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

P. J. Marshall

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/17311

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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...

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Subjects: Diplomatic History ; International Relations ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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