Marquess of Bath is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain.It was created in 1789 for Thomas Thynne, 3rd Viscount Weymouth.The Marquess holds the subsidiary titles Baron Thynne, of Warminster in the County of Wiltshire, and Viscount Weymouth, both created in 1682 in the Peerage of England.
Thomas Thynne, 1st Marquess of Bath (1734–1796) employed Capability Brown who replaced the formal gardens with a landscaped park and dramatic drives and entrance roads. Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath (1765–1837) employed Jeffry Wyatville to modernise the house and received advice from Humphrey Repton on the grounds.
Bath is a constituency in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom represented by Wera Hobhouse of the Liberal Democrats. Perhaps its best-known representatives have been the two with international profiles: William Pitt the Elder ( Prime Minister 1766–1768) and Chris Patten , the last Governor of Hong Kong (1992-1997).
Her grandfather was Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton (1663-1690), an illegitimate son of King Charles II. By his wife he had thirteen children: Francis Seymour-Conway, 2nd Marquess of Hertford (12 February 1743 – 28 June 1822) Lady Anne Seymour-Conway (1 August 1744 – 4 November 1784), married Charles Moore, 1st Marquess of Drogheda
Sir Francis Knollys (also the oldest ever sitting MP) was first elected as MP for Oxford in 1575 at the age of around 25 and was MP for Reading at the time of his death in 1648, a period spanning 73 years, although there were eight periods, amounting to 27 entire years (1590–92, 1594–96, 1599–1600, 1602–03, 1605–13, 1615–19, 1627 and 1630–39) in which the Parliament of England ...
George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham: Christ Church James Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th Marquess of Salisbury: University: Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 7th Marquess of Salisbury: Christ Church John Thynne, 4th Marquess of Bath: Christ Church Thomas Thynne, 5th Marquess of Bath: Balliol Henry Thynne, 6th Marquess of Bath: Christ Church
George Cholmondeley, 1st Marquess of Cholmondeley: 1749–1827 1822 657 Francis Seymour-Conway, 3rd Marquess of Hertford: 1777–1842 1822 658 Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath: 1765–1837 1823 659 Charles X, King of France: 1757–1836 1825 660 Charles Sackville-Germain, 5th Duke of Dorset: 1767–1843 1826 661