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Polwhele, Richardlocked

  • W. P. Courtney
  • , revised by Grant P. Cerny


Polwhele, Richard (1760–1838), writer, was born at Truro, Cornwall, on 6 January 1760, the only son of Thomas Polwhele (d. 1777) and his wife, Mary (d. 1804), the daughter of Richard Thomas, alderman of Truro. The Polwheles claimed descent from the chamberlain of the ...

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