Ever drunk in a pub called the Marquis of Granby? There are currently 21 of them, so named because Granby, a celebrated 18th Century Army commander, helped some soldiers become publicans upon discharge. #OnThisDay, the 250th anniversary of his death, we look at the life and legacy of John Manners, Marquess of Granby: popular soldier and troubled politician: bit.ly/37pHw6e
Lieutenant-General John Manners, Marquess of Granby, acquired his reputation for courage and leadership during the Seven Years War. His popularity was also founded upon his well-known generosity and concern for the welfare of his men.