1773 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Lord Chesterfield

Anonymous, Obituary in Gentleman's Magazine 43 (March 1773) 155.



24 March. Right Hon. Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, Baron Stanhope, Knight of the Garter, and a Privy Counsellor. His Lordship was born Sept. 22, 1695. He married Lady Melosina, Countess of Walsingham, Sept. 15, 1733, by whom he has left no issue. He is succeeded in the title by the Hon. Philip Stanhope, Esq; a young gentleman now at the University of Leipsick.