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Lowther, John, first Viscount Lonsdalelocked

  • J. V. Beckett


Lowther, John, first Viscount Lonsdale (1655–1700), landowner and politician, was born on 25 April 1655 at Hackthorpe Hall, Westmorland, the third of the four children of Colonel John Lowther of Hackthorpe (1628–1668), politician, and his first wife, Elizabeth (d. 1662), daughter and coheir of ...

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