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Skeffington, John, second Viscount Massereenelocked

(bap. 1632, d. 1695)
  • Richard Bagwell
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Skeffington, John, second Viscount Massereene (bap. 1632, d. 1695), nobleman, was baptized on 27 December 1632, the eldest son of Sir Richard Skeffington (d. 1647) of Fisherwick, near Lichfield, and Anne Newdigate (1607–1637). His father died in 1647 and in 1652 he succeeded his cousin as fourth baronet at the age of nineteen. As a substantial landowner in both ...

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