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Fitzgerald, William Robert, second duke of Leinster (1749-1804), landowner and political reformer

Liam Chambers

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/9588
Fitzgerald, William Robert, second duke of Leinster (1749-1804), landowner and political reformer

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Fitzgerald, William Robert, second duke of Leinster (1749-1804), landowner and political reformer, was born on 12 March 1749 at Arlington Place, Piccadilly, London, the second of nineteen children of James Fitzgerald, first duke of Leinster (1722-1773), politician, and his wife, Lady Emily Mary Lennox (1731-1814) Fitzgerald, Emilia Mary, daughter of ...

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