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Wellesley [formerly Wesley], Richard, Marquess Wellesleylocked

(1760–1842)
  • C. A. Bayly

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Wellesley [formerly Wesley], Richard, Marquess Wellesley (1760–1842), governor-general of Bengal, was born on 20 June 1760, probably at Dangan Castle, co. Meath, though he later referred to himself as a 'native' of Dublin (Wellesley Papers, 1.4), and spent much of his early life at the family town house in ...

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