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Holles, Thomas Pelham-, duke of Newcastle upon Tyne and first duke of Newcastle under Lyme

Reed Browning

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/21801

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Holles, Thomas Pelham-, duke of Newcastle upon Tyne and first duke of Newcastle under Lyme (1693–1768), prime minister, was born in Sussex on 21 July 1693, the eldest son of Thomas Pelham (c. 1653–1712) and his second wife, Lady Grace Holles (d...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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