Bernard Coleridge, 2nd Baron Coleridge
Bernard John Seymour Coleridge, 2nd Baron Coleridge, QC (19 August 1851 – 4 September 1927) was a British lawyer and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1885 until 1894 when he inherited his peerage.
Coleridge was the eldest son of John Coleridge, 1st Baron Coleridge, Lord Chief Justice of England, and Jane Fortescue Seymour. His grandfather, John Taylor Coleridge, was the nephew of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Oxford. He was called to the bar at Middle Temple in 1877.
Lord Coleridge married Mary Alethea Mackarness, daughter of John Fielder Mackarness (Bishop of Oxford), on 3 August 1876. They had three children, one son and two daughters. He died in September 1927, in Honiton, Devon, aged 76, and was succeeded in the barony by his only son Geoffrey.
- The Story of a Devonshire House (1905)
- This for Remembrance (1925)
- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
- The Genealogy of Coleridge Family at the Wayback Machine (archived 29 October 2009)
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Bernard Coleridge
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