HOWARD, Charles, Visct. Morpeth (1719-1741).
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Family and Education
bap. 22 May 1719, 1st s. of Henry Howard, 4th Earl of Carlisle, by his 1st w. educ. Grand Tour. unm.
Returned unopposed as an opposition Whig in 1741, standing jointly with Sir Miles Stapylton, a Tory,1 Morpeth died 9 Aug. 1741 before Parliament met, of a ‘venereal distemper which he caught in Italy and kept secret so long that it proved at last incurable’.2