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Sutton, Charles Manners-, first Viscount Canterbury (1780-1845), speaker of the House of Commons

Norman Gash

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/17965
Sutton, Charles Manners-, first Viscount Canterbury (1780-1845), speaker of the House of Commons

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Sutton, Charles Manners-, first Viscount Canterbury (1780-1845), speaker of the House of Commons, was born at Screveton, Nottinghamshire, on 29 January 1780, the eldest son of Charles Manners-Sutton (1755-1828), later archbishop of Canterbury, and his wife, Mary (d. 1832), daughter of Thomas Thoroton of Screveton. He was educated at Eton ...

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