Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis

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Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis PC (December 28, 1655 – April 29, 1698) was a British politician who served as First Lord of the Admiralty. He succeeded his father Charles Cornwallis, 2nd Baron Cornwallis as Baron Cornwallis in 1673. On December 27th of that year, at Westminster Abbey, he married Elizabeth Fox (d. February 28, 1681 in Tunbridge Wells), daughter of Sir Stephen Fox. Their son Charles succeeded him as 4th Baron Cornwallis. After Elizabeth's death, he married Anne Scott, 1st Duchess of Buccleuch, widow of James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth.


Political offices
Preceded by
The Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery
First Lord of the Admiralty
Succeeded by
The Viscount Falkland
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Duke of Grafton
Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk
Succeeded by
The Lord Cornwallis
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Charles Cornwallis
Baron Cornwallis
Succeeded by
Charles Cornwallis

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