Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, 1st Duke of Westminster (1825 -1899)

Hugh Lupus Grosvenor was the second, but eldest surviving son of Richard, Earl Grosvenor, afterwards 2nd Marquess of Westminster and Elizabeth Mary, daughter of George Granville, 1st Duke of Sutherland. Viscount Belgrave during the lifetime of his father, he was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, where he matriculated 2 June 1843. He was elected Member of Parliament for Chester from 1847 1869. He married, 28 April 1852, Constance Gertrude Leveson Gower, youngest daughter of the 2nd Duke of Sutherland. He succeeded his father in 1869, and was created Duke of Westminster 27 February 1874. He was a Knight of the Garter 1870, a Privy Councillor, Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire, Master of the Horse from 1880 to 1885, and aide de camp to the Queen. His first wife dying 19 December 1880, he married, 29 July 1882, Katherine Caroline, third daughter of William George Cavendish, 2nd Baron Chesham.

Seat / Residence(s): Eaton Hall, Cheshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, 1st Duke of Westminster  (1825 - 1899) (Stamp 1) Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4 Azure a portcullis with chains pendant or in chief a cross between four martlets between two roses of York and Lancaster (Edward the Confessor) 2 & 3 azure a garb or
Quarterings: 1 & 4 Azure a portcullis with chains pendant or in chief a cross between four martlets between two roses of York and Lancaster (Edward the Confessor) 2 & 3 azure a garb or
Coronet: Marquess
Heraldic Charges: cross between, Heraldic Charges: garb, Heraldic Charges: martlets (4), Heraldic Charges: portcullis, Heraldic Charges: roses (2)
Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, 1st Duke of Westminster  (1825 - 1899) (Stamp 2) Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4 Azure a portcullis with chains pendant or in chief a cross between four martlets between two roses of York and Lancaster (Edward the Confessor) 2 & 3 azure a garb or
Coronet: Marquess
Heraldic Charges: cross between, Heraldic Charges: garb, Heraldic Charges: martlets (4), Heraldic Charges: portcullis, Heraldic Charges: roses (2)
Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, 1st Duke of Westminster  (1825 - 1899) (Stamp 3) Motto: Virtus non stemma
Helmet: Peer
Crest: A talbot statant
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4 Azure a portcullis with chains pendant or in chief a cross between four martlets between two roses of York and Lancaster (Edward the Confessor) 2 & 3 azure a garb or
Coronet: Duke
Heraldic Charges: cross between, Heraldic Charges: garb, Heraldic Charges: martlets (4), Heraldic Charges: portcullis, Heraldic Charges: roses (2)
Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, 1st Duke of Westminster  (1825 - 1899) (Stamp 4) Monogram: W
Coronet: Marquess
Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, 1st Duke of Westminster  (1825 - 1899) (Stamp 5) Monogram: W
Coronet: Marquess
Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, 1st Duke of Westminster  (1825 - 1899) (Stamp 6) Monogram: W
Coronet: Duke
Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, 1st Duke of Westminster  (1825 - 1899) (Stamp 7) Monogram: W
Coronet: Duke
Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, 1st Duke of Westminster  (1825 - 1899) (Stamp 8) Monogram: W
Coronet: Duke
Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, 1st Duke of Westminster  (1825 - 1899) (Stamp 9) Monogram: W
Coronet: Duke
Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, 1st Duke of Westminster  (1825 - 1899) (Stamp 10) Crest: A garb
Heraldic Charges: garb