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Nugent, John, fifth earl of Westmeath (1671/2–1754), army officer in foreign service

Robert Dunlop

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/20391

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Nugent, John, fifth earl of Westmeath (1671/2–1754), army officer in foreign service, was born probably in Ireland, the third son of Christopher Nugent, Lord Delvin (d. before 1680), landowner, and Mary Butler (1640/41–1737). He was the grandson of Richard Nugent, second earl of Westmeath...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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