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Rich, Claudius Jameslocked

(1786/7–1821)
  • Stanley Lane-Poole
  • , revised by Elizabeth Baigent

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Rich, Claudius James (1786/7–1821), traveller and collector of manuscripts and antiquities, was born on 28 March 1786 or 1787 at Dijon in Burgundy. He was probably the illegitimate son of Colonel Sir James Cockburn, fifth baronet (1723–1809), whose mother's maiden name was Rich...

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