Person    | Male  Born 1800  Died 1857

Earl of Ellesmere, Francis Egerton

Politician, poet, founding trustee of the National Portrait Gallery. One of the Commissioners for the Great Exhibition, 1951.

Born 21 Arlington Street, Piccadilly. Died Bridgewater House, London. Politician, poet.

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Earl of Ellesmere, Francis Egerton

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Great Exhibition and Prince Albert

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