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Lyttelton, William Henry, first Baron Lyttelton and first Baron Westcote (1724-1808), colonial governor and diplomat

Peter J. Marshall

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/17311
Lyttelton, William Henry, first Baron Lyttelton and first Baron Westcote (1724-1808), colonial governor and diplomat

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Lyttelton, William Henry, first Baron Lyttelton and first Baron Westcote (1724-1808), colonial governor and diplomat, was born on 24 December 1724 in London, the sixth son of Sir Thomas Lyttelton, fourth baronet (1685-1751), and of his wife, Christian (1688-1759), daughter of Sir Richard Temple. He was at school at Eton ...

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