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ChurchillSpencer-, George, fifth duke of Marlborough

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; UK Politics. 7 words.

See Spencer, George, fourth duke of Marlborough

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Conway, Edward, second Viscount Conway and second Viscount Killultagh

James Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; UK Politics. 1134 words.

Conway, Edward, second Viscount Conway and second Viscount Killultagh (bap. 1594, d. 1655), politician and book collector, was baptized at Arrow, Warwickshire, on 10 August 1594, the eldest...

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Dent, John

D. R. Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; UK Politics. 828 words.

Dent, John (1761–1826), politician and book collector, was born on 21 August 1761 and baptized at St Dunstan-in-the-West, London, on 13 September 1761, the son of Robert Dent (1731–1805),...

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Grenville, Thomas

G. B. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; UK Politics. 1352 words.

Grenville, Thomas (1755–1846), politician and book collector, was born on 31 December 1755, the third son of George Grenville (1712–1770), politician, and Elizabeth (d. 1769), daughter of...

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Hoblyn, Robert

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; UK Politics. 629 words.

Hoblyn, Robert (bap. 1710, d. 1756), politician and book collector, was born at Nanswhyden House, St Columb Major, and baptized at St Columb Major in Cornwall on 5 May 1710. He was the only...

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Spencer, George John, second Earl Spencer

Malcolm Lester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; UK Politics. 2382 words.

Spencer, George John, second Earl Spencer (1758–1834), politician and book collector, was born at Wimbledon Park in Surrey on 1 September 1758, the only son of John Spencer, first Earl...

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