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date: 20 October 2019

Thompson, Edward Palmerlocked

(1924–1993)
  • John Rule

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Thompson, Edward Palmer (1924–1993), historian, writer, and political activist, was born at Boars Hill, Oxford, on 3 February 1924, the second son of Edward John Thompson (1886–1946), teacher and writer, and his wife, Theodosia Jessup (1892–1970).

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