The Late Lord Lyttelton

The late Lord Lyttelton, 1876. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. R.W. Thrupp, of Birmingham, of 'George William Lyttelton, fourth Lord Lyttelton of Frankley...After passing through Eton, his Lordship entered Trinity College, Cambridge, and was Chancellor's Medallist and Senior Classic in 1838. As a Greek scholar few equalled Lord Lyttelton. In 1837 he succeeded to the title at the death of his father, and held office as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies in 1846. In 1840 he contested unsuccessfully the election of High Steward of Cambridge University, in 1845 was appointed Principal of Queen's College, Birmingham, and finally served as Chief Commissioner of Endowed Schools until the year 1874. He was Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of the county of Worcester, High Steward of Bewdley, a member of the Privy Council'. From "Illustrated London News", 1876. Creator: Unknown. (Photo by The Print Collector/Heritage Images via Getty Images)
The late Lord Lyttelton, 1876. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. R.W. Thrupp, of Birmingham, of 'George William Lyttelton, fourth Lord Lyttelton of Frankley...After passing through Eton, his Lordship entered Trinity College, Cambridge, and was Chancellor's Medallist and Senior Classic in 1838. As a Greek scholar few equalled Lord Lyttelton. In 1837 he succeeded to the title at the death of his father, and held office as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies in 1846. In 1840 he contested unsuccessfully the election of High Steward of Cambridge University, in 1845 was appointed Principal of Queen's College, Birmingham, and finally served as Chief Commissioner of Endowed Schools until the year 1874. He was Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of the county of Worcester, High Steward of Bewdley, a member of the Privy Council'. From "Illustrated London News", 1876. Creator: Unknown. (Photo by The Print Collector/Heritage Images via Getty Images)
The Late Lord Lyttelton
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01 January, 1876
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