Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey

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  1. 1 2 3 Yorke 1911, p. 15.
  2. 1 2 3 Perceval-Maxwell 2008.
  3. Wells, Samuel. History of the Drainage of the Great Level of the Fens Called ..., Volume 1. p. 457.
  4. 1 2 Annesley 1702.
  5. Rogers 1875, Vol. I, p. 27.
  6. Carte 1851, Vol. IV, p. 234.
  7. Parl. Hist. 1808, p. 284.
  8. Carte 1851, Vol. IV, pp. 330 & 340.
  9. Yorke 1911, pp. 15–16.
  10. Cal. of State Papers Dom. (1673–1675), p. 152.
  11. Annesley 1693, §8–9.
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  13. By Sir J. Thompson, his son-in-law. Reprinted in Somers Tracts (Scott, 1812), viii. 344
  14. Parl. Hist. 1808, App. xvi.
  15. 1 2 3 Airy 1885.
  16. Pepys 1903, Vol. IV, p. 298, and Vol. VII, p. 14.
  17. Pepys 1983, Vol. X, p. 9.
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The Earl of Anglesey
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Lord Anglesey, by John Michael Wright
Lord Privy Seal
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Parliament of England
Title last held by
Charles Price
Member of Parliament for Radnorshire
Title next held by
George Gwynne
Henry Williams
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Dublin City
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Sir William Davys
William Smith
(in the restored Parliament of Ireland)
Title last held by
David Morgan
Member of Parliament for Carmarthen
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Political offices
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Preceded by Lord Privy Seal
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Peerage of England
New creation Earl of Anglesey
2nd creation
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Peerage of Ireland
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