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Boothby, Sir Brooke, seventh baronetlocked

  • Rebecca Mills


Boothby, Sir Brooke, seventh baronet (1744–1824), poet and writer, was born on 3 June 1744 at Ashbourne Hall, Derbyshire, the eldest son of Sir Brooke Boothby, sixth baronet (1710–1789), of Ashbourne Hall and Phoeby Hollins (1716–1788). In 1752 the family moved to Stafford...

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