Viscount Harcourt

Viscount Harcourt, of Stanton Harcourt in the County of Oxford, was a title that was created twice, once in the Peerage of Great Britain and once in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was first created in Great Britain in 1711 for Simon Harcourt, Lord Chancellor. For more information on this creation, which became extinct in 1830, see Earl Harcourt. The title was created a second time in 1917 in favour of Lewis Vernon Harcourt. He was made Baron Nuneham, of Nuneham Courtenay in the County of Oxford, at the same time, also in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. Harcourt was the son of Sir William Vernon Harcourt, son of William Vernon Harcourt, son of the Right Reverend Edward Venables-Vernon-Harcourt, son of George Venables-Vernon, 1st Baron Vernon, by his third wife Martha Harcourt, daughter of Simon Harcourt, son of Simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt. The title became extinct on the first Viscount's son, the second Viscount, in 1979..

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... Liberal) MP 1923–24 1927–45 James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, Oxford Regius Professor of Civil Law 1870–93, President of the Board of Trade 1894–95, Chief Secretary for Ireland 1905–07 ... Conservative) MP 1906–22 1924–29 Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, Foreign Secretary 1905–16, Liberal MP 1885–1916 Jo Grimond, Leader of the Liberal Party 1956–67 1976 ... Just days before his death, Harcourt dined at the club and declared "This is my last public appearance", which it proved to be ...

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