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Tennant, Edward Priaulx, 1st baron Glenconner

British, 1859 - 1920


One of the sons of Sir Charles Tennant, 1st bt. and his first wife, Emma Winsloe, Edward Priaulx Tennant succeeded his father as 2nd baronet in 1906. In 1885 Edward received an M.A. degree from Trinity College Cambridge, and was Justice of the Peace for Wiltshire. He married Pamela Adelaide Genevieve Wyndham [d. 1928], daughter of the Hon. Percy Scawen Wyndam. They had four sons and two daughters (one daughter died in infancy). From 1906-1910, Edward served in Parliament representing Salisbury, and from 1908-1920 he was Lord Lieutenant for county Peebles. He was raised to the Peerage as baron Glenconner, of The Glen, county Peebles, on 3 April 1911. Also in 1911 he became Lord High Commissioner of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, a post he held through 1914. His eldest son having been killed in action in World War I in 1916, Tennant was succeeded by his second son, Christopher Grey Tennant, as 2nd baron Glenconner.


Dugdale, James. "Sir Charles Tennant: The Story of a Victorian Collector." The Connoisseur 178 (1971): 8-9, 12.

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