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Dashwood, Francis, Sir (15th Baron le Despencer)

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Born: 1708 AD
Died: 1781 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Mystics, Politician

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1708 - He was born in London, on the month of December.

 

Educated at Eton College where he became associated with William Pitt the Elder.

 

1724 - Orphaned at age 16.

 

1726 - He went on a Grand Tour of Europe.

 

1755? - Hounder and leader of the Hell-fire Club (also the Mad Monks of Medmenham).

 

1762-1763 - Became British Chancellor of the Exchequer.

 

He commissioned West Wycombe Park in Buckinghamshire.

 

1777 - Served as an honorary vice president of London's charitable Foundling Hospital until his death.

 

1781 - Francis Dashwood died on 11th of December.

 

 


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