Major General Sir Edward Michael Pakenham, GCB (19 March 1778 – 8 January 1815), was an Anglo-Irish Army officer and politician. He was the son of the Baron Longford and the brother-in-law of the Duke of Wellington, with whom he served in the Peninsular War. During the War of 1812, he was commander of British forces in North ...
Sir Michael Aidan Pakenham KBE CMG (born 3 November 1943) is a British retired diplomat. Pakenham is the third son of Labour politician Frank Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford, and Elizabeth Harman. He is the brother of Thomas Pakenham, Lady Antonia Fraser and Lady Rachel Billington.
Pakenham, Sir Edward Michael (1778–1815), major-general in the British army, was born 19 March 1778 at Langford Lodge, near Belfast, second son among five sons and three daughters of Edward Michael Pakenham, 2nd Baron Longford, and Catherine Pakenham (née Rowley).
Maj.-Gen. Hon. Sir Edward Pakenham (1778–1815), who served as MP for Longford Borough and was killed in action at the Battle of New Orleans. Lt.-Gen. Hon. Sir Hercules Robert Pakenham (1781–1850), a lieutenant-general of the British Army and was brevet colonel and aide-de-camp to William IV.
17 de jun. de 2015 · Sir Edward Michael Pakenham was a promising young general who might have been a hero of the Napoleonic Wars if he hadn’t been killed in action, leading his countrymen in their attempt to invade New Orleans in 1815. Pakenham was born into a life of priveledge as an Irish aristocrat.
The Honourable Sir Edward Pakenham, second son of the second Baron, was a major-general in the army. He served in the Peninsular Wars under his brother-in-law, General Arthur Wellesey, who married his sister Kitty Pakenham in 1806. Sir Edward Pakenham was killed at the Battle of New Orleans in 1815.
His second son, Major-General Hon. Sir Edward Michael Pakenham, served the Army in the Napoleonic Wars with distinction, was appointed commander-in-chief of the Army in North America in 1814, and was killed at the Battle of New Orleans in 1815.