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Townshend, John Villiers Stuart, fifth Marquess Townshend (1831–1899), social reformer

F. M. L. Thompson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/38866

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Townshend, John Villiers Stuart, fifth Marquess Townshend (1831–1899), social reformer, was born at Brighton, Sussex, on 10 April 1831, the elder son of John Townshend, fourth Marquess Townshend (1798–1863), who had served in the Royal Navy and sat as Liberal MP for Tamworth...

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Subjects: Social and Cultural History ; Society and Culture

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