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Godolphin, Sidney, first earl of Godolphin (1645–1712), politician

Roy A. Sundstrom

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/10882

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Godolphin, Sidney, first earl of Godolphin (1645–1712), politician, was the third son of Sir Francis Godolphin (1605–1667) and his wife, Dorothy, daughter of Sir Henry Berkeley. He was born on 15 June 1645 at the ancestral home in Breage, Cornwall. What little evidence survives of ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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