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Harcourt, Sir William George Granville Venables Vernon

Peter Stansky

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/33693

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Harcourt, Sir William George Granville Venables Vernon (1827–1904), politician, was born on 14 October 1827. It is unclear whether he was born at the rectory at Wheldrake in Yorkshire or in the Old Residence at York, where his father was a canon. It was probably at the latter location....

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Subjects: UK Politics

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