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Holroyd, John Baker, first earl of Sheffieldlocked

(1735–1821)
  • John Cannon

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Holroyd, John Baker, first earl of Sheffield (1735–1821), politician, was born on 21 December 1735, the second son of Isaac Holroyd (1707–1778), a lawyer, and his wife, Dorothy Baker (d. 1777). A later birth date of 1741 was given in the Gentleman's Magazine...

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