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Lady Charlotte Greville 1775 - 1862

March 02, 2010

Lady Charlotte Greville 1775 - 1862 was an advocate of homeopathy, and she attended a Fancy Bazaar in aid of the London Homeopathic Hospital on 9th 10th June 1855, and a  fund raising event held in support of the London Homeopathic Hospital at the Riding School of the Cavalry Barracks in Kensington on 10.6.1858,

Charlotte Greville was a close friend of Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke of Wellington (they reportedly had an affair), her daughter Harriet Catherine Greville married Francis Egerton 1st Earl of Ellesmere

On 10.6.1858, another fund raising event was held in support of the London Homeopathic Hospital at the Riding School of the Cavalry Barracks in Kensington, attended by Colonel Parker, the Duchess of Abercorn, Lady Acton, the Marchioness of Aberdeen, the Marchioness of Aylesbury, Viscountess Barrington, the Duchess of Beaufort, the Countess of Bradford, Lady Bryant, Erneste de Bunsen, Burne, Adelaide Cadogan, Augusta Duchess of Cambridge, Georgiana Codrington, the Countess of Cowley, the Countess of Craven, Curson, Blanche Dapplin, Lady Ebury, Lady Elcho, the Marchioness of Exeter, Lady Forester, the Countess of Gainesborough, the Countess of Glengall, Lady Gray of Gray, Charlotte Greville, Lady Hall of Hanover, the Countess of Harrowby, Lady Ellinor Hopwood, the Countess of Kinnoull, Viscountess Lismore, Lady Lynd L’emplemore, the Duchess of Manchester, the Duchess of Montrose, Henrietta Morant, Viscountess Newport, Adeliza Norman, Lady Caroline Paget, the Duchess of Richmond, Lady Rokeby, Lady Cosmo Russell, the Countess of Sandwich, Lady Elizabeth de Emily Seymour, Viscountess Sidmouth, Villers, Lady Smith, Mrs. Felix Vaughn Smith, Mrs. Dudly Ward, Lady Willoughby, the Countess of Wilton, the Countess of Winchelsea,

Lady Charlotte Cavendish Bentinck was born circa 1773. She was the daughter of William Henry Cavendish Bentinck 3rd Duke of Portland and Lady Dorothy Cavendish. She married Captain Charles Greville, son of Fulke Greville and Frances Macartney, on 31 March 1793. She died on 28 July 1862. Her married name became Greville. Children of Lady Charlotte Cavendish Bentinck and Captain Charles Greville; Harriet Catherine Greville d. 17 Apr 1866; Charles Greville; Algernon Frederick Greville b. 29 Jan 1798, d. 15 Dec 1864 ( and Henry - in fact she had 3 sons and a daughter),

Of interest:

Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville 1794 - 1865 was an English diarist and an amateur cricketer who played first-class cricket from 1819 to 1827. His father Charles Greville was a grandson of the Francis Richard Charles Greville 5th Earl of Warwick, and his mother was Lady Charlotte Bentinck, daughter of the William Henry Cavendish Bentinck 3rd Duke of Portland (former leader of the Whig party and Prime Minister). Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville was Clerk of the Privy Council under Robert Peel, and Prince Albert (who came from a family tradition of homeopathy, and when he came to England to marry Queen Victoria, he renewed the Royal patronage of homeopathy).

Henry William Greville (1801–1872) the brother of Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville ‘… was an English aristocrat and diarist…’ who knew  William Francis Cowper Temple 1st Baron Mount Temple (James Gregory, Reformers, Patrons and Philanthropists, (Taurus Academic Studies, 2010). Page 100).

Harriet Catherine Greville married Francis Egerton 1st Earl of Ellesmere, the uncle of Hugh Lupus Grosvenor 1st Duke of Westminster, who was the son of Richard Grosvenor Earl Grosvenor 2nd Marquess of Westminster, the nephew of Thomas Egerton 2nd Earl of Wilton, and the nephew of Robert Grosvenor 1st Baron Ebury, the father in law of George Henry Charles Byng 3rd Earl of Strafford, and he was also related to Granville Leveson Gower 1st Earl Granville – all staunch advocates of homeopathy,

Harriet Catherine Greville was the daughter of Captain Charles Greville and Lady Charlotte Cavendish-Bentinck. She married Francis Egerton 1st Earl of Ellesmere, son of George Granville Leveson-Gower 1st Duke of Sutherland, and Elizabeth Gordon Countess of Sutherland, on 18 June 1822. She died on 17 April 1866. Her married name became Egerton. Children of Harriet Catherine Greville and Francis Egerton 1st Earl of Ellesmere: Lady Alice Harriet Frederica Egerton d. 22 Dec 1928; Blanche Egerton d. 20 Mar 1894; George Granville Francis Egerton, 2nd Earl of Ellesmere+ b. 15 Jun 1823, d. 19 Sep 1862; Admiral Hon. Francis Egerton+ b. 15 Sep 1824, d. 15 Dec 1895; Algernon Fulke Egerton+ b. 31 Dec 1825, d. 14 Jul 1891; Arthur Frederick Egerton+ b. 6 Feb 1829, d. 25 Feb 1866; Granville Egerton b. c 1834, d. 27 Jan 1851,

William Henry Cavendish Bentinck 3rd Duke of Portland PC 1738 – 1809 was a British Whig (Conservative) statesman, Chancellor of the University of Oxford and Prime Minister.


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