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Lord Clarence Edward Paget R.N.Explanation
Son of Field-Marshal, the 1st Marquess of Angelsey.
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
17 June 1811 Born.
1837 Stood unsuccesfully as M.P. for Southampton.
1847July 1852M.P. (Liberal) for Sandwich.
1852 Married Martha Stuart, daughter of Admiral Sir Robert Otway.
1856 C.B. (Companion of the Bath).
March 1857March 1866M.P. for Sandwich (until he resigned).
2 June 1869 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath).
29 May 1886 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
22 March 1895 Died (Brighton)
In retirement he devoted his time to the arts, being an accomplished sculptor. He modelled and erected a statue of NelsonExternal link on the coast of Anglesey.
 
DateRank
29 May 1823Entered Navy
14 May 1831Lieutenant
25 September 1834Commander
26 March 1839Captain
4 February 1858Rear-Admiral
24 April 1865Vice-Admiral
1 April 1870Admiral
18 June 1876Retired Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
20 October 1827 Midshipman in Asia at battle of Navarin
11 August 1831 Lieutenant in Warspite
27 February 18321833Lieutenant (supern'y) in St Vincent
7 June 1834 Lieutenant in Winchester
17 January 18372 January 1839Commander in Pearl, North America
26 June 1839 Captain in Howe, Sheerness
23 August 18411845Captain in Aigle, Mediterranean
1846 Secretary to the Board of Ordnance (appointed by his father,then the master-general)
18481853Secretary to Master-general of the Ordnance
29 October 1853July 1855Captain in Princess Royal (from commissioning), the Baltic (1854), and the Black Sea (1855, including the blockade and bombardment of Sebastopol) during the Russian War (until invalided)
30 June 185927 April 1866First Secretary of the Admiralty, acting as departmental spokesman in the House of Commons
28 April 186628 April 1869Commander-in-chief, Mediterranean (flag in Victoria, then Caledonia)
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