Timothy Howard St George Byng, 11th Viscount Torrington, born 13 July 1943,is a British peer.
He succeeded his grandfather, Arthur Byng, 10th Viscount Torrington (1876–1961).
Byng has three daughters and no sons. His title, through male primogeniture, will likely pass to a distant Canadian cousin.
Viscount Torrington is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain. It was created in 1721 for the statesman Sir George Byng, 1st Baronet, along with the subsidiary title Baron Byng, of Southill in the County of Bedford, also in the Peerage of Great Britain. He had already been created a baronet, of Wrotham in the County of Kent, in the Baronetage of Great Britain in 1715. His eldest son, the second Viscount, represented Plymouth and Bedfordshire in the House of Commons and later served as Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard from 1746 to 1747. His younger brother, the third Viscount, was a major-general in the Army. His grandson, the sixth Viscount, was a vice-admiral in the Royal Navy. His son, the seventh Viscount, served as Governor of Ceylon between 1847 and 1850.
Earl of Strafford is a title that has been created three times in English and British history.
John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford,, known as Lord John Russell until 1802, was a British Whig politician who notably served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in the Ministry of All the Talents. He was the father of Prime Minister John Russell, 1st Earl Russell.
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The Hon.Robert Byng (1703–1740) was a British Navy official and Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1728 to 1739. He served as Governor of Barbados for a short time before he died there.
Admiral of the Fleet George Byng, 1st Viscount Torrington,, of Southill Park in Bedfordshire, was a Royal Navy officer and statesman. While still a lieutenant, he delivered a letter from various captains to Prince William of Orange, who had just landed at Torbay, assuring the Prince of the captains' support; the Prince gave Byng a response which ultimately led to the Royal Navy switching allegiance to the Prince and the Glorious Revolution of November 1688.
Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford,, styled Marquess of Tavistock from 1802 to 1839, was a British peer and Whig politician.
Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath KG, styled Viscount Weymouth from 1789 until 1796, was a British peer.
Major General George Byng, 3rd Viscount Torrington, of Southill Park in Bedfordshire, was a British Army officer and peer.
Field Marshal John Byng, 1st Earl of Strafford was a British Army officer and politician. After serving as a junior officer during the French Revolutionary Wars and Irish Rebellion of 1798, he became Commanding Officer of the Grenadier Battalion of the 3rd Regiment of Foot Guards during the disastrous Walcheren Campaign. He served as a brigade commander at the Battle of Vitoria and then at the Battle of Roncesvalles on 25 July 1813 when his brigade took the brunt of the French assault and held its position for three hours in the early morning before finally being forced back.
George Byng, 7th Viscount Torrington, was a British colonial administrator and courtier.
George Stanley Byng, 8th Viscount Torrington, known as George Byng until 1884, was a British Conservative politician.
George Byng DL JP, of Wrotham Park in Middlesex, and of Wentworth House, 5, St James's Square, London, was a British Whig politician.
John Byng, 5th Viscount Torrington, previously styled The Hon. John Byng for most of his lifetime, was a British aristocrat and celebrated 18th-century diarist.
George Byng, 4th Viscount Torrington was an English peer.
George Byng of Wrotham Park in Middlesex, was a British politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1768 to 1784.
Captain Pattee Byng, 2nd Viscount Torrington,, was a British Army officer and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1723 to 1733 when he succeeded to the peerage as Viscount Torrington. His career included service as Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard during the reign of King George II.
Charlotte Byng, Viscountess Torrington, formerly Lady Charlotte Montagu, was the wife of Pattee Byng, 2nd Viscount Torrington. She was the daughter of Charles Montagu, 1st Duke of Manchester, and his wife, the former Doddington Greville. She married Viscount Torrington on 11 June 1724.