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Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

Personal data
Date of birth, 17 May 1768
Place of birthLondon
Date of death, 29 April 1854(age 29) (aged 85)
Place of deathUxbridge House, London
NationalityBritish
Political partyWhig
Tory
Spouse(1) Lady Caroline Villiers
(1774-1835)
(divorced 1810)
(2) Lady Charlotte Cadogan
(1781-1853)
Alma materChrist Church, Oxford
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
In office27 February 1828 - 22 January 1829
MonarchGeorge IV
Prime ministerThe Duke of Wellington
Succeeded byThe Duke of Northumberland
Preceded byThe Marquess Wellesley
In office4 December 1830 - 12 September 1833
MonarchWilliam IV
Prime ministerThe Earl Grey
Succeeded byThe Marquess Wellesley
Preceded byThe Duke of Northumberland

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Field Marshal Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, KG, GCB, GCH, PC (17 May 1768 - 29 April 1854), styled Lord Paget between 1784 and 1812 and known as The Earl of Uxbridge between 1812 and 1815, was a British military leader and politician, now chiefly remembered for leading the charge of the heavy cavalry against d'Erlon's column during the Battle of Waterloo. He also served twice as Master-General of the Ordnance and twice as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.


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