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Anson, George (1797–1857), army officer

A. J. Arbuthnot

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Anson, George (1797–1857), army officer, was born on 13 October 1797, the second son of Thomas, first Viscount Anson (1769–1818), and his wife, Anne Margaret (1779–1843), née Coke; he was brother of the first earl of Lichfield. After Eton College he entered the ...

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