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southampton, 3rd earl

Edwin Wyndham-Quin, 3rd Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl

Edwin Richard Wyndham-Quin, 3rd Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl KP (19 May 18126 October 1871) was a British Peer. He was styled Viscount Adare from 1824 to 1850.

The son of Windham Henry Quin, 2nd Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl, he succeeded to the Earldom on the death of his father in 1850.

He was educated at Eton and sat as the Conservative MP for Glamorganshire from the General Election in July 1837 to 1859. He was a convert to Roman Catholicism .

He married on August 18, 1836, Florence Augusta, the third daughter of Thomas Goold, Esq., a Master in the Irish Court of Chancery. They had at least eight children, two sons being still-born. The surviving issue of this marriage were:

He married secondly, Anne, the daughter of Henry Lambert af Carnargh in the county of Wexford and MP for that County from 1831 to 1835.

References

  • Lodge, Edmund, Norroy King of Arms &c., The Peerage of the British Empire & Baronetage, 27th edition, London, 1858, p.203-4.

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