Duke Bridgewater

Duke Bridgewater is in Dukedoms of England Alphabetically, Dukedoms of England Chronologically, Extinct Dukedoms of England.

On 18 Jun 1720 Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 38) was created 1st Duke Bridgewater.

On 04 Aug 1722 Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 40) and Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater (age 15) were married. She by marriage Duchess Bridgewater. The difference in their ages was 25 years. She the daughter of Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford and Elizabeth Howland Duchess Bedford (age 40). He the son of John Egerton 3rd Earl Bridgewater and Jane Paulet Countess Bridgewater.

On 11 Jan 1744 Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater (age 62) died. His son John Egerton 2nd Duke Bridgewater (age 16) succeeded 2nd Duke Bridgewater, 5th Earl Bridgewater, 6th Viscount Brackley, 6th Baron Ellesmere.

On 26 Feb 1748 John Egerton 2nd Duke Bridgewater (age 20) died unmarried. His brother Francis Egerton 3rd Duke Bridgewater (age 11) succeeded 3rd Duke Bridgewater, 6th Earl Bridgewater, 7th Viscount Brackley, 7th Baron Ellesmere.

On 08 Mar 1803 Francis Egerton 3rd Duke Bridgewater (age 66) died unmarried. Duke Bridgewater extinct. His first cousin once removed John William Egerton 7th Earl Bridgewater succeeded 7th Earl Bridgewater, 8th Viscount Brackley, 8th Baron Ellesmere.