Biography of William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale

Timeline

On 29 Dec 1757 William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale was born to William Lowther.

Around 1767 William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale educated at Westminster School.

Around 1769 William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale educated at Trinity College.

In 1780 William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale was elected as MP Carlisle.

In 1780 William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale was elected as MP Appleby.

On 12 Jul 1781 William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale and Augusta Fane Countess Lonsdale were married.

In 1784 William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale was elected as MP Cumberland.

In 1785 Mary Lowther was born to William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale and Augusta Fane Countess Lonsdale.

On 21 Jul 1787 William Lowther 2nd Earl Lonsdale was born to William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale and Augusta Fane Countess Lonsdale.

On 27 Jul 1790 Henry Cecil Lowther was born to William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale and Augusta Fane Countess Lonsdale at Lowther Castle.

On 09 Jun 1792 William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale fought a duel with a Captain Cuthbert of the Guards, when the latter refused to let the former's carriage pass through Mount Street in London where some rioting had been taking place. After shots were fired both parties concluded with a handshake.

In 1796 William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale was elected as MP Rutland.

On 24 May 1802 William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale succeeded 2nd Viscount Lowther, 2nd Baron Lowther. Augusta Fane Countess Lonsdale by marriage Viscount Lowther.

In 1807 William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale was appointed 634th Knight Garter: George III.

In 1807 William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale was created 1st Earl Lonsdale (2C 1807). Augusta Fane Countess Lonsdale by marriage Earl Lonsdale (2C 1807).

On 19 Mar 1844 William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale died at York House.

Anne Lowther was born to William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale and Augusta Fane Countess Lonsdale.

Grace Caroline Lowther Duchess Cleveland was born to William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale and Augusta Fane Countess Lonsdale.

Elizabeth Lowther was born to William Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale and Augusta Fane Countess Lonsdale.

Ancestry

Father: William Lowther

GrandFather: Christopher Lowther