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date: 21 October 2019

Jennens, Charleslocked

(1700/01–1773)
  • Ruth Smith

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Jennens, Charles (1700/01–1773), patron of the arts and librettist, was born probably at Gopsall Hall, Leicestershire, the son of Charles Jennens (bap. 1662, d. 1747), gentleman and JP, son of the Birmingham ironmaster Humphrey Jennens, and his second wife, Elizabeth Burdett (1667–1707/8)...

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Warwickshire County Record Office, Warwick
Royal Institute of British Architects, London
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Leicestershire, Leicester, and Rutland Record Office, Leicester
Hampshire Record Office, Winchester
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
private collection