'George Finch, 9th Earl of Winchilsea and 4th Earl of Nottingham'
‘George Finch, 9th Earl of Winchilsea and 4th Earl of Nottingham’ by Paul Reeve
George Finch (1752-1826) was the last earl to live at Burley on the Hill, Rutland, a man prominent in Rutland and on the national stage. The talk will outline key phases of his life including active service in the American War of Independence, a close association with the household and family of George III, a fondness for sport, particularly cricket. His wide ranging interest in agriculture will also be explored.
County Museum & Oakham Castle Talks and Lectures
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