Earl of Mornington was the eldest son of Garret Wesley, the first Earl of Mornington. He joined the Irish House of Commons and worked there until his father’s death, when he was given the title of 2nd Earl of Mornington. In 1773 he joined the Indian Board of affairs and due to his outstanding communication and speaking abilities his speeches became popular among the board member. In 1797 he became the Governor General of India. He was died in 1863.