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

Peter D. 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, third baronet, of Woodsome, Yorkshire. Under the ...

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