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date: 16 April 2021

Asquith, Herbert Henry, first earl of Oxford and Asquithlocked

(1852–1928)
  • H. C. G. Matthew

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Asquith, Herbert Henry, first earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852–1928), prime minister, was born on 12 September 1852 at Croft House, Morley, Yorkshire. He was registered at birth as Herbert Asquith, and was known by that name until he was about forty, being called ...

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