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Peel, Sir Robert, first baronet (1750-1830), calico printer and politician

Stanley Chapman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Peel, Sir Robert, first baronet (1750-1830), calico printer and politician, was born at Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, on 25 April 1750, the third of the seven sons of Robert Peel (1723-1795), a dealer (or chapman) in the linen and cotton cloth known as 'Blackburn Greys', and his wife, Elizabeth, née Howarth. About ...

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