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Savile, George, first marquess of Halifaxlocked

(1633–1695)
  • Mark N. Brown

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Savile, George, first marquess of Halifax (1633–1695), politician and political writer, was born on 11 November 1633 at Thornhill Hall, near Dewsbury, Yorkshire, the second of seven children and eldest son of Sir William Savile, third baronet (1612–1644), landowner [see under Savile (c. 1480–1644)...

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