Reference Entry

Pepys, Charles Christopher, first earl of Cottenham (1781-1851), lord chancellor

Gareth H. Jones

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Early life and education | Success at the bar and marriage | The unobtrusive politician | Lord chancellor | A muted law reformer | Cottenham as judge | Final years

Reference Entry.  2294 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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