1750-1799

1754 General Election

In 1754 Robert Grosvenor 6th Baronet Grosvenor was elected as MP Chester during the 1754 General Election

Coronation of George III

On 22 Sep 1761 William Talbot 1st Earl Talbot was appointed as Lord High Steward at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of George III

On 22 Sep 1761 George William Frederick III King Great Britain and Ireland was crowned III King Great Britain and Ireland: Hanover at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of George III

On 22 Sep 1761 Charles Compton 7th Earl Northampton was the Bearer of the Ivory Rod with the Dove at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of George III

1761 General Election

Capture of Havana

On Aug 1762 George Keppel 3rd Earl Albermarle commanded at Havana, Cuba, Caribbean during the Capture of Havana

Storming of Morro Castle

Pontiac's War

On 06 May 1763 Robert Davers 5th Baronet Davers was killed during Pontiac's War

1768 General Election

In 1768 Charles Davers 6th Baronet Davers was elected MP Weymouth during the 1768 General Election.

In 1768 William Egerton was elected as MP Brackley during the 1768 General Election

1774 General Election

In 1774 Charles Davers 6th Baronet Davers was elected MP Bury St Edmunds during the 1774 General Election.

In 1774 Thomas Frankland 6th Baronet Thirkleby was elected as MP Thirsk during the 1774 General Election

In 1774 William Egerton was elected as MP Brackley during the 1774 General Election

Battle of Camperdown

On 11 Oct 1797 Adam Duncan 1st Viscount Duncan was victorious at the Battle of Camperdown.A complete victory for the British, who captured eleven Dutch ships without losing any of their own.

On 21 Oct 1797 Adam Duncan 1st Viscount Duncan was created 1st Viscount Duncan of Camperdowne in recognition of his victory at the Battle of Camperdown