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Webb, Philip Carteretlocked

(1702–1770)
  • Geoffrey Treasure

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Webb, Philip Carteret (1702–1770), barrister and antiquary, was born at Devizes in Wiltshire on 14 August 1702. His father was Daniel Webb. His mother is unknown; nor is there any record of his schooling. From such obscure beginnings he surfaces in London, being admitted attorney-at-law on 20 June 1724. He practised in ...

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