- Henry Charles Keith Pet·ty-Fitz·mau·rice [pet-ee-fits-mawr-is, -mor-] /ˈpɛt i fɪtsˈmɔr ɪs, -ˈmɒr-/, 5th Marquis of,1845–1927, British statesman: viceroy of India 1888–94, foreign secretary 1900–05.
- William Petty Fitz·mau·rice [fits-mawr-is, -mor-] /fɪtsˈmɔr ɪs, -ˈmɒr-/, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, 1st Marquis of,1737–1805, British statesman: prime minister 1782–83.
- a city in SE Pennsylvania.
Examples from the Web for lansdowne
Historical Examples of lansdowne
He left them and took me to walk with him to Lansdowne House.The Greville Memoirs (Second Part)
Charles C. F. Greville
The Marquis of Lansdowne's friends, Barré, &c., were with us.Memoirs of the Court and Cabinets of George the Third, Volume 2 (of 2)
The Duke of Buckingham
Lansdowne, Sheridan, and Fox urged the government to interpose.Lectures on the French Revolution
John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
The ladies of the party were presented by the Marchioness of Lansdowne.Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I
Sir Moses Montefiore
This bill was opposed in the lords by Lansdowne, and in the commons by Fox and Grey.The Political History of England - Vol. X.
- 1st Marquess of. See (William Petty Fitzmaurice) Shelburne