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Widdrington, Sir Thomaslocked

(c. 1600–1664)
  • David Scott

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Widdrington, Sir Thomas (c. 1600–1664), politician and speaker of the House of Commons, was the eldest son of Lewis Widdrington (d. 1630) of Cheeseburn Grange, Stamfordham, Northumberland, who was the 'base-begotten' scion of a venerable Northumbrian family. Widdrington's mother was Catherine, daughter and heir of ...

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