Lady Hester Pitt (19 October 1755 – 20 July 1780), who married Viscount Mahon, later the 3rd Earl Stanhope, on 19 December 1774; three children, including the traveler and Arabist Lady Hester Stanhope; John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham (1756–1835), who married The Hon. Mary Townshend; no issue
He was the second son of Richard Grenville and Hester Temple (later the 1st Countess Temple). He was one of five brothers, all of whom became MPs. His sister Hester Grenville married the leading political figure William Pitt. His elder brother was Richard Grenville, later the 2nd Earl Temple.
Sir Pitt Crawley (named after the great Commoner) was the son of Walpole Crawley, first Baronet, of the Tape and Sealing-Wax Office in the reign of George II., when he was impeached for peculation, as were a great number of other honest gentlemen of those days; and Walpole Crawley was, as need scarcely be said, son of John Churchill Crawley, named after the celebrated military commander of the ...
1720: Hester Pitt, Countess of Chatham, britische Adelige 1722: Erhard Andreas Frommann , deutscher evangelischer Geistlicher und Pädagoge 1723: John Byron , englischer Seefahrer, Entdecker und Admiral
January 31 – The Hester, a British 28-gun sailing ship and a crew of 70 is lost in Persia. February 7 – The Twelfth Siege of Gibraltar begins as Marshal René de Froulay de Tessé of the French Army supplements the Spanish forces of the Marquis of Villadarias and seizes control of a strategic fortress, the Round Tower, but the forces retreat after a counterattack kills 200 of their number ...
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