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date: 20 August 2019

Wharton, Philip James, duke of Wharton and Jacobite duke of Northumberlandlocked

(1698–1731)
  • Lawrence B. Smith

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Wharton, Philip James, duke of Wharton and Jacobite duke of Northumberland (1698–1731), rake and politician, was born Philip Wharton at either Adderbury or Ditchley, Oxfordshire, probably on 21 December 1698, the only son and heir of Thomas Wharton, fifth Baron Wharton and later first marquess of Wharton and Malmesbury and first marquess of Catherlough...

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