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date: 26 February 2021

Downing, Sir George, third baronetlocked

(1685–1749)
  • Gordon Goodwin
  • , revised by Philip Carter

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Downing, Sir George, third baronet (1685–1749), benefactor of Downing College, Cambridge, was born at East Hatley, Cambridgeshire, the only son of Sir George Downing, second baronet (d. 1711), and Catherine (d. 1688), eldest daughter of James, third earl of Salisbury. His grandfather was ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
R. Sedgwick, ed., , 2 vols. (1970)