Lennox, Charles, 2nd Duke of Richmond (1701 -1750)
Charles Lennox was born 18 May 1701, the only son of Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Lennox and Richmond, and Anne Brudenell, second daughter of Francis Lord Brudenell. He succeeded his father in 1723. A Knight of the Bath, he was made a Knight of the Garter in 1726, and was High Constable at the coronation of George II in 1727. He succeeded his grandmother, Louise Renée de Penancoet de Keroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth, as Duke of Aubigny in France on her death in 1734. Master of the Horse and a Privy Councillor 8 January 1735, he was Colonel of the Royal Horse Guards, a Lieutenant General in the Army and was present at the Battle of Dettingen. He married, 4 December 1719, Sarah, elder daughter and coheir of William Earl Cadogan. He died 8 August 1750, and was succeeded by his son Charles, 3rd Duke of Richmond.