William Godwin's Diary


Hugh Fortescue, second earl of Fortesque (1783-1861) (known by his courtesy title, Lord Ebrington), with a seat in the House of Commons for Devon, played a prominent role in rallying support for Grey’s ministry and the Reform Bill in the autumn of 1831 and May 1832.

See The Times, 11 October 1831. See also Godwin's entry for 1 March 1831.