Buckingham,Second Duke of

Buckingham,Second Duke of
Buckingham, Second Duke of Originally George Vil·liers (vĭlʹərz, -yərz) 1628-1687.
English courtier who was a prominent member of the influential group known as the Cabal that formed the ministry of Charles II after the Restoration. A vain and ambitious individual, Buckingham was dismissed for misconduct in 1674.

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