Shield of arms of Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey Descended from a long-established Northumbrian family seated at Howick Hall , Grey was the second but eldest surviving son of General Charles Grey KB (1729–1807) and his wife, Elizabeth (1743/4–1822), daughter of George Grey of Southwick, co. Durham.
Cut off from his family money, Robert supported his family through journalism and was later reconciled with his father.: 30–33, 75, 105–8 Lady Beatrix Maud Cecil (11 April 1858 – 27 April 1950); she married William Palmer, 2nd Earl of Selborne on 27 October 1883. They had four children.
07/09/2022 · The Prime Minister that has held the longest term in the UK is Robert Walpole, the 1st Earl of Orford. He was first appointed in 1721 and went on to serve no less than 20 years and 314 days.