Formerly of Soham Mere and later of Chatteris House, Isle of Ely, in the county of Cambridge, known as John Townshend until 1842 and sometimes styled “Earl of Leicester”, was a British Member of Parliament from 1841 to 1847. He was also a JP, and a DL, and High Sheriff for the counties of Cambridge and Huntingdon in 1859. He is otherwise notable for the tangled marital history of his mother, the Marchioness Townshend. Full Wikipedia article.

In 1859 John Dunn Gardner published The Ionian Islands in Relation to Greece: With Suggestions for Advancing Our Trade with the Turkish Countries in the Adriatic, and the Danube. London: James Ridgway, 1859.

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