HOWE, George Augustus, 3rd Visct. Howe [I] (?1724-58), of Langar, nr. Nottingham

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1747 - 6 July 1758

Family and Education

b. ?1724, 1st surv. s. of Emanuel Scrope, 2nd Visct. Howe [I], M.P., by Mary Sophia Charlotte, da. of John Adolph, Baron von Kielmansegge (by Charlotte Sophia, suo jure Countess of Darlington, mistress of George I); bro. of Richard, 4th Visct., Hon. Thomas, and Hon. William Howe.  educ. Westminster Nov. 1732, aged 8; Eton c. 1734. unm.  suc. fa. 29 Mar. 1735.

Offices Held

Ensign 1 Ft. Gds. 1745, lt. and capt. 1746, capt. and lt.-col. 1749; col. 1757; col. commandant 3 Btn. 60 Ft. Feb.-Sept. 1757; col. 55 Ft. Sept. 1757- d.; brig.-gen. in America 1757.


Howe was returned after a contest for Nottingham in 1754. On 13 Nov. 1755 he voted against the Address. He was killed in action near Fort Ticonderoga, 6 July 1758.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke