Science Fair Project Encyclopedia
Lord Granville Somerset
Lord Granville Charles Henry Somerset (27 December 1792 - 23 February 1848) was a British Conservative politician of the early 19th century. He was the second son of the 6th Duke of Beaufort . Educated at Christ Church, Oxford (2nd class classics 1813). Conservative Member of Parliament for Monmouthshire from 20 May 1816 until his death. A Lord of the Treasury, 1820. Married 1822, Emily, daughter of 1st Lord Carrington . First Commissioner of Woods and Forests from December 1834 to April 1835, and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster September 1841 to July 1846. In favour of free trade. A member of the Carlton Club.
The contents of this article is licensed from www.wikipedia.org under the GNU Free Documentation License. Click here to see the transparent copy and copyright details