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Harcourt, William, third Earl Harcourt (1743-1830), army officer and courtier

R. N. W. Thomas

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/12248
Harcourt, William, third Earl Harcourt (1743-1830), army officer and courtier

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Harcourt, William, third Earl Harcourt (1743-1830), army officer and courtier, was born on 20 March 1743, the younger son of Simon Harcourt, first Earl Harcourt (1714-1777), and his wife, Rebecca (d. 1765), the only daughter and heir of Charles Samborne Le Bas of Pipewell Abbey, Northamptonshire. He was commissioned ensign ...

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