Brudenell

Lord James Thomas Brudenell

Rush ID: 3371

Details

Born:
16 October 1797
Died:
28 March 1868
Birth place:
Hambleden, Buckinghamshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
6th Earl of Cardigan
Notes:
Stenton seems confused about dates of his succession to Peerage and death. Best known as an army commander; led 'Charge of the Light Brigade' at Balaklava in 1854.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
3371
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q335449
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BRUDENELL, Lord (1797-1868)
  2. BRUDENELL, James (1797-1868) **

Alternative names

  1. James (James Thomas) Brudenell (family name)

    1797 - 1868

    family name; assumed title Lord Brudenell on father's succession as Earl of Cardigan

Peerages

  1. 7th Earl of Cardigan

    Hereditary

    1837

Constituencies

  1. Northamptonshire Northern

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Also MP for Marlborough, 1818-1829, and Fowey 1830-1831; first elected for this constituency in 1831.

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Failed to graduate

Marriages

  1. Tollemache, Elizabeth

    Year: 1826

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club