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Widdrington [formerly Cook], Samuel Edwardlocked

  • E. I. Carlyle
  • , revised by Ian Campbell Robertson


Widdrington [formerly Cook], Samuel Edward (1787–1856), writer on Spain, was the eldest son of Joseph Cook (1759–1844) of Newton Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, vicar of Chatton and Shilbottle, and sufficiently acquainted with the duke of Northumberland to ask him to be a sponsor for his son. His mother, ...

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