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In England, the son of the Duke of Leeds jailed for six months after defaulting on debts of £1000

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06/28/1860
Lord William Godolphin Osborne, twenty-five year old son of the Duke of Leeds, was sentenced to six months in prison at the Cambridge Insolvency Court after defaulting on more than £1000 in debts.   He owed his tailor, tobacconist, livery stable keeper, and his college tutor.  He testified his father provided him with only £100 a year and had refused to increase his allowance after he married the previous year.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Irving, The Annals of Our Times .... (London: MacMillan and Company, 1869), 421 

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