Charles Gordon-Lennox, 6th Duke of Richmond

Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, 6th Duke of Richmond, 6th Duke of Lennox, and 1st Duke of Gordon, KG, PC (27 February 1818  27 September 1903), styled Lord Settrington until 1819 and then Earl of March until 1860, was a British Conservative politician.


The Duke of Richmond

President of the Board of Trade
In office
24 June 1885  19 August 1885
MonarchQueen Victoria
Prime MinisterThe Marquess of Salisbury
Preceded byJoseph Chamberlain
Succeeded byHon. Edward Stanhope
In office
8 March 1867  1 December 1868
MonarchQueen Victoria
Prime MinisterThe Earl of Derby
Benjamin Disraeli
Preceded bySir Stafford Northcote, Bt
Succeeded byJohn Bright
Leader of the House of Lords
In office
21 February 1874  21 August 1876
MonarchQueen Victoria
Prime MinisterBenjamin Disraeli
Preceded byThe Earl Granville
Succeeded byThe Earl of Beaconsfield
Lord President of the Council
In office
21 February 1874  28 April 1880
MonarchQueen Victoria
Prime MinisterBenjamin Disraeli
Preceded byThe Lord Aberdare
Succeeded byThe Earl Spencer
President of the Poor Law Board
In office
7 March 1859  11 June 1859
MonarchQueen Victoria
Prime MinisterThe Earl of Derby
Preceded byThomas Sotheron-Estcourt
Succeeded byCharles Pelham Villiers
Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
In office
22 October 1860  27 September 1903
Hereditary Peerage
Preceded byThe 5th Duke of Richmond
Succeeded byThe 7th Duke of Richmond
Member of Parliament
for West Sussex
In office
22 July 1841  21 October 1860
Preceded byLord John Lennox
Succeeded bySir Walter Barttelot
Personal details
Born27 February 1818 (1818-02-27)
Richmond House, London
Died27 September 1903(1903-09-27) (aged 85)
Gordon Castle, Morayshire
NationalityBritish
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Frances Harriett Greville
Children6, including Charles and Walter
ParentsCharles Lennox, 5th Duke of Richmond
Lady Caroline Paget
Alma materChrist Church, Oxford