The Right Honourable The Earl of Liverpool KG, PC

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
In office
8 June 1812 – 9 April 1827
Monarch George III
George IV
Preceded by Spencer Perceval
Succeeded by George Canning
Regent Prince George

Secretary of State for War and the Colonies
In office
1 November 1809 – 11 June 1812
Prime Minister Spencer Perceval
Preceded by Viscount Castlereagh
Succeeded by The Earl Bathurst

Leader of the House of Lords
In office
25 March 1807 – 9 April 1827
Prime Minister The Duke of Portland
Spencer Perceval
Preceded by The Lord Grenville
Succeeded by The Viscount Goderich
In office
17 August 1803 – 5 February 1806
Prime Minister Henry Addington
William Pitt the Younger
Preceded by The Lord Pelham
Succeeded by The Lord Grenville

Home Secretary
In office
25 March 1807 – 1 November 1809
Prime Minister The Duke of Portland
Preceded by The Earl Spencer
Succeeded by Richard Ryder
In office
12 May 1804 – 5 February 1806
Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger
Preceded by Charles Philip Yorke
Succeeded by The Earl Spencer

Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
In office
20 February 1801 – 14 May 1804
Prime Minister Henry Addington
Preceded by The Lord Greenville
Succeeded by The Lord Harrowby

Political party Tory
Alma mater Christ Church, Oxford
Religion Church of England


Robert Bankes Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, was born 7 June 1770 in London to Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool (1729-1808) and Amelia Watts (1750-1770) and died 4 December 1828 Kingston upon Thames, Surrey of cerebral haemorrhage. He married Louisa Theodosia Hervey (1767-1821) 25 March 1795 . He married Mary Chester (1777-1846) 24 September 1822 .

He had no children and was succeeded in the Earldom of Liverpool by his younger half-brother Charles Cecil Cope Jenkinson, 3rd Earl of Liverpool.


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