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Wesley [Wellesley; formerly Colley], Richard, first baron of Mornington (1690–1758), landowner

John K. Severn

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/29007

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Wesley [Wellesley; formerly Colley], Richard, first baron of Mornington (1690–1758), landowner, was the youngest son of Henry Colley (d. 1700) of Castle Carbury, Kildare, and his first wife, Mary, daughter of Sir William Usher of Dublin. The Colleys were of English origin, having gone to ...

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