Edward Bulwer

Mr Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer

Rush ID: 4811

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1805
Died:
18 January 1873
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
General William Earle Bulwer
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
4811
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q318462
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BULWER, Edward (1805-1873)
  2. BULWER-LYTTON, Edward (1805-1873) **

Alternative names

  1. Edward (Edward George Earle Lytton) Bulwer-Lytton (a.k.a.)

    1844 - 1866

    surname assumed by Royal licence in 1844

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Lytton

    New hereditary

    1866

Constituencies

  1. Hertfordshire

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1866*
    Date of exit: 14 July 1866
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Lincoln

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Also MP for St. Ives, 1831.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Lincoln

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: Thu 29th Jul 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1858-1859

Higher education

  1. Trinity Hall

    Attended -1826

    Degree BA

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Wheeler, Rosina

    Year: 1827

  2. Swetenham, Catherine Anne

    Year: 1827

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

  2. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club