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Ward, John, second Viscount Dudley and Ward (1725-1788), industrialist and politician

David Brown

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/57563
Ward, John, second Viscount Dudley and Ward (1725-1788), industrialist and politician

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Ward, John, second Viscount Dudley and Ward (1725-1788), industrialist and politician, was born on 22 February 1725 at Sedgley Park, Wolverhampton, the eldest son of John, sixth Baron Ward of Birmingham (1700-1774), who was created Viscount Dudley and Ward in 1763, and his first wife, Anna Maria Bourchier (c.1700-1725), daughter ...

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