Gerald Valerian Wellesley
|Gerald Valerian Wellesley|
Dangan Castle, County Meath, Ireland
Gerald Valerian Wellesley was a member of the influential Wellesley family of eighteenth-century England and a brother of Arthur_Wellesley,_1st_Duke_of_Wellington. His eldest brother Richard Wellesley, inherited the title Earl of Mornington, in the Irish House of Lords.
Gerald joined the church. 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.
- Rev. Gerald Valerian Wellesley 1770 - 1848. Retrieved on 2022-06-24.
- Wellington: A Personal History, New York Times. Retrieved on 2022-06-24.
- Poetical Illustrations of the Achievements of the Duke of Wellington and His Companions in Arms, Sutherland & Knox. Retrieved on 2022-06-24.
- Lynn Dawson. The Wellesley Family: Historical Scandals, 2021-05-03. Retrieved on 2022-06-24.