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Macartney, George, Earl Macartneylocked

(1737–1806)
  • Roland Thorne

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Macartney, George, Earl Macartney (1737–1806), diplomatist and colonial governor, was born in co. Antrim or Dublin on 3 May 1737, the only son of the three children of George Macartney (d. 1779), a landowner, of Lisanoure, co. Antrim, and his wife, Elizabeth (...

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