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Fortescue, Hugh, second Earl Fortescue (1783–1861), politician

D. R. Fisher

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Fortescue, Hugh, second Earl Fortescue (1783–1861), politician, was born on 13 February 1783 at the Army Pay Office, Whitehall, the eldest son of Hugh Fortescue, third Baron and first Earl Fortescue (1753–1841), and his wife, Hester (1760–1847), daughter of the statesman George Grenville...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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