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date: 28 September 2020

Peel, Sir Robert, first baronetlocked

(1750–1830)
  • S. D. Chapman

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Peel, Sir Robert, first baronet (1750–1830), calico printer and politician, was born at Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, on 25 April 1750, the third of the seven sons of Robert Peel (1723–1795), a dealer (or chapman) in the linen and cotton cloth known as ‘Blackburn Greys’, and his wife, ...

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