Augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol

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Name
Augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol Gender: M
born on 19 May 1724 Jul.Cal. (30 May 1724 greg.) at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone LMT m0w10 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 09°09' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 17°32 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 25°12'



3rd Earl of Bristol Augustus Hervey (by Thomas Gainsborough)

Biography

British admiral and politician known as the English Casanova, due to his colourful personal life. He was made Vice Admiral of the Blue in January 1778. Hervey was Member of Parliament for Bury St Edmunds from 1757 to 1763, and, after being for a short time Member for Saltash, again represented Bury St Edmunds from 1768 until he succeeded his brother in the earldom of Bristol in 1775. He died on 23 December 1779.

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Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Augustus Hervey: A Naval Casanova" by M. R. J. Holmes (Pentland, 1996), p. 1: "The second son of John Lord Hervey of Ickworth and his wife the former Mary Lepel, Augustus John Hervey was born in London on 19 May 1724, about one o'clock of the afternoon."

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Military career (British admiral)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Member of Parliament for Bury St Edmunds)