William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst (Q142609)

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British diplomat (1773-1857)
  • William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst
  • William P. Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst
  • William Pitt Amherst
  • William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan
  • Viscount Holmesdale
  • Lord Amherst
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William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst
British diplomat (1773-1857)
  • William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst
  • William P. Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst
  • William Pitt Amherst
  • William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan
  • Viscount Holmesdale
  • Lord Amherst

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William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan
William Pitt Amherst was appointed Governor-General of India in 1823. In 1824 he declared war on the King of Burma who was threatening to invade Bengal. A successful expedition led by Sir Archibald Campbell secured the Treaty of Yandabo in 1826. Amherst was made an earl for his handling of the situation but was forced by ill health to return to England in 1828.
5 March 2019
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection MA.00295 (English)
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection, 1808-1830
6 March 2019
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William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan
William Pitt Amherst was appointed Governor-General of India in 1823. In 1824 he declared war on the King of Burma who was threatening to invade Bengal. A successful expedition led by Sir Archibald Campbell secured the Treaty of Yandabo in 1826. Amherst was made an earl for his handling of the situation but was forced by ill health to return to England in 1828.
5 March 2019
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection MA.00295 (English)
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection, 1808-1830
6 March 2019
William Pitt Amherst (British English)
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William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan
William Pitt Amherst was appointed Governor-General of India in 1823. In 1824 he declared war on the King of Burma who was threatening to invade Bengal. A successful expedition led by Sir Archibald Campbell secured the Treaty of Yandabo in 1826. Amherst was made an earl for his handling of the situation but was forced by ill health to return to England in 1828.
5 March 2019
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection MA.00295 (English)
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection, 1808-1830
6 March 2019
2 references
William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan
William Pitt Amherst was appointed Governor-General of India in 1823. In 1824 he declared war on the King of Burma who was threatening to invade Bengal. A successful expedition led by Sir Archibald Campbell secured the Treaty of Yandabo in 1826. Amherst was made an earl for his handling of the situation but was forced by ill health to return to England in 1828.
5 March 2019
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection MA.00295 (English)
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection, 1808-1830
6 March 2019
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William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan
William Pitt Amherst was appointed Governor-General of India in 1823. In 1824 he declared war on the King of Burma who was threatening to invade Bengal. A successful expedition led by Sir Archibald Campbell secured the Treaty of Yandabo in 1826. Amherst was made an earl for his handling of the situation but was forced by ill health to return to England in 1828.
5 March 2019
14 January 1773Gregorian
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William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst
9 October 2017
William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan
9 October 2017
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection MA.00295 (English)
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection, 1808-1830
6 March 2019
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William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection MA.00295 (English)
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection, 1808-1830
6 March 2019
13 March 1857Gregorian
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William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst
9 October 2017
William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan
William Pitt Amherst was appointed Governor-General of India in 1823. In 1824 he declared war on the King of Burma who was threatening to invade Bengal. A successful expedition led by Sir Archibald Campbell secured the Treaty of Yandabo in 1826. Amherst was made an earl for his handling of the situation but was forced by ill health to return to England in 1828.
5 March 2019
William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan
9 October 2017
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection MA.00295 (English)
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection, 1808-1830
6 March 2019
2 references
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection MA.00295 (English)
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection, 1808-1830
6 March 2019
2 references
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection MA.00295 (English)
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection, 1808-1830
6 March 2019
24 July 1800Gregorian
27 May 1838Gregorian
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William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection MA.00295 (English)
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection, 1808-1830
6 March 2019
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William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan
William Pitt Amherst was appointed Governor-General of India in 1823. In 1824 he declared war on the King of Burma who was threatening to invade Bengal. A successful expedition led by Sir Archibald Campbell secured the Treaty of Yandabo in 1826. Amherst was made an earl for his handling of the situation but was forced by ill health to return to England in 1828.
5 March 2019
2 references
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection MA.00295 (English)
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection, 1808-1830
6 March 2019
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William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection MA.00295 (English)
William Pitt and Sarah Archer Amherst Family Collection, 1808-1830
6 March 2019
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In 1828, Amherst returned home to Britain with his wife and daughter, his son having died in India. Soon after returning to England, theAmherst family began rebuilding their country house, Montreal Park in Riverhead, Kent.
8 March 2019
William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst
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William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst
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William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan
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William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan
William Pitt Amherst was appointed Governor-General of India in 1823. In 1824 he declared war on the King of Burma who was threatening to invade Bengal. A successful expedition led by Sir Archibald Campbell secured the Treaty of Yandabo in 1826. Amherst was made an earl for his handling of the situation but was forced by ill health to return to England in 1828.
5 March 2019
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Amherst di Arakan, William Pitt, conte
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William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan
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7 August 2020
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William Pitt 1st Earl Amherst Amherst (14 Jan 1773 - 13 Mar 1857)
5 August 2021