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Villiers, Christopher, first earl of Angleseylocked

(d. 1630)
  • A. F. Pollard
  • , revised by Sean Kelsey


Villiers, Christopher, first earl of Anglesey (d. 1630), courtier, was the third son of Sir George Villiers (c. 1544–1606) [see under Villiers, Sir Edward] of Brooksby, Leicestershire, and his second wife, Mary Beaumont (c.1570–1632), later countess of Buckingham in her own right. ...

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