Friday 26 August 2005 2.49pm
I think he got a "pension for three lives" after the Battle of the Nile i.e. it would be paid to him and the next two hereditary holders of the title so that they would be able to set themselves up in a situation in life in accordance with the dignity of the peerage (or some such feudalistic nonsense).
IIRC Pitt the Elder got one, as did Wellington.
Edited to add, Googling finally confirms this, see:
Edited 1 times. Last edit at 26 August 2005 2.51pm by Lang Rabbie.