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Robinson, Frederick John, first Viscount Goderich and first earl of Riponlocked

(1782–1859)
  • P. J. Jupp

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Robinson, Frederick John, first Viscount Goderich and first earl of Ripon (1782–1859), prime minister, was born on 1 November 1782 at Newby Hall, Yorkshire, the second of three children of Thomas Robinson, second Baron Grantham (1738–1786), diplomatist and MP, and his wife, Lady Mary Jemima Grey Yorke (1756–1830)...

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