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Sheffield, John, first duke of Buckingham and Normanbylocked

(1647–1721)
  • Margaret D. Sankey

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Sheffield, John, first duke of Buckingham and Normanby (1647–1721), politician and author, was born on 8 September 1647, the only son of Edmund Sheffield, second earl of Mulgrave (1611–1658), one of Oliver Cromwell's councillors and one of the peers called to the protector's upper house, and ...

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