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Auktionen Dr. Crott 87. Auktion

Francis Edward Rawdon-Hastings, 1. Marquess of Hastings (1754-1826) Francis Edward Rawdon-Hastings trug von Geburt an bis 1762 den Titel The Honourable Francis Rawdon und war von 1762 bis 1783 als Lord Rawdon bekannt. Von 1793 bis 1816 war er Earl of Moira. Hastings war britisch-irischer Politiker und Offizier, der von 1813 bis 1823 das Amt des Generalgouverneurs von Indien innehatte. Den Familien- namen ‘Hastings’ nahm er 1790 in Übereinstimmung mit dem Testament seines Onkels mütterlicherseits, Francis Hastings, 10. Earl of Huntingdon, an. Quelle: Hastings,_1st_Marquess_of_Hastings, Stand 02.04.2013 Francis Edward Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings (1754-1826) Francis Edward Rawdon-Hastings, styled The Honou- rable Francis Rawdon from birth until 1762, as The Lord Rawdon between 1762 and 1783, and known as The Earl of Moira between 1793 and 1816, was an Irish- British politician and military officer who served as Governor-General of India from 1813 to 1823. He took the additional surname ‘Hastings’ in 1790 in compliance with the will of his maternal uncle, Francis Hastings, 10th Earl of Huntingdon. Source: Hastings,_1st_Marquess_of_Hastings, as of 04/02/2013.