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King, Peter, first Baron King

David Lemmings

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/15582

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King, Peter, first Baron King (1669–1734), lord chancellor, was born in Exeter, the son of Jerome King, a prosperous grocer and drysalter, and Anne, daughter of Peter Locke and first cousin of John Locke, the philosopher.

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Subjects: UK Politics

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