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The title Earl Grey was created in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1806 for the 1st Baron Grey, a General in the British Army. Earl Grey tea is named for the 2nd Earl, who also served as Prime Minister. The Grey Cup, a championship cup for the Canadian Football League, is named for the 4th Earl, who served as Governor General of Canada. The Peerage of the United Kingdom comprises most peerages created in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland after the Act of Union in 1801. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Sir Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey, K.B. (23 October 1729–14 November 1807) was one of the most important British generals of the 18th century. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. ... Tin of Lipton Finest Earl Grey Earl Grey tea is a tea blend with a distinctive flavour and aroma derived from the addition of oil extracted from the rind of the bergamot orange, a fragrant citrus fruit. ... The Right Honourable Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, KG, PC (13 March 1764–17 July 1845), known as Viscount Howick between 1806 and 1807, was a British Whig statesman and Prime Minister. ... The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is, in practice, the political leader of the the United Kingdom. ... Then Prime Minister Joe Clark presents the 1979 Grey Cup to victorious Edmonton Eskimos Danny Kepley and Tom Wilkinson. ... Lions Stampeders Eskimos Roughriders Blue Bombers Tiger-Cats Argonauts Alouettes The Canadian Football League (CFL), also known by its French name, Ligue canadienne de football (LCF), is a professional sports league located in Canada that plays Canadian football, and is the second most popular sports league in Canada. ... Albert Grey Albert Henry George Grey, 4th Earl Grey (November 28, 1851 – August 29, 1917) was the ninth Governor General of Canada from 1904 to 1911. ... The Governor General of Canada (French: Gouverneure générale du Canada or Gouverneur général du Canada) is the representative of the Canadian Monarch. ...


The subsidiary titles of the Earl Grey are: Viscount Howick, in the County of Northumberland (created 1806), and Baron Grey of Howick, of Howick in the County of Northumberland (1801). Both titles are, along with the Earldom, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. The title Viscount Howick is the courtesy title for the eldest son of the Earl Grey. The Earls Grey are also baronets. 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Union Jack, flag of the newly formed United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. ... The Peerage of the United Kingdom comprises most peerages created in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland after the Act of Union in 1801. ... A courtesy title is a form of address in the British peerage system used for wives, children, and other close relatives of a peer. ... There have been three Baronetcies created for members of the Grey family. ...


The family seats were Howick Hall and Fallodon Hall in Northumberland. Howick Hall, in the village of Howick, Northumberland, is the ancestral seat of the Earls Grey. ... Northumberland is a county in northern England. ...


Earls Grey (1806)

Heir Presumptive: The Hon. Philip Kent Grey (b. 1940) (Lord Grey's younger brother) 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Sir Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey, K.B. (23 October 1729–14 November 1807) was one of the most important British generals of the 18th century. ... Events July 30 - Baltimore, Maryland is founded. ... Year 1807 (MDCCCVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... The Right Honourable Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, KG, PC (13 March 1764–17 July 1845), known as Viscount Howick between 1806 and 1807, was a British Whig statesman and Prime Minister. ... 1764 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey (December 28, 1802 October 9, 1894), was an English statesman. ... --69. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Albert Grey Albert Henry George Grey, 4th Earl Grey (November 28, 1851 – August 29, 1917) was the ninth Governor General of Canada from 1904 to 1911. ... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Charles Robert Grey (1879-1963) was the 5th Earl Grey and father of the current Earl, Richard Fleming George Charles Grey. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Richard Fleming George Charles Grey, 6th Earl Grey (b. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full year calendar). ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ...


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Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (662 words)
Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, KG, PC (13 March 1764–17 July 1845), known as Viscount Howick between 1806 and 1807, was a British Whig statesman and Prime Minister.
Descended from a long line of Northumbrian gentry, Grey was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, and was elected to Parliament at the age of 22 in 1786.
In 1806 Grey, now Lord Howick due to his father's elevation to the peerage as Earl Grey, became a part of the Ministry of All the Talents (a coalition of Foxite Whigs, Grenvillites, and Addingtonites) as First Lord of the Admiralty.
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