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Cocks, Sir Richard, second baronetlocked

(c. 1659–1726)
  • D. W. Hayton


Cocks, Sir Richard, second baronet (c. 1659–1726), parliamentary diarist and religious controversialist, was the eldest son of Richard Cocks (1633–1669) of the Middle Temple and his wife, Mary (d. 1669), daughter of Sir Robert Cooke of Highnam, Gloucestershire. Cocks was only ten years old when his father and mother both died, leaving him heir to his paternal grandfather's baronetcy and estate at ...

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