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date: 20 January 2020

Pickthorn, Sir Kenneth William Murray, first baronetlocked

  • Desmond Lee
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Pickthorn, Sir Kenneth William Murray, first baronet (1892–1975), historian and politician, was born in London on 23 April 1892, the elder son of Charles Wright Pickthorn and his wife, Edith Maud Berkeley Murray. He had two sisters and one brother. His father (as he would recall with pride) was a master mariner, whose home when ashore was at ...

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