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date: 22 September 2020

Sidney, Robert, second earl of Leicesterlocked

(1595–1677)
  • Ian Atherton

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Sidney, Robert, second earl of Leicester (1595–1677), diplomat and landowner, was born on 1 December 1595 at Baynard's Castle, London, the youngest but only surviving son of Robert Sidney, first earl of Leicester (1563–1626), and his first wife, Barbara Sidney, née Gamage (c. 1559–1621)...

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