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Keene, Sir Benjaminlocked

(1697–1757)
  • M. J. Mercer

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Keene, Sir Benjamin (1697–1757), diplomat, was born in King's Lynn, the eldest son of Charles Keene, mercer and alderman, and Susan (d. 1753), daughter of Edmund Rolfe, election agent in King's Lynn for Sir Robert Walpole. His younger brother was Edmund Keene (1714–1781)...

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