Edward Christopher Egerton
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Edward Christopher Egerton

Edward Egerton
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

6 July 1866 - 1 December 1868
The Earl of Derby
Benjamin Disraeli
Austen Henry Layard
Arthur Otway
Personal details
Born27 July 1816 (1816-07-27)
Died27 August 1869 (1869-08-28) (aged 53)
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Lady Mary Pierrepont
(d. 1905)

Edward Christopher Egerton (27 July 1816 - 27 August 1869) was a British Conservative politician from the Egerton family.


Egerton was the son of Wilbraham Egerton and Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Christopher Sykes, 2nd Baronet. William Egerton, 1st Baron Egerton, was his elder brother.

Political career

Egerton sat as Member of Parliament for Macclesfield from 1852 to 1868 and for Cheshire East from 1868 to 1869. He served under the Earl of Derby and later Benjamin Disraeli as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs between 1866 and 1868.


Egerton married Lady Mary Frances, daughter of Charles Pierrepont, 2nd Earl Manvers, in 1845. He died in August 1869, aged 53. Lady Mary remained a widow until her death in June 1905.


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