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Legge, William, second earl of Dartmouth (1731–1801), politician

Peter Marshall

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Legge, William, second earl of Dartmouth (1731–1801), politician, was born on 20 June 1731 in Marylebone, Middlesex, the second and only surviving son of George Legge, Viscount Lewisham (1704?–1732), politician, and his wife, Elizabeth (1707–1745), the daughter and heir of Sir Arthur Kaye, ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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