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Jeffreys, George, first Baron Jeffreyslocked

(1645–1689)
  • Paul D. Halliday

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Jeffreys, George, first Baron Jeffreys (1645–1689), judge, was born on 15 May 1645, son of John Jeffreys (1608–1691) and Margaret, née Ireland, at his family's home of Acton Park near Wrexham in Denbighshire and just a few miles from Chester. He was one of at least nine children born into a family notable for its royalism; his grandfather had been one of the justices for ...

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