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Victor Cavendish

(c) University of Leeds Art Collection and Gallery; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation The world was at war, and Canada was heading towards one of the most divisive and troubled times in its history. It was in that situation that Canada...

Earl Grey

Today, we come to one of the more famous of the early Governors General. Born as Albert Henry George Grey, he is better known simply as Earl Grey. Born on Nov. 28, 1851 in London to General Sir Charles Grey and his wife Caroline, Earl Grey’s...

John Campbell

After the highly popular Lord and Lady Dufferin left Canada to return to England, Canada would receive a new Governor General in the form of John Campbell, the 9th Duke Of Argyll and the Marquis of Lorne. Born on Aug. 6, 1845 in London to George...

Lord Dufferin

The first two Governors General I looked at were a bit hands off when it came to their duties in Canada. While they did get involved in various matters, both Charles Monck and John Young disliked Ottawa, and seemed eager to get back to Canada...

John Young

As Charles Monck left his post as Canada’s first Governor General, a new man took over the post, John Young. Young was born on Aug. 31, 1807 in Bombay, India to Sir William Young, who was the director of the East India Company. He would be educated...

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