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date: 12 April 2021

Frere, Williamlocked

  • Alsager Vian
  • , revised by Jonathan Harris


Frere, William (1775–1836), serjeant-at-law and college head, was born on 28 November 1775, the fourth son of the antiquary John Frere (1740–1807) of Roydon, Norfolk, and Jane (1746–1813), daughter of John Hookham of Beddington, Surrey. He was the younger brother of the diplomatist and author ...

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Borthwick Institute of Historical Research, University of York
Gentleman's Magazine
Norfolk Record Office, Norwich
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