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date: 25 May 2020

Bentinck, Hans Willem [William], first earl of Portlandlocked

  • Hugh Dunthorne
  •  and David Onnekink


Bentinck, Hans Willem [William], first earl of Portland (1649–1709), diplomat and politician, was born on 20 July 1649 ns at Diepenheim in the eastern Netherlands, the fifth of nine children of Berent Bentinck (1597–1668), lord of Diepenheim and drost (sheriff) of Deventer, and his wife, ...

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