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date: 24 February 2021

Pitt, John, second earl of Chathamlocked

  • Christopher Doorne


Pitt, John, second earl of Chatham (1756–1835), army officer, was born on 9 October 1756 at Hayes, Kent, the eldest son of the politician William Pitt the elder, first earl of Chatham (1708–1778), and his wife, Hester, née Grenville (1720–1803), the daughter of ...

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