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George Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd Marquess of Hastings

George Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd Marquess of Hastings

British noble
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro British noble
Gender male
Birth 4 February 1808
Death 13 January 1844
Children: Edith Rawdon-Hastings10th Countess of Loudoun
The details

George Augustus Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd Marquess of Hastings (4 February 1808 – 13 January 1844), styled Lord Rawdon from birth until 1817 and Earl of Rawdon from 1817 to 1826, was a British peer and courtier.


Rawdon was born in 1808, the eldest son of Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd Earl of Moira (later 1st Marquess of Hastings) and his wife, Flora Mure-Campbell, 6th Countess of Loudoun.


Inheriting his father's titles in 1826 (and later his mother's in 1840), Lord Hastings was a Gentleman of the Bedchamber to King William IV from 1830 to 1831.


Lord Hastings married Barbara Yelverton, 20th Baroness Grey de Ruthyn on 1 August 1831. They had six children:

  • Paulyn Reginald Serlo Rawdon-Hastings, 3rd Marquess of Hastings, 8th Earl of Loudoun (1832–1851)
  • Lady Edith Maud Rawdon-Hastings, later 10th Countess of Loudoun (1833–1874)
  • Lady Bertha Lelgarde Rawdon-Hastings, later 22nd Baroness Grey de Ruthyn (1835–1887)
  • Lady Victoria Maria Louisa Rawdon-Hastings (1837–1888)
  • Lord Henry Weysford Charles Plantagenet Rawdon-Hastings, later 4th Marquess of Hastings and 9th Earl of Loudon (1842–1868)
  • Lady Frances Augusta Constance Muir Rawdon-Hastings (1844–1910), married Charles Marsham, 4th Earl of Romney.
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