Catherine Sarah Dorothea Wellesley, Duchess of Wellington (née Pakenham; 14 January 1773 – 24 April 1831) was the wife of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. She was commonly known before her marriage as Kitty Pakenham.
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Edward Michael Pakenham, 2nd Baron Longford (1 April 1743 – 3 June 1792) was an Irish sailor and landowner.
Lord Langford married Catherine Rowley, daughter of Hercules Langford Rowley, in 1768. They had a number of children including General Sir Edward Pakenham #29218118. Their daughter Catherine (Kitty) married the Duke of Wellington. He was the owner of Pakenham Hall Castle in County Westmeath which he systematically improved during his lifetime. Langford died in June 1792, aged 49, and was succeeded in the barony by his eldest son Thomas, who in 1794 also succeeded his grandmother in the earldom of Longford. His third son was Sir Hercules Robert Pakenham CB, KCB, a lieutenant-general of the British Army and was brevet colonel and aide-de-camp to the William IV of the United Kingdom.
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°Arthur Wellesley, 2nd Duke of Wellington 3 February 1807 – 13 August 1884, styled Lord later Marquess of Douro
°Major-General Lord Charles Wellesley 16 January 1808 – Apsley House, 9 October 1858, was a British politician, soldier and courtier.
Arthur Valerian Wellesley 8th Duke of Wellington 1915-2014 #176817112 & 163538188