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Godolphin, Francis, second earl of Godolphin (1678-1766), politician and officer of the royal household

George Clement Boase and Philip Carter

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10877

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Godolphin, Francis, second earl of Godolphin (1678-1766), politician and officer of the royal household, was born on 3 September 1678 in Whitehall, London, and baptized on the same day. He was the only child of Sidney Godolphin, first earl of Godolphin (1645-1712), and his wife, Margaret Godolphin (1652-1678), the daughter ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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