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Dudley Ryder, 1st Earl of Harrowby

Person  Male  Born 22/12/1762  Died 26/12/1847

Politician. Born in the Hanover Square area. Good friend of Pitt the Younger, being his second in Pitt's duel in 1798. 1809 honoured with the title Earl of Harrowby. Lived at (what is now) 44 Grosvenor Square; Walking in Mayfair says he was here 1804-47.

Wednesday dinners at his house have been central to the story of two important historic events: See the Waterloo Way and the Cato Street conspiracy. Died Staffordshire.

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The Waterloo Way - Grosvenor Square

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