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Kinglake, Alexander William (1809-1891), historian and travel writer

John Sweetman

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/15611

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Kinglake, Alexander William (1809-1891), historian and travel writer, was born on 5 August 1809, in Taunton, Somerset, the eldest son of William Kinglake (d. 1852), banker and solicitor, and his wife, Mary (d. 1853), daughter of Thomas Woodforde from Castle Cary. He was one of four sons and two daughters ...

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