George Waldegrave, 4th Earl Waldegrave, Viscount Chewton, PC, ADC (23 November 1751 – 22 October 1789) was a British politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1774 to 1780. The eldest son of the 3rd Earl of Waldegrave, he was educated at Eton and was commissioned into the 3rd Foot Guards in 1768. He purchased a Lieutenancy in 1773. In 1778 he transferred to the Coldstream Guards as a Captain-Lieutenant and was soon a Lieutenant-Colonel. In 1779 he was appointed Colonel of the new 87th Regiment of Foot (until 1783). In 1788 he was briefly made Colonel of the 63rd Regiment of Foot, transferring in 1789 to be Colonel of the 14th Regiment of Foot, a position he held equally briefly before his death later that year.

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  • George Waldegrave, 4th Earl Waldegrave, Viscount Chewton, PC, ADC (23 November 1751 – 22 October 1789) was a British politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1774 to 1780. The eldest son of the 3rd Earl of Waldegrave, he was educated at Eton and was commissioned into the 3rd Foot Guards in 1768. He purchased a Lieutenancy in 1773. In 1778 he transferred to the Coldstream Guards as a Captain-Lieutenant and was soon a Lieutenant-Colonel. In 1779 he was appointed Colonel of the new 87th Regiment of Foot (until 1783). In 1788 he was briefly made Colonel of the 63rd Regiment of Foot, transferring in 1789 to be Colonel of the 14th Regiment of Foot, a position he held equally briefly before his death later that year. He inherited his father's titles in 1784. On 5 May 1782, Waldegrave married his first cousin, Lady Elizabeth Waldegrave and they had five children. * Lady Maria Wilhelmina Waldegrave (1783 – 20 February 1805), married Nathaniel Micklethwaite. Had issue, a daughter, Charlotte. * George Waldegrave, 5th Earl Waldegrave (13 July 1784 – 29 June 1794), died at the age of nine. * Lieutenant-Colonel John Waldegrave, 6th Earl Waldegrave (31 July 1785 – 28 September 1846), married Anne King, by whom he had issue. * Lieutenant Edward William Waldegrave (29 August 1787 – 22 January 1809), drowned at sea * Vice-Admiral William Waldegrave, 8th Earl Waldegrave (27 October 1788 – 24 October 1859), married firstly Elizabeth Whitbread, had issue; secondly Sarah Whitear. (en)
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  • George Waldegrave, 4th Earl Waldegrave, Viscount Chewton, PC, ADC (23 November 1751 – 22 October 1789) was a British politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1774 to 1780. The eldest son of the 3rd Earl of Waldegrave, he was educated at Eton and was commissioned into the 3rd Foot Guards in 1768. He purchased a Lieutenancy in 1773. In 1778 he transferred to the Coldstream Guards as a Captain-Lieutenant and was soon a Lieutenant-Colonel. In 1779 he was appointed Colonel of the new 87th Regiment of Foot (until 1783). In 1788 he was briefly made Colonel of the 63rd Regiment of Foot, transferring in 1789 to be Colonel of the 14th Regiment of Foot, a position he held equally briefly before his death later that year. (en)
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