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'''Gerald Valerian Wellesley''' was a member of the influential [[Wellesley family]].<ref name=genealogyGeraldValerianWellesley1770-1848/><ref name=nytimesWellington/>  His eldest brother [[Richard Wellesley]], inherited the title [[Earl of Mornington]], in the [[Irish House of Lords]].
'''Gerald Valerian Wellesley''' (1770-1848) was a member of the influential [[Wellesley family]] of eighteenth-century England and a brother of [[Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington]].<ref name=genealogyGeraldValerianWellesley1770-1848/><ref name=nytimesWellington/>  His eldest brother [[Richard Wellesley]], inherited the title [[Earl of Mornington]], in the [[Irish House of Lords]].


Gerald joined the church.<ref name=nytimesWellington/>
Gerald joined the church.<ref name=nytimesWellington/>
He is widely described as rising up to be a Bishop, in the [[Church of England]].
He is widely described as rising up to be a Bishop, in the [[Church of England]], but a biography of his brother Arthur, the [[Duke of Wellington]], published just four years after Gerald's death, merely describes him as a "pious and peaceful" clergyman.<ref name=Poetical1852/>


All four of Gerald's brothers, who survived to adulthood, were appointed to the [[UK House of Lords]].<ref name=lynnbryant2021-05-03/>
All four of Gerald's brothers, who survived to adulthood, were appointed to the [[UK House of Lords]].<ref name=lynnbryant2021-05-03/>
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Gerald Valerian Wellesley
Gerald Valerian Wellesley Evans.jpg
Born 1770-12-07[1]
Dangan Castle, County Meath, Ireland[1]
Died 1848-10-24[1]
Occupation Bishop

Gerald Valerian Wellesley (1770-1848) was a member of the influential Wellesley family of eighteenth-century England and a brother of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.[1][2] His eldest brother Richard Wellesley, inherited the title Earl of Mornington, in the Irish House of Lords.

Gerald joined the church.[2] He is widely described as rising up to be a Bishop, in the Church of England, but a biography of his brother Arthur, the Duke of Wellington, published just four years after Gerald's death, merely describes him as a "pious and peaceful" clergyman.[3]

All four of Gerald's brothers, who survived to adulthood, were appointed to the UK House of Lords.[4]

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