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Biography of Robert Bertie 4th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1756-1779

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In 1735 [his father] Peregrine Bertie 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1714-1778 (21) and Elizabeth Blundell -1743 were married.

On 01 Jan 1741 Peregrine Bertie 2nd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1686-1741 (54) died. His son [his father] Peregrine Bertie 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1714-1778 (27) succeeded 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven, 3rd Marquess Lindsay, 6th Earl Lindsey, 19th Baron Willoughby Eresby.
Monument in the Church of St Michael and All Angels Edenham South Kesteven. Flat Obelisk before which stands life sized carving of the deceased leaning on an Urn, in Roman dress, a putto holding a medallion of the Duchess Jane Brownlow Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven -1736.

On 27 Nov 1750 [his father] Peregrine Bertie 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1714-1778 (36) and Mary Panton Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven -1793 were married. Mary Panton Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven -1793 by marriage Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven.

On 17 Oct 1756 Robert Bertie 4th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1756-1779 was born to [his father] Peregrine Bertie 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1714-1778 (42) and Mary Panton Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven -1793 at Grimsthorpe South Kesteven.

Around 1758 Robert Bertie 4th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1756-1779 (1) educated at Eton College.

Around 1760 Robert Bertie 4th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1756-1779 (3) educated at St John's College.

On 12 Aug 1778 [his father] Peregrine Bertie 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1714-1778 (64) died. His son Robert Bertie 4th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1756-1779 (21) succeeded 4th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven, 4th Marquess Lindsay, 7th Earl Lindsey, 20th Baron Willoughby Eresby.
On 08 Jul 1779 Robert Bertie 4th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1756-1779 (22) died at Grimsthorpe South Kesteven. His uncle Brownlow Bertie 5th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1729-1809 (49) succeeded 5th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven, 5th Marquess Lindsay, 8th Earl Lindsey. His sister [his sister] Priscilla Barbara Elizabeth Bertie 21st Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1761-1828 (17) succeeded 21st Baron Willoughby Eresby.
On 22 Jul 1779 Robert Bertie 4th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1756-1779 (22) was buried at Edenham South Kesteven.
Monument to [his father] Peregrine Bertie 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1714-1778 (64) and Robert Bertie 4th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1756-1779 (21) in Church of St Michael and All Angels Edenham South Kesteven. On the south side by Charles Harris Sculptor 1749-1795 (28). Pointed back panel of black marble before which is a carving of the deceased seated in ducal robes, holding a cameo of the Duchess, beside him stands the fourth Duke in Roman dress. The figures are flanked by urns. The base is carved with flutes and Paterae and to the centre are bronze plates bearing the memorial inscription.

On 12 Feb 1779 Robert Bertie 4th Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1756-1779 (22) was appointed to the Privy Council and as Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire.

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Ancestry

Father: Peregrine Bertie 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1714-1778

GrandFather: Peregrine Bertie 2nd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1686-1741

Great GrandFather: Robert Bertie 1st Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1660-1723

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Bertie 3rd Earl Lindsey 1630-1701

Great x 3 GrandFather: Montagu Bertie 2nd Earl Lindsey 1608-1666