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Lord George Cavendish Bentinck

Person  Male  Born 1802  Died 1848

Grandson of the 3rd Duke of Portland. Member of Parliament for Kings Lynn. Private secretary to George Canning, his uncle. Voted for the Reform Bill and as head of the Protectionist Party opposed the Free Trade Measures introduced by Sir Robert Peel. Popular sportsman (means riding to hunt and owning racing horses). He developed many of the rules and customs of today's races such as parading the horses in the paddocks before the race and starting the race with a flag.

Charlotte Ossington and Lucy de Walden were his younger sisters.

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Lord George Cavendish Bentinck

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Lord George Bentinck

William George Frederick Cavendish Bentinck, born MDCCCII, died MDCCCXLVIII. ...

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