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date: 21 October 2019

Coke, Thomas William, first earl of Leicester of Holkhamlocked

(1754–1842)
  • J. V. Beckett

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Coke, Thomas William, first earl of Leicester of Holkham (1754–1842), politician and agriculturist, was born in London on 6 May 1754 and baptized at St James's, Piccadilly, on 22 May, the eldest son of Wenham Roberts Coke (1717–1776), a landowner, and his second wife, ...

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