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Thesiger, Frederick, first Baron Chelmsfordlocked

  • J. A. Hamilton
  • , revised by Sinéad Agnew


Thesiger, Frederick, first Baron Chelmsford (1794–1878), lord chancellor, was born at 1 Fowkes Buildings, Tower Street, London, on 15 July 1794, the third and youngest son of Charles Thesiger (d. 1831), comptroller and collector of customs in the island of St Vincent...

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