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John Peyto-Verney, 14th Baron Willoughby

(b. Aug. 5, 1738, England – d. Feb. 15, 1816, Chesterton, Warwickshire )

Gender: M

John Peyto-Verney (1738-1816), 14th Baron Willoughby de Broke, married Lady Louisa North, daughter of Francis North, 1st Earl of Guilford (and sister of Prime Minister Lord North); they had three children. Willoughby undertook a major programme of rebuilding at the family seat of Compton Verney in Warwickshire; the house was designed by Robert Adam and the gardens by Capability Brown.

Also known as:

  • John Perto-Verney
  • 14th Baron Willoughby




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