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... He succeeded his elder brother George Simon Harcourt, 2nd Earl Harcourt to the earldom in 1809, and was made a field marshal and GCB at the coronation of ... There were no children, so when Harcourt died at St Leonard's Hill, Berkshire, the title became extinct ... was Archbishop of York on inheriting the estates he changed his name to Harcourt ...
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