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date: 27 February 2020

Abbot, Charles, first Baron Colchesterlocked

(1757–1829)
  • Clare Wilkinson

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Abbot, Charles, first Baron Colchester (1757–1829), speaker of the House of Commons, was born on 14 October 1757 at Abingdon, Berkshire, the son of the Revd John Abbot (d. 1760), a fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, and rector of All Saints, Colchester...

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