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Pigott, Robertlocked

(1736–1794)
  • J. G. Alger
  • , revised by Stephen M. Lee

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Pigott, Robert (1736–1794), food and dress reformer, was born at Chetwynd Park, Shropshire, which had been in his family's possession for three centuries. There Robert's great-grandfather Walter Pigott had entertained Charles I, en route from Oxford to Naseby, in 1645. A grandson of ...

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