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Fitzwilliam, William Wentworth, second Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Great Britain, and fourth Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Ireland (1748-1833), politician and landowner

David Wilkinson

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/9665
Fitzwilliam, William Wentworth, second Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Great Britain, and fourth Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Ireland (1748-1833), politician and landowner

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Whig grandee, 1782-1790 | Break with Fox, 1790-1794 | Lord lieutenant of Ireland, 1795 | Later career, 1795-1833

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Subjects: biography ; history

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