LASCELLES, Edwin (1713-95), of Harewood, nr. Leeds, Yorks.
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Family and Education
bap. 5 Feb. 1713, 1st s. of Henry Lascelles by his 1st w. and bro. of Daniel Lascelles. educ. Trinity, Camb. 1732; I. Temple 1731. m. (1) 5 Jan. 1747, Elizabeth (d. 31 Aug. 1764), da. and h. of Sir Darcy Dawes, 4th Bt., of Lyons, Essex, s.p.; (2) 31 Mar. 1770, Jane, da. of William Coleman of Garney, Devon, wid. of Sir John Fleming, 1st Bt., of Brompton Park, Mdx., s.p. suc. fa. 1753; cr. Baron Harewood 9 July 1790.
Edwin Lascelles, who took no part in the family business, was returned for Scarborough on his own interest. He voted for the Hanoverians in 1746 and was classed as a government supporter in the next Parliament. He died 25 Jan. 1795.