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Stanhope, Philip Henry, fifth Earl Stanhope (1805–1875), historian

H. C. G. Matthew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Stanhope, Philip Henry, fifth Earl Stanhope (1805–1875), historian, was born at Walmer, Kent, on 30 January 1805. He was the elder and only surviving son of Philip Henry Stanhope fourth Earl Stanhope (1781–1855), politician, and his second wife, Catherine Lucy (1786–1843)...

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Subjects: Education ; History

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