Reference Entry

Parker, Thomas, first earl of Macclesfield

A. A. Hanham

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Parker, Thomas, first earl of Macclesfield (1667–1732), lord chancellor, was born on 23 July 1667 at Leek, in Staffordshire, the only son (and apparently the only child) of Thomas Parker (1629–c.1689) and his wife, Anne (1637/8–1699), a daughter of Robert Venables...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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