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Thomas Charles Agar-Robartes, 6th Viscount Clifden (1 January 1844 – 19 July 1930), styled the Lord Robartes from 1882 to 1899, was a British Liberal politician.

Clifden was the son of Thomas Agar-Robartes, 1st Baron Robartes, and was educated at Harrow and Christ Church, Oxford. He was called to the Bar, Middle Temple, in 1870. In 1880 he was returned to Parliament as one of two representatives for Cornwall East, a seat he held until 1882, when he succeeded his father in the barony and entered the House of Lords. In September 1899 he also succeeded his kinsman as sixth Viscount Clifden. He later served as Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire from 1906 to 1915.

Lord Clifden married Mary, daughter of Francis Henry Dickenson, in 1878. They had three sons and two daughters. (Mary Vere, Thomas Charles Reginald, Julia Caroline Everildon, Francis Gerald & Arthur Victor). Their eldest son Thomas Agar-Robartes was also a Liberal politician but was killed in the First World War. Lady Clifden died in January 1921. Lord Clifden survived her by nine years and died in July 1930, aged 86. He was succeeded in his titles by his second but eldest surviving son Francis.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Colman Rashleigh
John Tremayne
Member of Parliament for Cornwall East
1880 – 1882
With: William Copeland Borlase
Succeeded by
William Copeland Borlase
Charles Dyke Acland
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Lord Peckover
Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire
1906 – 1915
Succeeded by
Charles Adeane
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Leopold George Frederick Agar-Ellis
Viscount Clifden
1899 – 1930
Succeeded by
Francis Gerald Agar-Robartes
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Thomas James Agar-Robartes
Baron Robartes
1882 – 1930
Succeeded by
Francis Gerald Agar-Robartes
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File:Lord Robartes Vanity Fair 4 February
"East Cornwall"
Lord Robartes as caricatured by Spy (Leslie Ward) in Vanity Fair, February 1882

Thomas Charles Agar-Robartes, 6th Viscount Clifden (1 January 1844 – 19 July 1930), known as the 2nd Baron Robartes from 1882 to 1899, was a British Liberal politician.

Clifden was the son of Thomas Agar-Robartes, 1st Baron Robartes, and was educated at Harrow and Christ Church, Oxford. He was called to the Bar, Middle Temple, in 1870. In 1880 he was returned to Parliament as one of two representatives for Cornwall East, a seat he held until 1882, when he succeeded his father in the barony and entered the House of Lords. On 10 September 1899 he also succeeded his kinsman as sixth Viscount Clifden. He later served as Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire from 1906 to 1915.

Lord Clifden married Mary, daughter of Francis Henry Dickenson, in 1878. They had ten children, only one of whom died in infancy. These included Mary Vere, Thomas Charles Reginald, Julia Caroline Everildon, Francis Gerald and Arthur Victor. Their eldest son Thomas Agar-Robartes was also a Liberal politician but was killed in the First World War. Lady Clifden died in January 1921. Lord Clifden survived her by nine years and died in July 1930, aged 86. He was succeeded in his titles by his second but eldest surviving son Francis.

References

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Colman Rashleigh
John Tremayne
Member of Parliament for Cornwall East
1880 – 1882
With: William Copeland Borlase
Succeeded by
William Copeland Borlase
Charles Dyke Acland
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Lord Peckover
Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire
1906 – 1915
Succeeded by
Charles Adeane
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Leopold George Frederick Agar-Ellis
Viscount Clifden
1899 – 1930
Succeeded by
Francis Gerald Agar-Robartes
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Thomas James Agar-Robartes
Baron Robartes
1882 – 1930
Succeeded by
Francis Gerald Agar-Robartes

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