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Nelson, William, first Earl Nelson (1757-1835), Church of England clergyman

Tom Pocock

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/19888
Nelson, William, first Earl Nelson (1757-1835), Church of England clergyman

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Nelson, William, first Earl Nelson (1757-1835), Church of England clergyman, was born on 20 April 1757 at Parsonage House, Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, the eldest son of Edmund Nelson (1722-1802), rector of Burnham Thorpe, and his wife, Catherine, née Suckling (1725-1767), and brother of Horatio Nelson, Viscount Nelson. He was educated ...

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