William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne Bio Details

Full name

Rt. Hon William Lamb

Also known as

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

Gender

Male

Age

69

Date of birth

15 Mar 1779

Birth place

London, England, UK

Date of death:

24 Nov 1848

Place of death

London, England, UK

Cause of death

A Stroke

Occupations

MP (1806 - 1812)

MP (1816)

British Secretary for Ireland (1827)

Home Secretary (1830)

Prime Minister of Britain and First Lord of the Treasury (1834)

Prime Minister of Britain and First Lord of the Treasury (1835)

Education

Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

Cambridge University : Trinity College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

Became a mentor to Queen Victoria when she came to the throne in 1837, tutoring her in government and politics until his resignation in 1841 when The Queen's husband Albert took over as her confidante.
Resigned as British Prime Minister after a defeat in Parliament in 1839.  Queen Victoria invited the conservative leader, Sir Robert Peel, to form a government but refused to replace her Whig ladies of the bedchamber with Tory ones as per the usual practice.  As a result Peel declined to form parliament and Lord Melbourned returned to office.

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

British Prime Minister
16th July 1834 - 14th Nov 1834
William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

Relationship History

Lady Caroline Lamb

Estranged

1 child together

marriage 1805
estranged from 1825

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne Children

Augustus Lamb

Son

Augustus Lamb

with Lady Caroline Lamb

Only Son of Lord Melbourne

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne Siblings

Frederic Lamb, 3rd Viscount Melbourne

Half-brother

other parent: Unknown

Peniston Lamb

Brother

George Milbanke

Half-brother

other parent: King George IV of the United Kingdom

George Lamb

Brother

Emily Temple

Sister

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne Family

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's parents:

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's father was Peniston Lamb, 1st Viscount Melbourne William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's mother was Elizabeth Lamb, Viscountess Melbourne


William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's children:

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's son was Augustus Lamb


William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's former partners:

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's former wife was Lady Caroline Lamb


William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's siblings:

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's half-brother was Frederic Lamb, 3rd Viscount Melbourne William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's brother was Peniston Lamb William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's half-brother was George Milbanke William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's brother was George Lamb William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's sister was Emily Temple


William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's nieces and nephews:

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's niece was Frances Jocelyn William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's nephew was George Cowper William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's niece was Emily Ashley-Cooper William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's nephew was William Cowper-Temple William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's nephew was Charles Cowper


William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's grand nieces and grand nephews:

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's great niece was Edith Gore


William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's grandparents:

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's grandfather was Ralph Milbanke William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's grandmother was Elizabeth Milbanke William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's grandfather was Sir Matthew Lamb, 1st Baronet William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's grandmother is Lady Charlotte Lamb


William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's uncles and aunts:

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's uncle was Ralph Noel William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's aunt-by-marriage is Judith Noel


William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's cousins:

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's cousin was Annabella Noel-Byron


William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's first cousins once removed:

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's first cousin once removed was Ada King


William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's former in laws:

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's former father in law was Frederick Ponsonby William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's former mother in law was Henrietta Ponsonby William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's former grandfather in law was John Spencer 1st Earl Spencer William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's former grandmother in law was Margaret Spencer William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's former wife Lady Caroline Lamb's aunt in law was Lady Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's former wife Lady Caroline Lamb's uncle-by-marriage was William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's former wife Lady Caroline Lamb's uncle in law was George Spencer 2nd Earl Spencer William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne's former wife Lady Caroline Lamb's aunt-by-marriage was Lady Lavinia Bingham


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