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Authorised form of nameHastings; Francis (1729 - 1789); 10th Earl of Huntingdon
SurnameHastings
ForenamesFrancis
Dates1729 - 1789
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
13 March 1729
Death:
02 October 1789
ActivityEducation:
Christ Church, Oxford (matriculated 1747)
Career:
Master of Horse to George III; Privy Councillor (1760); Groom of the Stole
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/03/1758
Proposers:
George Parker, Earl of Macclesfield (PRS)
RelationshipsSon of Theophilus, 9th Earl of Huntingdon, and his wife Selina, daughter of Washington, 2nd Earl Ferrars
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; Foster
Notes:
From Journal Book: 'The President proposed for Election into this Society, The Right Honourable Francis Earl of Huntingdon, who was according to the Statute, immediately put to the Balot and Elected a Fellow of the Society' 2 March 1758
Royal Society codeNA6558
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
CB/2/259Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to Lord Huntingdon23 June 1789
CB/2/691Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to Lord Huntingdon25 May 1789
CB/2/251Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to Lord Huntingdon6 June 1789
CB/2/284Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to Lord Huntingdon11 August 1789
CB/2/364Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to Lord Huntingdon6 September 1787
MM/5/39Memorial from the Royal Society to King George III concerning the Transit of Venus of 1769c.1768
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