Lord Charles Manners (British Army officer, born 1780)

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General Lord Charles Henry Somerset Manners, KCB (24 October 1780 – 25 May 1855) was a British soldier and nobleman, the second son of Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland and Lady Mary Somerset.

He was lieutenant colonel of the 3rd (King's Own) Regiment of Dragoons in 1815, during the Waterloo campaign. After a brief appointment to the colonelcy of the 11th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons, he was transferred to the colonelcy of the 3rd, which he commanded until his death in 1855.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Charles Philip Yorke
Sir Henry Peyton, Bt
Member of Parliament for Cambridgeshire
With: Charles Philip Yorke 1802–1810
Lord Francis Osborne 1810–1830
Succeeded by
Lord Francis Osborne
Henry John Adeane
Preceded by
Lord Robert William Manners
Charles March-Phillipps
Member of Parliament for Leicestershire North
With: Charles March-Phillipps 1835–1837
Edward Farnham 1837–1852
Succeeded by
Edward Farnham
Marquess of Granby
Military offices
Preceded by
Lord William Bentinck
Colonel of the 11th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons
Succeeded by
Philip Philpot
Preceded by
Lord George Beresford
Colonel of the 3rd (The King's Own) Regiment of (Light) Dragoons
Succeeded by
Peter Latour