Note: 1st Earl of Powis, 2nd Lord Clive BARONY OF HERBERT OF CHIRBURY I. 1. EARLDOM OF POWIS IV. 1. BARONY OF POWIS VI. 1. EDWARD (CLIVE), BARON CLIVE OF PLASSEY [IRL], co. Clare, son and heir of Robert, 1st BARON CLIVE OF PLASSEY [IRL], by Margaret, daughter of Edmund MASKELYNE, was born in Queen's Square, 7, and baptised 14 March 1754, at St. George the Martyr, Bloomsbury; educated at Eton 25 January 1762-70; matriculated at Oxford (Christ Church) 28 February 1771; M.P. for Ludlow, 1774-94; Lord Lieutenant of Salop, 1775-98 and 1804 till his death; Recorder of Shrewsbury, 1775, and of Ludlow, 1801 Colonel in the Army during service, 1779; Member of the Board of Agriculture, 1793. He was created 13 August 1794, BARON CLIVE OF WALCOT, co. Salop. Governor of Madras, August 1798 to August 1803. His wife having inherited all the estates of her brother, the 5th Earl of Powis, he was created, 14 May 1804, BARON POWIS OF POWIS CASTLE, co. Montgomery, BARON HERBERT OF CHIRBURY, co. Salop, VISCOUNT CLIVE OF LUDLOW, and EARL OF POWIS. P.C. 21 November 1805; Lord Lieutenant of co. Montgomery, 1804-30; nominated Viceroy of Ireland 16 November 1805, but never went there. He married, 7 May 1784, at her father's house in Hertford Street, London, Henrietta Antonia, 4th but only surviving sister and heir of George Edward Henry Arthur (HERBERT), 5th EARL OF POWIS, and daughter of Henry Arthur, (HERBERT), 4th,EARL OF POWIS, by Barbara, daughter, and heir of Lord Edward HERBERT. She, who was born 3 September 1758, died 3 June 1830, at Walcot, and was buried at Bromfield, co. Salop. He died 16 May 1839, at 45 Berkeley Square, London, and was buried 25 May, at Bromfield. [CP 10:652-3]
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