John Perceval 1711 - 1770

occupation:
First Lord of the Admiralty,
Politician
Nationality:
British; English
born in:
Westminster, City of Westminster, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

2nd earl of Egmont

1733-1748 - styled Viscount Perceval. 1742 - produced two volumes of the Genealogical History of the House of Yvery. 1748 - succeeded his father as second Earl of Egmont in the Irish peerage. 1762 - created Baron Lovel and Holland of Enmore, Somerset. 1763 - appointed to succeed the Earl of Sandwich as First Lord of the Admiralty, in George Grenville's ministry. 1766 0- resigned as First Lord of the Admiralty.

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