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Pole, William Wellesley- [formerly Wesley-], third earl of Mornington (1763-1845), politician

Gerald Le Grys Norgate and John Kenneth Severn

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/29010
Pole, William Wellesley- [formerly Wesley-], third earl of Mornington (1763-1845), politician

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Pole, William Wellesley- [formerly Wesley-], third earl of Mornington (1763-1845), politician, was born at Dangan Castle, co. Meath, on 20 May 1763. He was the second surviving son of Garrett Wesley, first earl of Mornington (1735-1781), and his wife, Anne Hill (1742-1831), daughter of the first Viscount Dungannon. Richard Colley ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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