Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
NameCharles George NOEL 2nd Earl of Gainsborough , 5544
Birth1818
Death1881
EducationTrinity College Cambridge
MotherElizabeth GREY , 5545 (-1818)
Notes for Charles George NOEL 2nd Earl of Gainsborough
Charles George Noel, 2nd Earl of Gainsborough (5 September 1818 – 13 August 1881), styled Viscount Campden between 1841 and 1866, was a British peer and Whig politician.

Gainsborough was the only child of Charles Noel, 1st Earl of Gainsborough, by his second wife Elizabeth, daughter of the Hon. Sir George Grey, 1st Baronet. His mother died two weeks after he was born. He was the half-brother of Gerard Noel.[1] He was educated privately and at Trinity College, Cambridge.[2]
Career

Gainsborough succeeded his uncle William Noel as Member of Parliament for Rutland in 1840, but only held the seat until the following year.[3] He then served a year as High Sheriff of Rutland for 1848. In 1866 he succeeded his father in the earldom and entered the House of Lords. The following year he was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Rutland, which he remained until his death.[4]
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