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Knighton, Sir William, first baronetlocked

(1776–1836)
  • J. A. Hamilton
  • , revised by Judith Schneid Lewis

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Knighton, Sir William, first baronet (1776–1836), courtier and physician, son of William Knighton, was born at Bere Ferrers, Devon. His family had an estate at Grenofen, Whitchurch, Devon, but his father was disinherited, and, dying very early, left his widow in poverty. Knighton...

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