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Raikes, Thomaslocked

  • W. P. Courtney
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Raikes, Thomas (1777–1848), dandy and diarist, born on 3 October 1777, was the eldest son of Thomas Raikes (1741–1813) and his wife, Charlotte (d. 1810), daughter of the Hon. Henry Finch. He had three brothers, including the clergyman Henry Raikes (1782–1854), and five sisters. His father was the brother of ...

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