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Graham, Richard, first Viscount Preston (1648-1695), politician and Jacobite conspirator

John Callow

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/11216
Graham, Richard, first Viscount Preston (1648-1695), politician and Jacobite conspirator

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Graham, Richard, first Viscount Preston (1648-1695), politician and Jacobite conspirator, was born at Netherby, Cumberland, on 24 September 1648, the eldest son of Sir George Graham, second baronet (d. 1658), of Netherby and Ersk, and his wife, Lady Mary, daughter of James Johnston, first earl of Hartfell (1602-1653). He succeeded ...

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