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Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire
b.30 May 1718
d.7 Oct 1793
  1. Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire1718 - 1793
  1. Lady Charlotte Hill - 1804
  2. Lady Emily Mary Hill1750 - 1835
  3. Arthur Hill, 2nd Marquess of Downshire1753 - 1801
  • HWills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire1718 - 1793
  • WMary Stawell - 1780
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Name Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire
Gender Male
Birth[1] 30 May 1718
Death[1] 7 Oct 1793


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Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire PC (30 May 1718 – 7 October 1793), known as the Viscount Hillsborough from 1742 to 1751 and as the Earl of Hillsborough from 1751 to 1789, was a British politician of the Georgian era. Best known in the United States as the Earl of Hillsborough, he served as Secretary of State for the Colonies in 1768 to 1772, a critical period leading toward the American War of Independence.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).