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Wellesley [formerly Wesley], Arthur, first duke of Wellington (1769–1852), army officer and prime minister

Norman Gash

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/29001

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Wellesley [formerly Wesley], Arthur, first duke of Wellington (1769–1852), army officer and prime minister, was the third surviving son of Garret Wesley, first earl of Mornington (1735–1781), and his wife, Anne (1742–1831), eldest daughter of Arthur Hill, first Viscount Dungannon. The family name was altered from ...

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