Geoffrey Taylour, 4th Marquess of Headfort

Politician, Noble person

1878 – 1943

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Who was Geoffrey Taylour, 4th Marquess of Headfort?

Geoffrey Thomas Taylour, 4th Marquess of Headfort DL, JP, FZS, styled Lord Geoffrey Taylour until 1893 and Earl of Bective between 1893 and 1894, was a British politician and Army officer.

Styled Lord Geoffrey Taylor from birth, he was the son of Thomas Taylour, 3rd Marquess of Headfort, by his second wife Emily Constantia, daughter of the Reverend Lord John Thynne. He became known by the courtesy title Earl of Bective in 1893 on the death of his half-brother. The following year, aged 16, he succeeded his father in the marquessate.

Lord Headfort held a commission as Lieutenant of the 1st Life Guards, resigning in May 1901

He was an English Freemason, having been initiated in the Lodge of Assistance No 2773 at Golden Square, London, in February 1901, aged 22 years.

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Jun 12, 1878
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Jan 29, 1943

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on July 23, 2013

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