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  1. General Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond, 4th Duke of Lennox, 4th Duke of Aubigny, KG, PC (9 December 1764 – 28 August 1819) was a British peer, soldier, politician and Governor-General of British North America.

  2. In 1790 Lennox had been elected to his father’s seat of Sussex in the House of Commons, and he was re-elected in 1796, 1802, and 1806. He succeeded to the dukedom of Richmond and Lennox on the death of his uncle on 29 Dec. 1806. The following April he was appointed lord lieutenant of Ireland.

  3. The fourth creation of the dukedom of Richmond was in August 1675, when Charles II granted the title to Charles Lennox, his illegitimate son by Louise de Keroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth. Charles Lennox was further created Duke of Lennox a month later.

  4. Through the influence of his uncle Charles Lennox, 3rd duke of Richmond, he rose rapidly, and on 26 March 1789 became a captain in the Coldstream foot guards. This angered its commander, the duke of York, the king's son, and his criticism of the appointment drew a swift reply.

  5. Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond (1701-1750), became the fourth noble Grand Master of Grand Lodge in 1724. Master of London’s most influential Masonic lodge, the Horn Tavern in New Palace Yard, Westminster (pictured below), and a grandson of Charles II, Richmond set a pro-Hanoverian seal on eighteenth-century Freemasonry.

  6. 14 de ene. de 2008 · Charles Lennox Richmond and Lennox, 4th Duke of, soldier, administrator, governor-in-chief of British N America 1818-19 (b in Eng 9 Sept 1764; d near Richmond, UC 28 Aug 1819). After an undistinguished career in the British army, he sat as an MP in the British House of Commons 1790-1806 until he inherited the dukedom of Richmond.

  7. Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond.