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Wood, Charles, first Viscount Halifaxlocked

(1800–1885)
  • David Steele

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Wood, Charles, first Viscount Halifax (1800–1885), politician, was born at Pontefract on 20 December 1800, the elder son of Sir Francis Lindley Wood, second baronet (d. 1846), of Hickleton Hall, near Doncaster, and his wife Anne, daughter of Samuel Buck, recorder of ...

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