BIOGRAPHY OF RICHARD WORSLEY 1751-1805

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On 13 Feb 1751 Richard Worsley 1751-1805 was born at Appuldurcombe House, Appuldercombe, Wroxall, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.

Around 1761 Richard Worsley 1751-1805 (9) was educated at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire

From 1765 Richard Worsley 1751-1805 (13) spent two years in Naples, Italy with his parents.

On 09 Apr 1768 Richard Worsley 1751-1805 (17) matriculated Corpus Christi College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire.

From 1773 Richard Worsley 1751-1805 (21) was appointed High Sheriff Hampshire.

In 1774 Richard Worsley 1751-1805 (22) was elected MP Newport.

Around 1775 Joshua Reynolds 1723-1788 (51) . Portrait of Richard Worsley 1751-1805 (23) .

On 20 Sep 1775 Richard Worsley 1751-1805 (24) and Seymour Dorothy Fleming 1758-1818 (16) were married. She brought £52,000 to the marriage.

In 1782 Richard Worsley 1751-1805 (30) brought a case of criminal conversation (adultery) against one (she was rumoured to have twenty-seven) of his wife Seymour Dorothy Fleming 1758-1818 (23) 's lovers George Bisset. The jury decided that Worsley had connived in the adultery and awarded him only one shilling in damages.

In 1788 Richard Worsley 1751-1805 (36) and Seymour Dorothy Fleming 1758-1818 (29) separated.

From 1790 Richard Worsley 1751-1805 (38) was elected MP Newport.

On 08 Aug 1805 Richard Worsley 1751-1805 (54) died of apoplexy at Appuldurcombe House, Appuldercombe, Wroxall, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.

After 08 Aug 1805 Richard Worsley 1751-1805 was buried at All Saint's Church, Godshill, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.