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date: 26 February 2021

Amherst, William Amhurst Tyssen-, first Baron Amherst of Hackneylocked

  • Alan Bell


Amherst, William Amhurst Tyssen-, first Baron Amherst of Hackney (1835–1909), book collector, was born at Narford Hall, Swaffham, Norfolk, on 25 April 1835, the eldest son of William George Daniel-Tyssen (1801–1855), who had added Tyssen to his surname on his marriage to Amelia...

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