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date: 09 April 2020

St John, Henry, styled first Viscount Bolingbrokelocked

(1678–1751)
  • H. T. Dickinson

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St John, Henry, styled first Viscount Bolingbroke (1678–1751), politician, diplomatist, and author, the son of Henry St John, Viscount St John (1652–1742), landowner, and Lady Mary Rich (d. 1678), second daughter of Robert Rich, third earl of Warwick, was born on 16 September 1678, very probably at ...

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