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  1. George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland KG, PC (9 January 1758 – 19 July 1833), known as Viscount Trentham from 1758 to 1786, as Earl Gower from 1786 to 1803 and as The Marquess of Stafford from 1803 to 1833, was an English politician, diplomat, landowner and patron of the arts from the Leveson-Gower family.

    • 9 January 1758, London, England
    • George III
  2. Sir George Granville Leveson-Gower KBE (19 May 1858 – 18 July 1951), was a British civil servant and Liberal politician from the Leveson-Gower family. He held political office as Comptroller of the Household between 1892 and 1895 and later served as a Commissioner of Woods and Forests from 1908 to 1924. In 1921 he was knighted. Contents

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    George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland KG, PC (9 January 1758 19 July 1833), known as Viscount Trentham from 1758 to 1786, as Earl Gower from 1786 to 1803 and as The Marquess of Stafford from 1803 to 1833, was an English politician, diplomat, landowner and patron of the arts from the Leveson-Gower family. He was the wealthiest man...

    Sutherland was the eldest son of the Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquess of Stafford, by his second wife, Lady Louisa, daughter of Scroop Egerton, 1st Duke of Bridgwater. Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Granville, was his half-brother. He was educated at Westminster and at Christ Church, Oxford, where he graduated MA in 1777.

    Sutherland sat as Member of Parliament for Newcastle-under-Lyme from 1779 to 1784 and for Staffordshire from 1787 to 1799. The latter year he was summoned to the House of Lords through a writ of acceleration in his father's junior title of Baron Gower. Between 1790 and 1792 he was Ambassador to France, despite not having any previous diplomatic exp...

  3. 23/10/2021 · Matching family tree profiles for George Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland About George Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland In this video, storyteller, and humourist, Bruce Fummey tells one of the saddest tales from Scotland's History. The Highland Clearances in Sutherland showed the worst excesses of human insensitivity and loss.

    • January 09, 1758
    • Dornoch, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom
  4. 15/09/2021 · George Granville Leveson Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland 1758 - 1833 This person is the subject of ongoing research. We have started by researching their relationship to the enslavement of people. Biographical notes Politician, diplomat, landowner and patron of the arts. Slavery connections

  5. 04/05/2022 · George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland KG, PC (9 January 1758 – 19 July 1833), known as Viscount Trentham from 1758 to 1786, as Earl Gower from 1786 to 1803 and as The Marquess of Stafford from 1803 to 1833, was an English politician, diplomat, landowner and patron of the arts from the Leveson-Gower family.