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Montagu, George, fourth duke of Manchester (1737-1788), politician

John Cannon

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/19016

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Montagu, George, fourth duke of Manchester (1737-1788), politician, was born on 6 April 1737, the eldest son of Robert Montagu, third duke of Manchester (c.1710-1762), courtier, and Harriet (d. 1755), daughter and coheir of Edmund Dunch MP, and Elizabeth Godfrey, of Little Wittenham, Berkshire. A ready and effective speaker, he ...

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