|Born||8 March 1700|
|Died||24 April 1731 31)(aged|
|Children|| William Morgan (of Tredegar, younger) |
John Morgan (of Dderw)
Sir William Morgan, KB (8 March 1700 – 24 April 1731) was a Welsh Whig politician of the early 18th century.
Morgan was the eldest son of Sir John Morgan, a Whig of great political influence in Brecknockshire and Monmouthshire. He inherited the Tredegar Estate from his father in 1720, and in 1722, entered the House of Commons, being returned for both Brecon and Monmouthshire and choosing to sit for the latter. He was also, like his father, appointed Lord Lieutenant of Brecknockshire and Lord Lieutenant and custos of Monmouthshire in 1720, and also became custos of Brecknockshire in 1723.
Morgan was one of the Founder Knights of the Order of the Bath upon its revival in 1725. Around 1724, he married Lady Rachel Cavendish (d. 1780), the daughter of William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire. He was appointed Steward of the King's Lordship of Penkelly, and died at Tredegar in 1731. He left his Tredegar estate to his eldest son William. He was known for his courtesy and benevolenceand his extravagant manner of living.
William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire was a British nobleman and politician. He was the eldest son of William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire and Lady Mary Butler. A prominent Whig, he was sworn of the Privy Council in 1707, and served as Lord President of the Council from 1716 to 1717 and 1725 to 1729. He married The Hon. Rachel Russell (1674–1725), daughter of William Russell, Lord Russell on 21 June 1688.
William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire,, styled Lord Cavendish before 1729 and Marquess of Hartington between 1729 and 1755, was a British Whig statesman and nobleman who was briefly nominal Prime Minister of Great Britain. He was the first son of William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire and his wife, the former Catherine Hoskins.
This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of Brecknockshire. After 1723, all Lord Lieutenants were also Custos Rotulorum of Brecknockshire. The office was abolished on 31 March 1974 and replaced with the Lord Lieutenant of Powys, with Deputy Lieutenants for Brecknockshire.
This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire. Before the English Civil War, the lieutenancy of Monmouthshire was held by the Lord Lieutenant of Wales, except for the period from 1602 to 1629, when it formed a separate lieutenancy in conjunction with Glamorgan. After the English Restoration in 1660, it was again held by the Lord Lieutenant of Wales from 1672 until 1694, when the twelve central Welsh lieutenancies were divided. After 1715 each office holder was also Custos Rotulorum of Monmouthshire. The combined position was finally abolished on 31 March 1974 and replaced with that of the Lord Lieutenant of Gwent.
Tredegar House is a 17th-century Charles II-era country house mansion in Coedkernew, at the western edge of the city of Newport, Wales. For over five hundred years it was home to the Morgan family, later Lords Tredegar; one of the most powerful and influential families in the area. Described as "The grandest and most exuberant country house" in Monmouthshire and one of the "outstanding houses of the Restoration period in the whole of Britain", the mansion stands in a reduced landscaped garden of 90 acres (0.36 km2) forming the non-residential part of Tredegar Park. The property became a Grade I listed building on 3 March 1952 and has been under the care of the National Trust since March 2012.
This is a list of people who have served as Custos Rotulorum of Brecknockshire.
Baron Tredegar, of Tredegar in the County of Monmouth, was a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1859 for the Welsh politician Sir Charles Morgan, 3rd Baronet, who had earlier represented Brecon in Parliament. His eldest son, Charles Rodney Morgan, sat as Member of Parliament for Brecon, but predeceased his father. Lord Tredegar was therefore succeeded by his second son, the second Baron.
Henry Newport, 3rd Earl of Bradford was an English peer and Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1706 and 1722.
Sir Thomas Morgan was a Welsh politician, of the family of Morgan of Tredegar. He was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Morgan and his wife Jane Colchester.
Sir William Morgan was a Welsh landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons of England between 1659 and 1680.
Sir Thomas Morgan, JP was a Welsh Whig politician of the 17th century.
Sir John Morgan was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1701 to 1720.
Sir William Morgan was a Welsh politician of the mid-18th century.
Thomas Morgan was a Welsh lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1723 to 1769.
Charles Morgan "of Dderw" was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1763 and 1787.
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William McWilliam O'Brien, 4th Earl of Inchiquin, KB, PC(I) was an Irish peer and Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1722 and 1754.
Charles Morgan Robinson Morgan, 1st Baron Tredegar was an English Whig peer and a member of the House of Lords.
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|Parliament of Great Britain|
| Member of Parliament for Brecon |
| Member of Parliament for Monmouthshire |
With: John Hanbury
Lord Charles Somerset
| Lord Lieutenant of Brecknockshire and Monmouthshire |
The Lord Ashburnham
| Custos Rotulorum of Brecknockshire |
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