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Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis PC (28 December 1655 – 29 April 1698) was a British politician who served as First Lord of the Admiralty. He succeeded his father as Baron Cornwallis in 1673. That same year on 27 December on Westminster Abbey he married Elizabeth Fox (circa 1655 – 28 February 1681 in Tunbridge Wells), daughter of Sir Stephen Fox and his first wife Elizabeth Whittle; their son Charles later succeeded as 4th Baron Cornwallis. After his first wife's death, Lord Cornwallis married Anne Scott, 1st Duchess of Buccleuch, widow of the Duke of Monmouth.

Political offices
Preceded by
The Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery
First Lord of the Admiralty
Succeeded by
The Viscount Falkland
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Duke of Grafton
Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk
Succeeded by
The Lord Cornwallis
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Charles Cornwallis
Baron Cornwallis
Succeeded by
Charles Cornwallis


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