Earl Philip Stanhope

3rd Earl of Chesterfield (from 1714)

Died aged c. 53

Philip Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Chesterfield (3 February 1673 – 27 January 1726) was an English nobleman, the eldest son of Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield, by his third wife, the former Lady Elizabeth Dormer. In 1692, Stanhope married Lady Elizabeth Savile, daughter of the Marquess of Halifax. They had one surviving son, Philip (the 4th Earl). His work as a writer was well known after his death. Many essays to his son were published after his death.

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Here lived Philip second Earl of Chesterfield born 1633 : died 1713, also Philip third Earl and Philip Dorner fourth Earl of Chesterfield K.G. born 1694 : died 1773

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