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Gower, Granville Leveson-, first marquess of Stafford (1721-1803), politician and landowner

William C. Lowe

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/16541
Gower, Granville Leveson-, first marquess of Stafford (1721-1803), politician and landowner

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Gower, Granville Leveson-, first marquess of Stafford (1721-1803), politician and landowner, the third but eldest surviving son of John Leveson-Gower, first Earl Gower (1694-1754), and his first wife, Evelyn (1691-1727), daughter of Evelyn Pierrepont, first duke of Kingston, was born on 4 August 1721 at Trentham, Staffordshire. He was educated ...

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