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Abbot, Charles, first Baron Colchester (1757–1829), speaker of the House of Commons  

Clare Wilkinson

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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Abbot, Sir Maurice (1565–1642), merchant and politician  

Andrew Thrush

Abbot, Sir Maurice (1565–1642), merchant and politician, was born on 2 November 1565 and baptized three days later at Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, the fifth of the six sons of Maurice Abbot (1519/20–1606), a merchant, and his wife, Alice Marsh or March (1525/6–1606)...

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Abbott, Charles Stuart Aubrey, third Baron Tenterden (1834–1882), diplomatist  

R. A. Jones

Abbott, Charles Stuart Aubrey, third Baron Tenterden (1834–1882), diplomatist, was the son of the Hon. Charles Abbott (1803–1838), brother of John Henry, second Baron Tenterden, and of Emily Frances, née Stuart (d. 1886). He was born in Dean Street, Park Lane, London...

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Abbott, George (1604–1649), writer and politician  

Stephen K. Roberts

Abbott, George (1604–1649), writer and politician, was born in 1604 and baptized on 13 March at St Mary Bishophill Junior, York, the son of George Abbott (d. 1607) of York and Joan, the daughter of Aleyn Penkeston. Both Abbott's father and grandfather ...

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Abbott, Sir John Joseph Caldwell (1821–1893), prime minister of Canada  

Carman Miller

Abbott, Sir John Joseph Caldwell (1821–1893), prime minister of Canada, was born on 12 March 1821 at St Andrews, Argenteuil county, Lower Canada, the eldest son of the Revd Joseph Abbott (bap. 1790, d. 1862) and Harriet Bradford.

John Joseph Abbott was educated privately at ...

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Abbott, Keith Edward (bap. 1814, d. 1873)  

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Abell, Sir George Edmond Brackenbury (1904–1989), administrator in India  

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Abell, Sir George Edmond Brackenbury (1904–1989), administrator in India, was born on 22 June 1904 in Sanderstead, Surrey, the eldest in the family of two sons and two daughters of George Foster Abell, director of Lloyds Bank, and his wife, Jessie Elizabeth Brackenbury...

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