British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Mulgrave, Henry Phipps 1st Earl of
By: Ron McGuigan
Mulgrave, Henry Phipps 1st Earl of (14 February 1755
- 7 April 1831)
Son of 1st Baron Mulgrave. Brother of Captain Constantine Phipps
2nd Baron Mulgrave RN, Captain Charles Phipps RN and General
Ensign 1st Foot Guards 1775, Lieutenant & Captain 1st Foot
Guards 1778, Major 85th Foot* 1779, Lieutenant Colonel 88th Foot* 1780,
Lieutenant Colonel 45th Foot 1782, Captain & Lieutenant Colonel
1st Foot Guards 1783, Brevet Colonel 1790, Brigadier General Toulon
Major General Toulon 1793, Major General 1794, Lieutenant General 1801,
Early Service: North America 1776-1778, West Indies 1780.
Service 1793-1815: Toulon 1793-1794, Flushing 1794, on Home
Staff 1796-1799, with Military Mission to Russian and Austrian Army
1799, on Home Staff 1803-1804, Principal Secretary of State for
Foreign Affairs 1805-1806, First Lord of the Admiralty 1807-1810, Master
General of the Ordnance 1810-1818.
MP 1784-1790, 1790-1794. Lord Lieutenant E Riding Yorkshire 1807.
GCB 1820. Succeeded as 3rd Baron Mulgrave 1792. Created
1st Earl of Mulgrave 1812.
Colonel of the 31st Foot 1793-1831.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: March 2011
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