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Ponsonby, Georgelocked

(1755–1817)
  • James Kelly

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Ponsonby, George (1755–1817), lord chancellor of Ireland, was born on 5 March 1755, the third but second surviving son of John Ponsonby (1713–1789), speaker of the Irish House of Commons (1756–71), and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Cavendish (1723–1796), daughter of the third duke of Devonshire...

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