Death of the Duke of Richmond.
of the Goodwood races is dead.
He was the Duke
, whose death at London
, on the 21st of October, is announced in the late news from Europe
His grace, as proprietor of Goodwood Park
, near Chichester
, and as the patron of the famous races there in July of every year, is better known to the American
world than he is as one of the great nobles of England
His rank, lineage, and the chief events of his life, are summed up as follows:
Charles Gordon Lenox
, born 1791, succeeded his father, fourth Duke
, in 1819; married in 1817, to Lady Caroline Paget
, daughter of the Marquis
He was in the seventieth year of his age at the time of his decease.
The following were his titles:--1675--Duke
of Darnley, Baron
of Torbelton, in the Peerage of Scotland
In the Peerage of England
, 1675, Duke
of March, and Baron
In the Peerage of France
, 1684, Duke
d'aubigny; he was also Knight
of the Garter.
He is now succeeded by his son, Charles, Earl
of March and Darnley, born in 1818.
's seats are Gordon Castle, Bannffshire; Huntley Lodge, Aberdeenshire; Kinrara, Invernesshire, Scotland
; Goodwood Park
and Weststoke, Sussex, England
His residence in London
was 51 Portland Place. The Duke
was descended from Charles the Second of England
, the first Duke
being a natural son of that monarch.
The following offices were held by the late Duke
of Marshal College and University, Aberdeen
; a Privy Counsellor, Lord Lieutenant
, Vice Admiral
of the Coast of Sussex
of the Royal
Sussex Militia, and Aide-de-Camp
to the Queen