British Offices and Honours
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The Right Honourable Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey, K.G., G.C.M.G., P.C.

  • Born: 28 December 1802
  • Died: 9 October 1894

Known as[]

  • 1802-1806: Henry Grey, Esq.
  • 1806-1807: The Hon. Henry Grey
  • 1807-1826: The Hon. Henry Grey, commonly called Viscount Howick
  • 1826-1835: The Hon. Henry Grey, commonly called Viscount Howick, M.P.
  • 1835-1845: The Rt. Hon. Henry Grey, commonly called Viscount Howick, M.P.
  • 1845-1863: The Earl Grey, P.C.
  • 1863-1869: The Earl Grey, K.G., P.C.
  • 1869-1894: The Earl Grey, K.G., G.C.M.G., P.C.

Political Offices[]

Lieutenancies[]

  • Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland, 1847-1877

Peerage Titles[]

  • inherited the titles of Earl Grey, Viscount Howick, and Baron Grey of Howick (all in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, 1845

Chivalric Orders[]

  • Knight of the Garter, 1863
  • Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George, 1869

Privy Council[]

Parliamentary Seats[]

  • Member of Parliament for Winchilsea, 1826-1830
  • Member of Parliament for Higham Ferrers, 1830-1831
  • Member of Parliament for Northumberland, 1831-1832
  • Member of Parliament for North Northumberland, 1832-1841
  • Member of Parliament for Sunderland, 1841-1845



Preceded by:
William Gladstone
Secretary of State for War and the Colonies
1846–1852
Succeeded by:
Sir John Pakington, Bt.
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