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Bethell, Richard, first Baron Westburylocked

(1800–1873)
  • R. C. J. Cocks

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Bethell, Richard, first Baron Westbury (1800–1873), lord chancellor, was born at Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, on 30 June 1800, the son of Richard Bethell MD (d. 1831) of Bristol, and Jane Baverstock (d. 1825). After an education at Bath and Bristol he was taken at the age of fourteen to ...

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