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Stanhope, William, first earl of Harringtonlocked

(1683?–1756)
  • Philip Woodfine

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Stanhope, William, first earl of Harrington (1683?–1756), diplomatist and politician, was the third surviving son of John Stanhope of Elvaston, Derbyshire, and his wife, Dorothy, the daughter of Charles Agard of Foston, Derbyshire. His elder brother was Charles Stanhope 1673–1760 [see below...

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Camden Society
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
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