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Petty [formerly Fitzmaurice], William, second earl of Shelburne and first marquess of Lansdownelocked

(1737–1805)
  • John Cannon

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Petty [formerly Fitzmaurice], William, second earl of Shelburne and first marquess of Lansdowne (1737–1805), prime minister, was born on 2 May 1737 in Dublin, the elder son of John Fitzmaurice (later Petty; 1706–1761), a landowner, and his wife, Mary Fitzmaurice (d...

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