Lady Elizabeth Milbanke

Lady Elizabeth Milbanke

Daughter of Sir Ralph Milbanke, 5th Bt (c.1725-1798) and his wife Elizabeth Hedworth (d. 1767)

Born: 1751

Married: Bishop of Peterborough’s House, Hanover Square, London 13. Apr 1769 Sir Peniston Lamb, 1st Viscount Melbourne (1744-1828), son of Sir Matthew Lamb, 1st Bt and his wife Charlotte Coke


Her son George is reputed to be the son of King George IV. of the United Kingdom (1762-1830), William and Emily were possibly fatherd by George Wyndham, 3rd Earl of Egremont (1751-1837)

Died: 1818



Amanda Foreman “Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire”, London 1998; Anthony Camp ”Royal Mistresses and Bastards. Fact and Fiction 1714-1936”, London 2007