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North, Frederick, fifth earl of Guilford (1766-1827), colonial governor and philhellene

Mark Curthoys

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/20305

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North, Frederick, fifth earl of Guilford (1766-1827), colonial governor and philhellene, was born on 7 February 1766, the youngest of the three surviving sons of Frederick North, second earl of Guilford (1732-1792) (who as Lord North was prime minister), and his wife, Anne (d. 1797), daughter of George Speke. His ...

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