Lord Edward Manners

Lord Edward in 1895.

Captain Lord Edward William John Manners (5 August 1864 - 26 February 1903), was a British army officer and Conservative politician.

Manners was the eldest son of John Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by his second marriage to Janetta, daughter of Thomas Hughan. Henry Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland, was his half-brother and Lord Cecil Manners his brother.

He joined the Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own), and was promoted to Captain 4 April 1894.[1]

In 1895 he was elected to succeed his half-brother as Member of Parliament for Melton, a seat he held until 1900, when his brother Cecil replaced him.

Manners died in February 1903, aged only 38. He never married.



Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Marquess of Granby
Member of Parliament for Melton
Succeeded by
Lord Cecil Manners
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