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  1. 10 de ene. de 2023 · Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th marquess of Lansdowne, also called (until 1866) Viscount Clanmaurice, (born January 14, 1845, London, England—died June 3, 1927, Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland), Irish nobleman and British diplomat who served as viceroy of Canada and of India, secretary for war, and foreign secretary.

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  2. 14 de ene. de 2023 · Lord Lansdowne was appointed Viceroy of India the same year that he left Canada. New Delhi: Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice , 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, was a British statesman who served successively as Governor General of Canada, Viceroy of India , Secretary of State for War and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.

  3. 14 de ene. de 2023 · Henry Charles Keith Petty-FitzMaurice (14 janvier 1845, Londres – 3 juin 1927), 9 e lord Nairne et 5 e marquis de Lansdowne, est un homme d'État. Il est le cinquième gouverneur général du Canada, de 1883 à 1888. Biographie. Issu de la haute aristocratie, il est lié à toute la noblesse européenne.

  4. 19 de ene. de 2023 · In 1856 the Ecclesiastical Commissioners sold 539 a. of the manor to the tenant Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, marquess of Lansdowne, the owner of Bowood House, and about then the rest of the manor, c. 150 a., was bought by George Walker Heneage, the tenant of that land and the lord of Compton Bassett manor.

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    Early life

    Petty was born in Romsey, where his father and grandfather were clothiers. He was a precocious and intelligent youth and in 1637 became a cabin boy, but was set ashore in Normandy after breaking his leg on board. After this setback, he applied in Latin to study with the Jesuits in Caen, supporting himself by teaching English. After a year, he returned to England, and had by now a thorough knowledge of Latin, Greek, French, mathematics, and astronomy. After an uneventful period in the Navy, Pe...

    Ireland and later life

    Petty was knighted in 1661 by Charles II and returned to Ireland in 1666, where he remained for most of the next twenty years. He was a friend of Samuel Pepys. The events that took him from Oxford to Ireland marked a shift from medicine and the physical sciences to the social sciences, and Petty lost all his Oxford offices. The social sciences became the area that he studied for the rest of his life. His focus became greater income from Irish colonization, and his works describe that country...

    William Petty married Elizabeth Waller in 1667. She was a daughter of the regicide Sir Hardress Waller (whose life was spared after the Restoration) and Elizabeth Dowdall. She had been previously married to Sir Maurice Fenton, who died in 1664. She was given the title Baroness Shelburne for life.They had three surviving children: 1. Charles Petty, ...

    Two men crucially influenced Petty's economic theories. The first was Thomas Hobbes, for whom Petty acted as personal secretary. According to Hobbes, theory should set out the rational requirements for "civil peace and material plenty". As Hobbes had centred on peace, Petty chose prosperity. The influence of Francis Bacon was also profound. Bacon, ...

    Petty is best remembered for his economic history and statistical writings, preceding the work of Adam Smith, and for being a founding member of the Royal Society Of particular interest were his forays into statistical analysis. Petty's work in political arithmetic, along with the work of John Graunt, laid the foundation for modern census technique...

    1647: The Advice to Hartlib
    1648: A Declaration Concerning the newly invented Art of Double Writing
    1659: Proceedings between Sankey and Petty
    1660: Reflections upon Ireland
    Burke, John; Burke, Sir Bernard (1844). "Fenton of Mitchelstown". A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland and Scotland(2 ed.). J. R. Smith. p....
    Eli F. Heckscher (2013) [1935]. Mercantilism. Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-1-136-15738-7.
    Hutchison, Terence (1988). Before Adam Smith : The Emergence of Political Economy, 1662-1776. Oxford / New York: Basil Blackwell. ISBN 0-631-15898-7.
    Works by William Petty at Project Gutenberg
    Works by or about William Petty at Internet Archive
  5. 14 de ene. de 2023 · Charles Wootton and Henry Massey presented in 1583 apparently by John Smith's grant of a turn, and Richard Goddard, the executor of Thomas Goddard (d. 1598) and his successor as owner of Blackland farm, presented in 1600 by Robert Smith's grant. George Hungerford, the owner of Blackland farm, presented in 1618 presumably by another grant.

  6. 31 de dic. de 2022 · William Petty Fitzmaurice, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne, KG, PC (2 May 1737 – 7 May 1805; known as the Earl of Shelburne between 1761 and 1784, by which title he is generally known to history), was an Anglo-Irish Whig statesman who was the first home secretary in 1782 and then prime minister from 1782 to 1783 during the final months of the American War of Independence.

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