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Smythe, Percy Ellen Algernon Frederick William Sydney, eighth Viscount Strangfordlocked

  • G. Le G. Norgate
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Smythe, Percy Ellen Algernon Frederick William Sydney, eighth Viscount Strangford (1825–1869), diplomatist and philologist, born at St Petersburg on 26 November 1825, was the third and youngest son of Percy Clinton Sydney Smythe, sixth viscount (1780–1855), and Eleanor (Ellen; 1788–1826), daughter of Sir Thomas Burke, ...

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