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Speke, John Hanninglocked

(1827–1864)
  • Roy Bridges

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Speke, John Hanning (1827–1864), explorer in Africa, was born on 4 May 1827 at Orleigh Court in the parish of Buckland Brewer, near Bideford, Devon, the second son of William Speke (1798–1887), an army captain in the 14th dragoons and landowner, and his wife, ...

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