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Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset Biography »
Lionel Cranfield Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, PC (18 January 1688 – 10 October 1765) was an English political leader and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. He was the son of the 6th Earl of Dorset and 1st Earl of Middlesex and the former Lady Mary Compton, younger daughter of the 3rd Earl of Northampton. Styled Lord Buckhurst from birth, he succeeded his father as 7th Earl of Dorset and 2nd Earl of Middlesex in 1706, and was created Duke of Dorset in 1720.