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Edgcumbe, Richard, first Baron Edgcumbelocked

(bap. 1680, d. 1758)
  • L. C. Sanders
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Edgcumbe, Richard, first Baron Edgcumbe (bap. 1680, d. 1758), politician, was born at Mount Edgcumbe in Cornwall, near Plymouth, and baptized on 23 April 1680. He was the third but only surviving son of Sir Richard Edgcumbe, MP for Cornwall, and Lady Anne Montagu (...

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