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Walpole, Horatio [Horace], fourth earl of Orford (1717-1797), author, politician, and patron of the arts

Paul Langford

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/28596

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Early years, 1717-1739 | Grand tour, 1739-1741 | Walpolian politics, 1741-1755 | Home and friends, 1745-1760 | Historian, author, and publisher, 1746-1764 | Gothic extravagances, 1750-1768 | Politics, 1757-1765 | Deffand and Chatterton, 1765-1777 | Politics, 1766-1790 | Family and friends, 1768-1790 | Last years, 1790-1797 | The legacy

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Subjects: biography ; history

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