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William Bagot, 3rd Baron Bagot

(1811-1887), Politician; MP for Denbighshire, army officer and royal courtier

Sitter associated with 3 portraits
William Bagot was the son of William Bagot, 2nd Baron Bagot, and his wife Lady Louisa. He was returned to Parliament for Denbighshire in 1835, a seat he held until 1852. In 1856 he succeeded his father in the barony and entered the House of Lords. He served in the Conservative administrations of the Earl of Derby and Benjamin Disraeli as a Lord-in-Waiting (government whip in the House of Lords) from 1866 to 1868 and 1874 to 1880. Apart from his political career he was Gentleman of the Bedchamber to the Prince Consort between 1858 and 1859 and a colonel in the Staffordshire Yeomanry.

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William Bagot, 3rd Baron Bagot, by Frederick Sargent - NPG 5621

William Bagot, 3rd Baron Bagot

by Frederick Sargent
pencil, circa 1880-1887
NPG 5621

William Bagot, 3rd Baron Bagot, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50566

William Bagot, 3rd Baron Bagot

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50566

The Chancellor of the University of Oxford Attended by Doctors of Civil Law, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41285

The Chancellor of the University of Oxford Attended by Doctors of Civil Law

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 December 1834
NPG D41285

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