Person:Edward Rich (3)

Edward Rich, 6th Earl of Warwick
d.1 Aug 1701
  1. Edward Rich, 6th Earl of Warwick1673 - 1701
  1. Edward Rich, 7th Earl of Warwick1698 - 1721
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Name Edward Rich, 6th Earl of Warwick
Gender Male
Birth[2] 1673
Death[1] 1 Aug 1701

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Edward Rich, 8th Baron Rich, 6th Earl of Warwick and 3rd Earl of Holland (1673 – 31 July 1701) was an English peer and member of the House of Lords, styled Lord Rich until 1675.

Rich succeeded his father Robert as Earl of Warwick and Holland in 1675. In early 1697, he married Charlotte, daughter of Sir Thomas Myddelton, 2nd Baronet, by whom he had one son:

In 1699, Warwick was tried for murder alongside his friend, Charles Mohun, 4th Baron Mohun, and found guilty of manslaughter; he escaped punishment by pleading the privilege of peerage. He died and was succeeded by his son in 1701.[1]

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  1. Edward Rich, 6th Earl of Warwick, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
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