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Edward James Herbert, 3d earl of Powis


Styled Viscount Clive, 1839–48. Conservative MP for North Shropshire, 1843–8. Lieutenant-colonel, South Shropshire Yeomanry, 1848. High steward of Cambridge University, 1863–91. Succeeded to the earldom in 1848.


Alum. Cantab.

Complete peerage.


Alum. Cantab.: Alumni Cantabrigienses. A biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge, from the earliest times to 1900. Compiled by John Venn and J. A. Venn. 10 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1922–54.

Complete peerage: The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant. By George Edward Cokayne. Revised edition. Edited by Vicary Gibbs, et al. 13 vols. in 14. London: St Catherine Press. 1910–59.