, 3rd Earl of Denbigh, and his wife Mary King, whom he married in 1687. They had three daughters and a son, among whom were:[4]

His second wife was Lady Isabella Bentinck, daughter of Hans William Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland, whom he married in 1714. They had two daughters:

  • Lady Caroline Pierrepont (died 1753) who married Thomas Brand (senior), MP
  • Lady Anne Pierrepont (1719-1739)

He was succeeded by his grandson Evelyn, son of William.

References

  1. ^ "Pierrepont, Evelyn (1665?-1726)" . Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885-1900.
  2. ^ "''Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull'' at Special Collections of ''The University of Nottingham''". Nottingham.ac.uk. Retrieved 2012.
  3. ^  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Kingston-upon-Hull, Earls and Dukes of". Encyclopædia Britannica. 15 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 822.
  4. ^ "''William Pierrepont, Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull (1692-1713)'' at Special Collections of ''The University of Nottingham''". Nottingham.ac.uk. Retrieved 2012.
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Viscount Weymouth
Custos Rotulorum of Wiltshire
1706–1711
Succeeded by
The Viscount Weymouth
Preceded by
The Viscount Weymouth
Custos Rotulorum of Wiltshire
1714–1726
Succeeded by
Earl of Hertford
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Edward Nevill
John Millington
Member of Parliament for East Retford
1689-1690
With: John Thornhagh
Succeeded by
John Thornhagh
Richard Taylor
Legal offices
Preceded by
The Duke of Leeds
Justice in Eyre
north of the Trent

1714–1717
Succeeded by
The Earl of Westmorland
Political offices
Preceded by
The Earl of Sunderland
Lord Privy Seal
1716–1719
Succeeded by
The Duke of Kent
Preceded by
The Earl of Sunderland
Lord President of the Council
1719–1720
Succeeded by
The Viscount Townshend
Preceded by
The Duke of Kent
Lord Privy Seal
1720–1726
Succeeded by
The Lord Trevor
Peerage of Great Britain
New creation Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull
1715–1726
Succeeded by
Evelyn Pierrepont
Peerage of England
New creation Marquess of Dorchester
2nd creation
1706–1726
Succeeded by
Evelyn Pierrepont
Preceded by
William Pierrepont
Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull
1690–1726

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