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date: 18 September 2020

Nash, Richard [known as Beau Nash]locked

(1674–1761)
  • Philip Carter

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Nash, Richard [known as Beau Nash] (1674–1761), master of ceremonies and social celebrity, was born on 18 October 1674 at St Mary's Street, Swansea, the son of Richard Nash, a glass maker of modest means, and his wife, the niece of the royalist army officer ...

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