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William Fitzwilliam, 4th Earl Fitzwilliam

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William Byrd A Gigg - Fitzwilliam virginalbook - for organ and viols

 

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Twice the size of Buckingham Palace and FIVE miles of corridors: House once owned by the aristocrat

 

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WENTWORTH WOODHOUSE COAL OUTPUT

 

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William Byrd, Wolseys Wilde, Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, CLVII, Nadia Bohachewsky Soree, harpsichord

 

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Wolsey's Wilde CLVII

William Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, 4th Earl Fitzwilliam PC, styled Viscount Milton until 1756, was a British Whig statesman of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. In 1782 he inherited the estates of his uncle Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, making him one of the richest people in Britain. He played a leading part in Whig politics until the 1820s.
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  • Personal 

  • Disintegration of the Whig party (1790–94) 

  • Formation of the Pitt–Portland coalition (May–July 1794) 

  • Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (1794–95) 

  • Opposition (1795–1806) 

  • Ministry of All the Talents (1806–07) 

  • Later life (1807–33) 

  • Legacy 

  • Family