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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 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/57563

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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, ...

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Subjects: UK Politics ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction

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