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Bankes, Henry (1757-1834), politician and parliamentary diarist

Stephen Farrell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Bankes, Henry (1757-1834), politician and parliamentary diarist, was born on 19 December 1757; he was the second but only surviving son of Henry Bankes (bap. 1700, d. 1776), commissioner of customs, a member of the parliamentary dynasty descended from the royalist chief justice Sir John Bankes (1589-1644) and his second ...

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