Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington

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Garret Colley Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington (19 July 1735 – 22 May 1781) was an Anglo-Irish politician and composer, as well as the father of several distinguished military commanders and politicians of Great Britain and Ireland.

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The Earl of Mornington
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Member of Parliament for Trim
In office
1757–1758
Serving with Joseph Ashe
Preceded by
Succeeded byWilliam Francis Crosbie
Joseph Ashe
Personal details
Born(1735-07-19)19 July 1735
Dangan Castle, County Meath, Ireland
Died22 May 1781(1781-05-22) (aged 45)
Resting placeGrosvenor Chapel, London, England
Spouse
(m. 1759)
RelationsHenry Colley (grandfather)
Children
Parents
Alma materTrinity College Dublin
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