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Hoblyn, Robertlocked

(bap. 1710, d. 1756)
  • G. C. Boase
  • , revised by Ian Maxted


Hoblyn, Robert (bap. 1710, d. 1756), politician and book collector, was born at Nanswhyden House, St Columb Major, and baptized at St Columb Major in Cornwall on 5 May 1710. He was the only son of Francis Hoblyn (1687–1711), a justice of the peace for ...

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