Lord Fitzwilliam

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William Fitzwilliam, 4th Earl Fitzwilliam - Disintegration of The Whig Party: 1790–1794
... In the dispute within the Whig party over the French Revolution, Fitzwilliam agreed with Edmund Burke over Fox and Richard Brinsley Sheridan but did not wish to split the party or endanger his friendship with ... son Richard had lately been appointed Fitzwilliam's London agent ... When Richard Burke wrote to Fitzwilliam on 29 July 1790 to persuade him to turn Fox against Sheridan (who had split from Edmund Burke in February), Fitzwilliam replied on 8 August that he agreed that "the ...
Earl Fitzwilliam
... Earl Fitzwilliam was a title in both the Peerage of Ireland and the Peerage of Great Britain held by the head of the Fitzwilliam family ... The Fitzwilliams acquired extensive holdings in South Yorkshire, largely through strategic alliances through marriage ... In 1410, Sir John Fitzwilliam of Sprotborough, who died in 1421, married Margaret Clarell, daughter of Thomas Clarell of Aldwark, the descendant of a major Norman landholding family ...

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