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Portman, Edward Berkeley, first Viscount Portman (1799-1888), politician

George Clement Boase and Colin Matthew

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/22587
Portman, Edward Berkeley, first Viscount Portman (1799-1888), politician

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Portman, Edward Berkeley, first Viscount Portman (1799-1888), politician, born at Bryanston, Dorset, on 9 July 1799, was the son of Edward Berkeley Portman (d. 1823) of Bryanston and Orchard Portman, Somerset, and his first wife, Lucy, elder daughter of the Revd Thomas Whitby of Cresswell Hall, Staffordshire. He was educated ...

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