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date: 10 December 2019

Cecil, David George Brownlow, sixth marquess of Exeterlocked

(1905–1981)
  • Norris McWhirter

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Cecil, David George Brownlow, sixth marquess of Exeter (1905–1981), athlete and politician, was born in the family's vast 350-year-old ancestral home, Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire, on 9 February 1905. He was the second child and elder son in the family of four children of the ...

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