Reference Entry

Walpole, George (1758-1835), army officer

Ernest Marsh Lloyd and David P. Geggus

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Walpole, George (1758-1835), army officer, born on 20 June 1758 at Wickmere, Norfolk, was the third son of Horatio Walpole, second Lord Walpole of Wolterton (1723-1809), a politician, and his wife, Lady Rachel Cavendish (d. 1805), the third daughter of William, third duke of Devonshire. His father succeeded his cousin ...

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