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Bickersteth, Henry, Baron Langdalelocked

  • G. F. R. Barker
  • , revised by Hugh Mooney


Bickersteth, Henry, Baron Langdale (1783–1851), law reformer and master of the rolls, was born at Kirkby Lonsdale on 18 June 1783, the third son of Henry Bickersteth, physician, and Elizabeth, daughter of John Batty. Edward Bickersteth (1786–1850) was his younger brother. He was educated at the local grammar school before being apprenticed to his father in 1797. In the following year he was sent to ...

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