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Ponsonby, Vere Brabazon, ninth earl of Bessborough in the peerage of Ireland and first earl of Bessborough in the peerage of the United Kingdomlocked

(1880–1956)
  • John Gore
  • , revised by Mark Pottle

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Ponsonby, Vere Brabazon, ninth earl of Bessborough in the peerage of Ireland and first earl of Bessborough in the peerage of the United Kingdom (1880–1956), governor-general of Canada, was born in London on 27 October 1880, the eldest son of Edward Ponsonby, eighth earl of Bessborough...

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