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Brooke, Henry, Baron Brooke of Cumnorlocked

(1903–1984)
  • Richard Davenport-Hines

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Brooke, Henry, Baron Brooke of Cumnor (1903–1984), politician, was born at 40 Wellington Square, Oxford, on 9 April 1903, the younger son of (Leonard) Leslie Brooke (1862–1940), an artist, who was the author and illustrator of numerous children's books, and his wife, Sybil Diana Brooke (1870–1957)...

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