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Wesley [Wellesley], Garrett, first earl of Morningtonlocked

  • John K. Severn


Wesley [Wellesley], Garrett, first earl of Mornington (1735–1781), composer, was born on 19 July 1735, probably at Dangan Castle, co. Meath, the son of Richard Wesley (or Wellesley, formerly Colley), first baron of Mornington (1690–1758), and Elizabeth Sale (d. 1738). Educated at ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)