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Goulburn, Henry (1784–1856), politician

G. F. R. Barker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Goulburn, Henry (1784–1856), politician, was born in London on 19 March 1784, the eldest of three sons of Munbee Goulburn (1756/7–1793) and his wife, Susannah (d. 1818), eldest daughter of William Chetwynd, fourth Viscount Chetwynd. His childhood was punctuated by crises. While he was still an infant his nurse inadvertently sat on the young ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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