Lord Robert Manners

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth6.2.1758ref:845
First Known Service13.5.1778ref:845
FatherJohn Manners, Marquess of Granby (1721-1770)ref:845
MotherLady Frances Seymour (1728-1761)ref:845
Last Known Service12.4.1782ref:845
Date of Death23.4.1782BWAS-1714
Cause of DeathTetanusref:845

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
6.2.1758 Appointed LordODNB
1763 Educated at Eton College until 1771.ODNB
13.5.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/406CSORN
17.9.177816.2.1779Victory (100), Sixth Lieutenant ADM 6/21/453ODNB
16.2.177923.3.1779Victory (100), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/21/510ODNB
2.9.177917.1.1780Alcide (74), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/22/23ODNB
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
17.1.1780 Captain ADM 6/22/100CSORN
17.1.178012.4.1782Resolution (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/100
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 17.3.1780
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
14.9.178023.4.1782Elected a Member of Parliament for CambridgeshireODNB
29.4.178130.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal 
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
25.1.178226.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts 
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 


ref:845Wesminster Abbey Web Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site

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