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Taylor, Alan John Percivalelocked

(1906–1990)

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Taylor, Alan John Percivale (1906–1990), historian, was born on 25 March 1906 in Birkdale, Lancashire, the only son (and sole surviving child) of Percy Lees Taylor, Preston cotton merchant, and his wife, Constance Sumner Thompson, schoolmistress. His well-to-do Edwardian Liberal parents subsequently became ardent Labour supporters, which shaped ...

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