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William Courtenay, 2nd Viscount, 1742-1788
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Biographical Details
William Courtenay, 8th Earl de jure of Devon was the eldest son of William Courtenay 7th de jure Earl of Devon and Lady Frances Finch. He succeeded to the title of 4th Baronet Courtenay, 2nd Viscount Courtenay of Powderham Castle and 8th Earl of Devon on the 16th May 1762 upon the death of his father.
Patronage of Works
P174 The Keep of Okehampton Castle, Manchester City Galleries;
P175 Lydford Waterfall, Tavistock (A Welsh Waterfall, Pistyll Cain), National Museum Wales